SATURDAY, April 10 — Need some fun ideas to spend this weekend? We've got you covered. Here's a handy guide to some of the most interesting happenings in Lansing this Saturday and Sunday. There are helpful online-only options included in case you want to avoid crowds and stay home.
MSU Science Festival: Exploring Earth Science with Cake
April 10, Saturday, 1 p.m.
Online at sciencefestival.msu.edu
Michigan State University Museum Education Assistant Nick VanAcker is going to lead a virtual cooking class that will teach you about earth science, as well as how to craft some delicious baked goods right in your home's kitchen. There are several other Science Festival events you can also check out by visiting its website.
Kid Stuff and Baby Day at The Fledge
April 10, Saturday, Noon
1300 Eureka St., Lansing
The Fledge, located on Eureka Street near Sparrow Hospital, is hosting a fun outdoor hangout for young children. There will be an opportunity to pick up free toys and other gifts that are appropriate for your little ones.
Earth Day Extravaganza at Fenner Nature Center
April 10, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
202 E. Mt. Hope Ave., Lansing
Fenner Nature Center is celebrating Earth Day with three different stewardship activities beginning April 10. Each weekend, volunteers will be greeted with a station set up with instructions, trail maps and materials.
Author signing at Deadtime Stories
Saturday, April 10, 11 a.m.
1132 S. Washington Ave., Lansing
True Crime author Rod Sadler is making an appearance at the newly opened horror-themed bookstore Deadtime Stories in REO Town. Sadler is the author of several critically acclaimed true crime novels and will be participating in a book signing and Q&A session.
Volunteer Training at Constellation Cat Café
April 10, Saturday, 9 a.m.
3320 E. Lake Lansing Road, East Lansing
Want to learn how you can help rescue adorable kitties? Constellation Cat Café is hosting a volunteer training session this Saturday for those who want to get involved.
Parking Lot Flea Market at Little Red Schoolhouse
April 11, Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
5002 W. Saginaw Hwy., Lansing
Over 50 vendors will be gathered just east of the Lansing Mall at the Little Red Schoolhouse. This will be a great opportunity to find a unique gift for a friend, or a cool conversation piece for your home.