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!
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.
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.
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.
By Mary Foley, Executive Director, Volunteer Prince William 02/19/17 / Health & Safety / Nonprofits / People & Places / Volunteering /
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 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.
FROM Prince William County Government Reports 02/18/17 / Environment / Good Eating / Health & Safety / Manassas /
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.
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.
FROM Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services 01/30/17 / Agriculture / Good Eating / Nature and the Outdoors /
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.
FROM Mary Foley, Executive Director, Volunteer Prince William 01/23/17 / Manassas / Woodbridge / Good Eating / Volunteering /
Can you give two hours to deliver Meals on Wheels one day a week? Pick up meals at Woodbridge or Manassas Senior Center.
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.
FROM Fauquier Community Theatre 01/18/17 / Creative Arts / Dance / Kids Konnection / Music /
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.