Nov. 10 2015 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day on this partly-cloudy Tuesday.

The East Lansing Film Festival is in full-swing this week. Today movies can be seen at Studio C! in Okemos. At 4 p.m. is "The Messenger," a documentary about songbirds. "Finders Keepers," another documentary, this one about the saga of a mysterious mummified leg, is screening at 6:30 p.m. Finally, mountain-climbing adventure "Jeff Lowe's Metanoia" closes the night at 9.

To see the full schedule, check out the official website. To read about the movies, check out these reviews by Allan I. Ross.

For more events, see below.

Classes and Seminars

Lansing Area Codependents Anonymous. 5:45-6:45 p.m. FREE. Everybody Reads, 2019 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 515-5559,

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. 7 p.m. FREE to visit. Eaton Rapids Medical Center, 1500 S. Main St., Eaton Rapids. (517) 543-0786.

Not So Happy Endings Support Group. For women ending relationships. 5:30-7:30 p.m. FREE. Women’s Center of Greater Lansing, 1710 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 896-3311.

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.

Capital City Toastmasters Meeting. Learn public speaking and leadership skills. 7 p.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-6300,

Overeaters Anonymous. Support for weight loss efforts. 7 p.m. FREE. Okemos Presbyterian Church, 2258 Bennett Road, Okemos. (517) 290-5163.

H.E.R.O. Class-Home Security. Home improvement class. 6-8 p.m. FREE. Neighborhood Empowerment Center, 600 W. Maple St., Lansing.

Iron Ore, Shipping and Shipwreck. Panel for 40th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald. 7 p.m. MSU Library, 100 Main Library Road, MSU Campus, East Lansing.


Bible and Beer. Discussion of scripture's power in daily events. 6 p.m. Midtown Brewing Co., 402 S. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 482-0600,

Chair Massage @ MSC. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $14/$12 members. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045,

Lansing Jaycees General Monthly Meeting. Young professionals networking event. 6-8 p.m. FREE. Tripper's Sports Bar, 350 Frandor Ave., Lansing. (517) 336-0717,

Post-Polio Support Group Meeting. 1:30-3 p.m. Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing.

ToddlerTime. Ages 18-36 months listen to stories and music. 10:15-10:45 a.m./11-11:30 a.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420,

Sporcle Live! Trivia. Team based. Win Crunchy's gift certificates. 7 p.m. FREE. Crunchy's Pizza & Burgers, 254 W. Grand River Ave., East Lansing.

Lunch @ MSC. Register day before. Noon-1 p.m. $5.75/$3 ages 60+. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045,

Literature and Poetry

Books on Tap Book Group. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, 6:30 p.m. FREE. Jimmy's Pub, 16804 Chandler Road, East Lansing. (517) 324-7100.


A Morning with Louis Nagel. Piano lecture. 10-11 a.m. Marshall Music, 3240 E. Saginaw St., Lansing.

MSU Faculty Recital: Yuri Gandelsman, viola. 7:30-9:30 p.m. $10/$8 seniors/FREE students. Cook Recital Hall, MSU Music Building, 333 West Circle Drive, East Lansing.


Dirty Dancing. 7:30 p.m. Tickets from $38. Wharton Center, MSU Campus East Lansing. 1-800-WHARTON,