Oct. 4 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Hello and happy World Animal Day.

Lansing Maker Week,
a series of events for “anyone who creates, builds, tinkers, or imagines,” has two events today. MSU Libraries has an open house for its Hollander Make Central maker space, where students and faculty use equipment such as 3D printers. Capital Area District Library also hosts a Robot Zone event for kids interested in robotics. See website for complete schedule and admission prices. Lansingmakerweek.com.

For more local events, see below.

Classes and Seminars

Are You Ready to Start a Business?
Intro course on business planning. Call or register online. 6-8 p.m. FREE. Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport Drive, Lansing. (517) 483-1921, sbdcmichigan.org.

Bible and Beer Study. Scripture discussion over beer. 6 p.m. Buy your own beer. Kelly's Downtown, 220 S. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 482-0600, christcommunitylansing.org.

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, cadl.org.

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, cayalansing.com.

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, coda.org.

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

People's Law School. Seven-week program to teach the legal system to non-lawyers. 7-9 p.m. $7 per class/$25 for all sessions. Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road, East Lansing. peopleslawschool.org.

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. Wheelchair accessible. Weigh-in 6:30, meeting 7 p.m. FREE first visit. St. Therese Church, 102 W. Randolph St., Lansing. tops.org.

Yawn Patrol Toastmasters. Learn public speaking. 7-8:30 a.m. MICA Gallery, 1210 N. Turner St., Lansing. (989) 859-2086, yawnpatrol.com.


The Scratch Pilots Present: Turntable Tuesday.
Featuring DJ'S McCoy, Mr Needlez, Cutt-Nice, Dee J Butcher, & DJ Duke. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. FREE. The Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing

Aldo Abreu, recorder.
Music of 18th-century Italy, Spain and Latin America. 7:30 p.m. $10/$8 seniors/students and kids FREE. Fairchild Theatre, 542 Auditorium Road East Lansing. (517) 353-5340,

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.


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

TSA Precheck Enrollment Event. Enroll in airport security fast screening program. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE. Capital Region International Airport, 4100 Capitol City Blvd., Lansing. identogo.com/precheck.

After School Action Program. Light meal, tutoring and activities. 4-6 p.m. FREE. Eastside Community Action Center, 1001 Dakin St., Lansing.

After School Teen Program. For teens in grades 7-12. 2:30-5:30 p.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351- 2420, elpl.org.

Energy Focus Group. Discussion on the future of energy in Michigan. 6-8 p.m. FREE. Michigan State University, 241 W. Brody Road, East Lansing.

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

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. ow.ly/IrwV3021VBG.