Community News & Events: May 13

Card shower
A card shower is planned for Iva Wakeman, who will celebrate her 99th birthday Monday. Cards can be sent to Greenfield of Woodstock, 935 Ox Road, Room 109, Woodstock, VA 22664.

The Winchester Area Newcomers Club, a social club for women, will meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Opequon Presbyterian Church in Kernstown. Information: or

The Cabin Hill 4-H Club and Cloverbuds will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Conicville Fire Hall. Information: 459-6140.

Handley Regional Library in Winchester will hold the following meetings:
• Friends of Handley Library annual meeting: 7 p.m., Wednesday. Afterward, Lydia Sylvia Martin will perform accompanied by Josh Henderson on bass, Erica Snow on guitar and Emily Martin on mandolin.
• Youth volunteer orientation (ages 12-18): 4-5 p.m., May 19.
Information: 540-662-9041.

A member of Congressman Bob Goodlatte’s staff will hold open door community office hours on Thursday at the following locations and times to meet with citizens to discuss problems they might have with the federal government or to hear their views or current issues before Congress:
• Woodstock: 9:30-11 a.m., Town Hall, 135 N. Main St.
• Strasburg: noon-1 p.m., Town Hall, 174 E. King St.

Shenandoah County Library will host a meeting of the Lego Club at 4:30 p.m. Thursday for ages 5 and older.

Addiction Recovery Systems will hold a support group for relatives and friends of those struggling with drug addiction from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at 210 Front Royal Pike, Winchester.

Registration is not required and support group participation is free and confidential. Information: 540-545-8795 or visit

The Brain Injury Recovery Group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at 105-A Creekside Lane, Winchester.
Information: Kathleen Mancini at or Betty Friant at 540-550-1784.

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