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River's Edge Thanksgiving Dinner packages

River's Edge is not open Thanksgiving Day; however, it is offering Thanksgiving Dinner packages. Special member pricing and discounts are available. For more information, call 301-342-3656/9246/3241.

Yoga Warriors at the Energy Zone

Tuesdays in November, 4:15-5:15 p.m.

This class is based on a program developed by Yoga Warriors International to prevent or alleviate symptoms of combat stress or post traumatic stress disorder. The class is taught by a Yoga Warriors International certified instructor. Six free drop-in sessions available for active-duty or retired military. No previous yoga experience is necessary. To register, call 301-995-3869.

Art Journaling Class

Today, 5:30-8 p.m.

Customized Creations, building 652

Learn basic skills for creating an art journal. Class is for adults and youths ages 13 and older. Cost is $32 plus $15 for materials. Participants should bring a sketchbook that is at least 8 1/2-by-11-inches. All other materials are supplied. To register, stop by Customized Creations or call 301-342-6293.

Holiday Weight Maintenance

Register by Wednesday

This nine-week weight loss/maintenance program starts just in time for the holidays. Participants are weighed weekly to see who has maintained or lost weight, with prizes awarded weekly. Free for active-duty military and $5 for all others. Preregister at the Fitness and Sports Office in Drill Hall.

Fall Dinner at River's Edge

Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m.

An early celebration with traditional Thanksgiving dishes: Roast turkey, herbed stuffing, cranberry sauce, ham, candied sweet potatoes, whipped potatoes, green beans, rolls, assorted salads and desserts. Cost is: $13.95, members; $16.95, nonmembers; $6.95, youths ages 6-11; and $1.95, children ages 5 and younger. Reservations made by calling 301-342-3656.

Santa's calling

Registration starts Nov. 15

Operators are standing by at the North Pole to put names on Santa's telephone list. Calls are planned for 6-8 p.m. Dec. 11 and Dec. 12. Registration forms can be picked up at any MWR facility beginning Nov. 15. Forms must be turned in by Dec. 11 to an MWR drop box: Youth Center, Bowling Center, Movie Theater, MWR ITT Office, Child Development Center and Child Development Center annex or building 467. To volunteer or for more information, call 301-342-1694.

Create a Vision Board

Nov. 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Customized Creations, building 652

This two-hour class teaches adults and youths ages 14 and older learn how to create a simple Vision Board to keep their goals in sight. Cost is $30 plus $5 for materials. Additionally, participants should bring magazines to tear apart, one sheet of poster board and a glue stick. All other materials are supplied. To register, visit Customized Creations or call 301-342-6293.

Customized Creations grand opening

Nov. 19, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Building 652

Customized Creations is inviting everyone to stop into its new shop, meet the team and see the new items. Free snacks and beverages are available, along with artists Tammy Vitale and Charlie Roach displaying their talents. For more information, call 301-342-6293.

Energy Zone Drop-in Classes

Nov. 23, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Pax Pump and Zumba off that Turkey Dinner features 1.5 hours of Pump and Zumba.

Nov. 24, 8-9 a.m.

'Still Feeling the Turkey' Spinning Class features a 60-minute Turkey Burn ride with challenging hills.

Energy Zone class costs are: $4.50, one class; $26, eight-class pass; $55, 20-class pass; and $120, six-month unlimited class pass. Passes must be purchased ahead of time at the Fitness and Sports Office. For more information, call 301-995-3869.

Create a Dream Mandala

Nov. 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Customized Creations, building 652

Participants learn how to make a Dream Mandala as a reminder of where they've been and where they're going. Cost is $32 plus $5 for materials. Additionally, participants should bring magazines with photos of things they like, one sheet of poster board, a glue stick and embellishments such as ribbon, lace, rocks or charms. All other materials are supplied. To register, visit Customized Creations or call 301-342-6293.

From Journaling to Canvas

Register by Nov. 29; classes Dec. 6 and 13, 5:30-8 p.m.

Customized Creations, building 652

Participants ages 13 and older learn to transfer their art journaling work to canvas for changeable art. Cost is $50 which includes both classes. Students must bring a 16-by-24-inch canvas. For more information, call Customized Creations at 301-342-6293.

Breakfasts with the Clauses

Dec. 1, 8:30 a.m.

River’s Edge Catering and Conference Center

Enjoy a hot buffet while Santa and Mrs. Claus visit with the children. Cost is: $15, adults; and $10, children. Tickets are limited with sales starting Monday. To register, call 301-342-3656.

35th Annual Arts and Crafts Festival

Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Drill Hall

More than 175 vendors are attending this year's festival selling hand-made, original items. The festival is open to the public with free admission. There is free cookie decorating for the kids, and photo opportunities with Santa. Vendor spaces are still available for $70. Places are given on a first come, first served basis. For more information, call Customized Creations at 301-342-3569.

Holiday Whobilation at MWR's Whoville

Dec. 7-8, 5-8 p.m.

Mattapany Day Camp

An MWR Whoville celebration, this year's Holiday WHObilation includes the annual NAS Patuxent River Tree Lighting, caroling and other activities. Cost is $4 per person. Sponsored by Northrop Grumman and Lincoln Military Housing.

Winter Wonderland Dance

Dec. 14, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

The Landing Zone Restaurant

This event offers dinner, holiday performances from piano students, dancing and an appearance from Santa. Cost is $5; children ages 2 and younger, and adults ages 65 and older are free. For reservations, call 301-342-1694.