Loudoun County community calendar, Aug. 29-Sept. 5, 2013

August 28, 2013
Thursday, Aug. 29

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. Nonmembers, $2. 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. 571-258-3280.

Sterling Ruritan Club bingo, each game has a prize of at least $100. Admission is restricted to paying participants. Benefits Ruritan Club civic organization area programs. 7 p.m., 183 Ruritan Rd. Admission, $15 for six regular cards; option to buy additional cards. 703-444-6039.

Friday, Aug. 30

Knitting and crocheting, 10 a.m.-noon, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. Free. 571-258-3280.

Leesburg Senior Center bingo, 12:45 p.m., 102 North St. 50 cents per card. 703-737-8039.

Bluegrass, Celtic and folk music jam, benefit for Genesis International; food and beverages available, including a barbecue dinner catered by Savoir Fare. 6 p.m.-midnight, Old Furniture Factory, 6 W. Loudoun St., Round Hill. Free; donations accepted. 540-338-5050 or www.theoldfurniturefactory.com.

Saturday, Aug. 31

Leesburg market, sponsored by the Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Association. 9 a.m.-noon, through Oct. 26, Catoctin Circle (Virginia Village Shopping Center). 540-454-8089 or www.loudounfarmersmarkets.org.

Purcellville Community Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., old Purcellville Town Office, 130 E. Main St. 703-967-0431 or www.loudounfarms.org.

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

Roaring ’20s dinner and speakeasy, cocktail party, dinner on the lawn, live jazz from Doc Scantlin’s Palmettos, period dance instruction, vintage cars on display and mansion tours. Attendees are encouraged to wear 1920s-style clothing. Dinner, 6 p.m.; speakeasy begins 7:30 p.m., Oatlands Plantation, 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg. Dinner tickets, which include admission to the speakeasy, $300; speakeasy only, $85. 703-777-3174, Ext. 113, or www.oatlands.org/roaring20s.

Tuesday, Sept. 3

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.

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, Sept. 4

Middleburg duplicate bridge, open game. 12:45 p.m., Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 105 E. Washington St., Middleburg. $5. 540-338-1141.

Leesburg market, sponsored by the Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Association. 3-7 p.m., through Oct. 30, 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.

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

Thursday, Sept. 5

AARP Safe Driving class, topics include effects of medication on driving, common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time, proper use of safety belts, air bags, anti-lock brakes and new technologies used in vehicles. Advance registration is required. Fee is payable to the instructor by check or cash on the day of class. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. $12; non-AARP members, $14. 571-258-3400.

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.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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Fax: 703-777-8435

Mail: Community Events, Loudoun Living, The Washington Post, 104 Dry Mill Rd., Suite 101, Leesburg, Va. 20175

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