Arts and Crafts

QUILTERS, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays and 10 a.m. first and third Wednesdays, Our Savior Lutheran Church, 6194 Dumfries Rd., Warrenton. 540-349-8473.


ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE UPDATE BREAKFAST, sponsored by Fauquier County Chamber of Commerce, 8 a.m. today, Fauquier Springs Country Club, 9236 Tournament Dr., Warrenton. Members of the General Assembly who represent Fauquier County have been invited to discuss community issues that were brought to the last legislative session. Free. RSVP. 540-347-4414.


STORY TIME, preschoolers, 11:30-noon today and tomorrow, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Free. 540-439-9728.

STORY TIME, preschoolers, 10:30-11 a.m. tomorrow, and 4:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Free. 540-364-4910.


MOUNT BLEAK HOUSE TOURS, 1, 2:30 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Visit the home of the Abner Settle family, residents of Mount Bleak just before and during the Civil War. $4, per vehicle. 540-592-3556.


PRUNING ROSES, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today, Winchester Street "Secret Garden" of the Burkes in Warrenton. Bring pruning shears. $50, includes a gourmet picnic lunch. Call for directions. 540-349-5757 or

Lectures and Literature

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


MANASSAS-WARRENTON CAMERA CLUB, 7:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays, September through May, Manassas City Hall, 9027 Center St. Seminars, competitions, workshops and field trips. 703-590-5921 or

MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS, 9:30 a.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Liberty Assembly of God Church, 11775 Morgansburg Rd., Bealeton. 540-439-6523 or

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

BASIC WATER RESCUE, ages 16 and older, 1-5:30 p.m. June 26, C.M. Crockett Park boat dock, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Course prepares individuals for aquatic emergencies by teaching how to protect yourself while assisting others. This is not a lifesaving class. It is about water safety and responding to emergencies. Part of the class takes place in the water. Register by June 20. $20, residents; $30, nonresidents. 540-788-4867.

ADULT INTERNET TRAINING, 9 a.m. third Tuesdays, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Free. Register. 540-347-8750, Ext. 25.

WARRENTON STAMP AND COIN, 7 p.m. second Wednesdays, Warrenton Professional Center employee lounge, 493 Blackwell Rd. Free. 540-347-9212.

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.

ENGLISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Afro-American Historical Association, 4243 Loudoun Ave., The Plains. Free; class is walk-in. 540-349-8142.


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.

COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT, 7 p.m. Monday, Warrenton Branch Greenway, Fourth Street, next to the caboose. Andrew Paul, director. Free. 540-347-6896.


SKINS, SKULLS AND OTHER COOL NATURE STUFF, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Smell, pick up and ask about nature items on displays. Meet behind the Mount Bleak house. $4, per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

SUNSET NATURE WALK, 8-9 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Walk into the meadow, look and listen for wildlife and watch the sun set over the Blue Ridge. Wear study shoes and a wind-proof jacket for this one mile walk. $4, per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

SKY WATCHING, 8:15-11 p.m. June 19, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Sean O'Brien, staff astronomer at the Albert Einstein Planetarium. Cover flashlights with a red filter or a brown paper bag. In case of clouds or rain, an amateur astronomer will lead an alternate program. $4, per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

Sports and Recreation

KIDS ALL-AMERICAN FISHING DERBY, ages 6-15 with an adult, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 19, C.M. Crockett Park concessions deck, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Day for demonstrating to kids the fun and entertainment of fishing. Bring your own rod, tackle and bait. Prizes donated by Wal-Mart. Rain date, June 20. $4, residents; $6, nonresidents. Adults do not need to register. 540-788-4867.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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