Community Events

Find healthy living activities and community events from CAHA and our partners! 

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December 06, 2022

Virtual Baby Fair

Are you a new or expecting parent? Do you work with parents? This event is for you! There will be presentations on important health and safety information parents need to know, resources available, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions to program representatives. This event is free to attend. to register, visit https://bit.ly/3WGY29r or scan the QR code on the flyer. Presented by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. FREE.
December 08, 2022

Stay Well: Support for managing holiday stress

For some, the holidays bring un-jolly feelings of anxiety, loneliness and dread, layered upon the uncertainty of another potential COVID-19 winter. Join this Stay Well discussion group to gain emotional support for managing holiday stress. Each group session will last one hour. Every Thursday at 7:00pm, November 10, 2022, through January 5, 2023. Register at https://bit.ly/3W2Io85. FREE.
December 10, 2022

Family Health Boost at The Fledge

This event for the whole family includes COVID-19 vaccines (first shot, second shot, or boosters), flu vaccines, lead testing for kids under 6 years old, health professionals onsite to answer questions, healthy familiy activities (painting, drawing, arts & crafts, tie dye), and door prizes. One lucky COVID-19 vaccine recipient will win a $300 cash prize! Use the QR Code in the FLYER to sign up for your spot today. Hosted by The Fledge Foundation, with vaccines by the Ingham County Health Department. FREE.
December 12, 2022

Virtual Baby Fair

Are you a new or expecting parent? Do you work with parents? This event is for you! There will be presentations on important health and safety information parents need to know, resources available, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions to program representatives. This event is free to attend. to register, visit https://bit.ly/3WGY29r or scan the QR code on the flyer. Presented by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. FREE.
December 14, 2022

Virtual Baby Fair

Are you a new or expecting parent? Do you work with parents? This event is for you! There will be presentations on important health and safety information parents need to know, resources available, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions to program representatives. This event is free to attend. to register, visit https://bit.ly/3WGY29r or scan the QR code on the flyer. Presented by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. FREE.
December 15, 2022

Stay Well: Support for managing holiday stress

For some, the holidays bring un-jolly feelings of anxiety, loneliness and dread, layered upon the uncertainty of another potential COVID-19 winter. Join this Stay Well discussion group to gain emotional support for managing holiday stress. Each group session will last one hour. Every Thursday at 7:00pm, November 10, 2022, through January 5, 2023. Register at https://bit.ly/3W2Io85. FREE.
December 17, 2022

Mobile Food Pantry (City of Lansing)

The City of Lansing Human Relati‚Äčons and Community Services Department and the Greater Lansing Food Bank will be distributing free, fresh and non-perishable food items to Lansing residents at the Mobile Food Pantry. Who can participate? Anyone in financial hardship in need of food; senior citizens on fixed incomes; families/individuals who have recently lost jobs; city residents. The Mobile Food Pantry will be a "drive-through" service (volunteers will load pre-packed boxes of goods into trunks/hatchback). Bring a valid state identification card, driver's license, or other proof of residency in the City of Lansing. For more information, call (517) 908-3680. FREE.
 
December 22, 2022

Stay Well: Support for managing holiday stress

For some, the holidays bring un-jolly feelings of anxiety, loneliness and dread, layered upon the uncertainty of another potential COVID-19 winter. Join this Stay Well discussion group to gain emotional support for managing holiday stress. Each group session will last one hour. Every Thursday at 7:00pm, November 10, 2022, through January 5, 2023. Register at https://bit.ly/3W2Io85. FREE.
December 29, 2022

Stay Well: Support for managing holiday stress

For some, the holidays bring un-jolly feelings of anxiety, loneliness and dread, layered upon the uncertainty of another potential COVID-19 winter. Join this Stay Well discussion group to gain emotional support for managing holiday stress. Each group session will last one hour. Every Thursday at 7:00pm, November 10, 2022, through January 5, 2023. Register at https://bit.ly/3W2Io85. FREE.
January 05, 2023

Stay Well: Support for managing holiday stress

For some, the holidays bring un-jolly feelings of anxiety, loneliness and dread, layered upon the uncertainty of another potential COVID-19 winter. Join this Stay Well discussion group to gain emotional support for managing holiday stress. Each group session will last one hour. Every Thursday at 7:00pm, November 10, 2022, through January 5, 2023. Register at https://bit.ly/3W2Io85. FREE.

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Ongoing Activities

These healthy living activities take place on a regular (weekly, monthly, etc.) basis. Also be sure to check out more Healthy Living Resources to support you on your path to better health.

Be Kind to your Mind (a Stay Well support group): Weekly Monday evening support group for anyone seeking an “uplift” from their pandemic-related emotional distress. Hosted by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Register for one or more sessions at https://bit.ly/3l4CMZ0. FREE.

Good Form Running Clinics: Learn to run easier, healthier, and faster. Free clinics at Playmakers in Okemos. Sign up online at https://goodform.playmakers.com/ FREE.

Good Form Walking Clinics: Learn to walk light and easy. Free clinics at Playmakers in Okemos. Sign up online at https://goodform.playmakers.com/ FREE.

Market Moves (Allen Neighborhood Center): Each winter, after the Market Walk season is over, ANC hosts a series of weekly indoor exercise classes that keep you active all year long and earn you tokens to the weekly Allen Farmers Market, which is redeemable at any vendor's booth. Market Moves 2021 starts September 20 and runs every Monday night - learn pilates, yoga, and body weight strengthening. Call (517) 367-2468 for more information. FREE. 

Market Walk (Allen Neighborhood Center): Each summer, ANC hosts Market Walk at Hunter Park from 5-7pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and from 9-11am on Saturdays. Each 10 laps walked around Hunter Park is 5 miles, which earns the walker a $5 token to the weekly Allen Farmers Market which is redeemable at any vendor’s booth! **Market Walk 2021 season ends 9/16/21.** Call (517) 367-2468 for more information. FREE.

NAMI Connection (Peer Led Support Group): A confidential and safe support group for adults living with mental health conditions. Meets every Thursday from 6:00-7:30 p.m. (on Zoom until further notice). Call 517-484-3404, email info@namilansing.org, or visit www.namilansing.org. FREE.

NAMI Family Support Group:  For loved ones of individuals living with mental illness.  Meetings every Thursday from 4-5 p.m. (on Zoom until further notice). Call 517-484-3404, email info@namilansing.org, or visit www.namilansing.org. FREE.

Stretch, Strengthen, & Roll: Learn the best practices to remain injury free whether you're running, walking, biking, or skipping around town. Free clinics at Playmakers in Okemos. Sign up online at https://goodform.playmakers.com/ FREE.

Strong Start | Healthy Start Health Workshops: Strong Start | Healthy Start hosts free workshops for expectant moms, dads, and parenting families with a child less than eighteen months old. All workshops are free and open to the community. A variety of topics are available, from yoga and journaling to family budgeting and breastfeeding. Information you can use for a healthy pregnancy and once your baby is born. In-person workshops include refreshments, giveaways, and transportation assistance. Virtual workshops are held via Zoom. For current scheduled workshops please contact Ali at arogers@ingham.org. FREE.

Tri-County Office on Aging Evidence-Based Programs & Workshops:  The Tri-County Office on Aging provides a number of evidence-based programs and workshops to meet the needs of older adults, their families and caregivers. All programs come with fully trained staff and all materials needed for any workshops.

YMCA Turning Point Program for Breast Cancer Survivors: Supportive breast cancer fitness and yoga classes for patients and survivors.