May 2018 Events

Women Behind the Mask

Wednesday, May 2nd; 5 pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

This is a group that offers women of all ages tools and techniques to reduce the stress and pressures of everyday life. This group meets on Wednesday nights at 5 pm. Light dinner will be served at every meeting. Call Kendra at 517-999-2894 for more information or to register for the group. Light dinner will be served at every meeting.

Free Food Distribution – Produce

Thursday, May 3rd; 12 pm – 2 pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

If you or someone you know are struggling to feed your family, NorthWest Initiative offers a free food distribution program on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month from 12noon-2pm (or until food runs out). We have a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy items, juices, other food items, and Panera Bread! Come early and learn about other community resources to help your family! We also offer free delicious taste samplings and recipes. Call Kevin at 517-999-2894 for more information

Financial Literacy Class

Monday, May 7th; 3 pm – 4 pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

NorthWest Initiative has partnered with PNC Bank to bring you a free workshop on financial literacy. Join us to learn how to manage your money, develop a budget that works for you, learn about banking and credit, and how to read, understand, and improve your credit report. Contact Rosita at 517-999-2894 or rositak@nwlansing.org

Micro-Business Workshop

Wednesday, May 9th; 3 pm – 4 pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

Have you ever dreamed about starting your own business? Do you have a hobby that could be expanded into a business? If you are interested in growing your  idea and learning how to make money selling your product, then enroll in our 2 Class Intense Micro-Business Workshop! Offered by Comerica Bank. Contact Rosita at 517-999-2894 or rositak@nwlansing.org

Women Behind the Mask

Wednesday, May 9th; 5 pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

This is a group that offers women of all ages tools and techniques to reduce the stress and pressures of everyday life. This group meets on Wednesday nights at 5 pm. Light dinner will be served at every meeting. Call Kendra at 517-999-2894 for more information or to register for the group. Light dinner will be served at every meeting.

Free Food Distribution – Bread

Thursday, May 10th; 12 pm – 2pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

Come and get free breads and sweets from Panera Bread!

Senior Discovery Hour

Thursday, May 24th; 11 am – 12 pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

Come and join the fun as our senior Discovery Hour members learn about a variety of topics that are very important to senior citizens in our community. And, there’s always a free meal afterwards! Speakers from several agencies that support senior citizens. If you have a topic that you would like to learn more about or an activity that you would like to see offered, please call Renee at 517-999-2894.

NorthWest Initiative Board Meeting

Thursday, May 10th; 5:30 pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

Financial Literacy Class

Monday, May 14th; 3 pm – 4 pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

NorthWest Initiative has partnered with PNC Bank to bring you a free workshop on financial literacy. Join us to learn how to manage your money, develop a budget that works for you, learn about banking and credit, and how to read, understand, and improve your credit report. Contact Rosita at 517-999-2894 or rositak@nwlansing.org

Micro-Business Workshop

Wednesday, May 16th; 3 pm – 4 pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

Have you ever dreamed about starting your own business? Do you have a hobby that could be expanded into a business? If you are interested in growing your  idea and learning how to make money selling your product, then enroll in our 2 Class Intense Micro-Business Workshop! Offered by Comerica Bank. Contact Rosita at 517-999-2894 or rositak@nwlansing.org

Women Behind the Mask

Wednesday, May 16th; 5 pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

This is a group that offers women of all ages tools and techniques to reduce the stress and pressures of everyday life. This group meets on Wednesday nights at 5 pm. Light dinner will be served at every meeting. Call Kendra at 517-999-2894 for more information or to register for the group. Light dinner will be served at every meeting.

Free Food Distribution – Produce

Thursday, May 17th; 12 pm – 2 pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

If you or someone you know are struggling to feed your family, NorthWest Initiative offers a free food distribution program on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month from 12noon-2pm (or until food runs out). We have a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy items, juices, other food items, and Panera Bread! Come early and learn about other community resources to help your family! We also offer free delicious taste samplings and recipes. Call Kevin at 517-999-2894 for more information.

Garden Tour Day Kick-Off

Thursday, May 17th; 5:30 pm – 7 pm

Riddle Elementary Garden

Join us at the Riddle Elementary garden for a celebration of the beginning of the garden season! We’ll be giving away seeds and will be doing some of the first planting of the year. Contact Stephanie at 517-999-2894 for more information.

Cooking Class – Healthy Desserts

Monday, May 21st; 5 pm – 7 pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

Learn how to make delicious, better-for-you desserts in a fun group-cook setting! All are welcome to this FREE class! Contact Allie for details at 517-999-2894 or alexandriam@nwlansing.org

Women Behind the Mask

Wednesday, May 23rd; 5 pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

This is a group that offers women of all ages tools and techniques to reduce the stress and pressures of everyday life. This group meets on Wednesday nights at 5 pm. Light dinner will be served at every meeting. Call Kendra at 517-999-2894 for more information or to register for the group. Light dinner will be served at every meeting.

Mario’s Story

Wednesday, May 23rd; 6:30 pm – 8 pm

First Presbyterian Church 510 W. Ottawa 48933

First Presbyterian Church and NorthWest Initiative’s ARRO Program are honored to invite Mario Bueno, author of Reformed; Memoir of a Juvenile Killer to share his story, enjoy a light meal and continue conversation about his new book. This event is free!

Free Food Distribution – Bread

Thursday, May 24th; 12 pm – 2pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

Come and get free breads and sweets from Panera Bread!

Senior Discovery Hour

Thursday, May 24th; 11 am – 12 pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

Come and join the fun as our senior Discovery Hour members learn about a variety of topics that are very important to senior citizens in our community. And, there’s always a free meal afterwards! Speakers from several agencies that support senior citizens. If you have a topic that you would like to learn more about or an activity that you would like to see offered, please call Renee at 517-999-2894.

Women Behind the Mask

Wednesday, May 30th; 5 pm

NorthWest Initiative 510 W. Ottawa 48933

This is a group that offers women of all ages tools and techniques to reduce the stress and pressures of everyday life. This group meets on Wednesday nights at 5 pm. Light dinner will be served at every meeting. Call Kendra at 517-999-2894 for more information or to register for the group. Light dinner will be served at every meeting.

Garden Tour Day

Thursday, May 31st; 5:30 pm – 7 pm

Riddle Elementary Garden

This event will include snacks, beverages, garden tours, free produce to take home, and opportunities to get your hands in the dirt and learn garden skills.