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Great food, great art Tickets are still available for the Dahlgren Museum's Art Auction fundraiser. The $25. pp tickets for the August 24 event, are available at any NSWC FCU branch, the Journal office or online at dahlglrenmuseum.org. Call (540) 709-7495, Lori Deem to ar- range your purchase for will call. Located at the UMW-Dahlgren campus University Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Auction will start at 6:30 p.m. Featuring "NotYourMothersCup- cakes" and Oak Crest Wines ($5 add'l for souvenir glass and wine tasting thru the event), this event will also offer the following goodies: bbq bites, chicken salad puffs, salmon with dill sauce, mini crab cakes with sweet chili coconut key lime sauce, hot Virginia dip, turkey lavash and more. Along with great food, good company and fine wine, there will be art items from the masters, Disney, sports, & more. Tickets will be available at the door. Come 6ut and support the new Dahlgren Museum. Join Now Minikicks Soccer Register your 2-5 year old kids now for the new Minikicks soccer program at the KGYMCA. Session starts 9/17/13. Learn to love the sport! 6 weeks for $35.00. Call (540)775-9622 to register your child. KG Men's Slow Pitch Fall Softball A men's slow pitch fall softball league i~ being formed, so join in today. All games will be played at Barnesfield Park under ASA rules (USSSA bats with 2013 stamp allowed) Fee: $300 per team. League Starts: Sept. 10 Games played: Tuesday and qhursday nights. You must register no later than: Sept. 2. Contact: Keith Douglas at ks- douglas05@aol.com or Doug Cantrell at douglas.cantrell@ya- hoD.com. F'brg Museum to offer free concerts Sounds of Summer presents a free concert every Friday through Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. Featuring local and regional performers representing various musical genres, the Museum hopes to expose concert goers to different types of music. Concerts will take place in Mar- ket Square and will include activi- ties for children. The Museum will offer free, ex- tended hours from 5-9 p.m. Country and Americana music by The Green Boys will have you ,toe tapping on Aug. 23. August wraps up on the 30th, with local bluegrass favorite, The Believers. With something for everyone, FAMCC hopes that locals and tourists from all walks of life will join in this large-scale celebration of the arts in downtown Freder- icksburg. 907 Princess Anne Street. Call 540-371-3037, ext. 141 or visit www.famcc.org. The Journal has faithfully published obituaries for local families on the death of a loved one at no charge. Unfortunately, with the increase fees charged by our printer and the United States mail, we are now going to have to charge for this service. As they do with other newspapers, funeral directors will be taking your information and working with The Journal to get the obituary started for the family and they will include the cost of the advertisement in the overall funeral costs. If you have questions about this new process, please call Loft at ~e Journal at (540) 709-7495 who will be glad to speak with you. Note: "lhe average obituary will cost about $50. A photograph will be an additional cost of $15. Posting the obituary only online will start at $50 (or $25, if also run in the paper). Lori Deem Free job readiness workshop On the second Saturday of each month, beginning Sept. 14, the LEENC, a local non- profit volunteer group will offer FREE job readiness and resume development workshops. The free workshops will run from 10 p.m. - 1 p.m. and will be held at the Porter ]M Library Room B, 2001 Parkway Blvd., Stafford. Visit www.leenc.org to register now. Walk ins are welcome. LEENC local non profit volun- teer group that offers employed men, women and students "free" professional career development counseling at the Porter Library. Send in your resume when you register, and it will be evaluated before you get to the class. VA-DGIF Boat Virginia Course offered Saturday, Aug. 24, in Colonial Beach. The USCG Auxiliary will be teaching this class at the Town Center, next to the library, at 22 Washington Ave. from 8:45 a.m. to about 5 p.m. There is no cost to the student. Anyone who operates a PWC and anyone aged 40 and younger operating a motorboat in VA is required to have taken a NASBLA-approved safe boating course. Successful completion of this course will provide you with the certificate needed to meet the VA regulation. Register for the class at the VA Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries: www.dgif.virginia.gov/boating. SimVentions hosts Coffee Leaderlink on Furlough Fridays Free event for those on a Furlough Friday, using Leaderlink to utilize 2013 Chick-fil-a Leadercast speaker presentations to encourage leaders to center on Simplicity as they lead. 8:10 a.m.-9 a.m. Aug. 23; Aug. 30; Sept. 13 & 20. At SimVentions office, 11905 Bowman Dr. Suite 502, F'brg, VA 22408.: Free meeting. Bring a friend. Coffee will be served. A round table discussion will follow the presentation. ,RSVP to rsay@simventions.com. Family DUCKS UNLIMITED Sportsman's Night Out will be hosted by Ducks Unlim- ited on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Oak Grove VFD, starting at 4 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. Call Mike at (804) 445-4849 to get your tickets or get more informa- tion. Do you have a Community Event coming up? Send details to The Journal for a free listing on the Community Calendar Call Loft at (540) 709-7495 or email her at Iori@journalpress.com #4-24-13-1 #7-31-13-3 #6-20-1 #8-2-13-1 !. ADOPTED ii II II II I "Dolly" Hound Beagle/Lab Mix LabMix , Lab Mix white/tan adult female b/w adult female black senior male black adult male #8-1 2-1 3-2 #9-4-1 2-1 #8-1 6-1 3-1 #6-1 9-1 3-1 =eag,e 1[ KJ P,t.ix .ound.ix I Tin.erbe,, P,..,x tri-color Young male [ [ brindle adult male, red/white adult female I brown/white adult female_ Visit us at 11377 CITIZENs WAY (OFF Rt 3 AT GOvERNMENT cENTER BLVD.) I or visit http://www.peffinder.com/shelters/VA53 . .html for a complete listing II AT THE KING GEORGE ANIMAL SHELTER 540-775-2120 Pest and Term ; Control This advertisement sponsored by PermaTreat Pest Control l/llllillll '' Call 775-2667 or 659-1111 for a Free Inspection! 8 am - 1 pm M-F This & That Seurat Sunday at Caledon State Park Sept. 15: This is an annual event for artists, patrons, and nature- lovers of all ages to paint, draw, photograph, model, or perform, on the beautiful grounds of Caledon State Park, 11617 Caledon Road (Route 218), King George. Free to participate; Registration requested by Sept.13. Call 540.663.3861 to pre- register or call Carrol Morgan at 540-760-6928 for more information or to volunteer. Rain Date: Sept. 22. EXIT Realty Expertise "HELP US TO HELP OTHERS" Back to School Supplies Drive. The team at EXIT Realty Expertise are working to fill backbacks for the YMC~s Bright Beginnings Program, which assists the county's needy children for the school year. Supplies needed are pencils, crayons, colored pencils, markers, erasers, scissors, pencil boxes, folders, wide rule paper, etc. Drop off at the EXIT office, 7947 Kings Highway, across from the KG Dominos, Mon.-Fri. 9 p.m.-6 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 p.m.- 4 p.m. 9014 R4L needs volunteers 2014 Relay For Life of King George Committee Interest Meeting on Aug. 22, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church Parish Hall,. at 6 p.m. We are looking for people who are interested to be part of the planning, success and fun of the 2014 Relay For Life here in King George. Everybody is welcome who wants to join us in the fight against &ncer. We need you! For more information call Ur- sula Oesterwinter (540) 663-2555 or Jessica Delgado (540) 775- 9983. Fall Festival News it's coming together like every year. As the Committee meets on the 4th Thursday 0~= the month, each member brings evidence of hard work and completed tasks. The 2013 theme is "55 Years of Tradition" Registrations are coming in for the parade, craft fair and outside venders. The Committee expects more food venders this year, so maybe the lines won't be as long as in 2012. New for 2013 will be a commu- nity Talent Show. D&B Manage- ment of KG will be planning and producing this event which will be held Saturday night. Check out kgfallfestival.com for more updates, registration forms and FF news! with thanksgiving, ,,Ix make your requests V known to God. 4' .... " Ph!iPpians 4:6 WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21 Southern Cookout buffet lunch. F'brg Festival of the Performing Looking for golfers, attendants, Arts to present "Sweeney Todd" sponsors and donations. Proceeds for Aug. 21 & 22 at 7 p.m. Free admis- the Sgt. Mason Memorial Scholarship sion at The Olde Silk Mill in F'brg. Fund. For more information email: Bring a chair. No rain date. Call cvmasonl@verizon.net; vmason@ (540) 374-5040 or visit fredfest, co.kinggeorge.state.va.us or org. howardjb@crosslink.net. Sign up and pay by Aug. 31. FRIDAY, AUG. 23 Regular meeting of the Westmo- reland County Republican Com- mittee. American Legion Hall in Montross. 7 p.m. dugan@west- morelandcountyrepublicans.org. MONDAY, SEPT, 9 KG AARP annual picnic. 11:30 a.m. at the American Legion Post 89 building on corner of Dahlgren Rd. and Indiantown Rd. Bring a dish to share! Come enjoy SATURDAY, AuG. 24 an afternoon of great food, hot dogs, KGHS Bands & BBQ at the fellowship and music. Anyone over new stadium 5- 10 p.m. Food $8. 50 can join in the festivities. See you Silent Auction, live bands. Contact there! lsuckow@juno.com for more info. CBVFD Firefighter Fitness 5K TUESDAY, SEPT. 10 Run/Walk Sat. Aug. 24 at 9 p.m. UIC Technical Services Registration Fee Adults $25.00/ (UICTS) is hosting its third annual Kids $20.00 Race packet pick up @ UIC Foundation Benefit Golf 6:45 on race day on the Town Hill Tournament on Sept. 10. The in CB. For more info visit www. Tournament will take place at Swan CBVFD.net Point Yacht and Country Club in Swan Point, Md. In addition to the TUESDAY, SEPT, 3 Golf Tournament, the event will Annual picnic of the NN Chap- include a raffle and both a silent and ter 1823 of NARFE Assn. Tuesday, live auction. Sept. 3. Congressman Rob Witt- Proceeds from this event will ben- man will be the speaker. Begins efit the UIC Foundation, a non-prof- at noon and will be held at the it organization that provides schol- Humphreys Shelter (Shelter 1) in arship funding to qualified Alaskan Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Natives and their descendants. Spon- Isle Road, Lancaster. The park has sorship opportunities are available a $2 parking fee. Hamburgers and for interested organizations. Those hot dogs provided. Attendees are interested can contact event orga- requested to bring a salad/side nizer Kelvin Martinez at (703) 562- dish (last name begins A - M) or 0340. For more information on the a dessert (last name begins N - Z). UIC Foundation Charity Golf Tour- Current, former and retired Fed- nament and to register, visit http:// eral employees, spouses and survi- www.cvent.com/d/qcqblf. vor annuitants are invited. (804) 472.3051. FRIDAY, SEPT, 13 Richmond's newest chamber music SATURDAY, SEPT. 7 series will feature"Light and Shadow" 7th Annual Nicholas Conan featuring Dave Robbins, pianist. 8 Mason Golf tournament, p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, 4200 Cameron Hills in KG. dover Road, Richmond, Va 23221. $15 per adult, $10 for seniors and Registration and warmup 8-8:45 a.m. $300 per team. Includes students.(804)837-9355. RCC offers RILL course on "History of Navy on the Potomac" (no quizzes!) Sign up now for RILL iRappa-provoking learning experience for hannock Institute for Lifelong adults who wish to keep their minds Learning) class #157: The History active. of the Navy on the Potomac River. RILLs noncredit college-level The lectures will be given Sep- classes are held in several convenient tember 30 & October 7 & 14 locations within RCC'S service re- (Mon.) from 1-3 p.m. at the Dahl- gion, and usually meet from 1 to 3 gren Heritage Museum, (the old p.m. Gateway Welcome Center on 301 Some instructors may suggest spe- near the Nice Bridge) in King cific preliminary reading material George. to prepare students to get the most Scheduled instructors are Eliza- from the course; this information beth Lee, Dr. Rob Gates, Alan will be sent to registered students. Dean. The cost of the course is The courses will include neither $35 prerequisites nor tests. Evaluations This course will present the his- by participants will provide feedback tory of the U.S. Navy laboratory for future offerings. system on the Potomac River.Registration and tuition are re- It will discuss the laboratory quired prior to the start of classes, system and gun testing at the and early registration is strongly Washington Navy Yard; the es- advised because enrollment is often tablishment of the Naval Proving limited. Ground' in Indian Head, MD; and To register and pay by check, the latter's transformation into please contact RCC College Ad- the Navy'S center for "energetic" vancement Administrative Specialist materials-explosives, propellants, Sharon Drotleff at: (804) 333-6707 pyrotechnics, reactive materials, (toll-free at 1-877-RCC-3679) or by related chemicals and fuels, and email: sdrotleff@rappahannock.edu. their applications in propulsion The tuition fee must accompany systems and ordnance, the completed registration form and Finally, the course will cover the checks should be' made payable to Proving Ground's 1918 move to RCC/EFI. Dahlgren, and its evolution into a You may register and pay by phone major research and development with either Visa or MasterCard. center. Tuition is neither tax-deductible RILL (Rappahannock Institutenor refundable. for Lifelong Learning) is a pro- Separate charitable gifts to the gram of the Rappahannock Corn- Foundation, designated for RILL, munity College Educational Fdn., will help to defray RILL program designed by a group of volunteers costs. These gifts are tax-deductible. to be a life-enriching and thought- Never stop learning! Personal helpful and accessible. Value Get a great education without building a mountain of debt. Help Academic assistance, plus financial aid, scholarships, and tuition payment plans. co~e The Fall semester starts August 26th. Get the classes you want, when you want them > I h I Convenience Five locations and online courses that work around your job. Go online: rappahannock.edu Call: 80 836.9381 Visit a convenient RCC location: King George :: Warsaw :: Glenns :: Kilmarnock :: King William register for Fall courses now! ii