125 Schools Featured At College Night
The Loudoun public school system will sponsor its annual College Night at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Park View High School in Sterling. College Night offers students the opportunity to meet with representatives of more than 125 colleges and universities. All juniors and seniors and their parents are welcome. Students may preregister with the guidance offices of their high schools.
Members of all Loudoun preservation groups will gather Sunday at Carradoc Hall in Leesburg for a barbecue and fund-raiser. The event, which will honor recipients of grants over the past 14 years, takes place from 2 to 6 p.m. and costs $5 for members of the Loudoun Restoration and Preservation Society and $10 for nonmembers. Call 338-3642.
Aldie Honors Harvest
The village of Aldie will sponsor its 16th annual Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The fair, which is free, features artisans selling their crafts; a Civil War living history encampment and reenactment; country, bluegrass and gospel music; and tours of Aldie Mills, which is being restored. Call 327-4246 or 777-0519.
Sterling Book Sale
The Friends of the Sterling Public Library will sponsor a book sale at the library beginning today and continuing through Sunday.
Most hardbacks will be 50 cents and most paperbacks will be 25 cents. Sale hours are 3 to 9 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 430-9500.
The Sterling Area Garden Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. today in the upstairs meeting room of Farmers and Merchants Bank, Sterling Boulevard and Davis Drive. The meeting, which features a talk by Lisa LaDivita of Greenways, a coalition that seeks to maintain corridors of open space, is free and open to the public. Call 450-0639 or 450-5337.
The Neighborhood Watch of Sugarland Run will meet at 7:30 tonight at Sugarland Run Community Center. Call 444-0317.
Family Life Displays
Audiovisual materials to be used in the county's state-mandated Family Life Education Program for grades K-10 will be on display through Nov. 2 around the county. Materials will be displayed at Sterling Elementary School today and tomorrow, Catoctin Elementary School in Leesburg Oct. 22-26, and Blue Ridge Middle School in Purcellville Oct. 29-Nov. 2.
All display times are 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Time Planning for Children
Loudoun Country Day School will sponsor a seminar from 7 to 10 p.m. today on how to help your children organize their time. The speaker will be Sue McMillin, president of With Time to Spare. The fee is $25. Call 777-3841.
Valley Chamber Players
Purcellville's Music in the Valley concert series begins at 7 p.m. Sunday with a performance by the Valley Chamber Players.
The string, woodwind and piano concert at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Purcellville is free. Call 338-4332.
Loudoun Public Libraries will sponsor a groundbreaking ceremony for the Leesburg Library at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the library site adjacent to Ida Lee Park. The 22,000-square-foot library is scheduled to open in late 1991.
Ham and Oyster Fest
The Arcola-Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire Department will sponsor its annual Fall Ham and Oyster Dinner at the fire department from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
The menu is baked ham, breaded and deep-fried oysters, baked potatoes, green beans, biscuits and honey, coleslaw, beverages and a table of cakes and pastries. The price is $9 for adults and $5 for children 5-11. Children younger than 5 eat free. Call 327-2222.
Science Fair Strategies
The Sterling Public Library will sponsor a seminar at 7:30 p.m. Monday for students who will be undertaking science fair projects this school year. Speakers will be Nancy Aiello, chairman of the science division of Northern Virginia Community College's Loudoun Campus, and Michael Zito, a biology teacher at Yorktown High School in Arlington. The program is free. Call 430-9500.
Youth Services Open House
The Loudoun County Advisory Commission on Youth and the Office of Youth Services will hold an open house from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the county administration building in Leesburg. Representatives from the agencies will answer questions about their programs and recruit potential volunteers. Call 777-0358.
Contra Dancing in Bluemont
Bluemont Country Dances will resume at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Bluemont Community Center. The evening's theme is contra dancing. There will be a beginners' workshop at 7 p.m. Admission is $5; $3 for Bluemont Friends. Bring refreshments (no alcohol) to share at the break. Call 777-6306.
Andrew Seivewright, organist and music master at Carlisle Cathedral in northern England, will present an organ recital at 8 p.m. Saturday at St. James Episcopal Church, 14 W. Cornwall St., Leesburg. The program will include works by Cesar Franck, J.S. Bach and John Cook. A $5 donation is requested.
'Turley the Magician'
The Lucketts Family Entertainment Series presents "Turley the Magician" at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lucketts Community Center. Tickets are $2 for adults and $1 for children. Call 777-8881.
Folk Singers Perform
The Loudoun Valley Community Center presents folk singers Madeline MacNeil and Seth Austin in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Call 338-4122.