Community bulletin board: organizations and calendar of events
Posted: November 21, 2012
Stephens City Lions
The Stephens City Lions Club will host a District 24-C, Region 1, Zone 1 meeting at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Stephens City United Methodist Church.
A catered meal costs $11. Call Jo Huey at 540-869-1430 for reservations.
Dick Bowers Duplicate Bridge Club
The Dick Bowers Duplicate Bridge Club holds regular games at 7 p.m. Monday and 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Godfrey Miller Fellowship Center, 28 S. Loudoun St., Winchester. New players are welcome.
Lessons and partnerships can be arranged. Visit winchesterbridge.com or call Mary Kay at 540-667-2425.
Little Lions will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 29 at Middletown Elementary School in the kindergarten classroom.
The club will work with the 3- to 5-year-olds and parents to prepare the children for kindergarten. The theme will be Teddy Bears with reading of books, singing, crafts and snacks. It is free and open to the public. Contact Jean Turner at 540-868-8516.
Shenandoah Photographic Society
The Shenandoah Photographic Society held its annual banquet Nov. 12.
Awards were presented as follows: Photographer of the Year — Tag Griffith, Kristen Zimet, John Zimet and Ellen Zimmerman.
Club members who won first, second and third place ribbons include Janice Bittner, Victoria Bullock, Tag Griffith, Chet Lewandowski, Karl Mueller, John Norton, Joanna Pecha, Spencer Ridings, Kristen Zimet, John Zimet and Ellen Zimmerman.
Photographer Sarah Huntingdon served as speaker and judge.
Frederick County GOP
The Frederick County Republican Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Millbrook High School, 251 First Woods Drive.
Bring two items for the food bank.
Contact Mike Lindsay at 540-662-2990.
Rotary Club of Frederick County
Kevin Callahan and Jenny Grooms with the Winchester Medical Foundation will present a program during the Rotary Club of Frederick County meeting at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at Shenandoah University in the Clement Board Room of Allen Dining Hall.
Contact Stephen M. Gyurisin at 540-336-7357 or email@example.com.
The Winchester Connection, a social group for single professionals over 40, will meet at 6 p.m. Friday at Perkins Restaurant, 711 Millwood Ave., Winchester.
Dress is business casual and prospective members are welcome.
AMVETS Post 18 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at the VFW Post 2123, 200 Sulky Drive, Winchester.
All veterans with an honorable discharge or active military may join. Call 540-336-1494.
Free community Thanksgiving meals, hosted by Living Faith Church and Outreach Ministries and The Isaiah 58 Project and Soup Kitchen, will be offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and from 9:30 a.m. to noon Thursday at 419 Cameron St., Winchester. Call 540-665-2335.
The 15th annual Thanksgiving 5K will be held at 8:45 a.m. Thursday along with a Kids Fun Run at 9:45 on the Sherando High School track. Call 540-665-5678 or visit fcprd.net.
VFW Post 2123, 200 Sulky Drive, Winchester, will have a free Thanksgiving meal for veterans and active military from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the post home. Meals are $5 for others.
The trustees of St. Thomas Chapel will hold a Thanksgiving service at 10 a.m. Thursday at the chapel on Church Street in Middletown. The Rev. William Ballance Jr. will be the guest minister.
A free community Thanksgiving meal, in conjunction with The Salvation Army, will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church on the Loudoun Street Mall in Winchester.
To order a meal to be delivered in advance, call Betty Sue Unger at 540-662-3564. On Thanksgiving Day, call First Presbyterian Church at 540-662-3824.
To make a donation or volunteer to help prepare, serve or deliver the meal, call 540-667-3550.
‘Walking in a Winter Wonderland’
“Walking in a Winter Wonderland” light show opens Friday at Clear Brook Park in Frederick County and continues through Jan. 6. Hours are 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. It will be closed Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Call 540-665-5678.
National park celebration
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Park will celebrate 10 years this weekend with events Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Belle Grove Plantation and at various sites at the park. Call 540-869-3051 or 540-869-2028.
Wayside Theatre performances for “Glory Bea! A Shenandoah Christmas Story” will begin Saturday and run through Dec. 24. Call 540-869-1776.
Silo Effect will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Barns of Rose Hill, Berryville. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Call 540-955-2004.
The United Way Rubbermaid Product Sale will be held from 8 a.m to noon Saturday on the Belk parking lot at Apple Blossom Mall. This sale benefits Literacy Volunteers — Winchester Area. Call 540-536-1610.
Free State Ramblers
Free State Ramblers will celebrate 75 years at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the Barns of Rose Hill, Berryville.
Bring a covered dish for admission. Square dancing begins at 6:30 p.m.
Winchester Christmas parade will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in downtown Winchester and will followed with a tree lighting ceremony on the Loudoun Street Mall.