Loudoun Community calendar, May 19-26, 2013

Sunday, May 19

Loudoun County Spring Farm Tour, a self-guided driving tour showcasing active farms and vineyards. Brochures and a map are available at community centers and libraries and at www.loudounfarms.org. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Free. 703-737-8322.

Cat adoption day, sponsored by Homeless Animals Rescue Team. Noon-3 p.m., Sterling Petsmart, 46220 Potomac Run Plaza, Sterling. or www.hart90.org.

Loudoun Symphonic Winds fundraiser, “Broadway Themes,” and classic marches. 3 p.m., Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $12; students and seniors, $10. 703-777-7985 or www.lcbandinc.]org.

Monday, May 20

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. Noon, Mondays and Thursdays, 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. 1-2 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. Nonmembers, $2. 571-258-3400.

Marine Corps League meeting, for Marines of all ages, sponsored by Loudoun Detachment 1205. 7 p.m. third Mondays, American Legion Post, 112 N. 21st St., Purcellville. www.loudounmarines.org.

Tuesday, May 21

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 22

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.

Leesburg market, sponsored by the Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Association. 3-6 p.m., Catoctin Circle (Virginia Village Shopping Center). 540-454-8089 or www.loudounfarmersmarkets.org.

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.

Ashburn Toastmasters, for those interested in developing communication and leadership skills. 7:15 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Broadlands Community Center, 43008 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn. www.ashburn.toastmastersclubs.org.

Thursday, May 23

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.

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

Friday, May 24

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.

Theater: “The 39 Steps,” a comedy adapted from Alfred Hitchcock’s movie, performance by the Run Rabbit Run Theatre. 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, through June 2, Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $24; seniors, $21; students, $18; in advance, $21; seniors $18; students $15. 540-338-7973 or www.rrrtheatre.org.

Saturday, May 25

Birding at Blue Ridge, take binoculars. 8 a.m., meet at the visitor center. Blue Ridge Center for Environment Stewardship, 11661 Harpers Ferry Rd., Purcellville. Free. 540-554-2542, www.brces.org or jcoleman@loudounwildlife.org.

Round Hill Hometown Festival, 8 a.m., 5K/fun run; 10 a.m., parade on Main Street to the town park. Also, a memorial ceremony and salute to local veterans, including a wreath-laying. The festival will include a pie-eating contest, a downhill derby, musical entertainment, an open mike, children’s activities, a concert and a pig roast. 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Free admission. 540-338-7878 or www.hometownfestival.org.

Leesburg 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, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., old town office, 130 E. Main St. 703-967-0431 or www.loudounfarms.org.

Book fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., National Sporting Library and Fine Art Museum, 102 The Plains Rd., Middleburg. 540-687-6542 or www.nsl.org.

Hillsboro farmers market, 8:30a.m.-12:30 p.m., Old Stone School, 37098 Charles Town Pike. www.hillsborofarmersmarket.org.

“Loudoun’s Got Talent,” annual competition spotlighting solo performance by Loudoun students in grades 9-12. The top three performers will be selected by a panel of judges in combination with votes from the audience. 2 p.m., Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $18; seniors, $12; students, $7; ages 11 and younger, free. 540-338-7973.

Sunday, May 26

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

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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