Sunday 18

FARMERS MARKET, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Dale Boulevard and Minnieville Road, in the commuter parking lot behind Center Plaza, Dale City. 703-670-7112, Ext. 228.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 2-3 p.m., Conference Room 2/3, Potomac Hospital, 2300 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-897-4095.

WRITERS GROUP, 2 p.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd, Woodbridge. 703-494-8126.

Monday 19

BLOOD DRIVES, sponsored by the American Red Cross Prince William Chapter. 8 a.m.-2 p.m., McCoart Administration Building, 1 County Complex Ct., Woodbridge; 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Prince William Hospital, 8700 Sudley Rd., Manassas. 703-368-4511.

LUNCH BUNCH, children bring a lunch and listen to stories; for ages 2-6 with a caregiver. 12:30 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-4800.

WOODBRIDGE WOMAN'S CLUB, 1 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. 703-490-0877 or www.woodbridgewomansclub.com.

ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLUB, 6 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free. 703-792-4500.

INSULIN PUMP SUPPORT, for patients and family members, sponsored by Potomac Hospital. 7 p.m., Potomac Center (next to the hospital), Suite 320, 2296 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-670-1767.

STORY TIME, for children ages 2-6 with a caregiver. 7:15 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-4800.

Tuesday 20

COMPUTER BASICS, 9 a.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. A $10 fee is refunded upon completion of the class; registration required. 703-494-8216.

WORD PROCESSING BASICS, today and Sept. 27. 9 a.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. A $10 fee is refunded upon completion of class; registration required. 703-361-8211.

STORY TIMES, for ages 4-5, 10:15 a.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd, Woodbridge, 703-494-8126. For ages 2-3 with a caregiver, 10:30 and 11 a.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas, 703-792-4500. For ages 2-6 with a caregiver, 10:30 a.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge, 703-792-4800. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver, 6:30 p.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas, 703-361-8211. Free; registration requested.

ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLUB, 10:30 a.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free. 703-792-4500.

SPANISH CONVERSATION CLUB, noon-2 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free. 703-792-4500.

BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by the American Red Cross Prince William Chapter. 2-8 p.m., Dale City Fire Station 13, 13511 Hillendale Dr., Dale City. 703-368-4511.

TIPS FROM A MASTER GARDENER, sponsored by the Prince William County Extension Office. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-4700.

PARENTING CLASSES, to help parents who are living apart work out child-care decisions. Sponsored by the Prince William Cooperative Extension Service. 7-9 p.m. today and Sept. 27, Ferlazzo Government Building, 15941 Donald Curtis Dr., Woodbridge. $40; registration required. 703-792-6288.

SWORD STORIES AND DEMONSTRATION, for children 8 and older. 7 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free; registration requested. 703-792-4800.

PRINCE WILLIAM CHESS CLUB, 7-9 p.m., Game Parlor, 14400 Smoketown Rd., Woodbridge. 703-670-5887.

WRITERS ROUNDTABLE, 7:30 p.m., Francis Cannon VFW Hall, 9304 Centreville Rd., Manassas. 703-494-4260.

DC MISS FOUNDATION, for parents who have lost an infant. 7:30 p.m., Woodbridge First Church of the Nazarene, 14001 Smoketown Rd., Woodbridge. 703-583-1503 or www.dcmissfoundation.org.

BULL RUN TROUBADOURS, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, Battle and Church streets, Manassas. 703-743-5867 or www.brtva.org.

Wednesday 21

VISION-IMPAIRED SUPPORT GROUP, 10 a.m.-noon, Park West Lions Club, 8620 Sunnygate Dr., Manassas. 703-368-1721.

STORY TIMES, for ages 2-3, 10:15 a.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd, Woodbridge, 703-494-8126. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver, 10:30 a.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas, 703-361-8211. For ages 3-6, 4 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas, 703-792-4500. For ages 2-6 with a caregiver, 10:30 and 11:15 a.m.; for ages 3-8 with a caregiver, 4 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge, 703-792-4800. Free.

ENGLISH CHAT GROUP, 11 a.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-4800.

NATIONAL ACTIVE AND RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES, Chapter 356. Lunch at 11:30 a.m.; meeting at 12:30 p.m. Old Country Buffet, 8121 Sudley Rd., Manassas. 540-368-0246.

TALKING BOOKS, 5 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free. 703-792-4500.

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, for patients and family members, sponsored by Potomac Hospital. 7 p.m., Conference Room 2/3, Potomac Hospital, 2300 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-221-2500.

PRINCE WILLIAM ART SOCIETY, 7:30 p.m., Canterbury Woods Community Center, 12104 Chaucer Lane, Lake Ridge. 703-590-1437.

MANAGING TIME TO EXERCISE, advice from a personal trainer. 7:30 p.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. Free; registration required. 703-361-8211.

WRITERS GROUP, 7:30 p.m., Borders Books & Music, 2904 Prince William Pkwy., Woodbridge. 703-897-8100.

TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL, Lake Ridge Club 8913. 7:30 p.m., Tall Oaks Community Center, 12399 Hedges Run Dr., Lake Ridge. 703-494-5530.

Thursday 22

FARMERS MARKET, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Church Street, next to the fire station in Old Town Manassas. 703-361-6599.

STORY TIME, for ages 2 and younger, 10:15 a.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd, Woodbridge, 703-494-8126. For ages 4-6, 10:30 a.m., for students in grades K-5, 4 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas, 703-792-4500. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver, 10:30 a.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas, 703-361-8211. Free; registration requested.

CHILDREN'S CRAFTS, for grades K and higher. 4 p.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. Free; registration required. 703-361-8211.

ALZHEIMER'S CAREGIVER SUPPORT, 4:30 p.m., Sudley North Government Center, 7987 Aston Ave., Suite 231, Manassas. 703-792-4034 or www.alz-nca.org.

CANDIDATES FORUM, with candidates for the House of Delegates. Scheduled to appear are Del. Harry Parrish (R) and Donald Shuemaker (D) for the 50th District, and Del. Robert G. Marshall (R) and Bruce Roemmelt (D) for the 13th District. Social hour 6:30 p.m., dinner 7 p.m., program 8 p.m., Holiday Inn, 10800 Vandor Lane, Manassas. Dinner and program, $20; program only, free. Reservations required for dinner. 703-670-5915.

SPREADSHEETS WITH EXCEL, today and Sept. 29. 7 p.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd, Woodbridge. $10, fee refunded upon completion of class; registration required. 703-494-8126.

TEEN BOOK CLUB, 7 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free. 703-792-4500.

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, for patients and family members, sponsored by Potomac Hospital. 7 p.m., Potomac Center (next to the hospital), Suite 320, 2296 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-221-2500.

FAMILIES ANONYMOUS, for parents of children with substance abuse problems. 8:30 p.m., old Marsteller School building, Room 24, 8730 Sudley Rd., Manassas. 703-530-8973 or www.familiesanonymousva.com.

Friday 23

ALCOHOL RECOVERY MEETING, Back Door Friends, 10 a.m.-noon, River Woods Community Center, 16573 Nanticoke Rd., Woodbridge. 703-221-5513.

KID FLICKS, for children 2-7, with a caregiver. 10:30 a.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-4800.

Saturday 24

BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by the American Red Cross Prince William Chapter. 7-11:30 a.m., Grace United Methodist Church, 9750 Wellington Rd., Manassas. 703-368-4511.

FARMERS MARKETS, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Church Street, next to the fire station in Old Town Manassas, 703-361-6599. 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 15016 Washington St., Town Hall parking lot, Haymarket, 703-754-4816.

FIT FAMILIES, an exercise program for all ages. 11 a.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd, Woodbridge. Free. 703-494-8126.

GAME DAY, board games and snacks. 1:30-4 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free. 703-792-4500.

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