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July 15, 2010|By JESS WEST / 301-988-0435

Zumba event set for July 22

Opening night for an eight-week Zumba class will be Thursday, July 22, at 7 p.m. at Elgin Station, 40 Elgin Blvd. in Hagerstown.

Opening night is free for anyone to come and try the class. There will be a $3 charge per class after opening night.

Snacks and prizes will be available.

The 6 p.m. Monday night Zumba class at Elgin Station will continue. Zumba is exercise done to Latin music.

For more information, call Dianne Rudisill at 301-733-6911, ext. 125, or e-mail">

Baby-sitting course to be held Tuesday

The Washington County chapter of the American Red Cross will conduct a baby sitter's training course Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 1131 Conrad Court in Hagerstown.

The course costs $45 and financial aid is available. Registration is required. Space is limited.

The purpose of the course is to provide those ages 11 to 15 with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of parents or adult guardians. The training is geared to help participants develop skills in leadership and professionalism, basic care, safety and safe play, and first aid.


For more information, call 301-739-0717.

St. John's Episcopal plans Vacation Bible school

Vacation Bible school will be held at St. John's Episcopal Church at 101 S. Prospect St. July 18 to 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The theme is "All Hands on Deck for a High Seas Expedition."

Dinner will be served. Those ages 3 to 11 will hear Biblical storytellers, make crafts and play games while they learn about God's word.

For more information, call Sarah Miller at 301-791-3850.

Vacation Bible school set for July 26 to 30

"Choosing the Right Road" will be the theme for the Vacation Bible school to be presented by Frances Stetler, director of Children's Ministries, PennView Bible College, at Fairview Wesleyan Methodist Church.

The event will be held July 26 to 30, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

A final presentation will be Sunday, Aug. 1, at 9:45 a.m.

The church is one mile west of Cearfoss on Md. 494.

Parents are encouraged to attend with their children.

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