Here is a list of events ongoing today in the Central Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia.
For a complete rundown of what is on the local events schedule, go to our Calendar of Events.
Winter Storytime for Toddlers. Free. At the Churchville Branch Library,10:30 a.m. Info: 540.245.5287.
Writers Read featuring Helon Habila, a Nigerian prose fiction writer and creative-writing professor at George Mason University, Martin Chapel, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, 5:30 p.m. The $15 admission includes dinner; reservations required by Friday, Jan. 16; tickets at 540-432-4168 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virginia Farm Show at Augusta Expoland, Fishersville. Info: www.augustaexpo.com.
Searching for your Civil War Ancestors. Out on a limb researching your family tree? Dale Harter, archivist at Bridgewater College, will focus on finding and documenting your ancestors’ Civil War military service history, with emphasis on soldiers of the Confederate Army. Free. At the Staunton Public Library, 7 p.m. Info: 540.332.3902.
Knit Together – knitting and crocheting enthusiasts of all skill levels meet with Peggy Vreuls. Ages 6 & up. Free. At the Augusta County Library, Fishersville, 7-8 p.m. Info:540.949.6354 or 540.885.3961.
Staunton City Council business meeting, City Hall, 7:30 p.m. Info: www.staunton.va.us.
Nelson County Board of Supervisors business meeting, Lovingston, 7:30 p.m. Info: www.nelsoncounty.com.