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Art lessons—School of Art offers fine art classes for adults. 206-6101.
Childbirth Education—And Infant Care classes at Sentara Williamsburg Regional. 220-8128.
Computer classes—Computer Concepts Training Center, 564-3996.
Computer classes—Williamsburg Regional Library offers free of charge. Preregister at 259-7720.
Free GED Prep classes—Meet 1-3 p.m. or 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday/Wednesday, through April 8; and 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday/Thursday or 6:30-8:30 p.m., through April 9, with free assessment tests. Open enrollment. 603-6532. www.wjcc.k12.va.us.
Free ESOL classes—6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday, through April 9, with free assessment tests. Open enrollment. 603-6532. www.wjcc.k12.va.us.
Jazzercise—Jazzercise Williamsburg Dance and Fitness. 220-8020.
Music classes—Music Makers for all levels and ages. 565-9566.
Music Together—Songs, chants, dance, instrument play for infants-4 years. 784-0080.
Smoking Cessation—5-6 p.m. Tuesdays at Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center. Free. 984-8420.
7 Cities Ballroom—Group lesson, open dance second, fourth Fridays. 903-4867.
Ballroom dancing—USA Dance Inc. monthly dances at Quarterpath Rec. 566-9657.
Belly dance—Workout, prenatal, over 60, intermediate. Anahata Yoga Center, 253-0080.
Broadway Dance Arts—Jazz, tap, hip-hop, ballet, lyrical dance classes. 259-2253.
Colonial Squares Dance Club—Modern square dance class 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Norge Elementary, 7311 Richmond Rd. First lesson free, $5 thereafter. Caller is Gene Chamberlain. Harry, 345-5667 or Ted, 566-3239.
Contra dance—7:30-10 p.m. first Saturdays, except November and August, at Norge Community Hall. 566-1110, 229-4082.
Eastern Virginia School for the Performing Arts—Classical ballet, modern, jazz, tap, voice, musical theatre. 229-8535.
English country dancing—Tuesdays, 8-10 p.m. Newport House. Williamsburg Heritage Dancers, 564-3775 or 229-1775.
Institute for Dance Inc.—Intro to Dance, PreBallet, Tap/Jazz Combo, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern, Lyrical and Character classes. Also, enrolling for Community Performances classes, ages 3 and up. 229-1717 or www.institutefordance.org.
Rhythm of Ireland—Irish dance beginner class 8:30 Saturday mornings. Open to ages 5 through adult who have never done Irish dance. Also classes for advanced beginner through champ. 253-2437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Round Dance—Synchronized ballroom dancing that includes waltz, cha-cha, rumba, foxtrot and two-step. Cuer is Bill Kahlbaum. 1:30-3 p.m. Intermediate level 3-4:30 p.m. Colonial Heritage Clubhouse Ballroom. First lesson free, $5 thereafter. 345-5667 or 804 642-4118.
Swing Dancing lessons—Free for six weeks (refund with 100% attendance) Thursdays at the Williamsburg Community Bldg., 401 N. Boundary St. Preregistration required. No partner necessary, minors welcome with adult. 757 328-8884 or www.Lindy101.com.
USA Dance—Williamsburg chapter meets first Saturdays at Quarterpath Recreation Center. Ballroom dance lesson 7:30-8:30 p.m., social dancing 8:30-10:30 p.m. www.williamsburgusadance.com.
Virginia Regional Ballet Academy—Classical ballet, pointe, character, jazz, tap and contemporary dance for ages 3-103. 229-2553 or visit www.danceVRB.com.
WISC Dance—Pre-ballet, ballet/tap combo, leveled jazz and contemporary. 253-1947.
Adult exercise ballet, tap, jazz and Pilates—Institute for Dance. 229-1717.
B-defined—Body Definition class Monday-Thursday. 345-6801.
Blood pressure screenings—10 a.m.-noon first Fridays Dominion Village, 4132 Longhill Rd. Free.
Cancer Resource Center—Williamsburg Regional Library and Sentara Williamsburg Regional. www.westcancer.org.
Family Dementia Caregiver orientation—Offered free by appointment, 800 272-3900. Participants receive a local resource manual.
Flow yoga class—5-6 p.m. Monday and 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday. 229-9350.
Flow hatha yoga—Daily, 634-5170 or yogaontheyork.com.
Grocery Store Tours—Held monthly, provided by Sentara registered dietitians Megan Cordova and Sue Pearce at Food Lion, 5601 Richmond Rd. in Premium Outlets. Tours go aisle by aisle, with a discussion of the best food choices. Registration required at 800 SENTARA or www.sentara.com.
Hatha yoga—Mixed level 10-11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday and 6-7:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. 722-1062.
Hatha yoga—Iyengar style. 220-8604.
Health-related classes—Sentara Williamsburg. Free. 229-4636.
Lackey Free Clinic—To become eligible for services, 886-0608. 1620 Old Williamsburg Rd., Yorktown.
Massage—Anahata Yoga Center of Williamsburg. 253-0080.
Pilates Group Mat—Class for beginners at noon at the Pilates Center. Reserve a spot at 229-5002.
Pilates—Body Balance Studio offers ongoing classes and reformer sessions. 221-0774.
Pilates equipment classes—For those new to Pilates. Pilates Center, 229-5002.
Tai Chi—Classes for seniors at Anahata Yoga Center of Williamsburg, 104 Bypass Rd. 253-0080.
Yoga—For all levels, yoga workshops and meditation. Anahata Yoga Center of Williamsburg, 104 Bypass Rd. 253-0080.
Yoga—Body Balance Studio, 221-0774.
Transportation services—Rides non-emergency medical transportation for ages 55 and up or disabled citizens. 345-6166.
Williamsburg Walkabout—8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Waller Mill Park; 9 a.m. Thursdays at James City Recreation Center; 9:15 a.m. Saturdays at JCRC/HTSC. Free. 984-7107.
Yoga/Pilates class—10-11 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday at Baeplex. 229-2237.
4-H Horse Club—At Dream Catchers Therapeutic Riding Center, 3-5 p.m. first and third Saturdays. 817-4302.
9-Hole Group—Of the Kiwanis of Toano meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Golf Club at Kiskiack. $20. Nick, 566-2200.
Alumni Association of James City Citizens Academy—7 p.m. every other month on Mondays, Law Enforcement Center.
American Legion Post 39—Fourth Mondays, except July and August. Dinner at 6 p.m. at Mirabella’s. 565-2617.
American Legion Colonial Post 1776— Fourth Tuesdays. 7:30 p.m. at Claiborne Community Center. 258-5764.
Back to basics beginner’s meetings—For people with a drinking problem, 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Dominion Virginia Power Activities Building. 564-2309.
Beta Sigma Phi International—Social sorority Xi Zeta Iota local chapter, second Thursdays at 7 p.m. 566-3315.
Birth Talk Williamsburg—6:30-8:30 p.m. third Mondays at Anahata Yoga Center of Williamsburg, 104 Bypass Rd. 253-0080.
Bridge—Williamsburg Duplicate Bridge Club, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. 229-0320.
Buddhist meditation group—Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at Williamsburg Unitarian Universalist Church. 564-8713.
Buddhist discussion—Held in Williamsburg. 229-3385 or e-mail email@example.com.
Cars & Coffee-Williamsburg—Williamsburg Winery, third Saturday 8-10 a.m.
Chesapeake Bay Railroaders Inc.—7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 110-F Dare Rd. 564-8540.
Chickahominy Masonic Lodge—286, AF&AM Toano. 7:30 p.m. second Tuesdays, 7886 Richmond Rd. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christian Business Men’s Committee— Williamsburg chapter meets Friday 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Holiday Inn. 253-8411.
Civil Air Patrol—6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Newport News-Williamsburg Airport. 220-1894.
Colonial Area Republican Men’s Association—Luncheon meetings at Giuseppe’s Italian Restaurant. Art Sass, 221-7342.
Colonial Group Home Commission—4 p.m. third Thursdays, Griffin-Yeates Center. No meetings in July or August. 890-3300.
Colonial Services Board—Monthly board meetings at 1657 Merrimac Trail. 220-3200.
Colonial Vintage British Car Club—For British car enthusiasts, 6:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays. ColonialVintage@aol.com.
Community of Faith for Peace—Thursday, 5-6 p.m. at the Wesley Foundation.
Discussion group—For gay Catholics, second Tuesdays in York. 874-2470.
Eastern Star—Pocahontas chapter 103, 7:30 p.m. first Tuesdays at Francis and Queen streets. 253-8423.
Embroiderers Guild—Williamsburg Rose & Thistle chapter 9 a.m.-2 p.m. second Tuesdays at the James City Recreation Center, September-June.
Fair Tax group—Greater Williamsburg, second Tuesdays at Harbour Coffee-New Town.
First Night Williamsburg Board of Directors—7 p.m. second Tuesdays, King of Glory Lutheran Church. 258-5153.
Herb Society of America—Colonial Triangle of Virginia unit, second Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. No meeting July or August. 258-9638.
Heritage Humane Society Auxiliary—10 a.m. second Wednesdays, Williamsburg Library, Schell Room. 564-9580.
International Association of Administrative Professionals—Colonial chapter, fourth Tuesdays 5:30 p.m. Bruton Heights Education Center. Inge Flester, 565-8500.
IT Professionals group—An informal gathering of interested IT professionals and students, second Mondays at the Corner Pocket.
James City Democratic Committee—Third Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. James City Human Services Building. 564-8702.
James City Lions Club—Breakfast meetings second and fourth Thursdays, 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the Gazebo Restaurant. 258-3644.
James City Republican Committee— Regularly throughout the year. 220-GOP1.
James City Ruritan Club—Monthly dinner meeting second Wednesdays at Mount Olive Methodist Church. RSVP: 566-4060.
James City County Training School—Bruton Heights School Alumni Association, 4 p.m. second Saturdays, Bruton Heights Education Center, first floor. 604-3278 or 220-8102.
Jamestown Heritage Republican Women—Second Wednesdays. 258-3752.
Jamestown Heritage Republican Club—10:30 a.m. second Wednesdays at the Ford’s Colony Country Club. Meeting, lunch, speaker. 369-4653.
Junior Woman’s Club of Williamsburg— Third Wednesdays, except July and December, James City Recreation Center. Social 6:30, biz meeting at 7. 345-6198.
Kiwanis Club of York—Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Port of York, Coast Guard Reserve Training Station. 872-7258 or 898-1044.
Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg—Noon luncheon meetings on Wednesdays at the Williamsburg Lodge. 564-8033.
Kolonial Klowns—6:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays Williamsburg Library. 888-6718.
Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians— 7 p.m. second Mondays, James City Recreation Center. 564-1514.
Mature Singles Network—Third Saturdays for dinner and fellowship. email@example.com.
NAACP—York-James City-Williamsburg branch, 6:30 p.m. second Mondays at First Baptist Church. 229-3113.
NARFE—National Association for Retired Federal Employees, Williamsburg chapter 685, 11:15 a.m. second Tuesdays at Crowne Plaza hotel. Frank Stevenson, 253-2426 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Town Lions Club—Noon on second, fourth Wednesdays at Center Street Grill.
The Nightingales—Second Tuesdays of every other month. 259-5949.
Norge Community Club—Third Tuesdays. 7402 Richmond Rd.
Norge Depot Association—7 p.m. second Monday at James City Library. Open to those with an interest in depots, trains or local history. 879-3606.
Norse Federation—Nordmanns-Forbundet Williamsburg chapter, fourth Mondays at 7:30 p.m. in Norge. 564-3878.
Norwegians Worldwide (Norse Federation)—Williamsburg chapter, 7 p.m. fourth Mondays in Norge Community Hall. 564-3878.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.—Zeta Mu Mu chapter 7:30 p.m Clarion hotel, 351 York St. Open to all Omega men. email@example.com.
Oak Grove School—Alumni committee, third Wednesdays at 2 p.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church. 253-5636.
Peninsula Association of Legal Support Staff—Monthly board meetings first Mondays. 253-6612.
Peninsula Chicken Keepers (PECK)—7-8:30 p.m. fourth Thursdays at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 300 Ella Taylor Rd. in Yorktown, Room 19.
Peninsula Women’s Network Leads Group— 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. second, fourth Fridays at Mirabella’s. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peninsula Women’s Network Leads Group— 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. second, fourth Thursdays at Mirabella’s. email@example.com.
Quarters Fellowship—7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Williamsburg Community Chapel. 784-3807.
Quilt Guild—Colonial Piecemakers, first Saturdays 9:30 a.m. Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church. 565-3005.
Referral Masters BNI—8 a.m. at Pinto Chiropractic. Visitors welcome. 345-6379.
Rubber Stampers—Rubber Maids, stamping enthusiasts, first Saturdays. 565-3901.
SALT—Singles Affirming Life Together, divorce/widow recovery group. Williamsburg United Methodist. Potluck at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, program at 8.
SCORE—Williamsburg chapter meets third Wednesdays. 229-6511.
Sentara Living—10 a.m.-noon second Thursdays Sentara Williamsburg. Socialization.
Society of American Magicians— Williamsburg Assembly, 7 p.m. fourth Wednesdays, Williamsburg Presbyterian.
Sons of Confederate Veterans—The James City Cavalry Camp, 6:30 p.m. fourth Wednesdays at the Colonial Heritage Club House, 6500 Arthur Hills Dr..
Soroptimist International of Williamsburg—Monthly. 804 829-2984.
Special Education Advisory Committee—WJC SEAC 6:30-8:30 p.m. second Thursdays (September-November and January-May) at the James City Recreation Center. Open to public. 876-7017.
Tidewater Flying Club—Second Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport. 564-8282.
Toano prayer meeting group—http://www.meetup.com/Toano-Prayer-Meetup-Group/ Worship, learn about Jesus, then pray. Open to anyone in need of healing. The physical address will be made available to those who join the free meet-up group.
Transportation Corps Aviation Association—11:30 a.m. monthly at the Fort Eustis Club. 220-0831 or 877-8409.
Vietnam Veterans of America—Chapter 957, 7 p.m. first Thursdays at the Virginia Dominion Power Community Building.
VFW Post 4639—Offers a full breakfast 8-10 a.m. on the fourth Saturday at the post located on Jesters Lane. Cost is $6, open to the public.
VFW Post 8046—And Ladies Auxiliary 7:30 p.m. second Mondays, 5343 Riverview Rd. 565-0032.
Virginia Native Plant Society—John Clayton chapter, third Thursdays 6:45-8:45 p.m. odd-numbered months. 564-4494.
Voices of Williamsburg—Toastmasters Club, 7 a.m. Mondays at James City Recreation Center; 6:30 p.m. fourth Wednesdays, Center Street Grill in New Town. 565-2914 or 804 642-1276.
Walk the Talk—6:45 p.m. first Mondays St. Martin’s Episcopal Church. 229-1111
Weavers of the Word—Storytelling group 7 p.m. second Thursdays at the Williamsburg Library. 220-9695.
Williamsburg, A Course in Miracles—6-8 p.m. every other Sunday, with informal chat starting at 5:30. firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP or get directions to the meeting location.
Williamsburg AIDS Network—On-site case management. 220-4606.
Williamsburg Area Amateur Radio Club—Second Tuesdays at the James City Library. 259-7720.
Williamsburg Area League of Women Voters—220-9296 for information.
Williamsburg British Car Club—6:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays at Center Street Grill.
Williamsburg Business Builders— Networking group, 7:45-9 a.m. Tuesday at William E. Wood. 741-2191.
Williamsburg Chess Club—7 p.m. Tuesdays at Williamsburg Landing. 565-5792.
Williamsburg Christian Men’s Fellowship—Breakfast meetings each Tuesday, 7:30 at Colonial Pancake House.
Williamsburg Civil War Round Table—7 p.m. fourth Tuesdays September-May. www.wcwrt.org for location and program.
Williamsburg Climate Action Network—7-9 p.m. second Mondays, Williamsburg Unitarian Universalist Church. williamsburgclimate.org or 253-8029.
Williamsburg Community of Faith for Peace—5 p.m. Thursdays at the Wesley Foundation.
Williamsburg Democratic Committee—7 p.m. fourth Monday in the Stryker Building. 870-1769.
Williamsburg Doll Club—Third Thursday. 565-3409.
Williamsburg Hookers—First and third Thursdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. James City Library. 345-6439, email@example.com.
Williamsburg Jaycees—Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Chamber building. Ages 21-40.
Williamsburg Knitting Guild—Fourth Fridays at the Salvation Army office in Toano. 9:30 a.m. social hour, 10 a.m. business meeting. Open to all levels of knitters. 229-0809.
Williamsburg Masonic Lodge AF&AM #6— Monthly stated communication 7:30 p.m. Monday. Dinner at 6 p.m. $5.
Williamsburg Riders motorcycle club— Second Sundays at 8 a.m. for breakfast at IHOP on Rochambeau Drive. 220-0723.
Williamsburg Pipe Club—7 p.m. first, third Thursdays, Havana Connections. 229-4060.
Williamsburg Poetry Workshop—2 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org or 253-0206.
Williamsburg Republican Committee—7 p.m. second Wednesdays, Stryker Building. 561-1607.
Williamsburg Spinners & Weavers Guild—10 a.m. third Mondays. Social time 9:30 a.m. James City Recreation Center.
Williamsburg Stamp Society—Third Thursdays, 7 p.m. St. Martin’s Episcopal Church. Annual dues $5. 565-6302.
Williamsburg Toastmasters Club—7 p.m. Tuesdays. www.toastmasters.org.
Xi Zeta Iota Williamsburg—Beta Sigma Phi International, first Thursdays. 566-4573.
Young adult ministry—Saint Bede Catholic, 7-8:30 p.m. 757 373-5855.
2nd Sundays—Art Festivals held the second Sunday of each month, March-December, presented by the Blue Talon Bistro in the 400th block of Prince George Street and in the SunTrust lot in downtown Williamsburg 2-6 p.m. Features a street full of 45-plus artisan and artist booths with fine and colonial to contemporary upcycled and funky art; two spots of local musicians. Also, Henna artist and face-painting, balloon artist, free kid’s art project and activities. www.2ndsundayswilliamsburg.com. Admission is free and open to the public.
Bingo—6-10 p.m. Tuesdays at Moose Lodge 757, 5425 Richmond Rd. Doors open at 6 p.m. First game at 7;15. 565-9807.
Bridge Participants—Verena at the Reserve 2-4 p.m. each Monday. Free to seniors. 345-2995 to reserve a spot.
Goodwill Industries and Nelsen Funeral Home—Pick-up 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays in the parking lot at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd.
The Great Park Pursuit—Open to all ages year-round at James City parks. Free. www.jccEgov.com/recreation.
Indoor Flea Market—8 a.m.-noon first Saturdays, with the exception of July and August, at the Historic Triangle Community Services Center on Waller Mill Road. $15 for one six-foot table, $20 for an eight-foot table. Free admission. 746-4514. Sponsored by Community Services Coalition.
SCORE—Williamsburg chapter offers free, confidential business counseling. 229-6511.
Singles Adventures—Ages 25-50. 784-8834.
Sunday Brunch—11 a.m.-3 p.m. Williamsburg Hellenic Center, 4900 Mooretown Rd.
Veterans employment help—Virginia Employment Commission, 253-4735.
Virginia Wounded Warrior Program—A resource specialist will be available at Williamsburg-James City County Community Action Agency at the Historic Triangle Community Services Center, 312 Waller Mill Rd. second Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Linda or Yvonne, 229-9332.
York River State Park—Group canoeing and kayaking available, which can be rented March through September. Reserve a guided tour for Scouts, churches or other groups. 566-3036 or email@example.com.
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum—Exhibits: "Tramp Art’’ through Sept. 7, 2014; "Quilts in the Baltimore Manner’’; "Sidewalks to Rooftops: Outdoor Folk Art,’’ through January; "An Introduction to American Folk Art’’; "Conserving the Carolina Room’’; "Inspiration and Ingenuity: American Stoneware’’; "Down on the Farm’’; "Cross Rhythms: Folk Musical Instruments.’’ www.history.org.
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum—Exhibits: "Richard Newsham’s Fire Engine’’; "Tall Case Clocks’’; ``Fashion Accessories From Head to Toe through December; ``Dollars, Farthings & Fables: Money & Medals From the Colonial Williamsburg Collection’’; ``Rebuilding Charlton’s Coffeehouse’’; ``Introduction to the Museums’’; ``Treasure Quests: Great Silver Collections From Colonial Williamsburg’’; ``Identifying Ceramics: The Who, What and Ware’’; ``Masterworks From the Colonial Williamsburg Collection’’; ``Selections From the Henry H. Weldon Collection’’; ``Lock, Stock & Barrel: Early Firearms From the Colonial Williamsburg Collection’’; ``Revolution in Taste.’’ www.history.org.
Dream Shop—Fair trade folk art by residents of Eastern State Hospital on the grounds. Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. 253-4575.
Gallery at York Hall— Includes a variety of themed exhibits that change every six to eight weeks, featuring 30-plus local artists. Spring exhibits at the gallery include quilts and watercolors, featuring artists Rebecca Roker and Linda Miller. Summer exhibits continue with pottery and more, featuring artist Jane Witmer. 301 Main St. in historic Yorktown. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. 890-4490 or www.visityorktown.org.
Jamestown Settlement—A Colonial Christmas Dec. 1-31. Admission is $15.50 and $7.25. Ages under 6 free. Free to residents of James City, York and the City of Williamsburg with proof of residency. 253-4838.
John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library—Hosts an exhibition of two 17th century letters from Philip III of Spain addressed to the duke of Medina Sidonia expressing concerns about the English settlement of Jamestown. Open to the public free of charge, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays except major holidays. 229-0412 or 229-1733.
New Town Art Gallery—Features the work of area artists. Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 5140 Main St. 810-2690.
Stained-glass classes—Jamestown Art Glass Studio. 879-4661. 1782 Jamestown Rd.
Swem Library—"Alternative Voices’’ exhibit is curated by students in Prof. Sharon Zuber’s fall Constructing the News Introduction to Literary and Cultural Studies class and the Special Collections Research Center staff. Student curators: Brooke Anderson, Nicole Chung, Danielle Coradazzi, Gina Falcone, Shayela Hassan, Alexandria Hiponia, Brian Lynn, Jaren Maynard, Reid McBride, Rebecca Moses, Grace Pezzeminti, Heidi Scanlon, Elizabeth Scott, Jacqueline Vasquez, Lindsay Wade. Located on the campus of William & Mary. https://swem.wm.edu/exhibits
This Century Art Gallery—On exhibit through Dec. 21 are oil paintings by Dan Bartges and glass by Jonathan McKee. Upstairs: Capturing Light; Dec. 18-Jan. 4 closed for the holidays. 219 S. Boundary St. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 229-4949. www.thiscenturyartgallery.org.
Yorktown Victory Center—A Colonial Christmas Dec. 1-31. A value-priced combination ticket to the Settlement and the Victory Center is $20 for adults and $10 for ages 6-12. Admission to the Victory Center is $9.75 adults, $5.50 ages 6-12. Under 6 free. Free to residents of James City, York and the City of Williamsburg with proof of residency. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. The annual pass retails for $35 and $17.50. 253-4838.
Publick Times Chorus—Local chapter of Sweet Adelines rehearses Tuesdays at 7 p.m. 566-8600.
Tidewater Recorder Society—Local chapter of the American Recorder Society, 7 p.m. second and fourth Sundays at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church. 565-2773.
Williamsburg Choral Guild—Rehearses every Monday at 7 p.m. at King of Glory Lutheran Church. 220-1808.
Williamsburg Music Club—Meetings are held in Lewis Hall, Bruton Parish Hall on Duke of Gloucester Street. Social hour with refreshments at 10 a.m., business meeting at 10:30, program at 11. All Music Club programs are free and open to the public. 258-0435.
Williamsburg Pipes & Drums—Practice at 7 p.m. Tuesdays. 253-7656.
Williamsburg Women’s Chorus—Welcomes new members for the spring season. E-mail Ann Porter, firstname.lastname@example.org for membership information.
Williamsburg Players—Presents: "I Never Sang for my Father’’ Jan. 17-Feb. 2; "Steel Magnolias’’ April 4-20; "Chicago’’ June 6-22. Subscription forms available online on the box office page at www.williamsburgplayers.org. Season tickets are $65.
Candlelight tours—Conducted by Revolutionary Tours 8 p.m. daily. $10. Meet at 7:45 in front of the Kings Treasure in Merchants Square. 592-9254.
Family Maternity Center—Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center 7-8:30 p.m. Adults, second and fourth Wednesday days. Siblings, first and third Wednesdays. Free. Register at 259-4233.
Ghost Lantern Tours—Williamsburg Colonial Tours at 8:30 p.m. daily. Tickets are $10 and $8. Meet at 8:15 p.m. in front of the Craft House, Merchants Square. 565-5996.
Ghost tours—Original ``Ghosts of Williamsburg’’ tour of Colonial Williamsburg 8 p.m. daily $11. Tickets at the General Store.
Igniting the Hope tours—At Lackey Free Clinic 8:30 a.m. first Wednesdays and 4:30 p.m. third Thursdays. RSVP to Sue Salva, 886-0608, ext. 251, or at email@example.com.
Tavern Ghost Walks—Family-friendly guided walking tours in Colonial Williamsburg. Meet in front of Shields Tavern. Tickets $12, $7. Tour times and ticket info at www.colonialwilliamsburg.com or 80 447-8679.
Williamsburg’s Ghostly Tales—Stories of Williamsburg’s ghosts, both legendary tales and more recent sightings. $12, and free for ages 6 and under. Williamsburgwalkingtours.com or 345-3786 for days and times.
Walk About History—Two-hour walking tour introduces Williamsburg’s colonial history and the people and places that helped shape that period in time. Adults $19, ages 7-13 $16. Williamsburgwalkingtours.com or 345-3786.
Working Waterman’s Cruise—Watermen’s Museum offers, departing directly from the pier at the museum at 5 and 7 p.m. Fridays. Capt. Eric Thomas of Hoggchoker Charters joins Capt. Donald West aboard the 42-foot deadrise Lady Diane. Help West as he hauls and baits crab pots, learn about the York River’s most dangerous catch and try your hand at tonging for oysters, all aboard a traditional working vessel. $30 for adults and $15 children. Life preservers provided. Light refreshments available. Make reservations with David at 887-2641 or Eric at 804 642-9961.
4-H—New Kent and Charles City need adult volunteers to work with the 4-H club program, for occasional, short-term, special interest or regular club volunteers. 804 829-9241.
ACT-SO—Volunteers needed to help with recruiting students, coaches, mentors and qualified judges in the area of the sciences, humanities, performing arts, visual arts and business. 253-0841.
American Red Cross—Colonial Virginia chapter needs volunteer representatives from various ethnic-cultural groups to serve on a diversity task force. Jean Smith, 253-0228. York-Poquoson chapter needs disaster action team members, blood services help and instructors for CPR training and HIV/AIDS community presentations, as well as for blood pressure readings. 898-3090.
The Arc of Greater Williamsburg—Serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 229-3535 to volunteer or for more information.
Avalon—Needs volunteers for life skills education, child care, office support, property repair and maintenance. Avalon offers training based on the involvement desired. Training is geared for teens and adults and is held as needed. Mini-training can be offered on request. 258-5022.
Big Brothers Big Sisters—Of Greater Williamsburg provides one-to-one relationships in which volunteers give guidance and friendship to a child where there is a need for an outside adult relationship. 253-0676 to volunteer.
Cancer Care Foundation of Tidewater—Needs volunteers to visit with patients at the Virginia Oncology Associates office in Williamsburg. www.ccfot.org or 461-8488.
Child and Family Connection—Translator to provide assistance to the Spanish-speaking community by helping families locate child care. 229-7940.
Chippokes Plantation State Park—In Surry needs volunteers to work in the gift shop or as a mansion tour guide. 1-5 p.m. Saturdays or Sundays. 757 294-3625.
Colonial CASA—Are trained volunteers appointed by the court to advocate for children who have been victimized by abuse, neglect or abandonment. Must be at least 21 and willing to commit to one year of service. 229-3306.
Consulate Health Care of Williamsburg—Needs volunteers to assist in the activity department and to visit with residents. 229-9991.
Dream Catchers—At the Cori Sikich Therapeutic Riding Center needs volunteers to assist in the therapeutic horseback riding program. 566-1775.
First Night Williamsburg—Volunteers need for the New Year's Eve program. Work one shift and receive an admission button. Mary Carneal, 218-8086.
Fish—Volunteers needed 9 a.m.-4 p.m. one day a month to assist in the operation by packing food orders, assisting clients to select clothing, stock shelves, answer phones. 220-9379.
Gallery at York Hall—Needs volunteers interested in being a part of the gallery. 890-4490.
Girl Scouts—Volunteer as mentors, advisers or short-term. www.gsccc.org or 757 547-4405.
Grove Christian Outreach Center—Volunteer coordinator to work from home, clothes closet attendant, food pick-up subs, cleaners. firstname.lastname@example.org
Habitat for Humanity—Those interested in volunteering to help the organization build houses can call 596-5553.
Heritage Humane Society—Needs volunteers to serve as foster parents for adult cats. 221-0150.
Historic Triangle Senior Center—Needs volunteer receptionists. 259-4187.
HOPE Tutorial Program—Williamsburg-James City Community Action Agency offers tutoring at Powhatan Apartments, Bethel Restoration Center and Lafayette Square Apartments. 229-9332.
Hospice House—Volunteers who are experienced gardeners are needed. 253-1220.
Hospice Teen Outreach—Provides area teens with volunteer opportunities at Hospice House. 253-1220.
Housing Partnerships Inc.—Brandie Weiler, email@example.com.
James City-Bruton Volunteer Fire Department—And Rescue Squad seeks volunteer personnel interested in participating in fundraising events. 565-1725.
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation—Volunteer as a museum docent at Jamestown Settlement or Yorktown Victory Center. Other opportunities as well. 253-4302.
Lackey Free Clinic—Needs volunteer nurses, data input processors and desktop publishing people. Also, Spanish-speaking volunteers in all capacities. Kim Spencer, 886-0608 or fill out an application at www.lackeyfreeclinic.com.
Lazarus Project—Volunteers needed in a home setting to assist women recovering from substance abuse. 564-0033.
Lee Hall Mansion—And Endview Plantation need volunteers in various areas. 887-1862.
Literacy for Life—Help tutor adult learners in the community. Training and materials provided. No need for previous teaching experience. Located at W&M’s new School of Education on Monticello Avenue. www.literacyforlife.org or 221-3325.
Meals on Wheels—Volunteer drivers needed for noontime deliveries Monday-Friday. 229-9250.
Mentoring ex-offenders—Second-chance program needs adult male and female mentors to assist clients in transitioning successfully back into the community. 258-5893.
Olde Towne Medical Center—Primary care medical clinic for uninsured and underinsured patients needs volunteer clerical workers, nurses, doctors, dentists and dental assistants. 259-3260.
Patriots Colony at Williamsburg—Seeking volunteers to help with programs in the assisted living section of the community. Dee Tharp, 220-9000, ext. 162.
Peninsula Agency on Aging—MEDTRAN program needs volunteer drivers to transport seniors to doctor appointments. 873-0541.
Preservation Virginia at Historic Jamestowne—Archaeology interpreters and museum monitors. 229-0412 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Respite Care Center—Of Williamsburg United Methodist Church provides adult day care. Jeanne Forrest, 229-1771.
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program—Provides opportunities for people 55 and up to volunteer in agencies in greater Williamsburg. 595-9037.
Retired Nurses Group—Luncheon meetings 12:30 p.m. Thursdays. 221-7236.
RIDES—Williamsburg Area Faith in Action and the Historic Triangle RIDES program join forces to provide weekend and holiday transportation for seniors and disabled adults in greater Williamsburg. Volunteers needed to drive wheelchair-accessible vans. Training provided. Harold Mason, 345-6166.
Riverside Healthcare Center of Williamsburg—Needs volunteers to greet patients and assist the elderly with wheelchairs and directions to doctor appointments. 345-3000.
Rotary Club—Of the Historic Triangle meets noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Colonial Heritage Clubhouse. Lunch and learn about opportunities to serve the community. Beth Davis, 984-7925.
Salvation Army—Women’s Auxiliary of Greater Williamsburg needs volunteers for the end-of-month food distribution. Men and women and youths who can lift up to 20 pounds.
SAM mentors—Act as a friend, role model, confidant, advocate and counselor for a local youth. Training and support provided. Vicki, 259-5403.
Senior Center of York—Needs volunteer instructors for computer classes. Previous experience not required. 898-3807.
Sentara Williamsburg Hospice—Seeking volunteers in greater Williamsburg willing to provide 2-4 hours of service weekly to hospice patients and families in their homes. Full training provided at no cost. 879-1918.
Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center— Has several volunteer opportunities available for adults. 984-7195.
United Way of Greater Williamsburg— Offers opportunities for assisting in ongoing volunteer projects and one-time special events in the area. 253-2264 or www.uwgw.org.
Vibrant Life Ministries—For the homeless, based in Williamsburg, needs mentors to help clients follow through on developing self-sufficiency, drivers, assistance with fundraising and special events, help with clerical work, people to pick up clothing and food donations occasionally, etc. 258-8575.
Volunteer Emergency Families for Children—Seeking families to provide short-term shelter care to children and youths from Williamsburg and the surrounding areas. In-depth training and support provided. 897-0535 or email@example.com.
Waller Mill Park—Needs volunteers for its Friends of the Park Volunteer program, including trail maintenance, landscape, park monitor, dog park monitor, program leaders, and special events. 259-3778.
Watermen’s Museum—Docents needed at the museum 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday or 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 887-2641.
Williamsburg-James City Head Start—Needs volunteers to assist with daily activities. 229-6417.
Williamsburg AIDS Network—Nonprofit organization offers a variety of volunteer opportunities, including mailings, clerical work, providing outreach materials to the community, participating in the agency’s events. 220-4606 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Williamsburg Faith in Action—Provides assistance with daily tasks to elderly and physically disabled adults. 258-5890.
Williamsburg/Peninsula Lupus chapter—Volunteers needed to expand the group, including fundraising and promoting awareness across greater Williamsburg and the Peninsula. email@example.com
Williamsburg Walks the Talk—Male and female volunteer mentors are needed to assist ex-offenders make a smooth transition back to the community as productive citizens. 876-8161 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
York River State Park—Volunteers are needed to help with special events, trail projects, landscaping, interpretive projects, visitor services, resource management and park maintenance. 566-3036.
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