September 13, 2007

Saturday, Sept. 15

Children's cheer clinic

Children will learn cheers and perform at North Hagerstown High School's varsity football game Friday, Oct. 12. North Hagerstown High School. Clinic from 2 to 4 p.m. Registration starts at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $20.

Monday, Sept. 17

Square-dancing class

Gad-Abouts Square Dance Club will offer a square-dancing class. Begins Monday, Sept. 17. South End Fire Hall, Hagerstown. For information, call Bob Lawn at 717-977-1049 or e-mail

TUESDAY, Sept. 18

Heritage Craft Center class

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Heritage Craft Center offers the following class:

Bead basics: An introduction to glass bead making (lampworking) - 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 18, 20, 25 and 27. Instructor is Tamra Trafford. Tamra's studio, directions when enrolled. $84, plus $45 materials fee.


Enrollment must be completed five days before class starts. The tuition fee must accompany registration. All materials fees are due the first day of class and are paid directly to the instructor. Call Heritage Craft Center at 304-264-9440 or go to

Actors' Studio 2007 fall session

FREDERICK, Md. - Way Off Broadway's Actors' Studio will hold drama and musical theater classes for youths. Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 18.

Drama for ages 7 to 12, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. $225 per student.

Musical theater for ages 9 to 15, 5:45 to 7:15 p.m. $300 per student.

To register, call 301-662-6600. For information, go to or call 301-662-6600.

Thursday, Sept. 20

Wetlands workshop

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - For formal and nonformal educators. The POW! (Planning of Wetlands) workshop will be presented by Environmental Concern Inc. of St. Michaels, Md. During the creation of a wetlands habitat, students will learn lessons in science, math, engineering and social studies as they survey school grounds, calculate drainage area, create a water budget, design the wetland based on desired functions, choose appropriate vegetation, construct and plant the wetland, and monitor biological and chemical parameters of the finished habitat. Hosted by Renfrew Institute. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Renfrew Park and Museum visitors center, 1010 E. Main St. Free. Registration is required. Call Sarah Toman at 410-745-9620, e-mail, or go to

Cheer/tumble class

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. - Jefferson County Parks & Recreation Commission will offer a cheer/tumbling class. Classes will be held Thursdays, Sept. 20 to Oct. 25. Beginner class is for children ages 8 to 12. 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Program No. 207. $60. Intermediate/advanced class is for children ages 12 to 16. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Program No. 209. $60. To register, call 304-728-3207.

Saturday, Sept. 22

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Franklin County Master Gardeners will offer "Fall Gardening 101." Class meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays through Oct. 6.

Preparing your yard for next year. Topics include overwintering tender plants, fall pruning of shrubs and small trees, flower bed preparation, bulb planting, and fall cleanup and fertilizing.

Class costs $5 per person, per workshop. Registration is required. Call 717-263-9226.

Art classes

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will offer a variety of art classes during September. Registration is required for all classes. For information, call 301-739-5727.

Young at Art for ages 4 to 6 - Two sessions 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. or 2 to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 22 through Oct. 13.

Creative Writing Workshop for ages 8 to 13 - 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 22. Instructor is Hope Maxwell-Snyder.

Tuesday, September 25

Boating class

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will present a boating class. Class size is limited. Registration must be in person. Registration 6:30 p.m., instruction at 7 p.m. J. Frank Faust Junior High School, Room 104, Scotland Avenue. For information, call 717-377-7946.

Heritage Craft Center classes

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Heritage Craft Center offers the following class:

Wheel thrown pottery for beginners - 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov. 13. Instructor is Lin Hausknecht. Crim de la Crim, 137 N. Queen St., Martinsburg. $147, plus estimated $25 materials fee plus small firing fee depending on number of pieces created.

Enrollment must be completed five days prior to the beginning of the class. The tuition fee must accompany registration. All materials fees are due the first day of class and are paid directly to the instructor. Call Heritage Craft Center at 304-264-9440 or go to

Thursday, Sept. 27

Intermediate watercolor painting

This class is for those who have painted in watercolor and want to expand their painting experience and learn about design and advanced watercolor techniques. Instructor is Anna Hogbin. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 through Thursday, Nov. 8. The Mansion House, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 304-263-1094.


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