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September 07, 2010

Saturday, Sept. 11 -- Growing Shiitake Mushrooms at home; at the clubhouse, 181 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, Pa.; 11 a.m. Cost is $15. Learn basic mushroom identification and experience a hands-on demonstration. Class size limited to 20 people.For more information, call 717- 263-9226.

Sept. 11 -- Forest Stewardship Woodlot Tour; Miller property off Warm Spring Road; 1 p.m. No charge.For more information, call George Hurd at 717-263-9226, ext. 225

Sept. 18 -- Backyard Digital Photography; at the Clubhouse, 181 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, Pa.; 9 to 11 a.m. Hands-on workshop for those interested in capturing flora and fauna found in a typical home landscape. Bring along your digital camera, and be familiar with its basic operation. Class is limited to 30 people. Cost is $10. For more information, call 717-263-9226.




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).

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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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