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Calendar of Events Oct. 14

By Staff | Oct 14, 2016


Friday, Oct. 14: Homeschool students ages 8 through 14 are invited to a littleBits STEAM building maker lab in the Shepherdstown Library’s Children’s Department (100 East German Street) at 10:30 a.m. Registration is required: email “mailto:splchild@martin.lib.wv.us”>splchild@martin.lib.wv.us or call (304) 876-2783.

The film “A Separation” will be shown free of charge in Reynolds Hall.at 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 15: Children three and older are invited to a “Prince and Princess” story time with songs, stories, and a craft at 11 a.m. in the Library’s Children’s Department. For more information, call Christy Hagerty at the Library at (304) 876-2783 or email splchild@martin.lib.wv.us.

Tuesday, Oct. 18 is the deadline to register to vote in the general election on November 8. To update your information or register, go to www.sos.wv.gov/elections, or call toll-free 866-SOS-VOTE. Early voting begins Wednesday, Oct. 26 and continues through Saturday, Nov. 5.

Tuesday, Oct. 25: All ages are invited to a Halloween costume parade followed by a story time. Families may meet Children’s Librarian Christy Hagerty in front of the Shepherdstown Community Club’s War Memorial Building (102 East German Street) at 11 a.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 26: The Board of the Shepherdstown Public Library will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in the Library (100 East German Street). This meeting is open to the public. For more information, email taylor_h@martin.lib.wv.us or call 304-876-2783.

Friday, Oct. 28: The FOSL Book Club will meet in the Library at 5 p.m. to discuss A Death in the Family by James Agee.

Saturday, Oct. 29: Ages four and older are invited to come hear spooky Halloween stories at noon on Saturday, October 29, in the Shepherdstown Library’s Children’s Department (100 East German Street). No registration is needed. Browse our display of Halloween books for all ages and borrow some to take home, too. For more information, call the Library at (304) 876-2783 or email splchild@martin.lib.wv.us.

Help support the Shepherdstown Library while you shop: go to smile.amazon.com , select the ‘Shepherdstown Public Library Foundation’ as your charity, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your AmazonSmile purchases. For program details see the above website, or call the Library at 304-876-2783.


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, 1-4 p.m. Visits can be arranged at other times by calling 304-876-0910 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Calling all knitters, quilters, rugmakers and others! 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. (We also take time out for tea and snacks.)

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 eye glasses 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.

The Shepherdstown Mysteries Walk continues throughout the summer and into the fall every Friday and Saturday evening. The 90 minute walk starts at dusk and showcases at least 20 stories and legends of the town, retold by researcher, Dana Mitchell. Cost is $12 per person and comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Reservations for regular or private Tours are required. For reservations and .more information call 240-593-2317.

Oct. 13-16

Shepherdstown Community Club’s annual legendary book sale, happening at the War Memorial Building (German & Kings sts.). Two Floors of Books. Now Accepting Book Donations. For pick up or drop off call Nancy at 646-519-1941 or Mark at 646-519-1956.

Oct. 14

The Shepherdstown Film Society will show “A Separation” at 7pm at Reynolds Hall. Admission is free. For more information go to www.shepherdstownfilmsociety.org. See you at the movies!

Oct. 15

Pancake Breakfast – All You Can Eat at New Street United Methodist Church, Corner of New and Church streets. Dining Hall in lower level. Serving times: 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Pancakes, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, sausage gravy, applesauce, juice/coffee/tea. Cost: Adults: $8; Children, 4-12: $5. Carryout Available.

The annual fall exhibit featuring abstract art in a variety of forms is opening at The Bridge on Saturday, with a reception from 5-7:30 p.m. The exhibit features paintings by Fran Skiles and Don Black, sculpture by Tom Miller,photography by Thom Davis and these artists will be joined by an assortment of additional abstract painters. A full listing will be available on the gallery’s Facebook page before the opening date.

The exhibit will run through Nov. 20. Please note that the gallery is returning to their Saturday receptions for the Fall and Winter schedule.For additional information please call 304-876-2300.

Oct. 21

All aboard for the Annual Community Party at the Station at Shepherdstown! From 6 to 8 p.m., this year’s party is for children of all ages, including anyone who enjoys music, food, fairies, and fun. Music by by members of the recently formed Charles Washington Symphony Orchestra. For additional information, contact the station at info@stationatshepherdstown.org. or 304.876.6450. See you there!

Oct. 22

Independent Fire Company in Ranson will host their 7th annual Fall Sportsman’s Cash and Gun Bash. Doors open at 12 p.m. and raffle begins at 1 p.m. For a $25 donation, entrants receive all you can eat pork barbecue, fried chicken, sidesand drinks. Entry to the raffle is also included. The event will be at the Ranson Civic Center. Call 304-725-2514 for tickets.