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4-H goat club meeting

The Shenandoah County 4-H Goat Club will meet 7 p.m. Oct. 1 in the cafeteria at Central High School. Information: 540-459-6140....

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Edinburg FCE meeting

The Edinburg FCE Club will meet 1:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Shenandoah County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension, Woodstock. Information: 540-459-6140....

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LFCC meditation sessions

Lord Fairfax Community College, 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, will hold meditation sessions starting Oct. 1 in the VA Student Union Building, room 118. Sessions include 4 minute introduction, 15-20 minutes of guided meditation and 15-20 minutes silent meditation. Information: vrae@lfcc.edu...

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Bowman Library preschool story time

Preschool story time will be held at Bowman Library 11 a.m. Oct 1. The program will be offered Wednesdays and Saturdays through November 29. Information: 540-662-9041, ext. 16 or jsutter@handleyregional.org....

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Preschool story time

Samuels Public Library, Front Royal, will hold preschool story time 11 a.m. Oct. 1. Information: 540-635-3153....

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Toddler story time

Samuels Public Library, Front Royal, will hold toddler story time 10:15 a.m. Oct. 1. Information: 540-635-3153....

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Disabled American Veterans meeting

Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m. - Stonewall Jackson Chapter of Disabled American Veterans will meet at the Cherry/Beasley Readiness Center, 181 Pendleton Dr., Winchester. Information: 540-481-6374....

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Handley Library preschool story time

Preschool story time will be held at Handley Library 1 p.m. Oct 2. The program will be offered Thursdays through November 29. Information: 540-662-9041, ext. 16 or jsutter@handleyregional.org....

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Woodstock Clothes Closet meeting

Woodstock Clothes Closet Corp. will hold an annual meeting at Woodstock Presbyterian Church, 142. E. Court St., at 7 p.m. Oct. 2....

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Handley Library toddler time

Toddler Time will be held weekly Mondays and Thursdays 10:30 a.m. starting October 2 at Handley Library. Information: 540-662-9041, ext. 16 or jsutter@handleyregional.org....

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Brown bags with books

The monthly Brown Bags with Books will be hosted by Clarke County Library October 2 at Barns of Rose Hill. The selection is "Founding Mothers" by Cokie Roberts. Information: 540-955-5144 or lkennedy@handleyregional.org....

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Preschool story time

Samuels Public Library, Front Royal, will hold preschool story time 11 a.m. Oct. 2. Information: 540-635-3153....

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Toddler story time

Samuels Public Library, Front Royal, will hold toddler story time 10:15 a.m. Oct. 2. Information: 540-635-3153....

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Winchester Chapter of Embroiderers Guild meeting

Oct. 2, 12:30 p.m. - The Winchester Chapter of Embroiderers Guild of America will meet in the Activities Room at Westminster Canterbury complex. All levels of stitching are welcome. For more information or directions, please call 540-955-2720 or 540-450-0262....

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Clarke County Library preschool story time

Preschool story time will be held at Clarke County Library 10:30 a.m. Oct 3. The program will be offered Tuesdays and Fridays through November 29. Information: 540-662-9041, ext. 16 or jsutter@handleyregional.org....

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Larrick card shower

A card shower is being planned for Owen Larrick, who will celebrate his 95th birthday on Oct. 3. Send cards to P. O. Box 558, Woodstock, VA 22664....

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Non-profit volunteers recognition

Local non-profits are encouraged to nominate their outstanding fundraising volunteers to be recognized on National Philanthropy Day, Nov. 14. Nominations are due by Oct. 3 and can be made at http://afpnet.org/npdtristate. Tickets for the luncheon are $35 until Oct. 14...

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First Friday dance party

Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to the First Friday Dance Party 11-11:30 a.m. Oct. 3 at Handley Library. Information: 540-662-9041, ext. 16 or jsutter@handleyregional.org....

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Civil War conference

The Mosby Heritage Area Association will host the Conference on the Art of Command in the Civil War Oct 3-5 at the Middleburg Community Center. Theme is "July 1, 1863, Gettysburg-The First Day". Three-day registration is $425 or $200 for...

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Strasburg High School 1984 reunion

Strasburg High School Class of 1984 will hold a reunion at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Hotel Strasburg. A tailgate at SHS home football game will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 3. Information: 540-335-1759....

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Stone's Chapel open house

The Stone's Chapel Memorial Association will host an Open House on Oct. 4 at the Chapel, 4138 Crum's Church Road, Berryville. There will be a short service inside the Chapel at 11 a.m. followed by a covered dish luncheon on...

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Mt. Pleasant/Lamps UMC bake sale

Mt. Pleasant/Lamps United Methodist Church will hold a fall bake sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 4 at Round Hill Shopping Center, Northwestern Pike, Winchester. Information: 540-877-1858. Benefit: Coat drive for Warm the Children....

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Used book drop off

Donations of used books will be accepted 9 a.m. -12 p.m. Oct. 4 at both Bowman Library and Handley Library. Information: 540-662-9041, ext. 31 or friends@handleyregional.org....

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Family story time

Samuels Public Library, Front Royal, will hold family story time 11 a.m. Oct. 4 with the theme "Meet My Favorite Pigs". Information: 540-635-3153....

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Grave marking ceremonies

The Colonel James Wood II Chapter of the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution will conduct two grave marking ceremonies on October 4 to honor two patriots of the American Revolutionary War who are buries in Shenandoah County. 10:30...

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Gravel Springs Lutheran Church Blessing of the Animals

Gravel Springs Lutheran Church, 1870 S Pifer Road, Star Tannery, will have a Blessing of the Animals at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 in the outside pavilion. Donations will be accepted for the local animal shelter. All of God's creatures are...

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Woodstock American Legion surf-n-turf dinner

The Woodstock American Legion will host a Surf-N-Turf dinner from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 4. $20. Music provided by Connie Cat Entertainment from 6 to 10 p.m....

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Blacksmithing workshop

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor a two-day Blacksmithing Workshop October 4 and 5 for ages 16 and older. Participants will learn basic blacksmithing skills. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226 or gale.bowman-harlow@opusoaks.org....

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5K walk for women

The Laurel Center will hold a 5K Walk for Women on October 4 beginning at Exclusively Faces Cosmetic Surgery & Spa, 2055 Valley Avenue, Winchester. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and the Walk begins at 8:30 a.m. Registration fee is...

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Regional library fundraising gala

Friends of Handley Regional Library will hold a fundraising gala on October 4 with a 1940s USO Show theme. Tickets are $75 per person/$125 per couple. For information/tickets: jhuddy@handleyregional.org or 540-662-9041, ext. 14....

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Epilepsy Awareness stroll

An Epilepsy awareness stroll will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 5 at Jim Barnett Park, Optimist Shelter, Winchester. Face painting, tattoos, raffles, food, demos and guest speakers. Registration: $40/adults; $20/children 5-17; 5 and under free. Information: Gina, 540-908-3400....

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Maurertown Brethren Church communion service

Maurertown Brethren Church will hold a Holy Communion Service at 6 p.m. Oct. 5....

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Woodstock fire department open house

The Woodstock Fire Department will hold an Open House for Fire Prevention Week, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 5. Special appearances by Smokey Bear, McGruff and Sparky the fire dog....

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Epilepsy awareness stroll

An Epilepsy awareness stroll will be held Oct. 5 at Jim Barnett Park, Winchester. Registration begins at 1 p.m. and is $40 for adults, $20 for children 5-17 and under 5 free. Guest speakers are Paul Lyons, MD and Lee...

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Bowman Library trit trot-infant program

The Trit Trot infant storybook program will be held weekly on Mondays at 11 a.m. beginning October 6 at Bowman Library. Information: 540-869-9000, ext. 215 or dhughes@handleyregional.org....

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Chess at Handley Library

The Chess program, open to all ages and playing abilities, will meet 4:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at Handley Library. Program will also meet on Oct. 20. Information: 540-662-9041, ext. 16 or jsutter@handleyregional.org....

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Books and blocks

Books and Blocks, a STEM inspired after-school program, begins 4 p.m. Oct. 6 at Bowman Library, Stephens City. The program is held every Monday. Information: 540-869-9000, ext 215 or dhughes@handleyregional.org....

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Samuels Library event

Big Kids Story time, for ages kindergarten and up, will be held 4:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at Samuels Public Library, Front Royal. Information: 540-635-3153....

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Samuels Library event

Time for Baby, for ages two and under, will be held 11 a.m. Oct. 7 at Samuels Public Library, Front Royal. Information: 540-635-3153....

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Handley Library trit trot-infant program

The Trit Trot infant storybook program will be held weekly on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. beginning October 7 at Handley Library. Information: 540-869-9000, ext. 215 or dhughes@handleyregional.org....

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Handley Library event

"Black Union Soldiers in Confederate Prisons" will be presented by Bob O'Connor 6:30 p.m. October 8 at Hadley Library. Information: 540-662-9041, ext 22 or archives@handleyregional.org....

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Pajama time

Pajama Time story time will be held at Handley Library 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8. 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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Handley Regional Library presents African-Americans in the Civil War

Handley Regional Library will host a presentation by Bob O'Connor on African-American soldiers in the Civil War at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at 100 W. Piccadilly St., Winchester....

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Battle of Tom's Brook anniversary

The Battle of Toms Brook anniversary will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Oct. 9 at Shenandoah County Park, 380 Park Lane, Maurertown....

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Women's Networking Group meeting

Oct. 9 - Join us for a relaxed way to network with like-minded business women and build and nurture your business relationships. Evening meetings are on the second Thursday of each month. Daytime meetings are on the third Tuesday of...

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Strasburg Hometown park concert

Oct. 10, 5 to 7 p.m. - Strasburg Hometown Park will present John-Robert Rimel and Rich Follett in concert....

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Paws for reading at Bowman Library

Paws for Reading will be held 1 p.m. Oct. 11 and Oct. 25 at Bowman Library in Stephens City. Information: 540-869-9000, ext. 215 or dhughes@handleyregional.org....

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Pot pie supper

Stony Creek Church of the Brethren will hold a pot pie supper 3-7 p.m. Oct. 11. Take outs available. Church is located at 6381 Crooked Run Road, Mt. Jackson. Information: 540-856-8430....

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Crazy hat workshop

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor a Crazy Hat Workshop on October 11 for ages 10 and older. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226 or gale.bowman-harlow@opusoaks.org....

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Mt. Jackson harvest festival

The Town of Mt. Jackson will hold a music and harvest festival from 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 11 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12. Live musical entertainment, kids activities, local food, regional food, family fun, crafters...

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Edinburg Christian Church homecoming

Edinburg Christian Church will hold a Homecoming service at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 12. A catered lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m....

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Community Mission Church homecoming service

Community Mission Church will hold a homecoming service at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 12 at 50 Coffmantown Road, Woodstock. Guest speakers will be Pastors Bobby and Diann Whetzel with special music by Cook Creek Boys Blue Grass Gospel Singers. A program...

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Foxcroft School open house

Foxcroft School will hold an admissions open house for girls Oct. 13. Prospective students and families can tour the school, attend classes and meals with students, meet with faculty and coaches as well as ask questions at student and faculty...

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Battle of Hupp's Hill anniversary

The Battle of Hupp's Hill anniversary will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Oct. 13 at Hupp's Hill Civil War Park, 33229 Old Valley Pike, Strasburg....

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Safeway Breakfast Club meeting

Oct. 14, 8 a.m. - The Safeway Breakfast Club will meet at Denny's, Mt. Jackson. Information: Peggy Keller, 540-436-3279...

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Hatke book signing

Local author Ben Hatke will read his new picture book "Julia's House for Lost Creatures", answer questions and autograph copies 4:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Samuels Public Library, Front Royal. Information: 540-635-3153....

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Genealogy research

Research your genealogical history dating back to the Revolutionary War 6:30 to 8 p.m. on October 14 at the Stewart Bell Jr. Archives at Handley Library. Experienced volunteers will be available for this program the second Wednesday each month. The...

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New Community Women's Precept Bible study

New Community Women's Precept Bible Study will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 14 in Woodstock. Information: precepts@wearnewhope.org...

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American Legion Post 77 meeting

Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m. - American Legion Unit 77 Auxiliary will meet at the Post Home, 157 E. Washington St., Strasburg...

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Toddler story time

Toddler Story Time will be held 10:15 a.m. Oct. 15 at Samuels Public Library, Front Royal. Information: 540-635-3153....

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Preschool story time

Make room for big machines during Preschool Story Time 11 a.m. Oct. 16 at Samuels Public Library, Front Royal. Information: 540-635-3153....

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Toddler story time

Make room for big machines during Toddler Story Time 10:15 a.m. Oct. 16 at Samuels Public Library. Information: 540-635-3153....

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Zion Christian Church applebutter

Zion Christian Church, 1772 Zion Church Road, Maurertown, will hold an applebutter boil starting at 3 p.m. Oct. 17 and 6 a.m. Oct. 18. Pints and Quarts will be available for sale....

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Battle of Cedar Creek anniversary events

A series of park ranger presentations, real-time programs and tours will be held to celebrate the 150th anniversary Oct. 17-19 at various locations through the battlefield in Middletown....

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Bread of life community meal

Oct. 17, 5:30 to 7 p.m. - Bread of Life will hold a community meal at John Wesley United Methodist Church. All are welcome. Information: 540-671-3152...

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Peter Muhlenbuerg family fun festival

Peter Muhlenberg Middle School will hold a family fun festival for Christ starting at 8 a.m. Oct. 18. Yard sale, food, games, puppets, pony rides door prizes and more will be available....

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St. John's Lutheran Church mocha and a message

St John's Lutheran Church, 3623 Back Mountain Road, Winchester, will hold "Mocha and a Message" in the social hall at 6 p.m. Oct. 18. This is some great upbeat contemporary gospel music along with coffee (and other beverages) and desserts....

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Copper forging scultpure workshop

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor a Copper Forging Sculpture Workshop On October 18 for ages 16 and older. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226 or gale.bowman-harlow@opusoaks.org....

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Star Tannery Fire Hall bazaar/yard sale

Star Tannery Fire Hall will hold a fall bazaar and yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 18. Table information: 540-436-3899. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary. Food available....

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Benefit car show

A benefit car show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at Peter Muhlenberg Middle School, Woodstock. A power hour worship service will be held at 1:15 p.m. with a motorcycle ride at 1:30 p.m....

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Chess at Handley Library

The Chess program, open to all ages and playing abilities, will meet 4:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at Handley Library. Information: 540-662-9041, ext. 16 or jsutter@handleyregional.org....

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Strasburg Compassion Cupboard food pantry

Oct. 21, 9 a.m. to noon and 1:15 to 3 p.m. - The Strasburg Compassion Cupboard Food Pantry, 533 Burgess St., will distribute food. Information: 540-465-9476...

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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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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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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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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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CHS presents "Newsboys" in concert

Central High School, 1147 Susan Ave., Woodstock, will present a concert by "Newboys" at 6 p.m. Oct. 26 presented by Shenandoah Valley Coalition for Christ. Tickests: svcc4u.com...

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Acrylic and oil painting classes

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor Acrylic and Oil Painting for six classes beginning October 27 for ages 12 and older. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226 or gale.bowman-harlow@opusoaks.org....

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Exploring watercolors

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor six classes of Exploring Watercolors for ages 12 and older beginning October 27. For more information, contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226 or gale.bownman-harlow@opusoaks.org....

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Lunch Bunch meeting

Oct. 27, noon - The Lunch Bunch will meet at the Strasburg United Methodist Church, 114 W. Washington St. in the fellowship hall. $6 per person. Call for reservations: 540-465-3418...

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Watercolor classes

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor Beginning/Intermediate Watercolor for six classes beginning October 28 for ages 12 and older. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226 or gale.bowman-harlow@opusoaks.org....

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Acrylic painting classes

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor Acrylic Painting for six classes beginning October 28 for ages 6 and older. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226 or gale.bowman-harlow@opusoaks.org....

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Stained glass class

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor Beginning/Intermediate Stained Glass classes for 6 weeks beginning October 28 for ages 12 and older. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226 or gale.bowman-harlow@opusoaks.org....

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Weaving class

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor a six-class session of A Taste of Weaving beginning on October 29 for ages 13 and older. This is an introductory class for the fundamental skills of shaft loom...

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Lace around the world class

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor a six-class session of Lace Around the World beginning on October 29 for ages 13 and older. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226 or gale.bowman-harlow@opusoaks.org....

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Fused glass jewelry class

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor Fused Glass Jewelry for six classes beginning October 29 for ages 13 and older. No previous experience necessary. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226 or gale.bowman-harlow@opusoaks.org....

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Beginning sculpture classes

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor Beginning Sculpture for six classes beginning October 29 for beginners/intermediates ages 14 and older. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226 or gale.bowman-harlow@opusoaks.org....

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Beginning sculpture classes

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor Beginning Sculpture for six classes beginning October 29 for beginners ages 8 and older. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226 or gale.bowman-harlow@opusoaks.org....

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Massanutten Antique Tractor meeting

Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m. - The Massanutten Antique Tractor and Gasoline Engine Club will meet at the Edinburg Fire Department....

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Beginning drawing classes

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor Beginning Drawing for six classes beginning October 30 for ages 14 and older. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226 or gale.bowman-harlow@opusoaks.org....

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Beginning cold forged jewelry classes

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor Beginning Cold Forged Jewelry for six classes beginning October 30 for ages 14 and older. Tools and materials will be provided. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226...

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Beginning wirework jewelry class

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor Beginning Wirework Jewelry for six classes beginning October 30 for ages 12 and older. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226 or gale.bowman-harlow@opusoaks.org....

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Multilayer block printing class

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor Multilayer Block Printing for six two-hour classes beginning October 30 for ages 14 and older. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226 or gale.bowman-harlow@opusoaks.org....

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Acrylic painting classes

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor Acrylic Painting classes inspired by the Old Masters for six classes beginning October 30 for ages 12 and older. Students will learn the techniques of the Old Masters to...

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Acrylic and oil painting classes

Opus Oaks and the Clarke County Parks and Recreation will sponsor Acrylic and Oil Painting for six classes beginning October 30 for ages 14 and older. For more information contact Gale Bowman-Harlow at 540-955-4226 or gale.bowman-harlow@opusoaks.org....






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