Aug. 30 2016 01:28 PM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day on this late-summer Tuesday.

Since 2013 the Crisis Rugby Football Club, a team consisting of MSU alumni and local sportsmen, has contributed to the athletic culture of Lansing with its solid foundation of players and its partnerships with other organizations. The team meets Tuesday evenings for practice. Always open to prospective members, the team welcomes players of all experience levels. 6-8 p.m. FREE. St. Joseph Park, 2125 W. Hillsdale St., Lansing.

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,

Connections: Teen Girls Group. For girls in grades 9-12 to meet and form connections. 5:45-7 p.m. $10. Come As You Are Counciling and Consulting, 3815 W. St. Joseph St., Suite B301, Lansing. (517) 803-3125,

Course in Miracles. Relaxed and friendly study group. 7 p.m. FREE. Call for location. (517) 482-1908.

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. (517) 346-9900,

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.

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


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. Needlez, Ruckus, Butcher, Edurado Scizzahandz and Natural Absentee. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. FREE. The Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing


LCC West Toastmasters. Public speaking group. 5-6:30 p.m. LCC West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing. 517-483-1314,

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

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

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