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Classes

September 16, 2010

Saturday, Sept. 18



Backyard digital photography

Hands-on workshop capturing flora and fauna found in a typical home landscape. Bring a digital camera with which you are familiar. 9 to 11 a.m. Penn State Cooperative Extension Clubhouse, 181 Franklin Farm Line, Chambersburg, Pa. Class is limited to 30 people. Costs $10. For information, call 717-263-9226.

Pruning landscape plants

This Home and garden workshop will help improve landscape design and gardening abilities. 9 a.m. to noon. Hagerstown Community College, Career Programs Building, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned/areas/lifelong/garden.

Acrylic painting

Students learn acrylic painting. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Contemporary School for the Arts & Gallery Inc., 4 W. Franklin St., downtown Hagerstown. For middle and high school students. Free. Walk-ins welcome. For information, call 301-791-6191.

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Introduction to stained glass

Students are taught a method of stained glass where pieces of glass are held in place with lead and joints are soldered together. 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 23. Hagerstown Community College, Advanced Technology Building, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. Cost is $95, plus $5 registration fee and $48 for materials. For information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned/areas/lifelong

Sunday, Sept. 19



'Art of Photography'

Six sessions for new and experienced photographers. Learn general rules for taking a good photo, mat cutting, framing, and using Adobe Photoshop. 3 to 5:30 p.m. Taught by Penny Knobel-Besa of Sanctuary Studios near Hancock. Cost for all sessions is $135. Bring digital or 35 mm film camera and be familiar with how to operate it. To register, contact Penny Knobel-Besa at 301-478-2735 or e-mail pkbphotos@hughes.net .

'More Art of Photography'

Class includes guest speaker Bill Merlavage; a night photography session; two field trips, including a sunrise photo shoot followed by a champagne breakfast; a private session exploring Adobe Photoshop. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Taught by Penny Knobel-Besa of Sanctuary Studios near Hancock. Cost is $150 for all sessions or $50 for individual sessions. Bring digital or 35 mm camera and be familiar with how to operate it. To register, contact Penny Knobel-Besa at 301-478-2735 or e-mail pkbphotos@hughes.net .

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.

Copperplate classes

Introductory calligraphy. Classes are Mondays through Oct. 11. Cost is $65, plus $5 registration fee and $20 for supplies. For information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned/ areas/lifelong

Art class

New art techniques for ages 5 to 8. Home-schooled and out-of-district children are welcome. Mondays through Nov. 8. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Ice House, Independent and Mercer streets, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. To register, call 304-258-2300 or go to http://www.macicehouse.org .

Tuesday, Sept. 21



Mask-making techniques

Mask making techniques for ages 9 and older. Home-schooled and out-of-district children are welcome. Tuesdays through Nov. 9. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Ice House, Independence and Mercer streets, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. To register, call 304-258-2300 or go to http://www.macicehouse.org .

Chair-caning classes

Learn how to restore items through the art of seat weaving. 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 9. Hagerstown Community College's Valley Mall Center, Halfway. Cost is $83, $50 for seniors, plus $5 registration fee. For information or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned/ areas/lifelong

Youth theater workshops

Offers children ages 8 to 18 workshops that teach elements of a full theater production. Students will conclude the workshops by performing a version of "A Midsummer Night's Dream, written for children. Classes will meet for six weeks from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 21 through Oct. 28; from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 25, and Oct. 9 and 23; and a rehearsal on Wednesday, Oct. 27. Performances will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, and at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30. All inclusive workshop fee is $125. Full Circle Theatre Co. at 113 S. Princess St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. To register or for information, call the theater 304-268-7798 or e-mail info@fullcircletheaterco.org

Wednesday, Sept. 22



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