Fleas and Fish
This week at the Loudoun Valley Community Center: a flea market trip at 7 a.m. Saturday, a basketball clinic beginning Monday, and a fishing trip at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Call 338-4122 for more information.
Seneca Ridge Recycling The Seneca Ridge Middle School recycling center will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Newspaper, cardboard, tin and aluminum cans, some plastics and green, brown and clear glass will be accepted.
Oatlands Plantation has announced that its annual needlework exhibition will take place Oct. 12-21. Entrants are asked to start preparing pieces in the following categories: canvas work, crewel, embroidery, counted thread, smocking, French hand sewing, quilting, dollhouse miniatures, miscellaneous and group work. There are two adult divisions, amateur and professional, and a junior division. All entries must be made with a hand-held threaded needle. Call 777-3174.
Leesburg's Late Parade
The Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company will sponsor a late Fourth of July parade at 6 p.m. Saturday on South King Street at the Virginia Village Shopping Center. The parade will conclude at Ida Lee Park at 7:30 p.m. and be followed by a picnic, entertainment and fireworks. Rain date is Sunday.
The Sunday Courthouse Concert Series continues Sunday with storyteller and singer John McCutcheon. The concert begins at 7 p.m. on the lawn of the county courthouse. A $2 donation is requested.
The Loudoun Douglass Alumni Association will sponsor its annual picnic July 14 and an art show July 15. Call 338-7243 or 338-2317.
Upcoming children's classes at the Sterling Community Center and Sterling Annex: paint by numbers Monday, pizza-making July 18, placemat decorating July 24 and pillow-making Aug. 1. All classes begin at 4:15 p.m. and are open to students in grades 1 to 4. Call 430-6673.
Sky Meadows Weekend
This weekend at Sky Meadows State Park: rope-making, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday; quilt-making, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday; evening stroll, 8:45 to 9:45 p.m. Saturday; and clothes-washing, 18th-century style, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday..