Community Events

August 23, 2017

Mobile Health Clinic (Lansing)

The Mobile Health Clinic is coming to six Ingham County locations this summer, offering health screenings and services at no charge. If you have Medicaid/Medicare or other insurance coverage, please bring your membership card. Brought to you by the Ingham County Health Department, Sparrow, and Dean Transportation. FREE.
August 24, 2017

Farmers Market at the Capitol

Visit the Farmers Market at the east lawn of the Capitol Building in Lansing for some fresh, healthy goodies from farmers and vendors from all over Michigan. You can use your SNAP Bridge Card, WIC Project FRESH, Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH, Double Up Food Bucks, and Hoophouses for Health to purchase eligible food items. Rain or shine.
August 24, 2017

Alzheimer’s Research and Public Policy

With Dr. Henry Paulson, Director of Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center, and Lindsay Brieschke, Alzheimer's Association. Part of Sparrow’s Memory Care and Aging Series of 6 seminars addressing prevalent health concerns in our senior population. These community learning sessions are open to the public. To register, call 1.800.Sparrow or visit Sparrow.org/Events. FREE.
August 27, 2017

Yoga at the MSU Broad

Stretch your mind, body, and spirit in the Sculpture Garden this summer at the MSU Broad Art Museum. Instructor Lizzy Paul is a registered yoga instructor with teaching experience in Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, and MSU Recreational Sports & Fitness Services. Bring your own mat. Class is FREE with registration.
August 28, 2017

Recognition of Human Sex and Labor Trafficking by Healthcare Professionals

A Coordination of Care dinner hosted by CMHA-CEI, for providers. Presenter Dr. LaClaire Bouknight, Eaglevision CEO, Dream Center of Lansing, will explore demographics and risk factors of likely victims, their needs, the common ways they present, reporting requirements, and resources. Continuing Education credits available. Dinner included. FREE; registration required.
August 31, 2017

Lifestyle Strategies for Aging Gracefully

With Susan Sugden, FNP, of Sparrow Medical Group Senior Health. Part of Sparrow’s Memory Care and Aging Series of 6 community learning seminars addressing prevalent health concerns in our senior population. Open to the public. To register, call 1.800.Sparrow or visit Sparrow.org/Events. FREE; registration requested.
September 07, 2017

Matter of Balance Workshop begins (Okemos)

If you have concerns about falls, restrict your activities because of falling concerns, or are simply interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength, you are invited to attend an 8-session Matter of Balance Workshop presented by the Tri-County Office on Aging. Call 517-887-1465 to register. FREE.
September 07, 2017

Powers of Attorney for Health Care & Financial Matters

With attorney David Shaltz of Chaligan & Tripp Law Offices. Part of Sparrow’s Memory Care and Aging Series of 6 community learning seminars addressing prevalent health concerns in our senior population. Open to the public. To register, call 1.800.Sparrow or visit Sparrow.org/Events. FREE.
September 08, 2017

Howl at the Moon

Enjoy the full moon while taking a guided walk through the nighttime woods at Harris Nature Center’s monthly Howl at the Moon event. Dogs on a non-retractable leash are welcome; meet in the parking lot. Cost: $3/person.
September 14, 2017

Memory Supplements & Medications

With Joy Wahawisan, Pharm D, from Sparrow PHP. Part of Sparrow’s Memory Care and Aging Series of 6 community learning seminars addressing prevalent health concerns in our senior population. Open to the public. To register, call 1.800.Sparrow or visit Sparrow.org/Events. FREE.
 
September 18, 2017

Chair Yoga for Seniors

Enjoy good health while learning yoga, relaxation, non-stress techniques and body awareness. This is an excellent way to end your summer and get ready for the fall both mentally and physically. Classes held Monday (9/18) and Friday (9/22). Sign up through the Lansing Activity Guide. FREE.
September 21, 2017

Farmers Market at the Capitol

Visit the Farmers Market at the east lawn of the Capitol Building in Lansing for some fresh, healthy goodies from farmers and vendors from all over Michigan. You can use your SNAP Bridge Card, WIC Project FRESH, Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH, Double Up Food Bucks, and Hoophouses for Health to purchase eligible food items. Rain or shine.
September 21, 2017

Resources for Alzheimer's & Senior Care

This discussion panel is part of Sparrow’s Memory Care and Aging Series of 6 community learning seminars addressing prevalent health concerns in our senior population. Open to the public. To register, call 1.800.Sparrow or visit Sparrow.org/Events. FREE.
 
September 27, 2017

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Do you hang out or work with adolescents who may have, or has already experienced, a mental health challenge? Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help adolescents who are experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Presented by Community Mental Health Authority. Registration required; lunch and training manual included. Cost: $25 (scholarships available).
October 06, 2017

Howl at the Moon

Enjoy the full moon while taking a guided walk through the nighttime woods at Harris Nature Center’s monthly Howl at the Moon event. Dogs on a non-retractable leash are welcome; meet in the parking lot. Cost: $3/person.
October 12, 2017

Michigan Nursing Summit 2017

The Michigan Center for Nursing's Michigan Nursing Summit is an annual event that convenes nurses from all over the state of Michigan. This year's Summit will equip nurses with a broader lens; to widen their view of current events in Michigan that are changing the landscape of healthcare now and into the future. Register at https://michigancenterfornursing.org/summit-2017
October 14, 2017

Rock the Block! Zumbathon

Licensed Zumba Instructor Colleen Opphile will lead a regular Zumba class as part of Meridian Township's 175th Anniversary celebration. Organized and sponsored by Curves of Haslett. FREE.
November 03, 2017

Howl at the Moon

Enjoy the full moon while taking a guided walk through the nighttime woods at Harris Nature Center’s monthly Howl at the Moon event. Dogs on a non-retractable leash are welcome; meet in the parking lot. Cost: $3/person.
December 01, 2017

Howl at the Moon

Enjoy the full moon while taking a guided walk through the nighttime woods at Harris Nature Center’s monthly Howl at the Moon event. Dogs on a non-retractable leash are welcome; meet in the parking lot. Cost: $3/person.