A card shower is being planned for Bill and Barbara Smith Warner, who will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday. Cards may be sent to 438 Banks Fort Road, Strasburg, Virginia 22657.


First Baptist Church in Woodstock will hold vacation Bible school from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today through Thursday for ages 4-14. Information: 540-459-3000.


The New Market Area Library will host the Summer Books and Babies program 10 a.m. today for ages birth to 3 years.


AARP will be conduct a Smart Driver Safety program from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the Frederick County Public Safety Building, 1080 Coverstone Drive, Winchester, for drivers 50 and over.

A certificate, which may reduce auto insurance costs for people 55 or over, will be given. No exams. The cost is $20. AARP members will received a $5 discount with membership card. Class size is limited. Registration, information: Pam at 540-869-7048 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.


American Legion Hassler-Sutphin Post 166 in New Market will host a shrimp dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the post home, 202 Old Cross Road. Dinners, which include sides, dessert and drink, are $14.

Day of Caring

The Front Royal United Way is accepting client and volunteer applications for its Day of Caring Sept. 13.

Information: 540-635-3636 or email: or Director Steven Schetrom at


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