Dec. 24 2015 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day and Merry Christmas.

If you're looking for a chance to sit, reflect and be at peace Christmas morning, The Michigan Self Realization Centre invites people of all faiths to join them for songs, chants and a blessing from Mata Yogananda Mahasaya Dharmaji. Following the gathering is a period of individual meditation. The center asks that guests call to let them know they are coming, if possible. Friday, 10:15 a.m. FREE. Self Realization Meditation Healing Centre, 7187 Drumheller Road, Bath. (517) 641-6201,

For more local events, see below.

Thursday, December 24


Wonderland of Lights. Light show at the zoo. 5-8 p.m. $7/$5 kids. Potter Park Zoo, 1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing. (517) 342-2710,

8-Ball Tournament. Bring your pool game to the Avenue. Call to confirm. 7 p.m. $10. The Avenue Cafe, 2021 Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 492-7403.

Euchre. No partner needed. 6-9 p.m. $1.50. Delta Township Enrichment Center, 4538 Elizabeth Road, Lansing. (517) 484-5600.

Christmas Eve Service. Celebration of the meaning of Christmas. 6-7 p.m. Christ Community Church, 227 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing.

Ladies Figure Skating. Lessons and practice. All skill levels welcome. 9:30-11:20 a.m. $5/$2 skate rental. Suburban Ice, 2810 Hannah Blvd., East Lansing. (517) 574-4380,

Lunch @ MSC. Call ahead to reserve meal. Noon-1 p.m. $5.75/$3 suggested donation for ages 60+. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045,

One on One Life Coaching. Brief guidance session. 1-3 p.m. $24. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045,

Tripper's Comedy Club. 9-10:30 p.m. $5. Subject to change or cancellation. Tripper's Sports Bar, 350 Frandor Ave., Lansing. (517) 336-0717.


Karaoke. LeRoy's Classic Bar & Grill, 1526 S. Cedar St., Lansing.

Classes and Seminars

Lansing Area Codependents Anonymous. 7-8 p.m. FREE. Community Mental Health Building, Room 214G, 812 E. Jolly Road, Lansing. (517) 515-5559,

Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Weigh-in 6 p.m., meeting 6:30 p.m. FREE. St. David’s Episcopal Church, 1519 Elmwood Road, Lansing. (517) 882-9080,

Take Off Pounds Sensibly. 5:15 p.m. $5. New Hope Church, 1340 Haslett Road, Haslett. (517) 349-9183,

Tarot Study Group. FREE. Triple Goddess New Age Bookstore, 2019 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 347-2112.

Celebrate Recovery. For all types of hurts and hang-ups. 6 p.m. Donations welcome. Trinity Church (Lansing), 3355 Dunckel Road, Lansing. (517) 492-1866.

Meditation. For beginners and experienced. 7-8 p.m. FREE. Quan Am Temple, 1840 N. College Ave., Mason. (517) 853-1675,


Open Mic @ The Colonial Bar & Grill. Weekly bring-your-own open mic. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. FREE. The Colonial Bar & Grille , 3425 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lansing. (517) 882-6132.

Friday, December 25

Classes and Seminars

Christmas Message and Satsanga. Meditation and blessing. 10:15 a.m. FREE. Self Realization Meditation Healing Centre, 7187 Drumheller Road, Bath. (517) 641-6201.


Berry Merry Holiday. Hot breakfast and gifts for children, who can select gifts for parents as well. 8 a.m.-noon. Advent House Ministries, 743 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lansing. (517) 485-4722.