CLASSES: Square dancing — Thursdays, beginning Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sets in Steps offers a beginner's square-dance class at the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, 4469 Chevy Chase Drive. Ron Durkee is the professional caller. Dress is casual and cost is $6 per person. For more information call Betty Woodhull at (818) 249-2651.
Gardening: Harvest Basics — Sept. 11, 11 a.m. Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. Mike Brown, display horticulturist, demonstrates how to harvest for maximum plant health and productivity. Cost: $15 general public, $10 Descanso members. Class fee includes admission to the Gardens. Advance registration required. Information: (818) 949-7980.
Ballroom dance — 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.