Lansing Events Calendar: Lansing Area Weekly Planner for Families

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Recurring Events Calendar – Lansing, East Lansing & Beyond

Is your family looking for daily things to do in and around Lansing, Michigan?

Use this list of regularly recurring events, like storytimesopen play times, and farmers market schedules, to plan your day.

The list is organized by day so you can choose events that fit your schedule. Some activities are off during school breaks or public holidays, so check first that they’re happening before you go.

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ONE TIME EVENTS
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  MONDAYS  

 10:30 am           

CADL Tales Live! 🆓
» Capital Area District Library– Online event. Stories and songs to entertain the little ones, geared for ages up to six. (June 15-Aug 31)

 11 am           

Jump Into Reading 🆓
» Eaton Rapids Area District Library– Online event. An interactive program with stories, nursery rhymes, songs and finger exercises for kids and their caregivers. Registration required. (June 15-Aug 3)

 6 pm           

Paws for Reading 🆓
» Delta Township District Library– Online event. Ages 1-12. Practice your reading with the library’s Youth Staff and their pets via Zoom! Registration required. (July 13-Aug. 10)

 7 pm           

CADL Tales Live! 🆓
» Capital Area District Library– Online event. Stories and songs to entertain the little ones, geared for ages up to six. (June 15-Aug 31)

Rock the Block Mondays
» Happendance Exchange– The place to learn the popular and newest Line dances or “hustles” to today’s Hip Hop and R&B. $10 (June 15-Aug 24)

  TUESDAYS  

 10:30 am           

Storytime Live 🆓
» East Lansing Public Library– Join ELPL LIVE on Facebook for Storytime, brought to you by Ms. Natalie. (June 2-Aug 25)
» Ionia Community Library– It’s virtual storytime with Mr. Mike! (June 30-Aug 25)

 11 am           

Picnic Playdate 🆓
» Grand Ledge Area District Library– Meet at GLADL and follow the little red wagon to the Trinity Episcopal Church playground for a family storytime filled with stories, songs, activities, and a snack! (July 14-Aug 25)

 12 pm           

Yoga in Rotary Park 
» Lansing Parks and Recreation– Outdoor yoga on the Riverfront! Bring a mat, water and a positive attitude. Social distancing will be in affect. $10, cash only. (June 23-Aug 25)

 4 pm           

Farmers Market 
» Fowler Village Market– 4-8pm. (June 9-Oct. 6)
» Downtown DeWitt Farmers Market– 4-7pm. (July 7-Oct. 13)

 6:30 pm           

Portland Summer Park Parties 🆓
» Downtown Portland– Intergenerational fun activities in Scout Park every Tuesday night. (June 30-Aug 11)

 WEDNESDAYS  

 10:30 am           

CADL Tales Live! 🆓
» Capital Area District Library– Online event. Stories and songs to entertain the little ones, geared for ages up to six. (June 17-Aug 26)

Storytime Live 🆓
» Ionia Community Library– It’s virtual storytime with Mr. Mike! (July 1-Aug 26)

 2:30 pm           

Farmers Market 
» Allen Farmers Market– 2:30-7pm. (May-September)

 6 pm           

Adventurers League Dungeons and Dragons 🆓
» Evolution Games– Children and Adults. Whether you’re new to Dungeons and Dragons or an experienced veteran, you’re sure to have a good time at this weekly organized play event. (June 17-Aug 26)

 7 pm           

CADL Tales Live! 🆓
» Capital Area District Library– Online event. Stories and songs to entertain the little ones, geared for ages up to six. (June 17-Aug 26)

Lansing Concerts in the Park 🆓
» Lansing Parks and Recreation– We are excited to start up our Concert in the Parks Series. We will have social distancing measures in place so we can all come out and enjoy our parks and some music.  (July 8-Aug 19)

 THURSDAYS  

 2 pm           

Farmers Market 
» Charlotte Artisans and Farmers Market– 2-6pm. (June-Oct.)

 3 pm           

Farmers Market 
» South Lansing Farmers Market– 3-7pm. (June 18-Oct. 15)
» Bath Farmers Market– 3-7pm. (May-Oct.)

 5:30 pm           

Ella’s Patio Parties
» Ella Sharp Museum– 5:30-7:30pm. Live music, hot dogs from Junk Yard Dog and a cash bar on Farm Lane. Please bring your own camp chair/blankets. FREE for Members, $10 for non-members. (July 9-Sept. 3)

 6 pm           

Summer Nights Live! 🆓
» Owosso Amphitheater– 6:30-9:30pm. Live entertainment, artisans, and food. (July 16-Aug. 20)

 6:30 pm           

Two Rivers Sounds of Summer 🆓
» Two Rivers Park– 6:30-8pm. Live performances, please practice safe guidelines, bring your own hand sanitizer, and gather responsibly. (July 9-Aug. 13, *skip July 23 & Aug. 6)

 FRIDAYS  

 10:30 am           

Storytime Live 🆓
» East Lansing Public Library– Join ELPL LIVE on Facebook for Storytime, brought to you by Ms. Natalie. (June 5-Aug 28)

 7 pm           

Michigan All-Star Concert Series 🆓
» Pine Hills Golf Course– Join us for FIVE Fridays of music, food, and beverages — fun for the whole family. CDC Guidelines for COVID-19 will be followed. (July 17-Aug 14)

 9 pm           

Eaton Rapids Movies in the Park 🆓
» Eaton Rapids Amphitheater– Enjoy a family friendly film in the park while practicing safe social distancing! (June 12-Aug 21, *skip July 3)

 SATURDAYS  

 8 am           

Farmers Market 
» Meridian Township Farmers Market– 8am-2pm. (May 16-Aug. 29)
» St. Johns Farmers Market– 8am-12pm. (June-Oct.)

 9 am           

Farmers Market 
» Holt Farmers Market– 9am-2pm. (May-Nov.)
» Market on the Grand– 9am-1pm. (May 23-Oct. 10)
» Downtown Owosso Farmers Market– 9am-1pm. (May-Oct.)

 11 am           

Storytime Live 🆓
» Schuler Books– Sing songs, make a craft and go on a new adventure.. (June 6-Aug. 1)

 SUNDAYS  

 6 pm           

Swingin’ at the Shell 🆓
» Victory Park Band Shell– Swingin’ at the Shell is a FREE concert series for the Albion and surrounding communities. Come out and enjoy some good old fashioned summertime fun! (Aug 2-Sept 13)

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