Loudoun County community calendar

January 13, 2013
Sunday, Jan. 13

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

“Laughs! A Comic Look at Life” exhibition and reception, created by Stilson Greene. Reception, 3-5 p.m.; exhibition continues through Feb. 3. Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. Free. 540-338-7973 or www.franklinparkartscenter.org.

Theaterpalooza: “Mary Poppins,” stage adaptation of the Disney film musical. 3 p.m., Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $15; seniors and students, $10. 703-728-4021 or www.theaterpalooza.com.

Monday, Jan. 14

Toastmasters Club, NOVA Dawn Breakers. 7:30-8:30 a.m., Eggspectation restaurant, 1609 Village Market Blvd., Leesburg. www.novadawnbreakers.org.

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.

Tai Chi for adults, slow-movement exercises that blend mind, spirit and body. 10-11 a.m. Mondays from Jan. 14 to March 4, Middleburg Community Center, 300 W. Washington St., Middleburg. $120. 540-687-6375.

Mah-jongg, Chinese tile game. Mondays and Thursdays at noon, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. 703-737-8039.

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

Line dance, for people 55 and older, led by Carolyn Bledsoe. 2-3 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. $2, nonmembers. 571-258-3400.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

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

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. 703-430-2397.

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, Jan. 16

Leesburg Senior Center bingo, advanced game, 9 a.m. Wednesdays; slower bingo, 12:30 p.m. Fridays, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 703-737-8039.

“Appreciate a Dragon” day, age 4 and younger. With an obstacle course and games; children can make a pet dragon. 10-11:30 a.m., Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. $6. 703-430-9480.

Middleburg duplicate bridge, open game. 12:30 p.m., Middleburg United Methodist Church, 15 W. Washington St. $5. 540-687-5093.

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 are welcome. 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Lightfoot, 13 N. King St., Leesburg. 703-737-2175.

Thursday, Jan. 17

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.

Karate and self defense class, ages 5-12. 3-4 p.m. Thursdays from Jan. 17 to March 7, Middleburg Community Center, 300 W. Washington St., Middleburg. $96. 540-687-6375.

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

Friday, Jan. 18

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

Movie night with the firefighters, all ages. Go in pajamas for a family movie night; snacks will be provided. 6-8 p.m., Philomont Community Center, 36592 Jeb Stuart Rd., Philomont. $5; age one and younger, free. 540-338-5882.

After-hours teen center, ages 12-18. Teens must have a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian on file. 7-10 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Free. 703-444-3228.

Improvisational theater, the performance troupe Last Ham Standing takes suggestions from the audience to create comic scenes. 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, Jan. 19

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

Book swap, “recycle” used books, audio books, CDs, VHS tapes and DVDs. Books and magazines in large print are especially needed. 10 a.m.-noon, Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. Free. 571-258-3500.

Purcellville community market, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., It’s Bazaar, 143 N. 21st St., Purcellville. 703-967-0431 or www.loudounfarms.org.

Pet adoption, sponsored by the Humane Society of Loudoun and Friend of Homeless Animals. 1-4 p.m., Coldwell Banker, 25 S. King St., Leesburg. 703-283-1686 or theresabohn@gmail.com.

Lucketts Bluegrass, music by Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper. Food will be sold. Music at 7 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m., Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg. $15. 703-771-5281 or www.luckettsbluegrass.org.

Sunday, Jan. 20

Searching for birds of prey, join the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy on a winter raptor search on the back roads of Loudoun County. 1 p.m. Free. For the meeting location, e-mail lmcgranaghan@loudounwildlife.org.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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