March 25 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day on this partly cloudy Friday.

Music fans across Greater Lansing look forward to the Summer Solstice Jazz Festival in East Lansing all year. Today brings a fundraising concert for the event that highlights male vocals in jazz. Read about the concert in Naseim Omeish's article here. Due to the popularity of the event, organizers added a second performance for 9 p.m.

The MSU Museum invites guests to raise a glass to science and history today at its annual wine tasting fundraiser. Over 175 wines are available at the event, which is co-sponsored by the Greater Lansing Vintners Club. The wine list features several Michigan and independently owned wineries, as well as imported offerings. For the real wine geeks, vendors and industry professionals are on hand to answer questions or talk wine. The event also includes appetizers, live music, door prizes and silent auctions. Tickets are available online, at the MSU Museum Store and at Vine & Brew in Okemos. 7-9:30 p.m. $45. Kellogg Center, 219, S. Harrison Road, East Lansing. (517) 432-4655,

For more local events, see below.

Classes and Seminars

Aux Petits Soins.
French immersion class for ages 0-12. See web for specific times for each age group. $15/$12 students. 1824 E. Michigan Ave., Suite F, Lansing. (517) 643-8059,


Nighthawks: A Fundraiser for the Summer Solstice Jazz Festival. 7-8 p.m. $30/$60 V.I.P.. The Robin Theatre,
1105 S. Washington Ave., Lansing.
(517) 319-6980,

MSU Opera Theatre: The Savage Land and Bernstein Sings America. 8 p.m. $20/$15/students FREE. Fairchild Theatre, 542 Auditorium Road, East Lansing. (517) 353-5340,

Spring Concert with ACTION. Classical music from local students. 3-4 p.m. FREE. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045,

Open Mic, 8 p.m. The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave.

Steve Cowles, 7 p.m. Brookshire, 205 W. Church St.

Bobby Standall, 8:30 p.m. Capital Prime, 2324 Showtime Dr.

New Rule, 9 p.m. Coach’s Pub & Grill, 6201 Bishop Rd.

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Crunchy's, 254 W. Grand River Ave.

DJ Brendan, 9 p.m. Esquire, 1250 Turner St.

Showdown, 9:30 p.m. The Exchange, 314 E. Michigan Ave.

Alistair, 7 p.m. Gallery Brewery, 143 Kent St.

Karaoke, 7:30 p.m. Grand Cafe/Sir Pizza, 201 E. Grand River Ave.

Soulstice, 9:30 p.m. Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave.

Rachel Curtis, 5:30 p.m. Harrison Roadhouse, 720 Michigan Ave.


Motortown. Complex and provocative look at the human costs of war. 8-9:30 p.m. $10/$5 students. Lansing Community College, 500 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 483-1546,

Twelve Dancing Princesses.
Story from the Brothers Grimm adapted for stage. 7 p.m. $7/$5 seniors and students. Happendance Studios, 3448 Hagadorn Road, Okemos.


March Madness Hoopfest. Fan festival with activities for all ages. $2/FREE with MHSAA tickets. 2-7 p.m. Jenison Field House, 223 Kalamazoo St., East Lansing.

Bordeaux Wine Down Fridays. Wine tasting with hors d'ouevres. Registration required. 5:30-7:30 p.m. $20. 925 S. Creyts Road, Lansing. (517) 323-4190,

MSU Museum's Wine Tasting Benefit. Live music, prizes and more than 150 wines. 7-9:30 p.m. $45. Kellogg Center, 219 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing. (517) 432-4655,

Minecraft Game Night. Ages 8-15 of all skill levels play together. Call or register online. 6:30-8 p.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-6363,

Pink Floyd: The Planetarium Show.
10-11 p.m. $4/$2 members. Abrams Planetarium, 400 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. (517) 355-4676,

Skywatchers of Africa. Planetarium show. 8 p.m. $4/$3.50 students and seniors/$3 children. Abrams Planetarium, 400 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. (517) 355-4676,

StoryTime. Ages 2-5 years enjoy stories and songs. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing.

After School Teen Program.
For teens in 6th-12th grades. 3-5:30 p.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420,

Mike Green. Live comedy. 8 and 10:30 p.m. $10. Tripper's Comedy Club, 350 Frandor Ave., Lansing.

TGIF Party
. Dance party. 8 p.m.-midnight. $13. Hawk Hollow Banquet Center, 15101 S. Chandler Road, Bath.