Thursday 15

CAMERA CLASS, how to select a digital camera. 9 a.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $20, $27 nonresidents; register. 540-372-1086.

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.

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

BOOK BUNCH DISCUSSION, grades 4-6. Bring a book to share; snacks provided. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

BRAINSTORMERS, grades 5-6, volunteer projects. 4:30-5:15 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 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.

KNITTING GROUP, 6:30-8 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free. 504-659-4909.

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

FAMILY STORY TIME, 7 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford, 540-659-4909; Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. 540-785-9267. Free; register.

FILMS ABOUT ARTISTS, "Finger Painting as Fine Art" and "Artists' Techniques," two in a series exploring artists and the creative process. 7:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-372-1144.

Friday 16

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

ALPHABET SOUP, ages 2-5, conducted in Spanish. 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.

THEATER FOR KIDS, ages 8-16, informational meeting about becoming an actor in Stage Door Productions' upcoming performance in November. 6:15 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. 540-372-1086.

RUBBER STAMP CLASS, ages 16 and older. 6:30 p.m., Stafford Gymnastics and Recreation Center, 500 Nelms Cir., Stafford. $15; registration required. 540-720-1115.

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

Saturday 17

CLEARING CLUTTER, how to organize, ages 16 and older. 9 a.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $37; register. 540-372-1086.

STAFFORD DAY, music, dance, crafts, food and a parade. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Stafford Courthouse Community Center, 29 Stafford Ave., Stafford. Free. 540-373-8192.

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

FREDERICKSBURG WELSH FESTIVAL, music, vendors, crafts and more. Noon-5 p.m., 900 block of Charles Street, Fredericksburg. $3, $1 children. 540-373-1776.

THERAPY DOG PROGRAM, 1:30-3 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

Monday 19

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

WRITERS GROUP, 1 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free. 540-785-9267.

GRAPHIC NOVEL DISCUSSION, for students in grades 7-12. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg, 540-372-1144. 5:30 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg, 540-785-9267. Free; register.

TEEN COUNCIL, grades 7-12, monthly meeting. 6:30-8 p.m. Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Free; register. 540-659-4909.

Tuesday 20

STORY TIME, ages 2-3 with a caregiver, 9:30 a.m.; ages 2-5 with a caregiver, 10:30 a.m., Porter Memorial Library, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford, 540-659-4909. Ages 2-3 with a caregiver, 10:30 a.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg, 540-372-1144. Free; register.

CONCERT, Gerry Maddox performs, 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.

ALL ABOUT MONEY, for ages 5-10. 4 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $8; register. 540-372-1086.

ART CLUB FOR TEENS, grades 7-12. 4 p.m., Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-785-9267.

LEARN TO KNIT, ages 12 and older. 5 p.m., Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg. $15, $20 nonresidents; register. 540-372-1086.

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

Wednesday 21

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.

POETRY READING, with Heather Smith. 7 p.m., Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Free; register. 540-372-1144.

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