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Culpeper Times • January 12-18, 2017
What’s Happening Prevention Specialist for Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services. Contact Alan Rasmussen for further information at 434-8258913 or by email at arasmussen@ rrcsb.org.
JAN. 18 SOCIAL SERVICES MEETING • The regular monthly
FILM • The Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents
“Blackboard Jungle” Jan. 20.
JAN. 14 CONCERT • Join the Friends of the Culpeper Library as they sponsor Me and Martha at 7 p.m. in the Library’s meeting room. Me and Martha play Americana Rural Roots Mountain Music. Located at 271 Southgate Shopping Center. Contact Susan Keller at 540-8258691.
JAN. 15 BINGO • Mid-Day Lions Sunday Night Bingo. Help support local groups with a fun night of games. Held at Pepper’s Grill located at 791 Madison Road in Culpeper (by Best Western). Doors open at 5 p.m. Games begin at 6:30 p.m. Three progressives each night, $1,000 jackpot. Food available for purchase. Contact Jim Calhoun at 540-937-1730.
JAN. 16 LIKE TO SING? • The Blue Ridge Chorale holds rehearsals for their Spring concerts at 6:30 p.m. at Open Door Baptist Church, 754 Germanna Hwy, Culpeper. The concerts will be held in April and May and will have lots of fun and recognizable music from such musicals as, "Oklahoma," “The King and I," "The Sound of Music" and many more. We are open to all, no audition necessary, just a love of singing. Come early the first night to register and meet everyone. For more information, call 540-219-8837 or go to www. brcsings.com.
CORPS MEETING • Christian Organization of Retired Persons shares discussion, lunch, games, fun. For ages 50+. All welcome. Please note new location in the Meeting Room at the Culpeper County Library located at 271 Southgate Shopping Center. Starts at noon. Pastor Brad Hales from Reformation Lutheran Church will provide Bible Study. Episode 2 of “America: The Story of US - Revolution” will be shown. Sandwiches from Tropical Fruit Smoothie Cafe. Al Aitken welcomes returning and new folks for fellowship. Please RSVP to al@ iamcorps.org or 540-729-0536. Visit www.iamcorps.org. FFRW MEETING • The
Founding Fathers Republican Women will hold their regular monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 115 N. East Street in Culpeper. Featured speaker will be Dr. Scott Kennedy, a local citizen who is the Medical Director for Wellspring, a new practice on Sunset Lane. Dr. Kennedy will speak about his vast experience over the past 30 years including his work with NATO in Turkey and the U.S. State Department assigned to embassies in Africa and the Middle East. Open to the public and a Soup Supper will be served. For more information you may contact FFRWinformation@ gmail.com or visit our website at www.ffrwculpeper.com.
SUPPORT • Survivors for Life
Support Group. Support group for those that are affected by the unique grief associated with the loss of a loved one to suicide. Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month at the Culpeper Library from 7-8:30 p.m. Sponsored by Team Jordan and facilitated by Alan Rasmussen,
meeting of the Culpeper County Human Services Board, Social Services Board and the Head Start Board will be held at 1 p.m. in the conference room of the Culpeper DSS at 1835 Industry Drive. Contact Doris Clatterbuck, Secretary to DSS Board, at (540) 727-0372 ext 360 with any special needs. Public welcome.
CHESS • Culpeper Chess Club meets each Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Culpeper County Library located at 271 Southgate Shopping Center. All ages and all skill levels welcome, even those who have never played. Come learn a new skill! For information about this and other programs, please feel free to call the Library at (540) 825-8691.
JAN. 19 BOOK CLUB • The Friends of the Library Third Thursday Book Club discusses “The Eighth Day” by Thornton Wilder. At once a murder mystery and a philosophical story, this novel takes place in a mining town in southern Illinois and is about two families blasted apart by the apparent murder of one father by the other. Meets at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. New members welcome. Read the book and come. Held at Culpeper County Library at 271 Southgate Shopping Center. Phone 540-825-8691.
JAN. 20 FILM • The Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents “Blackboard Jungle” (MGM, 1955). Equally renowned for its gritty depiction of rebellious teenagers in an inner-city school and its theme song by Bill Haley and the Comets’, "Rock Around the Clock,” “The Blackboard Jungle” is a landmark film that defined an era. Starts at 7:30 p.m. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard
SUBMIT YOUR EVENT! Want your event to appear in the Culpeper Times What's Happening expanded regional weekend calendar? Email editor Anita Sherman at anita@ culpepertimes.com. Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations required. For more information, call 202-707-9994.
JAN. 24 FAMILIES OVERCOMING DRUG ADDICTION (FODA) • A support group serving families in Northern Virginia. Meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Culpeper Hospital Conference Room A/B. Access the room by entering hallway behind elevators in main lobby. Call for more information or just show up. Visit www.MyFodaFamily.org or contact Caroline at (540) 316-9221 or My FODAFamily@gmail.com
JAN. 26 FILM • The Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents “Ball of Fire” (RKO, 1941). Billy Wilder based the plot on his original story about a Burlesque dancer who moves in with eight fusty professors (headed by Cooper) to explain "slang" for their new encyclopedia. Starts at 7:30 p.m. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. For more information, call 202-707-9994.
FEB. 2 BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP • Pink
Cocoon Breastfeeding Support Group meets monthly providing encouragement to new and experienced breastfeeding moms. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers are encouraged to attend. Meets the First Thursday of each month from 10-11 a.m. Providence Bible Church at Providence Bible Church at 17211 Greens Free. Email Cindy@pinkcocoon. com for more information.