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Classes

September 10, 2010

Saturday, Sept. 11



Building a free website

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

Growing shiitake mushrooms

Learn basic mushroom identification and experience inoculating a log with shiitake mushroom spores. 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at Master Gardener Club House, 181 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, Pa. Class size is limited to 20 and costs $15. For information, call 717-263-9226.

Forensics course

Hagerstown Community College continuing education workshop for radiographers and medical imaging specialists. "Forensics and Virtual Autopsy" covers death scene investigation, body identification, virtual autopsy and forensic analysis. 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. $35 per person; $15 for WCHSYS medical imagers. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned/seminars.

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Sunday, Sept. 12



Junior dance classes

Students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade will be taught some of the latest social dances plus 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-dancing classes along with beginner couples classes starting Monday, Sept. 13, at the old Quincy High School Gym, Quincy, Pa., next to Mowery Elementary School, off Pa. 997. For information, call 717-762-6388 or 717-749-5281.

Tuesday, Sept. 14



Institute for Retired Persons

Kathy Silks will discuss volunteerism in the lecture, "What Will Be Your Legacy?" at 9 a.m.; and Karl Little Owl will discuss "Growing Up on an Indian Reservation" at 10:30 a.m. The educational series includes 40 lectures and four day trips. Wilson College's Laird Hall, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Registration for the eight weeks costs $20 per person or $35 per couple. Trips cost an additional charge. Registration forms are available by calling Fran Ruda at 717-264-4779 or Al Knoll at 717-263-1462.

Ballroom dancing

Hagerstown Community College's Center for Continuing Education will offer a variety of dance classes for people of all ages and skill levels.

Find Pleasure in Social Ballroom - Beginning, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 14, through Nov. 30, Western Maryland Hospital Center.

Find Pleasure in Social Ballroom - Intermediate, 8:15 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 14, through Nov. 30, Western Maryland Hospital Center.

Dancing Like Stars, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 15, through Dec. 8. For intermediate dancers.

To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned/areas/living/dance .

Wee Naturalists

A program for ages 3 to 5, accompanied by a parent or other adult relative or a guardian. 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 16. Yankauer Nature Preserve, W.Va. 54, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $8 per child or adult team per session for one or two sessions, and $7 per session for three or more sessions. Registration required. Call 301-432-1908, e-mail tomandsuzi506@cs.com or go to http://www.potomacaudubon.org" target="new"> http://www.potomacaudubon.org .

Backyard digital photography

Hands-on workshop for people interested in capturing flora and fauna found in a typical home landscape. Bring a digital camera and be familiar with its basic operation. Limited to 30 people. 9 to 10 a.m. Penn State Cooperative Extension, 181 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, Pa. $10 at the clubhouse.

Pruning landscape plants

Sandy Scott will present "Pruning Landscape Plants." 9 a.m. to noon. Hagerstown Community College's Career Programs Building, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. For information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned/areas/lifelong/garden.

Monday, Sept. 20



For contractors and builders

The course, "Estimating for Builders and Remodeling Contractors," will introduce participants to light construction estimating using manual and computerized methods. 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays through Dec. 13. Hagerstown Community College, Career Program Building, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. For information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

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