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L, C1 Wednesday, May 30, 2018 5 I 1 * L By LISA DeLAWDER Special to the Spirit BOLIVAR - Readers of all ages are invited to join Bolivar-Harpers Ferry Public Library as we present "Libraries Rock" when our summer library program begins on June 11. Activities will include rock paint- ing, game nights, a musical perfor- mance for toddlers by Tony M, sto- rytimes, a Victorian grave art field trip, a Mark Twain living history presentation, and much more. The reading program is open to all ages. Earn raffle tickets for the books read for a chance to win prizes like movie passes, tubing trips, the- ater tickets, jewelry and zoo passes. Here's a look at the event lineup: Tony M presents Toddler Tunes from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on June 20. Tony M. is a fulltime children's entertainer who integrates music, literature and storytelling into an educational, interactive and fun ex- perience. The event is for children ages 1 to 4. Preschool storytime happens at 11 ann. on June 21 and July 12. The 30-minute event for kids ages 1 to 4 features stories, instruments and bubbles. "Rock Painting and Conversa- tion," an event for adults only, hap- pens from 6 to 8 p.m. on June 21. We will be painting kindness rocks to be distributed throughout the towns of Bolivar and Harpers Ferry. Come join the fun! Movie Night. See "School of Rock" at 6 p.m. on June 23. The movie, rated PG-13, stars Jack Black as overly enthusiastic guitar- ist Dewey Finn, who gets thrown out of his bar band and begins posing as a substitute music teacher at an elite private elementary school, exposing his students to the hard rock gods he idolizes and emulates. Two Rivers Treads Storytime. A guest reader from Ranson's Two 9 S tLe, ;l i::i~i:!!:i:i:i!: O~" J The summer reading program at Bolivar- Harpers Ferry Public Library will Include a session where adults can paint "kindness rocks" to be placed around town. Starting on June 11, the program also will Include music, yoga, storytlmes and lots of other fun for grownups end young people. The library is located at 151 Polk St. in Harpers Ferry. Rivers Treads shoe store and run- show" at our End Of Summer Read- stories from her latest book, "Chas- ning outfitter will offer a special ing Program Party. ing Pills: I Must Be Old, I Have a story time all about feet. The event, Scavenger Hunt. Pick up your Pill Dispenser," starting with a light for those ages 5 to 12, happens from Scavenger Hunt packets anytime supper at 6 p.m. 11 a.m. to noon. from July 7 through July 28. Send At 7 p.m we will be discussing Teen Game Night with Apples me your pictures in correct order or "Garden Spells" by Sarah Addison. to Apples, Pictionary, Heads Up and bring your pictures to the library by Teen Book Club meets from more, happens from 5 to 7 p.m. June 5p.m. on July 28 for your chance to 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. July 13 with a 28. The fun night is for those ages win! Must be 18 to take part. Good focus on "Songs About a Girl" by 13 to 18 and refreshments will be fun and good luck? Chris Russell. Young people ages served. Artifact Sneak Peak. Darlene 13 to 18 can join us for a book dis- Victorian grave art walk. Ann Hassler, an archaeologist with the cuss on, refreshments and themed Fern leads an informative walk National Park Service, will bring ar- activity. through three cemeteries in the tifacts to the library - a sneak peek Tim's Gems Mobile Mining. Charles Town area starting at 6 of some of the items uncovered in Anyone 4 and older can come join p.m. June 28 from Zion Episcopal digs in this area from 11 a.m. to the fun from 1 to 2 p.m. July 14. Church at 301 E. Congress St. Vic- noon on July 7. She'll share infer- Mine for your very own gems and torian grave art will captivate as mat on and also take questions. All fossils. you learn what to spot on the grave ages are welcome, but please sign Connect with Mark Twain from markers and secret meaning. Take up for this free lecture. 2 to 3 p.m. July 21. Historical re-en- a stroll through history while Ann Sand Art Storytime. Children actor Doug Riley of Tunnelton will brings it all to life. ages 5 to 12 can come make beaut - bring beloved author and humorist Children's Rock Hunt. Young- ful art with colored sand and listen Mark Twain to life. It's part of the sters ages 5 to 12 years can pick up to stories at 11 a.m. on July 11. West Virginia History Alive! pro- a scavenger hunt sheet at the library The library's July Book Club gram. Please call 304-535-2301 to anytime from July 2 through July meetup begins July 12 with a special sign up to reserve your seat for this 27. Collect your rocks and bring treat when Jefferson County's own unique, free program. All ages wel- them back on July 28 for a "rock Lyn Widmyer entertaining us with come. Public Library's summer mad- library at 304-535.2301, orfoI.r " low the library on Faceboook;.:! any of the programs /, :. Yoga Story Time begins atA1 a.m. July 25. Come enjoy stories paired with simple yoga poses. For youngsters ages 5 to 12. i It s the End of Summer Read ing Potluck, a special event only those 18 and older. Sign up and theft at 6 p.m. on July 26, bring a dish and a list of your favorite 2018 titles to, share. The library will provide pa-: per products, drinks and fried chick- en. The adult summer reading prizes will be drawn at the potluck. Go d Luck! And finally we have the End of Summer Reading Party from 10 axn: to noon on July 28. Celebrate another: successful Summer Reading Program with us. We will have bouncy house,: giant bubbles and refreshments. All; raffle tickets must be turned in noon to get a chance to win. Dra',w- ing will be held immediately after party. It's fun for all ages. 4 - Lisa DeLawder works at the Bolivar-Harpers Ferry Public Library ()H,t &about Our weekly entertainment calendar "The Addams Family" I Thursday, Friday and Saturday Come to Jefferson High for the school's exciting musical, "The Addams Family." Four performances planned - 7 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday and then shows on Saturday, at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets will be available at the school's theater box and also online at The show is an original story, "and it's every father's night- mare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family - a man her parents have never met. And if that weren't upsetting enough, Wednesday con- , tides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he's never done before - keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything's about to change." r 4599 Shepherdstown Road between herdstown. Alan Rhody I Friday Nashville trouba- dour and hit song- writer Alan Rhody (left) will headline this week's First Fri- day Coffeehouse, the popular concert series that happens at Trin- ity Orchard House at Martinsburg and Shep- The doors open at 7 p.m. for a social time and signup for the night's open mic slots of eight minutes each. The open mic performances begin at 7:30 with Rhody taking the stage gh's latest offering is "The Addems Family," with four performances starting Thursday evening and continuing through Saturday. around 9 p.m. for a one-hour set. Rhody's songwriting credits include tunes for The Oak Ridge Boys, Lorrie Morgan, Del McCoy, Lee Greenwood, Tanya Tucker, Toby Keith, Ricky Van Shelton, Hoyt Axton, Kevin Welch, the Atlanta Rhythm Section, Lynn Anderson, George Jones and others. The Louisville, Ky native has played thousands of shows and recorded with greats such as John Prine and has had his music featured on NPR's "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered." Organizers of First Friday ask for a $10 donation, which includes not only an evening of great live music but refresh- ments. For more information, contact Steve Warner at 304- 676-4422 or find "First Friday Coffeehouse" on Facebook. Frontier Tavern Dinner [ June 8 The "For the Kids, By George" Children's Museum in Martinsburg hosts a fundraiser to support the interactive and fun museum at the Caperton Train Station that teaches children about their local history and culture. The special evening on rll June 8 offers fine dining and entertainment. Learn details 'at Art show I Through June "Ascendant: The Art of Jean Kellogg & Donna Edgell" t;e- mains on display at South Jefferson Public Library through month's end, with a free reception with the artists set for 1 to 3 p.m. on June 20. The works may be seen during the library's regular hours - 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The library is closed Fridays. Kellogg, based in the Shenandoah Valley, is an artist arid writer who is part of an open artists studio group which meets at the library Tuesday afternoons. She works in various media and varies her subject matter to create visual narratives that match inspirational life experiences. Edgell, who recently re- tired after more than 30 years as a public school art teacher, relies on themes of nature, mystery and wonder. (See OUT Page (~3) ( L SATURDAY, JUNE 9' 11AM - 6PM 600 Mordington Ave Charles Town, WV FOUR LIVE LOCAL BANDS - : THE MAX GINADA KOOL PINADA QUINTET THE JORDAN ENGLISH QUARTET BUILT 4 COMFORT BAND m):-