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Loudoun County community calendar, March 20-27, 2014

Thursday, March 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.

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.

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, March 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., the center, 102 North St. 50 cents per card. 703-737-8039.

“Winnie the Pooh,” VSA Arts of Loudoun County’s spring musical marks the group’s 25th anniversary. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $12; seniors and students, $10. 540-338-7973 or

“A Tale of Three Trees,” musical with an all-children cast performing a story by Allen Pote about the life of Jesus, as told through an American folk tale. 7:30 p.m. Friday, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 605 W. Market St., Leesburg. Donations. 703-777-4912.

Saturday, March 22

Birding at Blue Ridge, take binoculars. 8 a.m., Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship Education Center, 11661 Harpers Ferry Rd., Purcellville. Free. 540-554-2542, or

“Touch-a-Truck” for kids, climb aboard a firetruck, cement mixer or bulldozer. Rain or shine. Sponsored by Joshua’s Hands. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No pets. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Dominion High School, 21326 Augusta Dr., Sterling. $5., or 703-966-4220.

Lucketts Bluegrass, performance by Special Consensus. Food available for purchase. 7 p.m., Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg. $15. 703-771-5281 or

Sunday, March 23

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

Fall of Saigon and rescue mission talk, Jan K. Herman discusses his book “The Lucky Few: The Fall of Saigon and the Rescue Mission of the USS Kirk.” 2 p.m., Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7195.

Monday, March 24

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.

Senior line dancing, age 55 and older. 2-3 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. $2. 571-258-3400.

Tuesday, March 25

Rotary Club of Leesburg, 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.

Senior movie night: “Anna Karenina,” Tom Stoppard’s adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s novel. 5 p.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. $4; members, $2. 703-737-8039.

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.

World War II journalists’ “Assignment to Hell,” Timothy M. Gay discusses his book “Assignment to Hell: The War Against Nazi Germany With Correspondents Walter Cronkite, Andy Rooney, A.J. Liebling, Homer Bigart and Hal Boyle,” 7 p.m., George C. Marshall International Center at Dodona Manor, 217 Edwards Ferry Rd., Leesburg. Donations requested; reservations required. 703-777-1301, or

Wednesday, March 26

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

Ashburn Toastmasters, develop leadership skills. 7:15 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Broadlands Community Center, 43008 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn. 703-795-9324 or

Thursday, March 27

National Air and Space Museum talk, “Women’s Gliding in Germany: From the 1920s to the Present.” 12:30-12:45 p.m., Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly. Free admission. 202-633-1000.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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