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MAY 4-6, 11-13 >> 'THE ACTOR’S TWILIGHT ZONE'
Inspired by Rod Serling’s groundbreaking paranormal television series “The Twilight Zone,” Andromeda Community Theatre’s latest production, “The Actor’s Twilight Zone,” will pair the legendary creator’s vision with scripts written by playwright Christopher Durang. The audience will witness a helpless team of actors try to survive a distorted version of “The Glass Menagerie,” and the brutally hilarious “Actor’s Nightmare,” where confusion takes over as clueless stand-ins attempt to cover for the missing lead actor. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows, 7 p.m., Sunday shows, 2 p.m. $10 presale, $12 at the door Windwalker Underground Gallery, 125 S. Cochran Ave., Charlotte (269) 262-1943 www.andromedaplayers.org
SATURDAY, MAY 5 >> MAY PRINT DAY
Grove Gallery & Studios is joining printmakers around the world to celebrate the craft and community of this unique art form. Visitors to the studio are welcome to produce their own lino and/or mono prints. There will be access to the studio’s own print supplies. There is no charge to participate, but donations are welcome.
Saturday, Free, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Grove Gallery & Studios, 325 Grove St., Suite A., East Lansing (517) 333-7180 www.grovegalleryandstudios.com
FRIDAY, MAY 4 >> ARTS NIGHT OUT
Arts Night Out keeps rolling ahead in 2018 with an event every other month in Old Town. Arts Night Out is a free, walkable Friday night brimming with art. Attendees are invited to explore businesses and see the work of various artists hosted in the many participating venues.
Friday, 5 p.m., Prices vary between businesses Old Town, 1232 Turner St., Lansing, www.myartsnightout.com
MAY 4-7 >> 'THE WIZARD OF OZ'
Capital Ballet Theatre of Michigan is performing a special rendition of the classic 1939 fantasy musical “The Wizard of Oz.” Director Gregory M. George will transform the Margaret Livensparger Theater at Holt High School into the lush world of Oz. The tale of Dorothy, played Lansing Catholic Senior Tara Fedewa, and her tiny dog Toto’s quest to return to Kansas will be retold through choreographed dance. Friday and Saturday shows, 7 pm., Sunday show, 2 p.m. $20, Margaret Livensparger Theater, 5780 Holt Road, Holt (517) 525-1368 www.cbtdance.org
Wednesday, May 02
MINDFULNESS MEDITATION. From 7 to 9 p.m. Chua Van Hanh Temple, 3015 S. Washington Lansing.
NIA. From 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Cost: $12 per class or purchase a 'Class Card' for 8 classes for $80.. Creative Wellness, 2025 Abbot Road, # 200 East Lansing.
MUSIC, THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE; JAZZ EXPLORATIONS; sponsored by Lansing Matinee Musicale. From 11 a.m. to noon free. Ascension Lutheran Church, 2780 Haslett Road East Lansing.
TEN POUND FIDDLE: LA VENT DU NORD. At 7:30 p.m. The Robin Theatre, 1105 S. Washington Lansing.
CADL BUSINESS LIBRARIAN AT LCC: GOOGLE WORKSHOP . From 12 to 1:30 p.m. LCC West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Drive Lansing. 5174831314.
GAMES AT THE MERIDIAN SENIOR CENTER (See Descriptions for Dates and Times). From 12:30 to 4 p.m. Bingo and Bridge- $1 - $2 per person to play. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road Okemos.
OPEN HOUSE: NEXTECH HIGH SCHOOL OF LANSING. From 6 to 8 p.m. Free. NexTech High School of Lansing, 2175 University Park Drive Okemos. 5173477793.
SPRING SALAD LUNCHEON. From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost of luncheon is $10.00, includes brats, salads, coffee, tea and dessert.. Lansing Liederkranz Club, 5828 S. Pennsylvania Ave. Lansing.
Thursday, May 03
(TOPS) TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY . At 6 p.m. First meeting FREE.. Haslett Middle School, 1535 Franklin St. Haslett.
EARLY MORNING MEDITATION. From 7 to 8 a.m. FREE. Creative Wellness, 2025 Abbot Road, # 200 East Lansing.
PRESCHOOL SCIENCE EXPLORATION: FANTASTIC FROGS. From 1 to 2:30 p.m. $4/child. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866.
JAZZ THURSDAYS WITH HAPPENSTANCE. From 7 to 9 p.m. UrbanBeat Event Center, 1213 Turner St. Lansing.
LUNCH AT THE SENIOR CENTER. From 12 to 1 p.m. suggested donations of $3.00. If you are age 59 and under, there is a charge of $5.75 (this is not a suggested donation). Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road Okemos.
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME IN WACOUSTA. From 11 a.m. to noon Grand Ledge Area District Library , 131 E. Jefferson St Grand Ledge. 517.627.7014.
ST JOSEPH CHURCH 26TH ANNUAL FOOD FESTIVAL. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. meat combo-$15.00 Vegetarian combo-$10.00. St. Joseph Melkite Catholic Church, 725 W. Mt. Hope Ave. Lansing. (517) 484-7230.
THURSDAY BOOK GROUP (ADULTS). From 1 to 2:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Foster Library, 200 N. Foster Ave. Lansing. (517) 485-5185.
GREATER LANSING POTTERS' GUILD SPRING SALE. From 5:30 to 9 p.m. Free event with option to purchase pottery. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road East Lansing.
Friday, May 04
MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU. From 6 to 7 p.m. Cost: tinkrLAB Member - $15.00 Not Yet Member - $25.00. tinkrLAB, Meridian Mall, 1982 W Grand River Okemos. 517-233-1524.
PICTURE THIS!. From 7 to 9:30 p.m. $28/$50 for two. Reach Studio Art Center, 1804 S. Washington Ave. Lansing. (517) 999-3643.
MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU--DRAWING WITH DROIDS (Age 8 & up). From 4 to 5 p.m. FREE. CADL Williamston Library, 201 School St. Williamston. (517) 655-1191.
*VIDEO GAME NIGHT (Ages 8-18). From 5 to 7 p.m. FREE. CADL Holt-Delhi Library, 2078 Aurelius Road Holt. (517) 694-9351.
Saturday, May 05
TRY CURLING. From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $25, all equipment provided. Suburban Ice, 2810 Hannah Blvd. East Lansing.
DROP-IN MOTHER'S DAY CARDS (All ages). From 3 to 6 p.m. FREE. CADL Haslett Library, 1590 Franklin St Haslett. (517) 339-2324.
FRIENDS OF THE MASON LIBRARY USED BOOK SALE (All ages). From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. FREE. CADL Mason Library, 145 W. Ash St. Mason. (517) 676-9088.
GLASS ETCHED VOTIVE HOLDERS (Age 8 & up). From 2 to 3 p.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave. Lansing. (517) 367-6300.
LPD 125TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION . From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave. Lansing.
MASON SPRING FLING CELEBRATION . From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mason Courthouse, 160 West Maple St. Mason. Native Plants Day and Sale. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866.
NEOGEN 5K WALK/RUN. At 9 a.m. $35. Oak Park, 610 Lesher Place Lansing. Spring Fling Courthouse Show. From 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free to attend. Ingham County Courthouse, 341 S. Jefferson Mason.
PRINTMAKING OPEN HOUSE. From 1 to 4 p.m. Free.
Grove Gallery and Studios, 325 Grove St. East Lansing. 517-333-7180.
Sunday, May 06
GIRL SCOUT SUNDAY. From 12 to 3:30 p.m. $20. tinkrLAB, Meridian Mall, 1982 W Grand River Okemos. 517-233-1524.
JUGGLING. From 2 to 4 p.m. FREE. Orchard Street Pumphouse, 368 Orchard St. East Lansing.
DELTA COMMUNITY CHOIR "SINGPIRATION: A CELEBRATION CONCERT," From 4 to 5:30 p.m. free concert, no reservations required.. Our Savior Lutheran Church, 7910 E. St. Joe Hwy. Lansing.
BIRD WATCHING IN OUR PARKS. From 8 to 9 a.m. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866.
KIDS & ART SERIES (Age 8 & up). From 1 to 3 p.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave. Lansing. (517) 367-6300.
WILDFLOWER WALKABOUT. From 3 to 4 p.m. $3/person or $7/family. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866.
MATT HIMMELSPACH ARTIST RECEPTION. From 3 to 5 p.m. Free. EagleMonk Pub & Brewery, 4906 W. Mount Hope Highway Lansing.
Monday, May 07
DROP-IN JOB HELP (ADULTS). From 1 to 3 p.m. FREE.
CADL South Lansing Library, 3500 S. Cedar St. Lansing. (517) 272-9840.
MSU SCIENCE FESTIVAL. Free!. Michigan State University, 241 W. Brody Rd East Lansing. 517-432-1451.
Tuesday, May 08
FREE COOKING CLASS - GET FIRED UP FOR GRILLING!.
From 6 to 8 p.m. Cutco Kitchen, 1863 West Grand River Ave Okemos. 5174812137.
LEAN IN LEAD UP. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. FREE. Panera Bread (Frandor), 310 N. Clippert St. Lansing.
STARTING A BUSINESS. From 9 to 11 a.m. Free - to register call (517) 483-1921. Small Business Development Center, LCC, 309 N. Washington Sq. Suite 110 Lansing.
JAZZ TUESDAYS AT MORIARTY'S. From 7 to 10 p.m. FREE.
Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave. Lansing. (517) 485- 5287.
TUESDAY IS BLUES-DAY AT URBANBEAT. From 7 to 10 p.m.
UrbanBeat Event Center, 1213 Turner St. Lansing.
CRAFTERNOONS (ADULTS). From 1 to 3 p.m. FREE. CADL Haslett Library, 1590 Franklin St Haslett. (517) 339-2324.
SPRING MIGRATION BIRD WALK. From 8 to 10 a.m. Free.
Potter Park Zoo, 1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave. Lansing. (517) 483-4221.
TUESDAY GAMES. From 1 to 4 p.m. Euchre, Free Bridge, $1 - $2 per person. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road Okemos. The Friends of Lansing's Historic Cemeteries will host the Barbershop Quartet "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" in the Fratcher Memorial Garden of Mt. Hope Cemetery. The group will sing an hour long set of four part harmonies featuring songs similar to titular Bob Dylan classic. Attendees are asked to provide their own blanket or chair. 3:00 p.m. Free, Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1709 E. Mt. Hope Ave, Lansing www.facebook.com/LansingCemeteries