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Active Neighboring News: Silver Bells, Art, Creating Usable Space, Winter Break Adventures, Mid-Day Movies

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Tonight is Silver Bells, the premiere event of the holiday season!  And, of course, there are all of these other events and activities to consider:

1)   Silver Bells TODAY

2)   Ladies Weekend Expo on 11/18-20

3) “From Wisconsin to Memphis” on 11/18

4)  New Van Atta’s Holiday Open House this WEEKEND

5) Mobile Pantry on 11/19

6) Breakfast with Bauer on 11/19

7)  New Cristo Rey Thanksgiving Dinner on 11/24

8. New CATA Service Changes for Thanksgiving time

9) Mid-Day Movies (Free)
10) Free Tutoring at Eastern High School

11) Free Homework Help at the Downtown Library

12) New Crime Mapping Website

13) Offerings from CADL

14) Science for Everyone/Community Book Club on 11/28

15) New- New Urban Snow Park announced

16)  New Free After School Art Program at REACH Studio

17)  Lansing Art Gallery offers holiday Workshops!

18. New ENO Annual Holiday Party on 12/7

19) Interesting Ways to Add Usable Spaces to Your Old House, 12/8

20)  New Active Neighboring Café on Commercial Properties on 12/10

21)  New Habitat Open House on 12/17

22)  Swap old holiday lights for LED lights

23) New Fenner offers “Winter Break Adventures”, beginning 12/19

24)  New Utility Worker Training Program-Great new opportunity!!!

25)  New Help Plan ‘Everybody Eats’ Conference

26) Lansing Parks and Rec Offerings

27)  New Bea Christy Dinner on Feb. 10-Save the Date!

28)  Quote of the Week

P.S. And if being outdoors tonight does not appeal to you, check out MSU Jazz Octet beginning a 7:30 p.m. at MSU Demonstration Hall for great music!!

See you around the neighborhood!

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Active Neighboring News: Window Sill Gardening, Bug Day, Meditation, Tutoring, Community Organizing for Teens

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Check out the Container Gardening Workshop this Saturday at the GardenHouse and grow salad greens on your window sill all winter long! And, of course, there are all of these other events and activities to consider:

1)  Container Gardening at the GardenHouse THIS SATURDAY

2)  Meditation in the GardenHouse beginning THIS SATURDAY

3)   New Community Organizing for Teens THIS SATURDAY

4)   Peace Education Alternative Holiday Market THIS SATURDAY

5)   Mid-MEAC Bug Day THIS SATURDAY

6)   New America Recycles on 11/15

7) Free Tutoring at Eastern High School

8. Free Homework Help at the Downtown Library

9) Refugee Development Center Needs Your Help

10) New Crime Mapping Website

11) Knee High Naturalists on 11/17

12) Silver Bells on 11/18

13) Ladies Weekend Expo on 11/18-20

14) Swap old holiday lights for LED lights

15) New “From Wisconsin to Memphis” on 11/18

16) Mobile Pantry on 11/19

17) Mid-Day Movies (Free)
18. Offerings from CADL

19) Home Improvement Workshops from HERO

20) New Breakfast with Bauer on 11/19

21) November Tips from Van Attas

22) Time Banking Forum on 11/28

23) Science for Everyone/Community Book Club on Nov. 28

24) New New Urban Snow Park announced

25)  Lansing Art Gallery offers holiday Workshops!

26)  New ENO Annual Holiday Party on 12/7

27)  Interesting Ways to Add Usable Spaces to Your Old House, Dec. 8

28.  New News from Ingham County Land Bank

29)  New Lansing Parks and Rec Offerings

30) Quote of the Week

See you around the neighborhood!

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Active Neighboring News: Weatherization, Veterans Tribute, Free Tutoring, Bug Day, Film Fest, Free Rides to Vote!

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

This is one busy time, judging from the length of this list!  Among these offerings is this Saturday’s workshop at 1512 E. Kalamazoo (Restoration Works house) with LCC Instructor Sean Huberty on  weatherizing homes, analyzing bills, and generally ensuring a much lower heat bill this winter. And, of course, there are all of these other events and activities to consider:

1) New Mid-MEAC features Bob Tresize on Red Cedar Renaissance on 11/4

2) New First Friday on 11/4

3) Low-Cost, Low-Tech Fixes for Heat Leaky Houses on Saturday

4) d’Ear Trail 10K Race 2011 & 5K Nature Walk

5) New Capital City Veterans Day Tribute on 11/5

6) New Live at Fenner featuring Preuss Pets on 11/6

7) New Free Rides from CATA on Election Day, 11/8

8. Design Lansing on Nov. 9 (Master Plan!)

9) New East Lansing Film Festival begins 11/9

10) Unveiling the Non-Motorized Plan on Nov. 10

11) Container Gardening at the GardenHouse on Nov. 12

12) New Free Tutoring at Eastern High School

13) New Free Homework Help at the Downtown Library

14) New Meditation in the GardenHouse beginning 11/12

15) New Peace Education Alternative Holiday Market on 11/12

16) New Mid-MEAC Bug Day on 11/12

17) New Refugee Development Center Needs Your Help

18. New Crime Mapping Website

19) New Knee High Naturalists on 11/17

20) New Silver Bells on 11/18

21) New Ladies Weekend Expo on 11/18-20

22) New Swap old holiday lights for LED lights

23) New Mobile Pantry on 11/19

24) Openers for Great Start Readiness

25) Mid-Day Movies (Free)
26) Offerings from CADL

27) Home Improvement Workshops from HERO

28. New November Tips from Van Attas

29) New Time Banking Forum on 11/28

30) Science for Everyone/Community Book Club on Nov. 28

31) Lansing Art Gallery offers holiday Workshops!

32) Interesting Ways to Add Usable Spaces to Your Old House, Dec. 8

33) New  News from Ingham County Land Bank

23)  Quote of the Week

See you around the neighborhood!

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