Community News & Events: May 9

A card shower is planned for Mickey N. Thompson, who will celebrate his 75th birthday May 16. Cards can be sent to 2095 Pinewoods Road, Quicksburg 22847.

Restore Hope House Food Pantry will host a craft and vendor show from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday across from McDonald’s in Strasburg.

Tables are also available for yard sale items. Those attending are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for the food pantry. Information: 465-2722 or rhhelaine@yahoo.com.

The Cedar Creek Valley Ruritans will hold a bake sale and sell barbecued chicken from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Graden’s Grocery Store in Lebanon Church. Chicken will be ready at 10 a.m.

Shenandoah County Extension Master Gardeners will be available to answer home horticulture questions from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Lowe’s in Woodstock. Information: 459-6140.

The Massanutten Antique Tractor Club will sponsor a chicken barbecue starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Wholesome Foods pit in Edinburg. Cost is $4 per half.

Chicken will also be available at the Exxon Station in Edinburg and First Bank in Mount Jackson.

Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will hold the following activities:
• Bike workshop: 10-11:30 a.m., Saturday. Josh Lewis from Element Sports will help participants get their bikes ready for summer cycling. Participants should bring their bike.
• Kooky Chefs (ages 6-older): 11 a.m., Saturday, program on herbs. Registration required.
• Aspiring Artists (ages 7-11): 2 p.m., Saturday. Program on creating a watercolor starry night landscape. Registration required.
Registration, information: 540-635-3153.

The Narrow Passage chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Episcopal Parish Hall in Woodstock.

The guest speaker will be Ann Arnold Hunter, who will talk about the story of Mother’s Day. Information: 856-3426.

The Turner Ashby chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday at the home of Debbie Thomas in Berryville.

Handley Library will host the monthly stitching adventure Stitch A Story from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday for ages 10 and up.
Youth will read excerpts from popular books and create a stitching project based on the story. Attendees and adults are welcome to take a stitch on the community tapestry project. Information: 540-662-9041 ext. 21.

Hunting For a Cure Together will hold a pork barbecue dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Bethel Assembly of God Church, 111 Totten Lane, Front Royal. Cost is $8 per person. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

Esbie Baptist Church will hold a chicken and fish dinner from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 611 Ash St., Strasburg. The cost is $6.50 each.

The Strasburg Future Farmers of America chapter will hold a bedding plant sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the greenhouse beside the school’s football field.

For sale will be wave petunias, double wave petunias, African daisies, marigolds, geraniums (ivy and zonal) calibrachoa, strawflowers, impatiens and vegetable plants, including tomatoes, peppers, squash and herbs. Information: 465-3875.

Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation will sponsor the following classes at the county Government Center in Woodstock:
• Photo Fun: 6-9 p.m., May 22. Cost: $38. Registration deadline: May 15.
• Beaded bracelet and earrings: 6-8:30 p.m., May 23 for ages 16 and older. Cost: $40. Registration deadline: May 16.
Information, registration: 459-6777.

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