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Things to do in Lansing this week – March 18 edition

LANSING, Ill. (March 17, 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, March 18, 2024

Lan-Oak Park District Board meeting

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Eisenhower Center, 2550 178th Street, Lansing

View the agenda here.

Sunnybrook District 171 School Board meeting

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Heritage Middle School, 19266 Burnham Avenue, Lansing

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Election Day

Find your polling place and see what’s on your ballot here.

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!”

Queen of Hearts @ Pour on Roy

Time: 5 p.m.

Location: Pour On Roy, 18155 Roy Street, Lansing

Drawings will take place every Tuesday until the queen is found.

Village of Lansing Board meeting

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Lansing Courtroom Complex, 2710 E. 170th Street

The agenda is available here.


Wednesday, March 20, 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.

Human Hungry Hungry Hippos

Time: 4 – 5 p.m.

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

“Human Hungry Hungry Hippos is a life-sized version of the classic tabletop game. Participants will act as the hippos while being pushed around on scooters with plastic buckets—the objective is to catch as many balls as possible.”

District 158 Board meeting

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Lester Crawl Primary Center, 18300 Green Bay Avenue, Lansing

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.

The Freedom For Flight: The Bessie Coleman Story

Time: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

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

“No matter who or what tried to clip her wings, the life of ‘Queen Bess’ is a testament to one that belonged amongst the clouds. Also broadcasted virtually at: www.facebook.com/LansingPublicLibrary”

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, March 21, 2024

Korean Culture Club

Time: 4 – 5 p.m.

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

“Back by popular demand! Make photo cards of your favorite K-Pop stars, sample Korean snacks, and more!”

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, March 22, 2024

Library Cinema: Best of Women Directors

Time: 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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

“In honor of Women’s History Month, we’ll be watching 3 films directed by Women!

A League of Their Own / 11-1p

Rescued by Ruby / 1p-230p

Nomadland / 245-430p

You can stay for all three or watch as many as you’d like!”

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


Saturday, March 23, 2024

Chamber Bunny Breakfast

Time: 8 – 11 a.m.

Location: Lansing Christian School, 3660 Randolph Street, Lansing

All proceeds from the Bunny Breakfast go to the Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce’s Family Giving Fund. Tickets are $6 per person.

Weekend Mass at All Souls Catholic Parish at St. Ann

Time: 4 p.m.

Location: 3010 Ridge Road, Lansing

LeAnn Stutler at Pour on Roy

Time: 6 – 9 p.m.

Location: Pour on Roy, 18155 Roy Street, Suite 2, Lansing

“LeAnn Stutler returns to Pour on Roy for a Saturday of music. Join us for some small bites and drinks while listening to LeAnn play country, rock, Americana, and 90s favorites. 21+”


Sunday, March 24, 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.