Loudoun County community calendar,March 21-28

March 20, 2013
Thursday, March 21

Rotary Club of Ashburn, noon,
1757 Golf Club, 45120 Waxpool Rd., Dulles. 703-969-3070 or www.rotaryclubofashburnva.org.

“Ask An Expert,” an Air and Space Museum staff member on “MIDAS: America’s First Generation Early Warning Satellite.” 12:30-12:45 p.m., Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly. $15 per vehicle. 202-633--1000.

Pinochle, 12:30 p.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 703-737-8039.

Poker, 1:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. $1; center members, free. 703-430-2397.

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

Friday, March 22

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

“Peter Rabbit” lunch and egg hunt, for ages 2-6. Noon-2 p.m., Philomont Community Center, 36592 Jeb Stuart Rd. $22; includes lunch, egg hunt and photos with the Easter Bunny. 540-338-5882.

After-hours teen center, for 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 Pl., Potomac Falls. Free. 703-444-3228.

Saturday, March 23

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

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, buffet-style meal, photos and an egg hunt. Take a basket. 9-11 a.m., Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg. $6; family of four or more, $20. Reservations required. 703-771-5281 or pat.howder@loudoun.gov.

Leesburg winter 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.

“Easter at the Park,” crafts, an egg hunt and egg roll, music and photos with the Easter Bunny. Take a basket for the hunt and a large spoon for the egg roll. 10 a.m.-noon, Historic Morven Park, 17263 Southern Planter Lane, Leesburg. $3; ages 2-12, $10. 703-777-2414 or www.easteratthepark.eventbrite.com.

Family Day at the Air and Space Museum, “Women in Aviation and Space.” 10 a.m.-3 p.m. At 11 a.m., there will be a launch event for the children’s book “Pluto’s Secret: An Icy World’s Tale of Discovery.” Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly. $15 per vehicle. 202-633-1000.

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

Easter egg hunt, age 7 and younger, with slides, rock-climbing, obstacle courses and face-painting. Food sold, or take a picnic. Noon-4 p.m., Ida Lee Park and Recreation Center, 60 Ida Lee Dr., Leesburg. $15; in advance, $10; free for parents. 703-777-1368 or www.idalee.org.

Marshall House tours, guided walks through the home of Gen. George C. Marshall. 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, George C. Marshall International Center at Dodona Manor, 217 Edwards Ferry Rd, Leesburg. $10; seniors, $8; students and children, $5; active duty military, free. 703-777-1301 or www.georgecmarshall.org.

“Affordable Housing for Loudoun County seniors,” 1:30-3 p.m., Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. 540-338-7013.

Lucketts Bluegrass, Bill Yates and the Country Gentlemen Tribute Band. Food sold. 7 p.m., Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg. $15. 703-771-5281 or www.luckettsbluegrass.org.

“An Evening with Buddy Holly,” set in December 1958, as Holly rehearses his tour band. 8 p.m., Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $20, seniors and students $17. 540-338-7973.

Sunday, March 24

Dog Adoption Day, sponsored by the Homeless Animals Rescue Team. Noon-3 p.m., Petsmart, 13866 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly. 703-378-1295.

“Conversations in History,” “1863: Hoofbeats in the Heritage Area,” a presentation by Richard Gillespie, sponsored by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority and the Mosby Heritage Area Association. 3 p.m., Mount Zion Baptist Church, 40309 John S. Mosby Hwy., Aldie. $5; students, $2. 540-687-6681, www.mosbyheritagearea.org or info@mosbyheritagearea.org.

Passion Play, an outdoor staging of the Easter story. 3 p.m., Fireman’s Field, 220 S. Nursery Ave. Free. www.purcellvillepassionplay.org.

Monday, March 25

Toastmasters Club, NOVA Dawn Breakers. 7:30-8:30 a.m., Eggspectation restaurant, 1609 Village Market Blvd., Leesburg. 703-717-1667 or gambhir01@gmail.com.

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. Free. 703-737-8039.

Mah-jongg, Chinese tile game. Mondays and Thursdays at noon, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 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. Nonmembers, $2. 571-258-3400.

Tuesday, March 26

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

“Computers for Beginners” course, 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through April 30. Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. $49. 571-258-3400.

“Poison Smarts”program for seniors, a presentation by a representative from the Area Agency on Aging, with a “Jeopardy”-style game. 10:30-11:30 a.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. $2; senior center members, free. 571-258-3400.

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

“Start Your Own Business,” seminar sponsored by Loudoun Small Business Development Center. 6-8:30 p.m., George Washington University Virginia Campus, 20101 Academic Way, Ashburn. $15; online, $10. 703-430-7222 or www.loudounsbdc.org.

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, March 27

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.

“Eggstravaganza,” for ages 2-10, age-group egg hunts. Children must be accompanied by adults. 10 a.m.-noon, Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal's Gap Rd., Sterling. $5; registration required. 571-258-3700.

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.

Ashburn Toastmasters, for those interested in communication and leadership skills. 7:15 p.m., Broadlands Community Center, 43008 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn. www.ashburn.toastmastersclubs.org.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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