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Things to do and help others too

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

Things to do in the local area

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!

Volunteers needed in the greater Prince William community - Dec. 15, 2017

Among the needs now are groups to provide a meal to SERVE Family Shelter residents, urgent need for age 55+ to teach 4th grade children the life skills to keep them safe alone and safe at home, skilled and unskilled weekend volunteers to help with fix-up projects across the community, tax preparers to be certified as IRS VITA Income Tax Preparer for 2018 tax season, and holiday decoration removers.

What’s to do Halloween weekend in Prince William County

Superheroes, goblins, ghouls, monsters and all manner of creatures are welcome at Prince William County's public libraries this Halloween season for costume parades, scary and not-so-scary stories, trick-or-treating, games and snacks.

Volunteers needed in the Greater Prince William community - Jan. 5, 2018

Serve Our Willing Warriors is in search of New Year’s volunteers to take down holiday decorations on January 4, 5 and 6.

Volunteers are needed in the Greater Prince William area for upcoming events

Among needs this week are 1600 children in our community need sponsors for Christmas and Salvation Army kettles still need bell ringers. Learn how you can help.

Fauquier Master Gardeners to lead Dec. 2 talk on “Composting and Water Conservation Basics”

Northern Fauquier Community Park, Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) Master Gardeners, and the John Marshall Soil and Water Conservation District will lead “Composting and Water Conservation Basics” on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. at Marshall Schoolhouse #18, 7592 John Marshall Highway, Marshall (next to the Recycle Center).

Santa to make early appearance Nov. 4 at holiday bazaar by Friends of Manassas Senior Center

Included in the day are a Secret Santa shop for children to purchase items for mom, dad and others and Santa Claus, himself. Everyone can get a picture with and a candy cane from Santa between 10 a.m. to noon for a donation of $1/picture.

Prince William Little Theatre to present “The Diary of Anne Frank” Oct. 20-29

Prince William Little Theatre will present “The Diary of Anne Frank” Oct. 20-29 at the Gregory Family Theatre of the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas.

Hangar dinner and dance at Manassas Airport to benefit Freedom Museum Oct. 21

The Freedom Museum will hold a Hangar Dance Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. The $80 per person admission will include a dinner catered by JR’s Custom Catering and 40s and 50s dance music by The Swing Machine. Proceeds will help pay the museum’s operating expenses and add to its building fund.

Master Gardening: Take the guesswork out of pruning class Oct. 17 in Warrenton

Tim Ohlwiler, Horticulture Extension Agent, will teach the proper techniques for pruning shrubs and trees including timing, the different cuts and the tools that are necessary.

Volunteers wanted to lead self-managed health programs in Greater Prince William

Project Mend-A-House is now registering volunteer LEADERS for its popular Stanford Chronic Disease Self Management and Diabetes Self Management programs. No experience is needed.
Today's Obituaries

Doris Holmes Gittin, former secretary to Prince William County School Board, mother of four

A celebration of the life of Doris Holmes (Garretson) Gittin will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Master’s Touch Ministries, 19959 Fort Valley Road, Strasburg, Virginia 22657.

Jean Palmer Ryan, 72, of Haymarket, financial systems analyst, DAR member, history buff

Memorial Services will be held at Pierce Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, VA today, Thursday, Dec.14, 2017 from 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. for Jean Adele Palmer Ryan, 72, of Haymarket, VA, who died at Virginia Hospital Center on Dec. 7, 2017. Interment will follow at Stonewall Memory Gardens.

Barbara Bowling, president of Nokesville Business Association

A funeral service will be held at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton on Thursday, Nov. 30, at 11 a.m. for Barbara Jean Bowling of Culpeper, who passed away on Nov. 21, 2017.
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