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What's up in Lansing: High fructose comedy and more

Here's what's going on in town today


Good day and happy International Yoga Day.

Author Bob Tarte speaks on his book about bird watching today at Schuler Books & Music. Read about the book and the event in Bill Castanier's article from June 15.

Does a spoonful of sugar help the comedy go down? Lansing-based all-female comedy group Comedy Coven presents its latest show, “Just Desserts,” Tuesday at REO Town’s Robin Theatre. The ladies of Comedy Coven — Tricia Chamberlain, Stephanie Onderchanin and Emily Syrja — are joined by Sarah Jean Anderson, Mikey Hall, Heather Jay and Will Savino for an evening of high fructose entertainment. 8-9 p.m. $10/$7 adv. The Robin Theatre, 1105 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. comedycoven.com.

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, cadl.org.

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.

Lansing Area Co-Dependents Anonymous. 5:45-6:45 p.m. FREE. Everybody Reads Books and Stuff, 2019 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 515-5559, coda.org.

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.

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.

Writing a Business Plan. Intro course on business planning. 9-1:30 a.m. FREE. Small Business Development Center, LCC, 309 N. Washington Square, Suite 110, Lansing. (517) 483-1921, sbdcmichigan.org.

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


The Scratch Pilots Present: Turntable Tuesdays. Featuring DJ's Bizzy B, Don Black, Enyce, & Leeky. FREE. Green Door Blues Bar & Grill, 2005 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.

DJClarinet Does Lunch at Lansing City Market. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. FREE. Lansing City Market, 325 City Market Drive, Lansing. (517) 483-7460.

Evening Classical Concert Series On Board the Michigan Princess. With Lansing's international talent. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $20. Michigan Princess Riverboat, 3004 W. Main St., Lansing. michiganprincess.com

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

Downtown River Market. With nutrition demos and live music. 3-7 p.m. Lansing City Market, 325 City Market Dr., Lansing. (517) 483-7460, ow.ly/sqJs300GI5W.

Google Drive Basics. Learn about collaborative documents. Call to register. 5:30-7 p.m. FREE. CADL Foster, 200 N. Foster Ave., Lansing. (517) 485-5185.

Jug and Mug General Meeting. Singles activity club. 6:30-8 p.m. FREE. Buddies Pub & Grill, 2040 N. Aurielus Road, Holt. jugandmug.org.

Knitting and Crochet Group. All ages and skills welcome. 11 a.m.-noon. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Magician Jeff Wawrzaszek. Get a free magic trick to keep. 2-3 p.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-6363.

Read and Play Storytime. Family storytime with kids under age 6. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road, East Lansing.

Reminisce: The 1960s. Meetup for reminiscing, fellowship and refreshments. 2-3 p.m. FREE. CADL Aurelius, 1939 S. Aurelius Road, Mason.

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

Comedy Coven Sweet XVI: Just Desserts. Occult-themed comedy with skits and standup. 8-9:30 p.m. $7/$10 at door. The Robin Theatre, 1105 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. ow.ly/rEGj3015wf1.


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