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What's Up in Lansing: The Great Gatsby


Presented by MSU Department of Theatre, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” will be performed on the stage this month at the Pasant Theatre at the Wharton Center for Performing Arts. The adaption done by Simon Levy tells the story of the mysterious Jay Gatsby and his lover Daisy Buchanan. The classic exemplifies life of a New York City elite in the time of the Roaring ‘20s. The show will open on Friday, Oct. 13, running through Sunday, Oct. 22. Attendees interested in gaining more insights about the show can attend a director pre-show discussion before the performance on Sunday, Oct, 15, and a postshow siscussion on Thursday, Oct. 19.

7:30 p.m. General Admission $17, Seniors and Faculty $15, Students $12, Pasant Theatre, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing, whartoncenter.com, (517) 432-200


Know Your Numbers: Financial Statements to Better Manage Your Busines. 8 a.m. to noon $10. Small Business Development Center, LCC, 309 N. Washington Square, Suite 110, Lansing.

Shamanic Healing and Education Clinic. Demonstration and talk. 6 to 8:30 p.m. FREE/Donations accepted. Willow Stick Ceremonies, 335 Seymour Ave., Suite D. Lansing. (517) 402-6727.


MSU Creative Writing Center Group. Contact creativewritingwcmsu@gmail. com for more information. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing.


Ben Hassenger at Allen Neighborhood Center. Come enjoy a performance. 5-6:30 p.m. FREE. Allen Market Place, 1629 E Kalamazoo St., Lansing.


The Great Gatsby. Based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's original book. 2 p.m. $17/ $15 Seniors/Faculty/ $12 Students. Pasant Theatre, Bogue Street and Wilson Road, East Lansing. ow.ly/DTEO30fFd6B.


2017 MI Freedom Center Gala. Rewarding, enriching and enjoyable evening. 6-8 p.m. $100. The War Memorial, 32 Lake Shore Drive, Grosse Pointe. (517) 253-0896.

A sustainable Future: Exploring Solar Energy Options. Panel of representatives from Lansing Board of Water and Light. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Edgewood United Church, 469 N. Hagadorn Road, East Lansing.

Creepy Crafts (Ages 8 to 12). Make a different creepy craft. 3:30-4:30 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Webberville Branch, 115 S., Main St., Webberville.

Family Storytime (Ages up to 6). Engaging stories, songs and activities. 11:15 a.m.-noon FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Webberville Branch, 115 S. Main St., Webberville.

Jug and Mug Ski Club Meeting. Meeting group for active/social adults. Bring a friend! 6-9 p.m. FREE. Tony M's Restaurant, 3420 S. Creyts, Lansing. (517) 342-9955. jugandmug.org.

Literacy Programs- Senior Discovery Group. Meeting group for active/social adults. Bring a friend! 10 a.m.-noon. Allen Market Place, 6129 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing.

Taking the Macroscopic View of Lake Ecology: Studying 50,000 Lakes in the Midwestern and Northeastern U.S. 12:10-12:50 p.m. FREE. MSU Library, 366 W. Circle Drive, East Lansing.

Teen Ice Cream Social & Book Swap (Age 12 and up). Bring a book to swap, plus ice cream sundaes, music and good company. 1-2 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Okemos Branch, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos.


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