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MSU Science Festival

April 1-30

Celebrate the ingenuity of the mind at the free MSU Science Festival that explores creativity, wonder and innovation. Whether you’re a budding scientist or someone who loves to explore throughout life, there’s an array of engaging events tailored just for you. Expect an exciting lineup covering a wide range of subjects including science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Visit for full details.

ShesUnCovered Spring Gala

April 6

ShesUnCovered is hosting its annual fundraising gala with an evening of glam from 7-10 p.m. at La Fille Gallery in downtown Lansing to celebrate women and girls overcoming hair loss. With funds raised from this year’s event, ShesUnCovered will offer monthly support group sessions, give away free wigs, and continue to support more women and girls. For details, visit events/spring-gala.

Capital City Film Festival

April 10-20

Overture. Curtains. Lights. This is it. You’ll hit the heights. The show must go on at the Capital City Film Festival, which highlights a diverse selection of independent films, live music performances, interactive media and additional attractions in Michigan’s capital city. Oh, what heights you’ll hit! Check out the lineup and get tickets at

Beerfest at the Ballpark

April 20

The ninth annual Beerfest at the Ballpark is an outdoor beer, cider, hard seltzer, mead, spirits and wine festival with live music that is hosted from 3-8 p.m. at Jackson Field, home of the Lansing Lugnuts. The price includes entry to the festival, a souvenir glass and tasting tickets. Each tasting ticket is redeemable for a 3-ounce pour of one of the 300-plus beverages. Save some money by buying your tickets early at

Fur Ball Gala

April 26

Animal lovers can enjoy an evening that includes dinner, entertainment raffles, and a live and silent auction during the Capital Area Humane Society’s largest fundraising event of the year. Twenty-five dogs also receive top-notch treatment at the “Dog Spa,” while their people enjoy the evening. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

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