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City Council Seeks Community Members for New Charter Review Committee

May 22, 2024 - 5:13pm
At its May 14 meeting, the East Lansing City Council voted to establish a new Charter Review Committee. The Committee will examine the City Charter and make recommendations regarding any changes it may feel are necessary or appropriate.

Community, Media Invited to Memorial Day Wreath-Laying Ceremony Wednesday, May 22

May 22, 2024 - 4:00pm
On Wednesday, May 22 at 11 a.m., the City of East Lansing and the Lansing-based Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 24th Marines will lay a wreath in honor of our nation’s fallen members of the military.

Human Rights Commission’s Next Coffee & Conversation on Disability Rights

May 22, 2024 - 4:00pm
The City of East Lansing’s Human Rights Commission (HRC) will host a discussion about disability rights, the Americans with Disabilities Act and its impact on East Lansing and the community.

City of East Lansing Joining with Ingham County for Emergency Alert Notifications

May 22, 2024 - 3:58pm
The City of East Lansing and other local municipalities are partnering with Ingham County to provide emergency alerts via Smart911 from Rave Alerts. The system will launch on June 1, but community members are strongly encouraged to sign up now.

Community, Media Invited to Memorial Day Wreath-Laying Ceremony Wednesday, May 22

May 21, 2024 - 11:01am
On Wednesday, May 22 at 11 a.m., the City of East Lansing and the Lansing-based Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 24th Marines will lay a wreath in honor of our nation’s fallen members of the military.

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

May 21, 2024 - 9:28am
Community members are advised that City of East Lansing offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

Downtown Businesses Exhibit K-8 Students’ Art

May 20, 2024 - 11:51am
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.

City of East Lansing’s Northern Tail Dog Park Set to Open for Season in Early April

May 20, 2024 - 11:51am
The City of East Lansing has announced the Northern Tail Dog Park will reopen to community members for the 2024 spring, summer and fall seasons on Monday, April 1.

Summer Community Event Lineup

May 20, 2024 - 11:38am
The City will host several community events for free this summer, including Play in the Park (an interactive children's entertainment series), the Moonlight Film Festival and the Summer Concert Series.

Summer Solstice Jazz Festival June 21-22

May 20, 2024 - 11:38am
The Summer Solstice Jazz Festival will take place from Friday, June 21 through Saturday, June 22 in downtown East Lansing and feature an all-star lineup of jazz musicians.

East Lansing Art Festival Set for Saturday, May 18 to Sunday, May 19 in Downtown East Lansing

May 20, 2024 - 11:05am
The 61st Annual East Lansing Art Festival will be held the weekend of May 18-19, bringing more than 150 artists and thousands of visitors to downtown East Lansing. Festival hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, May 18 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, May 19.

2024 Summer Connect Magazine

May 20, 2024 - 11:02am
Community members can browse the Connect Magazine to learn about programs, classes and activities being offered by the East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation and Arts this summer.

City of East Lansing Earns Gold Certification for Environmental Leadership

May 16, 2024 - 4:18pm
The City of East Lansing announced it has been awarded gold certification in the Michigan Green Communities (MGC) annual sustainability challenge.

East Lansing High School AP Students Featured in Rotating Art Display Downtown

May 16, 2024 - 10:15am
The latest rotating art display in downtown East Lansing features the work of East Lansing High School (ELHS) students. The exhibit began this week and will run until mid-August.

Human Rights Commission’s Next Coffee & Conversation on Disability Rights

May 14, 2024 - 2:33pm
The City of East Lansing’s Human Rights Commission (HRC) will host a discussion about disability rights, the Americans with Disabilities Act and its impact on East Lansing and the community.

East Lansing Water Recovery Plant Wins Prestigious Environmental Award

May 13, 2024 - 2:51pm
The City of East Lansing announced that its Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) was awarded a prestigious environmental award from the Michigan Water Environment Association (MWEA) in January.

Unique Shoe Shop Plans Grand Reopening in East Lansing

May 13, 2024 - 2:50pm
The East Lansing Downtown Management Board (DMB) is pleased to announce that House of Soles at 543 E. Grand River Ave. will host a grand reopening on Saturday, May 11 from noon-6 p.m.

City Seeks Vendors for 2024 Farmers Market Season

May 13, 2024 - 2:46pm
The East Lansing Farmers Market (ELFM) has announced its 2024 season, which is scheduled to run June 2-Oct. 27 on Sundays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Valley Court Park, 280 Valley Court.

East Lansing Family Aquatic Center Hiring Lifeguards, Others for Summer Season

May 13, 2024 - 2:30pm
The East Lansing Family Aquatic Center (ELFAC), 6400 Abbot Road, is seeking employees for its summer season, including lifeguards, slide operators and customer service associates.

All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre to Present “Wind in the Willows”

May 13, 2024 - 2:29pm
All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) is pleased to present the play “Wind in the Willows” this spring.

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