Sunday, April 15

“Craft Attack and Loudoun Recycles,” an eco-crafts fair with more than 20 vendors specializing in recycled crafts. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Northern Virginia Community College, Loudoun campus, 1000 Harry Flood Byrd Hwy., Sterling. Admission, free. 703-450-2520 or

“The Loudoun Hunt Point to Point Races,” 12:30 p.m., Oatlands Plantation, 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg. General admission, $5 person. 703-777-

History program, “Horrible Shipwreck,” a presentation by author Andrew Jampoler on his book about the loss of the convict ship Amphitrite. 2 p.m., Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7195.

Monday, April 16

Toastmasters Club, NOVA Dawn Breakers. 7:30-8:30 a.m. Mondays, Eggspectation Restaurant, 1609 Village Market Blvd., Leesburg. 703-717-1667 or gambhir01@

Sewing and “stitch-in,” for beginners. Take sewing, knitting, needlepoint or crochet projects. Machines provided. 9-11:45 a.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-8039.

Mah-jongg, Chinese tile game. Mondays and Thursdays at noon, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. 703-737-8039.

Sterling Rotary Club meeting, 12:30 p.m., Logan’s Roadhouse, 46321 McClellan Way, Sterling. 703-401-4509.

Line dance, age 55 and older, led by Carolyn Bledsoe. 2-3 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. $2, nonmembers. 571-258-3400.

Marine Corps League meeting, for Marines of all ages, sponsored by Loudoun Detachment 1205. 7 p.m. third Mondays, American Legion Post, 112 N. 21st St., Purcellville. Free.

Tuesday, April 17

Rotary Club of Leesburg Daybreak, 7:30 a.m., Tuscarora Mill, 203 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg. 703-622-4320 or www.

Party bridge, 1-4 p.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-8039.

Poker, age 55 and older. 1:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. $1; center members, free. 703-430-2397.

Chess Club, for all ages and skill levels. 5-9 p.m., Starbucks, 531 E. Market St,, Leesburg. $1. 703-779-0113.

Bluegrass and folk jam, open to musicians of all skill levels. 7-8:30 p.m., Morningside House, 316 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg. Free. 571-237-2888.

Wednesday, April 18

Leesburg Senior Center bingo, advanced game, 9 a.m. Wednesdays; slower bingo, 12:30 p.m. Fridays, 102 North St. 703-737-8039.

Middleburg duplicate bridge, open game. 12:30 p.m., Middleburg United Methodist Church, 15 W. Washington St. $5. 540-687-5093.

Leesburg Kiwanis Club, new members welcome. 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Lightfoot, 13 N. King St., Leesburg. 703-737-2175.

Thursday, April 19

“Moms’ Morning Out,” mothers can spend the morning with their children or run errands. 10:30 a.m.-noon, Douglass Community Center, 407 E. Market St., Leesburg. $35 for five sessions; registration required. 703-771-5913.

Rotary Club of Ashburn, noon, 1757 Golf Club, 45120 Waxpool Rd., Dulles. 703-969-3070 or

Pinochle, 12:30 p.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. 703-737-8039.

Potluck dinner and white elephant bingo, bring a covered dish to share and a white elephant gift, wrapped or in a gift bag. 5:30-7:30 p.m. third Thursdays, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. 703-737

Chess Club, for all ages and ability levels. 6-9 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. $2, nonmembers. 571-258-3400 or

Blue Ridge Thunder Cloggers, age 10 and older. 7-8 p.m., Converted Barn, Routes 287 and 9, Purcellville. $25 per month. 540-882-4917, or

Sterling Ruritan Club bingo, 7 p.m., 183 Ruritan Rd. Benefits local charities. 703-444-6039.

“The Phantom of the Opera,” a Freedom High School production. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Freedom High School, 25450 Riding Center Dr., South Riding. $10. 703-957-4300.

Friday, April 20

Crochet club, 9 a.m.-noon, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-8039.

Knitting and crocheting, 10 a.m.-noon, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. Free. 703-430-2397.

After-hours teen center, ages 12-18. Teens must have a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian on file. 7-10 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Free. 703-444-3228.

“Midnight Madness,” for sixth-through 12th-graders. Basketball, football, board games and movies; transportation available. Sponsored by Douglass Community Center, Leesburg Police Department, Leesburg Parks and Recreation Department and Loudoun Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department. 8:30-10 p.m., Douglass Community Center, 407 E. Market St. Free. 703-771-5913 or

Saturday, April 21

All-you-can-eat country breakfast, a benefit for church-sponsored mission. 8-11 a.m., Hillsboro United Methodist Church, 37216 Charles Town Pike, Purcellville. Free-will offerings accepted. 540-822-5862.

South Riding farmers market, sponsored by the South Riding Wellness Connection. 8 a.m.-noon, Dulles South Multipurpose Center, 24950 Riding Center Dr. 703-327-0335 or

Leesburg market, sponsored by the Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Association. 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Leesburg market, Catoctin Circle (Virginia Village Shopping Center). 540-454-8089 or

Cash bingo, 34 games with specials and progressive jackpots. Food and beverages will be sold. Doors open at 9 a.m.; first game starts at 10 a.m., American Legion Post 293, 112 N. 21st St, Purcellville. 540-338-0910, or

Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival, includes plants, flowers, herbs, landscape designs, supplies and demonstrations. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sunday, Market and King streets., $3. 703-
777-1368 or www.flowerandgarden.

Purcellville community market, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., 21st Street, across from Magnolias restaurant, Purcellville. 703-967-0431 or www.

“Ho-Kiss Po-Kiss” dance, to benefit conservation programs. 8 p.m.-midnight, Lovettsville Game Protective Association, 16 S. Berlin Pike, Lovettsville. $17 per couple; single, $9. 540-822-5956 or

Bluemont country dance, instruction and calling are provided. Bring a potluck refreshment to share. Sponsored by the Bluemont Concert Series. 7:30 p.m. workshop; 8 p.m. dance begins, Old Stone School, 37098 Charles Town Pike, Hillsboro. $10; Bluemont Friends, students and seniors, $7. 540-338-4640, or info@

Lucketts Bluegrass, music by Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers. Doors open at 6 p.m.; music starts at 7 p.m. Lucketts Elementary School, 14550 James Hyw., Leesburg. $15. 703-771-5281 or www.

Sunday, April 22

Sunday in the Preserve, a family walk led by naturalists from Friends of Banshee Reeks and Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy. 1 p.m., Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, 21085 The Woods Road, Leesburg. Free. 703-669-0316.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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