Why LansinG ? Common ground music fest Common Ground Music Fest • July 7-12 www.commongroundfest.com Celebrate the 16th year of this annual week-long music celebration. National headlining artists mix with regional and local favorites to create the summer’s hottest festival. Enjoy rock, country, blues and more along the scenic Grand River. Featured bands include The Band Perry, Parmalee, Old Dominion and more! The color run The Color Run • July 11 www.thecolorrun.com/lansing The Color Run, also known as the happiest 5k on the planet, is an un-timed race in which thousands of participants are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer. With only two rules, the idea is easy to follow: Wear white at the starting line. Finish plastered in color! spare time entertainment center Spare Time Entertainment Center 3101 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing • (517) 337-2695 www.sparetimelansing.com Bowling, laser tag, arcade games and a multi-level ropes course make for a fun day everyone can enjoy. After all that play you may work up an appetite though, so try the on-site Grand River Bar & Grill. Greater Lansing is a vibrant area located at the heart of the Lower Peninsula. Our central location provides ease of access to a variety of attractions in every direction. The following is a list of local attractions and events that make our area unique and will ensure that your time in town is fun! Learn more at: www.lansingsports.org michigan state university Spending an entire day exploring MSU is easy to do. The following attractions are all right on campus! Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum 547 E. Circle Dr., East Lansing • (517) 884-4800 www.broadmuseum.msu.edu The museum presents groundbreaking, international contemporary art across all media and thematic exhibitions that investigate contemporary works within a historical context. MSU Museum 409 W. Circle Dr., East Lansing • (517) 355-2370 www.msumuseum.msu.edu The MSU Museum has three floors of long-term and changing exhibits exploring natural science and culture. The MSU Museum is Michigan’s first Smithsonian Institution affiliate. MSU Dairy Store 474 S. Shaw Ln., Room 1140 (S. Anthony Hall) East Lansing • (517) 355-8466 www.dairystore.msu.edu Learn first hand how cheese, ice cream and other dairy products are made, then sample the freshest ice cream you’ll ever taste. Abrams Planetarium 755 Science Rd., East Lansing • (517) 355-4676 www.abramsplanetarium.org River town adventures River Town Adventures 325 City Market Dr., Lansing • (517) 253-7523 www.rivertownadventures.com Lansing’s premiere paddling rental source. Choose your own adventure - whether it be a scenic nature trip or paddle through the city. Rediscover the wonders of the universe at Abrams Planetarium. The sky theatre features fantastic star shows produced by a computer graphics star projector. MSU Bug House 288 Farm Ln., Room 147 (Natural Science Bldg.) East Lansing • (517) 355-4662 www.ent.msu.edu/bughouse Did you know that a cricket’s ears are on its knees? Or that a fly has taste buds on its feet? A visit to the Bug House will explain these fascinating facts and more. lake lansing park south Capital City stealth Lake Lansing Park South 1621 Pike St., Haslett • (517) 676-2233 pk.ingham.org Capital City Stealth • See website for game times Once a popular amusement park, Lake Lansing Park-South is located on Lake Lansing, the largest body of water within 30 miles of Lansing. The park offers a supervised swimming beach, snack bar/bathhouse, community band shell, picnicking, volleyball, a community-built playground and more. www.capitalcitystealth.com Football fans can enjoy the sport during the summer as Lansing’s minor league football team enters their 6th season. Winners of 4 championships in their first 4 seasons, the Stealth - 2014 USFA AA National Champions - provides family fun for all ages. adventure parks little hawk putting course •Funtyme • Little Hawk Putting Course Funtyme Adventure Park - West Studio c! Zap Zone Studio C! Zap Zone potter park zoo East lansing family aquatic cdenter 15101 Chandler Rd., Bath • (517) 641-4295 www.hawkhollow.com This 18-hole natural bent grass putting course is one of only two in the state. The putting course is a sculpted, landscape, par 54 course, complete with sand traps, bridges and water hazards. Playing time is one and a quarter hours. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy. 1999 Central Park Dr., Okemos • (517) 381-8100 www.celebrationcinema.com/studioc A brand new theatre located in Okemos near the Meridian Mall. A one-of-a-kind experience! Coupled with Oscar’s Bistro serving chef prepared foods and a full bar. Take your dinner and a movie night to the next level. All while watching today’s greatest flicks on our crystal clear digital movie theater screens. Potter Park Zoo 1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing • (517) 483-4222 www.potterparkzoo.org The beautifully landscaped 100-acre park, gardens and zoo are situated in an old oak forest along the Red Cedar River. Located in the heart of the Capital City, Potter Park Zoo exhibits more than 400 animals. 6295 E. Saginaw Hwy., Grand Ledge • (517) 627-6607 Funtyme Adventure Park - East 3384 James Phillips Dr., Okemos • (517) 332-7944 www.funtymepark.com Both locations offer Adventure golf, race go-karts, batting cages, video games and more. Enjoy fun, food and snacks. 936 E. Mall Dr., Lansing • (517) 327-0747 www.zap-zone.com Zap Zone is Lansing’s premier family fun center. Our 30,000 square foot building is home to laser tag, indoor mini-golf, bumper cars, a bounce house, a roller coaster simulator, cannon blaster and an arcade. East Lansing Family Aquatic Center 6400 Abbot Rd., East Lansing • (517) 332-4420 www.cityofeastlansing.com A fun and exciting family water park with a new 3,000 square ft. splash pad plus a 200 ft. tube slide, 120 ft. body slide and more!
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