Community Events

June 27, 2017

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Join Judge Jodi Debbrecht Switalski as she speaks on substance abuse and the drug epidemic that is facing our country. Judge Switalski is a former sobriety, drug and veterans treatment court judge from Metro Detroit. Geared toward professionals, continuing education credits will be available (see flyer for details). A community-oriented presentation will take place that evening. Lunch provided. FREE with RSVP to cjohnson@isabellacounty.org.
June 27, 2017

"Not My Community, Not My Kid"

This education event, open to everyone, focuses on how to protect our children from the substance abuse epidemic that is facing our country. Speaker Judge Jodi Debbrecht Switalski is a former sobriety, drug and veterans treatment court judge from Metro Detroit. She also has a background in interpersonal violence, mental health and substance abuse. FREE with RSVP to cjohnson@isabellacounty.org.
June 27, 2017

RAM Trails Bookish Walkers

Work your body and mind with the RAM Trail Bookish Walkers. Meet in Veteran’s Park for a two-mile lunch walk westbound (Holt Road to Eifert and back) and discuss what you’re currently reading. Organized by the Capital Area District Libraries Holt-Delhi branch. FREE.
June 28, 2017

Your Hearing Health

Get the facts on hearing loss. Discuss topics including how we hear, protecting hearing, warning signs of hearing loss and the latest news in hearing care. Lunch included for those who pre-register by Friday, June 23; call (517) 541-5800, opt. 1. Part of AL!VE’s Professional Speaker Series. FREE.
July 07, 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. $3/person.
July 10, 2017

Matter of Balance Workshop begins

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.
July 11, 2017

Healthy Vegetarianism (Ages 9-17)

Learn about vegetarian diets and try samples during this informative discussion, including answers to the question, "Where do you get your protein?" Presented by the Capital Area District Library – Williamston branch. FREE.
July 19, 2017

Annual Community Garden Tour

Guided biking, walking & bus tours will feature the people, plants and food of new & established gardens in Lansing neighborhoods. It’s a great way to walk or bike AND see community gardens in action – and maybe consider growing a garden of your own! Gardens are tucked everywhere – at schools, apartments, food pantries, public parks, and more. FREE; suggested donation  $1-20.
July 25, 2017

RAM Trails Bookish Walkers

Work your body and mind with the RAM Trail Bookish Walkers. Meet in Veteran’s Park for a two-mile lunch walk westbound (Holt Road to Eifert and back) and discuss what you’re currently reading. Organized by the Capital Area District Libraries Holt-Delhi branch. FREE.
July 30, 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 02, 2017

Diabetes PATH Workshop begins

Tri-County Office on Aging is offering a free 6-week workshop to manage your diabetes, so you can improve your health and feel better. Learn about making meal plans, exercise, preventing complications, monitoring blood sugar, relaxation techniques, dealing with difficult emotions, goal setting, problem solving & more. Call 517-887-1465 to register. FREE.
August 04, 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. $3/person.
August 07, 2017

Weeds You Can Eat, part 1

Annoyed by all the weeds in your garden and flower beds? You'd be surprised at how many them are actually full of nutrients and can make a delicious addition to your meals! At Weeds You Can Eat parts 1 and 2, the Garden Project of the Greater Lansing Food Bank will teach the tricks that cultures around the world use with great success. FREE.
August 08, 2017

Weeds You Can Eat, part 2

Annoyed by all the weeds in your garden and flower beds? You'd be surprised at how many them are actually full of nutrients and can make a delicious addition to your meals! At Weeds You Can Eat parts 1 and 2, the Garden Project of the Greater Lansing Food Bank will teach the tricks that cultures around the world use with great success. FREE.
August 09, 2017

Your Eye Health

Learn the facts about systemic health and howit can affect vision and ocular health. Lunch included for those who pre-register by Friday, Aug. 4; call (517) 541-5800, opt. 1. Part of AL!VE’s Professional Speaker Series. FREE.
August 12, 2017

Rock the Block! with Spartan Dance Fit

Spartan Dance and Fit Center is hosting a fun-filled day of free dance & fitness classes for both children and adults as part of Meridian Township's 175th Anniversary celebration.There will also be a bounce house, face painting and balloon art for the kids. FREE. 
August 22, 2017

RAM Trails Bookish Walkers

Work your body and mind with the RAM Trail Bookish Walkers. Meet in Veteran’s Park for a two-mile lunch walk westbound (Holt Road to Eifert and back) and discuss what you’re currently reading. Organized by the Capital Area District Libraries Holt-Delhi branch. 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.
September 07, 2017

Matter of Balance Workshop begins

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 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 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.