Thursday 3

BOOK DISCUSSION, "The Fountainhead," by Ayn Rand. 7:30-9 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

KNITTING GROUP, 6:30-8 p.m., 7-8:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

BOOK BUNCH DISCUSSION, grades 4-6. Bring a book to share; snacks provided. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

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

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 4

STORY TIME, ages 2-5. 10 and 11 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

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

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 5

THERAPY DOG PROGRAM, 1:30-3 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

MOTHER GOOSE ACTIVITY, 2 and younger with an adult. Rhymes, songs and activities. 11:30 a.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

QUILTING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, basic instruction. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

VEGETARIAN COOKING, 2-3:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

MEDITATION, learn the theory. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

MOTHER GOOSE ACTIVITY, 2 and younger with an adult. Rhymes, songs and activities. 10:30 a.m. today, 9:30 a.m., Monday. Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

FREDERICKSBURG ART FESTIVAL, exhibit for artists and fine craftspeople. 10 a.m.-5 pm. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Hurkamp Park, William and Prince Edward streets, Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1086.

JUNIOR NATURALIST PROGRAM, grades 1-3. Enjoy a hike and craft activity. 9 a.m.-noon, Curtis Park Administration Building, 58 Jesse Curtis Lane, Stafford. $15; register. 540-373-8192.

BASIC ORIENTEERING, grades 3-5. Learn how to read a compass and a map. 1-4 p.m., Curtis Park Administration Building, 58 Jesse Curtis Lane, Stafford. $15; register. 540-373-8192.

Monday 7

MOTHER GOOSE ACTIVITY, 2 and younger with an adult. Rhymes, songs and activities. 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

BOOK BUNCH DISCUSSION, grades 4-6. 4:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

GRAPHIC NOVEL DISCUSSION, grades 7-12. 7-8:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

CONCERT, Fabulous Sensations. Bring a picnic and lawn chairs or blanket. 7 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

Tuesday 8

MOTHER GOOSE ACTIVITY, 2 and younger with an adult. Rhymes, songs and activities. 9:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

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

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

Wednesday 9

WRITER'S CHOICE, local writers read from their work. 7-9 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

BOOK CHAT FOR TEENS, grades 7-12. Refreshments served. 4-5 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

RUBBER-STAMPING, adults, children 10 and older. 7-8:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Schedule and materials list available at Friends of the Library Gift Shop. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

MOTHER GOOSE ACTIVITY, 2 and younger with an adult. Rhymes, songs and activities. 10:30 a.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

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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