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What's Up in Lansing: Back to School Health Fair


Getting preventative health care is key to living a long and healthy life. That’s why it’s a great idea to get regular health checkups and screenings. Now you can with a quick, Back to School Health Fair from the Ingham County Health Department!

You can receive free and low-cost health screenings that include checkups for vision and hearing, lead testing and Immunizations. However, walk-ins are limited so call ahead at (517) 887 4350.

The health fair will also include community resources like preschool sign-up, information about medical coverage and playgroup schedules. Sponsors of the health fair will attend and provide other services like PNC Bank’s Mobile Learning Center.

Back to School Health Fair. Free/low cost screenings. (517) 887-4305 physicals, Immunizations (517) 887-4350. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. FREE. Ingham County Health Department, 5303 S. Cedar St., Lansing.


A Course in Love. Weekly group dedicated to the study of the spiritual pyschology. 1 - 2 p.m. Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing, 230 S. Holmes Lansing. (517) 371-3010.

Mindful Eating Support Group. Twosession group to guage interest. 5:30 - 7 p.m. FREE/ Donations accepted. Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing, 230 S. Holmes Lansing. 517- 371-3010.

Support Group. For the recently divorced or separated. 7:30 p.m. St. Davids Episcopal Church, 1519 Elmwood Rd. Lansing. (517) 323- 2272.


New Horizons Community Band. Learn a new instrument or dust off an old one. 6 - 8 p.m. MSU Community Music School, 4930 Hagadorn Road East Lansing. (517) 355-7661.


Capitol Area Greens August Meeting. Working session open to all interested in contributing. 6 - 8 p.m. FREE. Everybody Reads Books and Stuff, 2019 E. Michigan Ave. Lansing. (313) 815-2025.

Chess, Cribbage, Hand & Foot. Weekly activities at the senior center.From 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. FREE. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road Okemos.

Impression 5 Science Center Build It Challenge (Ages 8-12). Build with cups/ straws to see how materials effect structure. 2 - 3 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Foster Branch, 200 North Foster, Lansing.

Mindful Eating Support Group. Two-part meeting to guage interest in group. 5:30 - 7 p.m. Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing, 230 S. Holmes, Lansing. (517) 371-3010. Social Bridge. No partner needed to play bridge. 1 - 4 p.m. $1.50. Delta Township Enrichment Center, 4538 Elizabeth Road Lansing.

Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle Workshop. Based on age: 1st - 3rd grade. 9 am - 12 noon. Older kids, 1 - 4 pm. Grand Ledge Area District Library, 131 E Jefferson St. Grand Ledge.


Monday Movie Matinee. Adults. Popcorn while it lasts. August 14: Lion, Rated PG-13, 118 minutes. 1 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road East Lansing. (517) 351-2420. elpl.org.

Monday Night Life Drawing. Draw a nude model with poses. 7 - 9 p.m. $10 per session ($5 for students) to cover the model and studio.. O'Day Studios, Suite 115 1650 Kendale Blvd. East Lansing.


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