Fredericksburg Parent

July 2012

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out & about Wed Jul 4 Culpeper's 4th of July St. Free Celebration. All day. The Independence Day Celebration is a safe, event. speeches, a festive parade, amuse- ments for children and adults, and more! Sporting events, patriotic Street, and Yowell Meadow Park. Main Street, Davis Fabulous 4th at Ferry Farm. 10am - 5pm. You're invited to come celebrate Independence Day at Ferry Farm. This annual event features historic interpreters, crafts & games, entertainment, a flag ceremony, food vendors, and more! Ferry Farm, 268 Kings Hwy, F'burg. Mon Jul 2 Support Group for Parents of Children with Asperger's. 6:45 - 8pm. 1st Monday of each Month HQ Library, F'burg. Contact: Teresa Silver, 540-845-9999 or August. At HQ Library, Bring a lawn chair, a blanket, and a picnic dinner and listen to a variety of entertainers. In case of rain, con- certs move into the library theater. Music on the Library Steps. 7pm. Tue Jul 3 Military Days @ King's Dominion. Also on July 4. FREE park admis- sion to any active, inactive Every Monday in July, Worms. 10am - 10pm. There will Fri Jul 6 Happy 3rd Birthday to Wiggle including: raffles to win free hours, games from 6:30pm - 10pm, face painting from 10am - 4pm, pizza at 12:30pm and 6:30pm and and cake be events all day events Buy a 3hour punch cards for $15 -limit (2) per child! We will be open until10:00pm. celebration at 1pm and 7pm. Critters Don't Need Litter. 2pm. This award-winning environ- mental education program teaches that everyone needs a clean, safe place to live. Meet animals who can teach us about the dangers posed by litter and learn retired United States Service men and women with a valid military I.D. or American Music! Concert Series. 7pm. All concerts are free and open to the public and are held in Market Square located on the cor- ner of Princess Anne and William St. To celebrate Independence Day, listen to patriotic music, with the University of Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra. This is the most popular concert of the series and you won't want to miss it. Also on July 14, 28. we can help animals and people live in a healthy, litter-free how Free! Tickets must be reserved in advance and will not be available at the door. All ages. Courthouse Community Center, 29 Stafford Ave, Stafford. 540-658-5116 or world. takes place on the first Friday of the month from May through October in the outdoor Market Square venue located on the cor- ner of Princess Anne and William Music at the Museum, First Fridays. 7pm. This free event 24 Fredericksburg Parent and Family • July 2012 regional performers & activities for children. Museum admission is free from 5-9 p.m. concert with local and fun, and affordable Sat Jul 7 Winged Wonders. 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Ages 5 – 12 with accompanying adult. To honor our favorite winged-visitors, the Butterfly Fairy will present a series of workshops for an adult and child to learn and create together as they join in engaging ties in the Garden. Each pair will complete one activity per child. Per session fees: $36/per family (adult and child pair). 1800 Lakeside Ave, Richmond. activi- Mon Jul 9 Archaeology Camp. July 9 - July 13. dren have an opportunity to dig, wash, and mend "artifacts" they find in educational mock digs at Ferry Become an amateur archaeologist! During this five-day 9am - 12pm. camp, chil- lab, and learn about interpretation and conservation of artifacts. Ages 9-12. Farm, visit the archaeology registration is required. Cost is $125/child. Vickie Hayes by email at hayes@ or by phone at (540)371-3363, ext. 24. Advance Contact Major Monroe's History Camp. 9am - 12pm. A hands-on his- tory camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 12; will include games, crafts, demonstrations and tours to introduce children to the lives of soldiers during War. (540) 654-1043. 908 Charles St, F'burg. Cost: $40. Reservations requested at the Revolutionary Box. 10am. Also on July 10, 12, 20. These ongoing classes introduce art and art museums to young children through devel- opmentally appropriate activities. Students enjoy a picture book, view original make an art Preschool Palette: It's Not a works of home. Program themes and proj- ects change monthly. Gari Melchers project to take art, and

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