Sept. 23 2015 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

History of Michigan's Craft Apple Cider

As Fall rolls in our appetite for all things apple-flavored kicks into overdrive. Rex Halfpenny of the Michigan Beer Guide is heading to the DeWitt District Library to give a presentation on apples, apple cider, hard cider, and what makes them all so delicious. Guests can sample a wide variety of artisanal ciders while they learn about the history of the fruit and the drinks it has inspired. All visitors must be at least 21 years of age, and register online at the library's website beforehand.

7 p.m. FREE. DeWitt District Library, 13101 Schavey, DeWitt. (517) 669-3156, dewittlibrary.org.


Classes and Seminars

Family Storytime. Ages up to 6. Stories, rhymes and activities. 10:30 a.m. FREE. CADL South Lansing Library, 3500 S. Cedar St., Lansing. (517) 367-6363.

Meditation. For beginners and experienced. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Vietnamese Buddhist Temple, 3015 S. Washington St., Lansing. (517) 351-5866, lamc.info.

Branding Toolkit for Business. Workshop on businesses branding. 9:30 a.m.-noon, FREE. Small Business Development Center, LCC, Suite 110, 309 N. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 483-1921, sbdcmichigan.org.

Call for Volunteers. Training for new museum volunteers. 2-4 p.m. FREE. Michigan Historical Museum, 702 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 241-6852, michigan.gov/mhcvolunteers.

Alcoholics Anonymous. A closed step meeting. 6 p.m. Donations. Pennsylvania Ave. Church of God, 3500 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing. (517) 899-3215.

Aux Petits Soins: Explorers 3. French immersion for babies/toddlers. 4:30 p.m. $15/$12 students. Mother and Earth Baby Boutique, 1212 Turner St., Lansing. (517) 643-8059.

Mendeley. Beginner training for Mendeley Citation. 10 a.m.-noon, MSU Library, MSU Campus, 366 W. Circle Drive, East Lansing. (517) 353-8700, classes.lib.msu.edu/class_list.php.

Getting Data: Collections. Collecting data on the internet for research. 1-2:30 p.m. MSU Library, MSU Campus, 366 W. Circle Drive, East Lansing. (517) 353-8700, classes.lib.msu.edu/class_list.php.

Events

The Self Realization Pathway. Talk about inner fulfillment by Hnanda Whittingham, 7 p.m. FREE. Self Realization Meditation Healing Centre, 7187 Drumheller Road, Bath. (517) 641-6201, SelfRealizationCentreMichigan.org.

Strategy Game Night. Ages 18 and up. 5-7:30 p.m. FREE. Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport Drive, Lansing. (517) 321-4014 ext. 4, dtdl.org.

Practice Your English. Practice listening to and speaking English. 7-8:30 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Open Workshop. Bike repair, bike safety and biking as healthy exercise. 6-8 p.m. FREE. Kids Repair Program, 5815 Wise Road, Lansing. (517) 755-4174.

Allen Market Street Farmers Market. Locally grown, baked and prepared foods. 2:30-7 p.m. FREE. Allen Street Farmers Market, 1619 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 999-3911.

Screen Repair/Replacement @ ANC. With Bruce Witwer and Maurice Ruiz. 10 a.m.-noon, FREE. Allen Neighborhood Center, 1619 E Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 367-2468, allenneighborhoodcenter.org.

Teens After School. Programming for teens in 6th-12th grades. 3-5:30 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Bunny Storytime. A live bunny joins us for stories. Ages up to 6. 10:30-11:15 a.m. FREE. CADL South Lansing Library, 3500 S. Cedar St., Lansing. (517) 272-9840.

Rock n' Read Storytime. Books, music, movement and interactivity. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. CADL Haslett Library, 1590 Franklin St., Haslett. (517) 339-2324.

Music

Fusion Shows presents. 21 and older welcome. 10 p.m. FREE. Crunchy's Pizza & Burgers, 254 W. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. (517) 351-2506, crunchyseastlansing.com.

Ukulele Play-Along. Learn how to play chords and songs on the ukulele. 6 p.m. FREE. Marshall Music, 3240 E. Saginaw St., Lansing. (517) 337-9700., marshallmusic.com.

MSU Faculty Recital. Melanie Helton, soprano and Derek Polischuk, piano. 7:30 p.m. $10/$8 seniors/FREE students. Fairchild Theatre, MSU Campus, East Lansing. (517) 353-5340, ow.ly/SbG8H.

Literature and Poetry

Group Discussion: Just Mercy. Informal community discussion on 'Just Mercy.' 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Theater

Cinderella. Rodgers and Hammerstein's version of a classic story. Tickets from $38. Wharton Center, MSU Campus, East Lansing. (517) 353-1982, whartoncenter.com/events/detail/cinderella.

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