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Calendar of Events for April 6

By Staff | Apr 6, 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.


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 Shepherdstown Library invites students in kindergarten through second grade to drop in during a Read-A-Thon in the Children’s Department from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Young readers will receive a free book, bookmark and book bag, plus snacks and drinks, and will be paired with an adult reading partner. No registration is needed; just visit us at 100 E. German St. Call 304-876-2783 or email splchild@martin.lib.wv.us 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.


Warmer weather’s around the corner! Now is the perfect time to get your cat or dog spayed or neutered. Spay Today is our area’s nonprofit, reduced-priced spay and neuter program. Choose from many vets throughout the 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.

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.

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.” There will be a speaker the first Tuesday of every month. Coffee, tea and refreshments will be provided. These are free events.


Fundraiser for school board candidate

WHAT: Taste of Shepherdstown fundraiser

WHERE: Shepherdstown Community Club, 100 E. German St.

WHEN: Sunday, 5 to 8 p.m.

TICKETS: $15 advance, $20 at the door

Foods from several local restaurants, including Domestic, The Devonshire, Community Garden Market and Grapes and Grains, featuring Shepherds Pie and other surprises.

Various musical acts including Lucia Valentine.

Silent auction and a chance to meet and chat with a few surprise candidates for the upcoming election including John Doyle and Donna Joy.

INFORMATION: Email aumpeace@msn.com or call 304-279-9838.


Spaghetti Dinner at New Street United Methodist Church

When: 5 to 7 p.m.

What: All-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner

Where: New Street United Methodist Church, 202 West New St. (Corner of New and Church streets), Shepherdstown

Dining Hall, lower level

Menu: Spaghetti, with choice of three different sauces: meat sauce, meat sauce with mushrooms or vegetarian; roll; salad; homemade desserts; beverages

Cost: $8 for Adults; $5 for children 3 to 12

Carry-out available


Tarot on Wings

WHEN: April 21, 12 to 4 p.m.

WHERE: On the Wings of Dreams, 139 W German St. Shepherdstown

Where are you ready to bloom? Learn more with a tarot reading at On the Wings of Dreams. Melanie brings her 35 years plus of experience; you bring your life. Call the shop at 304-876-0244 for an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome if there’s an opening.


The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County will conduct a candidate’s forum on April 26 for candidates in the May 2018 nonpartisan elections:

WHERE: Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, located on the Shepherd University Campus

WHEN: Candidates for the WV Conservation District positions, 7 p.m.

Candidates for the WV Circuit Court Judge seats, 7:45 p.m.

On April 30 at 7 p.m., the candidates for School Board will be presented, also at the Byrd Center.


Kiwanis Club of Shepherdstown’s

Annual Children’s Benefit Auction

Where: Wildwood Middle School’s cafeteria in Shenandoah Junction

When: 6:30 p.m.

What: The evening will start with a silent auction followed by a live auction with about 70 items donated by local and regional businesses.

Again this year, a one week’s condo stay in Myrtle Beach in July has been donated.