Community News & Events: Sept. 6


A card shower is planned for Wanda Miller Walsh, who will celebrate her 90th birthday Sept. 13. Cards can be sent to 717 W. Locust St., Woodstock, Virginia 22664.



Today is the deadline to register to attend the Warren County Democrat’s annual dinner gala on Sept. 15 at the Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal.

The highlight of the evening will be the introduction of Jennifer Lewis, a Democratic candidate for Congress. Tickets are $50 per person. Reservations: Linda Allen at 540-550-0110, email lindajallen1125@gmail.com or via https://secure.actblue.com/donate/svgc.18.



The Shenandoah Garden Club will meet at 9:45 a.m. today at the Woodstock Methodist Church. David Pugh will present a program on how gardeners can help bees.



Columbia Furnace Church of the Brethren will hold a fried chicken/fried bread dinner and silent auction from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. A free-will offering will be accepted to benefit the Columbia Furnace Youth Group.



The Pangle family reunion will be held Sunday at the Lebanon Church Community Center. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Paper products, ice and drinks will be provided.



The annual Fill the Wagon Campaign will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Zion Lutheran Church in Edinburg, Mt. Zion Lutheran in Woodstock and St. Paul’s Lutheran in Strasburg.

The fundraiser collects food items to benefit Luke’s Backpack, a ministry of Shenandoah Valley Lutheran Ministries.

Monetary donations and gift cards will also be accepted. All donated items will be used to fill backpacks for Shenandoah County school children.

Information: 540-481-6237. A list of requested items is available at www.svlm.org.


Izaak Walton

The Browntown chapter of the Izaak Walton League will hold a dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday at 3364 Gooney Manor Loop, Browntown. The guest speaker will be from the Fish & Game office.


The quarterly Dutch-treat nurse’s luncheon will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Golden Corral in Winchester. Information: 540-667-7953.



Warren County Master Gardeners will be available to answer home horticulture questions from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the Extension office at the County Government Center in Front Royal. Information: 540-635-4549.



Handley Library in Winchester will hold the following activities:

Tuesday: 1:30 p.m., Shenandoah Valley Tapestry Project; 4:30 p.m., Story Flix for ages 6-11, read the book and then watch the movie “The BFG.”

Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., signing story time; 1 p.m., Homeschool Hub; 4:30-7:30 p.m., Shenandoah Valley Chess Club, lecture at 5:30 p.m. on basics and strategy; 6:30 p.m., research Revolutionary War soldier ancestors.

Sept. 13: 6-8 p.m., Drawesome for ages 12-up.

Sept. 14: 4 p.m., Lego Club.

Sept. 15: 10:30 a.m., family storytime; 11 a.m., Lego Club; 11:30 a.m., sensory-sensitive story time, geared especially for children with autism and sensory integration challenges (registration required); 1 p.m., Behind the Scenes library tour, Stitch a Story (registration required).

Information: 540-662-9041.



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