Thursday 20

SPRING BREAK THEATER CAMPS, call to register for drama camp-Earth Day or theater camp-auditions April 14-18, Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, Purcellville. 540-338-7973.

SOCIAL/BALLROOM DANCE, call to register for classes beginning April 3. Big band era, level 1, 7-8 p.m.; salsa/mambo workshop, 8-9 p.m., Douglass Community Center, 407 E. Market St., Leesburg. $30, four weeks. 703-406-7894.

FRENCH-CANADIAN CASTLE TOUR, call to register for trip July 10-17 to Montreal and Quebec. Travel by deluxe, video-equipped bus. Senior Center members, $719; nonmembers, $749 double occupancy. Includes transportation, seven nights lodging and continental breakfasts, five dinners, tours and whale watching. 703-430-2397.

FAIRY TALE CLOSET, donations collected through Saturday of new or gently used formal dresses, accessories or gift certificates for hair salons, manicures, corsages, boutonnieres, dinner, etc., for girls in need of prom attire. Donations may be left at Town & Country Wellness Center, Peebles, Fitness First, Leesburg Premium Outlets management office ,Gold's Gym in Ashburn. Sponsored by Junior Woman's Club of Loudoun, Inc. 703-669-6500 or www.jwcl.org

WINTER ART, call to register for classes, Loudoun Academy of the Arts, 222 South King St., Leesburg. Classes include still life painting, drawing, sculpture, watercolor, oil, acrylics, pastels, calligraphy and landscape painting. Open studio sessions using live models Monday and Friday evenings. After school programs for ages 5-11. Scholarship program for children and adults. 703-777-8043.

CALL FOR MODELS, Blue Ridge Speech and Hearing Center and American Girl Fashion Show Committee seek female models for fashion show March 29-30 at Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg. 703-443-1787 or www.speechhearing.org.

GOOSE CREEK HERB GUILD, "Soap-Making," with Richard Darr, 9:30 a.m. today, Oatlands Carriage House, Route 15, six miles south of Leesburg. Guild meets third Tuesdays, March-October. 703-627-2664.

LIVE AT THE LIBRARY, "Conflict, Diversity and Community" with author and teacher Sobonfu Some, 7 p.m., Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg.

BOOKS GALORE, ages 6-7, 4 p.m., Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. Registration. 703-771-5624.

ROAD RUNNERS, trail runs, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Loudoun County High School, 415 Dry Mill Rd., Leesburg. Bring water. 703-771-6927.

BINGO, benefits local charities, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sterling Ruritan Club, 183 Ruritan Rd. 703-444-6039.

"MOM'S MORNING OUT," enjoy a morning with your child or use the time to run errands. 10:30 a.m.-noon, Douglass Community Center, 407 E. Market St., Leesburg. $35 for five sessions. Registration required. 703-771-5913.

SENIOR CENTER POKER, 55 and older, 1:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Loudoun Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Center members, free; nonmembers, $1. 703-430-2397.

ROUND HILL SMOKE-FREE BINGO, sponsored by Round Hill Volunteer Fire Department, doors open at 5 p.m., early-bird games 6:45 p.m., at the department, Route 719 North. Accessible to disabled.

Friday 21

FROG HUNT, all ages, 6-7 p.m., Claude Moore Park, 21544 Cascades Pkwy., Sterling. Learn about frogs and toads and walk to listen and look for them. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $3. 703-444-1275.

FUN FRIDAY NIGHT OUT, "Spring Madness," fourth- and fifth-graders, 7-10 p.m., Ida Lee Recreation Center, 60 Ida Lee Dr., Leesburg. Swim, play basketball and other games. Bring bathing suit and change of dry clothes. Food and drinks provided. Registration. $25. 703-777-1368.

BALLS, BALLS EVERYWHERE, ages 2-6, 11 a.m.-noon, Olde Izaak Walton Park Building, off King Street on Davis Avenue, Leesburg. $5. For directions, call 703-777-1368.

SPRING TEEN DANCE, ages 12-17, with DJ, pizza and refreshments, 7-10 p.m., Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise St. $3. 703-430-9480.

KNITTING/CROCHETING, county-sponsored. Make items for families at the homeless shelter, Northern Virginia Ronald McDonald House, Loudoun Hospital Center and long-term care unit at Loudoun Hospital, 10 a.m.-noon Fridays, Loudoun County Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Group seeks donations of crochet hooks, sizes F through J, and four-ply acrylic yarn. 703-430-2397.

BODY SCULPTING, 10-11 a.m. Fridays, Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise St. Care available for ages 2-5 at a minimal charge. Classes, $25 a month. To register, 703-430-9480.

DROP-IN OPEN GYM FOR HOME-SCHOOLERS, ages 10-17, noon-2 p.m. Fridays, Lovettsville Community Center, 57 E. Broad Way. $1. 540-822-5284. First-graders and older, noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays.

DROP-IN BASKETBALL, elementary students, 3-5:30 p.m. Fridays, Douglass Community Center, 407 E. Market St., Leesburg. $1. 703-771-5913. Women, 8:30-10 p.m. Fridays, Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise St. $2. 703-430-9480. Also 5-7 p.m. Fridays, Douglass Community Center, 407 E. Market St., Leesburg. $2. 703-771-5913.

Saturday 22

MUSIC IN MARCH SERIES, "A Tribute to Patsy Cline," with singer Sheila Marie, 7:30 p.m., Bluemont Community Center, 33846 Snickersville Tpk. Refreshments and silent auction. Sponsored by Friends of Bluemont, a nonprofit helping to preserve cultural and historic heritage of Bluemont and its countryside. $15. Advance tickets, call Rosemary, 540-554-2303.

BOOK READING, DISCUSSION, WORKSHOP, "How to Be Ageless: Growing Better, Not Just Older" with author Suzy Allegra, 2 p.m., Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. 703-777-0323.

FLEA MARKET, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Lovettsville Community Center, 57 Broad Way. Food available. Free. 540-822-5284.

LOUDOUN WILDLILFE CONSERVANCY, "Exploring Banshee Reeks," 9 a.m., Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, The Woods Road, south of Leesburg. Join Phil Daley and look for early signs of spring including wildflowers and migrating birds. 540-554-2542 or www.loudounwildlife.org.

WINTER LECTURE SERIES, "Pruning in the Home Landscape," 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., State Arboretum of Virginia, Blandy Experimental Farm, Route 50, 4 1/2 miles west of Shenandoah River. Members, $15; nonmembers, $8. 540-837-1758.

LOUDOUN WALKING CLUB, group walk, meet at 8 a.m., visitor center, Claude Moore Park, 21544 Cascades Pkwy., Sterling. Seven-mile walk through wooded areas of the park. Shorter distances also offered. $3, IVV credit. 703-737-2175.

INDOOR FLEA MARKET, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Sterling Community Center Annex, 1115 W. Church St. Free. 703-430-6673.

CELEBRATING SONDHIEM, all ages, 7-8:30 p.m., Franklin Park Round Hill Center, 20 High St. Reservations. $3. 540-338-7973.

BOOK SWAP, all ages, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Lovettsville Community Center, 57 E. Broad Way. Cosponsored by Lovettsville Library and Lovettsville Community Center. Unclaimed books donated to the library. Free. 540-822-5284.

COMMUNITY YARD SALE, 8 a.m.-noon, Philomont Community Center, 36592 Jeb Stuart Rd. 540-338-5882.

HOME-BASED BUSINESS EXPO, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Sterling Community Center Annex, 1115 W. Church Rd. Free. 703-430-6673.

LOUDOUN LIBRARY FOUNDATION BOOK COLLECTION, used hardbacks and paperbacks in good condition, cassettes, CDs, videos and records accepted, 9 a.m.-noon, Rose Hill Manor, 42140 Raspberry Plain Lane, north of Leesburg off Route 15. 703-779-2252.

MIDDLEBURG STORY TIME, ages 4-6, Saturdays, 10 a.m., Middleburg Library, 101 Reed St. 540-687-5730.

HILLSBORO RURITAN TRASH DROP-OFF, to benefit schools and rescue squads, 8-11 a.m. Saturdays, Loudoun Valley High School, 340 N. Maple Ave., Purcellville. $1 per sealed bag, 30-gallon maximum. 540-668-6749.

LUCKETTS RURITAN TRASH RECYCLING, 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Lucketts Elementary School, 14550 James Monroe Hwy. Donation of $3 per household requested. 703-777-8544.

ROAD RUNNERS, meet at 8 a.m., Tammy and Mike's in Waterford. For directions, call 703-737-6642 or www.loudounroadrunners.org.

Sunday 23

"JUSTICE AT DACHAU," with author Joshua Greene, 2 p.m., Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. 703-777-0323.

LOUDOUN CHORALE REHEARSAL, "Tenebrae Responses for Holy Saturday" by Don Carlo Gesualdo and "Musikalische Exequien" by Heinrich Schutz, 6 p.m. Sundays, Leesburg Presbyterian Church, 207 W. Market St. New members welcome. Call Jean Demyttenaere, 540-554-8594.

ONE-ON-ONE INTERNET, classes, 7-8:30 p.m. Sundays and 2-3 p.m. Tuesdays, Eastern Loudoun Regional Library, 21030 Whitfield Pl., Sterling; 7-9 p.m. Mondays and 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg; call for times and dates at Purcellville Library, 220 E. Main St. and Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St. Free.

ROAD RUNNERS, meet at 8 a.m., Lovettsville Community Center, 57 E. Broad Way. 703-737-6642 or www.loudounroadrunners.org.

Monday 24

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS, Memory Porter, Loudoun County legislative liaison to the General Assembly since 1980, discussing the 2003 Assembly session, 7-9 p.m., Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. 540-439-9501.

ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION, "Sophie and the Rising Sun" by Augusta Trobaugh, 7 p.m. March 24 and 10 a.m. March 25, Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. 703-777-0323.

ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION, "The Night in Lisbon" by Erich Maria Remarque, 7 p.m., Middleburg Library, 101 Reed St. 540-687-5730.

TEEN BOOK CLUB, 12 and older, "Enders Game" by Orson Scott Card, 5 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St. Registration. 703-430-9500.

YOGA, all levels, 6:30-7:45 p.m. Mondays, Middleburg Community Center, 300 W. Washington St. 540-687-6375.

TAX HELP, 55 and older, sponsored by county Area Agency on Aging, volunteers help with preparation of 1040, 1040-A and 1040-EZ forms and state and local forms. Open through April 10: 1-4 p.m. Mondays, Board of Supervisors' Satellite Office, 21641 Ridgetop Cir., Sterling, and Purcellville Library, 220 E. Main St.; 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays, South Riding Town Hall; 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Purcellville Library; 1-4 p.m. Thursdays, Area Agency on Aging Office, Leesburg; Volunteers available 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Loudoun Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Free. For appointment, 703-777-0257.

DANCE AEROBICS, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sully Elementary School, 300 Circle Dr., Sterling. $55, 12 sessions. 703-430-9480.

SKETCH CLUB, still-life workshop, teaching videos, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., first and third Mondays, bring bag lunch, Round Hill Center, 20 High St. 540-338-2103.

SENIOR CENTER DUPLICATE BRIDGE, 55 and older, sanctioned game, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mondays; 1-4 p.m. Thursdays, Loudoun Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Center members, free; nonmembers, $1. 703-430-2397.

RECYCLING DROP-OFF, newspapers, glass bottles and jars, aluminum and steel food and beverage cans, plastic bottles, cardboard and paperboard. 8 a.m.-dusk Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Park View High School, 400 W. Laurel Ave., Sterling. 703-771-5318.

FEELIN' GOOD EXERCISE, county-sponsored, for senior adults, low-impact exercise, 8-8:45 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Loudoun Valley Community Center, 320 W. School St., Purcellville. $36, 12 sessions. 540-338-4122.

DANCE AND TONE, all ages, improve endurance and strength with 30 minutes of choreographed exercise and 30 minutes of floor work. Sponsored by Loudoun County YMCA. 7-8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 13266 Taylorstown Rd., Taylorstown; 9:30-10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Hillsboro's Old Stone School, Route 9. Child care available. Fees based on number of classes per week. 703-777-9622.

FOREVER FIT, 55 and older, sponsored by Loudoun County YMCA and Loudoun Healthcare Inc. Walking, marching, strengthening exercises, stretching and relaxation. 9-10 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Leesburg Presbyterian Church, 207 W. Market St. $2. 703-777-9622.

Tuesday 25

ADULT BOOK BANTER, bring a favorite book and share with the group, 7 p.m. Tuesdays through April 15, Lovettsville Library, 12 N. Light St. 540-822-5824.

LOUDOUN KNITTERS, new members welcome, 6:30-9 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. 703-771-1383.

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday through April 30, Ashburn United Methodist Church, 43454 Crossroads Dr. Child care available. $15, course. 703-819-0846.

MARTIAL ARTS ACHIEVEMENT, 8 and older, call to register for classes 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and every other Friday, Douglass Community Center, 407 E. Market St., Leesburg. $55 monthly. 703-443-2582.

ASHBURN-STERLING TOASTMASTERS, 7-9 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Eastern Loudoun Regional Library, 21030 Whitfield Pl. 703-858-5440.

BINGO, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Knights of Columbus barn, 401 W. Holly Ave., Sterling. 703-430-6789. Seniors Bingo, sponsored by Sterling Rotary Club, 7 p.m., Loudoun County Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. $1. 703-430-4397.

KIWANIS OF GOOSE CREEK, 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Johnson's Charcoal Beef House, 401 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-5020.

KIWANIS OF LEESBURG, 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Lightfoot Restaurant, 13 N. King St., Leesburg. 703-777-1614.

ROTARY OF LEESBURG, 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays, breakfast meeting, Tuscarora Mill restaurant, 203 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg. 703-777-2253.

WEIGHT TRAINING, ages 12-18, 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Arcola Community Center, 24244 Gum Spring Rd. Six sessions, $30. 703-327-3111.

Wednesday 26

CHRYSALIS: HOME-SCHOOLERS BOOK DISCUSSION, 10 and older, 1:30 p.m. March 26 and April 23, Purcellville Library, 220 E. Main St. Copies and titles available for checkout at the library. Refreshments. Registration, 540-338-7235.

READER'S THEATER, ages 8-12, "A Chance to Act," 4 p.m. Wednesdays through April 16, Eastern Loudoun Regional Library, 21030 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Children receive a script, pick an acting role and read aloud. Simple backdrops, costumes and props. New play each week. Preregister. 703-444-3228, Ext. 309.

IN-LINE SKATING, bring skates. 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesdays, Arcola Community Center, 24244 Gum Spring Rd. $2 a session. 703-327-3111.

DROP-IN BASKETBALL, 7:45-10 p.m. Wednesdays, Loudoun Valley Community Center, 320 W. School St., Purcellville. $2. 540-338-4122.

LEESBURG HOST LIONS, 6 p.m. social , 6:30 p.m. dinner, first and third Wednesdays, Laurel Brigade Inn, West Market Street, Leesburg. 703-777-2309.

AEROBIC KICKBOXING, 9-9:45 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise St. Care available for ages 2-5 at minimal charge. Classes, $25 a month. To register, 703-430-9480.

-- Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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