MPNO Meetings Start Again – Sept. 9

Meetings are back! Join us at St. Casimir from 6:30-8p.m. on Wednesday, September 9. We’ll be discussing two topics: Our entrance sign for the Moores Park Neighborhood and the Love Your Block grant program!

Neighborhood Sign: This year we received a grant to assist us in placing a neighborhood sign. We’ve got a location for it, and need a small committee to discuss the logistics, type, and other details.

Love Your Block: We hope to receive one of the block grants for the Moores Park Neighborhood. and need to discuss what project we could accomplish as a group. The deadline to apply is Sept. 30, 2015. About the Love Your Block program: It is a program through the city of Lansing that will provide mini-grants (up to $5,000) for neighborhood revitalization projects funded through the Cities of Service.

“*batteries not included” Movie Night Aug. 28

Enjoy a viewing of *batteries not included (1987) at Moores Park on August 28. The activities will start at 8:00 p.m. with a REACH art studio presentation: Origami Sculpture Unveiling – Over a dozen teens created positive message signage and sculptures for Moore’s Park. Popcorn, drinks, and cotton candy are for sale. THIS EVENT IS FREE! If you have questions please call at (517) 999-3643. The movie will begin at dusk and end around 10pm. Watch this PG rated family movie projected onto a big screen behind the park pavilion! Bring chairs, blankets, and food to enjoy the event.

Love Your Block Program (PhotoVoice Presentation August 17)

lansing-love-your-blockThe Love Your Block program is a service strategy to engage community members in revitalizing neighborhoods – one block at a time. Through this program the city of Lansing will provide mini-grants (up to $5,000) for neighborhood revitalization projects funded through the Cities of Service.

Learn more about the grant, and start a conversation about potential projects our neighborhood could apply for on August 17 from 7-9 p.m. at St. Casimir Church, 800 W. Barnes Ave. Lansing, MI 48910. This will be a PhotoVoice presentation through the Lansing Love Your Block program. For questions or concerns, contact Neighborhood Engagement Coordinator, Andi Crawford at

Carnival Photos

Our neighborhood kids had a blast at the annual MPNO carnival! Thanks to everyone who donated and volunteered their time to make this event a success.

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The Carnival is Coming! Friday, July 17

carnivalOur Moores Park Kids Carnival is next Friday, July 17 from 6-8 p.m. We’ll have activities for families including a bounce house, a face painter, REACH art activities, and a cake walk. There will also be popcorn, cotton candy, hot dogs, soda, and water for sale. This is going to be another great summer event.

We’re looking for donations and volunteers if you can help too! Please fill out our Sign-Up form if you can set-up, take down, serve food,  or take tickets. If you’d like to give a monetary donation or can donate any of the following items: condiments (ketchup, mustard, relish), plastic or paper plates, napkins, plastic spoons, hot dog buns, watermelon, cookies, or cake please email We try to keep this annual event a low-cost way for families to come out and enjoy the park.