Good day and happy Leap Day!
In the New York Times series of articles "Paying Till it Hurts," Elisabeth L. Rosenthal explored the high costs of health care in the U.S. Today she speaks on the topic at the Wharton Center as part of MSU's World View Lecture Series. In her articles Rosenthal, a trained medical doctor as well as award-winning journalist, discusses the past and present of the health care system; in today's talk she discusses the future. 7:30 p.m. $23/FREE to MSU students and staff. Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. (517) 353-1982, whartoncenter.com.
For more local events, see below.
Classes and Seminars
Homework Help for Grades K-8. Tutoring from MSU students. 5-7 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.
Support Group. For the divorced, separated and widowed. 7:30 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 1519 Elmwood Road, Lansing. (517) 323-2272, stdavidslansing.org.
After School Teen Program. For teens in 6th-12th grades. 3 to 5:30 p.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.
Kids Count in League of Women Voters Program. Presentation on local children’s health, safety and education issues. Noon-2 p.m. Coral Gables, 2838 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. (517) 668-6156, ow.ly/YrD5Y.
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.