Community Events

October 21, 2017

Mobile Food Pantry - Lansing

The Mobile Food Pantry will be distributing FREE, fresh, non-perishable food items. Who can participate? The disadvantaged and vulnerable, senior citizens on fixed incomes, and families/individuals with limited or low-income jobs. Valid state ID or driver’s license required. Participants should bring a box or bag to carry food. FREE.
October 23, 2017

Lettuce Live Well Grocery Store Tour

Get tips and advice for healthier shopping at Lettuce Live Well's Grocery Store Tour.  Call (517) 898-1870 for more information. FREE
October 24, 2017

Peckham Community Partnership Foundation Fall Speaker Series

The Peckham Community Partnership Foundation invites you to our annual  Fall Speaker Series featuring Ryan Leaf, former NFL player and mental health advocate.  Leaf's struggles with mental illness and substance abuse led him to a path that resulted in losing his NFL career and spending time in prison.  After a full recovery, Ryan Leaf is now an advocate for those struggling with mental and behavioral health issues and encourages audiences to transform the way we think about mental health issues and addiction. 
 
October 25, 2017

Mobile Health Clinic

Ingham County Health Department, Sparrow, and Dean Transportation are teaming up to bring our Mobile Health Clinic to Ingham County locations. We’re offering health screenings and services at no charge. If you have Medicaid/ Medicare or other insurance coverage please bring your membership card.
October 26, 2017

Heart-Healthy Cooking - Ancient Grains

Learn about heart-healthy nutrition while enjoying delicious, flavorful food. Classes focus on increasing fiber, fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, while decreasing saturated fat and sodium intake.  FREE.  Registration required.  Call 1.800.Sparrow to register.
October 26, 2017

Skin Cancer Spot Screening

Register for this free skin cancer spot screening with family medicine residents and Dr. Messing, a family practice physician with specialized training in dermatology. Space is limited and registration is required. Screening is only performed on one area of the body. To register, please call (517) 975-6600 or email sarah.barber@mclaren.org.
October 26, 2017

Quit Tobacco Workshop

This one-time, two-hour Quit-Tobacco Workshop will help you develop a quit plan including preparations, planning, medications and relapse prevention.  Come to the workshop and create a solid plan that will help you succeed in quitting, be more prepared and confident about quitting, and overcome those challenges.  Lunch will be provided.  FREE
October 31, 2017

Cooking for Diabetes - Hearty Fall Soups

Learn about nutrition that supports prevention of diabetes while savoring delicious, healthy food. Classes focus on carb counting, label-reading, and heart-healthy principles.  Call 1.800.Sparrow to register.  FREE
November 01, 2017

Mobile Health Clinic

Ingham County Health Department, Sparrow, and Dean Transportation are teaming up to bring our Mobile Health Clinic to Ingham County locations. We’re offering health screenings and services at no charge. If you have Medicaid/ Medicare or other insurance coverage please bring your membership card.
November 01, 2017

Lung Cancer Awareness: Let's Clear the Air

Sparrow Herbert-Herman Cancer Center and Genentech host a presentation featuring Gordan Srkalovic M.D., PhD, FACP, Sparrow Medical Oncologist/Hematologist, and Sparrow Radiologist Michael Buetow, M.D., who will discuss the benefits of CT lung screening and lifestyle changes to help in the prevention and treatment of lung cancer.  To register, call 1.800.Sparrow.  FREE


November 02, 2017

Five Things You Should Know About Family Practice

Do you ever wonder why it’s important to have a family medicine physician? Join Dr. Perry as he discusses the specialty of Family Medicine.  This presentation is free and open to the public. Registration is required. To register, please call (517) 975-6600 or email sarah.barber@mclaren.org.
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.
November 07, 2017

Quit Tobacco Workshop

This one-time, two-hour Quit-Tobacco Workshop will help you develop a quit plan including preparations, planning, medications and relapse prevention.  Come to the workshop and create a solid plan that will help you succeed in quitting, be more prepared and confident about quitting, and overcome those challenges.  Dinner will be provided.  FREE
November 09, 2017

Mission Recovery

Provides support for individuals struggling with eating complications, as well as family and friends coping with the challenges of a loved one with an eating disorder. Meetings may include informal conversations, as well as opportunities for discussion with health care professionals.  FREE
November 09, 2017

Heart-Healthy Cooking - Meals from the Heart

Learn about heart-healthy nutrition while enjoying delicious, flavorful food. Classes focus on increasing fiber, fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, while decreasing saturated fat and sodium intake.  FREE.  Registration required. Call 1.800.Sparrow to register. 
November 14, 2017

Cooking for Diabetes - Diabetes-Friendly Desserts

Learn about nutrition that supports prevention of diabetes while savoring delicious, healthy food. Classes focus on carb counting, label-reading, and heart-healthy principles.  Call 1.800.Sparrow to register.  FREE
November 15, 2017

Perspectives on Pain: Lower Back

Learn about different techniques that can support your back from Andrue Bergmooser, PT, DPT, OCS.  Meal and light refreshments included for those who pre-register by the Friday prior to the presentation. Call (517) 541-5800, option 1, to register.
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.