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Calendar of Events for March 16

By Staff | Mar 16, 2018


The Shepherdstown Library has an online calendar on our website, “http://www.lib.shepherdstown.wv.us/”>www.lib.shepherdstown.wv.us/.

The Library’s popular weekly children’s programs will run through May 23; no registration is required. “Lap Babies” for children birth through 18 months is on Tuesdays (except April 3) from 10:15 to 11 a.m. “Time for Twos”, for children 19 months to 3 years, meets from 11:15 to noon, also on Tuesdays (except April 3).

The “Three to Five Year Olds” program meets 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 E. German Street.


Ages four and older are invited to learn about Africa and renewable power in the Shepherdstown Library’s Children’s Department at 11 a.m.

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society is offering six other “nature passport” programs at area libraries between April 2 and 6; visit www.PotomacAudubon.org to see their calendar of free events. No registration is needed; for more information call 304-876-2783, email splchild@martin.lib.wv.us or visit the library at 100 E. German St.

The Shepherdstown Library’s “Lap Babies” and “Time for Twos” groups will not meet on April 3 (at 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. respectively), but will return to their regular Tuesday schedule on April 10, 17 and 24.


A LEGO Club for ages four and older will meet in the Shepherdstown Library at 11 a.m. No registration is needed. For more information call 304-876-2783, email splchild@martin.lib.wv.us or visit the library at 100 E. German St.

The Library will open at 10 a.m. and close at 1 p.m. on April 7 for routine maintenance.


To celebrate National Library Week, the Shepherdstown Library won’t charge fines for overdue items returned in person or through the book drop. Also, those who call or visit the library during open hours April 9 to 14, will receive amnesty for any prior overdue fines. Call 304-876-2783 or visit the library at 100 E. German St.


The Shepherdstown Library is co-sponsoring a free showing of the 2004 film “Le Grand Voyage” at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Hall, 109 N. King. St. Visit www.shepherdstownfilmsociety.org for more information.


The Board of the Shepherdstown Public Library will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in the library (100 E. German Street). This meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 304-876-2783.


A LEGO Club for ages four and older will meet in the Shepherdstown Library at 4:30 p.m. No registration is needed. For more information call 304-876-2783, email splchild@martin.lib.wv.us or visit the library at 100 E. German St.


The FOSL Book Club will meet in the Shepherdstown Library at 5 p.m. on April 27 to discuss Wiley Cash’s suspenseful novel This Dark Road to Mercy.


Ages three and older are encouraged to visit the Shepherdstown Library’s Children’s Department at 11 a.m. on April 28, where there will be a “Time for Planting” program with stories, songs and a craft. No registration is needed; call 304-876-2783 or email splchild@martin.lib.wv.us for more information or visit the library at 100 E. German St.


The Shepherdstown Community Club First Weekend Handmade Market returns for its eighth season!

The Handmade Market is a unique pop-up boutique-like arts and crafts market featuring local artists and makers.

Join us in celebrating our local talent, meet the artists and shop for fine handcrafted art, jewelry, home decor, accessories, gifts and a whole lot more.

Open Apr 7 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and April 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

May 5 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and May 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

June 2 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and June 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

War Memorial Building, 102 E. German St., Shepherdstown.

For more info, see our Facebook page: facebook.com/SCCHandmadeMarket.

Women’s March Huddle for Shepherdstown will take place every 4th Tuesday of the month.

Meet at Town Run.

202 E Washington St., Shepherdstown.

6:30 to 8 p.m.

Now is the perfect time to get your cat or dog spayed and neutered!

Spay Today is our area’s nonprofit, reduced-priced spay and neuter program. Choose from many vets throughout a wide area.

At the time of surgery, initial shots and tests can also be obtained at lower rates.

Contact Spay Today: spay-today.org or call 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.

Glory Days Grill Dining for Dollars Fundraiser to Benefit Animal Welfare Society: The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County is proud to announce their participation in the Dining for Dollars fundraiser at Glory Days Grill in Ranson which began Jan.1 and continues through the end of the year.

Keep your copy of your guest check (not credit card receipt), and either mail it to: AWS P.O. Box 147, Charles Town, WV, 25414 or place it in the collection box at Petco.

The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County is participating in Applebee’s Dining to Donate program.

Dine at Applebee’s in Charles Town the first Thursday of each month from 11 a.m. until closing and Applebee’s will donate 20 percent of your bill to the Anima Welfare Society.

Bring in the flyer printed from the AWS website, www.awsjc.org, or mention Animal Welfare Society to your server.

Enjoy an evening of delicious food and help the shelter dogs and cats that are waiting for new homes.

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.

Sarah’s Tuesday Group – Calling all knitters, quilters, rugmakers and more!

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.

Questions? call 304-876-6990.

Christ Reformed United Church of Christ is inaugurating a new speaker series called “First Tuesdays at CRUCC.”

The series will begin Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. with Julia McDonald Yuhasz, Community Educator from the Hospice of the Panhandle will speak on Last Wishes, Medical Powers of Attorneys and Final Plans.

There will be a speaker the first Tuesday of every month. Coffee, tea and refreshments will be provided.

These are free events.


The Jefferson High School Band is hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser.

When: 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Shepherd University Dining Hall

Cost: $10 per person; Kids under 5 eat free

Benefits: JHS Band and Color Guard

Fun stuff: 50/50, Raffles and Silent Auction

Contact: Teri Biebel at 609-703-9177 or Leslie Johnston at 304-886-7009 for advance tickets

Tickets also available at the door for the same price.


Shepherdstown Lifelong Learning presents President’s Lecture Series A Wild Solution for Climate Change.

6:30 p.m. in R Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium. Thomas Lovejoy will discuss the need for ecosystem restoration to address the challenge of climate change.

Since 1970, he has been studying deforestation. Lovejoy is credited with the term “biological diversity” and originated the concept of debt-for-nature swaps.

Free to the public with a reception to follow sponsored by the Shepherd University Foundation.


The Shepherdstown Farmers Market is back in action. Time flies when you’re freezing? Nonetheless, farm market season is back, and the Shepherdstown Farmers Market will be open and ready to bring in spring on March 25.

When: 9 a.m. to 1p.m.

Open through December, the market is conveniently located behind Shepherdstown Public Library in downtown Shepherdstown.


“Night Out at Big Cork,” a fundraiser for the Shepherdstown Library’s “new library project,” has been rescheduled and will now be held at Big Cork Vineyards in Rohrersville, Maryland, from 6 to 9 p.m. on March 31.

Please go to the library’s homepage at www.lib.shepherdstown.wv.us/ or call the library at 304-876-2783 for details and ticket information.