A card shower is planned for Harry Morris, who will celebrate his 95th birthday Monday. Cards can be sent to 1390 Brook Creek Road, Toms Brook, Virginia 22660.

Advent service

Soprano Julia Verba and pianist Dale Hamilton will perform at the Advent Recital Series at noon Wednesday at Luray United Methodist Church. Information: 540-743-6540.

Humane Society

The Humane Society of Shenandoah County will be at Tractor Supply in Woodstock from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. A drawing for the winner of the Lifetime Cookware will be held at 2 p.m.


The Shenandoah Valley Quilters Guild will hold its holiday meeting and covered-dish brunch at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Sunnyside Retirement Community in Harrisonburg. Those attending are encouraged to bring an ugly sweater for competition and prizes.

Medicaid enrollment

Medicaid enrollment assistance will be available from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the New Market Library.

Applicants will get one-on-one help completing applications for Medicaid, free or reduced-price school lunches and other programs. Information: 540-217-0869.


Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will hold the following children’s programs on Saturday:

• Kooky Chefs (ages 9-up): 11 a.m., create a Christmas morning breakfast.

• Matinee (ages 5-up): 2 p.m., watch “Christopher Robin.”

Information: 540-635-3153.


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