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Calendar of Events for Feb. 23

February 23, 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 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.


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

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.

Spay and Neuter

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.

Animal Welfare

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.

Thrift Shop

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.

Knitting Group

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.

Mysteries Walk

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.

Coats for Kids

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).

First Tuesdays

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.


President's Lecture Series:

Lead Hazards in the Environment

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education.

What: Richard Troast, Ph.D., a recognized toxicologist and expert in the toxicity of lead in humans, will discuss the environmental sources of lead and the potential effects of continued lead exposure on children and adults.

Cost:?Free to the public with a reception to follow.


Pancake breakfast at

New Street United Methodist Church

What:?Pancake breakfast/ brunch

All-you-can-eat pancakes, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, sausage gravy, applesauce, juice/coffee/tea

Where: New Street United Methodist Church,

Corner of New and Church streets

Dining Hall in lower level

When: Serving times: 7 to 11 a.m.

Cost: $8 for adults

$5 for children 4 to 12

Carry-out available


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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