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Kids camp
Handley Regional Library is partnering with Alamo Drafthouse Cinema to support Kids Camp at the Alamo by showing a new movie each week in July.

From today to July 7, the movie being shown will be “The Lego Movie.” Viewings begin at 10:30 a.m. Patrons are asked to pay $1-$3 per person. Information: Donna Hughes at 540-869-9000 ext. 215.

Musical theatre
Broadway and Beyond, a musical theatre revue, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday at the Mainstage Theater at James Madison University’s Forbes Center.
The showcase will include Golden Age standards, new Broadway favorites and songs from Disney classics and movie musicals.

The cost is $12 for children and $20 for adults. Information: www.jmuforbescenter.com.

Fireworks
The Northern Virginia 4-H Educational Center in Front Royal will sponsor a family fun event to celebrate Independence Day from 4 p.m. to midnight on Saturday.

The American Legion Community Band will perform from 7:30 to 9 p.m. followed by fireworks. Other activities include a petting farm, other performances, children’s games, community tables and food. The pool will be open from noon to 7 p.m. Information: www.nova4h.com.

‘Rapunzel’
The Roanoke Children’s Theatre will present “Rapunzel: the Musical” at 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the Studio Theatre at James Madison University’s Forbes Center in Harrisonburg.

Tickets are $10-$12. Information: www.jmuforbescenter.com.

Museum schedule
The following volunteers are scheduled at the Strasburg Museum:
• Sunday: morning, Steve and Hope Brim; afternoon, Conly and Tina Crabill.
• Monday: morning, C. J. Borden; afternoon, Gloria Stickley.
• Tuesday: morning and afternoon, Ibby Stratton.
• Wednesday: morning, Jackie Richard; afternoon, Sue Foster.
• Thursday: morning, Carol Haycock; afternoon, Margaret Ireson.
• Friday: morning, Mike Korrigan; afternoon, Marie Spence.
• Saturday: morning and afternoon, Conly and Tina Crabill.

Holiday closings
The following offices will be closed on Monday for the July 4 holiday:
• The Shenandoah County Extension office in Woodstock.
• Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown.

Parade
The Fort Valley Ruritan Club will sponsor a parade at noon Monday starting at the White Chapel Church and ending at the Church of the Brethren.

This is the first parade in 25 years. The Fort Valley Fire Department will display their equipment. Information: Tom Drinkwater at 933-6856.

Story times
The Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will hold the following story-time programs:
• Tuesday: 11 a.m., Time for Baby, for ages up to 2 years old, theme will be parachute play, siblings welcome; 3:30 p.m., Big Kids story time for ages 6 and up, stories and crafts center around the theme “going on a picnic.”
• Wednesday and Thursday: 10:15 a.m., toddler story time;
11 a.m., preschool story time. Celebrate the colors of our country’s flag with our red, white and blue theme. Siblings welcome.
• Friday: 2 p.m., Hobby Meet Up for ages 6 to 11, bring a hobby to share.
Information: 540-635-3153.

4-H activities
The Shenandoah Extension office in Woodstock has announced the following 4-H activities:
• The Seven Bends 4-H Shooting Education Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Round Hill Church of the Brethren.
• The 4-H Goat Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the cafeteria at Central High School in Woodstock.
• 4-H/FFA livestock show and sale executive committee will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Extension office.
Information: 459-6140.

Computer club
The Shenandoah Valley Computer Club will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg.

College news
Rebecca Painter, a student at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, was recently featured on the university’s website for landing an internship with PJR Photography Studio and Artists’ Gallery in Bellevue, Pennsylvania.

Painter, a graduate of Strasburg High School, is the daughter of Michael and Alicia Painter, of Strasburg.

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