Community News & Events for Sept. 2

Card shower
A cards shower is planned for Joe Darr, who will celebrate his 80th birthday on Thursday. Cards can be sent to 315 W. Duck St., Front Royal 22630.

Master guitar class
Andrew York, a multi Grammy Award winner, will teach a master guitar class at 8 p.m. Saturday at Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville.

He will also teach individual classes from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Children 12 and younger are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Information: 540-955-2004 or

Wymer reunion
The families of the late Lester and Robie Wymer will hold a reunion at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lion’s Club shelter at Strasburg Park. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish.

Strasburg Museum
The following volunteers are scheduled at the Strasburg Museum:
Sunday: morning, Donnie Davison; afternoon, Sue Foster.
Monday: morning, Bryan Stonesifer; afternoon, Marie Spence.
Tuesday: morning and afternoon, Ibby Stratton.
Wednesday: morning, Jackie Richard; afternoon, Sue Foster.
Thursday: morning, Richard and Sandra Lawson; afternoon, June Hockman.
Friday: morning, Polly Wilson; afternoon, Richard Smoot and Jack Grubb.
Saturday: morning, Pat and Bill McClanahan; afternoon, Tim Taylor.

Library story times
The Clarke County Library in Berryville will hold preschool storytimes for ages 3 and up at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays in September. Information:

Rotary club
Beth Rudy with Blue Ridge Hospice will talk about the 10th annual Camp Hope program at the meeting of the Rotary Club of Frederick County at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at Shenandoah Valley Westminster Canterbury. Information: Mike Mendez at

Support group
The Type 2 Diabetes Support Group will meet at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday on the first floor of the old Valley Hospital, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester. Those attending are to note the new meeting location. Information: Debbie at 540-536-5106.

Samuels Library
Samuels Library in Front Royal will hold the following story-time programs:
Tuesday: 11 a.m., Time for Baby (up to 2 years old), siblings welcome; 4:30 p.m., Big Kids for ages 6 and up, S.T.E.M. program on senses.
Wednesday and Thursday: 10:15, toddler story time; 11 a.m., preschool story time, theme is fowl friends about chickens, turkeys and geese.
Information: 540-635-3153 or

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