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PAGE B4 Wednesday March 21, 2018 NEWS SPIRIT of JEFFERSON and FARMER'S ADVOCATE !ill!if! !i! LEFT: Sarah Huston, the curator at the Jefferson County Museum, shows off an autoharp, part of a new exhibit of yesteryear musical instruments at the Charles Town museum that's now open Tuesdays through Saturdays. See details under the header for today. CENTER and RIGHT: Mountaineer Popcorn and other vendors will be on hand this weekend at the sixth-annual Girls Day Out event at South Jefferson Public Library in Summit Point. Learn more under the header both for today and for Saturday. SEND SUBMISSIONS by noon Monday to MARCH Museum open Op Shop sale The Jefferson County Museum has re- The Op Shop at 115 N. Charles St. in Charles Town will turned to its regular hours, open from 11 have a special sale on winter clothes through March. The shop a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Satur- is open t0 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from I0 days downstairs at 200 E. Washington St. ann. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Proceeds go to the Old Opera House. in Charles Town. The Jefferson County Call 304:725-6605 to learn more. Museum, where proceeds support muse- tlIe same hours. For more information, um programs, is open Smoke detectors call 304-725-8628. The Blue Ridge Volunteer Fire Dept. will provide and in- stall smoke detectors or check smoke detectors already in your Library's big raffle home, at no cost. For more information or to make an appoint- Raffle tickets are on sale now through Saturday at South Jef- ment, call Fire Chief Earl Cogle 304-616-8557. , ferson Public Library - a fundraiser for the project to enlarge the Summit Point structure. Each of the vendors taking part Bingo , in Saturday's Girls Day Out has donated a raffle item. Tickets Jefferson County Council on Aging will hold cash bingo cost $1 each, or six for $5. Raffle bidders write their names starting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Mondays at JCCOA at and phone numbers on their tickets and drop them in small 103 W. Fifth Ave. in Ranson. Those who come early can enjoy bags next to the item they want, according to librarian Sue a free beginning tai chi class at 5:30 p.m. The $10 admission Floyd. Questions? Call the library at 304-725-6227. fee includes 10 games of bingo, with payouts and jackpot de- Storytelling workshop termined by the number of participants. To arrange transpor- tation, call 304-725-4618 at least 48 hours in advance. Learn Signups are underway now for master storyteller Elizabeth more from Gloria Hedges ( or 304- r Ellis's workshop, "Collecting and Crafting Family Stories." 724-7111). It happens from 7 to 9 p.m. in Shepherd University's Student Center and costs $40 (payable at the door). Participants are Help for grandparents asked to reserve a spot at Grandparents and others raising a rel- Documentary screening MARCH ative's child or children are invited to RAPP, the Relatives As Parents Program Watch "Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press" at 6:30 - support group. The free meeting, which ? p.m. at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional His- includes refreshments and child care, be- tory and Education, with a discussion to follow. RSVP to gins at 6 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club Sponsored by Robert C. Byrd Cen- at 334 N. Lawrence St. in Charles Town. Teen Court's Ronda ter for Congressional History and Education and Shepherd Lehman is the March guest speaker. The meetings happen the University Lifelong Learning Program. fourth Friday of each month. To reserve a seat or get details, call Gwen Twyman at 304-724-2044. Overeaters Anonymous Overeaters Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Fridays at Asbury United Methodist Church at 110 W. North St. in Charles Town. For details, go to or call Wes at 304-616-2121. Seated exercise program "Active for Life," a chair exercise program from the WVU Extension Service, is offered free at 4 p.m. Fridays at Oakland United Methodist Church. For details, call 304-728-2216. Reformers Unanimous Reformers Unanimous meets at 7 p.m. Fridays at First Bap- tist Church at 614 Lone Oak Road in Ranson. Transportation available. Go to or call 866-733-6768. ers" for a required. To sign up, contact Gardening talk The West Virginia University Exten- sion Service's one-day Gardening 101 workshop happens from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Attendees bring a brown bag lunch and get "snacks, drinks and an endless wealth of knowledge from local master garden- fee of just $5 (payable at the door). Pre-registration Emily Wells (304-728-7413 or Water tasting The Jefferson County Water Initiative is sponsoring a water tasting from 1 to 4 p.m. at Fisherman's Hall at 319 S. West St. in Charles Town in celebration of United Nations World Water Day. Those who attend can sample drinking water from eight sources in the county and rank their taste. Learn more from Nicola Bastian (304-535-6907 or Girls Day Out South Jefferson Public Library in Summit Point will hold its annual Girls Day Out from 1 to 4 p.m. with light refresh- ments and vendors including Carmen's Beads & Bling, Lemongrass Spa, Mountaineer Popcorn, Pampered Chef, Thir- ty-One, Stinky Dog Soaps, Stampin Up, Lipsense and more plus a raffle to benefit the library. Minimally lnvasive Surgery: The Ulti Eli McKinzie Matheson thought her basketball career was over. But thanks to the breakthrough care at Valley Health, surgeons repaired her torn ACL and meniscus with the least invasive approach available, requiring only tiny incisions. That meant she was back on the court this season, with the best of her basketball career still ahead. 1 540-699-0075 Orthopedics I