BreakfastThe Greenway Women’s Missions will sponsor an all-you-can-eat country breakfast from 7-10:30 a.m. today at Spirit and Word Fellowship, 1275 Tasker Road, Stephens City.

The cost is $7 for adults and $2 for ages 5 and under. Nonperishable food items will also be collected for the upcoming holiday season.

Caregiver support The Shenandoah County Department of Social Services in Woodstock will hold a support group meeting for caregivers at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Light refreshments served. Information: Suzanne Brooks at 540-459-6905.

RecoverySMART Recovery, an international nonprofit administered by volunteers, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday and at noon Oct. 7 at Northwestern Community Services in Winchester. The program is based on science and education, no spirituality or religion involved. Informal setting. Meetings are held weekly. Information:

MooseThe Strasburg Women of the Moose Lodge 1319 will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday and Oct. 17 at 572 Red Bud Road, Strasburg.

Vendors soughtThe Mount Jackson Hometown Partnership is accepting reservations for food and craft vendors to participate in this year’s Harvest Festival on Oct. 26. Further information and applications can be found at

Horror story contestThe Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg will host its first two-sentence horror story contest. Stories may be submitted online through Oct. 16 at

Stories will be evaluated by staff and the public will be invited to vote for the best story between Oct. 21 and noon on Oct. 25. The top 10 stories will also be posted in the library and posted on social media.

A story read and awards ceremony will be held from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

The first-place winner will be given the prize of two tickets to either Darkwood Manor Haunted House in Luray or two tickets to the Maize Quest Corn Maze near Mount Jackson. The second-place winner will receive second choice for those prizes. The third-place prize is a trick-or-treat basket of candy and Halloween apparel.

Commended studentStephen J. Happ, a senior at Central High School, has been named a Commended Student by the National Merit Scholarship Program. He is the son of Kathleen Alcott and Ronald Happ, both of Woodstock.

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