Sunday, Feb. 16

Dulles Knitting Group, knitters of all skill levels are welcome. 1:30-3 p.m., upstairs at Wegmans, 45131 Columbia Pl., Sterling. Free. 703-724-4210.

“Foxhunting in the Piedmont,” Masters of Foxhounds members will discuss the history and future of the hunt and share personal stories. Sponsored by the Mosby Heritage Area Association. 2 p.m., The Hill School, 130 S. Madison, Middleburg. Members, $30; nonmembers, $35. Information: 540-687-5188 or

Monday, Feb. 17

Toastmasters Club, NOVA Dawn Breakers. 7:30-8:30 a.m., Eggspectation restaurant, 1609 Village Market Blvd., Leesburg. 703-608-2286 or

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. Noon Mondays and Thursdays, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-8039.

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

Line dancing for seniors, age 55 and older. 2-3 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. $2. 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.

Tuesday, Feb. 18

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

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. Nonmembers, $1. 571-258-3280.

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, Feb. 19

Middleburg duplicate bridge, open game. 12:30 p.m., Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 105 E. Washington St., Middleburg. $5. 540-687-5093.

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

“Photojournalism and Photography for Social Change: Bridging the Gap for Good,” a presentation by Jamie Rose, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Loudoun County. 7 p.m., Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. Free. 703-314-3590 or

Thursday, Feb. 20

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. Nonmembers. $2. 703-737-8039.

Sterling Ruritan Club bingo, each game has a prize of at least $100. Admission is restricted to paying participants; benefits Ruritan Club civic organization area programs. 7 p.m., Sterling Ruritan Club, 183 Ruritan Rd. Admission, $15 for six regular cards; additional cards may be purchased. 703-444-6039.

Friday, Feb. 21

Knitting and crocheting, 10 a.m.-noon, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. Free. 571-258-3280.

Leesburg Senior Center bingo, 12:45 p.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 50 cents per card. 703-737-8039.

“Chocolates Galore and More,” desserts and hors d’oeuvres from area restaurants and caterers. Includes dancing, champagne and a silent auction. Benefits YMCA Loudoun County and its mentoring, camp and after school programs. 7-11 p.m., National Conference Center, 18980 Upper Belmont Pl., Lansdowne. $75 in advance; $100 at the door. 703-777-9622 or

Saturday, Feb. 22

Birding at Banshee, monthly bird walk, sponsored by the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy and Friends of Banshee Reeks. Take binoculars. 8 a.m., Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, 21085 The Woods Road, Leesburg. Free. 540-554-2542 or

Indoor yard sale, clothing, toys, housewares, tools, books, furniture, baked goods and pet-care items. A benefit for Loudoun 4H (the Leaps and Squeaks Rabbit and Cavy Club). 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Loudoun County Fairgrounds, 17558 Dry Mill Rd., Leesburg. 540-882-4575 or

Tri-State Riding Club Winter Equine Affair, tack items, equipment, clothing, and equine products and services will be available. Sponsored by Tri-State Riding Club. Food will be sold. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Lovettsville Game Protective Association, 16 S. Berlin Pike, Lovettsville. 540-882-4883, or

Mardi Gras carnival, children’s games, crafts, music and food with a raffle and a silent auction. A benefit for the community center’s preschool. 2-6 p.m., Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. $2, adults; age 2 and older, $7. 571-258-3500 or

Lucketts Bluegrass, music by Bill Yates and the Country Gentlemen Tribute Band. Food sold. 7 p.m., Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg. $15. 703-771-5281.

Cavaliers, Courage and Coffee program, “Life in Leesburg and along the Potomac,” sponsored by the Mosby Heritage Area Association’s Gray Ghost Interpretive Group. 7:30 p.m., Temple Hall Farm Regional Park, 15789 Temple Hall Lane, Leesburg. $8; students, $4., or 540-687-6681.

Loudoun Symphonic Winds, featuring music by Russian composers. 7:30 p.m., Stone Bridge High School, 43100 Hay Rd., Ashburn. $5; family, $10. 703-777-7985 or

Sunday, Feb. 23

“The Lincoln Deception,” a presentation by David O. Steward. 2 p.m., Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7195.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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