December 24, 2009

Monday, Dec. 28

Holiday horseback riding camp

FREDERICK, Md. - A horseback riding camp for ages 8 and older. Offered through The City of Frederick Recreation Department. Lois Banks is the instructor. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, Tuesday, Dec. 29, Wednesday, Dec. 30, and Tuesday, Jan. 19. Silhouette Stables, 4219 Fishers Hollow Road. $50. Sign up for one day only. Call 301-600-1492 or stop by the William Talley Recreation Center, 121 N. Bentz St.

Monday, Jan. 4

Winter line dance classes

QUINCY, Pa. - Cumberland Valley Country Western Dance Association will hold winter line dance classes. Classes are Mondays beginning Jan. 4. Old Quincy High School gym, next to Mowery Elementary School, off Pa. 997. For information and cost, call 717-762-6388 or 717-749-5281.

Registration deadlinefor co-ed dodgeball

FREDERICK, Md. - Dodgeball is the kick-off program to the City Adult Sport and Social League, a co-ed adult sports league that provides adults with a chance to network, socialize and play in a variety of organized sports and events. CASSL will offer dodgeball, kickball, floor hockey, flag football and special events and trips that highlight downtown Frederick and surrounding areas. Season starts Tuesday, Jan. 12, and runs through March. 8 to 10 p.m. Start time is based on division Tuesday or Thursday nights. For ages 21 and older. William Talley Recreation Center, 121 N. Bentz St. $55 for Frederick city residents; $65 for nonresidents. Mandatory $10 fee for T-shirt. Mandatory coaches meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7. Call Nancy A. Adkins at 301-600-6238 or e-mail



Tuesday, Jan. 5

Little Maestros classes

The six-week sessions continue with woodwinds, Jan. 5 to Feb. 11; brass, Feb. 23 to April 8, and string/orchestra, April 20 to May 27. Classes are held Tuesday mornings at Paramount Elementary; Wednesday mornings at Eastern Elementary; and Thursday evenings at Barbara Ingram School for the Arts. Each session costs $45 per student. For detailed information, call Danielle Hommel at 301-824-2012 or go to

CPR for Healthcare Providers

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - A course for licensed healthcare providers who need to obtain or renew their CPR certification. Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, and again from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14. Morgan County War Memorial Hospital, 109 War Memorial Drive. Class size is limited. For information or to register, call Paul Cooper at 304-258-6577 or Deb Unger at 304-258-6525.

Wednesday, Jan. 6

Co-ed Zumba class

FREDERICK, Md. - The City of Frederick Department of Recreation is offering a one-time, one-hour, try-out class to introduce people to Zumba. Zumba features interval dance sessions that combine fast and slow rhythms to maximize fat-burning. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6. William Talley Recreation Center, 121 N. Bentz St. $3 for city residents, $6 for non city residents. Call 301-600-1492.

Thursday, Jan. 7

Make a Japanese flute class registration deadline

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Participants will learn how to make a shakuhachi, a Japanese end-blown flute, during a two-part "make and take" workshop sponsored by Renfrew Institute's adult/teen education committee. Tom McFarland will lead the workshop. 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 14, and 21, snow date Jan. 28. For ages 15 and older and limited to 10 participants. $25 for members of Renfrew Institute, $30 for nonmembers. All materials provided. Registration is required by Thursday, Jan. 7. To register, call 717-762-0373.

Wednesday, Jan. 13

Portraiture class

Janet Siegmann Salter will teach a three-credit portraiture class with a maximum of 12 students. Fifteen-week class. 1 to 4:35 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Jan. 13. Hagerstown Community College, Robinwood Drive. Course number is ART-110-X. To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 238, or e-mail

Saturday, Jan. 16

Finding Responsible Eating Strategies for Health

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Fulton Center for Sustainable Living at Wilson College will host a series fo workshops called "FRESH! - Finding Responsible Eating Strategies for Health." Classes are held at The Avenues, 550 Cleveland Ave. The workshops are:

o FRESH, focusing on the film of the same name. 1:30 to3 p.m. Satuday, Jan. 16.

o "The Lovavore Way," a discussion about Amy Cotler's new book, "The Lovavore Way: Discovering the Delicious Pleasures of Eating Fresh, Locally Grown Food." 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20.

Panel discussion featuring dieticians and other health and nutrition experts. 1:30 to3 p.m. Saturday, March 20.

Registration is required by Friday, Jan. 8. The cost is $10 for each workshop or $25 for all three. A copy of Cotler's book is included with the series registration. Call Chris Mayer at 717-264-4141, ext. 3247 or e-mail .

Other classes

Free art classes

A variety of media and projects for ages 6 to 12. Reservations for one month of Saturdays at a time. Call in December to reserve a seat for January classes. 10 to 11:30 a.m. most Saturdays. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727.

Course in miracles study group

Learn to move from a fear-based life to one centered in love. 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays. Rider Jet Center, 18539 Henson Blvd., Hagerstown. Call 304-279-6854.

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