May 01, 2009

Saturday, May 2

Fly fishing course

Hagerstown Community College will offer a one-day course on fly fishing. 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Devil's Backbone Park, Md. 68 near Lappans Crossroads. $68. For information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236 or go to

Digital photography workshop

HDRI digital photography workshop. Participants will learn to capture the full range of light and detail in any scene. Also Sunday, May 3. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Contemporary School for the Arts, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. $145. Call 304-596-0873 or go to

Tuesday, May 5

Vegetable gardening

Hagerstown Community College offers a vegetable gardening workshop. Taught by Sandy Scott. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., HCC's Valley Mall Center. $20 for individual workshops.


o May 5 - Vegetable gardening - harvest.

o Aug. 18 - Vegetable gardening - fall care.

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

Arts Express

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Council for the Arts spring arts express will offer calligraphy and illumination lettering in "Medieval Art" with Barb Peshkin; and students Lauren Gillespie and Liz Rosenberry will instruct a class on how to draw portraits. For children in grades two through five. 6:30 to 8 p.m. To register, call 717-264-6883.

Wednesday, May 6

The Solution Method

Start your Solution Training with the Wired for Joy program. 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Boonsboro. For information and to register, contact Tammy Thornton, Washington County Health Department at 240-313-3302 or

Thursday, May 7

Canning classes

Canning classes presented by Washington County Agricultural Marketing Office and Maryland Cooperative Extension-Washington County. Classes are at Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7303 Sharpsburg Pike, seven miles south of Hagerstown.

o Tuesday, May 5 - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., featuring products that are considered low acid such as jams, jellies and preserves.

o Tuesday, June 16 - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., featuring high acid foods such as tomatoes. Includes salsa recipes.

Advance registration is required. $20 per person per class. Make check payable to MCE and send to Leslie Hendrickson, 7303 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713. Call 301-791-1504, ext. 21.

Friday, May 8

Fish dish

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. - Children ages 3 and older will create a funky fish shaped from clay. 6 to7 p.m. Fridays, May 8 and 22. Jefferson County Community Center, 235 Sam Michaels Lane. $20. Call 304-728-3207 or go to

Saturday, May 9

Relational skills

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Waynesboro Area YMCA presents "How to Lead with Kindness and Confidence." Participants will learn the five basic steps of the TRAIN method of leadership. 10 to11:30 a.m. Waynesboro Area YMCA. For information go to or call 717-762-6012 for information on registration. $15. Advance registration is requested, class size is limited and there is a fee for nonmembers.

Adult fly tying workshop

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Make-and-take workshop led by Sterling Buzzell of Antietam Fly Anglers and other AFA instructors. Materials provided. For beginner and intermediate. For ages 15 and older. Younger participants, ages 10 to 15, will be considered if coming with an adult registrant. Noon. Renfrew Museum and Park visitor center, 1010 E. Main St. Parking is available in lower lot off Welty Road. $25 nonmembers; $20 members of Renfrew Institute. Call 717-762-0373. Registraton is due by Thursday, May 7.

Master naturalist workshops

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Potomac Valley Audubon Society will offer three master naturalist workshops. $15 each; $10 each for master naturalist program members. Class meets Saturdays.

o May 9 - Using the global positioning system,1 to 5 p.m.

o May 23 - Save our streams, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

o June 6 - Dragonflies, 9 a.m. to noon.

Application forms are at, or call 304-676-3397 or e-mail

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