Saturday, Dec. 2
Managing and modifying agression in dogs
Dog trainer and behavior consultant Pat Miller will lead a seminar about managing and modifying agression in dogs. 10 a.m. to noon. Humane Society of Washington County. To reserve a seat, call Margaret Rhoads at 301-733-2060, ext. 212.
Pop-up holiday cards
Melissa Dirks will lead a class on making pop-up holiday cards. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.csagi.org.
Holiday centerpieces 101
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Participants will create a holiday centerpiece with candles and a variety of cut evergreens, and other natural elements. Container, greens, candles and ribbons will be provided. Participants should bring a pair of shears and any additional decorations they wish. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. $20. Advance registration is required. Call 717-263-9226.
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Heritage Craft Center of the Eastern Panhandle offers the following craft classes in December:
· How to make a gourd birdhouse, with Gretchen Meadows; 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, Dec. 2 and 9; $42 plus a to-be-determined materials fee.
· Book art and paper decorating techniques, with Elizabeth Goins; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 and 9; $42 plus a to-be-determined materials fee.
· Painting roses using a special watercolor technique, with Mary Kay Anderson; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2; $42 plus a to-be-determined materials fee.
Classes are held at Heritage Craft Center, 137 N. Queen St. Some classes require students to provide supplies. To register, call 304-264-9440.
Saturday, Dec. 9
Melissa Dirks will lead a class on making holiday ornaments using quilling, a paper art form popular in Colonial America. Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191.
Acting classes for children
Walker Performing Arts offers classes in theater skill development, voice and production - all preparing for a musical theater production of "The King and I" and "Beauty and the Beast." There will be a Broadway field trip in April to learn theater technique and see "Company" on stage. Classes continue through Tuesday, May 22. St. John's Lutheran Church's Education Hall, 141 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $50 a month for one weekly class. Call 301-991-0611.