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July 11, 2008

Wild horses, burros available to adopt

NEW FREEDOM, Pa. -- Seventy wild horses and burros gathered from western public rangelands will be available for adoption in New Freedom. A preview will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, July 11; adoption from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 12; and 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, July 13. The sale is first come, first served. The adoption will be held at Red Man Ranch & Arena, 359 Strawberry Road.

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Frederick youth orchestra offers summer camp

FREDERICK, Md. -- The 2008 Frederick Regional Youth Orchestra Summer Music Camp offers an opportunity for student musicians who have played an orchestral instrument for at least one year to participate in a summer camp.

The summer camp will use a day-camp format in an air-conditioned setting from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, July 14, through Friday, July 18.

Participants will study under musical educators, Tom Mitchell and Elijah Wirth. Musicians will have the opportunity to perform a variety of orchestra selections, play chamber music, explore music theory, and make new friends in a fun and informal atmosphere. All students will perform in an informal concert at the end of the week for family and friends.


Tuition costs $235 and includes a non-refundable $25 registration fee. Campers provide their own instruments and supplies, transportation and lunches. FRYO supplies sheet music and a daily snack. Dress is casual.

For registration and information, call Linda Skutt at 301-829-5307 or 410-657-0524. Send payment to Frederick Regional Youth Orchestra, c/o Linda Skutt, 3797 Akers Drive, Mount Airy, MD 21727. For FRYO membership information, call 301-829-5307 or go to

Waynesboro YMCA offers new licensed programs

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Waynesboro YMCA offers licensed programs that provide children with a safe place to go after school and give them the opportunity to participate in games, tutoring and crafts.

Two new locations, Mowery and Hooverville, have been added. Programs will continue at the YMCA, Fairview and Summitview. The program begins Tuesday, Sept. 2, and ends the last day of school. Hours of operation are from 6:30 a.m. to the start of school and after school until 6 p.m.

Learning about character values and Bible lessons are a part of the weekly activities.

The YMCA also is accepting applications for people to help lead the Before and After School CARE program next fall.

For information on how to enroll your child or to inquire about working in the program, call Tanja Koons at 717-762-6012 or e-mail

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