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FRCS Spring Musical: Thoroughly Modern Millie

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April 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2020-04-03T18:00:00-04:00
2020-04-03T20:00:00-04:00
Where:
Front Royal Christian School
80 N Lake Ave | Front Royal VA 22630
Contact:
Front Royal Christian School
540-635-6799

3 exciting shows: APRIL 2 – 6pm, April 3 – 7pm, April 4 – 6pm. Bring the family!

Filled with fun flappers and a villainess that audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie JR. is a clever adaptation of the six-time-Tony-Award-winning Best Musical and the Academy Award-winning film. Thoroughly Modern Millie JR., is the high-spirited musical romp that has all of New York and Front Royal dancing the Charleston!

Discount tickets will be available for a limited time only on our website: frontroyalchristianschool.com end of February. Regular priced tickets will be available at the door.

Obituaries

Mary Jasper Timbers (1924 – 2021)

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April 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2020-04-03T18:00:00-04:00
2020-04-03T20:00:00-04:00
Where:
Front Royal Christian School
80 N Lake Ave | Front Royal VA 22630
Contact:
Front Royal Christian School
540-635-6799

Mary Virginia Jasper Timbers was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend. Mary passed away peacefully at her home in Front Royal, VA on Saturday, June 5, 2021 surrounded by her family, telling her that they, as well as other family members and friends, loved her so very much.

Mary Jasper Timbers

Mary was born on August 13, 1924, in Rappahannock County, Virginia. She was the oldest daughter of the late George Jasper & Julia Beasley. She attended school in Rappahannock County where she along with her siblings & friends walked several miles to and from school. Mary loved horses & thoroughly enjoyed riding them as often as possible in her younger days.

In 1948, Mary married Robert Haywood Timbers, who preceded her in death on October 4, 1972. Her two brothers, George Bennett Jasper who died 12/12/1955, and Aubrey Bluestone Jasper Sr. who died on 07/03/2005, also preceded her in death.

Mary will always be remembered for the love of her family and friends, and the many lives she touched. She was a self-employed real estate owner.

Left to cherish so many fond and happy memories and special moments are her two daughters: Vida Timbers of Front Royal, Virginia, and Janet Timbers of Harrisonburg, Virginia. Her greatest joy was her only grandchild, Antoine Haywood Timbers of Downey, California, who affectionately called her Big MaMa. Mary has two loving sisters who constantly called and checked on her. The sisters are Cassie Jasper Hughes of Baltimore, Cornelia Jasper Banks, and her husband, the former Mayor George Banks of Front Royal, Virginia. George had a special chair beside Mary when he came to visit her. Also, there are many loving and adored nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Mary had many who called her Mom, Mary T., or started calling her Big MaMa as her grandson did.

Mary was a 26-year colon cancer survivor. With the support of family and friends, she continued her everyday activities while undergoing chemotherapy.

Mary became a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Flint Hill Virginia in 1948 and remained active with the church until her death. The church has been closed due to COVID 19 since March 2020, but Mary dialed into the church’s weekly phone teleservice every Sunday conducted by Rev. Dr. Olric Wilkins and teleservice Bible Study or Prayer every Wednesday. Mary loved her church and her church family. She was saddened when COVID hit, and she could not see her church family weekly.

Mary knew and loved the Lord and found joy in serving Him. She was the President of the Macedonia Oddfellow-Russell Cemeteries, a member of the Sunday School, Usher Board, and Women’s Fellowship Ministry. She also served on the Culinary Committee.

Mary’s favorite scripture was Psalm 23 because it so beautifully described the relationship our wonderful Savior has with us. A favorite hymn of Mary & her sister Cassie is Precious Lord.

Mary loved her church, but she enjoyed visiting other churches in the area and fellowshipping with others. She always had to attend Macedonia for Sunday Services. The only exception was on the 5th Sunday when she attended the Sunday School Union. The last 2 churches she visited were Mt. Paran Baptist Church in Linden, Virginia in July 2019, where she saw her friends Mrs. Bessie Baltimore & the late Mrs. Helen McLee, and Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Amissville VA in August 2019.

Mary committed her life in such a lovable and helpful way. Mary was active in the community. She had served as a member of American Legion Auxiliary Post, American Heart Association, American Red Cross, participated for many years in The American Cancer Society Relay for Life, was a former Volunteer at Warren Memorial Hospital, and an Electoral Officer in the North River District. She was a member of the famous Cavalette Club, where she formed so many lasting friendships, and had many happy memories; Mary was a Life Member of the Warren-Page NAACP and was very active in the organization until her health declined.

Mary loved people, being outdoors, and entertaining company. Mary had enjoyed walking 6 days a week with a friend, Betty Roberts. Every Saturday they would go to McDonald’s for pancakes. Mary enjoyed cooking and working in her flower garden. When the weather would get warm, she loved sitting on her front porch. She was looking forward to doing that this summer. She was able to sit on her front porch once before her death.

One of Mary’s recent happy occasions:

There was a special surprise celebration for Mary’s 95th Birthday, along with her sister, Cassie, for her 93rd birthday on August 17, 2019. The surprise celebration was attended by family and was hosted by The Gordon Manor in Huntly, VA where both sisters worked in their early teens and 20s.

Even though many of Mary’s special and beloved friends are now with The Lord, Mary cherished the continued friendship of 3 ladies that she has known for over 75 years: Mrs. Bessie Baltimore, Mrs. Pearl Jordan, and Mrs. Lillian Sloan. Also, we cannot forget her walking partner for many years, Mrs. Betty Roberts.

A celebration of Life honoring Mary is scheduled for: Friday, June 18, 2021, family visitation 11:00 am until 12:00 pm, funeral at 12 Noon, at Dynamic Life Praise and Worship Center, 1600 John Marshall Highway, Front Royal, Virginia, 22630

The services will be lived streamed. A link will be here on the day of the service

Interment will be at Good Hope Cemetery, 831 Happy Creek Road, Front Royal, Virginia 22630

According to CDC guidelines, masks and social distancing are still requested. For safety precautions, there will not be a repast after the Services and Burial.

Special thanks to:

Blue Ridge Hospice for their excellent care.

Mary’s grandson, Antoine for his love and devotion. Also, his weekly and sometimes daily FaceTime calls to his Big MaMa.

Mary’s little girl and niece, traveling RN nurse, Stephanie Banks. She came back home at the right time to help take care & pamper her Aunt Mary.

Mary’s nephew, Tony Fletcher, his wife Misty, sons Anthony & Garrison for mulching & planting flowers in the garden.

Mary’s nephew, Dr. Gregory Carson, for medical advice.

Mary’s friend, Joe Jackson, for keeping Mary’s yard looking good by mowing and for trimming the bushes for over 10 years.

To all family and friends for your prayers, visits, phone calls, FaceTime calls, text messages, food, and other gifts to Mary. You are so loved. This meant a lot to Mary.

Memorial donations in Mary’s memory may be made to one of the following:

Macedonia Baptist Church, P. O. Box 626, 574 Zachary Taylor Highway, Flint Hill, Virginia 22627

Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork Street #405, Winchester, Virginia, 22601, Phone: 1-540-313-9200

American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, Phone: 1-800-227-2345 http://www.cancer.org

American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231, http://www.heart.org

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‘Provisional employee’ Tederick will head Town’s ‘Business Retention-Expansion’ efforts

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April 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2020-04-03T18:00:00-04:00
2020-04-03T20:00:00-04:00
Where:
Front Royal Christian School
80 N Lake Ave | Front Royal VA 22630
Contact:
Front Royal Christian School
540-635-6799

Front Royal is expanding outreach to meet the needs of its business community. “A strong recovery for existing businesses from COVID-associated losses is essential to our community,” says Town Manager Steven Hicks. “Improving the economic environment, as our town fully reopens, begins with our staff helping businesses navigate the many processes for full recovery and expansion.”

Matt Tederick, Business Development Project Manager, will lead the effort of connecting with businesses to understand and respond to needs in a timely manner. “We recognize that government/business process navigation can often be challenging for small and start-up businesses, where owners must first focus on product quality, workforce, and customer service,” explains Tederick. “We are going to fill the gap in assisting business owners to comply with state and local government regulations that can often be complicated and time-consuming, slowing business openings, expansions, and startups.”

The largest percentage of new jobs are created by existing businesses and new local startups, according to data provided by national economic development organizations. “Our businesses are a major source of jobs, tax revenues, and quality of life for Front Royal, so helping them grow and remain sustainable is a high priority,” says Steven Hicks. “Tederick has the experience, energy, and institutional knowledge to ensure businesses are successful. He understands how to facilitate and expedite government/business interactions, which is critical to growing the economy.” Hicks also says “The Town has new aggressive programs that will improve operations and provide predictability to citizens, developers, and businesses investing in Front Royal. This includes a new Comprehensive Plan and establishing a Building Codes and Environmental Division, programs that are essential for retention and growth.

Tederick was appointed and served as interim mayor of Front Royal for a short time in 2020. He also served on the Warren County Board of Supervisors from 1996-2000. During Tederick’s service to the County and Town, he always supported a pro-business environment. Matt can be contacted at tederick@frontroyalva.com

Tederick is a part time provisional employee for Front Royal with a salary of $3,500 a month.

(Press release from the Town of Front Royal)

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NFL Youth Co-Ed Flag Football League accepting registrations

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April 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2020-04-03T18:00:00-04:00
2020-04-03T20:00:00-04:00
Where:
Front Royal Christian School
80 N Lake Ave | Front Royal VA 22630
Contact:
Front Royal Christian School
540-635-6799

The Warren County Parks and Recreation Department will be accepting registrations for its NFL Youth Co-Ed Flag Football League beginning Monday, June 14, 2021, through Friday, July 9, 2021. This league is sponsored and governed by the National Football League.

This league is for players who will attain the age of five (5) before August 1, 2021, and who will not attain the age of twelve (12) before August 1, 2021. Age divisions will be 5-6 year olds, 6-8 year olds and 9-11 year olds, if registration numbers allow.

Proof of age eligibility is required at time of registration. The cost is $60.00 per child.

Practices will be held weekly through October 2021, and games will be played on Saturdays starting in August (subject to change).

COVID-19 capacity and guidelines will be followed.

Registration information can be obtained by contacting the Warren County Community Center, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., weekend and evening hours may vary at (540) 635-1021 or via email at wcccinfo@warrencountyva.net.

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Sons of the American Revolution conduct Flag Retirement Ceremony

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April 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2020-04-03T18:00:00-04:00
2020-04-03T20:00:00-04:00
Where:
Front Royal Christian School
80 N Lake Ave | Front Royal VA 22630
Contact:
Front Royal Christian School
540-635-6799

On June 11, 2021, the Colonel James Wood II (CJWII) Chapter of the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution conducted a Flag Retirement Ceremony in conjunction with the Wayside Inn, Middletown, Virginia. The ceremony is a formal disposal of worn American Flags.

CJWII Color Guard presenting the colors, from left to right: Marc Robinson, Brett Osborn, Thomas “Chip” Daniel, Nathan Poe, Dale Corey, Sean Carrigan, Kelly Ford and Dan Hesse. Photos courtesy of Deborah Corey.

Dale Corey opened the ceremony with a welcome and a presentation on what the Sons of the American Revolution is and the primary goals and objectives of the organization. The primary goal is to preserve the memory of the colonial era through educational, historic and patriotic means. One of these is the formal disposal of the flag.

The retirement of a flag. From left to right: Dan Hesse, Marc Robinson and Erick Moore.

Dan Hesse provide chaplain duties, with the CJWII Color Guard presenting the colors to begin the ceremony. A ceremonial flag is honored with the following tribute:

“Compatriots, we have presented here this flag of our country which has been inspected and condemned as unserviceable. It reached it’s present state in a proper service of tribute, memory and love. A flag may be a flimsy bit of printed gauze, or a beautiful banner of finest silk. Its intrinsic value may be trifling or great; but its real value is beyond price, for it is a precious symbol of all that we have worked for and lived for, and died for a free nation of free men, true to the faith of the past, devoted to the ideals and practice of justice, freedom and democracy. Let this faded flag of our country be retired and destroyed with respectful and honorable rites and its place be taken by a bright new flag of the same size and kind.”

The flag was then presented to CJWII Chapter President Marc Robinson and taken to the fire pit to be properly destroyed with assistance from Quartermaster Erick Moore. Participants in the ceremony were then called forward to assist in the retirement of worn flags. Participating for the chapter were President Marc Robinson, Vice President Thomas “Chip” Daniel, Sean Carrigan, Dale Corey, Kelly Ford, Erick Moore, Brett Osborn and Nathan Poe.

Participants waiting to assist in retirement of flags, from left to right: Kelly Ford, Nathan Poe, Sean Carrigan, Thomas “Chip” Daniel, Annette Ford and Brett Osborn.

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4 personalized presents for Father’s Day

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April 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2020-04-03T18:00:00-04:00
2020-04-03T20:00:00-04:00
Where:
Front Royal Christian School
80 N Lake Ave | Front Royal VA 22630
Contact:
Front Royal Christian School
540-635-6799

Father’s Day is coming up. If you want to get your dad a gift that’s as unique as he is, chooses something you can personalize. Here are a few ideas to inspire you.

A custom gift box
Some companies let you decide on the specific items that get put in the box. Depending on the retailer, this gift might include cocktail syrups, gourmet products, a gin-making kit, spices, or soaps.

An engraved object
There are a variety of gifts that can be engraved including key rings, coffee thermoses, cuff links, and metal flasks. Consider customizing the item with a tender sentiment, a humorous quip or simply your dad’s initials. Check with the product seller to see if they offer this service or visit a jewelry store that does engravings.

A unique printed garment
Whether your father has a passion for fishing, monster trucks, or comic books, there’s a T-shirt design out there that’s right for him. Choose or create one that lets him show off his interests. If you prefer, you can get the design printed on a sweater, apron, or cap. Alternatively, have a photograph printed on one of these items. (Call National Media Services – they can make something for you)

A framed photograph
Sort through your pictures and find ones to fill a set of frames, a customized scrapbook, a photo cube, or a digital frame. Choose shots that capture moments with loved ones, travel memories, and other happy times.

This year for Father’s Day, give your dad a gift he’ll treasure. He’s sure to be touched that you took the time to choose something just for him.

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This week’s showtimes at Royal Cinemas as of June 16th

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April 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2020-04-03T18:00:00-04:00
2020-04-03T20:00:00-04:00
Where:
Front Royal Christian School
80 N Lake Ave | Front Royal VA 22630
Contact:
Front Royal Christian School
540-635-6799

Are you looking for the full movie-going experience without having to wait in the long lines that often accompany that experience? Then look no further because Royal Cinemas movie theatre is the answer. Get the whole gang together and enjoy a movie! Reserved seating in all auditoriums.

Here is a list of this week’s showtimes at Royal Cinemas as of Wednesday, June 16:

• Wednesday & Thursday: 8:30
• Daily beginning Friday: 3:35 & 8:40
Rated PG-13  |  Run Time: 1 hour 40 min

• Wednesday & Thursday: 6:10 & 8:50
• Daily beginning Friday: 3:30, 6:05 & 8:45
Rated R  |  Run Time: 1 hour 40 min

• Wednesday & Thursday: 8:25
• Daily beginning Friday: 6:00
Rated PG-13  |  Run Time: 2 hour 23 min

• Wednesday & Thursday: 6:00
• Daily beginning Friday: 3:40, 6:15 & 9:00
Rated PG  |  Run Time: 1 hour 30 min


Ticket prices are as follows:

  • Adult: $10
  • Child (under 12): $7
  • Military: $8
  • Student (college): $8
  • Senior: $8
  • Matinees, All Seating: $7

COMING SOON:

  • “Fast & Furious 9”
  • “Boss Baby 2: The Family Business”
  • “Black Widow”
  • “Hotel Transylvania: Transformania”
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Upcoming Events

Jun
16
Wed
4:00 pm Messy Makers and Art Adventures ... @ microWave Project
Messy Makers and Art Adventures ... @ microWave Project
Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Messy Makers and Art Adventures for Kids @ microWave Project
We are bringing back two of our most popular classes for the month of June, Messy Makers and Art Adventures! Messy Makers returns for the month of June on Wednesdays from 4-5 pm. With the warm weather[...]
6:30 pm Diamonds and Pearls Gala @ Holiday Inn & Suites
Diamonds and Pearls Gala @ Holiday Inn & Suites
Jun 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Diamonds and Pearls Gala @ Holiday Inn & Suites
You’re invited to Reaching Out Now Leadership Program! Join us as we celebrate the resiliency of our girls. Our current girl leaders will continue to carry the torch, lighting the way for our future girl[...]
Jun
17
Thu
6:00 pm FRWRC WomanGathering @ ONLINE
FRWRC WomanGathering @ ONLINE
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
FRWRC WomanGathering @ ONLINE
CLICK HERE for link to attend. Host: Eka Kapiotis Guest Speaker: Mary Cook, microWave Project Topic: Art and Mindfulness: Creating small waves of change in our community through art. Free Event – Virtual via Zoom[...]
7:00 pm Front Royal Cardinals Baseball Game @ Bing Crosby Stadium
Front Royal Cardinals Baseball Game @ Bing Crosby Stadium
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Front Royal Cardinals Baseball Game @ Bing Crosby Stadium
Front Royal Cardinals Baseball vs. Purceville Cannons Thursday, June 17th @ 7 PM Bing Crosby Stadium
Jun
18
Fri
8:00 pm Ben-David Warner musical event @ Mountain View Music
Ben-David Warner musical event @ Mountain View Music
Jun 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Ben-David Warner musical event @ Mountain View Music
Green Mantle Arts and Lecture Series is proud to present our first musical event for the summer, Ben-David Warner! Ben-David Warner IRISH AMERICANA FROM THE HEART OF VIRGINIA Multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter Ben-David Warner lives[...]
Jun
19
Sat
6:00 pm Karaoke Sing-along @ Bushel Pub
Karaoke Sing-along @ Bushel Pub
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Karaoke Sing-along @ Bushel Pub
Come join the sing-along and karaoke fun at Bushel Pub (inside the Apple House) on June 19, 2021, from 6pm-9pm.
7:00 pm Front Royal Cardinals Baseball Game @ Bing Crosby Stadium
Front Royal Cardinals Baseball Game @ Bing Crosby Stadium
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Front Royal Cardinals Baseball Game @ Bing Crosby Stadium
Front Royal Cardinals Baseball vs. Woodstock River Bandits Saturday, June 19th @ 7 PM Bing Crosby Stadium
Jun
20
Sun
1:00 pm A Benefit for James @ Virginia Beer Museum
A Benefit for James @ Virginia Beer Museum
Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A Benefit for James @ Virginia Beer Museum
 
1:00 pm Meet the Beekeepers @ Sky Meadows State Park
Meet the Beekeepers @ Sky Meadows State Park
Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meet the Beekeepers @ Sky Meadows State Park
Historic Area. What’s that buzzing? Meet with local apiarists of the Beekeepers of Northern Shenandoah (BONS) and discover the art of Apiculture (a.k.a. Beekeeping). This monthly program series examines all aspects of beekeeping from hive[...]
Jun
21
Mon
9:00 am Stop Motion Animation @ Code Ninjas
Stop Motion Animation @ Code Ninjas
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm
Stop Motion Animation @ Code Ninjas
Stop Motion Animation Experiment with video production through a variety of mediums including Claymation, LEGO® Minifigures, pipe cleaner creatures, and much more! Ninjas will capture images frame-by-frame and produce videos in a rapid prototyping style.[...]