The Kings Contrivance Community Association, 7251 Eden Brook Drive, will offer a new class, called "Royal Keys: Manners Make the Person," 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Oct. 18 through Nov. 22. A free class will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
The program is designed to teach kindness, manners, respect, values social skills and self-esteem. The cost is $110 for Columbia Association residents; $121 for others.
Information: royalkeys.com. Registration: 410-381-9600.
A scarecrow-making session and hayrides are planned at Amherst House in Kings Contrivance Village Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Take some old clothes and two pairs of pantyhose (optional) to make a scarecrow; the community association will provide free straw. Hayrides around the village cost 25 cents.
Stories for kids
Lively Arts for Little Ones, a theater series for children ages 2 to 5 at Oakland Mills Village Center, will present the Ickity Bickity Boo Show, with music, dance and stories, at 10 a.m. Friday.
Tickets are $4.75 for ages 2 and older; group rates are available. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
The show will be at The Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Place. Information: 410-730-4610.
Computer help for seniors : Computer Seniors of America will offer basic, advanced and specialized day and evening classes at the East Columbia 50+ Center. Classes are to begin this month. Information: 410-313-7680.