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Calendar of Events Mar. 15

By Staff | Mar 15, 2013


Children’s books to borrow in celebration of Women’s History Month, St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Passover and springtime will be on display in March.

Free weekly programs for infants through age twelve are offered in the Library’s Children’s Department. 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.

The Library will be open on Easter Monday, April 1..

Ages four through nine are welcome to register to attend a free program with hands-on activities about “wildflowers and April showers.” Taught by a Master Naturalist, the program will be held in the Library’s Children’s Department on Thursday, April 11 from 4 to 4:45 p.m., with space for thirty children. This is the third in a monthly series cosponsored by the Potomac Valley Audubon Society, Shepherdstown Montessori Academy and the Library.

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.

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.


Crystal Bowl Concerts at noon. 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.

6-7 p.m.” Edgar Cayce-Based Exercises with Melanie Climis. Come learn Peter van Daam’s series of simple lymph-cleansing exercises drawn from the recommendations in the Edgar Cayce readings. Peter refers to this 10-15 minute series as “Western Yoga” and it will blend well with your current yoga practice. First-time learners as well

those who have experienced the exercises before will feel right at home. No matter where you are on the scale of fitness, a daily investment using these gentle, low impact lymphatic exercises will restore flexibility, strength, and energy; enhance athletic performance; and prevent the gradual loss of body and mind functions associated with physical inactivity. Donations appreciated.

Blue Mafia is performing for Opry House Live at the Shepherdstown Opera House. The doors open at 8 p.m., with show beginning at 9 p.m..

Mar. 16

The Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Association, Inc. and the Save Historic Antietam Foundation, Inc. (SHAF) are co-sponsoring a book signing dinner at the War Memorial Building in Shepherdstown. The dinner will celebrate the publication of Dr. Tom Clemens’s second volume of Ezra Carmen’s The Maryland Campaign of September 1862 and the publication of Dennis Frye’s book: September Suspense: Lincoln’s Union in Peril. The book signing will be from 6 7 p.m. during a cocktail hour. Dinner will be served afterward. The cost is $45 per plate. Reservations can be made at www.battleofshepherdstown.org; For more information call Carol at 732-930-3132.

Tarot Basics: 3-5 p.m.: Tarot card reading, it’s easier than you think. Learn the basics of Tarot while playing a Tarot game. Space available for six players; reservations required. Email transformation3@earthlink.net or call Melanie at 304-261-7510.

Mar. 22

“March Jazz Madness” at Shepherdstown Opera House. An evening of spirited, toe-tapping, “get-down” jazz featuring some of the finest musicians in the region. New original music, plus some funky favorites tunes from the past including the music of the ‘Crusaders’, the ‘Meters’, and ‘Tom Scott’. The stellar lineup includes Tom Crawford (saxes), Cam Millar (trombone), Danny Webber (guitar), Rodrigo Pinchiera (keyboards), Mike Jackson (bass), and Chris Crawford (drums).

Tickets only $7. Showtime is 8 p.m. For more information and tickets, see www.operahouselive.com or www.cammillar.com or phone 304-876-3704 and 202-609-9763

Yoga meets Dance! With Agi Fejer : 67 p.m., & Saturday, March 30, 10:30-11-30 a.m.: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. Donations are gracefully accepted.

Jefferson County Parks and Recreation will host an open house and mixer at the Jefferson County Community Center, Sam Michael’s Park from 5-7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Giveaways and a tours of the center. Come find out all JCPRC has to offer.

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.

Have breakfast with the Easter Bunny followed by an Easter Egg Hunt at Canterbury Center, 80 Maddex Drive. 8 a.m. breakfast and 9 a.m. hunt. Bring your own basket. For more information, call 304-876-9422.

The Full Circle Theatre Company will present March Art Madness! This is a fundraising event which will include various musical and dramatic acts, an open-mike session, an exhibit of local art and a silent auction. Tickets are $10 at the door. For information, contact FCTC at 304-268-7798 or info@fullcircletheaterco.org.

Mar. 27

Kindergarten registration is on tap at Shepherdstown Elementary School from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your child (born 9/1/2008 or later), birth certificate, proof of residency, social security card and immunization records.

Mar. 30

The Giving Tree Band will be performing at Shepherdstown Opera House at 8 pm. Tickets are $5. The Giving Tree Band is a rock & roll band from Yorkville, Ill. They all live together, travel together and perform with a wide array of instruments from acoustic & electric guitars, slide guitars & banjos to violin, mandolin & pedal steel. Though the group uses an instrumentation largely associated with bluegrass and Americana, their sound often drums up comparisons to such classic rock icons as The Band, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Crosby, Stills, and Nash and The Beatles.

May 10-11

Morgan County Master Gardeners Annual Plant Fair. Located in the Berkeley Springs State Park in downtown Berkeley Springs. There will be flowers, vegetable plants, herbs, shrubs, garden art, crafts, garden tools, raffle and more. Children’s area with free plants and pictures for Mom. Plant Doctor on call.