Good day on this summery Wednesday.
Welcome to the zoo after dark, when the animals break out the mixed nuts and the pinochle deck, pour themselves a few stiff ones, light up a Camel and relax. But seriously — in this new event, families can hit the zoo in the twilight hours while checking out the animals, enjoying a hundred yard dash for kids 10 and under, family friendly activities, and relaxing at an outdoor showing of "Alvin and the Chipmunks - The Road Chip." 6-9 p.m. $7/$5 children. Potter Park Zoo, 1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing. (517) 483-4222, potterparkzoo.org.
For more local events, see below.
Classes and Seminars
Beginning Tai Chi. Intro course for ages 12 and up. 2-3 p.m. FREE. CADL Dansville, 1379 E. Mason St., Dansville. (517) 623-6511, cadl.org.
Stress Less with Mindfulness. Tips for managing stress. 6-7 p.m. $20 for four sessions. Scholarships available. Michigan State University Extension, 551 Courthouse Drive, Charlotte. (517) 543-2310.
Ray McLellan, MSU Carillonneur. Concert from MSU carillonneur. 6-7 p.m. FREE. Beaumont Tower, MSU Campus, East Lansing. (517) 353-5340, ow.ly/4nqXTi.
St. Johns Concert in the Park Series. Full Symphony Orchestra in concert. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Donations welcome. William E. Tennant Performance Shell, 805 W. Park St., Saint Johns. (989) 224-2429, clintoncountyarts.org.
Greater Lansing Food Bank/Garden Project Community Garden Tour. Garden tours via bus and bike. 5-8 p.m. $1-$20 donation suggested. Foster Park Resource Center, 2401 Marcus St., Lansing. (517) 853-7809, ow.ly/4RL2301GL5e.
Happendance at Allen Farmers Market. Performance at market. 5:30-6:30 p.m. FREE. Allen Market Place, 1619 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517-999-3911, ow.ly/v5523021Ww7.
Allen Farmers Market. Locally grown, baked and prepared foods. 2:30-7 p.m. FREE. Allen Farmers Market, 1619 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 999-3911.
ICACS Whisker Wednesday. Pet adoptions. All animals spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. Noon-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.
TruGolf Simulator Sessions. Weekly indoor golf simulator sessions. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. FREE. Leading Edge Golf, 2805 Jolly Road, Suite 260, Okemos. (517) 253-0960, leadingedgegolf.com.
Joel Tacey: Extreme Duct Tape. Ages 12 and up create colorful wallets, bracelets and more. 2-3 p.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-6363, cadl.org.
Wildlife Safari. Educational program with live animals. 10:30-11:30 a.m. FREE. CADL Aurelius, 1939 S. Aurelius Road, Mason. (517) 628-3743, cadl.org.