Thursday 28 STARS AND GALAXIES, call to register for program 6 p.m. Dec. 7. Friends of Bull Run, Hopewell Astronomical Observatory and International Dark-Sky Association provide an astronomy program on Bull Run Mountains. Meet at Friends of Bull Run Mountain House, 17405 Beverley Mill Dr., Broad Run, to carpool to the observatory to view star clusters, nebulae, galaxies and planets. Space limited. Members, $10; nonmembers, $15. 703-753-2631.
VIRGINIA STATE ARBORETUM, all ages, under 18 with an adult, call to register for trip Dec. 7. Depart 9 a.m., Hugo's Skating, Route 17 South, return 3 p.m.; depart 9:30 a.m., Route 605/Route 29 commuter parking lot, return 2:30 p.m. Bring bag lunch. Beverages provided. Residents, $14; nonresidents, $21.
PIEDMONT DISPUTE RESOLUTION CENTER TRAINING, call to register by Nov. 30 for training in work with victims and offenders of youth crime, Dec. 6-7, Prince William Office of Dispute Resolution, 9309 Center St., Suite 301, Manassas. Volunteers must complete Child Protective Services and State Police background checks. 540-347-6650.
HOLIDAY WREATHS, call to register for program 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 10, Vint Hill Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. Residents, $32; nonresidents, $48. 540-347-6894.
MACRAME HANGERS, call to register for program 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dec. 9, Vint Hill Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. Residents, $4; nonresidents, $6. 540-347-6894.
GINGERBREAD HOUSES, call to register for program Dec. 14, Vint Hill Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. For times and costs for age groups, call 540-347-6894.
ICE SKATING AT NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, all ages, 15 and younger with an adult, call to register for program Jan. 12. Depart noon, Route 605 commuter parking lot, return 6:15 p.m. Residents ages 11-49, $20; nonresidents, $30. Residents, 10 and younger and 50 and older, $19; nonresidents, $29. 540-347-6894.
FIRST NIGHT WARRENTON, performers or organizations interested in participating in activities for family audiences 6 p.m.-midnight Dec. 31. 540-349-0010.
FAUQUIER WALKING, sponsored by Fauquier Medical Associates. Pick up a walking log at the county recreation department, 62 Culpeper St., Warrenton, to track miles and earn rewards such as a certificate at 50 miles and a T-shirt at 100. Walk alone or in a group. Members receive discounts at select county businesses and are invited to attend free walking clinics sponsored by Fauquier Hospital. $8. 540-347-6896.
TURKEY SHOOTS, sponsored by Jeffersonton Ruritan Club, prizes include turkey, beef and ham, 7 p.m. Fridays through Dec. 6, Jeffersonton Community Center, Routes 802 and 621. 540-937-4541.
BINGO, 50 and older, 9:30 a.m. Fridays, Kmart Cafe, Warrenton Village Shopping Center. 540-341-0030; Also 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays with doors open at 5 p.m., St. John's Catholic Church, 271 Winchester St., Warrenton. Participants must buy one book of cards for $10; possible additional charge for special games. 540-347-2922.
Saturday 30 CLARA'S FAITH HOUSE PANTRY, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, True Deliverance Church of God, 10499 Jericho Rd., Bealeton. 540-439-1244.
ZEN GROUP OF DELAPLANE, 7-9:30 a.m. Saturdays. 540-592-3701.
FREE TUTORING, sponsored by Fauquier Family Resource Network, grades 1-12, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays. Remington Baptist Church, 203 E. Marshall St., and Warrenton Presbyterian Church, Fifth and Main streets. Free; no appointment needed. 540-349-0010.
BOARD/CARD GAMES, all ages, featuring bridge, Monopoly, hearts, chess and Operation. Come with friends and bring your game of choice or use one on hand, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Marshall Community Center Cafe, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Free. 540-364-3886.
YOUTH DROP-IN BASKETBALL, 2-3:30 p.m., Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Residents, $1; nonresidents, $2. 540-364-3886.
SEASONAL WREATH/BOW MAKING, 13 and older, make a traditional wreath, 6-8 p.m., Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Bring greens, ribbon and special decorations for your wreath. Residents, $20; nonresidents, $30.
HOLIDAY CONCERT, all ages, 7 p.m., Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Enjoy holiday classics by Fauquier County Community Band directed by Andrew Paul of Fauquier High School. Free. 540-364-3886.
SUNRISE FITNESS, for adults, 6:30-7 a.m. weekdays. Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Donations encouraged. 540-364-3886.
COMMUNITY BAND, with director Andrew Paul, all ages, join even if you have not played for years, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, Fauquier High School band room, 705 Waterloo Rd., Warrenton. Free. Information: Paul Kadel, 540-347-6896.
DEEP WATER AEROBICS, 9-10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, FAST Aquatic Center, Vint Hill Road, Vint Hill. 540-349-4858.
"HYDROFLEX," low-intensity strengthening and flexibility workout, 10-11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, FAST Aquatic Center, Vint Hill Road, Vint Hill. 540-349-4858.
BINGO, 6 p.m. Mondays, Culpeper American Legion Post 330, Route 229, Culpeper. 540-825-9835.
FAMILY OPEN GYM, all ages, 3-6 p.m., Vint Hill Village Green, Vint Hill Farms Station, Warrenton. Residents, $7; nonresidents, $10.50. 540-347-6894.
MOVIES FOR SENIOR CITIZENS, sponsored by Fauquier Bank, Moser Funeral Home and America House-Marshall Manor. Doors open at 10 a.m. for refreshments, 11 a.m. movie, Warrenton Movies, Huntsman Plaza, Frost Avenue. Free. 540-347-6725.
ENGLISH CLASSES, call to register for classes 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Learn to speak, read and write English, sponsored by Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County, The Work Place, 205 Keith St., Warrenton. Free. 540-349-8142.
FAUQUIER RUNNING, with Coach Mike Stanislaw, focus on becoming physically fit, building stamina and meeting new friends, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Fauquier High School track, Warrenton. The club will have optional Saturday morning runs and meet at various county parks. 540-938-6509.
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Fauquier County Landfill, Bingham Road, Warrenton. 540-347-6811.
REMINGTON/BEALETON SENIORS, meet for games, trips, special speakers and a chance to visit with friends, 10:30 a.m., St. Luke's Episcopal Parish Hall, 400 N. Church St., Remington. Free. 540-439-1534.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LUNCHEON, noon, first Wednesday. Location varies. For information, call 540-347-4414.
MARSHALL STORY TIME, all ages, 4:30 p.m., John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Free. 540-364-4910.
WARRENTON FARMERS MARKET, 7 a.m.-noon Wednesdays through Nov. 27, Main and Court streets, adjacent to historic Fauquier County Courthouse. 540-347-6574.
ENGLISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, African-American Historical Association, 4249 Loudoun Ave., The Plains. Walk in; free. 349-8142.
ADULT DROP-IN BASKETBALL, 8-10 p.m., Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Residents, $3; nonresidents, $5. 540-364-3886.
-- Compiled by Sandy Mauck
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