Classes starting Jan. 7-11

January 06, 2011

Performance titling for dogs
Peaceable Paws Dog and Puppy Training offers performance titling for family dogs in eight different events. 7 to 9 p.m., today and the first Friday of the month; and from 2 to 4 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month. Peaceable Paws, 17816 Spielman Road, Fairplay. $5 per dog per event. Call 301-582-9420 or go to

Basic II, American Sign Language
Deafnet’s American Sign Language class. 9 to 11 a.m. Fridays beginning today. Department of Rehabilitation Services, 5 Public Square, Suite 411, downtown Hagerstown. Costs $120. Call 301-791-9025.

Saturday, Jan. 8
Little Illustrators
Hear a story and create artwork to take home. 9 to 9:45 a.m. second and fourth Saturdays, every month, at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Ages 3 to 5 with an adult. $5; $4.50 for museum members. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Etiquette classes
Blossom School of Etiquette begins classes. 11 a.m. Saturdays through Feb. 19. Hagerstown Presbyterian Church, 20 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown. For ages 7 to 17. Free. Call 240-520-5676 or e-mail

Youth art program
An art discussion and take-home art activity. January’s theme is portraits. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. For ages 6 to 13. Free. Registration required. Call 301-739-5727.

Monday, Jan. 10
In a new location. 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Turner’s Skating Palace, 17333 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown. Cost is $5; fee includes cost of child care for ages 2 to 13. Call Joanne at 301-582-2020 or Daphney at 240-520-8112.

Swing dance class
New six-week session begins. St. Joseph’s Church, corner of Virginia Avenue and Halfway Boulevard, 17630 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown. $50 per person. Call 301-791-1123 or go to

Basic II, American Sign Language
Deafnet’s American Sign Language class. 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 10 through March 15. Deafnet office, 551 Jefferson St., Hagerstown. Cost is $120. Call 301-791-9025.

Money management
Register by noon Monday, Jan. 10, for a course in personal money management from Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 10 through April 4, at Calvary United Methodist Church, 220 W. Burke St., Martinsburg, W.Va. The first lesson is free. Call 304-267-4542.

Line dances, couples dances
Learn to dance with Cumberland Valley Country Western Dance Association. 6:30 to 9 p.m. beginning Monday, Jan. 10. Old Quincy High School Gym, next to Mowery Elementary School, (just off Pa. 997 north in Quincy, Pa.) 7891 Tomstown Road, Waynesboro, Pa. Call 717-762-6388.

Aerobics classes
Aerobics classes, indoor walking or jogging. 7 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at Martin Luther King Center, 131 W. North Ave., Hagerstown. Cost is $3 per class; $10 for class and nutrition; $20 for individual training. Bring water and towel. Contact Linda Brooks at 301-797-4310.

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