Calendar of Events Mar. 20
SHEPHERDSTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Register for free weekly story times for infants through age 12: call (304) 876-2783, email firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
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.
The Trinity Thrift Shop, at 104 S. Church Street in Shepherdstown, is open on Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Beginning throughout the rest of March, the Shop will be having its bi-annual clothing bag sale all clothing that can fit in a grocery bag will be sold for $5 per bag! All other items in the Shop are half price (shoes, jewelry, books, movies, toys, kitchen and other house wares, prints, knick knacks). Proceeds from sales are given to community charities. If anyone has questions about the Thrift Shop, please call (304) 876-6990.
A Journey Inward: Yoga and Journaling, 7-8:30 p.m. (Note time Change). Holly Williford, a writer and yoga teacher in Berkeley and Jefferson counties, will host a donation-based workshop-A Journey Inward: Yoga and Journaling-at the Harmony, 211 E. New St.Yoga and journaling are both ways to travel inward to explore the most important thing you’ll ever discover: who you really are. Yoga in itself is by definition the uniting of the inner self with outward actions, but first you need to find out who you truly are to do so. This workshop will be divided into three parts: a guided meditation, gentle movements (asana), and guided writing. Please wear comfortable clothing that allows freedom of movement. Bring a pen and paper/notebook. Do not forget to bring an open mind as well! Writing surfaces, chairs, cushions, mats and all other tools will be provided. Donations gratefully accepted.
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.
An all you can eat pancake breakfast/brunch will be held at New Street United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 21 from 7:30 a.m. to noon. The church is located at the corner of New and Church streets. Head to the dining hall in the lower level for pancakes, bacon, sausage, sausage gravy, applesauce, juice, coffee or tea. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 4-12. Carryout is available.
Celebration of Strings: French Canadian Music with Le Bruit Court
Dans le Ville and Hammered Dulcimer Showcase with KA/PO: Karen Ashbrook and Paul Oorts and more! 8 p.m. Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church. Admission: $18 adults, $15 seniors, $12 SMD members, $8 students. For more information call Joanie at (304) 263-2531 or email email@example.com.
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. For more information, please contact Gena at 304-582-4830.
Youth Art Month Exhibit reception at Fire Hall Gallery in Charles Town, 108 N. George St. 1-5 p.m. Sponsored by Jefferson Arts Council
Free Group Hypnosis For Healing, 6:45-7:30 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 pm. 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.
The Civil War Trust (CWT) is sponsoring a cleanup day for all Civil War National Parks. While not yet a part of a National Park, the site of the 1862 Battle of Shepherdstown has been included in the CWT sponsored cleanup day. If you would like to help clean up the Shepherdstown site please send an email to: SBPA@battleofshepherdstown.org Work will begin at 9:30AM at the intersection of Trough and River Roads about 1 mile east of Shepherdstown. Bring gardening tools and gloves. More information is available at the website: www.civilwar.org/parkday
Restorative Yoga Bliss Workshop [Rescheduled due to Snow Cancellation-Again], 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.
Community Hymn Sing upstairs in the Choir Room at Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church, 100 W. Washington St. One hour of nothing but singing-hymns, from soul stirrers to foot stompers and occasionally, the folk songs whose melodies grace the hymns. All are welcome, reading music is not necessary. Hymnals and song sheets are provided. For more information, contact the office: 304-876-6466 or firstname.lastname@example.org.. 4:30 p.m.
Spring Ayurvedic Yoga Workshop, 2-4 p.m. Spring is a time when the elements of water and earth are most prominent. This can mean that we experience imbalances such as lethargy, mental fog, depression, stiff joints, excess mucous and sluggish digestion. In this workshop, we will bring Kapha dosha into balance. In order to balance Kapha, we must cleanse the body of any excess ama (toxins) that has built up over the winter, get the joints moving freely. re-kindle the digestive fire and bring energy and enthusiasm to the mind. Class will include dietary and lifestyle recommendations to balance Kapha dosha, a cleansing and energizing asana practice, warming and stimulating pranayama, guided relaxation and samples of agni (digestive fire) stimulating elixirs and tea. Cost: $30. To register contact Gena at email@example.com or call 304-582-4830. Harmony, 211 E. New St., Shepherdstown.
Shop for one-of-a-kind treasures at the Station in Shepherdstown on Audrey Egle Drive in historic downtown Shepherdstown, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Antique and vintage furniture, decorative smalls, toys, textiles, jewelry, vintage clothing, hats and handbags and other fun and unique items. For directions, go to www.stationatshepherdstown.com.
Join the Shepherdstown Community Club for dinner in the War Memorial Building (German & King streets in Shepherdstown) and a report from delegate Stephen Skinner (D – Jefferson, 67) about the recently concluded legislative session in Charleston. The three course dinner ($20) starts at 6:30 p.m.with Delegate Skinner’s program starting at 8 and ending at 9 p.m. RSVP preferred so we have a dinner count, by email to Toni Milbourne firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone 304-702-3026.