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By Staff | Jun 10, 2011


The Library’s free programs for infants through age 12 will resume in September. Children may register for Summer Program events and more beginning June 13. For more information, please call 304-876-2783, visit us at 100 E. German St., or email “mailto:splchild@martin.lib.wv.us”>splchild@martin.lib.wv.us.


The Shepherdstown Museum, at the corner of German and Princess Streets, is open on weekends from April through October and during Christmas in Shepherdstown. Hours are Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-4 p.m. The Museum tells the history of Shepherdstown and of the Entler Hotel, in which it is located. On display are 18th and 19th century crafts, other early artifacts, and a replica, made by local craftsmen, of James Rumsey’s early steamboat.


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 also be obtained at lower rates. To find a participating vet near you www.baacs.org or 304-728-8330.


Edgar Cayce’s non-profit A.R.E. foundation is sponsoring the 36th annual Mid-Atlantic Region Retreat at Shepherd University beginning Friday, June 10 with check-in time 4-6:30 p.m. and ending noon Sunday, June 12. This year’s retreat, Intuitive Intelligence: Intuitive Development Training, features Linda Schiller-Hanna, a respected intuitive development trainer. Participants will learn to use their own intuition with four training sessions beginning with How to Jump Start the Inner Voice and Trust What You Get. Saturday evening activities include: Intuitive Readings and Energy Work Fair – $1 per minute and free Mini-Workshops.


CraftWorks presents “Introduction to Relief Sculpture from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. with Gavin Gardner. In this series, students will work alongside local sculptor Gavin Gardner to build a portrait relief sculpture in clay and create a mold and plaster cast, working from a live model and photography. For more information, email “mailto:info@wvcraftworks.org”>info@wvcraftworks.org.


Ed Leavy wants to have a regular Sunday afternoon Co-ed Volleyball game for all comers at 2 p.m. at the Shepherd University Wellness Center. It should be a lot of fun and good exercise that we all need.

JUNE 13-17

The “Blue Ridge Show Choir Camp” will take place at the Jefferson High School Auditorium, consisting of two sessions. The 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. session is for upcoming 6th through 12th grade students, and the 1 to 5 p.m. session is for upcoming 9th through 12th grade students. The cost is $100 for one session or $150 for both. Contact Karma Wood at krwood@access.k12.wv.us for more information and a registration form.


Trinity Episcopal Church on the corner of Church and German streets will offer its monthly Community Women’s Healing Service at 7:30 p.m. in the church’s Fellowship Hall. The service of prayer, song and Eucharist offers hope and healing for body, mind and spirit. All are welcome. For more information call the church 304-876-6192 or Susan Mac Donald 304-876-3681.


CraftWorks will present an intermediate stained glass workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. with Sheila Brannan. This four-week workshop is for students who have previous experience with stained glass, or who have completed Craftwork’s Intro to Stained Glass class. Create a beautiful stained glass piece of your choosing with the guidance of our experienced teaching artist. For more information, email info@wvcraftworks.


CraftWorks introduces “Introduction to Knitting” from 1 to 3:30 p.m. with Emily Vaughn. Always wanted to knit, but never learned how? Want to give hand made gifts this year? Learn bare-basics knitting and master the steps to make a one-of-a-kind Scarf. We will cover casting on, knit and purl, binding off, and basic pattern reading. For more information, email emilyvaughn@wvcraftworks.org.

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION – Want a great gift for dad? Bring him to the hand bell concert by the Shenandoah UMC ringers 7 p.m. at Williams United Methodist Church. Concert attendees are also invited to a dessert and beverage reception immediately after the concert in the fellowship hall. The concert and desserts are free; however, a free-will offering will be taken to benefit the cost of refurbishing the bells.


CraftWorks presents “Making One-of-a-Kind Artists Books with Recycled Materials” from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. with Karen Craig. Working with recycled paper scraps when possible, combined with sheets of low cost plain and colored papers and using simple cuts and folds, we will learn how to make several unique little book structures. For more information email info@wvcraftworks.org.

Duffields Station and the Elk Branch Presbyterian Church will host Duffields Day, celebrating three centuries of history, at the MARC Station on Flowing Springs Road from noon to 5 p.m. Walking tours will be conducted and visitors will hear about the local history as well as the project to restore the 1839 B&O Railroad Station. Civil War historian and musician Rick Garland will perform. Food and drink will be available. Admission and parking is free. Donations to assist in the restoration of the station are welcome.


Free Class: No Excuse Yoga, 7 to 8:15 p.m. Want to try yoga but not sure you can commit the time or money? Come once or more to see if yoga is right for you. Learn to cultivate health, awareness, and serenity in your life through the practice of yoga. We even provide the mats. Donations accepted. All-levels class taught by Terry Lindsay at Harmony Healing Arts Center, 207 E. New St., Shepherdstown. More info at www.ssyoga. org, or call 304-582-0179.