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PAGE A4 Wednesda April 18, 2018 EARTH DAY SPECIAL SECTION SPIRIT of JEFFERSON and FARMER'S ADVOCATE Candy expert planning something special Visitors to True Treats Historic Candy's theater in WANT TO KNOW MORE? Learn t True Harpers Ferry on Saturday are in for treats of all kinds, not only samples of hard candies - once known as "boiled sugars," and made According to True Treats much about our history and with a water base - and sam- founder, Susan Benjamin, what drinking water has be- pies of ginger beer, sarsapa- the event is part of Harpers come today." rilla and other old-time fa- Ferry's Earth Day Water- The water tasting will give vorites but an historic water- Faire - a special event that visitors the opportunity to tasting event as well. celebrates the area's riv- vote on each selection - the True Treats at 144 High er heritage. "We decided to winner will be announced St. will offer the public the join in from a culinary per- through the media, on the chance to sample more than spective, inspired by Berke- True Treats website, and 20 kinds of water from nu- ley Springs West V'trginia's through emails to interested merous time periods and international water competi- participants. categories from the first in tion, where I was a judge," Also planned: Displays of the nation through today's Benjamin said. "Each water historic water jugs and glass- municipal, spring-fed, and sample has its own distinct es from the 1700s through sparkling water, characteristics that reveal so the mid-1900s and a show- IN BRIEF ing of old-time movies fol- lowing the tastings. Benjamin said the tasting will be from 2 to 5 p.m with the movie starting at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for the movie are free but advance tickets to guarantee a seat may be secured at True Treats His- toric Candy. Wondering about the big mosaic mural project coming up in Charles Town? Organizers say they'll be on hand to an- swer questions and more at this weekend's Panhandle Earth Day Celebration. Volunteers with the Charles Town Arts & Culture District say they'll have a booth at the 10th-annual Earth Day fest' happening Saturday at Sam Michaels Park. Visitors to the booth also can decorate tiles that will be included in the Za- gar Mosaic Mural project that will be installed in May. Church plans Sunday tree planting Rock Spring Church in friendly educational activi- Kearneysville will host an ties for kids and adults, plus Earth Day celebration andsnacks. Email organizer KC CommuniTree tree planting. Waiters at waltersk1991@ It's a family-friendly event or to learn more that will happen from noon about CommuniTree, go to to 3 p.m. with lots of Earth- tiles, old dishes, antique metal implements, bullets, keys, horse shoes, farm tools, etc. We'd like you to bring objects that speak of the history of Jefferson County you can decorate tiles Ii OUTDOORS 27i acres statewide, 4,000 in Jefferson County, to remain open farmland forever: Co-author of the WV Voluntary Farmland Protection Act Board member of the WVAgri- cultural Land Protection Authority land use community:. Counsel, Charles Town Horsemen Benevolence Protection Association Commissioner, Jefferson County Planning Commission, 2000 - 2003 commi nt to our Environment: Installed solarpanels on his home rooftop and an electric car charger Drives a fully electric car PAID FOR BY DAVID HAMMER SUSTAINABLE, DELICIOUS PHONE: 304.535.1313 196 HIGH STREET OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK HARPERS FERRY VltglNl I