Upcoming classes

July 20, 2007


Self Portraits, Multi Media

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Summer Arts Express series will offer the Self Portraits, Multi Media workshop with Lynn Johnson. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. today, Mike Waters Memorial Park; 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 20. For children ages 8 to 12. Grove Family Library. Free. Call 717-264-6883.


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Qigong is a nonimpact full-body movement class similar to tai chi. 6 to 6:45 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 16. Chambersburg YMCA. For information, call 717-263-8508.

Goose Route dance classes

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Goose Route Dance Festival will hold the following classes:

Friday, July 20 - Irish dance class for kids. 1:30 p.m. Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, corner of King and Queen streets, Martinsburg, W.Va. Free.


Sunday, July 22 - Traditional Irish social dance for adults and teens. 10:30 a.m. War Memorial Building, 102 E. German St., Shepherdstown. $12. For information or to register, call 304-876-6751 or go to

Saturday, July 21

A Year of Herbs

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A class for the herb-lover or anyone who wants to learn about the many ways herbs can be used throughout the year, from cooking to decorating to medicinal uses and more. Classes meet from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays. Wilson College, Lortz Hall, Room 110, 1015 Philadelphia Ave. $25 per class. Limited to 18 people per class. To register, call 800-421-8402 or 717-262-2025 or e-mail Wilson Enrichment Programs coordinator Mary Foltz at

July 21 - Scented geraniums

Aug. 25 - Basil

Monday, July 23

Montessori summer programs

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Montessori Academy will offer the following summer programs Monday, July 23, through Friday, July 27:

Dance for first through third graders, 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Arts and crafts for 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds, 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Dance for 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. to noon

Baking for first- through third-graders, 10:30 a.m. to noon

Classes cost $40 each. For information, call 717-261-1110 or e-mail

Heritage Craft Center

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Heri-tage Craft Center will offer classes:

Saturday, July 28 - Cookie tin ornaments for fall and Halloween. Choose to make three of the following: Squirrel, acorn, autumn leaves, pumpkin, ghost, bat, spider and web. $28 plus $10 materials fee. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 11 - 3-D cardinal or dove. Choose to make either a cardinal or dove, 4- to 4 1/2-inch size. $21 plus $10 materials fee. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Enrollment for all classes, unless noted, must be completed five days prior to the beginning of class. The tuition fee must accompany registration. All materials fees are due the first day of class and are paid directly to the instructor. Classes, unless otherwise noted, will be held at Heritage Craft Center inside Crim de la Crim, 137 N. Queen St. Call 304-264-9440 or go to

Tuesday, JULY 24

Make your money work hard

Financial advisor Shelby Penn-Ross will present her series on financial and retirement planning. Participants will assess their personal financial situation, set realistic goals, and learn to understand investment and financial risks. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 24, 31, Aug. 7, 14, 21. Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Attend all of some of the classes. For reservations and to order a workbook, call 301-739-3250, ext. 136. The book costs $8. Some copies will be available for checkout.

Friday, July 27

Girls Scene

College for Kids will present "Girls Scene," grooming and inner beauty tips with stylist Tabbi Lemus of Bella Salon and Spa. 1 to 4 p.m. Hagerstown Community College, Robinwood Drive, Hag-erstown. $25. Class size is limited to 11 students. For information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

Monday, July 30

Ballet master class

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Carter Alexander, faculty member at Miami City Ballet School, will conduct a four-day workshop of master classes. Intermediate and advanced, noon to 2 p.m.; lower intermediate, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Chambersburg Ballet Theatre studios, upstairs in The Capitol Theatre, 150 S. Main St. $40. Call Lavinia Reid at 717-709-1800.

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