Thursday 13

SWING INTO SPRING DINNER-DANCE, call to register by March 22 for event April 5, St. James Episcopal Church, 73 Culpeper St., Warrenton. 6 p.m. social hour; 7 p.m. dinner; 8-10:30 p.m., music, dancing, 7-10 p.m., silent auction. Benefits Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier. $50, per person. 540-349-8142.

CALL TO ARTISTS, apply by March 29 to exhibit and sell work at the Country Festival, 1-4 p.m. April 26, Flint Hill Fire Department grounds. In conjunction with 10 a.m. running of 25th Annual Fodderstack 10K Race. 540-675-1000.

FARM POND MANAGEMENT, all ages, 15 and younger with an adult, call to register for program 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 22, Warrenton Community Center, 430 E. Shirley Ave. Residents, $15; nonresidents, 23. Includes lunch. 540-347-6896.

PEEPERS AND CREEPERS, call to register for night walk in search of frogs and spotted salamanders, 7-9 p.m. March 27. Meet at Friends of Bull Run Mountain House, 17405 Beverley Mill Dr., Broad Run and go to Clifton Farm. Members, $5; non-members, $10. 703-753-2631.

ORGANIC GARDENING, 16 and older, call to register for program 7 p.m. March 18, Vint Hill Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. Residents, $10; nonresidents, $15. 540-347-6894.

FAUQUIER AMATEUR RADIO, 7:30 p.m., second Thursdays, SunTrust Bank basement, Warrenton Plaza Center, Business Routes 29 and 17, Warrenton. 540-347-7533.

BOARD GAMES TOURNAMENT, all ages, games available, 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Warrenton Community Center, 430 E. Shirley Ave. Free. 540-347-6896.

BRIDGE, seniors, 1-3 p.m. Thursdays, Warrenton Community Center, 430 E. Shirley Ave. Free. Registration required. 540-347-6896.

TAX HELP volunteers help to prepare tax returns, noon-3 p.m. Thursdays, Bealeton Library, 6346 Village Center Dr.; 9 a.m-3 p.m. Saturdays, The Workplace, 205 Keith St., Warrenton; 12:30-2:30 p.m. Saturdays, Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd. and 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Service available through April 8. Free. Appointment required. 540-349-8142.

STORY TIME, all ages, 11:30 a.m., today-Friday, Bealeton Library, 6346 Village Center Dr. Free. 540-439-9728.

STORY TIME, ages 3-5, 10:30-11 a.m. today, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. 540-347-8750, Ext. 21.

FAUQUIER SINGLES, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, Legends Restaurant, 67 W. Lee St., Warrenton. 540-347-9401

FAUQUIER WALKING, sponsored by Fauquier Medical Associates. Pick up a walking log at 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.

Friday 14

FRIENDS BOOK CELLAR, almost-new and used book sale to benefit adult and children's library programs, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 14 and 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. March 15, John Barton Payne Building basement, 2 Courthouse Sq., Warrenton. 540-347-8750.

STORY TIME, preschool, 10:30 a.m., John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Free. 540-364-4910.

BINGO, 50 and older, 9:30 a.m. Fridays, Kmart Cafe, Warrenton Village Shopping Center. 540-341-0030; 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 15

WOODCOCK WALK AND LECTURE, lecture and evening walk to enjoy American woodcocks' spring territorial and courtship flights, 4-8 P.M., Airlie Conference Center near Warrenon. Sponsored by Friends of Bull Run and Environmental Studies at Airlie. Members, $10; nonmembers, $15. Preregistration. 703-753-2631 or www.fobr.org.

BIRDFEEDER BUILDING, all ages, 13 and younger with an adult, 10 a.m.-noon, Vint Hill Community Center Concessions Building, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. Residents, $15; nonresidents, $23. To register, call 540-347-6894.

CLARA'S FAITH HOUSE PANTRY, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, True Deliverance Church of God, 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, bridge, Monopoly, Hearts, chess and Operation. Come with friends and bring a 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.

Monday 17

GREAT BOOKS GROUP, "Letter to His Father" and "The Judgment" by Franz Kafka, 1 p.m., Warrenton Library program room, 11 Winchester St. 540-347-8750, Ext. 25.

SCRABBLE, 16 and older, 7 p.m. Mondays, Bealeton Library, 6346 Village Center Dr. Preregister. Space limited. 540-439-9728.

STORY/CRAFT TIME, grades K-3 ,4:30 p.m., Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Free; pick up ticket before program. 540-347-8750, Ext. 21.

BLUE RIDGE BARBERSHOPPERS, men of all ages welcome for four-part harmony, 7:30-10 p.m. Mondays, Warrenton Church of Christ. 540-788-4257.

SUNRISE FITNESS, 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. 540-347-6896.

DEEP WATER AEROBICS, 9-10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, 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.

Tuesday 18

WOODCOCK WALK, 6-8 p.m., meet at Friends of Bull Run Mountain House, 17405 Beverley Mill Dr., Broad Run, and join Bill Sladen at Clifton Farm. Members, $5; nonmembers, $10. To register, call 703-753-2631.

INTERNET ORIENTATION FOR ADULTS, 9 a.m., Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Free. To register, call 540-347-8750, Ext. 25.

FAUQUIER QUILTERS, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays and 10 a.m. the following Wednesday, Our Savior Lutheran Church, Warrenton. 540-349-8473.

STORY TIME, 20-minute lap-sit program for 18- to 30-month-olds and caregivers, 10:30 a.m., Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. 540-347-8750, Ext. 21.

STORY TIME/CRAFTS, grades K-3, 4:30 p.m., Bealeton Library, 6346 Village Center Dr. 540-439-9728.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 4:30-5 p.m., John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd. 540-364-4910.

BRIDGE, all levels, noon-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Free; registration required. 540-364-3886.

ENGLISH CLASS, 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, 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. Optional Saturday morning runs and 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 visits with friends, 10:30 a.m., St. Luke's Episcopal Parish Hall, 400 N. Church St., Remington. Free. 540-439-1534.

Wednesday 19

TWOS AND THREES TOGETHER STORY, 30-minute lap-sit program for toddlers and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. 540-347-8750, Ext. 21.

LEARN ENGLISH, 6:45-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays, Warrenton Baptist Church, 123 Main St. Sponsored by Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County. Children's program at same time. Free; class is walk-in. Dinner 5:30 p.m. $3. 540-349-8142.

YOUTH OPEN GYM, 12 and younger must be supervised by an adult, 2-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Vint Hill Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. Basketball, billiards, air hockey, Ping-Pong, foosball and shuffleboard. County residents, $2; nonresidents, $3. 540-347-6894.

ENGLISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, African American Historical Association, 4249 Loudoun Ave., The Plains. Walk in; free. 540-349-8142.

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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