Card shower

A card shower is planned for Wanda Huntington, who will celebrate her birthday on Sunday. Cards may be sent to 1687 Hahns Lane, Toms Brook, Virginia 22660.

Barbecue/bake sales

• Orkney Springs Fire & Rescue will sponsor a barbecue chicken and bake sale 9 a.m. Saturday.

• Barbecued chicken will be sold starting 10 a.m. Saturday at Wholesome Foods, 986 S. Ox Road, Edinburg. The cost is $4 per half. Proceeds benefit the Massanutten Tractor Club.

• The Toms Brook Volunteer Fire Department will sell barbecued chicken from 3-4:30 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $5 per half. Preorders: Penny at 540-335-2674.

Paper shred

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and the Shenandoah County Landfill will sponsor a paper shredding event from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the County Government Center, 600 N. Main St., Woodstock.

Do not bring newspapers, phone books, magazine, books, trash or any other public documents. All metal clips, binders and notebooks or other metal should be removed before shredding.

The event is free to Shenandoah County residents and businesses. Information: 540-984-8573.


Samuels Library in Front Royal will offer the following virtual programs for adults:

• Art and Poetry: 10 a.m., Saturday, featuring Vanessa Sorenson, who will talk about her book “Zen Birds,” illustrating 30 species of North American birds in a style inspired by traditional Asian brushwork and Haiku poetry. Program is cosponsored by the Northern Shenandoah Valley Audubon Society. Registration required.

• Books & Beyond Informal Discussion: 10 a.m., April 7.

• Genealogy Club: 6 p.m., April 14.

Information: 540-635-3153 or

Egg hunts

The following Easter egg hunts are planned:

• Middletown Park: 11 a.m., Saturday, children should bring their own basket, the Easter Bunny will be attending.

• Edinburg VFW Post 2447: 2 p.m., Saturday for children up to 11 years old. The Easter Bunny will be attending, refreshments served.


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