Community News & Events for June 11
The following volunteers are scheduled at the Strasburg Museum June 12-18:
• Sunday: morning, Peter and Peggy Zarrella; afternoon, Margo and Lynn.
• Monday: morning, Polly Wilson and Danny Wymer; afternoon, Tom Knowles.
• Tuesday: morning, Gloria Church and Betty Sue Howard; afternoon, Doris Baker and Winnie Callihan.
• Wednesday: morning, Jackie Richard; afternoon, Glenna Loving.
• Thursday: morning, Bob and Ida Smith; afternoon, Richard and Sandra Lawson.
• Friday: morning, Howard and Mary Paige; afternoon, June Hockman.
• Saturday: morning, Conly and Tina Crabill; afternoon, Ellsworth and Rubye Stickley.
Marlow Heights Baptist Church in Front Royal will hold Vacation Bible School 5:45-8:30 p.m. June 12-16. Theme for the week will be “Cave Quest: Following Jesus, the Light of the World.” Information: 540-635-2339
The Capon Springs Volunteer Fire and Rescue will hold a smorgasbord dinner 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June at the fire hall. The dinner will feature fried or baked pork loin, fried ham, baked chicken, sides, dessert and drinks. Cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children 5-12 and free for children 4 and younger. Carry-outs available. Information: 304-433-0167
Summer story times
Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown will host a free summer story time at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The theme will relate to life in the 18th and 19th centuries and the Civil War. Information: www.bellegrove.org
The Rotary Club of New Market will hold a luncheon meeting at noon Wednesday at the Shenvalee Golf Resort in Miller Grille. There will be no program but rather a club assembly meeting. Information: www.newmarketrotaryclub.net
The Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardeners will host Thyme for Herbs as part of their Barn Series from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown.
Learn to use fresh herbs, make herbed vinegar and proper storage. Demonstrations will include how to make herb butter, cream cheese and more. Cost is $25 per person.
Preregistration required. Information: www.bellegrove.org
Northwestern Community Services Board will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Thomas J. Peachey Center, 209 W. Criser Road, Front Royal.
Cabin Hill 4-H
The Cabin Hill 4-H Club and Cloverbuds will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Conicville Fire Department. Information: 459-6140
In addition to offering spay and neutering services for pets, Spay Today, the area’s nonprofit, reduced-priced spay and neuter program, also offers shots and tests at lower rates by many vets over a wide area. Information: 304-728-8330 or www.baacs.org
Toniann P. Hart, a nursing student from Front Royal, earned high honors at Utica College for the spring semester.
Chain of Checks
WINC 92.5 FM has announced Bright Futures-Frederick County and Winchester’s Highland Food Pantry Inc. have been selected as beneficiaries of the annual Chain of Checks campaign. This year’s theme was Feeding Families-Feeding Futures.
Bright Futures will use the money to provide food packs to county schoolchildren for weekend meals, after-school tutorial support, clothing, hygiene products, school supplies and other basic student needs.
Highland Food Pantry will use the funds to provide more high-value protein foods for families with children. The grant will also help provide diapers as well as educational games and activities for kids who accompany their families to pick up their food boxes at the pantry at Highland Memorial Presbyterian Church.
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