LITTLE HANDS KINDERMUSIC, energetic music and movement, tomorrow, Eastern Loudoun Regional Library, 21030 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. 10:30 a.m., ages 1-4; 11:30 a.m., ages 4-6. Free. Tickets are required and can be picked up 30 minutes before the program. 703-444-3228, Ext. 309.


66TH ANNUAL HOSPITAL RUMMAGE SALE AND SILENT AUCTION, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 10 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 11, Morven Park Equestrian Center, Tutt Lane, off Route 15 north of Leesburg. Food available, door prizes. Sponsored by the Ladies Board of Loudoun Hospital Center. Free. 703-771-2985 or

PUBLIC MEETING, the Loudoun County Health Department is seeking input on on-site wastewater treatment management proposals, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Loudoun County Government Center, 1 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg. 703-737-8856.


JURIED ART SHOW, "Something Hot," today, tomorrow and Saturday, Gallery 222, 222 S. King St., Leesburg. Free. Call for hours. 703-777-5498.

PAINTING, SCULPTURES AND DRAWING, Sept. 1-Oct. 8, Gallery 222, 222 S. King St., Leesburg. Carmen Howell, artist. Reception, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 11. Free. Call for hours. 703-777-5498.


PURCELLVILLE GARDEN CLUB, 1 p.m. tomorrow. Speaker will be Garth Woodruff of Second Nature. Call for location. Free. 540-338-0950.


HIDDEN HISTORY HIKE, ages 6 and older, 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestals Gap Rd., Sterling. Historian Steve Meserve will lead a walk through the park's historic Lanesville Heritage area. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Wear appropriate clothing and shoes for the weather. Register. $3.50. 703-444-1275.

CIVIL WAR TRAILS SIGN UNVEILING, 1 p.m. Sunday, Edwards Ferry Road, just past Battlefield Shopping Center at the entrance to the Edwards Landing subdivision, Leesburg. The Loudoun County Civil War Roundtable has been working with Virginia Civil War Trails to correct the marker that presented incorrect information about a skirmish that took place on the morning of Oct. 21, 1861. Free. 571-225-2812.

Lectures and Literature

ONE BOOK-ONE COMMUNITY, reading and discussion program and Reader's Theatre program. "The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness," by Simon Wiesenthal, will be featured. Book discussions: 9:30 a.m. next Thursday, Lovettsville Library, 12 North Light St.; 10 a.m. Sept. 9, Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St.; 7 p.m. Sept. 13, Lovettsville Library, 12 North Light St.; 7 p.m. Sept. 13, Ashburn Library, 42216 Hay Rd.; 7 p.m. Sept. 13, Eastern Loudoun Regional Library, 21030 Whitfield Pl.; 10 a.m. Sept. 21, Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. Reader's Theatre: 7 p.m. Sept. 7, Purcellville Library, 220 E. Main St.; 7 p.m. Sept. 20, Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg; 7 p.m. Sept. 27, Middleburg Library, 101 Reed St. Copies of the book are available at all Loudoun library branches. Sponsored by the Irwin Uran Gift Fund. Free. Call your local library.


CHILDREN'S-INFANT'S CLOTHING, TOYS AND EQUIPMENT SALE, 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Sept. 18, Loudoun County Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Sponsored by Loudoun-Fairfax Mothers of Multiples. Free. 703-715-6669 or


THURSDAY MOVIES, all ages, 2 p.m. today, Eastern Loudoun Regional Library, 21030 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Bring snacks and beverages. Call for title. Free. 703-444-3228, Ext. 309.


BATTLE OF THE BANDS, ages 13 and older, 5-10 p.m. today, Round Hill Center, 20 High St. Refreshments available. Register. $6. 540-338-5882.

BLUEGRASS/FOLK JAM, 6:30-11 p.m. tomorrow, Round Hill Arts Center, Old Furniture Factory, 6 W. Loudoun St. Musicians, children and public encouraged to participate. Food and beverages available for purchase. Free. Donations appreciated. 540-338-5050 or

BLUEMONT SUMMER CONCERTS, 7 p.m. Sunday, Loudoun County Courthouse lawn, King and Market streets, Leesburg. If it rains, at J.L. Simpson Middle School, 490 Evergreen Mill Rd., Leesburg. $5; $3, Bluemont Friends and seniors; $1, ages 5 and younger. Music by Mambo Combo, a five-piece band that plays Latin American and Caribbean music. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Food available for purchase. No pets, alcohol or smoking. 703-777-6306 or

LOUDOUN SUMMER MUSIC FEST, Sunday, gates open at 5 p.m., concert at 6 p.m., Belmont Country Club, 43880 Russell Branch Pkwy., Ashburn. $10, adults; free, ages 12 and younger. Music by Little River Band. Face painting, children's activities. No food, drink or coolers; food and drink will be available for purchase. Sponsored by AOL, the Loudoun Foundation and Belmont Country Club to benefit local charities. 703-726-4343 or

LOUDOUN CHORALE, rehearsals begin, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Leesburg Presbyterian Church, 207 W. Market St. New members welcome. 703-729-8974 or


FROGSHACKLE NATURE CENTER, all ages, 1:30-3 p.m. next Thursday, Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestals Gap Rd., Sterling. Hands-on nature center. Make animal tracks in the sand. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free. 703-444-1275.


SECRET AUCTION, 2-4 p.m. today, Loudoun Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Bid on wrapped items after auctioneer Ike Swart gives hints about what is in the package. Benefits ongoing projects and needs at the center. Open to the public. Free. 703-430-2397.

END OF SUMMER COOKOUT, 4:40-7:30 p.m. Sept. 5, Loudoun County Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Food and live musical entertainments. Seniors and their families. $4, members until Sept. 4; $6, day of event. 703-430-2397.

Sports and Recreation

FREDDIE MAC MS LONGEST DAY OF GOLF, throughout September and October, Loudoun Golf and Country Club, Raspberry Falls Golf & Hunt Club and the Golf Club of Virginia at Beacon Hill will donate greens fees for event participants to play throughout the day at their courses on designated weekdays. Participants commit to raising money by collecting pledges for holes played or flat donations. National Multiple Sclerosis Society. 202-296-5363 or

FALL-WINTER SPORTS SWAP, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sterling Community Center Annex, 1115 W. Church Rd. Come to buy or sell. Indoor and outdoor spots available. $10, space rentals. Rain date is Sept. 11. 703-430-6673.

ROAD RUNNERS, 8 a.m. Saturday, meet at Loudoun County High School, 415 Dry Mill Rd., Leesburg; 7 a.m. Sunday, meet at Market Station, Loudoun and Harrison streets, Leesburg, to carpool for Purcellville-to-Leesburg run. 703-779-0078 or


SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK, "Twelfth Night," 7 p.m. today, tomorrow and Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday, Round Hill Center, 20 High St. $10, adults; $8, seniors and students 18 and younger. 540-338-7973.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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