Feb. 18 2017 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town this weekend

Good day and happy weekend.

An original dance and theater piece commissioned by the Wharton Center has its final show this weekend. Read more about the work, which deals with the topic of human trafficking, here.

For more local events, see below.

Saturday, February 18

Classes and Seminars

Reiki Level One Class. Course on energy healing techniques. Call or register online. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $55. Willow Stick Ceremonies, 1515 W. Mt. Hope Ave., Suite 3, Lansing. (517) 402-6727, willowstickceremonies.com.

Winter Seed Sowing Workshop. Learn to make a mini-greenhouse for saplings. 10:30 a.m.-noon. $20/$15 members. Fenner Nature Center, 2020 E. Mount Hope Ave., Lansing. (517) 483-4224.

Maker Date Night. Hands-on creative projects for couples including jewelry, glass etching and soldering. Register online. 3-6 a.m. $165 per couple. Lansing Makers Network, 2400 W. St. Joseph St., Lansing. ow.ly/qT76308Pr47.

Hearing the Voice for Love. All-day event to help find inner spiritual voice of love. Lunch included. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $25. Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing, 230 S. Holmes St., Lansing. unitylansing.org.

Literature and Poetry

Books and Bagels Book Club. "Saint Louis Armstrong Beach" by Brenda Woods. 2-3 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Evergreen Haiku Study Group. All writers are welcome. 10 a.m.-noon. Room C301, Snyder Hall, 362 Bogue St., East Lansing. (517) 884-1932.

Music

The DJClarinet Combo at Roma's Back Door. Light jazz for your dining pleasure. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Romas Back Door, 200 Comstock St., Owosso. (989) 725-5767, romaspizza.com.

Black Violin. Genre-defying violin duo. 8 p.m. Tickets from $14. Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. (517) 432-2000, whartoncenter.com.

Night of the Keytar!, 8 p.m. The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave.

Rob K., 8 p.m.Black Cat Bistro, 115 Albert Ave.

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Crunchy's, 254 W. Grand River Ave.

Jammin' DJ, 9 p.m. Coach's, 6201 Bishop Rd

Karaoke, 10 p.m. Esquire, 1250 Turner St.

Avon Bomb, 9:30 p.m. The Exchange, 314 E. Michigan Ave.

We Three Strings, 7:30 p.m. Gallery Brewery, 142 Kent St.

The Hot Mess, 9 p.m. Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave.

Freak On A Leash, 6:30 p.m. The Loft, 414 E. Michigan Ave.,

Young Pioneer, 7 p.m. Mac's Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave.

Life Support, 7 p.m.. Reno's East, 1310 Abbot Road

The New Rule, 8 p.m. Reno's North, 16460 Old US 27

Wise Guys, 8 p.m. Reno's West, 5001 W. Saginaw Hwy.

Tweed & Dixie, 4 p.m. Tequila Cowboy, 5660 W. Saginaw Hwy.

Rotations, 9 p.m. Unicorn Tavern, 327 E. Grand River Ave.

Capitol City DJs, 10 p.m. Watershed Tavern and Grill 5965 Marsh Rd.


Events

Raw Foods Potluck & Living Word Gathering. Promoting healthy eating habits with food demonstrations. Register online. 2-4 p.m. FREE. St. Stephens Church, 1007 Kimberly Drive, Lansing. goo.gl/j94b5v.

Spartan Stampede Rodeo. With the MSU Rodeo Club. 2 and 8 p.m. $12-$20. MSU Pavillion, 4301 Farm Lane, East Lansing. msurodeoclub.com.

Mobile Food Pantry. Free non-perishable food items for those in need. Bring state ID or driver's license. FREE. 9-11 a.m., or until food runs out. Cristo Rey Catholic Church, 201 W. Miller Road, Lansing. (517) 483-4477.

Winter Warrior. Food, beer, ice sculptures, live music and more. 1-6 p.m. $10. Lansing Brewing Company, 518 E. Shiawassee St. Lansing. (517) 371-2600, ow.ly/4OBr3090aBQ.


Theater

A Painted Window. Play about family, regret and love. 8 p.m. $27/$25 military and seniors/$10 students. Williamston Theatre, 122 S. Putnam St., Williamston. (517) 655-7469, williamstontheatre.org.

Superior Donuts. Comedy about embracing the past and the redemptive power of friendship. 8 p.m. $15/$12 seniors and students. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 482-5700, riverwalktheatre.com.

Theatre2Film. A family haunted by the past tries to move on. First shown onstage, then on film. 8 p.m. $17/$12 MSU students. Fairchild Theatre, 542 Auditorium Road, East Lansing. theatre.msu.edu.

The Snow Queen. Based on classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale. 2 p.m. $15/$10 seniors, LCC staff and alumni/$5 students. Dart Auditorium, LCC, 500 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 483-1488, lcc.edu/showinfo.

Heathers: The Musical. Cult classic onstage. 8 p.m. $20/$17 students and seniors. Miller Performing Arts Center, 6025 Curry Lane, Lansing. peppermintcreek.org.

Hate Mail. Romantic comedy set in the early '80s from Generations Community Theater. 7-10 p.m. $8. UrbanBeat Event Center, 1213 Turner St., Lansing. urbanbeatevents.com/events.



Sunday, February 19

Classes and Seminars

Charlotte Yoga Club. Beginner to intermediate. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. $5 annually. AL!VE, 800 W. Lawrence, Charlotte. (517) 285-0138, charlotteyoga.net.

End Partisan Gerrymandering in Michigan. With speakers Judy Karandjeff and Walt Sorg, 3-5 p.m. FREE. East Lansing High School Union, 509 Burcham Drive, East Lansing.

Broad Wellness: Creative Self-Care. Therapeutic pilates and somatic dance. Register online. 11 a.m. FREE. Broad Art Museum, 547 E. Circle Drive, East Lansing. (517) 884-4800, broadmuseum.msu.edu.

Juggling. Learn how to juggle. 2-4 p.m. FREE. Orchard Street Pumphouse, 368 Orchard St., East Lansing. (517) 371-5119.

C Division Advanced Speakers Toastmasters. "Better to Have Loved and Lost, Then to Have Never Loved At All." 9:30-11:45 a.m. FREE. Dart Bank, 1020 Charlevoix Drive, Grand Ledge. (517) 896-4091, 5799.toastmastersclubs.org.

Kendo Martial Art Class. Martial arts practice group. 10-11:30 a.m. $5. Westside Community YMCA, 3700 Old Lansing Road, Lansing. (269) 425-6677, koyokai.wordpress.com/about.

Theater

A Painted Window. Play about family, regret and love. 2-3:30 p.m. $27/$25 military and seniors/$10 students. Williamston Theatre, 122 S. Putnam St., Williamston. (517) 655-7469, williamstontheatre.org.

Heathers: The Musical. Cult classic onstage. 2 p.m. $20/$17 students and seniors. Miller Performing Arts Center, 6025 Curry Lane, Lansing. peppermintcreek.org.

Superior Donuts. Comedy about embracing the past and the redemptive power of friendship. 2 p.m. $15/$12 seniors and students. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 482-5700, riverwalktheatre.com.

Theatre2Film. A family haunted by the past tries to move on. First shown onstage, then on film. 2 p.m. $17/$12 MSU students. Fairchild Theatre, 542 Auditorium Road, East Lansing. theatre.msu.edu.

The Snow Queen. Based on classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale. 2 p.m. $15/$10 seniors, LCC staff and alumni/$5 students. Dart Auditorium, LCC, 500 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 483-1488, lcc.edu/showinfo.

Inlet Dance Theatre: Among the Darkest Shadows. Dance-based theatrical work about two victims of human trafficking. 1 p.m. Tickets from $19.50. Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. (517) 432-2000, whartoncenter.com.

Events

Lansing Area Sunday Swing Dance. 6 p.m. $8 dance/$10 dance & lesson. The Lansing Eagles, 4700 N. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 490-7838.

One World One Sky. Big Bird and Elmo take imaginary trip to the moon. 2-3:30 p.m. $3-4. Abrams Planetarium, 755 Science Road, East Lansing. (517) 355-4676.

Spartan Stampede Rodeo. With the MSU Rodeo Club. 2 p.m. $12-$20. MSU Pavillion, 4301 Farm Lane, East Lansing. msurodeoclub.com.

Atheists & Humanists Meeting. Dr. Mark Reimers: How Big Data & Big Brother Quickly Change Our Lives. 5-8:30 p.m. $11 buffet. Asian Buffet, 4920 Marsh Road, Okemos. (517) 914-2278 atheists.meetup.com/453.