Good Easter weekend.
This weekend is more than just Easter though. This Saturday marks National Titanic Remembrance Day, a day to remember the lives lost on "the unsinkable ship." If you don't feel up to reminiscing, although as a gentle reminder, Leonardo DiCaprio is in the film.... Easter Sunday also doubles as National Rubber Eraser Day, quite possibly the most useless national observance day we could possibly have (in my humble opinion), but to each her own. I hope this weekend finds you filled with Easter candy, rubber erasers or reruns of the Titanic, and if not, my heart will go on.
Here's what else is happening in Lansing this weekend:
Saturday, April 15
Gardening 101 Workshop. New to gardening? Learn the basics and skills. 12:30-2 p.m. $12. Hunter Park Community GardenHouse, 1400 block of E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing.
Open House: What's a Makerspace? Learn about 3D printing, laser cutting, legos and other creative tools. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. FREE. MSU Library, 366 W. Circle Drive, East Lansing. (517) 353-8700.
Holidays ICAS Fund's Doggie Egg Hunt and Kids Eggstravaganza. Games and crafts for kids and dogs. 2-4 p.m. $8 child/kids under 2 FREE/$12 dog/$6 additional dogs. Hawk Island County Park, E. Cavanaugh Road, Lansing. (517) 676-2233.
Literature-and-Poetry Evergreen Haiku Study Group. All writers are welcome. 10 a.m.-Noon. Snyder Hall room C301, 362 Bogue St., East Lansing.
Music A Studio Recital: Pat Laurence and Students. Featuring student violinists. 3-5 p.m. FREE. Donations welcome. MSU Community Music School, 4930 Hagadorn Road, East Lansing. (517) 353-5340.
Brooke Annibale, Josh Rose, & Ed Dupas - Pump House Concerts. 7-10 p.m. $15 suggested donation/kids FREE. The Pump House, 368 Orchard St., East Lansing.
Harp Ensemble Recital. Feat. harp students of Chen-Yu Huang. 2-3 p.m. FREE. Donations welcome. MSU Community Music School, 4930 Hagadorn Road, East Lansing. (517) 353-5340.
MSUFCU Showcase Series: Piano Monster. 3 p.m. Tickets between $10-$20. Fairchild Theatre, 542 Auditorium Road, East Lansing. (517) 353-5340.
Coloring for Adults. Coloring pages, books, and coloring tools provided. 2-3 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Holt-Delhi Branch, 2078 Aurelius Road, Holt. (517) 694-9351.
Digital Media with ITEC. Learn how to shoot, edit, and publish film. Ages 8-15. 1-4 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries South Lansing Branch, 3500 S. Cedar St., Lansing. (517) 272- 9840.
Drop-in Garden Party. Activities, refreshments and more. Ages 4 & up. 11 a.m.- Noon FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Dansville Branch, 1379 E. Mason St., Dansville. (517) 623-6511.
Family Tree Talk. Tour of Archives of Michigan. Teens & Adults. Call to register. 2-3 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries South Lansing Branch, 3500 S. Cedar St., Lansing. (517) 272- 9840.
Phantom of the Universe. Presentation on dark matter. 8-9:30 p.m. $3-4. Abrams Planetarium, 755 Science Road, East Lansing. (517) 355-4672.
Take a Tour at the MSU Science Festival. Tour gardens, museums, labs, and research facilities. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. FREE. MSU Campus, East Lansing.
Off the Ledge at The Avenue Cafe, 2021 E. Michigan Ave. 8 p.m.
Allister at Black Cat Bistro, 125 Albert Ave. 8-11 p.m.
Sarah Burner at Buddies Okemos, 1937 W. Grand River Ave. 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Karaoke at Cruchy's, 254 W. Grand River Ave. 9 p.m.
Jammin DJ at Coach's 6201 Bishop Rd. 9 p.m.
The Tenants at Darb's Tavern, 117 S. Cedar St. 9 p.m.
Smooth Daddy at The Exchange, 314 E. Michigan Ave. 9:30 p.m.
Hozen at The Loft, 414 E. Michigan Ave. 8:30 p.m.
Summer Dying at Mac's Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave. 7 p.m.
Stan Craig Band at Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. MIchigan Ave. 9 p.m.
Last One Out at Reno's East, 1310 Abbot Rd. 8 p.m.
Life Support at Reno's North, 16450 Old US 27 7-11 p.m.
The New Rule at Reno's West, 5001 W. Saginaw Hwy 8 p.m.
Frog and Beef Tones at Unicorn Tavern, 327 E. Grand River Ave. 9 p.m.
Capitol City DJs at Watershed Tavern and Grill, 5965 Marsh Rd. 10 p.m.
Sunday, April 16
Classes-and-Seminars Charlotte Yoga Club. Beginner to intermediate. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. $5 annually. AL!VE, 800 W Lawrence, Charlotte.
Juggling. Learn how to juggle. 2-4 p.m. FREE. Orchard Street Pumphouse, 368 Orchard St., East Lansing.
Kendo Martial Art Class. Martial arts practice group. 10-11:30 a.m. $5. Westside Community YMCA, 3700 Old Lansing Road, Lansing.
Holidays Come Back to Sunday. Joined by Olivet College Gospel Choir. 10-11 a.m. FREE. Christ Community Church of Greater Lansing, 227 N Capitol Ave., Lansing.
Event Easter Sunday Service. Live music after service, including a handbell choir. From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. FREE. Mayflower Congregational Church, 2901 W Mount Hope Ave., Lansing. (517) 484-3139.
Lansing Area Sunday Swing Dance. 6 p.m. $8 dance, $10 dance lesson. The Lansing Eagles, 4700 N. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 321- 0933.
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) 355-4672.
Phantom of the Universe. Presentation on dark matter. 4 p.m. $3-4. Abrams Planetarium, 755 Science Road, East Lansing. (517) 355-4672.