Public Information

Play in the Park Continues with Cirque Amongus on July 15

The City of East Lansing’s popular children’s entertainment series, Play in the Park, will continue with Cirque Amongus on Tuesday, July 15 at 7 p.m. in Valley Court Park.

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.

CITY MANAGER'S BLOG: Newly Improved Plaza Enhances Downtown

With this week's blog, East Lansing City Manager George Lahanas talks about the newly reconstructed Ann Street Plaza - an invaluable public asset in downtown East Lansing (updated 6/27/14).

MSU World Cup Watch

MSU students and community members are encouraged to come together and cheer on their favorite teams in the 2014 World Cup, June 12-July 13. All games will be screened in the MSU International Center's Crossroads Food Court, as well as several local restaurants/bars.

Park District Planning Area Updates

As of July 1, 2014, DTN Management Company has submitted revised site plans for a smaller redevelopment project. Staff has reviewed the documents and the revised submittal is available to the public.

Dialog Residential Newsletter - May 2014

The May 2014 Dialog residential newsletter will be arriving in mailboxes in early to mid May. In addition to the mailed copies, residents can view a pdf version online.

Yard Waste Collection Program

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

Public Art Gallery Presents Mixed-Media Artist Kalli Halpern

The Public Art Gallery presents Kalli Halpern's mixed- media inspired artwork entitled "1933," July 12-29. A free public reception will take place on Sunday, July 12 from 1-2 p.m.

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!

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Moonlight Film Festival Features "Patch Adams" on July 17

The City of East Lansing will continue its popular Moonlight Film Festival with “Patch Adams” on Thursday, July 17 at 9:30 p.m. in Valley Court Park. Live music with Taylor Taylor begins at 8:30 p.m. *Gumba's Pizza will be on site as well!

Downtown Sidewalk Sales, July 17-20

The East Lansing Sidewalk Sales will take place in downtown East Lansing, July 17-20. Many businesses will be provide discounts on clothing, books and assorted gifts.

Summer Concert Series Continues with Elden Kelly and Time2Play July 11-12

The City of East Lansing will continue it's popular outdoor Summer Concert Series with Elden Kelly & The Next Step on Friday, July 11 and Time2Play on Saturday, July 12. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Portion of Hagadorn Road to be Closed for Construction Beginning Monday, July 7

Motorists are advised that Hagadorn Road will be closed between Burcham Drive and Haslett Road for road construction beginning Monday, July 7. It is expected that the closure will remain in place for approximately one week, weather permitting.

Registration Still Open for Prime Time’s Grandparent’s Day Camp

Registration is still open for East Lansing Prime Time’s Grandparent’s Day Camp, taking place July 14-17 from 9 a.m.-noon at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road.

Archer Trojan Community Soccer Camp to Take Place this July, Enrollment Still Open

Enrollment is still open for the 2014 Archer Trojan Community Soccer Camp, taking place the weeks of July 21 and July 28 at the East Lansing Soccer Complex.

Aquatic Center Open for 2014 Season

The East Lansing Family Aquatic Center, located at 6400 Abbot Road, is open for the 2014 season.

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

(SCENE) Metrospace will unveil its latest art exhibition, “Landsome: Landscape and Then Some” at a free public reception on Friday, July 11 from 6-9 p.m.

Support Playground in the Park by Purchasing a Brick Paver

Following the exciting Community Build of the new playground, a number of finishing touches will take place over the next six weeks, including the installation of an entrance plaza, landscaping and a poured-in-place playground surface. A dedication is tentatively scheduled for early August. *It's not too late to support this project by purchasing a customized "brick paver."

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

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

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


DDA Business and Marketing Development Committee Meeting

07/15/14 - 9:00 AM
TIC Conference Room, 325 E. Grand River Ave.


DDA Public Policy Committee Meeting CANCELED

07/15/14 - 4:00 PM
Conference Room A, City Hall, 410 Abbot Road


East Lansing-Meridian Water & Sewer Authority Annual Meeting

07/16/14 - 12:00 PM
Water Authority Conference Room, 2470 Burcham Dr.


DMB Marketing Committee Meeting

07/16/14 - 4:00 PM
Conference Room A, City Hall, 410 Abbot Road


Library Board of Trustees Meeting

07/16/14 - 4:30 PM
Library Conference Room, 950 Abbot Rd.


DMB Business Relations Committee Meeting

07/17/14 - 9:00 AM
Silver & Beyond, 333 Albert Ave., East Lansing


DDA Project & Infrastructure Committee Meeting

07/17/14 - 12:00 PM
Conference Room A, City Hall, 410 Abbot Road


DDA Executive and Finance Committee Meeting

07/17/14 - 1:00 PM
Conference Room A, City Hall, 410 Abbot Road


Arts Commission meeting

07/17/14 - 5:30 PM
Court Room 1, 54B District Court, 101 Linden St.


Housing Commission Meeting

07/17/14 - 7:00 PM
Court Room 2, 54B District Court, 101 Linden St.


Commission on the Environment Meeting CANCELED

07/21/14 - 7:00 PM
Court Room1, 54B District Court, 101 Linden St.


Transportation Commission Meeting

07/21/14 - 7:00 PM
Court Room 2, 54B District Court, 101 Linden St.


Board of Review Corrections of Errors & Mutual Mistakes

07/22/14 - 4:00 PM
Court/City Council Conference Room, 54B District C


City Council Worksession

07/22/14 - 7:00 PM
Courtroom 2, 54B District Court, 101 Linden St.


Planning Commission Meeting

07/23/14 - 7:00 PM
Court Room 2, 54B District Court, 101 Linden St.


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