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Things to do in Lansing this week – January 29 edition

LANSING, Ill. (January 28, 2024) – The items listed below are public events compiled from a variety of community sources. They represent a diversity of ways to be involved this week.


Monday, January 29, 2024


Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Coffee Break

Time: 10:30 – 11 a.m.

Location: Lansing Public Library (Adult Department), 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing

“Made with our French press, enjoy the freshest coffee around for free. Join us for a chat or grab and go!”

Gentle Tai-Chi & Meditation

Time: 12 – 1 p.m.

Location: Lansing Public Library (Community Room), 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing

“Start your afternoons strong with the right mind-set. Instructor Brian Thompson from BNew4Life, teaches gentle Tai-Chi & Meditation to help you stay focused, alert, and anxiety free!”


Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Pop-up pantry

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Location: Mt. Zion UFL Center, 2340 177th Street, Lansing (708-394-3555)

Mt. Zion UFL Center partners with Illinois Partners In Hope to distribute a variety of donated food once or twice a week. These pop-up pantries are open to anyone, and no ID is required.

Ceramic Gnome Painting

Time: 12 – 1 p.m.

Location: Lansing Public Library (Teen Island), 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing

“Come paint your very own Ceramic Gnome.” Register here.

Valentine’s Day Paint & Sip at Pour on Roy

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: 18155 Roy Street, Lansing

“Indulge in a delightful experience of painting and sipping as we celebrate the season of love. Unleash your creativity while enjoying a relaxed atmosphere with your loved ones. Our talented instructor will guide you step-by-step to create your own masterpiece. Your $30 ticket includes painting supplies and instruction. The kitchen and bar will be open, so you can purchase food and drinks while in attendance. In addition, bottles of wine are half-price.”

Free ‘n Fun Bingo at Kasey’s

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Kasey’s Banquet Hall and Lounge, 17800 Lorenz Avenue, Lansing

Bingo happens every Wednesday night at 6 p.m.

Open Jam Night at Bottoms Up

Time: 7 – 10 p.m.

Location: 1696 Thornton Lansing Road, Lansing

“Open Jam Night with Kerry Mott, Kevin Benda, & Al Gallegos from Soulfinger every Wednesday.”


Thursday, February 1, 2024

Book Banter

Time: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Location: Lansing Public Library (Community Room), 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing

“Pick up a copy of the book a month before the discussion, read, and discuss a different book each month.

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

A striking and surprising debut novel from an exhilarating new voice, Such a Fun Age is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo them both.”

Bags in the Banquet Hall

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Kasey’s Banquet Hall and Lounge, 17800 Lorenz Avenue, Lansing

Come and enjoy a couple of rounds of bags for free in the Kasey’s Banquet Hall!


Friday, February 2, 2024

Bingo!

Time: 12 – 1 p.m.

Location: Lansing Public Library (Community Room), 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing

“Love to play bingo? Like to win stuff too? This is the perfect opportunity for you to win some interesting prizes!”

Library@Nite: Black History Month Celebration

Time: 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Location: Lansing Public Library (Stage), 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing

“The Street Jaxkson Band is here and is ready to rock your socks off! Get ready to feel the Funk, Blues, Soul, and sweet Rock N Roll with this energetic Downtown Chicago band! We’ll also be providing food from Lansing local businesses! — Doors open at 5:30 p.m. — Show starts at 6:30 p.m.”

Trivia and Karaoke at Kasey’s

Time: Trivia from 6 – 8 p.m. and Karaoke from 8 p.m. – midnight.

Location: Kasey’s Banquet Hall and Lounge, 17800 Lorenz Avenue, Lansing

Frank Paul with Mary Rose at Lynnie Ques

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Lynnie Ques Bar and Grill, 3249 Glenwood Lansing Road, Lansing


Saturday, February 3, 2024

Weekend Mass at All Souls Catholic Parish at St. Ann

Time: 4 p.m.

Location: 3010 Ridge Road, Lansing


Sunday, February 4, 2024

Weekend Mass at All Souls Catholic Parish at St. Ann

Time: 8:30 & 10:30 a.m.

Location: 3010 Ridge Road, Lansing



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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.