October 31, 2008

Thursday, Nov. 6

Songwriting seminar

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Blues performers Barrelhouse Bonni and Lady D present a songwriting seminar. 7 p.m. Ice House, downtown Berkeley Springs. For information or to register, call 304-258-2300 or go to

Saturday, Nov. 8

Making artisan bread

Bill Therriault presents 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.

Indoor sports for children

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Indoor youth soccer for boys and girls in grades one through six. Youth basketball league for boys and girls in kindergarten through sixth grade. Waynesboro YMCA. Call Lindsey Teseon at 717-762-6012.


Tuesday, Nov. 11

Holiday Daze program

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Classes on healthful holiday food, holiday travel and painting with vinegar. 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Chambersburg Church of the Brethren, rear entrance, 260 S. Fourth St. For information and to register, call 717-263-9226 by Monday, Nov. 3.

Backyard woodlots

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - A program to educate green industry professionals about managing backyard forests. Adams County Cooperative Extension Office. $75 if registered by Tuesday, Nov. 4. Advance registration is required. Call Steve Bogash at 717-263-9226, e-mail or go to

Saturday, Nov. 15

Pierced tin workshop

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Participants create a sun-catcher and candle sleeve, plus review of tinware and the tools used to produce it from 1790 to 1860. Sponsored by Renfrew Institute. For ages 15 and older. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St. $6 materials fee plus $30; $25 for members. Registration is required by Wednesday, Nov. 12; limited to 10. To register, call 717-762-0373.

Sunday, Nov. 16

Christmas ornamentworkshop

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -For parents and their children ages 3 and older. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Chambersburg YMCA. $25 for one parent and one child for nonmembers; $15 for one parent and one child for Y members. The cost includes instruction and craft supplies. All families must register at the front desk by Monday, Nov. 10. Call Jen Gossert at 717-263-8508.

Other classes

Arts and craft classes

Hagerstown Community College's Center for Continuing Education offers a variety of art classes in various mediums.

  • Tole Painting, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 6, through Dec. 18.

    For information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to

    Art classes

    Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown offers a variety of classes. Advanced registration is required.

    Creative compositions with colored pencil with Mike Gouker, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 6 to Dec. 18. $70 nonmembers; $63 members. Call 301-739-5727.

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