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Active Neighboring News- May 26, 2011

Dear Friends,

Today is our Tour of Restoration Works houses (See #1) along with a 1-hour Deck Building Workshop.  We invite you to come on by to see the substantial progress made by LCC Building Technologies students, pick up some creative ideas for your own home renovations, and learn about deck design and construction from LCC faculty.

1)     Restoration Works – Tour and Tutorial on Deck Building TODAY

2)     Annual Spring Thing TODAY

3)     New Memorial Day Parade on May 28

4)     New News from the Land Bank

5) SLCDA Summer AmeriCorps Opening

6) New Lansing First Friday on June 3

7)     New International Migratory Day on June 4

8. New Gardener Middle School Mom-to-Mom on June 4

9) New BWL Chili Cook Off on June 4

10)   Be a Tourist on June 4

11)   New Call for Volunteers for Hawk Island Tri

12)   New Hawk Island Triathlon on June 5

13)    World Day at Hunter Park – June 11—Not to be missed!

14)   New Sidewalk Audits and Smart Commute

15) New Non-Motorized Transportation Task Force opens

16)    Habitat for Humanity Golf Open on 6/20

17)   Quote of the Week

Your Friends at ANC

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Active Neighboring News- May 19th, 2011

Dear Friends,

Start your weekend at Active Neighboring Café, and catch up with your neighbors.  Then stroll down to the GardenHouse for a Tool Sharpening Workshop.  Once you’ve learned how to sharpen your harvest scissors (and other gardening tools), select from the many other possibilities detailed in the list below!  Enjoy the weekend and the arrival, truly, of spring.

1)     New Active Neighboring Café this Saturday

2)     New Tool Sharpening Workshop this Saturday

3) Restoration Works – Tour and Tutorial on Deck Building on 5/26

4) New SLCDA Summer AmeriCorps Opening

5) LCC’s Summer Fun Offerings for Kids

6) Everybody Reads Offerings this weekend and next

7) Wine and Stein on May 18

8.    Sistrum Performance on May 20/21

9)     Annual Flower Give Away on May 21

10)   Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sale on May 21

11)    Mobile Food Pantry on May 21

12)   New Senior Lunch on May 26

13)   New Annual Spring Thing on May 26

14)   New Lucinda Means Bicycle Advocacy Day on May 26

15)   Fenner Field School- Enroll Now

16)   Be a Tourist on June 4

17) Flesh Tones Opening on 6/5

18.    Youth Art Showcase (for World Day competition)

19)    New World Day at Hunter Park – June 11—Not to be missed!

20)     Habitat for Humanity Golf Open on 6/20

21)     May Happenings at Van Atta’s

22)    Quote of the Week

Your Friends at ANC

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