SMART Recovery, an international nonprofit administered by volunteers, will meet at noon Monday and 7 p.m. March 6 at Northwestern Community Services, 1014 Amherst St., Winchester.

The program is based on science and education, no spirituality or religion involved. Informal setting. The group meets weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays. Information:

Izaak Walton

The Browntown chapter of the Izaak Walton League will hold its annual member's chili dinner at 6:30 p.m. Monday at 3364 Gooney Manor Loop, Browntown.

A meeting will follow featuring Lee Bowen, who will talk about bluebirds and an Audubon Society program to monitor birdhouses in Andy Guest State Park.

Committees are forming and new members are encouraged to attend. Information: 540-636-3666.


An educational meeting on the basics of Medicare including eligibility, important dates and coverage information on Medicare Parts A, B, C, D and supplement options will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Monday at Samuels Public Library in Front Royal.

There is no cost and registration is not required. Information: 540-878-2017 or for TTY users call 711-622-8899.


The SPCA of Winchester, Frederick and Clarke is recruiting volunteers to transport pets to and from the spay/neuter clinics in Manassas and Harrisonburg.

Volunteers must be 21 or older with a valid driver’s license and good driving record. Transporters are needed weekdays for both early morning and late afternoon runs.

Information: Lavenda Denney at 540-662-8616 or email


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