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PAGE Wednesday, March 28, 2012 ~p[rit of JEFFERSON and FARMER'S ADVOCATE Fun with "The Lorax": Young- sters who sign up to hear the Dr, Seuss classic "The Lorax" at 10 a,m, Saturday at the Charles Town Library also will learn to finger-knit their own Truffala Tree book mark and try their hand at planting seeds. Sign up for the program in person at the library at 200 E. Washington St. or call 304-725- 2208. Discounts for going out: Taking in a the Old Opera House in Charles Town can get you a 10 percent discount at select restaurants and on select works at the Washington Street Artists' Cooperative Gallery at 235 W. Washing- ton St. in Charles Town. The gallery will be open until 7 p.m. Friday. For details, call the gallery at 304-724-2090 or see ~ ~!~? i i:i!~ / i~i;~~ ,i "Home Games" continues: Charles Town's Old Opera House presents the comedy/drama "Home Games" by Tom Ziegler at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The theater is at 204 N. evening shows; $15 for matinees. For de- George St. Tickets: $8 for students; $17 for tails, go to To re- serve seats, call 304-725-4420. Sips some Vandalia: West Virginia's newest draft beer is in the spotlight Saturday at Good Natured Market and Vegetarian Caf6, 209 S. Raleigh St. in Martinsburg. The India pale ale, brewed in Martinsburg, is part of "A West Virginia Evening" where $15 gets you one Vandalia draft, samples of the beer and other locally made products, a choice of Good Natured's gourmet salad or soup plus music from Chelsea Mc- Bee and Calvin Smith. For details on the event, go to www.goodnaturedllc. corn or call 304-262-9978. For more on the beer, call 304-995-6605 or go to Put your brain to the test: There's still time to put together a team for the 15th annual Brain Games, the popular trivia tour- nament that raises money for Literacy Volunteers of the Eastern Panhandle. compe- tition begins at 1 p.m. at the James Rumsey Technical Institute on W.Va. 9 east of Hedges- ville. Teams can have three to six members, and reg- istration costs $30 per person. Brain Games questions? Call 304-264-0298 or email LVEP- BrainGames@aol. com. at 7 p.m. :: The Bluegrass Music Alliance's free Tuesday jams are open to musicians of all levels as well as to anyone Nho wants to listen to bluegrass. Jams happen from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Caperton Train Station, 229 E. Martin St Martinsburg. For.details, see or contact Jenn Jensen at or 304-264-8801. Send us your items for Out&About Do you have a public event you want to publicize? The Spirit of Jefferson reaches thousands of readers across Jeffer- son County as well as elsewhere in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle and beyond. Email the details to Christine Mill- er Ford at Christine@spiritofjefferson. Items may be faxed to 304-728-6856 or mailed to the Spirit of Jefferson news- room, 210 N. George St Charles Town, WV 25414. Ques- tions? Call Ford at 304-725-2046. Please provide contact in- formation in case we have questions. To place a display tout- mg your special event, call Karen Bowers weekdays at 304- . 725-2046. : Remembering Rum. sey: Learn about steam- boat pioneer James Rum- sey's ties to Shepherd- stown at 7 p.m, Thursday when the long-time presi- dent of the Rumseian So- ciety delivers a lecture at the Entler Hotel, 129 E. German St. in Shepherd- stown. Nick Blanton's talk is entitled, "Stubborn Ad- vocates: How Shepherd- stown Came to Carry a Torch for James Rum- sey." Though Robert Fu'l- ton is widely credited with developing the steam- boat, Rumsey showed off a steam-powered boat on the Potomac in 1787 - decades before Fulton's Claremont began ferrying passengers in New York. The talk is part of Shep- herdstown's 250th anni- versary celebration. For more information, call 304-876-0910 or go online to www.historicshepherd- k&te Paula Dean Ebony Seventeen Check out our designer frames starting at Eye Exam for glasses= Disposable contact lenses, exam ~ follow up= starting at $142.00 Somerset Village 304-725-4828 I L'II --J Martinsburg MartinsburgWinchester Foxcroft Avenue ' Spring Mills Apple Blossom Corners "304,267-9911 304-263-4000 540-722-3217 Heart disease and stroke are the number three causes of death I number one and. Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention Screening Test includes: id