Jan. 4 2017 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day and happy World Braille Day.

Looking to become the next Ansel Adams? The Mid Michigan Photography Club helps budding photographers get their start today with a free photography clinic. Held as a series of mini-seminars, the clinic teaches beginners and amateurs how to use both new and old cameras. Local pros are on hand for discussion and Q&A sessions. 6-9 p.m. FREE. First Presbyterian Church, 510 W. Ottawa St., Lansing. (517) 626-2814.

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.

Mindfulness. Meditation for beginners and experienced. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Donations welcome. Van Hanh Temple, 3015 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. (517) 420-5820, ow.ly/CIHU305nMqx.

Free Photography Clinic. Professionals provide guidance through mini seminars. 6-9 p.m. FREE. First Presbyterian Church (Lansing), 510 W. Ottawa St., Lansing. (517) 626-2814.

Literature and Poetry

Wharton Center Circle Book Club. "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd" by Agatha Christie. 3:30-5 p.m. Schuler Books & Music, 1982 Grand River Ave., Okemos. whartoncenter.com.


Allen Market Place — Indoor Season. Locally grown, baked and prepared foods. 3-6:30 p.m. FREE. Allen Farmers Market, 1629 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.

ESOL Reading Group. Practice English reading and speaking skills. Noon-1:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Okemos, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos.

Family Storytime. Ages 6 and under enjoy stories, songs and activities. 10:30-11:30 a.m. FREE. CADL Williamston, 201 School St., Williamston.

Read to Scout. Ages 6-18 read to visiting therapy dog. Call to register. 3-4 p.m. FREE. CADL Leslie, 201 Pennsylvania St., Leslie. (517) 589-9400.

Toddler Storytime. Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. Call to register. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. CADL Foster, 200 N. Foster Ave., Lansing. (517) 485-5185.

Wonder Wednesday: Minute to Win It. Ages 8-18 play mini-games. 4-5 p.m. FREE. CADL Leslie, 201 Pennsylvania St., Leslie. (517) 589-9400.