Prince William Community Events Aug. 2-8, 2009

Prince William County Community Events, Aug. 2-8, 2009

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Sunday 2

RED CROSS YOUTH CORPS BLOOD DRIVE, members of the Prince William Red Cross Youth Corps will greet donors and assist with refreshments. The Youth Corps is open to ages 11-18. Noon-4 p.m., Buckhall Fire Station, 7190 Yates Ford Rd., Manassas. Free. 800-448-3543 or

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 2-3 p.m., Potomac Hospital, Conference Room 2/3, 2300 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-494-5763.

CIVIL WAR CANINE MASCOTS -- Mike Zucchero discusses his book "Loyal Hearts: Histories of American Civil War Canines," about dogs that lived with soldiers. 2 p.m., Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. Program, free. Museum admission, $4; seniors and students, $3; age 6 and younger, free. 703-368-1873.

VPSTART CROW AUDITIONS, for the fall production of "Macbeth," set in a modern corporate environment. Prepare a Shakespearean monologue. 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Cramer Center, 9008 Center St., Manassas. Free. 703-365-8350 or

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP, newcomers meeting, 7:15 p.m.; regular meeting, 8 p.m., Haymarket Baptist Church, parish hall, 14800 Washington St., Haymarket, 703-969-2726, and 8 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, 8712 Plantation Lane, Manassas, 703-969-2726.

Monday 3

TOASTMASTERS CLUB, noon-1 p.m., Chamber of Commerce, 8963 Center St., Manassas. $42 six-month membership fee. 703-481-8880.

READ TO RITZ, children ages 6-12 read to a therapy dog trained to listen. 2 p.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. Free, registration required. 703-361-8211.

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP, 7 p.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1400 G St., Woodbridge. 703-534-4357.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, 7 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, 8712 Plantation Lane, Manassas. 703-368-2849.

PRINCE WILLIAM PURLERS KNITTING GUILD, 7-9 p.m., Manassas Baptist Church, Java Rock Cafe, 8730 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Free. 703-491-8619.

PRINCE WILLIAM COMMUNITY BAND, rehearsal. 7:30 p.m., Saunders Middle School, 13557 Spriggs Rd., Manassas. Free. 703-791-4119 or

Tuesday 4

"BRAIN BENDERS" FOR KIDS, a Maryland Science Center program for first-graders and older students. 10:30 a.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-4800.

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