Community News & Events: Jan. 17

Meeting Change

The Brain Injury Support Group will meet 6:30p.m. to 8 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Shenandoah University Health Professions Building on the Winchester Medical Center Campus, 1775 N. Sector Court in Winchester. The goal of the group is to help each other, both survivors and caregivers, to thrive after traumatic brain injury. The group meets the third Thursday of the month. Information: contact Kathleen Mancini at TBI@mindspring.com or Betty Friant at 540-550-1784.

Adult Strength Training

The Virginia Cooperative Extension, Frederick County, will offer an 8-week, group-based strength training program 1-2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday starting January 22 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Winchester. LIFT (Lifetime Improvement through Fitness Together) is designed to promote balance and flexibility with the goal of improving functional fitness. Cost is $25 and registration deadline is January 12. Information: contact Rebecca Davis at rdavis58@vt.edu


The Magic Lantern Theater will host two screenings of the comedy “Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer” (R).  Admission is $8 or $5 for Theater, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley and Barns of Rose Hill members. Doors open 30 minutes before each show time. Information: www.magiclanterntheater.org, info@magiclanerntheater.org or 540-678-0963.

Show times:

  • January 21 at 4:00 p.m. – Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers St. Berryville
  • January 28 at 4:30 p.m. – Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester

Support Group

The NAMI Family and Friends Support Group will meet 2:30 p.m. -4:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Sunday of the month at the NAMI NSV office, 411 N. Cameron St. Winchester, second floor. The support group is for family, friends and caregivers of adults with various types of mental illness. Information: 540-533-1832 or naminsv@live.com.


Middletown Volunteer Fire and Rescue host bingo every Tuesday.  Doors open at 5 p.m. with early bird games followed by regular bingo at 7 p.m. Concessions, smoking area, and free tea and coffee available.  Admission is $15 minimum and special games are extra.



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