May 9 2017 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today.

Hello this Tuesday.

On this day:

Today in 1960, is believed to be the day that the US made the decision to legalize the birth control pill, an action that many believe was a step forward for women across the country. Ever wonder how birth control evolved into what it is today? Here's a link to Time magazine's timeline of birth control. It's quite interesting, considering it dates back to 1550 (B.C.!)

Tuesdays are hard for everyone. The cure could be this Therapeutic Yoga class. The class will take place at the Meridian Senior Center at 4406 Okemos Road in Okemos. The cost is $15 to drop in and the class lasts from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. For more information, call (517)706-5045 or visit the website at meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.

Here's what else is happening in Lansing today:

Classes and Seminars

Capital City Toastmasters Meeting. Learn public speaking and leadership skills. 7 p.m. FREE for visitors. CADL Downtown Lansing Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave. Lansing. (517) 367-6300.

Take off Pounds Sensibly. Have a support system, lose weight. Wheelchair accessible. 6 p.m. FREE first visit. St. Therese Parish, 102 W. Randolph Street, Lansing. (517) 487-3749.

Therapeutic Yoga. 9:30-10:30 a.m. $15 to drop in. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045, meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.

Music Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty's. Check Facebook page to see who's playing. 7-10 p.m. FREE. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 485-5287, ow.ly/sagD30aUsqU.

Events AARP Age Friendly Communities. Presentation seniors' economic impact. 10:30-11:30 a.m. FREE. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045, meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.

Bingo, Bridge, and Euchre. Weekly activities at the Center. 1-4:30 p.m. FREE. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706- 5045, ow.ly/5NaB30ani5D.

LCC West Toastmasters. International organization focused on public speaking and leadership. 5-6:30 p.m. LCC West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing. (517) 483-1314.

Overeaters Anonymous. Struggling with food? Overeaters Anonymous offers hope. 7 p.m. Presbyterian Church of Okemos, 2258 Bennett Road, Okemos. (517) 349-9536.

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