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Calendar of Events for Feb. 16

February 16, 2018
Shepherdstown Chronicle


The Shepherdstown Library has an online calendar on our website,

The Library's popular weekly children's programs will run through May 23; no registration is required.

"Lap Babies" for children birth through 18 months is on Tuesdays from 10:15 to 11 a.m.

"Time for Twos" (19 months to 3 years) meets from 11:15 to noon, also on Tuesdays.

The "Three to Five Year Olds" program is on Wednesdays from 11:15 to noon.

For more information call (304) 876-2783, email, or visit the Library at 100 E. German Street.


The Shepherdstown Library will be open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 19, Presidents' Day.


A LEGO Club for ages four and older will meet in the Shepherdstown Library on Feb. 22 at 4:30 p.m. No registration is needed. For more information call (304) 876-2783, email or visit the Library at 100 E. German St.

FEB. 23

The FOSL Book Club will meet in the Shepherdstown Library at 5 p.m. on Feb. 23 to discuss Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading by Nina Sankovitch.

FEB. 28

The Board of the Shepherdstown Public Library will hold its monthly meeting on Feb. 28, starting at 7 p.m. in the Library (100 E. German Street). This meeting is open to the public. For more information, call (304) 876-2783.


Women's March Huddle for Shepherdstown will take place every 4th Tuesday of the month.

Meet at Town Run.

202 E Washington St., Shepherdstown.

6:30 to 8 p.m.

Now is the perfect time to get your cat or dog spayed and neutered!

Spay Today is our area's nonprofit, reduced-priced spay and neuter program. Choose from many vets throughout a wide area.

At the time of surgery, initial shots and tests can also be obtained at lower rates.

Contact Spay Today: or call 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.

Knitting interest group meets in room 164 of the Byrd Center on Mondays, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. All are welcome. Free and open to the public.

Glory Days Grill Dining for Dollars Fundraiser to Benefit Animal Welfare Society: The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County is proud to announce their participation in the Dining for Dollars fundraiser at Glory Days Grill in Ranson which began Jan.1 and continues through the end of the year.

Keep your copy of your guest check (not credit card receipt), and either mail it to: AWS P.O. Box 147, Charles Town, WV, 25414 or place it in the collection box at Petco.

The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County is participating in Applebee's Dining to Donate program.

Dine at Applebee's in Charles Town the first Thursday of each month from 11 a.m. until closing and Applebee's will donate 20 percent of your bill to the Anima Welfare Society.

Bring in the flyer printed from the AWS website,, or mention Animal Welfare Society to your server.

Enjoy an evening of delicious food and help the shelter dogs and cats that are waiting for new homes.

The Trinity Thrift Shop is open on Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Stop by for some cool finds - clothing for all, jewelry, books, movies, toys, kitchen and other house wares, prints, knick knacks, and holiday items!

The Shop accept accepts donations of clothing, books, jewelry, and many other items.

It also collects used eye glasses on behalf of the Lion's Club.

The Thrift Shop cannot accept furniture, other large items and electronics due to limited space. Contributions may be delivered to the screened-in back porch at any time.

Tax receipts are available during business hours.

Questions? Call 304-876-6990.

Sarah's Tuesday Group - Calling all knitters, quilters, rugmakers and more!

We meet in the Trinity Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall, corner of German and Church streets, every Tuesday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. Work on your own projects while socializing with other crafters.

Questions? call 304-876-6990.

The Shepherdstown Mysteries Walk continues throughout the fall every Friday and Saturday evening.

The 90-minute walk starts at dusk and showcases at least 20 stories and legends of the town, retold by the researcher, Dana Mitchell.

Cost is $12 per person and comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Reservations for regular or private Tours are required. For reservations and information call 240-593-2317.

This time of the year St. Agnes KOC solicit donations for our Coats for Kids Campaign.

We are asking the parish and community to donate whatever they can towards the purchase of these coats.

A case contains 12 winter coats which cost $220 per case.

All coats purchased will be distributed locally to elementary schools in the Jefferson County area.

Your donation is tax deductible.

Cash or check in any denomination (made out to St. Agnes KOC can be mailed to St. Agnes or Bob Rizzo (Box 1143, Shepherdstown, WV 25443).

Christ Reformed United Church of Christ is inaugurating a new speaker series called "First Tuesdays at CRUCC."

The series will begin Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. with Julia McDonald Yuhasz, Community Educator from the Hospice of the Panhandle will speak on Last Wishes, Medical Powers of Attorneys and Final Plans.

There will be a speaker the first Tuesday of every month. Coffee, tea and refreshments will be provided.

These are free events.


The Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum will host a Trainfest (Model Train Sale) three times a year to promote the hobby and to raise funds to continue the restoration of the historic Antietam Station in Sharpsburg, Maryland.

What: Model Train Sale

When: Feb. 10

Where: Washington County Agricultural Center

7313 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, Md. 21713

Near Sharpsburg, Maryland (6.5 miles south of I-70 on Rt. 65)

Show Directions: Follow I-70 to Rt. 65 (exit 29); Use Rt. 65 south for approximately 6.5 miles to the Washington County Agricultural Center, location on the left side of the road. Show is in the buildings at the rear of the Center.

Contact Info


Phone: 301-800-9829


West Virginia Women in Printing event at Shepherdstown Library.

When: Feb. 10 at 3 p.m.

Featuring special guest speaker and discussion leader Dianne L. Roman, Ph.D.

Please join us for this special discussion of the contributions of 19th-century West Virginia women to the newspaper and printing industries. This event is free and open to the public.

A private reception for all Giving Circle members, featuring Christine Snyder, editor of Spirit of Jefferson, will be held following the event.


Shepherdstown Film Society will show "El Norte" on Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Hall. Admission is free. For more information go to

See you at the movies!


Morgan Academy open house

Parents and kiddos are invited to tour Morgan Academy at 8505 Shepherdstown Pike, Saturday (Rt. 230, a quarter-mile from O'Hurley's General Store), Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Meet the teachers; tour the schoolhouse; say hello to Watermelon, our pot-bellied pig, and her rescued farm friends; and learn more about the school's innovative programs for preschool and K-8.

We look forward to seeing your smiling faces!

For additional information, contact Morgan Academy at

Tarot on Wings

Discover where - and how - you can love more with a tarot reading at On the Wings of Dreams, 139 W. German St., Feb. 17 from noon to 4 p.m. Melanie brings over 35 years of experience; you bring your life. Call the shop at 304-876-0244 for an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome if there's an opening.


The Lifelong Learning Program at Shepherd University announces its 2018 spring semester.

Most of the courses begin the week of March 12, and a reception to discuss the new semester will be held February 20 at 5 p.m. in the Erma Ora Byrd Hall lobby.


Hit a triple with the JHS Spring Bingo Bonanza

Jefferson High School Baseball Boosters will be having its Spring Bingo Bonanza, to be held at the Shepherdstown Fire Hall, on March 18. Tons of tin, tons of cash, tons of fun, all benefiting the Jefferson High School Cougars baseball team.

Doors open at noon; games begin at 2 p.m. Cost is $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

Twenty games, King Tut, door prizes, raffles, concessions available.

Contact: Kati Kutcher (304) 283-5741; Wendy Dodson (304) 728-9224 or (304) 582-1077; or Suzanne Trunnell (301) 514-4984.



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