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By Staff | Feb 3, 2012


The Shepherdstown Library’s free programs for infants through age 12 continuing through the week of May 21.

Mondays from 10:15 to 11 a.m. will be “Lap Babies and Ones” with Miss Kathleen. She will also offer “Time for Twos” on Mondays from 11:15 to noon. The “Threes, Fours, and Fives” program with Pam will be held at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., (provided a minimum number of children enroll in each group). Anne’s After School Program for ages 6 to 12 will be Thursdays from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Please register your child by emailing splchild@martin.lib.wv.us, by calling (304) 876-2783, or visit the Library at100 East German Street.


Spay Today, a local reduced-cost spay and neuter program offers NEW locations in Culpeper, Va., and in Mineral and Hardy Counties in West Virginia. For more info and more vets visit www.baacs.org or 304-728-8330.

Beginning and intermediate Bridge players are invited to join an informal group meeting every Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church. All are welcome and walk-ins are encouraged. For more information, contact 876-2661 or 876-0751.

Spiritual Care Services at West Virginia University Hospitals-East Jefferson Memorial Hospital is a ministry of healing that provides emotional and spiritual support to patients, their families, hospital staff, and volunteers. As part of this program, Jefferson Memorial Hospital has also established a Spiritual Worship Service every Sunday at 1 p.m. This service is held in the chapel, located on the first floor, and is provided by the volunteer chaplains. The service is open to patients, visitors, family members, staff and the community. For more about the hospital’s Spiritual Care Services or becoming a volunteer chaplain associate should contact Fernandez-Anderson at 304-728-1707 or email afernandez-anderson@jeffmem.com.

Free bicycle maintenance class for kids at Shepherdstown Peddle & Paddle, 11 a.m. til noon, Saturdays through Mar. 24. Girl Scout troops, Boy Scout troops or individual kids. Classes by appointment only. Call 304-876-3000 or email or .

Come to the Clarion Fitness Center in Shepherdstown for SALGA YO, a new class with Jeanne Fisher which incorporates the gentle stretching of yoga before and after 30 minutes of Salsa and other Latin-based dance cardio will be held at the Clarion Fitness Center on Wednesdays at 9:10 a.m. Call for more information at 304-870-7011.


Ann Craig performs an extraordinary “sound meditation” using seven quartz crystal bowls that fill the Harmony studio with an energetic yet peaceful vibration that soothes and aligns mind, body and soul. Participants can sit in chairs or lie on mats. Donations gratefully accepted. Time is 6-6:40 p.m. at the Harmony Healing Arts Center, 211 East New Street.

Shepherdstown Film Society will show “Atlantic City” at 7 p.m. at Shepherd University’s Reynolds Hall. See you at the movies!

FEB. 4

The Jefferson County Council on Aging will host a spaghetti dinner (from 5-7 p.m.) and Sweetheart Dance (from 7-10 p.m.) at the Ranson Civic Center. The featured band is Ho-Kiss, Po-Kiss. Ticket prices are $25 singles and $35 for couples. Purchase tickets in advance at JCCOA- 103 West 5th Avenue, Ranson or at the door. Ethe event is open to the public. For more information, please contact Chasidy Seal, JCCOA Activities Coordinator, at 304-725-4045.

Contra Dance offers Fred Park calling a lively selection of contra dances to the music of Taylor Among the Devils with Steve Hickman on fiddle, Marty Taylor on flute and Jonathan Jensen on piano and more at the Shepherdstown War Memorial Building. Beginners workshop at 7:30 p.m., dance starts at 8. All levels welcome, no partners needed. Please wear clean, soft-soled shoes to protect the floor. Admission is $10 adults, $7 SMD members, $4 dancers under 12 years old. For information contact Becky at 876-2169 or visit www.smad.us.

Patrons at South Jefferson Public Library in Summit Point, located at the corner of Summit Point Road and Church Street can watch Mr. Popper’s Penguins with Jim Carey and Carla Gugino at 11 a.m. and Red Riding Hood with Amanda Seyfried & Gary Oldman at 2 p.m. Please call the library at 304-715-6227 or visit the library’s website at www.sojeffersonlibrary.com. Everyone is welcome. Popcorn and drinks will be served.

The Blue Moon Cafe will host the 2nd Annual Clam Jam at 9:30 p.m. The Clam Jam is a benefit concert highlighting the musical talents of female musicians in conjunction with Shepherd University’s production of The Vagina Monologues. All proceeds will benefit the Shenandoah Women’s Center and the women and children of Haiti. For more information regarding the concert, please contact Ashley Hoffman at theniftythrifty@gmail.com.

FEB. 5

The annual Super Bowl Sunday meal will be offered at the Shepherdstown Fire Department from 12 to 4 p.m. Fried chicken and roast beef with all the trimmings will be available for $9 for adults and $5 for children. Support the local department in their fundraising efforts and enjoy a great meal at the same time.

FEB. 7

Organic gardening works with nature to grow vegetables and fruit without poisons.You can enjoy its benefits without the high cost of store bought organic produce if you learn to mulch, maintain and harvest. Gardening can be fun and productive so you see your work turn into things to eat, smell, admire. This could be your year.

An organic gardening class will start Tuesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and runs eight weeks. Classes held at Shepherdstown Middle School. To register call Jefferson County Adult Education 728-9237 or for questions on content call Eldon Winston 264-4783.