Go, Do, Learn

December 18, 2008

Family yoga

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Families are invited to learn how to breathe, focus and laugh through a variety of fun yoga poses. Family yoga is for children ages 3 and older who are accompanied by at least one adult. The next class will be from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20. The classes are free to YMCA members and $5 for nonmembers of one parent and child, $1 for each additional child. Call Jen Gossert at 717-263-8508 or e-mail

Youth indoor soccer

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. - Jefferson County Parks & Recreation Commission youth indoor soccer league is for children ages 5 to 12. Games will be played on Saturday mornings beginning Jan. 10. Registration forms are available at the Jefferson County Community Center or can be found online at Cost is $70 per child. For information, call 304-728-3207. Registration is due by noon Wednesday, Dec. 31.

Music instruction

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Shepherd University Department of Music Preparatory Division is accepting applications for the spring 2009 semester for music lessons, early childhood classes, the Shepherd Preparatory Orchestra and the new Shepherd Children's Chorus. Private lessons and early childhood classes will be offered throughout the spring semester.


The registration fee for the preparatory division is $25 per semester and lessons will begin in mid-January. Preparatory instructors set their own weekly lesson fees and teach half hour and hour lessons depending upon student level. The cost for early childhood classes with Frauke Higgins is $156 per semester. Students will attend one 45-minute class each week for 13 weeks beginning Tuesday, Jan. 20. In addition, an eight-week Saturday morning class will be offered by Higgins beginning Saturday, Jan. 31, and costs $96 for the eight sessions.

The Shepherd Preparatory Orchestra and Shepherd Children's Chorus will meet Wednesday evenings throughout the semester. Auditions times for new members are at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, for both senior youth orchestra string members (upper intermediate to advanced level) and junior string orchestra members (beginner to early intermediate level). Children's chorus (male and female students, grades three through eight) members will audition by appointment. Call to schedule an audition.

For information, go to

All classes, rehearsals and auditions take place at the Frank Arts Center on the Shepherd University campus.

Anyone interested in participating should contact Anne Munro at 304-876-5555 or e-mail her at

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