Thursday 8

LOBBY SCRAPPERS, participants should 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.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS, 10-11 a.m. Enon Community Center, 791 Truslow Rd., Falmouth. 540-373-2229.

STORY TIME, preschoolers. 10 and 11 a.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267.

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

"ALL ABOUT FALL," kindergarten-grade 3. 4:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

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

HOME REMEDIES, herbal oils. 6:30-7:45 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $30; $40, nonresidents; register. 540-372-1086.

INTERNET CLASS, refine Web-searching skills. 7 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

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

Friday 9

STORY TIME, ages 2-5 with a caregiver. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

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.

CRAFTS FOR KIDS, ages 2-5 and kindergarten-grade 6. 4:15 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

FABULOUS FRIDAYS, stories and snacks, kindergarten-grade 6. 4:15 p.m., Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

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

Saturday 10

SCRAPBOOK MARATHON, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

MOTHER GOOSE ACTIVITY, 2 and younger with an adult, rhymes, songs and activities. 9:30 a.m. today and Tuesday, Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

BOOK DISCUSSION, conversations based on "Great Books of the Western World." 10 a.m.-noon, Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

BLUES IN THE 'BURG, a day of music and fun in the square. Noon-10 p.m., Market Square, Princess Anne and William streets, Fredericksburg. $25. 540-373-1776, www.bluesintheburg.org.

THERAPY DOG PROGRAM, 1:30-3 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

STAFFORD STAMPERS, adults and children 10 and older, learn rubber-stamping techniques. Schedule and materials list available at Friends of the Library Gift Shop. 2-4 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

Monday 12

SELF-DEFENSE FOR SENIORS, 50 and older. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today and Tuesday, Sept. 13, Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $12; register. 540-372-1086.

BOOK BUDDIES, book clubs for home-schoolers ages 5-8 and 9-12. 1:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

TEEN COUNCIL, grades 7-12, monthly meeting. 6:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

SAFETY AWARENESS COURSE, designed for women. 7-9 p.m., Stafford Gymnastics and Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $12; registration required. 540-720-1115.

STAFFORD PIECEMAKERS QUILT GUILD, 7-9 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

Tuesday 13

STORY TIME, ages 2-3 with a caregiver. 10:30 a.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg, 540-372-1144. Ages 2-5 with a caregiver, 10:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford, 540-659-4909. Free; register.

CONCERT, Peter Mealy and Laurie Rose Griffith perform, bring lunch or buy food at the park. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Hurkamp Park, William and Prince Edward streets, Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1086.

KINDERGARTEN KIDS, 4:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

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

Wednesday 14

LOBBY STAMPERS, rubber-stamping techniques. 9 a.m.-noon, Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 540-659-4909.

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

STORY TIME, ages 2-3 with a caregiver. 10 and 11 a.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

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.

BOOK CHAT FOR TEENS, 4:30 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

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