Culpeper Community Calendar

The Culpeper Community Calendar lists events sponsored by non-profit groups. Please include contact information and submit items by noon Friday two weeks in advance. E-mail Ray Finefrock at rfinefrock@timespapers.com All area codes are 540 unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, April 25
• Culpeper Brain Injury support group, fourth Thursday of each month, 6 to 8 p.m. in the Culpeper County Library meeting room. Free. For people living with a brain injury. Info.: Ruth Wallace at: Ruthwallace@aol.com or 540-423-7274.
• Brenda Curlee, job coach, offers individual consultations at Culpeper County Library, 1 to 4 p.m.. Call or stop by liberary to register for a one-hour appointment. Info.: 825-8691.
• A.G. Richardson Elementary School annual talent show, 6:30 to 7 :30 p.m.
• Farmington Elementary School Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night, 5 to 8 p.m.
• Pearl Sample Elementary School Poetry Alive celebration of poetry and Science Fair, 6 to 7 p.m.
• Culpeper Middle School STARS group meets at the library, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
• Free introduction to Reiki at the Beck House, 550 Sunset Lane, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Reiki is gentle, hands-on healing technique. Info.: Desi Campbell: 825-0681 or:dzc@bwellwithin.com.
• Silent Movie Double Feature: “Camille” and “A Gentleman of Paris” In “Camille” a young law student becomes smitten with a courtesan who gives up her glamorous life for him, only to meet a tragic end. Starring Rudolph Valention. Black and white, 70 minutes. In “A Gentleman in Paris” though engaged to a general’s duaghter, unabashed womanizer the Marquis de Marignan spends a great deal of time escaping the wrath of outraged husbands. Starring Dhirley O’Hara. Free at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Black and white, 65 minutes 112 minutes. Reservations are recommended: 827-1079, ext. 7994 or (202) 707-994 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Friday, April 26
• Mindfulness discussion group. Discussion on how to live a happier, more productive life. Culpeper County Library conference room each Friday, beginning at noon. Info.: happy2day2morrow@gmail.com
• Friday Walk-in Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, activities and more. No registration necessary. For children and their caregivers.
• A.G. Richardson Elementary School PTO movie night, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
• Early dismissal for Culpeper County Public Schools students. Elementary, 1 p.m.; secondary, 1:30 p.m.
• Blue Ridge Chorale presents its spring concert titled, “A New York State of Mind” at Open Door Baptist Church beginning at 7 p.m. The concert, directed by Carol Tomhave, features Broadway music, and songs about New York. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children and tickets can be purchased at the door. Cafe refreshments sold by Culpeper Band Boosters. Info.: www.brcsings.com or call: 223-5462.
• “Little Women” As their father is off fighting the Civil War, the four March sisters at home with their Marmee help the poor, fight to keep their family together and find love. Starring: Katherine Hepburn, Francis Dee, Joan Bennett and Jean Parker. Free at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Black and white, 115 minutes. Reservations are recommended: 827-1079, ext. 7994 or (202) 707-994 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
• When Women Want to Rest, inspirational study Friday’s through June 28 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at 5869 Chittenden Drive, Warrenton. Find refuge in God’s word and return to the joy of simple pleasures. Sponsored by Spiritual Care Support Ministries in Warrenton. Info.: 349-5814.

Saturday, April 27
• Culpeper Farmer’s Market, 7:30 a.m. to noon, East Davis Street parking lot near the Depot. More than 30 vendors. Farm fresh eggs, baked good, locally raised beef, pork, lamb and poultry, produce. Info.: Tom Hennaman at: 825-4416 or visit: www.culpeperdowntown.com. Also on Facebook.
• SAFE carwash at Culpeper Walmart from 8 a.m. to noon. Get your car washed and help SAFE too. Also, Bruster’s coupon books available for $10 (a $40 value). Info.: Tracy Forloines at: 825-8891 or visit SAFE at: www.safejourneys.org or on Facebook.
• “Damn Yankees” When an aging, frustrated Washington Senators baseball fan says he’d sell his soul to see the club get one good hitter, a devilish Mr. Applegate appears to fulfill his wish and transforms him into the club’s new star. With Tab Hunter, Gwen Verdon and Ray Walston. Free at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, beginning at 2 p.m. Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Color, 111 minutes. Reservations are recommended: 827-1079, ext. 7994 or (202) 707-994 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
• “Paper Moon” Travelling Bible salesman/con artist Moses Pray unexpectedly finds himself saddled with an orphaned young girl and the two forge an unlikely partnership. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich. Starring Ryan O’Neal, Tatum O’Neal and Madeline Kahn. Free at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Black and white, 102 minutes. Reservations are recommended: 827-1079, ext. 7994 or (202) 707-994 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
• Eastern View Athletic Department hosts a mattress fundraiser sale. Stop by the EVHS gym between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. and get a great deal and help Eastern View athletics. Twin, Full, Queen and King and special size matresses available. Name brands at 30 to 60 percent off retail, ranging from $199 to $1999.
• John Rose, Snuffy Smith and Barney Google artist, author and cartoonist will be prsenting his newest book in the Culpeper County Library meeting room, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Copies will be available for sale ($19.50) and signing.
• Seminar titled “Harness Your Health” presented by Tranquility Farm Equestrian Education and Renewal Center at 16371 Glen Ella Road from 3 to 5 p.m.. Free. Topic: Prevention of cruelty to animals. Info.: 727-0399 or e-mail: info@TQFarm.org
• ABATE of Virginia Spring Poker Run. Sign up at 11 a.m. at The Cycle Center, 13388 Lovers Lane, Culpeper for 100 mile scenic ride. Cash prizes. Proceeds ($20 per hand) benefit the Virginia Coalition of Motorcyclists. Info.: 229-2531.
• Wakefield Country Day School, 1059 Zachary Taylor Hwy in Huntly, hosting Spring Auction and Dinner at the school, beginning at 5 p.m. Evening will include a silent auction and reception, dinner and a live auction. Tickets are $60 per person. Hawaiian theme; appropriate attire welcome. Childcare provided for a donation that will benefit the school’s England trip in 2014. Reservations or more info.: 635-8555 ext. 232.
• Reformed Lutheran Church , 509 S. Main St., service of healing during the regular Saturday praise and worship time. Prayer teams available and Pastor Brad Hales will annoint with oil. Info.: jdkent03@hotmail.com

Sunday, April 28
• Worship at Reformation Lutheran Church, 509 S. Main St., at 8 and 11 a.m. with Sunday school for all ages at 9:45 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated at all worship services. Info.: 825-1376
• Worship at Providence Bible Church, 17211 Greens Corner Road, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday school at 9 a.m. Home groups meet throughout the week. Info.: 825-4715 or visit: providencebible.org
• Worship at Amissville United Methodist Church, 14760 Lee Highway, are at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Info.: amissvilleumc.com
• Bread of Life Deliverance Ministries, nondenominational, 405 Sperryville Pike. Call: 727-0041. E-mail: boldministries08@gmil.com. Service times: Sunday: 10:30 to12:30; Bible study Wednesday, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
• St. Luke Lutheran Church offers Sunday School for adults, youth and children at 9 a.m. and worship at 10 a.m. Bible study is Thursday at noon. The church is located at 1200 Old Rixeyville Road. Info.: 825-8358 or visit: www.stlukesculpeper.org
• Worship services at Mountain View Community Church are at 9:15 and 11 a.m. New sermon series from 1 Timothy. Small groups also meet throughout the week. The church is located at 16088 Rogers Road, behind Brusters. Info.: www.mountainviewcc.net or 727-0297.
• Worship at Bethlehem Christian Fellowship, 371 Lakeside Dr. (next to Full Circle Thrift Shop) at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Info.: 829-9927 or: www.bcf4u.org

Monday, April 29
• DivorceCare Support Group, Monday through June 24, 7 to 9 p.m. at Spiritual Care Support Ministry, 76 W. Shirley Ave., Warrenton. Info.: 349-5814

Tuesday, April 30
• Bedtime Storytime is 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Family-oriented programs feature stories, rhymes, songs and activities. Children are encouraged to attend in their pajamas and to bring a favorite stuffed animal. No registration necessary. For children and their caregivers.
• Reva Volunteer Fire and Rescue has bingo every Tuesday at 18230 Birmington Road, Culpeper, in a smoke-free hall. Doors open at 5 p.m. Dinner sales start at 5:30 p.m. Early bird starts at 6:30 p.m., followed by regular bingo at 7 p.m. Info: 540-547-3764.
• Senior worship at 1 p.m. at Reformation Lutheran Church, 509 S. Main St. Holy Communion is celebrated at all worship services. Info.: 825-1376
• Pre-School Storytime (ages 3 to 5) at 10:30 a.m. and toddler storytime (ages 2 to 3) at 10:30 or 11:15 a.m. at Culpeper County Library. Stories, songs, finger plays, coloring and activities.
• Hospice of the Rapidan hosts free weekly Grief Support group from 5:30 to 7 each Tuesday through April 23. Group will address concerns of those who have experienced death of family member or loved one. Info.: 825-4840 or: cwilt@hotr.org
• Floyd T. Binns Middle School Spring Choir concert, 7 to 8 p.m.
• Parent-Teacher Resource Center workshop on services and supports available for individuals with disabilities through Virginia Medicaid waiver program. Culpeper County Library 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Info.: 825-3677 ext. 2131

Tuesday, April 30
• Bereavement Support through June 25 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Weekly seminar and support group for people grieving the death of someone close to them. Adults and teens welcome. Learn techniques for dealing with grief and renewing hope for the future from a biblical perspective. At: Spiritual Care Support Ministries, 76 Shirley Ave. In Warrenton. Info.: 349-5814.
• Spouse loss support group through June 25 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. At: Spiritual Care Support Ministries, 76 Shirley Ave. In Warrenton. Info.: 349-5814• Floyd T. Binns Middle School Spring Choir Concert, 7 to 8 p.m.

Wednesday, May 1
• Sycamore Park Elementary School PTO meeting, 4 to 5 p.m.
• Bereavement Support through June 25 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Weekly seminar and support group for people grieving the death of someone close to them. Adults and teens welcome. Learn techniques for dealing with grief and renewing hope for the future from a biblical perspective. At: Spiritual Care Support Ministries, 76 Shirley Ave. in Warrenton. Info.: 349-5814.

Thursday, May 2
• Floyd T. Binns Middle School PTO meeting, 2 to 3 p.m.
• Emerald Hill Elementary School PTO meeting, 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.

Friday, May 3
• When Women Want to Rest, inspirational study Friday’s through June 28 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at 5869 Chittenden Drive, Warrenton. Find refuge in God’s word and return to the joy of simple pleasures. Sponsored by Spiritual Care Support Ministries in Warrenton. Info.: 349-5814.

Saturday, May 4
• Culpeper County High School prom at Daniel Technology Center, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Sunday, May 5
• Culpeper Farmer’s Market, 7:30 a.m. to noon, East Davis Street parking lot near the Depot. More than 30 vendors. Farm fresh eggs, baked good, locally raised beef, pork, lamb and poultry, produce. Info.: Tom Hennaman at: 825-4416 or visit: www.culpeperdowntown.com. Also on Facebook.
• The Smithsonian at Little Washington series for this season concludes today with a string trio of the Smithsonian Chamber Players, beginning at 8 p.m. Featured will be the music of Beethoven, Purcell and Dohnay at the Theatre at Little Washington. Info.: 675-1253 e-mail: TheatreVA@aol.com
• Prayer brunch at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Lignum, beginning at 11 a.m. Guest speaker is Deacon Octavia (Missy) Yates from Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Info.: 399-9794.
• Bruce Hornsby at the State Theatre, 305 S. Main St. from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Info.: 829-0292 (box office, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.); 727-7979 or visit: culpepertheatre.org

Sunday, May 5
• Worship at Reformation Lutheran Church, 509 S. Main St., at 8 and 11 a.m. with Sunday school for all ages at 9:45 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated at all worship services. Info.: 825-1376
• Worship at Providence Bible Church, 17211 Greens Corner Road, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday school at 9 a.m. Home groups meet throughout the week. Info.: 825-4715 or visit: providencebible.org
• Worship at Amissville United Methodist Church, 14760 Lee Highway, are at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Info.: amissvilleumc.com
• Bread of Life Deliverance Ministries, nondenominational, 405 Sperryville Pike. Call: 727-0041. E-mail: boldministries08@gmil.com. Service times: Sunday: 10:30 to12:30; Bible study Wednesday, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
• St. Luke Lutheran Church offers Sunday School for adults, youth and children at 9 a.m. and worship at 10 a.m. Bible study is Thursday at noon. The church is located at 1200 Old Rixeyville Road. Info.: 825-8358 or visit: www.stlukesculpeper.org
• Worship services at Mountain View Community Church are at 9:15 and 11 a.m. New sermon series from 1 Timothy. Small groups also meet throughout the week. The church is located at 16088 Rogers Road, behind Brusters. Info.: www.mountainviewcc.net or 727-0297.
• Worship at Bethlehem Christian Fellowship, 371 Lakeside Dr. (next to Full Circle Thrift Shop) at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Info.: 829-9927 or: www.bcf4u.org
• Special film screening: “Beasts of the Southern Wild” with special guests and onstage discussion. State Theatre, 305 S. Main St. 2 p.m. Info.: 829-0292 (box office, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.); 727-7979 or visit: culpepertheatre.org

Monday, May 6
• Bereavement Support Monday’s through June 24 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Culpeper Regional Hospital. Weekly seminar and support group for people grieving the death of someone close to them. Adults and teens welcome. Learn techniques for dealing with grief and renewing hope for the future from a biblical perspective. Sponsored by Spiritual Care Support Ministries, 76 Shirley Ave. In Warrenton. Info.: 349-5814.
• DivorceCare Support Group, Monday through June 24, 7 to 9 p.m. at Spiritual Care Support Ministry, 76 W. Shirley Ave., Warrenton. Info.: 349-5814
• “The Courage to Lead: Martin Luther King Jr”. Presented by the American Negro Playwright Theatre. Show begins at 7:30 p.m. Followed by question and answer session. State Theatre, 305 S. Main St. 2 p.m. Info.: 829-0292 (box office, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.); 727-7979 or visit: culpepertheatre.org
• Yowell Elementary School Home School Connection Committee meeting in the art room, 6 to 8 p.m.
• “Your Childbirth Experience” at Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center from 7 to 9 p.m.. Four sessions: May 6, 13, 20 and June 3. Cost $120. Info.: 316-3588.

Tuesday, May 7
• Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District monthly board of directors meeting, 9:30 a.m. first Tuesday at 235 Warren St. in Orange; http://culpeper.vaswcd.org/; (540) 825-8591.
• Board of Supervisors, first Tuesday; 10 a.m., general county business, committee reports, appropriate closed sessions; 7 p.m., public forum, Planning Commission business, public hearings; County Administration Building, 302 North Main St., Culpeper; see Web page for meeting agendas; http://web.culpepercounty.gov/CountyGovernment/BoardofSupervisors.aspx; Administrative Office, (540) 727-3427.
• Windmore Pen-to-Paper Writers’ Group, meets first Tuesday at the Culpeper Library. Aspiring writer? Want to hone your communication skills? Morning group 10 a.m. to noon, afternoon group at 5-7 p.m. New members welcome. More info.: Fran at 540-825-2890.
• Spouse loss support group through June 25 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. At: Spiritual Care Support Ministries, 76 Shirley Ave. In Warrenton .Info.: 349-5814.
• An evening of choral music of Central Virginia featuring the Bel Canto Ensemble, Madison Chorale and Blue Ridge Chorale. Show begins at 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. State Theatre, 305 S. Main St. Info.: 829-0292 (box office, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.); 727-7979 or visit: culpepertheatre.org

Wednesday, May 8
• Bereavement Support through June 25 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Weekly seminar and support group for people grieving the death of someone close to them. Adults and teens welcome. Learn techniques for dealing with grief and renewing hope for the future from a biblical perspective. At: Spiritual Care Support Ministries, 76 Shirley Ave. In Warrenton. Info.: 349-5814.
• Eastern View High School PTO meeting in the main conference room, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
• A celebration of Latino music and dance featuring Beleza Brasil. Show begins at 7:30 p.m. State Theatre, 305 S. Main St. Info.: 829-0292 (box office, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.); 727-7979 or visit: culpepertheatre.org