Community News & Events: Aug. 2


A card shower is planned for Jack and Beverly Boyer, who will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Sunday. Cards can be sent to them c/o Lynn Care Center, 1000 Shenandoah Ave., Room 215, Front Royal, Virginia 22630.


The annual Cullers family reunion will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Lebanon Church Community Center (rain or shine). Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Drinks and cutlery provided.


The following volunteers are scheduled at the Strasburg Museum:

Sunday: morning, Sue Foster; afternoon, Doris Baker and Pat Clem.

Monday: morning, Jackie Richard; afternoon, Wendy Pieper.

Tuesday: morning, Carole Fortune and Margo; afternoon, Terry Goad and Nookie Horan.

Wednesday: morning, Sally Fravel; afternoon, Tom Parker.

Thursday: morning, Gloria Church and Betty Sue Howard; afternoon, Bill and Pat McClanahan.

Friday: morning, Yvonne Arnold and Gloria Stickley; afternoon, Glenna Loving.

Saturday: morning, Margo and Lynn; afternoon, Tim Taylor.



SMART Recovery (an international nonprofit administered by volunteers) holds meetings at noon on Mondays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Northwestern Community Services, 1014 Amherst St., Room 204, Winchester.

The program is based on science and education, no spirituality or religion is involved. Informal setting. Information: www.SMARTRecovery.org.



The New Market Library will host the last Books and Babies summer reading program “Reading Takes You Everywhere” event at 10 a.m. Monday for ages birth to 3 years old. The theme will be about bikes.



Patty Fadeley will present a program on Blue Ridge Hospice at the meeting of the Woodstock-Edinburg Adult Active Fellowship at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Edinburg VFW.

Members are asked to bring a non-perishable item for the food pantry. Lunch will be available for purchase after the meeting. Information: Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation at 540-459-6777.



The Hamberg Ruritan Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Zion Lutheran Church, 321 Headquarters Road, Edinburg. The guest speaker will be Juana Ortega, who will talk about undocumented citizenship with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.



NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups, for adults with various types of mental illnesses, will meet on the following schedule:

  • Winchester: noon-1:30 p.m., each Monday at NAMI office, 411 N. Cameron St.; 7-8:30 p.m., each Monday at Winchester Medical Center VH System Support Building, 220 Campus Blvd., ground floor Conference Room 1.• Woodstock: 12:30-2 p.m., first and third Mondays at Shenandoah County Extension office.
  • Front Royal: 7-8:30 p.m., first and third Tuesdays at Warren Memorial Hospital.• Luray-Page County: 6:30-8 p.m., first and third Tuesdays at Page Memorial Hospital.Information: 540-533-1832 or naminsv@live.com.


Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will hold the following programs for children:

  • Monday: 2 p.m., the movie “A Wrinkle in Time” shown for ages 5 and up.
  • Tuesday: 3:30 p.m., Science Scouts for ages 6-11. The program will be about sound.
  • Wednesday: 2 p.m., Future Einsteins science fair for ages 6-11.

Information: 540-635-3153.



Middletown Volunteer Fire and Rescue hosts bingo each Tuesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. with early bird games followed by regular bingo at 7 p.m. Admission is $15 minimum, and special games are extra.


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