LegionThe Strasburg American Legion Auxiliary Unit 77 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the post home.

Symposium Tuesday is the requested deadline to register to attend Taking Care of You, a self-care symposium for family and professional caregivers sponsored by Blue Ridge Hospice, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at Shenandoah University in Hester Auditorium, Winchester.

The keynote speaker will be Heather Stang, author of “Mindfulness & Grief: With Guided Meditations to Calm Your Mind & Restore Your Spirit.”

There will be breakout sessions titled Kids and Compassionate Care, Contemplative Presence-A Foundation for Working with Death and Grief, You’re Important Too-Boundaries as Self-Care, Spiritual Companioning and roundtable discussions. Information, registration: 540-313-9214, email info@blueridgehospice.org.

LibraryFamilies with toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join the Basye/Orkney Springs Library Little Book Buddies playgroup program from 10 to 11 a.m. each Wednesday at 1382 Resort Drive, Basye (Bryce Mountain Resort). Registration not required. Information: 540-856-8084.

NARFEThe Shenandoah County chapter of National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday at Denny’s in Mount Jackson. Representatives from Aetna and Anthem will give presentations on their health plans available to current and former federal employees.

Lyme/tick diseaseSamuels Library in Front Royal will hold a program on lyme and tick disease at 6 p.m. Thursday. Information: 540-635-3153.

Benefit saleA yard sale and 50/50 drawing to benefit the Hampton Cemetery in Star Tannery will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday across from McDonald’s in Strasburg.

Archives fairThe Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg will host an archives fair from 10 a.m. to noon Friday. Featured will be local, regional and academic repositories that maintain collections related to the history of the Shenandoah Valley and its people. Information: 540-984-8200.

Salvation ArmyThe Salvation Army Winchester Corps is seeking paid personnel for its annual Christmas Red Kettle Drive, which runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday from Nov. 7 through Dec. 24.

The starting pay for this position is $8 an hour. Information: Hunter Selby at 540-662-4777, ext. 14 or email Hunter.Selby@uss.salvationarmy.org.

LibraryBowman Library in Stephens City will host the following programs:

• Tech Tuesdays: 10:30 a.m., program on Google and the Cloud.

• Used book sale: 10 a.m., Wednesday through Saturday.

• Family story time: 11 a.m., Saturday.

• Read to Some Bunny: 1 p.m., Saturday.

Information: 540-869-9000.

QuiltersKaren Eckmeier from quilted-lizard.com will be the speaker at the meeting of the Apple Valley Needle Threaders at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Berryville VFW Post 9760, 425 S. Buckmarsh St. Information: email avntqilters@gmail.com

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