Community News & Events for July 5

Card shower
A card shower is planned for Patsy Grandstaff, who will celebrate her birthday July 10. Cards can be sent to 3277 St. Luke Road, Woodstock 22664.

Teen program
Handley Library in Winchester will hold Craftnooners from 2 to 3 p.m. for teens to make a unique craft each Friday in July.
Friday’s craft will be a smart phone projector. Teens should bring a shoe box. Information:

Class of 1956
The Strasburg High School class of 1956 will hold a reunion at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Hangouts Grill in Strasburg.

Master Gardeners
The Shenandoah County Extension Master Gardeners will be available to answer home horticulture 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.

Redneck Games
Restore Hope House Ministries, a nonprofit organization that supplies food, clothing and emergency assistance to families in the Shenandoah Valley, will host its second annual Redneck Games fundraiser on Aug. 6 at Restoration Fellowship Church, 2128 John Marshall Highway, Strasburg.
Donations of items and money are needed. For more information, contact Maggie Harris at

Library contest
July 22 is the deadline to participate in a library card design contest sponsored by Samuels Public Library in Front Royal.
This September, the library will be celebrating National Get a Library Card Month, as well as its second annual SamiCon, Front Royal’s very own comic convention. The winning entry, which will be chosen Aug. 1, will be issued during September’s “Get a Library Card” month as a special limited edition card.
Details and a complete list of rules can be found at

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