And Crafts

QUILTERS, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays and 10 a.m. first and third Wednesdays, Our Savior Lutheran Church, 6194 Dumfries Rd., Warrenton. Free. 540-349-8473.


CALLING ALL GREEN THUMBS, adopt a flowerbed or help with planting and pruning at Vint Hill Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. Call to volunteer. 540-347-6894.

EVENING HERB SOCIETY, learn about herbs through culinary and medicinal discussions, aromatherapy and crafts, 6:30-8 p.m. second Mondays, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Free. 540-364-2734.


BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG, "142nd anniversary," teens, 11 a.m. Saturday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Learn about the battle, bugle calls and Civil War music from local history interpreters. Free. 540-347-8750.


EVENING GREAT BOOKS, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Poetry by William Wordsworth, Adrienne Rich and Robert Lowell. New members welcome. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.

"PAWS TO READ," ages 5-10 accompanied by an adult, 4 p.m. Wednesday, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Children select something to read to trained therapy dogs. Free; signed permission slip required. 540-364-4910.

DAYTIME GREAT BOOKS, 1 p.m. July 25, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. "The Song of Solomon" by Toni Morrison. New members welcome. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.


MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS, 9:30 a.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Liberty Assembly of God Church, 11775 Morgansburg Rd., Bealeton. Free. 540-439-6523 or

ENGLISH CLASSES FOR ADULTS, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr., and John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall. Sponsored by the county public library and Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County. Free. No babysitting provided. Call your local library for information.

INTERNET TRAINING FOR ADULTS, 9 a.m. third Tuesdays, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Free. Register. 540-347-8750, Ext. 3.

WARRENTON NEWCOMERS CLUB, membership coffee, 9:30 a.m. second Wednesdays. Open to anyone who has lived in the area five years or less. Free; call for locations. 540-428-0075.

INTERNET TRAINING FOR ADULTS, 7:30 p.m. first Wednesdays, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Free. Register. 540-439-9728.


BLUEMONT SUMMER CONCERT, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Old Shadowlawn, 70 Culpeper St. (between Franklin and Lee streets), Warrenton. Rain location is Taylor Middle School, 350 E. Shirley Ave. Music by the Daryl Davis Band. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. No pets, alcohol or smoking. $5; $3, Bluemont Friends and seniors; $1, 5 and younger. 703-777-6306 or


ASTRONOMY VIEWING, all ages, children must be accompanied by an adult, dusk-11 p.m. July 9, C.M. Crockett Park, parking area near the front gate, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Bring a telescope or use one provided. $6 at the gate for nonresidents. 540-788-4867.

STAR PARTY, 8:30-11 p.m. July 9, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Led by Sean O'Brien, an astronomer with the Albert Einstein Planetarium. Cover flashlights with a red filter or brown paper bag. If clouds or rain, an amateur astronomer will lead a short program. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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