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Items are collected for the benefit of Ukraine

Shenandoah Valley for Ukraine will collect non-perishable food, sleeping bags / mats / bedding, medical supplies, toiletries and items for babies / children until June 26 (17.00-21.00 weekdays and 10.00-17.00 weekends) at the following locations: Stephens City Town Office, 1033 Locust St., Stephens City; Escutcheon Brewing, 142 W. Commercial St., Winchester; Dividing Creek Beer Co., 160 N. Loudoun St., Winchester. Donations will be transported to Ukraine and distributed in cooperation with St. Andrew Ukrainian Church in Silver Spring, Maryland. For more information, call 540-336-8273.

Lord Fairfax House advantage

A barbecue fundraiser for Lord Fairfax House will be held from 6 p.m. 13-17 Saturday in the Oakcrest Building, 126 N. Kent St., Winchester. The event will feature smoked meats, live music and testimonials. Price: suggested donation of $ 15. Lord Fairfax House is a non-profit community transition housing facility in Winchester for those suffering from chemical dependency.

Farm party

Refuge United Methodist Church, 717 Refuge Church Road, Stephens City, will hold a drive-thru farm party on Saturday from 6 p.m. 15.30, until the food is sold out. Grilled chicken dinners ($ 14 for adults, $ 7 for children ages 10 and under), county ham sandwiches ($ 4). For more information, call 540-303-4262.

All-you-can-eat country breakfast

Spirit & Word Missions sponsors an all-you-can-eat country breakfast from 6 p.m. 7-10 Saturday at Spirit & Word Fellowship Church, 1275 Tasker Road, Stephens City. Price: adults, $ 7; children 5 and under, $ 2.

United Way Rubbermaid products sale

Set to 9 a.m. Saturday at Apple Blossom Mall, Winchester, outside Belk. Revenue for Sinclair Health Clinic. Items sold include returned items, discontinued products and slightly damaged items.

Chestnut Grove Cemetery

May we remember to be good stewards for family and friends at rest at Chestnut Grove Cemetery by helping with continued maintenance. Please send cash gifts to: Lorraine DeHaven, 520 Chestnut Grove Road, Winchester 22603.

Our Health Living Event and Farmers Market

Come and learn about our community’s resources for a healthy lifestyle from kl. 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. July 19, August 16 and September 20 at 329 N. Cameron St., Winchester. Our Health partner customers are eligible to receive a free $ 5- $ 10 coupon for fresh produce at the Marker-Miller Orchards booth. Free medical and dental examinations, COVID vaccines, more.

John Handley High School Class from 1972

John Handley High School Class of ’72 is planning its 50th class reunion this weekend, the 23rd-24th. September. For more information, check out the group’s Facebook page: Class of 1972-John Handley High School or 1972 Handley Reunion and private message to BJ Dove or contact [email protected]

Summer camp

Are you looking for a fun and safe place for your kids in the summer? Bring them to Summer @ Powhatan. Each week offers a range of activities, including sports, arts and crafts as well as science and nature. Runs from July 11 to August 5 for growing kindergarten students to eighth grade students. Sign up for a week or all four. For more information, visit

Belle Grove is looking for volunteers

Do you like meeting new people? Do you enjoy sharing your love of the Shenandoah Valley with others? Are you a history enthusiast? Would you like to learn new skills in gardening or home maintenance? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, Belle Grove Plantation has a place for you. Belle Grove is actively seeking new volunteers to join our team. We offer a number of different positions adapted to all levels of interest, and training is offered. For more information, visit or contact us at [email protected] or 540-869-2028.

Area 13 Special Olympics

Area 13 Special Olympics, serving Winchester, Frederick and Clarke counties, are seeking volunteers. Our athletes compete in many sports, including athletics, football, petanque, bowling, swimming, and the list goes on. There are several different ways you can share your talents with our organization. If you are interested in meeting some amazing athletes and giving something back to our community, please email: [email protected]

Autumn sports for the Area 13 Special Olympics will include bocce (Saturdays) and football (Sundays) and start in the September time frame. If you are interested in participating, email: [email protected]

Adopt a cat month

June is National Adopt a Cat Month and the Winchester SPCA celebrates with $ 40 adoptions throughout the month. Visit our adoption center at 111 Featherbed Lane, Winchester, from 6 p.m. 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Friday and on weekends by appointment. Adopt a cat or a kitten. The adoption fee includes neutered, age-appropriate vaccinations, parasite treatment, microchip, with home box. Call 540-662-8616 or visit

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