OBEDIENCE CLASS: The YWCA will offer an eight-week dog obedience class on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for beginners and from 8 to 9 p.m. for advanced dogs, beginning Jan. 3. For fees, call 692-5580.
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OPEN HOUSE: The public is invited to an Open House at the Taoist Tai Chi Society from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 968 Kenmore Ave. Activities include Taoist Health Arts and Chinese exercise. Refreshments will be provided. Taoist Tai Chi classes for beginners will be starting in January. For more information call 876-7218.
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MEETING: The Historical Society of the Tonawandas will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday Jan. 10 in DeGraff Community Center, 139 Division St., North Tonawanda. Christopher Lane and Phyllis Gentner will present a program covering DeGraff's history, its current role as part of Kaleida Health System, and its plans to expand into the 21st century. For details, call 695-7968.