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All Day Closing the Digital Gap / Free Computer Training Are you looking for free computer training? Closing the Digital Gap is offering free computer training and Internet access to low income residents in Lansing. Qualified participants will receive a job readiness certificate, employment, additional assistance and a basic computer or even a free laptop. For more information call: 517 882-0965 or go to or stop by the Black Child and Family Institute at 835 W. Genesee in Lansing
All Day 2013 Sculptures in the Park 2013 Sculptures in the Park June 01, 2013 - August 30, 2013 Venue: Wentworth Park Times: Ongoing Admission: Free and open to the public Lansing Art Gallery’s Sculptures in the Park Exhibition will entice Lansing visitors and residents to discover the beauty, history, and vitality of Lansing through creations of art. The Gallery will commission site-specific artworks by regional artists. The original art will be placed at historic Wentworth Park nestled on the Grand River in downtown Lansing. The artworks will serve to engage the public in considering the relationship between art and the environment, the history of Wentworth Park, and Lansing as a place to live, work, and play.
All Day MATEEN CLEAVES “ONE GOAL. ONE PASSION.” SUMMER MEIJER PRESENTS MATEEN CLEAVES “ONE GOAL. ONE PASSION.SUMMER BASKETBALL CAMPS Over 250 Lansing Youth Expected to Participate From July 23-25 WHAT:Over 250 Lansing youth are expected to attend the first-ever Mateen Cleaves “One Goal, One Passion” summer basketball camps presented by Grand Rapids, Mich. –based retailer Meijer beginning Tuesday, July 23. The comprehensive three-day camps in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Lansing will provide a platform to encourage children to make healthy choices for their minds and bodies. The camps will focus on basic life skills including goal-setting sessions, self-esteem exercises, environmental awareness as well as health and nutrition education, character development, and basketball drills. In addition to Lansing, One Goal, One Passion summer camps will be held in Benton Harbor from July 30-August 1 and in Cleaves’ hometown of Flint on – from Aug. 6-8. The camps are sponsored in part by Coca-Cola, Fathead, Fazoli’s and the East Lansing Marriott University Place. WHO:Led by Mateen Cleaves, the “One Goal. One Passion,” summer basketball camps will feature a roster of professional athletes, NBA players and Spartans including the “Flintstones” Morris Peterson, Antonio Smith and Charlie Bell, plus MSU Spartans Andre Hutson, Travis Walton, Jason Richardson, Dujuan Wiley, Draymond Green and Robaire Smith. WHEN:Tuesday, July 23 to Thursday, July 25 Session I: 9 a.m. to Noon, ET. (8- to 12-year-olds) Session II: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., ET (13- to 17-year-olds) Online registration for the “One Goal. One Passion.” camps open through July 21. WHERE:Aim High Sports (The Summit Sports and Ice Complex) Centerline Dr. Dimondale, Mi. 48821 ABOUT: The Boys & Girls Club of Lansing is an affiliate of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the national organization that has developed effective youth programs for over a century. It is a dedicated youth facility that employs full-time staff to ensure optimum safety and the implementation of structured youth development programs. Structured activities include: Power Hour, Project LEARN, Keystone Club, SMART Moves, Junior Staff, Triple Play, GET City (math, science, and engineering) and Presidential Fitness initiatives. The Boys & Girls Club of Lansing incorporates five core programs into its daily activities: character & leadership development, education & career development, health & life skills, arts & music, and sports & recreation. Our membership fee ($10 per child annually), along with the diversity of the activities the Club offers, attract a population of youth that many other youth serving organizations cannot reach. The Boys & Girls Club is open when kids need us most, during the summer and after school, when they have too much free time and need a positive environment in which to learn and grow. The Boys & Girls Club’s youth development activities help prepare school-age children and teens to become healthy and productive adults by supporting the development of attitudes, behaviors, and skills that enable them to succeed in the classroom, in the workforce, and in the world. For more information about the Boys & Girls Club of Lansing please call 517-394-0455 or visit our website at CONTACT: Martine Charles “One Goal. One Passion” Summer Camps 206-295-9114 (m) Sandra Kowalk-Thompson Director of Development Boys & Girls Club of Lansing (p) 517-394-0455 x. 24 (f) 517-394-5092 This text will link to

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