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Culpeper Times • April 13-19, 2017
What’s Happening APRIL 22
CARS AND ICE CREAM
Enjoy the sounds of Sensi Trails at Grass Rootes April 15.
FILM • The Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents “The Ninth Configuration” (Warner Bros., 1980 R-rated ). William Peter Blatty (“The Exorcist”) wrote, produced and directed this comedy horror thriller based on his novel “Twinkle, Twinkle, ‘Killer’ Kane.” No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian. Starts at 7:30 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.
SAVE A LIFE • Learn about
the work of the Salvation Army in our community. Monies stay local. Annual luncheon held at Pepper’s Grill starts at noon. RSVP to Lt. Jared Martin at Jared.Martin@uss. salvationarmy.org
FIVE OVER FIFTY • You are
cordially invited to join Aging Together to honor their 2017 "Five Over Fifty.” These are selfless individuals from each of our five counties who have gone "beyond the call" to make our community a better place. Our honorees include: Culpeper, Dr. Hortense Jackson; Fauquier, John W. McCarthy; Madison, Robin Corum; Orange, Dorren Brown; and Rappahannock, Bev Atkins. The wine and hors d'oeuvres reception starts at 6:30 p.m. with the award ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Held at the Culpeper
Country Club. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased through www. agingtogether.org or calling 540829-6405.
ANNUAL MEETING • Brandy
Station Foundation Annual Meeting at the Brandy Station Fire Hall, 19601 Church Road, Brandy Station at 6 p.m. with dinner served by the Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary at 6:45 p.m. $25 per person. There will be a silent auction and cash bar. Guest speaker Mrs. Virginia Morton will present: “Within these Walls: Stories of Culpeper's Wartime Houses.” The public is invited and please make reservations by April 13 by contacting Paula Johnson at 540-341-7019 or email pauladrdr@ aol.com.
FILM • The Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents “Cruel & Unusual Comedy - the Best of the MoMA Series” (1910s-1920s). Film historians Ben Model and Steve Massa, working with MoMA curators Dave Kehr and Ron Magliozzi, have drawn on the Museum’s extensive holdings of hundreds and hundreds of silent comedies. The majority of films to be screened are archival rarities. Starts at 7:30 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.
• Cruisin For Heroes will be hosting a family friendly monthly Cruise-In from 4-8 p.m. (and every fourth Sat. through September) at Bruster’s located at 16170 Rogers Road to raise awareness and funds for the Fisher House Foundation. Fisher House provides a “home away from home” for families of patients receiving medical care at military and VA medical centers. There will be a DJ and a “Manager’s Choice Trophy” presented. Come out and support community and our military. Along with any donations (check donations are tax deductible) collected during the event, Bruster’s will be donating a portion of the event nights sales to Fisher House. For info, contact Lou Realmuto at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www. cruisinforheroes.com.
MISS CULPEPER PAGEANT
• Twelve finalists compete in the Miss Culpeper Scholarship Pageant held at Culpeper County High School starting at 7 p.m. Juniors and seniors from both public high schools are judged on talent, poise, and academics. Contact Jeff Walker at jwalker@ culpeperschools.org or 540-8250621.
RELAY FOR LIFE • The Light Walkers will hold a Relay for Life fundraiser including music and dinner at New Salem Baptist Church, 8233 Sperryville Pike beginning at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30. Music provided by Pickin' Daisies, Debbie Zinn and The Natural Grass Band and NSBC Youth Praise Band. Donations requested, proceeds benefit American Cancer Society. More information call 540-825-6614. FILM • The Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents “Silent Comedians Talk!” (1930s-1940s). By the late 1920s, silent film comedy had evolved to a high art, reaching its peak in the features of Chaplin, Keaton, Harold Lloyd, and Harry Langdon, in addition to shorts with Laurel and Hardy, Charley Chase, and Max Davidson. Starts at 7:30 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.
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. MUSIC • The Blue Ridge Chorale presents “A Broadway Musical Medley” at 3 p.m. at Oak Shade Methodist Church located at the corner of Rt. 229 and Rt. 640 in Rixeyville. Donations appreciated. Contact 540-222-9099.
MUSEUM TALK • The Museum hosts its third GalleryTalk from 2-4 p.m. in the Civil War Gallery of the Museum in the historic train depot in downtown Culpeper. Public invited to Monuments Men: Saving Art and Restoring History Gallery Talk. Refreshments served. Free. Seating is limited so RSVPs are appreciated. Fran Cecere, a writer affiliated with Windmore Foundation for the Arts, will speak about artist Dorothy Skelton's work immediately after WWII as part of the Monuments Men project. Call 540-829-1749 for reservations and information.
CULPEPER ASTRONOMY CLUB • Amateur astronomer
Myron Wasiuta will lead lead fellow night sky watchers at the meeting of the Culpeper Astronomy Club. Held in library’s meeting room. Meets from 7-9 p.m. At around 8 p.m. the club will move to the outside to observe the night sky with telescope. Contact the library at 540-825-8691
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. Call for more information or just show up. Visit www.MyFodaFamily.org or contact Caroline at (540) 316-9221 or My FODAFamily@ gmail.com