Nov. 7 2015 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town this weekend

Good day and happy weekend.

This weekend and the next are big for theater fans. For a synopsis of some of the area's ongoing plays, check out this article.

Local health and wellness non-profit Lettuce Live Well hosts a family friendly Community Holiday Party Saturday. Open to all residents in the tri-county area, the festivities include, in addition to holiday cheer, free food, music and exercise.

Santa plans to be in attendance to take family photos and maybe check out the Selfie Station. Also planned is a healthy holiday bake sale and $1 raffle drawings.

The day also marks the finale for the Celebrity Health Challenge. Lansing mayor Virg Bernero is a participant. The winning team will receive a $2,500 donation to their favorite charity.

Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. FREE. Westside Community YMCA, 3700 Old Lansing Road, Lansing. (517) 898-1870, ow.ly/U8UDJ.

For more weekend events, see below.

Saturday, November 7

Classes and Seminars

Domestic Violence Support Group. Noon-1:30 p.m. FREE. Women's Center of Greater Lansing, 1710 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 372-9163, womenscenterofgreaterlansing.org.

Aging Gracefully. Presentation from health care professionals. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mindful Movement & Physical Therapy, 2740 E. Lansing Drive, East Lansing. (517) 853-9139, mindfulmovement.biz.

Gymnastics for Kids. Ages 2 and up. 3-3:30 p.m. $10. Mother and Earth Baby Boutique, 4601 W. Saginaw Highway, Suite N, Lansing. (517) 977-7096.

Tai Chi at Allen Market Place. Instruction in Qigong, meditation and Yang style tai chi forms. 9-10 a.m. FREE. Allen Market Place, 1619 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 999-3911.

Zumba for Kids. Ages 2 and up. 2-2:30 p.m. $10. Mother and Earth Baby Boutique, 4601 W. Saginaw Highway, Suite N, Lansing. (517) 721-1868.

Aux Petits Soins: Explorers 1. French immersion class for babies. 9:30 a.m. $15/$12 students. Mother & Earth Baby Boutique, 1212 Turner St., Lansing. (517) 643-8059, facebook.com/auxpetitssoinsllc.

Events

Free Public Tours. 1 and 3 p.m. FREE. Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, 547 E. Circle Drive, MSU Campus, East Lansing. broadmuseum.msu.edu.

Lettuce Live Well Pre-Holiday Bash. Family fitness and fun. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. FREE. Westside Community YMCA, 3700 Old Lansing Road, Lansing. (517) 898-1870, ow.ly/U8UDJ.

Broad Family Day. Noon-4 p.m. Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, 547 E. Circle Drive, MSU Campus, East Lansing. broadmuseum.msu.edu.

Lansing on Tap Beer Festival. Music and vendors. 1-5 p.m. $45 at door. Summit Sport, 2650 East Grand River Ave., East Lansing. ow.ly/U8UZZ.

Roller Derby. Mitten Mavens take on Bone City Rollers. 7:30-9:30 p.m. $10/kids FREE. Court One, 7868 Old M-78, East Lansing. mittenmavens.net.

Practice Your English For Kids. All levels welcome. 1-2 p.m. FREE. ELPL 2.0 Maker Studio, 300 M.A.C. Ave., East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

South Lansing Christian Church Fair. Crafts, food and fun. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. FREE. South Lansing Christian Church, 6300 Aurelius Road, Lansing. (517) 394-3220.


Music

Matt LoRusso Trio at Troppo. FREE. Troppo, 101 S. Washington Sq. Lansing. (517) 371-4000.

Literature and Poetry

Go Green! Go Write! 12-hour write-a-thon. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. $30. Spartan Stadium, MSU Campus, East Lansing. capitalcitywriters.org.

Arts

Greater Lansing Potter's Guild Fall Pottery Sale. Wide variety of pottery for sale. 9 a.m-4 p.m. FREE. All Saits Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 339-8978, glpg.org.

Theater

Telling Lansing. Veterans' stories shared. 8 p.m. See web for prices. Miller Performing Arts Center, 6025 Curry Lane, Lansing. (517) 927-3016, peppermintcreek.org.

Little Women: the Musical. 7:30-10 p.m. $10/$7 students and seniors. Okemos High School, 2500 Jolly Road, Okemos. okemostheatre.net.

The View from Here. A woman must overcome her fears. 8-10 p.m. $15. The Robin Theatre, 1105 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. (517) 775-4246, ixiontheatre.com.

The Colleen Bawn. Magical Irish matchmaking melodrama. 8 p.m. $15/$10 seniors/$5 students. Dart Auditorium, 500 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 483-1546, lcc.edu/showinfo.

The Nunsense Nuncrackers. Comedic holiday show. 6:30 p.m. See web for prices. Starlight Dinner Theatre, Waverly East Intermediate, 3131 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing. starlightdinnertheatre.com.

Ghost: The Musical. 80s film in musical form. 8 p.m. $20/$18 seniors/$10 kids. Lebowsky Center, 122 E. Main St., Owosso. ow.ly/U3Nh4.

All of Us Express: Through the Looking Glass. Family theater. 2 p.m. Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 333-2580, allofusexpress.org.



Sunday, November 8

Classes and Seminars

Juggling. Learn how to juggle. 2-4 p.m. FREE. Orchard Street Pumphouse, 368 Orchard St., East Lansing. (517) 371-5119.

Lansing Area Codependents Anonymous. Third floor meeting room. 2-3 p.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 515-5559, cadl.org.

Spiritual Talk, Pure Meditation and Silent Prayer. 7 p.m. FREE. Self Realization Meditation Healing Centre, 7187 Drumheller Road, Bath. (517) 641-6201, selfrealizationcentremichigan.org.

Parents of LGBTQ kids. Weekly support group. All faiths are welcome. 3-4:30 p.m. FREE. Diversity Psychological Services, 1310 Turner St., Lansing. (720) 401-4214.

Why #BlackLivesMatter: Learning to Talk with Kids About Race. Workshop from Project 60/50. 2-4 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.

Events

Perfect Little Planet. Show on the planets. 2:30-3:30 p.m. $4. Abrams Planetarium, 400 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. (517) 355-4672.

Free Public Tours. 1 and 3 p.m. FREE. Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, 547 E. Circle Drive, MSU Campus, East Lansing.

Lansing Area Sunday Swing Dance. Lessons 6-6:45 p.m., dance 6:45. $8 dance/$10 dance & lesson. The Lansing Eagles, 4700 N. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 490-7838.

Music

Organ Recital. Reception to follow. 3:30 p.m. FREE. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 218 W. Ottawa St., Lansing. (517) 482-9454, stpaulslansing.org.

Arts

Larry Bourland Reception. Puzzle maker shows work. 3-5 p.m. FREE. EagleMonk Pub & Brewery, 4906 W. Mount Hope Hwy., Lansing. (517) 708-7350.

Theater

The View from Here. A woman must overcome her fears. 7-9 p.m. $15. The Robin Theatre, 1105 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. (517) 775-4246, ixiontheatre.com.

Little Women: the Musical. 2:30-10 p.m. $10/$7 students and seniors. Okemos High School, 2500 Jolly Road, Okemos. okemostheatre.net.

Ghost: The Musical. 80s film in musical form. 3 p.m. $20/$18 seniors/$10 kids. Lebowsky Center, 122 E. Main St., Owosso. ow.ly/U3Nh4.

Telling Lansing. Veterans' stories shared. 2 p.m. See web for prices. Miller Performing Arts Center, 6025 Curry Lane, Lansing. (517) 927-3016, peppermintcreek.org.

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