Meetings and notices for Aug. 6

Washington Architectural Review Board meets at 7 p.m. today (Thursday, Aug. 6) at town hall. Agenda includes Bradams Ridge, LLC; signage at 337 Gay St.

Staff members from Congressman Robert Hurt’s office hold local hours from 10 to noon tomorrow (Friday, Aug. 7) at the Rappahannock County Library. For more information, visit

Town Council meets at 7 p.m. Monday (Aug. 10) at town hall. Agenda includes updates on Avon Hall; authorization of a water and sewer rate increase work session, consideration of a Virginia Conflict of Interest training session.

Rappahannock County School Board meets 6 p.m. Tuesday (Aug. 11) in the high school band room.  Visit for the agenda (or go to

Culpeper NAACP is hosting a bus ride to the Million Man March 20th Anniversary to Washington D.C. on Saturday, Oct. 10 (refreshments will be served). Tickets are $35; deadline to sign up is Sept. 17. Bus leaves Culpeper Library at 6:30 a.m. and departs D.C. at 5 p.m., with a stop to eat on the way home and arriving in Culpeper at about 9:30 p.m. For more, visit

The Blue Ridge Chorale, a community chorus serving Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock counties, begins its fall/winter season soon. The adult chorus’ first rehearsal, under the direction of Bob Burnett, is 6:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at Open Door Baptist Church (754 Germanna Hwy., Culpeper). The first rehearsal for the youth chorus, under Cathy ter Weele’s direction, is 5:45 p.m. Sept. 7 at Open Door Baptist. Non-auditioned and open to all who love to sing. Visit or call 540-223-5462 to learn more.

Mountain Laurel Montessori School in Front Royal and Flint Hill offers nine weeks of Summer Discovery Camps for ages 2½ to 12 through Aug. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with options for before- and after-care and half-day programs. Visit for more information.

Sit-n-Knit at the Knit Wit Yarn Shop, 45 Main Street, Sperryville (next to the post office) is every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. (until 8ish). All are welcome, from beginners to the most skilled and experienced knitters. Bring your current project or let us help you find a new one. Call the shop at 540-987-8251 for more information.

Blue Ridge Singers seek vocalists interested in performing fun and challenging repertoire. Based in Front Royal, the BRS rehearses Tuesday evenings and presents in three counties. Basses and tenors are sought with limited positions for altos and sopranos. Contact artistic director Jeffrey Alban at to arrange an audition for correct voice placement.

Free Affordable Care Act (ACA) assistance is available (by appointment) from 2 to 6 Tuesday afternoons at the Rappahannock County Library. For questions or appointments, call 703-216-5262 or email

Caregivers Support Group meets 10 a.m. to noon on the first and third Thursday of each month at Reynolds Baptist Church in Sperryville. The next meeting is today (Aug. 6). For more information, contact Danny Wilson at 540-547-4126 or

Rappahannock Quilt Club meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the Amissville Methodist Church, 14567 Lee Hwy. All are welcome. For more information, call 540-937-4338

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