Community News & Events


A chicken barbecue, pulled pork and bake sale will be held at 9 a.m. today in front of First Bank in Strasburg. Proceeds will benefit a headstone for Mamie V. Mitchell.


Yard sales

Selah Theatre Project will hold two yard sales this weekend to benefit Full Hearts, Selah’s Destination Imagination Outreach Team, to attend global finals May 22-26 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

  • Indoor yard sales will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday at 400-B Kendrick Lane, Front Royal.
  • A yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Shen-Valley Flea Market at Double Tollgate, 2163 Fairfax Pike, White Post.

Donations can also be made at http://www.gofundme.com/goingtoglobals.



The Strasburg Community Library will host Callan Bentley with the Northern Virginia Community College who will give a talk at 10:30 a.m. Monday titled “Draining a Billion Years of Change: the Geologic History Contained in the Potomac River Watershed.” Admission is free.



The Top of Virginia Building Association will hold a legislative breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Winchester Country Club, 1300 Senseny Road.

Attendees include state Senator Jill Vogel, R-Upperville, Delegates Chris Collins, R-Winchester, Wendy Gooditis, D-Boyce, and David LaRock, R-Hamilton and Andrew Clark, vice president of government relations with the Home Builders Association of Virginia.

Reservations can be made by calling 540-665-0365 or email info@tvba.org.



The Cedar Creek Valley Ruritan Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Gravel Springs Lutheran Church, 870 S. Pifer Road, Star Tannery. Information: 465-4159.



The Safeway Breakfast Club will meet at 8 a.m. Tuesday at Denny’s in Mount Jackson.



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

No reservations are necessary. There is no formal program and no dues or dress of the day. Information: email trod22664@gmail.com.



The Shenandoah Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host a Nurman Company products sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the hospital’s south entrance, Door 3.



The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley will host a Tiny Tales story time for ages 2 to 5 from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at 901 Amherst St., Winchester.

The story time is being held in conjunction with the museum’s exhibit “Nature Connects: Art with Lego Bricks,” that includes 13 larger-than-life displays made out of more than 400,000 Lego bricks.

Information: 540-662-1473 or www.themsv.org.



Zion Lutheran Church will hold an Ascension service at 7 p.m. Thursday at 321 Headquarters Road near Hamburg.



The Warren County High School Maroon Masques will present three performances of “Peter and the Starcatcher,” the untold story of Neverland, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students.


Ham radio

The Amateur Ham Radio Operators Club will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Thursdays at Cook’s Exxon in Woodstock. Information: Malcolm at 436-8503.



The Shenandoah County Library in Edinbug hosts a special story time program, Books and Babies, at 10:30 a.m. each Thursday for ages 0-24 months. Information: 984-8200.



The Shenandoah County Extension office in Woodstock has announced the following meetings will be held:

  • 4-H camp counselor training will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Extension office.
  • Little North Mountain 4-H Shooting Education Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Liberty Baptist Church in Strasburg.

Information: 459-6140.


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