Good day on this early-spring Tuesday.
The Mack Avenue SuperBand swings through the Wharton Center today, boasting a killer lineup of jazz musicians from Detroit’s Mack Avenue Records. The group, which is led by bassist Christian McBride, also features vibraphone legend Gary Burton. Saxophonist Tia Fuller, trumpeter Sean Jones, drummer Carl Allen and pianist Christian Sands round out the group’s lineup. The supergroup has been a staple of the Detroit Jazz Festival since its inception in 2012 and has released a series of four “Live at the Detroit Jazz Festival” albums. 7:30 p.m. Tickets from $28. Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. (517) 432-2000, whartoncenter.com.
For more local events, see below.
Classes and Seminars
Artistic Crossfit-Lion Killers. Fitness class for grades 7-12. Register online. 4-4:45 p.m. FREE. Building Twentyone, 1288 N. Cedar St., Mason. (517) 889-5103, ow.ly/Yu9AL.
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.
Gardening with Native Plants. Class on designing and maintaining a native garden. Registration required. 7-9 p.m. $15. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866, bit.ly/HNCprg.
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.
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.
Starting a Business. Intro course for starting a business. Call or register online. 9-11 a.m. FREE. Small Business Development Center, LCC, 309 N. Washington Square, Suite 110, Lansing. (517) 483-1921, sbdcmichigan.org.
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.
Teen Advisory Council. Leadership group for grades 9-12. Enroll online. 4-5 p.m. FREE. Building Twentyone, 1288 N. Cedar St., Mason. (517) 889-5103, ow.ly/Yu9ZM.
Yawn Patrol Toastmasters. Learn public speaking. 7-8:30 a.m. Studio 1210 Place, 1210 Turner St., Lansing. (989) 859-2086, yawnpatrol.com.
Mack Avenue Superband. Jazz mega-group. 7:30 p.m. Tickets from $28. Cobb Great Hall, Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. 1-800-WHARTON, whartoncenter.com.
Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty's. 7-10 p.m. FREE. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 485-5287.
MSU Faculty Recital: Guy Yehuda, clarinet, and Michael Kroth, bassoon. 7:30-9 p.m. $10/$8 seniors/students FREE. Cook Recital Hall, MSU Music Building, 333 West Circle Drive, East Lansing. (517) 353-5340, ow.ly/ZD1gr.
Capital Area Crisis Rugby Practice. All experience levels welcome. 6-8 p.m. FREE. St. Joseph Park, 2125 W. Hillsdale St., Lansing. crisisrfc.com.
Stories and Songs. Stories, songs and crafts. 10:30-11:15 a.m. FREE. Delta Township Library, 5130 Davenport Drive, Lansing. (517) 321-4014, dtdl.org.
After School Teen Program. For teens in 6th-12th grades. 3-5:30 p.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.
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.
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.
Minecraft Game Night. Ages 8-15 game together. Registration required. 6-7 p.m. FREE. CADL Leslie, 201 Pennsylvania St., Leslie. (517) 589-9400, cadl.org.
ToddlerTime. Ages 18-36 months listen to stories, music and get moving. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.
Your Business Should Have a Website. Learn to make a business website with a StartLogic account. 6-7 p.m. FREE. CADL Foster, 200 N. Foster Ave., Lansing. (517) 485-5185, cadl.org.