Community News & Events: June 17
A card shower is planned for Nancy Carter Carey, who will celebrate her 85th birthday June 24. Cards can be sent to 851 Ox Road, Woodstock, Virginia 22664.
Samuels Public Library in Front Royal has scheduled the following activities:
- Chapter Chat: 11 a.m., Tuesday, for ages 7-11.
- The Maker Club: 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, for school-aged children to make something creative. Theme: animals at the zoo.
- Toddler story time: 10:15 a.m., Wednesday and Thursday.
- Preschool story time: 11 a.m., Wednesday and Thursday.
- Books and Beyond Club: 10 a.m., Wednesday, discussing “The Boston Girl” by Anita Diamant.
- Vibes in the Libes: 12:30 p.m., Friday, featuring singer and guitar player Donna Evans, bring lunch.
The Rotary Club of New Market will hold a luncheon meeting at noon Wednesday at the Shenvalee Golf Resort in Miller Grille.
The guest speaker will be Malcolm “Mal” G. Lane from the Rotary Club of Harrisonburg. He will talk about the club’s Ethics Awards Program recognizing special students. Information: http://www.newmarketrotaryclub.net.
The Northwestern Community Services Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Thomas J. Peachey Center in Front Royal.
A free outdoor movie series will be held at 8:45 p.m. Thursdays in June on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Loudoun Street Mall, 20 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.
The movie being shown Thursday will be “The BFG.” Information: 540-662-4946.
The New Market Area Library’s summer reading programs will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday with weekly activities for children from birth to fifth grade. The theme is Reading by Design.
“Lorax” is the family-oriented movie being shown as part of Gazebo Flix at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Gazebo in Front Royal. Those attending are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket.
July 5 is the deadline for current and former members of the Shenandoah County 4-H and FFA to apply for the 4-H Dairy Club Endowed Scholarship.
Applications are available at the County Extension office. Information: 459-6140 or visit
Habitat receives land
Warren County Habitat for Humanity has received a gift of two lots of land located in Skyland Estates.
The lots, valued at $5,000 each, is a gift from Robert and Louise Tano, of Ellicott City, Maryland, and Perry and Fran Hudson, of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.
Warren County Habitat for Humanity has built 14 homes since its inception in 1993. Information: 540-551-3232.
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