Community News & Events: April 29

Shenandoah Conservatory’s Saxophone Ensemble will present its spring concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Goodson Chapel Recital Hall in Winchester. Admission is free. Information: 540-665-4569 or

Kina Eaton will discuss the Destination Imagination program in local elementary schools at the luncheon meeting of the Rotary Club of New Market at noon Wednesday at the Shenvalee Golf Resort in Miller Grille. Information:

Valley Pike Church of the Brethren in Maurertown will hold a service observe the Community National Day of Prayer at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Arts Council
The Blue Ridge Arts Council will honor John and Joyce Marlow as its Arts Citizen of the Year at the council’s annual dinner roast at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal.

The evening features an annual business meeting and a light-hearted “roast.” Doug Stanley and Jim Eastham will serve as emcees.

Reservations for dinner and program are $60 per person. Information: 540-635-9909. Tickets can be purchased online at

Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Woodstock will host a community gathering for the National Day of Prayer at noon Thursday. Area pastors will lead the program. Information: 459-3661.

“The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead will be the selection for the meeting of the Brown Bag with Books Club from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville. Information:

The Clarke County Library in Berryville will hold Factivities, a STEM program for ages 6 to 11, at 3:45 p.m. Thursdays in May.  The library will be closed May 5 and 6 for the Apple Blossom Festival and reopen at 10 a.m. May 8. Information:

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