Audition for Peter Pan, Whip Some Buttercream and Get the Dog Licensed

This week in Prince William County.

Credit: Temecula Patch
Credit: Temecula Patch

Only five spay/neuter coupons remain at the Prince William County Animal Shelter. The coupons are worth $25 to $50 off of a dog or cat surgery. Without the coupon, the price to spay a cat is usually $75.  The cost of a male cat is $50. For dogs, the regular price is anywhere from  $125 to $225 depending on weight. Coupon holders must make surgery appointments by Feb. 15. 

The Manassas Chorale will welcome its new singers this week. The chorale is having an open rehearsal, Tuesday, Jan. 14 at Manassas Baptist Church to prepare for its Voices United concert on May 22. 

The Manassas Finance Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 in the second floor conference room in Manassas City Hall. Several amendments to the budget are on the agenda for consideration. 

The Manassas City School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Central Office, 8700 Centreville Rd., Suite 400 and immediately go into executive session. The regular meeting will commence at 7:30 p.m. 

The Manassas City School Board Academic Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m.  at Central Office at 8700 Centreville Rd n Suite 400. 

Learn how to make five different types of buttercream from Jason Shriner, better known as The Aubergine Chef, who will be teaching a class at the Manassas Park Community Center beginning Thursday. The class is from 6 to 9 p.m. for five weeks. Students will learn how to make American, Swiss, German, Italian and French butter crime from scratch. Call the community center at 703-335-8875 for more information. 

Children ages 8 to 18 can now audition for a part in the Candy Factory Center for the Arts production of "Peter Pan Jr." Call the factory at 703-330-2787 to make an appointment to audition. Auditions are Feb. 7 and 8 with callback on Feb. 9. 

Attend a lecture on the 1864 battle of Cold Harbor. Historians discuss one of the bloodies conflicts of the war. The free lecture is at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Old Manassas Courthouse on 9248 Lee St. in Manassas.

Jan. 31 is the deadline to purchase or renew 2014 dog licenses. All dogs over the age of four months and living in Prince William County must be licensed in the county. Download and Complete this form and return it to the county's tax administration department along with $10 and proof of a rabies shot. For more infomation call 703-792-6710.

A Scotch Whisky Master Class is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18  the Hylton Center  Dougie Wylie,The Scotch Whisky Man,”  will showcase scotch whisky from all over Scotland.  Tickets to the Scotch Whisky Master Class are $45 per person. To purchase, visit the Hylton Performing Arts Center’s box office which is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 to 6 p.m. and Thursday from 10 to 8 p.m. or visit hyltoncenter.org/scottish/ or call 888-945-2468. 

Give your input on how you would like to see the area in and around the Marine Corps Base Quantico be used. Prince William County is taking public comments on a land use study for the area until Friday. Find out how to participate


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