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The Caroline Historical Society will meet at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at the Port Royal Museum of History to tour the museum, elect officers and present the society's award for 2012 to Gilbert Brittle.
The society is honoring Brittle for his efforts to promote and preserve Caroline County history.
Visitors and future members are welcome.
BLUE RIDGE CHORALE ADDING SINGERS
Singers ages 7-14 are invited to join the Blue Ridge Chorale Youth Chorale beginning Monday, Jan. 28.
This season's concerts, planned for April, will include Broadway music and popular tunes with a New York theme.
Rehearsals are Monday evenings, 5:45-6:15 p.m., at Open Door Baptist Church, 754 Germanna Highway in Culpeper.
Call 540/223-5462 or visit brcsings.com for information.
Civil war group sets meeting today
The monthly meeting of the Civil War Civilians of Spotsylvania will be held today, 2-4 p.m., at the Spotsylvania County Museum, Market Square Building Lobby, 9019 Battlefield Blvd., Spotsylvania Courthouse.
The organization re-creates and researches local civilians impacted by the military actions during the Civil War.
Visitors are welcome. Call 540/785-2168 for information.
Historian to speak at umw program
Author and historian David L. Holmes will lecture on "Nothing Miraculous, All Things Ethical: A President and His Bible," at the 2013 Jefferson Lecture at the University of Mary Washington celebrating the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom.
The lecture is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m. in George Washington Hall's Dodd Auditorium.
Holmes is the Walter G. Mason Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at the College of William & Mary. He is a noted expert in American religious history and is the author of "The Faiths of the Founding Fathers" and "The Faiths of the Postwar Presidents: From Truman to Obama."
King George girl is state senate page
Anna Elizabeth Silverthorne Tanner of King George is serving as a page in the Senate of Virginia during the current session of the General Assembly.
Anna Beth, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Tanner and a student at King George Middle School, was appointed by Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling.