Thursday 14

KID KRAFTS, ages 3-5, 10 and 11 a.m., grades K-6, 4:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

BEADED BRACELET WORKSHOP, ages 16 and older. Noon-2:30 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $20; $27, nonresidents; register. 540-372-1086.

QUILTING CLASS, beginning instruction. 9 a.m.-noon today and Oct. 20, Stafford Gymnasium and Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $30; register. 540-373-8192.

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

COOKING WITH EVA, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $16; $20, nonresidents; register. 540-372-1086.

EVENING STORY TIME, 7 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free, register. 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 15

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

STORY TIME, preschoolers. 10 or 11 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

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 16

THERAPY DOG PROGRAM, 10:30-noon, 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. 10:30 a.m. today, Monday and Wednesday, Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

SCARY SNACKS, make and bake treats for Halloween, ages 8 and older. Noon-1 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $12; register. 540-372-1086.

SCRAPBOOKING CLASS, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Stafford Gymnasium and Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $41; register. 540-373-8192

PUMPKIN POOL PARTY, decorate a pumpkin and take a swim as well, ages 3-10 with caregiver. 6-8 p.m., Woodlands Pool, 2 Northampton Blvd., Stafford. $8 ; register. 540-658-4241.

5K AND 1 MILE RUN/WALK, sponsored by the Park Ridge Elementary School PTO. 5K starts at 8 a.m.; 1 mile fun run begins at 9:30 a.m. At the school, 2000 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. $19, advance registration; $21, race day for the 5K; $7, children 11 and younger. Donations welcome for ages 12 and older for fun run. 540-720-3433.

WILDLIFE PROGRAM AND HIKE, grades 1-3. 9 a.m.-noon, Curtis Park Administration Building, 58 Jesse Curtis Lane, Stafford. $15; register. 540-373-8192.

Monday 18

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. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

TEEN COUNCIL, grades 7-12, monthly meeting. 6:30-8 p.m. Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

GRAPHIC NOVEL DISCUSSION, grades 7-12. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

POWERPOINT CLASS, 7-10 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

HOME REMEDIES, salves and baths. 6:30-7:45 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $30; register. 540-372-1086.

Tuesday 19

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

COLLAGE TREASURE BOX WORKSHOP, ages 13 and older. 7-8 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $24; $32, nonresidents; register. 540-372-1086.

INVESTING SEMINAR, 7-8 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $5; register. 540-372-1086.

Wednesday 20

BRAINSTORMERS, grades 5 and 6, volunteer projects. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144 .

TEEN COUNCIL, grades 7-12, monthly meeting. 7-8 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144 .

AUTHOR SIGNING, with Veda Blount, author of "The Wedding." 7:30 p.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. 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. Noon, Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

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