Archive for Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Lansing to celebrate Earth Day

April 7, 2010

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


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