Community News & Events

Quarter bingo

The Strasburg Volunteer Fire Department will hold quarter bingo from 6 to 9 p.m. today. Doors open at 5 p.m.


Special Olympics
Special Olympics of Warren County will hold two movie socials this summer at Royal Cinemas in Front Royal.

“Finding Dory” will be shown at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday. Admission is free for athletes and includes popcorn and soda. The cost for parents and attendants is $6 for the movie or $9 with popcorn and soda. The movie on July 20 will be the “Ghostbusters” remake.

Registration: Carol Olson at 540-622-4443 or Information: Michael Hirsch at 540-635-2725.

Mt. Vernon Baptist
Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Front Royal will hold revival services at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday as part of its 151st anniversary. Guest speakers will be:
• Wednesday: the Rev. Mamie Bridgett from St. Paul Baptist Church.
• Thursday: the Rev. Howard Frye from Nazareth Baptist Church.
• Friday: the Rev. Raymond Morton from Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

Extension workshops
The Frederick County Extension office in Winchester will offer two canning workshops:
• July 5 is the deadline to register for a workshop on water bath canning of high-acid foods from 9 a.m. to noon July 8 at Wesley United Methodist Church, 527 Van Fossen St., Winchester. The cost is $35.
• July 11 is the deadline to register for a workshop on pressure canning from 9 a.m. to noon July 15 at Wesley United Methodist Church. Those attending should bring their dial gauge pressure canner lid to be tested for accuracy. Registration is $35.

Information: Contact Rebecca Davis, 540-665-5699 or email

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