June 04, 2010

Tuesday, June 8

Art classes

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will offer the following classes:

o Art for Toddlers for toddlers and pre-kindergarten, 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, through Friday, June 11. Instructor is Leia Wood. $40 nonmembers, $36 members.

o Young at art for ages 4 to 6, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, through Friday, June 11. Instructor is Leia Wood. $40 nonmembers, $36 members.

o Watercolor studio for ages 13 through adult, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, through Friday, June 11. Instructor is Bob Wantz. $100 nonmembers, $90 members.


o Acrylic studio for ages 13 through adult, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, June 8 through 22. Instructor is Kent Roberts. $65 nonmembers, $58.50 members.

o Printmaking for ages 9 to 13, 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, through Friday, June 18. Instructor is Audrey Hammond. $80 nonmembers, $72 members.

To register, call the museum at 301-739-5727 or go to

Wednesday, June 9

Online fiction writers workshop orientation

Hagerstown Community College's Continuing Education and Community Services will offer an online fiction writers workshop. Orientation is Wednesday, June 9 at HCC's Valley Mall Center. The workshop runs Sunday, June 20, through Saturday, Aug. 14. For information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

Thursday, June 10

Genealogy workshop

SMITHSBURG - Marsha L. Fuller will offer a genealogy workshop. The workshop will explore ways to turn seemingly unimportant items, such as old wrapping paper and bills, into ways to gain more knowledge of ancestors. 7 p.m. Smithsburg Library's community room, 66 W. Water St. Seating is limited. To register, call 301-824-7722.

Arthritis and its effects on farming

Resources for Independence and Mid-Atlantic Agrability Project will present a workshop about arthritis and its effects on farming. 8:30 a.m. to noon. Includes free lunch. Washington County Commission on Aging, 140 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. RSVP to Patti Taylor at 800-371-1986, ext. 14.

Monday, June 14

Summer art classes

Art classes for ages 5 through 8 include screen printing, paper mache, clay figures (sculptures), making cartoons, group murals and storybook making. Costs $20 per person per day, includes lunch and materials. Art classes for adult beginners include watercolor painting, drawing and screen printing. $15 per person, per session. Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Registration is required. Call 301-791-6191, e-mail"> or go to

Introduction to ceramics studio class

MONT ALTO, Pa. - The class is designed to introduce students to the art of making pottery and sculptural objects in clay. 6 to 9 p.m. Monday and Thursdays through Thursday, July 1. Nicodemus Center for Ceramic Studies at Penn State Mont Alto, pottery studio, Room 008 in the General Studies building. $125 for the public; $100 for center members, Penn State faculty, staff and students, with a $50 fee for materials for all registrants. Call 717-762-4670 or e-mail James Smith at">

Tuesday, June 15

Music classes for children

Michael Tyson will offer Music! Music! for ages 6 to 9; beginning group guitar for ages 7 to 10; show tunes and theater for ages 9 to 13; music jam for ages 10 to 16; write your own song for ages 7 to 16. Classes start Tuesday, June 15. Class fees range from $45 to $50 per four-class session, plus a charge for additional supplies. Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Call 301-906-2422 or e-mail">

Thursday, June 17

Garden tour

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Penn State Cooperative Extension will host a garden tour. 7 to 9 p.m. Ag Heritage Building. For information, call 717-263-9226, ext. 234.

Herb workshop

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Franklin County Master Gardeners will offer an herb workshop. 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, June 17 and 24. Franklin County Ag Heritage Building, 185 Franklin Farm Lane. Participants may register for one or both sessions. $10 per session. Call 717-263-9226, ext. 221.

Friday, June 18

Farm and Home Safety Day Camp

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Youths will receive information about animals, hunting, tick, camping, corn picker, fire, pesticide and lawn equipment safety. 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Chambersburg Rod & Gun Club. Registration deadline is Monday, June 7. Costs $5 per child and includes lunch, two snacks, accident insurance, safety material and goodies bag. To register, call 717-263-9226.

Saturday, June 19

Motorcycle clinic

Hagerstown Community College's Continuing Education and Community Services Division will offer a one-day "Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic." Saturday, June 19, and Saturday, Sept. 4. Riders must provide their own licensed/tagged motorcycle and proof of insurance. For information, contact Deb Bauer at 301-790-2800, ext. 508 or at"> To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

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