Family Life

East Lansing Gears up for Halloween Festivities

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

This year's Halloween activities in East Lansing start with Safe Halloween on Thursday the 26th, and end with trick or treating on Tuesday the 31st - but there's also lots to do in between. Eli's Rosalind Arch tells you what's happening.

Walk to School Day Set for October Fourth

Monday, October 2, 2017

East Lansing Public Schools' Walk to School Day is this Wednesday. The event promotes the health, environmental and social benefits of walking to school at least one day a week. Linda Roush Nuttall reports.

Digging In: The Marble Garden

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

The Marble Garden began because two first-grade teachers wanted to see something besides brick and grass outside their classroom windows. ELi's Coleen Moyerbrailean has the scoop on how that garden has grown in 25 years.

Area Pride Celebrations Abound This Weekend

Friday, June 16, 2017

June is Pride Month, and the weekend of June 16-18 offers many ways to celebrate including tonight's "White Party" in Old Town, Saturday's Pride Parade and the annual Pride service at Edgewood United Church in East Lansing on Sunday.  Ann Nichols and Coleen Moyerbrailean report.

East Lansing Writer’s Book Release Party set for April 11

Thursday, March 30, 2017

MSU faculty member and East Lansing resident Telaina Eriksen has recently published a book about the experience of raising an LGBT child. A book release party will take place April 11. Peyton Lombardo reports.

MSU College of Human Medicine to Hold Annual Teddy Bear Picnic Saturday

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

On Saturday, October 1, MSU's College of Human Medicine will hold its annual Teddy Bear Picnic. As ELi's Peyton Lombardo explains, the event includes activities, sports teams, food and more with a goal of helping kids and medical and nursing students meet in a non-threatening environment.

Saturday Event Promotes Safety, Healthy Kids & Cleaner Air

Thursday, August 25, 2016

ELi's Casandra Eriksen has the details on tomorrow's Walk and Roll Safety Day, a family-oriented event offering walking and biking education activities including an obstacle course, safety training courses, bike safety checks, helmet fittings, and more.

City of East Lansing urges residents to stay safe during heat wave

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

With temperatures expected to exceed 90 degrees over the course of several days this week, the City of East Lansing has asked us to remind residents to keep the following safety tips in mind.

These tips were adapted from the American Red Cross, and provided to us by the City:

1. Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids.

2. Wear loose-fitting, lightweight, light-colored clothing.

3. Slow down, stay indoors when possible and avoid strenuous exercise during the hottest part of the day.

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