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By Staff | Apr 20, 2012



A free film, “The Piano,” will be shown on Friday, Apr. 20 at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Hall. It is a 121-minute “breathtakingly beautiful” R-rated movie set in New Zealand during the middle of the 19th century, and received a number of Oscars.

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, the local reduced-cost spay and neuter program offers NEW locations in Cumberland, Md.; Moorefield and Petersburg; and in Culpeper, Va. At the time of surgery, tests and shots can also be obtained at lower rates. For more info, and more vets: 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.

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.


Shepherdstown Film Society will show “The Piano” on Friday April 20th at 7pm at Reynolds Hall. For more info go to shepherdstownfilmsociety.org.

April 21

Celebrate Earth Day with the Friends of the National Conservation Training Center from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. “Build Leaders and Plant Volunteers” will give details on numerous volunteer openings at NCTC.There will also be an opportunity to help plant a children’s garden at the pre-school.

Jazz Brunch and Silent Auction from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, Martinsburg. Live Jazz – The Howard Burns Quartet

Tickets are $35. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Cheryl Roberts, 304-876-2277 or Doris Griffin, 304-262-1652.

“Nexus” is a group show in which five photography/computer imagery majors and one painting and drawing major from Shepherd University will present works that they have been working on for their senior portfolios. The show will take place for from 5 9 p.m., at the Hagerstown Masonic Temple Theater, 54 South Potomac Street Hagerstown, Md.

Sustainable Shepherdstown will show the movie “Good Food” at 3 p.m. at the Shepherdstown Opera House. The film is free and open to the public. It is an intimate look at the farmers, ranchers, and businesses that are creating a more sustainable food system in the Pacific Northwest.

April 24

Free workshop fo landlords and residential property managers to be held from 6:30-9 p.m. at the County Council Meeting Room in the Dunn Building, 2nd floor of 400 W. Stephen Street in Martinsburg. Registration required. Call Community Development at 304-264-2131, ext. 278 or pmcmillan@cityofmartinsburg.org to register.

April 28

A Mom’s Catalog Family EXPO & Craft Fair to be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Quality Hotel in Harper’s Ferry (4328 William L. Wilson FWY- Rt.340). Includes pony rides, face painting and much more.

New Street UMC’s Annual Pancake Breakfast/Brunch: All you can eat from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church in the lower level dining hall. The menu features pancakes, sausage gravy, bacon, sausage, applesauce, juice/coffee/tea. Carry out is available. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children 3-12.

Trinity Treasure Kids Preschool invites the community to their annual Fun Fair & Yard Sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. The event will be held on the grounds and in the fellowship hall of Trinity Episcopal Church at the corner of Church & German streets.

“Come hear about local history with Rick Garland at the South Jefferson Public Library at 3p.m. He will be giving a virtual tour of his Harpers Ferry Walking Tour and will be talking about the history of how and why we started building guns in Harpers Ferry. Don’t miss this opportunity to find out more about our rich local history. For more information, please call the library at 304-725-6227.The library is located at the corner of Church Street and Summit Point Road in Summit Point.

The 57th Annual House and Garden Tours of Historic Berkeley and Jefferson counties will be allow visits to seven beautiful historic homes and gardens: The Rectory in Bolivar; the Michael Fiser Log Home, Caller Hall, the Judicial Center Rain Garden, and Beth-El in Martinsburg; and the Eastwood Farm and Rutherford-Moore House in Charles Town. This event is sponsored by the Shenandoah-Potomac Garden Council. Visit www.shenandoah-potomacgardencouncil.org for more information.

Bolivar-Harper’s Ferry will host a Community Art Walk from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. as well as 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 29. More than 20 businesses and artists will be displaying art work from Bolivar to the Lower Town in Harpers Ferry. Walk along the tree-lined streets, take in historic views, check out the art and enjoy everything the two towns have to offer. This event is self-guided. For more information, call 304-885-0094.