March 11 2017 12:01 AM

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

Good day and happy weekend.

A bake sale benefiting Lansing's Refugee Development Center takes place at the Robin Theatre today. Read more about the event here.

Under the direction of MSU music theory Professor Ron Newman, the Lansing Symphony Jazz Band brings together 17 of Michigan’s finest jazz musicians to play big band selections from the past and present. Performers include jazz musicians who have played alongside legends like Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson and more. Founded in 2001, the Lansing Symphony Jazz Band is one of the handful of jazz groups in the U.S. associated with classical orchestras. 7 p.m. $20/$10 students. Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. (517) 487-5001, lansingsymphony.org.

For more local events, see below.

Saturday, March 11

Classes and Seminars

Reiki Reflexology Training. Two-day training in all aspects of the foot to help wellness. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $250. Willow Stick Ceremonies, 1515 W. Mt. Hope Ave., Suite 3, Lansing. willowstickceremonies.com.

Filth of Progress: Immigrants, Americans, and the Building of Canals and Raliroads in the West. 1-2 p.m. FREE. Library of Michigan, 702 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 373-1300.

Music

Children's Concert with Joe Reilly. Songs about nature and environmental education. 10-11 a.m. $3-$5 donation. MSU Community Music School, 4930 Hagadorn Road, East Lansing. ow.ly/DDJ4309uwTG.

Spring 2017 Songwriter Workshop. Workshop on creativity, song structure and more with Dewey Longuski. 2-4 p.m. $35/$30 in advance. Six String Place Music/Recording, 125 E. Grand River Ave., Williamston. (517) 996-6095, sixstringplace.com.

Tret Fure CD Release Concert. Celebrating release of "Rembrandt Afternoons." 7-10 p.m. $15-$20. Pumphouse Concerts, 368 Orchard St., East Lansing. (517) 484-1712, ow.ly/PvqX309kCbx.

Hut Two Hike CD Release Party, 8 p.m. The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave.

Alistair, 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

Sarah Brunner, 9 p.m. Darb's Tavern, 117 S Cedar St

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

Glamhammer, 9 p.m. Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave.

Winter Warm Up, 5 p.m. The Loft, 414 E. Michigan Ave.,

Wulfhook, 8 p.m. Mac's Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave.

James Reeser & Back Seat Drivers, 9 p.m. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave.

Mark Sala, 8 p.m. Reno's East, 1310 Abbot Road

Life Support, 7 p.m. Reno's North, 16460 Old US 27

The New Rule, 8 p.m. Reno's West, 5001 W. Saginaw Hwy.

Hoosier Highway, 4 p.m. Tequila Cowboy, 5660 W. Saginaw Hwy.

Frog & the Beeftones, 9 p.m. Unicorn Tavern, 327 E. Grand River Ave.


Events

Family History Open House. Free sessions led by experts, plus get help using library resources. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. FREE. CADL South Lansing, 3500 S. Cedar St., Lansing. (517) 272-9840, cadl.org.

Lansing Record and CD Show. With dealers from three states. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. FREE/$7 early access. University Quality Inn, 3121 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. rerunrecords.com.

Little House on the Prairie Party. Ages 6 and up enjoy snacks, crafts and activities. 11 a.m.-noon FREE. CADL Haslett, 1590 Franklin St., Haslett. (517) 339-2324, cadl.org.

MILegalize Lansing Fundraiser. Party with industry experts, food and gift bags. 1-4 p.m. $20 donation. ACT Laboratories, 617 E. Hazel St., Lansing. ow.ly/lPGe309urRQ.

Second Saturday Supper. Baked chicken dinner. All are welcome. 5-6:15 p.m. $9/$5 kids. Mayflower Congregational Church, 2901 W. Mount Hope Ave., Lansing. (517) 484-3139, mayflowerchurch.com.

Arts

Artist's Garage Sale & Art Show. Artwork and art supplies for sale. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. FREE. Keller's Plaza Upstairs, 107 S. Putnam St., Williamston.

Theater

RED. Play about abstract painter Mark Rothko. 7-9 p.m. $12/$10 seniors and students. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 482-5700, riverwalktheatre.com.

Heidi. Classic story about girl from the Swiss Alps. 2 p.m. 2/42 Community Building, 2630 Bennett Road, Okemos. (517) 339-2145, mmft.org.


Sunday, March 12

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.

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

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.

Reiki Reflexology Training. Two-day training in all aspects of the foot to help wellness. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $250. Willow Stick Ceremonies, 1515 W. Mt. Hope Ave., Suite 3, Lansing. willowstickceremonies.com.

Events

Refugee Development Center Bake Sale and Silent Auction. With art, baked goods, gift certificates and more. 1-4 p.m. Robin Theatre, 1105 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. ow.ly/NV3S309yXlw.

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.

Theater

RED. Play about abstract painter Mark Rothko. 2 p.m. $12/$10 seniors and students. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 482-5700, riverwalktheatre.com.

Music

Lansing Symphony Orchestra: Jazz Band. 7 p.m. $20. Pasant Theatre, Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. (517) 487-5001, lansingsymphony.org.

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