Loudoun County community calendar, Nov. 3-10, 2013

November 4, 2013
Sunday, Nov. 3

Dulles knitting group, knitters of all skill levels are welcome. Meet upstairs. 1:30-3 p.m., Wegmans, 45131 Columbia Place, Sterling. Free. 703-724-4210.

“Philadelphia Silversmiths and Related Artisans to 1862,” presentation by Catherine B. Hollan. 2 p.m., Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7195.

Monday, Nov. 4

Photo exhibition: “The Land is Your Land,” images by Frank Ruggles, a former photographer for the National Park Service. Opens Monday and runs through Jan. 6. Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. George Washington University Virginia Campus, 44983 Knoll Square, Ashburn. Free; reception reservations required by Monday. 703-726-3652 or www.gwvirginia.gwu.edu/events/artexhibits.htm.

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. Noon Mondays and Thursdays, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-8039.

Sterling Rotary Club meeting, 12:30 p.m., Logan’s Roadhouse, 46321 McClellan Way, Sterling. 703-401-4509.

Beginners line dancing for seniors, for people 55 and older.
1-2 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. Nonmembers, $2. 571-258-3400.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

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

DAR meeting, “Heritage, Legacy and the Life in Between,” a presentation by Beverly Dees Hooker. 11 a.m., Harmony Hall, 39071 E. Colonial Hwy., Hamilton. Free. 540-882-3596.

Party bridge, 1-4 p.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-8039.

Poker, for people 55 and older. 1:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. Nonmembers, $1. 571-258-3280.

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, Nov. 6

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

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, Nov. 7

“Preservation for Home Archives,” Elizabeth E. Preston discusses the basics of preservation and methods for protecting personal archives. 10 a.m., 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. Nonmembers, $2. 703-737-8039.

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.

Holiday flower arranging, program by Kim Wright, sponsored by Loudoun County Master Gardeners. 7 p.m., Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. Free. 703-777-0373 or www.loudouncountymastergardeners.org.

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. Thursdays, Sterling Ruritan Club, 183 Ruritan Rd. Admission, $15 for six regular cards; additional cards may be purchased. 703-444-6039.

Friday, Nov. 8

Countryside Women’s Club, meeting and social, with a guest speaker. 9:30 a.m., Parkway Meeting Room, 46020 Algonkian Pkwy., Sterling. Free. 703-403-6505 or aldouglas3@hotmail.com.

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

Loudoun Crime Commission luncheon, a program by Luke Bencie, managing director of Security Management International. 12:30-2 p.m., Belmont Country Club, 19661 Belmont Manor Lane, Ashburn. Members, $15; guests, $20. www.loudouncrimecommission.org, rsvp@loudouncrimecommission.org or 571-237-2257.

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

Saturday, Nov. 9

Birding at Banshee, monthly bird walk, sponsored by Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy and Friends of Banshee Reeks. Take binoculars. 8 a.m., Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, 21085 The Woods Road, Leesburg. Free. 540-554-2542 or jcoleman@loudounwildlife.org.

Super Science Saturday, “The Moon and Beyond,” with demonstrations and activities. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly. Free. 202-633-1000 or www.nasm.si.edu/events/superscience.

Barnyard and Vendor Expo, buy or sell used tack, equipment or equestrian services. Rent a table for sales or business for $15. A benefit for Middleburg Community Center activities and scholarship fund. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the center, 300 W. Washington St., Middleburg. Admission, free. 540-687-6375 or sheri.conrad@loudoun.gov.

“The Great Zucchini Show,” a moon bounce and magic in a benefit for the Backpack Buddies Program. Doors open at 9:15 a.m.; show begins at 10:40 a.m., Galilee United Methodist Church, 45425 Winding Rd., Sterling. Donation, $5. 703-430-2203 or www.galileeumc.org.

Capitol Steps, a troupe that has been poking fun at presidents, Congress, the political establishment and life in the United States since 1981. 3 and 8 p.m., Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $25-$45. 540-338-7973 or www.franklinparkartscenter.org.

Lucketts Bluegrass, music by the Scott Brannon Band and the Hillbilly Gypsies Band. Food available. Doors open at 6 p.m.; music begins at 7 p.m. Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg. $15. www.luckettsbluegrass.org or 703-771-5281.

Sunday, Nov. 10

Cat adoption day, sponsored by Homeless Animals Rescue Team. Noon-3 p.m., Sterling Petsmart, 46220 Potomac Run Plaza, Sterling. 703-444-6500 or www.hart90.org.

Celtic jam session, refreshments sold by Hill High Orchard. 1-4 p.m., Round Hill Arts Center, 35246 Harry F. Byrd Hwy., Round Hill. $5, donation. 540-338-5022 or www.roundhillartscenter.org.

“Middleburg Remembers the Kennedys,” a program by author Vicky Moon and photographer Howard Allen, sponsored by the Mosby Heritage Area Association. 2 p.m., Sheila C. Johnson Performing Arts Center, the Hill School, 130 S. Madison, Middleburg. Members, $30; nonmembers, $40. 540-687-5188 or www.mosbyheritagearea.org.

Loudoun History Awards, a ceremony honoring people who have made contributions to preserving the county’s past. 2 p.m., Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7195.

“Rock the Runway” fashion show, sponsored by Loudoun Youth Inc. A fashion show from 4-6 p.m.; a teen party from 6-8 p.m., National Conference Center, 18980 Upper Belmont Pl., Lansdowne. $20; students, $15; family of four with limit of two adults, $40. 703-579-1496 or www.rocktherunway.org.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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