Community News & Events: Sept. 27


The Front Royal Women’s Resource Center will host Women In Networking from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at 213 E. Main St., Front Royal.

The guest speaker will be Krista Shifflett, executive director of the Warren Coalition, who will discuss the opiate epidemic.


Thursday is the deadline to register for a class sponsored by Warren County Parks and Recreation on how to improve your photography.

The first class will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Warren County Community Center, 538 Villa Ave., Front Royal.. The date of the second class will be determined at the end of the first class. The cost is $30 per person. Information, registration: 540-635-1021 or wcccinfo@warrencountyva.net.


The Woodstock Clothes Closet will hold a half-off sale from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 110-C E. High St.


Walnut Springs Christian Church will host bingo from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at 1905 Oranda Road, Strasburg. The cost is 25 cents per card to benefit the Oranda School House. Food will be available starting at 5 p.m.


Manor Memorial United Methodist Church in New Market will host “Alive Together In Christ: A Lay Witness Mission” Friday through Sunday.

The mission is a ministry of laypeople telling of experiences in their faith journey. Times are available by calling 540-740-8959 or visit www.lwm-alive-together-in-christ.eventbrite.com.


Bobbi Carducci, a national speaker, writing coach and award-winning author of “Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver,” will be the speaker at the luncheon meeting of the Rotary Club of Front Royal at noon Friday at the Holiday Inn at Blue Ridge Shadows. The cost is $12.

Selah Theatre

Selah Theate will present the drama “The Laramie Project” by Moises Kauffman and the Tectonic Theatre Project

at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 30 E. 8th St., Front Royal, and 3 p.m. Sunday at Hideaway Café, 200 N. Braddock St., Winchester.

The performance is based on 21-year old Matthew Shepard, a student at the University of Wyoming, who was kidnapped and beaten because he was gay and left tied to a fence in October 1998 outside Laramie, Wyoming. The performance features teen and adult actors from Front Royal, Warren County and Winchester.

Tickets are $12 online, $15 at the door and $8 and $10 for students and senior citizens. Future performances will be held Oct. 6-8.

Information: 540-686.5185 or www.selahtheatreproject.org.

Schultz Theatre

Schultz Theatre and School of Performing Arts will present the sci-fi horror musical “Little Shop of Horrors” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at J. Frank Hillyard Middle School, 226 Hawks Hill Drive, Broadway.

Future performances will be held Oct. 6-8.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for students and senior citizens. Information: 540-896-9600 or www.schultztheatre.com.

Rouse Center

The Rouse Center for the Arts in New Market will present “Love, Loss, and What I Wore” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.

The play puts together stories of real women, clothes and the memories they trigger which cover many of the important subjects in life.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students. Information, tickets: 888-341-7313 or rouss.center@gmail.com.


Wayne Racey will be the speaker for a revival service at 7 p.m. Friday at Valley Pike Church of the Brethren, 83 Hadley Road, Maurertown.


Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will hold the following programs Saturday:

• Aspiring Artists (ages 7-11): 2 p.m., theme will be Still Life. Youth will practice drawing familiar objects and learn to add depth and texture.

• Banned books discussion (ages 12-older): 2 p.m., discussing what books have been removed from schools and libraries.


St. Luke Community Clinic will hold its annual benefit and auction Saturday at the Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal.

A reception will start at 5:30 p.m. with beer and wine followed by dinner and a silent and live auction.

Tickets, which are $50 per person, are available at the clinic at 316 N. Royal Ave. or by calling 540-636-4325.



St. Stephens Lutheran Church will hold a pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday at 15737 Back Road, Strasburg. A free-will offering will be accepted to benefit the church building fund.


The United Way Rubbermaid Product Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Belk parking lot at Apple Blossom Mall, Winchester. This month’s sale will benefit the United Way Northern Shenandoah Valley.


The Shenandoah Valley and Stephens City Chess clubs will sponsor an open tournament from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Bowman Library in Stephens City as part of National Day of Chess.

The tournament is open to all ages and abilities. Chess sets and space provided. Information: 540-869-9000.


The Star Tannery Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual auction starting at 4 p.m. Saturday at 950 Brill Road, Star Tannery. Chicken barbecue will be sold starting at 3 p.m. Information: 465-4484 or billyjoe@shentel.net.



Cool Spring Church of God will show the movie “The Case for Christ” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at 3705 Gooney Manor Loop, Browntown.


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