MEET­INGS & NOTICES

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➤ RAP­PA­HAN­NOCK BOARD OF SU­PER­VI­SORS meets on Mon­day, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m., and again at 7 p.m., at the Rap­pa­han­nock County Court­house, 250 Gay St., Washington.

➤ Fauquier Hos­pi­tal will host a new sup­port group called HELP­ING HANDS at 3:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. The first meet­ing will be held Wednesday, Feb. 7; all ses­sions will be held in the hos­pi­tal’s Ch­est­nut Room. The group is for those 18 and older who suf­fer from a life-lim­it­ing ill­ness or chronic pain. The in­tent is for the group to be ed­u­ca­tional, but also of­fer an op­por­tu­nity for par­tic­i­pants to talk about feel­ings and is­sues. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 5403163588.

➤ The RAP­PA­HAN­NOCK COUNTY WA­TER AND SEWER AU­THOR­ITY (RCWSA) meets at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Town Hall, 485 Gay St., Washington.

➤ The sec­ond meet­ing of the RAP­PA­HAN­NOCK RE­SOURCES ROUND­TABLE meets at the Reynolds Me­mo­rial Bap­tist Church in Sper­ryville on Fri­day, Feb. 9, not at the Li­brary. Bring a bag lunch and net­work (aka schmooze), start­ing around 11:30. Meet­ing be­gins at noon.

➤ PIED­MONT SOFT­BALL AS­SO­CI­A­TION of­fers spring and fall sea­sons. EARLY-BIRD reg­is­tra­tions are now be­ing con­ducted 6 p.m to 8 p.m. every Fri­day evening at 10 Mad­dox Lane (old Bill Payne Auc­tions build­ing) through Feb. 9. Early-bird in­di­vid­ual reg­is­tra­tion fees dur­ing this time are $55 or less for the year for all girls reg­is­ter­ing to play spring 2018 soft­ball. After Feb. 9, reg­is­tra­tion fees will be $85 per player (or less, de­pend­ing on team age). Reg­is­tra­tion and play­ing gear fi­nan­cial as­sis­tance is avail­able to any girl who needs it. For more in­for­ma­tion, check out pied­montsoft­ball.net; Pied­mont Soft­ball in Amissville on Face­book; email amissville. soft­[email protected], or call 540522-3675.

➤ RAP­PA­HAN­NOCK COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD meets on Mon­day, Feb. 13, at 6:30 p.m. in the band room at the high school.

➤ RAP­PA­HAN­NOCK RAPIDAN COM­MU­NITY SER­VICES meets on Mon­day, Feb. 13, at 1 p.m. at 15361 Brad­ford Rd., Culpeper. In­di­vid­u­als with dis­abil­i­ties who re­quire spe­cial as­sis­tance to at­tend and par­tic­i­pate should con­tact Laura Wohlford at 540825-3100, ex­ten­sion 3146.

➤RAP PA HAN NO CK MADI­SON FRUIT SCHOOL is at Graves Moun­tain Lodge on Thursday, Feb. 15; reg­is­tra­tion be­gins at 8:15. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Ken­ner Love at 540-675-3619 or [email protected] vt.edu.

➤ Belle Meade Montes­sori School, Sper­ryville, in­vites you to a STEAM WORK­SHOP for fam­i­lies with 5-11 graders, on Mon­day, Feb. 19, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m at the school. Bring a bag lunch and wa­ter; 90 minute tre­buchet de­sign chal­lenge and 90 minute per­for­mance work­shop. RSVP by vis­it­ing [email protected]­mead­e­school.org

➤ The WIN­TER VEG­ETABLE SCHOOL, with Ex­ten­sion spe­cial­ists, agents and sub­ject mat­ter ex­perts, and an NRCS Agron­o­mist is Thursday, Feb. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the War­ren­ton-Fauquier County Visi­tors Cen­ter, 33 N. Cal­houn St., War­ren­ton. Learn about niche crops, IPM and or­ganic pest man­age­ment, or­ganic pest man­age­ment tools, new pes­ti­cides, pes­ti­cide safety, food safety, soil man­age­ment and mar­ket­ing. Early reg­is­tra­tion fee $20 per per­son, in­cludes ma­te­ri­als, lunch and re­fresh­ments. After Feb. 19, reg­is­tra­tion fee is $30 per per­son. Call 540-675-3619 for a reg­is­tra­tion form to be mailed or for more in­for­ma­tion.

➤ RAAC wel­comes pro­pos­als for 2018 Clau­dia Mitchell Arts Fund grants from in­di­vid­u­als and or­ga­ni­za­tions liv­ing and/ or work­ing in Rap­pa­han­nock County. 2018 guide­lines, ap­pli­ca­tion and other de­tails are avail­able at raac.org. Dead­line for ap­pli­ca­tions is March 15. All ap­pli­cants will be no­ti­fied by May 31.

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