May 24 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day on this warm late-May day.

The linguistically-talented singers of the MSU Russian Chorus present a show today featuring four languages: Church Slavonic, Russian, Finnish and Latvian. This is the group's 48th annual concert. The choir was founded in 1968 by Denis Mickiewicz, a Sovet Georgian émigré and concert pianist-turned-professor. 7:30-8:30 p.m. FREE. Emanuel First Lutheran Church, 1001 N. Capitol 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. CADL Downtown Lansing Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 775-2697,

Capital Area Crisis Rugby Practice. All skill levels welcome. 6-8 p.m. FREE. St. Joseph Park, 2125 W. Hillsdale St., Lansing.

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

Overeaters Anonymous. Support for weight loss efforts. 7 p.m. FREE. Okemos Presbyterian Church, 2258 Bennett Road, Okemos. (517) 819-3294.

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.

Starting a Business. Introductory course. Call or register online. 9-11 a.m. FREE. Small Business Development Center, LCC, 309 N. Washington Square, Suite 110, Lansing. 517-483-1921,

Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Have a support system, lose weight. Wheelchair accessible. Weigh-in 6:30, meeting 7 p.m. FREE first visit. St. Terese Church, 102 W. Randolph St., Lansing.

Yawn Patrol Toastmasters. Learn public speaking. 7-8:30 a.m. Studio 1210 Place, 1210 Turner St., Lansing. (989) 859-2086,

Bible and Beer. Discussion of scripture's power in daily events. 6 p.m. Kelly's Downtown, 220 S. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 482-0600,


Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty's. 7-10 p.m. FREE. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.

The Scratch Pilots Present: Turntable Tuesdays. Featuring DJ's Bizzy B, Cutt-Nice, James B, Leek. The Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.

Russian Chorus Concert. Choral music sung in Church Slavonic, Russian, Finnish and Latvian. 7:30-8:30 p.m. FREE. Emanuel First Lutheran Church, 1001 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing.


Knitting and Crochet Group. All ages and levels welcome. 11 a.m.-noon. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing.

Let's Walk and Talk with a Doctor. Group walk with talk on avoiding diabetes. 6-7 p.m. FREE. Hawk Island County Park, E. Cavanaugh Road, Lansing. (517) 347-3377,