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Calendar of Events Feb. 20

By Staff | Feb 20, 2015


Register for free weekly story times for infants through age 12: call (304) 876-2783, email “mailto:splchild@martin.lib.wv.us”>splchild@martin.lib.wv.us , or visit the Shepherdstown Library at 100 East German Street. Lap Babies and Ones meets Tuesdays from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Time for Toddlers is on Tuesdays from 11:15 to noon. The After School Program for ages 5 through 12 is held Wednesdays from 4 to 4:45. Thursdays from 11:15 to noon is the Threes, Fours, and Fives program.

Feb. 27: The Friends of the Shepherdstown Library (FOSL) Book Club will discuss The Good Lord Bird by James McBride at 4 p.m. in the Library.

Mar. 7: At 11 a.m. there will be a special story time for ages three and older to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday. This free program in the Shepherdstown Library’s Children’s Department will include Dr. Seuss stories, activities, and a craft with Miss Christy. Children are welcome to dress up as their favorite Dr. Seuss character! For more information, email splchild@martin.lib.wv.us, visit the Library at 100 East German Street, or call us at (304) 876-2783.

Mar. 27: The Friends of the Shepherdstown Library (FOSL) Book Club will discuss Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink at 4 p.m. in the Library.


Need to get your cat or dog spayed or neutered? Contact Spay Today, our area’s non-profit, reduced-price spay and neuter program. At the time of surgery, initial shots and tests can also be obtained at lower rates. Choose from MANY vets over a WIDE area! NEW vets added! Contact Spay Today: www.baacs.org or 304-728-8330.

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.

The Shepherdstown Museum, at the corner of German and Princess streets, is open on weekends from April through October, on July 4, and during Christmas in Shepherdstown. Public hours are: Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Visits can be arranged at other times by calling 304-876-0910 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The Mid Atlantic Branch of the Second Indianhead Division Association will have its annual reunion in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on May 1 – 3, 2015 at the Continental Inn. All veterans of the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division are invited, in particular those in the states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, New York, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. For more information, call Harry Roye at (804) 526-0828 or send an email to Hkroye@comcast.net.


Crystal Bowl Concert, noon-12:40 p.m. Ann Craig performs an extraordinary “sound meditation” using eight 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. Location: Harmony, 211 E. New St., Shepherdstown.

Feb. 21

“Hope for a Kinder Future: How to Teach Youth About Animal Welfare” is a workshop for classroom instructors and other youth leaders. Attendees will learn how to offer humane education programs to youth in Kindergarten through 5th grade. The workshop is hosted by The National Humane Education Society and will take place at The Briggs Animal Adoption Center at 3731 Berryville Pike Charles Town, WV, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Registration is $20. To register or learn more, please visit www.nhes.org or call 304-725-0506.

Dharma Yoga Level 2, noon-1:30 p.m Harmony yoga instructor Gena Rockwell will offer donation-based Dharma Yoga (levels 2 and 3) classes at the Harmony, located at 211 E. New St., Shepherdstown, on Saturdays at noon. The next Saturday class is a Level 2, suitable for intermediate students, at least one year of yoga experience is required. No prior Dharma Yoga experience is necessary. The next Level 3 class will be on Feb. 28. For more information, please contact Gena at 304-582-4830.

Feb. 21 & 28

Author Katherine Cobb will be signing her novel, Skyline Higher, on Feb. 21 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at et cetera located at 133 West Washington Street in Charles Town and Feb. 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Four Seasons Books located at 116 West German Street in Shepherdstown.

Feb. 22

Restorative Yoga Bliss Workshop, 1-3 p.m. Harmony Healing Arts Center, located at 211 E. New St., Shepherdstown, will host a two-hour Restorative Yoga Bliss Workshop complete with hot stones and essential oils to release muscle tension and relax even more deeply. Liz Ward, owner of Renew Yoga, will teach the workshop that is open to all levels of practitioners, including beginners. Yoga poses are supported and held for longer periods of time to fully calm body and mind. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Go to www.renewyogawv.com and click on the workshops page to register and pay.

Feb. 27

Jefferson County Parks and Recreation will begin offering cash bingo on the second Friday of each month at the Sam Michaels Community Center. This ongoing fundraising effort will help support recreational and special events in the park system. Please visit www.jcprc.org to find all the details.

Free Group Hypnosis For Healing, 6-6:45 p.m. Michelle DeStefano, certified consulting hypnotist, will conduct group-hypnosis sessions designed to promote healing on a body-mind-spirit level. This is a 45-minute session where she will guide participants to activate their subconscious mind to promote healing and a healthy sense of well-being. The sessions will continue the last Friday of each month beginning Feb. 27 through April 24 from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Donations accepted gratefully, but not necessary. Michelle is a member of the National Guild of Hypnotists as well as the American Hypnosis Association. Location: Harmony, 211 E. New St., Shepherdstown.

Mar. 7

Celtic Spirituality: A Journey in song prayer story poetry and conversation. Workshop/Retreat/Kirtan with Stefan Waligur, contemplative, musician, composer, spiritual teacher and leader of new chant around the world. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church, 100 W. Washington St., Shepherdstown. For more information contact .