Nov. 2 2015 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day on this sunny Monday.

Latino culture is celebrated this week with a Dia de los Muertes, or Day of the Dead, art exhibit. The Michigan Alliance for Latino Education and Culture is hosting "Dearly Departed — Queridos Difuntos," a show of various ofrendas, altars created honor the souls of the deceased.

13 local artists and Latino families have created altars for the event, which opened yesterday and closes after tomorrow. The altars are decorated with items related to the deceased person they honor, as well as food and drink.

To learn more about the Day of the Dead, and the event, see this article by Kevin McInerney.

Dia de los Muertos exhibit 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1- Tuesday, Nov.3 FREE Old Town Marquee 319 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing (517)-303-9832, malec-mi. org

For more events, see below.

Classes and Seminars

Adult Rape Survivor Support Group. Registration preferred. 6-7:30 p.m. FREE. Women’s Center of Greater Lansing, 1710 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 372-9163.

Job Seekers Support Group. Finding the right career. 10 a.m.-noon. FREE. Women’s Center of Greater Lansing, 1710 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 372-9163, womenscenterofgreaterlansing.org.

Support Group. For the divorced, separated & widowed. 7:30 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 1519 Elmwood Road, Lansing. (517) 323-2272, stdavidslansing.org.

Carpal Tunnel Presentation. Presentation on treatment and prevention. 6-7 p.m. FREE. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045, meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.

Holiday Card Making Class. Workshop for card-making techniques. 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. $10. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045, meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.

Learn to Meditate. 8:15 p.m. Donations. C. Weaver Physical Therapy Exercise Studio, 1720 Abbey Road, East Lansing. (517) 272-9379, cweaverphysicaltherapy.com.

Wharton Center Presents: Dr. Clifton R. Wharton, Jr. Former MSU president speaks. 7 p.m. Tickets start at $20. Wharton Center, 750 E Shaw Lane, East Lansing. 1-800-WHARTON, whartoncenter.com.


Events

Mac’s Monday Comedy Night. Hosted by Mark Roebuck and Dan Currie. 9:30 p.m. FREE. Mac’s Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 484-6795, macsbar.com.

Social Bridge. Play bridge and meet new people. No partner needed. 1-4 p.m. $1.50. Delta Township Enrichment Center, 4538 Elizabeth Road, Lansing. (517) 484-5600.

French Club. French listening, speaking practice. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

BabyTime. 0-24 months. Meeting at church. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Rd. East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Computer Club @ MSC. From 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045, meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.

Homework Help. MSU students tutor younger students in a group setting. 5-7 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Scratch Coding Club. Learn how to use Scratch 2 and create animations. 7-8 p.m. FREE, registration required. ELPL 2.0 Maker Studio, 300 MAC Ave., East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Literature and Poetry

Better Living Book Club. "Measure of a Man” by Sidney Poitier. 7 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

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