Thursday 18

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

BASIC KNITTING CLASS, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 504-659-4909.

BOOK BUNCH DISCUSSION, grades 4-6. Bring a book to share; snacks provided. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

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

MOTHER GOOSE ACTIVITY, 2 and younger with an adult, rhymes, songs and activities. 9:30 a.m. today and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

LUNCH BUNCH, all ages, bring lunch and listen to stories, dessert provided. Noon, Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-785-9267.

STORY TIME, for preschoolers. 10 and 11 am., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

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

EVENING STORY TIME, 7 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 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 19

IN A PICKLE, grades K-6, pickle tasting, stories and fun. 4:15-5 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

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

CRAFT TIME, ages 2-5. 4:15 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

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.

STORY TIME, ages 2-5 and caregiver. 10:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

PUPPET SHOW, an interactive show with tales of Australia. 7 p.m., Courthouse Community Center, 29 Stafford Ave., Stafford. $3 advance tickets, $4 day of show; reservations requested. 540-373-8192.

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 20

CRAFT SHOW, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Virginia National Guard Armory, 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1086.

CRAFT SHOW, sponsored by the Stafford Volunteer Fire Department. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Brooke Point High School, 1700 Courthouse Rd., Stafford.$2; free children 12 and younger. 540-373-8192.

OPEN HOUSE, at Hartwood Winery. 1-5 p.m. today and Sunday, 345 Hartwood Rd., Stafford. $8. 540-752-4893.

THERAPY DOG PROGRAMS, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford, 540-659-4909. 1:30-3 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg, 540-372-1144; 1:30-3 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg, 540-785-9267. Free; register.

WAR GAMES, recreating battles from World War I. 12:30-5 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

Monday 22

BASIC KNITTING CLASS, 7-9 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

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

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

RAPE AGGRESSION DEFENSE, grades seven and higher 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.

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

Tuesday 23

TURKEY TIME, crafts and stories for the holiday, ages 2-5, 11 a.m., ages 3-5, 6-6:45 p.m., ages 6-12, 7-7:45 p.m., Stafford Gymnasium & Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $8, $10 nonresidents; register. 540-373-8192.

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

STORY TIME, ages 2-5 with caregiver. 10:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

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

STORY TIME, ages 2-3 with caregiver. 10:30 a.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

Wednesday 24

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

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

STORY TIME, ages 2-3 with caregiver. 10 and 11 a.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 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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