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Prince William County community calendar, Nov. 28 to Dec. 4, 2013

Thursday, Nov. 28

“Turkey Stomp Gravy Splash,” instructors lead exercise classes and other activities for adults and youths 16 and older. 8-10 a.m., Chinn Aquatics & Fitness Center, 13025 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. $25. 703-730-1051.

Saturday, Nov. 30

Manassas farmers market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Parking Lot B, West Street. 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Parking Lot F, Prince William and Main streets. 703-361-6599 or

“Clara and the Nutcracker Prince,” Gainesville Ballet performs the traditional ballet. 6:30 p.m., Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. $15-$35. 703-993-7759.

Sunday, Dec. 1

“Capital Correspondent” Mark Twain, a discussion of John Muller’s book “Mark Twain in Washington, D.C.: The Adventures of a Capital Correspondent”. 2 p.m., Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. Free. 703-368-1873.

Bingo, proceeds support veterans. 2 p.m. Sundays, 7:15 p.m. Mondays, Woodbridge American Legion, 3640 Friendly Post Lane, Woodbridge. $10 minimum. 703-494-4304.

“A Chanticleer Christmas,” the male chorus performs music that spans centuries and genres, such as ancient hymns, spirituals and contemporary music. 4 p.m., Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. $34-$50. 703-993-7759.

Monday, Dec. 2

“Operation Urgent Fury: Invasion of Grenada,” photographs and artifacts chronicling the invasion of Grenada. 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. daily, National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Triangle. Free. 877-635-1775.

“Weaving Copper and Sable,” copper works by Anne Jordan of Fairfax and watercolors by Jack Dyer of Springfield. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Artists’ Undertaking, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-494-0584.

Frederick Markham exhibit, landscapes in oil and graphite. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 1-5 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 12, Center for the Arts, Caton Merchant Family Art Gallery, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. Free. 703-330-2787 or

Lake Jackson Mid-County Lions Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., Great American Steak and Buffet, 8365 Sudley Rd., Manassas. 703-369-6791.

Blithe Spirit” auditions, for the Noel Coward comedy, performed by Prince William Little Theatre. Auditions include a cold reading from the script. 7-9 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. 703-993-7759.

Wednesday, Dec. 4

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, including discussion of the job search process. 6-7:30 p.m., House of Mercy, 8170 Flannery Ct., Manassas. 703-659-1636.

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.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane



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