Meetings and notices for July 17

The July meetings of the Rappahannock County Planning Commission and the Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority are cancelled.

The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (July 23) at the county courthouse. The agenda includes Parrish setback variances.

Panther Camp, a mandatory contact football camp for all those wishing to play varsity football, is 8 a.m. to noon at the high school Monday to Thursday (July 21-24). As a reminder, physicals must be completed before Thursday, July 31. For more information, contact coach Mark Heinle at

Caregivers Support Group meets on the first and third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at Reynold Baptist Church in Sperryville. The next meeting is today (Thursday, July 17). For more information, contact Danny Wilson at 540-547-4126 or

The NAACP Culpeper Branch meets at 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, July 17) at 1401 Old Fredericksburg, Rd. Culpeper. For more information, call 540-727-1305.

The Warrenton Lyme Disease support group meets at 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, July 17) at the Warrenton Church of Christ (6398 Lee Hwy., Warrenton).

The 4-H Horse Club meets every other Monday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at 10 Estes Mill Rd., Sperryville, to ride horses and ponies. Open to ages 9 to 18; free. Enrollment forms are available at RCES, the Rappahannock County 4-H website and Facebook page. For more information, call 540-675-3619.

Service to Abused Families (SAFE) offers free classes throughout September on helping those recovering from abusive relationships. Classes are offered from 6 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday, as well as 9 to 4 p.m. Sept. 6 and 27 (Saturdays). For more information, contact Ruthann Carr at 540-825-8891 or, or visit

The Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market hosts a special nutritional program every fourth Saturday through Sept. 27. Georgette Yates hosts free cooking activities from 9 to 9:30, 10 to 10:30, and 11 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, visit

The Order of Daughters of the King, a spiritual sisterhood of women dedicated to prayer, service and evangelism, meets on the first and third Saturday of every month (next meeting is July 19) at 9 a.m. in the Gathering Room at St. Stephen’s (third floor above the Food Closet) in Culpeper. For more information, call 540-825-8786 or visit

The Salem Educational Foundation has a variety of scholarships available to students from Culpeper and Rappahannock counties. Applications can be obtained from high school guidance offices, or by calling 540-547-2589.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2014-15 Skyline CAP Head Start, a free preschool program for children ages 3 to 5 from income eligible families. Children with special needs are encouraged to apply. For more information, contact Becky Thorpe at 540-635-2362.

Hearthstone School’s summer camp (for ages 3-12) is from 9 to 3 p.m. July 28-Aug. 1 and Aug. 4-8 at the school. Mountain Adventures (ages 8-12) is July 14-18, while backpack and overnight expeditions (ages 13-17) is July 28-Aug. 1. The cost is $200 per camp week ($50 non-refundable deposit). For more information, call 540-987-9212 or visit