Nov. 1 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Hello and happy National Bison Day.

Having trouble letting go of Halloween? Never fear — the holiday lives on for one more night thanks to the Scratch Pilots. The DJ group's weekly Turntable Tuesdays party hosts a costume contest this evening at the Green Door in Lansing. Cash prizes are to be awarded for the best pirate and the best zombie pirate costumes. Music is spread across two stages with featured DJ's Cutt-Nice, Vandal, McCoy, Mr. Needlez & Mattafact, WSG Kris B Drumming & Trax-A-Trillion. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. FREE for 21+/$3 for 18-20. The Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.

For more local events, see below.

Classes and Seminars

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

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, 639.toastmastersclubs.org.

Compassionate Friends Support Group. Group for grieving parents who have lost a child. 7:30-9 p.m. FREE. Salvation Army (South) Community Center, 701 W. Jolly Road, Lansing.

Course in Miracles. Very relaxed, kind and happy group. 7 p.m. FREE. Call for location, (517) 482-1908.

12-Step Meeting. AA/NA/CA all welcome. In room 209. Noon-1 p.m. FREE. Donations welcome. Cristo Rey Community Center, 1717 N. High St., Lansing.

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 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.

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. Hone your speaking and leadership skills with us. 7-8:30 a.m. MICA Gallery, 1210 N. Turner St., Lansing. (517) 337-7551, 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.

Suren Bagratuni, cello. 7:30 p.m. $10/$8 seniors/students FREE. Fairchild Theatre, 542 Auditorium Road, East Lansing. (517) 353-5340, music.msu.edu/event-listing.

The Scratch Pilots Present: Turntable Tuesdays. Halloween contest with cash prizes and more. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. FREE for 21+/$3 for 18-20. 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.

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.

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

Compassionate Friends Parent Support Group. Support group for grieving parents who have lost a child. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Salvation Army (South) Community Center, 701 W. Jolly Road, Lansing. (517) 351-6480.

Digital Storytime. Ages up to 6 learn early digital literacy with fun activities. 1-2 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Webberville Branch, 115 S. Main St., Webberville. (517) 521-3643.

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

Op-Art: 3D Hand-drawing. Ages 10-18 learn to draw optical illusion handprint. 3:30-4:30 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Webberville Branch, 115 S. Main St., Webberville. (517) 521-3643.

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/5d31305pMUM.

YogaFit Basics. Beginner class on strength, balance and flexibility. 1:30-2:30 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Okemos Branch, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos.