Thursday 20

BAT HOUSE WORKSHOP, family series II, call to register for program 10 a.m.-noon March 29. Supplies provided. Meet at Friends of Bull Run Mountain House, 17405 Beverley Mill Dr., Broad Run. Members, $15; nonmembers, $20. 540-753-2631.

SWING INTO SPRING DINNER-DANCE, call to register by Saturday 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.

FORCE ELITE OPEN DANCE TEAM, 18 and older, new group forming in Warrenton, a funk, jazz, hip-hop style dance team focusing on competitions. If you have cheer, dance or gymnastics experience or love to dance, call Robin, 703-568-1729.

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. Saturday, 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.

FAUQUIER BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN, "Managing a County Agency," with Maria Del Rosso of Fauquier County Library, 6:45 p.m. today, Warrenton Presbyterian Church, 91 Main St. Refreshments. Open to the public. 540-364-1568

LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES, 4 p.m. today, Fauquier County Courthouse, fourth floor, 40 Culpeper St., Warrenton. 540-347-8750.

MYSTERY BOOK CLUB, "Save the Last Dance for Me" by Ed Corman, noon today, John Payne Bldg., 2 Courthouse Sq., Warrenton. 540-347-8750, Ext. 25.

WARRENTON LIONS, 6:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Fantastico Restaurant, 380 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. 540-347-0916.

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 21

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 21and 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. March 22 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 22

"A CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS," silent and live auction, 50/50 raffle, dinner and entertainment, 6 p.m., Wakefield School, The Plains. Fundraising event for the school. For information, call Laura Ruby, 540-253-5393.

BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL, IIIrd Tyme Out, Fisher & Company, Michelle Nixon & Drive and 4 p.m. doors open, 5 p.m. show begins, Fauquier High School, Warrenton. Proceeds benefit Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company. Advance, $20; at the door, $22; ages 8-12, $5; 7 and younger, free. 540-347-0522 or

KIDSAFE, children's health and safety day, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Highland School, 597 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. Make or update your ID booklet, which includes a photograph and fingerprints, attend classes on health and safety, car seat check, entertainment with Peter McCory, meet fire and rescue personnel and watch the Inova Air Flight helicopter land. Free. 540-349-0588.

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 24

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 25

SCIENCE FICTION BOOK CLUB, 7 p.m., Bealeton Library, 6346 Village Center Dr. Refreshments. 540-439-9728.

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.

SLEEPY STORY TIME, preschoolers and young school-age children, 7:30 p.m., Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. 540-347-8750.

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD, bring a favorite book to discuss , 5:30 p.m., Warrenton Library program room, 11 Winchester St. 540-347-8750.

TOASTMASTERS, 7-8:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, SunTrust Bank, Warrenton Plaza Center, Business Routes 29 and 17. 540-347-5761.

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 26

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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