A card shower is planned for Judy Frye, who will celebrate her 75th birthday Wednesday. Cards may be sent to 12415 Senedo Road, Mount Jackson, Virginia 22842.


Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg will host a story-time program at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the small pavilion at W.O. Riley Park in Woodstock. Information: 540-984-8200.


The Woodstock/Edinburg Active Adult Fellowship group will meet at  10:30 a.m. Monday at the Edinburg VFW. David Bredeman will talk about his experiences as a missionary to Peru.


Monday is the deadline to register to attend People Actively Staying Social (P.A.S.S.), a new program sponsored by Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation for ages 55 and over, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 9 at the Woodstock Moose Lodge.

A Dean Martin impersonator will provide entertainment. Following lunch, there will be a time to socialize, play games, etc. The cost to attend is $5, which includes lunch. Information, registration: 540-459-6777.


Samuels Library in Front Royal will hold the following children's activities:

• Monday: 2 p.m., Teen Improv for ages 12 and up.

• Tuesday: 3:30 p.m., Science Scouts with program on atmospheric layers for ages 6–11.

Information: 540-635-3153 or


The Clarke County Library in Berryville will hold the following activities:

• Monday: 10:30 a.m., Puppets on Tour.

• Wednesday: 6 p.m., family game night.

Information: 540-955-5144.


Handley Library in Winchester will hold the following activities:

• Monday: 2 p.m., Puppets in Tour with the teen puppeteers; 4 p.m., MakerSpace Mondays for ages 6-11.

• Tuesday: 2 p.m., theater games workshop for ages up to 5 featuring actors from the Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre; 4 p.m., Xbox open gameplay for ages 12 and up.

• Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., Wildlife Ambassadors; 2 p.m., STEAMWorks for ages 6-11, registration required; 4 p.m., Color with a Sheriff, for ages to 11.

• July 5: 2 p.m., Crafternoons for ages 6-11, registration required; 4 p.m., Lego Club for ages to 11.

• July 6: 10:30 a.m., family story time; 11 a.m., Lego Club for ages to 11; 11:30 a.m., sensory sensitive story time for ages to 11; noon, family film featuring "Finding Dory," bring a picnic; 1 p.m., Read with the Winchester Royals.

Information: 540-662-9041.


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., PJ Boogie for ages to 11; 6 p.m., teen sketch and draw for ages 12 and up.

• Tuesday: 11 a.m., Puppets on Tour with teen puppeteers; 2 p.m., Wings of Wonder, meet hawks and owls from the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center; 6 p.m., Camp WriMo for ages 12 and up.

• Wednesday: 2 p.m., The Many Sounds of Music-Precocious Percussion, for ages to 11, explore literature and science behind musical instruments and build your own, registration required; 6 p.m., teen music jam for ages 12 and up, registration and name of instrument required.

• July 5: 11 a.m., Build Together for ages to 5; 2 p.m., Xbox open gameplay for ages 12 and up.

• July 6: 10 a.m., Chess Club for all ages and skill levels; 11 a.m., family story time for ages to 11; 1 p.m., Paws for Reading with certified therapy dogs; 3 p.m., Ukulele Summer for ages to 11, learn to play the ukulele, registration required for the full month.

Information: 540-869-9000.


Tuesday is the deadline to register to participate in a guided garden walk from 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester. Information, registration: 540-662-1473 or

New officers

American Legion Post #22, Luray, installed its elected officers for the coming fiscal year: Rich Worrell, post adjutant; Andrea Schweigert, first vice commander; Robert L. Knight, post commander; Dan Fouse, second vice commander; Jim Fargo, finance officer; Bill Price, sergeant-at-arms.


Shenandoah County Schools held a luncheon May 1 at Triplett Tech in Mount Jackson recognizing this year's Shenandoah Scholars at Central High School, Strasburg High School, Stonewall Jackson High School and Triplett Tech. Students were selected based on character, academic achievement and school and community involvement. Each student received a $1,000 scholarship. Recognitions at each school were:

• Central High School: Natalia Ventura, Hannah Copp, Chandler Estep, Kendall Herbaugh, Megan Soliday, Megan Babcock, Haleigh Myrtle, Palwasha Ayyub, Brandon Landes and Aram Del Junco.

• Strasburg High School: Austin Stickles, Sarah Runion, Satchel Roller, Stephen Kloosterman, Ashleigh Joseph, Rachael Perez, Deaven Smoot and Sha-Nyce Tweed.

• Stonewall Jackson High School: Elizabeth Wine, Lindsay Zirkle, Caitlynn Bennett, Courtney Dellinger, Trent Presgraves and Charles Streett V.

• Triplett Tech: Trenton Hitt, Andrew Daugherty and Summer Sypolt.

The Shenandoah Community Foundation provided the luncheon, and through the Shenandoah Scholars Scholarships, funded 25 of the 27 awards given. Shentel sponsored the scholarship given to Courtney Dellinger and the Lawrence Lucas Foundation sponsored the scholarship given to Haleigh Myrtle.


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