A shower card is planned for Peggy Vann Helsley, who will celebrate her 85th birthday on Monday. Cards can be mailed to 1714 Double Church Road, Stephens City, Virginia 22655.
Engelbaum registrations The Salvation Army’s Front Royal Corps will host angel tree registrations for residents of the Front Royal Corps service area, which includes Warren, Page, and Rappahannock counties and the city of Strasburg. The program offers Christmas gifts for children under the age of 12 from Christmas Day.
Registrations can only be made by appointment from today to Friday and from October 11th to 15th. Applicants must bring the following: valid ID, all income types, birth certificates / custody papers, performance letters such as SNAP or TANF and proof of residence.
Please make sure you know your child’s shirt, pants, shoe and coat sizes and have an idea of what they want for Christmas. If someone else is registering your family, they must bring a signed letter from you giving you permission to do so and all the necessary documents.
The Salvation Army’s Front Royal Corps office is located at 357 Cloud St., Front Royal. A mask is highly recommended and due to COVID-19, only one person per family is allowed to be in the office to register. For more information or to schedule an application, call 540-635-4020.
VECCA is hosting an artist reception for Linda Haile on Thursday from 5pm to 7pm at 123 S. Main St., Woodstock. Her exhibition The Magic of Watercolor will be on view in October. Information: www.vecca.org/gallery.
The Winchester Branch of the American Association of University Women will be sponsoring a community forum on Saturday at 10:30 am at the Handley Library in Winchester to learn about the candidates running for the Virginia House of Delegates on the 10th, 29th and 29th 33rd District candidate. Information: www.handleyregional.org/aauw.
Handley Library is running an Adulting 101 series for 16-21 year olds. The topic is “I’ve grown up, now what?” Topics and dates are:
Saturday: 2:30 pm, What’s Next – Overwhelmed with options. Provides an overview of the options for life after high school, including information about each option, be it vocational school, college, work, or military service.
December 4: 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., From the car to cooking: How to do the important things.
February 12: 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., budgeting, bills and money. Overview of basic budgeting skills, how to open and manage a checking account, understand creditworthiness, invest, and more.
April 9: 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., claim your seat. An overview of how to start managing your own space for the first time, including cleaning hacks, decorating on a budget, organizing tools, and more.
JUNE 11: 2:30 p.m., Adulting 101 Presents … Big Bingo! For every workshop session that a user participates in, he receives a credit for a bingo card.
Workshops are free. Registration required at https://tinyurl.com/2yzx5s4t.
The New Hope Bible Church is holding a Black & White Masquerade in aid of the Front Royal Pregnancy Center at New Hope Bible Church, 80 N. Lake Ave., Front Royal on Saturday from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Live music by the 14-piece Silver Tones Swing Band. Tickets, which cost $ 15, are only sold in cash or by check at the box office.
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