Thursday 3

FRONT ROYAL FISH HATCHERY TRIP, all ages, 17 and younger with an adult, call to register for trip Saturday. Depart 9 a.m., C.M. Crockett Park, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland, return 2:30 p.m. Bring lunch. Rain date April 19. Residents, $16; nonresidents, $24. 540-788-4867.

RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS TRIP, call to register for trip Saturday. Depart 9:45 a.m., Routes 29/605 commuter lot, return 2:30 p.m. Residents, $32; nonresidents, $48. 540-347-6894.

WILDFLOWER WALK, call to register to walk 10 a.m.-noon April 12. Meet at Friends of Bull Run Mountain House, 17405 Beverley Mill Dr., Broad Run. Members, $5; nonmembers, $10. 540-753-2631.

SWING INTO SPRING DINNER-DANCE, call to register for event Saturday, 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. 703-568-1729.

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 Tuesday. Free. Appointment required. 540-349-8142.

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

FAUQUIER COUNTY WALKING CLUB, all ages, noon, Thursdays to June 5, Rady Park Shelter, Warrenton. Free. 540-347-6896.

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. $8. 540-347-6896.

Friday 4

ADULT HIP HOP DANCE, 18 and older, choreographer Joanne Munson, 6:45-8 p.m. Fridays through May 23, Vint Hill Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr. Warrenton. Residents, $60; nonresidents, $80. 540-347-6894.

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. Friday and 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 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 5

FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT, all ages, "Let's Make a Circus," the Amazing Lula, 11 a.m., John Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Advance, $4; day of the event, $6. 540-364-3886.

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP, 16 and older, artist Lynn Cook, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Residents, $20; nonresidents, $30. Bring your own supplies or pay $35 at the class. 540-364-3886.

CABOOSE TOURS, 9-11 a.m. first Saturdays, Warrenton Branch Greenway, Fourth Street, Warrenton. 540-347-6897.

FAUQUIER TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE COMPUTER DONATION, new and used computer equipment needed for annual Hard Drive for Education sale in May. Proceeds to Fauquier County Public Schools. Donations accepted at 17 S. Fifth St., Warrenton, Saturdays 9 a.m.-noon through May 10. Arrangements can be made to have equipment picked up. 703-361-3520.

FREE TUTORING, grades 1-12, sponsored by Fauquier Family Resource Network, 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.

Sunday 6

ISLANDS OF THE GALAPAGOS, photographic slide presentation and discussion on wildlife and landscapes, 4 p.m., Studio 19, 81 Main St., Warrenton. Refreshments. 540-349-0040.

Monday 7

MEMORIES WRITING GROUP, support and discussion of writing personal memoirs, 10:30 a.m., Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Bring bag lunch. Coffee and tea provided. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 25.

FAUQUIER COMMUNITY BAND SPRING CONCERT, all ages, 7 p.m. Warrenton Community Center, 430 E. Shirley Ave. Free. 540-347-6896.

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.

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 8

SLEEPY TIME STORY TIME, preschool and young school-age children, songs, puppets, stories, crafts and snack, 7:30 p.m., Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 21.

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

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.

JOHN BIRCH SOCIETY, 7:30 p.m. second Tuesdays, Shadow Lawn Senior Center, 70 Culpeper St., Warrenton. 540-347-2011.

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.

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 9

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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