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Calendar of Events August 30

By Staff | Aug 30, 2013


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 splchild@martin.lib.wv.us.


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.


Big Leg Emma at Opera House Live at 9 p.m. Americana Roots from New York. Cost is $10.

Aug. 31

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.

Sept. 1

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. For more information on the event and volunteering, contact Robert Glenn at 304-839-9317 or via e-mail at sheptownrrfm@gmail.com. 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.

Sept. 2

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.

Sept. 5

Happy Hour Laughing Yoga with Kathy Hark: 5, 5-5:40 p.m., Let go and laugh. Laughing Yoga includes breathing and easy stretching exercises to get the energy flowing through the body. Laughter enhances the healing effects! Did you know that 15 minutes of continuous laughter is equal to 30 minutes of running? During Happy Hour Laughing Yoga, you can expect to release endorphins, reduce cortisol and other stress hormones, increase your mood in a way that lasts-all while having fun. Happy Hour Laughing Yoga is perfect for all ages and body types!

Sept. 6

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 updf@earthlink.net, or see the web page at smad.us.

Shepherdstown Music & Dance International Concert Series: 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 Reynolds Hall. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, $12 for SMaD members and $8 for children and students.

Sept. 7

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.

Contra Dance 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.

Barn dance at Wild Goose Farm, 2935 Shepherd Grade Road, to benefit the Meals on Wheels of Jefferson County from noon until 9 p.m. Four callers from different clubs are donating their time – you do not have to be a square dancer to attend. O’Hurley’s General Store String Band will play from 12 – 2 PM. There will a performance by the Capital Squares Exhibition Team and square dancing, round dancing and line dancing will be at different times throughout the day. For more information contact Roger Dailey at 304-724-7901 or Ron Sowers at 304-876-1130.

Sept. 9

Beginning Square Dance Classes the top floor of The American Legion building in downtown Charles Town, WV. – parking in the rear of the building. Classes start at 7 p.m. FIRST TWO LESSONS ARE FREE For more information, call Carl Odell at 304-724-9955.

Sept. 10

BEGINNER SQUARE DANCE CLASSES from 7-9 p.m. at North Middle School, 250 East Road, Martinsburg. FIRST TWO LESSONS ARE FREE WONDERFUL EXERCISE AND GREAT FUN ! Classes are $5 per person for a two hour class. Call for more information 304-876-1130 (Ron & Charlotte Sowers) or 540-635-6348 (Rich Steadman, caller).

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

Sept. 14

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.

Celebrate community at Covenant Church from 3 to 7 p.m. with monster truck rides, food, entertainment, foul shot contest, kids fun run and more! 7485 Shepherdstown Pike. Rain or shine.

Sept. 16

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 kgergely@shepherd.edu.

Sept. 17

T’ai Chi’s moves improve your balance and fitness. Learn to relax as you move. A class runs from 6:30 -8 p.m. at Wright Denny in Charles Town. To be part of the fun, call Jefferson County Adult Ed at 304-728-9237 to register.