March 8 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day on this bright Tuesday.

Happy National Pancake Day! In celebration of the world's fluffiest cake-like breakfast option, IHOP offers free short stacks of their buttermilk pancakes. In exchange, the restaurants asks diners to consider leaving a donation for the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and other local charities. Over the past decade, IHOP claims to have raised nearly $20 million for good causes. 7 a.m.-7 p.m. IHOP, 2771 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. ihoppancakeday.com.

For more local events, see below.

Classes and Seminars

90 Day Money Challenge. Class on financial goals. 6-7:30 p.m. FREE. Center for Financial Health, 815 W. St. Joseph St., Suite B200, Lansing. (517) 708-2550, centerforfinancialhealth.org.

Artistic Crossfit- Lion Killers. Fitness class for grades 7-12. Register online. 4-4:45 p.m.. FREE. Building Twentyone, 1288 N. Cedar St., Mason. (517) 889-5103, ow.ly/Yu9AL.

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

Capital City Toastmasters Meeting. Learn public speaking and leadership skills. 7 p.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 775-2697, cadl.org.

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.

Lansing Area Codependents Anonymous. 5:45-6:45 p.m. FREE. Everybody Reads, 2019 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 515-5559, coda.org.

Overeaters Anonymous. Support for weight loss efforts. 7 p.m. FREE. Okemos Presbyterian Church, 2258 Bennett Road, Okemos. (517) 290-5163.

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. Wheelchair accessible. Weigh-in 6:30, meeting 7 p.m. FREE first visit. St. Terese Church, 102 W. Randolph St., Lansing. tops.org.

Teen Advisory Council. Leadership group for grades 9-12. Enroll online. 4-5 p.m. FREE. Building Twentyone, 1288 N. Cedar St., Mason. (517) 889-5103, ow.ly/Yu9ZM.

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


Literature and Poetry

Books on Tap Book Group. "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" by Carson McCullers. 6:30-9 p.m. FREE. Jimmy's Pub, 16804 Chandler Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.


Music

Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty's. With the Trent Harris Quartet. 7-10 p.m. FREE. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave. Lansing., ow.ly/Ygua4.


Events

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.

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.

LCC West Toastmasters. Public speaking skills-building group. All are welcome. 5-6:30 p.m. LCC West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing. toastmasters.org.

National Pancake Day. Free pancakes. 7 a.m.-7 p.m. IHOP, 2771 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. ihoppancakeday.com.

ToddlerTime. Ages 18-36 months listen to stories, music and get moving. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

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