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By Staff | Apr 27, 2012



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: “http://www.baacs.org”>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.


What’s Going On In There? Should I or Shouldn’t I: Shouldering the Burden 67 p.m. at Harmony Healing

Let’s take a look at what you’re carrying on your shoulders. We’ll be using gentle movements and hands-on exploration to improve your consciousness of how your shoulder girdle is structured, what it does and doesn’t like to do, and what kind of stories it has to tell you. Wear comfortable clothing and bring your most curious self. Taught by yoga teacher Melanie Climis.

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 3 p.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, eventually making over 10,000 guns a year and other points of historical significance. 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. 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 Harper’s 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, please see www.steamatharpersferry.com or call 304-885-0094.

“Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread” workshops by Park Foodways expert Susan Journell at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park entitled “Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread”. Learn how to make bread the early 19th century way in the park’s Bee Hive Oven. Find out more at www.historicharpersferry.com.

May 3

Beyond Asana at aHarmony Healing from 7:459 p.m.

All are invited to participate in a new, monthly study group, “Beyond Asana: The Philosophy of Yoga”. The free offering will be held on the first Thursday of each month at Harmony. Facilitators for the group include Derek Smith, a health care administrator and long-time yoga and Vedanta practitioner, and Terry Lindsay and Judy Jenner, yoga teachers and co-owners of Harmony.

May 4

Crystal Bowl Concerts from 66:40 p.m. at Harmony Healing

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.

May 12

27th Annual Herb Fair and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Harpers Ferry Town Gazebo, sponsored by the Woman’s Club of Harpers Ferry. Plants – Annuals, Perennials, Herbs, Heirloom, Tomatoes & Veggies; Herbal Goods – Soups, Breads, Baked Goods, Herb Vinegars and more as well as garden tips and Stepping Stones. Proceeds go to make the community grow!

May 19

New Street UMC, corner of New Street & Church Street in Shepherdstown will hold a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. In addition to yard sale items, baked goods will also be available. Beginning at 11 a.m. lunch will be served in the church dining room. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the day. 304-876-2362.