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Wednesday, June 28


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Preuss Pets will move the last of its animals from its Haslett location to its new 22,000 square-foot facility in Old Town Wednesday, and the community is welcome to join in the celebration. Community leaders will be on hand with comments. The new digs will feature an aquatic art gallery and a river running through the store. The last of the critters will arrive at their new home at 1127 N. Cedar St. with a police escort at 1:30 p.m. (517) 339-1762.

 


Thursday, June 29


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The Black Child and Family Institute is hosting its First Annual Jazz Extravaganza Fundraiser Thursday at the Cadillac Club featuring Gnote 7 and Detroit vocalist Penny Wells. Proceeds from the benefit will go toward BCFI's adult GED assistance program, which creates software with individualized plans of study for students. There will be a cash bar, hors d'oeuvres, a raffle and poetry readings as well. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 the day of the event at the Cadillac Club, 1115 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. (517) 485-7581 or (517) 410-6492.


 


Saturday, July 1


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Do you know what a krar sounds like? How about a begena? Find out Saturday at Altu's Ethiopian Cuisine. The restaurant hosts live music every Saturday at dinnertime, and this week's guest is Temesgen Hussein, a native Ethiopian singer and musician who moved to the United States to attend college at age 19 in 1992. Hussein will perform traditional spirituals and love songs from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Altu's Ethiopian Cuisine, 1312 Michigan Ave. (517) 333-6295.



 

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