Thursday 27

SEAWATER SCIENCE, 1:30-2:15 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

HOWL AT THE MOON, an evening of theatrical entertainment from the Courtland High School Drama Department. 7-8 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

LUNCH BUNCH, all ages, bring lunch and listen to stories, dessert provided. Noon, Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

DECK BUILDING WORKSHOP, 7-9 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

STORY TIME, all ages. 7 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

STORY TIME, ages 3-5 with caregiver. 10:30 a.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

COOKING WITH EVA, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $16 residents, $20 nonresidents; register. 540-372-1086.

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

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

Friday 28

ALPHABET SOUP, preschoolers and day-care providers. 10 and 11 a.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

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

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

Saturday 29

CPR CLASS, with certification upon completion. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $35; register. 540-372-1086.

Monday 31

PICNIC WITH THE POPS, music performed by the Rappahannock Pops Orchestra. Food service available at 5:30 p.m., performance begins at 7 p.m., Maury School Park, William Street and Kenmore Avenue, Fredericksburg. Free; care packages for the troops requested. 804-224-7723.

Tuesday 1

CONCERT, bring lunch or buy one at the park and hear local performers. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Hurkamp Park, William and Prince Edward streets, Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1086.

PET PORTRAITS, paint a picture of your pet with watercolors or acrylics. 7-9 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $15; register. 540-372-1086.

WRITERS GROUP, grades 7-12. 6:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

ART CLUB, grades 7-12. 4-5:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

MASTER GARDENER CLINIC, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

Wednesday 2

CREATE A FAMILY TREE, 7-8:30 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $10; register. 540-372-1086.

CLASSICS CLUB, book discussion of classics for homeschoolers, ages 12-16. 2 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

ARCHAEOLOGY AND TRANSPORTATION, learn about Spotsylvania excavations. 7-9 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

BRIDGE CLUB, experienced players welcome. 12:30-3:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-785-9267.

CERAMICS/CRAFTS, seniors. Volunteer provides instruction; others often share crafts. 10 a.m., Enon Community Center, 791 Truslow Rd., Falmouth. Small supply fee. 540-373-2229.

LOBBY STAMPERS, rubber-stamping techniques. 9 a.m.-noon, Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

GAMES CLUB FOR ADULTS, mah-jongg featured, card players welcome. 1 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

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