Lysander Parks and Recreation accepting used book donations

— Donations of used books are being accepted during regular office hours for the parks department’s upcoming book sale. All donations collected from the used book sale will help with Lysander Summer Day Camp Program. Please no text books, encyclopedias, Readers Digest Condensed Books or books that have mildew or are in disrepair. Call 635-5999.

Spin Class

This four-week, high-energy class will provide participants with a 500 calorie burn, cardiovascular benefits, shapely legs, companionship, mental stamina, increased energy and a low impact workout. No matter the weather, spinners are guaranteed a great workout. This program will be held from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. Thursdays, Nov. 3 to 23, at Riverside Fitness Center.

Cookie making class

It is never too early to think ahead for making cookies for the Christmas Holiday and holidays of all sorts. Make beautiful cookie trays using only one cookie recipe from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at Durgee Jr. High School, room 147. This class is a must have if you want to make beautiful mixed holiday cookies but can never find the time. Pastry Chef Ann Pellegrino from the Gingersnap Bakery will show you the time saving secrets to these delicious treats. All materials will be provided and the costs are included in the price. You will make and bake cookies, so don’t forget your apron.

Red Cross babysitting classes

Held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at Baker High School, this course includes planning for a babysitting job, knowing what to expect of children, selecting toys and games, supervising children, preventing accidents, giving first aid, rescue breathing, caring for infants and children and feeding them. Students who complete the course will receive a resource book full of pertinent information and an emergency reference guide. They will also receive a certificate of completion. Students must be 11 years old before the program starts and should bring a pencil and a lunch to the class.

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