Ever wonder what's going on with all the new solar technology being produced? Well, here's your chance. Come sit in on a relevant discussion to solar energy. Refreshments provided!


Solar Stuff: Everything is Going Solar. Discuss phone chargers, yard lights, grills and lawn mowers. Refreshments. 5:30-6:30 p.m. FREE. Michigan Energy Options, 405 Grove St., East Lansing.


Thursday, November 16

CLASSES AND SEMINARS

(TOPS) Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Have a support system, lose weight. Wheelchair accessible. At 6 p.m. First meeting FREE. Haslett Middle School, 1535 Franklin St. Haslett.

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

Capital Area Crisis Rugby Practice. From 6 to 8 p.m. FREE. St. Joseph Park, 2125 W. Hillsdale Lansing.

Diabetes and the Heart FREE Lecture. Discuss topics related to Diabetes and the Heart...and more! 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. FREE. Center for Optimal Health, 1520 Ramblewood Drive East Lansing. 5173249400.

Free Yoga for Kids and Youth. Kids please bring activities for the first half. 5:30-7:15 p.m. FREE ages 6-13; usual rates parents. Bikram Yoga Capital Area, 1355 E. Grand River Ave East Lansing. 517-862-8926.

Lansing Area Codependents Anonymous. At 5:45 p.m. FREE. Everybody Reads Books and Stuff, 2019 E. Michigan Ave. Lansing. (517) 346-9900.

Spanish Conversation Club. Practice listening to and speaking Spanish. All skill levels are welcome. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.

LITERATURE AND POETRY

Chipmunk Story Time: Giving Thanks. Stories followed by nature activities. 10-11 a.m. $3/child. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road Meridian Township. 517-349-3866.

THEATER

Beau Jest by James Sherman. What do you do when your parents won't approve of your boyfriend? 8-10 p.m. Pay what you can. Williamston Theatre, 122 S. Putnam Williamston. 517-655-SHOW.

EVENTS

Minecraft Game Night (Ages 8-15). Get your game on with fellow Minecrafters. From 5 to 6:30 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Foster Branch, 200 North Foster Lansing. 517.485.5185.

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

Ladies Silver Blades Figure Skating Club . All skill levels welcome. Lessons, practice, exercise and fun. From 9:30 to 11:20 a.m. $5 and yearly dues fee. Suburban Ice, 2810 Hannah Blvd. East Lansing.

Lunch at the Meridian Senior Center. Make friends and also enjoy a hot, healthy meal. From 12 to 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. From 1 to 4 p.m. $1 Members/$2 Public. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road Okemos.


ARTS

Ballroom Lessons (Rhumba). Lessons are in a vibrant and relaxed atmosphere. 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. $21/person. Jackson School of the Arts, 634 N. Mechanic St. Jackson. (517) 784-2389.

Coloring Club. 18+! Enjoy calming and relaxing coloring—crayons, coloring books, sheets, markers and pencils provided. From 1 to 3 p.m. FREE. Delta Township Library, 5130 Davenport Drive Lansing. (517)-321-4014.