Thursday, April 18

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.

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.

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

Friday, April 19

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

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

Romeo and Juliet,” performed by the Sterling Playmakers. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Sterling Middle School, 201 W. Holly Ave. $12. 703-437-6117, or

Loudoun Lyric Opera, Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari’s “The Secret of Suzanne” and Gian Carlo Menotti’s “The Old Maid and the Thief.” 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $22, seniors $17, students $12. 540-338-7973 or

Saturday, April 20

Loudoun County household hazardous waste collection, call 703-777-0187 or go to for a list of items that will be accepted. Free. 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Loudoun Valley High School, 340 N. Maple Ave., Purcellville.

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

Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival, flowers, herbs, landscape designs, demonstrations and supplies,set up along Market and King streets. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.) $3. 703-777-1368 or

Middleburg Players auditions, for “The Wizard of Oz.” Be prepared to sing “My Country, ’Tis of Thee.” 5-7 p.m. Saturday, and 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 105 Washington St., Middleburg. 540-671-6744 or

“Old School House Rocks,” a musical performance by Janet Emma Garbe and Seven West to benefit the preservation of historic Waterford. 7 p.m., Waterford Old School, 40222 Fairfax St. $15. 540-882-3018 or

Lucketts Bluegrass, music by David Parmley and Continental Divide. Refreshments sold. 7 p.m., Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg. $15. 703-771-5281 or

Loudoun Symphonic Winds concert, “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue,” with guest conductors Charles Taylor and Bill Sniffin. 7:30 p.m., Loudoun Valley High School, 340 N. Maple Ave., Purcellville. $5; family, $10. 703-777-7985 or

Bluemont country dance, sponsored by the Bluemont Concert Series. Workshop, 7:30 p.m.; dance, 8 p.m. Old Stone School, 37098 Charles Town Pike, Hillsboro. $10; Bluemont Friends, students and seniors, $7. 540-955-8186, or

Game Club dance, music by the Brandy Stills Band. 8 p.m.-midnight, Lovettsville Game Protective Association, 16 S. Berlin Pike, Lovettsville. $10. 540-822-5147 or

Monday, April 22

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.

80th Historic Garden Week, with the theme “Where the Past is Always Present.” A walking tour of homes, gardens and historic sites in Waterford, sponsored by the Leesburg Garden Club, the Fauquier and Loudoun Garden Club and the Garden Club of Virginia to benefit restoration of historic Virginia gardens. For information on ticket sales and locations, go to 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $35; in advance, $30; single home, $20.

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.

Beginners line dance, for people 55 and older. 2-3 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. $2, nonmembers. 571-258-3400.

Tuesday, April 23

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.

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 24

Leesburg Senior Center bingo, advanced game, 9 a.m. Wednesdays; slower bingo, 12:30 p.m. Fridays, Leesburg Senior Center, 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.

Preschool play drop-in, play equipment provided in the gym, parental supervision required. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Douglass Community Center, 407 E. Market St., Leesburg. $1. 703-771-5913.

Ashburn Toastmasters, for people who want to develop communication and leadership skills. 7:15 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Broadlands Community Center, 43008 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn.

Thursday, April 25

“Ask An Expert,” a National Air and Space Museum staff member on “Edwin Parsons and the Lafayette Escadrille.” 12:30-12:45 p.m., Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly. Free. 202-633-1000.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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