December 31, 2009

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 deadline forco-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 to10 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 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

Dance and improvisation classes

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -Goose Route Arts Collaborative winter session of classes for children and adults begins Wednesday, Jan. 6, and runs through March. Shepherdstown Train Station, Audrey Egle Drive. For a schedule, tuition and registration form, go to Call 304-876-6751.

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.

Saturday, Jan. 9

Artisan bread baking class

A Beginner's artisan bread baking class. Students will learn the preparation method of bread baking as it occurred 200 years ago. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Washington County Rural Heritage Museum, Sharpsburg Pike, seven miles south of Hagerstown. $50. To register, call 240-420-1714.

Sunday, Jan. 10

Hand-quilting classes

Washington County Rural Heritage Museum will offer hand-quilting classes. Hand-piecing quilt square will be 1 to 4 p .m. Sunday, Jan. 10; and hand quilting will be 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24. Washington County Rural Heritage Museum, Sharpsburg Pike, seven miles south of Hagerstown. $10 per class. To register, call 240-420-1714.

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

Thursday, Jan. 14

Mastering the chakras

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A four-week class serires focusing on Mastering the Chakras. The class will cover all seven major chakras. 6:30 p.m. Thursdays through Feb. 4. Church of Joyous Living, 128 Burnlea Road. $20. Reservation deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 12. Call 304-725-3763.

Saturday, Jan. 16

Finding Responsible Eating Strategies for Health

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