Sept. 6 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day and happy National Coffee Ice Cream Day.

The Friends of Delta Township Library is now accepting donations for its Needlework Pattern Sale. Although the sale itself does not take place until October 14 and 15, beginning now you can donate crochet, knit, quilting, cross stitch and embroidery books, magazines and patterns to be sold to benefit the library during library hours. 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE. Delta Township Library, 5130 Davenport Drive, Lansing. (517)-321-4014,

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,

Compassionate Friends Support Group
. For grieving parents who have lost a child. 7:30-9 p.m. FREE. Salvation Army Community Center, 701 W. Jolly Road, Lansing.

Connections: Teen Girls Group. For girls in grades 9-12 to meet and form connections. 5:45-7 p.m. $10. Come As You Are Counciling and Consulting, 3815 W. St. Joseph St., Suite B301, Lansing. (517) 803-3125,

Course in Miracles. Relaxed and friendly study group. 7 p.m. FREE. Call for location. (517) 482-1908.

Hopeful Hearts Grief Group. Learn and heal. 10-11 a.m. FREE. The Marquette Activity Room, 5968 Park
Lake Road, East Lansing. (517) 381-4866.

Lansing Area Co-Dependents Anonymous. 5:45-6:45 p.m. FREE. Everybody Reads Books and Stuff, 2019 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 346-9900,

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.

Stress Less with Mindfulness. Stress management course. 6-7 p.m. $20 for four sessions. Michigan State University Extension, 551 Courthouse Drive, Charlotte. (517) 543-2310.

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

Yawn Patrol Toastmasters.
Public speaking club. Meets bi-weekly. 7-8:30 a.m. MICA Gallery, 1210 Turner St., Lansing. (517) 337-7551,


Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty's
. 7-10 p.m. FREE. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.
Jennifer Lewis with Family & Friends. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. FREE. Stober's Bar, 812 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.

The Scratch Pilots Present: Turntable Tuesdays
. Featuring DJ's McCoy & Mr. Needlez, Don Black, Butcher, Duke and James B. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. FREE, 18+. The Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.


LCC West Toastmasters.
Public speaking group. 5-6:30 p.m. LCC West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing. 517-483-1314,

Rat Pack Tuesday
. Frank Sinatra party with $5 classic cocktails. 4-11 p.m. FREE. American Fifth Spirits, 112 N. Larch St., Lansing. (517) 999-2631.

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

Needlework Pattern Sale.
Now accepting donations of needlework pattern books. 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE. Delta Township Library, 5130 Davenport Drive, Lansing. (517)-321-4014,