Thursday 22

STORIES AND PICTURES, grades 1-3, tell tales and make pictures to accompany them. 2 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

BASIC KNITTING CLASS, grades 7-12. 4-5:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

SCARY STORIES, grades 4-6. 7:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

WILD WEST STORIES, ages 4-6. 2 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

MOTHER GOOSE ACTIVITY, 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.

COOKING FOR TEENS, 2-3 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

KIDDIE KRAFTS, ages 3-5. 10 and 11 a.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.

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 23

STORIES AND PICTURES, grades 4-6, tell tales and make pictures to accompany them. 2 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

ANCIENT 80'S FILMS, "Valley Girl." 7 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-785-9267.

YOUNG EINSTEINS, ages 6-10, fun with science. 4-4:30 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $8; register. 540-372-1086.

PRINCESS TEA PARTY, ages 5-9. 11 a.m.-noon, Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $7; register. 540-372-1086.

CONCERT, by World Jam Club, a Brazilian Celtic jazz 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.

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

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 24

VEGETARIAN COOKERY AND MEDITATION CLASS, 2-5 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

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. 540-659-4909.

PERENNIAL GARDEN CLUB, children 10 and older and adults. 9-11 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

THERAPY DOG PROGRAM, grades K-6. 1:30-3 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

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

Monday 26

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.

BRAINSTORMERS, grades 5-6, volunteer projects. 4:15 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

BOOK BUNCH DISCUSSION, grades 4-6. 1 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

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

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

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

CONCERT, World Jam Club, a Brazilian Celtic jazz band. Bring picnic and lawn chairs or blanket. 7 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

Tuesday 27

PIRATE TALES, ages 6-8. 10 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

BRAIN GAMES, grades 7-12. 3:30-5 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

GALAPAGOS GEORGE, ages 2 and older, see and learn about wildlife on the island of Galapagos. 11 a.m., Courthouse Community Center, 29 Stafford Ave., Stafford. $3, advance tickets; $4, at the door. 540-373-8192.

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

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

STORY TIME, ages 2-3, with caregiver. 10:30 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 28

BASIC BEAUTY WORKSHOP, grades 7-12. 2-3 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267

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

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

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

MESSY ART, ages 2-5 with caregiver. 10 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

CREATIVE CRAFTS, 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; register. 540-373-8192.

AFTERNOON MOVIES, all ages. Noon, Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

STORY TIME, ages 2-3, with caregiver. 9:30 a.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

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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