• A card shower is planned for Evelyn Miller, who will celebrate her 81st birthday Monday. Cards may be sent to 3514 Wolf Gap Road, Edinburg, Virginia 22824.

• A card shower is planned for Jeannie Dellinger, who will celebrate her 95th birthday Tuesday. Cards may be sent to P.O. Box 606, Woodstock, Virginia 22664.


The NAMI Family and Friends Support Group, for family, friends and caregivers of adults with various types of mental illness, will meet from 2:30-4 p.m. Sunday at 411 N. Cameron St., Winchester. Information: 540-533-1832 or email


• The Haun family reunion will be held Sunday at the Elizabeth Furnace picnic area. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.

• The William “Bud” and Lula Ellen Golladay clan reunion will be held at 4 p.m. Aug. 31 at 2392 Fravel Road, Woodstock. Those attending are asked to bring a side dish to share. Registration is requested by Thursday by calling 540-436-3035 or email


The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit Post #77 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Strasburg Christian Church.

Music program

Tuesday through Thursday is the deadline to register for a free music program for ages 3-6 at Shenandoah Valley Academy in New Market.

The teacher is Monica Blaggi. Programs dates are Sept. 11 and 25, Oct. 2 and 16, Nov. 6 and 20 and Dec. 4 and 11. Information: email

Tiny Tales

Handley Library will hold a Tiny Tales story-time program for children up to 11 years old at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester. Information:


Clarke County Library in Berryville will hold the following activities for children:

• Wednesday: 6 p.m., family game night.

• Thursday: 3:45 p.m., Lego Club for ages to 11.

Information: 540-955-5144.


Winchester Trout Unlimited will hold its monthly barfly event at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Escutcheon Brewing, 142 W. Commercial St., Winchester. No fly-tying or fly-fishing experience necessary. Those attending are encouraged to bring their fly-tying vise. Information: Bill at 540-722-2620.

Cline visit

A member of Congressman Ben Cline’s staff will hold mobile office hours from 9:30-11 a.m. Thursday at the Woodstock Town Hall. A staff member will be available to meet with citizens to assist with problems they might have with a federal agency and hear their views on current issues before Congress.


Samuels Library in Front Royal will host a lecture by Justin Calabrese, a research scientist at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, at 6 p.m. Thursday. The program will explore how “data science” is changing ecology and conservation biology. Information: 540-635-3153.

Bus trip

Thursday is the deadline to register for a bus trip on Sept. 28 to the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., sponsored by Maurertown Brethren Church.

The bus will leave the church parking lot at 8 a.m. and return at 8 p.m. The cost is $53 for adults and high school and college students, $47 for students in middle school and $44 for students in elementary school. Included is transportation, museum ticket and supper. Information: Abbi Copp at 540-335-1598.

Resource Center

Mary Pat Corrigan will be the guest speaker at the meeting of the Women’s Resource Center at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at 213 E. Main St., Front Royal. Corrigan will be joined by Tara the Wonder Dog. Information: 540-636-7007 or visit


The ShenArts Council and Museum of the Shenandoah Valley will host a two-session live model figure-drawing workshop for artists from 1-3 p.m. Aug. 23 and 30 at 901 Amherst St., Winchester.

The workshop, for ages 18 and older, will be led by Paul Zdepski, a painter, cartoonist, illustrator and university professor, who lives in Strasburg. Charcoal, pencils, paper and light refreshments provided.

Registration, which is required by Aug. 21, is $50 or $40 for ShenArts Council and MSV members. Information: 540-662-1473, ext. 240 or register online at


The following volunteers are scheduled at the Strasburg Museum:

Sunday: morning, Peter and Peggy Zarrella; afternoon, Susie Thompson.

Monday: morning, David Rao; afternoon, Ginger Aliotti.

Tuesday: morning, Charles and Jennifer Burke; afternoon, Susie Thompson.

Wednesday: morning, Sally Fravel; afternoon, Jeanette Dovel.

Thursday: morning, Bob and Ida Smith; afternoon, Trina Bailey.

Friday: morning, Bill Carper; afternoon, Polly Wilson.

Saturday: morning, Carolyn McKiernan and Hannalore Rehbein; afternoon, Amanda Laws

Central reunion

Aug. 31 is the deadline for members of Central High School’s class of 1974 to provide their contact information for an upcoming reunion. Information: email or or mail to Greg Jones, 1688 Patmos Road, Woodstock, Virginia 22664.


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