Thursday, March 7

Deed research, a presentation by Wynne Saffer on his “Loudoun County, Virginia 1860 Land Tax Map.” 10 a.m., Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7195.

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

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

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

“Alien Weeds, Art From the Invasive Plant Harvest,” lecture by Patterson Clark, sponsored by the Loudoun County Master Gardener program. 7 p.m., Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. Free. www.loudouncountymastergardeners.
, or 540-554-

“Secret Pond: A Fairy Shrimp Documentary,” screening of a 2012 film on crustaceans, sponsored by the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy. 7-8 p.m., Woodgrove High School, 36811 Alder School Rd., Purcellville. Free.

Ashburn Area Woman’s Club, 7 p.m. first Thursdays, Broadlands Community Center, 43008 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn. Free. 703-795-2887, or AshburnAreaWC@

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

Friday, March 8

Countryside Women’s Club, meeting and social. 9:30 a.m., Countryside Women’s Club, 46020 Algonkian Pkwy., Sterling. Free. 703-403-6505 or aldouglas3@

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

Loudoun Crime Commission luncheon, a presentation by father-and-son team Peter and Kevin Earley. 12:30-2 p.m., Belmont Country Club, 19661 Belmont Manor Lane, Ashburn. $15 members; guests, $20., or 571-237-2257.

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 Pl., Potomac Falls. Free. 703-444-3228.

Theater: “Charlotte’s Web,” a musical based on E.B. White’s classic, presented by Very Special Arts Loudoun County. 7 p.m. Fridays, Saturday, March 15 and 16; 3 p.m. Sunday and March 17. Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $12; seniors and students, $10. 540-338-7973 or

Saturday, March 9

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

Walking tour: Civil War Leesburg, led by Richard Treat Gillespie. Meet in the library parking lot. 10 a.m.-noon. Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7195.

Purcellville community market, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., It’s Bazaar, 143 N. 21st St., Purcellville. 703-967-0431 or

Super Science Saturdays, the Space Shuttle program is the theme for demonstrations and hands-on activities at the National Air and Space Museum. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly. $15 per vehicle. 202-633-1000 or www.

Pet adoptions, sponsored by the Humane Society of Loudoun and Friend of Homeless Animals. 1-4 p.m., Coldwell Banker, 25 S. King St., Leesburg. 703-283-1686 or

Lucketts Bluegrass, music by the Travelers. Food sold. 7 p.m., Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg. $15. 703-771-5281 or

“Franklin Park Big Band” dance and concert, the Adam King Dance Studios will offer swing dance lessons at the beginning of the evening. A benefit for the Purcellville Teen Center. 8-11 p.m., Historic Bush Tabernacle, 250 S. Nursery Ave., Purcellville. $15; students, $10.

Sunday, March 10

Celtic jam session, refreshments sold by Hill High Orchard. 1-4 p.m., Round Hill Arts Center, 35246 Harry F. Byrd Hwy., Round Hill. Requested donation, $5. 540-338-5022 or

“Sussex County’s Greatest Generation: Lessons From Personal and Family History,” a presentation by Leesburg author Deborah L. Parker. 2 p.m., Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7195.

Monday, March 11

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

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. Free. 703-737-8039.

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

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

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

Tuesday, March 12

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. Free. 703-737-8039.

Potluck dinner and white elephant bingo, take a covered dish that six to eight people can share and a white elephant gift, wrapped or in a gift bag. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 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, March 13

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.

Book discussion, Call for titles. 10 a.m., Leesburg Senior Center,
102 North St. 703-737-8039.

Waterford Quilters, new members welcome. 10 a.m., Blue Ridge Bible Church, 770 S. 20th St., Purcellville. Free.

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. Wednesdays, Douglass Community Center, 407 E. Market St., Leesburg. $1. 703-771-

Ashburn Toastmasters, for those interested in developing communication and leadership skills. 7:15 p.m., Broadlands Community Center, 43008 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn. www.ashburn.

Thursday, March 14

“Discovering Mrs. Davis,” tour of Historic Morven Park mansion focusing on Marguerite Davis, the wife of Gov. Westmoreland Davis. 3-4 p.m., 17263 Southern Planter Lane, Leesburg. $5; children, $3. 703-777-2414 or www.morvenpark.

St. Patrick’s Day Bash, food and fun for the whole family. 6-8 p.m., Middleburg Community Center, 300 W. Washington St. $8; family, $20. 540-687-6375.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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