Community News & Events: Feb. 20


A card shower is planned for Glenn Lichliter Sr., who will celebrate his 100th birthday Monday. Cards can be sent to 445 N. Masanutten St., Strasburg, Virginia  22657.


Zion Christian Church in Maurertown will host a breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday. A free will offering will be accepted.


St. Luke Brethren Church in Woodstock will hold a country ham potpie and tenderloin dinner from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

Dinners are $7 per person to eat in or carry-outs are $7 per quart and $3.50 per pint. Tenderloin sandwiches also available. Proceeds benefit the building fund.


The United Way Rubbermaid product sale will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Belk parking lot at Apple Blossom Mall, Winchester. This month’s sale will benefit AIDS Response Effort.

Food distribution

The Love Center at Columbia Furnace Church of the Brethren in Edinburg will give out food from 8:45 a.m. to noon Saturday. Information: text only to 540-335-3612.


Handley Library in Winchester will host an introduction to cloth diapering class from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday. No registration required. Information: 540-662-9041, ext. 16.


Handley Library, in partnership with the Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society, will present a lecture on Grandma Moses and her time in the Shenandoah Valley from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Nancy Sorrells, with the Augusta County Historical Society, will discuss the Moses family during the 18 years they lived in Augusta County. Information: 540-662-9041, ext. 31.


Grace United Methodist Church in Middletown will host a roast beef dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children under 12.


Emmanuel Baptist Church will host its annual men and boys’ wild game dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday at 2774 Northwestern Pike, Winchester. There will also be contests, door prizes and a grand prize. Information: 540-667-8924.


The Mount Jackson Rescue and Fire Department will hold its annual turkey and oyster supper starting at noon Saturday in the squad building Event Center. The cost is $16 for adults, $7 for children and free for ages 6 and under. Take-outs available.

Yard sale

The Round Hill Ruritan Club will hold a community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 164 Poorhouse Road, Winchester.

The Ladies of the Rescue Mission will provide breakfast and lunch. Tables are $10 for a 6-foot table and $15 for an 8-foot table. Table reservations: Cyndi at 540-333-2851.


The New Market Library will host the series “Adventures in Gardening: Edibles” from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Elaine Specht, a member of the Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardener Association, will discuss “Berries: the Easy and Attractive Way to Grow Fruit in Your Landscape.” The series will continue through May on the fourth Saturday of the month.



The Stepping Stones Community Action Team will hold a soup and sandwich lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Boyce Fire Hall.

A free-will donation will be accepted at the door to benefit community outreach programs. Information: 540-327-2384.


The Shenandoah County Democratic Caucus will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Woodstock.

The guest speaker will be Dr. Kerry Crawford, assistant professor of political science at James Madison University, who will discuss “Women, Peace and Security: Why the Security of Women is Central to U.S. National Interests and Global Stability.”


Woodstock Presbyterian Church will host a pork tenderloin dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Assorted desserts will be provided by the Presbyterian Women. Dining in is a free will offering; take out is $12 per plate.



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