1. Recreation & Events
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    Snowball Fight

    Saturday, January 25, 3:00pm - 4:30pm at Hurkamp Park. All ages are welcome, this event will be held snow or shine!We provide the snowballs (no snow necessary). Come dressed for the weather, bring drinking water. Read on...
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    Father - Daughter Dance

    Friday, February 7, 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Lafayette Upper Elementary School. Pre-registration is $6 per person or, if space permits, will be available at the door for $8 per person. Join us for our Annual Valentine’s Dance for fathers, stepdads... Read on...
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    Japanese Art - Valentine’s Day Card Making and Origami

    Sunday, February 9, 2:00pm - 3:00pm at the Dorothy Hart Community Center. Students 10 years and older will learn origami (folding paper). An instructor will show you basic folds instruction and we all make origami artwork! We will also make a Valentine Read on...
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    Call for Artists: Fredericksburg Fine Art Show & Sale

    Get your paintbrushes ready for the 2020 Fredericksburg Fine Art Show and Sale! Entry deadline will be Monday, February 24, 2020. Artist check-in will be March 8-9, 2020. Art Show Dates: March 13 - 15, 2020, Read on...
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    Nerf Mania

    Friday, February 28 atthe Dorothy Hart Community Center. Pre-register for a night of action packed fun as we transform the auditorium into a Nerf battlefield. Nerf Mania will feature several short games such as capture the flag, free play with obstacles Read on...
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    Japanese Origami: Hinamatsuri Girls' Festival

    Tuesday, March 3 at 4:00pm–5:00pm at the Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal Street. $10 city residents / $15 non-city residents. Hinamatsuri is a Girl’s Festival event on March 3rd in Japan. In Japan, we decorate dolls in houses to wish happiness Read on...
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    Motts Ice Breaker Tournaments

    Saturday, March 7, 2020 and Saturday, May 2, 2020 at Motts Run Reservoir. Tournament Hours 8:00am - 3:00pm each day. $50 entry fee per team with $5 going towards big fish. More prize details and tournament rules available online www. FredParksRec.com. Read on...
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    Mother-Son Dance

    Friday, May 8, 6:30-8:30pm at the Dorothy Hart Community Center. Join us for our annual Mother & Son Dance as a fun way to appreciate the most special women in our lives. Boys 4-12 years old are invited to take their moms, grandmas, aunts, sisters... Read on...
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Bus Trips Now Registering

Join us on an adventure! All of our bus trips depart from the Dorothy Hart Community Center. Leave the driving to us and explore somewhere new this spring. View trips information here...


Now Registering for Soccer and Field Hockey

Registration is now open for all of our Youth Soccer and Youth Field Hockey recreational leauges.  View registration forms here...


Winter & Spring Activity Catalog

See the Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events’ newest catalog of activities for information on youth and adult activities now through the spring. We are pleased to offer NEW youth and adult hockey lessons and play times. Plus we have fun ways to explore hobbies with classes in art, crafts, dance, fitness, cooking, Italian, Japanese culture and more! Read it online now Read more...


Heritage Trail Detour January 3-27

Please be alert of a detour on the Heritage Trail planned for approximately the next 3 weeks between the Ford Street and Germania Street area as work continues on the sanitary sewer replacement project. Pedestrians and bicyclists will be detoured along Princess Anne Street for a section of the trail where the sewer line work crosses the path. Please be cautious near work zones and watch for posted signs of the detour.

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  1. Sat, Jan 25

    Snowball Fight Held snow or shine! Come dressed for the weather, ...
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  2. Fri, Feb 7

    Father-Daughter Dance Attention Dads!! Join us for our Annual Valentine’...
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  3. Sun, Feb 9

    Japanese Art: Valentine’s Day Card Making and Origami Students 10 years and older will learn origami (fo...
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  4. Fri, Feb 21

    Deadline to Enter: Fredericksburg Fine Arts Show and Sale Call for Artists: Now accepting artwork in all me...
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  5. Fri, Feb 28

    Nerf Mania Come to the Dorothy Hart Community Center for a ...
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