Community News & Events for Oct. 8

Tiny Tales
The Tiny Tales story-time program, for ages 2-5, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Glen Burnie House at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester.

Rotary club
The Rotary Club of New Market will hold a luncheon meeting at noon Wednesday at the Shenvalee Golf Resort in Miller Grille.
The guest speakers will be Helen Smith, president of the Plains District Museum Board, and Timberville historian Bev Garber, who will talk about the Plains District Museum in Timberville.

Library program
The Handley Regional Library, in cooperation with the Winchester chapter of the NAACP, will host “Make A Joyful Noise,” featuring musicians and artists from Winchester, at noon Wednesday. Information: Barbara Dickinson at 540-662-6046, ext. 31.

Poetry night
The Shenandoah Poetry Alliance and Friends of Handley Regional Library will sponsor an open mic poetry night from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the library.

Genealogy research
Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution will offer assistance to people interested in researching their Revolutionary War ancesters at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Handley Library in Winchester. Information: 540-662-9041, ext. 22.

Goodlatte open door
A member of Congressman Bob Goodlatte’s staff will hold open door community office hours on Thursday at the following locations:
• Broadway Town Hall: 9-10:30 a.m. at 116 Broadway Ave.
• Mount Jackson Town Hall: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at 5901 Main St.

County FCE
The Shenandoah County Association for Family and Community Education will hold an Achievement Day at 9 a.m. Thursday at the county Government Center in Woodstock. Information: 459-6140.

Federal employees
The Shenandoah County chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at Denny’s in Mount Jackson. Breakfast will be served beginning at 9 a.m. The guest speaker will be Kathy Bass, a representative from Blue Cross/Blue Shield Anthem.

Christian Women
The Christian Women’s Club will meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal.
Those attending are asked to bring a donation of clothing for elementary school-age children. Special music will be by harmonica player Jennings Watts. A speaker from Danville, Pennsylvania, will discuss “Time for a New Coat.”
The cost is $16. Free childcare provided. Reservations: Betty at 540-622-2939 or Shirley at 540-635-4560.

Conservatory concert
The Shenandoah Conservatory Concert Band will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday in Armstrong Concert Hall, 702 University Drive, Winchester. Admission is free. Information: 540-665-4569.

Book sale
Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will hold its bi-annual book sale with a preview night for Library Friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday followed by the open sale from 10 a.m. to closing on Friday, Saturday and pick-your-own price day on Oct. 17.

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