Harvest Moon Tales Around the Campfire at Harris nature Center. A roaring fire … a full moon … roasting marshmallows--these are the sights and smells you will be gifted with at the Harris Nature Center’s Harvest Moon Tales Around the Campfire. In front of a campfire, hear a naturalist tell autumnal stories to get you in the fall spirit. Then, follow them through the woods on a guided hike in the evening. Perfect for family, children and adult, this event will bring you a little closer to nature while having fun and kicking off the month of October right. What better way to spend an October Saturday evening. Make sure to reserve your spot by emailing hnc@meridian.mi.us as there are 25 available spots. 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday. $3/person or $7/family. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road., Okemos. (517) 349-3866,


TaiChi in the Park. 9-10 a.m. FREE. Hunter Park Community GardenHouse, 1400 block of E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 242-9626.


CoderDojo. Ages 7-17 learn web, app and game programming. Call to register. 2-3:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Haslett, 1590 Franklin St., Haslett. (517) 339- 2324, cadl.org.

Harvest Moon: Tales around the Campfire. Campfire stories before guided nature walk. 7-8:30 p.m. $3/$7 families. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866, bit.ly/HNCprg.

Introduction to Filmmaking, Part 2. Ages 8 and up learn video production. 10 a.m.-noon. FREE. CADL South Lansing, 3500 S. Cedar St., Lansing. (517) 272-9840, cadl.org.

Meet Author Johnathan Rand. Ages 8 and up meet Chillers series author. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-6363, cadl.org.

Spartan Young Astronomers Club. For kids ages 8-12 who love learning about astronomy. 10 a.m.-noon. $3. Abrams Planetarium, 755 Science Road, East Lansing. (517) 355-4676.


Coyote on a Fence. Intense drama touching on capital punishment. 8-9:30 p.m. $10/$5 students. Lansing Community College, 500 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing. lcc.edu.