Upcoming classes

December 20, 2007

Saturday, Dec. 22

Christmas craft art class

Diane Hamilton will offer a Christmas craft class for elementary students. Advance registration is required. 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 22. Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191, e-mail, or go to to

Thursday, Dec. 27

Learning for Life

FREDERICK, Md. - Frederick School of Religion will offer the following classes: Basic Judaism; Bibliodrama: Bible Study as Sacred Play; Lay Reading; Fruit of Blessing, Root of Evil - Money in the Life of Faith; Handel's Messiah - Prophetic Message and Profound Music; Rediscovering Lost Christianities; Presidential Politics and Church/State Separation; Good and Evil; Psalms Singing, Proverbs and Job; Deepening Our Spiritual Lives; and Introduction to Islamic Spirituality, Shari'ah Law and Ethics. Afternoon classes meet from 1 to 3 p.m., evening classes meet from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, Feb. 4, through March 11. $22 per course, designed for lay persons and clergy. 1.2 continuing education credit. For information or to download a registration form, call 301-668-0761 or 301-644-4273 or go to


Weekly, starting Jan. 7

Spring sign language

· Deafnet Association Inc. will offer the following sign classes:

· Basic I - 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 7 through March 24. $160 per person, includes book and video.

· Basic II - 9 to 11 a.m. Fridays, Jan. 11 through March 28. $80 per person.

· Basic II - 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 8 through March 25. $80 per person.

· Basic IV - 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 9 through March 26. $120 per person.

All classes are held at Deafnet, 551 Jefferson St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-9025.

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