Feb. 15 2017 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day on this partly cloudy Monday.

Tucked in along the Grand River in northwest Lansing, Capital City Bird Sanctuary is a quiet nature preserve with a rich history of conservation. While the land has changed over the years, the mission for the property remains: provide healthy, safe refuge for birds and wildlife. Wild Ones Lansing, an advocacy group for natural landscapes, invites Lansing to a presentation by Michigan Audubon's Rachelle Roake. Roake offers an introduction to the sanctuary and the many volunteer-led efforts to conserve and enhance habitat for birds and people alike. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Fenner Nature Center, 2020 E. Mount Hope Ave., Lansing. (517) 887-0596, wildoneslansing.org.

For more local events, see below.

Classes and Seminars

Conservation at Capital City Bird Sanctuary. Presentation on bird habitat preservation. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Fenner Nature Center, 2020 E. Mount Hope Ave., Lansing. (517) 887-0596, wildoneslansing.org.

Need Market Research? Ask a Business Librarian. Call to register. 9-11 a.m. FREE. Small Business Development Center, LCC, 309 N. Washington Square, Suite 110, Lansing. (517) 483-1921, ow.ly/MdtH306I2IB.

Shamanic Education & Healing Clinic. Demos and talk on contemporary shamanism. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Suggested donation $5-$10. Willow Stick Ceremonies, 1515 W. Mt. Hope Ave., Suite 3, Lansing. (517) 402-6727, willowstickceremonies.com.

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.

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.

Beyond Stretching Class. Learn slow movements to reduce muscle tension. 7:30-8:30 p.m. $10. LotusVoice Integrative Therapies, 4994 Park Lake Road, East Lansing. beyondstretching.weebly.com.

Events

MSU Creative Writing Center Group. All types of creative writers welcome. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Southeast Lansing Community Roundtable. Discussion for members of the 2nd Ward community. 5:30-7:30 p.m. FREE. Cristo Rey Church, 201 W. Miller Road, Lansing. ow.ly/WC1HY.

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.

Allen Market Place — Indoor Season. Locally grown, baked and prepared foods. 3-6:30 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.

Practice Your English. Practice listening to and speaking English. All levels welcome. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

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