St. Luke Brethren Church in Woodstock will hold a movie night at 6:30 p.m. Thursday featuring "God's Not Dead" (Part 2). Information: 540-459-2309.

Creek clean-up

Shenandoah County Troutfitters will hold its annual landowner appreciation stream clean-up day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday to keep sections of Mill and Stoney creeks open to stocked trout fishing.

Participants will meet at Grace United Church of Christ at 10492 Orkney Grade and at Larkin’s Store in Columbia Furnace.

Trash bags provided. Information: Wendy at

Yard sale

Browntown will host a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the community center. Information: Joanne Koszyk at 540-551-3815 or Jackie Hodgkiss at 540-636-3588.

Open house

Conrad Hoover American Legion Post 21 will host an open house from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at 1730 Berryville Pike, Winchester. Veterans interested in joining should bring their DD214 card. Light refreshments served. Information:

Pasta dinner

The Stephens City Lions Club will hold its annual pasta dinner and auction Saturday at the United Methodist Church. Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. followed by the auction from 7 to 9 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $4 for ages 2 to 10 and free for kids 2 and under. Information: 540-869-1454.

DIY workshops

Handley Library in Winchester will host two DIY workshops for adults on how to make photo coasters.

Classes will be held at 2 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Supplies provided, however, those attending should bring their own photos.

Registration required by calling 540-662-9041.


Handley Regional Library in Winchester will host a history program at 10:30 a.m. Saturday titled “Touching Lives Through Our African-American Heritage in the Shenandoah Valley” celebrating the lives of African-Americans who lived in the Shenandoah Valley and their contributions. Information: 540-662-9041.


The Shenandoah Valley Quilters Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Sunnyside Retirement Community in Harrisonburg.

Those attending are asked to bring a favorite small quilt or two to have considered for inclusion in the Guild's upcoming exhibit at the Virginia Quilt Museum. Paula Golden will present a program on the group’s history and curating an exhibit.

Bonnie Spoon will lead the afternoon workshop on cathedral windows. Advance registration is required. Information:

All Stars

The Northern District 4-H Leaders and NOVA West 4-H All Stars will hold its spring conference at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Shenandoah County Government Center in Woodstock. Information: 540-459-6140.


John Wesley United Methodist Church in Front Royal will host a concert by Greg Williams at 3 p.m. Saturday. A free-will offering will be accepted to benefit the Back Pack program.


The Fort Valley Volunteer Fire Department will hold a ham and oyster supper from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

The cost is $17 for adults and $7 for children 10 and under. Take-outs available. Dessert donations welcome. Information:


St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Toms Brook will host a baked and sloppy potpie dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday.

A free-will offering will be accepted to benefit Relay for Life.


The Edinburg Heritage Foundation will host the fundraising symposium, Symphony of Styles, to benefit the Shenandoah Valley Cultural Heritage Museum beginning at 8:30 a.m. March 30 at St. Paul’s Heritage Center in Edinburg.

The morning session will include Paje Cross, who teaches the culinary program at Triplett Tech, who will present a program on changing traditions and new innovations in nutrition and healthy eating. Attendees will enjoy a lunch prepared by her culinary students. A silent auction will begin at 12:30 p.m. with proceeds benefiting the school’s culinary arts program.

Dr. Nathaniel Kirkland, who practices alternative and natural medicine and promotes food for health, will present a program on the evolution of natural medicines at 1:30 p.m.

Attendees are invited to bring two dozen cookies based on a vintage ginger snap recipe, found on the Edinburg Mill website. A bake-off champion will be named.

Registration ranges from $15 to $35. Recipes can be found at and click Events & Announcements. Information: 540-984-9309, 540-486-1629 or email


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