Upcoming classes

October 03, 2008

Saturday, Oct. 4

Musical discoveries

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Classes include Musical Discoveries for 18 Months through 3 Years, 9:30 a.m.; Baby and Me for 4 Months through 18 months, 10:15 a.m.; Music Class for 4 to 6 Year Olds, 11 a.m. Classes continue through Saturday, Nov. 15. No class will be offered on Nov. 1. $72 for six-week session. Call 304-876-5555 for a registration form.

Finger-paint play date

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. -- Children ages 3 to 5 explore the fun of finger painting. Wear old clothing and prepare to get messy. Parents are invited. 10 to 11 a.m. Jefferson County Community Center, preschool room, 235 Sam Michaels Lane. $5. Program 343. Information and registration forms can be found at or by calling 304-728-3207.

Monday, Oct. 6

Women's self defense

HUSTONTOWN, Pa. -- The class is for women ages 16 and older and will be led by Trooper Ryan Cohen. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays in October. Forbes Road High School gymnasium. Call Chanin Mountz at 717-552-0071.


Tuesday, Oct. 7

College boards review class

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- A Scholastic Aptitude Test review class. 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Oct. 30. Wilson College's Thomson Hall, 1015 Philadelphia Ave. $175, including text. Class is limited to 12 people. For information or to register, call Mary Foltz at 717-262-2025 or 800-421-8402 or e-mail

Saturday, Oct. 11

Art for middle schoolers

A variety of media will be covered. Each child should bring their own supplies. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 1. Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Maximum 12 students.

Friday, Oct. 17

Messy kids

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. -- Children ages 3 and 4 may do messy crafts, such as finger-painting, tyedying play dough making and more. Wear old clothes. 6 to 7 p.m. Jefferson County Community Center's preschool room, Sam Michaels Park. $5. Information and registration forms can be found at or by calling 304-728-3207.

Saturday, Oct. 18

Canine good citizen preparation and therapy dog informational class

Lynda Bailey, certified AKC canine good citizen evaluator and Therapy Dogs International associate will offer a class for individiauls intersted in obtaining a CGC title for their dog. 11 a.m. to noon. Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road. Space is limited. Testing for the CGC title will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29. To register or for information, call Margaret Becker at 301-733-2060, ext. 212 or Brian Filon at extension 215.

Fizz, muck, bubbles and goo

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. -- Children age s4 and 5 will mix up some crazy concoctions using stuff around the house -- slime, bubbles, crazy dough, eat-me art and more. 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Jefferson County Community Center's preschool room, Sam Michaels Park. $5. Information and registration forms can be found at or by calling 304-728-3207.

Wednesday, Oct. 22

Travel-oriented German

A course in beginning and elementary German geared toward those interested in traveling to Germany, Austria or Switzerland. Instructor is Jeff Driscoll. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 12. Hagerstown Community College's Valley Mall Center. For information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

Saturday, Oct. 25

Saturday PE

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. -- Jefferson County Parks and Recreation offers Saturday PE. The physical educaiton class is for ages 6 to 9. 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Jefferson County Community Center, Sam Michaels Park at the ball fields. $30. Program 325. Call 304-728-3207 or go to

Paint, paste and play

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. -- A hands-on arts and crafts class for the independent 3- or 4-year-old children. Paint, paste, cut, and glue. Children may sing songs and listen to music while they create masterpieces with a variety of art supplies. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Jefferson County Community Center's preschool room. $5. Information and registration forms can be found at or by calling 304-728-3207.

Thursday, Oct. 30

Ballroon dance class

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Learn dances such as waltz, and rock and roll. 6:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays. Waynesboro YMCA. Call James Bailes at 717-762-6012.

Saturday, Nov. 8

Bread making and baking class for beginners

Bill Therriault, master bread artisan will present a bread making and baking class for beginners. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Nov. 8 and Jan. 17. Washington County Rural Heritage Museum, Sharpsburg Pike south of Hagerstown. $50. To register, call Elaine Doherty at 301-791-6312.

Other classes

Strollercize and more

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- For parents of infant, toddlers and preschool-age children who will use a stroller to enhance personal fitness levels. Classes are held outdoors if weather permits. 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Chambersburg YMCA lobby, 570 E. McKinley St. Free for YMCA members; $2.50 per class for nonmembers. Call Barb Houpt at 717-263-8508 or e-mail

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