September 03, 2010

Tuesday, Sept. 7

Hagerstown Children's Theater classes and camps

Hagerstown Children's Theater will offer classes in theater, vocal music, dance, musical theater, instrumental lessons Call 301-733-8261 or e-mail .

Women Who Wine

Learn how to pair the perfect chocolate with a great wine. 7 to 9 p.m. Knob Hall Winery, 14108 St. Paul Road, Clear Spring. Class costs $20 at the door; $15 before Sept. 7. Call Richard Seibert at 301-331-0022 or e-mail .

Art classes

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will offer various art classes for adults, teens and children. For information or to register, call 301-739-5727 or go to .


Wednesday, Sept. 8

Writing workshop

Hagerstown Community College's Continuing Education and Community Services Division will offer a one-day workshop, "Discover Yourself as a Fiction Writer." 6 to 8 p.m. HCC's Valley Mall Center, Halfway. To register and cost, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to .

Thursday, Sept. 9

Understanding behavior

A relational skills class from the "Friendliest Place in Town" program will be offered at Waynesboro Area YMCA. "Understanding Behavior" will be offered from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9. For information, go to or call 717-762-6012. Advance registration is requested. Class size is limited and there is a $15 fee for nonmembers.

Saturday, Sept. 11

Building a free website on Wordpress

Rip Smith will present "Building a Free Website on Wordpress." Participants will build their own site. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Comfort Inn, 1872 Edwin Miller Blvd., Martinsburg, W.Va. $45 nonmembers; $35 members. Go to .

Growing shiitake mushrooms at home

Learn basic mushroom identification and experience a hands on demonstration inoculating a log with shiitake mushroom spores and take one home with you. 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at Penn State Cooperative Extension, Franklin County, club house, 181 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, Pa. Class size is limited to 20 and costs $15. For information, call 717-263-9226.

Sunday, Sept. 12

Junior dance classes

Students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade will be taught some of the latest social dances, the waltz, polka and Latin dances. Instructor is Mary Crowell Smith. The first class is 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12. For information or to register, call 301-739-0870 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Monday, Sept. 13

Dance classes

The Cumberland Valley Country Western Dance Association will offer beginning line dance classes along with beginner couples classes starting Monday, Sept. 13, at the old Quincy High Scool Gym, Quincy, Pa., next to Mowery Elementary School, off Pa. 997. The first night of classes are free for all new beginner dancers. For information, call 717-762-6388 or 717-743-5281.

Other classes

Acting improvisation, music lessons

Cumberland Valley School of Music will offer lessons, classes and ensembles at St. Ann Roman Catholic Church in Hagerstown. They include an acting improv class, Young Men in Harmony, Young Women in Harmony, CVSM Rock Band, private individual instruction on a number of instruments. For information or to register, call 717-261-1220 or go to

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