Shower A card shower is planned for Charles Mumaw, who will celebrate his 89th birthday Sunday. Cards may be sent to 180 Helen Lane, Woodstock, Virginia 22664.

Open house

The Northern Shenandoah Valley Foundation for Rehabilitative Equipment and Endowment, which provides free medical equipment to people physically and financially in need, will hold an open house celebrating its 20th anniversary from 2-6 p.m. Thursday at 333 W. Cork St., Suite 40, Winchester.


The Edinburg Fire Company will hold a chicken dinner starting at 11 a.m. Sunday. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children.


Shenandoah County 4-H will hold its annual Bike-A-Thon from 2-4 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot at Peter Muhlenberg Middle School in Woodstock for ages 5 and up.

Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. Bike helmets are required. Rain date is May 19. Information: 540-459-6140 or


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


A poetry reading celebrating National Poetry Month will be held from 3-5 p.m Sunday at the Historical Homemaker Bakery and Cafe in Strasburg. Local poets attending include Strasburg Poet Laureate Rich Follett as well as Joane Zarrillo Cherefko, Joseph Jablonski and Allen Dec.


Five local high school seniors have been named recipients of Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round Up scholarships. They will each receive $1,000. They are Haleigh Myrtle, of Central High School; Lindsay Zirkle, of Stonewall Jackson High School; Gina Alfred, of Handley High School; Daniel Croyle, of Millbrook High School; Morgan Hamilton, of Luray High School.


The Winchester SPCA will celebrate the donation of $21,125 from Subaru of Winchester as part of its Share the Love program at 1 p.m. Monday at the dealership located at 3019 Valley Ave., Winchester. Information: 540-662-8616 or visit

ArtScape banners

The Shenandoah Arts Council, Old Town Advancement Commission and Museum of the Shenandoah Valley have announced that new ArtScape banners are on display along the Winchester Old Town Loudon Street Walking Mall and on Boscawen Street.


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