Upcoming classes

February 16, 2007

Saturday, Feb. 17

Fabulous Photos

Students will learn how to show off those great photographs and personalize a greeting card. Card, envelope and decorative supplies will be available. Bring five 4-inch-by-6-inch photos. For ages 8 and older. 10 a.m. to noon. Participants may attend Feb. 17 or March 10. Washington County Recreation Department's conference room at Hagerstown Community College's ARCC, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $5 for each class; $7 materials fee to be paid to the instructor the day of the class. For information or to register, call 240-313-2812.

Saturday, Feb. 24

Two-day nature photography seminar

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Potomac Valley Photographers will sponsor a nature photography seminar with Art Wolfe. Open to photographers of all skill levels. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25. National Conservation Training Center's Robert C. Byrd Auditorium. $199 in advance for both days or $139 in advance for one day. At the door, the cost is $249 for both days or $189 for one day. College students, high school students, and photography teachers from all educational levels can enroll for both days for $99.50 if registered in advance. To enroll, go to For information, e-mail


Be a Ragtime kid

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Children in grades two through eight and their accompanying adults are invited to become Ragtime kids. Participants will learn games, fun and pastimes of 100 years ago when Ragtime got popular music jumping. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library, Baltimore Street. Registration is required, call 717-597-7920.

Learn a dance in a day

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Learn a dance in a day with Steve Silver. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Hourly breaks and lunch on your own. Capitol Theatre's Wood Center Stage, 159 S. Main St. $50 per person per day. Singles or couples. To register, call 717-263-0202.

Classes include:

Feb. 24 - West Coast swing

March 24 - Tango

April 21 - Swing

May 12 - Fox trot

June 23 - Mambo/salsa

Wednesday, Feb. 28

Ballroom dance lessons

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Frank Hancock will offer ballroom dance lessons. Beginners will learn swing, tango, fox trot and chacha; advanced dancers will review swing, tango, fox trot and cha-cha and learn waltz, mambo and rumba. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. beginners, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. advanced. Wednesdays through April 11. Capitol Theatre's Wood Center Stage, 159 S. Main St. $40 per person. Partner recommended. To register, call 717-263-0202.

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