January 2, 2013
Thursday, Jan. 3

Rotary Club of Ashburn, noon,
1757 Golf Club, 45120 Waxpool Rd., Dulles. 703-969-3070 or www.rotaryclubofashburnva.org.

Pinochle, 12:30 p.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 703-737-8039.

Poker, age 55 and older. 1:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. $1; center members, free. 703-430-2397.

“Trash Into Treasure (Composting 101),” a presentation by Debra Maes, sponsored by the Loudoun County Master Gardener program. 7 p.m., Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. Free. www.loudouncountymastergardeners.org or 703-777-0373.

Ashburn Area Woman’s Club, 7 p.m., Broadlands Community Center, 43008 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn. Free. 703-795-2887 or www.gfwc.org or AshburnAreaWC@gmail.com.

Friday, Jan. 4

Knitting and crocheting, 10 a.m.-noon, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. Free. 703-430-2397.

After-hours teen center, for ages 12-18. Teens must have a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian on file. 7-10 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. Free. 703-444-3228.

“Old Time Music With Attitude,” performances by the Hot Seats, Acoustic Burgoo and Jake and the Burtones, bands with Loudoun County roots. 7:30 p.m., Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $15; in advance, $10. 540-338-7973.

Saturday, Jan. 5

Leesburg winter market, sponsored by the Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Association. 9 a.m.-noon, Catoctin Circle (Virginia Village Shopping Center). 540-454-8089 or www.loudounfarmersmarkets.org.

Purcellville community market, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., It’s Bazaar, 143 N. 21st St. (across from Magnolias restaurant). 703-967-0431 or www.loudounfarms.org.

“Pausing to Remember the Emancipation Proclamation,” with a reading of the proclamation by the Rev. Reginald Early, president of the Loudoun branch of the NAACP, at the Oatlands Plantation carriage house at 4 p.m., followed by a procession to the mansion by lantern light. 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg. Free. 703-777-3174.

Lucketts Bluegrass, music by Dark Hollow and the Virginia Ramblers. Sandwiches, snacks and beverages will be available. Doors open, 6 p.m.; music at 7 p.m., Lucketts Elementary School, 14550 James Monroe Hwy., Leesburg. $15. 703-771-5281 or www.luckettsbluegrass.org.

Blues, folk and swing concert, music by Andrew McKnight and Beyond Borders. 8 p.m., Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $15; seniors and students, $12. 540-338-7973 or www.franklinparkartscenter.org.

Monday, Jan. 7

Dawn Breakers Toastmasters Club, 7:30 a.m., Eggspectation restaurant, 1609 Village Market Blvd., Leesburg. Free. 703-717-1667 or gambhir01@gmail.com.

Sewing and “Stitch-in,” for beginners. Take sewing, knitting, needlepoint or crochet projects. Machines provided. 9-11:45 a.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. Free. 703-737-8039.

Mah-jongg, Chinese tile game. Mondays and Thursdays at noon, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 703-737-8039.

Sterling Rotary Club meeting, 12:30 p.m., Logan’s Roadhouse, 46321 McClellan Way, Sterling. 703-401-4509.

Line dance, for people 55 and older, led by Carolyn Bledsoe. 2-3 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. Nonmembers, $2. 571-258-3400.

Tuesday, Jan. 8

Rotary Club of Leesburg Daybreak, 7:30 a.m., Tuscarora Mill restaurant, 203 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg. 703-622-4320 or www.leesburgdaybreak.org.

Box forts and bubbles, age 4 and younger. Bubble wrap and cardboard construction activities, plus bubble blowing. 10-11:30 a.m., Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise St. $5. 703-430-9480.

Party bridge, 1-4 p.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. Free. 703-737-8039.

Potluck dinner and white elephant bingo, take a covered dish for six to eight people to share and a white elephant gift, wrapped or in a gift bag. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. Free. 703-737-8039.

Bluegrass and folk jam, open to musicians of all skill levels. 7-8:30 p.m., Morningside House, 316 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg. Free. 571-237-2888.

Wednesday, Jan. 9

Leesburg Senior Center bingo, advanced game, 9 a.m. Wednesdays; slower bingo, 12:30 p.m. Fridays. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 703-737-8039.

Book discussion, Call for titles. 10 a.m., Leesburg Senior Center,
102 North St. 703-737-8039.

Waterford Quilters, new members are welcome. 10 a.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 37018 Glendale St., Purcellville. Free. 703-777-9229.

Middleburg duplicate bridge, open game. 12:30 p.m., Middleburg United Methodist Church, 15 W. Washington St. $5. 540-687-5093.

Preschool play drop-in, play equipment provided in the gym. Parental supervision required. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wed, Douglass Community Center, 407 E. Market St., Leesburg. $1. 703-771-5913.

Ashburn Toastmasters, for those interested in developing leadership skills. 7:15 p.m., Broadlands Community Center, 43008 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn. 703-795-9324 or http://ashburn.freetoasthost.ws.

Thursday, Jan. 10

How to Start a Business, seminar sponsored by the Loudoun Small Business Development Center. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Comfort Suites,
80 Prosperity Ave., Leesburg. $15; online registration, $10. 703-430-7222 or www.loudounsbdc.org.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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