Bidder 70. Fri. 1 & 8 p.m., Sat. 8 p.m. Documentary about civil disobedience, as one man’s 2008 bid on 22,000 acres of land during a gas-and-oil leasing auction led to a two-year jail sentence. Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. $5/advance, $6/door. 253-6669.
Born to Be Wild. Wed. May 15-Fri. 2 p.m., Sat. 2 & 6 p.m., Sun. & Wed. May 22, 2 p.m. Morgan Freeman narrates this large-format jungle adventure. Bristol IMAX at the MOST, 500 S. Franklin St. Film: $9.50/adults, $7.50/children under 11 and seniors. Film and exhibit hall: $12/adults, $10/children under 11 and seniors. 425-9068.
Art Group. Every Wed. 10 a.m. Bring your own supplies and learn, exchange art knowledge, share fine art with others and work your media. VFW, 105 Maxwell Ave., North Syracuse. Free. 699-3965.
Basic Computer Instruction. Every Wed. 1-2 p.m.; through Wed. May 22. Learn how to operate Windows, set up email, and navigate the internet. Registration required. Central Library, Galleries of Syracuse, 447 S. Salina St. Free. 435-1900.
Save The Rain Meeting. Wed. May 15, 6 p.m. The members convene to consider improvements to Loguen Park, 113 Lexington Ave. Free. 435-2260.
Improv Comedy Classes. Every Wed. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Drop-in classes at Salt City Improv Theater, Shoppingtown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., DeWitt. $20/adults, $15/students with ID. 410-5471.
Ha Ha for Autism Awareness. Wed. May 15, 7:30 p.m. Laugh with Gary Menke and friends in this benefit at Funny Bone Comedy Club, Destiny USA, off Hiawatha Boulevard. $5. 423-8669.
The LOL Comedy Club. Every Wed. 8 p.m. National comics perform at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino’s Lava Lounge, Exit 33, Verona. $20/booth seating, $15/table seating. 361-SHOW.
Wise Guys Comedy Club. Thurs. 7:30 p.m. (6 p.m. dinner); Fri. 8 p.m. (6:05 p.m. dinner) & 9:45 p.m. (8:05 p.m. dinner); Sat. 8 p.m. (6:05 p.m. dinner) & 9:45 p.m. (8:05 p.m. dinner). dinner). This week make merry with Quentin Heggs and Stan Stankos. 201 S. Salina St. $32.75-$34.50/dinner and show; $15-$17.50/show only. Dining: 214-4596. Comedy: 477-9898.
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Civic Morning Musicals. Wed. May 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m. The Wednesday Recital Series featuring youthful classical musicians continues with Thalia Collis and William Mercer (violin), Steven Frackenpohl (viola), Suzanne Stephenson (cello) and Susan Crocker (piano) performing Dvorak’s Quintet in A Major, Op. 81, at the Everson Museum of Art’s Hosmer Auditorium, 401 Harrison St. Free. 254-7136.
Transit. Wed. May 15, 6 p.m. Boston emo band in concert, preceded by Seahaven, All Get Out, Safe and Young Statues at the Lost Horizon, 5863 Thompson Road. $12. 446-1934.
Aladdin. Every other Sat. 12:30 p.m.; closes Aug. 31. Meet the genie from the magic lamp in this interactive version of the children’s classic; performed by Magic Circle Children’s Theatre. Spaghetti Warehouse, 689 N. Clinton St. $5. 475-1807.
And, Lately. . . . Wed. May 15 & Thurs. 7:30 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 4 p.m.; closes Sun. May 19. The new musical by Rachel Lampert premieres at the Kitchen Theatre Company, 417 W. State St., Ithaca. $26-$30. (607) 273-4497.
Guided Bird Walks. Every Sat. & Sun. 9 a.m. Bring binoculars and a field guide and dress for the weather. Cornell Lab of Ornithology, 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca. Free. (800) 843-2473.
Weekend Nest-Monitoring Walks. Every Sat. & Sun. 9 a.m. Meet in the observatory for a guided walk through Sapsucker Woods Sanctuary, 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca. Free. (800) 843-2473.
Birds and Climate Change. Sat. 10 a.m.-noon. Kim Bostwick with Cornell University’s Museum of Vertebrates speaks on the topic at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, 3395 Route 20, Seneca Falls. Free. 568-5987.
Yoga Classes. Every Wed. 9:15-10:45 a.m. Marcellus. Free/first class; $9-$11/ongoing, multi-level classes are appropriate for beginner to advanced. Drop-ins welcome. 480-1996.
Restorative Yoga. Every Wed. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Gentle yoga postures and meditation. St. Albans Church, 1308 Meadowbrook Drive. $12/class. 445-4894.
Infinite Light Yoga. Every Wed. 5-6:45 p.m. at 435 S. Main St., North Syracuse. Free/first class; $9-$11/ongoing, multi-level classes are appropriate for beginner to advanced. Drop-ins welcome. 449-0040.
Introductory Yoga. Every Wed. 5:30-7 p.m. Explore classic yoga at St. Albans Church, 1308 Meadowbrook Drive. $12/class. 445-4894.
Smart Ass Trivia. Every Wed. 7 p.m. Trivia with Steve Patrick. The kitchen and bar will be open during the three rounds with three chances to win. Wise Guys Comedy Club, 201 S. Salina St. Free. 477-9898.
Team Trivia Night. Every Wed. 7 p.m. Nightly prizes to those with the answers to general knowledge questions. Lamont Tavern, 108 Lamont Ave. Free. 487-9890.
Trivia Night. Every Wed. 7-9 p.m. Head down to Hanover Square to test your knowledge. Bull & Bear Pub, 125 E. Water St. Free. 701-3064.
Trivia Night. Every Wed. 7-9 p.m. Compete for prizes. Stinger’s Pizza, 4500 Pewter Lane, Manlius. Free. 692-8100.
Trivia Night. Every Wed. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Come out and test your knowledge against others. Metro Lounge, 505 Westcott St. Free. 428-0810.
Contact Dance Arts Studios. Daily. Pilates, jazz, Caribbean and more. Six-week sessions in North Syracuse. Contact Dance Arts Studios, 3711 Brewerton Road, Mattydale. 454-0054.
Beginner Salsa. Every Wed. 6:30 p.m. Taught by Brian A. Bromka. St. Clare Theater, 812 N. Salina St. $8. 636-7133.
Salsa Classes. Every Wed. 7:15-8:15 p.m. CNY Salseros invites walk-ins to learn how to dance at Empire State Dance Center (Sears Wing), Shoppingtown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., DeWitt. $15/one class; $40/four classes. 496-1760.
Open Ballroom Classes. Every Wed. & Fri. 7-8 p.m. Drop in and learn basic steps in waltz, foxtrot, swing, rhumba and cha-cha; try salsa on Fri. 8-9 p.m. Guzman’s Dance Studio, 410 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville. $10/class. 637-0401.