Community News & Events for March 1

Card shower

A card shower is planned for Audrey Funkhouser, who will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday. Cards can be sent to 1982 Barbershop Road, Edinburg 22824.

Pancake breakfast

The Middletown Volunteer Fire and Rescue Auxiliary will hold a pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children.

Benefit breakfast

The Flint Hill United Methodist Church Relay for Life team will hold a benefit breakfast from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Flint Hill Fire Hall. Cost is $6. Information: 540-675-1566 or 540-675-3291.

Chicken barbecue

A chicken barbecue will be held Saturday at Tractor Supply in Woodstock to benefit the Edinburg Christian Church. Chicken will be ready at 8:30 a.m.

Gardening seminar

The Front Royal Southern States Coop will host a free seminar on raised-bed gardening at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Speakers will be Master Gardeners Sari Carp and Liz Morgan. Attendees will receive a free hand cultivator and garden center discount coupon.


The Narrow Passage chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Episcopal Parish Hall in Woodstock.

The guest speaker will be Terry Spenser, who will discuss Edmund Pendleton, the reluctant revolutionary. Information: Susan Walls at 856-3426.

Library activities

Samuels Public Library in Front Royal has announced the following activities:

• TnT (Twenties and Thirties) Book Club will meet at noon Saturday. The group will discuss “Princess Academy” by Shannon Hale.
• Discuss This: 2 p.m., Saturday, for ages 14-20 who are inspired by good books, articles, movies and art and who write, draw or enjoy playing music.

Information: 540-635-3153.


Historical Society

The Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society and the Friends of Handley Library will sponsor a demonstration of a new app for the Mt. Hebron Cemetery from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Information: www.handleyregional.org.


Potpie dinner

Orkney Springs Fire and Rescue will hold a country ham potpie dinner starting at 3 p.m. Saturday. Carry outs, ham sandwiches and quarts of potpie also available. A free-will offering will be accepted. Snow date is April 2.


Ham/turkey dinner

White Post United Methodist Church will hold a ham and turkey dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Boyce Fire Hall.  There will also be country and gospel music. Information: J. Monroe at 540-837-2101.


Writer’s conference
Samuels Library in Front Royal is seeking local published authors to participate in a free writer’s conference, titled Samuels Authorcon, from 1 to 5 p.m. March 19.

The conference will include a special genre meet-and-greet as well as exhibits by participating authors. Traditional and self-published authors are invited to participate.

Space is limited and registration is required. Registration: http://bit.ly/authorcon2016-register. Information: Bill Powell at http://billpowell.org/contact/.


College news

Brady Baker, son of Philip and April Baker, of Edinburg, was named to the dean’s list at North Carolina State University for the fall semester.


Kiwanis news

The Kiwanis Club of Front Royal has named Wayne Barber as its Kiwanian of the Year for 2015.

Barber, a member since 2009 and a former club president, has helped organize a number of club activities, including a wine tasting and Salvation Army bell ringing.

Further information about the club is available by calling 540-635-4843 or 540-252-2137.


School news

The following pupils at North Fork Middle School have been named to the all-A honor roll for the second grading period:

Eighth grade: Maria Garcia, Riley Gonzalez, Melissa Oczkowski, Autumn Summers.

Seventh grade: Daryl Bucker, Eliana Dellinger, Isabell Dellinger, Rebecca Diehl, Sarah Eaton, Morgan Gibson, Brooke Jones, Andrew Lute, Fernando Martinez, Sarah Streett, Zachary Wine, Sidney Wymer.

Sixth grade: Gabriel Baker, Jessica Blevins, Cody Burkholder, Ciana Crawford, Emma Davis, Juanito Garcia-Sanchez, Daniel Halterman, Emma Oden, Benjamin Williams.


The following pupils at North Fork Middle School have been named to the A-B honor roll for the second grading period:

Eighth grade: Haley Adams, Jacqueline Farmer, Jacob Frazier, Mindi Freed, Jazmin Garcia-Casillas, Benjamin Hasley, Caiden Holsinger, Ana Juarez, Jessie Latham, Kristen Mantz, Helen Matthews, Chloe Monroe, Brianna Polk, Constance Polk, Cody Rice, Cody Ruble, Bridget Silvious, Tessa Souder, Hannah Vicente.

Seventh grade: Julia Biller, Mazie Biller, Rachael Burch, Samuel Clark, Lance Dorman, Justin Dove, Nicholas Foltz, Kylene Franklin, Emma Harmon, Christian Hess, Brady Hughes, Katie Jordan, Jarrett Lonas, Dayle Loucks, Kyle Lutz, Reese Mahanes, Lily Nesbitt, Michael Poster, Lillian Proctor, Samuel Richman, Austin Ritchie, Courtney Ritchie, Jesus Romero, Nicholas Ryman, Cole Stover, Madison Stover, Colby Thomas, Patricia VanHorn, Alexis Wehrle, Andrew Zirkle.

Sixth grade: Alicia Bare, Megan Bohus, Jaden Click, Braya Dysart, Jennifer Farmer, ElsaMarie Golladay, Antania Gross, Liam Haley, Martin Hernandez, Maddison Hoover, Chelsea Jackson, Eric Jackson, Victoria Jimenez-Luna, Chelsie Layman, Leigha Markley, Maleah Meadows, Charlotte Miller, Alyssa Payne, Emma Polk, Morgan Poole, Ajanae Rowley, Sarah Ryman, Nathaniel Sibert, Carly Thomas, Peyton Wamsley.


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