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Calendar of Events Apr. 7

By Staff | Apr 17, 2017


April 8

On Saturday, April 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. please bring donations books, CDs and DVDs for adults and children – to the ShepherdstownLibrary (100 E. German St.) for the annual FOSL Book Sale (to be held May 12 through 14). Call (304) 876-2783 for details.

April 9 through April 16

To celebrate National Library Week, no fines will be charged for overdue items returned April 9 through 16. The Shepherdstown Library is also offering amnestyfor your prioroverdue fines, if you call us at (304) 876-2783 or visit us at 100 E. German Street) between April 10th and 15th.

April 17

The Shepherdstown Library will be open from 10 to 7 on ‘Easter Monday,’ April 17.

April 18-19

There are two dates in April when the Library’s weekly programs will notbe held: on Tuesday, April 18 and Wednesday, April 19, the Library’s Lap Babies, Time for Twos, and Three to Fives groups will notmeet.

April 19

Children ages four and older are invited to make a rain stick during a free story time about South American rainforests on Wednesday, April 19 from 11 a.m. to noon in the Shepherdstown Library’s Children’s Department. This program is part of the Potomac Valley Audubon Society’s “Passport to Nature” series during spring break, April 17 through 21. No registration is needed; for more information call the Library (304) 876-2783, email “mailto:splchild@martin.lib.wv.us”>splchild@martin.lib.wv.us, or visit 100 E. German St.

April 26

The Board of the Shepherdstown Library will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 26, starting at 7 p.m. in the Library (100 E. German St.). This meeting is open to the public.

April 28

Homeschool students ages 8 through 14 are invited to get creative in a littleBits STEAM building maker lab in the Shepherdstown Library’s Children’s Department (100 E. German St.) at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 28. Registration is required: email splchild@martin.lib.wv.us or call (304) 876-2783.

The Shepherdstown Library’s popular children’s programs are offered in the Children’s Department through May 24; no registration is required. “Lapbabies“for children birth through 18 months is Tuesdays from 10:15 to 11 a.m. “Time for Twos“meets from 11:15 to noon on Tuesdays. The “Three to Five Year Olds”program is on Wednesdays from 11:15 to noon. For more information call (304) 876-2783, email splchild@martin.lib.wv.us or visit the Library at 100 East German St.

Free with your library card at www.lib.shepherdstown.wv.us/ (the Shepherdstown Library’s home page): new digital resources for desktop and mobile devices which include ArtistWorks(self-paced art and music lessons), Comics Plus(over 16,000 graphic novels and comics you can view through your Web browser), and OnePlay(download and play over 2000 games). Call the Library at (304) 876-2783 for details.

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 percent of the price of your AmazonSmile purchases. For program details, call the library at (304) 876-2783.


April 12

News Release-Harpers Ferry Civil War Round Table

On Wed. April 12 @ 8 p.m., Dr. James Bromall, Director of the George Tyler Moore Center, will speak to the Harpers Ferry Civil War Round Table on “By Whose Hand? Curious Letters of a Civil War Soldier.”The meeting, at Camp Hill Wesley UM Church 601 E. Washington St., Harpers Ferry, is free and open to the public. For more info, call 304-258-2563.

April 13

Holy Week Services for Shepherdstown Lutheran

Maundy Thursday, Apr. 13, 7:00 p.m. at St. Peters Lutheran Church

Good Friday, Apr. 14, 7:00 p.m. at St. James’ Lutheran Church

Easter Services Apr. 16, Sunrise 6:30 a.m. at St. James’ 9:00 a.m. St. James’ and 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s.

St. Peter’s – Corner of High & King Streets in Shepherdstown

St. James’ 4328 Shepherdstown Pike, Shenandoah Junction 25442

April 13

Holy Week at Trinity Episcopal

On Maundy Thursday, April 13, Annual Seder dinner in the Fellowship Hall.The cost is $14.00 for adults and $6.00 for children over six. Children are encouraged to attend. Please make your reservation by getting your check to the Office as soon as possible.

The Seder is followed at 8:00 p.m. with a celebration of the Holy Eucharist in the Church which ends with the Stripping of the Altar. Following the service, our parishioners will begin the Maundy Thursday-Good Friday Vigil –

Good Friday events include:

Throughout the day, the parishioners will continue the Vigil until 3:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. – Morning Prayer

12:00 noon – Prayer Book Liturgy for Good Friday

3:00 p.m. – Interactive Stations of the Cross in the Chapel for children 8 years and older and adults

3:00 p.m. through 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. – Service of Tenebrae, which is a dramatic service of readings and hymns.

EASTER SUNDAY Holy Eucharist services at 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.

April 14

Holy Week Services at Fellowship Bible Church

April 14th Good Friday Services-6:30 p.m . & 8 p.m., 160 Daniel Rd, Shenandoah Junction, WV 25442

April 16th: Sunrise Service at 7a.m. at the outdoor chapel 408 Daniel Road, Shenandoah Junction, WV 25442

Regular services: 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., and 11 a.m. Easter Sunday

All three of these services are identical.

April 28

The Third Annual Shepherd International Guitar Festival will be held Friday, Apr.28 through Monday, May 1. Grammy Award winner, David Russell will be our festival headliner. The lineup of artists for the 2017 Festival is outstanding, featuring a variety of traditional pieces and new compositions presented by, and guitarist. Registration and event information about the Shepherd International Guitar Festival may be found at http://bit.ly/2nMHuyK.


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 via 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.

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.