Thursday 25

PERENNIAL GARDEN CLUB, children 10 and older and adults. 9-11 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.

EXERCISE, ages 55 and older. 9:30-10:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL, games, prizes and chocolate, grades 7-12. 2-3 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register540-785-9267.

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

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

Friday 26

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 27

TEEN GAME DAY, grades 7-12. 1-5 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

MEDITATION AND VEGETARIAN COOKERY, 2-5 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

CONCERT, by the Mary Ann Redmond Band. 7:30 p.m., Maury Stadium, Hanover Street and Kenmore Avenue, Fredericksburg. $5; senior citizens, $4; 6 and younger, $1. 703-777-6306.

Sunday 28

CHESS DAY, learn how to play or sharpen your skills. 2-5 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-785-9267.

Monday 29

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

Tuesday 30

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

Wednesday 31

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.

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

POOL PARTY, ages 12-16. 6-9 p.m., Curtis Par Pool, 58 Jesse Curtis Lane, Stafford. $7 advance price, $10 at the door. 540-373-8192.

FENCING DEMONSTRATION, with sabre, epee and foil. 7-8:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-785-9267.

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