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Calendar of Events Oct. 21

By Staff | Oct 24, 2016


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. 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.

Oct. 23

Artist Reception at 4 p.m., featuring Ashli Cheshire at Town Run Brewing Company. Music begins at 5 p.m. featuring Spirits, Cheshi and Gloop.

Oct. 27

A new student organization at Shepherd University, Rising Leaders Objecting Violence and promoting Equity (Rising LOVE), is hoping members of the community will join Shepherd students, faculty and staff for a march and rally against violence. Participants in Rams Rally for Respect will gather at 6 p.m. at the Student Center. They will march across campus to the Wellness Center holding signs and chanting. At the Wellness Center there will be a keynote speaker and information stations hosted by various organizations on campus and in the community. The keynote speaker will be Andrew Price, a graduate of Shepherd’s College Student Development and Administration master’s degree program and a residential learning coordinator at Virginia Tech. There will be information about preventing many forms of violence, including sexual assault, domestic violence, racial violence and human trafficking.

Nov. 5

Pancake Breakfast-All You Can Eat at New Street United Methodist Church, Corner of New and Church streets, in Shepherdstown. Dining Hall in lower level. Serving times: 7:30 to 11 a.m. Pancakes, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, sausage gravy, applesauce, juice/ coffee/tea. Cost: Adults: $8; Children, 4-12: $5. Carry Out Available.

Trinity Treasure Kids Preschool invites the community to a spaghetti dinner from 5-7 p.m. The dinner will be held in the fellowship hall of Trinity Episcopal Church at the corner of Church and German streets. This year’s dinner will be prepared by Shepherdstown local, Chef Jordan Thompson. You won’t want to miss this meal deal featuring unlimited spaghetti, salad, rolls and drinks for only $7 per adult, $3 kids age 3-11 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, toys, gift baskets, gift certificates and more.

Nov. 6

Spiritual Experiences-Have you had one? Come share your stories and experiences. Explore dreams, visions and divine love. Try a spiritual exercise. Free book, CD and refreshments. Free event at Jala Yoga, 211 E. New Street, Shepherdstown, from 2:30-4 p.m. Presented by the West Virginia Satsang Society, a Chartered Affiliate of Eckankar, Religion of the Light and Sound of God. For more information call 888-488-2339.