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Pajama time

Pajama Time story time will be held at Handley Library 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22. Preschoolers are encouraged to come dressed in their pajamas and bring a stuffed toy to cuddle. Information: 540-662-9041, ext. 16 or jsutter@handleyregional.org....

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Shenandoah Univeristy lecture

The Harry F. Byrd Jr. School of Business will host Trex CEO Ronald Kaplan as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series 5:30 p.m. Oct. 22. The lecture entitled "Leadership: Lessons Learned the Hard Way", will be held in Halpin-Harrison Hall,...

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Miller card shower

A card shower is planned for Willie Jo Miller who will celebrate his 75th birthday Oct. 22. Cards may be sent to 368 West Old Cross Road, New Market, VA 22844....

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Woodstock library story hour

The Woodstock Library will hold holiday story hours for preschoolers 11:15 a.m. Oct. 22. Additional days include Nov. 5 and 19 and Dec. 3 and 17. Information: 540-333-2756....

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Retired teachers fall meeting

The District G of the Virginia Retired Teachers Association fall meeting will be held 10 a.m. Oct. 22 at Traditions Restaurant, Harrisonburg. The program will feature a panel of retired teachers who have run for elected office after retirement. Cost...

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Warren County Humane Society Howl-O-Ween basket raffle

The Warren County Humane Society will hold a Howl-O-Ween basket raffle. Basket worth over $200 drawing Oct. 23, tickets/$1....

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Women of Calvary rummage sale

The Women of Calvary will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 23; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 24; and 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 25 at Calvary Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 132 N. Royal...

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Cancer support luncheon

Author Janet Sheppard Kelleher, writer, columnist and speaker from South Carolina, will speak at the annual Cancer Support Luncheon at noon Oct. 23 in the abbey at Westminster Canterbury in Winchester. Kelleher, a breast cancer survivor, details her experience in her book, "Big C, little ta-ta: Kicking Breast Cancer's Butt in 7 Humorous Stories." RSVP for the luncheon to Kathy Headley / Shenandoah Valley Westminster Canterbury wellness and vitality manager at 540-665-5922

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Esbie Baptist Church revival

Esbie Baptist Church will hold revival at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 and 24 with Rev. George Comfort....

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Front Royal business forum

The Town of Front Royal will hold a Business Forum 6 p.m. Oct. 23 in the conference room at the Front Royal Administration building. The Forum offers an opportunity to discuss issues related to conducting business in the town with...

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Mt. Zion UMC revival and harvest home rally

Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Strasburg, will hold a Fall Revival at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 and 24 with Evangelist Renee D. Hudnall and Their Praise Team and at 3 p.m. Oct. 26 a Harvest Home Rally with Pastor Pete...

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Schultz Theatre presents "Blithe Spirit"

The Schultz Theatre will present "Blithe Spirit" at 7 p.m. Oct. 24, 25, 31, Nov. 1 and at 3 p.m. Oct. 26 and Nov. 2. Tickets: $13/adults, $11/students and seniors. Tickets and information: 540-470-9119 or www.schultztheatre.com...

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Front Royal UMC bazaar

Front Royal United Methodist Church will hold a bazaar from 1 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 (dinner available) and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 25, lunch available. All proceeds go to Missions....

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Columbia Furnace UMC spaghetti dinner

Columbia Furnace United Methodist Church will hold a spaghetti dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at 19 Union Church Road, Edinburg. Free will offering will benefit the Parsonage Fund....

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Front Royal haunted tour

The Warren Heritage Society will present a haunted tour of Front Royal at 8 p.m. Oct. 24 beginning at the Ivy Lodge, 101 Chester St., Front Royal....

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Art in the Foothills presentation

"Art in the Foothills" will be held at A. James Clarke Lodge at Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 24 through Oct. 26. A "Meet the Artists" reception will be held...

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Round Hill Ruritan Club fall harvest festival

Round Hill Ruritan Club, 164 Poorhouse Road, Winchester, will hold a Fall Harvest Fest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 25. Vendors and crafters spaces are $20. Weather permitting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 24 a yard...

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Madison singers performance

The JMU Madison Singers and Chorale will perform 8 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Forbes Concert Hall at James Madison University. Tickets are $8-$10. Information: www.jmuforbescenter.com...

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Strasburg Kiwanis Club Fall Ball

Kiwanis Club of Strasburg will hold a Fall Ball from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 at Strasburg Mennonite Church cafeteria, 239 High St. for all school age children. Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult. Costume contest,...

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Fused glass workshop

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor a Fused Glass Workshop on October 25 for ages 13 and older. Pieces will be fired and ready for pickup the following week. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow...

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Virginia Museum of Civil War lantern tours

Spirits of New Market Evening Lantern Tours will be held from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Oct. 25 at Virginia Museum of the Civil War, 8895 George Collins Prkwy., New Market. Travel back in time and walk in the footsteps of...

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Paws for reading at Bowman Library

Paws for Reading will be held 1 p.m. Oct. 25 at Bowman Library, Stephens City. Information: 540-869-9000, ext. 215 or dhughes@handleyregional.org....

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New Market American Legion craft/apple butter sale

American Legion Post 166, 202 E. Old Cross Road, New Market, will hold a craft/yard sale Oct. 25-26. Information: Charles, 540-740-3437 to set up a table and order apple butter....

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Woodstock Enhancement Committee Halloween on Court Street

The Woodstock Enhancement Committee will host a Halloween on Court St. from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Participating businesses will have Trick or Treating (children must be accompanied by an adult), pumpkin painting, face painting, inflatable bounce house, petting...

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5K Color run/walk

5K Color Run/Walk at Strasburg High School Oct. 25. Packet pickup is 8 a.m.; race starts at 9 a.m. Benefits Stop Hunger Now by the Strasburg Interact Club. Information: tischlerrachel@gmail.com....

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Middletown Volunteer Fire & Rescue turkey/oyster dinner

The Middletown Volunteer Fire and Rescue Auxiliary will hold a Turkey Or Oyster Supper at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Fire Hall. Meals are $14 for adults and $7 for children under 12. Takeouts will be available. Proceeds benefit...

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Camp of Faith Church smoked pig tailgate dinner

The Camp of Faith Church, 635 Double Church Road, Stephens City will hold a smoked pig tail gate style dinner at 8 p.m. Oct. 25 with hayrides, costume contest and trunk or treat....

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Wounded warrior 5K benefit

Sky Meadows State Park will hold a 5K Run/Walk Nov. 11 to support the Wounded Warrior Project. Pre-registration by Oct 25 is $25 or $30 after that date. To register visit www.otrsports.com....

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Fort Valley Museum Christmas in October

Fort Valley Museum, 8361 Fort Valley Road, will hold Christmas in October from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct 25 and 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 26. Shop early for unique gifts: the Fort Valley Heritage Series, limited edition Crocks by...

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Mt. Olive Fall/Christmas bazaar

A fall and Christmas bazaar will be held starting at 9 a.m. Oct. 25 at Mt. Olive UMC Fellowship Hall and Parish House. Lunch available as well as crafts, gifts, baked goods, white elephant and local crafters....

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Halloween on Court Square

The Woodstock Enhancement Committee will host Halloween on Court Square 1-2:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Activities include trick-or-treating at local businesses, pumpkin painting and more. Featured entertainment will be a magic show at 1:30 p.m. Information: www.townofwoodstockva.gov/halloweenevent....

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Women's missionary union breakfast

The Women's Missionary Union will sponsor a country breakfast 7-11 a.m. Oct. 25 at the Greenway Spirit and Word Fellowship Church in Stephens City. Cost: $6 for adults, $2 for children 5 and under....

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Strasburg ghost tours

Strasburg will hold walking ghost tours beginning at the Hotel Strasburg Oct. 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. with a live ghost hunt at Old Mill Grill from 10 p.m. to midnight by female paranormal investigators. Pre-sale tickets at Strasburg...

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Orkney Springs dinner

The Orkney Springs Fire and Rescue will hold a country ham pot pie dinner beginning at 3 p.m. Oct. 25. Carry out, ham sandwiches and pot pie by the quart available....

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Crossroads Baptist Church hymn sing

Crossroads Baptist Church, 11265 Senedo Road, Mount Jackson, will hold an old fashioned hymn sing at 6 p.m. Oct. 25....

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Handle Library program

"The History of Marketing Women's Healthcare: Fabricated Facts, Emotional Bullying or the Truth?" will be the topic of a program being held 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct 25 at Winchester's Handley Library. Donations of cash or canned goods for CCAP will...

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Benefit bake sale

A bake sale will be held at Valley Treasurers in the Woodstock Shopping Center beginning at 10 a.m. Oct. 25. Proceeds will go to help pay medical bills for Christian Ammons....

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Cool Spring Church of God fall festival

Cool Spring Church of God, 3705 Gooney Manor Loop, Browntown will hold a fall festival at 3 p.m. Oct. 25. There will be a hayride around the loop, pie eating contest, decorate a pumpkin and games for the whole family....

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United Way rubbermaid sale

The United Way Rubbermaid Product Sale will be held on Make A Difference Day, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Oct 25 at the Belk parking lot at Apple Blossom Mall. This month's sale will benefit United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley. Information:...

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Public lecture

Hosea Initiatives will hold a lecture on "The History of Marketing Women's Healthcare: Fabricated Facts, Emotional Bullying or Truth?" from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Handley Library in Winchester. Terry Beatley of Hosea Initiative will present on the following topics: • A promise - the parting message from the doctor who admitted to deceiving American women • Social engineering: how the "Negro Project" affects minorities and healthcare" • Education, religion, history and more.

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