Skip takeout from the local pizza shop and learn to make your own at one of Sur La Table’s Homemade Pizza classes. On Sundays from 9 to 10 a.m. in April, instructors demonstrate the art of making pizza dough and several gourmet pies. Classes are $5 and all fees are donated to Wholesome Wave, a non-profit supporting local farms. Class size is limited and advance registration is required. Ages 12 and over. Call 1-800-243-0852.
Get sharpened up for holiday carving. Bring any style, size or shape knife to a Sur la Table store before Thanksgiving and you can have it professionally sharpened free of charge. (No scissors, ceramic or damaged knives. Additional knives sharpened at $5 each.) There is a Sur la Table store in the Shoppes at Farmington Valley in Canton. Information:surlatable.com.