Community News & Events: July 16

Pool party, movie

The Strasburg Kiwanis Club will host a pool party and movie dive-in for kids on Friday at the town pool. The pool party begins at 6 p.m. followed by the movie “Moana” starting around 8 p.m.



A picnic-style lunch will be held at 11 a.m. Friday on Woodstock’s Court Square.

The event, sponsored by the Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter, will feature grilled hamburgers and hotdogs, baked beans, watermelon and cookies. The cost is $8, plus $1 for soda or bottled water. An extra burger or hotdog is $3.

Pre-orders can be made by calling 540-459-3212 or faxed to 540-459-3235.



Shenandoah County Master Gardeners will be available to answer home horticulture questions from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the Extension office. Information: 459-6140.



The Walmart Supercenter in Luray will host a bloodmobile from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. Walk-ins welcome, but appointments are encouraged at www.donateblood.vablood.org.

Smart Driver

AARP will conduct a driver classroom refresher course for people 50 and over from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the Frederick County Public Safety building, 1080 Coverstone Drive, Winchester.

Participants who complete the class will receive a certificate, which may reduce auto insurance costs. No exams. The cost is $20. AARP members will receive a $5 discount if they bring their membership card to the class. Drivers should bring their drivers license to class.

Registration, information: Jane at 540-665-9715.


Health camp

July 20 is the deadline to register for Valley Health Shenandoah Memorial Hospital’s Camp MCIS (Medical Career Investigation) Camp being held from 9 a.m. to noon July 30 through Aug. 3 for rising sixth- through ninth-grade students interested in health care.

The camp will have information about careers in nursing, physical and occupational therapy, medical imaging, respiratory therapy and laboratory and emergency and surgical technology. Activities include simulated operating room and emergency room experiences, starting IVs (intravenous) and giving injections, casting and stapling with demonstrations of medical equipment and technology.

Registration is $25, which is refunded upon the completion of camp. Information: 540-459-1220 or visit www.valleyhealthlink.com/campmcis.




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