Good day on this rainy Friday. Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States of America, is to be inaugurated today at noon. You can watch a live stream of the event at the White House's YouTube channel.
Sally Rogers and Claudia Schmidt, who have been performing together for 30 years, celebrate their latest album Friday at the Ten Pound Fiddle. The new CD, “We Are Welcomed,” is the duo’s fourth album. Rogers and Schmidt, both Michigan natives, have toured extensively as a duo and as soloists, and both women have appeared on public radio’s “A Prairie Home Companion.” 7:30 p.m. $20/$18 Fiddle members/$5 students. MSU Community School, 4930 S. Hagadorn Road, East Lansing. (517) 337-7744, tenpoundfiddle.org.
For its latest exhibit, Impression 5 Science Center is getting some help from an insatiably curious little monkey. “Curious George: Let’s Get Curious!,” which opens Saturday, offers a variety of learning activities based on the adventures of H.A. and Margaret Rey’s classic children’s books. Interactive stations feature mini golf, a construction site and even a space rocket for children to explore. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday; closed Monday. $8.50/$7 seniors and military/children under 2 FREE. Impression 5 Science Center, 200 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 485-8116, impression5.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.
The Basics of Tea. Learn the best ways to prepare and steep tea. Call to register. 1-2 p.m. FREE. CADL Okemos, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 347-2021.
Sally Rogers and Claudia Schmidt CD Release. 7:30 p.m. $20 Public/$18 members/$5 students. MSU Community Music School, 4930 S. Hagadorn Road, East Lansing. tenpoundfiddle.org.
Off the Ledge wsg Hollywood Vinyl and the Hot Mess. Cash bar and food available. 7 p.m.-2 a.m. $10. Michigan Princess Riverboat, 3004 W. Main St., Lansing. (517) 885-8318.
Grateful Dead/Phish Tribute (FREE), 8 p.m. The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave.
Steve Cowles, 9 p.m. Buddies - Holt, 2040 N Aurelius Rd
Sarah Brunner, 9 p.m. Buddies - Okemos, 1937 W Grand River Ave
Lee Groove, 9 p.m. Classic Bar & Grill, 16219 Old US 27
Good Question, 9 p.m. Coach's, 6201 Bishop Rd
Karaoke, 9 p.m. Crunchy's, 254 W. Grand River Ave.
Dan MacLachlan, 6 p.m. Eaton Rapids Craft Co., 204 N Main St.
DJ Fudgie, 9 p.m. Esquire, 1250 Turner St.
Well Enough Alone, 9:30 p.m. The Exchange, 314 E. Michigan Ave.
Artist Reception, 5 p.m. Gallery Brewery, 142 Kent St.
Karaoke, 7:30 p.m. Grand Cafe/Sir Pizza, 201 E. Grand River Ave.
Root Doctor, 9 p.m. Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave.
Rob Klajda, 5:30 p.m. Harrison Roadhouse, 720 E. Michigan Ave.
Taylor Davis, 7 p.m. The Loft, 414 E. Michigan Ave.,
Hoopties, 9 p.m. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave.
Rush Clement, 8 p.m. Reno's East, 1310 Abbot Road
Hidden Agenda, 8 p.m. Reno's North, 16460 Old US 27
The New Rule, 8 p.m. Reno's West, 5001 W. Saginaw Hwy.
Joe Nichols, 4 p.m. Tequila Cowboy, 5660 W. Saginaw Hwy.
Calling Doctor Howard, 9 p.m. Unicorn Tavern, 327 E. Grand River Ave.
Capitol City DJs, 10 p.m. Watershed Tavern and Grill 5965 Marsh Rd.
Ice Worlds. Examination of icy ecosystems and ice on other planets. 8-9:30 p.m. $3-4. Abrams Planetarium, 755 Science Road, East Lansing. ow.ly/S30L307wkTS.
StoryTime. Ages 2-5 enjoy interactive program of stories and songs. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.
The Hemingway Play. Four depictions of famed author at different points in his life. 7-9 p.m. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 482-5700, riverwalktheatre.com.