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Video: Seven things to do this Saturday in Lansing


August 5 is an opportunity to pray, shred, learn, play, cruise, and listen to a variety of music

LANSING, Ill. (August 4, 2023) – Josh and Melanie popped around town to showcase seven things to do in Lansing this Saturday, August 5:

Video time stamps: Seven things to do

00:32 – Prayer Breakfast at First United Methodist Church (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.)

“A village that prays together stays together” says a Facebook page for this event. A continental breakfast will be available for participants. First United Methodist Church is located at 18420 Burnham Avenue.

01:11 – Shredding event at Lansing Municipal Center (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.)

Local residents can safely dispose of documents and paperwork at this shredding event. Lansing Municipal Center is at 3141 Ridge Road.

02:00 – Brides Through the Decades exhibit (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.)

On display only through August 19, this exhibit features photos and commentary about fashion trends and traditions through the eras. It’s in the lower level of the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Avenue. Barb Dust, Museum Curator, can be reached at 708-474-7497.

02:41 – Harry Potter Wizarding Party (1 – 4 p.m.)

“Here you will be sorted into your House, choose your wand, and even put your name in the Goblet of Fire! Join us for the magic!” It’s in the Community Room of the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Avenue.

03:30 – LACE Cruise Night on Ridge Road (4 – 8 p.m.)

The third Cruise Night of the summer will take place on Ridge Road.

04:04 – Lois Kaye concert at Kasey’s Banquet Hall (6 p.m.)

Gates open at 5 p.m. The concert is free, and food and drink will be available for purchase. Kasey’s Banquet Hall is located at 17800 Lorenz Avenue.

04:47 – Fifty One Lincoln Band at Fox Pointe (8 p.m.)

This free concert follows Cruise Night in Downtown Lansing. Gates open at 7:30, with Fifty One Lincoln taking the stage from 8–10 p.m. Fox Pointe is at 18138 Henry Street.

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Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.