Prince William County community calendar, Jan. 10 to 17, 2012

January 9, 2013
Thursday, Jan. 10

Photography exhibit,“Between the States: Photographs of the American Civil War,” on loan from the George Eastman House. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through Sunday. Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. $5; seniors and children, $4. 703-368-1873.

Numismatic exhibit,“Currency in Conflict,” on loan from the American Numismatic Association Money Museum, examines the role of financial transactions during the Civil War. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through Feb. 3. Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. $5; seniors and children, $4. 703-368-1873.

Photography exhibit,“Weapons Platoon: A Marine’s Life in Afghanistan,” images by Stephen Dupont, who was embedded with a Marine platoon in 2009. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Triangle. 877-635-1775.

Student art exhibit, “Off the Wall #9,” the ninth annual Prince William County student exhibition; sponsored by Lockheed Martin. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays; 1-5 p.m. Saturdays, through Jan. 30. Center for the Arts, Caton Merchant Family Art Gallery, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. 703-330-2787 or www.center-for-the-arts.org.

Spanish chat, bring lunch and practice speaking Spanish. Noon-2 p.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. 703-361-8211.

Read to Rover, children 6-10 read to a registered therapy dog. 4 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. 703-792-4800.

African American book group, participants discuss “Fatherhood” by Etan Thomas. 7 p.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-494-8126.

Civil War lecture, historian Ed Sanders presents “Cause and Effect, the Richmond Home Front in 1863.” 7 p.m., Old Manassas Courthouse, 9248 Lee Ave., Manassas. 703-792-5546.

Dale City Civic Association meeting, 7:30 p.m., Birchdale Recreation Area, 14730 Birchdale Ave., Dale City. 703-670-3291.

Thomas Jefferson Toastmasters Club, regular meeting. 7:30 p.m., Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 14999 Birchdale Ave., Dale City. $66 annual dues. 703-590-2926.

Toastmasters International, Woodbridge club. 7:30 p.m., Ebenezer Baptist Church, 13020 Telegraph Rd., Woodbridge. $39 membership fee. 703-731-2120.

Saturday, Jan. 12

Home buyer seminar, presented by real estate broker Bob Hummer. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Strayer University, 13385 Minnieville Rd., Woodbridge. 703-878-4866 or www.military-realestate.com.

Manassas farmers market, 10 a.m. Saturdays, Parking Lot B, West Street (next to the train station visitors center). 703-361-6599 or www.visitmanassas.org.

Woodbridge Dance Company, “A Coffee House Concert Collection.” 7 p.m., Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. $25. 703-993-7759.

Sunday, Jan. 13

Dallas Holm concert, the award-winning gospel singer performs. 6 p.m., St. Thomas United Methodist Church, 8899 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Free. 703-368-5161.

Monday, Jan. 14

Beta Tau-ESA Meeting, noon, Beta Tau, 5125 Bobcat Ct., Woodbridge. Free. 703-491-5078.

Monday afternoon book club, the group discusses “The Paris Wife” by Paula McLain. 1 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. 703-792-4800.

Mystery book club, the group discusses “The Beekeeper’s Apprentice” by Laurie R. King. 7 p.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. 703-361-8211.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

Kitchen band concert, Westminster members perform on an assortment of kitchen tools. 11 a.m., Westminster at Lake Ridge, 12191 Clipper Dr., Lake Ridge. 703-496-3400.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

English Conversation Club, new speakers of English practice their skills. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. 703-792-4800.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees, a meeting for Chapter 356. Lunch at 11:30 a.m.; meeting begins at 12:30 p.m. Hibachi Buffet and Sushi, 8121 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Free; attendees pay for their lunch. 703-361-4677.

Book discussion group, this month’s selection is “The Secrets of Mary Bowser” by Lois Leveen. 1 p.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. 703-361-8211.

Lake Ridge Toastmasters Club, an open house for Lake Ridge Club 8913. 7:30 p.m., Tall Oaks Community Center, 12298 Cotton Mill Dr. $62 membership fee. 703-491-3020.

Thursday, Jan. 17

Third Thursday Thrillers book group, this month’s book is “Mr. Churchill’s Secretary” by Susan Elia MacNeal. 7 p.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-494-8126.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane

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