Community News & Events: July 26

Car wash

Shenandoah County Family Promise will hold a car wash from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at The Sugar Shack (across from Massanutten Military Academy) in Woodstock.

Information: 459-4599.


Food distribution

Columbia Furnace Church of the Brethren will distribute food from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at 20910 Senedo Road, Edinburg. Information: text only to 540-335-3612.


The following volunteers are scheduled at the Strasburg Museum:

Sunday: morning, Gloria Stickley; afternoon, Rubye and Ellsworth Stickley.

Monday: morning and afternoon, Polly Wilson.

Tuesday: morning, Charles and Jennifeer Burke; afternoon, Nookie Horan and Terry Goad.

Wednesday: morning, June Hockman; afternoon, John Adamson.

Thursday: morning, Sam and Mary Hitchings; afternoon, Tom Knowles.

Friday: morning, Scott and Eunice Terndrup; afternoon, Rubye and Ellsworth Stickley.

Saturday: morning, Pat Miller and Gladys Ritenour; afternoon, Donna Bollhoefer.


Handley Library in Winchester will host the following programs:

  • Monday: 2 p.m., Tampa Taiko Japanese Drums cultural performance; 5:30 p.m., La Leche meeting for breast-feeding mothers.
  • Tuesday: 6:30 p.m., teen trivia night, bilingual story time.
  • Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., Latch Circle for breast-feeding mothers, Jessica Vincent at 540-722-3470; 3 p.m., Kindness Rocks painting (ages 3-up), registration required; 4 p.m., Dance with a Sheriff; 6 p.m., behind-the-scenes library tour.
  • Aug. 3: noon, Cooking Takes You Everywhere (ages 8-up), registration required.
  • Aug. 4: 10:30 a.m., family story time.

Information: 540-662-9041.



The Clarke County Library in Berryville will hold the following programs:

  • Monday: 10:30 a.m., Japanese Performing Arts with Tampa Taiko.

Information: 540-955-5144.



Bowman Library in Stephens City will host the following programs:

  • Tuesday: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Japanese Performing Arts with Tampa Taiko (all ages); 6 p.m., Storycrafters.
  • Aug. 2: 10 a.m., LaLeche meeting for breast-feeding mothers.
  • Aug. 3: 11 a.m., family dance party; 11:30 a.m., Build Together (all ages).
  • Aug. 4: 10 a.m., book drop off for fall used book sale, chess for all ages and skill levels; 11 a.m., family story time; 1 p.m., family film featuring “Ferdinand,” bring picnic lunch; 2 p.m., Paws for Reading with certified therapy dogs.

Information: 540-869-9000.



The Shenandoah County 4-H Goat Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at American Legion Post 199 in Woodstock.  Information: 459-6140.


The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley will host the following programs at 901 Amherst St., Winchester:

  • Morning garden walk: 9-10 a.m., Aug. 2, registration required.• Architecture workshop (rising fifth through eighth-graders): 1-3 p.m., Aug. 4, explore Glen Burnie House, examine blueprints and building plans, use Lego bricks to design floor plans, led by Joel Richardson, project manager with Reader & Swartz Architects. Cost: $30 or $20 for MSV members. Registration required by Wednesday.

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


4-H Council

The Shenandoah County 4-H Council is seeking personal photographs, stories, newspaper clippings etc. relating to experiences with 4-H and the war effort during World War II for its display at this year’s Shenandoah County Fair. Information: County Library in Edinburg at 984-8200 for items to be scanned and entered in the library’s Truban Archives.




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