A card shower is planned for Janet E. Smith, who will celebrate her 96th birthday Wednesday. Cards can be sent to 107 Hilltop Farm Lane, Strasburg, Virginia 22657.

Hoop Shoot

Front Royal Elks Lodge 2382 will host a Hoop Shoot contest at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Skyline Middle School for youth ages 8 to 13 by April 1. Information: Dennis Henline at 540-671-0264.

Grief support

The Woodstock United Methodist Church will host Grief Share support group meetings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each Monday. Advance registration requested. Information: 540-459-4144 or visit

Pesticide recertification

The Northern Shenandoah Valley Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Program will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at West Oaks Farm Market in Winchester.

Pre-registration required. Information: Frederick County Extension office at 540-665-5699.


The Shenandoah County Extension office has announced the following meetings:

• St. Luke-Saumsville 4-H Club and Cloverbuds will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Saumsville Christian Church.

• 4-H Livestock Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Wakemans Grove Church of the Brethren.

Information: 540-459-6140.


Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will hold the following classes for adults:

• What the Tech: 2-3:30 p.m., Tuesday. Bring phones, tablets, e-readers, etc.

• Exploring Computers (intermediate): 2-3:30 p.m., each Thursday. This month will focus on Microsoft Word.

Information: 540-635-3153 or

Spay Today

Spay Today, a nonprofit reduced-priced spay and neuter program, offers shots and tests at lower rates in addition to reduced-priced spay and neuter programs with many veterinarians over a wide area. Information: 304-728-8330 or


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