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Active Neighboring News

February 23, 2012

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Tonight is our MOLD, MOISTURE, and YOUR HOME Tour and Tutorial—7 pm here at ANC.  Also, please check out the upcoming offerings at the GardenHouse, including a workshop this Saturday designed for folks who want to grow food to sell at Markets.

ANC-Sponsored Events/Activities

1)      Mold, Moisture and Your Home TODAY

2)     Creating a Safe Neighborhood/Active Neighboring Café on 2/25

3)     ‘Market’ Gardening on 2/25

4)     Urban Gardening Certificate Program beginning 3/6

Other Community Events

5)          Seed Starting Workshop on 2/23

6)          Night Hike at Fenner on 2/24

7)          Creative Tots Art Exploration on 2/24

8.)         Lansing Eastern Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on 2/24

9)  New: Summer Parks and Rec Job Fair on 2/25

10)         Matt Bliton and Friends at Gone Wired on 2/25

11)         Baldori & Migliazza at Moriarity’s on 2/26

12)   First Ever Mid-Michigan Seed Exchange on 2/27

13)        Science for Everyone on 2/27

14)  New:  Free Rides from CATA on 2/28

15)         Garden Planning with Google Earth/Sketch Up on 2/29

16)  New:  Nominate Someone for Governors Award by 3/1

17)   Garden Leader Training on 3/3 and 3/24      

18) Eastside Souper on 3/3

19)  New:  Community Organizing Workshop on 3/19

Ongoing Offerings

20)  New         Selection of Lansing’s Next Superintendent

21)  New         Request for Assistance from Greater Lansing Food Bank

22)         Farm to Table Series at CADL

23)  New         Info from ITEC on Everyday Digital Classes

24)            Lansing Marathon

25)           Request from League of MI Bicyclists

26) Knee High Naturalists

27)                   Teen Community Art Project

28)           Parenting Group

29)        A Habitat House for You?

30) Free Intro to Computers at MI Works

31) Asset Independence Coalition Offers Free Tax Prep

32)    Quote of the Week

Your Friends at ANC

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Active Neighboring News: Night Hike, Mold & Moisture, Seed Exchange, Green Cleaning Products, Music on the Eastside

Active Neighboring News

February 16, 2012

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Congratulations to this year’s winner of the Bea Christy Award, Denise Kelly of ABC Neighborhood and Eastside Neighborhood Organization!  Also, ANC is seeking a Health and Housing Outreach Director; check out our website for details. Here is this week’s  scoop on community goings-on:

ANC-Sponsored Events/Activities

1)      Mold, Moisture and Your Home on 2/ 23

2)     Creating a Safe Neighborhood/Active Neighboring Café on 2/25

3)     ‘Market’ Gardening on 2/25

4)     Urban Gardening Certificate Program beginning 3/6

Other Community Events

5)    Marketing Workshop on 2/16

6)    Beyond Sustainability on 2/16-17

7)    Breakfast with Bauer on 2/16

8)    New: DIY Green Cleaning Products Workshop on 2/18

9)   Don’t Silence the Liberty Bell on 2/18

10)  Mobile Food Pantry on 2/18

11)  Frost Fest on 2/18

12) We’ve Been Robbed on 2/18

13)  GLHC Annual Theater Party on 2/22

14)  New: Seed Starting Workshop on 2/23

15)  New: Night Hike at Fenner on 2/24

16)  Creative Tots Art Exploration on 2/24

17)   Lansing Eastern Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on 2/24

18)  New: Matt Bliton and Friends at Gone Wired on 2/25

19)  New: Baldori & Migliazza at Moriarity’s on 2/26

20)  New: First Ever Mid-Michigan Seed Exchange on 2/27

21) Science for Everyone on 2/27

22)  Garden Planning with Google Earth/Sketch Up on 2/29

23)  New: Garden Leader Training on 3/3 and 3/24      

24) Eastside Souper on 3/3

Ongoing Offerings

25)  New Farm to Table Series at CADL

26)  New Lansing Marathon

27)  Request from League of MI Bicyclists

28) Knee High Naturalists

29) Teen Community Art Project

30)  Parenting Group

31)  A Habitat House for You?

32) Free Intro to Computers at MI Works

33) Asset Independence Coalition Offers Free Tax Prep

34) Quote of the Week

Your Friends at ANC

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Active Neighboring News: Food Conference, Dancing, Poetry, Forums, Art, and Science

Active Neighboring News

February 9, 2012

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

The big deal (for many of us) this weekend is the Everybody Eats Conference at Pattengill Middle School. ( #5 , below!)  Here is this week’s list of offerings:

ANC-Sponsored Events/Activities

1)         Mold, Moisture and Your Home on 2/ 23
2)         Creating a Safe Neighborhood/Active Neighboring Café on 2/25
3)         ‘Market’ Gardening on 2/25
4)         Urban Gardening Certificate Program beginning 3/6

Other Community Events

5)                 Everybody Eats Conference on 2/10-11

6)                Habitat House Party on 2/10

7)                  Bea Christy Dinner on 2/10

8 )   New    Afternoon of Love Poetry at MICA Gallery on 2/12

9) New      Daddy Daughter, Mother Son Dance on 2/13

10)   New    Gardening in Potter Walsh meeting on 2/13

11)               Breakfast with Bauer on 2/16

12)               Marketing Workshop on 2/16

13)   New    Beyond Sustainability on 2/16-17

14)   New    Don’t Silence the Liberty Bell on 2/18

15)   New         Mobile Food Pantry on 2/18

16)                   Frost Fest on 2/18

17)   New         We’ve Been Robbed on 2/18

18)                     GLHC Annual Theater Party on 2/22

19)   New         Creative Tots Art Exploration on 2/24

20)   New         Lansing Eastern Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on 2/24

21) Science for Everyone on 2/27

22)                  Garden Planning with Google Earth/Sketch Up on 2/29

23)                   Eastside Souper on 3/3

 

 

Ongoing Offerings

24)   New          Request from League of MI Bicyclists

25) New           Knee High Naturalists

26)                   Teen Community Art Project

27) New          Parenting Group

28)                   A Habitat House for You?

29)   New       On-line Police Reports

30) Free Intro to Computers at MI Works

31)                 Asset Independence Coalition Offers Free Tax Prep

32)   New Quote of the Week

Your Friends at ANC

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Active Neighboring News: Art Contests, First Friday Activities, Youth Offerings, Eco-Treks, Music at the Museum and More

Active Neighboring News

February 2, 2012

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Here are lots of enlightening, enjoyable, and entertaining possibilities for your weekend and a few weeks to come:

ANC-Sponsored Events/Activities

1)    New         Call for submissions for World Day Art Contest!

2)                     Mold, Moisture and Your Home on 2/ 23

3)                     Creating a Safe Neighborhood/Active Neighboring Café on 2/25

4)                    ‘Market’ Gardening on 2/25

5)                     Urban Gardening Certificate Program beginning 3/6

6)                    Youth Gardening at the GardenHouse, after school weekdays

Other Community Events

7)                     ECO-TREK Outdoor Workout TODAY

8.)   New         Mid-MEAC First Friday Luncheon on 2/3

9)    New         Lansing First Fridays on 2/3  

10)                    At Fenner this weekend and beyond

11)   New         Breakfast with Bauer on 2/4

12)   New         Youth Leadership/Prof. Dev. on 2/4

13)   New         Music at Museum/Peter Nelson Quintet on 2/5

14)   New         Lansing Art Gallery February Offerings

15)                    Everybody Eats Conference on 2/10-11

16)                   Bea Christy Dinner on 2/10

17)                  Habitat House Party on 2/10

18.)                  Black History Month Programs at LCC

19)                   Marketing Workshop on 2/16

20)                   Frost Fest on 2/18

21)                   GLHC Annual Theater Party on 2/22

22)                 Immigrants and Tax Law on 2/22

23)   New        Garden Planning with Google Earth/Sketch Up on 2/29

24)                   Buick Achiever’s Scholarship, apply by 2/29

25)   New        Eastside Souper on 3/3

Ongoing Offerings

26)                   Teen Community Art Project

27)    New       A Habitat House for You?

28)                   Anonymous Tips to LPD

29)                  Creating Accessible Gardens

30) Free Intro to Computers at MI Works

31) Asset Independence Coalition Offers Free Tax Prep

32)                   Mid-Day Movies (Free)

33)   New Quote of the Week

Your Friends at ANC

P.S. In case you missed my note last week, Active Neighboring News has a new format: 1) ANC-sponsored events first, followed by 2) community events and resources scheduled for up to one month out, and then 3) an ‘ongoing’ list of activities which are not tied to a specific date.

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