Lansing to celebrate Earth Day
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, the city of Lansing’s Parks and Recreation Department and the Lansing Historical Museum have scheduled a day of free events for the public to enjoy on Thursday, April 22:
• 10 to 11 a.m. - Tree planting demonstration and ceremony at Lansing City Hall, 800 First Terrace.
• 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Picnic at the Lansing Historical Museum, 115 E. Kansas Ave. Join in for a hot dog, chips, and drink on the deck. RSVPs requested for lunch by April 15 so organizers know how many hot dogs to cook. Call 913-250-0203.
• 1 to 2 p.m. - Tree and History Walk of Mount Muncie Cemetery, 1500 N. Eighth St. Take a guided tour to learn about the trees and history of this beautiful cemetery. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.
• 5 to 7 p.m. - “T-Shirt Bag” activity at the Lansing Historical Museum. Bring a T-shirt to create a reusable tote bag and tour the museum.
In the event of inclement weather, all outdoor activities will be canceled.
For more information, call Laura Phillippi at 913-250-0203 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.