• The last name of Rae Steed, who is celebrating her 88th birthday Saturday, was spelled incorrectly in Tuesday’s issue. Cards can be sent to 235 Walton St., Strasburg, Virginia 22657.
  • A get-well card shower is planned for Kay Hamman, who is recovering from surgery. Cards can be sent to 24766 Old Valley Pike, Maurertown, Virginia 22644.


The Haun family reunion will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Elizabeth Furnace picnic area. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish to share.


Handley Library in Winchester has scheduled the following actitivites:

  • Monday: 5 p.m., Teen Advisory Board meeting.
  • Tuesday: 10:30 a.m., Music Together demo; 1:30 p.m., Shenandoah Valley Tapestry Project.
  • Wednesday: 6 p.m., Bull and Bear Club meeting.
  • Aug. 16: 10:30 a.m., Little Gym demo.
  • Aug. 17: 4 p.m., Lego Club meeting.• Aug. 18: 10:30 a.m., family storytime; 11 a.m., Lego Club; 1 p.m., behind the scenes library tour, Stitch a Story for ages 9 and up and all skill levels.

Information: 540-662-9041.



Bowman Library in Stephens City has scheduled the following programs:

  • Monday, 5 p.m., Lego Club meeting.• Wednesday: 5 p.m., Nature Surprises for ages 8-up, registration required, topic is “Water Busters, What Ya Gonna Do?” on the importance of water and how to protect ponds and streams.• Aug. 17: 5:30 p.m., game night for middle and high school students.

    • Aug. 18: 10 a.m., chess for all ages and skill levels; 1 p.m., family film “Rio,” bring picnic lunch, popcorn and lemonade provided; 2 p.m., Paws for Reading with certified therapy dogs.

Information: 540-869-9000.



Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will hold the following programs for adults:

  • Books and Beyond Book Club: 10 a.m., Wednesday, discussing “The Book of Harlan” by Bernice L. McFadden.
  • Vibes in the Libes: 12:30 p.m., Aug. 17, featuring the music of Kurt Schlesinger.

Information: 540-635-3153.


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