Community News & Events for July 8
Handley Regional Library is partnering with Alamo Drafthouse Cinema to support Kids Camp at the Alamo by showing a new movie each week in July.
From today through Thursday, the movie being shown will be “Horton Hears A Who.” Viewings begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Alamo and patrons are asked to pay $1-$3 per person.
Information: Donna Hughes at 540-869-9000 ext. 215.
Samuels Public Library in Front Royal has announced the following activities:
• Saturday: Books and Barks, 10:10 a.m., for developing readers to read with a trained therapy dog.
• Monday, 3 p.m., puppet show featuring the Red Herring Puppets performing “Little One-Inch,” a traditional Japanese tale for the whole family.
• Tuesday: 3:30 p.m., big kids story time for ages 6 and older. STEM program about octopuses.
• Wednesday and Thursday: 10:15 a.m., toddler story time; 11 a.m. preschool story time. The program will be about pets. Siblings welcome.
The following volunteers are scheduled at the Strasburg Museum:
Sunday: morning, Peter and Peggy Zarrella; afternoon, Leon and Diane Smith.
Monday: morning, Jocelyn Vena; afternoon, Libby Truesdale and Terry Sobers.
Tuesday: morning, Judy Cosby; afternoon, Doris Baker and Winnie Callihan.
Wednesday: morning, Phil Loving and Sally Fravel; afternoon, Tom Parker.
Thursday: morning, Glenna Loving; afternoon, Jeanette Dovel.
Friday: morning, Howard and Mary Paige; afternoon, Bill and Arna Zulauf.
Saturday: morning, Mike Korrigan; afternoon, Ellsworth and Rubye Stickley.
Summer reading program
Handley Regional Library will hold family summer reading programs as part of the Read for the Win Mondays through Aug. 1.
The program for Monday will be Impressions Theater at 10:30 a.m. at Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville and 2 p.m. at Handley Library in Winchester.
Information: Laurine Kennedy at 540-955-5144.
The Shenandoah County Extension office will host “Agricultural Exploration” from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Government Center in Woodstock for ages 9-13.
Participants will come to understand the slogans “Buy Fresh, Buy Local” and “Farm to Table” as they explore agricultural farms, production and business in Shenandoah County as well as the nutritional values of eating fresh, local foods.
The cost is $75. Registration is required by calling 459-6140 or register online at www.scprsignup.info.
The Teen Advisory Board, open to middle and high school students, will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at Bowman Library in Stephens City.
The group plans and presents events and advises on library materials. Information: Donna Hughes at 540-869-9000, ext. 215.
Handley Library in Winchester will host a Construction Club at 5:30 p.m. Monday using Legos, blocks and much more. Building supplies provided. Information: www.handleyregional.org.
Monday is the deadline to register to attend a workshop on how to operate a pressure canner sponsored by the Frederick County Extension office from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at Wesley United Methodist Church, 527 Van Fossen St., Winchester.
Attendees should bring their dial gauge pressure canner lid to be tested for accuracy. The cost is $35. Information: Rebecca Davis at 540-665-5699 or email email@example.com.
The Cedar Creek Valley Ruritan Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Gravel Springs Lutheran Church, 870 S. Pifer Road, Star Tannery. Information: 465-4159.
The Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg has announced the following activities:
• Puppet show: 6 p.m., Tuesday featuring Uncle Ty-Rone and his puppet cronies with music and comedy.
• Video game tournament: 3:30 p.m., Thursday. Play Mario and Sonic’s Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Wii U. Prizes awarded.
Diabetes support group
The Type I Diabetes Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Winchester Medical Center in the conference room next to the Subway Restaurant.
The Shenandoah County Extension office has announced the following 4-H meetings:
• County 4-H Livestock Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Wakemans Grove Church of the Brethren.
• St. Luke-Saumsville 4-H Club and Cloverbuds will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Saumsville Christian Church. Information: 459-6140.
Baseball’s first pitch
Handley Library Director John Huddy will throw out the first pitch when the Winchester Royals play the Purcellville Cannons at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bridgeforth Field.
Library staffers will be on hand starting at 6 p.m. to sign up game attendees for library cards and the Valley Reads Summer Reading Program.
Information: Donna Hughes at 540-869-9000, ext. 215 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emily Crawford, a junior kinesiology major at the College of William & Mary, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester.
A 2013 graduate of Skyline High School, she is the daughter of William and Angela Crawford, of Front Royal.
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