Virtual round table, online, Tuesday, 11am-12pm. Limits for leaders with Fallon Jordan. Hosted by Barbara Gustavson. Register at discoverynextstep.com/events.
Health and Wellbeing Awareness at The Table, Market Square, Tuesday, 12-1:30 p.m. The Zoe Freedom Center will discuss alcohol, drugs, opioid addiction and provide Narcan training in part of the COPE health education series. Help with questions about Medicare and Medicaid; learn how to use AccessMeCare.
October Gardening: Indoors and Outdoors, 320 Emancipation Highway, Tuesday, 6-7 p.m. Jonathan Stevens talks about conservatories and favorite indoor plants. Bring problematic houseplants (if infected, bring them wrapped in a plastic bag). fredericksburgfood.coop.
Northern Neck Master Naturalist Basic Training Information Sessions, The Regional Center, 457 Main St., Warsaw, Tuesday, 10 a.m. Learn more about NNMN’s course schedule, curriculum and activities. Zoom sessions take place on October 11 at 5:30 p.m. and October 12 at 6 p.m. Email [email protected] to get the link. No registration required to attend in person.
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Virtual Author Talks: Dr. Aziz Gazipura, author of “Not Nice – Stop People Pleasing, Silent, and Feeling Guilty,” Thursday, 4-5 p.m., free. Register and submit your questions at librarypoint.org/lsc-authors.
Dahlgren Downtown, The Inn at Old Silk Mill, 1707 Princess Ann St., Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Historical and technological exhibits, rowboat, STEM activities, food truck and music. 540/653-8152; [email protected]
Chancellor Ruritan Club Garage Sale, 5994 Plank Road, Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 7am-12pm. FREE ENTRANCE. Proceeds support the scholarship program.
Annual Spotsylvania Motorcycle Show American Legion Riders Chapter 320, 8456 Brock Road, Spotsylvania, Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Bike show, raffles and vendors. Proceeds benefit local veterans, service members and their families. spotsylvaniapost320.org.
Beer and Bingo for the Blind, Maltese Brewing Company, 11047 Pearson Drive, Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Event features 10 bingo games with prizes, raffle prizes, free salty snacks and extra bingo cards free with donations of new pairs of socks to be given to the homeless. Organized by Spotsylvania Lions Club to benefit Leader Dogs for the Blind. For more information, contact Lion Elixia Ross at [email protected], or Lion Kathy Heil at [email protected]
Chatham Community Day of Remembrance and Reflection, 120 Chatham Lane, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Live music, artisan demonstrations, children’s activities, outdoor artists at work, scheduled tours of greenhouses and gardens, living history presentations and interpretation presentations by NPS staff. Free. nps.gov/frsp/learn/news/a-community-day-of-remembrance-and-reflection-at-chatham.htm.
Historic Funeral Procession, Historic Rice’s Hotel / Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville, Saturday, 10:45 a.m. The historic funeral procession for Captain Griffin Foushee, veteran of the War of 1812 and owner of the Tavern in the mid-1800s, will include a antique horse-drawn hearse, 1812 color guard, bagpipes, drum and fife, riderless horse, eulogy, brief prayer and costumed mourners. 804/580-3377; rhhtfoundationinc.org.
Prosper Students Fall Workshops, online, October 17-21, 7-8 p.m. Financial literacy program for junior and senior high school students. Topics include Job Interview Basics 101, Credit Essentials 101, Smart Savings 101, Budgeting 101, and Buying a Vehicle/Renting an Apartment 101. Free. rappahannockunitedway.org.
Cocktails for a Cause, The Heist, 102 N. Main St., Bowling Green, Oct. 18, 5:30-9 p.m. $75 includes four bourbon tastings, one drink and appetizers. Benefits Caroline Family YMCA. Must be 21 or older to attend. family-ymca.org/cocktailsforacause.
Dahlgren Heritage Museum Speaker Series: Lt. Col. Jonathan Smith, The Estate at White Hall Vineyard Stables, 3668 White Hall Road, King George, October 19, 5 p.m. US Space Force at Naval Support Facility Dahlgren. Welcome at 4:40 p.m. Free; donations encouraged. dahlgrenmuseum.org; 540/846-3382.
Welcome to Colonial Beach Meet Up, CoBE Workspace, 106 Hawthorn St., Colonial Beach, Oct. 20, 6 p.m. Discover the region while meeting neighbors. The speaker is Police Chief Deaver. Organized by the Colonial Beach Community Foundation. cbcommunityfoundation.org.
Visit to GCC Barbara J. Fried Center, 124 Old Potomac Church Road, Stafford, October 20, noon. Check in at Lobby – Room 115. Check in at bit.ly/GCCTours.
Germanna Community Conversation: Michele Norris: How do we talk about our differences? online, October 20, 7 p.m. Norris breaks down common beliefs and attitudes about race through meaningful dialogue on current events and social issues. germanna.edu/conversations.
Harvest Celebration, 320 Emancipation Highway, October 22, 3-7 p.m. Enjoy local, seasonal dishes and meet local farmers and producers. Proceeds will support the Food for All program which lowers the cost of groceries for SNAP/EBT shoppers. $20 per person. Buy tickets at the co-op or on Eventbrite. fredericksburgfood.coop.
Visit GCC FredCAT, 1325 Central Park Blvd., Oct. 22, 10 a.m. Site for apprenticeship and skilled trades programs, including electrical, heavy equipment operator, HVAC and plumbing. Sign up at bit.ly/GCCTours.
Dahlgren Base Historic Tour, Dahlgren Heritage Museum, 3540 James Madison Parkway, King George, October 22, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bus tour of the Dahlgren Naval Support Facility followed by a guided tour of the museum. Free. eventbrite.com/e/dahlgren-base-history-tour-tickets-410023069037.
FXBG 4 Ukraine Art Auction and Reception, Fredericksburg Branch Library, 1201 Caroline St., Oct. 23, 2-5 p.m. Reception and final auction. $50. Works can be viewed and bids can be made from October 16 to 4 p.m. on October 23 at fxbg4ukraine.org.
Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society, Zoom, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Trip Wiggins presents “Recognizing County Boundary Changes”. Sign up at vafrge.org.
Nar-Anon, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1009 Stafford Avenue, Parish Life Center, Room 100, Thursday, 7 p.m. For anyone affected by the addiction of a loved one. 540/840-5230; 540/538-6978; [email protected]; or [email protected]
Celebrate Recovery, Oak Grove Baptist Church, 8096 Leedstown Road, Colonial Beach, Friday, 7 p.m. Contact Bill for more information at 804/238-4228.
Stafford County Toastmasters, Zoom, Saturdays. Visit staffordcounty.toastmastersclubs.org or contact [email protected] for more information.
Rappahannock Regional Toastmasters, online and in person, October 18, 7:30 p.m. Meeting information at rappahannock.toastmastersclubs.org.