April 20 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day and happy hump day.

A newly-opened chapter of a well-known organization introduces itself today with a happy hour at Lansing Brewing Co. Habitat Young Professionals, a new branch of Habitat for Humanity Capital Region, invites professionals aged 21-40 years to mingle and learn about ways they can give back to the community while developing their own leadership skills. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Lansing Brewing Company, 518 E. Shiawassee St., Lansing. (517) 374- 1313, ow.ly/10hLu0.

For more local events, see below.

Classes and Seminars

Figure Drawing Seats Available. Email toni@ lightiam.org to join. Location given upon registration. 6-9 p.m. $15 not including supplies.

Know Your Numbers: Using your Financial Statements to Better Manage your Business. Course on financial literacy. 8 a.m.-noon. $10/FREE to veterans and Fifth Third clients. Small Business Development Center, LCC, 309 N. Washington Square, Suite 110, Lansing. (517) 483-1921.

Walk the Walk, Talk the Talk. Public speaking class for grades 7-12. Register online. 5:30-6:30 p.m. FREE. Building Twentyone, 1288 N. Cedar St., Mason. (517) 889-5103, ow.ly/Yu9jH.


Meditation. For beginners and experienced. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Vietnamese Buddhist Temple, 3015 S. Washington St., Lansing. (517) 351-5866, lamc.info.

Alcoholics Anonymous. A closed step meeting. 6 p.m. Donations. Pennsylvania Ave. Church of God, 3500 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing. (517) 899-3215.

Easy Origami. Ages 5 and up try simple origami. 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE. ELPL 2.0 Maker Studio, 300 M.A.C. Ave., East Lansing. elpl.org.

Habitat Young Professionals Launch Party. Happy hour and information on volunteer opportunities. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Lansing Brewing Company, 518 E. Shiawassee St., Lansing. (517) 374- 1313, ow.ly/10hLu0.

Meet Author Eric Jerome Dickey. Author promotes and signs newest title, "The Blackbirds." 7-8 p.m. Schuler Books & Music, 2820 Towne Centre Blvd., Lansing.

Safety on Tap. Learn about water sources and delivery systems from local experts. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. lansing.mi.lwvnet.org.


Matilda the Musical. Family-friendly musical based on Roald Dahl novel. 7:30 p.m. Tickets from $38. Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. whartoncenter.com.

Grease. Classic musical set in the 1950s. 7:30 p.m. $17-22/$10 kids. Pasant Theatre, Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. theatre.msu.edu.