Art, music, yoga classes for the new year

December 29, 2006

Master Gardener training

BOONSBORO - Applications are being accepted for a beginners training class for Washington County Master Gardeners. Call Annette Ipsan at 301-791-1604 or e-mail to request an application.

Tuesday, Jan. 2

Wonderful world of wool

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Wool spinning and weaving for children in grades five through eight. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Jan. 23. Imagination Station, 18 Carlisle St., Suite 201. $105; $95 for Adams County Arts Council members; plus $15 supply fee. Call 717-334-5006, e-mail or register online at

Yoga classes

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Yoga classes will be offered. Beginning Jan. 2, the class schedule is as follows: 4:30 to 6 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays; and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays. A less demanding, more relaxed class will be held 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Summit Health Improvement Center Conference Rooms, Summit Health Center, 757 Norland Ave. $10 per class, the first class is free. To register, call 717-217-6820.


Wednesday, Jan. 10

Italian cooking

Roula Jarjour will lead a six-week introductory course in Italian cooking and entre presentation. The course will focus on pastas, sauces, dough making, breads and other special dishes. 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. Wednesdays. Grace Brethren Church, 315 Edwards Ave. Free. Age-appropriate programs are avaialble for preschool-age children through high school-age children. Nursery is available. Light refreshments will follow each cooking session. For information and to register, call 717-264-3767.

Thursday,Jan. 11

Basic acrylic painting

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Artist and teacher Dorothea Barrick will teach beginning acrylic painting. A supply list will be sent out before the first class. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays through Feb. 1. Imagination Station, 18 Carlisle St., across from Majestic Theater. $105. To register, call 717-334-5006, e-mail, or go to

Monday, Jan. 15

Music instruction

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Weekly music instruction is designed for children and adults and taught by Shepherd University faculty. All classes begin the week of Jan. 15. Registration fee is $25; weekly fees vary depending upon instructor. Students may study woodwinds, brass, percussion, piano, voice, guitar, bass guitar, strings (violin, viola, cello or bass), theory or jazz improvisation. Contact Anne Munro at 304-876-5555 or e-mail Go to

Tuesday, Jan. 16

Musical Discovery Classes

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Classes are designed for preschool and kindergarten students. Classes are Tuesday or Friday mornings. $160 per student for 16 weeks. For more information, contact Anne Munro at 304-876-5555 or e-mail Go to

Saturday, Feb. 3

Symphony Saturdays

For students in grades one through three. There will be three one-hour sessions beginning Feb. 3. Children will have the opportunity to learn and play instruments from the four orchestra families (brass, strings, percussion and woodwinds). St. John's Lutheran Church. The percussion class is held at The Maryland Theatre. $20. Each student enrolled will receive two complimentary tickets to the Maryland Symphony Orchestra concert Saturday, March 3. To register, call Ginny Lindsay at 301-824-6954.

Wednesday, Feb. 7

Fundamentals of instructor training

Washington County chapter of the American Red Cross will prepare students to teach American Red Cross specialty courses. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $25. Call 301-739-0717, ext. 214, or e-mail

Wednesday, Feb. 14

First Aid/CPR/AED program instructor course

Washington County chapter of the American Red Cross will offer a first aid/CPR/AED program instructor course. The course will train instructor candidates to teach first aid/CPR/AED program courses and modules. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 14, 21 and 28, and March 7 and 14. $100. Call 301-739-0717, ext. 214 or e-mail


Acting classes for children

Walker Performing Arts offers classes in theater skill development, voice and production - all in preparation for musical theater productions 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.

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