The Board of Supervisors meets 7 p.m. Monday, April 29, at the Rappahannock Elementary School auditorium/gym. Agenda includes: School and county budget.
Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services Board holds its regularly scheduled board meeting Tuesday, May 14, at 1 p.m., at its office at 15361 Bradford Road, Culpeper. Individuals with disabilities who require special assistance to attend and participate in this meeting should contact Kimberley Martin at 540-825-3100, ext. 3146.
In the 4-H Travel Day Camps ($210 per week), campers from 9 to 13 years of age spend each week visiting local businesses, parks and organizations to learn about the weekly theme through hands-on learning experiences and activities. Other travel camps include an animal theme (July 8-12) and outdoor adventure (July 29-Aug. 2). Registration ends May 10. For more information about registering for any of these camps, call the extension office at 540-675-3619.
Amissville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company is now seeking contestants for Queen (ages 14-20), Junior Miss (ages 8-13), and Little Miss (ages 3-7) for their annual carnival June 26-29. For tickets and information, contact Sandi Carter 540-937-4218. For entries in the parade on June 27, contact J.B. at 540-937-4218.
If you have not received and returned a personal property form you must do so by May 1 to avoid a 10-percent late filing penalty. For any questions, call the Commissioner of the Revenue at 540-675-5370 from 8 to 5 weekdays through tax season.
The Commissioner of the Revenue and Treasurer’s Offices have extended hours from 8 to 5 p.m. through May 1 for income tax and personal property assistance.
RAAC’s Claudia Mitchell Arts Fund has extended its first formal grant application cycle from March 31 to April 30. The fund was established to encourage artistic talent in the Rappahannock community by providing financial assistance to both established and emerging artists. More information about the program, its guidelines and application is available at raac.org or by calling 540-675-3193.
Registration for the 4-H Overnight Camp ($260; June 10-14) ends on May 10. Campers spend five days/four nights at the 4-H Education Center in Front Royal, where they participate in morning workshops, swimming, singing, evening programs that include a talent show, dance and gathering around a campfire each evening.
The 50th reunion of the Rappahannock County High School class of 1963 is planned for June 22 at the Flint Hill Public House. Class members who haven’t been contacted are asked to get in touch with Dorothy Payne Clater (540-987-3137), Sally Latham Haynes (480-947-4824), Judi North Burke (540-631-6103) or Mary Norman Wiley (540-937-7535).
The Rappahannock County High School class of 1958 hosts an all classes reunion to celebrate 55 years since graduation, starting at noon Saturday, June 29, at the Flint Hill fire hall. Attendees should bring a covered dish and drink to share. Paper products are provided. For more information, call Paula Miller Howell (email@example.com), Elanor “Dicey” Atkins (540-636-6003) or Nancy Zinn Nicholas (540-937-4470).
Register your child for Wildlife Discovery Camp at the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center (930 Tilthammer Mill Road, Boyce). Camp sessions (for ages 7-12) are Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. beginning June 11 (except July 30) and ending Aug 20. Each session costs $25. For more information and to register, call 540-837-9000 or visit blueridgewildlife.org.
The Culpeper Market is open every Saturday (April 27 until Thanksgiving) from 7:30 a.m. until noon. The market (on Davis Street) offers a one-stop shop for all things local and features more than 30 vendors this season. For more information, contact Culpeper Renaissance or market manager Tom Hennaman at 540-825-4416 or visit culpeperdowntown.com.