Community News & Events: Feb. 22


Karen Cooper, a local historian and genealogist, will present a free lecture on the Valley’s Germanic heritage at 7 p.m. today at the Shenandoah County Historic Courthouse in Woodstock.



The location and beneficiary of the United Way Rubbermaid Product Sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday has been changed.

The sale will be held in the gymnasium at the Kids Club of Northern Shenandoah Valley, 2400 Roosevelt Blvd., Winchester, and benefit Heritage Child Development.


Caucus canceled

The Shenandoah County Democratic Caucus meeting scheduled for Saturday in Woodstock has been canceled.


The Toms Brook Volunteer Fire Department will hold a soup and sandwich luncheon starting at 11 a.m. Sunday. A free-will offering will be accepted.

Lunch Bunch

The Lunch Bunch will meet at noon Monday at the Strasburg United Methodist Church. Reservations can be made by calling 465-3418.


Kim Herbstritt of Shady Knoll Mushroom Farm will be the speaker at the luncheon meeting of Kiwanis Club of Old Town at noon Monday at the Godfrey Miller House on the Old Town Walking Mall in Winchester.



Tuesday is the deadline to register for a workshop on Google apps sponsored by Shenandoah County Parks & Recreation from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each Wednesday in March in the School Board training room at the County Government Center in Woodstock.

The cost is $122 per person. Laptops are provided during class. Information, registration: 459-6777.



The Friends of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River is hosting another series of free talks about the natural resources of our area at St. Paul’s Heritage Center, 106 S. High Street, Edinburg.

Brad Fink, district fisheries biologist with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, will give the first talk giving an update on research on the state of the Shenandoah River at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Information: 459-8550, email sevenbends.info or online at www.fnfsr.org.




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