Loudoun County community calendar, Sept. 1-8, 2013

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.

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.

Line Dancing with Terry and Vinny, age 55 and older, for beginner and intermediate line dancers. 6:15-7:30 p.m., Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. Free for senior center members; nonmembers, $2. 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, 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. Wednesdays, through Sept. 25. Catoctin Circle (Virginia Village Shopping Center). www.loudounfarmersmarkets.org or 540-454-8089.

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 the effects of medication, age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time, proper use of safety belts, air bags, anti-lock brakes and new vehicle technologies. Registration is required; the 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.

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.

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., Sterling Ruritan Club, 183 Ruritan Rd. Admission, $15 for six regular cards,with an option to buy additional cards. 703-444-6039.

Friday, Sept. 6

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., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 50 cents per card. 703-737-8039.

Movie on the Lawn, “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” Zephaniah Farm Vineyard will sell wine and Hill High Country Store will sell a barbecue dinner and pie by the slice. No pets or outside alcohol. In the event of rain, the movie will be shown in the carriage house. 7:30 p.m., Oatlands Plantation, 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg. $12; age 12 and younger, $10; Friends of Oatlands members, $8. 703-777-3174 or www.oatlands.org.

Saturday, Sept. 7

Yard sale, fundraiser for medical treatment for homeless animals. 7:30 a.m., A Forever Home Rescue Foundation, 25964 Stinger Dr., South Riding. pattistinson@gmail.com.

“1820s America: The Era of Good Feelings,” a living-history program with demonstrations and historical impressions. Visitors will learn how the village of Aldie was becoming a center for commerce at this time. Aldie Mill and Mount Zion historic parks are properties of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. next Sunday, Aldie Mill, 39401 John Mosby Hwy. $5; ages 16 and younger, free. Admission fee is good for both days. 703-327-9777.

Leesburg market, sponsored by the Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Association. 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, through Sept. 28, Catoctin Circle (Virginia Village Shopping Center). www.loudounfarmersmarkets.org or 540-454-8089.

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

“Little Red,” a new version of “Little Red Riding Home, appropriate for all ages, presented by the Stagecoach Theatre Company. Take lawn chairs or blankets and a picnic for this outdoor performance Sept. 7 and 8. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.; show starts at 1 p.m. Oatlands Plantation, 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg. $15; ages 2-12, $13; in advance, $12 and $10. 703-777-3174 or www.stagecoachtc.com.

Women’s Club of Loudoun meeting, a presentation by Heather Laupin of the Leesburg police on crime prevention. Guests are welcome. 2 p.m., Leesburg Community Church, 835 Lee Ave. Free. 703-609-61111.

“Cavaliers, Courage, and Coffee” program, “As Glides in Seas the Shark: Mosby in Eastern Loudoun,” a presentation by the Mosby Heritage Area Association’s Gray Ghost Interpretive Group, with costumed interpreters. 7:30 p.m., Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal's Gap Rd., Sterling. $8; students, $4. 540-687-6681 or www.mosbyheritagearea.org.

Game Club dance, music by the Brandy Stills band. 8 p.m.-midnight, Lovettsville Game Protective Association, 16 S. Berlin Pike, Lovettsville. $10 per person. www.lovettsvillegameclub.org or 540-822-5147.

Sunday, Sept. 8

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.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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