Thursday 19

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE, taught by Stafford County Adult Education staff. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909. For more information, contact Regional Adult Education at 540-898-8165 or 800-433-1520.

SENIOR CITIZENS BRUNCH, bring your own food to be prepared and join others for a game of cards after the meal. 11 a.m., Enon Community Center, 791 Truslow Rd., Falmouth. Free. 540-373-2229.

MOTHER GOOSE ACTIVITY TIME, rhymes, songs and activities for children 2 and younger. 9:30 a.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; registration required. 540-372-1144.

LOBBY SCRAPPERS, bring your own scrapbook projects. 9:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

GINGERBREAD HOUSE WORKSHOP, for children 3 and older. 6:30-7:30 p.m., Stafford Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $8, residents; $10, nonresidents; registration required. 540-373-8192.

SENIOR EXERCISE, for people 55 and older. 9:30-10:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

Friday 20

WIDOWED: THE NEXT STEP, a chance to share experiences and make friends. 7:30 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1086.

DAY-CARE DROP-IN STORY TIME, for day-care groups. 10 a.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

ALPHABET SOUP, for preschoolers. 10:30 a.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

CHRISTMAS PARTY, for preschoolers. 10:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; registration required. 540-659-4909.

ALPHABET SOUP, for preschoolers. 11 a.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

Saturday 21

STORIES WITH SANTA, for the whole family. 11 a.m.-noon, Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $3, children 2 and older, $1, adults; registration required. 540-372-1086.

-- Compiled by Camille Ross

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