Good day on this wintry Monday.
For those combating difficult health issues, the emotional support of friends, family and peers is just as valuable as medical care.
Sparrow Hospital offers monthly support groups for a variety of illnesses, and today the General Cancer Support Group meets. Other groups related to specific kinds of cancers meet each month as well. For a schedule of which groups meet when, see sparrow.org/cancer-community.
7-9 p.m. Sparrow Professional Building, 1200 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 364-5471.
For more local events, see below.
Classes and Seminars
General Cancer Support Group. Call to register. 7-9 p.m. Sparrow Professional Building, 1200 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 364-5471, sparrow.org/cancer-community.
LEGO Robotics. Three-day class. Ages 9-14. Call or register online. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $50. Scholarships available. Foster Community Center, 200 N. Foster Ave., Lansing. (517) 708-4393, bit.ly/ITECregistration.
Tai Chi for Arthritis and Health. Weekly class. 1 and 5:30 p.m. Grace Lutheran Church, 528 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lansing. (517) 323-0717.
Winter Survival Adventure Camp. Grades K-4 learn survival skills in three-day class. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $125/$110 members. Fenner Nature Center, 2020 E. Mount Hope Ave. Lansing. (517) 483-4224, mynaturecenter.org.