Loudoun community calendar,March 24-31

March 22, 2013
Sunday, March 24

Dog Adoption Day, sponsored by the Homeless Animals Rescue Team. Noon-3 p.m., Petsmart, 13866 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly. 703-378-1295.

Gen. George C. Marshall House tours, 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through December. George C. Marshall International Center at Dodona Manor, 217 Edwards Ferry Rd., Leesburg. $10; seniors, $8; students and children, $5; active duty military, free. 703-777-1301 or www.georgecmarshall.org.

“Conversations in History,” Richard Gillespie on “1863: Hoofbeats in the Heritage Area,” sponsored by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority and the Mosby Heritage Area Association. 3 p.m., Mount Zion Baptist Church, 40309 John S. Mosby Hwy., Aldie. $5; students, $2. 540-687-6681, www.mosbyheritagearea.org or info@mosbyheritagearea.org.

Outdoor Passion Play, the Easter story. 3 p.m., Purcellville Fireman’s Field, 220 S. Nursery Ave. Free. www.purcellvillepassionplay.org.

Monday, March 25

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., 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, 46321 McClellan Way, Sterling. 703-401-4509.

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

Tuesday, March 26

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

“Poison Smarts” program for seniors, includes a “Jeopardy!”-style game. 10:30-11:30 a.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. $2; senior center members, free. 571-258-3400.

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.

“Start Your Own Business,” a seminar sponsored by the Loudoun Small Business Development Center. 6-8:30 p.m., George Washington University Virginia Campus, 20101 Academic Way, Ashburn. $10 online registration; at the door, $15. 703-430-7222 or www.loudounsbdc.org.

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, March 27

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.

“Eggstravaganza,” for children 2-10, accompanied by adults. Age-group egg hunts; registration required. 10 a.m.-noon, Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal's Gap Rd., Sterling. $5. 571-258-3700.

“Bunny Bonanza,” live rabbits, the Easter Bunny, crafts and hands-on displays. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Heritage Farm Museum, 21668 Heritage Farm Lane, Sterling. $5, seniors and military, $4; children, $3. 571-258-3800.

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, a group that aims to develop communication and leadership skills. 7:15 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Broadlands Community Center, 43008 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn. www.ashburn.toastmastersclubs.org.

Thursday, March 28

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, March 29

Easter flower sale, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. until flowers are sold out Saturday. Round Hill Fire Department, 4 Main St., Round Hill. Cost varies. 540-338-7982.

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

“Flights of Fancy,” stories for children. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly. Free. 202-633-1000.

Bluegrass, Celtic and folk music jam, benefit for Genesis International; food and beverages sold, including a barbecue dinner catered by Savoir Fare. 6 p.m.-midnight, Old Furniture Factory, 6 W. Loudoun St., Round Hill. $5 donation requested; children, free. www.theoldfurniturefactory.com or 540-338-5050.

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.

Flashlight egg hunt, for ages 6-18. Prizes awarded; take a flashlight. 8:30-9:30 p.m., Philomont Community Center, 36592 Jeb Stuart Rd., Philomont. $8. Information: 540-338-5882 or www.loudoun.gov/calendar.

Saturday, March 30

Leesburg winter market, sponsored by the Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Association. 9 a.m.-noon, Leesburg market, Catoctin Circle (Virginia Village Shopping Center). 540-454-8089 orwww.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 Audie Blaylock and Redline. Food sold. 7 p.m., Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg. $15. www.luckettsbluegrass.org or 703-771-5281.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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