Community News & Events: March 10


Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will host the following programs:

  • Hello Computer (beginners): 1-2 p.m., Tuesdays.
  • Crochet group: 10 a.m., Wednesday and March 28.
  • Genealogy Nuts-Shake Your Family Tree: 6 p.m., Wednesdays.
  • Exploring Computers (intermediate): 1-2 p.m., Thursdays.

Information: 540-635-3153.



Shenandoah County Special Olympics will host its annual basketball tournament against Winchester’s Unified Team from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Central High School in Woodstock.

Funds raised will go toward tournament entry costs, hotel rooms, transportation, athlete medicals, sports supplies and more. Information: 412-480-6107 or email mdrichert@shenandoah.k12.va.us.


Antioch Church of the Brethren in Woodstock will hold a spring renewal service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday featuring guest speaker Brother John Sloop of Harrisonburg.

Chuck Davis will share special music. A children’s revival service will also be held for those in grades one through eight. A nursery will be available.

Information: 459-3661.



The Valley Marines will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Southern Kitchen Restaurant in New Market.

No reservation necessary. There is no formal program, no dues and no dress-of-the-day. Information: trod22664@gmail.com.



Bowman Library in Stephens City will host an after-school arts and crafts program from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday for ages 8-14. The program will feature guest teachers to introduce folk, textile and traditional arts with a literature connection. Supplies provided.

Registration required. Information: 540-869-9000.



Handley Library in Winchester will host the following programs:

  • Genealogy workshop: 6:30-8 p.m., Wednesday on researching Revolutionary War ancestors.
  • History Book Club: 7-8 p.m., Thursday. This month’s book is “Choosing War” by Frederik Logevall.

Information: 540-662-9041.



Winchester Trout Unlimited will host a ‘bar fly’ event at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Escutcheon Brewing, 142 W. Commercial St., Winchester.

No fly-tying or fly-fishing experience necessary. Participants are encouraged to bring their fly-tying vise and any food they wish to eat or share (no drinks).

Information: Bill at 540-722-2620.



A member of the staff of U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Roanoke, will hold open door community office hours Thursday at the following locations to meet with citizens to discuss any problems they might have with the federal government or to hear their views on current issues before Congress:

  • Woodstock: 9:30-11 a.m., Town Hall Council Chambers, 135 N. Main St.
  • Strasburg: noon-1 p.m., Town Hall Committee Room, 174 E. King St.



The Shenandoah County 4-H/FFA Livestock Show and Sale executive committee will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Extension office in Woodstock.



Nancy Mango from Bright Futures will be the speaker at the meeting of the Blue Ridge Kiwanis of Winchester at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at the Best Western-Lee Jackson in Perkin’s Restaurant.



The New Market Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual banquet from 6 to 9 p.m. March 16 at Southern Kitchen. The theme is “Let’s Celebrate.”

Awards will be given to the outstanding business, organization and person of the year.

Tickets are $25. Seating is limited. Information: 740-3212.



St. Mary’s Pine Lutheran Church in Mount Jackson will hold a buffet supper featuring traditional Irish food from 4 to 7 p.m. March 17.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $6 for ages 3-12. Reservations required by calling 856-3041, 410-310-0874 or email stmaryspine@gmail.com.




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