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Friday, May 4
First Friday in historic downtown Manassas, 6-9 p.m., http://www.visitmanassas.org

Saturday, May 5
• Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Drop-off Day 8 a.m. to noon, Manassas Transfer Station, 8305 Quarry Rd., Manassas, 20110. Trashline 703-257-8252. Free for city residents.

Thursday, May 10
CHADD Support Group for Parents of Kids with ADHD - every second Thursday from 7-8:30pm at the Warrenton Police Department Training Room, 333 Carriage House Lane, Warrenton, VA. This is an open group and all are welcome. Sponsored by NOVA CHADD; facilitated by Neil and Linda Swanson. For information: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 703-829-6129.

Saturday, May 12
• Merrimac Farm Workdays, 9 a.m.-noon, at Merrimac Farm, 15014 Deepwood Lane, Nokesville, VA 20181. Join in a morning of weeding, pruning, and watering plants to make sure the Wildlife Garden looks terrific for our visitors! The Wildlife Garden is a great area to watch wildlife, learn about native plants and pollinators, and get ideas for your own backyard. We will also be tidying up and cleaning the Stone House. Every volunteer makes a difference, even if you just come once. Please wear long pants, long socks and sturdy shoes. Bring a smile and plenty of water! Questions and RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 703-490-5200. Repeats June 2.

• Second Saturday Writers Guild’s first meeting, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Northern Virginia Community College Woodbridge campus library, Room 230, 2645 College Drive, Arts and Science Building (WAS), Woodbridge, VA 22191. Free parking in lots marked B. Food and drink ok in the library, but college cafeteria closed on Saturday. More information: email June Forte at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Saturday, May 19
Walking tour of Manassas National Battlefield (Confederate) led by historian John Hennessey, sponsored by Manassas Battlefield Trust. Dress for weather and take your own water. More info: http://www.manassasbattlefield.org Regis.ter at https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E333728&id=12 Fee: $30/45.

Thursday, May 24
CHADD Support Group for Parents of Kids with ADHD, every fourth Thursday from 7-8:30pm at the Haymarket Gainesville Community Library, 14870 Lightner Road, Haymarket, VA. This is an open group and all are welcome. Sponsored by NOVA CHADD; facilitated by Neil and Linda Swanson. Info: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 703-829-6129.

Sunday, May 27
Bird Walks at Merrimac Farm , 8-11 a.m., on last Sunday of the month except for December - May 27, June 24, July 29, August 26, September 30, October 28, November 25 at Merrimac Farm, 15014 Deepwood Lane, Nokesville, VA 20181. We'll look for birds as we travel through the uplands to the edge of the floodplain, covering a variety of habitats, including open fields and woodland edges. Everyone is welcome. Dress for the weather, take binoculars and cameras. More info and RSVP (appreciated) to PWCA at 703-499-4954 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). To see the Merrimac Farm bird list go to http://www.pwconserve.org/wildlife/birds/lists/merrimacfarm.htm

Saturday, June 2
Merrimac Farm Workdays, 9 a.m.-noon, at Merrimac Farm, 15014 Deepwood Lane, Nokesville, VA 20181. Join in a morning of weeding, pruning, and watering plants to make sure the Wildlife Garden looks terrific for our visitors! The Wildlife Garden is a great area to watch wildlife, learn about native plants and pollinators, and get ideas for your own backyard. We will also be tidying up and cleaning the Stone House. Every volunteer makes a difference, even if you just come once. Please wear long pants, long socks and sturdy shoes. Bring a smile and plenty of water! Questions and RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 703-490-5200.

Saturday, June 10
• Second Saturday Writers Guild’s first meeting, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Northern Virginia Community College Woodbridge campus library, Room 230, 2645 College Drive, Arts and Science Building (WAS), Woodbridge, VA 22191. Free parking in lots marked B. Food and drink ok in the library, but college cafeteria closed on Saturday. More information: email June Forte at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)






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