Thursday 28

SCRATCH ART, grades 3-5. 2-2:45 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

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

COMPUTER CLASS, basic instruction. 2-4 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

HERBAL LIFESTYLE ANALYSIS, ages 18 and older. 6:30 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $35, $47 nonresidents; register. 540-372-1086.

GAME NIGHT, chess or Go, a Japanese game. 6:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. 540-659-4909.

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 29

THEATER GAMES, grades 4-6. 2:45-3 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

POWERPOINT CLASS, 2-4 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

NUTRITION PROGRAM, 18 and older. 10 a.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $28, $37 nonresidents; register. 540-372-1086.

KIDS' MOVIES, 2:30 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. 540-659-4909.

CONCERT, by Kevin Burke and Ged Foley. 7:30 p.m., Stafford Government Center lawn, Courthouse Road and Route 1, Stafford. $5; $4, senior citizens; $1, children 6 and younger. 703-777-6306.

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

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

Saturday 30

PERENNIAL GARDEN CLUB, children 10 and older and adults. 9-11 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

CHILDREN'S ART EXPO, a day of hands-on activities for ages 3-10. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Hurkamp Park, William and Prince Edward streets, Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1086.

HERBAL HOME REMEDIES, tinctures and liniments. 6:30-8 p.m., Stafford Gymnastics and Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Circle, Stafford. $35; register. 540-720-1115.

CONCERT, by Special Ed and the Short Bus. 7:30 p.m., Maury Stadium, Hanover Street and Kenmore Avenue, Fredericksburg. $5; $4, senior citizens; $1, children 6 and younger. 703-777-6306.

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

Monday 1

BOYS NIGHT OUT, activities for boys ages 9-12 and a male caregiver. 7-8 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

TUNES AND TALES, music and stories for 2-year-olds and a caregiver. 10 and 11 a.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

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

BOOK BUNCH DISCUSSION, grades 4-6. 1 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

GRAPHIC NOVEL DISCUSSION, grades 6-12. 7 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

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

CHANCELLOR MOM'S CLUB, 10 a.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Liza, 540-891-9054.

CONCERT, Doc Scantlin and His Imperial Palms. Bring a picnic dinner and blanket. 7 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

Tuesday 2

KNITTING GROUP, ages 12 and older. 7 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

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

GAMES AND GRUB, with cakes and quizzes, grades 7-12. 4 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

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

CROCHET CLASS, ages 12 and older. 5-6:30 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $12, $16 nonresidents; register. 540-372-1086.

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

Wednesday 3

MAGIC SHOW, with C.C. the Clown. 10:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

PUPPET SHOW, ages 2 and older. 11 a.m., Courthouse Community Center, 29 Stafford Ave., Stafford. $4; reservations requested. 540-373-8192.

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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