Community News: October 25 | Nvdaily

Card showers

• A shower of cards is planned for Elizabeth Shirley Groves, who turns 80 today. Cards can be mailed to 3254 Guard Hill Road, Front Royal, Virginia 22630.

• A card shower is planned for Linda Quick, who will be celebrating her 75th birthday on November 1st. Cards can be mailed to 5 Lamberts Villa, Edinburg, Virginia 22824.

• A card shower is planned for Ellen Grant, who will celebrate her 95th birthday on November 2nd. Cards can be mailed to 45 Hailey Lane, Unit A-4, Strasburg, Virginia 22657.

Parks / Laws

Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation offers the following courses and activities:

• Basket Weaving (for ages 12 and up): From 5 pm to 9 pm on November 2, in Woodstock, make a 14-inch candy cane to hang on your door or wall. The deadline for registration is Tuesday.

• Adult movement (for those 55 and over): 10 am to 10:45 am, starting November 8 at the Fort Valley Community Center. The deadline for registration is Friday. The cost is $ 30.

• Cards for all occasions (for ages 55 and over): 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. November 10 at the County Government Center in Woodstock. The registration deadline is November 3. The cost is $ 25.

• Create a thick blanket: 10 am to noon, November 15 for those 55 and over, $ 35; From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., November 15 for 14 years old and over, $ 38. Class held at Woodstock.

Information: 540-459-6777 or

Retired Federal Employees

Chapter 180 of active and retired national federal employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at the Boyce Fire Hall in Clarke County.

After a buffet lunch, Priscilla Godfrey, president of the Loudoun County League of Voters, will speak about the candidates and the issues presented in the November 2 election. Registration for the lunch, which costs $ 15, can be done by emailing Ken at [email protected] Members are also gearing up for a silent auction to benefit Alzheimer’s disease research on November 19 and will sponsor a bus trip to Lancaster, Pa., For lunch and a musical performance on December 2.

Painting festival

The Blue Ridge Wildlife Center will be having a Halloween painting party for ages 7 and up with Bruce the Big Brown Bat at 1 p.m. Sunday at 106 Island Farm Lane, Boyce.

Tickets cost $ 30, which includes materials. Registration:


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