Good day on this chilly Wednesday.
Celebrate the holidays with penguins, meerkats and lions at Potter Park Zoo’s after-hours event, Wine and Stein. Visitors aged 21 and up can sip on local brews, wines and spirits while strolling through the zoo’s Wonderland of Lights colorful light display. 5-8 p.m. $35/$30 members. Potter Park Zoo, 1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing. (517) 483- 4222, potterparkzoo.org.
For more local events, see below.
Classes and Seminars
Gentle Yoga. Relaxing pace class suitable for beginners. 11 a.m.-noon. First class FREE/$5/$3 members. Williamston High School, 3939 Vanneter Road, Williamston.
French Playtime. Playgroup ages 1-6 encouraging French language education. 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. FREE. Aux Petits Soins, 1824 E. Michigan Ave. Suite F, Lansing. (517) 999-7277, apsfrenchclass.com.
Allen Market Place — Indoor Season. Locally grown, baked and prepared foods. 2:30-7 p.m. FREE. Allen Farmers Market, 1629 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 999-3911, ow.ly/Bol1303O4VE.
Alcoholics Anonymous. A closed step meeting. 6 p.m. Donations. Pennsylvania Ave. Church of God, 3500 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing. (517) 899-3215.
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.
After School Action Program. Light meal, tutoring and activities. 4-6 p.m. FREE. Eastside Community Action Center, 1001 Dakin St., Lansing.
After School Teen Program. For teens in grades 7-12. 2:30-5:30 p.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351- 2420, elpl.org.
Mindfulness. Meditation for beginners and experienced. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Donations welcome. Van Hanh Temple, 3015 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. (517) 420-5820, ow.ly/CIHU305nMqx.
ESOL Reading Group. Adults learning English practice by reading aloud. Noon-1:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Okemos, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos.
Family Storytime. Ages 6 and under enjoy stories, songs and activities. 11:15 a.m.-noon. FREE. CADL Webberville, 115 S. Main St., Webberville.
Haslett Friends' Book Basket Silent Auction. Bidding opens on gift baskets through Dec. 12. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. FREE. CADL Haslett, 1590 Franklin St., Haslett. (517) 339-2324.
Senior Discovery Group. Jane Reiter demos holiday card crafting. 10 a.m.-noon. FREE. Allen Market Place, 1629 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 367-2468, allenneighborhoodcenter.org.