Nov. 26 2015 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day and happy Thanksgiving!

The Potter Park Zoo staff is unspooling thousands of festive lights for its annual Wonderland of Lights event.

In addition to the luminous animal and holiday displays, children can enjoy snacks, crafts and special animal encounters.

The event will be occurring Thursday through Sunday until Dec. 27. On Dec. 5, visitors who bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to Toys for Tots will be admitted for free.

5-8 p.m. Thursday- Sunday; closed Christmas Day. $7/$5 children 3-12/FREE for children under 3. Potter Park Zoo, 1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing. (517) 483-4222,

For more events, see below.


Wonderland of Lights. Light show at the zoo. 5-8 p.m. $7/$5 kids. Potter Park Zoo, 1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing. (517) 342-2710,

Spanish Conversation Group. English and Spanish spoken. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420,

8-Ball Tournament. Bring your pool game to the Avenue. Call to confirm. 7 p.m. $10. The Avenue Cafe, 2021 Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 492-7403.

Euchre. No partner needed. 6-9 p.m. $1.50. Delta Township Enrichment Center, 4538 Elizabeth Road, Lansing. (517) 484-5600.

Classes and Seminars

Family Storytime. Ages up to 6. Stories, rhymes and activities. 10:30 a.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing.

Lansing Area Codependents Anonymous. 7-8 p.m. FREE. Community Mental Health Building, Room 214G, 812 E. Jolly Road, Lansing. (517) 515-5559,

Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Weigh-in 6 p.m., meeting 6:30 p.m. FREE. St. David’s Episcopal Church, 1519 Elmwood Road, Lansing. (517) 882-9080,

Take Off Pounds Sensibly. 5:15 p.m. $5. New Hope Church, 1340 Haslett Road, Haslett. (517) 349-9183,

Tarot Study Group. FREE. Triple Goddess New Age Bookstore, 2019 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 347-2112.

Celebrate Recovery. For all types of hurts and hang-ups. 6 p.m. Donations welcome. Trinity Church (Lansing), 3355 Dunckel Road, Lansing. (517) 492-1866.

Meditation. For beginners and experienced. 7-8 p.m. FREE. Quan Am Temple, 1840 N. College Ave., Mason. (517) 853-1675,


Karaoke. LeRoy's Classic Bar & Grill, 1526 S. Cedar St., Lansing.

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