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Calendar of Events Apr. 18

By Staff | Apr 18, 2014


There is still space for your children to attend the Shepherdstown Library’s free weekly programs. To register, call (304) 876-2783, email “mailto:splchild@martin.lib.wv.us”>splchild@martin.lib.wv.us, or visit the Library at 100 East German Street.

Free films offered at Reynolds Hall at 7 p.m. include “Hollow” on April 11 and “To Kill a Mockingbird” on Apr. 25.

Join “West Virginia Reads 150+,” a yearlong reading challenge for all ages. Groups or individuals are invited to participate. Any book counts: your own personal ones or library books, audio books or eBooks; just read 150 or more by Dec. 31, 2014! For a book log and instructions on how to form a team of readers, visit the Library’s Adult Department.

The FOSL Book Group will meet at the Library at 4 p.m. on Friday, Apr. 25 to discuss Allan Eckert’s Blue Jacket: War Chief of the Shawnees.

Adults are invited to borrow a Kindle Touch, pre-loaded with a variety of fiction, nonfiction, or mystery titles. If you prefer, the Librarian will download book titles that you select from our free database. Complete with instructions, a USB cable and a charging adapter, these Kindles may be borrowed for two weeks by permanent residents of Jefferson County. Kindle borrowers must be 18 or older, have a Shepherdstown Library card, and show a driver’s license or WV photo ID.


Need to get the cat or dog spayed or neutered? Contact Spay Today — our area’s non-profit, reduced-fee spay and neuter program. Many vets to choose from covering a wide area. New vets added. At the time of surgery, initial shots and tests can also be obtained at lower rates. Contact Spay Today: 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.

The Shepherdstown Museum, at the corner of German and Princess streets, is open on weekends from April through October, on July 4, and during Christmas in Shepherdstown. Public 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 clocks, rifles, furniture and other crafts, other kinds of early artifacts, and a half-scale replica of James Rumsey’s early steamboat, made by local craftsmen. Visits can be arranged at other times by calling 304-876-0910 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Holy Week Services

New Street UMC in Shepherdstown will be holding several special services to observe Holy Week. On Easter Sunday there will be a Sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. with breakfast being served. The traditional Easter service will be at 10 a.m. New Street is located at the corner of New and Church streets and all are welcomed to attend any or all these services.

Easter Sunrise Service at Rumsey Monument Park.Hosted by Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church. Informal gathering of song, silence and scripture. Meet at 6:15 a.m. to welcome the Easter sunrise at 6:27 a.m. Bring something to sit on. Share with the group a special reading, such as a poem, prose, scripture, or song. Light breakfast to follow. Bring breakfast breads or fruit to share. Contact riewilson@me.com.

Friday evening communion services at 7 p.m. at Fellowship Bible Church, 160 Daniel Rd., Shenandoah Junction. Sunrise Service Easter Sunday at 7 a.m. at the Outdoor Chapel. Easter services at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. at the church. All are welcome.


Light Energy 78:30 p.m. Susan Kraber will offer this free service at Harmony Healing Arts Center, 211 E. New Street. Participants may register for a “time slot” of 10 minutes during the time Ms. Kraber will be at Harmony. Or, they may simply show up and be served on a “first-come, first-served” basis. For more information or to register, please contact Ms. Kraber at 614-593-2229 or swkassociates@gmail.com.

Apr. 18-19

The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County is having their annual Easter Flower Sale from 2-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dominos Pizza in Shepherdstown. There will be a large variety of plants including: hyacinths, tulips, hydrangeas, mums, lilies, azaleas, mini roses, hanging baskets and much more. AWS merchandise will be available also. For more information, to view pictures of some of the great pets that are ready for adoption or to learn more about the June 7 Bark in the Park event, visit the AWS website at www.awsjc.org.

Apr. 19

Breakfast with Peter Cottontail at the Jefferson County Community Center. Over 4,000 eggs to find, make an Easter craft, photos with Peter Cottontail and breakfast all for $10 per child. Register online at www.jcprc.org or call 304-728-3207.

Ayurvedic Spring Rejuvenation Workshop 24 p.m. at Harmony Healing Arts Center, 211 East New St. The cost is $25, or $20 if registered before April 1. The class is limited to 15 participants, so prior registration is recommended. To register, or for more information, contact Gena at 304-582-4830, or e-mail (wvmarigold@aol.com).

The SCC is having a tree planting at Morgan’s Grove Park. The 24 trees were donated by the WV Project CommuniTree. Preparatory digging will begin at 11 a.m. and planting of the trees with the help of Boy Scouts and Youth Soccer League players will begin at 1 p.m. All volunteers welcome.

Apr. 25

Yoga Meets Dance. 67 p.m. Yoga meets Dance is a combination of expressive dance, gentle yoga stretches and relaxation. All are welcome. Donations are gracefully accepted.For more info visit www.yogameetsdance.com. Question? Contact Agi @ hungarian.beauty@yahoo.com. Next date: May 30-last Fridays of each month during spring season. Harmony Healing Arts Center, 211 E. New St..

Apr. 26

Anderson Electric, LLC will conduct a Morgan Grove Road cleanup as part of the WV Adopt-a-Highway spring cleanup from 1 to 3 p.m. Safety vests, gloves and bags provided. All volunteers must be over 12 years of age. Meet at the Anderson Electric AAH sign beside the railroad crossing entrance to the park at 1 p.m. For more information, call 304-261-0647.

Trinity Treasure Kids Spring Fling Fundraiser Yard Sale/Bake Sale/Fun Fair! 8-2. Fun Fair/Bake Sale 10-2 at The Trinity Episcopal Church in Shepherdstown. Bring the Kids for a fun filled day!

Pancake Breakfast/Brunch – All You Can Eat at New Street United Methodist Church, Corner of New & Church streets. – Dining Hall in lower level. Serving times: 8 a.m.. to 1 p.m. Pancakes, sausage gravy, bacon, sausage, applesauce, juice/coffee/tea. Cost: Adults: $8; Children, 3-12: $4. Carry Out Available.

Art exhibition titled “Relations & Reality” will feature the work of two fine art students: Valerie Taggart-Perez (painting/drawing) and Rebecca Chappelear (photography/computer imagery) from Shepherd University. It will take place at the Shepherdstown Community Club War Memorial Building from 5-9 p.m.

Celebrating World Tai Chi and Qigong Day 2-3:30 p.m. You can “be in Harmony” as the celebration of World Tai Chi and Qigong Day is hosted by teachers of both disciplines in Shepherdstown. The event, held at Harmony, 211 E. New St., Shepherdstown, is free of charge. It will include presentations about and participation in both Tai Chi and Qigong, with time to relax in chairs. Light refreshments will be offered. Donations will be gratefully accepted but are not necessary.

Tea Time Health Matters 4-5:30 p.m. Dave Didden, MD, will be the featured April speaker at the free monthly health “chat,” focusing on healing and the power of integrative health and therapeutic connections. Come early and have a cup of tea. Harmony Healing Arts Center, 211 E. New St.

Apr. 26 & 27

Annual Bolivar-Harpers Ferry Community Art Walk has more than 20 businesses and artists displaying art from Bolivar to the Lower Town. The event runs from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

May 2

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. Donations gratefully accepted.

Ribbon cutting for new Wedding Venue at the site of Sam Michael’s home at Sam Michael’s Park off of Job Corps Road. Refreshments served at 4 p.m. Sponsored by Jefferson County Parks and Recreation.

21st annual. Caregivers Golf Classic will be held at Cress Creek Golf & Country Club with a 10 a.m. check in, 11 a.m. lunch and 12 p.m. shotgun tee time. Dinner follows at 5 p.m. with awards and door prizes. Four person teams with an entry fee of #125 per golfer. Contact Kristopher Cline at 304-876-3325 for more information.

May 3

St. Paul’s Episcopal church women are sponsoring a community seminar on watercolor painting from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Local artist Lee Weaver will demonstrate watercolor techniques. The church is located at 209 W. Main Street in Sharpsburg, Md. There is no cost and light refreshments will be served. For more information call 410-804-7111.

May 9-10

Morgan County Master Gardeners Annual Plant Fair. Located in the Berkeley Springs State Park in downtown Berkeley Springs. Children’s area with free plants & pictures for Mom. Plant Doctor on Call. Maps for Berkeley Springs Garden Tour walk.

May 10

“Light /Shadow:Homage paintings” Solo Exhibit -Susan Carney, Duvall Gallery: 2053 Millwood Road:across from The Historic Mill in Millwood Va. Runs May 1 through May 30. Reception May 10: 5-7 p.m. Gallery Hours: Fri-Sun 12-5 p.m. For more info at 540-336-9631 or peggy@jonduvall.com

May 15

6th annual Aging Well seminar at Shepherd University. 6 CEUS are available for nurses and social workers. Contact Christina Wolfe at 304-876-5268 – cwolfe@shepherd.edu for further information or to register.