Loudoun community calendar, March 31-April 7

April 1, 2013
Monday, April 1

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. Take sewing, knitting, needlepoint or crochet projects. Machines provided. 9-11:45 a.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. Free. 703-737-8039.

Agriculture Day, for all ages, hands-on experiences of life in the country, including bunnies, chicks and alpacas. Refreshments. 10 a.m.-noon, Philomont Community Center, 36592 Jeb Stuart Rd. $5, family of four; $1, each additional person. Registration required. 540-338-5882.

Mah-jongg, the 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 restaurant, 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, April 2

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. Free. 703-737-8039.

Poker, 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, April 3

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.

“30-Minute Meals,” for ages 7-12. Presentations on kitchen safety, how to follow recipes and where food comes from. 4-5:15 p.m., Middleburg Community Center, 300 W. Washington St., Middleburg. Call for fees. 540-687-6375.

Leesburg Kiwanis Club, new members are welcome. 6:30 p.m., Lightfoot restaurant, 13 N. King St., Leesburg. 703-737-2175.

Thursday, April 4

Researching court records, a presentation by Leesburg Town Attorney Jeanette Irby. 10 a.m.-noon, Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7195.

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

“Ask an Expert,” a presentation by an Air and Space Museum staff member on “Canada in Space.” 12:30-12:45 p.m., Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly. $15 per vehicle. 202-633-1000.

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

“The Northern Virginia Stream Restoration Bank: Native Plants and Natural Channel Design,” a presentation by Mike Rolband, president of Wetland Studies and Solutions. Sponsored by Loudoun County Master Gardeners. 7 p.m., Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. Free. 703-777-0373 or www.loudouncountymastergardeners.org.

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

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

Friday, April 5

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

“Spring Fling” dance, for people 55 and older. Featuring DJ Sky Dantinne. 1-3 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. $3. 571-258-3400.

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.

Theater: “They’re Playing Our Song,” a BITWC Theatre production of Neil Simon’s musical, based on the relationship between composer Marvin Hamlisch and lyricist Carole Bayer Sager. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Franklin Park Performingand Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $20. 540-338-7973 or www.franklinparkartscenter.org.

Saturday, April 6

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 loudounfarmersmarkets.org.

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

Lucketts Bluegrass, music by Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice. Food sold. 7 p.m., Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg. $15. 703-771-5281 or www.luckettsbluegrass.org.

Sunday, April 7

Chamber orchestra concert, a performance by A Far Cry, a self-conducted orchestra from Boston, made up of 17 young professional musicians. 4 p.m., Waterford Old School, 40222 Fairfax St., Waterford. $30; students, $20; age 12 and younger, free. 540-882-3018, Ext. 117, or www.waterfordfoundation.org.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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