Dulles knitting group, all skill levels welcome. Meet upstairs. 1:30-3 p.m. Sundays and Sundays, Wegmans, 45131 Columbia Place, Sterling. Free. 703-724-4210.
Military book talk, retired Rear Adm. Terry McKnight discusses his book, “Pirate Alley: Commanding Task Force 151 Off Somali.” 2 p.m., Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7195.
Virginia Fall Races, to benefit Inova Loudoun Hospital and Glenwood Park Trust. Glenwood Park, Route 626, Middleburg. Gates open at 11 a.m.; post time, 2 p.m. General admission, $40, which admits a car and four people. 540-687-5662 or www.vafallraces.com.
Monday, Oct. 7
Toastmasters Club, NOVA Dawn Breakers. 7:30-8:30 a.m., Eggspectation restaurant, 1609 Village Market Blvd., Leesburg. 571-293-1439 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. 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, age 55 and older. 1-2 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. Nonmembers, $2. 571-258-3400.
Loudoun County Clerk’s Office tour, led by John Fishback, historic records manager. Meet in the library parking lot for a walk to the courthouse. 6:45 p.m., Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7195.
Tuesday, Oct. 8
Rotary Club of Leesburg Daybreak, 7:30 a.m., Tuscarora Mill restaurant, 203 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg. 703-622-4320 or www.leesburgdaybreak.org.
Piedmont Garden Club program, James Farmer, editor at large for Southern Living magazine, will discuss the art of garden living on a grand scale or a modest budget. Farmer will sell copies of his books, and box lunches will feature his recipes. Book sale, 10 a.m.; lecture, 11 a.m., Middleburg Community Center, 300 W. Washington St., Middleburg. $55. 540-253-5130 or email@example.com.
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. 571-258-3280.
Potluck dinner and white elephant bingo, take a covered dish for six to eight people to share, plus a white elephant gift, wrapped or in a gift bag. 5:30-7:30 p.m. second Tuesdays, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-8039.