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What's up in Lansing: Watercolor painting

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


They say that many adults lose their creativity as they age. Taking an art class or doing activities like adult coloring books have been proven to stimulate and maintain creativity in the brains of adults. Today, try the Trees of Green: Adult Watercolor Class. It's a six-week class focusing on using the color green. The class is at Michigan Lighthouse Art Gallery, from 1-3 p.m. The cost: $120.107 S. Putnam St. #215, Williamston. 517-256-8335.

Here's more of what's going on today in Lansing:

Classes and Seminars

(TOPS) Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Weigh-in 5:15 p.m. In room 207. 6 p.m. First meeting FREE. Haslett Middle School, 1535 Franklin St. Haslett.

A Course in Miracles. Group on peace through forgiveness. 7-9 p.m. Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing, 230 S. Holmes, Lansing. 517-371-3010.

Bach Stress Relief. Using flower essences to work through stress. 6:30-8 p.m. FREE. Donations welcome. Willow Stick Ceremonies, 1515 W. Mt. Hope Ave. Suite 3, Lansing.

Capital Area Crisis Rugby Practice. All experience levels welcome. 6-8 p.m. FREE. St. Joseph Park, 2125 W. Hillsdale St., Lansing. crisisrfc.com.

Celebrate Recovery. For all types of hurts and hangups. 6 p.m. Donations welcome. Trinity Church, 3355 Dunckel Road Lansing.

Lansing Area Codependents Anonymous. 5:45 p.m. FREE. Everybody Reads Books and Stuff, 2019 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 346-9900.

Preschool Science Explorations: All about Plants. Hands-on science exploration activities. 1-2:30 p.m. $4 per child. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866.

Trees of Green: Adult Watercolor Class. Six-week class focusing on using the color green. 1-3 p.m. $120. Michigan Lighthouse Art Gallery, 107 S. Putnam St. #215, Williamston. 517-256-8335.

Literature and Poetry Thursday Book Group. Monthly group. New members welcome. 1-3 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Foster Branch, 200 North Foster St., Lansing. (517) 485.5185.

Event 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.

12-Step Meeting. AA/NA/CA all welcome. In room 209. Noon-1 p.m. FREE. Donations welcome. Cristo Rey Community Center, 1717 N. High St., Lansing.

Capital Area Audubon Society. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Non-members cordially invited to attend. Fenner Nature Center, 2020 E. Mount Hope Ave., Lansing. (517) 483- 4224.

Crafternoon: Paint a Piggy Bank. Ages 5-10. Call to register. 4:30-5:30 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Mason Branch, 145 W. Ash St., Mason. (517) 676-9088.

Drop-in LEGO Club. Ages 4 and up. 3:15-4:30 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Webberville Branch, 115 South Main St., Webberville. (517) 521.3643.

Kids Reading to Dogs. Ages 6 and up read to trained dog. 4-5 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Haslett Branch, 1590 Franklin St., Haslett. (517) 339- 2324.

Ladies Silver Blades Figure Skating Club. All skill levels welcome. 9:30-11:20 a.m. $5 and yearly dues fee. Suburban Ice, 2810 Hannah Blvd., East Lansing.

Play with Purpose. Play-based program supporting early literacy. Ages 3-6. 1-2 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Haslett Branch, 1590 Franklin St., Haslett. (517) 339-2324.

Spring Break Adventures: Gross Nature. Handson, full-day camp 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.


Zoos of Berlin at the Avenue Cafe, 2021 E. Michigan Ave. 9 p.m.

Lee Groove at Champions, 2440 N. Cedar St. 7 p.m.

Karaoke at Crunchy's, 254 W. Grand River Ave. 9 p.m.

Steve Cowles at Eaton Rapids Craft Co., 204 N. Main St. 6 p.m.

Mike Skory & Friends at The Exchange, 314 E. Michigan Ave. 8:30 p.m.

Narc Out the Reds at the Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave. 8 p.m.

Half Wait at Mac's Bar 2700 E. MIchigan Ave. 7 p.m.

Lincoln County Process at Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave. 9 p.m.

Kathy Ford at Reno's North, 16400 Old US 27, 7:30 p.m.

Ryan's Roadhouse at Ryan's Roadhouse, 902 E. State St. 6-10 p.m.

Collateral Damage at Tequila Cowboy, 5660 W. Saginaw Hwy. 4 p.m.

Frog Open Blues Jam at Unicorn Tavern, 327 E. Grand River Ave., 8:30 p.m.

Marc Sala at Watershed Tavern and Grill, 5965 Marsh Rd.

HENDERSHOTT at Waterfront Bar and Grill, 325 City Market Dr. 7 p.m.


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