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Community News & Events: Oct. 11

Shower

A card shower is planned for Mary Smoot, who will celebrate her birthday Friday. Cards can be sent to her c/o Greenfield Assisted Living Strasburg, 14 Maynard Lane, Strasburg, Virginia 22657.

 

Breakfast

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Women will host a community breakfast from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Free-will offering.

 

Candlelight walk

Response will host a “Celebration of Hope” candlelight walk at 7:30 p.m. Monday starting at the Strasburg Town Hall in observance of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

 

“Coco”

Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg will show the movie “Coco” at 1:30 p.m. Monday. There will be drinks, snacks and a raffle prize.

 

Fundraiser

The Shenandoah Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host a fundraiser featuring The Nutman Company from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Door 3-ASU entrance.

 

Library

Handley Library in Winchester will hold the following activities:

Monday: 4:30 p.m., harvest hoedown, children can come dressed in costumes; 6:30 p.m., Nonfiction Writer’s Group.

Tuesday: 4:30 p.m., Story Flix for ages 6-11, read the book and then watch the movie “Because of Winn-Dixie.”

Wednesday: 6 p.m., Bull and Bear Club, topic will be on big dividend stocks.

Thursday: 6-8 p.m., Drawsome for ages 12-up; 6-8 p.m., Graphic Novel Club for ages 12-up.

Oct. 20: 10:30 a.m., family storytime; 11:30 a.m., sensory sensitive storytime, registration required; 4 p.m., Festival of Magic show presented by the Winchester Magic Club.

Information: www.handleyregional.org.

Library

Bowman Library in Stephens City will hold the following activities:

Monday: 5 p.m., Lego Club meeting; 6 p.m., Teen Sketch & Draw for ages 12-up; 6 p.m., fall used book sale preview night for members of Friends of Handley Regional Library.

Tuesday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., fall used book sale.

Wednesday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., fall used book sale.

Thursday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., fall used book sale.

Oct. 19: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., fall used book sale; 5:30-8 p.m., game night for middle- and high-school students.

Oct. 20: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., fall used book sale; 10 a.m., Chess; 11 a.m., family storytime; 1 p.m., family film featuring “The Lion King,” bring lunch.

Information: 540-869-9000.

Art series

The Friends of Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will host a three-part art history series on gothic art and architecture in France from 1140-1500 at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Oct. 23 and 30.

The class will be led by art historian Ben Glenn. Registration required. Information: 540-635-3153 or www.samuelslibrary.net.

Library

Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will host Science Scouts from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday for ages 6 to 11.

Children will explore bits and resolution in art in video games. Registration required. Information: 540-635-3153 or www.samuelslibrary.net.

Fraternity

The Shenandoah Valley chapter of Phi Delta Kappa International, a fraternity for educators, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Room 100 of McKinney Hall at Bridgewater College.

Highlights of the meeting include the presentation of the Distinguished Service Award and a talk about service by Bob Failes.

Information: Larry Huffman at 540-833-5493, email lhuffman@shentel.net or Dale McAllister at 540-833-4562, email dale22850@aol.com.

 

Library

As part of National Archives Month, the Shenandoah County Library will present “Protecting the Past: the Truban Archives and Our Community” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Information: 540-984-8200 or visit www.bit.ly/2xqfxRp.

 

Volunteers needed

The Front Royal/Warren County Visitor Center is seeking volunteers interested in sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm for the town and county with visitors.

Information: 540-635-5788 or visit 414 E. Main St., Front Royal.

 

 

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