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What's up in Lansing: Groovy Tunes and Corn Hole

Here's what's going on in town this weekend.


Welcome to the weekend.

This weekend there's a lot going on around town. Today, Lansing's Summer of Love Concert kicks off at the Lansing Mall art gallery, Keys to Creativity. Keys to Creativity celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love with a day of groovy tunes and far-out fun. The free event presented in an outdoor tent at the mall, features children’s activities and and classic car cruisein. At 5 p.m., a $5 cover gives 21kknd attendees a chance to have a drink and take in throwback sets from the Doors tribute group the NEXT doors, Janis Joplin tribute band Ball & Chain and a 1967-themed set from Stan Budzynski & 3rd Degree.. 1-10 p.m. FREE until 5p.m./$5 after 5 p.m. Lansing Mall, 5330 W. Saginaw Highway, Lansing. (517) 657-2770, keystocreativity.net

This Sunday, Casting for Recovery is looking to crown the kings and queens of bean bag tossing Sunday at the second annual Corn Hole Championship Tournament. A bracket of 32 teams, comprising two players and one alternate each, compete in a double elimination competition that benefits Casting for Recovery, a nationally renowned fly-fishing program for women with breast cancer. All proceeds benefit the nonprofit organization. Anyone can sign up, and non-participants are encouraged to come watch the action or enjoy a selection of board games. Starting at 3 p.m., participants can also partake in the WERQ It Out dance and fitness party. Noon-5:50 p.m. $100. Corner of Bailey and Albert St., East Lansing. (802) 362-9181, castingforrecovery.org.

Not into corn hole or groovy tunes? Here's what else is going on in town this weekend:

Saturday, June 03


Live Music w/ Halo Effect. At 7 p.m. FREE. Lansing Brewing Company, 518 E. SHIAWASSEE STREET Lansing. 517.371.2600.


*CoderDojo! (Ages 7-17). Learn coding, develop websites, apps and more. 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries South Lansing Branch, 3500 S. Cedar St. Lansing. 517-272-9840.

Be a Tourist in Your Own Town. Get an activity sheet at Harris Nature Center. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. FREE. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road Meridian Township. 517-349-3866. bit.ly/HNCprg

Be A Tourist In Your Own Town. Home "passports." Access 90kknd locations. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. $1.00. Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau, 500 E. Michigan Ave., Suite 180 Lansing. ow. ly/39Va30c2Wt1

Be A Tourist in Your Own Town (All ages). "Passport" stamped. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries, Downtown Lansing Branch, 401 South Capitol Avenue Lansing. 517-367-6363.

Bikes and Hikes: Discover Merdian Parks. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. FREE. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866.

Button-making Party (Age 6 & up). Create your own buttons using our button maker. 11 a.m. - noon FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Dansville Branch, 1379 E. Mason St. Dansville. 517 623-6511.

Drop-in LEGO & MAGNA Tiles Club (Ages 6 kknd). For help with math and reading. 2-3 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries South Lansing Branch, 3500 S. Cedar St. Lansing. 517-272-9840.

Scrap Tire Recycling. Car, light truck, tractor or semi tires (w/ or w/out rims). 8 a.m. - noon FREE. Ingham County Road Commission, 5613 S. Aurelius Road Lansing. 517-887-4312. ow.ly/ VtgS30c10qr

Spartan Young Astronomers Club. For kids ages 8-12. 10 a.m. to noon. $3.00. Memberships available. Abrams Planetarium, 755 Science Road East Lansing. 517-355-4672. abrams@pa.msu.edu

Sunday, June 04


Charlotte Yoga Club. Beginner to intermediate. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. $5 annually. AL!VE, 800 W Lawrence Charlotte. 517-285-0138. charlotteyoga.net

Juggling. From 2 to 4 p.m. FREE. Orchard Street Pumphouse, 368 Orchard St. East Lansing. 517-371- 5119. ruetenik@gmail.com

Kendo Martial Art Class. From 10 to 11:30 a.m. $5. Westside Community YMCA, 3700 Old Lansing Road Lansing.


Auditions for Summer Plays. "The Trial of Goldilocks." 6:30-8 p.m. 2/42 Community Building, 2630 Bennett Road Okemos. 517-339-2145.


Lansing Area Sunday Swing Dance. At 6 p.m. $8 dance, $10 dance & lesson. The Lansing Eagles, 4700 N. Grand River Ave. Lansing. 517-490-7838.


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