Meetings and notices for July 31

The Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors meets at 2 p.m. Monday (Aug. 4) at the county courthouse on Gay Street. The agenda includes Spectra gas pipeline discussion; RFP Emergency Services; Carey property tax sale; Lorin Maazel resolution.

The Rappahannock Boy Scouts host Nazir Khan at 7 p.m. Monday (Aug. 4) at the Washington fire hall. Khan will talk about his role as a private citizen in organizing the youth of Kashmir into a variety of sporting and scouting organizations, and his work in taming militant youth over the past 20 years. The talk is open to scouts and the general public. For more information, call John Kiser at 987-8445.

The Rappahannock County School Board holds its annual retreat meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday (Aug. 5), to review VSBA policies and governance, at Belle Ridge Farm (25 Belle Ridge Lane, Woodville).

The Democratic Committee general meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday (Aug. 5) at the county library. Membership not required to participate. For more information, call vice-chair Jed Duvall at 540-537-3780.

The Rappahannock County School Board meets at 7 p.m. Aug. 12 in the high school band room.  To see the agenda, visit or

Hearthstone School’s summer camp (for ages 3-12) is from 9 to 3 p.m. Aug. 4-8 at the school. The cost is $200 per camp week ($50 non-refundable deposit). For more information, call 540-987-9212 or visit

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 Thursday (Aug. 7). For more information, contact Danny Wilson at 540-547-4126 or

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 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.

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 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