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Have you ever wanted to have a beer with a bear? Or maybe sip a porter with a penguin? Zoo Brew, hosted by Potter Park Zoo, offers the 21-and-up crowd a chance to cruise the zoo with a beverage in hand. The fundraiser features beers available for purchase from Lansing Brewing Co., as well as complementary food. Live music is provided by Shelby & Jake and Well Enough Alone. This is the first of three Zoo Brew events this summer; a $10 pass to all three events is available on the website. 5-9 p.m. $7/$5 adv. 1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing. (517) 483-4222, potterparkzoo.org.
For more local events, see below.
Classes and Seminars
Lunch at the Senior Center. Call day before to order meal. Noon-1 p.m. $5.75/$3 suggested donation for ages 60 and up. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045, meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.
Capital Area Crisis Rugby Practice. All levels welcome. 6-8 p.m. FREE. St. Joseph Park, 2125 W. Hillsdale St., Lansing. crisisrfc.com.
Celebrate Recovery. For all hurts and hang-ups. 6 p.m. Donations welcome. Trinity Church (Lansing), 3355 Dunckel Road, Lansing. (517) 492-1866.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Weigh-in 5:15 p.m., meeting 6 p.m. First meeting FREE. New Hope Church, 1340 Haslett Road, Haslett. (517) 927-4307.Music
Open Mic @ The Colonial Bar & Grill. Weekly bring-your-own-instrument open mic. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. FREE. The Colonial Bar & Grille, 3425 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lansing. (517) 882-6132.
City Mouse, 8 p.m. The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave.
DJ Don Black, 9:30 p.m. Black Cat Bistro, 115 Albert Ave.
Open Mic, 9 p.m. Colonial Bar 3425 S. Martin Luther King Blvd
Lee Groove, 7 p.m. Champions, 2440 N. Cedar St.
Karaoke, 9 p.m. Crunchy's, 254 W. Grand River Ave.
Summer Patio Party, 8 p.m. Darb's, 117 S. Cedar St.
Mike Skory & Friends, 8:30 p.m. The Exchange, 314 E. Michigan Ave.
Reggae Lou, 6 p.m. Fieldhouse, 213 Ann St.
Karaoke Kraze, 9 p.m. Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave.
Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. Leroys, 1526 S. Cedar St.
Springtails, 9 p.m. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave.
Jay Wilford, 7 p.m. Reno's East, 1310 Abbot Road
Chris Laskos, 7 p.m. Reno's North, 16460 Old US 27
Sarah Brunner, 7 p.m. Reno's West, 5001 W. Saginaw Hwy.
Gunnar & the Grizzly Boys, 7:30 p.m. Tequila Cowboy, 5660 W. Saginaw Hwy.
Frog Open Blues Jam, 8:30 p.m. Unicorn Tavern, 327 E. Grand River Ave.
Oxymorons, 8 p.m. Waterfront Bar and Grill, 325 City Market Dr.
Acting Up Theatre Company. With "The Curse of the Couch Potato." 1-2 p.m. FREE. CADL Holt-Delhi, 2078 Aurelius Road, Holt. (517) 694-9351, cadl.org. Events
Book Dominoes. After-hours engineering experiment. Call or register online. 7-8:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Holt-Delhi, 2078 Aurelius Road, Holt. (517) 694-9351 ext. 3, cadl.org.
Bubbleman. Learn about bubble science. 1:30-2:15 p.m. FREE. CADL Foster, 200 N. Foster Ave., Lansing.
Paws 4 Reading. Kids read to therapy dog. 6-8 p.m. FREE. Capitol Building Back Plaza, 100 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing.
Build-Your-Own Taco Bar Fundraiser. Proceeds support the 8th grade government trip to Washington D.C. 4-7 p.m. St. Casimir Catholic Church, 800 W. Barnes Ave., Lansing. (517) 374-5700.
Classroom Critters. Educational animal presentation. 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. FREE. CADL Okemos, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 347-2021, cadl.org.
Mason Codependents Anonymous. A fellowship to develop healthy relationships. 7-8 p.m. FREE. Mason First Church of the Nazarene, 415 E. Maple St., Mason. (517) 515-5559, coda.org.
Ready, Set, Go! PJ Storytime. Ages 2-6 enjoy reading, music and Bedtime Math. Call or register online. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Mason, 145 W. Ash St., Mason. (517) 676-9088, cadl.org.
Spanish Conversation. All levels welcome. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org. Arts
Drop-In Coloring Group. Coloring supplies provided for ages 18 and up. 6-7 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing.