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Classes

July 31, 2009

Monday, Aug. 3



Beginning bluegrassjamming

Ernie Bradley will teach students playing a variety of bluegrass instruments, including guitars, banjos, mandolins, basses, Dobros and fiddles. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 31, Hagerstown Community College, Room 213 in Career Programs Building, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown.Pay as you go. Register for each class individually and pay at the door. Cost is $10 per session. Registration will be taken at the door. For information or a registration form, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned.

Tuesday, Aug. 4



Mural project

Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery is inviting students and adults to help with a mural. Sign up in advance. Noon to3 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 4 and 18. Meet at Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery,4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown, before going to outdoor mural site. To register, call 301-791-6191, e-mail ronlytle3@netzero.net, or go to www.csagi.org.

Mixed media

Instructor is Kate Keely.1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, through Friday, Aug. 7. $115 nonmembers; $104 members. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Go to w www.wcmfa.org to register or call 301-739-5727.

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The Portrait from Life

Instructor is Philip Lindsey. 9 a.m. to noon. Tuesday, Aug. 4, through Friday, Aug. 7. $95 nonmembers; $86 members. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagers-town. Go to www.wcmfa.org to register or call 301-739-5727.

Thursday, Aug. 6



Teen trash art for ages 12 to 17

Learn how to create a bowl, magnets, pins and more from torn paper. A great way to recycle magazines, this intro to papier mache will show how to take what would be trash and turn it into useful art. A two-night event. 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6; molding at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7. Smithsburg Library. Register in advance by calling 301-824-7722.

Saturday, Aug. 8



Drawing Class

Life Drawing class for middle-school students with Morgan Ballard. 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Aug. 8, Aug. 22.4 W. Franklin Street. To register, e-mail ronlytle3@netzero.net or call 301-791-6191.

Life Skills of the 18th Century

FREDERICK, Md. - Penmanship and fiber spinning will be discussed. Noon to4 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.

Saturday, Aug. 15



Mini art class

Mini art class taught by Kathy Seburn and Lisa Bartells. Painting with acrylics for middle-school students. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. third Saturday of July and August. Register in advance. Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Inc., 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. To register, call 301-791-6191, or e-mail ronlytle3@netzero.net.

Tuesday, Aug. 18



Intro to oil

Instructor is Ski Holm. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, through Friday, Aug. 21. $95 nonmembers; $86 members. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Go to www.wcmfa.org to register or call 301-739-5727.

Young at art: Colorful clay time for ages 4 to 6

Instructor is Anthony Messano. 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, through Friday,Aug. 21. $35 nonmembers; $30 members. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Go to www.wcmfa.org to register or call 301-739-5727.

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.

Saturday, Aug. 22



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 www.fcpl.org.

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 www.jcprc.org 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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