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Culpeper Community Calendar for the week of June 21

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
For more events, go to www.culpepertimes.com.

• Culpeper County Library
825-8691
Website: www.cclva.org
Teen blog: www.cclvateen.blogspot.com
Registration for Culpeper County Library summer reading progam is ongoing until July 29. Reach reading goals and receive books, Italian ices, French fries, Chick-fil-A kids' meals, glow-in-the-dark bracelets and ice cream or roller skating party.

• Spiritual Care Support Ministry
Culpeper Satellite Office is open every Monday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., providing support, education, and a biblical perspective to those who are ill, dying, grieving and experiencing personal loss and to those who journey with them. Individual counseling is available. Non-denominational. Free.
Chronically Ill Support Groups are Mondays from 11 a.m. to noon. Visit: www.scsm.tv or call Chaplain Liz Danielsen at 540-349-5814 for information and appointments. Located at Reformation Lutheran Church, 509 S. Main St., Culpeper.

Thursday, June 21
• "Daughter of Shanghai" A Chinese-American woman tries to expose an illegal alien smuggling ring. Starring Charles Bickford, Buster Crabbe and Anna May Wong. Free at the Library of Congress, Packard Campus in Culpeper, 19053 Mt. Pony Road. Film starts at 7:30 p.m. Reservations are encouraged. More info: 540-827-1079, ext. 79994 or 202-707-9994.
• Culpeper Downtown Third Thursday summer concert, 5 to 9 p.m.. "Soul Expressions," a high-energy soul band will perform. Individual concert admission is $7 at the gate with those under age 21 free. Info.: www.culpeperdowntown.com/events.cfm
• Mike Klee and "Black Tie Magic" at Culpeper County Library at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Mike and his rabbit, Trix, will perform entertaining and astounding feats of magic. All shows are first come, first served and space is limited. Groups of 10 or more need to call: 825-8691 to register in advance.
• CRHS Farmer's Market at the main entrance parking lot on Sunset Lane from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Open every Thursday until November. Produce will include: corn, tomatoes, zucchini, squash, various greens and fruit. Proceeds this month will benefit the CRH Relay for Life.

Friday, June 22
• Mike Klee and "Black Tie Magic" at Culpeper County Library at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Mike and his rabbit, Trix, will perform entertaining and astounding feats of magic. All shows are first come, first served and space is limited. Groups of 10 or more need to call: 825-8691 to register in advance.
• "Wait Until Dark" A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for heroin stuffed in a doll they believe is hidden in her apartment. Starring Auderey Hepburn, Alan Arkin and Richard Crenna. Free at the Library of Congress, Packard Campus in Culpeper, 19053 Mt. Pony Road. Film starts at 7:30 p.m. Reservations are encouraged. More info: 540-827-1079, ext. 79994 or 202-707-9994.
• Mindfulness discusion 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.

Saturday, June 23
• Culpeper Soap Box Derby. Info.: www.culpepersoapboxderby.com. They're racing on the new track!
• "The Three Lives of Thomasina" Thomasina, a young Scottish girl's cat, apparently dies at the hands of her widowed veterinarian father. The strained relationship between the girl and he father is eventually repaired with the return of the cat and the aid of a beautiful and mysterious "witch" who seems to have powers to revive and heal animals. Directed by Don Chaffey. Free at the Library of Congress, Packard Campus in Culpeper, 19053 Mt. Pony Road. Film starts at 2 p.m. Reservations are encouraged. More info: 540-827-1079, ext. 79994 or 202-707-9994.
• Praise, worship and healing service at Reformation Lutheran Church, 509 S. Main St. All are welcome. Holy Communion is celebrated. Info.: 825-1376.
• Meadows community yard sale starting at 8 a.m. and open to the public. Many participating homeowners will hold their individual yard sale on the same day providing shoppers with a wide selection of items. The Meadows entrance is loated at the interesection of Belle Avenue and Rocky Knoll. Info.: rene.meadows.hoa@verizon.net
• No "Hunger Games": We will feed you for teens sixth through 11th grade completed from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Register early as space is limited. An interactive team event filled with fun and challenging activities at Culpeper County Library.

Sunday, June 24
• Worship services 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 service at Providence Bible Church, 17211 Greens Corner Road, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. with Sunday school for all ages beginning at 9 a.m. Info.: 825-4715 or visit: providencebible.org
Monday, June 25
• The Lignum and Richardsville communities will host a free community Vacation Bible School from June 25 to June 29 at Hopewell United Methodist Church from 6 to 8:45 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Pre-school through adult ages are welcome. Churches involved include: Hopewell and Richardsville United Methodist and Oakland, Lael and Ebenezer Baptist. More info.: Call any of the churches directly.
• Bible study at Chick-Fil-A with Reformation Lutheran Church Pastor Brad Hales at 9 a.m. Each Wednesday and at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the church, 509 S. Main St. All are welcome. Info.: 825-1376.

Tuesday, June 26
• CAN jobs ministry program from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 309 N. East St. Some of the services available include: resume and cover letter writing, interview skills, networking skills and resume posting. The ministry is free and operated by volunteers. It is available the second and fourth Tuesday's of each month. More info.: Margie Benitez at 703-944-8450 or e-mail: culpepercan@gmail.com
• 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: 540-825-7555.
• Bedtime Storytime is 7 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.
• Senior Lunch and Learning potluck lunch at Reformation Lutheran Church, 509 S. Main St., beginning at 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Bring a dish to share and join in the fellowship. More info.: 825-1376.
• 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

Wednesday, June 27
• Junior Chess Club, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Culpeper County Library meeting room; lessons available for beginners; John Bossong, 825-2675.

Thursday, June 28
• Close Knits Club, 10 a.m. to noon, Culpeper County Library; last Thursday each month, except November, which is combined with December to meet first Thursday of December; new members welcome; 6x9-inch knitted or crocheted rectangles become afghans sent to veterans home in Richmond; washable yarn welcome; More info.: Dot Ferrero, 825-3980.
• "For All Mankind" Academy Award nominated documentary featuring NASA footage taken on the Apollo missions of 1960s and 1970s, with narration by Appollo astronauts. Free at the Library of Congress, Packard Campus in Culpeper, 19053 Mt. Pony Road. Film starts at 7:30 p.m. Reservations are encouraged. More info: 540-827-1079, ext. 79994 or 202-707-9994.
• CRHS Farmer's Market at the main entrance parking lot on Sunset Lane from 10 a.m. To 3 p.m.. Open every Thursday until November. Produce will include: corn, tomatoes, zucchini, squash, various greens and fruit. Proceeds this month will benefit the CRH Relay for Life.
• 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: Rthwallace@aol.com or 540-423-7274.

Friday, June 29
• "Apollo 13" The true story of the ill-fated Apollo space mission intended to be the third to land on the moon, and the men that rescued it with skill and dedication. Directed by Ron Howard. Starring Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton and Kevin Bacon. Free at the Library of Congress, Packard Campus in Culpeper, 19053 Mt. Pony Road. Film starts at 7:30 p.m. Reservations are encouraged. More info: 540-827-1079, ext. 79994 or 202-707-9994.
• 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.

Saturday, June 30
• "The Right Stuff" The story of the birth of America's space program and the first Mercury astronauts. Directed by Philip Kaufman. Starring Sam Shephard, Ed Harris and Dennis Quaid. Free at the Library of Congress, Packard Campus in Culpeper, 19053 Mt. Pony Road. Film starts at 7:30 p.m. Reservations are encouraged. More info: 540-827-1079, ext. 79994 or 202-707-9994.

Tuesday, July 3
• Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District monthly board of directors meeting, 9:30 a.m. first Tuesday at locations in Culpeper, Greene, Madison, Orange or Rappahannock counties; 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.
• 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: 540-825-7555.
• Bedtime Storytime is 7 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.

Wednesday, July 4
• Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. hosts 4th of July Car and Bike Show. Info.: www.culpeperdowntown.com/events.cfm

• Culpeper County Library Board of Trustees, 7 p.m. first Wednesday; conference room, Culpeper County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Center, Culpeper; (540) 825-8691, www.cclva.org.
• Junior Chess Club, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Culpeper County Library meeting room; lessons available for beginners; John Bossong, 825-2675.

Thursday, July 12

• Culpeper ABATE (A Brotherhood Against Totalitarian Enactments) of VA, Culpeper Chapter, 7 p.m. second Thursday; The Stable, 110 E. Davis St., (540) 727-2007; see what's happening with motorcyclists' rights issues in Virginia; local riding events; all motorcycle enthusiasts welcome; Tim Dalman, (540) 219-6366, abateva.org.
• Fairfax Masonic Lodge No. 43 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, chartered Nov. 17, 1794 meets; 7:30 p.m. second Thursday; Masonic Temple, 209 East Davis St., Culpeper; (540) 825-8535.
• CRHS Farmer's Market at the main entrance parking lot on Sunset lane from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Open every Thursday until November. Produce will include: corn, tomatoes, zucchini, squash, various greens and fruit. Proceeds this month will benefit the CRH Relay for Life.

Tuesday, July 14
• Read to the Dogs continues second Saturday, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Children share books with certified therapy dogs at the library. Parents fill out permission slips for children at the library. No registration necessary. First come, first served.
• 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: 540-825-7555.
• Bedtime Storytime is 7 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.











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