Grand Ledge Chamber of Commerce

Community Calendar


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2024 Food Truck Registration
1/1/2024 - 12/6/2024
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2024 Market on the Grand
6/1/2024 - 9/28/2024
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$1000 Golf Scramble
8/16/2024
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2024 Grand Ledge Fall Festival
10/5/2024 - 10/5/2024
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2024 Night Lights Christmas Parade
12/6/2024 - 12/6/2024
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Events in the month of January 2024

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1/2/2024

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

1/2/2024
Preschool Story Time for 1-6 year olds with their young siblings, parents or caregivers. Stories and Literacy Enhancing Activities including songs, rhymes and activities. Join us for stories, songs, and a simple craft!
1/3/2024
Younger kids get a chance to make cool balloon animals & more! Learn some basic skills to make them! Join Mr. Greg, Balloon Zoo Wrangler for a beginning class in Balloon Animal creation. Learn types of balloons to use, where to get them, how to inflate them and twist and bend to make a fun creation to take home! Ages 4-8.
1/3/2024
Come get creative with LEGO Bricks at the library! Each child will get a tray of LEGO Bricks and the challenge is to build their most fantastic creation from just those bricks!
1/4/2024
It's fun to learn to play melodies on a dulcimer with Wanda Degen! Associated with the Southern Appalachian Mountains, dulcimer is one of the easiest of stringed instruments-- it has 3 or 4 strings and is of the fretted zither family. This introductory workshop provides up to a dozen dulcimers for attendees use - or bring your own. Some attendees may need to partner-up and share. Learn several songs during the lesson for a fun family activity. Begins with a brief demonstration. Registration required, Ages 8+.
1/8/2024
Kids have some "electric" science fun! We’ll read a science story, then get out our Snap Circuit sets and other electrical toys to see how electricity works! Kids can engage, experiment and learn science concepts of Electricity while having fun!  Take home one of our Library of Things Science Kits to keep the fun going at home too! Best for ages 6 and up.
1/9/2024

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

1/9/2024
Preschool Story Time for 1-6 year olds with their young siblings, parents or caregivers. Stories and Literacy Enhancing Activities including songs, rhymes and activities. Join us for stories, songs, and a simple craft!
1/9/2024
Come out and join us for an evening of fun and friendly competition. We’ll have our Minecraft server set up and the laptops ready to go.
1/10/2024
Join us at 9:00 AM on the second Wednesday of each month in the City Hall Community Room across from the Chamber office.

Join us and learn about fellow Chamber members. 

1/10/2024
Come to learn more about Battle of the Books, including book-talks of this year’s booklist, an overview of the program, and Q & A.  Adults, teens, and kids (4th grade and up) are all welcome to participate. The selected books are appropriate for young readers but appealing to all ages. Battle Book Team Kits available at both Libraries for registered teams-- Teams register by Jan. 22nd at dtdl.org/battle
1/15/2024
Are you a Dog Man lover? A Bad Guys fanatic? Crazy about CatStronauts? Well, graphic novel lovers, come hang out with friends, chat about the book, have a snack, and do a book related activity or craft. You can help choose the next meeting’s book or genre. Pick up a copy of this month’s book at the Check-out Desk (to be announced during each book club's month on GLADL's event calendar). Intended for 3rd to 6th graders.
1/16/2024

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

1/16/2024
Preschool Story Time for 1-6 year olds with their young siblings, parents or caregivers. Stories and Literacy Enhancing Activities including songs, rhymes and activities. Join us for stories, songs, and a simple craft!
1/16/2024
Join Historian Andrew Kercher and examine the historical past and the present of the Straits of Mackinac. Visited by millions, Mackinac is a special place--Hear the incredible history from the indigenous peoples to fur trade and logging to 19th century battles to fudge production! What is it like to wear the wool uniforms and fire muskets for a living? Also, hear tales from behind the porch! What was it like to live on the island in the winter and work security for the Grand Hotel. Ages 12+, registration is required.
1/18/2024
Hard to get to a daytime storytime? Families and young children enjoy an early evening storytime. Kids, come in your pajamas, bring a cozy blanket, and a stuffed animal to cuddle! We’ll read animal stories, sing songs, and have a small snack.
1/18/2024
“Next Step Ukulele” lessons are monthly sessions designed to teach a variety of techniques that will expand your skills and make you a better player. Attendees must know a handful of chords; including C, F, G7, and Am chords; switch smoothly between them; and keep a steady tempo. Materials will be provided and loaner instruments are available. (Each lesson is self-contained; register for one, two, or all three).

Taught by Michigan’s Ukulele Ambassador, Ben Hassenger, and sponsored by the Music is the Foundation non-profit. Registration Required, class size limited for personalized instruction. "Looking forward to playing and singing with you soon-- aloha!" Ben Hassenger.
1/23/2024

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

1/23/2024
Preschool Story Time for 1-6 year olds with their young siblings, parents or caregivers. Stories and Literacy Enhancing Activities including songs, rhymes and activities. Join us for stories, songs, and a simple craft!
1/24/2024
Have fun painting with ice, painting on ice, and learning how arctic animals stay warm in the cold.
1/25/2024
Do your joints hurt? NovaCare Rehabilitation is pleased to present “Living with Arthritis”. Join NovaCare’s Certified Hand Therapist, Shelbi Pline and learn how we can help with hand pain and arthritis. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy this presentation. Resources from the Arthritis Foundation of Michigan will also be available.
1/25/2024
Join Swordsmanship Museum and Academy historian Jerry Berg as he leads us through a journey back a millennium to the Viking Age to explain and explore the weaponry and tactics that led to these raiders terrifying Europe for nearly three centuries! Spear and Swords, Axes and Archeology! The presentation will answer all your questions about Vikings. Best for ages 16+.

(Please note: Our brochure has the date of 1/22/24, but after it went to print this event was rescheduled to 1/25/24)
1/28/2024
Jan. 28 - Feb. 23: The 17th Annual MSUFCU Student Art Exhibit will be open to the public for viewing from Sunday, Jan. 28 through Friday, Feb. 23 at the MSU Federal Credit Union Headquarters Building 2 in East Lansing. Young, local artists from 19 mid-Michigan high schools will showcase artwork, hoping to earn votes.

The public is invited to view students’ artwork at the Headquarters 2 Building during normal business hours or online and cast their vote between Jan. 28 - Feb. 23 at msufcuart.com or on the MSUFCU Student Art Exhibit Facebook (facebook.com/msufcuart) and Instagram (instagram.com/msufcu_student_art_exhibit/) pages. Votes help determine the People’s Choice Awards and a School Spirit Award, given to the high school that draws the most votes.

The winners of the Student Art Exhibit will be announced at a special awards ceremony at MSUFCU Headquarters 2 on Sunday, March 3 at 1 p.m.
1/29/2024
Join us for an evening of fun and friendly Switch gaming! We’ll play Mario Kart tonight! Who’s the best driver around? Feel free to bring your Switch to play between your turns! All skill levels welcome!
1/30/2024

Everyone has big feelings sometimes. Children who learn to manage those feelings at an early age have a big advantage in life. It’s an important skill for growing minds! Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties offers groups for children of all ages learn skills to manage life stress, improve social skills, and have fun doing it! New participants are always welcome – come join us! No registration necessary

  • Tues., 10 am: Ages 3-6 & caregivers:  Easy activities children can do to help feel better when they are facing big feelings. Learn about movement and breathing, using artwork to express feelings, and how laughter helps us feel better.

 For more information, or to inquire about similar sessions offered for youth ages 7-10 or 11-14, contact Jody Nelson at http://nelsonj@ceicmh.org or call 517-346-8094.  

1/30/2024
Preschool Story Time for 1-6 year olds with their young siblings, parents or caregivers. Stories and Literacy Enhancing Activities including songs, rhymes and activities. Join us for stories, songs, and a simple craft!
1/31/2024
Learn to make different types of scrolls and others shapes with quilling paper to fill in a heart in a frame.

If you would like to submit a local community event to be included in our calendar, please submit your event online.  

Submissions will ONLY be approved for those local community events that will take place within the Grand Ledge Public School (GLPS) District or that are sponsored by a local business or organization that is housed with the GLPS District.

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