July 26 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day on this hot and rainy Tuesday.

Forget the St. Johns mint festival. The picturesque, surprisingly cultured-up little town north of Lansing is proclaiming today as “Oberstufenchor des Johanneums zu Luebeck Day.” That's the name of an award-winning 50-voice high school choir from Luebeck, Germany, that will be visiting St. Johns from July 24 to July 27 as part of the Blue Lake International Exchange Program. The students, ages 15 – 19, will be staying in private homes while visiting St. Johns. 7 p.m. FREE. William E. Tennant Performance Shell, 805 W. Park St., Saint Johns.

For more local events, see below.

Classes and Seminars

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.

Free Culinary Class - Knife Skills. Includes snacks and recipes. Registration required. 6-8 p.m. Cutco Kitchen, 1863 W. Grand River Ave., Okemos. (517) 481-2137, cutco.com/stores.

Hopeful Hearts Grief Group. Learn and heal. 10-11 a.m. FREE. The Marquette Activity Room, 5968 Park Lake Road, East Lansing. (517) 381-4866.

Lansing Area Co-Dependents Anonymous. 5:45-6:45 p.m. FREE. Everybody Reads Books and Stuff, 2019 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. coda.org.

Overeaters Anonymous. Support for weight loss efforts. 7 p.m. FREE. Okemos Presbyterian Church, 2258 Bennett Road, Okemos. (517) 819-3294.

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. Therese Church, 102 W. Randolph St., Lansing. tops.org.

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


Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty's. 7-10 p.m. FREE. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.
Jennifer Lewis with Family & Friends. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. FREE. Stober's Bar, 812 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.

The Scratch Pilots Present: Turntable Tuesdays. Featuring DJ'S McCoy, Mr. Neddles, Leeky, and DJ Butcher. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $3. The Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.


Capital Area Crisis Rugby Practice. All levels welcome. 6-8 p.m. FREE. St. Joseph Park, 2125 W. Hillsdale St., Lansing. crisisrfc.com.

Family Open Skate. Library hosts family skate and rentals. 6-7:45 p.m. FREE. Suburban Ice, 2810 Hannah Blvd., East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

LCC West Toastmasters. Public speaking lessons. 5-6:30 p.m. LCC West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing. toastmasters.org.

Rat Pack Tuesday. $5 classic cocktails and Frank Sinatra party. 4-11 p.m. FREE. American Fifth Spirits, 112 N. Larch St., Lansing. (517) 999-2631. ow.ly/IrwV3021VBG.

Read and Play Storytime. For families with kids under age 6. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Wildlife Safari. Educational program with live animals. 2-3 p.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-6363, cadl.org.

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