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Posted on: April 23, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Volunteers Still Needed for the 52nd Annual East Lansing Art Festival

EAST LANSING, Mich. —Volunteers are still needed for the 52nd Annual East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF), taking place May 16-17 in downtown East Lansing.

ELAF organizers are preparing to welcome more than 175 artists to the East Lansing community. The festival will also feature a full lineup of live performances, children’s arts activities and international food.

“Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and have a lot of fun,” said ELAF Director Michelle Carlson. “They keep the festival running smoothly all weekend and are the smiling faces that welcome people to our region.”

There are still volunteer opportunities in several areas, including:
• Booth Runners• Art Demonstration Area Ambassadors
• Green Team/Recycling

Volunteers can sign up for two- to three-hours shifts in the area(s) of their choice online at

To guarantee a t-shirt, volunteers should register by May 1. A mandatory volunteer orientation will be held at the East Lansing Marriott, 300 M.A.C. Ave., on Wednesday, May 6 from 5:30-7 p.m. For more information or to sign up for a volunteer position, please contact Michelle Carlson at (517) 319-6804 or send an email to

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