Good day on this partly-cloudy Tuesday.
The East Lansing Film Festival is in full-swing this week. Today movies can be seen at Studio C! in Okemos. At 4 p.m. is "The Messenger," a documentary about songbirds. "Finders Keepers," another documentary, this one about the saga of a mysterious mummified leg, is screening at 6:30 p.m. Finally, mountain-climbing adventure "Jeff Lowe's Metanoia" closes the night at 9.
For more events, see below.
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.
H.E.R.O. Class-Home Security. Home improvement class. 6-8 p.m. FREE. Neighborhood Empowerment Center, 600 W. Maple St., Lansing. glhc.org.
Iron Ore, Shipping and Shipwreck. Panel for 40th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald. 7 p.m. MSU Library, 100 Main Library Road, MSU Campus, East Lansing.
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, email@example.com.
Chair Massage @ MSC. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $14/$12 members. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045, Meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.
Lansing Jaycees General Monthly Meeting. Young professionals networking event. 6-8 p.m. FREE. Tripper's Sports Bar, 350 Frandor Ave., Lansing. (517) 336-0717, lansingjaycees.org.
Post-Polio Support Group Meeting. 1:30-3 p.m. Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 E. Grand River Ave., 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.
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.
Lunch @ MSC. Register day before. Noon-1 p.m. $5.75/$3 ages 60+. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045, meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.
Literature and Poetry
Books on Tap Book Group. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, 6:30 p.m. FREE. Jimmy's Pub, 16804 Chandler Road, East Lansing. (517) 324-7100.
A Morning with Louis Nagel. Piano lecture. 10-11 a.m. Marshall Music, 3240 E. Saginaw St., Lansing.
MSU Faculty Recital: Yuri Gandelsman, viola. 7:30-9:30 p.m. $10/$8 seniors/FREE students. Cook Recital Hall, MSU Music Building, 333 West Circle Drive, East Lansing. ow.ly/U956R.
Dirty Dancing. 7:30 p.m. Tickets from $38. Wharton Center, MSU Campus East Lansing. 1-800-WHARTON, whartoncenter.com.