Go, Do, Learn

January 02, 2009

YMCA classes

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Winter sessions of classes begin the week of Monday, Jan. 5 at the Chambersburg YMCA, 570 E. McKinley St.

o Tai Chi with national champion Andrew Smeltz - Wednesdays, Jan. 7, through Feb. 18. Classes meet from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. $17.50 for YMCA members; $38 for nonmembers. Register at the front desk. Call Barb Houpt at 717-263-8508 or e-mail

o Zumba - Saturdays from 10 to 11 a.m. Free to YMCA members; seven-week session for nonmembers is $29. Call Barb Houpt at 717-263-8508 or e-mail

o Family yoga - Saturdays, Jan. 10 and 31, 9 to 9:45 a.m. Free for YMCA members; $5 for nonmember parent and child; $1 for each additional child in family. Call Jen Gossert at 717-263-8508 or


Families Plus free programs

FREDERICK, Md. - Families Plus will offer the following:

o Parents Learning Together - 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, Thomas Johnson Middle School, 1799 Schifferstadt Blvd.

o Anger Management for Women - 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 13, 20, 27 and Feb. 3, Families Plus!, 35 E. Church St.

o Internet Safety for Children and Teens - 6 to 8 p.m., dinner begins at 6 p.m., program begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, Thurmont Elementary School, 805 E. Main St., Thurmont, Md. Reservations are required for dinner and childcare. Call 301-694-9002. Snow date is Wednesday, Jan. 28.

o Teen Childbirth and Parenting Classes - 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 20 and 28, Family Partnership, 8420 Gas House Pike, Suite EE.

o Children from Changing Families - 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 20 through March 10, Families Plus!, 35 E. Church St.

o Single Moms Together - Date, time and location to be announced.

For information, call 301-694-9002.

'Robin Hood' auditions

FREDERICK, Md. -Auditions for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of "Robin Hood" will be at 4 pm. Monday, Jan. 12, at Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St. There are roles for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. This is a group audition and no advance preparation is necessary.

Rehearsals will be held after the audition and from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, through Friday, Jan. 16, at Weinberg Center for the Arts.

The performance will be at 3 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Weinberg.

Free breakfast

BIG POOL - A free community breakfast will be from 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 11404 Tedrick Drive. The Mount Carmel men will serve eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries and pancakes. Any men interested in helping can call 301-582-2540.

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