Public school policiesVictoria Cobb, president of the Family Foundation of Virginia, and Jennifer Morse, of the Ruth Institute, will headline a conference on public school policies that have created turmoil between school boards and parents from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Christendom Coll…

Online auctionMt. Zion Lutheran Church in New Market will hold an online auction beginning 6 p.m. Monday and continuing through 8 p.m. Saturday.

Book saleSamuels Library in Front Royal will host its annual fall book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. A preview sale for library members will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. The final day of the sale will be Monday with a special Name-Your-Own-Price Day.

Card showerA card shower is planned for Marilyn Eisert, who will celebrate her 70th birthday Saturday. Cards may be sent to 124 Wagon Wheel Lane, Edinburg, Virginia 22824.