Thursday 29

MUSIC ON THE GROUNDS, "Chasemissy," modern folk music. 7-8 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

BEACH PARTY, 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.

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

AMELIA BEDELIA'S STORY HOUR, ages 7-9. 10 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

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

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 30

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

BEACH PARTY, 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.

ANCIENT '80'S FILMS, "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." 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.

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 31

CHRISTMAS IN JULY CRAFT SHOW, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1086.

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., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

MUSIC UNDER THE STARS, Orquesta la Romana 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 2

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

GRAPHIC NOVEL DISCUSSION, for students in grades 7-12. 7 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

TEENS' ETIQUETTE CLASS, ages 13-18. 9:30-11:30 a.m., Stafford Gymnasium and Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $29; register. 540-373-8192.

CHANCELLOR MOMS' CLUB, 10 a.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Leigh Mullikin, 540-785-7702.

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

CONCERT, bring picnic and lawn chairs or blanket. 7 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

Tuesday 3

BALLET STORIES AND STEPS, grades K-2, 2 p.m.; grades 3-5, 3:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

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

RAPE AGGRESSION DEFENSE, grades 7 and higher and adults, how to fight back when safety is threatened. 6:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

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

Wednesday 4

SEASON FINALE CELEBRATION, refreshments, stories and guest appearance by author Elaine Fox. 7 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

MAGIC SHOW, with C.C. the Clown. 10 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

FILMS ABOUT ARTISTS, "Chinese Art: Treasures of the National Palace Museum," one in a series exploring artists and the creative process. 7:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

MOTHER GOOSE ACTIVITY, ages 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, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

AFTERNOON MOVIES, all ages. Noon, 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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