May 08, 2009

Saturday, May 9

Relational skills

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Waynesboro Area YMCA presents "How to Lead with Kindness and Confidence." 10 to 11:30 a.m. Waynesboro Area YMCA. For information go to or call 717-762-6012 for information on registration. $15. Advance registration is requested.

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.

May 9 class is using the global positioning system,1 to 5 p.m. Application forms are at , or call 304-676-3397 or e-mail


Monday, May 11

Portraiture class

A three-credit course for those with basic drawing and painting skills. Instructor is Janet Siegmann Salter.1 to 4:35 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, May 11 through July 2. Hagerstown Community College. Contact Joan Bontempo at 301-790-2800, ext. 221, or; or Joan Johnson at 301-790-2800, ext. 245 or e-mail .

Green living workshops

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Chambersburg YMCA will offer green living workshops. Classes meet at the Y, 570 E. McKinley St. Call Barb Houpt at 717-263-8508 or e-mail .

  • Composting and recycling - Monday, May 11, 1 to 2:30 p.m. $20 nomembers.

  • Organic gardenng skills - Monday, May 18, 1 to 2:30 p.m. $20 nonmembers.

    Thursday, May 14

    Easy breezy vegetables

    CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Franklin County Master Gardeners offers "Easy Breezy Vegetables." 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Ag Heritage Building, 181 Franklin Farm Lane. Each class costs $5, due at registration.

  • May 14 class is Everything about tomatoes.

    Advance registration is required. Call 717-263-9226.

    Saturday, May 16

    Adult fly-tying workshop

    WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Beginners will learn about the equipment, techniques of casting and the "secrets" of fly-fishing. For ages 15 and older. Noon. Renfrew Museum and Park visitor center, 1010 E. Main St. Parking is available in the lower lot off Welty Road. $25; $20 members. Advance reservations required. Call 717-762-0373.

    Painting with acrylics

    A class for adults. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., third Saturday of every month. Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Fee. Call 301-791-6191, e-mail or go to

    Saturday, May 30

    Painting en plein aire

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -Learn how to select a location, choose a subject from the environment, minimize the clutter and paint a fast and furious painting. Bring a digital camera. Beginner through intermediate. For adults only. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Arts Centre, 300 W. King St. $75 nonmembers; $65 members. Registration required. Call 304-263-0224.

    Monday, June 1

    Popular dances

    Hagerstown Community College's Center for Continuing Education is offering "Gotta Dance" taught by dance instructors Ted and Janice Reeder. The class will focus on popular dances, including the waltz, fox trot, rumba and the cha cha. 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. Mondays through June 22. Western Maryland Hospital Center, Hagerstown. $45 per class. For information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236 or go to


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