Bowman Library in Stephens City will hold the following activities:

Monday: 5 p.m., Lego Club for elementary- and middle-school students; 6 p.m., Teen Sketch & Draw for middle- and high-school students.

Tuesday: 5 p.m., Storybook Art for ages 6-11; 6:30 p.m., Homeschool Conversations.

Feb. 14: 6 p.m., Xbox open game play for ages 8-up.

Feb.15: 11 a.m., Build Together; 5:30-8 p.m., teen game night for ages 12-up.

Feb. 16: 10 a.m., chess; 10:30 a.m., book drop off for spring book sale; 11 a.m., family story time; 1 p.m., Paws for Reading with certified therapy dogs.

Information: 540-869-9000.


Handley Library in Winchester has announced the following activities:

Monday: 3 p.m., MakerSpace for ages 6-12; 4 p.m., Mysterious Middle School Book Society for fifth- through eight grades.

Tuesday: 2 p.m., Shenandoah Valley Tapestry Project; 4:30 p.m., Story Flix Club for ages 6-11, read the book and watch the movie “The Invention of Hugo Cabret.”

Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., signing story time; 1-3 p.m., Homeschool Hub; 4:30 p.m., Shenandoah Valley Chess Club, 5:30 lecture on basics and strategy.

Feb. 14: 6-8 p.m., Drawesome for ages 12-up.

Feb. 15: 4 p.m., Lego Club.

Feb. 16: 10:30 a.m., family story time; 11 a.m., Lego Club; 1 p.m., behind-the-scenes library tour.

Information: 540-662-9041.


Bowman Library in Stephens City will host a meeting of JustBirth from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to share information about birthing options in the community. Information: 540-869-9000.

Lions Club

The Stephens City Lions Club will hold a Valentine’s dinner at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church. Tickets are $10 per person. Reservations: Carol Treece at 540-869-5580.

Radio club

Randolph-Macon Academy’s Amateur Radio Club will participate in the Winter School Club Roundup Monday through Feb. 15.

The roundup, for clubs and individuals, especially those associated with elementary, middle, junior high, high schools or colleges, will give young people experience with on-air activity in a contest-like format by exchanging QSO information with other amateur radio stations. Each school club will be on-air during the week. Non-school clubs and individuals are also encouraged to participate.

Information: Master Sgt. Stephen Pederson at or visit

College news

Jack Margaros, of Berryville, was named to the dean’s list at Springfield College for the fall semester. He is studying communication/sports journalism.

Two students attending St. Mary’s University have been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester. They are: Madeline Smith, of Stephenson, and Kathryn Snyder, of Berryville.

Two students attending Clemson University have been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester. They are:

• Elise DeHaven Smith, of Winchester, who ismajoring in biological sciences.

• Owen Edward Nelis, of Bluemont, who is majoring in chemical engineering.


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