Loudoun community calendar, April 28-May 5

April 26, 2013
Sunday, April 28

Earthday@Loudoun Family Festival, exhibitors, a “green” marketplace, hands-on activities and entertainment. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Willow Creek Farm, 42920 Broadlands Blvd., Ashburn. Free. 703-725-8040 or www.earthdayatloudoun.org.

Guided church tours, reenactors portray Union army doctors who used the church as a hospital during the war. 1-5 p.m. fourth Sundays, Mount Zion Baptist Church, 40309 John S. Mosby Hwy., Aldie. Free. 703-327-9777 or tgillespie@nvrpa.org.

Loudoun County Chancery Records workshop, learn historical and genealogical information about Loudoun County history, dating to the mid-1770s. 2 p.m., Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7195.

Dancin’ Unlimited Jazz Dance Company, musical theater and contemporary concert jazz, showcasing Broadway numbers. 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $18; seniors and students, $15. 540-338-7973 or
www.jazz-dance-show.us.

“Choral Favorites: Bach and Beyond,” performance by the Loudoun Chorale, directed by William Propst. 4 p.m., Bethany United Methodist Church, 100 W. Main St., Purcellville. $14; seniors and students, $10; age 6 and younger, free. www.loudounchorale.org.

“Hymn Sing,” featuring local talent. Refreshments. 6 p.m., Hillsboro United Methodist Church, 37216 Charles Town Pike, Purcellville. Free. 540-668-6347.

Master Singers of Virginia, a cappella ensemble under the direction of Erik Reid Jones. Selections will include Knut Nystedt’s “The Word Became Flesh,” Eric Whitacre’s “Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine” and Aaron Copland’s “Four Motets.” 7-8:30 p.m., Our Savior’s Way Lutheran Church, 43115 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn. $25; seniors and students, $20. 703-829-6782 or www.msva.org.

Monday, April 29

Toastmasters Club, NOVA Dawn Breakers. 7:30-8:30 a.m., Eggspectation restaurant, 1609 Village Market Blvd., Leesburg. 703-608-2286 or ehenry571@comcast.net.

Sewing and “stitch-in,” for beginners. Machines provided. 9-11:45 a.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-8039.

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

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

Beginners’ line dance, for people 55 and older. 2-3 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. Nonmembers, $2. 571-258-3400.

Tuesday, April 30

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

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

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, May 1

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.

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., Douglass Community Center, 407 E. Market St., Leesburg. $1. 703-771-5913.

Leesburg Kiwanis Club, new members welcome. 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Lightfoot,
13 N. King St., Leesburg. 703-737-2175.

Thursday, May 2

“Researching the Revolutionary War in Virginia,” a presentation by Eric Grundset, director of the Daughters of the American Revolution Library. 10 a.m.-noon, Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7195.

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., Leesburg. 703-737-8039.

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

“City of Trees: The Complete Field Guide to the Trees of Washington,” sponsored by Loudoun County Master Gardeners. 7 p.m., Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. Free. www.loudouncountymastergardeners.org or 703-777-0373.

Sterling Ruritan Club bingo, benefits local charities. 7 p.m., Sterling Ruritan Club, 183 Ruritan Rd. 703-444-6039.

Friday, May 3

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.

Saturday, May 4

Lovettsville Cares, community yard sale, health and vision screenings, nutrition workshops, drug discount cards, local medical and social service information, Inova blood drive and a moon bounce. Sponsored by the Lovettsville Game Club, Lions of District 24-A, Lovettsville Lions Club and Freedom Masonic Lodge 118. Yard sale spots can be reserved for $10. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Lovettsville Game Protective Association, 16 S. Berlin Pike. Admission, free. 540-822-5997 or blethen@juno.com.

Saturdays in the Garden, “Preparing the Garden for Summer Vegetables,” Members of the Loudoun County Master Gardeners will answer questions. Meet at the demonstration garden. 10 a.m.-noon, Ida Lee Park and Recreation Center, 60 Ida Lee Dr., Leesburg. Free. www.loudouncountymastergardeners.org or 703-777-0373.

League of Women Voters of Loudoun County luncheon, Ann E. W. Stone, guest speaker. Reservations required. 11:30 a.m., Bungalow Lakehouse, 46116 Lake Center Plaza, Sterling. $35. 703-314-3590.

Ballet: “Don Quixote,” the Loudoun Ballet Company presents the full-length production. 1 p.m. Saturday 3 p.m. next Sunday, Briar Woods High School, 22525 Belmont Ridge Rd., Ashburn. $25. www.loudounballet.org.

Lovettsville Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, Lovettsville Game Protective Club, 16 S. Berlin Pike, Lovettsville. Music by the Bobby Lewis Blues Band. $10. 540-822-5147.

Sunday, May 5

“The Zimmerman Telegram: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and America’s Entry into World War I,” a presentation by Thomas Boghardt. 2 p.m., Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7195.

Loudoun Chorale, “Choral Favorites: Bach and Beyond” directed by William Propst. 4 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 605 W. Market St., Leesburg. $14; seniors and students, $10; age 6 and younger, free. 703-777-4912 or loudounchorale.org.

Waterford Concert series, Irish pianist John O’Conor, sponsored by Loudoun Mutual Insurance C. 4 p.m., Waterford Old School, 40222 Fairfax St. $30; students, $20. www.waterfordfoundation.org or 540-882-3018, Ext. 117.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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