Community News & Events: July 6


The Country Cruisers Street Rodders and New Market Rebels will host a cruise-in from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Rebel Park in New Market.

Anyone displaying their pre-1992 car will receive free admission to the 7:30 p.m. game between the Rebels and the Front Royal Cardinals.


The McWilliams family will hold a reunion from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Rotary shelter in W.O. Riley Park in Woodstock. A covered-dish lunch will be served at 1 p.m.


Front Royal United Methodist Church will hold an ice cream social at 6 p.m. Sunday. Those attending are asked to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets.


The family of Charles G. and Bertie Miller will hold a reunion starting at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Conicville Fire Department. Drinks and paper products provided.


The Shenandoah County Extension office has scheduled the following meetings:

• Fort Valley 4-H Club and Cloverbuds: 4:30 p.m., Sunday at the community center.

• New Market 4-H Club and Cloverbuds: 6 p.m., Monday at Reformation Lutheran Church.

• 4-H Livestock Club: 7 p.m., Tuesday at Wakemans Grove Church of the Brethren.

• St. Luke-Saumsville 4-H Club and Cloverbuds: 7 p.m., Tuesday at Saumsville Christian Church.

Information: 459-6140.


The Ananias and Pollyanna Polk family will hold a reunion starting at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Columbia Furnace Community Center in Edinburg. Those attending should bring a covered dish. Paper products provided.


Snake’s Alive with Ron Cromer will be the third program in the Valley Reads Special Presenters Series sponsored by Handley Regional libraries. Programs will be held:

• Clarke County Library in Berryville: 10:30 a.m., Monday.

• Handley Library in Winchester: 2 p.m., Monday.

• Bowman Library in Stephens City: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Tuesday.



Bowman Library in Stephens City will hold the following programs:

• Maker Mondays swap meet: 6-8 p.m., Monday. Hobbyists are invited to bring extra supplies and unused collections to swap with other makers. Information: Ryan Hall at

• Teen Advisory Board meeting: 6 p.m., Monday for middle- and high-school students.

• Dance party: 11-11:45 a.m., Monday for toddlers, preschoolers and their grownups.

Information: 540-869-9000.


Schultz Theatre will hold auditions for its September production of “Little Shop of Horrors” from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at J. Frank Hillyard Middle School, 26 Hawks Hill Drive, Broadway.

Those auditioning need to bring a headshot or photo to submit and prepare both a monologue and vocal arrangement. Information:


The Winchester Olive Garden, in conjunction with Winchester Hiram Lodge No. 21, is sponsoring a bloodmobile from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the restaurant on South Pleasant Valley Drive.

Donors will receive free soup, salad and breadsticks. Walk-ups are welcome, but appointments are encouraged by visiting


The Virginia Cooperative Extension is holding three sessions of the “Managing Your Money Series.”

Classes will help participants save money, deal with credit, debt, insurance and banking and develop an action plan to be in control of finances. Classes will be held:

• Winchester: 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays, July 11-Aug. 15 at the Frederick County Government Center.

• Front Royal: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursdays, July 13-Aug. 17 at Warren Memorial Hospital.

• Luray: 6-8 p.m., Mondays, July 24-Aug. 28 at the Extension office.

Registration: 540-778-5794 or visit


Blue Ridge Housing Network and People Inc. will offer a free home buyer class from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and July 19 at Blue Ridge Housing Network, 115 Chester St., Front Royal.

Local experts will give presentations on personal finance, credit and credit issues, working with the lender, role of the real estate agent, the home inspection and the loan closing

Certificates of completion will be given, which fulfills the education requirement for down-payment assistance programs and loan products.

Registration, information: People Inc., 459-6434 or; Blue Ridge Housing Network, 540-622-2711 or

Spay Today

Spay Today, our area’s nonprofit reduced-priced spay and neuter program, offers shots and tests at lower rates in addition to reduced-priced spay and neuter programs with many veterinarians over a wide area. Information: 304-728-8330 or


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