Good day on this cloudy Tuesday.
A team of four local DJs take over the Green Door tonight on Turntable Tuesday, an event put on by Scratch Pilots. Tonight, DJs McCoy, Mr. Neddles, Duke, and Bizzy B. provide a playlist of old-school hip hop jams. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. FREE. The Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.
For more local events, see below.
Classes and Seminars
Capital City Toastmasters Meeting. Learn public speaking and leadership skills. 7 p.m. FREE for visitors. See web for location and schedule. (517) 775-2697, 639.toastmastersclubs.org.
Gardening with Native Plants. Design a garden with Michigan plants. Registration required. 7-9 p.m. $15. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866, bit.ly/HNCprg.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Have a support system, lose weight. Wheelchair accessible. 6 p.m. FREE first visit. St. Therese Church, 102 W. Randolph St., Lansing. tops.org.
Literature and Poetry
ToddlerTime. Pre-reading skills for toddlers. 10:30- 11 a.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.
Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty's. 7-10 p.m. FREE. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 485-5287.
The Scratch Pilots Present: Turntable Tuesdays Old School Hip Hop. Featuring DJ's McCoy, Mr. Neddles, Duke, and Bizzy B. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. FREE. The Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.
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.
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.
Budget Policy: What Do We Value? Talk reviewing federal budgets and citizen values. 7-9 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.
Dental Health Storytime. Ages 6 and under learn good dental habits. 11 a.m.-noon. FREE. CADL Dansville, 1379 E. Mason St., Dansville. (517) 623- 6511, cadl.org.
Drop-in LEGO Club. Ages 4 and up play with LEGO. 4-5 p.m. FREE. CADL Williamston, 201 School St., Williamston. (517) 655-1191, cadl.org.
Early Literacy Playtime. Ages up to 4 stories and activities to prepare kids for reading. 10:30- 11:30 a.m. FREE. CADL Williamston, 201 School St., Williamston. (517) 655-1191, cadl.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.
Lansing Area Codependents Anonymous. 5:45 p.m. FREE. Everybody Reads Books and Stuff, 2019 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 515-5559, coda.org.
Overeaters Anonymous. For those struggling with food. 7 p.m. Presbyterian Church of Okemos, 2258 Bennett Road, Okemos. (517) 505-0068, oa.org.
Minecraft Game Night. Ages 8-15 game together. Call to register. 6-7:15 p.m. FREE. CADL Leslie, 201 Pennsylvania St., Leslie. (517) 589-9400, cadl.org.
Storytime for Big Kids. For those graduated from preschool storytime. 12-12:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Holt-Delhi, 2078 Aurelius Road, Holt. (517) 694-9351, cadl.org.
TED Talk Tuesdays. Watch a TED Talk and then discuss the subject, facilitated by library staff. 1:30- 2:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Okemos, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 347-2021, cadl.org.
50 Years On: Conversations Around the Collection. Talk on Detroit and art. 2 p.m. FREE. Broad Art Museum, 547 E. Circle Drive, East Lansing. (517) 884-4800, broadmuseum.msu.edu.