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Calendar of local happenings: Meetings, art shows, workshops, weekend events, children's activities and more. Many are free or have a small fee. Also see charity calendar--Things to do and help others too!

Things to do and help others too

Calendar of charity events that raise funds for many worthy causes in the community. Most events in Woodbridge-Manassas-Gainesville-Nokesville areas of Prince William County.

Author Marc Leepson to give March 7 talk about new book on Francis Scott Key

All are invited to The Warrenton Antiquarian Society’s free annual Open Meeting, Tuesday, March 7 at 2 p.m. at the Warrenton-Fauquier Visitors Center, 33 N. Calhoun St. in Warrenton, VA. Marc Leepson, a journalist, historian and author of nine books including “What So Proudly We Hailed: Francis Scott Key, A Life,” the first biography of the author of the “Star-Spangled Banner” in 75 years will give a lively talk on the little-known life of Francis Scott Key.

PWC Retired Teachers to meet March 13

Prince William Retired Teacher's Association will have a general meeting and brunch on Monday, March 13, at 10 a.m. The event will be held at St. Thomas United Methodist Church at 8899 Sudley Road in Manassas.

Volunteers needed in our community - Feb. 17, 2017

Can you imagine not being able to speak the language of the country where you live? Learn how to teach reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills to students who are American-born and English Language Learners at workshops March 18 and April 1 and then become a volunteer tutor with Literacy Volunteers of America-Prince William.

Medical Missionaries sets picnic fundraiser and 20th anniversary celebration April 22 in Manassas

Medical Missionaries will have a family style picnic fundraiser and 20th anniversary celebration between noon and 4 pm on Saturday April 22, 2017 at the Knights of Columbus Hall 9290 Stonewall Rd Manassas, Va 20110. Admission is free and there will be food at nominal costs, live music, raffles, silent auctions, entertainment, magician, balloon artist, and face painting. Meet the many volunteers. 

Two free classes at Central Library March 18 & 25 on organic gardening

Experts from the Virginia Cooperative Extension, or VCE, will be at Central Regional Library on March 18 and 25 to teach residents how to make organic vegetable gardens grow.

Volunteer opportunities in our community - Feb. 3, 2017

Willing Warriors has lots of fun volunteer opportunities at their facility in Haymarket. Come to their next All Hands On meeting on February 15th at 6:30pm to learn about their plans and upcoming events or attend the next volunteer orientation on February 22nd at 11am.

Share Some of Virginia’s Love this Valentine’s Day

There’s plenty to love about Virginia this Valentine’s Day, whether you’re looking to impress that special someone with a romantic Virginia getaway or locally-produced and lovingly-made Virginia foods, beverages or agricultural products.

Volunteer opportunities in the Greater Prince William community - Jan. 20, 2017

Can you give two hours to deliver Meals on Wheels one day a week? Pick up meals at Woodbridge or Manassas Senior Center.

Bird walk at Merrimac Farm Jan. 29

A bird walk at Merrimac Farm off Fleetwood Drive in the Aden area of Nokesville will be held on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017 from 8 to 11 a.m.

Actors ages 5-18 wanted to audition for FCT’s Wizard of Oz Feb. 17-18

Fauquier Community Theatre will be hosting auditions Feb. 17-18 for The Wizard of Oz for males and females age 5 to 18. The show will be presented in early June.
Today's Obituaries

Michele B. McQuigg, Prince William Clerk of Court

A funeral service for Michele B. McQuigg. Prince William Clerk of Court since 2008, will be held on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at 7 p.m. at All Saints Church, 14851 Gideon Drive, Woodbridge, VA. Visitation will be at Miller Funeral Home, 3200 Gloansky Blvd., on Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Tim Peyton, 48, swimmer, sportsman, OHS & Marymount graduate, father, employee of Home Depot

Timothy (Tim) Michael John Peyton, 48, of Manassas, VA died at home and went to be with Jesus on Feb. 9, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. A celebration of life will be held at Chapel Springs Assembly of God 11500 New Life Way Bristow VA on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. The Chapel will open at 10 a.m. for friends and family. Service will be at 11 a.m.

Hugh B. Browning, former principal of Woodbridge High School, veteran, Rotarian, father

A life celebration service for Hugh Burton Browning, a former principal of Woodbridge High School, and a Prince William County Schools employee for 37 years from 1957 to 1994, was held on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 at at Mountcastle Turch Funeral Home, 13318 Occoquan Road Woodbridge VA 22191. Browning, who lived in Woodbridge, VA, died in his home on Sunday Jan 29, 2017.
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