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half an hour play time with Infant to Toddler Connection. No registration necessary. Contact Laini Bostian or 540-825-8691.



FILM FEST • The Last Dragons: Appalachian Hellbenders is among 20 films featured in Friends of the Rappahannock’s Wild & Scenic Film Fest at the Germanna Daniel Technology Center.

POETRY • In celebration of National Poetry month please join the Friends of the Culpeper County Library at 2 p.m. to listen to local poets. Dr. David Sam will be joined by poets from the Windmore Foundation of the Arts. Featured poets are Gary Misch, Laurel Van Horn, Fran Cecere, Rose Jacob, Nancy Scot, Gwen Monahan, and Pennie Patterson. Windmore will have two Windmore Writers Anthologies available for sale. Dr. Sam’s Memories in Clay, Dreams of Wolves will also be available for sale and autographing. Contact Susan Keller at (540) 825-8691. FUNDRAISER • SAFE Day at the Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Yowell Meadow Park. Live music, vendors, and family fun activities. We are also still looking for vendors if anyone would like to purchase a spot. There will be raffle tickets on sale, which anyone could buy now or on the day of the event, with a grand prize of $10,000. You do not have to be present to win the prize. All proceeds are donated to SAFE. Contact Jamie Clancey at 825-4939. MOVIE • The Library of Congress

Packard Campus Theatre presents “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” (Warner Bros., 2009). Lord Voldemort tightens his grip on both the wizarding and Muggle worlds and enlists Harry’s nemesis, fellow Hogwort’s student Draco Malfoy (Tom Felton) to carry out a secret mission. Starts at 7 p.m. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations required. For more information, call 202-707-9994.

APRIL 3 ART • GalleryTalk at the Museum

of Culpeper History. Guest Curator Pam Stewart will discuss Culpeper painter John James Porter in the Civil War Gallery. Lecture, refreshments, tours. Free event. Museum located at 113 S. Commerce Street. RSVP 540-829-1749. Limited seating.

FILM FEST • The Last Dragons is

one of 20 films in The Wild & Scenic Film Festival, set for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Germanna Community College's Daniel Technology Center, showcases a different kind of action movie: environmental action. Adventurers who love spending time outdoors share their passion on film as they bike, climb or paddle across some of the world’s most beautiful places. Doors open at noon. Part of Germanna Presents! Lyceum series. Festival tickets are $10 in advance and $5 for students. Special prices are available with the purchase of an FOR (Friends of the Rappahannock) membership. Tickets can be purchased online at For more information, call (540) 373-3448 or email woodie.walker@

APRIL 7 STORYTIME • tsy Bitsy Baby Storytime (Ages birth-23 months) 1st and 3rd Thursdays 10:30 a.m. Bouncing, hugs and kisses, tickle time, lots of rhymes, and one book at this fun storytime. Followed by a

BREAKFAST • The Jefferson Ruritan Club together with the Jeffersonton Community Center will hold its monthly all-you-can-eat Country Breakfast from 8-11:00 a.m., (and every 2nd Sat.), at the Jeffersonton Community Center, 5073 Jeffersonton Rd., Jeffersonton (Rts. 802 & 621 off Rt. 229). Menu will include eggs, pancakes, sausage, bacon, fried apples, biscuits & gravy, pastries, orange juice & coffee. Cost for the breakfast is $8 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 and under 6 is free. Carry-out available. All proceeds go to scholarships, local public service organizations & charities and maintaining the Community Center. All are welcome. For info, call 937-5119 or go to www. MEMORY WALK • “Living the

Dream” Walk in memory of Ben Long and for support of individuals and families affected by substance abuse, depression or suicide. Yowell Meadow Park from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Donations are appreciated (Make checks payable to Living the Dream Foundation/RRCS, Attn: Alan Rasmussen, P.O. Box 1568, Culpeper, VA 22701). Water, lunch and music provided. For more information, contact Alan Rasmussen, RRCS Prevention Specialist, 434-825-8913.



Piedmont is May 3, 2016. Northern Piedmont Community Foundation presents training session. Board’s role in fundraising. Help your board understand and embrace their role as advisors, ambassadors and fundraisers. Great chance to get your questions answered and share ideas with other nonprofits. 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. at the Culpeper Town Police Training Center, 740 Old Brandy Road. GLP participants $15/all others $30. Contact Andrea Flynn at (540) 349-0631 or or

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HISTORY • Join Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) and explore the legacy of Hunter’s Island with its owner, local architect and history enthusiast Mary Ellen Wheeler from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. We’ll meet at the FOR home office and ferry over to the island in canoes. Learn more about Capt. John Smith, who explored the Rappahannock River in 1608, and the Native Americans who greeted him. There are ruins of old mansions on the island which make for great photo opportunities. Bring a bag lunch and water bottle for a scenic picnic. Minimum age is 8 years. The backup date is the next day. The cost is $30 per individual and $90 for families, or $24 and $72 for FOR members. For more information call (540) 373-3448. Please pre-register at


MEETING • Culpeper County

Human Services Board, Social Services Board and the Head Start Board hold regular meeting at 1 p.m. in the conference room of the Culpeper DSS at 1835 Industry Drive. Any person with questions on the accessibility should contact Doris Clatterbuck, Secretary to DSS Board, at (540) 727-0372 ext 360. Persons needing interpreter services for the hearing impaired and / or vision impairments must notify Ms. Clatterbuck no later than one (1) week prior to the meeting. The public is invited to attend.


STORYTIME • Itsy Bitsy Baby Storytime (Ages birth-23 months) 1st and 3rd Thursdays 10:30 a.m. Bouncing, hugs and kisses, tickle time, lots of rhymes, and one book at this fun storytime. Followed by a half an hour play time with Infant to Toddler Connection. No registration necessary. Contact Laini Bostian or 540-825-8691 .

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