Calendar of Events
SHEPHERDSTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Borrow some children’s fiction and nonfiction in March: inspiring books in celebration of Women’s History Month from the 18th through the 31st.
The Library requests donations of gently used DVDs for adults and children. Either foreign or domestic films would be appreciated. Please drop off your donations at 100 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 p.m.-4 p.m. The museum tells the history of Shepherdstown and of the Entler Hotel, in which it is located. For more information, contact Cheryl Gregory, Historic Shepherdstown’s Administrator at 304-876-0910, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Covenant Church in Shepherdstown will host The Art of Marriage Conference Friday and Saturday. The cost is $50 per couple. Tickets can be purchased on Sunday mornings in the bookstore. They can also be purchased online through the website www.covenantexperience.com. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Childcare will be available.
Steve Warner will present a free concernt at 7:30 p.m. with special guest Rob Schuweiler at Beasley’s Books & Eccentricities in Charles Town. The venue is located at 307 W. Washington St.
An indoor sporting goods sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ranson Civic Center, 431 West 2nd Ave., Ranson. Find gently used sports equipment, fitness equipment and hunting gear for purchase.
Enjoy breakfast with the Easter bunny from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Sam Michael’s Park. In addition to breakfast, children will have the opportunity to participate in an Easter Egg Hunt, make an Easter Craft and get their picture with the Easter Bunny! All children must be accompanied by an adult. $7 per child/$2 per adult.
The South Jefferson Public Library is pleased to announce an art exhibit featuring the works of several students from Ms. Judy Chesley’s art classes at South Jefferson Elementary School. The students experimented with different media and looked at different subject matter for artwork and an AHA grant supported the purchase of a framed art show at the library and helped with the expense of the reception and supplies for the art room. The exhibit runs from April 1 to the end of the month and can be viewed during library hours: Monday through Thursday 10-7, Saturdays 10-5, and Sundays 1-5. The library is closed Fridays. The library is located at 49 Church St, Summit Point.
The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a bird walk on the C&O Canal near Harpers Ferry, meeting at 8 a.m. outside John Brown’s Fort, where Potomac and Shenandoah Streets join in Harpers Ferry National Park. Parking is available along Potomac Street near the train station. The walk will start at the Point, proceed over the footbridge and continue about two miles northwest along the C&O Canal towpath and back. Possible species to be sighted include Bald Eagles, Red-tailed Hawks, vultures, migrating waterfowl, woodpeckers, kinglets, Yellow-rumped Warblers, Winter Wrens, Brown Creepers and other species.
April 6 & 7
The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County hosts their annual Easter Flower Sale from 2-6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Dominos Pizza in Shepherdstown. There will be a large variety of plants including: geraniums, hyacinths, tulips, hydrangeas, daffodils, mums, lilies, azaleas, mini roses, hanging baskets and much more. AWS merchandise will be available also. For more information and to view pictures of some of the great pets that are ready for adoption visit the AWS website at www.awsjc.org.
Occupy Martinsburg will host a Foreclosure Workshop at the Community Meeting Room near the Food Court at the Martinsburg Mall from 2 to 5 p.m. This workshop is offered free to the community. An expert attorney and other advisors will be present to provide homeowners information they can use to protect themselves from foreclosure.