Odyssey of the Mind 2007 World Finals
May 23 – May 26, Michigan State University
Lansing will be the host of the 2007 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals, an event which brings teams from across the world together to compete for the Championship title. Odyssey of the mind challenges kids to brainstorm, build, revise and perfect problem solutions given to them at the beginning of the academic year. The event is ongoing and takes place across campus.
For more information, call (856)456-7776 or visit www.lansing.org/odyssey
May 25: 5 -11p.m., May 26: 12-11p.m., May 27: 11a.m. – 7p.m.; Cristo Rey Catholic Church
Advertised as Mid-Michigan\’s largest Hispanic Festival, the event features many Hispanic Arts and Traditions and takes place near downtown Lansing.
For more information, call (517) 394-4639
Colors of Salsa
June 2, 12p.m.; Old Town (Turner & Grand River, Lot 56)
This festival attempts to incorporate Latin & Hispanic Music in an outdoor atmosphere. There will be a Salsa Cook-off and a $5 entrance fee for the beer tent.
For more information for entering the Salsa Cook-off, vending, volunteering, or general questions, contact Cody Goul at (517)507-9483
Riverbank Traditional Pow Wow
June 15: 12p.m. – dusk, June 16: 1- 9:30p.m., June 17: 12 – 4:30p.m.; Adado Riverfront Park
This festival gives you the opportunity to experience the Woodland Indian culture of Michigan. Activities and programs include dancing, drumming, singing, arts and crafts, food and more.
For more information, call (517)393-7236 or visit www.riverbankpowwow.com
8th Annual African American Parade and Festival
August 8, 11a.m.; downtown Lansing
Sponsored by the Capital City African American Culture Assn., this event includes an 11 a.m. parade followed by a festival at Ferris park.
For more information, call (517) 484-2180