May 15 2017 12:01 AM

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

Hello on this Monday.

On this day:

On this day in 1940, McDonalds opened their first restaurant in San Bernardino, Calif. The fast food chain still remains popular today, despite healthy eating crazes and questionable ingredients that McDonalds has used in the past.

Today in Lansing:

Studies have shown that reading with your children, even from a very young age can promote brain function and a healthy appetite for learning. Today in Lansing there's a free class called Literature and Poetry Babytime at the East Lansing Public Library at 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. There will be rhymes, finger plays and more. Ages 0-2 years with an adult welcome. The class runs from 10:30 - 11 a.m. and the class is free. For more information, visit elpl.org or call (517) 351-2420.

Literature and Poetry BabyTime. Rhymes and finger plays. Ages 0-2 years with adult. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Classes and Seminars

A Course in Love. Weekly group dedicated to the study of the spiritual pyschology. 1-2 p.m. Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing, 230 S. Holmes Road, Lansing. (517) 371-3010, unitylansing.org

Support Group. 7:30 p.m. St. Davids Episcopal Church, 1519 Elmwood Road, Lansing. (517) 323-2272.

Painting Basics, Session 4: Watercolor. For ages 14 and up. 6:45-7:45 p.m. $40. Jackson School of the Arts, 634 N. Mechanic St., Jackson. (517) 784- 2389, jacksonarts.org.

Literature and Poetry BabyTime. Rhymes and finger plays. Ages 0-2 years with adult. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Graphic Novel Writing Club. 4-6 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

Music New Horizons Community Band. 6-8 p.m. MSU Community Music School, 4930 Hagadorn Road, East Lansing. (517) 355-7661, cms.msu.edu

Events Chess, Cribbage, Hand & Foot. Weekly activities at the Center. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. FREE. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045, ow.ly/5NaB30ani5D.

Game Night at UrbanBeat. Bring your own or play provided games. 5-8 p.m. FREE. UrbanBeat Event Center, 1213 Turner St., Lansing. urbanbeatevents.com.

Social Bridge. 1-4 p.m. $1.50. Delta Township Enrichment Center, 4538 Elizabeth Road, Lansing.

Teen Yoga Committee: The Firecracker Foundation. Yoga for teen trauma survivors. 6 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org