Thursday 23

CHILDRENS' SHOW, "The Three (Not So) Little Pigs." 11 a.m., Stafford Gymnastics and Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $4; free for children 23 months and younger; reservations required. 540-720-1115.

HERBAL LIFESTYLE ANALYSIS, 6:30-8 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $35, $47, nonresidents; register. 540-372-1086.

FASHION DOLL TEA PARTY, ages 5-9. 10-11 a.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $7; register. 540-372-1086.

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

GAME NIGHT, chess and board games. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

SUMMER READING CLUB, grades K-6. 10-11 a.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

DUCT TAPE DAY, fun projects with duct tape, grades 7-12. 4 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

RESEARCHING WITH OLD NEWSPAPERS, 7-9 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

SENIOR 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 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

Friday 24

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

FABULOUS FRIDAY, stories, activities and snacks, grades K-6. Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

MURDER MYSTERY NIGHT, grades 5-8. 7-8:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

ALPHABET SOUP, ages 2-5. 10 and 11 a.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg, 540-785-9267. 10:30 a.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg, 540-372-1144. Free.

"WIDOWED: THE NEXT STEP," 7:30 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1086.

Saturday 25

HERBAL HOME REMEDIES, tinctures and liniments. 6:30-8 p.m., Stafford Gymnastics and Recreation

Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $35; register.

540-720-1115.

CARDBOARD BOAT WORKSHOP, all ages. 10 a.m.-noon, Courthouse Community Center, 29 Stafford Ave., Stafford. Free; register. 540-373-8192.

LOW-CARB COOKING WITH MARGARET, breakfast meal. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $18, $24 nonresidents; register. 540-372-1086.

VEGETARIAN COOKING, 2-4 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-785-9267.

MEDITATION, learn the theory. 4-5 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-785-9267.

CANINE GOOD CITIZEN, learn about this American Kennel Club test. 10 a.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

GAME NIGHT, play a far-future tank warfare game, grades 7-12. Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 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.

Monday 27

HEALING WITH HERBS, 6:30-8 p.m., Stafford Gymnastics and Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $35; register. 540-720-1115.

SMOKING CESSATION, 7-9 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $35, $47 nonresidents; register. 540-372-1086.

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

COMPUTER CLASS FOR SENIORS, 7-9 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

CONCERT, by Peter Mealy and Laurie Rose Griffith. Bring a picnic and lawn chairs or blanket. 7 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

Tuesday 28

KIDDIE CAFE, food and stories, grades K-4. 11:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

LITTLE BUILDERS, stories and construction projects, ages 3-5. 10:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

GAMES CLUB, chess, checkers and other games, grades 3-12. 4-5:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

MUSIC ON THE GROUNDS, bring a picnic and lawn chairs or blanket. 7 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

DOG DAY, dog training and safety class, grades 3-6. 2 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

GAME DAY, snacks and games, grades 7-12. 2-4 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

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

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

CONCERT, bring lunch or buy one at the park and hear local musicians. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Hurkamp Park, William and Prince Edward streets, Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1086.

Wednesday 29

ALPHABET ANTICS, all ages. 2 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

DESSERT AND A MOVIE, "Napoleon Dynamite." 6:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

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

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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