LAFAYETTE-Lara and Yael of Marafanyi Percussion will teach beginners classes in African drum and dance at Lafayette Village Hall starting Oct. 5. Drumming classes will run from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., and dance movement classes run from 7:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Pre-registration cost is $48 for four drum or dance classes; drop-in rate is $15 per class. To pre-register, call 973-903-5073 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. For more info on Marafanyi Percussion, go online to rootsheartpulse.com. Lafayette Village Hall is located in Olde Lafayette Village at Routes 94 and 15.