4-H Children's Garden
As Autumn gets into gear, Greater Lansing residents might find themselves wishing for last-chance opportunities to enjoy warmth and the great outdoors. MSU's Department of Horticulture offers fun and exploration to children, families, and the young-at-heart with its 4-H Children's Garden. Visitors can learn about plants as they enjoy the whimsical art and decoration of the garden, which features a small hedge maze and a pond, among other things. The garden promises to cultivate a sense of wonder in all who visit, young and old.
Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE. Donations welcome. 1066 Bogue St, East Lansing, MI. (517) 355-5191, 4hgarden.cowplex.com.
Classes and Seminars
Lansing Area Codependents Anonymous. 5:45-6:45 p.m. FREE. Everybody Reads, 2019 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 515-5559, coda.org.
Speakeasies Toastmasters. Improve listening, analysis, leadership and presentation skills. Noon-1 p.m. FREE. Ingham County Human Services Building, 5303 S. Cedar St., Lansing. (616) 841-5176.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Have a support system, lose weight. 7 p.m. FREE to visit. Eaton Rapids Medical Center, 1500 S. Main St., Eaton Rapids. (517) 543-0786.
Not So Happy Endings Support Group. For women ending relationships. 5:30-7:30 p.m. FREE. Women’s Center of Greater Lansing, 1710 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 896-3311.
Hopeful Hearts Grief Group. Learn, grow and heal together. 10-11 a.m. FREE. The Marquette Activity Room, 5968 Park Lake Road, East Lansing. (517) 381-4866.
Capital City Toastmasters Meeting. Learn public speaking and leadership skills. 7 p.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-6300, cadl.org.
Overeaters Anonymous. Support for weight loss efforts. 7 p.m. FREE. Okemos Presbyterian Church, 2258 Bennett Road, Okemos. (517) 290-5163.
Starting a Business. Program for business planning. FREE. Small Business Development Center, LCC, 309 N. Washington Square, Suite 110 Lansing. (517) 483-1921, sbdcmichigan.org.
Bible and Beer. Discussion of Scripture's power in daily events. 6 p.m. Midtown Brewing Co. 402 S. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 482-0600, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comedy Coven VII: CVLTURE. Fun night of spooky comedy. 7-10 p.m. $7 presale/$10 at the door. The Robin Theatre, 1105 S. Washington St., Lansing. facebook.com/comedycoven.
Sporcle Live! Trivia. Team based. Win Crunchy's gift certificates. 7 p.m. FREE. Crunchy's Pizza & Burgers, 254 W. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. (517) 351-2506, crunchyseastlansing.com.
Capital Area Crisis Men & Women's Rugby Practice. Weather permitting. All experience levels welcome. 6-8 p.m. FREE. St. Joseph Park, 2151 W. Hillsdale St., Lansing.
ToddlerTime. Ages 18-36 months listen to stories and music. 10:15-10:45 a.m./11-11:30 a.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.