Go, Do, Learn

March 25, 2005

HCC kids summer program expands

Hagerstown Community College's College for Kids summer program has added 10 new courses to its program for the 2005 session.

New classes for students entering grades two through four include "Summer Spanish for Kids" and "Around the World in Five Days."

New offerings for grades three through five include "Planet Protectors," "Journey Through Genres," "Wonders of Weather," "What on Earth?" and "Funky Fitness."

A new class for grades five through eight is "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince: Book Club."

Students going into grades eight through 12 can enjoy "Designing Web Pages and Graphics" or "Repairing and Networking Computers."

To register or learn more about College for Kids for grades one through 12, go to and click on the summer schedule, or call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.


Tumbling Tots program begins in April

NEWVILLE, Pa. - The spring session for Tumbling Tots will be held from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. beginning Monday, April 4, at Newville Area Community Center, 2 Chestnut St. The six-week program will focus on basic tumbling and fundamental movements. All children ages 2 to 5 are welcome and parents are encouraged to participate. Class is limited to 12 children.

The cost is $30. For information, call 1-717-776-4393 or go to on the Web.

'Fridays at the Library' for home-schoolers continues

The next "Fridays at the Library" for home-schoolers will be "Painting." the session will be held Friday, April 8, in the B/C meeting room of the Central Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The elementary program will be from 1 to 2 p.m., and the high school program will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Middle school students may choose which session they prefer to attend. There is space available for 75 participants.

Watercolorist Pamela Woods will lead the session as participants learn painting techniques. This will be their second step for home-schoolers to create their own book which they will complete in May.

The Washington County Free Library is hosting a series of free programs for home-schoolers entitled "Fridays at the Library," held on the second Friday of every month during the school year.

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