Community News & Events for July 2
Storyteller Adam Booth will delight audiences with his Appalachian-style stories and songs at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg.
Information: 984-8200 or visit www.countylib.org.
Litany at Six
The Litany at Six will meet from 6 to 6:25 a.m. Wednesday in front of the old courthouse in Woodstock to pray for our community, the nation and the church. Held rain or shine.
The Strasburg Mennonite Church will hold summer Bible school from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and July 11-13 for ages 4 to adult. Information: 540-692-9251.
Our Health Inc. will host the monthly First Wednesday Healthy Living and Farmer’s Market events from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Kendall Community Campus at Baker and North Cameron streets in Winchester.
There will be free health screenings, healthy eating consultations, local vendors offering fresh produce and baked goods for sale and more. Information: 540-536-1600 or email@example.com.
The Rotary Club of New Market will meet at noon Wednesday at the Shenvalee Golf Resort in Miller Grille.
The program will include receiving three new members into the club, installation of the 2016-17 board and a presentation by a new member. Information: www.newmarketrotaryclub.net.
The Shenandoah County Extension office in Woodstock will host the following programs:
• Jamming It Up: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday for ages 10 to 18. Participants will experience the meaning of “farm to table” as they visit a farm to pick their own raspberries and then create their own jam from scratch. Cost: $25. Rain date: Thursday.
• Dog Days of Summer: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday for ages 9-13. Participants will learn basic dog care and handling, working dogs and using dogs for recreational purposes. Transportation will be provided to visit an AKC dog agility trial, see law enforcement working dogs, an animal shelter, veterinarian’s office and pet boarding facility. Lunch provided. Cost: $45.
• Woodworking: 9-11:45 a.m. July 9 for ages 9-12 at the county Government Center in Woodstock. Participants will refine their hammering skills by building items with pre-cut wood kits. Cost: $25.
Registration required for all programs. Information, 459-6140 or www.scprsignup.info.
Mount Olive Baptist
Mount Olive Baptist Church in Middletown will hold a prayer and Bible study at 7 p.m. Thursday.
The Rebels baseball team will read to the children at 10 a.m. Thursday at Rebel Park.
The event is sponsored by the New Market Area Library. Information: Karen Whetzel, 740-8589.
The Humane Society of Warren County is expanding its foster home program and will hold an open house starting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Julia Wagner Shelter, 1245 Progress Drive, Front Royal.
The foster home program allows people to experience the joy of a pet with no long-term commitment while helping a dog or cat get a great start on a new life. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The James Madison University Children’s Theatre Playshop Players will present “Rumplestiltskin” at the Studio Theatre at JMU’s Forbes Center.
Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Tickets range from $10 to $13. Future performances will be held July 14-17.
The Historic Jordan Springs Estate will host eight fundraising dinner theatre performances featuring the comedy “Greater Tuna” at 1160 Jordan Springs Road in Jordan Springs, southeast of Stephenson.
The fundraising events are part of an effort to support the expansion campaign of the Winchester Little Theatre.
The first weekend of dinners and performances will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Future dates are July 15-17 and 22-24. Tickets: $37.50 or $75 for couples.
The Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardeners will host Mid-Summer Garden Whimsy as part of its Barn Series from 2 to 4 p.m. July 10 at Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown.
Learn about good bugs and how to encourage them to hang around your garden as well as how to discourage bad bugs. Cost is $25 per person. Registration required.
Information, registration: www.bellegrove.org/calendar.
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