Spay Today, a local reduced-cost spay and neuter program offers NEW locations in Culpeper, Va., and in Mineral and Hardy Counties in West Virginia. For more vet locations and more information, visit www.baacs.org or call 304-728-8330.
Crystal Bowl Concerts Free Concerts
11-11:40 a.m. (Special 11-11-11-11 Event)
Ann Craig performs an extraordinary "sound meditation" using seven quartz crystal bowls that fill the Harmony studio with an energetic yet peaceful vibration that soothes and aligns mind, body and soul. Participants can sit in chairs or lie on mats. Donations gratefully accepted. Held at the Harmony Healing Arts Center, 211 E. New St., Shepherdstown. Visit www.harmonyhealingarts.org for more details.
Join the Full Circle Theater Company in "the studio" as it recreates an old time radio show with all kinds of stories, including mystery, drama, comedy, satire and adventure, plus music and more. A versatile cast will transport you back to the golden age of radio, to watch the creation of one of those classic variety shows. Tickets are only $10 and are available by calling 304-268-7798 or online at www.fullcircletheaterco.org.
From 10 a.m. Until 5 p.m. South Jefferson Public Library will be hosting a games day at the library for National Gaming Day. We will have games of all kinds set up for patrons to test their skills. Some games will be Yahtzee, Chess, Checkers, Candyland, Battleship, Chutes and Ladders, and more. Come to the Library Meeting Room and play. South Jefferson Public Library is in Summit Point on 49 Church St. For more information you can call the library at 304-725-6227 or visit www.sojeffersonlibrary.com.
The Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church Youth Education Committee and the Coalfield Development Corporation will host a "Celebrate Appalachian heart" benefit from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Train Station. The event will feature live music as well as a presentation by Coalfield Development Corporation executive director and Shepherd University Alumnus Brandon Dennison, about a job training mentorship program in "green collar" or eco friendly jobs. The goal of the Coalfield Development Corporation is to empower low income Appalachian people to break the cycle of poverty. The event is free.
NOV. 12 and 13
Shepherd University Intramurals and West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will be offering a free Hunter Safety Education Class at Shepherd University. This course will take place Saturday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Storer Ballroom, Student Center. Participants must attend both sessions in order to complete the class. Participants 12 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must register online at www.wvdnr.gov/lenforce/education.shtm. For more information, please contact Keith Worrell, Jr. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOV. 13, 19 and 20
Buy handcrafts from Thailand at the Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church, 100 W. Washington St. on Nov. 13 from noon to 2 p.m., Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Crafts will be sold outside, weather permitting, at the King Street entrance), and Nov. 20 from noon to 2 p.m., and at 5 p.m. after the Community Thanksgiving Service. Selection includes placemats, children's items, purses, tote bags, clothing and more. Find unique Christmas gifts all 304-876-6466 for more information.
The United Methodist charge of Shenandoah Junction will honor our veterans with a special service, at 11 a.m. at Uvilla United Methodist church, Rt. 230, Uvilla. There will be special music and recognition of all veterans attending. Complimentary meal will follow immediately after the service.
KEARNEYSVILLE The American Red Cross will host a memorial blood drive in memory of Cynthia Snyder, who suffered from a rare bone marrow disease known as Diamond Blackfan Anemia. The even will take place from noon until 6 p.m. At Snyder Environmental, 270 Industrial Blvd. For more on Cynthia's story, visit cynthiasdrive.org. For more on requirements for the blood drive, visit www.redcrossblood.org.
The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County announces a forum on Homelessness in Jefferson County. It will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Fisherman's Hall, 312 S. West Street, Charles Town. The panel includes active members of the Jefferson County Homeless Coalition. Canned or boxed food items for the food pantry will be gratefully accepted. Inquiries about the program should be directed to Tina Burns, at email@example.com or by telephone at 304 267 6662.
CLS auditorium at 1 p.m. Belinda Mitchell, Department of Education will present "Examining the Role of the Special Educator in a Response to Intervention Model."
The Shepherdstown Chronicle will host a free photography workshop with presentations by West Virginia University School of Journalism faculty and West Virginia Uncovered staff. The workshop will allow community members to learn to take better photos with any camera as well as address common photography challenges faced by the everyday photographer. We'll teach do-it-yourself photo editing and talk about sharing your photos with your community through The Chronicle. The workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the War Memorial Building at the corner of German and King Streets in Shepherdstown. Light refreshments will be provided, so please RSVP to Chronicle Editor Tricia Fulks at edit@shep herdstownchronicle.com.
Tissue Paper Collage invites the imagination to come to life. Minding the Gold Within workshop offers a unique opportunity to rediscover the beauty and healing power that lives within each of us. Discover your own internal alchemy. Eight continuing education credits offered for this event. It will take place 7 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 18 and 10 a.m. To 4:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at The Station in Shepherdstown. For additional information, contact Karen Stefano at 304-728-6757 or karenste firstname.lastname@example.org or visitwww.tissuepapercollage.net.
Trinity Treasure Kids Preschool invites the community to a spaghetti dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. The dinner will be held in the fellowship hall of Trinity Episcopal Church at the corner of Church and German Streets in Shepherdstown. This year's dinner will be prepared by the Bavarian Inn, featuring unlimited spaghetti, salad, rolls and drinks for $7 per adult, $3 for kids age 3 to 11 and kids 2 and under are free. A baked goods table will provide sweet treats for a small donation. Additionally, a silent auction will be held featuring homemade crafts, gift baskets, gift certificates and more. For more information about the dinner or to contribute to this wonderful program please contact Mary Lee Blue at 304-876-6990.
Susan Carney and Sarah Huntington will present an art exhibition at the War Memorial Building in Shepherdstown from 9 a.m. To 9 p.m. The exhibition will feature paintings, monotypes and photography. An artists reception will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. that evening.
Thanksgiving Day Yoga, 9-10 a.m., Free Event
In gratitude for all our Harmony friends, join Judy Jenner and other yogis for a FREE yoga class on Thanksgiving Day morning. The class is open to all levels and will be a flowing, meditative practice that will fill you with the spirit of thanks-giving. Held at the Harmony Healing Arts Center, 211 E. New St., Shepherdstown. Visit www.harmonyhealingarts.org for more details.
The Society, the Historic Shepherdstown Commission, and the Shepherdstown Men's Club have invited Warren Hofstra, professor of history at Shenandoah University, to present "On the Edge of Empire, The Making of Mecklenburg, Virginia," describing the origins of present day Shepherdstown. This event also kicks off a series of historic lectures hosted by the Historic Shepherdstown Commission during 2011 and 2012 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Shepherdstown. Following a reception that begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Affairs, Hofstra's presentation will begin about 7 p.m. in the auditorium. For additional information contact Historic Shepherdstown: email@example.com or 304-876-0910.
Contra Dance: Will Martin calls lively squares and contras to Sugar Beat with Elke Baker on fiddle, Susan Brant on flute, and Marc Glickman on piano at the Shepherdstown War Memorial Building. Beginners workshop at 7:30 p.m., dance starts at 8 p.m. All levels welcome, no partners needed. Please wear clean, soft-soled shoes to protect the floor. Admission is $10 adults, $7 SMD members, $4 dancers under 12 years old. For information contact Becky at 876-2169 or see the web page at www.smad.us.