Lifestyle

Events: June 24

Concert Valley Gospel Church in Maurertown will host a performance by singer, songwriter and instrumentalist Roy Poole at 10:45 a.m. Sunday.   Brethren The Palmyra Church of the Brethren in Edinburg will hold a Sunday school picnic following the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday. ...

Busy season for Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre

Shenandoah University’s Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre will have a busy season with shows throughout the summer. Elizabeth Albert, associate managing director and production manager, said the performances will run Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings beginning at 8 p.m., along with ...

Community News & Events: June 23

Kiwanis Winchester Sheriff Les Taylor will talk about Project Lifesaver, a rapid response program that aids victims suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders such as Down’s syndrome and autism and their families, at the luncheon meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Old Town at ...

Community News & Events: June 22

Writers The 7 East Gallery in Woodstock will host the first meeting of VECCA Writer's from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday for people interested in being part of a writer's group. Information: 434-922-2029 or email VECCArts@gmail.com. Rod Run The Skyline Street Rods will hold its 36th Rod Run from 9 a.m. ...

Community News & Events: June 24

Library Samuels Public Library in Front Royal has scheduled the following activities: • The Maker Club: 3:30 p.m., Tuesday for school-age children. The theme will be those hilarious barn animals. • Pirates puppet show: 3 p.m., Tuesday, enjoy musical about puppet characters created from ...

Community News & Events: Monday, June 26

Library The annual July 4th weekend book sale at the Basye/Orkney Springs Community Library will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the airport building on Resort Road at Bryce Resort in Basye. The library is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 4:30 ...

SU, Handley library to hold Rockin’ the Library event

Shenandoah University will hold its 32nd annual Children’s Literature Conference “Once Read, Never Forgotten: Creating Readers One Book at a Time” Monday through June 30, and the public is invited to its second Rockin’ the Library event Monday on the steps of the Handley Regional ...

Pet of the Week: Brothers Maverick, Connery ready for new home

WINCHESTER -- When 1-year-old cat brothers Maverick and Connery came into the Winchester SPCA in March, they were two of 18 cats brought to the shelter from a woman who could no longer take care of that many animals. Of those 18 cats, Maverick and Connery are the only two left to be ...

Community News & Events: June 19

Scholarship 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 ...

Richard Hoover: Obsessions, adventure and loss

Unlike collectors, say, of football jerseys, collectors of antiques are more likely to become consumed by local chronologies, obsessed with bloody battle grounds and historic structures. And who knows where such obsessions may lead? Posted to Vienna, I surrendered to the great Turkish siege ...

Community News & Events: June 17

Shower 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.   Library Samuels Public Library in Front Royal has scheduled the following activities: Chapter Chat: 11 a.m., ...

Community News & Events: June 16

Relay ceremony Relay For Life of Winchester/Frederick County will hold a ceremony honoring cancer victims and survivors from 6 p.m. today through 6 a.m. Saturday at the James Wood High School track. A free cancer survivor dinner will be held at 5 p.m. There will also be a visit by Paw Patrol ...

Public Meetings: June 19-23

The following public meetings are scheduled:   Shenandoah County The Tourism Council meets at noon Tuesday in the Woodstock Café and Shoppes, 117 S. Main St. The Board of Zoning Appeals meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the government center, 600 N. Main St., ...

Events

Lutheran St. Stephens Lutheran Church will hold a memorial service at 3 p.m. Sunday at 15737 Back Road, Strasburg.     Submissions Send in your events at <a href="http://www.nvdaily.com/submit-news" ...

‘Get Framed in Woodstock’ is new interactive art project

The Town of Woodstock Enhancement Committee has unveiled a new interactive public art project, known as “Get Framed in Woodstock,” which uses decorated metal frames as photo opportunities at W.O. Riley Park. The committee unveiled the finished project at the park on June 7. The frame sits ...

Community News & Events: June 15

Museum The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday to unveil a 1,500-lb. triceratops climber at the Virginia Welcome Center in Clear Brook, located at Mile Marker 320 off I-81 South. The exhibit, fabricated by Research Casting International in ...

Shopping, dining and live music Friday

Old Town Winchester hosts the first Friday Night Live event of the summer on Friday with shopping, dining and live music. Downtown Manager Jennifer Bell said this will be the fifth year of the Friday Night Live series, bringing in about 2,000 people for each event. The Loudoun Street Walking ...