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SEPTEMBER 18 >>> MUSIC IN THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH

Interested in witnessing a religious musical performance that respects old melodic tradition? St. Thomas Aquinas Church will be showcasing a liturgical performance that will include topics of discussion like, what the Orthodox Church is, the ancient Judaic/Christian religious tradition, as well as ancient chants and roles of the chanter, choir and organs in worship. Attendees will also experience singing an eight-tone liturgical excerpt to get their own musical taste of the Orthodox tradition. All who attend will also be introduced to the iconography of the Orthodox church. St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 7:30 p.m. FREE. 955 Alton Road, East Lansing

Wednesday, September 13

CLASSES AND SEMINARS

Endnote X7 and Endnote Online. A basic introduction to Endnote and Endnote Online. 10-12 p.m. FREE. MSU Library, 366 W. Circle Dr. East Lansing. (517) 353-8700.

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

Beginning West Coast Swing. Ten week swing class. 7:15-8:05 p.m. $125.00. Michigan Athletic Club, 900 Hannah Blvd., East Lansing. (517) 712-6674. usadance2037.org.

Intermediate West Coast Swing. Ten week swing class. 8:15-9:05 p.m. $125.00. Michigan Athletic Club, 900 Hannah Blvd., East Lansing. (517) 712-6674.

Mindfulness. Meditation for beginners and experienced. 7-9 p.m. Chua Van Hanh Temple, 3015 S. Washington, Lansing. (517) 420-5820. ow.ly/3aWI30crcLc.

Shamanic Education & Healing Clinic. Demonstration of shamanic healing. 6-8 p.m. Donation as guided. Willow Stick Ceremonies & Healing Arts, 335 Seymour Ave., Suite D, Lansing. (517) 402-6727. willowstickceremonies.com.

LITERATURE AND POETRY

Bookworms at the Broad. StoryTime and fun about Invisibility. Ages 2-5. 1-2 p.m. FREE. Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, 547 E. Circle Dr. MSU Campus, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420. elpl.org.

Greenthumbs StoryTime. From 10:30 to 11 a.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Rd. East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.

MUSIC

Shenanigans at Allen Farmers Market. Stories/activities about taking care of Earth. Up to age 5. 5-6:30 p.m. FREE. Allen Market Place, 1629 E Kalamazoo St. Lansing. (517) 351-2420. elpl.org.

Tavern House Jazz Band. From 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tavern and Tap, 101 S. Washington Square, Lansing.

EVENTS

"Lion" Movie & Panel Discussion. Watch the film "Lion" followed by a community panel discussion. 6 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Rd. East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.elpl.org.

Allen Farmers Market. Weekly market. 2:30-7 p.m. FREE. Allen Market Place, 1629 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. ow.ly/Vuws30f59IB.

Dr. Michael Ryce and A Course in Miracles. Author/speaker offers 3 classes. 7:15-9 p.m. FREE/ Donations accepted. Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing, 230 S. Holmes Lansing. (517) 371-3010.

Family Storytime (Ages up to 6). Engaging stories, songs, activities to build literacy. 11:15 a.m.-Noon FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Webberville Branch, 115 S., Main St., Webberville.

Free Popsicles @ Allen Farmers Market. Fill out survey about how to shape Michigan and Grand River Ave. 2:30-7 p.m. FREE. Allen Farmers Market, 1629 E Kalamazoo, Lansing MI 48912.

Practice Your English. All languages/skill levels welcome. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Rd., East Lansing. (517) 351- 2420.

ARTS

Conscience of the Human Spirit: The Life of Nelson Mandela. Exhibit from African-American quilters. 12-3 p.m. FREE. Lookout! Gallery, 362 Bogue St., MSU campus, East Lansing.

Thursday, September 14

CLASSES AND SEMINARS

Zotero Workshop. An introduction to the free open source citation management program Zotero. 2-4 p.m. FREE. MSU Library, 366 W. Circle Drive, East Lansing. (517) 353-8700.

(TOPS)

Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Weigh-in 5:15 p.m. In room 207. 6 p.m. First meeting FREE. Haslett Middle School, 1535 Franklin St., Haslett. (517) 927-4307.

A Course in Miracles. Group on peace through forgiveness. 7 to 9 p.m. Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing, 230 S. Holmes, Lansing. (517) 371-3010. unitylansing.org

Capital Area Crisis Rugby Practice. All experience levels welcome. 6-8 p.m. FREE. St. Joseph Park, 2125 W. Hillsdale, Lansing. crisisrfc.com.

Celebrate Recovery. For all types of hurts and hang-ups. 6 p.m. Donations welcome. Trinity Church (Lansing), 3355 Dunckel Road, Lansing. ow. ly/p9iv30cQGgi.

Google Analytics for Beginners. Workshop on Google Analytics for businesses. Call to register. 9-11 a.m. FREE. Small Business Development Center, LCC, 309 N. Washington Square, Suite 110, Lansing.

Homeopathy Q and A. Examples of homeopathic remedies. 6-7:30 p.m. FREE/$5-$10 donations accepted. Willow Stick Ceremonies & Healing Arts, 335 Seymour Ave., Suite D, Lansing. (517) 402-6727.

Ingham county Genealogical Society. You have received your DNA report-now what? 7-9 p.m. FREE. Sam Corey Senior Center, 2108 Cedar St., Holt. ingcogenesoc.org. (517) 719-4737.

Lansing Area Codependents Anonymous. At 5:45 p.m. FREE. Everybody Reads Books and Stuff, 2019 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 515-5559. coda. org.

MUSIC LIVE

Music. With FROG. 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. FREE. Unicorn Lounge, 327 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 485-9910.

THEATRE

The Tempest. The East Lansing Community Theatre presents The Tempest. 7-9:30 p.m. $10. Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Rd., East Lansing. (517) 285-2734.

EVENTS

3D Print It--Keychains (Ages 8-18). Design a personalized keychain with Tinkercad. Call x3. 4-5 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Holt-Delhi Branch, 2078 Aurelius Road, Holt. (517) 694-9351.

12-Step Meeting. AA/NA/CA all welcome. Every Tuesday and Thursday in room 209. 12-1 p.m. FREE. Donations welcome. Cristo Rey Community Center, 1717 N. High St., Lansing.

Build a LEGO Robot. Build a LEGO robot using the library's bricks. Registration suggested at elpl. org. 4-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Rd., East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.

Junior Achievement-- More Than Money (Grades 3-5). This six-week series teaches kids about money. 4-5 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Haslett Branch, 1590 Franklin St., Haslett.

Lunch at the Meridian Senior Center. TOCA provides tasty, nutrionally balanced meals. 12-1 p.m. $5.75/$3 suggested for ages 60+. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos.

Party Bridge. Weekly activity at Meridian Senior Center. 1-4 p.m. $1 Members/$2 Public. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045. ow.ly/FqJC30anlV4.

Recovery Shot Golf Tournament (Charity). Driving range, shot gun start, Hors D'ouvres and auction. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Chisholm Hills, 2395 Washington Road, Lansing.

Spanish Conversation Group. Practice speaking in a friendly environment. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Rd., East Lansing. (517) 351-2420. ow.ly/BqE630f0NiU.

Tracing Your Roots: Genealogy Workshop. At 7 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Rd. East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.

Friday, September 15

CLASSES AND SEMINARS

Beginning American Style Tango. Ten week class. 7:15-8:05 p.m. $125.00. Michigan Athletic Club, 900 Hannah Blvd., East Lansing. (517) 364-8888.

Beginning Night Club 2 Step. Ten week class. 8:15-9:05 p.m. $125.00. Michigan Athletic Club, 900 Hannah Blvd., East Lansing. (517) 364-8888.

Mud & Mug. 21 and up only. Bring own food and beverages. Make pottery. 7-10 p.m. $25. Reach Studio Art Center, 1804 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. (517) 999-3643.

LITERATURE AND POETRY

StoryTime. Activities to build early literacy. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Rd., East Lansing. (517) 351-2420. elpl.org.

EVENTS

Apples, Cider & Pie Storytime (Ages 2-5). We're featuring stories about delicious autumn treats. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Mason Branch, 145 W. Ash St., Mason. (517)676-9088.

Beaded Bracelets 101 (Adults). Use supplies to make bracelets. Registration required. 1-2:30 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Okemos Branch, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos.

MSU

Community Club Welcome Reception. Wide variety of choices like book clubs, bridge and more. 1-3 p.m. University Club MSU, 3435 Forest Road, Lansing. msu.edu/user/msucclub/.

ARTS

Artist Reception for Laurén Brady Exhibit. Join us for the opening reception. 5-8 p.m. FREE. Grove Gallery and Studios, 325 Grove St., East Lansing. (517) 333-7180. grovegalleryandstudios. com.

MUSIC

Krissy Booth Presents 'Vivid': A Visual Album Release WSGS. A night of music. 7:30-11 p.m. $10 Robin Theater, 1105 S. Washington Ave., Lansing.

Saturday, September 16

LITERATURE AND POETRY

Children's Social Justice Reading Group. Focus on Autism. Pre K-5th grade. Registration at elpl.org. 10:30 a.m.-noon FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Rd., East Lansing.

MUSIC

Fairchild Fanfare: MSU Federal Credit Union Series. 3-4:30 p.m. $20/$18 Seniors/$10 for students and under 18. Fairchild Theatre, 542 Auditorium Road, East Lansing. (517) 353-5340.

Live Music w/ Cleric featuring Jones Town Revival. At 7 p.m. Lansing Brewing Company, 518 E. Shiawassee St., Lansing. (517) 371-2600.

EVENTS

2017 Lansing Heart Walk. Save lives from heart disease, stroke, congenital heart defects and more. 8:30-11 a.m. FREE. Cooley Law School Stadium, 505 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.

Carousel Acres Petting Zoo (All ages). Meet miniature horses and more. 11 a.m.-noon FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Downtown Lansing Branch, 401 South Capitol Ave., Lansing.

Great Library Card Extravaganza (All ages). Get a CADL card or show one—you'll receive a prize. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Foster Branch, 200 North Foster, Lansing.

NALS of Lansing 2nd Annual September Swing Golf Outing. From 2:30-8:30 p.m. $60. Centennial Acres Golf Course, 12485 Dow Rd., Sunfield.

Native Michigan Plant Sale. 12-4 p.m. Price varies by plant type/species. Download order forms for complete pricing details. Fenner Nature Center, 2020 E. Mount Hope Ave., Lansing. (517) 483-4224.

Octoberfest - Dinner Dance. 5:30-1:30 p.m. $10/$4 for kids 11 and younger/$6.00 Dance/FREE for kids 11 and younger. Lansing Liederkranz Club, 5828 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing.

Tamarisk Neighborhood 50th Anniversary. From 3-8 p.m. Tamarisk Neighborhood, 410 Abbot Road, East Lansing.

ARTS

Williamston Pop Up Art & Crafts Show. Illustration, photography, watercolor, acrylic, pen and ink and more. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. FREE. Keller's Plaza Upstairs, 107 S. Putnam Williamston.

Sunday, September 17

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 to juggle. Call/text 517-371-5119. 2-4 p.m. FREE. Orchard Street Pumphouse, 368 Orchard St,. East Lansing.

EVENTS

Family Special: Finding Fossils. Families will learn about Michigan fossils through hands-on activities. 2-3:30 p.m. $3/person or $7/family. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866.

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

PeaceQuest 2017. Community-wide celebration of the UN International Day of Peace. 2 p.m. FREE. Cherry Lane Park, Cherry Lane Park, East Lansing.

Robotics Festival at East Lansing Farmer's Market. Watch robots and build your own. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. FREE. Valley Court Park, 400 Hillside Ct. East Lansing. (517) 351-2420. elpl.org.

The Lansing Bridal Show. Meet with hundreds of vendors, win prizes, and fulfill your wedding day dreams. 12-5 p.m. Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. lansingbridalshow.com.

Monday, September 18

CLASSES AND SEMINARS

A Course in Love. Weekly group dedicated to the study of the spiritual pyschology. 1-2 p.m. Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing, 230 S. Holmes, Lansing. (517) 371-3010. unitylansing.org.

My Cub & I: Nature for Toddlers. Kids 3 and under explore nature. 10:30-1:30 a.m. $35/child for a 6 week class. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866.

Support Group. For those experiencing separation and divorce. 7:30 p.m. St. Davids Episcopal Church, 1519 Elmwood Road, Lansing. (517) 323-2272.

Timber Tots: Nature for Preschoolers. Introduce toddler to nature. 9-10 a.m. $35/child for 6-week class. Harris Nature Center, 3998Van Atta Road Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866.

LITERATURE AND POETRY

BabyTime. Rhymes and finger plays. Ages 0-2 years with adult. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Rd., East Lansing. (517) 351-2420. elpl.org.

MUSIC

Music in the Greek Orthodox Church. Greater Lansing Chapter of American Guild of Organists. Takis family presents. 7:30-8 p.m. St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 955 Alton Road, East Lansing.

New Horizons Community Band. Learn a new instrument or dust off an old one. 6-8 p.m. MSU Community Music School, 4930 Hagadorn Rd. East Lansing. (517) 355-7661.

EVENTS

Minecraft Game Night (Ages 8-15). Get your game on. 5-6:30 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Aurelius Branch, 1939 S. Aurelius Road, Mason. (517) 628-3743.

Chess, Cribbage, Hand & Foot. Weekly activities at the senior center. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. FREE. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos.

Kids Reading to Dogs (All ages). Practice your skills by reading to our specially trained dogs. 4-5 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Okemos Branch, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos.

Social Bridge. Weekly activities at the senior center. 1-4 p.m. $1.50. Delta Township Enrichment Center, 4538 Elizabeth Road, Lansing.

Teen Self-Care Club. Relaxing environment with crafts, activities and hot tea. 3:30-5:30 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Rd., East Lansing. (517) 351-2420. elpl.org.

ARTS

Monday Night Life Drawing. From 7-9 p.m. $10 per session ($5 for students) to cover the model and studio. O'Day Studios, Suite 115 1650 Kendale Blvd. East Lansing.

Tuesday, September 19

CLASSES AND SEMINARS

Capital City Toastmasters Meeting. Learn leadership/speaking skills. 7 p.m. FREE for visitors. CADL Downtown Lansing Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave. Lansing. (517) 367-6300.

Duplicate Bridge. Weekly activities at the senior center. 1 to 4 p.m. $2 members, $3 non members. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos.

Take off Pounds Sensibly. Have a support system, lose weight. Wheelchair accessible. 6 p.m. FREE first visit. St. Therese Parish, 102 W., Randolph St., Lansing. (517) 487-3749. tops.org.

Game Night at UrbanBeat. Bring your own games or play ours. 5-8 p.m. FREE. UrbanBeat Event Center, 1213 Turner St. Lansing.

Yawn Patrol Toastmasters. Learn speaking and leadership skills. 7-8:30 a.m. FREE for visitors. MICA Gallery, 1210 N. Turner St., Lansing.

LITERATURE AND POETRY

ToddlerTime. Active storytime designed to build pre-reading skills. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Rd., East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.

MUSIC

Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty's. From 7 to 10 p.m. FREE. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave. Lansing. (517) 485-5287.

EVENTS

Duct Tape Pouches (Ages 8-14). Make a fun and useful pouch. 3:30-4:30 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Webberville Branch, 115 S. Main St., Webberville. (517) 521-3643.

Bingo, Bridge, and Euchre. Weekly events at the senior center. 1-4:30 p.m. Cost Varies . Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos.

Christian College Fair. Over 30 Christian colleges from around the country will be in attendance. 6:30- 8:30 p.m. FREE. Lansing Christian School, 3405 Belle Chase Way, Lansing. (517) 882-5779.

Digital Marketing Lunch & Learn (Adults). Discuss research tools, competition and more. 2-1:30 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries South Lansing Branch, 3500 S. Cedar St. Lansing. (517) 367-6348.

Home Food Preservation (Adults). How to successfully and safely preserve foods. 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Haslett Branch, 1590 Franklin St., Haslett.

Jug & Mug ski club general meeting. This club is for active singles. Join us at our monthly social/ general meeting. 6:30-8:30 p.m. FREE. Tony's, 350 Albert Ave., East Lansing. (517) 332-5553.

Knitting and Crochet Group. All ages and levels welcome. Bring supplies or use our basic supplies. 11 a.m.-noon FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Rd., East Lansing. (517) 351-2420. elpl.org.

LCC West

Toastmasters. Learn speaking and leadership skills. 5-6:30 p.m. LCC West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Dr., Lansing. (517) 483-1314.

Making Democracy Work. League of women voters in Lansing fall kickoff. RSVP to cdavis.lwvmi@ gmail.com. 6-8 p.m. FREE. Unitarian Universalist Church, 5509 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing.

Mid-day Movies (Adults). Today's movie: Going In Style (PG-13). 2-3:35 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Downtown Lansing Branch, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing.

Overeaters Anonymous. Struggling with food? Overeaters Anonymous offers hope. 7 p.m. Presbyterian Church of Okemos, 2258 Bennett Road, Okemos. (517) 349-9536.

Reflexology. Reflex improvement session. Call ahead. 10:20 a.m.-2:50 p.m. $14/$12 members. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045.

Wednesday, September 20

CLASSES AND SEMINARS

Bach Stress Relief Q&A. Stress relief with Bach Vibrational Essences. 6-7:30 p.m. FREE/Donations accepted. Willow Stick Ceremonies & Healing Arts, 335 Seymour Ave., Suite D Lansing.

Homework Help. Drop-in homework help from MSU's College of Education Kappa Delta Pi. Grades K-12. 5-7 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.

LITERATURE AND POETRY

MSU

Creative Writing Center Group. All types of creative writers are encouraged to attend. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.

MUSIC

The Dangling Participles at Allen Farmers Market. Come enjoy a performance. 5-6:30 p.m. FREE. Allen Market Place, 1629 E Kalamazoo St., Lansing.

EVENTS

Cooking with Kids. Supplies/tips to make a treat to take home. Register online. 5-7 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420. elpl.org.

Family Storytime (Ages up to 6). Engaging stories to help build early literacy skills. 10:30- 11:30 a.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Williamston Branch, 201 School St., Williamston.

Gilden Woods Early Care & Preschool of Grand Ledge Grand Opening Open House. Open house. 5-7 p.m. FREE. Gilden Woods Early Care and Preschool of Grand Ledge, 11920 Nixon Road, Grand Ledge. (269) 430-3156.

Long-Term Care Planning Workshop. For retirees and those planning retirement. 6-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420. elpl.org.

Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-6). Older and younger children are welcome to attend. 10:30-11:15 a.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Aurelius Branch, 1939 S. Aurelius Road, Mason.