Community News & Events

Card showers
A card shower is planned for Charlie Leeper, who will celebrate his 93rd birthday on June 23. Cards can be sent to P.O. Box 696, Middletown 22645.

A card shower is planned for Dick Neff, who will celebrate his 75th birthday June 23. Cards can be sent to 498 Pinewoods Road, Quicksburg 22847.

Chicken barbecue
Edinburg VFW Post 2447 will sell chicken barbecue starting at 10 a.m. Saturday. Orders must be picked up by 1 p.m. Cost: $4 per half. Pre-orders welcome.

Strasburg Museum
The following volunteers are scheduled at the Strasburg Museum:
• Sunday: morning, Donnie Davison; afternoon, Doris Baker and Pat Clem.
• Monday: morning, Sherry Anderson and Sarah Bagnell;
afternoon, Marie Spence and Judy Cosby.
• Tuesday: morning, Terri Goad; afternoon, Marie Spence and Margo Hammock.
• Wednesday: morning, Phil Loving and Sally Fravel; afternoon, Judy Grubb and Sherry Anderson.
• Thursday: morning, Shirley Maddox; afternoon, Ann McElyea and Carolyn Mckiernan.
• Friday: morning, Margo Hammock and Bryan Stonesifer; afternoon, Ginger Aliotti.
Saturday: morning, Hope Brim and Evelyn Judy; afternoon, Tim Taylor.

Bible school
Greenway Spirit & Word Fellowship in Stephens City will hold vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The theme will be “Submerged: Finding Truth Below the Surface.” Information: 540-868-9100 or

Food pantry
The Bread of Life Food Pantry in Woodstock will distribute food from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Appointments can be scheduled by calling 459-1928.

Dance party
Eric Litwin, author of the “Pete, the Cat” series of children’s books, will perform all the book’s songs at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Daniel Morgan Middle School in Winchester. Information: Aimee Gangai, 540-662-9041, ext. 21 or email:

Business After Hours
Swover Creek Farms and the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival will host the Shenandoah County Chamber’s Business After Hours social at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Swover Creek Farms in Edinburg. The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival will be sharing its upcoming season schedule.

Food distribution
The Compassion Cupboard will distribute food from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at 533 Burgess St., Strasburg. Information: 465-9476.

College news
Makenzie Kline graduated on May 14 from Lord Fairfax Community College. She was also named to the dean’s list for the spring semester.  She is the daughter of Michael and Cecilia Kline and granddaughter of Betty and Cecil Miller of Strasburg and Marie Kline of Maurertown.

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