Thursday 8

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS, 10-11 a.m. Enon Community Center, 791 Truslow Rd., Falmouth. 540-373-2229.

CPR CLASS, 16 and older. 6:30-9:30 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $35; register. 540-372-1086.

KNITTING CLASS, basic instruction. 4 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

FAMILY STORY TIME, 7 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

MESSY ART, ages 2-5, with caregiver. 2 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

ALL ABOUT MUSIC, first through third grades. 2 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

KIDDIE KRAFTS, ages 3-5. 10 and 11 a.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

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

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

RAPE AGGRESSION DEFENSE, seventh-graders and older and adults, learn how to fight back when safety is threatened. 6:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

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 9

CONCERT, by Mark Newton Band. 7:30 p.m., Stafford Government Center lawn, Courthouse Road and Route 1, Stafford. $5, $3 senior citizens, $1 children 6 and younger. 703-777-6306.

ALL ABOUT MUSIC, fourth- through sixth-graders. 2 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

TALE TELLING, five-session workshop, fourth- through sixth-graders. 9:30 a.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

FABULOUS FRIDAYS, crafts and stories, kindergartners through sixth-graders. 4 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

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

FREEDOM ROCK, patriotic rock painting, music and snacks, kindergartners through sixth-graders. 2 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

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

EMBOSSING CLASS, 16 and older. 6-9 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $15 residents, $21 nonresidents; register. 540-372-1086.

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

CRAFT TIME, preschool children. 2-2:45 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 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 10

MOTHER GOOSE ACTIVITY, 2 and younger with an adult. Rhymes, songs and activities. 10:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

CHILD SAFETY SEAT WORKSHOP, 10-11 a.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $3, $1 sitting fee per child; register. 540-372-1086.

MUSIC UNDER THE STARS, Avant Gardeners perform. 7:30 p.m., Maury Stadium, Kenmore Avenue and William Street, Fredericksburg. $5, $3 senior citizens, $1 age 6 and younger. 703-777-6306.

SCRAPBOOK MARATHON, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

BOOK DISCUSSION, conversations based on "Great Books of the Western World." 10 a.m.-noon, Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

STAFFORD STAMPERS, adults and children 10 and older, learn rubber-stamping techniques. Schedule and materials list available at Friends of the Library Gift Shop. 2-4 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

Monday 12

SMOKING CESSATION, 7-9 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $40; register. 540-372-1086.

AFTERNOON MOVIES, all ages. 2 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

BOOK BUNCH DISCUSSION, fourth- through sixth graders. 1 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

SENIORS DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS, 50 and older. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., also Tuesday. Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $10; register. 540-372-1086.

BOOK BUDDIES, stories and crafts, ages 5-8. 1:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

BOOK BUNCH DISCUSSION, ages 9-12. Bring a book to share; snacks provided. 1:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

PIECEMAKERS QUILTERS, meet with others interested in quilting. 7 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

CONCERT, Next to Never. Bring picnic and lawn chairs or blanket. 7 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

INTERNET BASICS CLASS, 7-9 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

BOOK DISCUSSION, "A Prayer for Owen Meany," by John Irving. 7-9 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

Tuesday 13

NATURE PROGRAM, all about birds, ages 3-5, 2-2:45 p.m.; ages 6-11, 3-3:45 p.m., Stafford Gymnasium & Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $8 residents, $10 nonresidents; register. 540-373-8192.

MESSY ART, ages 5-7. 10 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

MAKE AND TAKE, ages 8-12, crafts made from recycled materials in honor of America's birthday. 4:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

AFTERNOON MOVIES, children 12 and younger. 1:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-785-9267.

PATRIOTIC PICNIC, for senior citizens. Bring a covered dish to share. 11 a.m., Enon Community Center, 791 Truslow Rd., Falmouth. Free. 540-373-2229.

MASTER GARDENERS, get help with gardening problems. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

MAKING MUSIC, create an instrument, kindergartners through third-graders. 2:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

STORY TIME, ages 2-3, with caregiver. 10 a.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

STORY TIME, all ages, 7 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

Wednesday 14

CONCERT, the U.S. Army Blues Band. 8 p.m., Maury Stadium, Kenmore Avenue and William Street, Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1086.

CRAFTS FOR KIDS, ages 3-5, 2-2:45 p.m., ages 6-11, 3-3:45. Stafford Gymnasium & Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $8; register. 540-373-8192.

VINYL ART, make crafts from old vinyl albums, seventh- through 12-graders. 2 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

WORLD TALES, folk tales, crafts and snacks, ages 7-9. 2 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

MOVIES FOR SENIOR CITIZENS, "Master and Commander." 2:30-4:30 p.m., Enon Community Center, 791 Truslow Rd., Falmouth. Free; register. 540-373-2229.

PUPPET SHOW, all ages. 11-11:45 a.m., Stafford Gymnasium & Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $4; reservations requested. 540-373-8192

THERAPY DOG PROGRAM, featuring Charlotte, a therapy dog, in salute to canines. 2 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

LUNCHTIME MATINEE, movies for families, drinks provided. Noon, Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

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

STORY TIME, ages 2-3, with caregiver. 9:30 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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