Community News & Events for March 8

Tapestry exhibit
A reception to open an exhibit of the Shenandoah Valley tapestry exhibit will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Virginia National Bank, 186 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.

The exhibit, on display through April 30, will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays. Visitors will be able to sign their name in the Journey through Time logbook and see which historical homes and building are being stitched into the tapestry.

Information: Irina Galunina at 703-608-3924 or irinagalunina@hotmail.com.

Federal employees
Zach Hottel, archivist for the Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg, will be the speaker at the breakfast meeting of the Shenandoah County chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association at 10 a.m. Thursday at Denny’s in Mount Jackson. Breakfast will be served starting at 9 a.m.

Library program
The Winchester Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program will present “Eat, Grow, Live Healthy” at 11 a.m. Friday at Handley Library in Winchester.

Those attending will learn about healthy living and what benefits are available through WIC.

Information: youth services librarian Aimee Gangai at 540-662-9041, ext. 21 or for the WIG program call 540-722-3470.

New Market Library
Jane Shumway will share her experiences living with an old-order Amish family for two years, giving insight into their unique lifestyle and customs, at 3 p.m. Saturday at the New Market Library.

The program is free. Registration is not required.

Pancake breakfast
The Riverton United Methodist Church Men will hold a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday. A good-will offering will be accepted.

Pancake breakfast
The Reliance United Methodist Church Men will hold a pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday.

The cost is $5 for adults, $2 for ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and under.

Chicken barbecue
A chicken barbecue will be held Saturday at Tractor Supply in Woodstock to benefit the Maur-Brook-Olive Ruritan Club. Chicken will be ready at 8:30 a.m.

Book drop-off
Friends of Handley Regional Library will sponsor a book drop-off from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Bowman Library in Stephens City for its spring used book sale March 30-April 2.

Visitors can drop off books, CDs and DVDs. Information: www.handleyregional.org.


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