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The Piedmont Symphony will kick off its seventh season on Sunday, Oct. 28, at 3 p.m. with 'By George Gershwin,' an all-Gershwin program expected to be a crowd-pleaser. Carlos Cesar Rodriguez is the piano soloist. Go online to piedmontsymphony.org for information.
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school hosting domestic violence awareness week
Colonial Forge High School's Family Career and Community Leaders of America club is having a Domestic Violence Awareness Week this week at the school.
The group will collect canned goods throughout the week and have students and staff pledge against domestic violence.
All food collected will be donated to Empower House.
STAFFORD VIPERS BASEBALL
The 10U Stafford Vipers travel baseball coaching staff will hold tryouts for the 2013 season on Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. The team is looking to fill two or three roster spots, and pitching ability is a plus. To be eligible, boys cannot be 11 before May 1, 2013.
Call Jason at 760/576-6569 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for tryout locations and information.
FALL FESTIVAL, FAMILY HEALTH FEST SCHEDULED
Spotsylvania County will hold its fall festival at the Marshall Center and family health fest at Spotsylvania Middle School, both on Saturday, Nov. 3.
The fall festival is scheduled 10 a.m. to
The family health fest is scheduled 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Spotsy Middle School Gym, 8801 Courthouse Road.
There will be health information, vision screenings for children, flu shots by Prime Care, Health Screening by the Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, blood pressure, body mass index, blood sugar and cholesterol, and financial and physical fitness vendors and more.
ZOMBIE WALK SCHEDULED TO BENEFIT AREA GROUPS
The Mean Mommy Club of Fredericksburg will hold its second annual Fredericksburg Zombie Walk on Saturday, Nov. 3, 3-6 p.m. at Hurkamp Park to benefit Hope House, Seca, SERVE and Fredericksburg Food Bank.
Participants are asked to bring nonperishable food items or cleaning supplies for donation. Last year's event brought in more than 2,000 pounds of food and supplies.
The event will feature a variety of costume prizes. Visit fredzombies.com.
KG YMCA PROGRAM CELEBRATES FAMILIES
On Oct. 18, the King George YMCA celebrated "Lights on After School," a national program that stresses the need for the lights to stay on--and the doors open--for programs that offer activities to children after school.