July 24, 2009

Saturday, July 25

Drawing Class

Life Drawing class for middle-school students with Morgan Ballard. 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, July 25, Aug. 8, and Aug. 22. 4 W. Franklin Street. To register, e-mail or call 301-791-6191.

ESL conversation group

FREDERICK, Md. - For adults who want to improve their English speaking skills. 10:30 a.m. Saturdays July 25, and Aug. 22. C. Burr Artz Public Library, 110 E. Patrick St. Go to

Monday, July 27

Home food preservation

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Franklin County Cooperative Extension will offer Preserving Food at Home Workshop: Canning Under Pressure. For those owning pressure canners, dial gauge testing will take place after class. Bring your lids along. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, July 27. Ag Heritage Center, 185 Franklin Farm Lane. $7. To register, call 717-263-9226.


German classes for grades three through six

BOONSBORO - Registration is required. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, July 27, through Friday, July 31. Boonsboro Library. Call 301-432-5723.

Tuesday, July 28

Summer arts express

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Make art with stencils. Instructor is Bob Dickson. 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, Coyle Free Library; 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 29, Grove Family Library. Call Council for the Arts at 717-264-6883 or e-mail

CPR for health-care providers

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - American Heart Association's CPR for healthcare providers. For licensed healthcare providers who need to obtain or renew their CPR certfication. Advance registration required. Noon to 4 p.m. War Memorial Hospital. $40. Call Paul Cooper at 304-258-6577 or Deb Unger at 304-258-6525.

Saturday, Aug. 8

Life Skills of the 18th Century

FREDERICK, Md. - Penmanship and spinning will be discussed. Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, and Sunday, Aug. 9. Schifferstadt Architectural Museum, 1110 Rosemont Ave. $3; free for ages 12 and younger. Call 301-663-3885.

Tuesday, Aug. 18

Vegetable gardening

Hagerstown Community College class taught by Sandy Scott. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., HCC's Valley Mall Center. $20 for individual workshops. For information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to www.hagerstowncc edu/coned.

Thursday, Aug. 20

First aid

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - American Heart Association's Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AED training. The course is designed for laypersons, especially those in a workplace setting. Class size is limited, advance registration is required. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. War Memorial Hospital, 109 War Memorial Drive. $40. For information or to register, call Paul Cooper at 304-258-6577 or Deb Unger at 304-258-6525.

Ongoing classes

Classes, activities, recreation

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. - Jefferson County Parks & Recreation Commission offers a variety of activities, classes and recreation opportunities. A complete schedule is available online at or call 304-728-3207.

Dance classes

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -The class will cover the samba, cha-cha and tango. Beginners class meets from 7 to 8:15 p.m.; dancers with experience meet from 8:15 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays. Eugene C. Clarke Jr. Community Center. $10 per person. Call 301-733-3670 or 717-977-0169.

Other classes

GED preparation

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Enroll at first class. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Mondays to Wednesdays; 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12's Adult Learning Center,305 W. Commerce St. For ages 16 and older. Call Barb Kreyl at 717-504-4459, ext. 3510, or 888-669-7735, ext. 3510.

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