A card shower is planned for Roland Bagnell, who will celebrate his 84th birthday April 26. Cards may be sent to 355 Copp Road, Strasburg, Virginia 22657.

Bake sale

Bethel United Methodist Women will hold an Easter bake sale starting at 9 a.m. Saturday in front of Peebles in the Royal Plaza Shopping Center in Front Royal.


The Shenandoah County Extension office in Woodstock has announced the following activities will be held:

• Shenandoah County 4-H Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Extension office.

• Teen training for the Culpeper, Shenandoah, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania 4-H camp will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Extension office.

Information: 540-459-6140.

Lunch Bunch

The Lunch Bunch will meet at noon Monday at the Strasburg United Methodist Church. Reservations can be made by calling 540-465-8817.


A combined Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Support Group meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Chronic Disease Resource Center in Winchester. Health Educator Courtney M. Miller will present a program on stress reduction. Information: Debbie at 540-536-5106.


Handley Library in Winchester has announced a new program titled Genealogy Series: Beyond Beginners will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The program will focus on the types of census records available.

Information: 540-662-9041 or


The state Arboretum at Blandy Farm in Boyce will host a workshop on small tree pruning and care from 1-3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The guest speaker will be Scott Johnston from Johnston Tree Care. Those attending should dress for the weather. The cost is $15 or $10 for FOSA members. Reservations required by calling 540-837-1758 or visit


The Northwestern Community Services Board will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Thomas J. Peachy Center, 209 W. Criser Road, Front Royal.


Youth for the Quality Care of Animals training will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Clarke County Fairgrounds in Berryville. Information: 540-955-5164.


Bowman Library in Stephens City will hold the following programs:

• Fraud Watch and Scams: 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday; led by George Williams, owner of Senior Technology Services.

• Screening of the film “The Mountain Music Project” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday about the preservation of musical traditions in rural and under-served communities.

Information: 540-869-9000.

Parade chairs

The Stephens City Lion Club has Apple Blossom parade chairs available for rent. Spots are available on Braddock Street just north of Boscawen Street. Grand parade chairs are $5 to $8 and Firefighter’s Parade chairs from $4 to $6. Information: 540-869-1454.


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