Loudoun community calendar, May 2 to 8, 2013

May 1, 2013
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.

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

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.

All about D.C.’s trees, “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. 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 for children. Sponsored by the Lovettsville Game Club, Lions of District 24-A, the 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. 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.

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

Sunday, May 5

World War I lecture, Thomas Boghardt discusses “The Zimmerman Telegram: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and America’s Entry into World War I.” 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 Co. 4 p.m., Waterford Old School, 40222 Fairfax St. $30; students, $20. 540-882-3018, Ext. 117 or www.waterfordfoundation.org.

Monday, May 6

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. 2-3 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. Nonmembers, $2. 571-258-3400.

Tuesday, May 7

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

Daughters of the American Revolution meeting, a presentation by Waterford master weaver Kathy Dodds, “Early Loudoun Textiles: How and Where They Were Created.” 11 a.m., Purcellville Train Station, 21st St., Purcellville. Free. 540-882-3596 or aptchr@aol.com.

Party bridge, 1-4 p.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. 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, May 8

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

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

Waterford Quilters, new members welcome. 10 a.m., Blue Ridge Bible Church, 770 S. 20th St., Purcellville. Free. 540-751-0749 or www.waterfordquiltersguild.org.

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.

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

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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