This week’s Community Calendar

Rummage sale: Shannondale Springs Chapel hosts a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Asbury Methodist Church in Charles Town.

Barbecue benefit: The annual Camp Frame 4-H chicken barbecue happens from 3 until 7 p.m. Saturday in the dining hall at Camp Frame 4-H Camp, three miles west of Hedgesville. Chicken barbecued by the South Jefferson Ruritan along with baked beans, cole slaw, bread and cakes. Cost is $8 for adults or $4 for children 12 and under. Carryout orders will be available.

Club meeting: The Gardeners Exchange Group meets at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the home of Diana Eldridge in Shepherdstown. Topic for discussion: “Native Plants and Wildflowers.” For details, go to or call 240-405-7013.

Birding trip: Potomac Valley Audubon Society sponsors a one-day birding trip to the Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge and other spots along the Delaware shore Saturday. For details, call 240-291-6465 or email

Church dinner: Zion Baptist Church in Charles Town hosts a fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday for $8. Menu choices: fried fish, fried chicken, fried potatoes, mashed potatoes, seasoned greens, cole slaw, rolls. To place an order, call 304-725-3530.

Dinner: Knights of Pythias hosts a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the lodge hall, 105 E. Sixth Ave., Ranson. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for ages 6 to 12, free for 5 and under. Carryout available.

Plant sale: The Tuscawilla-Locust Hills Garden Club hosts its annual plant and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on the soccer field near the entrance to W.Va. 51.

Organ concert: Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town hosts an organ concert at 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 304-725-5513 or visit

Candlelight memorial: Shenandoah Community Health Center and Community Networks holds an AIDS candlelight memorial starting at 6 p.m. Sunday at War Memorial Park, Martinsburg. For details, call 304-263-6614.

Special speaker: Evangelist Marie Brown speaks at at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Middleway United Methodist Church at 7435 Queen St. For details, call 304-728-4770.

Special program: The women of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church hold their annual Women’s Day at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Blood donations: Blood drives happen at Shepherd University from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 22 at the Jefferson County Commission. Signup online at


— Compiled by Robert Smith

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