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One Book, One Community to Bring “Fruitvale Station” Film Writer and Director Ryan Coogler to East Lansing

The community is invited to meet “Fruitvale Station” film writer and director Ryan Coogler as part of the 2014 One Book, One Community program, presenting "Three Voices on Race in America." Coogler will discuss his film at a special event on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Kellogg Center Auditorium. Admission is first come, first seated. It’s free.

Welcome Home MSU Spartans!

The City of East Lansing would like to welcome home new and returning MSU Spartans. Take time to browse the City's website and list of helpful links.

Mayors’ Ramadan Unity Dinner to Take Place Friday, Sept. 5

The community is invited to join Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero and East Lansing Mayor Nathan Triplett at the 8th Annual Mayors’ Ramadan Unity Dinner on Friday, Sept. 5 from 6-9 p.m. at The Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave.

CITY MANAGER'S BLOG: Citizens' Police Academy Returns

East Lansing City Manager George Lahanas blogs about the East Lansing Police Department's 2014 Citizens' Police Academy. Applications are currently being accepted (updated 8/15/14).

City of East Lansing's 2014 Community Photo Contest

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

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.

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.

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!

City Offices Closed Monday, Sept. 1 in Observation of Labor Day

City of East Lansing offices and buildings will be closed Monday, Sept. 1 in observation of Labor Day.

East Lansing Welcomes the World to Take Place Sunday, Sept. 28

The 5th Annual East Lansing Welcomes the World event will be hosted at the East Lansing Public Library on Sunday, Sept. 28 from 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Community Relations Coalition to Host Neighborhood Ice Cream Socials

The Community Relations Coalition (CRC) will kick off another great year of community building and outreach in the East Lansing-MSU community with its annual neighborhood ice cream socials.

New! Fall Activity Guide

Take a look at the variety of arts, swim, dance, sports and fitness classes and programs offered through Parks, Recreation & Arts this fall.

ELPD Citizens’ Police Academy Returns, Applications Now Accepted

Community members interested in learning more about the criminal justice system and the role of ELPD are encouraged to apply for the 2014 Citizens' Police Academy.

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.

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.

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

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August 2014

Full Calendar

This Week In The City


City Council Meeting

09/02/14 - 7:00 PM
Court Room 2, 54B District Court, 101 Linden St.


Human Relations Commission Meeting

09/03/14 - 7:00 PM
Court/City Council Conference Room, 54B District C


Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission CANCELED (rescheduled to 9/10)

09/03/14 - 7:00 PM
East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Rd


Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

09/03/14 - 7:00 PM
Court Room1, 54B District Court, 101 Linden St.


Seniors Commission Meeting

09/08/14 - 1:30 PM
East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Rd


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