Community

Big Book Sale Marks Celebration

Thursday, October 20, 2016

This weekend marks the first Big Book Sale after a year of renovations at the East Lansing Public Library, and kicks off Friday afternoon with a dedication of the brand new Marsha Bristor Friendshop where Friends of the ELPL will sell used books year-round.

Faith-Based Coalition Works for Social Justice in the Community

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

This Thursday, October 20, Action of Greater Lansing invites the public to join them as they discuss social justice issues in the Greater Lansing area including Civil Rights for Immigrants, Children’s Health, and Accessibility.

Boy Scouts Troop 2 Celebrates 95th Continuous Year in East Lansing

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

East Lansing's own Boy Scout Troop 2 is probably the oldest troop in Michigan and is definitely one of the oldest in the nation. Learn more from Romy Fitschen about what they do, and how you can join them in celebrating 95 continuous years.

Mayors' Ramadan Unity Dinner Brings Communities Together

Thursday, October 13, 2016

It's not too late to buy tickets for tomorrow night's Ramadan Unity Dinner hosted by East Lansing Mayor Mark Meadows and Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero. This year's theme is "United in Hope - Against Hunger!"

Indigenous People’s Day Celebration Draws Large Crowd

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

This year marked the first time the City of East Lansing recognized Indigenous People's Day in place of Columbus Day. Lee Sprague (photo) and other speakers at a celebration at The Rock noted the holiday's history and pointed to present-day concerns of many North American indigenous people.

CATA Presents Possible Revisions to BRT Plan

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

This week, CATA presented residents with several alternatives to the originally proposed BRT plan, based on community feedback. Ann Nichols reports.

Council Votes to Replace Columbus Day with Indigenous People's Day

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Above: Emmy Scott speaking to East Lansing's City Council on September 27.

This year, for the first time in its history, instead of Columbus Day, the City of East Lansing will celebrate Indigenous People’s Day on the second Monday of October.

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