April 13 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day on this spring Wednesday.

New York’s Metropolitan Opera serves up an operatic sampler platter featuring some of its best young singers Wednesday at the Wharton Center. The Metropolitan Opera Rising Stars Concert features a quartet of aspiring opera singers performing arias, duets and ensemble pieces from some of opera’s greatest composers. Some of the opera worlds biggest names, including Renée Fleming, Deborah Voigt and Thomas Hampson, got their big break through the Met’s development programs. 7:30 p.m. $18/$15 students. Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. (517) 432-2000, whartoncenter.com.

For more local events, see below.

Classes and Seminars

Aging in Place: Adapting Your Home, Your Yard and Your Life. Program for seniors to adapt home for accessibility. Call to register. 7-8:30 p.m. FREE. St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 955 Alton Road, East Lansing. 517-420-3124, elcatholics.org.

Google Analytics for Beginners. Call or register online. 9-11 a.m. FREE. Small Business Development Center, LCC, 309 N. Washington Square, Suite 110, Lansing. (517) 483-1921, sbdcmichigan.org.

Photography Class with Ron St Germain. Three-week class on cameras and photography. 6:30-9 p.m. $55. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866, bit.ly/HNCprg.

Aux Petits Soins. French immersion class for ages 0-12. See web for specific times for each age group. $15/$12 students. 1824 E. Michigan Ave., Suite F, Lansing. (517) 643-8059, facebook.com/auxpetitssoinsllc.

Walk the Walk, Talk the Talk. Public speaking class for grades 7-12. Register online. 5:30-6:30 p.m. FREE. Building Twentyone, 1288 N. Cedar St., Mason. (517) 889-5103, ow.ly/Yu9jH.


Lansing Matinee Musicale presents The Winds of March. Live 16th century music and period dress. 1-2 p.m. FREE. Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. lansingmatineemusicale.org.

Karaoke, 8 p.m. Champions, 2440 N. Cedar St.

DJ Trivia, 8 p.m. Coach’s Pub & Grill, 6201 Bishop Rd.

A Couple A Cowboys, 10 p.m. Crunchy's, 254 W. Grand River Ave.

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

Live Blues w/ The Good Cookies, 7 p.m. The Exchange, 314 E. Michigan Ave.

Artzy Phartzy Night, 5 p.m. Gallery Brewery, 143 Kent St.,

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

Sure Thing by Taylor and Mark, 7 p.m. Mac's Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave.

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

Kathy Ford Band Karaoke, 7:30 p.m. Reno's North, 16460 Old US 27

Trevor Compton, 7 p.m. Watershed Tavern and Grill 5965 Marsh Rd.

Open Mic, 6 p.m. Waterfront Bar and Grill, 325 City Market Dr.


He Named Me Malala Screening. Screening and discussion in library's Green Room. 7:30 p.m. MSU Library, 366 W. Circle Drive, East Lansing.

Gardening 101. Gardening basics taught. Call or register online. 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Mason, 145 W. Ash St., Mason. (517) 676-9088, cadl.org.

Parent Preschool Visit Days. Meet teachers and learn about program. 8-9 a.m. Lansing Christian School, 3405 Belle Chase Way, Lansing. (517) 882-5779, lansingchristianschool.org.

Create a Book Wreath. Ages 8+ create wreath from book pages. Register online. 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE. ELPL 2.0 Maker Studio, 300 M.A.C. Ave., East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org/register.

MSU Science Festival: Night at the Museum. Behind-the-scenes look at MSU Museum and the Broad Art Museum. 6-8 p.m. FREE. MSU Museum Auditorium, 409 W. Circle Drive, East Lansing. (517) 355-2370, sciencefestival.msu.edu/Event/Featured.

Post-Polio Support Group Meeting. People affected by polio share information, ideas, and support. 1:30-3 p.m. FREE, donations welcome. Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 339-1039.

Refresh Live Leadership Simulcast. Live broadcast for entrepreneurs. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $25. MSU Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Road, Lansing. refreshleadership.com/live.

Senior Living and Community Conversation. Conversation on making Lansing great for all ages. 10 a.m.-noon. FREE. Allen Neighborhood Center, 1619 E Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 367-2468.

Senior Scams: Don't Be a Victim. Presentation to help seniors avoid identity theft, imposter scams, charity fraud and more. 4-5 p.m. FREE. CADL Stockbridge, 200 Wood St., Stockbridge.

After School Teen Program. For teens in 6th-12th grades. 3-5:30 p.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Senior Discovery at ANC. "Tuesday Toolmen" by Bruce Witwer 10 a.m.-noon FREE. Allen Market Place, 1619 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing.

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

Meditation. For beginners and experienced. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Vietnamese Buddhist Temple, 3015 S. Washington St., Lansing. (517) 351-5866, lamc.info.

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

Allen Street Farmers Market - Indoors. Locally grown, baked and prepared foods. 3-6:30 p.m. FREE. Allen Street Farmers Market, 1619 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 999-3911.

After School Teen Program. For teens in 6th-12th grades. 3-5:30 p.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.