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Events and Happenings in Lansing this week: Aug. 17

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Wednesday, August 17 

50 over Fitness - Meridian 50 Plus Stretch and Flex Exercise group.  9-10 a.m. Central Park Pavilion, 5151 Marsh Rd., Okemos.         517-853-4600. meridian50plus.com.  

Allen Farmers Market - Corner Shepard/Kalamazoo. 2:30-7 p.m. Allen Market Place, 1611 E Kalamazoo, Lansing.  

Alluring Nature 2022 Art Show: En Plein Air Exhibition - through August.  10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Framer’s Edge, 1856 W. Grand River Ave, Okemos. framersedge.net.  

Back-to-School Extravaganza School Supply Drive thru Aug. 17 - drop off 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. LAFCU, 106 N. Marketplace Blvd., Lansing. lafcu.com.  

Brown Bag Books - August 1-31.  Chance to win prizes! 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Grand Ledge Area District Library, 131 E. Jefferson St., Grand Ledge.  

Diabetes Support Group - 6:30-7:30 p.m. Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport Dr, Lansing. 517-321-4014.  

Food Frenzy - 4-8 p.m. Holt Farmers’ Market, 2150 Cedar St, Holt.               delhitownship.com.  

It’s My Art Show! - through August. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Okemos Branch Library, 4321 Okemos Rd., Okemos. 517-327-0938. retreadart.com.  

Laingsburg Community Singers - Singers wanted! Auditions are not required. 7-9 p.m.  Laingsburg United Methodist Church, 210 N Crum St , Laingsburg. 517-651-5937. 

LEGO Building Challenge! - through Aug. 31. Build something and have a chance to win prizes!  10 a.m.-9 p.m. Grand Ledge Area District Library, 131 E. Jefferson St., Grand Ledge. gladl.org 

Meditation in the Thich Nhat Hanh tradition - All welcome! 7-9 p.m. Van Hanh Temple, 3015 S. MLK Jr Blvd., Lansing. lamc.info.  

Mental Toughness & Focus for School! - Learn techniques that will make you mentally strong and focused on starting School! 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Ruhala Holistic Arts Center, 1846 Haslett Rd, East Lansing. 517-337-0464. ruhalacenter.com.  

Meridian Farmers’ Market - 3-7 p.m. 1995 Central Park Dr., Okemos. 

Meridian Township Summer Concert Series -  6-8:30 p.m. 1995 Central Park Dr., Okemos. meridian.mi.us.  

Pagan Community Night - Join us online or in person. 6-8 p.m. Weavers of the Web, 809 Center St., Ste. 7A, Lansing. weaversoftheweb.org.  

St Johns Concert in the Park - Frendz with music through the decades! 7-9 p.m. William E. Tennant Performance Shell, 801 W. Park St, St. Johns.  

Storybook Stroll - through late August. Read while you stroll the trails and downtown! 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Grand Ledge Area District Library, 131 E. Jefferson St.,                     Grand Ledge. gladl.org.  

Ukulele Strum with Ben Hassenger & Friends - A casual uke drop-in! 7-8 p.m. Grand Ledge Area District Library, 131 E. Jefferson St., Grand Ledge.  

Wine Wednesday - Wine & cheese tasting 6 p.m. Wine & Chocolate tasting 8:30 p.m. Hooked, 3142 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.        517-721-1330.  

Thursday, August 18 

Bath Farmers Market - 3-6:30 p.m. James Couzens Memorial Park, 13753 Main St, Bath. shopbfm.org.  

Book and Bake Sale - After two years our annual August Book and Bake Sale is back. 3-7:30 p.m. Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport St, Lansing. 517-285-9016.  

Dimondale Farmers’ Market - 3-7 p.m. 136 N Bridge St, Dimondale. 517-230-0520.  

Farmers Market at the Capitol - 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Michigan State Capitol, 100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing. 517-432-3381.  

It’s a Thursday Thing - in downtown St Johns, musicians will be performing on the corner of N. Clinton. 5-7 p.m. downtownstjohnsmi.com.  

MACC Courthouse Lawn Concert -  8 p.m. 315 S Jefferson, Mason. business.masonchamber.org.  

Music in the Park - Bring your friends and a lawn chair or blanket. Food concessions are available onsite. 7-9 p.m. Jaycee Park, 525 E. River St, Grand Ledge.              grandledgechamber.com.  

Stitch ‘n Bitch - Come hang out with some fellow stitching witches! 5-8 p.m. Keys To Manifestation, 809 Center St., 7A, Lansing. 517-974-5540. manifestlansing.com.  

Summer Concert Series - 7-9 p.m. American Legion Bandshell, McCormick Park, 300 N. Putnam St., Williamston.  

Summer Concert Series - 6:30 p.m. The Courthouse Lawn, 100 W Lawrence Ave, Charlotte.

Switch Gaming! - Grab your Nintendo Switch or play ours! 6-8 p.m. Grand Ledge Area District Library, 131 E. Jefferson St., Grand Ledge.           gladl.org 

Zoo Nights #4 (21+) - 5-8 p.m. Potter Park Zoo, 1301 S Pennsylvania Ave, Lansing.            517-483-4222. potterparkzoo.org.  

Friday, August 19 

50 over Fitness - The Meridian 50 Plus Stretch and Flex Exercise group.  9-10 a.m. Central Park Pavilion, 5151 Marsh Rd., Okemos. 517-853-4600. meridian50plus.com.  

Book and Bake Sale - 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport St, Lansing. 517-285-9016.  

Can You Dig It? - Impression 5 Science Center, 200 Museum Dr, Lansing. 517-485-8116. impression5.org.  

Cruise In - 5-8 p.m. Holt Farmers’ Market, 2150 Cedar St, Holt. delhitownship.com.  

Fizz Wiz Chemistry - Impression 5 Science Center, 200 Museum Dr, Lansing. 517-485-8116. impression5.org.  

Brown Bag Concert Series - Steve Berkemeier is performing at Noon. Rotary Park Pavilion 107 E. Railroad St., St. Johns. 

Friday Night Concert Series - 7 p.m. Lake Lansing Park South Band Shell, 1621 Pike St, Haslett. pk.ingham.org.  

Helles Bells Pop-Up Event - Calling all beer lovers! 3-6 p.m. Lansing Brewing Company, 518 E. Shiawassee, Lansing. lansingbrewingcompany.com.  

Home-in-One Golf Outing, Habitat For Humanity Capital Region - 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m. Forest Akers West, 3535 Forest Rd., Lansing. habitatcr.org.  

Marvel-ous Science - Impression 5 Science Center, 200 Museum Dr, Lansing. 517-485-8116. impression5.org.  

Moonlight Movies - Sing 2 - 9-10:30 p.m. Veterans Memorial Gardens, 2074 N Aurelius Road, Holt. delhitownship.com.  

ScienceTok - Impression 5 Science Center, 200 Museum Dr, Lansing. impression5.org.  

Sunfield Farmers Picnic - 4-10 p.m. Floyd Van Buren Park, corner of Logan St. & Second St., Sunfield.  

TGIF Dinner & Dance - 7-11:59 p.m. Hawk Hollow, 15101 Chandler Rd. Bath.                tgifdance.com.  

Saturday, August 20 

Back-to-School Extravaganza Backpack Giveaway - 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The Village Lansing, 3525 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite G, Lansing. lafcu.com.  

Backyard Bugs - Join Fenner’s Naturalists for a look into the wide world of invertebrates. 1-3 p.m. Fenner Nature Center, 2020 E Mt. Hope Ave, Lansing. mynaturecenter.org.  

Book and Bake Sale - 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport St, Lansing. 517-285-9016.  

Capital City Kid’s Triathlon - 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Hawk Island County Park, 1601 E. Cavanaugh Road, Lansing. runsignup.com.  

Flea Market and Classic Car Cruise-In - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Turner-Dodge House, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Turner Dodge House, 100 E. North St., Lansing.  

Game Night - 5-8 p.m. Keys To Manifestation, 809 Center St., # 7A, Lansing.       manifestlansing.com.  

Hops & Bops - 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Veterans Memorial Gardens, 2074 N Aurelius Rd.,    Holt. delhitownship.com.  

Michigan Country Music Hall of Fame 2022 Induction Awards! 7 p.m. Charlotte Performing Arts Center, 378 State St, Charlotte. 517-541-5690. charlotteperformingartscenter.com.  

Open House - 1-3 p.m. Ruhala Holistic Arts Center, 1846 Haslett Rd., East Lansing.        517-337-0464. ruhalacenter.com.  

Sunfield Farmers Picnic - 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Floyd Van Buren Park, corner of Logan St. & Second St., Sunfield.  

Sunday, August 21 

“The Council of 3 Fires” Workshop with David Meeder - 12-2 p.m. Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing, 2395 S. Washington, Lansing. 517-371-3010. unitylansing.org.  

East Lansing Farmers Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Valley Court Park, 280 Valley Court,  East Lansing. cityofeastlansing.com.  

Nature Storytime - 10-11 a.m. Fenner Nature Center, 2020 E Mt. Hope Ave., Lansing. mynaturecenter.org.  

Sunday School for Witches - workshop series. 3-4:30 p.m. Keys To Manifestation, 809 Center St., Ste. 7A, Lansing. manifestlansing.com.  

Wellness Weekends Series: Movement Workshop - 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, 547 E Circle Dr,              East Lansing.  

Monday, August 22 

50 over Fitness - Meridian 50 Plus Stretch and Flex Exercise group 9-10 a.m. Central Park Pavilion, 5151 Marsh Road, Okemos.            517-853-4600. meridian50plus.com.  

Back-To-School Hairstyles - Join stylists from It’s Your Hair Salon for back-to-school hairstyle tutorials for children! 2-3 p.m. Eaton Rapids Area District Library, 220 S. Main St., Eaton Rapids. eradl.org.  

Science Mystery Box - 8 a.m. Impression 5 Science Center, 200 Museum Dr, Lansing.           517-485-8116. impression5.org.  

Sunset Storytime Mondays - early evening story time with summery stories, songs and an activity. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Grand Ledge Area District Library, 131 E. Jefferson St., Grand Ledge. gladl.org 

Tuesday, August 23 

Board Game Meet Up - ages 18 & up. 6:30 - 10:30 p.m. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Spare Time Bowling Alley, 3101 E Grand River, Lansing.  

Concerts on the Lawn “Jazz Combo” - 6:30 p.m. MSU Federal Credit Union Headquarters, Lansing. www.lansingsymphony.org.  

Genealogy Help - Stop by the Library and get some assistance with Ancestry Library Edition. 1:30-3 p.m. Eaton Rapids Area District Library, 220 S. Main, Eaton Rapids. eradl.org.  

Parent Happy Hour - Storytime for kids and wine flight specials for parents. 5-7 p.m. Hooked, 3142 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. 517-721-1330.  

Picnic Playdate Family Storytime - Meet at GLADL and follow the little red wagon to the playground for a family storytime! 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Grand Ledge Area District Library, 131 E. Jefferson St., Grand Ledge.  

Sporcle Live! Trivia - Two games starting at 7:30 & 8:30 p.m. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Crunchy’s, 254 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing. 517-351-2506. crunchyseastlansing.com.  

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