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., Teen Advisory Board for ages 12 and up.

• Tuesday: 6 p.m., puppet workshop for teens interested in participating in the puppet program for the summer; 6:15-7:30 p.m., JustBirth meeting exploring birthing options.

• Wednesday: 6 p.m., Nature Surprises for Kids for ages 6-11, Master Gardener Ginny Smith will talk about terrariums and each student will make their own mini-greenhouse.

• Thursday: 6 p.m., Xbox open game play for ages 8 and up.

• Friday: 11 a.m., Build Together for all ages.

• May 18: 9 a.m.-noon, drop-off of books, DVDs, CDs and electronic games for the summer book sale; 10 a.m., Chess Club for all ages and skill levels; 11 a.m., family playtime; 1 p.m., Paws for Reading with certified therapy dogs.

Information: 540-869-9000.


Samuels Public Library in Front Royal will hold the following activities:r

R• Tuesday: 4:30 p.m., Science Scouts for ages 6-11 – theme will be exploring of the layers of the earth. Registration required.

• May 18: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Homeschool Fair. Connect with vendors, support groups and other homeschoolers; 2 p.m., Dungeons and Dragons Group A for teens 13 and older, registration required.

Information: 540-635-3153 or

Battlefield tour

New Market Battlefield Site Director Lt. Col. Troy D. Marshall will lead a guided tour of the battlefield from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday in observance of the battle’s 155th anniversary. The tour will include a visit to the Bushong home and showing of the movies “Field of Lost Shoes” and “Bloody Cedars.”

The cost is $20. Preregistration required. Participants should wear comfortable clothing, sunscreen and walking shoes and bring portable chairs. A complimentary bottle of water and light refreshments will be offered.

Registration: 866-515-1864 or visit

Food distribution

The Bread of Life Food Pantry will distribute food from 1-4 p.m. Thursday and May 21 at the Woodstock United Methodist Church. Appointments can be made by calling Bill Decker at 540-459-1928.


Handley Library in Winchester will host the screening of “From War to Wisdom” from 6:30-8:15 p.m. Thursday for adults.

The film follows an elite group of Marines who survive the war in Irag and the challenges of returning home and finding new ways to serve veterans on the home front. A question and answer period with filmmaker Daniel Collins will follow. Information:


Clarke County Library in Berryville will hold the following activities for children Thursday:

• Preschool story time (ages 3-up): 10:30 a.m.

• Story Art (ages 4-9): 3:45 p.m.

Information: 540-955-5144.


The Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg will host a meeting of its Lego Club at 4:30 p.m. Thursday for ages 5 and older. Information: 540-984-8200.

‘Snow White’

The Schultz Theatre will present “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 3 p.m. May 19 at the J. Frank Hillyard Auditorium, 226 Hawks Hill Drive, Broadway.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for students and seniors 65 and older. Information: 540-896-9600 or

Artisan fair

May 27 is the deadline for vendors to register to participate in an artisan fair from noon to 3 p.m. June 1 at Lake Frederick. Information: 540-699-3232 or email

College news

The following local students graduated from Campbellsville University:

• Berryville: Kotha Reddy, master’s in information technology management.

• Winchester: Naveen Banda and Battu Reddy, both earned master’s in information technology management.

The following students at Bridgewater College were named to the dean’s list for the spring term:

• Front Royal: Justin W. Cairns, freshman majoring in computer science; Savannah L. Caison, sophomore majoring in health and exercise science; Lucas C. Cline, senior majoring in sociology; Teresa I. Mejia, junior majoring in music.

• Linden: Megan O. Henry, senior majoring in business administration and economics.

• Maurertown: William K. Woodward III, senior majoring in biology.

• Strasburg: Reese J. Taylor, junior majoring in biology.

• Woodstock: Emily F. King, sophomore majoring in English.


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