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What's up in Lansing: Arts Night Out St. Johns

Here's what's going on in town today.


It's Friday people! You made it!

Arts Night Out goes on the road this week, bringing the pop-up art event to downtown St. Johns. The event, which turns local storefronts and businesses into temporary art galleries and performance spaces, includes St. Johns locations like Bruno’s Wonder Bar, Oh Mi Organics and Unique Reflections. The event is pet friendly, too, so you and your four-legged friend can meander through the mix of creative people and urban spaces. To top it off, there will be raffle drawings for kids and adults and live music starting at 8 p.m. 5 p.m. FREE. Downtown St. Johns. (517) 372-4636, myartsnightout.com.

Here's what else is happening in town today:


Live Music w/ The Lost Hitch Hikers. 8-11 p.m. Free. Lansing Brewing Company, 518 E. Shiawassee St., Lansing. (517) 371-2600.

Taste of Country Lansing. Annual one-day country music festival. 4 p.m. $30. Cooley Law School Stadium, 505 E. Michigan Ave. Lansing. (517) 887-3255. witl.com/toc-lansing/.


*Minecraft Game Night (8-18). Get your game on with fellow players. 6:30-8 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Downtown Lansing Branch, 401 S. Capitol Avenue Lansing. (517) 367-6363.

Howl at the Moon: Guided Night Walk. Dogs on non-retractable leashes/flashlights welcome. Three miles. 9-10 p.m. $3.00. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866.

Meet the Machines Summer Program Kickoff. Celebrate the beginning of summer program. 4-6 p.m. Grand Ledge Area District Library, 131 E. Jefferson St. Grand Ledge. (517) 627-7014.

No Fear Computing (Adults). Today's topic: Files & Folders. 1-2 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Foster Branch, 200 N. Foster Lansing. (517) 485-5185. Phantom of the Universe. Presentation on dark matter. 8-9:30 p.m. $3-4. Abrams Planetarium, 755 Science Road East Lansing. (517) 355-4672.

Summer Reading Kick-off Open House (All ages). Button-making, construction toys. 2-5 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Webberville Branch, 115 S. Main Street Webberville. (517) 521-3643.

Summer Reading Kickoff (All ages). Make screen print bag. Prize entry with sign-up. 1-5 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries South Lansing Branch, 3500 S. Cedar St. Lansing. (517) 272-9840.

Williamston Food Truck Throwdown. Largest collection of food trucks in the greater Lansing area. 6-9 p.m. FREE. Williamston Farmers' Market, 200 N. Putnam St. Williamston. (517) 719-6193.


Pop Up Art: Special Edition Kick Off 2017. A re-imagining of downtown Lansing. Activities also. 5-7 p.m. FREE. Lansing Art Gallery, 113 S. Washington Square Lansing. (517) 374-6400. ow.ly/ WNdX30ccCON.


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