Loudoun County community calendar, June 20-27, 2013

June 19, 2013
Thursday, June 20

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. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. $1; center members, free. 703-430-2397.

Lovettsville Game Club Carnival, rides, games, music and food, to benefit community service and conservation. Free admission. On family night, Thursday, pay $18 for unlimited rides, 6:30-10 p.m., through Saturday, Lovettsville Game Protective Association,16 S. Berlin Pike. 540-822-5997 or www.lovettsvillegameclub.org.

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

Friday, June 21

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

After-hours teen center, 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.

Last Ham Standing, performers take suggestions from the audience to create wacky scenes and funny improv games. 8 p.m., Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $12, students $10, children $8. 540-338-7973 or www.lastham.com.

Saturday, June 22

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

150th anniversary Civil War Signal Days, narrated tour of the Lanesville House and the Guildford Signal Station site with Steve Meserve. Make a cipher wheel to send coded messages using replica Civil War signal flags. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal’s Gap Rd., Sterling. Free. 571-258-3700.

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

Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour, visit with more than 60 artists and see demonstrations in their studios in the scenic countryside. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free. 540-338-7973 or www.wlast.org. The Web site has a tour map.

“Princess for a Day” ice cream social, featuring the court of the Virginia Dairy Princess Program. Other young princesses can participate in a parade at 1 p.m. The first 100 children receive a complimentary tiara. Noon-2 p.m., Heritage Farm Museum, 21668 Heritage Farm Lane, Sterling. $5; children, $3. 571-258-3800 or www.heritagefarmmuseum.org.

“Peter and the Lost Boys,” an outdoor presentation by the StageCoach Theatre Company. 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Oatlands Plantation, 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg. $12, ages 2-12, $10. www.stagecoachtc.com.

Cat adoptions, sponsored by the Humane Society of Loudoun. 1-4 p.m., Coldwell Banker, 25 S. King St., Leesburg. www.hslcva.org or kimspeaksforanimals@gmail.com.

“Acoustic on the Green,” Luke Brindley performs. Take picnics, lawn chairs and blankets. No smoking, alcoholic beverages or pets. 7-9 p.m., Leesburg Town Office, 25 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7156.

Sunday, June 23

Murder of ’76, a performance by the Sterling Playmakers. Buffet breakfast and show. 10 a.m., River Creek Country Club, 43800 Olympic Blvd., Leesburg. $59. 571-207-9131.

Greenhouse At Oatlands Celebration, tour the 203-year-old greenhouse, the second-oldest in the country (and the oldest in the state) and celebrate its anniversary with cake and balloons. Help plant 100 new milkweeds as part of the monarch butterfly habitat project. 1-4 p.m., Oatlands Plantation, 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg. Free. 703-777-3174 or www.oatlands.org.

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

Monday, June 24

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. Members, free; nonmembers, $2. 571-258-3400.

Tuesday, June 25

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, June 26

Leesburg Senior Center bingo, advanced game, 9 a.m.; slower bingo, 12:30 p.m., 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.

Family movie and skate night, the animated film “Hotel Transylvania,” sponsored by the Purcellville Teen Center, Catoctin Valley Community Church and the Town of Purcellville. Food sold. Movie starts at 7 p.m.; skating, 8:30-10 p.m., Historic Bush Tabernacle, 250 S. Nursery Ave. Free. 540-751-2354.

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.

Thursday, June 27

Job fair, sponsored by the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. Free. 703-777-0150 or www.loudoun.gov/wrcjobfair.

The VIPs, a performance of rock, rhythm and blues, disco, Motown, oldies and alternative music. 6:30-9:30 p.m., Brambleton Town Center, 42395 Ryan Rd., Brambleton. Free. 703-542-2925 or www.brambleton.com.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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