Community Notes

Baseball and softball: Registration for the baseball and softball season will be held at Charles Town Middle School Feb. 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Feb. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Feb. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m.; Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Feb. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fees are $120 for the first child and $110 for each additional child. For questions and forms, go to

Volunteers needed: Shephedstown’s Good Shepherd Caregivers is recruiting volunteer drivers for critical transportation needs and members of churches willing to serve as part of a care team for an individual in need. Call 304-876-3325 or email

Art submissions: Deadline for entries for the third-annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit sponsored by the Berkeley Arts Council and the Redbrick Gallery in Martinsburg is Feb. 19. Details, including entry forms and the full schedule, are posted at

Beekeeping classes: The West Virginia Eastern Panhandle Beekeepers Association is accepting registration for its beginner beekeepers course to be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays starting Feb. 4 at the West Virginia Fruit Research and Education Center in Kearneysville. The fee is $70. For beekeepers who have completed the beginners course or have at least two years’ beekeeping experience, a three-week advanced class will be offered starting Feb. 2. More information and registration forms for classes are available at or by calling 540-247-2482.

Calling all artists: Steam at Harper’s Ferry is looking for artists to submit work for selection for its next exhibit, “Big Top Steam,” starting on Feb. 23. Artists are requested to submit work related to Victorian-era circuses, ideally with a steampunk twist. Artists may submit up to three works. For details, email

Veterinarian service: For information on Spay Today, the area’s reduced-cost spay and neuter program for dogs and cats, is available at or by calling 304-728-8330.

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