Community News & Events for Feb. 23 paper
A card shower is planned for Joy Dyke, who will celebrate her 75th birthday on March 1. Cards can be sent to 2703 Mt. Hebron Road, Strasburg 22657.
Friday at noon is the deadline to register for the free “21 Do$ and 17 Don’t$ of Money Management” clinics on Monday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Frederick County Government Center in Winchester and from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Bowman Library in Stephens City.
Future clinics will be held on March 6 at the Clarke County Library at Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville and March 8 at Handley Library.
Information: Warren County Extension office at 540-635-4549 or Adriene Davis at Handley Library at 540-869-9000 ext. 212. Registration: www.tinyurl.com/MMClinicsWinter2017.
Zion Christian Church will hold a breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. on Saturday at 1772 Zion Church Road, Maurertown.
The menu includes bacon, Crabill’s sausage, eggs, chipped beef gravy, biscuits and pancakes. Offering.
Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will host a program
by Dr. Betty Kilby Fisher Baldwin and Phoebe Kilby titled “A Common Grace” at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday.
Co-sponsored by the Front Royal Women’s Resource Center, the two women, African American and European American, will share their story of racial reconciliation across their family histories linked by slavery.
The Collage Club of Winchester will sponsor a Russian Pancake Day, or Maslenitsa, which celebrates the coming of spring, from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Handley Regional Library in Winchester.
Activities include authentic Russian pancakes, stories, music and games. Information: Aimee Gangai at 540-662-9041 ext. 21.
Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will sponsor a meeting of Chess and More at 2 p.m. on Saturday for ages 6 and older who like chess, checkers and other board games.
Master Gardener Paula Brownlee will hold a free seminar on raised bed and container gardening from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Southern States Front Royal Cooperative. Soil testing will also be discussed.
The United Way Rubbermaid product sale will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday in the Belk parking lot at Apple Blossom Mall, Winchester. This month’s sale will benefit the Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging.
The Sacred Heart of Jesus Paris Organization of Catholic Women will hold its annual book, jewelry and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday on the lower level of the church hall on Amherst Street, Winchester. Information: Pat or Phil Weber at 540-667-6763.
The Forestville-Quicksburg Ruritan Club will hold a Longaberger basket bingo on Saturday at the New Market Fire and Rescue Department.
Doors open at 10 a.m. Bingo begins at 11 a.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.
Tickets, information: Charlie Haggerty at 740-8234.
The Mount Jackson Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department will hold a turkey and oyster supper from noon to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday at the new squad building.
The cost is $15 for adults, $7 for children and free for ages 6 and under. Takeouts available.
Handley Library will host a program on the history of St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday celebrating the church’s 150th anniversary this year.
The program, presented by members of the congregation, will include song, dance and writings of authors throughout the years. Information: www.handleyregional.org.
The Junior High Youth Group of Wakemans Grove Church of the Brethren in Edinburg will hold a sloppy ham potpie dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday. Offering.
Grace United Methodist Church in Middletown will hold a roast beef dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday. The cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children under 12. Snow date is March 4.
The Shenandoah County 4-H Exchange Club will hold a potato bar fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Strasburg United Methodist Church.
Local historian Mike Kehoe will be the speaker at the Strasburg Heritage Association’s annual meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Strasburg. He will present a program on the Biscoe brothers, amateur photographers from Marietta, Ohio, who took pictures of Valley Pike from Fisher’s Hill to Stephens City in 1884. Light refreshments served. Information: www.strasburgvaheritage.org.
Bowman Library in Stephens City will host an evening of Anime and Pocky from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday for middle- and high-school students.
CHS 1967 class
An organizational meeting for a reunion of Central High School’s class of 1967 will be held at 6:15 p.m. on Monday at the Spring House Tavern in Woodstock. Information: 984-9220.
The Shenandoah County 4-H Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday at the Extension office in Woodstock. Information: 459-6140.
Stephens City Mennonite Church will prepare for the Lenten season starting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday with participants reading together from the Book of Matthew.
The service is expected to last over 2 hours and those attending may come and go as needed.
The Lunch Bunch will meet for lunch at noon on Monday at the Strasburg United Methodist Church. Reservations can be made by calling 465-3418.
John Connelly from the National Sporting Library & Museum will be the speaker at the luncheon meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Old Town Winchester at noon on Monday at the George Washington Hotel.
Information: Janice Rogouski at 540-539-1333.
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