The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held:
Youth trout derby
Luray Parks and Recreation will host its annual free youth trout derby from 9 a.m. to noon April 14 along the Luray Hawksbill Greenway near the Park and Ride for ages 2 to 15.
There will be prizes, food and entertainment. Held rain or shine. Information: http://www.facebook.com/events/178843936233545.
Kernstown Battlefield will host the “Backyard” Highland Games, a smaller version of the July event, April 14 in Winchester near Creekside Station.
The competition will benefit Warrior 360 that supports veterans with everything from medical care to housing needs. A contingent of wounded warriors will be competing.