Lysander Parks and Recreation: Halloween trick or treat at Lysander town building

— Lysander Town Hall will open from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, for “office” trick or treating and to judge the door/window decorating contest, which is open to children from 3 to 10 years old. Stop after nursery school or grammar school and visit the various participating offices - come dressed up if you are in the spirit.

Guessing contest

Be sure to put a guess in the jars to say how many spiders and also how many candy corn are in each of the jars - winners will be called.

Office decorating contest

Staff will decorate their “windows” or doors and visitors will vote on the best decorated office while stopping in for a treat.

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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