Good day and happy World Water Day.
Like many folk musicians, banjoist Jayme Stone has spent a lot of time with the field recordings made by Alan Lomax, one of the 20th century’s most important folk musicologists. But a recent encounter with biographer John Szwed’s “Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World” really got Stone’s gears turning. Read about Ten Pound Fiddle's latest show with Stone here.
For more local events, see below.
Classes and Seminars
Gentle Yoga. Relaxing beginner class. 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. Chua 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.
Going to Market: Internet Marketing for Farmers and Artisans. Course on increasing sales online. Call to register. 6-7 p.m. FREE. Charlotte City Hall, 111 E. Lawrence Ave., Charlotte. (517) 483-1921, ow.ly/axB93078j1W.
Literature and Poetry
MSU Creative Writing Center Group. All creative writers encouraged to attend. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.
Women Heroes Journaling Craft. Grades 1-5 with adult create a journal about female heroes. 5 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.
World Water Day Michigan. March for Michigan water issues, including Flint crisis and Nestle situation. 3:30-7 p.m. FREE. State Capitol Building, 110 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing. ow.ly/JjvA309RJJc.
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.
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.
Kresge Life Drawing Open Studio. Open studio drop-in life drawing sessions with nude models. 7-9:30 p.m. $5/students FREE. Kresge Art Center, 600 Auditorium Road, East Lansing. (517) 337-1170.