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 am           

Outdoor Storytime 🆓
» Pinckney Community Public Library– Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and water bottles to join Miss Sara on the library lawn for story time! Pick up your weekly take home activity bag. Compete on our sidewalk obstacle course. Reconnect with library friends! This is an outdoor event, there will be limited availability to restrooms (Sept 14-28)

 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. (Aug 24-Nov 9, *skip Sept 7)

 11 am           

Storytime Live 🆓
» Elsie Public Library– Online event. Every Monday at 11am there will be a new book, read by staff, posted on the Facebook page. (Sept 7-28)

 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. (Aug 24-Nov 9, *skip Sept 7)

  TUESDAYS  

 10 am           

Storytime Live 🆓
» Ionia Community Library– Storytime on Zoom! No more backward text! Interaction! No mirrored images! (Sept 8-Dec 15)

 10:30 am           

From A-Z with Mrs. D! Outdoor Story Time! 🆓
» Fowlerville District Library– Outdoor Storytime! Join in the fun with songs, finger plays and a story or two on the side yard of the Library. Bring a blanket to sit on. Social distancing will be enforced. Weather dependent. (Sept 8-Nov 24, *skip Sept 29)

 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-Sept 29)

 4 pm           

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

 6 pm           

Game On! Gaming Through The Virus 🆓
» Bath Township Public Library – Gaming all ages, up to 15 participants. Each participant who signs up gets a free bag of games. Meet online via zoom to learn to play games with the various goodies in your bag. Registration required. (Sept 8-Nov 17)

 WEDNESDAYS  

 10 am           

Storytime Live 🆓
» Ionia Community Library– Storytime on Zoom! No more backward text! Interaction! No mirrored images! (Sept 2-Dec 16)

 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. (Aug 24-Nov 9, *skip Sept 7)

 2:30 pm           

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

 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. (Aug 24-Nov 9, *skip Sept 7)

 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.)

 9 pm           

Studio (in)Process at Home 🆓
» MSU Broad Art Lab – Studio Educator Britta Urness will lead you through live projects you can follow along with, or simply watch and learn. (Aug 27-Sept 24)

 FRIDAYS  

 10:30 am           

Storytime Live 🆓
» DeWitt District Library– Each week, Ms. Jozefa and Ms. Mindy will host a Zoom storytime with stories and songs and time for participants to interact and share. (Sept 18-Oct 30)

 SATURDAYS  

 8 am           

Farmers Market 
» 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.)

 SUNDAYS  

 3 pm           

Virtual Planetarium Show 
» Ella Sharp Museum– Enjoy the wonders of the cosmos through our virtualized planetariums shows from your own home via Zoom. $5 per person (Sept 13-Dec 20)

 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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