Arts and CraftsBOOK 'N' STITCHERS, all ages, 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Bring knitting and crochet projects, and share tips and ideas. Free. 540-439-9728. QUILTERS, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays and 10 a.m. first and third Wednesdays, Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 6194 Dumfries Rd., Warrenton. Free. 540-349-8473.

Black History Month"PRICE OF FREEDOM" PRODUCTION,7:30-8:30 p.m. tomorrow, 2-3 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. Saturday and 2-3 p.m. March 3, Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County, 4243 Loudoun Ave., The Plains. $10. 540-253-7488 or

ChildrenCELEBRATE AFRICA,school-age children, 10 a.m. Saturday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. 540-349-1128; 4:30 p.m. Monday, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. 540-439-9728. Stories, crafts and artifacts. Free. DR. SEUSS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION,all ages, 11 a.m. March 3, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Free. 540-349-1128.

CommunityCOMMUNITY LUNCH,11 a.m.-1 p.m. fourth Saturdays, Grace Episcopal Church, 6507 Main St., The Plains. Blood pressure screening will be available. Shut-ins or others can call for a ride. Free. 540-341-8767.

GardeningTHE PRUNING ROAD SHOW,3-4 p.m. Wednesday, Warrenton Branch Greenway, downtown Warrenton; 6-7:30 p.m. March 7 and 1-2:30 p.m. March 9, Marshall Community Center, 4133-A Rectortown Rd.; 1-2 p.m. March 10, Rady Park, 725 Fauquier Rd., Warrenton. Demonstrations on the proper pruning of trees and shrubs by master gardener volunteers with the Virginia cooperative extension and the Fauquier horticulture extension agent. Dress for the weather because the classes are outside. Free. 540-341-7950. Literature, Lectures

And DiscussionsTALKING POINT,10:30 a.m. first Mondays, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Free. 540-340-1253.

Miscellaneous HOW TO FILE STATE TAXES ELECTRONICALLY,a seminar, 7:30 p.m. March 7, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Ross D'Urso, Fauquier County revenue commissioner. Free. 540-439-9728. PAJAMA JAM,"A Poker Party for Women," 6-9 p.m. March 10, Napoleon's Restaurant, 67 Waterloo St., Warrenton. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; poker school 6-6:30 p.m. to review and answer questions. Music, refreshments, cash bar, raffles. Benefits the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. Register. Space is limited. $50, prepaid tax-deductible donation. Questions and registration, Messages only, 540-219-4132.

MANASSAS WARRENTON CAMERA CLUB,7:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Manassas City Hall, 9027 Center St. Competitions, workshops and field trips. Free. 540-439-0566 or

MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS,9:30 a.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Liberty Assembly of God Church, 11775 Morgansburg Rd., Bealeton. Free. 540-439-6523 or

CABOOSE TOURS,all ages, 9-11 a.m. first Saturdays, Warrenton Greenway, South Fourth Street, off Main Street. Presented by the Friends of the Warrenton Caboose. Free. 540-347-6896.

SCRABBLE,all ages, 6 p.m. Mondays, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall. Free. 540-364-4910. For seniors, 10:30 a.m. Mondays and age 16 and older, 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Free. 540-439-9728.

NARFE LUNCHEON MEETING, 11:30 a.m. second Tuesdays, Fauquier Springs Country Club, 9236 Tournament Dr., Warrenton. Installation of officers and buffet luncheon. Federal employees and retirees are welcome. $15. 540-364-2360.

ENGLISH CLASSES FOR ADULTS,7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr., 540-439-9728. John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall, 540-364-4910. Sponsored by the county public library and Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County. Free. No child care.

INTERNET TRAINING FOR ADULTS,9 a.m. third Tuesdays, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. 540-347-8750, Ext. 3. 7:30 p.m. first Wednesdays, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Registration required. Free. 540-439-9728.

WARRENTON NEWCOMERS CLUB,coffee, 9:30 a.m. second Wednesdays. Open to residents who have lived in the area for five years or less. Free. 540-428-0075.

INTERNET TRAINING FOR ADULT SPANISH SPEAKERS,7:30 p.m. third Wednesdays, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Free. Registration required. 540-439-9728.

MusicPETER McCORY, ONE-MAN BAND,all ages, 11 a.m. next Thursday, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Tickets on sale. Through today, $5; tomorrow-through next Thursday, $8. 540-364-3886.

COMMUNITY BAND,all ages, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, Fauquier High School band room, 705 Waterloo Rd., Warrenton. Free. 540-347-6896.

BLUE RIDGE BARBERSHOPPERS,men of all ages welcome to sing four-part harmony. 7:30-10 p.m. Mondays, Warrenton Church of Christ, 6398 Lee Highway Access Dr. Free. 540-788-4257.

NatureENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES AT AIRLIE,"An Evening to Hoot About," 7-9 p.m. tomorrow, Clifton Farm Field Station, 6712 Blantyre Rd., Warrenton. Hear, see and learn about Piedmont owls with biologist Sue Heath. Event involves easy walks on gravel or grass and driving short distances to listen for owls on the Airlie complex. Free. Reservations required. 540-341-3239. ASTRONOMY VIEWING SESSION,all ages (17 and younger must have adult supervision), 7-11 p.m. March 24, C.M. Crockett Park, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Bring your own telescope or observe through one provided. Free; nonresidents, $6 per vehicle. 540-788-4867.

SeniorsCOMPUTER HELP,seniors, 10 a.m. first Thursdays, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. James Casey will instruct on computer and software problems. Free. 540-439-9728.

Sports And RecreationCASANOVA HUNT POINT-TO-POINT,12:30 p.m. Saturday, Buckland Farm, Buckland Mill Road, off Vint Hill Road, Warrenton. General admission, $20. Admits vehicle with four people. 540-788-4806.

LUCKY SHAMROCK 5K RUN,all ages, 9 a.m.-noon March 17, Cedar Lee Middle School, 11138 Marsh Rd., Bealeton. Today through next Thursday, $20; March 2-17, $25. 540-788-1701.

DROP-IN VOLLEYBALL, age 16 and older, 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays, Vint Hill Village Green Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. Age 18 and older, $5; nonresidents 18 and older, $7.50. 540-347-6894.

RUNNING, build stamina, make friends, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Fauquier High School track, Warrenton. Optional Saturday morning runs. Free. 540-938-6509.

DROP-IN BASKETBALL, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. For youths, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturdays. $1; nonresidents, $2. For adults, 8-10 p.m. Thursdays. $3; nonresidents, $5. 540-364-3886.

DROP-IN BASKETBALL,age 35 and older, 6-10 p.m. Mondays, Vint Hill Village Green Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. Residents, $5; nonresidents, $7.50. 540-347-6894.

HYDROFLEX,low-intensity strengthening and flexibility workout, 10-11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, FAST Aquatic Center, 6862 Johnson Dr., Warrenton. $6. 540-349-4858.

DEEP-WATER AEROBICS, 9-10 a.m. and 7-8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 10-11 a.m. Saturdays, FAST Aquatic Center, 6862 Johnson Dr., Warrenton. $6. 540-349-4858.

WALKING,sponsored by the Fauquier County Parks and Recreation Department. Get a walking log when you sign in at the Warrenton Community Center, 430 E. Shirley Ave., to track miles and earn rewards. Walk alone or with a group. $8; nonresidents, $12. 540-347-6896.

Theater HIGHLAND PLAYERS,"Into the Woods," 7:30 p.m. March 9-10; 3:30 p.m. March 11, Highland Center for the Arts, Rice Theater, 597 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; book by James Lapine. $10; students, $5. 540-878-2733 or -- Compiled by SANDY MAUCKTo Submit an Item


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