Jan. 5 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day on this partly-cloudy Tuesday.

The Capital Area District Library's Brew Pub Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month to share a book discussion over a cold one. To learn about future books they plan to read, contact CADL.

This month they will be meeting to talk about Marisha Pessi's 2013 mystery thriller, "Night Film." The book follows a journalist studying the mysterious death of a reclusive filmmaker's daughter.

7-9 p.m. FREE. Soup Spoon Cafe, 1419 E. Michigan Ave. cadl.org.

For more local events, see below.

Classes and Seminars

Capital Area Crisis Rugby Practice. All experience levels welcome. 7-8 p.m. $3. Gier Community Center, 2400 Hall St., Lansing. crisisrfc.com.

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.

Yawn Patrol Toastmasters. Learn public speaking. 7-8:30 a.m. Studio 1210 Place, 1210 Turner St., Lansing. (989) 859-2086, yawnpatrol.com.

Transgender Support Group for Parents, Guardians, and Families. Support and discussion. 7:15-9 p.m. FREE. Call for location. (517) 927-8260.


12th Night Festival. Area choirs sing carols. 7 p.m. Grace Lutheran Church, 528 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lansing. gracelutheranlansing.org.


Bible and Beer. Discussion of scripture's power in daily events. 6 p.m. Kelly's Downtown, 220 S. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 482-0600, bibleandbeer@ccclansing.org.

Lunch @ MSC. Call ahead to reserve meal. Noon-1 p.m. $5.75/$3 suggested donation for ages 60+. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045, meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.

Preschool Storytime. Songs, stories and activities for ages 3-6. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. CADL Okemos, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 347-2021, cadl.org.

Crafternoon. Adults meet to share crafting projects. Noon-3 p.m. FREE. CADL Haslett, 1590 Franklin St., Haslett. (517) 339.2324, cadl.org.

Compassionate Friends. Support group for parents who have lost a child. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Salvation Army (South) Community Center, 701 W. Jolly Road, Lansing. (517) 351-6480.

Literature and Poetry

Writer's Group. Meeting to discuss and share written projects. 5:30-6:30. FREE. CADL Williamston, 201 School St., Williamston. (517) 655-1191, cadl.org.

Brew Pub Book Club. "Night Film" by Marisha Pessi. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Soup Spoon Cafe, 1419 E. Michigan Ave. cadl.org.