Community News & Events for May 10 paper

Meet and Greet
Hollywood Casino in Charles Town, West Virginia, will host the Budweiser Clydesdales 5-8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday. The eight-horse team will parade around the track pulling the red Budweiser wagon followed by a meet and greet 6-8 p.m. in Lot A where patrons can take photos and see the horses up close and personal.

Federal employees
Shenandoah County Sheriff Timothy C. Carter will speak 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 beginning at 9 a.m.

4-H meeting
The Little North Mountain 4-H Shooting Education Club will meet at 6:30 pm. Thursday at Liberty Baptist Church in Strasburg. Information: 459-6140.

Book sale
Samuels Library in Front Royal will hold its bi-annual book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday.

A special preview night for Friends of the Library will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday. Monday will be a “pick-your-own-price” day. Information: www.samuelslibrary.net.

Auction/yard sale
Abba’s House at My Church will hold a silent auction and indoor yard sale from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 23749 Old Valley Pike, Woodstock.

Table spaces are available for $25. Proceed will benefit the building fund. Information: 888-294-9673 or Debbie Jones at alwaysblessed06@earthlink.net.

Knitting Guild

The Shenandoah Knitting Guild will meet at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the First Christian Church in Winchester. The program will be on felting a knitted project. Information: www.shenandoahknittingguild.org.

Volunteer orientation

Handley Library will host a youth volunteer orientation at 4 p.m. Friday for ages 12 to 18 to learn about the volunteer opportunities at the library and apply to be a summer helper. Applications will be available at orientation. Information: www.handleyregional.org.

YMQA workshop
A Youth Meat Quality Assurance Workshop will be held at 6 p.m. May 11 in the Board of Supervisors Room at the County Government Center in Woodstock. Information: 540-459-6140. 

Food collection
U.S. Postal Service letter carriers from Winchester post offices hope to break the world record during Stamp Out Hunger 2016 when they collect food items for the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank on Saturday.

Residents may leave a bag of nonperishable groceries at their mailboxes (no glass). Food may also be taken to the post offices at 340 N. Pleasant Valley Road or 5071 Main St., Winchester. Information: 540-213-8405, 540-280-6588 or 540-213-8425.

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