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August 5, 2014 Primary Election Info

Find information on the upcoming Aug. 5, 2014 Primary Election, including links to the absentee voter ballot application, a list of polling locations and more. Confirm your voter registration and polling location HERE.

Summer Concert Series Continues Aug. 1-2

The City will continue it's popular outdoor Summer Concert Series with Dave Menzo and the Cave of Wonders on Friday, Aug. 1 and Adrian + Meredith on Saturday, Aug. 2. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

CITY MANAGER'S BLOG: Local Soccer Team Triumphs

East Lansing City Manager George Lahanas blogs about Lansing United's impressive inaugural season and this weekend's Great Lakes West Conference Championship, hosted at the East Lansing Soccer Complex (updated 7/18/14).

Public Art Gallery Presents Mixed-Media Artist Shyanna Walker

The Public Art Gallery will present Shyanna Walker's mixed- media inspired artwork entitled "Nautical Nature," Aug. 2-27. A free public reception will take place on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 1-2 p.m.

City of East Lansing Announces 2014 Community Photo Contest

Community members are invited to participate in East Lansing's 2014 Community Photo Contest, officially sponsored by Meijer.

All-of-us Express to Bring “The Little Mermaid” to the Stage

The All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre will bring “The Little Mermaid” to the East Lansing Hannah Community Center stage, 819 Abbot Road, July 25-26 and Aug. 1-2.

Park District Planning Area Updates

As of June 30, two developers have communicated with the City that they will move forward with two separate redevelopment projects on the Park District project site. The revised proposals are available to the public.

Yard Waste Collection Program

The City's yard waste collection program will run through Nov. 24.

Upcoming Construction Projects

Residents are encouraged to take note of a number of upcoming construction projects that may cause minimal impacts to traffic this spring and summer

Comprehensive Plan Update: The Bigger Picture

The Comprehensive Plan Update will take place over an 18-month period. It is one of the primary tools used to guide decisions that affect future land use and development in the community. Get involved!

Sign Up for City E-Newsletters

Click above to sign up for East Lansing's e-newsletters, including the e-Dialog (featuring the latest news and event announcements for residents).

City Phone System is Down

The City's phone system is currently down in all City buildings, including the East Lansing Police Department. If you have a non-emergency matter and need a police or parking enforcement officer dispatched, dial (517) 272-6046. In the case of emergency, dial 911.


*The City and the system vendor are continuing to work together to fix the issue, however, an accurate estimate of when service will be restored is not available.

National Night Out, Touch-a-Truck Event to Take Place Aug. 5

The community is invited to the City of East Lansing’s 2014 National Night Out, Touch-a-Truck event, taking place Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 6-8 p.m. at the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL), 950 Abbot Road.

Hagadorn Road and Burcham Drive Closed through July 31

The intersection of Hagadorn Road and Burcham Drive will be closed to traffic through through Thursday, July 31 due to construction. In addition, the road closure on Hagadorn Road, between Burcham Drive and Haslett Road, will remain in place during this time period. *The completion date was extended due to additional electrical work.

ELPD Searching for Suspect in Criminal Sexual Conduct Case

The East Lansing Police Department is currently seeking the public’s help in locating Mikael Alexandre Frutin.

Moonlight Film Festival Features "Singin' in the Rain" on July 31

The popular Moonlight Film Festival will continue with "Singin' in the Rain" on Thursday, July 31 at 9:30 p.m. in Valley Court Park. Live music with Ben Hall begins at 8:30 p.m. *Goomba's Pizza will be on site as well!

Playground in the Park “Re-Imagined” to be Dedicated Monday, Aug. 4

The Playground in the Park “Re-Imagined” project will be formally dedicated at Patriarche Park, corner of Alton Road and Saginaw Street, on Monday, Aug. 4 at 4 p.m.

(SCENE) Metrospace Unveils New Exhibition: “Landsome: Landscape and Then Some”

(SCENE) Metrospace is featuring its latest art exhibition, “Landsome: Landscape and Then Some,” July 12-Aug. 24.

Support Playground in the Park by Purchasing a Brick Paver

It's not too late to support the Playground in the Park project by purchasing a customized brick paver The new playground will officially open on Monday, Aug. 4.

The Gateway Project

The application for The Gateway Project at 270/300 W. Grand River Avenue is currently on hold at the request of the applicant.

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July 2014

Full Calendar

This Week In The City


Downtown Management Board Meeting

08/05/14 - 8:00 AM
Court/City Council Conference Room, 54B District C


Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission

08/06/14 - 7:00 PM
East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Rd


City Council Meeting

08/06/14 - 7:00 PM
Court Room 2, 54B District Court, 101 Linden St.


Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

08/06/14 - 7:00 PM
Court Room1, 54B District Court, 101 Linden St.


Human Relations Commission Meeting

08/06/14 - 7:00 PM
Court/City Council Conference Room, 54B District C


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