Loudoun community calendar, March 9-16, 2017

Thursday, March 9

Rotary Club of Purcellville 7 a.m. Loudoun Golf and Country Club, 36967 W. Main St., Purcellville. john@insuremejg.com or 540-687-5689.

Summer job fair Seasonal job positions include camp supervisors, camp leaders, adaptive recreation camp leaders (working with special needs), maintenance workers, lifeguards and sports-facility supervisors. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services, 20145 Ashbrook Pl., Suite 170, Ashburn. For information, call 703-777-0304, email prcs@loudoun.gov or go to loudoun.gov/jobs.

Rotary Club of Ashburn Noon, 1757 Golf Club, 45120 Waxpool Rd., Dulles. Call 703-969-3070 or go to rotaryclubofashburnva.org.

Pinochle 12:30 p.m. Senior Center of Leesburg, 102 North St., Leesburg. 703-737-8039. $2.

Advanced intermediate bridge Jane Olah, instructor. 1-3 p.m. Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. 571-258-3400. $2.

German language practice group 1 p.m. Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. 571-258-3280. Free.

Rotary Club of Leesburg 6:30 p.m. River Creek Country Club, 43800 Olympic Blvd., Leesburg. 703-726-9770 or leesburg-rotary.org.

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

Chorus of the Old Dominion For men of any age or skill level who are interested in singing four-part harmony. 7:30-10 p.m. Leesburg United Methodist Church, 107 W. Market St., Leesburg. 703-348-0071 or odchorus.org.

Friday, March 10

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

Loudoun Crime Commission luncheon A discussion with Michael Snedeker, supervisory special agent of the Internal Revenue Service’s criminal investigations division. Noon-2 p.m. Belmont Country Club, 19661 Belmont Manor Lane, Ashburn. rsvp@loudouncrimecommission.org or 571-237-2257. $20, guests $25.

Knitting group Age 55 and older. Take needles, yarn and patterns and spend time with other knitters. Fridays at 12:30-2 p.m. Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. 571-258-3400. Free.

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

Virginia Opera: An Evening of Arias and Duets 7 p.m. Franklin Park Performing Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. franklinparkartscenter.org or 540-338-7973. $10.

Saturday, March 11

Birding at Banshee Monthly bird walk, sponsored by the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy and Friends of Banskee Reeks. Take binoculars. 8 a.m. Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, 21085 The Woods Rd., Leesburg. 540-554-2542 or jcoleman@loudounwildlife.org. Free.

Ashburn farmers market Sponsored by the Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Cooperative. 9 a.m.-noon, One Loudoun, Exchange Street at Endicott Alley, Ashburn. 540-454-8089 or loudounfarmersmarkets.org.

Leesburg farmers market Sponsored by the Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Cooperative. 9 a.m.-noon, Catoctin Circle (Virginia Village Shopping Center), Leesburg. 540-454-8089 or loudounfarmersmarkets.org.

Civil War talk For teens and adults. A discussion with Thomas G. Clemens about his work with Ezra Carman’s manuscripts, which describe the Civil War’s bloodiest battles. 2 p.m. Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. 703-777-0323. Free.

Master Singers of Virginia concert: “Flight” A celebration of the story of flight, from the earliest myths and legends through the Space Age. 4 p.m. Our Savior’s Way Lutheran Church, 43115 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn. 703-829-6782 or msva.org. $25, seniors $20, students $15.

Lucketts Bluegrass Music by the Country Gentlemen Tribute Band. Food available. Doors open at 6 p.m.; music starts at 7. Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg. 703-771-5281 or luckettsbluegrass.org. $15, cash at the door.

Loudoun Symphony Gala: “Puttin’ On the Ritz” A tastings dinner with chefs from several Loudoun restaurants, plus a silent auction, music by members of the Loudoun Symphony and dancing with the Chris Drapkin Jazz Band. A benefit for the Loudoun Symphony Orchestra, the Loudoun Symphony Youth Orchestra and other educational outreach programs. 7-11 p.m. Lansdowne Resort and Spa, 44050 Woodbridge Pkwy., Leesburg. Go to loudounsymphony.org or call 703-771-8287. $125.

Mark Forrest: International Irish tenor 7:30 p.m. Franklin Park Performing Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. franklinparkartscenter.org or 540-338-7973. $25.

SUNDAY, MARCH 12

Master Singers of Virginia concert: “Flight” A celebration of the story of flight, from the earliest myths and legends through the Space Age. 2 p.m. Arcola United Methodist Church, 24757 Evergreen Mills Rd., Sterling. 703-829-6782 or msva.org. $25, seniors $20, students $15.

“Through the Valley: My Captivity in Vietnam” A discussion with William Reeder Jr. 2 p.m. Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. balchlib@leesburgva.gov or 703-737-7195.

“Quakers and the Underground Railroad in Western Loudoun” A discussion with author Lee Lawrence. 2-4:30 p.m. Purcellville Library, 220 E. Main St., Purcellville. 540-338-7235. Free.

Gallery Coffeehouse: Meet the artist, Leanne Fink Coffee provided. 6:30 p.m. Franklin Park Performing Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. franklinparkartscenter.org. 540-338-7973. $8.

Monday, March 13

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

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

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

Sterling Rotary Club meeting 12:30 p.m. Bungalow Lakehouse, 46116 Lake Center Plaza, Sterling. 703-401-4509.

Contemporary line dance Dick Sherman, instructor. 2-3 p.m. Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. 571-258-3400. $2.

Tuesday, March 14

Rotary Club of Leesburg Daybreak 7:30 a.m. Tuscarora Mill restaurant, 203 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg. 703-777-1405, 703-771-9300 or leesburgdaybreak.org.

Beginner bridge Jane Olah, instructor. 10:30 a.m.-noon, Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. 571-258-3400. $2.

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

Pickleball Age 18 and older. 2-4 p.m. Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. 571-258-3400. $2.

Blue Ridge Toastmasters Club 7-8 p.m. Purcellville Library, 220 E. Main St., Purcellville. 443-357-4104 or brt.toastmastersclubs.org.

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

Handwork at Carver Center Relax in the library while working on knitting, crocheting and other handwork. 7-9 p.m. Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. 571-258-3400. $2.

Cascades Communicators Toastmasters Club 7:15-8:30 p.m. Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. vppr-9064@toastmastersclubs.org.

Wednesday, March 15

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

Meal planning 101 Learn how to save money, save time and eat well. 7 p.m. Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. 703-444-3228. Free.

Thursday, March 16

Pinterest party For teens and adults. An evening of Pinterest-inspired crafts. Experienced pinners are encouraged to bring their pins to share. 7 p.m. Lovettsville Library, 12 North Light St., Lovettsville. 540-822-5824. Free.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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