Roma, a 6-month-old female domestic short-haired kitten, is available for adoption at the Shenandoah County Animal Shelter, 268 Landfill Road, Edinburg.

Her adoption fee is $40. The shelter is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 540-984-8955.

Disabled veterans

Disabled American Veterans chapter #9 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Cherry-Beasley Readiness Center, 181 Pendleton Drive, Winchester. Information: Leroy Lovett, 540-533-7737.


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

• What the Tech: 2-4 p.m., Tuesdays for those who need help with their phones, tablets, e-readers, etc.

• GED classes: 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

• English as a second language discussion group: 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Registration required.

• Bad Romance: 6 p.m., Nov. 8 to share your favorite romance books, movies, music, etc.

• Genealogy Club: 6 p.m., Nov. 10.

• The library will be closed Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day.

• Photography and Beyond: 10 a.m., Nov. 13 with local photographer and educator Sharon Fisher.

• Books & Beyond: 6 p.m., Nov. 15 and 10 a.m., Nov. 17.

• Putting Your Gardening Tools to Bed: 10 a.m.-noon, Nov. 20, bring pruning tools for a free inspection, learn what tools are best for different tree-related jobs, and tips on how to keep them in good shape. Enter a drawing to win a free pruning tool.


United Way

The United Way has a scaled-down version of its Day of Caring planned for Friday with several projects being done, including several to benefit local nonprofit organizations.

This year’s event is being sponsored by Valley Health and Rappahannock Electric Cooperative. Highlights for this year include 25 DECA students from Warren County High School volunteering, projects planned for five county nonprofit organizations and cleaning up parks in Warren County.

Donations can be made at Information: 540-635-3636, email or visit 134-B Peyton St., Front Royal.


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