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What's up in Lansing: Vino!

Here's what's going on in town today.


Happy hump day. After work, celebrate. You're closer to the weekend than you were this morning, my friend, and what better way to celebrate than with wine?! Head over to UrbanBeat at 1213 Turner St., Lansing, for their Wine Night, a complete wine tasting event with hors d'oeuvres, conversation and more. The event goes from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and the cost is $15. urbanbeatevents.com.

Not a vino lover? Weird.

Here's what else is happening today:

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. Chua Van Hanh Temple, 3015 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. (517) 420-5820.

Beyond Stretching Class. Learn slow movements to reduce muscle tension. 7:30-8:30 p.m. $10. LotusVoice Integrative Therapies, 4994 Park Lake Road, East Lansing. beyondstretching.weebly.com.

Photography Class Okemos. With award-winning photographer Ron St. Germain. 6:30 to 9 p.m. $60 for four sessions. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866.

Shamanic Education & Healing Clinic. Talk and demos on contemporary shamanism. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $5-$10 donation. Willow Stick Ceremonies, 1515 W. Mt. Hope Ave., Suite 3, Lansing. (517) 402-6727, willowstickceremonies.com.

Literature and Poetry Wharton Center Inner Circle Book Club. "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime," by Mark Haddon. 3:30-5 p.m. FREE. Schuler Books & Music, 1982 Grand River Ave., Okemos. whartoncenter.com.

Music Deacon Earl: Allen Farmers Market. Acoustic blues, reggae, Americana, folk and more. 4-6 p.m. FREE. Allen Market Place, 1629 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 999-3923.

Symphonic Cinema: Disney Around the World. Lansing Symphony Orchestra plays along with Disney movies. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 487-5001, lansingsymphony.org.

Together, Let's Jam. Musical fun for people of all ages with Down Syndrome. 9 a.m. MSU Community Music School, 4930 Hagadorn Road, East Lansing. cms.msu.edu.

Zhihua Tang and the Gracewood Singers. Lansing Matinee Musicale hosts pianist. 1-2 p.m. FREE. Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing.

Theater Auditions for Elephant's Graveyard. 7 p.m. Over the Ledge Theatre Co., Fitzgerald Park, 137 Fitzgerald Park Drive, Grand Ledge.

Events 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, elpl.org.

Drop-in Spring Ice Cream Social. Make a sundae and visit with family and friends. 5:30-7 p.m. FREE. CADL Aurelius, 1939 S. Aurelius Road, Mason.

Make Your Own Comic Book. Ages 7-18 create their own comic book. 3-5 p.m. FREE. CADL Holt- Delhi, 2078 Aurelius Road, Holt.

Read to Scout. Ages 6-18 practice reading to therapy dog. Call to register. 3-3:45 p.m. FREE. CADL Leslie, 201 Pennsylvania St., Leslie. (517) 589- 9400, cadl.org.

Senior Discovery Group Meeting. International student speaks on life in their home country. 10 a.m.-noon. FREE. Allen Market Place, 1629 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 367-2468, allenneighborhoodcenter.org.

Spring Break Adventures: Mammals of Michigan. Hands-on, full-day camps for ages 5-10. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $40/$35 members. Fenner Nature Center, 2020 E. Mount Hope Ave., Lansing. (517) 483-4224, mynaturecenter.org/programs.

Star Wars Spring Break: Trivia Night. Game show format for testing Star Wars knowledge. Call to register. 6:30-8 p.m. FREE. CADL Okemos, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 347-2021.

Wine Night. Wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres, conversation and more. 5:30-7:30 p.m. $15. UrbanBeat Event Center, 1213 Turner St., Lansing. (989) 482-7910, urbanbeatevents.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.

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.

Practice Your English. Practice listening to and speaking English. All levels welcome. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Arts Kresge Life Drawing Open Studio. Open studio drop-in life drawing sessions with nude models. 7-9:30 p.m. $5/students FREE. Kresge Art Center, 600 Auditorium Road, East Lansing. (517) 337-1170.

Walk-In Wednesdays. Art activities for all ages. 4-5:30 p.m. FREE. Reach Studio Art Center, 1804 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. (517) 999-3643, reachstudioart.org.

Music Tavern House Jazz Band. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Tavern and Tap, 101 S. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 374-5555.


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