Community News & Events for March 3

Card shower

A card shower is planned for Fred Bauserman, who will celebrate his 85th birthday March 7. Cards can be sent to 465 Zepp Road, Maurertown 22644.

 

Card shower

A card shower is planned for James Allen Hepner Sr., who will celebrate his 85th birthday March 9. Cards can be sent to 6173 Back Road, Maurertown 22644.

 

Health screening

Handley Library in Winchester will host the Free Medical Clinic of Northern Shenandoah Valley for an on-site health screening from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.

Free screenings will be available for blood glucose, blood pressure, BMI, flu shot, HIV testing, depression and health education. A cholesterol test will also be available for $4.

Participants must be 18 or older. No insurance or appointment required. Information: Todd Strader at 540-662-9041, ext. 19.

 

Pork dinner

The Conicville Volunteer Fire Department will hold a pork tenderloin dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Carry outs available. A free will offering will be accepted.

 

Sneaker fundraiser

The Warren Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a sneaker sale fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 4 pm. Monday and 7 a.m. to 3 pm. Tuesday in the hospital’s third floor conference room.

A wide variety of sneakers will be available for the whole family. Proceeds benefit the hospital.

 

Coloring Club

Handley Library will host a Coloring Club at 4:30 p.m. Mondays in March for tweens and teens. Materials will be provided or those attending can bring their own.

 

Day of Caring

Homeowners in Front Royal and Warren County who need help with home repairs have until March 30 to apply to be included in the United Way Day of Caring on May 6.

Homeowners who are low income or unable to complete the work are encouraged to complete an application to be considered.

Repairs considered are those that a team of volunteers can reasonably complete in a day.

Information: 540-635-3636 or email info@frontroyalunitedway.org.

 

Kindergarten registration

Shenandoah County kindergarten registration will be held from noon to 7 p.m. March 29, 30 and 31 at W.W. Robinson, Ashby-Lee and Sandy Hook elementary schools.

Any child who is 5 years old by Sept. 30 is eligible. Parents should register children in the attendance zone where they live and assigned.

Parents do not have to bring children to the registration, however, the following are required:

  • Child’s birth certificate
  • Child’s immunization record
  • Child’s street address.

Also, parents or guardians need to bring official government identification, like a driver’s license, and two documents that show the parent’s/guardian’s name and address.

All entering kindergarten students will be expected to participate in pre’kindergarten screenings of hearing, fine motor skills and general readiness.

Parents can make appointments during registration for the screenings, which will be held in June at each of the elementary schools.

 

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