Good day on this snowy Tuesday.
Maria and the von Trapp family will fill the Wharton Center with “The Sound of Music” when the beloved musical hits the stage today. The musical, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, features classic tunes like “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song. This touring production is directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O’Brien. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Sunday. Tickets start at $38/$25 students. Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. (517) 432-2000, whartoncenter.com.
For more local events, see below.
Classes and Seminars
90 Day Money Challenge. Class on financial goals. 6-7:30 p.m. FREE. Center for Financial Health, 230 N. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 708-2550, centerforfinancialhealth.org.
Business Plan Basics. Course on business planning. Call or register online. 6-8 p.m. FREE. Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport Drive, Lansing. (517) 483-1921, sbdcmichigan.org.
Capital Area Crisis Rugby Practice. All skill levels welcome. 7-8 p.m. $3. Gier Community Center, 2400 Hall St., Lansing. crisisrfc.com.
Capital City Toastmasters Meeting. Learn public speaking and leadership skills. 7 p.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 775-2697, cadl.org.
Hopeful Hearts Grief Group. Learn, grow and heal together. 10-11 a.m. FREE. The Marquette Activity Room, 5968 Park Lake Road, East Lansing. (517) 381-4866.
Lansing Area Codependents Anonymous. 5:45-6:45 p.m. FREE. Everybody Reads, 2019 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 515-5559, coda.org.
Make Central Workshop: 3D Printing Demystified. History and demo of 3D printing. 6-7 p.m. MSU Library, 366 W. Circle Drive, MSU Campus, East Lansing. (517) 353-8700, lib.msu.edu.
Overeaters Anonymous. Support for weight loss efforts. 7 p.m. FREE. Okemos Presbyterian Church, 2258 Bennett Road, Okemos. (517) 290-5163.
Speakeasies Toastmasters. Improve listening, analysis, leadership and presentation skills. Noon-1 p.m. FREE. Ingham County Human Services Building, 5303 S. Cedar St., Lansing. (616) 841-5176.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Have a support system, lose weight. 7 p.m. FREE to visit. Eaton Rapids Medical Center, 1500 S. Main St., Eaton Rapids. (517) 543-0786.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Have a support system, lose weight. Wheelchair accessible. Weigh-in 6:30, meeting 7 p.m. FREE first visit. St. Terese Church, 102 W. Randolph St., Lansing. tops.org.
Yawn Patrol Toastmasters. Learn public speaking. 7-8:30 a.m. Studio 1210 Place, 1210 Turner St., Lansing. (989) 859-2086, yawnpatrol.com.
Literature and Poetry
Books on Tap. "I am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai. 6:30 p.m. FREE. Jimmy's Pub, 16804 Chandler Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.
The Sound of Music. 7:30 p.m. Tickets from $38. Cobb Great Hall, Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. 1-800-WHARTON, whartoncenter.com.
Bible and Beer. Discussion of scripture's power in daily events. 6 p.m. Kelly's Downtown, 220 S. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 482-0600, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blood Pressure Checks. 11:15 a.m.-noon. FREE. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045.
Finances 50+. Seminar on budgeting and financial goals. Noon-2 p.m. FREE. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045.
Lansing Christian School All School Information Night. Prospective families invited to meet the teachers and tour campus. 7-8 p.m. Lansing Christian School, 3405 Belle Chase Way, Lansing. lansingchristianschool.org.
LCC West Toastmasters. Public speaking skills-building group. All are welcome. 5-6:30 p.m. LCC West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing. toastmasters.org.
ToddlerTime. Ages 18-36 months listen to stories and music. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.