Loudoun County community calendar,May 16 to 22, 2013

May 15, 2013
Thursday, May 16

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.

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.

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

Friday, May 17

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

After-hours teen center, for ages 12-18. 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, May 18

All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, sponsored by Roszell Chapel United Methodist Church. 8 a.m.-noon, Hunter Oaks Farm, 19530 Silcott Springs Rd., Purcellville. Free-will offering. 540-338-5861.

Household hazardous-waste collection, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., River Bend Middle School, 46240 Algonkian Pkwy., Sterling. 703-777-0187 or www.loudoun.gov/hhw.

“Walk Like MADD” 5K, for all ages. Noncompetitive walk to benefit Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Register at www.walklikemadd.org (select Sterling). Walk starts at 10 a.m.; check-in, 9 a.m. Dominion High School, 21326 Augusta Dr., Sterling. Information: 703-470-1053, www.maddloudounva.org or maddloudoun@aol.com.

Art and garden show plus farmers market, vendors and musical entertainment. Members of the Master Gardeners of Loudoun County will answer questions about outdoor spaces and planters. Sponsored by the Hillsboro Community Association, Friends of the Old Stone School and the Town of Hillsboro. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Old Stone School, 37098 Charles Town Pike. Free. www.hillsborofarmersmarket.org or contact@hillsborova.com.

Loudoun County Spring Farm Tour, self-guided driving tour showcasing active farms and vineyards. Brochures and map available at community centers, libraries and www.loudounfarms.org. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 703-737-8322.

“Preakness Party at Morven Park” fundraiser, a live telecast of the 138th Preakness, silent and live auctions, and horse races on the park’s historic track with amateur jockeys. Wear garden party attire; prizes for the best hat. A benefit for Loudoun Therapeutic Riding. 4:30-9 p.m., Morven Park Equestrian Center, 41793 Tutt Lane, Leesburg. $100. 703-771-2689 or www.ltrf.org.

“An Evening of Music and Wine” fundraiser, a buffet dinner and silent and live auctions. Music by Andrew McKnight and Beyond Borders. Benefits Loudoun Volunteer Caregivers. 5:30-9:30 p.m., Tarara Winery, 13648 Tarara Lane, Leesburg. $60. 703-779-8617 or www.lvcaregivers.org.

Sunday, May 19

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

Loudoun Symphonic Winds fundraiser, “Broadway Themes,” the program will include classic marches. 3 p.m., Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $12; students and seniors, $10. 703-777-7985 or www.lcbandinc.org.

Monday, May 20

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. 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. 703-737-8039.

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

Beginner’s line dance, for people 55 and older. 2-3 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. Nonmembers, $2. 571-258-3400.

Marine Corps League meeting, for all Marines, sponsored by Loudoun Detachment 1205. 7 p.m., American Legion Post, 112 N. 21st St., Purcellville. Free. www.loudounmarines.org.

Tuesday, May 21

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.

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, May 22

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

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

Leesburg market, sponsored by the Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Association. 3-6 p.m., Catoctin Circle (Virginia Village Shopping Center). 540-454-8089 or www.loudounfarmersmarkets.org.

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 developing communication and leadership skills. 7:15 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Broadlands Community Center, 43008 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn. www.ashburn.toastmastersclubs.org.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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