Community News & Events for Jan. 9 paper
The Shenandoah County Library will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publishing of “Alice in Wonderland” along with Lewis Carroll’s birthday with a tea party at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday for ages 5 and older.
The event will include tea and cookies and a reading about the Mad Hatter’s tea party. Those attending are encouraged to wear a silly hat.
Owens, originally from South Carolina, is a graduate of The Citadel and commissioned in the U.S. Army. He holds a master’s degree with a focus on the American Civil War and did his thesis on the Confederate soldier. Information: www.turnerashbycamp.org.
The Mount Jackson-Edinburg Rotary Club will meet at 8 a.m. Tuesday at Denny’s in Mount Jackson.
A commercial pesticide applicator recertification class will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Northern Virginia 4-H Educational Center in Front Royal.
Registration, information: Frederick County Extension office at 540-665-5699.
Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will host an English as a second language course from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Information, registration: 540-635-3153.
Bowman Library in Stephens City will host Twilight Tales at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays for all ages. Activities include stories, music, finger plays, movement and a craft perfect for families.
The Shenandoah County Extension office has announced the following 4-H club meetings:
• St. Luke-Saumsville 4-H Club and Cloverbuds will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Saumsville Christian Church.
• The 4-H Livestock Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Wakemans Grove Church of the Brethren.
• Shenandoah County 4-H Exchange Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the county Government Center in Woodstock. Information: 459-6140.
A card shower is planned for Louise Moomaw, who will celebrate her 85th birthday Jan. 15. Her address is 3762 Crooked Run Road, Mount Jackson 22842.
Special education committee
The Shenandoah County Special Education Advisory Committee will host an educational session on the Individual Education Program (IEP) at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the School Board office in Woodstock.
The guest speaker will be Hank Millward, complaints and family support coordinator with the Virginia Department of Education.
Attendees will learn about IEPs from the parent’s perspective and become more knowledgeable about the document itself and the process. In case of snow, the session will be postponed to Feb. 10.
The Virginia Cooperative Extension office is offering money management clinics this month throughout the Northern Shenandoah Valley.
Clinics will be held at 8 p.m. on Wednesday in Berryville, Jan. 19 in Front Royal, Jan. 20 in Woodstock, Jan. 21 in Winchester and Jan. 27 in Stanley.
The clinics are free, however, preregistration is required by noon the day prior to the clinic attending. Clinics with no registered participants will be canceled. Information: 459- 6140 or 540–635-4546.
Winchester Trout Unlimited has joined with Escutcheon Brewing to host a “Bar Fly” event at 7 p.m. Wednesday at 142 W. Commercial St., Winchester.
The event will offer anglers an opportunity to learn more about the organization and to tie some fishing flies. Participants are encouraged to bring their fly-tying vise and any food they wish to eat or share.
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