Good day on this partly-cloudy Wednesday.
Holiday shopping season kicks into high gear after Thanksgiving tomorrow, but there's no reason not to get a head start. River City Holiday MRKT offers high quality work by local creators, with items for all interests and price ranges, from soaps to wool weavings.
The market will be open daily (except for Thanksgiving) until Dec. 20. You can read more in City Pulse's New in Town.
River City Holiday MRKT 1136 ½ S. Washington Ave., Lansing Noon-7 p.m. daily, Friday, Nov. 19-Sunday, Dec. 20 (closed Thanksgiving) facebook.com/rivercitymrkt, rivercitymrkt.com
For more local events, see below.
Classes and Seminars
Aux Petits Soins-Explorers 2. French immersion class for toddlers, ages 2-4. 5:15 p.m. $15/$12 students. 1824 E. Michigan Ave., Ste. F, Lansing. (517) 643-8059, facebook.com/auxpetitssoinsllc.
Aux Petits Soins-Travel bugs 2. French immersion class for kids, ages 6-9. 6:15 p.m. $20/$16 students. 1824 E. Michigan Ave., Ste. F, Lansing. (517) 643-8059, facebook.com/auxpetitssoinsllc.
Story Art Time. Art and story time for preschoolers. 10-10:45 a.m. FREE. Donations appreciated. Reach Studio Art Center, 1804 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. (517) 999-3643, reachstudioart.org.
Walk-In Wednesdays. Art activities for ages 5 and up. 4-5:30 p.m. FREE. Donations appreciated. Reach Studio Art Center, 1804 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. (517) 999-3643, reachstudioart.org.
Meditation. For beginners and experienced. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Vietnamese Buddhist Temple, 3015 S. Washington St., Lansing. (517) 351-5866, lamc.info
Alcoholics Anonymous. A closed step meeting. 6 p.m. Donations. Pennsylvania Ave. Church of God, 3500 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing. (517) 899-3215.
Line Dancing. All levels welcome. 3:15-4:15 p.m. $10 drop-in/$7 members. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. 517-706-5045, meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.
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.
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 Street Farmers Market - Indoors. Locally grown, baked and prepared foods. 3-6:30 p.m. FREE. Allen Street Farmers Market, 1619 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 999-3911.
Practice Your English. Practice listening to and speaking English. 7-8 p.m. FREE. ELPL 2.0 Maker Studio, 300 M.A.C. Ave., East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.
Veteran Services. Advice on VA benefits and claims. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. FREE. American Legion HQ, 212 N. Verlinden Ave., Lansing.
Fusion Shows presents. FREE. Crunchy's Pizza and Burgers, 254 W. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. (517) 351-2506.