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April 21, 2014, the vacation rental company of travel leader, TripAdvisor recently published a list of the 2014 Top Marathons & Races Worth Traveling For based on industry research and traveler feedback. more »»

Shepherd's 6th Annual Aging Well Workshop

April 18, 2014 Shepherd University will host the Sixth Annual Aging Well Workshop, "Pain Hurts: Listening and Helping," Thursday, May 15 at 9 a.m. in the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies. more »»

Auditions for 'Les Miserables'

April 18, 2014 The Apollo Civic Theatre will hold auditions for the musical “Les Miserables” on the following dates: Friday, Apr. 25: 7-9:30 p.m. (Ages 16 and up); Saturday, Apr. 26: 9-11 a.m. more »»

AWS annual Valentine’s Dinner/Auction a success

April 18, 2014 The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County held its annual Valentine’s Purrfect Buffet and Auction at the Skyline Ballroom at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races on Feb. 15. more »»

Shannondale Springs site for bird walk

April 18, 2014 The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a birding trip to the Shannondale Springs Wildlife Management Area, on the east bank of the Shenandoah River in Jefferson County, on Saturday, Apr. more »»

Audubon Society sets Birdathon

April 18, 2014 The Potomac Valley Audubon Society (PVAS) will hold its fifth annual "Ruth Ann Dean Memorial Birdathon" the weekend of May 3-4. more »»

Local shop continues donations to Audubon Society

April 18, 2014 Shepherdstown's On the Wings of Dreams shop has once again donated a portion of its sales proceeds to the Potomac Valley Audubon Societ. more »»

Eidolon hike set for Apr. 20

April 18, 2014 The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a general nature hike at the Eidolon Nature Preserve in Morgan County on Sunday, Apr. 20. more »»

Presenters announced for Apr. 23 Entrepreneurs' Cafe

April 18, 2014 The next meeting of the Entrepreneurs' Cafe will take place on Wednesday, Apr. 23, in White Hall, High and Princess streets, Shepherd University. more »»

Audubon sponsoring Harpers Ferry bird walk

April 18, 2014 The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a birding trip to the North Schoolhouse Ridge section of the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on Friday, April 25 The walk will begin at 7:30 a. more »»

League presents Lessons from Elk River

April 18, 2014 The Jefferson County Chapter of the League of Women Voters and the Jefferson County Health Department present a public forum, "Lessons from Elk River," 7 p.m. on Friday, Apr. more »»

Nursery open house to benefit Audubon

April 18, 2014 The Winston Gardens Native Plant Nursery has once again pledged to donate 15 percent of the proceeds from its upcoming spring Open House Plant Sale to the Potomac Valley Audubon Society. more »»

Shurbutt named national association president

April 18, 2014 Dr. Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt, professor of English and modern languages at Shepherd University, has been elected president of the Appalachian Studies Association for 2014-1. more »»

Shepherd financial planning team named finalists, to compete May 1

April 18, 2014 A financial planning team from Shepherd University will compete in the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants' 2014 National Financial Plan Competition finals in Las Vegas,... more »»

Shepherd announces commencement speaker, President's Award recipient

April 18, 2014 Dr. Emir Kamenica, professor of economics at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, will be the speaker at Shepherd University's 141st Commencement Saturday, May 10. more »»

Celebrating World Tai Chi and Qigong Day

April 18, 2014 One can “be in Harmony” Saturday afternoon, Apr. 26, as the celebration of World Tai Chi and Qigong Day is hosted by teachers of both disciplines in Shepherdstown. more »»

Vendors Needed for Bark in the Park

April 18, 2014 The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County is having their 8th annual Bark in the Park on June 7 at Jefferson Memorial Park in Charles Town. more »»

Calendar of Events Apr. 18

April 18, 2014 SHEPHERDSTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY There is still space for your children to attend the Shepherdstown Library's free weekly programs. To register, call (304) 876-2783, email splchild@martin.lib.wv. more »»

Shepherdstown donor makes second $100,000 gift to Hospice campaign

April 18, 2014 Shepherdstown resident Henry Willard, a longtime supporter of Hospice of the Panhandle made his second $100,000 gift to the agency’s “Building the Dream” campaign at a special ‘sneak peak’ receptio... more »»

Events mark Migratory Bird Day

April 18, 2014 The Potomac Valley Audubon Society (PVAS) has teamed up with other organizations to put together a special series of local events in May to mark the 22nd annual observance of International... more »»

Community Club aims to save trees

April 18, 2014 Morgan's Grove Park is the home to 85 ash trees now facing the danger of damage from the Emerald Ash Borer, a beetle that threatens the lives of the trees. more »»


Bridge group to meet every Wednesday April 23, 2014

Beginning and intermediate Bridge players are invited to join an informal group meeting every Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church. All are welcome and walk-ins are encouraged. For more information, contact 876-2661 or 876-0751. more »

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