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The Kiln Doctor
When:
March 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Where:
The Kiln Doctor, Inc.
100 E 8th St | Front Royal
VA 22630
Cost:
$20 per person
Contact:
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540-636-6016

March 12th & 14th | Stop in any time between 10am-12pm or 3pm-5pm.

  • Each week we create 5 unique projects that you can choose from.
  • Pieces will be fired and ready for pickup in a week.
  • Classes are $20 per person and open to all age groups kids to adults.

This weeks projects are shown in the photo above!

  • Animal Bowl
  • Face Cup
  • Pinch-Me-Monster
  • Caterpillar
  • Shamrocks and Gold Coins

We do ask that you call ahead for groups larger than 3 so we can prepare the clay.

Community Events

United States Navy Country Current plays concert February 21, 2020

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When:
March 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
2019-03-14T10:00:00-04:00
2019-03-14T17:00:00-04:00
Where:
The Kiln Doctor, Inc.
100 E 8th St | Front Royal
VA 22630
Cost:
$20 per person
Contact:
Arline Link
540-636-6016

US Navy Country Current plays at R-MA on February 21st at 7:30 pm in Boggs Chapel.

The 44th Annual Military School Band and Choir Festival will be held at Randolph-Macon Academy on February 21-23, bringing with it several events that are open to the public. After a full day of clinics and band auditions, the students will enjoy a concert performed by the U.S. Navy Band Country Current in Boggs Chapel. This concert, which takes place at 7:30 pm, is free and open to the public.

The United States Navy Band Country Current is the Navy’s premier country-bluegrass ensemble. The group is nationally renowned for its versatility and “eye-popping” musicianship, performing a blend of modern country music and cutting-edge bluegrass. This seven-member ensemble employs musicians from diverse backgrounds with extensive high-profile recording and touring experience in the music scenes of Nashville, Tenn., New York, New Orleans and more. In the tradition of country music, each member is a skilled performer on multiple instruments. The band utilizes banjo, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, fiddle, electric bass, upright bass, dobro, pedal steel guitar and drum set.

Formed in 1973, the band has a rich legacy of notable alumni including Bill Emerson, Wayne Taylor, Jerry Gilmore, and Frank Sollivan. They have performed at the Grand Ole Opry, for Presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, and overseas in Stockholm, Nova Scotia, and Beijing. With a fun-filled and family-friendly stage show, Country Current has been delighting its fans for over 40 years with their musical virtuosity and humor.

A staple of the bluegrass scene, Country Current has shared the stage with music luminaries Rhonda Vincent, Dailey and Vincent, Mountain Heart, Little Roy Lewis, Third Time Out, The Lonesome River Band, Josh Williams, The Seldom Scene, J.D. Crowe, Doyle Lawson, Ned Luberecki, Chris Jones and many others. Country Current routinely performs at bluegrass festivals such as Darrington, Windgap, Gettysburg, Lake Havasu, and Grass Valley. In 2011, Country Current became the first military band to perform at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas.

Country Current performs regularly for the president, vice-president, the secretary of the Navy, the chief of naval operations, the chairman and vice-chairman of the Joint Chiefs Of Staff, the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy and numerous other dignitaries. Reaching out to communities both locally and nationally, they regularly perform for veterans, elementary schools, and in support of our active-duty Sailors.

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Open air fire causes wildfire, occupant charged

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March 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
2019-03-14T10:00:00-04:00
2019-03-14T17:00:00-04:00
Where:
The Kiln Doctor, Inc.
100 E 8th St | Front Royal
VA 22630
Cost:
$20 per person
Contact:
Arline Link
540-636-6016

Photo / Warren County Department of Fire and Rescue Services

Just after 2:00 pm on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, Warren County Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to the 1800 block of Oregon Hollow Road for a reported brush fire which was threatening multiple structures.

Units quickly arrived on the scene to find approximately 3/4 of an acre of wooded area involved in fire with the fire spreading away from any structures. Firefighters were able to quickly control the blaze before any structures were damaged. It was determined that the fire was caused by an open air fire spreading to the wooded area when winds increased.

The occupant of the home where the fire started was issued a summons by the Virginia Department of Forestry for violation of VA Code 10.1-1142. The occupant faces being guilty of a class 3 misdemeanor and may be liable for the full amount of all expenses incurred in suppressing the fire.

This incident should serve as a reminder as to why the 4pm Burn Law is in effect between February 15th and April 30th.

Briefly, the 4pm Burn Law regulates the open air burning before 4pm and after midnight. This law was adopted to reduce the number of wildfires during this period of risk associated with weather conditions that include elevated winds, lower relative humidity, and dryer forest floor fuels.

For more information on the 4pm Burn Law, visit www.dof.virginia.gov/fire.

Units on the call:

  • Engine 1
  • Brush 8
  • Brush 9
  • Brush 10
  • Tanker 3
  • Tanker 8
  • Tanker 9
  • Ambulance 4
  • Fire Marshal 1
  • Forest Warden 1 (Department of Forestry)
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WHAT MATTERS Warren: Warren County High School indoor percussion

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When:
March 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
2019-03-14T10:00:00-04:00
2019-03-14T17:00:00-04:00
Where:
The Kiln Doctor, Inc.
100 E 8th St | Front Royal
VA 22630
Cost:
$20 per person
Contact:
Arline Link
540-636-6016

David Dingess, Director of Bands, and Scott Kittrell, Percussion Instructor, are leading a new Warren County High School indoor percussion group and lighting up audiences with their spectacular choreographed Hawaiian-themed performances. Placing first in class at Century High School, this group puts on a show you won’t want to miss! “I absolutely love doing this and giving these kids a positive experience,” says Kittrell, who can be reached at skittrell37@gmail.com with questions about upcoming competitions and performance locations.

Check them out locally as they play at Gordman’s Grand Opening on March 3, 2020. According to the Front Royal/Warren County Chamber of Commerce, the first 100 guests at the store ribbon cutting at 9am get a free insulated tote, plus a scratch off worth up to $50!  Gordman’s will be located at 425 South Street (in the former Peebles Department Store). Learn more at www.gordmans.com/brandbash.


WHAT MATTERS INITIATIVE

Are you or your group in need of a free video that could be created to help market your cause or event? Beth’s WHAT MATTERS Warren videos post on Facebook and YouTube.

Learn more Beth’s nonprofit, WHAT MATTERS, a 501 (c) (3), at www.whatmattersw2.com – check out the “Community” section to request a TOWN TIP or WHAT MATTERS WARREN BETHvid or contact her at 540-671-6145 or beth@whatmattersw2.com.


About WHAT MATTERS:

WHAT MATTERS is a 501(c)(3) that focuses on local and global outreach to help spread the word, support and raise funds for causes that matter (primarily through Facebook). WHAT MATTERS has ZERO overhead as 100% of the expenses are funded by Beth’s real estate business thanks to her clients and supporters. Every cent raised goes to the cause she’s promoting and most are matched by Beth. If you’d like to get involved, or travel to Africa with her on a future trip to work with the children of Light up Life Foundations, please visit www.whatmattersw2.com.

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POLICE: 7 Day FRPD Arrest Report 2/17/2020

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When:
March 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
2019-03-14T10:00:00-04:00
2019-03-14T17:00:00-04:00
Where:
The Kiln Doctor, Inc.
100 E 8th St | Front Royal
VA 22630
Cost:
$20 per person
Contact:
Arline Link
540-636-6016

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The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution recognizes local volunteer Fire Department President

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When:
March 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
2019-03-14T10:00:00-04:00
2019-03-14T17:00:00-04:00
Where:
The Kiln Doctor, Inc.
100 E 8th St | Front Royal
VA 22630
Cost:
$20 per person
Contact:
Arline Link
540-636-6016

Bronze Fire Safety Commendation Medal awarded to Suzi Shiley, President of the Linden Volunteer Fire Department.

In December 2019, Dale Corey, of the Colonel James Wood II Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, presented Bronze Fire Safety Commendation Medal to Suzann (Suzi) Shiley, President of the Linden Volunteer Fire Department. Ms. Shiley was honored for her commitment to public service.

Ms. Shiley began as a volunteer with the department several years ago, as a way to give back to her community after her last child went away to college. The fire department quickly became a passion, and a commitment for excellence.

Over the past 18 months as President, she has addressed staffing requirements, and been fortunate to add 10 new members, fostered improved communications with the county, addressed financial, equipment, and building needs. She has trimmed down expenses whenever possible to maximize donation dollars.

Ms. Shiley has enhanced community outreach events such as the Santa Runs, Breakfast with Santa, Easter Bunny Breakfast, just a few that the community looks forward to each holiday season. Under her guidance, the department completed long standing projects, and is in the process of developing new ones to better serve the public. She acquired a lighted sign board, located at the front of the station to keep the community informed of upcoming needs and events.

Ms. Shiley has made a significant difference in a faltering unhappy organization, turning it into a growing positive environment in which all efforts by staff and volunteers are welcomed and recognized.

Upon receipt of the award, Ms. Shiley shared, “I am extremely proud of the progress of our department. Each volunteer has supported our goals, and has contributed many hours to reach them. It is truly a team effort. Their dedication, commitment, support and contributions make us a strong team. I am grateful for all we have achieved in 2019, and I look forward to all we will accomplish in 2020! On behalf of our organization, and all our volunteers, I wish to express my gratitude to the Colonel James Wood II Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution for this honor”.

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This week’s showtimes at Royal Cinemas as of February 20th

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March 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
2019-03-14T10:00:00-04:00
2019-03-14T17:00:00-04:00
Where:
The Kiln Doctor, Inc.
100 E 8th St | Front Royal
VA 22630
Cost:
$20 per person
Contact:
Arline Link
540-636-6016

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! Here is a list of this week’s showtimes at Royal Cinemas as of Thursday, February 20:

•   Thurs & Fri: 6:05 & 8:25
•   Sat & Sun: 1:10, 3:40, 6:05 & 8:25
•   Mon – Wed: 6:05 & 8:25
Rated PG  |  Run Time: 1 hour 40 min

•   Thurs & Fri: 6:10 & 8:35
•   Sat & Sun: 1:05, 3:30, 6:10 & 8:35
•   Mon – Wed: 6:10 & 8:35
Rated PG  |  Run Time: 1 hour 45 min

•   Thurs & Fri: 6:00 & 8:30
•   Sat & Sun: 1:00, 3:30, 6:00 & 8:30
•   Mon – Wed: 6:00 & 8:30
Rated R  |  Run Time: 1 hour 45 min


Ticket prices are as follows:

  • Adult: $9
  • Child (under 12): $6
  • Military: $7
  • Student (college): $7
  • Senior: $7
  • Matinees, All Seating: $6

Other movies coming soon to Royal Cinemas:

  • “Onward”
  • “A Quiet Place Part II”
  • “Mulan”
  • “Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway”
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Upcoming Events

Feb
19
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8:45 am Reaching Out Now Career Day @ Skyline Middle School
Reaching Out Now Career Day @ Skyline Middle School
Feb 19 @ 8:45 am – 2:30 pm
Reaching Out Now Career Day @ Skyline Middle School
Reaching Out Now (RON) together with Skyline Middle School to host its 1st annual Career Day, “Passport to Success.” Joining with area business leaders, Warren County Public School, as we come together to empower our[...]
10:15 am Toddler and Preschool Story Time @ Samuels Public Library
Toddler and Preschool Story Time @ Samuels Public Library
Feb 19 @ 10:15 am – 12:00 pm
Toddler and Preschool Story Time @ Samuels Public Library
10:15 Toddler story time | 11:00 Preschool story time Wednesday, January 29 and Thursday, January 30: Puppies are cuddly! Puppies are cute! Our stories, songs, and craft will be about our friends, the puppies! Siblings[...]
2:00 pm Rotary Club Blood Drive @ Front Royal United Methodist Church
Rotary Club Blood Drive @ Front Royal United Methodist Church
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Rotary Club Blood Drive @ Front Royal United Methodist Church
All are invited to the Rotary Club of the Shenandoah Valley (The Area ONE|ders) blood drive on Wednesday, February 19th, from 2pm-7pm, at the Front Royal United Methodist Church (1 W. Main St. Front Royal)[...]
Feb
20
Thu
10:15 am Toddler and Preschool Story Time @ Samuels Public Library
Toddler and Preschool Story Time @ Samuels Public Library
Feb 20 @ 10:15 am – 12:00 pm
Toddler and Preschool Story Time @ Samuels Public Library
10:15 Toddler story time | 11:00 Preschool story time Wednesday, January 29 and Thursday, January 30: Puppies are cuddly! Puppies are cute! Our stories, songs, and craft will be about our friends, the puppies! Siblings[...]
Feb
21
Fri
9:00 am Entrepreneurship Workshop @ Luray-Page County Center
Entrepreneurship Workshop @ Luray-Page County Center
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Entrepreneurship Workshop @ Luray-Page County Center
Are you considering independent, corporate, or social entrepreneurship, or being groomed to take over a family business? Then, this workshop is for you! Topics to be covered: Characteristics of a Successful Entrepreneur The Importance of[...]
Feb
22
Sat
10:00 am Beginner Crochet: Dishcloths @ Strokes of Creativity
Beginner Crochet: Dishcloths @ Strokes of Creativity
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Beginner Crochet: Dishcloths @ Strokes of Creativity
Beginner Crochet: Dishcloths In this beginner level class, you will learn some basic crochet stitches and pattern reading to make pretty dishcloths for your home. Instruction will be for right-handed crochet. Please pre-register!
11:00 am Art Stars @ Samuels Public Library
Art Stars @ Samuels Public Library
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Art Stars @ Samuels Public Library
Art Stars is a special needs art discovery program. This program is for ages 8 and up. Registration begins January 22. Participants should have a caregiver or attendant present in the program.
12:30 pm Crochet Workshop @ Strokes of Creativity
Crochet Workshop @ Strokes of Creativity
Feb 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Crochet Workshop @ Strokes of Creativity
Crochet Workshop Do you have a crochet project you need a little help with? Already bought the supplies, but need help reading the pattern? All skill levels are invited to this Bring Your Own Project[...]
1:00 pm Discover love, adopt at Petco @ Petco
Discover love, adopt at Petco @ Petco
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Discover love, adopt at Petco @ Petco
Stop by Petco located at 2580 S Pleasant Valley Rd. on Saturday, February 22, between 1 and 4 PM. Meet the amazing Petco adoption team from the SPCA of Winchester, Frederick, and Clarke, learn more about[...]
1:00 pm Moving Mindfully: Finding and ke... @ Ruby Yoga
Moving Mindfully: Finding and ke... @ Ruby Yoga
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Moving Mindfully: Finding and keeping your footing @ Ruby Yoga
Join Ruby Yoga and Deborah Romero of Optimal Posture LLC for a series of workshops on moving more mindfully through life using the principles of yoga and the Alexander Technique. Slated for Saturday, Jan. 25,[...]