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Classes for Feb. 11

February 10, 2011

Today
Art classes
Winter art classes at The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick, Md., are now available for registration. For a current schedule, call 301-698-0656 or go to www.delaplaine.org.

Soccer program
Registration begins today for boys and girls, pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. Each child must attend evaluations; either from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 12, or from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 19. Oakland Church, 70 Oakland Terrace, Charles Town, W.Va. Shin guards are required, cleats recommended. $65 per child. Call the church office at 304-725-3737 or go to www.oakland-church.net.

German papercutting art
A class for home-schooled students. Learn the art of German papercutting, known as “scherenschnitte.” 1 to 2 p.m. or 2 to 3 p.m. today. Williamsport Memorial Library, 104 E. Potomac St., Williamsport. Free. All materials provided. Call Marsha L. Fuller at 301-739-3250 ext. 176; or Williamsport Memorial Library 301-223-7027.

Saturday, Feb. 12
Saturday art classes
An art discussion and take-home art activity for ages 6 to 13. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Space is limited. Advanced registration required. Call now for March classes. Call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org.

Little Illustrators
The class combines reading a picture book and creating artwork to take home. 9 to 9:45 a.m. second and fourth Saturdays of every month. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Ages 3 to 5 with an adult. $5 per class; $4.50 for museum members. Call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org.

Culinary Arts open house
Learn about certificate and degree programs that prepare students for careers in the culinary and hospitality industries. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Frederick Community College, Monroe Center, 200 Monroe Ave., Frederick, Md., one-fourth of a mile from the Frederick Fairgrounds. Take a tour of the kitchens, meet the chef instructors and speak to FCC staff about financial aid and scholarship options. Call Jon Kimbrough, program manager, at 301-788-9912 or e-mail jkimbrough@frederick.edu. Go to www.frederick.edu/culinary.

Marketing to racing fans
Martinsburg, W.Va., auto-racing columnist Jay B. Tabor will teach how to write press releases and how to advertise at local racetracks. 2:30 p.m. Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, Community Room on the lower level, 401 S. Queen St., downtown Martinsburg. For local auto racers and businesses interested in new advertising opportunities. Free. Call 304-264-4009 or e-mail onehundred10octane@yahoo.com.

Monday, Feb. 14
Basic Spanish
Noncredit, personal enrichment course. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 14 to April 11. Wilson College, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Cost is $126. Call Mary Foltz at 717-262-2025 or 800-421-8402 or e-mail mary.foltz@wilson.edu.

Tuesday, Feb. 15
Acrylic painting
Registration now being accepted for painting class for intermediate painters taught by Trish Suder. Course is from 1 to 3 p.m. starting Tuesday, Feb. 15, at the Mansion House, 501 Highland Way, City Park, Hagerstown. Cost is $75. Call Carrolyn Trovinger at 301-797-4837.

Basic computer skills
Noncredit, personal enrichment course. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 15 to March 8. Wilson College, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Cost is $75. Call Mary Foltz at 717-262-2025, 800-421-8402 or e-mail mary.foltz@wilson.edu.

Wednesday, Feb. 16
Creative Kids at The Capitol
Mommy and Me art and theater classes for ages 18 months to pre-kindergarten with adult. Projects and activities taught by Merissa Vevasis. 10 to 10:45 a.m. on select Wednesdays through May 18, at The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Cost is $10 per session. Call 717-263-0202 or go to www.thecapitoltheatre.org.

Babies, Books and Berets!
Ages 2 and 3, along with an adult, listen to a story and work on related art activities to take home. Children learn motor skills such as holding crayons correctly. 9 to 9:45 a.m. First and third Wednesdays every month. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Cost is $5 per class; $4.50 for museum members. Call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org.

Pastel drawing
Learn to draw with pastels. For ages 13 and older. Laurie McKelvie teaches basic techniques. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 16 through March 23. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Cost is $93.75; $84.50 for museum members. Call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org.

Organic gardening
Learn how to grow better fresh food through organic gardening. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Begins Wednesday, Feb. 16. Wildwood Middle School, next to Jefferson High School, 1209 County Route 20, Shenandoah Junction, W.Va. To register, call Jefferson County Adult Education 304-728-9237; for class content, call Eldon Winston 304-264-4783.

Intermediate Spanish
Noncredit, personal enrichment course. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 16 to April 6. Wilson College, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Cost is $126. Call Mary Foltz at 717-262-2025, 800-421-8402 or e-mail mary.foltz@wilson.edu.

Thursday, Feb. 17
Developing drawing skills
Mike Gouker teaches students the basics of drawing and advanced techniques. For all skill levels; ages 13 and older. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursdays, Feb. 17 through March 24. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. $75; $67.50 for museum members. All supplies provided. Call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org.

Mixed-media class
Combine painting, drawing, collage and other techniques with Laurie McKelvie. For all skill levels; ages 9 to 16. 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursdays, Feb. 17 through March 24. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Cost is $56.25; $50.75 for museum members. Call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org.

Saturday, Feb. 19
Acrylic painting
Painting class for middle and high school students taught by Lisa Bartell and Kathy Seburn. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month. Contemporary School of Art and gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-791-6191.

Monday, Feb. 21
Horseback riding day camp
Riding instruction and activities for all skill levels; ages 8 to 15. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at stables in Frederick, Md., ask for directions when registering. Bring your sneakers, lunch and a drink; dress in layers, wear jeans, and secure shoes or boots. Cost is $60. Advance registration required. Call William Talley Rec Center at 301-600-1492. Go to www.cityoffrederick.com.

Photographing motion
Instructors from L.A. Cameras will teach basic strategies to capture motion in photographs; register by Monday, Feb. 21. For ages 18 and older. Bring digital camera. Class is from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28. Eugene C. Clark Jr. Community Center, 235 S. Third St., Chambersburg, Pa. Cost is $39, Chambersburg residents $29. Call 717-261-3275 or e-mail jredding@chbgboro.com.

Saturday, Feb. 26
Titling for family dogs
Peaceable Paws Dog and Puppy Training offers titling events. 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 www.peaceablepaws.com.

Double Reed Day
Work on oboe and bassoon performance techniques and the audition process. Purchase new and used instruments. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Frank Arts Center, Shepherd University, 260 University Drive, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Led by oboist Gregory Shook and bassoonist Richard Polonchak, with flutist Anne Munro, professors at Shepherd. For high school double-reed players (grades nine through 12), college students and instrumental music teachers and directors interested in reeds. Free. Registration required. Call Lisa Oswald at 304-876-5555 or go to www.shepherd.edu/musicweb. Hosted by Shepherd University Department of Music.

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