5 Free Things To Do In Lansing In June

June 1, 2017
Adrienne H., Financial Expert

Hello, SUMMER! There are many fun things to do this month in Lansing to take advantage of the longer days and warm weather, and you won’t even have to pay a penny.

June 2 – 4 | Riverbank Traditional Pow Wow
Celebrate and learn about Michigan’s first people at the Native American Arts and Crafts Council’s 15th annual Riverbank Traditional Pow Wow. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy this weekend event full of drumming, singing, dancing, arts and crafts vendors, and food!

June 23 – 24 | Summer Solstice Jazz Festival (Sponsored by MSUFCU)
Make your way to Downtown East Lansing for dancing, and live music by local and national performers at the 21st anniversary celebration of the Summer Solstice Jazz Festival. See a variety of jazz performances packed in this two-day event. With a children’s activity area and jazz cafés, you will find fun for the whole family! 

June 24 | Delta Rocks! Family Festival
Families are invited to Sharp Park to enjoy an afternoon of fun, food, and prizes at Delta Rocks! Family Festival. There will be clowns, face painting, inflatable games, a children’s crafts booth, petting zoo, and much more! Many local non-profit organizations will also be at the festival — visit their booths to learn more about them and how you may get involved if you’re interested in supporting their organizations.

June 27 | MSUFCU Kids’ Night at Eastwood Towne Center (Sponsored by MSUFCU)
Rock out with MSUFCU at Eastwood Towne Center for a special event just for kids! With live music by Tim the Music Man, face painting, balloon animals, henna tattoos, and awesome prizes, there will be fun activities for the entire family. 

Various days in June | Home Depot DIY Workshops
Did you know Home Depot offers various DIY workshops throughout the year that are completely free? There is a class for everyone! This month, kids can learn how to build their own tic tac toe game boards, or there’s a do-it-herself workshop for women to learn how to build concrete serving trays. More workshops include how to build a bottle opener game, edible and raised garden bed, and learn how to install your own wall tiles.

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