Community Calendar

This week 

Fire department fundraiser: Blue Ridge Mountain Fire Co. will be holding a craft and vendor show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. An Easter egg hunt for children will start at 1 p.m.

Easter flower sale: Blue Ridge Mountain Fire Co. will sell flowers today through Saturday starting at 10 a.m. each day.


Looking ahead

Burn training: RESA 8 Public Service Training is presenting a free training opportunity on the seriousness of burns at the 2013 Eastern Panhandle Training Weekend at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Martinsburg High School. For more information, visit, call 304-267-3505, ext. 112 or email

Opera house benefit: The Theatre Guild of the Old Opera House will host the “Night at the Races” from 5:30 to 11 p.m. April 6 at Hollywood Casino at the Charles Town Races. A prime rib and seafood buffet will be served along with a cash bar and a night of racing. Proceeds will benefit the Old Opera House Center for the Arts in Charles Town. Admission is $50 per person. For tickets and more information, call 304-725-4420.

Diabetes fundraiser: Panhandle Pedalers Cycling Club will be hosting a poker run for diabetes at 8:30 a.m. April 6 at Black Dog Coffee Shop in Bardane. For questions, go to

Dinner and bazaar: Zion Baptist Church in Charles Town will host a fish dinner and bazaar fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 6. The carryout-only menu includes fried whiting fish, a choice of two side orders and bread for $9. Order can be placed by calling 304-725-3530, 240-705-4750 or 304-268-2664.

Free mammograms: Bonnie’s Bus, a mobile digital mammography center, will visit the Martinsburg Mall from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 6. The mammograms are billed to private insurance, Medicaid or Medicare if available. Women who do not have insurance will be covered by the West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program or through special grants. For questions, visit

Donors needed: A blood drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 9 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Sign up online at

Movie night: Zion Baptist Church in Charles Town will show Tyler Perry’s “Madea Gets A Job” at 6 p.m. April 12. A spaghetti dinner will be served for $6 a person. For questions, call 304-725-3530.

Book sale: A gardening/crafts/ hobby/DIY book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 13 at the South Jefferson Public Library in Summit Point. All proceeds will benefit the library.

Brunch and auction: The Eastern Panhandle Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will host a jazz brunch and silent auction at 11 a.m. April 13. The brunch will be held at the Holiday Inn in Martinsburg. Tickets cost $35. To purchase a ticket or to donate an item for the silent auction, call 304-263-1625, 304-886-1028 or 304-725-4735.

Brunch fundraiser: New Street United Methodist Church in Shepherdstown will have an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast/brunch from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 13. The menu will include pancakes, sausage gravy, bacon, sausage, applesauce, juice, coffee and tea. Adults eat for $7 and children 3 to 12 eat for $4. Carryout will be available.


— Compiled by Robert Smith


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