Community News & Events for Nov. 15
A card shower is planned for Graham Conner, a former resident of Strasburg, who will celebrate his 93rd birthday on Nov. 23. Cards can be sent to him c/o Consulate Health Care, 803 S. Main St., Woodstock 22664.
The Shenandoah Valley Applique Society will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. today at the Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg. Information: Jan Hood at 459-8118.
Delegate Chris Collins will host the art exhibit “Views of the Valley” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester.
The exhibit will showcase artwork of high school students in the 29th District. An overall winner as well as a winner from each participating school will be selected. Winning artwork will appear on Collins’ annual holiday cards and all art submissions will be showcased at his Richmond office.
Love and Faithfullness Church will hold pre-Thanksgiving revival services from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday at 321 S. Royal Ave., Front Royal.
Speakers will be Pastor Tom Snyder on Wednesday, Brother Jeffrey Lucas on Thursday, Brother Perry Williams on Friday and Brother Todd Shifflett and his wife, Ashley Repass Shifflett, on Saturday.
Lord Fairfax Community College will host a career and internship fair from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Corron Community Development Center on the Middletown campus.
The fair will focus on employers that have current open positions and are also offering internships. Information: Shelley Bowers at 540-868-7067 or email@example.com.
The Woodstock Clothes Closet will hold a half-price sale from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 110-C E. High St., Woodstock.
The Browntown Christmas bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the community center and Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.
There will be 40 craft tables, the 2017 Browntown calendar and the famous Browntown bake sale table. Breakfast and lunch items will be available for eat in or carry out. Santa will make a stop at noon. Information: 540-636-3588.
The Bowman Library Chess Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday in Stephens City. Members of the Shenandoah Valley Chess Club will help participants learn to play or develop new moves. All ages and skill levels welcome.
The Friends of Handley Regional Library will host an author’s forum from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Attending will be Pam Webber, Alicia Cahalane Lewis and Ellen Adams, who will discuss their books. A reception will follow.
Information: Barbara Dickinson at 540-662-9041 ext. 31.
Middletown Presbyterian Church will hold a Thanksgiving worship service followed by a free community dinner on Saturday.
The service will begin at 12:30 p.m. and the meal, which includes turkey, vegetables, stuffing, rolls and desserts, will be served from 1 to 4 p.m.
North Warren Fire and Rescue will hold a pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at 89 Rockland Road, Front Royal. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children.
The Women’s Fellowship of Rockland Community Church will hold a bake sale from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the North Warren Fire Department, 89 Rockland Road, Front Royal. Proceeds will benefit Backpack Buddies.
Bethel United Methodist Church will hold an autumn Christmas bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the community center at the corner of Kendrick Ford Road and Totten Lane. Featured will be handmade items, baked goods and homemade soups and sandwiches.
The Columbia Furnace Love Center Food Pantry will distribute food from 8:45 a.m. to noon Saturday at 20910 Senedo Road, Edinburg.
Delegate Christopher Collins will host his discussion series “Coffee with Chris” at 10 a.m. Saturday at Throx Market Station, 1016 Millwood Pike, Winchester.
The topic of discussion will be the Internet. Additional parking available at Delco Plaza. Information: 540-539-1724 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A free grief seminar on surviving the holidays will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Woodstock United Methodist Church, 156 S. Muhlenberg St. Information: 459-5696.
Rod Graves, co-author of “Around New Market” and vice president of Luray Caverns, will give a free talk on the history of iron furnaces in the area at 3 p.m. Saturday at the New Market Area Library.
The Fort Valley Volunteer Fire Department will hold a ham and oyster supper from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday.
The cost is $15 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. Dessert donations welcomed.
Columbia Furnace Church of the Brethren in Edinburg will hold a community love feast at 5 p.m. Saturday.
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