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August 17, 2010

Aug. 17 to Aug. 21 - Franklin County Fair, 3725 Warm Spring Road, Chambersburg, Pa. For more information, go to http://www.franklincountyfair.org.

Aug. 25 - Tomato Tasting Day, noon to 5 p.m. Free event. Participants judge which tomato variety looks and tastes best. 81 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, Pa. (by the stream.) For more information, call 717-263-9226, ext. 234.

Aug. 28 - Invasive plant management field workshop. 9 a.m. to noon; $15 per person; 844 Oakleaf Road, McConnellsburg, Pa. Contact Greg Strait at 717-485-3145 for more information or to register.

Aug. 31 - Strong Women Classes at various sites in the Chambersburg, Pa., area, including Shippensburg, Mercersburg, Greencastle and Waynesboro. For more information, call Mary Ann Oyler at 717-263-9226, ext. 229.

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o To reach the Washington County Extension office, drive about 7 miles south of Hagerstown from the Interstate 70 exit onto Sharpsburg Pike (Md. 65).

The office is in the Washington County Agricultural Education Center complex.

o Visit http://Washington.umd.edu for more information about Washington County 4-H events.

o The Franklin County, Pa., Extension office is at 181 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, Pa. From Hagerstown, take Interstate 81 north to the U.S. 30 east exit. Take the first road to the left, which is Franklin Farm Lane.

o The Jefferson County, W.Va., Extension office is in Suite 3 at 1948 Wiltshire Road, Kearneysville, W.Va. Call 304-728-7413.

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