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Boo At the Zoo

Boo At the Zoo

Little ghouls and boys will enjoy an afternoon of spooktacular fun. There will be tons of activities for everyone to enjoy, including: A straw maze Candy stations
Zoo Brew

Zoo Brew

Zoo Brew is the best music venue in town! With three musical acts each night, food, beverages and animals... Who else has that?! Settle in at a picnic table or bring a blanket to kick back on the lawn and listen to the tunes provided by local musical acts. Lansing Brewing Company will be on-site offering their tasty brewed beverages and if you're hungry the zoo catering service will have dinner for purchase. Wander the zoo and see the animals, eat, drink, enjoy live music and support a great cause.... It doesn't get any better than this!
Dad's Day at the Zoo

Dad's Day at the Zoo

Want to make your dad feel extra special this Father’s Day? Bring him to Potter Park Zoo where dads receive free admission!
Woofer Walk

Woofer Walk

On May 20th, bring your dog and join the fun at Ingham County Animal Control’s Woofer Walk for an untimed 1-mile walk or an officially-timed 5k run on MSU's beautiful campus to raise funds for the homeless animals at the Ingham County Animal Shelter
Panda Babies Heading to New Home

Panda Babies Heading to New Home

The two red panda cubs, Pabu and Roji, born last summer at Potter Park Zoo will soon be moving to a new home in Massachusetts.
Potter Park Zoo's Wine and Stein

Potter Park Zoo's Wine and Stein

Bring your friends to this casual after hours event at the zoo featuring beer and wine sampling, live music and free tasty treats from local food vendors. Eat, drink and celebrate spring with the animals while you support a great cause - Potter Park Zoo! This event is for those 21 and older.
Doggie Easter Egg Hunt and Kids Eggstravaganza

Doggie Easter Egg Hunt and Kids Eggstravaganza

Saturday, April 15, Ingham County Animal Shelter Fund’s 3rd Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt and Kid’s Eggstravaganza will take place at Hawk Island Park, 1601 E Cavanaugh in Lansing.
All In For Ingham

All In For Ingham

Interested in making a difference in the community? Join All In For Ingham -- an effort to provide opportunities for those interested in volunteering their time to make our community a better place.
Environmental Health Recycle Rama

Environmental Health Recycle Rama

On Saturday, April 8, 2017 Ingham County Environmental Health will be hosting Recycle Rama.

The event will take place at the Ingham County Human Services Building (5303 South Cedar Street, Lansing) from 9 AM – 2 PM. Additional information.
Ingham County Launches 2018 Budget Process

Ingham County Launches 2018 Budget Process

The Ingham County Board of Commissioners launched its 2018 budget process with the adoption of the budget calendar and strategic plan.
State of the County Event

State of the County Event

Please join the Ingham County Board of Commissioners at the State of the County Event on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
Wonderland of Lights

Wonderland of Lights

Thousands of lights create extraordinary animal exhibits and holiday displays at the 22nd annual Wonderland of Lights! There will be cookies, crafts and animal encounters for the kids to enjoy!
Toys for Tots at Wonderland of Lights

Toys for Tots at Wonderland of Lights

It's our annual Toys drive, and this year we're stuffing a truck courtesy of Two Men and a Truck! On December 3rd, each person who brings in a new, unwrapped toy will be admitted to Wonderland of Lights for free.
Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Little ghouls and boys will enjoy an afternoon of spooktacular fun. There will be tons of activities for everyone to enjoy, including:
Zoo Brew Series 2016 - 2

Zoo Brew Series 2016 - 2

Potter Park Zoo is thrilled to kick off our Zoo Brew 2016 events!
Zoo Brew

Zoo Brew

Potter Park Zoo will host three after hour Zoo Brew events throughout the summer offering guests a chance to taste a variety of beers and food while meandering through the zoo listening to live music, enjoying the animals and supporting the zoo.
Celebrate Mother's Day at Potter Park Zoo

Celebrate Mother's Day at Potter Park Zoo

Celebrate the 46th Earth Day at the zoo! Party for the Planet is North America's largest Earth Day celebration, with more than 120 zoos and aquariums across the country participating.


Winter Wine and Stein

Winter Wine and Stein

You love wining and steining in the summer! Now, celebrate the wintery season with our WINTER casual after hours bash at the zoo!
161st Ingham County Fair

161st Ingham County Fair

The 161st  Ingham County Fair, proudly presented by MSU Federal Credit Union is days away!  Join us August 3 - 8, 2015, for family-focused fun and entertainment!
Community Agency Application Process Begins

Community Agency Application Process Begins

Ingham County provides financial support to various community agencies that are primarily non-profit organizations.  Often using volunteers, these organizations provide a variety of important services to residents across the County.
Dad's Day at the Zoo

Dad's Day at the Zoo

Want to make your dad feel extra special this Father’s Day? Bring him to Potter Park Zoo where dads receive free admission. 
Celebrate Mother's Day at Potter Park Zoo

Celebrate Mother's Day at Potter Park Zoo

Potter Park Zoo invites moms and their families for a fun-filled Mom’s Day at the Zoo on Sunday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. In honor of Mother’s Day, all moms will receive FREE admission to the Zoo.
Wine and Stein

Wine and Stein

On Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm celebrate the beginning of summer with a casual after hours bash at the zoo! Enjoy tastings of beer and wine and sample fabulous hors d'oeuvres from local restaurants as you listen to live music. And of course, all of our animal residents will be there! This event is for those 21-years-old or older. 
Meet Meeko  Potter Park Zoo's Second Alaskan Moose

Meet Meeko Potter Park Zoo's Second Alaskan Moose

What’s brown, 400 pounds and a recent resident of Lansing? That would be Potter Park Zoo’s newest addition, a nine-month-old male Alaskan moose, alces americanus gigas.
Applications Accepted for Register of Deeds

Applications Accepted for Register of Deeds

A Statutory Committee consisting of Barb Byrum, County Clerk, Chief Probate Judge Garcia and Stuart Dunnings, III, Prosecuting Attorney will review applications and make a selection for the Register of Deeds position.  

Those interested in applying should complete the application, submit letters of interest, resume' and letters of recommendation to the Ingham County Human Resources Department, 5303 S. Cedar, Lansing by 5:00 pm on Friday, January 23, 2015.

PA123 2014 Publication List: 2012 & Prior Forfeited Property Taxes

PA123 2014 Publication List: 2012 & Prior Forfeited Property Taxes

The Ingham County Treasurer is acting as the Foreclosing Governmental Unit in proceedings to foreclose on this property for unpaid property taxes.

There are two hearings scheduled to finalize the foreclosure process. This publication is intended to provide additional notice to parties of interest in these parcels as to the nature, time, and location of these hearings.  This notice is required pursaunt to PA123. General property Tax Act.  To view, click here.
New Wolves at the Zoo Named

New Wolves at the Zoo Named

Kamots and Tikanni are the official names for the two newly added Potter Park Zoo gray wolves that were decided by zoo staff after our Facebook fans were tasked with suggesting and voting on their top choices.
Winter Wine and Stein

Winter Wine and Stein

Celebrate the wintery season with our FIRST EVER WINTER casual after hours bash at the zoo on Wednesday, December 3 from 5 to 8 pm at the Potter Park Zoo.
Advisory Board and Commission Opportunities

Advisory Board and Commission Opportunities

Interested in participating in County Government?  The Ingham County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications for vacancies on various boards and commissions.  This is an excellent opportunity for citizens to become involved in local government.
Pumpkinfest at the Zoo

Pumpkinfest at the Zoo

Pumpkinfest

Join us Sunday, November 2, 2014 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm for Pumpkinfest at the Potter Park Zoo.   Watch as Potter Park Zoo animal feast on Halloween leftovers!
Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Join us Saturday, October 25, 2014 and Sunday, October 26, 2014 for days 3 and 4 of Boo at the Zoo. 

Little ghouls and boys will enjoy an afternoon of spooktacular fun. There will be tons of activities for everyone to enjoy, including:

  • Straw maze
  • Live animal presentations
  • Hayrides
  • The (in)famous Boo Tunnel

World Rhino Day Tours

World Rhino Day Tours

Celebrate the 4th annual World Rhino Day, we're offering special tours and a behind-the-scenes look at our black rhino exhibit
Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Lake Lansing Park South hosts free Friday Night Concerts at the Band Shell concert stage in June, July and August.  All Friday evening performances begin at 7:00pm.  There is free parking and admission, and for the kids, free entry to play on a Moonwalk and Giant Slide! Bring your lawn chair and a picnic and we will see you this summer.  Click HERE for the concert schedule.
Community Agency Process Begins

Community Agency Process Begins

The Ingham County Board of Commissioners has an annual application process whereby eligible agencies may identify how they propose to meet the County's strategic planning objective of Meeting Basic Needs, the amount of funds they are requesting, how they collaborate with other government or community agencies, and how the County appropriation will leverage other sources of funds to meet the organization’s and County's objectives.
International Migratory Bird Day & Be A Tourist in Your Own Town

International Migratory Bird Day & Be A Tourist in Your Own Town

International Migratory Bird Day celebrates spring, and with it the return of millions of migratory birds to their breeding areas! Nearly 350 species of migratory birds travel between nesting habitats in North America and non-breeding grounds in South and Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
County Beaches and Splash Pad Opening

County Beaches and Splash Pad Opening

All beaches will open on Saturday, May 24, 2014.  Beach hours for the 2014 summer season will be 12:00pm through 8:00pm every day at Hawk Island and Lake Lansing Park-South and weekends and holidays at Burchfield Park, weather permitting. The Splash Pad® at Hawk Island will open on Saturday, May 24, 2014.  Splash Pad hours are 9:00am to 8:00pm, seven days a week, weather permitting.
Celebrate Mother's Day at Potter Park Zoo

Celebrate Mother's Day at Potter Park Zoo

Potter Park Zoo invites moms and their families for a fun-filled Mom’s Day at the Zoo on Sunday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. In honor of Mother’s Day, all moms will receive FREE admission to the Zoo.
Wine & Stein

Wine & Stein

Celebrate the beginning of summer with a casual after hours bash at the zoo on! Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
PA123 2013 Publication List

PA123 2013 Publication List

Ingham County is required by statute to publish a listing of properties at risk of foreclosure for non-payment of property tax.  Click here to view list of properties forfeited in 2011 and prior years.
Walk the Ingham County Parks Trails

Walk the Ingham County Parks Trails

There is still time to enjoy the beautiful fall colors before winter sets in.  The Ingham County Parks Department oversees a system of five parks and over 1400 acres of greenspace within minutes of the heart of downtown Lansing.
Wonderland of Lights

Wonderland of Lights

Wonderland of Lights begins Friday, November 29, 2013 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm at Potter Park Zoo.
Thousands of lights create extraordinary animal exhibits and holiday displays at the 21st annual Wonderland of Lights! Enjoy strolling carolers, musical performances and more.
2014  Park Season Passes Now Available

2014 Park Season Passes Now Available

Season passes are now available for 2014.  There will be a per vehicle entrance fee year-round of $3 for Ingham County residents and $5 for non-residents at Burchfield Park, Hawk Island, Lake Lansing Park-North, Lake Lansing Park-South, and Potter Park.
Tailgate for the Animals

Tailgate for the Animals

Join in an exciting enrichment day at Potter Park Zoo, Sunday, September 29, 2013 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm.  The animals will be celebrating the long-standing rivalry between Michigan State University and the University of Michigan.  General Admission / 50% discount with valid college student ID 
Public Land Sale Auction Scheduled

Public Land Sale Auction Scheduled

Ingham County Treasurer Land Sale auction scheduled for August 24, 2013 at 10 am, with registration at 8:30 am. Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing.
Juvenile Justice Community Agency Grant Process Now Open

Juvenile Justice Community Agency Grant Process Now Open

 The 2014 Juvenile Justice Community Agency grant application process has begun.  Ingham County will provide financial support to community agencies that are primarily non-profit organizations.
Land Sale Auction of Property Owned by Treasurer

Land Sale Auction of Property Owned by Treasurer

A public land sale auction of property owned by the Ingham County Treasurer is scheduled for Wednesday, July 24, 2013.  The auction will be held at the Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, with registration scheduled for 8:30 am and the sale at 10 am.   More information
Zoo Days

Zoo Days

Join this wonderful family-friendly event Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 9:00 am - 6:00 pm presented in part by Meijer!
Ingham County Seeking Candidates to Fill Upcoming Vacancy on Board

Ingham County Seeking Candidates to Fill Upcoming Vacancy on Board

The Ingham County Board of Commissioners announced the process for making an appointment to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Commissioner Debbie De Leon, who was elected to serve as Vice-Chairperson of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians in northern Michigan.
2014 Community Agency Application Process Begins

2014 Community Agency Application Process Begins

The Ingham County Community Agency Application for 2014 funding is now available, click here to download the application.   Any request for an application packet or for additional information can be made by contacting Jared Cypher, Assistant Deputy Controller, at (517) 676-7229.
Zoo Days

Zoo Days

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 9:00am - 6:00pm and Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Throughout the zoo  Price:$1 with voucher*

Beaches and Splash Pad at Hawk Island Open

Beaches and Splash Pad at Hawk Island Open


The public beaches at Lake Lansing Park-South, Burchfield Park, and Hawk Island County Park opened for the summer on Saturday, May 25, 2013.
Hawk Island Activity Status

Hawk Island Activity Status


Hawk Island Activity Status.   For information on Hawk Island Activity Status ...... 


Walk and Play Disc Golf at Burchfield Park

Walk and Play Disc Golf at Burchfield Park

Saturday, November 10 at 10 am.  Enjoy a disc golf demonstration and playing opportunities provided by
the Capital City Renegades.
Pumpkinfest

Pumpkinfest

Join in the fun as the zoo animals feast on Halloween leftovers Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm at the Potter Park Zoo. 
Wonderland of Lights

Wonderland of Lights

Wonderland of Lights Begins Friday, November 23, 2012 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm at the Potter Park Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Little ghouls and boys will enjoy an afternoon of spooktacular fun. There will be tons of activities for everyone to enjoy at Boo at the Zoo, Saturday October 20.
World Rhino Day Tours

World Rhino Day Tours

Celebrate the 3rd annual World Rhino Day Saturday, September 22. Special tours and a behind-the-scenes look at our black rhino exhibit will be offered.
Big Zoo Party

Big Zoo Party

Join us for the Big Zoo Party Saturday, September 8, 2012 - 6:30pm - 11:59 pm at the Potter Park Zoo.