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A spe­cial pro­gram fea­tur­ing Nor­man Orn­stein, per­haps the most ac­claimed po­lit­i­cal writer in America. The 8 p.m. talk will be at the Lit­tle Wash­ing­ton The­atre (291 Gay St) and not at the li­brary. We will learn what has changed and what likely lies ahead. All Sec­ond Fri­day talks are free, and all are welcome.


➤ UUBRIDGE SER­VICE: Uni­tar­ian Univer­sal­ists of the Blue Ridge ser­vices at Hearth­stone School (11576 Lee Hwy, Sper­ryville) at 10:30 a.m. with a talk on “Tran­scen­dence,” by Frank Dixon. We all in­herit a world­view by be­ing born into a fam­ily and a neigh­bor­hood. There is no guar­an­tee that our in­her­i­tance is a good one. We know it is pos­si­ble to tran­scend our be­liefs, be­come fun­da­men­tally dif­fer­ent, so to speak; but we also know that it is ex­tremely dif­fi­cult. In this talk Dixon ex­am­ines the men­tal pro­cesses in­volved, and suggest that by un­der­stand­ing those pro­cesses tran­scen­dence will be made more eas­ily achieved. All are welcome. For more in­for­ma­tion, email


➤ CEL­E­BRAT­ING KING: Culpeper NAACP Branch # 7058 presents "Em­brac­ing Our Dif­fer­ences with Re­spect and Dig­nity" at 12 p.m. at An­ti­och Bap­tist Church, Culpeper. Cel­e­brat­ing the birth­day of Rev. Martin King Jr., fea­tur­ing Min­is­ter April Tay­lor as the guest speaker. Spon­sor: No­vant Health UVA Health Sys­tem.


➤ FREE CLINIC: The clinic will be held at the Rap­pa­han­nock County Health Depart­ment on Main Street in Wash­ing­ton. Reg­is­tra­tion is 5 to 6 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the Fauquier Free Clinic at 540-347-0394.


➤ AMISSVILLE BREAK­FAST: Amissville United Methodist Men will serve break­fast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Fel­low­ship Hall of the church. Do­na­tions are ac­cepted, and all pro­ceeds are used in ser­vice to others. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Reg at 540-987-9001.

➤ PIANO AT THE THE­ATRE: Hailed as a “stun­ning pi­anist with in­cred­i­ble dex­ter­ity” (San Francisco Clas­si­cal Voice), Cana­dian pi­anist Au­drey An­drist has thrilled au­di­ences around the globe, from North America to Ja­pan, China and Ger­many with her “pas­sion­ate aban­don”, “bright en­ergy”, and “great in­tel­li­gence.” She per­forms at the Lit­tle Wash­ing­ton The­atre at 3 p.m. For tick­ets ($25, or $10 ages 18 and younger) go to lit­tle­wash­ing­tonthe­ or call 540-675-1253 or info@ the­atre­wash­ing­



Wakefield Coun­try Day School, 1059 Zachary Tay­lor Hwy, Flint Hill, is hav­ing its Open House from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Join us on cam­pus for spe­cial tours and light re­fresh­ments as you learn more about our out­stand­ing Preschool-12 col­lege prepara­tory pro­gram. For more in­for­ma­tion, please visit or call Lisa Cieplak at 540-635-8555 x227


You're in­vited to the 27th An­nual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birth­day ob­ser­vance in Rap­pa­han­nock County, at 4 p.m. at the Lit­tle Wash­ing­ton The­atre, 291 Gay St., Wash­ing­ton. Spon­sored by the Ju­lia E. Bod­die Schol­ar­ship Com­mit­tee. Spe­cial mu­sic will be pro­vided by the "DreamKeeper Trib­ute Choir". Join us for this com­mu­nity event! Lo­cal of­fi­cials will be rec­og­nized dur­ing the pro­gram. Free to the pub­lic. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Nan But­ler Roberts, MLK Pro­gram Di­rec­tor, 540-661-2013 or email


➤ NA­TURE AT MONT­PE­LIER: Walk with the Vir­ginia Master Nat­u­ral­ists through James Madi­son's beloved wood­lands from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Mont­pe­lier Vis­i­tor Cen­ter, 11407 Con­sti­tu­tion High­way, Mont­pe­lier Sta­tion, Or­ange. Ex­pe­ri­ence the pic­turesque beauty and won­der of win­ter in the Mont­pe­lier woods and con­tem­plate our con­nec­tions to Madi­son's era through our mu­tual de­pen­dence on this im­por­tant nat­u­ral re­source. Learn about the eco­log­i­cal and eco­nomic con­tri­bu­tions a well-managed for­est pro­vides to our so­ci­ety in terms of habi­tat, wildlife, wood prod­ucts, and such ba­sic needs as clean air and wa­ter. In­ves­ti­gate how var­i­ous tech­niques of ac­tive for­est man­age­ment con­sti­tute stew­ard­ship of the wood­lands, to re­new and pre­serve them for fu­ture gen­er­a­tions. Cost $5/per­son; chil­dren un­der 6 years old are free. For more in­for­ma­tion, see www. mont­pe­ In case of in­clement weather, call 540672-2728, ext. 141 or ext. 252.


➤ MAGIC AT THE THE­ATRE: The highly rated com­edy and magic show, The Magic Duel, is com­ing to the Lit­tle Wash­ing­ton The­atre with an 8 p.m. per­for­mance. With au­di­ence in­volve­ment pro­vid­ing plenty of im­pro­vi­sa­tional de­tours, the show fea­tures loads of com­edy and mind-bog­gling magic done right be­fore the au­di­ence’s eyes. No in­sult is too snarky, no trick is too sneaky, no pan­der­ing is too ridicu­lous - this is magic and com­edy for grown ups; not kids, and is rec­om­mended for those over 15 years old. The­atre is lo­cated at 291 Gay St., and tick­ets ($25) are avail­able by call­ing 540-675-1253 or at www. lit­tle­wash­ing­tonthe­

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