Community News & Events for Nov. 27 paper

School news
Arissa Foreman, a native of Front Royal and a senior at the University of Maryland, has accepted an internship to start Nov. 16 at the Smithsonian Institution’s Air & Space Museum in Washington, D.C.

Library programs
Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will hold the following story-time programs:
• Tuesday: 11 a.m., Time for Baby, for ages up to 2 years old; 4:30 p.m., Big Kids, theme is puppies, for kindergarteners and older.
• Wednesday and Thursday: 10:15 a.m. for toddlers and 11 a.m. for preschoolers with finger plays, songs and craft. Siblings welcome.
Information: 540-635-3153.

Tree lighting
The Warren Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold a ceremony to light the Christmas tree at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the hospital’s main south entrance.
By making a donation of $10 or more to the Celebration of Lights, loved ones and friends can be memorialized with a symbolic light on the tree. A single donation of $50 or more for an individual will be recognized as a Star Giver and will also have a symbolic light.

The Auxiliary’s annual fundraising project will continue throughout the holidays. Proceeds in the past have helped support many projects, including purchasing a warmer for infants in the Women’s Care Center, wheelchairs for transporting patients, an upgrade for the security surveillance system, a new mammography machine and furniture for the hospital’s lobby areas.

The ceremony will be held regardless of the weather. Light refreshments will be served.

Donations for the 2015 Celebration of Lights may be mailed to the Warren Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, 1000 N. Shenandoah Ave., Front Royal 22630. Information: Melissa Boies, Volunteer Services Director, 540-636-0398.

Rotary club
Johnny Craig, executive director of TEENS Inc., will discuss the program Teaching Employment Enhancement Necessary for Survival at the meeting of the Rotary Club of Frederick County at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at Shenandoah Valley Westminster Canterbury in Winchester.

Information: Geraldine Kiefer at gkiefer@su.edu.

Blood drive
The Stonewall Jackson High School National Honor Society will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Appointments can be made or more information is available by calling Adina McInturff at 477-2732 or email asmcinturff@shenandoah.k12.va.us.

First aid
The Lord Fairfax EMS Council will hold the following community first aid CPR/AED classes at 180-1 Prosperity Drive, Winchester:
• Basic Life Support for health care providers: noon-4:30 p.m., Tuesday and Dec. 22; 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Wednesday and Dec. 8; 5-9:30 p.m., Dec. 10; 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Dec. 19.
• Community class (adult only): noon-4:30 p.m., Dec. 17.
• Community class (adult/child/infant): 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Dec. 21.

Information: 540-665-0014 or www.lfems.vaems.org.

Library program
The Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg will host a winter craft party from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday for ages 5 and older. Information: 984-8200.

4-H meeting
The Seven Bends 4-H Shooting Education Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Round Hill Church of the Brethren in Toms Brook. Information: 459-6140.

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