Hello on this dreary Thursday.
Looking for something to brighten up your day? A Conversation with Best-selling Author Cookie Johnson might do the trick. Come listen to Cookie talk about topics ranging from her marriage to basketball legend “Magic” Johnson and more. Call or register online at cadl.org/magic or call (517) 367-6312. 7 p.m. Library of Michigan, 702 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing.
Here's what else is going on in town today:
CLASSES AND SEMINARS
(TOPS) Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Weigh-in 5:15 p.m.; meeting 6 p.m. First meeting FREE. Room 207, Haslett Middle School, 1535 Franklin St., Haslett. (517) 927- 4307.
A Course in Miracles. Group on peace through forgiveness. 7-9 p.m. Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing, 230 S. Holmes St., Lansing. (517) 371-3010, unitylansing.org.
Capital Area Crisis Rugby Practice. New players welcome. 6-8 p.m. FREE. St. Joseph Park, 2125 W. Hillsdale, Lansing.
Celebrate Recovery. For all hurts and hang-ups. 6 p.m. Donations welcome. Trinity Church (Lansing), 3355 Dunckel Road, Lansing. (517) 492-1866.
Get Your Business on Google Maps. Class on Google listings for business. Call to register. Noon-1 p.m. FREE. Small Business Development Center, 309 N. Washington Square, Suite 110, Lansing. (517) 483-1921, ow.ly/q1Om30789k8.
Mason Codependents Anonymous. Support group. 7-8 p.m. FREE. Mason First Church of the Nazarene, 415 E. Maple St., Mason.
Lansing Reiki Share. Come learn about Reiki and light healing. 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Donations welcome. Willow Stick Ceremonies, 1515 W. Mt. Hope Ave., Suite 3, Lansing. (517) 402-6727, willowstickceremonies.com.
EVENTS 2-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.
A Conversation with Best-selling Author Cookie Johnson. Story of Cookie’s marriage to basketball legend “Magic” Johnson. Call or register online. 7 p.m. Library of Michigan, 702 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 367-6312, cadl.org/magic.
Beginning English Classes. Courses for adults. Call to register. 9:30-11:30 a.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-6363, cadl. org.
Brunch & Books Group. “The Truth According to Us,” by Annie Barrows. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. FREE. CADL South Lansing, 3500 S. Cedar St., Lansing.
Current Events Group. Discuss what is going on the world around us. 11 a.m.- noon. FREE. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045, meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.
Drop-in Coloring. 2-7:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Webberville, 115 S. Main St., Webberville.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection. Drop off waste. 2-6 p.m. FREE. Ingham County Health Department, 5303 S. Cedar St., Lansing. (517) 887-4312, ow.ly/ Vikf30bOX4q.
Ladies Silver Blades Figure Skating Club. All skill levels welcome. 9:30-11:20 a.m. $5 and yearly fee. Suburban Ice, 2810 Hannah Blvd., East Lansing. (517) 881-2517, ladiessilverblades.com.
Play with Purpose. Activities to build early literacy for kids. 1-2 p.m. FREE. CADL Haslett, 1590 Franklin St., Haslett. (517) 339-2324, cadl.org.
Spanish Conversation Group. All levels welcome. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.
THEATER Taking Shakespeare. Gentle comedy about storytelling. 8 p.m. $15. Williamston Theatre, 122 S. Putnam St., Williamston. williamstontheatre.org.