Today’s Events – Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009


Here is a list of events ongoing today in the Central Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia.
Note that all events are subject to cancellation due to the weather today. If you have a cancellation to report, please contact us at freepress2@ntelos.net.
For a complete rundown of what is on the local events schedule, go to our Calendar of Events.

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Alpine Special Olympics, featuring nearly 100 Virginia athletes with intellectual disabilities competing for the gold, Wintergreen Resort, Nelson County. Info: www.specialolympicsva.org.

Continuing Currents, featuring a discussion of Barack Obama’s book The Audacity of Hope, Stone Soup Books and Cafe, 908 W. Main St., Downtown Waynesboro, 5:30 p.m. Info: www.stonesoupbooks.net.

Winter Reading program with Honey Bear. Staunton’s own Honey Bear is coming out of her winter hibernation for one special evening of bear-y stories and movement. For families. Free. At the Staunton Public Library, 6:30 p.m. Info: 540.332.3902.

Friends of the Staunton Public Library Board Meeting. Meetings and Friends’ membership are open to anyone interested in promoting the library. Free. At the Staunton Public Library, 7 p.m. Info: 540.332.3902.

Harrisonburg City Council business meeting, City Hall, 7 p.m. Info: www.ci.harrisonburg.va.us.

The digital transition is right around the corner. Are you ready? Tune in to WVPT-Virginia’s Public Television at 7:30 p.m. for “Ask WVPT About DTV.” Get all the latest information on the coming DTV transition, and get your questions answered by industry experts. Info: www.wvpt.net.

Faculty Recital featuring Dr. Sue Barber, bassoon, Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, 8 p.m. Info: 540.568.3481.



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