Community News & Events: March 18
Anderson University student Emma Culler, of Woodstock, will present her research paper titled “Female Liberation and Spiritual Freedom in the Invention of Wings and Esther” at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research on April 6-8 at the University of Memphis.
Wednesday is the deadline for Boy Scouts to register for a bird study merit badge workshop being held Friday at Saturday at the Market Street United Methodist Church, 131 S. Cameron St., Winchester.
Girls Scouts over 9 years old may also attend.
Registration: 540-667-6778 or email NatureLover@ShenandoahNaturalists.org.
The Rotary Club of New Market will meet at noon Wednesday at Shenvalee Golf Resort in Miller Grille. Guest speakers will be Liz Gum and Kathy Donald with the New Market Chamber of Commerce. Information: www.newmarketrotaryclub.net.
myPotential and The Village at Orchard Ridge, in partnership with Blue Ridge Hospice, will host a community screening of the documentary “Being Mortal” at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel at Orchard Ridge, 400 Clocktower Ridge Road, Winchester.
The documentary delves into the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness. A guided conversation on how to take concrete steps to identify and communicate wishes about end-of-life goals and preferences will follow the screening.
Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester has announced the following concerts will being held:
• Wednesday: 7 p.m., pianists Ieva Jokubaviciute and Michael Mizrahi will perform. Tickets: $12.
• Thursday: 7 p.m., the Guitar Ensemble will present its spring concert. Free admission.
The Mt. View Parish of Mt. Zion and St. Luke Lutheran churches will hold a Lenten service at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Zion Lutheran in Woodstock. A soup meal will be served at 6:15 p.m.
Handley Library will host a non-fiction writers group meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday for people interested in writing their memoirs, compiling a family genealogy and penning a historical account.
Shenandoah County Library archivist Zachary Hottel will present a program on skills and techniques necessary to build a community’s archival history at the meeting of the Woodstock Museum at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Woodstock Town Hall. Information: Barbara Kesser at 540-335-2162.
March 27 is the deadline to register for a bus trip sponsored by Shenandoah County Park and Recreation on April 30 to see Riverdance at Hershey Theatre.
Tickets are $114, which includes the show and transportation. Information: 459-6777.
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