Community News & Events

Card showers
A card shower is planned for Frances Walker, who will celebrate her 90th birthday July 16. Cards can be sent to 210 Virginia Ave., Apartment 302, Bridgewater 22812.

A card shower is planned for Veda Bly, who will celebrate her 100th birthday July 19. Cards can be sent to 14 Maynard Lane, Room 1, Strasburg 22657.

Poi spinning
Jimi Dennison will demonstration the juggling techniques of poi spinning at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bowman Library in Stephens City and 2 p.m. Thursday at Handley Library. Information: www.handleyregional.org.

Federal employees
Cheryl Strickland of Home Instead will be the speaker at the breakfast meeting of the Shenandoah County chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association at 10 a.m. Thursday at Denny’s in Mount Jackson. Breakfast will be served beginning at 9 a.m.

Bake sale
The Powhatan Ruritan Club will sell baked goods and barbecued chicken starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply in Woodstock.

Craft workshop
The Shenandoah County Extension office will hold a crafts workshop for ages 9 to 12 as part of its Super Saturdays from 9 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday at the county Government Center in Woodstock.

Cost is $25. Pre-registration required by calling 459-6140 or online at www.scprsignup.info.

Master Gardeners
The Shenandoah County Master Gardeners will be available to answer home horticultural questions from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Strasburg Farmer’s Market at Pot Town Organics. Information: 459-6140.

Bowman Library
The Mary Jane and James L. Bowman Library in Stephens City will celebrate its 15th anniversary on Saturday.

A birthday cake and other treats will be served at 11:30 a.m. and there will be activities during the day for kids and families.

Information: Kim Bean at 540-869-9000, ext. 217 or kbean@handleyregional.rg.

Silent auction
The Woodstock United Methodist Church Child Care and Preschool will hold a silent auction from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday in the church fellowship hall. Food available.

Lambert reunion
The Lambert family will hold a reunion starting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at French’s Cabin in Woodstock.

Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Drinks and paper products will be provided.

St. John’s Lutheran
St. John’s Lutheran Church in Winchester will host “Mocha and a Message” at 6 p.m. Saturday in the social hall.
There is no charge for the event but a free-will offering will be received to benefit community outreach programs.

Quilters Guild
The Shenandoah Valley Quilters Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Sunnyside Retirement Community in Harrisonburg.

Rachel Brown from Rachel’s Quilt Patch in Staunton will teach the basics of fabric postcards. There will be refreshments, door prizes, raffle and show and tell.

Information, supply list: www.svqg.org.

Gochenour reunion
The Isaac Gochenour family will hold a reunion at 1 p.m. Sunday at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church west of Toms Brook.

Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish and beverages. Paper products will be furnished. Information: 540-233-1353

Dellinger reunion
The family of Gertie S. Dellinger will hold a reunion at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Rotary shelter at W.O. Riley Park in Woodstock.

Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish and an item for the prize walk.

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