August 07, 2009

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 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.

Monday, Aug. 10

Beginning bluegrass jamming

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


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

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 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 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

Mural project

Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery is inviting students and adults to help with a mural. Sign up in advance. Noon to 3 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, or go to

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

Tuesday, Sept. 1


Janet Siegmann Salter will teach a three-credit portraiture course. 1 to 4:35 p.m. Tuesdays for 15 weeks. ART 110-X01. Hagerstown Community College, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. For information and to register call 301-790-2800, ext, 238, or e-mail

Sunday, Sept. 13

Junior dance classes

Mary Crowell-Smith will teach the fox trot, swing, waltz, tango, rumba, cha-cha and other couples circle dances to students in grades six through nine. 6 p.m. The Women's Club, South Prospect Street, Hagerstown. For information or to register, call 301-739-0870 between9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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.

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