Community News & Events for Aug. 3
A card shower is planned for Leroy Henry, who will celebrate his 92nd birthday Aug. 8. Cards can be sent to him c/o Greenfield of Woodstock, 935 Ox Road, Room 206-B, Woodstock 22664.
The Shenandoah County Extension Advisory Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Extension office in Woodstock. Information: 459-6140.
The Shenandoah County Extension office has announced the following 4-H meetings:
• The 4-H Exchange Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Historic Courthouse in Woodstock.
• The Toms Brook 4-H Club and Cloverbuds will meet at 7 p.m. Sunday at the United Methodist Church.
• The New Market 4-H Club and Cloverbuds will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Reformation Lutheran Church. Information: 459-6140.
Salem Church of the Brethren in Stephens City will show the outdoor movie “Mom’s Nite Out” at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
If it rains, the movie will be moved indoors. Hot dogs, s’mores and soda will be available to purchase. Admission is free.
The Shenandoah County Master Gardeners will be available to answer home horticulture questions this weekend at two locations:
• Friday: 9 a.m.-noon, at the county Extension office in Woodstock.
• Saturday: 9 a.m.-noon, at the Strasburg Farmer’s Market at Pot Town Organics.
Tree pruning class
The Front Royal-Warren County Tree Stewards will hold a class on how to prune ornamental and young trees at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Samuels Public Library in Front Royal.
Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will host an end-of-summer fiesta at 2 p.m. Saturday.
The event, complete with food and music, will mark the end of the adult summer reading program. Information: 540-635-3153.
The Cullers family will hold a reunion at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Lebanon Church Community Center. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Drinks and cutlery provided. Held rain or shine.
Monday is the deadline to register for a theatre summer camp for ages 7 to 12 on Aug. 15-19 sponsored by the Schultz Theatre in New Market.
The camp will cover developing character, exercising the imagination and introduction to voice, movement, pantomime and vocal work.
The cost is $200. Information: www.schultztheatre.com.
The Cloverbud 4-H day camp for ages 5 to 8 will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Aug. 11 at W.O. Riley Park in Woodstock.
The cost is $85. Participants do not need to be 4-H members. Preregistration is required by calling 459-6140 or online at www.scprsignup.info.
Volunteering and Policing in Winchester will hold a fundraiser on Aug. 11 by raffling off a hot tub donated by the Clean H2O Center.
Tickets can be purchased through a member or from the Clean H2O Center at 1129 Berryville Ave., Winchester. Their office is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Tickets are $5 each or three for $10.
Aug. 12 is the deadline to register for the Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardener’s Gardening in Miniature class as part of its Barn Series from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 21 at Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown.
Master Gardener Angie Hutchinson will teach participants how to design a garden area in miniature and make a fairy garden to bring home.
The cost is $25 per person. Information, registration: www.bellegrove.org.
The Horse Tails & Trails 4-H day camp will be held from 8:30 am. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 15-18 for ages 9 to 13 at Fort Valley Ranch.
Kids will experience the cowboy/cowgirl life and learn the basics of horse safety, horse anatomy, equipment, grooming and proper care and handling. Activities include a trail ride into the George Washington National Forest. The cost is $145. Preregistration is required by calling 459-6140 or online at www.scprsignup.info.
Now through Aug. 19, the office of Ann Stalbird, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Woodstock, will serve as a drop-off location for the School Supply Donation Campaign.
People interested in donating school supplies may drop them off between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 489 W. Reservoir Road (Wal-Mart Shopping Center).
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