Happy Tuesday. Spring is in the air, and with spring comes gardening. Whether you're blessed with the green thumb or you're like me and kill every plant you've ever owned, this free, Gardening 101 class, hosted at the Capital Area District Library, 200 N. Foster Ave, can assist you with getting your garden on, focusing on the basics of gardening and getting started with local resources. The class lasts from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Not into gardening? Here's what else is going on in town today:
Classes and Seminars
Getting Started with Arduino. Learn opensource electronics platform ideal for beginners. 6-7 p.m. FREE. MSU Library, 366 W. Circle Drive, East Lansing. (517) 353-8700.
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.
Ear Acupuncture Session. Balancing the mind, body and spirit with Sara Marino. 6:30-8 p.m. Donations welcome. Willow Stick Ceremonies, 1515 W. Mt. Hope Ave., Suite 3, Lansing. (586) 556-1516, allearsacubalance.com.
Google Analytics for Beginners. Course for businesses. Call to register. 9-11 a.m. FREE. Small Business Development Center, 309 N. Washington Square, Suite 110, Lansing. (517) 483-1921.
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.
Yawn Patrol Toastmasters. Hone speaking and leadership skills. See web for details. 7-8:30 a.m. FREE for visitors. MICA Gallery, 1210 N. Turner St., Lansing. yawnpatrol.com.
Capital Area Crisis Rugby Practice. All experience levels welcome. 6-8 p.m. FREE. St. Joseph Park, 2125 W. Hillsdale St., Lansing. crisisrfc.com.
Music Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty's. 7-10 p.m. FREE. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 485-5287.
Events 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.
1984 Screening. Special showing of film based on novel by George Orwell. 7 p.m. $10. Lansing Public Media Center, 2500 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. capitalcityfilmfest.com.
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.
ESOL Discussion Group for Kids. Grades 3 and up practice English. Call to register. 4:30-5:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Okemos, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 347-2021.
Gardening 101. Basics of gardening and getting started with local resources. 5:30-6:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Foster, 200 N. Foster Ave., Lansing.
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.
Spring Break Adventures: The Art of Natures. Hands-on, full-day camp for ages 5-10. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $40/$35 members. Fenner Nature Center, 2020 E. Mount Hope Ave., Lansing. (517) 483-4224, mynaturecenter.org/event-2440924.
Spring Break Cinema. Screening of the animated movie, "Trolls" (PG). 2-4 p.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing.
Arts Art as Combat Sport: The Sociological Art Collective's Populist Aesthetics. Art history lecture. 7-9 p.m. FREE. MSU Library, 366 W. Circle Drive, East Lansing.