December 06, 2007



FAIRPLAY - Weekly yoga class. 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays. Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church's Brill Fellowship Hall, Bakersville Road. $5. Call Sharon at 301-582-0204.


Herbs for the Holiday

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Wilson College's "A Year of Herbs" will continue with "Herbs for the Holidays." Certified horticulturalist Chris Mayer will show how incorporate herbs into foods and decorations. Cooking with spices also will be demonstrated. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wilson College's Lortz Hall, 1015 Philadelphia Ave. Class is limited to 12 people. $18. For information or to register, call Wilson Adult Learning Programs at 800-421-8402 or 717-262-2025 or e-mail Wilson Enrichment Programs coordinator Mary Foltz at

Healthy holiday baking seminar

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Adults will learn how to make holiday baking healthier. Kids ages 4 to 9 will make a craft project and healthy snack. 7 p.m. Chambersburg YMCA. $5 for one child and parent, $2 for each additional child. Maximum of 15 families. Register at the front desk of Chambersburg YMCA. For information, call Jen Dandy or Barb Houpt at 717-263-8508.


Saturday, Dec. 8

Watercolor cards

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown's City Park will offer a "Design a Holiday Card Watercolor Workshop" from noon to 4 p.m. Instructor is Bob Wantz. Registration is required. For information, call 301-739-5727.

Christmas ornaments

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Morgan Arts Council will offer two courses for making holiday ornaments from 10 a.m. to noon at the Ice House:

· Clay ornaments with Lynn Lavin. Attendees will make tiles and ornaments. Open to adults and children if they are accompanied by an adult.

· Embossed metal ornaments and votive candle holders of aluminum, copper and brass with Mary Ann Haines. For youth and adults.

Call 304-258-2300 or go to

Saturday, Dec. 15

Ornaments and books

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Morgan Arts Council will offer two courses from 10 a.m. to noon at the Ice House:

· Felted ornaments with Ellen Kardell of Pocket Meadow Farm. Open to ages 12 and older.

· Accordion-fold books with ribbon closure and a holiday message with Jane Ping. For ages 8 and older. Younger children may attend the class if accompanied by an adult also taking the class.

Art classes will resume Saturday, Jan. 5.

Thursday, Dec. 27

Fashion illustration class for teens

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Imagination Station will offer "Introduction to Fashion Illustration" for students ages 11 to 16. 2 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 27 and Friday, Dec. 28, and 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29. Imagination Station, 18 Carlisle St. $105; $95, members of Adams County Arts Council. To register or for information, call Adams County Arts Council at 717-334-5006 or go to

Tuesday, Feb. 12

Beginner beekeeping short course

KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. - Eastern Panhandle Beekeepers Association and Hagerstown Valley Apian Society will present a beekeeping short course for beginners. 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays. West Virginia University Kearneysville Tree Fruit Research and Education Center. A field day will be held on a Saturday after conclusion of the course. $30 if paid by Friday, Feb. 1; $40 at the door. To register, send your name, mailing address, phone number and e-mail address to Nancy Kautz, EPBA secretary, 1062 Duncan Road, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425. Make checks payable to Eastern Panhandle Beekeeprs Association or EPBA. Be sure to include the names of family members who may attend some or all of the lectures. For information, call 304-274-1564.

Other classes

Ceramics and other art classes

Hagerstown Community College will offer the following classes during the spring semester, which begins Jan. 14:

· Beginning ceramics (ART-120) and advanced ceramics (ART-220) - noon to 3:35 p.m. and 6 to 9:35 p.m. Tuesdays. Joan Bontempo will teach the noon section and Nicole and Vince Serra will teach the evening class. In beginning ceramics, students will be introduced to the techniques of basic forming (slab, coil and wheel-thrown methods), surfaces, and firing. The advanced class will help students develop a personal aesthetic in clay through construction techniques, surface treatments, and technical information.

· Three-dimensional design (ART-108) - 6 to 9:35 p.m. Thursdays. Instructor Jeff Smith will help students develop an understanding and appreciation of the interaction of form and space through the use of simple materials such as paper, cardboard, plaster and wood.

In addition to these courses, HCC also will offer its regular art classes in painting, drawing, jewelry and photography. To view the entire list of art classes, go to and click on spring 2008 classes, or call Bontempo at 301-790-2800, ext. 211, for information.

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