Prince William Community Events Sept. 13-19, 2009

Prince William County Community Events, Sept. 13-19, 2009

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Sunday 13

MODEL RAILROAD EXHIBIT, sponsored by the Prince William Model Railroad Club. Noon-4 p.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. Free. 703-361-8211.

JENNIE DEAN MEMORIAL TOUR, former Manassas City Council member Ulysses White will discuss Dean, a former slave who helped found the Manassas Industrial School for Colored Youth in the 19th century. Efforts to preserve the site will also be discussed. Sponsored by the Manassas Museum. 1-3 p.m., Manassas Industrial School/Jennie Dean Memorial, 9601 Wellington Rd. $3; families, $5. 703-368-1873 or

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

CIVIL WAR BOOK, author Charles Mauro discusses the research for his book "A Southern Spy in Northern Virginia: The Civil War Album of Laura Ratcliffe." 2 p.m., Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. Program, free. Museum admission, $5; seniors and students, $4; children 6 and younger, free. 703-368-1873 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; 8 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, 8712 Plantation Lane, Manassas, 703-969-2726.

Monday 14

RETIRED TEACHERS RECEPTION, for new retirees, sponsored by the Prince William Retired Teachers Association. 1 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, 9750 Wellington Rd., Manassas. Free. 703-754-9221.

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

ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASS REGISTRATION, classes meet 7-9 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, sponsored by ESL and Immigrant Ministries. 7 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, 9750 Wellington Rd., Manassas. $20. 703-841-0292 or

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

WOODBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHOIR, rehearsal for the Dec. 4 and 5 concerts, no auditions required to participate. 7:30 p.m.; registration begins at 7 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Covenant, 15008 Cloverdale Ave., Dale City. $30 membership fee. 703-680-0198 or

Tuesday 15

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 6:30 p.m., Manassas Presbyterian Church, 8201 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free. 703-361-3420.

DEPRESSION AWARENESS SUPPORT GROUP, for people with depression and their family members. 7 p.m., Potomac Hospital, Hylton Education Center, 2300 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-221-2500.

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