Calendar of Events August 23
SHEPHERDSTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Registration for our free programs for infants to age twelve will be held the week of Sept. 9 through 14, and programs will resume the week of Sept. 16. For more information, please call (304) 876-2783, or email “mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org”>email@example.com.
Summertime is the perfect time to spay or neuter your cat or dog! Contact Spay Today, our area’s non-profit, reduced-fee spay and neuter program. At the time of surgery, tests and shots can be obtained at lower rates.NEW vets! Covering a WIDE area with MANY vets and clinics to chose from! Contact Spay Today at www.baacs.org or call 304.728.8330. Call Today!!
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.
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. On display are 18th and 19th century crafts, other early artifacts, and a replica, made by local craftsmen, of James Rumsey’s early steamboat. Inquiries should go to 304-876-0910, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
The South Jefferson Public Library is pleased to announce an art exhibit featuring the works of Stefanie Boss, photographer. This exhibition is the 45th in the Art in the Library series hosted by the library to highlight the talents of local artists. The exhibit runs from July 1 to August 31st 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.
6-7 p.m. Yoga Meets Dance with Agi Fejer” Yoga Meets Dance is transformative dance, gentle yoga, and meditation combined in a perfect setting for people who enjoy creative movement. Warming up with yoga and ending in silent meditation complement the series of free-form dance movement that go in between. This is a fun, easy-to-do class! Second and fourth Fridays of each month. All are welcome. Donations are gracefully accepted. Harmony Healing Arts Center, 211 E. New Street, Shepherdstown.
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Shepherdstown Community Club (SCC) will host a Shepherdstown University new, incoming student open-house and reception at the WMB in town. The event is to welcome new freshman students to the community and is a chance for Club members and the community to meet and greet these young people and talk-up the town and all it has to offer. Included is a public Art Show of SU students work and light refreshments will be served. The event will be in the Gallery on the lower level. Save the date and come welcome the new students to town.
4-5:30 pm (also September 28): Tea Time Health Matters–Dave Didden, MD, will host “Tea Time Health Matters,” a free, once-a-month health “chat” at Harmony Healing Arts Center. Dr. Dave will focus on healing and the power of integrative health and therapeutic connections. He will offer a holistic perspective on health, well-being, disease, and death; and perhaps teach a few skills about nutrition, physical activity, and stress reduction. Dr. Dave will illustrate appropriate, informed use of preventive and therapeutic interventions such as medication, surgery, and other modalities of the medical industry. All are welcome. Harmony Healing Arts Center, 211 E. New Street, Shepherdstown.
All descendants of John Jacob Link and their families and friends are invited to attend the 61st Link Family Reunion on Sunday, Aug. 25, at 1 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church Parish Hall, Uvilla.
The church is located on Route 230, 4.5 miles south of Shepherdstown. Please bring a dish for the potluck luncheon. Beverages and utensils will be provided.
The Jefferson High School volleyball team will hold a car wah from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Roy Rogers in Ranson. All proceeds will benefit the Volleyball program. Mention Jefferson volleyball at the register to credit 25 percent of your order to the volleyball program as well.
Back by popular demand, The Shepherdstown Really Really Free Markets celebrates it Grand Re-opening at its new location on 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The new location is situated in heart of Shepherdstown at 104 North King Street , directly in front of Shepherdstown City Hall in the street. The Really Really Free Market is a community wide sharing event in which every item brought to the market is considered absolutely free. Almost all items are welcome at the RRFM but please refrain from bringing “trash” to the market. Items such as old paints, tires, broken appliances, child’s car seats and or toxic/degraded industrial chemicals, these items will not be accepted and should be disposed of properly somewhere else. Also if you are donating clothing, furniture or fabrics please insure it is clean. All unclaimed Items will be donated to or other charities/thrift stores at the conclusion of the market. Please drop off items at the designated drop off areas. For more information on the event and volunteering, contact Robert Glenn at 304-839-9317 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or visit us on Facebook at “The Shepherdstown Really Really Free Market.”
Kirtan Labor Day Weekend– 6:45-7:45 p.m. Get in touch with your heart chakra, Anahata, and your throat chakra, Vishuddha, through kirtan-singing from the heart. Laura First, Don Oehser, and friends each month share their love of kirtan. Be a part of this special Harmony event, join your voice in community. Donations will be gratefully accepted and given to the musicians. All are welcome. Harmony Healing Arts Center, 211 E. New Street. www.harmonyhealingarts.org
The Shepherdstown Community Club will host its annual Labor Day picnic from 2 to 5 p.m. at Morgan’s Grove Park. Come to the park and enjoy great food. There will be a nominal fee for the burgers and hot dogs for non-members to help cover costs. Members of the Community Club will not be charged. An added treat this year will be a community art show of the works of local artists from Shepherdstown and neighboring areas. Attendees can enjoy the works and possibly add to their home art collections. The famous and historic Rohrersville Band will play at the picnic as well as other live music to enjoy throughout the afternoon.
French Canadian Music with Genticorum: 8 p.m. Start the fall off with an evening of toe tapping French Canadian music from the fine trio, Genticorum featuring Pascal Gemme on fiddle, feet and vocals, Alexandre de Grosbois-Garand on flute, electric bass, fiddle and vocals and Yann Falquet on guitar, jew’s harp and vocals. The concert will be held in Shepherd University’s Reynolds Hall, on the corner of King and German streets. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, $12 for SMaD members and $8 for children and students, for more info call 304) 263-2531, email Joanie at email@example.com, or see the web page at smad.us.
Crystal Bowl Concert, 6-6:40 p.m. Ann Craig performs an extraordinary “sound meditation” using eight 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. All are welcome. Donations are gracefully accepted. Harmony Healing Arts Center, 211 E. New Street. www.harmonyhealingarts.org
The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County is having their annual Indoor Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Zion Episcopal Church Parish House in Charles Town, located at 221 East Washington St. Come check out the large variety of items and help less fortunate cats and dogs in our area. All proceeds will benefit the homeless pets waiting for adoption at the Animal Welfare Society shelter on Leetown Pike, near the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. The AWS shelter is open from Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m.to – 4 p.m.
Contra Dance: Anna Rain calls lively contras and English ceilidh dances to the rockin’ sounds of the English-style ceilidh band, FrogHammer with Andrew Marcus on piano accordion, Jim Besser on concertina, Glyn Collinson on guitar and bouzouki, Dave Casserly on saxophone, Michael Ferguson on trombone, Bob Collins on drums, and Richard Seidel on bass at the Shepherdstown War Memorial Building. Beginners workshop at 7:30 p.m., dance starts at 8 p.m.. All levels welcome, no partners needed. Please wear clean, soft-soled shoes to protect the floor. Admission is $10 adults, $7 SMDmembers, $4 dancers under 12 years old. For information contact Becky at 876-2169 or see the web page at www.smad.us .
Beth Moore Simulcast at Charles Town Baptist Church at 9 a.m. Cost is $20 and registration forms are available at the church office or text 703-887-3178 for more information.
The Jefferson County Council on Aging will host their 2nd Annual Motorcycle Ride at the Anna Mae Reedy Senior Center. Pre-Registration preferred to guarantee t-shirt. Cost for driver $25 (includes lunch and t-shirt); Rider $15 (includes lunch). If you register at the door, the cost for driver will be $30 and t-shirts are subject to availability. Registration is 8:30-10:30 a.m. with a two hour ride to begin at 10:30 a.m. BBQ lunch will be served after ride. Motorcycle ride benefits Jefferson County Council on Aging: Anna Mae Reedy Senior Center and JCCOA Jefferson Center. Registration is due by Aug. 9. To register, please contact Chasidy Rosa Morales at 304-725-4045.
5th Annual Car Show and Pork Barbecue will be held today and Sept. 15 at Rock Spring Church, 114 Poor Farm Road, Kearneysville. First 50 entries get free dash plaques. Trophies, live music, food, children’s activities and more. For more information, contact Newman Sisk at 304-582-1460.
Phaze 2 Gallery Exhibit Opening: The Department of Contemporary Art and Theater at Shepherd University presents an exhibit featuring the Fine Art Faculty. The exhibit opens on the 16th in two locations spread across campus. The Reading Room of the Scarborough Library will host a reception from 4-6pm and Phaze 2 Gallery located on the first floor of the new Center for Contemporary Art and Theater from 5-7 p.m. The show features contemporary works from Rhonda Smith, Sonya Evanisko, Christian Benefiel, Stephanie Robbins Thulin, Kristin Kaining, Rick Bruner, Peter Bella, collabAttack, Mike Mendez, Adam Leviton, Scott Ely, Mark Burrier, David Modler, Robert Farmer and Barbra Chapman. The exhibits are free and open to the public. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.