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Calendar of Events Feb. 15

By Staff | Feb 15, 2013


The Shepherdstown Library’s free spring programs (for infants through age twelve) resumed in January. Children who attended our fall programs will not need to reregister. For more information, call (304) 876-2783, email “mailto:splchild@martin.lib.wv.us”>splchild@martin.lib.wv.us, or stop by the Library at 100 East German Street.

Dexter Gordon and other jazz legends play in the masterpiece “‘Round Midnight,” to be shown on Friday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Hall.

The Library will be open on Monday the 18th, Presidents’ Day.

Attention, space explorers! A rocket ship will be visiting the Children’s Department in February, and children are invited to come and see it. Books to borrow in celebration of Valentine’s Day and Black History Month will be on display.

Hundreds of dollars in prize money will be awarded to children in grades one through twelve who are selected as winners in the West Virginia Writers’ Student Writing Contest. Pick up an entry form and information packet in the Children’s Department.

For information on the New Library Project, the Market House Re-Use Committee, or the Safe Access Committee, please call 304-876-2783.

Learn 60 languages for free if you have a Shepherdstown Library card and an email address! Just click on the “Pronunciator” link on our homepage at www.lib.shepherdstown.wv.us/. Free downloads of over 1500 Audiobooks and over 1100 eBooks are also available for library patrons from the adjacent link, “AudioBook & eBook downloads,” on our homepage.


Does your cat or dog need to be spayed or neutered? Reduced rates available through non-profit Spay Today! NEW vets! MANY vets participating in a WIDE area!! For more info and a list of vet clinics: www.baacs.org or 304-728-8330.

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.

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.

Pedal & Paddle is offering free bicycle maintenance classes for girl scouts and boy scouts starting now thru the end of March. The classes will be held Saturday mornings 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Due to limited space each class is limited to 10 kids per class. We will go over the parts of a bike, regular bike maintenance and how to change a flat tire. Please do not bring bikes for the class. You must make and appointment to attend the class. Please contact Eddie at 304-876-3000 to make an appointment.

6-7 pm; Yoga Meets Dance with Agi Fejer; Everyone can be a unique dancer; actually, you already are! Yoga Meets Dance can help you to discover your natural ability while it gives you a powerful tool to increase body-mind harmony and general well-being. It’s a synergy of gentle yoga and expressive dance that gradually builds from beginning to end. Movement, music and guided meditation go hand in hand during this class, leaving you feeling energized and relaxed at the same time. Whether your New Year’s goal is to be fitter or to feel more joy, you’ll find YMD inspiring and satisfying. Dates:

Feb. 22, March 8 & 22, between 6-7 p.m. at Harmony Healing Arts, Shepherdstown. Donations are gracefully accepted.


Crystal Bowl Concerts: 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


The Shepherdstown Film Society will show “Round Midnight” at 7 p.m. at Shepherd University’s Reynolds Hall. Admission is free. For more info go www.shepherdtownfilmsociety.org

See you at the movies!

Feb. 16

The Saint John’s Baptist Church will host its second annual Black History Month Prayer Breakfast at 1- a.m.. The Prayer Breakfast will be held at the Shepherdstown Fire Department, located at 8052 Martinsburg Pike, Shepherdstown. The theme for this joyous occasion is “Look Where He Brought Us From” (Joshua 24:17 KJV) The speaker for the Prayer Breakfast is, Rev. Dr. Christopher E. Riley. For additional information, please contact Deaconess Betty Newman, chairperson, at 304-725-4262 or Deaconess Brenda Johnson, at 304-876-8509.

Feb. 18

Parks and Rec offers one-day camp: School”s out on President”s Day Camp offers a perfect day for children ages 6-12 to meet up with other children and create new friendships. The camp will offer an introduction to a variety of sports such as basketball, football, soccer, volleyball and many more. Children may learn to play games like dodge ball, kickball and more. Children must bring a packed lunch, light snack and water. Camp runs 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18. Cost is $25 per participant. Call 304-728-3207 for more information or register online at www.jcprc.org.

Feb. 19

An Ecumenical Service of Prayer and Healing hosted by the Shepherdstown Trinity Episcopal Church will meet from 7-8 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. This is a service of prayer, song and healing. For more information, please call the Rev. Susan MacDonald at 301-667-1165.

Feb. 26

A three-week class on small space gardening will be held at Wildwood Middle School from 6 to 8 p.m. beginning today. The class is for those who have little time but want a garden that is manageable and provides a continuous harvest. Learn how to garden without weeds, chemicals, expensive tools or heavy digging. Class is taught by a certified instructor fo the Square Foot Garden Foundation. To register or for more information, call Jefferson County Adult Education at 304-728-9237.

CATF season announcement coming

The Contemporary American Theater Festival at Shepherd University will announce its 23rd season on at 7 p.m., with a special free public event at the Shepherdstown Opera House. Producing Director Ed Herendeen, with special guests, will introduce the five plays to be produced July 5 28. The 2013 season marks the milestone of 100 plays produced in CATF’s history as well as the opening of a new theater in Shepherd Center for Contemporary Arts. More information can be found at www.catf.org. Tickets go on sale Feb. 27.

Mar. 23

Plan for to have Breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 7 to 11 a.m. at Independent Fire Station in Ranson. Cost for breakfast is $6 for adults and $3 for six and under. Photos will be available with the Easter Bunny.

Leonard Cohen fans are in for a treat at 7:30 p.m. Reynolds Hall at Shepherd University is the place to be for a musical retrospective of Cohen’s work spanning more than 40 years. Tickets are available at the door for donation of $12. For more info on Wisdom Spring and the musicians in the Little Wild Bouquet Ensemble, see Facebook: the Little Wild Bouquet or email LittleWildBouquet@gmail.com.