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Things to do in Lansing this week – March 25 edition

LANSING, Ill. (March 24, 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 25, 2024

Local Farming history discussion

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Lansing Library, 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing

The VanderGriend family discussed the legacy of farming in Lansing and the generation that provides us with locally grown food.

Thornton Township Board meeting

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Thornton Township, 333 E. 162nd Street in South Holland

Learn more about the reschedule here.

Myth and Munchies

Time: 6:30 p.m.

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

Interested in world mythology but have no one to talk to about it? Join us for a small group discussion of a different pantheon each month! Snacks included from Local establishments! Learn more.

Tuesday, March 26, 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!”

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 Special Board meeting

Time: 5:30 p.m.

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

Learn more about this special meeting here.

District 215 Board meeting

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: 1605 Wentworth Avenue, Calumet City

Read the agenda here.

Reader’s Guide to the Galaxy

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing

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

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Guy Montag is a fireman. His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden. This takes book banning to a whole new level.

Read with Libby: eBook | eAudiobook


Wednesday, March 27, 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.

District 158 Board meeting

Time: 6 p.m.

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

Rescheduled from last week.

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, March 28, 2024

Past and present postcards

Time: 4 – 5 p.m.

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

“Women of all kinds make the world a better place every day! Join our Women’s History Month celebration by designing a postcard to a woman who’s inspired you, whether she’s a historical figure or someone in your life who’s made a difference.” Register here.

TF South Student Talent Show

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: 18500 Burnham Avenue, Lansing

Join us for an evening of the best talent at TFS! Tickets can be purchased online for $6 at https://gofan.co/app/school/IL15698_1

National Financial Literacy Campaign: Preparing with Proper Protection

Time: 6 – 7 p.m.

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

Learn how to build wealth during this 6-course class! – Provided by World System Builder. Learn more.


Friday, March 29, 2024

Good Friday

Good Friday Prayer Walk

Time: Noon

Location: St. Ann Church, 3010 Ridge Road, Lansing

Join in this annual religious tradition and walk along with Jesus’ journey to the cross.


Saturday, March 30, 2024

Weekend Mass at All Souls Catholic Parish at St. Ann

Time: 4 p.m.

Location: 3010 Ridge Road, Lansing


Sunday, March 31, 2024

Easter

Weekend Mass at All Souls Catholic Parish at St. Ann

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

Location: 3010 Ridge Road, Lansing



If your business, school, church, or organization is having a community event that you’d like to include in our “Things to do this week,” feel free to email the information to The Lansing Journal: [email protected].

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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.

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