Good day and happy Global Wind Day.
Lansing City Market kicks off its second annual summer concert series with a pair of riverside concerts. Jazz on the Grand hosts the MSU Professors of Jazz tonight, and Blues on the Grand brings in Twyla Birdsong Thursday. The artists perform on the patio space between the City Market and the Grand River. Bring your own dinner, or swing through the City Market, where food vendors will stay open late serving foods and beverages. In the event of inclement weather, the concert moves into the City Market. 6-8 p.m. FREE. Lansing City Market, 325 City Market Drive, Lansing. (517) 483-7460 ext.234, lansing.org.
For more local events, see below.
Classes and Seminars
Foster Care: Everything You Wanted to Know. Find out about ways to help foster children. 6-7 p.m. FREE. CADL Aurelius, 1939 S. Aurelius Road, Mason.
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.
RELAX: Alternatives to Anger. Course on calming down from anger. Call to register. 6-7:30 p.m. FREE. Michigan State University Extension- Eaton County Office Building, 551 Courthouse Dr., Charlotte. (517) 543-2310.
Concerts in the Park. Featuring MSU Professors of Jazz. 6 p.m. FREE. Lansing City Market, 325 City Market Dr., Lansing. (517) 483-4313, lansingmi.gov/ parks.
Merry Music Maker. Interactive stories, sign language, movement and fun. 2-3 p.m. FREE. CADL Haslett, 1590 Franklin St., Haslett. (517) 339-2324.
Cirque AmongUs Workshop. Learn skills like balancing on a tightrope and riding a unicycle. 2-3 p.m. FREE. CADL Dansville, 1379 E. Mason St., Dansville. (517) 623-6511, cadl.org.
Zeemo: Let's Get Physical. Activities like juggling and Chinese diabolos. 1-2 p.m. FREE. CADL Holt- Delhi, 2078 Aurelius Road, Holt.Allen Street Farmers Market. Locally grown, baked and prepared foods. 3-6:30 p.m. FREE. Allen Street Farmers Market, 1619 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 999-3911.
ICACS Whisker Wednesday. Pet adoptions. All animals spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. Noon to 6 p.m. Ingham County Animal Control, 600 Curtis St., Mason. (517) 676-8370.
Practice Your English. All skill levels welcome. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351- 2420, elpl.org.Theater
Book of Mormon. Religious satire musical. 7:30 p.m. Tickets from $48. Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. 1-800-WHARTON, whartoncenter. com.