Ballroom dance classes — Friday nights, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Take a partner or attend on your own and make new friends. Teacher is Celia Weis. Crescenta-Cañada YMCA, 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada. Call Ana-Marie Schaefer at (818) 790-0123, ext. 231, for information and fees.
Music appreciation classes — Tuesday afternoons, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sept. 7- Dec. 14. Ted Stern, professor of music at Glendale Community College, will be holding off campus music appreciation classes for adults. This ongoing series is for musicians as well as non-musicians. Stern will present music examples with cultural history to increase the listener's understanding of the evolution of music. The classes are held at Crescenta Valley United Methodist Church, 2700 Montrose Ave, Montrose. The cost for the 15-week classes is $90. For more information call (818) 248-8110 or (818) 445-2390.
Secrets of Color and Style — Sept. 15, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Discover the new evidence that links personality, coloring, bone structure, and energy intensity to the correct clothing colors and styles. Diana Olson will be the presenter. The workshop will be held at 465 E. Union Street #100, Pasadena, 91101. To RSVP call (626) 584-9761. Space is limited. The fee for the workshop is $20. For more information visit http://www.diananolson.com or e-mail OlsonCo465@aol.com
Business and Social Etiquette/Entertaining/Dining Tutorial — Aug. 28 or Sept. 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Self-confidence, personal and social skills, individual self-esteem, and social business and dining skills will be covered. The workshop will be held at 465 E. Union Street #100, Pasadena. A dining tutorial luncheon will be held at McCormick and Schmick's in Pasadena. For more information or to make a reservation call (626) 584-9761. Space is limited.