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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).

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.

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.

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!

Submit Comments

Let us know if you have any questions or comments by completing our online comment form.

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.

One Book, One Community Brings Civil Rights Leader, U.S. Congressman John Lewis to East Lansing

Meet U.S. Congressman John Lewis, author of the graphic novel “March Book One,” at the One Book, One Community kickoff during a special visit to the East Lansing-MSU community on Monday, Aug. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center. It's free!


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.

Prime Time to Host Annual Rummage Sale

The Prime Time Seniors’ Program will be hosting its popular Annual Rummage Sale from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21 and 9 a.m.-noon on Friday, Aug. 22 at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road.

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.

City of East Lansing Continues “Open Mic @ The Plaza” Aug. 27

The City of East Lansing will present its final Open Mic @ the Plaza event of the season on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. in Ann Street Plaza. Hosted by Jen Sygit. Musician sign-up begins at 6:30 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.

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August 2014

Full Calendar

This Week In The City


Planning Commission Meeting

08/27/14 - 7:00 PM
Court Room 2, 54B District Court, 101 Linden St.


Downtown Development Authority Meeting

08/28/14 - 12:00 PM
Conference Room A, City Hall, 410 Abbot Road


Brownfield Redevelopment Authority meeting

08/28/14 - 1:00 PM
Conference Room A, City Hall, 410 Abbot Road


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