Free demo classes
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Ellsworth Music Supply and Repair will offer free demonstration classes for its Music Together for children ages birth to 5 in November and December. The business also offers youth strings classes for children ages 6 to 10. Classes begin in January. Ellsworth Music Supply and Repair is at 123 Duke St., Shepherdstown, 304-876-1936; and 832 E. Washington St., Charles Town, W.Va., 304-728-7060. Go to www.ellsworthmusicsupply.com.
Alternative energy course
Hagerstown Community College's Technology and Computer Studies Division will offer a new three-credit course this spring, "Introduction to Alternative Energy" as part of its new alternative energy technology program. The class will be offered 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Mondays, as well as 2:30 to 5:15 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning in the spring 2010 semester. For information, call Anthony Valente at 301-790-2800, ext. 581, or e-mail email@example.com.
Master Gardener applications
Master Gardeners are accepting applications for the class of 2010. Trained by University of Maryland experts, Master Gardeners earn their gardening know-how thorugh 40 hours of classroom training. Master Gardeners are volunteer educators. They teach people safe, effective gardening techniques through plant clinics, talks, demonstration gardens and more. Training will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays Feb. 11, to April 8. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7303 Sharpsburg Pike, seven miles south of Hagerstown. Class size is limited. Call Annette Ipsan at 301-791-1604 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.