Calendar of Events for Nov. 12
MARTINSBURG Hospice of the Panhandle will offer a program addressing end-of-life issue as part of their social worker continuing education. Nancy Zenich, Hospice of the Panhandle social services coordinator, and Heather Moses, Hospice of the Panhandle social worker, will present “Family Violence and End of Life.” Registration is $35 and begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by the program from 9 a.m. until noon. Seating is limited to 35. For more information or to register, call 304-267-1870 ext. 207 or email Ashley Young, marketing assistant, at “mailto:email@example.com”>firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Mark Cucuzzella, director of the Freedom’s Run Race and captain and coach for the U.S. Air Force running team, will host a workshop “Run and Walk Softly: An Introduction to the Biomechanics of Walking and Running” from 6 to 7 p.m. at Harmony Healing Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public. All ages are invited. Dr. Cucuzzella will focus on posture and foot biomechanics and the techniques of efficient walking and/or running. A nationally known speaker, author and researcher on running and fitness, Dr. Cucuzzella is a marathon runner. He won the master division in the 2006 and 2008 Marine Corps Marathon and the 2008 JFK 50-Mile Run. He practices medicine in Harpers Ferry and is owner of the Two Rivers Treads, Center for Natural Running and Walking, in Shepherdstown. Harmony Healing Arts Center is located at 207 East New Street, Shepherdstown.
Sustainable Shepherdstown will show the film “Escape from Suburbia” at 7 p.m. in the Byrd Auditorium of Shepherd University. Admission is free. Through personal stories and interviews this film examines how declining world oil production has already begun to affect modern life in North America. Expert scientific opinion is balanced with “on the street” portraits from an emerging global movement of citizen’s groups who are confronting the challenges of Peak Oil in extraordinary ways. Features authors Richard Heinberg, James Howard Kunstler, Dr. David Suzuki and local Maryland Republican congressman Roscoe Bartlett.
The Shepherdstown Opera House will show two movies this weekend. Show times for “Waiting for Superman,” a look into the American educational system by Academy Award-winning director David Guggenheim, are 8:15 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday and 6 p.m. Monday. Show times for “You Will Meet a Tall, Dark Stranger,” a Woody Allen feature will weaves four storylines together, are 6 p.m. Friday, 8:15 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday and 8:15 p.m. Monday. For more information, visit www.OperaHouseMovies.com.
SUMMIT POINT – A large yard and bake sale will be held from 8 a.m. Until 3 p.m. downtown. Proceeds will go to StopPATH. Donations of items in good condition are now being accepted (no clothing or shoes). For more information, call Steve Smith at 304-268-7880.
HAGERSTOWN Music Director Elizabeth Schulze and the Maryland Symphony Orchestra will perform in its Masterworks II concerts, “300 Years of British Classics” at 8 p.m. on Nov. 13 and 3 p.m. on Nov. 14 at the Maryland Theatre in downtown Hagerstown.
Guantanamo on Trial: Film “The Response” & Panel Discussion from 7 until 9 p.m. in the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies, Shepherd University. The half-hour film, “The Response,” has viewers decide the fate of a Guantanamo detainee. Panelists: Sig Libowitz (wrote, produced and appears in film) and Tom Parker (Amnesty International). Free and open to the public; reception following. More information: email@example.com.
There will be free Zumba and Pilates classes at the Clarion Fitness Center. Admission is a nonperishable food item for a food drive at a local food pantry. Zumba begins at 5:30 p.m. Pilates begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 304-870-7011.
Enjoy an evening of wind band classics led by student conductors at the Frank Arts Center Theater at 8 p.m.. Come get a glimpse of the conductors of tomorrow. General admission is $10, $5 for faculty and children 18 and under, and free for Shepherd students and Friends of Music MAC Cardholders. For information call 304-876-5555 or visit www.shepherd.edu/musicweb.
Good Shepherd Caregivers invites members of the public to an Open House at our new office between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and see “our new digs” at 7311 Martinsburg Pike, Shepherdstown (Route 45). Good Shepherd Caregivers provides free, nonmedical caregiving to older or disabled residents of Jefferson County. For more information, please call 304-876-3325.
Deers and Beers is a fund raiser at the Shepherdstown Train Station. The artists exhibition will take place Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. The wild game dinner will take place Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. and feature local brews. Tickets are $25 a plate. All proceeds will go towards Sludge Safety Projects to purchase water testing kids for state communities concerned about their water quality from the impact of coal slurry and sludge. To make reservations, call 304-876-9900.
The Bead for Life Party to be held at 2 p.m. at Mt. Wesley United Methodist Church, 4622 Scrabble Rd. The event is an exciting opportunity to learn more about and support impoverished Ugandan women who are lifting their families out of poverty with their handmade, high-quality beaded jewelry. The event will also feature A Greater Gift alternative gift market, handmade carvings from The Olivewood Project, Longaberger products, homemade baked goods, soup, sandwiches and drinks. For more information call 304-263-2052.
The Trinity Episcopal Cookie Walk and Christmas Bazaar will feature homemade cookies, Tupperware, hand painted articles, Arbonne, Southern Living and more. There are some vendor spots still available for $20 per table. Call the church office for more details at 304-876-6990.
Spay Today is this area’s low cost, non-profit program for spaying and neutering cats and dogs. At the time of surgery, initial tests and shots can be obtained at lower rates. To find a participating vet near you, visit the website at www.baacs.org or call 304-728-8330.