Oct. 18 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day and happy Alaska Day.

Two speakers today discuss the oftentimes unseen problem of human trafficking in a seminar called "All Worthy of Love." Michigan State Senator Judy Emmons and Laura Toy of the Institute on Human Trafficking Education present on prevention and recovery from human trafficking. Michigan has one of the highest rates of human trafficking in the nation. 6 p.m. FREE. Lansing Central United Methodist Church, 215 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 803-7813.

For more local events, see below.

Classes and Seminars

All Worthy of Love: Human Trafficking 101. Meet to plan local actions and events for peace and justice. 6 p.m. FREE. Lansing Central United Methodist Church, 215 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 803-7813.

Bible and Beer Study. Scripture discussion over beer. 6 p.m. Buy your own beer. Kelly's Downtown, 220 S. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 482-0600, christcommunitylansing.org.

Business Plan Basics. Intro course on business planning. Call or register online. 6-8 p.m. FREE. Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport Drive, Lansing. (517) 483-1921, sbdcmichigan.org.

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.

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, cayalansing.com.

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, coda.org.

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

People's Law School. Seven-week program to teach the legal system to non-lawyers. 7-9 p.m. $7 per class/$25 for all sessions. Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road, East Lansing. peopleslawschool.org.

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. MICA Gallery, 1210 N. Turner St., Lansing. (989) 859-2086, yawnpatrol.com.

Music

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 Tuesday. Featuring DJ'S McCoy, Mr Needlez, Dee J Butcher, Vandal and Bizzy B. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. FREE. The Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.

Events

After School Action Program. Light meal, tutoring and activities. 4-6 p.m. FREE. Eastside Community Action Center, 1001 Dakin St., Lansing.

Comedy Coven XX: Hallomeme 2: Electric Spoopaloo. Occult-themed comedy show. 8 p.m. $8 advance/$10 at door. Robin Theatre, 1105 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. comedycoven.com.

After School Teen Program. For teens in grades 7-12. 2:30-5:30 p.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351- 2420, elpl.org.

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

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. ow.ly/IrwV3021VBG.

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

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