Prince William County community calendar, July 11 to 17, 2013

July 10, 2013
Thursday, July 11

Manassas farmers market, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays, Loy E. Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center St., and 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Parking Lot B, West Street (next to the train station visitors center). 703-361-6599 or www.visitmanassas.org.

“9/11: We Remember,” features an I-beam from the World Trade Center, a Pentagon building fragment and other items in commemoration of the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Triangle. Free. 877-635-1775.

“Enduring Legacy: Liberia Plantation 1825-2013,” an exhibit detailing the history of the plantation. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. $5; seniors and children, $4; Baldwin students and their families, free. 703-368-1873.

“Near and Far,” an exhibit by local photographers. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 1-5 p.m. Saturdays, through July 31, Center for the Arts, Caton Merchant Family Art Gallery, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. 703-330-2787 or www.center-for-the-arts.org.

“Escapes,” Jackie Perry exhibits her paintings of places and objects that provide moments of escape. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 4, Loft Gallery, 313 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-490-1117.

“Now and Then,” an exhibit of oil paintings and sketches by Steve Myles of Oakton and woodturning and woodburning by Bob Horowitz of Falls Church. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through Aug. 5, Artists’ Undertaking, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-494-0584.

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

Gainesville farmers market, 2-6 p.m. Thursdays, Marque at Heritage Hunt, 13550 Heathcote Blvd., Gainesville. 703-754-7711.

Macbeth” auditions, Castaways Repertory Theatre will hold auditions for its fall production. 7-9:30 p.m., Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building, 15941 Donald Curtis Dr., Woodbridge. 703-232-1710 or www.castawaystheatre.org.

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.

Haunted Occoquan walking tour, paranormal investigator Kay Pietrewicz leads tours through the town. 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, Occoquan Visitors Center, 200 Mill St. $12; children 6-12, $6; children 5 and younger, free. 571-572-9410 or www.haunted-occoquan.com.

Friday, July 12

Library used book sale, sponsored by the Friends of Chinn Park Regional Library. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. 703-792-4800.

Manassas Park farmers market, 3-7 p.m., Manassas Park City Hall, 1 Park Center Ct. 703-335-8800.

Saturday, July 13

Occoquan farmers market,8 a.m.-noon, Mill Street parking lot, next to Route 123 bridge, Occoquan. 703-491-1918.

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

Bristoe Station Battlefield guided tours, learn about two Civil War battles at the site in 1862 and 1863. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. second and fourth weekends of each month. Tours leave on the hour. Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park, 10708 Bristow Rd., Bristow. Free. 703-366-3049 or www.pwcgov.org/historicsites.

Canoe tour, a ranger leads a guided tour on Powell’s Creek. 11 a.m., Leesylvania State Park, 2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Dr., Woodbridge. $9, registration required. 703- 583-6904.

Nature trail walk, learn about native plants and animals on a guided walk. 1 p.m., Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre, 12229 Bristow Rd., Bristow. $5. 703-365-
7895.

Family movie night,The Lorax.” Bring a blanket or lawn chair. 7 p.m., Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center, 14900 Potomac Town Pl., Woodbridge. Free. www.stonebridgeptc.com.

Sunday, July 14

Dale City farmers market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Dale City Commuter Lot, behind Center Plaza Shopping Center, Dale Boulevard. 703-670-7112, Ext. 227, www.pwcparks.org.

Wicked Georgetown: Scoundrels, Sinners and Spies,” historian and tour guide Canden Schwantes discusses her book. 2 p.m., Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. Free. 703-257-8453.

Ballroom dancing, waltz lessons followed by music and dancing. 3:30-6 p.m., Candy Factory, Kellar Theater, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. Lesson and dance, $15; open dance, $10. 703-330-2787 or www.center-for-the-arts.org.

Monday, July 15

Space Jam,” bring a snack and watch the feature film. 11 a.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. Free. 703-494-8126.

Random Reads book club, a discussion of “The Secrets of Mary Bowser” by Lois Leveen. 1 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free. 703-792-4530.

Lake Jackson Mid-County Lions Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., Hibachi Buffet and Sushi, 8121 Sudley Rd., Manassas. 703-791-5227.

Crochet Guild meeting, 7-9 p.m., Manassas Church of the Brethren, 10047 Nokesville Rd., Manassas. Free. 571-247-1868.

Prince William Community Band, rehearsal, for musicians 19 and older, no auditions necessary. 7:30 p.m., Saunders Middle School, 13557 Spriggs Rd., Manassas. 703-791-4119 or www.pwcb.org.org.

Prince William Wildflower Society, Charlie Grymes discusses the geology of Prince William County. 7:30 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, 8712 Plantation Lane, Manassas. Free. 703-368-2898.

Tuesday, July 16

Jay Mattioli: Reading Is Magic, age 6 and older, a show combining magic, comedy and audience participation. 3 p.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. Free, registration required. 703-361-8211.

Friends of Leesylvania monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m., Leesylvania State Park, 2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Dr., Woodbridge. 703-583-6904 or friendsofleesylvania@gmail.com.

Wednesday, July 17

Grey Seal Puppets, “A Tangle of Tales.” 10:30 a.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas, 703-361-8211; 2 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. 703-792-4530. Free.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 356. Lunch, 11:30 a.m.; meeting, 12:30 p.m. Hibachi Buffet and Sushi, 8121 Sudley Rd., Manassas. 703-361-4677.

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.

Job search network group, 6-7:30 p.m., House of Mercy, 8170 Flannery Ct., Manassas. 703-659-1636.

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

— Compiled by Sarah Lane

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