Good day on this relatively cool Monday.
Parents rejoice and kids despair -- school is starting soon. For families, the back-to-school checklist can be overwhelming, so an event in Lansing today aims to help. Connect 4 Kids offers medical and personal services to prepare kids for the upcoming year, including hair cuts, eye exams, physicals, immunizations and more. Shoe and clothing vouchers are offered as well. It's not all business however -- REACH Studio Art is on hand with art activities and games. 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. http://lansingmi.gov/526/Connect-4-Kids.
For more local events, see below.
Classes and Seminars
5 Elements Qigong. Exercise practice promoting balance and health. 6:30-7:30 p.m. $10. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866, bit.ly/HNCprg.
Gentle Yoga. Relaxing pace class suitable for beginners. 11 a.m.-noon. First class FREE/$5/$3 members. Williamston High School, 3939 Vanneter Road, Williamston.
Cards Against Humanity Tournament. Earn discounts by winning games. 7-10 p.m. FREE. American Fifth Spirits, 112 N. Larch St., Lansing.
Connect 4 Kids. Hair cuts, medical and educational services offered, fun and more. 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.
French Club. All speaking levels welcome. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.
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.
Walking Club. Weekly group walk. 9-10 a.m. FREE. Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport Drive, Lansing. (517) 321-4014, dtdl.org.
Literature and Poetry
Out of This World Book Club. "The Puppet Masters" by Robert Heinlein. 7 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.
RAM Trails Bookish Walkers. Meet up for a two-mile lunch walk westbound. Noon-1 p.m. FREE. Veterans Memorial Gardens Amphitheater, 2074 Aurelius Road, Holt.