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SPIRIT of JEFI, RSON PAGE B1 and FARMER'S ADVOCATE NEWS Wednesday, October 31, 2018 LEFT: The early voting period continues from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Saturday at the Jefferson County Courthouse at 100 E. Washington St. in Charles Town. Find details under the header for today. CENTER: A "Get To Know Girl Scouts" event lets youngsters from kindergarten through high school learn about the organization. Learn more under the header for Thursday. RIGHT: Glassware, holiday decorations, household Items and much more will be for sale at Zion Episcopal Church's annual two-day bazaar. Learn the details under the header for Friday. CALENDAR SEND SUBMISSIONS by noon Monday to TODAY Early voting West Virginia's early voting pe- riod continues from 9 aan. to 5 pan. through Saturday at the Jefferson County Courthouse at 100 E. Washington St. in Charles Town. On Election Day, Tuesday, voters can cast ballots at their assigned precincts from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 pan. Additional information can be found at the West Virginia Secretary of State's web- site,, or by calling the Jefferson County Clerk's office at 304-728-3246. Trick or treating The City of Charles Town holds trick or treating from 4 to 7 pan. Else- where in the county, trick or treat will happen from 6 pan. to 8 pan according to the Jeffer- son County Sheriff's Department. Trunk or Treat Middleway United Method- ist Church's United Methodist Women group will host a Trunk or Treat from 6 to 8 pan. at the church at 7435 Queen St. in Middleway. The event is open to anyone in the community. Wellness Wednesday It's the final Wednes- day of the month, time for the Shepherd Uni- versity Wellness Center to offer another Well- ness Wednesday - when any Jefferson County resident can take fitness classes, work out at the Wellness Center or enjoy the facility's indoor pool from 6 aan. to 9 pan. For details, go to Museum exhibit View "Brown Opened the Eyes of the World," a new exhibit of .letters related to John Brown and his raid, at the Jefferson County Museum at 200 E. Washington St. in Charles Town. The ex- hibit may be seen during the museum's regular hours (11 a.m. to 4p.m. Tues- days through Saturday) through Dec. 15 when the museum closes for the season. Admission is $4, but free to students, stu- dents and Charles Town Library patrons. To know more, Call 304-725-8628 or go to Museum shop The Jefferson County Mu- seum Shop with locally crafted gifts made by Pam and Ren Parziale, Linda Case, Lisa Ko- vatch, Liz Goins and others plus adult and chil- dren's books written by West Virginia authors, West Virginia T-shirts, hats, decals and more is open from 11 aan. to 4 pan. Tuesdays through Saturdays at 200 E. Washington St. in Charles Town. There's no need to pay the museum ad- mission fee to shop. Storythne A themed storytime for preschool- ers happens at 1 p.m. today and every Wednes- day (and at 11 aan. on Tuesdays) at South Jef- ferson Public Library at 49 Church St. in Sum- mit Point. For details, call Dana Jenkins at 304- 725-6227, or go online to sojeffersonlibrary. com or connect with "South Jefferson Public Library" on Facebook. THURSDAY Cybersecurity panel The Eastem Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum will present "Cybersecu- rity Tips for Small Business Owners and En- trepreneurs" at 5:30 pan. at the Inn at Charles Town. Chris May, information security consul- tant with Advantage Technology, will provide an overview of cybersecurity, cyber threats and cybercrime and discuss steps that entrepre- neurs and small business owners can take to protect themselves. The event, free and open to anyone, begir/s with networking and refresh- ments, followed by the program at 6 pan. For more info, call the Jefferson County Develop- ment Authority's Lyn Godwin (304-728-3255 or email "Get To Know Girl Scouts" Girls from kin- dergarten through high school can come out for a fun "Get To Know Girl Scouts" night from 6 to 8 at Wright Denny Intermediate School in Charles Town. Girls can learn about Girl Scouts' outdoor adventures, camping and much more. To RSVP or to get more information, send an email to Shelter needs Jefferson County's cold weather shelter for those who do not have homes will open Nov. 1 and mn from 7:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. through March. If you can help by volunteering overnight or helping in other ways, email Op Shop The Op Shop, the thrift store at 115 N. Charles St. in Charles Town, is selling fall and winter clothing, handbags and shoes plus jewelry, linens and household items. The store is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Fri- day and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Pro- ceeds go to the Old Opera House, and dona- tions are always welcome. Call 304-725-6605 to learn more. Storytime The Charles Town Library holds storytime for kids of all ages at 4 p.m. Thurs- days at the library at 200 E. Washington St. For details, call 304-725-2208. FRIDAY Church bazaar Charles Town's Zion Episcopal Church holds its big annual two-day bazaar with clothing for kids, men and women, jewelry, household goods and more. Shoppers can also buy vegetable soup, bean soup, hot dogs, chili dogs, drinks, homemade baked goods and fresh sausage. The sale hap- pens from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church parish house at 221 E. Washing- ton St. A flea market outside opens at 8 a.m. both days. Organizers note that the sale will not include books. Instead, Zion is planning a spring book fair - and accepting book donations. That event is set for April 5 and 6. For details, call the church at 304- 725-5312. Overeaters Anonymous Overeaters Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Fridays at Asbury United Methodist Church at 110 W. North St. in Charles Town. For de- tails, go to or call 304-616-2121. Reformers meeting Reformers, a Christian group offering addiction sup- port, meets at 7 p.m. Fridays at First Bap- tist Church at 614 Lone Oak Road in Ran- son. Transportation available. For details, go to or call 866-733-6768. (See CALENDAR Page B5) H SATU Locally crafted potter foll art, basl ets, jewelry, bool s, T-shir s and much more[ 200 E. Vdlshington St. in Charles Town Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday ALL SHOP PROFITS BENEFIT THE JEFFERSON COUNTY MUSEUM ! V I Read Aloud volunteers Share favorite books Motivate children to want to read Serve as role models & become friends A weekly visit from YOU can make a lifetime of difference to a child! Saunders, (703)72%2518 These Democratic candidates Vote for a future without oppose Rockwooh smokestacks.