Tuesday, Dec. 9
'Tilling the Soil'
NxLevel Training for Entrepreneurial Farmers. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9; and continuing Tuesdays, Jan. 6, 13, 20 and 27. Lunch is provided each class day. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. Call 301-791-1504, ext. 21 for a registration form. $150.
Wednesday, Dec. 10
A workshop on grant-seeking basics for nonprofit organizations. Harry Sachs, Business and Government Information Center librarian will lead the workshop. Janice Rosenberg, librarian at the Foundation Center's Washington office, will offer tips on how best to identify funding sources, highlighting the electronic and print resources available for your free use at the Washington County Free Library's Business and Government Information Center. The workshop will include a demonstration of the Foundation Directory Online. 6:30 p.m. Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free.
Saturday, Dec. 13
Learn the basics of bread baking and advanced techniques. Beginners' class 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13; advanced class 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17. Sponsored by Friends of the Rural Heritage Museum. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. $50 each class. Space is limited. To register, call Erin at 240-313-2839 or Elaine at 301-791-6312. Bring a bag lunch.
Friday, Dec. 19
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. -- Children ages 3 to 5 will make a Christmas craft. 6 to 7 p.m. Jefferson County Community Center, Sam Michaels Park. $5. Call 304-728-3207.
Monday, Dec. 22
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. -- Children ages 3 to 5 will make a Christmas craft. 10 to 11 a.m. Jefferson County Community Center, Sam Michaels Park. $5. Call 304-728-3207.
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. - Jefferson County Parks & Recreaton Commission offers dance classes for children. Prices range from $35 to $50. For information and registration forms, call 304-728-3207 or go to www.jcprc.org.
Jefferson County Parks & Recreation offers gymnastics classes for young children and older youth. Prices range from $40 to $60, except for open gym gymnastics with a fee of $5 per child or $25 for a punch pass. For information and registration forms, call 304-728-3207 or go to www.jcprc.org.
Arts and craft classes
Hagerstown Community College's Center for Continuing Education offers a variety of art classes in various mediums.
o Painting, Acrylic and Oil taught by 6:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays through Dec. 8.
o Tole Painting, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 18.
For information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned.
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown offers a variety of classes. Advanced registration is required.
For adults and teenagers:
o Creative compositions with colored pencil with Mike Gouker, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 18. $70 nonmembers; $63 members.
o Ceramic tile making with Denise Joyal, 10 a.m. to noon Fridays through Dec. 19. $100 nonmembers; $90 members.
o Young at art with Kathryn Lant for ages 4 to 6, 10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays through Dec. 18. $50 nonmembers; $45 members.
For information, call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org.