Managing arthritis in your pet

6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Roadrunner Room

As they get older, many pets may chase toys less enthusiastically or move more slowly, but arthritis can be a serious condition in aging pets. Learn how to tell if your pet is in pain and how alternative and complementary medicine can help manage arthritic pain, as well as surgical and medical options to treat orthopedic disease. The class is presented by Stephanie Shaver, veterinarian from Midwestern University. For more information, call 623-930-3868.

Readers Roundtable: reading recommendations book discussion group

1 to 2 p.m. Aug. 22 in the Hummingbird Room

Take along a book or two to recommend to other readers at this new and lively, informal discussion group, where participants take turns booktalking fiction, non-fiction, classics, best-sellers, old favorites, and recent reads. For more information, call 623-930-3844.

Conversation Points: current events discussion group

6 p.m. Aug. 28 in the Hummingbird Room

Become a part of thoughtful and engaging community discussions on trending topics and controversial subjects. Take ideas on topics you would like to discuss. For more information, call 623-930-3844.