Send announcements, which are open to the public at no or minimal cost, to The Loudoun Connection, 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102 or e-mail to Deadline is Friday, two weeks before the event. Photos/artwork encouraged. For more information, call Matthew Razak at 703-917-6457. For additional entertainment listings, visit, E section.

Children’s Theater Program at Ashburn Library, Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Teens volunteer to put on a Children’s Fairy Tale theater, Wednesdays, Oct. 24-Nov. 14, 4:30 p.m. Pick a play, rehearse it, work on the props and perform it in front of an audience. Must be able to attend all four meetings. Recommended for teens. Advance registration required. Come to the Information Desk to pick up your reading packet before the first meeting. Visit

Freedom High School, 25450 Riding Center Drive, will present "To Kill a Mockingbird" Thursday, Oct. 25, Friday, Oct. 26, Saturday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 28, at 2 p.m. Call 703-957-4300.

Park View High School, 400 W. Laurel Ave., Sterling will present "Zap!" Thursday, Nov. 1, Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3. Call 571-434-4500.

The College Community Theater will present "The Children's Hour" by Lillian Hellman at the Northern Virginia Community College, Loudoun Campus, 1000 Harry Flood Byrd Highway, Sterling, Nov. 2-17, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Visit for ticket information.

As part of the Loudoun County Public Library’s One Book-One Community, branches of the library system will be hosting a Reader’s Theatre presentation of selections from "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak. The sessions is scheduled for Rust Library, 34D Catoctin St., Monday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m.

Broad Run High School, 21670 Ashburn Road, Ashburn, will present Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew" Wednesday, Nov. 7, Thursday, Nov. 8, Saturday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 11, at 3 p.m. Call 571-252-2300.

Briar Woods High School's, 22525 Belmont Ride, Ashburn, Black Forest Productions will present "Dracula" Saturday, Nov. 10, Friday, Nov. 16 and Saturday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 11, at 3 p.m. Call 703-957-4400.

Stone Bridge High School, 43100 Hay Road, Ashburn, will present "Arabian Nights" beginning Saturday, Dec. 1-4. Call 571-252-2200.