Good day and happy National Paper Airplane Day.
Stop by the Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan today and have a beer or two. The first ever Red Shoe Brew features beers from Michigan breweries like EagleMonk Pub and Brewery, Lansing Brewing Co., and Dark Horse Brewing Co. Proceeds from the evening support the Ronald McDonald House, which provides a home-away-from-home for families of children who are hospitalized or receiving treatment in the Lansing area. This event is open to people 21 and up. Admission includes six tasting tickets and one food ticket, additional tickets may be purchased for $2 each at the event. 5-9 p.m. $30. Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan, 121 S. Holmes St., Lansing. (517) 485-9303, rmhmm.org.
For more local events, see below.
Classes and Seminars
Lunch at the Senior Center. Call day before to order meal. Noon-1 p.m. $5.75/$3 suggested donation for ages 60 and up. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045, meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.
Capital Area Crisis Rugby Practice. All levels welcome. 6-8 p.m. FREE. St. Joseph Park, 2125 W. Hillsdale St., Lansing. crisisrfc.com.
Celebrate Recovery. For all hurts and hang-ups. 6 p.m. Donations welcome. Trinity Church (Lansing), 3355 Dunckel Road, Lansing. (517) 492-1866.
Clean Power Plan Update. Explanation of federal requirements for power plants. 5-7 p.m. FREE. Michigan Energy Options, 405 Grove St., East Lansing. (517) 290-8602, glrea.org.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Weigh-in 5:15 p.m., meeting 6 p.m. First meeting FREE. New Hope Church, 1340 Haslett Road, Haslett. (517) 927-4307.
Open Mic @ The Colonial Bar & Grill. Weekly bring-your-own-instrument open mic. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. FREE. The Colonial Bar & Grille, 3425 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lansing. (517) 882-6132.
Thursday Night Live! Courthouse Concert Series. Mason Middle and High School Jazz Bands perform on courthouse lawn. 6-7 p.m. FREE. Ingham County Courthouse, 341 S. Jefferson St., Mason. (517) 676-1046, masonchamber.org.
Hailey Wojcik, 8 p.m. The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave.
DJ Don Black, 9:30 p.m. Black Cat Bistro, 115 Albert Ave.
Karaoke, 9 p.m. Crunchy's, 254 W. Grand River Ave.
Karaoke, 8 p.m. Darb's, 117 S. Cedar St.
Mike Skory & Friends, 8:30 p.m. The Exchange, 314 E. Michigan Ave.
Open Mic, 7 p.m. Gallery Brewery, 143 Kent St.,
Karaoke Kraze, 9 p.m. Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave.
Peter Melichar, 6 p.m. Harper's, 131 Albert Ave.
Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. Leroys, 1526 S. Cedar St.
Heed The Assailant, 6:30 p.m. The Loft, 414 E. Michigan Ave.
The Further Adventures of Fat Boy & Jive Turkey, 9 p.m. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave.
Steve Cowles, 7 p.m. Reno's East, 1310 Abbot Road
Ronny Hernandez, 7 p.m. Reno's North, 16460 Old US 27
Jacob Ford, 6 p.m. Reno's West, 5001 W. Saginaw Hwy.
Frog Open Blues Jam, 8:30 p.m. Unicorn Tavern, 327 E. Grand River Ave.
Mark Sala, 7 p.m. Watershed Tavern and Grill 5965 Marsh Rd.
Alex Mendenhall, 6 p.m. Waterfront Bar and Grill, 325 City Market Dr.
Ladies Silver Blades Figure Skating Club. Lessons and practice. All skill levels welcome. 9:30-11:20 a.m. $5/$2 skate rental. Suburban Ice, 2810 Hannah Blvd., East Lansing.
Mason Codependents Anonymous. A fellowship to develop healthy relationships. 7-8 p.m. FREE. Mason First Church of the Nazarene, 415 E. Maple St., Mason. (517) 515-5559, coda.org.
Red Shoe Brew. Michigan craft beer tasting and a homebrew contest. 5-9 p.m. $30. Ronald McDonald House, 121 S. Holmes St., Lansing. rmhmm.org/events/red-shoe-brew.
Reiki Share for Reiki Practitioners. Open to all practitioners who have completed Level II or higher. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Donations accepted. Willow Stick Ceremonies, 1515 W. Mt. Hope Ave., Suite 3, Lansing.
(517) 402-6727, willowstickceremonies.com.
SCCMUA Open House. For the Southern Clinton Co. Municipal Utilities Authority. 5-8 p.m. FREE. SCCMUA, 3671 W. Herbison Road, DeWitt. (517) 669-8311, sccmua.com.
Spanish Conversation. All skill levels welcome. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.
Post Oak Elementary Student Artists Reception. Drawings of robots, monoprints, sculptures and more made by students. 2:30-3:45 p.m. FREE. Post Oak Elementary, 2320 Post Oak Lane, Lansing.
Chapatti. Two lonely animal lovers form a bond. 8 p.m. Pay what you can. Williamston Theatre, 122 S. Putnam St., Williamston. (517) 655-7469, williamstontheatre.com.