Nov. 30 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day on this chilly Wednesday.

Mannheim Steamroller returns to the Wharton Center for its famous Christmas show this evening. The symphonic pop group, founded by Grammy-award winner Chip Davis, puts on a dazzling show of music and light featuring its signature holiday song arrangements. 7:30 p.m. Tickets from $40. Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. (517) 432-2000,

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.

Rock Your Mocs: Anishinaabe 101 Workshop. Laid-back discussion of Native experiences. 5:30-7:30 p.m. FREE. Michigan History Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 241-6852,

French Playtime. Playgroup ages 1-6 encouraging French language education. 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. FREE. Aux Petits Soins, 1824 E. Michigan Ave. Suite F, Lansing. (517) 999-7277,

Literature and Poetry

NaNoWriMo: The Final Countdown. Writers gather to finish novels. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Grand Ledge Area District Library, 131 E. Jefferson St., Grand Ledge. (517) 627-7014,


Mannheim Steamroller. Holiday music with pop orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Tickets from $40. Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. (517) 432-2000,

Karaoke with DJ Jamie, 9 p.m. Esquire, 1250 Turner St.

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

"Johnny D" Blues Night, 9 p.m. Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave.

Crowd Cntrl, 8 p.m. Mac's Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave.

Open Mic w/ Jen Sygit, 9 p.m. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave.


CADL Foster Holiday Open House & Reindeer Visit. Live reindeer, crafts and more. 4:30-6:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Foster, 200 N. Foster Ave., Lansing.

CADL Holt-Delhi Holiday Open House & Reindeer Visit. Live reindeer, live music, crafts and more. 7-9 p.m. FREE. CADL Holt-Delhi, 2078 Aurelius Road, Holt.

Senior Discovery Group. Basics of drafting and registering a property deed. 10 a.m.-noon. FREE. Allen Market Place, 1629 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 367-2468,

Allen Market Place — Indoor Season. Locally grown, baked and prepared foods. 2:30-7 p.m. FREE. Allen Farmers Market, 1629 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 999-3911,

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,

Mindfulness. Meditation for beginners and experienced. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Donations welcome. Van Hanh Temple, 3015 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. (517) 420-5820,