Sept. 9-15

Only government meetings are relatively certain to occur as scheduled as the county tries to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Many of those are now being held by teleconference.

For any meeting or event scheduled, we suggest you call ahead.


Sept. 9


Sept. 10

HC Co-op and Heritage Market Place 5:30 p.m., at the Co-op, 56 S. Marsham St., Romney


HC Farmland Preservation Board 7 p.m., HC Courthouse, 2nd-floor courtroom


Sept. 11

Virtual story time 1 p.m., HC Public Library Facebbok Page. Theme: Patriot Day. Grabbags for the theme available on the table outside the library, 153 W. Main St., Romney.


Sept. 12

Freedom Ride 8:30 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. kickstands up, Romney Cycles


Veterans Appreciation Day noon-6 p.m., CB Fire Hall grounds. Live entertainment, food and vendors.


HC Arts Council annual meeting 3 p.m., Central Hampshire Park, Augusta. Current members can vote for board members and by-law changes.


Town hall with Congressional candidate Cathy Kunkel 1 p.m., Central Hampshire Park, Augusta. All voters invited to attend. For more info call 304-496-7168.


Sept. 13


Sept. 14

Romney Town Council 7 p.m., Town Hall, 340 E. Main St.


HC Democrats 7 p.m., Augusta.  For location, call Dorothy at 304-496-7168. 


Sept. 15



Looking ahead

Sept. 16-22

Attorney general mobile office 1-2 p.m. Wed., Sept. 16, Courthouse 2nd floor, 18 E. Main St., Romney


HC Development Authority 10 a.m. Wed., Sept. 16, Taggart Hall     


HC Planning Commission 7 p.m. Wed., Sept. 16, HC Courthouse, 2nd-floor courtroom


HC Committee on Aging Board of Directors 10 a.m. Wed., Sept. 16, COA Administration office, 24781 Northwestern Pike, Romney


Romney Board of Parks and Recreation 4 p.m. Wed., Sept. 16, Town Hall council chambers, 340 E. Main.


HC Parks and Rec Commission 7 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 17, HC Courthouse, 2nd-floor courtroom


Virtual story time 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, HC Public Library Facebook Page. Theme: National Respect Day. Grabbags for the theme available on the table outside the library, 153 W. Main St., Romney.


Romney Ruritan Chicken Dinner Sale 10 a.m. Sat., Sept. 19, The Bottling Works parking lot at 426 E. Main Street in Romney. 10 a.m. until sold out, carry-out only. $8.50 includes 1/2 chicken and coleslaw, baked beans and a dinner roll. Homemade desserts available. Masks appreciated.


Feed My Sheep Soup Kitchen 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sat., Sept. 19, Church of the Nazarene, 339 Elk Place, Romney. Free, everyone welcome.


PFLAG 6-8 p.m. Sun., Sept. 20,, 40 W. Piccadilly, Winchester, Va. Light refreshments served. All are welcome


HC Board of Education 6:30 p.m. Mon., Sept. 21, Central Office, School St., Romney


HC Republican Committee 7 p.m. Mon., Sept. 21, HC Health Dept., U.S. 50, Augusta. For more info, call 304-223-0008


County Commission 9 a.m. Tues., Sept. 22, courthouse, 2nd-floor courtroom. Agenda online 3 days in advance



Recycling newspapers, magazines, catalogs, cardboard, clean steel and aluminum cans 8 a.m.-noon Wednesdays and Saturdays, county recycling center, Dolan Drive, Augusta.


Story hour 11 a.m. each Friday, HC Public Library, 153 W. Main St., Romney.


Cub Scout Pack 32 7-8 p.m. every Wednesday evening (whenever Hampshire Schools are in session) starting Wednesday, Sept. 16 at Camp Walker (453 Little Cacapon River Road, Augusta) Boys and girls in K-5 can join either online or in person.  For more info, visit the pack’s Facebook page,, or call Committee Chairman Rick Hillenbrand at 703-477-5835.


AA noon Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 6 p.m. Monday and 8 p.m. Friday, all at Pathways, 850 N. High St., Romney. 7 p.m. Monday, Ruritan Community Center, Capon Bridge. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Christ Community Church, Augusta. 6 p.m. Saturday, Tearcoat Church of the Brethren, Augusta. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Burlington Union Church. 8 p.m. Thursday, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Romney. 6 p.m. Sunday, Slanesville Presbyterian Church.


Bingo Doors open at 4, early bird games at 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Round Hill Community Fire and Rescue, 141 Spinning Wheel Lane, just north of U.S. 50 off National Lutheran Blvd.


Narcotics Anonymous 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Springfield Assembly of God, Route 28; noon Thursday, 6 p.m. Tuesday and 8 p.m. Saturday, Pathways, 850 N. High St., Romney.


Romney Food Pantry 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday, First United Methodist basement, 49 N. High St., Romney. Recipients may pick up food once a month.


Hampshire Emergency Amateur Radio Team Net 7 p.m. Wednesday, on-the-air. N8RAT Repeater 444.950 MHz/PL 123.0.


Smart Recovery 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Pathways, 850 N. High St., Romney. Empowering tool for all addictive behaviors and addicts. Call 304-359-2185 or 540-247-4209.


Community Chorus rehearsal 10-11 a.m. Saturday, River House, Capon Bridge. Free. Elizabeth Podsiadlo directing.


Art for all noon-3 p.m. Saturday, River House, Capon Bridge. Free family fun. Materials provided.


Breakfast buffet at American Legion Post 91, Romney, has been suspended until further notice.


Yoga in the Gallery 6-7 p.m. Monday, River House, Capon Bridge. $10. All levels. Bring your own mat


Food pantry 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Springfield Assembly of God Church.


Food pantry 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, St. Peter Church of Deliverance, 536 St. Peter Lane, Augusta.


Anger management group 4 p.m. Monday, Pathways, 850 N High St., Romney.


Education group 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Pathways, 850 N High St., Romney. Led by Mark Dignan, CAC-AD


Overcoming domestic violence and trauma 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Pathways, 850 N High St., Romney.


Came to believe noon Friday, Pathways, 850 N High St., Romney.


Sober café 9-11 p.m. 1st and 3rd Friday, Pathways, 850 N High St., Romney.


Boy Scout Troop 32 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Romney First United Methodist Church, 49 N. High St. Year-round, ages 10.5 to 18. Call Milda V. Mullins at 304-496-7530.


Indoor yard sale 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Springfield Treasures, next to Springfield Senior Center. Proceeds benefit Senior Nutrition Program. Items sold on donation basis.


6-8 p.m. 3rd Sunday: PFLAG, 40 W. Piccadilly, Winchester, Va. Light refreshments served. All are welcome.


6-7:30 p.m. Monday: Gambler support group, St. Joseph’s Church, 225 S. Queen St., Martinsburg. Call 304-356-5829.


Gambler support 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, St. Joseph’s Church, 225 S. Queen St., Martinsburg. Call 304-356-5829.


Spay Today: Low cost, nonprofit program for spaying and neutering cats and dogs. At the time of surgery, initial tests and shots can be obtained at lower rates. To find a participating vet, call 304-728-8330 or visit

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