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Calendar of Events for Nov. 19

By Staff | Nov 19, 2010


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.

Shepherdstown Film Society in partnership with Shepherd University’s Scarborough Society will show “The Lady Vanishes” at 7p.m. at Reynold’s Hall. Admission is free. For more info go to See you at the movies.

NOV. 19-20

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.

NOV. 21

The Road and You Together Driving School is presenting a driver safety seminar. Safe driving techniques and accident prevention tips will be discussed. It will be held at Harvest Pointe Community Church behind Ruby Tuesday in Charles Town at 6 p.m. Door prizes will be offered. All are welcome to attend this free seminar.

A Grand Opening Celebration for ‘Source,’ a new retail/recycling marketplace is from 3 to 5 p.m. Source’s neighbors, The Carriage House Cafe, will host The Speakeasy Boys to join in the grand opening. Come out to visit Source. They can be contacted at 304-876-1380. Source is located at 108 S. Princess St.

NOV. 26-DEC. 5

The Full Circle Theater Company will perform “A Christmas Carol,” Charles Dickens’ beloved tale of humanity, love, and redemption. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $17 for adults and $8 for children and students with I.D. For tickets or more information, call 304-268-7798 or purchase tickets on-line at fullcircletheaterco.org.

NOV. 27

New Street UMC on the corner of New and Church Streets in Shepherdstown will hold a Christmas Sale from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Baked goods, country ham sandwiches, craft items and decorations will be available. For more information, call 304-876-2362 or email nsumc@frontiernet.net.

NOV. 30

The Holiday Marketplace at Shepherdstown Elementary will take place from 5 until 9 p.m. As a gesture of appreciation to its supportive community of parents and residents, Shepherdstown Elementary is hosting a Holiday Marketplace featuring vendors and small business folks from among the school family. The community is invited to come in to do some holiday shopping and help support your friends and neighbors. The school will also feature its annual Buy One/Get One Free book fair in the library. Student Council members will be selling food concessions for your convenience. Contact Suzanne Offutt, 304-876-6270, for more information.

DEC. 3

BOONSBORO The Washington County Rural Heritage Museum will host a Rural Heritage Village by candlelight from 6 until 9 p.m. Admission is $10 per family or $5 per single admission. Help the museum celebrate the way families and friend did back in the 1800s. For more information, contact the museum at 240-420-1714 or visit www.ruralheritagemuseum.org.

DEC. 4

The Bread 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 www.baacs.org or call 304-728-8330.


A new yoga class, Yoga for Girlz ages 10-14, will help empower young girls to develop a healthier sense of self, better body awareness, and improved wellness. Learn tips for reducing stress and fluid yoga movements with fun music.

Instructor Siri McDonald brings experience teaching relaxation and life skills from her day job as a licensed counselor working with youth. She has also been practicing yoga for 10 years and loves to share her passion for movement with people of all ages. McDonald is currently completing Prana Flow yoga teaching certification at Ananda Shala in Frederick, Md. The classes will take place at Harmony Healing Arts Center, 207 East New St., Shepherdstown.

Class dates are Sundays: Nov. 28 and Dec. 12 and 26. Suggested donation: $10 per class. For more information, contact McDonald, LPC, at 703-554-3914 or email vitalearth@gmail.com.

Harmony Healing Arts Center celebrates Thanksgiving with a free class, open to all, from 8 to 9 a.m. on Nov. 25.

It’s Harmony’s way of expressing gratitude to the local community of yogis.

On Thanksgiving Eve, Nov. 24, the regular weekly free class will be held from 7 to 8:15 p.m.

All free yoga classes are geared to beginners.

At the same time, they offer experienced yogis the opportunity to sharpen their posture, breathing, and meditation techniques.

Mats and other props are provided at the studio.

Please wear comfortable clothing, and refrain from eating for at least two hours before class time.

– From staff reports