Community News & Events for June 22
Litany at Six
The Litany at Six meets from 6 to 6:25 a.m. Wednesdays (rain or shine) in front of the old courthouse in Woodstock to pray for the community, the nation and the church.
Melodie Davis, editor of Valley Living and a writer/editor at Herald Press in Harrisonburg, will be the speaker at the luncheon meeting of the Rotary Club of New Market at noon today at the Shenvalee Golf Resort in Miller Grille.
Children’s author and illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka will discuss his new book “Punk Farm” at 7 p.m. today at Handley Library in Winchester.
At 6:30 p.m., a live band will perform on the library steps. Information: Aimee Gangai at 540-662-9041, ext. 21.
The Woodstock Clothes Closet will hold a one-day half-price sale from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at 110-C E. High St.
Sciencetellers will present a program on power and energy with hands-on experiements making things fly, spin, move and soar at 2 p.m. Friday at Samuels Public Library in Front Royal.
Handley Library in Winchester will hold Craftnooners from 2 to 3 p.m. for teens to make a unique craft each Friday through July.
Friday’s craft will be using washi tape. Information: www.handleyregional.org.
Bethel Lutheran Church in Edinburg will hold vacation Bible school from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The theme will be “Pets Unleashed.”
Lunch will be provided and a covered-dish fellowship picnic and petting zoo will follow the event. There will also be an adult class.
Registration, information: 540-335-1602 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Shenandoah County Extension Master Gardeners will be available to answer home horticultural questions from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the South Street Barn Market in the American Legion parking lot in Woodstock. Information: 459-6140.
The United Way Rubbermaid product sale will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Belk parking lot at Apple Blossom Mall, Winchester.
This month’s sale will benefit Habitat for Humanity of Winchester-Frederick County.
Round Hill Brethren
Round Hill Church of the Brethren in Toms Brook will hold vacation Bible school from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday for ages preschool to 11 years. Lunch will be provided.
Lisa Heishman, the new vice president of Shenandoah Memorial Hospital, will be the speaker at the meeting of the Shenandoah County Democratic Women at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Woodstock Café.
The Shenandoah County Extension office in Woodstock will offer Super Saturdays from 9 to 11:45 a.m. at the county Government Center for ages 9 to 12.
Children will learn to bake and create themed cupcakes for special occasions. The cost is $25. Pre-registration required by calling 459-6140 or online at www.scprsignup.info.
The Friends of Handley Regional Library will hold an electronics recycling program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Bowman Library in Stephens City.
Televisions will not be accepted. Information: Barbara Dickinson at 540-662-9041, ext. 31 or email: email@example.com.
Handley Regional Library in Winchester will host a community health forum at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
The topic will be “Local Community Water Systems: Keeping Them Safe.” Experts from the Virginia Department of Health State Office of Drinking Water, the local Lord Fairfax Health District, Winchester Public Works and the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission will be available to answer questions.
Information: Barbara Dickinson at 540-662-6046, ext. 31 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bowman Library in Stephens City will show the PG-rated movie “The Sandlot” from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday as part of its monthly family picnic and movie program.
Those attending are encouraged to bring lunch and a blanket to sit on the floor. Popcorn and lemonade will be provided.
Information: Donna Hughes at 540-869-9000 ext. 215
Samuels Library in Front Royal will host Chess and More at 2 p.m. Saturday for ages 6 and up.
Youth can enjoy a game of chess or all sorts of other board games or they may bring their favorite game.
Registration required by calling 540-635-3153.
Refuge United Methodist Church in Stephens City will hold a yard party and auction on Saturday.
Dinner, including a choice of country ham or barbecue chicken, plus homemade ice cream, starts at 3:30 p.m.
The auction will start at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children 10 and under. Information: 540-869-6723.
Zion Christian Church in Maurertown will hold a lawn party at 4 p.m. Saturday with food and homemade ice cream. Held rain or shine.
Pine Grove United Methodist Church will hold a yard party and auction from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at 2833 Greenspring Road, Winchester.
Food sold includes fried chicken, country ham sandwiches, Mexican hot dogs, vegetable soup, cakes, pies and homemade ice cream. The auction begins at 6 p.m.
Sons of American Revolution
George Schember, president of the Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society, will discuss his new book “Walking in the Footsteps of General Daniel Morgan” at the meeting of the Col. James Wood II chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Lee-Jackson in Winchester.
The Edinburg United Methodist Parish will hold a one-day vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Edinburg Town Park. The theme is “God’s Backyard: Awesome Things Close to Home.”
Registration, information: 540-984-4464 or email email@example.com.
The family of Walter and Pearl Putman will hold a reunion at 1 p.m. Sunday at Sherando Park’s Sandy Pavilion in Stephens City. Information: 540-664-3319.
The James E. and Mazie Barb Dellinger family will hold a reunion from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Mount Jackson Park. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish and lawn chairs.
The Armel and Trenary families will hold a reunion at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Lion’s shelter at Clearbrook Park. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish.
The Funk and Ridgeway families will hold a reunion at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Relief United Methodist Church, 5275 Middle Road, Winchester. Those attending are asked to bring a picnic lunch. Eating utensils will be furnished.
Greenwood Baptist Church in Winchester will hold vacation Bible school with games, prizes, puppets, contests and more at 6:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. The theme is “Overcomers-God’s Survival Skills.” Information: 540-665-0368.
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