May 3 2017 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today.

Happy hump day!

On this day: Today, is Niccolo Machiavelli's birthday (born in 1469), take a few minutes to celebrate and remember the famous Italian writer and and philosopher. Not sure you remember why he was so important? Here's more about Machiavelli.

Meditation has had many proven physical health and psychological benefits. Today try a class on Mindfulness that shows you how to approach meditation for beginners as well as for those who might be experienced. 7-9 p.m. Chua Van Hanh Temple, 3015 S. Washington Ave., Lansing.

Here's what else is going on in town today:


Classes and Seminars

Alcoholics Anonymous. 6 p.m. Donation welcome. Pennsylvania Ave. Church of God, 3500 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing.

Ballroom Dance: Waltz. For ages 17 and up. 8:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. $21/$42 couples. Jackson School of the Arts, 634 N. Mechanic St., Jackson.

Mindfulness. Meditation for beginners and experienced. 7-9 p.m. Chua Van Hanh Temple, 3015 S. Washington Ave., Lansing.

SMART Recovery. Self Management Addiction Recovery Training for any dependency. 1-2:30 p.m. FREE. Cristo Rey Community Center, 1717 N. High St., Lansing.

Zumba at the Library. After reading, try some Zumba. 5:30-6:30 p.m. DeWitt District Library, 13101 Schavey Road, DeWitt. (517) 669-3156, ow.ly/ lPQB30b07tn.

Literature and Poetry Wharton Center Inner Circle Book Club. Discussion of "Fun Home: a Family Tragicomic." 3:30- 5 p.m. Schuler Books & Music, 1982 Grand River Ave., Okemos. whartoncenter.com.

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