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Food & Drink, April 30-May 6

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<lst>Line dancing and country couples dancing every Thursday at Pepe's Place, 22360 S. Sterling Blvd, Sterling. Free beginner lesson starts at 7:30 p.m. The Southern Winds Band begins at 8:30 p.m. and plays until 11:45 p.m. A disc jockey plays music during the band breaks. There is a $5 cover charge for the band. All ages over 21 are welcome.

In Japan, Kodomo no hi, or Children�s Day is celebrated in May to honor children�s happiness and express gratitude toward all mothers. In an effort to bring this cheerful holiday to America, Benihana, located at Dulles Town Center, will honor Children�s Day Sunday, May 4-Wednesday, May 7. Children will receive a free children drink and edamame along with Samurai helmets made of newspaper called Kabuto, koi streamers, a Polaroid photo of the visit and a pamphlet to educate children about the tradition of Children�s Day along with instructions on how to make the Samurai helmet at home. Visit www.benihana.com.

Experience the art of cooking with Olwen Woodier, cookbook author and food writer, who offers cooking classes in her large, modernized kitchen in Glenfiddich Farm, 17642 Canby Road, Leesburg, May 7 and May 9. The two-hour class includes hands-on participation for those who are interested, followed by a four-course meal. Seating is limited. Cost: $50 per person for lunch class, $60 per person for dinner class. Fee includes class, meal, beverages � mineral water, tea and coffee, glass of wine, and tax. There is no service fee. Call 703-771-3056 or visit http://www.glenfarmcookery.com.

<cal1>Saturday/May 3

<cal2>BOND & BAKE. 12-4 p.m., Entr�e Vous-Ashburn, located at 20937 Ashburn Road, Ashburn. Make a Good Morning Hash Brown Frittata for mom, free handmade card and picture frame making activities and all participants will be entered into drawings for local business gift certificates. Call Entr�e Vous-Ashburn to register for this event- 703-723-4724 or place your order at www.entreevous.com, use group code: MOM.

<cal1>Saturday/May 10

<cal2>MOTHER�S DAY. 1-5 p.m., Willowcraft Vineyards, 38906 Mt. Gilead Road, Leesburg. Celebrate Mother's Day weekend with a special dessert wine tasting and gourmet chocolates. Cost: $9 per person. Call 703-777-8161 or visit http://www.willowcroftwine.com.

BOND & BAKE. 12-4 p.m., Entr�e Vous-Ashburn, located at 20937 Ashburn Road, Ashburn. Make a Good Morning Hash Brown Frittata for mom, free handmade card and picture frame making activities and all participants will be entered into drawings for local business gift certificates. Call Entr�e Vous-Ashburn to register for this event- 703-723-4724 or place your order at www.entreevous.com, use group code: MOM.