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Calendar of Events Sept. 26

By Staff | Sep 29, 2014


Oct. 6: A French Immersion Story Time (for infants through second graders) will be held from 4 to 4:45 p.m. in the Shepherdstown Library’s Children’s Department at 100 E. German Street. For details, call (304) 876-2783 or email splchild@martin.lib.wv.us.

Oct. 13: A Spanish Immersion Story Time (for infants through second graders) will be held from 4 to 4:45 p.m. in the Shepherdstown Library’s Children’s Department at 100 E. German Street. For details, call (304) 876-2783 or email splchild@martin.lib.wv.us.

Tuesday, Oct. 28: A Halloween parade for members of our Lap Babies, Ones, and Twos groups will meet in costume outside the Shepherdstown Library at 11:15 a.m. After the parade there will be a special story time at the War Memorial Building (102 E. German St.) with Children’s Librarian Lilly Bauer.

Wednesday, Oct. 29: Ages 5 through 12 are invited to hear spine-tingling stories and do Halloween crafts in Anne’s After School Program from 4 to 4:45 p.m. School-age children are invited to attend every Wednesday in October at 4 p.m., for many more spooky stories and frightful crafts!

Oct. 31: The FOSL (Friends of the Shepherdstown Library) Book Club is in search of some new members. The group will meet at 4 p.m. in the Shepherdstown Library to discuss The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. Visit 100 E. German Street or call (304) 876-2783 to find out how you can borrow a copy of this “mesmerizing, moving, and elegantly written” novel.


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. Visits can be arranged at other times by calling 304-876-0910 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

THE NATHANIEL PROGRAM: 8 Weeks of Meditation & Spiritual Awareness Training will be offered on Tuesday evenings, Sept 30-Nov 18 from 7:30-9 p.m. at a Shepherdstown location to be announced closer to class time. Participants will gradually build to 20 minutes of breathing meditation daily. The class will also explore a wide range of spiritual and religious traditions in search of new perspectives and greater awareness. The course will be taught by Bill O’Brien, M.A., M.Div, spiritual development practitioner . Course fee is $120 for Adults, $80 for Students. Please register by phone at 304-876-6071 or email nathanielcenter@gmail.com .

Outdoor Yoga at Morgan’s Grove Market: Start Saturdays off right! Join us each week for an outdoor yoga flow at Morgan’s Grove Market. Please bring your own mat (and maybe even a friend). $10 per person, children must be accompanied by an adult. Morgan’s Grove Market is located at 3988 Kearneysville Pike, Shepherdstown, 25443 (Right next to Morgan’s Grove Park). For more information, visit www.Facebook.com/MorgansGroveMarket.

Sept. 26-28

The fall Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival will take place at Sam Michael’s Park. Gates open at 10 a.m. each day. Crafters from all around the east coast and beyond will be on hand with beautiful items for purchase. Music on the stage on Saturday and Sunday. West Virginia wine tasting available. Admission fee appplies.

Sept. 28

Crystal Yin Workshop. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sound-Healing is an effective and proven modality that uses vibrational sound. to help reduce stress, alter consciousness and create a deep sense of peace, well-being and better health. Yin Yoga cultivates a deeper connection to our body, mind and soul. This quiet, grounded practice encourages students to slow down, unite to their breath, open into the deep layers of connective tissue and come back to balance. Suitable for students of all experience levels. At 211 E. New St. Advanced Registration $40, after Sept 15; $45 Question/Registrations: Ann # (304) 876-1591 anncraigball@aol.com.

Sept. 30

William “Chip” Zimmer, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Department of Business Administration and Family and Consumer Sciences, will hold a talk entitled: “The Market Feasibility of Bringing Minor League Baseball toWest Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle” at 11 a.m. in the CLS Auditorium.

Oct. 2

The Jefferson County Commission will meet and converse with their constituents at John’s Diner located at 846 Berryville Pike, Charles Town from 5-7 p.m. This event will feature an informal setting for citizens to interact with their elected officials. The goal of the evening is to provide the citizens the opportunity to speak one-on-one with County Commissioners. During this event, the Commissioners would like residents to share their views on important issues and topics concerning the County. The public is encouraged to attend. For further information, contact: Jessica Carroll, Executive Administrative Assistant or Sandy Slusher McDonald, Deputy County Administrator, Jefferson County Commission 304-728-3284.

Oct. 4

The St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Women are hosting a free lecture in McKinley Hall at 209 W. Main Street, Sharpsburg, Maryland from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Dr. Alex Rossino will be discussing his latest book, “Six Days in September: A Novel of the Maryland Campaign.” Light refreshments will be served. For more information call 301-432-7033.

Oct. 11

The Sons of Italy Dan Di Mucci Lodge 2465 invite you to their 33rd Annual Dinner Dance to be held at the Hagerstown Elks,11063 Robinwood Dr., Hagerstown, Maryland. Featuring the music of the “Amici Trio” Italian Band. Guest speaker Father John “Jack” Lombardi. Cost $35 per ticket, children under 12 $17.50. For more information contact Glenda Bonfili at 304-263-5004, Domenick Palmer at 304-264-8678 or Robert Rizzo at 304-876-6677.

Oct. 11-12

There is a tree planting event scheduled at Sam Michael’s Park. This event is through a Chesapeake Bay Communities grant. Each day will start at 9 a.m. We will be planting and fencing 176 small trees along Job Corps Road. We are looking for volunteers to help plant and fence trees. Those interested are asked to RSVP at balmertmarshall@frontier.com and bring work gloves, a shovel and needle nosed pliers.

Oct. 12

Fire, EMS and police are invited to a special service in honor and appreciation of your service and sacrifice to the community. Coffee and donuts will be served at 10 a.m. with the worship service at 11 a.m. Fellowship Bible Church, 160 Daniel Road, Shenandoah Junction. All are encouraged to attend.

Oct. 17-19

The Shepherdstown Community Club (“SCC”) Annual Book Sale. Please recycle, and share your books with other members of their community. The SCC is now accepting books for the Sale. Please call Art Wineburg/Susan Brown at 304.876.2586 for pick-up of your books. Or you may drop your books off between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., Oct. 13 -17, at the War Memorial Building, 102 E. German Street. The SCC is also seeking volunteers to help sort books during the week of Oct. 13-17. Volunteers are invited to a barbeque on Sept. 26, from 5:30 to 7:30 at the home of Art Wineburg and Susan Brown, 49 Island Green Farm Lane, Shepherdstown. RSVP is appreciated at 304-876-2586.

Oct. 21

Shepherdstown Community Club dinner ($15) followed by a square dance demonstration, (audience participation welcome but not required) by the Mountaineer Twirlers of Charles Town & the Panhandlers of Martinsburg War Memorial Building (King & German streets in Shepherdstown) Dinner starts at 6:30 and program ends at 9. RSVP preferred so we have a dinner count, by email to Toni Milbourne ttpams@comcast.net, or by phone 304-702-3026.