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ELPL’s Annual Summer Reading Program to Begin June 3

June 7, 2024 - 10:13am
Community members of all ages are invited to participate in the summer reading program at the East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road. The program begins on Monday, June 3 and ends Saturday, August 17. It is free of charge and open to the public.

Community Invited to Attend “Exploring Unconscious Bias” on Wednesday, June 12

June 7, 2024 - 10:13am
The City of East Lansing is excited to host a special event entitled, “Exploring Unconscious Bias with Verna Myers” from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12 at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road.

Community Input Sought on Flooding Issues

June 7, 2024 - 10:12am
The City is asking community members to share their experiences with flooding by June 30 in an online survey at arcg.is/0bbLKf.

City to Host Open House for Non-Motorized Transportation Plan

June 6, 2024 - 5:33pm
The City of East Lansing’s DPW will host an open house on Wednesday, June 5 from 4-6 p.m. for community members to learn more about its Non-Motorized Transportation Plan update. The event will take place at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center.

East Lansing to Host Open House to Discuss Future of Mass Timber

June 4, 2024 - 11:24am
On Monday, June 10 from 5-7 p.m., the City of East Lansing Planning and Zoning Division will host a free open house for community members to learn about the benefits of building with mass timber.

Community Invited to GLAM Jam Summer Kickoff at Albert EL Fresco June 9

June 3, 2024 - 3:32pm
The City of East Lansing and the Greater Lansing Area Moms (GLAM) will host the third annual GLAM Jam Summer Kickoff at Albert EL Fresco on Sunday, June 9 from noon-4 p.m.

Block Pruning Program Has Begun in Bailey Neighborhood

May 31, 2024 - 5:36pm
Following the recommendation of urban forestry consultants and industry best practices, the City of East Lansing has begun a street tree care program and block pruning initiative.

Summer Solstice Jazz Festival Set for June 21-22

May 31, 2024 - 2:38pm
The City of East Lansing has announced the line up for the 28th annual Summer Solstice Jazz Festival (SSJF), to take place in downtown East Lansing the weekend of June 21-22.

ELPL’s Annual Summer Reading Program to Begin June 3

May 31, 2024 - 9:53am
Community members of all ages are invited to participate in the summer reading program at the East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road. The program begins on Monday, June 3 and ends Saturday, August 17. It is free of charge and open to the public.

Community Invited to Opening of East Lansing Farmers Market on Sunday, June 2

May 30, 2024 - 5:48pm
Community members are invited to attend the ceremonial “market bell” ringing to officially open the 2024 East Lansing Farmers Market season with East Lansing Mayor George Brookover Sunday, June 2 at 10 a.m.

City of East Lansing Announces Andrea Smith Selected as Interim Finance Director

May 30, 2024 - 5:34pm
The City of East Lansing is pleased to announce that Andrea Smith has been selected to serve as the Interim Finance Director. She takes over from Penny Wright, who retired due to health issues.

Residents Invited to Participate in East Lansing’s No Mow May Again

May 30, 2024 - 5:34pm
For the second year, the East Lansing City Council has approved next month as No Mow May following a joint recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and the Commission on the Environment.

East Lansing Family Aquatic Center to Open for the Summer Season on Saturday, June 1

May 29, 2024 - 5:28pm
The East Lansing Family Aquatic Center (ELFAC) will officially open for the 2024 summer season on Saturday, June 1 and remain open through Monday, Sept. 2. Regular hours are 11 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, weather permitting.

City to Host Open House for Non-Motorized Transportation Plan

May 29, 2024 - 12:52pm
The City of East Lansing’s DPW will host an open house on Wednesday, June 5 from 4-6 p.m. for community members to learn more about its Non-Motorized Transportation Plan update. The event will take place at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center.

East Lansing Family Aquatic Center to Open for the Summer Season on Saturday, June 1

May 29, 2024 - 10:49am
The East Lansing Family Aquatic Center (ELFAC) will officially open for the 2024 summer season on Saturday, June 1 and remain open through Monday, Sept. 2. Regular hours are 11 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, weather permitting.

City of East Lansing Announces Resignation of Police Chief Kim Johnson

May 28, 2024 - 4:17pm
East Lansing Police Chief Kim Johnson has resigned from the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD), effective Monday, May 20, 2024.

Albert EL Fresco Grand Reopening May 2; Street Closures to Begin April 29

May 28, 2024 - 2:11pm
Community members are invited to attend the grand reopening of Albert EL Fresco on Thursday, May 2 from 5-9 p.m. To accommodate setup of the space, portions of Albert Avenue will be closed beginning Monday, April 29.

Downtown Businesses Exhibit K-8 Students’ Art

May 28, 2024 - 2:10pm
Community members are invited to visit downtown East Lansing for a special art exhibit featuring artwork made by local students. The exhibit runs April 16-May 21.

Community Invited to Attend “Exploring Unconscious Bias” on Wednesday, June 12

May 28, 2024 - 2:06pm
The City of East Lansing is excited to host a special event entitled, “Exploring Unconscious Bias with Verna Myers” from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12 at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road.

City of East Lansing Offices to be Closed Monday, May 27 in Observance of Memorial Day

May 28, 2024 - 2:05pm
Community members are advised that City of East Lansing offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

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