Rusty Dennen writes about the environment and the great outdoors.
Jeff Barrie is coming to town at the end of the month to discuss his documentary film, "Kilowatt Ours," promoting energy conservation, efficiency and renewable energy. It’s part of an energy fair, sponsored by the Rappahannock Valley Garden Club, at James Monroe High School Jan. 31, beginning at 1 p.m. Free screenings of the film will be shown at area libraries throughout the month: Tomorrow, 2 p.m., Porter Library at 2001 Parkway Boulevard in Stafford; Sunday, 2 p.m., Salem Church Library, 2607 Salem Church Road in Spotsylvania;
Jan. 20, 7 p.m. at Central Rappahannock Regional Library, library headquarters, 1201 Caroline St.
;Jan. 24, 6 p.m., library headquarters; Jan. 25, 7 p.m., Snow Library, 8740 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania.
Jan. 30, 4 p.m., Snow Library, and 7 p.m., The Free Lance-Star community room, 616 Amelia St.