Dale City farmers market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Dale City Commuter Lot, behind Center Plaza Shopping Center, Dale Boulevard. 703-670-7112, Ext. 227, www.pwcparks.org.
Dog Walk for a Dog Park, a 2.75-mile walk to support the maintenance of the Minnieville Road dog park, sponsored by Prince William County Dogs, Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition and Prince William Parks and Recreation. 11 a.m., Lake Ridge Park, 12350 Cotton Mill Dr, Woodbridge. $5 per dog, registration required. 703-627-1016 or www.pwcdogs.com.
Mystery dinner, join the Third Thursday Thrillers Book Discussion Group for high tea to solve the mystery of Liberty Library. Bring a dish to share. Noon-5 p.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-494-8126.
“Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom,” Peter Gros introduces audiences to animals he has encountered during his travels around the world. 2 and 4 p.m., Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. $15, $5 children. 703-993-7759.
Children’s author Anne Bonwill, a discussion of her books and a presentation of awards to the winners of the annual Children’s Bookmark contest. 2 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. 703-792-4800.
“From Morning to Night: Domestic Service in the Gilded Age South,” a traveling exhibit on domestic service of the early 20th century. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, through Sunday, Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. $5; seniors and children, $4; Baldwin students and their families, free. 703-368-1873.
“Cool Copper — Hot Diana,” copper work by Anne Jordan of Fairfax and paintings by Roger Frey of Woodbridge. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through May 6, Artists’ Undertaking, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-494-0584.
“How Culture Cues Connections,” metallic archival photographs by Deborah Herndon. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through April 28, Loft Gallery, 313 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-490-1117.
U.S. Air Force Band Singing Sergeants, an afternoon of sacred music. 4 p.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1400 G St., Woodbridge. Free. 202-767-5658 or www.usafband.af.mil.
“Landscape: Two Parables,” a crylic paintings by Carol Lopatin and photographs by Rosemary Luckett. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 1-5 p.m. Saturdays, through April 25, Center for the Arts, Caton Merchant Family Art Gallery, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. Free. 703-330-2787 or www.center-for-the-arts.org.
Youth Symphony Orchestra rehearsal, led by National Symphony Orchestra assistant conductor Ankush Bahl. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Gar-Field High School, 14000 Smoketown Rd., Woodbridge. 703-946-7907 or www.yopwva.org.
Prince William Community Band, rehearsal, for musicians 19 and older, no auditions necessary. 7:30 p.m., Saunders Middle School, 13557 Spriggs Rd., Manassas. 703-791-4119 or www.pwcb.org.
Woodbridge Community Choir, members rehearse for their spring concert season. No auditions required. 7:30 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Covenant, 15008 Cloverdale Ave., Dale City. $30 membership fee. 703-491-1820 or www.woodbridgecommunitychoir.org.
Habitat for Humanity family selection orientation, learn how Habitat for Humanity selects families to participate in its house-ownership program and how to apply. 2-3:30 p.m., Habitat for Humanity ReStore, Development Services Building, 9506 Center St., Manassas. Free, reservations required. 703-369-6708.
Prince William Chorale, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, New Hope Christian Church, 8310 Plantation Lane, Manassas. 703-732-0128 or www.pwchorale.webs.com.
Writers of children’s literature, 7 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. 703-792-4530.
Poet Laura Scott, the George Mason University professor and author discusses “The Creative Process and Publishing” in honor of Poetry Month. 2 p.m., Northern Virginia Community College, 6901 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Free. 703-323-3000 or www.nvcc.edu.
English Conversation Club, new speakers of English practice their skills. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. 703-792-4800.
Job search network group, in addition to networking, weekly meetings will cover various topics related to the job-search process. 6-7:30 p.m., House of Mercy, 8170 Flannery Ct., Manassas. 703-659-1636.
Homeownership workshop, Virginia Cooperative Extension presents “Am I Ready to Buy a House?” 7 p.m., Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-6287.
Lake Ridge Toastmasters Club, an open house for Lake Ridge Club 8913. 7:30 p.m., Tall Oaks Community Center, 12298 Cotton Mill Dr. $62 membership fee. 703-491-3020.
Haunted Occoquan walking tour,paranormal investigator Kay Pietrewicz leads tours through the town. 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, Occoquan Visitors Center, 200 Mill St. $12; children 6-12, $6; children 5 and younger, free. 571-572-9410 or www.haunted-occoquan.com.
Manassas farmers market, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Loy E. Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center St. 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Parking Lot B, West Street (next to the train station visitors center). 703-361-6599 or www.visitmanassas.org.
Spanish chat,bring lunch and practice speaking Spanish. Noon-2 p.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. 703-361-8211.
North of 50 Lunch ’n’ Learn, for people 50 and older, learn to dance with the Bull Run Cloggers. Bring lunch. Beverages and dessert provided. 12:30 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free, registration required. 703-792-4530.
Cheap detectives movie series, “Crime Doctor’s Man Hunt” (1946). 7 p.m., Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. 703-792-4530.
Thomas Jefferson Toastmasters Club, regular meeting. 7:30 p.m., Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 14999 Birchdale Ave., Dale City. $66 annual dues. 703-590-2926.
Toastmasters International, Woodbridge club. 7:30 p.m., Ebenezer Baptist Church, 13020 Telegraph Rd., Woodbridge. $39 membership fee. 703-731-2120.
Prince William Committee of 100 Bi-County Parkway discussion, panelists discuss “Bi-County Prince William: Loudoun Counties Parkway, Love It or Hate It.” Social time, 6:30 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m.; program, 7:30 p.m., Four Points by Sheraton, 10800 Vandor Lane, Manassas. Program, free; dinner, $30. Dinner reservations required by Monday. 703-408-8944 or www.pwc100.org.
Smart Start: Financial Literacy for Teens, Chris Corno of TD Bank discusses the benefits of a bank account and establishing good credit. 7 p.m., Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. Free. 703-361-8211.
“Man of La Mancha,” Castaways Repertory Theatre presents the play based on the novel “Don Quixote.” 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building, 15941 Donald Curtis Dr., Woodbridge. $16; seniors, students, military and county employees, $12; children 12 and younger, $8. 703-232-1710 or www.castawaystheatre.org.
Friends of Feral Cats fundraiser, the nonprofit organization will sell baked goods and collect donations of cat food. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Giant Food, 10100 Dumfries Rd., Manassas. 703-369-0888.
“Discover NOVA” open house, tour the campus, talk to academic advisers and learn about financial aid. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Northern Virginia Community College, 6901 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Free, registration required. 703-530-2839 or www.discovernova.eventbrite.com.
Home seller seminar, by real estate broker Bob Hummer. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Strayer University, 13385 Minnieville Rd., Woodbridge. 703-878-4866 or www.military-realestate.com.
Children’s multicultural book club, for children 3 and older with a parent or guardian. 1-2:30 p.m., Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. 703-792-4800.
“Seussical,”the musical production, based on characters in the children’s books by Dr. Seuss, is performed by the Center for the Arts’ Pied Piper Theatre. 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday, Gar-Field High School, 14000 Smoketown Rd., Woodbridge. $12; children 12 and younger, $10. 703-330-2787 or www.center-for-the-arts.org.
Christian Science lecture, Mark Swinney discusses, “Eternal Life: Could It Be That God Didn’t Intend You to Age?” 2 p.m., First Church of Christ, Scientist, 2260 York Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-494-5435.
“Doo-Wop and Diners,” Prince William Little Theatre presents an evening of 1950s music and home cooking. Register for dinner by Monday. 5-9 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, 8712 Plantation Lane, Manassas. $15; couples, $25; children 12 and younger, $5. 703-330-7796 or www.pwlt.org.
“As You Like It,” the Acting Company presents Shakespeare’s comedy about lovers and mistaken identity. 8 p.m., Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. $24-$40. 703-993-7759.
— Compiled by Sarah Lane