HAPPY HATS, Middleburg Area Youth Council makes "Happy Hats" for critically ill children as a King Day project. The colorful, jester-style hats, made from cotton and without glue, are designed to fit over neck braces and body casts. They will be distributed to pediatric hospitals. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Middleburg Elementary School, 130 North Madison St. 540-687-6552.

BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, Afro American Historical Association of Fauquier County holds its National Birthday Celebration at 1 p.m. Saturday, AAHA Museum & Resource Center, 4243 Loudoun Ave., The Plains. Speaking is Barbara Lee Smith, who has worked with the National Council of Negro Women directing a program for delinquent girls. 540-253-7488.

COMMUNITY MARCH, Loudoun's 10th annual celebration begins with the traditional community march at 10:30 a.m. at the Old Loudoun Courthouse green, 18 E. Market St., Leesburg, to Douglass Community Center, 407 E. Market St., where sandwiches and hot refreshments will be served. The day concludes with music and storytelling, including actress-poet-storyteller Alice McGill's dramatic presentation of "Sojourner Truth Speaks." 703-777-6306.

HARAMBEE GOSPEL CHOIR, performs, guest speaker is Bishop Leontine Kelly of San Francisco, first African-American female bishop in the United Methodist Church. 2 p.m., Goodson Chapel, Shenandoah University, 1460 University Dr., Winchester. 540-545-7237.

-- Compiled by Daniele Seiss