Oct. 26 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day on this potentially rainy Wednesday.

Lansing had its own Babe Ruth, but instead of a baseball player, ours was a pilot. Read about Marion "Babe" Weyant Ruth and a new book about her in this City Pulse article by Bill Castanier.

Happy almost-Halloween! With just under a week to go until the day your kids come home with a pillowcase full of sweets, Eastwood Towne Center offers families to get a head start on the sugar rush. Local businesses offer up treats and other activities. At the Capital Area District Library's booth, "Michigan Chillers" author Johnathan Rand signs books and greets visitors. 4-6 p.m. FREE. Eastwood Towne Center, US 127 and Lake Lansing Road, Lansing. (517) 316-9209.

For more local events, see below.

Classes and Seminars

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.

Culture Crime: Investigating Global Antiquities Trafficking. Dr. Donna Yates discusses illicit trafficking of cultural items. 7 p.m. International Center, 450 Administration Bldg., East Lansing. yates.anthropology.msu.edu.

Smart Recovery. A science-based addiction recovery support group. 1-:30 p.m. FREE. Cristo Rey Community Center, 1717 N. High St., Lansing.


Mingzhe Wang, clarinet. 7:30 p.m. $10/$8 seniors/students FREE. Cook Recital Hall, MSU Music Building, 333 West Circle Drive, East Lansing. (517) 353-5340, music.msu.edu/event-listing.


Adult Coloring Party to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. Coloring and craft cocktails. 7:30-9 p.m. $10. American Fifth Spirits, 112 N. Larch St., Lansing. ow.ly/sn8P3054sQs.

Capital Area District Libraries at Trick-or- Treat. Stop by CADL's Chiller Zone to meet Michigan Chillers author. 4-6 p.m. FREE. Eastwood Towne Center, 3000 Preyde Blvd., Lansing.

Mid-MI Genealogical Society. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing.

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.