Kiwanis Club of Winchester

Winchester Kiwanis will meet at noon today at the Clarion Conference Center. Guest speaker will be Robin Owens with Frederick County Public Schools “Gifted Independent Study Mentorship Program.”

German Lunch Bunch

The German Lunch Bunch will meet at 12:30 p.m. Monday at the Golden Corral restaurant. Newcomers welcome.

Rotary Club of Clarke County

The Rotary Club of Clarke County will meet at noon today at the Berryville Presbyterian Church for a club assembly. For more information, contact Gerald Dodson at 540-533-8257 or

Rotary Club of Winchester

The Rotary Club of Winchester will meet at not meet at noon Thursday. Instead, the club is holding its annual Shrimp Feed at 6 p.m. that night at the Isaak Walton League Park.

Rotary Club of Frederick County

The Rotary Club of Frederick County will meet at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at Shenandoah Valley Westminster–Canterbury in the Main Dining Room. Member Malcolm Van de Riet will speak about how his family settled in the area. For more information, contact Kitty Zuckerman at

Beekeepers of the Northern Shenandoah

BONS will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday for the Monthly Education Meeting at the Blandy Farm library, 400 Blandy Farm Lane, Boyce. The guest, Dr. Kirsten Traynor, author of “Two Million Blossoms: Discovering the Medicinal Benefits of Honey,” will speak on “Halting the Unstoppable Swarm.” Attend if you are interested in beekeeping or would like more information about the club. Visitors welcome. To have a swarm captured and put into a new hive, find info at under the “Swarm Assistance” tab.

Dick Bowers Duplicate Bridge Club

The Dick Bowers Duplicate Bridge Club holds regular games at 6:30 p.m. Mondays and 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Godfrey Miller Fellowship Center at 28 S. Loudoun St. in Winchester and at 12:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays at Westminster-Canterbury.

The June 3 winners were: Dagmar Loose and J. David Grier, first; Mona Gambrill and Mary Kay Fahnestock, second.

The June 4 North/South winners were: J. David Grier and Dagmar Loose, first; Virginia Connelly and Claudia Reppert, second. East/West winners were: Bill Grewe and Emily Huttar, first; George Caley and Milan Majarov, second.

Lessons and partnerships can be arranged. Visit or call Mary Kay at 540-667-2425.

Winchester Host Lions Club

The Winchester Host Lions Club will meet at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Clarion Inn Banquet Room for a business meeting. Visitors welcome. For more information, send an email to

Trout Unlimited

The Winchester Chapter of Trout Unlimited will meet at 7 p.m. today at Escutcheon Brewing in Winchester to offer anglers and non-anglers in our area the opportunity to learn about Trout Unlimited and to tie some fishing flies.

For more information and directions to our meeting location, visit our website or contact Bill Prokopchak.

Women’s Club of Clarke County

The Woman’s Club of Clarke County will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Berryville Baptist Church. Guest speaker will be Barbara Bosserman, director of elections and general registrar. Initial plans for the September bake sale will be discussed. Scheduled hostesses are Bonnie Dodson, Kitty Henry and Daisy McDonald. Prospective members are welcome. For more information, call 955-4491.

Apple Valley Needle Threaders

The Apple Valley Needle Threaders will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the VFW Post 9760, 425 S. Buckmarsh St., Berryville. The program we call “Schoolhouse” features three of our own quilters demonstrating some easy tips or patterns. Visitors welcome.

Daughters of the American Revolution

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Fort Loudoun Chapter, will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday for brunch at the Winchester Country Club. Cost is $15 payable at the entrance. The topic will be National Citizenship and Robin Pedlar is the guest speaker. Arrive at least by 9:45 to pay and be seated before the meeting begins.

NAACP membership drive and picnic

The Winchester Area NAACP (Branch #7127) will celebrate its 7th Annual Membership Drive with a barbeque from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the POW/MIA Pavilion Jim Barnett Park. Attendees are instructed to use the Maple Street entrance and park in the baseball field lot across from the pavilion. This event is free and open to the public.

Winchester-Frederick County Democratic Committee

Winchester-Frederick County Democratic Committee invites all interested citizens to a picnic social from noon to 4 p.m. June 23 at the Rotary Shelter at Jim Barnett Park. Join us to meet progressive friends, talk to Rep. Jennifer Wexton and Del. Wendy Gooditis, meet 2019 candidates Ronnie Ross, Mavis Taintor, Irina Khanin, Steve Jennings, Heidi David-Young, and others, and enjoy live music from Grindstone. Food will be available for purchase.

SV Amateur Radio Club

The Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month at the club house, 2921 Grace St. in Winchester. Program topics can be found at Visitors welcome.

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