November 13, 2009

Saturday, Nov. 14

HAM radio class

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Opequon Radio Society will hold an introductory HAM radio course for beginners and anyone intersted in HAM radio. Topics include HAM radio technology, using electronics, equipment selection, radio gagetry, operating HAM radio, obtaining your license and call sign, finding other HAMs. 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturdays beginning Nov. 14. Veterans Affairs Medical Center campus. Free. To register, call 304-876-9330 or e-mail

Saturday, Nov. 21

Hearth cooking class

Learn about the diversity of the cooking and eating habits in early America, what types of food would have been eaten, and how to prepare it. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Washington County Rural Heritage Museum at Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, seven miles south of Hagerstown. $50 per person. To register, call 240-420-1714 or go to

Wednesday, Dec. 2

Proposal writing

Washington County Free Library will offer an overview of the basic skills needed for writing a proposal, especially for nonprofit organizations. 10 a.m. Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Registration is required and limited. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 149.


Thursday, Dec. 3

Mythic storytelling for fiction writers

Hagerstown Community College's College for Continuing Education will offer "Creating Fictional Worlds: Fantasy, Historical, Whimsical or Contemporary." 6 to 8 p.m. HCC's Valley Mall Center. To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to

Sunday, Dec. 6

Previews of Financial Peace University

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Free previews of Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University. The course begins January 2010. Previews are 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6; and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7. Calvary United Methodist Church, corner of Burke Street and Maple Avenue. Call 304-267-4542.

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