Community Events

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

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August 14, 2018

Allergies, Nasal Obstruction and Sinus Disease

Do you have trouble breathing through your nose potentially due to allergies, nasal obstruction, or sinus disease? If so, join Dr. Sufyan, otolaryngologist, at Mid-Michigan ENT as he discusses treatment options, including nonsurgical and surgical treatments.
August 15, 2018

Super Health Fair

Join Ingham County Health Department for a health fair to celebrate the Ingham Community Health Centers and our newly renovated space! We will have health screenings (including hearing and vision screenings needed for kindergarten entry), community resources, giveaways and more!
August 16, 2018

Yoga in the Park

Explore yoga in a session led by Mary Adamek, held in the gardens behind the library. Registration required; please call 517-694-9351 x3.
August 16, 2018

Senior Activities Fair

Lansing area seniors are invited to a day of education, health screenings, fun, food and entertainment. This is a free event allowing seniors to interact with a variety of vendors covering everything from senior health care, to senior living and more.  Seniors are provided a free breakfast and lunch.  Call 517.483.4145 for more information.
August 16, 2018

Engaging Youth in the Garden

Join Aliza Ghaffari from Northwest Initiative's Food Systems Project, Julie Lehman from Garden Project and Sara Jaruzel, MSU Master Gardener and Kids Club Leader as they share ideas, curriculum, activities and best practices that will keep your kids engaged and eager to come back to the garden.
August 18, 2018

Mobile Food Pantry

The City of Lansing Human Relations and Community Services Department and the Greater Lansing Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry will be distributing free, fresh and 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. All participants must bring a valid state identification card or driver's license and a box or bag to carry food.  For more information, call (517) 483-4477.
August 20, 2018

Connect 4 Kids

Connect 4 Kids is an event for children (K-12) to go back to school feeling great!   The event caters to children in the Ingham County area by providing a one-stop location to receive immunizations, optical and physical screenings, haircuts, a clothing voucher, and a variety of other services and resources to get the new school year started off right.
August 24, 2018

Howl at the Moon Guided Night Walk

Enjoy the full moon while taking a guided walk through the nighttime woods at Harris Nature Center.  Dogs on a non-retractable leash and flashlights are welcome. Meet in the parking lot. Walk is approximately 3 miles; $3/person due at the time of the walk.  For more information, contact 517.349.3866.
August 28, 2018

Book-ish Walkers

Meet in Veteran's Park for a two-mile lunch walk around the park and discuss what you're currently reading.  Held at Veterans Memorial Gardens
September 05, 2018

Mobile Health Center

Ingham County Health Department, Sparrow Health System, and Dean Transportation are teaming up to bring the Mobile Health Clinic to Greater Lansing locations. Health screenings and services will be offered at no charge. If you have Medicaid/Medicare or other insurance coverage please bring your membership card.  For more information, call (517) 887-4306.

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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.

Chair Exercise Class: Improve strength, flexibility, range of motion, and endurance. All exercises can be performed from a standing or seated position. Classes held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the food court of the Lansing Mall from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. $1 drop-in fee.

Good Form Movement Clinics: Learn to avoid and overcome injuries through proper stretching and strengthening exercises to improve flexibility and imbalances. Free clinics the second and fourth Mondays of each month, 6:00-7:15 p.m. at Playmakers in Okemos. Sign up online at www.playmakers.com/GoodForm/GoodFormRunning/Classes.aspx. FREE.

Good Form Running Clinics: Learn to run easier, healthier, and faster. Free clinics every Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00-7:15 p.m. at Playmakers in Okemos. Sign up online at www.playmakers.com/GoodForm/GoodFormRunning/Classes.aspx. FREE.

Good Form Walking Clinics: Learn to walk light and easy. Free clinics the first and third Mondays of each month at 6:00-7:15 p.m. at Playmakers in Okemos. Sign up online at www.playmakers.com/GoodForm/GoodFormWalking/Classes.aspx. FREE.

Market Walk/Market Moves (Allen Neighborhood Center): Join us for Pilates every Tuesday (6:00 - 7:00 p.m.) at Allen Market Place, 1629 E Kalamazoo, Lansing; Yoga every Thursday (5:45 - 6:45 p.m.) at Happendance, 1607 E Kalamazoo, Lansing; and Tap every Saturday (8:30 - 9:30 a.m.) at Happendance, 1607 E Kalamazoo, Lansing.  Participants receive a $5 Allen Farmers Market token for each one-hour class.  Email Denise at denisep@allenneighborhoodcenter.org for more information. FREE.

NAMI Connection Peer Recovery Support Group For those living with mental illness, any diagnosis.  Meets every Thursday from 7-8:30 PM at Sparrow St. Lawrence Campus: follow the signs. Call 517-484-3404 or see NAMI Lansing website at www.namilansing.org - support groups.

NAMI Family Support Group   For families and those who live in support of a person with mental illness.  Meetings are on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 7-8:30 PM at Sparrow St. Lawrence Campus: follow the signs. Call 517-484-3404 or see NAMI Lansing website at www.namilansing.org - support groups.

Playmakers Injury Clinics: If you have sore feet, heels, knees or back or some other injury, come to Playmakers in Okemos from 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday and talk things over with a sports medicine professional.

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 two years old. All workshops are free and open to the community; a variety of topics are available. Fun, informative, and interactive Health Education workshops & activities with our Health Educator are offered. Come and learn how to keep a healthy pregnancy and learn information that you can use once your baby is born!  We provide food, refreshments, door prizes, giveaways, and transportation assistance for all of our workshops.  Workshops are currently being offered at the following locations: Hildebrant, GLAAHI/Letts Community Center, Southside Community Coalition, and Mt. Vernon. FREE.

Tobacco and You Have you tried to quit smoking? Do you want to know where to begin?  “Tobacco and YOU” is a free, weekly, drop-in support group that will provide the support you need. Each week is unique, with new information about health and choices.  Meets on Wednesdays, 2-3 p.m. at Forest Community Health Center, 2316 S. Cedar in Lansing (between Mt Hope & Greenlawn).  Questions? Call (517) 887-4586.

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.