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May 2017

Memorial Day Season Kick Off

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Nothing says summer like the opening of River Town Adventures! Grilling starts at noon and there will be raffle giveaways all day long. River Town will be introducing their VIP (very important paddler) card! This will be a punch card to earn discounts on future trips/rentals! Starting at 5 pm, they will have a sprint kayak race hosted by Red Paddle! Use River Town's kayaks and race between the bridges. ($5 to participate) Red Paddle will be giving away two free…

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June 2017

Movie Night on the River

June 1 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

This is the first movie night of the season at River Town Adventures! They have teamed up with Lansing Public Media Center to show the movie, The Shallows, starting at 9:30 pm. Admission is free. Feel free to come earlier and get settled in your own or rented kayak, or bring a camping chair to watch from the River Trail. Anchors will not be available, so if you want to stay stationary, there will be a few places you can…

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Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The City Market should definitely be a stop on your Be a Tourist in Your Own Town itinerary! We will have a kids craft, live music, picnicking by the river, cheese tasting from Hills Cheese (while supplies last), an outdoor obstacle course, and a MI Mini Paint Party at 11 am and 2pm! You can purchase passports for $1 at the City Market office and other community locations. On Be a Tourist in Your Own Town day, you can ride the bus for…

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Wednesday June Picnics on the Riverfront

June 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

You’ve been waiting for summer, now get out and enjoy it! Pass up your sad desk lunch for a picnic on the riverfront every Wednesday in June. Just bring a bag lunch or order takeout from the Waterfront Bar & Grill and enjoy it at our picnic tables or on a blanket on the grassy river banks. Live music will complete the relaxing, summery atmosphere! This event is kid-friendly so bring the family! We have teamed up with St. Vincent’s…

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Essential Oils

June 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The average person applies 300 chemicals to their body every single day, and 80 of those chemicals before breakfast! Do you want to learn how to kick toxic chemicals out of your home? We will walk you through step by step and give easy, simple, and affordable tactics that anyone can do with the best essential oils on the planet. Gear up for a fast-paced, ground-up lecture on everything oils, and have some fun and pampering in the process. We’ll…

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Wednesday June Picnics on the Riverfront

June 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

You’ve been waiting for summer, now get out and enjoy it! Pass up your sad desk lunch for a picnic on the riverfront every Wednesday in June. Just bring a bag lunch or order takeout from the Waterfront Bar & Grill and enjoy it at our picnic tables or on a blanket on the grassy river banks. Live music will complete the relaxing, summery atmosphere! This event is kid-friendly so bring the family! We have teamed up with St. Vincent’s…

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Grand Concert Series: Blues on the Grand

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

*Due to thunderstorms, the concert will be moved inside the market tonight. The Lansing City Market is excited to announce the return of our summer concerts on the riverfront. The Grand Concert Series is comprised of Jazz on the Grand, Blues on the Grand, and a new addition this year of R&B on the Grand. The City Market and LEPFA have been working with local organizations, including the MSU College of Music, and T. Rose Inc, to give back to…

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TEAM City Market – Canceled

June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Are you passionate about Lansing? Are you full of cool ideas that would make this city and its riverfront a more bustling shopping and entertainment hub? Join us for our TEAM City Market meeting! You’ll get to meet with other inspired members of the community to brainstorm over lunch every third Friday at noon. But not only that, you’ll get to help implement these ideas that will help create the future City Market! Newbies are always welcome - in fact, most of…

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June 2017 Oars & Ales

June 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$50

Lansing Brewing Company and River Town Adventures are partnering once again this summer to bring you Oars & Ales events on June 16th (registration now OPEN), July 15th, August 18th, and September 16th! Participants will be picked up at Lansing Brewing Company and will be transported to the Red Cedar River at Aurelius Rd to begin their 2-hour kayaking or canoe trip, ending at the Lansing City Market! Participants will then return to Lansing Brewing Company for the afterparty to…

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Wednesday June Picnics on the Riverfront

June 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

You’ve been waiting for summer, now get out and enjoy it! Pass up your sad desk lunch for a picnic on the riverfront every Wednesday in June. Just bring a bag lunch or order takeout from the Waterfront Bar & Grill and enjoy it at our picnic tables or on a blanket on the grassy river banks. Live music from Rick Hansel will complete the relaxing, summery atmosphere! This event is kid-friendly so bring the family! We have teamed up…

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Grand Concert Series: Jazz on the Grand

June 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Lansing City Market is excited to announce the return of our summer concerts on the riverfront. The Grand Concert Series is comprised of Jazz on the Grand, Blues on the Grand, and a new addition this year of R&B on the Grand. The City Market and LEPFA have been working with local organizations, including the MSU College of Music, and T. Rose Inc, to give back to the community and provide more entertainment options for Greater Lansing residents. The…

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Red Paddle Race

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$50

The Red Paddle race is a time-trial style kayak race, that will start at the Clippert / Kalamazoo Street trail head and will continue down the Red Cedar River to the Lansing City Market.  Racers will park at the launch site at Kircher Municipal Park, and will be shuttled back to vehicles after awards and broohaha. Event details and schedule When: June 24th, 2017 Time: Start at 9am and Release Racers every 2 minutes End: When Racers are Finished Distance: 4.08 Miles and greater What: Time Trial Race…

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