Community News & Events: Nov. 11


The Shenandoah Conservatory Bass Ensemble will present its free fall concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Goodson Chapel Recital Hall in Winchester.

Information: 540-665-4569 or


Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown will host a forum on transitioning to college from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

The session is geared toward students with IEP and 504 plans. Prospective students will have an opportunity to meet support services staff, discover campus resources and learn how to pay for college. An optional tour will be held at 4:30 p.m.

Registration required. Information, registration: 540-869-0788 or


The Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg will hold the following programs for children:

• Books and Babies (ages 0-24 month): 10:30 a.m., Thursdays.

• Lego Club (ages 5-older): 4:30 p.m., Thursday.

Information: 984-8200.

Food distribution

The Bread of Life Food Pantry in Woodstock will distribute food from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday and Nov. 21.

Appointments can be scheduled by calling 459-1928.


Ready Kids will lead a free two-hour training workshop titled “Enhancing Emerging Literacy Skills in Infants and Toddlers” for child-care professionals at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Samuels Public Library in Front Royal.

Registration: 540-635-3153.


The state Arboretum at Blandy Farm in Boyce will hold a movie night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday featuring a follow-up of Jen and Grant, who spent a year seeing who could produce less trash.

Admission is a nonperishable food item. Information: 540-837-1758 or


Barns of Rose Hill will host French musicians Djoukil who will perform Gypsy jazz and swing music at 8 p.m. Thursday at 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville.

Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door and free for ages 12 and younger. Information: 540-955-2004 or visit


The Winchester Brain Injury Group will hold its annual Thanksgiving potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at 150-A Creekside Lane, Winchester.

Information: Kathleen Mancini at 540-650-1969 or 540-550-1784 or email TBI@mindspring.


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