Classes for July and August

July 02, 2010

Tuesday, July 6

Art classes at the museum

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will offer two art classes: Young@Art: Alphabet Adventure for ages 4 to 6. 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 6 through Friday, July 9. And E-Art: Exciting Ecology, ages 9 to 13. 10:30 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, July 6 though Friday, July 9. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. For information and to register, call 301-739-5727.

Shakespeare for middle-schoolers

Hagerstown Community College's Continuing Education and Community Services Division will offer a "Discovering Shakespeare" course as part of its annual College for Kids summer enrichment program. The course is for children entering grades six through eight. Students will learn basic stage directions to use in Shakespearian plays and learn to perform mock Shakespearian state combat. Students will also study some of Shakespeare's most popular sonnets and compose their own. 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, through Friday, July 9. $115. Class size is limited. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to


Wednesday, July 7

Art classes for adults

Mary Wunderlich will offer watercolor art classes for adults. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Contemporary School for the Arts & Gallery Inc., 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. $25 per session. Call 301-791-6191, e-mail or go to

Song writing 101

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Steve Warner will offer a songwriting class for teens and adults. Participants can bring songs they've written for constructive suggestions. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays through July. Craftworks, 219 S. Duke. $72. To register, go to

Song writing with kids ages 8 to 12

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Steve Warner will teach a song writing workshop for kids. 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. Saturdays through July. $72. To register, go to

Monday, July 12

Spanish class

WILLIAMSPORT -- Learn Spanish with the Friends of the Library. 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 12, through Friday, July 16. Williamsport Memorial Library, off Potomac Street. Class space is limited. Call 301-223-7027.

Tuesday, July 13

Photography workshops

Monika Wertman will offer a landscape photography workshop, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, July 13 to July 27. Participants must have access to a digital SLR camera with manual controls. Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. $100 per workshop, to be paid in full at registration. Call 301-791-6191 for reservations. Limited to 10 people per workshop.

Thursday, July 15

Preserving the harvest

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. --Learn the safest and best techniques for freezing, pickling and canning home-grown produce. 7 to 9 p.m. Ag Heritage Building, 185 Franklin Farm Lane. Advance registration is required. $10. Call 717-263-9226, ext. 221.

Saturday, July 17

Art for physically and mentally challenged adults

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will offer art classes for mentally and physically challenged adults. Sessions are 10 a.m. to noon or 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays, July 17, 24 and 31. Classes cost $30 per person and are open to 10 students. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Other classes

Upward Flag Football and cheerleading registration due

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Oakland Church in Charles Town invites children in kindergarten through grade six boys and girls to register for its Upward Flag Football and cheerleading program. Mandatory football evaluation or cheerleading orientation is 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 10, or noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 24. Deadline to register is Saturday, July 24. Practice begins the week of Monday, Aug. 16. The cost is $75 per child, with a $10 discount for early registration by Saturday, July 10. Call 304-725-3737 or go to

Biddy camp registration due

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Chambersburg YMCA will offer biddy camps for children. The schedule is basketball camp, Monday, July 12, through Friday, July 16; arts and crafts, Monday, July 19, through Friday, July 23; and all sports camp, Monday, July 26, through Friday, July 30. Camps are for children ages 4 to 7. The cost is $63 per week for nonmembers; $47 for members. For information, go to

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