April 23, 2010

Saturday, April 24

Art classes

Morgan Ballard will teach watercolor painting. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Register in advance. Call 301-791-6191 or e-mail">

Rain barrel workshop

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Franklin County Master Gardeners will offer a rain barrel workshop, make-and-take class. Franklin County Extension Office, 181 Franklin Farm Lane. $25. Call 717-263-9226, ext. 221.

Monday, April 26

Sending Resumes'

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Wilson College and Pennsylvania CareerLink Franklin County will offer "I'm Sending Resumes, but No Response: Now What?" Noon and 5 p.m. Wilson College, Room 111 in Warfield Hall, 1015 Philadelphia Ave. Free. Registration is required. Call 717-264-4141, ext. 3314 or go to and click on the events calendar.


Thursday, April 29

Arts Express

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Council for the Arts' Arts Express will feature Horses in Art and Abstraction. 5:45 p.m. check-in, class at 6 p.m.; student pick up at 7:30 p.m. Woods Center in The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St. To register, call 717-264-6883.

Saturday, May 1

Understanding pollinators

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Understanding Pollinators workshop series with Alex Surcica. Topics for adults are: week one - flowers and animals; week two - bees and wasps; week three - best foods, lodging and amenities for hosting local pollinators; and week four - insect safari. Topics for children ages 6 to 11 with instructor Sysha Irot are week one - crafting flowers and pollinators; week two - what makes a bee not a wasp?; week three - no pillinators, no pizza?; week four - bee peeting zoo. 4 to 6 p.m. the first four Saturdays in May. Franklin County Ag Heritage Building, 185 Franklin Farm Lane. $45 for first registrant, $10 for each additional family member. Registration deadline is Monday, April 26. Call Penn State Cooperative Extension at 717-263-9226.

Other classes

Fitness classes

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Chambersburg YMCA will offer fitness classes including: Strollercize, fitness walking with strength, zumba, forever fit gym and yoga. Chambersburg YMCA, 570 E. McKinley St. For information, call Barb Houpt at 717-263-8508 or e-mail">


Learn to move from a fear-based life to a compassionate one. 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Rider Jet Center, 18539 Henson Blvd., Hagerstown. Call 304-279-6854 or e-mail">

Recreation department programs

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Chambersburg Recreation Department will offer the following programs: Little bangers tennis; intermediate mountain biking clinic; introduction to mountain biking/skateboarding combo; spring youth tennis instruction; spring adult tennis instruction; and co-ed, youth rugby league. For information, call 717-261-3275 or e-mail">

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