Dec. 16 2015 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day on this cloudy Wednesday.

Allen Street Farmer's Market has its final market day of 2015 today.

Currently in its indoor season, the market offers a selection of unique gift ideas and treats for your upcoming holiday party.

3-6:30 p.m. FREE. Allen Street Farmers Market, 1619 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 999-3911.


Always providing entertaining and educational events for all ages, Lansing-area libraries have not slacked off on creating holiday fun.

Capital Area District Libraries and East Lansing Public Library have a selection of wintry activities in store, including open houses and craft times.

CADL Dansville Holiday Celebration. Stories, treats, crafts and live reindeer. 6:30-8 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Dansville Branch, 1379 E. Mason St., Dansville. (517) 623-6511, cadl.org.

CADL Haslett Holiday Open House. Live reindeer, refreshments, crafts and jolly surprise visitor. 6-7:30 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Haslett Branch, 1590 Franklin St., Haslett. (517) 339-2324, cadl.org.

Paper Snowflakes. All ages make snowflake crafts. 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE. ELPL 2.0 Maker Studio, 300 M.A.C. Ave. East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Preschool Holiday Storytime. Holiday stories and craft. Ages 3-6. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Foster Branch, 200 North Foster Lansing. 517.485.5185, cadl.org.

Preschool Storytime with Tinkerbell. 10:30-11:15 a.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Aurelius Branch, 1939 South Aurelius Road, Mason. (517) 628-3743.

For more local events, see below.


Classes and Seminars

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.

H.E.R.O. Class Series: Kitchen Cabinet Series #3 Countertops and Sink Installation. Home improvement class. 6-8 p.m. FREE. Greater Lansing Housing Coalition, 600 W. Maple St., Lansing. (517) 372-5980, glhc.org.

Aux Petits Soins-Explorers 2. French immersion class for toddlers, ages 2-4. 5:15 p.m. $15/$12 students. 1824 E. Michigan Ave., Suite 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., Suite 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.

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.


Literature and Poetry

Books and Beyond Club. Share and discover books. Grades 6 and up. 4:15-5:15 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Leslie Branch, 201 Pennsylvania St., Leslie. (517) 589-9400, cadl.org.


Events

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.

Veteran Services. Advice on VA benefits and claims. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. FREE. American Legion HQ, 212

After-School Teen Program. For grades 6-12. 3-5:30 p.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Food Drive. Drop off non-perishable food items for charity. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. SS Hair Designers, 3233 W. Saginaw St., Lansing. (517) 327-5300.

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