July 27, 2006


Registration for HCC fall classes

Hagerstown Community College will host registration for fall classes.

Waynesboro Hospital, education classroom - 2 to 4:30 p.m. today. Classes include music appreciation on Mondays, beginning composition on Tuesdays, and English composition on Thursdays. Classes meets from 7 to 9:45 p.m. and is open to any HCC student.

Chambersburg Hospital, classroom I - 2 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 31. Classes include developmental English on Mondays, English composition on Tuesdays, medical terminology on Wednesdays and introduction to sociology on Thursdays. Each class meets from 6 to 8:45 p.m. and is open to any HCC student.

HCC also will offer a fall class in public speaking from 6 to 8:45 p.m. Mondays at Greencastle-Antrim High School.

All classes begin the week of Monday, Aug. 28. For information, call Kevin Crawford at 301-790-2800, ext. 412, or e-mail


Designing communities

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Will Selman of Town Planning and Design Associates and Rob Bowman, president of Charter Homes, present "Building Livable Communities: Traditional Neighborhood Development Comes to South Central Pennsylvania." 7 p.m. Shippensburg University, Conference Center, 1871 Old Main Drive. To register, call 717-948-6464. For information, e-mail, or go to

Friday, July 28

Arts Express

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Arts Express workshops for ages 8 to 12 will offer the following classes. Classes meet from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, and 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fridays, and are free. Registration is required; call Coyle Free Library at 717-709-0303 or Grove Family Library at 717-264-9663.

How to lead a band - Friday, July 28, Grove Family Library.

Stories and dances of the Lenape Indians - Tuesday, Aug. 1, Coyle Free Library; Friday, Aug. 4, Grove Family Library.

Church sound systems

WILLIAMSPORT - Rehoboth United Methodist Church will host a two-day workshop in church sound systems. Workshop will train church sound team volunteers, praise band members, music leaders and sound techs on the set-up and operation of sound systems for worship and other needs. Continues Saturday, July 29. Rehoboth United Methodist Church, 30 E. Salisbury St. Call 301-739-5721 or go to

Saturday, July 29

Dance workshop

WINCHESTER, Va. - Swing/ballroom dance workshop for all students - public, private and home-schooled students - going into seventh through 12th grades. 9 to 11 a.m. Shenandoah Conservatory Arts Academy. $20. To download an application, go to; or call Julie Friend at 540-665-1294.

Sunday, July 30

Art classes in Charles Town

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - The following classes will be offered in Charles Town:

Puppets, puppets, puppets; free, registration is required. Sunday through Tuesday, Aug. 1 - includes workshops and two performances.

Summer fun for grades one to three - 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 7; Wednesday, Aug. 9; Friday, Aug. 11. $15.

Beginning drawing for teens through adults - 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 28. $35.

All classes will be held at the firehall/visitors center in downtown Charles Town. Registration is required. Call Judy Chesley at 304-725-1242.

Monday, July 31

Summer pottery camp

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. - Pottery for ages 7 to 16. 2 to 5:30 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 4. Sam Michaels Park pavilion, 1516 Job Corp Road.

Tuesday, Aug. 1

Free art workshops

Workshops for children ages 6 to 12:

· Tuesday, Aug. 1 - Instructor Brandy Daly

10 a.m. to noon - Fascinating Abstract Portraits

1 to 3 p.m. - Optical Illusions

· Wednesday, Aug. 2 - Instructor Priscilla Howard

10 a.m. to noon - Japanese Kimonos and Haiku Poetry

1 to 3 p.m. - Japanese Block Painting

· Saturday, Aug. 5 - Instructor Chris Copley

10 a.m. to noon - Drawing Landscapes

1 to 3 p.m. - Beginning Drawing

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Workshops are free; registration is required. For information or to register, call the museum at 301-739-5727.

Thursday, Aug. 3

Art classes

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Art Escape with Cookie Davis - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 3 through 24. $40. Franklin County Career and Technology Center, 2463 Loop Road. For more information, call Judy at 717-709-0778.

Wednesday, Aug. 16

Niagara Movement symposium

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - "The Niagara Movement and the Dawning of 20th Century Civil Rights" features presentation of papers, guest speakers such as the Rev. Benjamin Hooks, discussions, dramatic presentations, interpretive exhibits and book displays. Continues through Friday, Aug. 18. $70 per person. To register, call 304-525-6881 or go to

Saturday, Aug. 19

Nature photography

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The daylong nature photography seminar will be conducted by Tony Sweet. Open to photographers of all skill levels. There will be sessions on equipment, compositional technique, and digital workflow tips and techniques. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. National Conservation Training Center's Robert C. Byrd Auditorium. $100; $90 for PVNP members. To enroll, contact Matt Poole at

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