Oct. 19 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day on this partly-cloudy Wednesday.

Riverwalk Theatre plays host to a fundraiser benefiting Hospice of Lansing. The event involves a special performance of Riverwalk's next play, "Are You Being Served?" the story of a team of department store workers on vacation in Spain. The play is based on the British comedy TV series of the same name. In addition to the performance, the evening includes a cocktail reception and silent auction. Food tastings are available from local senior living community chefs, who are vying for the prize in a show-off competition. 5-9 p.m. $35. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 882-4500, hospiceoflansing.org.

For more local events, see below.

Classes and Seminars

An Introduction to the Course in Miracles. Four-week workshop on peace and forgiveness. 7-9 p.m. Donations welcome. Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing, 230 S. Holmes St., Lansing. (517) 371-3010, unitylansing.orgi

Gentle Yoga. Relaxing pace class suitable for beginners. 11 a.m.-noon. First class FREE/$5/$3 members. Williamston High School, 3939 Vanneter Road, Williamston.

Literature and Poetry

Marcia Aldrich. Conversation at 3 p.m.; gallery reading at 7 p.m. 7-9 p.m. RCAH Auditorium in Snyder-Phillips Hall, on the corner of Dormitory Road and Bogue Street, MSU Campus, East Lansing. (517) 884-1932.


Theatre Night Out - A Benefit for Hospice of Lansing. Cocktail reception, silent auction and performance of "Are You Being Served?" 5-9 p.m. $35. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 882-4500, hospiceoflansing.org


College Night. Representatives from over fifty colleges share information. 6-7:30 p.m. Lansing Community College, 500 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing. lcc.edu/collegenight.

Fall Salad Luncheon. Proceeds benefit community outreach services. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $8. First Presbyterian Church (Lansing), 510 W. Ottawa, Lansing. (517) 482-0668, lansingfirstpres.org

Flu Shot Clinic with Walgreens. Flu shots administered on first come, first served basis. 2-3 p.m. Grand Ledge Area District Library, 131 E Jefferson St., Grand Ledge. (517) 627-7014, grandledge.lib.mi.us.

Lansing Catholic High School Fall Prospective Family Night. Families learn what school has to offer. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Lansing Catholic High School, 501 Marshall Street, Lansing. (517) 267-2102, lansingcatholic.org.

Allen Farmers Market. Locally grown, baked and prepared foods. 2:30-7 p.m. FREE. Allen Farmers Market, 1619 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 999-3911, ow.ly/Bol1303O4VE.

Alcoholics Anonymous. A closed step meeting. 6 p.m. Donations. Pennsylvania Ave. Church of God, 3500 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing. (517) 899-3215.

ICACS Whisker Wednesday. Pet adoptions. All animals spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. Noon-6 p.m. Ingham County Animal Control, 600 Curtis St., Mason. (517) 676-8370.

After School Action Program. Light meal, tutoring and activities. 4-6 p.m. FREE. Eastside Community Action Center, 1001 Dakin St., Lansing.

After School Teen Program. For teens in grades 7-12. 2:30-5:30 p.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351- 2420, elpl.org.