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Classes

September 18, 2009

Saturday, Sept. 19



Help the Pollinators workshop

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Franklin County Master Gardeners will offer a "Help the Pollinators" workshop. Master Gardener Laurie Collins will teach participants about the importance of pollinators and how to identify and assist them. 10 a.m. to noon. Cooperative Extension Office, 181 Franklin Farm Lane. $5. Advance registration is required. Call 717-263-9226.




Wednesday, Sept. 23



Everyday Spanish -Beginning

HALFWAY - The class focuses on teaching students Spanish phrases, expressions and questions for use in everyday interactions and conversations. 8 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 23, through Nov. 18. To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned.

Awaken the Healer Within

Join Shamsa in an ancient sufii practice that will calm the mind and body and more. 1 to 2 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. My Pilates Place, 16 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free, donations welcome.

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Arts Express

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Council for the Arts' Arts Express series will begin with a music class with Laurie Matlock. The class will explore music and percussion, including an introduction to "hambone" body-percussion and beat box. Marissa Vevasis will instruct students in color theory. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Woods Center in the Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St. To register, call 717-264-6883.




Thursday, Sept. 24



Italian - Beginning

HALFWAY - Elsa Bradford will teach students the fundamentals of the Italian language for practical use. Topics covered incude elementary grammar, basic vocabulary and standard conversational Italian. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 24, through Nov. 19. Hagerstown Community College's Valley Mall Center. For information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to www.hagertowncc.edu/coned.




Saturday, Sept. 26



Fall Gardening 101

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Franklin County Master Gardeners will offer Fall Gardening 101. Remaining classes are Saturdays, Sept. 26, Oct. 3, Nov. 7, and Dec. 5. The Sept. 5 class is Bulbs in Your Garden: Creating and Maintaining the Landscape from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Ag Heritage Building, Rooms 5 and 6. The cost for each class is $5. Advance registration is required. Call 717-263-9226.

Digital Photography Workshop: High Dynamic Range Imaging

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - In a two-day workshop, students will learn how to create images that capture and display the full range of light and detail in the scene. The course requires a digital camera with manual settings or settings for exposure bracketing. Also a tripod and a laptop computer for viewing and processing images are recommended. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26; and10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27. Old Firehouse Gallery, 108 N. George St. $145. For information or to register, go to www.sterlingimages.com. For information, e-mail sterlingimageswv@gmail.com.

Travel-oriented Italian

HALFWAY - Elsa Bradford will teach students the fundamentals of Italian language and how to develop the necessary pronunciation skills, essential vacabulary and patterns of dialogue. 9 a.m. to noon. Saturdays, Sept. 26, through Oct. 10. Hagerstown Community College's Valley Mall Center. For information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.




Other classes



History classes

Hagerstown Community College's Center for Continuing Education will offer a variet of history courses this fall. Topics include The Franco-Prussian War, The Stuart Restoration and the "Glorious Revolution" of 1688 - England Establishes a Modern Government, The American Revolution of the West, Viking Journeys to North America, Builders and Heritics; and one-day courses including Viking Ships and Sailing Lore - Lecture I, The Saga of the Greenlanders - Lecture II, Erik the Red's Saga - Lecture III. For infornation, detailed course descriptions or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236 or go to www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned.

Non-credit courses at Wilson

Wilson College is offering many non-credit courses including Ballroom Dance: The Bolero, French Potpourri, Digital 101: Using Your Digital Camera Correctly, and Herbs & More. To register for a class or for a list of classes, call Mary Foltz at 717-262-2025 or 800-421-8402 or e-mail mfoltz@wilson.edu.

Equine studies

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