Outdoor Fun

East Lansing Celebrates Earth Day

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Several MSU student organizations are collaborating on The Big Green Gig, a celebration of Earth Day, in Valley Court Park this Saturday. The event will feature live music, plant giveaways and hands-on activities.

Popular Quiet Water Symposium to Take Place March 4

Monday, February 27, 2017

This Saturday marks the 22nd annual Quiet Water Symposium, an event focused on non-motorized outdoor activities and environmental conservation. ELi's Paige Filice brings you the story.

Environmental Groups Ask for Volunteers to Help Monitor Local River Health

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Two local environmental groups are asking for volunteers this weekend (10/1/16) and next (10/8/16) to put on a pair of waders, become citizen scientists and help monitor the help of streams flowing into the Red Cedar River. ELi's Paige Filice explains the process, and how you can get involved.

Aquatic Center Goes To The Dogs

Thursday, September 8, 2016

EL's Aquatic Center closes the 2016 season with a swimming party for dogs, whether they just want to wade a little or jump off the diving board. Humans are also invited (but not in the water).

Bike Advocates Hoping for More Progress in East Lansing

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

With the City launching a crowdfunding campaign to buy more bicycle racks for downtown, ELi asked bicycling advocate Tim Potter what else could make things better for East Lansing bicyclists.

Saturday Event Promotes Safety, Healthy Kids & Cleaner Air

Thursday, August 25, 2016

ELi's Casandra Eriksen has the details on tomorrow's Walk and Roll Safety Day, a family-oriented event offering walking and biking education activities including an obstacle course, safety training courses, bike safety checks, helmet fittings, and more.

Great Lakes Folk Festival Starts Tonight

Friday, August 12, 2016

East Lansing will again play host to the Great Lakes Folk Festival this weekend. Expect live music, dance, artwork of many types, storytelling, children’s activities, and many food options.

Pokemon GO Takes Over East Lansing

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

 

Above: Players hunt Pokemon behind The Peoples Church

Have you seen random strangers wandering your neighborhood? Faces glued to their phone screens? Suddenly one of them yells out, “Guys! Guys! I caught a Squirtle!”

Don’t be alarmed; these people are merely playing Pokémon GO.

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