Tailgate Party at Fox Pointe to include more than just traditional tailgating

Cars, grills, a raffle, football skills competition for kids, video game truck—oh, and the Bears vs. Packers game on giant video wall by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (August 26, 2019) – Admission is free to the giant Tailgate Party the Village of Lansing is hosting at Fox Pointe on Thursday, September 5, though actual tailgaters … Read more

Fox Pointe events continue through mid-October

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (August 19, 2019) – Improvements in both weather and awareness have favorably impacted attendance at Fox Pointe events since late spring, and Village staff are still exploring opportunities to schedule events into mid-October. The current line-up includes the following events: Wednesday, August 21, 7:00pm: Spoken Four Chicago band with DJ-style … Read more

Former Olympian to serve as Grand Marshal for state fair Twilight Parade

Jackie Joyner-Kersee “represents the best of Illinois,” says Governor Pritzker information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 8, 2019) – The Illinois State Fair, along with Governor JB Pritzker, announced Olympic Gold Medal winner and East St. Louis native Jackie Joyner-Kersee will serve as the Grand Marshal for the Illinois State … Read more

Hundreds attend Oak Glen URC Burger Bash and Car Show

by Natalie Togtman LANSING, Ill. (July 24, 2019) – On Friday, July 19, Lansing’s Oak Glen United Reformed Church hosted its annual Burger Bash and Car Show from 5:00–7:00pm. Marilou Ooms, who is part of the Evangelism Committee at the church, said, “We want to use this as an outreach effort to the Lansing community.” … Read more