Best selling author Sam Quinones comes to Luray

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An email from Page Alliance for Community Action and Northwestern Community Services Board announced they will host author Sam Quinones.

The New York Times best selling author will be at Luray High School Feb. 23 from 6:30 to 8 p.m..

The presentation is free and open to the public with a chance to get a signed copy of his book The Least of Us.

The book and Quinones talk focuses on the hardships families face when dealing with addiction and working together to create a community of healing.

The event is free but tickets are needed to attend and can obtained here.

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Winchester SPCA and Frederick Co. Parks and Recs team up

This Saturday Oct. 16 from 10 to 11 a.m. Clearbrook Park Frederick County Parks and Recreation and Esther Boyd animal shelter team up for a free event.

According to the Frederick County government social media site the Paws to Pavement event features several adoptable dogs.

These dogs will be at the James Wood Shelter at Clearbrook Park for you to meet and get to know.

Volunteers will pick a pup and take it on a walk around the park’s trails.

This will help promote animal adoption for better quality of life for the shelter dogs.

The social media site states that a special Halloween treat will also be available at the event.

This partnership between Frederick County Parks and Esther Boyd animal shelter helps promote wellness, adoptable dogs and community parks according to the social media post.

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Living history at Kernstown Battlefield

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The Kernstown battlefield Association will commemorate the 158 anniversary of the battle of Kernstown on June 12 and 13 starting at 10 a.m. each day.

Living history presentations will be held throughout the weekend along with tours of the 1863 battle sites.

The events are free and open to the public.

Additional information is available at

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