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Event list­ings must reach us (prefer­ably by email to [email protected]­news.com) by Mon­day at noon for Thurs­day’s pa­per; an ac­tual street ad­dress and a phone num­ber we can pub­lish are also nec­es­sary. Please limit list­ings to 60 words. Many more events are listed on our web­site at Rapp­News.com/events.

Thurs­day, Jul 19

Fes­tive Pro­gres­sives, the new so­cial op­por­tu­nity for area lib­er­als, meets at Flint Hill Pub­lic House from 7 to 8:30 p.m. No sign up, fee or

com­mit­ment; food and drinks avail­able for pur­chase from the res­tau­rant menus. Ap­proved and sup­ported by the Rap­pa­han­nock County Demo­cratic Com­mit­tee (rap­pdems.org). For more in­for­ma­tion, call Kay Beatty at 540-5609232.

Hopewell re­vival: Re­vival ser­vices at Hopewell Bap­tist Church, Sper­ryville, con­tin­ues at 7:30 p.m. tonight with Rev. Ron­ald Poe, then on Fri­day (July 20) with Rev. Her­bert John­son and Homecoming on Sun­day (July 22) with min­is­ter James Kilby at 11 a.m. and Rev. Ge­orge Carl­ish at 3. Lunch served Sun­day in the din­ing hall. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Lil­lian Ay­lor at 540987-8064.

Satur­day, July 21

In­va­sive plants work­shop: Rap­pa­han­nock League for En­vi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion (RLEP) spon­sors a free 10 a.m. work­shop with pho­tos, dis­cus­sion and ad­vice from ex­perts on re­moval of in­va­sive plants, at the The­atre in Wash­ing­ton. Fol­lowed by a walk across Gay Street to Avon Hall for a closer lock and fur­ther hints on iden­ti­fy­ing and re­mov­ing. Call 540-6751373 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Ce­ram­ics work­shops: Come see how we make our unique tiles, art pan­els and do­mes­tic ce­ram­ics. Try your hand at paint­ing an art tile in one of our two-hour mini-work­shops. Call or email to re­serve a seat at the work ta­ble at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Cost is $25 per per­son or $45 for an adult/child (8 years and up) team. Fee in­cludes fir­ing and ship­ping the tile to you. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-937-5605 or email li­[email protected]­ridge­ce­ram­ics.com.

Prom­ise Land an­niver­sary: Com­bined Se­nior Choir and Men’s Cho­rus of Prom­ise Land Bap­tist Church cel­e­brates its an­niver­sary at 5 p.m. at the church, with guest Sis­ter Jean Bal­ti­more of Mt. Carmel Bap­tist Church, Ben­tonville, and the Mu­si­cal Blends from Warrenton. All are wel­come.

Sun­day, July 22

Dres­sage and school­ing

show: Old Do­min­ion Hounds Pony Club’s (ODHPC) 2012 dres­sage and com­bined-test school­ing show se­ries starts at 9 a.m. at Wind­sor Lodge Farm, Flint Hill. Di­vi­sions in­clude reg­u­lar and jump­ing derby com­bined tests at first-timers, el­e­men­tary (new this year), be­gin­ner­novice, novice and dres­sage test-of­choice. This show is great for green horses just start­ing out, riders want­ing to prac­tice in a low-key en­vi­ron­ment be­fore mov­ing on to rec­og­nized events or any­one want­ing to have a re­laxed, fun time with their horse. For in­for­ma­tion and en­try form, visit www.odh­pony­club.com or contact Les­ley at les­le­[email protected] hughes.net or 540-636-2344.

His­tory in Chester Gap: Join the Rap­pa­han­nock His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety at 1 p.m. at the in­ter­sec­tion of U.S. 522 and Route 610 (on the en­trance road to the Chester Gap) for the ded­i­ca­tion of two new Civil War Trails mark­ers com­mem­o­rat­ing Chester Gap’s im­por­tance in the Civil War. Af­ter the ded­i­ca­tion, re­fresh­ments will be avail­able at the Chester Gap fire hall, 42 Wa­ter­fall Rd., where the His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety is also ask­ing Chester Gap res­i­dents to share their pic­tures, news­pa­per clip­pings, doc­u­ments and fam­ily sto­ries in a unique op­por­tu­nity to add to the store­house of Rap­pa­han­nock his­tory. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-675-1163 or email rap­phist­[email protected]­cast.net.

Mon­day, July 23

Fri­day, July 27

Woodville Bap­tist VBS: Woodville Bap­tist Church’s Va­ca­tion Bi­ble School is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mon­day through Fri­day (July 27). The theme is “Amaz­ing Won­ders,” for chil­dren from pre-K to grade seven. For more in­for­ma­tion or to reg­is­ter, call 540-987-3317.

Fri­day, July 27

Murder mys­tery wine din­ner: The Flint Hill Pub­lic House, Flint Hill, hosts its first Murder Mys­tery Wine Din­ner, fea­tur­ing Three Fox Vine­yards wines, from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost is $85 per per­son. Contact Alisa Scott at 540-675-1700 to re­serve.

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