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Calendar of Events for June 29

June 29, 2018
Shepherdstown Chronicle


100 E. German St.

The Shepherdstown Library has an online calendar on our website,

The Library's popular weekly children's programs will run through May 23; no registration is required.

"Lap Babies," for children birth through 18 months, is on Tuesdays from 10:15 to 11 a.m.

"Time for Twos," for children 19 months to 3 years, meets from 11:15 a.m. to noon, also on Tuesdays.

The "Three to Five Year Olds" program is on Wednesdays from 11:15 a.m. to noon.

The Shepherdstown Library offers a Summer Reading Program for kids ages 1 to 18: come into the Library's Children's Department, sign up, read or be read to and earn prizes all summer. For more information, call 304-876-2783, visit the Library or email


The FOSL Book Club will meet in the Shepherdstown Library at 5 p.m. to discuss Graham Greene's "The Heart of the Matter."

MONDAY AND JULY 9, 16, 23 AND 30

A Lego Club for ages 4 and older will meet in the Shepherdstown Library's Children's Department at 11 a.m. No registration is needed. For details, call the Shepherdstown Library at 304-876-2783 or email


The Shepherdstown Library will be closed for Independence Day.

Families are encouraged to join Jane Levitan in the Fourth of July parade. Feel free to dress up and decorate your wagons, bikes and dogs. Meet Levitan at 10:30 a.m. on Church Street in Shepherdstown; look for the Library's banner. At 11 a.m., the parade will start down German Street.

For questions, call the library at 304-876-2783 or email


The Maryland Science Center will offer six activity tables for children ages 5 and older to learn about music and sound waves in the War Memorial Building, 102 E. German St., at 11 a.m. No registration is needed; doors open at 10:30 a.m. Email or call the Shepherdstown Library at 304-876-2783 for details.


The Board of the Shepherdstown Library will meet starting at 7 p.m. in the library. This meeting is open to the public.


Ages 10 to 18 can create comic strips with artist Danielle Corsetto in the Children's Department of the Shepherdstown Library at 11 a.m. Free; no registration is needed. Call the Shepherdstown Library at 304-876-2783, or email


The first day to pick up a packet of Summer Reading prize coupons for children who have completed their reading logs.


Children 7 and older are invited to rehearse a storybook play beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the library's Children's Department, and then perform the play for an audience (all ages welcome) at 12:30 p.m. Doors open at 10 a.m. Free; no registration is needed. Call the Shepherdstown Library at 304-876-2783, or email


The FOSL Book Club will meet in the Shepherdstown Library at 5 p.m. to discuss the autobiographical novel, "Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit," by Jeanette Winterson.


Ages 3 and older are encouraged to visit the Shepherdstown Library's Children's Department at 11 a.m. for a "Summer Fun" storytime with songs and a craft. No registration is needed; call the Shepherdstown Library at 304-876-2783, or email


Community Wellness Days

Everyone deserves access to restorative and nourishing self care, regardless of income. Through the grassroots efforts of Sacred Roots and Herbalists Without Borders, this is now a reality. Your first visit is free, and follow-up visits are "pay what you can."

No proof of income necessary. Come if you're in need. First come, first serve.

Hours are 2 to 7 p.m., May through September, on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. Text 301-452-2075 if you'd like to attend. Visit us online at

The Thursday Market at Town Run Tap House and Community Pub will run through Sept. 28 and will provide residents of Shepherdstown with fresh, naturally grown food and products from local farmers and artisans.

More information can be found on our Facebook page at or via email at

Warmer weather's around the corner! Now is the perfect time to get your cat or dog spayed or neutered. Spay Today is our area's nonprofit, reduced-priced spay and neuter program. Choose from many vets throughout the area. At the time of surgery, initial shots and tests can also be obtained at lower rates. Contact Spay Today: or call 304-728-8330.

The Shepherdstown Community Club First Weekend Handmade Market returns for its eighth season! The Handmade Market is a unique pop-up boutique-like arts and crafts market featuring local artists and makers. Join us in celebrating our local talent, meet the artists and shop for fine handcrafted art, jewelry, home decor, accessories, gifts and a whole lot more.

War Memorial Building, 102 E. German St., Shepherdstown. For more info, see our Facebook page:

Women's March Huddle for Shepherdstown will take place every 4th Tuesday of the month. Meet at Town Run. 202 E Washington St., Shepherdstown. 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Intermediate Bridge players are invited to join an informal group meeting every Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Chapel. All are welcome and walk-ins are encouraged. For more information, contact 304-876-6244.

Knitting interest group meets in room 164 of the Byrd Center on Mondays, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. All are welcome. Free and open to the public.

Glory Days Grill Dining for Dollars Fundraiser to Benefit Animal Welfare Society: The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County is proud to announce their participation in the Dining for Dollars fundraiser at Glory Days Grill in Ranson which began Jan.1 and continues through the end of the year.

Keep your copy of your guest check (not credit card receipt), and either mail it to: AWS P.O. Box 147, Charles Town, WV, 25414 or place it in the collection box at Petco.

The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County is participating in Applebee's Dining to Donate program. Dine at Applebee's in Charles Town the first Thursday of each month from 11 a.m. until closing and Applebee's will donate 20 percent of your bill to the Anima Welfare Society.

Bring in the flyer printed from the AWS website,, or mention Animal Welfare Society to your server.

Enjoy an evening of delicious food and help the shelter dogs and cats that are waiting for new homes.

The Trinity Thrift Shop is open on Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stop by for some cool finds - clothing for all, jewelry, books, movies, toys, kitchen and other house wares, prints, knick knacks and holiday items!

The Shop accept accepts donations of clothing, books, jewelry and many other items. It also collects used eyeglasses on behalf of the Lion's Club.

The Thrift Shop cannot accept furniture, other large items and electronics due to limited space. Contributions may be delivered to the screened-in back porch at any time. Tax receipts are available during business hours. Questions? Call 304-876-6990.

Sarah's Tuesday Group - Calling all knitters, quilters, rugmakers and more! We meet in the Trinity Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall, corner of German and Church streets, every Tuesday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. Work on your own projects while socializing with other crafters. Questions? call 304-876-6990.

Christ Reformed United Church of Christ is inaugurating a new speaker series called "First Tuesdays at CRUCC." There will be a speaker the first Tuesday of every month.

Coffee, tea and refreshments will be provided. These are free events.


The First Tuesday Speaker Series at Christ Reformed United Church of Christ will continue at 7:30 p.m., featuring C-SPAN producer and director Greg Fabic. Fabic will speak about his broadcasting career in Washington, D.C., recounting memorable interviews with world politicians and newsmakers.


The Bridge Gallery will be opening its new exhibit. "Plein Art Paintings," by Seth Hill, Walt Bartman and Tim Clayton, will be on display for the month of July. The gallery is located at 8566 Shepherdstown Pike. Its opening receptions will be on July 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. and July 8 from 3 to 5 p.m.


Jefferson County Fair Pageant contest registration

The Jefferson County Fair Pageant will hold its contest registration at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.

Little Miss and Junior Miss contestant registration will begin at 9 a.m., and Miss contestant registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. Little Miss contestants should be ages 4 to 7, Junior Miss contestants should be ages 8 to 12 and Miss contestants should be ages 13 to 18.

For more information, visit or call 304-724-1411.

AUG. 11

"Discover Your Spiritual Mission" is the theme for the West Virginia Eckankar Regional Seminar, to be held at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Non-members are free. The main program runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For further information, call 888-488-2339 or go to



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