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    Nerf Mania - FULL

    Friday, February 28 at the 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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    Children's Art Show

    March 20-21 at the Dorothy Hart Community Center. All kids 4 years old through the 12th grade are invited to enter. Entry deadline is Friday, March 6th. There is a $5 entry fee for the first 2 pieces, $5 entry fee for each additional (up to max of 4) Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Fine Art Show & Sale

    Public Champagne Reception on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 6:00pm-8:00pm Friday, March 13 - 10:00am - 8:00pm Saturday, March 14 - 10:00am - 6:00pm Sunday, March 15 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Read on...
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    Motts Ice Breaker Tournaments

    Two Spring Open Tournaments are planned at Motts Run Reservoir. Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 8:00am - 3:00pm and Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 7:00am - 12:00pm. $50 entry fee per team with $5 going towards big fish. More prize details... Read on...
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    Public Sculpture Walking Tour

    Saturday, March 28 at 10:00am. FREE, meet at the Wolfe Street Triangle Park. All Ages are invited to this FREE walking tour of two of the sculptures, guided by Mr. Thayer, who has been involved with the Sculpture Project since its inception. It’s easy... Read on...
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    Dog Easter Egg Hunt

    Saturday, April 4 at 1:00pm at Maury Park, 901 Kenmore Avenue. The fee is $5 for up to 2 dogs, pre-registration is requested. On-site registration will be available only if space remains. Bring your furry friend dressed to enter our doggie costume... Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Earth Day

    Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 11am-4pm at Old Mill Park. FREE admission. Enjoy the 17th annual Earth Day Festival along the beautiful Rappahannock River! We’ll have dozens of environmental exhibitors, live music, great food, live animals, hands-on... 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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Volunteer Soccer Coaches Wanted

Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events is seeking coaches for our spring 2020 season. No experience is required, just a desire to have fun and help kids learn the fundamentals! Please contact Bill Mitchell, Sports Supervisor, at 540-372-1086 ext. 214 or wlmitchell@fredericksburgva.gov asap (our season begins early March).


Summer Camps

We offer summer camps for children in preschool, elementary, middle and high school. Our offerings include nature, art, drama, all types of sports, engineering and more. Our summer camp registration opens March 23rd for City Residents. Read more...


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...


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...

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  1. Fri, Feb 28

    Nerf Mania Come to the Dorothy Hart Community Center for a ...
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  2. Fri, Mar 6

    Deadline to Enter: Children’s Art Show Kids 4 years old through 12th grade, we want to se...
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  3. Sat, Mar 7

    Motts Ice Breaker Tournaments The Weekend Bassers Fishing Club will hold two Spr...
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  4. Fri, Mar 13 - Sun, Mar 15

    Fredericksburg Fine Arts Show and Sale Now in its 69th year, this show explores the amazi...
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  5. Thu, Mar 19 - Sat, Mar 21

    Children’s Art Show Kids 4 years old through 12th grade, we want to se...
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