Community Services has many helpful and fun opportunities during October and early November — for all ages.

Learn how to save a pet’s life and minimize trauma while waiting for veterinary care during an emergency with Pet First Aid. Properly applied first aid can not only save a pet’s life, but also reduce recovery time and be the difference between temporary and lifelong disability. Class is offered from 7 to 9 p.m on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Northfield Community Resource Center for $14 per person.

Worried about extra calories during the upcoming holidays? Register for Kuchen und Torten before this delicious opportunity passes. Bake authentic German recipes, with a twist, using healthy and organic ingredients. Class will be held on Thursdays, Nov. 1 and 8, from 6 to 8:30 p.m at the Northfield Middle School and is $44.

Dance away calories with couples classes for beginning ballroom, country western and basic country western line dancing. Classes run from 6 to 9 p.m. on Mondays, Oct. 22 through Nov. 12, in the Northfield Middle School Auxiliary Gym. Classes cost $59 per couple.

Have a rootin,’ tootin’ good time at Reading Rodeo – a Western-themed evening of fun filled with literacy activities for children ages birth through 5 years. The event takes place on Thursday, Nov. 15, in the NCRC Preschool Room from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. The cost is $5 for the first child and $3 for each additional child.

Visit Community Services or call 507.664.3649 for more information or to register.

Northfield Public Schools Community Services includes recreation and enrichment programming, Early Childhood Family Education, driver education, KidVentures, EarlyVentures Learning Center, Connected Kids, Middle School Youth Center, Hand-in-Hand Preschool, Adult Basic Education and Project ABLE.