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Loudoun Calendar, March 5-11

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 loudoun@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is Friday, two weeks before the event. Photos/artwork encouraged. For more information, contact Matthew Razak 703-917-6457. For additional entertainment listings, visit www.connectionnewspapers.com, E section.

<cal1>Wednesday/March 5

<cal2>Author Web Chat. 5 p.m., www.lcpl.lib.va. Teens, log onto the Loudoun library�s Teen Web Page, follow the links and "chat" with Gail Giles, author of award-winning young adult novels: "Shattering Glass," an ALA Best of the Best Book and "Dead Girls Don�t Write Letters." Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

Wool Gathering. 4 p.m., 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Join the library�s knitting circle. Satisfy that inkling to learn how to knit, pick up some pointers if you already knit, chat with like-minded people. Just bring your own needles and yarn. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

<cal1>Friday/March 7

<cal2>Around the World Lunch. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, Sterling. Participants encouraged to dress in traditional clothing from their native country and bring flags, pictures or artifacts. Lunch donation requested. Sign up no later than March 6, call Janet 703-430-2397, Ext. 103.

Toddler One and Two. 11 a.m., Rust Library, 34 D Catoctin Circle, Leesburg. Includes stories, rhymes and movement. Parachute play for toddlers on the go. Recommended for ages 12-24 months with parent/caregiver.

Wee Got the Beat! 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. Experience and enjoy music and social interaction through singing, finger plays, movement and instrument play with Beth Barbaro. 10:30 a.m., for ages 0-3 years with parent/caregiver; 11:15 a.m., for ages 3-5 with parent/caregiver. Advance registration required, sign up online at www.lcpl.lib.va.us or phone 703-444-3228.

After Hours Teen Center. 7-10 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. High-school students can create a mini CUTE stuffed animal. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

First Friday. 6-9 p.m., Downtown Leesburg. Leesburg�s First Friday Gallery Walk invites the public to visit art galleries, specialty stores and antiques shops and to enjoy live entertainment in downtown historic Leesburg during extended business hours. Visit www.leesburgfirstfriday.com

or call 703-777-7838.

<cal1>Saturday/March 8

<cal2>Easter Egg Hunt. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. Ages 2-10. Easter egg candy hunt and lunch with the Easter Bunny includes photographs and games. Cost: $10. Dress for weather. Call 703-430-6673.

Book Swap. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. Claude Moore Community Center holds monthly book swaps throughout the year. Bring your adult and children�s books to trade for something new to enjoy. Call 571-258-3500.

Arts and Crafts Show. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Ida Lee Park Recreation Center, 60 Ida Lee Drive, Leesburg. More than 100 vendors will sell home d�cor items, clothing, candles, soaps and more. Visit www.idalee.org.

Women: Back to the Future. 2 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. This one-woman show brings to life a diverse group of historical women role models through song, monologue and movement. Audiences experience each woman�s dreams, frustrations, struggle and victories. Recommended for adults. Call 703-444-3228.

Bluegrass Series. Doors open 6 p.m., music begins 7 p.m., Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Road. Features Larry Sparks and the Lonesome Ramblers. Refreshments available at the snack bar. Cost: $13. Call 703-771-5281.

Cabaret. 8:45 p.m., Oasis Gourmet Grill, Ashburn. A mix of ballroom, Latin, swing and disco music will provide for a wide variety of dancing with tunes from the 1930s to the 1980s. The March Cabaret show theme is Songs about Dance. Contact Jerry Katz in advance of the show at gamekatz@comcast.net.

<cal1>Sunday/March 9

<cal2>Africans in America Documentary. Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Opening in Africa�s Gold Coast and ending as the Civil War began, Africans in America shows slavery�s impact, exploring the paradox of a democracy declaring all men equal, yet enslaving one race to provide prosperity to another. Part five of a six-part documentary viewing and discussion will be led by local historian, Harry Butowsky, Ph.D. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

The Carters of Oatlands: One Hundred Years of a Loudoun Family. 2 p.m., Thomas Balch Library, Leesburg. Lecture presented by Elizabeth Simon. Programs sponsored by Thomas Balch Library are held in the downstairs meeting room. Free. Register in advance by calling 703-737-7195.

<cal1>Monday/March 10

<cal2>Museums Trip. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace will take a trip to Washington, D.C., to visit the National Building Museum and the Octagon House. Cost: $12 members, $14 nonmembers, includes transportation and admissions. Extensive walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure/return times and locations.

Irish Dancing. 4 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. Celebrate spring with Irish dancing. Recommended for the family. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

<cal1>Tuesday/March 11

<cal2>Potluck Social. 5:30 p.m., Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place. Participants should bring a dish to share and a small gift bag to give away as bingo prize. Call 703-430-2397.

<cal1>Wednesday/March 12

<cal2>Theater Trip. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace will take a trip see "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at the Toby's Dinner Theater in Baltimore, Md. Cost: $50 members, $52 nonmembers, includes transportation, show, buffet lunch and tip. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure/return times and locations.

Celebrate Spring. 4 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Spring is in the air so do some crafts. Recommended for ages 6-10. Advance registration required, sign up online at www.lcpl.lib.va.us or phone 703-430-9500.

<cal1>Thursday/March 13

<cal2>Casino Trip. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace will take a trip to Charles Town, W.Va. Includes slots and simulcast horse racing. Lunch on own. Cost: $7 members, $9 nonmembers, includes transportation and $5 cash back, subject to change. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure/return times and locations.

Paper Bag Princess. 3:30-5 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Come and enjoy the story of feisty Princess Elizabeth. Then create a Paper Bag Princess paper dolls and a crown. Recommended for ages 6-11. Advance registration required, sign up online at www.lcpl.lib.va.us or phone 703-737-8100.

<cal1>Friday/March 14

<cal2>Toddler One and Two. 11 a.m., Rust Library, 34 D Catoctin Circle, Leesburg. Includes stories, rhymes and movement. Parachute play for toddlers on the go. Recommended for ages 12-24 months with parent/caregiver.

Pi Day. 3:30 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Celebrate Pi, 3.14159. Sing songs in honor of the world�s most famous irrational number, eat pie, explore circles and celebrate all things numerical. Recommended for ages 6-10. Advance registration required. Sign up online at www.lcpl.lib.va.us or phone 703-430-9500.

After Hours Teen Center. 7-10 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. Middle-school students can create a mini CUTE stuffed animal. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

Baby Signs. 10:30 a.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. A story time playgroup with BeeBo, the Baby Signs Bear. Read stories, sing songs and learn some signs. Recommended for ages 6 months to 3 years with parent/caregiver. Advance registration required. Sign up online at www.lcpl.lib.va.us or phone 703-444-3228, Ext. 309.

<cal1>Saturday/March 15

<cal2>Wii Sport Tournament. 6-9 p.m., C3 Cyber Club, Ashburn. Ages 6 and up. Compete in virtual boxing, bowling and tennis. Game splayed on 10-foot projection screens, trophies awarded. Cost: $10. Call Douglass Community Center, 703-771-5913.

Bunny Hop into Spring. 1-3 p.m., Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise St. All ages. Meet live animals from Squeals on Wheels. Free. Registration required, 703-430-9480.

Wine and Cheese Pairing. 12:30 and 3 p.m., 36888 Breaux Vineyards Lane, Purcellville. Breaux Vineyards will be holding wine and cheese pairing. Reservations are required. Casually discuss several select cheeses and the wines paired with them. Cost: $25 tasting fee. Call 800-492-9961 or reserve online at www.breauxvineyards.com.

Author Visit. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. Author, Wendy Lichtman, will share ways to encourage children and teens to see math as an integrated part of their lives. Lichtman will suggest novels, games and other activities that engage young people and deepen their understanding and enjoyment of math concepts. Recommended for adults. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

Science Show. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Learn about different aspects of science in four separate workshops. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

St. Patrick�s Day Celebration. 2-5 p.m., Lost Creek Winery & Vineyards, 43277 Spinks Ferry Road, Leesburg. Irish fare and music with David Duvall from 2-5 p.m. Cost for food and a glass of wine will be $12 per person. Call 703-443-9836 or visit www.lostcreekwinery.com.

Egg Hunt. 1-4 p.m., Ida Lee Park, Leesburg. Sixteenth Annual Egg Hunt, gates open at 12:30 p.m. The hunts will be held by age group: 1- to 3-year-olds, 4- to 5-year-olds and 6- to 7-year-olds. Cost: $8 per child in advance and $10 at the gate. Call Ida Lee Park Recreation Center at 703-777-1368.

<cal1>Sunday/March 16

<cal2>Africans in America Documentary. Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Opening in Africa�s Gold Coast and ending as the Civil War began, Africans in America shows slavery�s impact, exploring the paradox of a democracy declaring all men equal, yet enslaving one race to provide prosperity to another. Part six of a six-part documentary viewing and discussion will be led by local historian, Harry Butowsky, Ph.D. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

Acoustic Music. 3 p.m., Rust Library, 34D Catoctin Circle, Leesburg. From Ireland to Appalachia to Woody Guthrie and Beyond. Join solo musician, Mary Dailey, on her journey and share stories, songs, laughter and wonderful music. Recommended for the family. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

St. Patrick�s Day Celebration. 2-5 p.m., Lost Creek Winery & Vineyards, 43277 Spinks Ferry Road, Leesburg. See March 15 item for details.

March Madness. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tarara Winery, 13648 Tarara Lane, Leesburg. Live Gaelic music by Music by Anthem will be from 12-4 p.m. No cover charge. Tasting fees apply. Call 703-771-7100 or visit www.tarara.com.

<cal1>Monday/March 17

<cal2>St. Patrick's Day Party. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, Sterling. Includes corned beef and cabbage, music, singing. Wear green. Regular lunch sign up required, donation requested. Call 703-430-2397.

Tales of Ireland. 7 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. Enjoy Celtic stories of Ireland�s heroes and lovers as told by Jane Dorfman. Recommended for adults. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

Reading Buddies. 12-2 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. Be a library Reading Buddy. Register for a Teen Volunteer Day. Recommended for ages 12-18. Advance registration required. Sign up online at www.lcpl.lib.va.us or phone 703-444-3228.

<cal1>Tuesday/March 18

<cal2>Movie. 2 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. Bring your own snacks and enjoy "Surf�s Up" on the library�s big screen. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

<cal1>Wednesday/March 19

<cal2>Hunt for Peter Cottontail's Egg. Noon-1:30 p.m., Arcola Community Center, 24328 Goshen Road, Aldie. Ages 2 1/2-6. Includes potographs with Peter Cottontail, pizza and juice for lunch, and egg hunt. Cost: $20. Call 703-327-3111.

Eggstravaganza. 10:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m., Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestals Gap, Sterling. Ages 2-10. Includes hands-on displays and egg hunt by age groups. Rain date March 20. Cost: $5. Ages 2, 10:15 a.m.; ages 3-4, 10:45 a.m.; ages 5-6, 11:15 a.m. and ages 7-10, 11:45 a.m. Call 571-258-3700.

Wool Gathering. 4 p.m., 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Join the library�s knitting circle. Satisfy that inkling to learn how to knit, pick up some pointers if you already knit, chat with like-minded people. Just bring your own needles and yarn. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

Senior Movie. 1:30 p.m., Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place. See "Michael Clayton," starring George Clooney, rated R. Cost: $2 includes popcorn and soda. Call 703-430-2397.

Bunny Bonanza. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum, 21668 Heritage Farm Lane, Sterling. Includes a session about responsible pet ownership featuring members of local animal organizations. There will be live animals, hands-on activities and demonstrations. Cost: $5 per adult, $4 per senior and $3 for children under 12. Visit http://heritagefarmmuseum.org.

<cal1>Thursday/March 20

<cal2>Movie Night. 7 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Join the library for movies on the library�s big screen. Bring pillows and blankets to get comfy. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

Movie. 2 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. Bring your own snacks and enjoy "Aladdin" on the library�s big screen. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

Big Bird�s Birthday Bash. 4 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Come and celebrate another year of everyone�s favorite big, yellow bird with games and activities. Recommended for ages 4-6. Advance registration is required. Sign up online at www.lcpl.lib.va.us or phone 703-737-2426.

Bilingual Story Time. 4 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. All are welcome to this fun-filled bilingual story time presented by Barbara Davila in her most animated voice. Recommended for ages 2-6. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

<cal1>Friday/March 21

<cal2>After Hours Teen Center. 7-10 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. High-school students can enjoy a gamer�s night. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

<cal1>Tuesday/March 25

<cal2>Bingo Trip. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace will take a trip to Bingo World in Baltimore, Md. Cost: $10 members, $12 nonmembers, includes transportation. Purchase bingo cards at the door; purchase or bring lunch. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure/return times and locations.

Dinner and a Movie. 5 p.m., Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place. Potluck dinner followed by "The Quiet Man," starring John Wayne. $2 for popcorn and soda during the movie. Call 703-430-2397.

<cal1>Wednesday/March 26

<cal2>Casino Trip. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace will take a trip to Charles Town, W.Va. Includes slots and simulcast horse racing. Lunch on own. Cost: $7 members, $9 nonmembers, includes transportation and $5 cash back, subject to change. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure/return times and locations.

<cal1>Friday/March 28

<cal2>After Hours Teen Center. 7-10 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. Middle-school can enjoy a gamer�s night. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

<cal1>Saturday/March 29

<cal2>War Encampment. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestals Gap, Sterling. All ages. Re-enactment of the 2nd Virginia Regiment Encampmet during the Revolutionary War. Cost: $3. Call 571-258-3700.

<cal1>Tuesday/April 1

<cal2>April Fool's Luncheon. 11 a.m., Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place. Silly hats, fake beards, oversized glasses and other unusual apparel encouraged. Includes prizes. Lunch donation requested, sign up with regular lunch sign up sheet. Call 703-430-2397.

<cal1>Wednesday/April 2

<cal2>Senior Trip. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace will take a trip to Washington, D.C., to see the cherry blossoms. Bring bag lunch. Cost: $8 members, $10 nonmembers, includes transportation. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure/return times and locations.

<cal1>Friday/April 4

<cal2>Toddler One and Two. 11 a.m., Rust Library, 34 D Catoctin Circle, Leesburg. Includes stories, rhymes and movement. Parachute play for toddlers on the go. Recommended for ages 12-24 months with parent/caregiver.

<cal1>Sunday/April 6

<cal2>Monthly Breakfast. 8 a.m.-noon, Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company, 20688 Ashburn Road. Breakfast of pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, gravy and biscuits, hash browns, coffee and juices. Features monthly themes and Kids Activity Corner; apparatus bay area is open to children of all ages. Cost: adults $6, ages 3-8 $4, under 3 free and seniors $5. Call 703-729-0006.

<cal1>Wednesday/April 9

<cal2>Wool Gathering. 4 p.m., 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Join the library�s knitting circle. Satisfy that inkling to learn how to knit, pick up some pointers if you already knit, chat with like-minded people. Just bring your own needles and yarn. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

Senior Trip. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace will take a trip to Washington, D.C., to see the cherry blossoms. Bring bag lunch. Cost: $8 members, $10 nonmembers, includes transportation. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure/return times and locations.

<cal1>Thursday/April 10

<cal2>Casino Trip. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace will take a trip to Charles Town, W.Va. Includes slots and simulcast horse racing. Lunch on own. Cost: $7 members, $9 nonmembers, includes transportation and $5 cash back, subject to change. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure/return times and locations.

<cal1>Friday/April 11

<cal2>Baby Signs. 10:30 a.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. A story time playgroup with BeeBo, the Baby Signs Bear. Read stories, sing songs and learn some signs. Recommended for ages 6 months to 3 years with parent/caregiver. Advance registration required. Sign up online at www.lcpl.lib.va.us or phone 703-444-3228, Ext. 309.

<cal1>Saturday/April 12

<cal2>Theater Trip. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace will take a trip see "Driving Miss Daisy" at the Wayside Theatre in Strasburg, Va. Cost: $51 members, $53 nonmembers, includes transportation, show, buffet lunch, tax and tip. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure/return times and locations.

Book Swap. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. Claude Moore Community Center holds monthly book swaps throughout the year. Bring your adult and children�s books to trade for something new to enjoy. Call 571-258-3500.

<cal1>Wednesday/April 16

<cal2>Wool Gathering. 4 p.m., 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Join the library�s knitting circle. Satisfy that inkling to learn how to knit, pick up some pointers if you already knit, chat with like-minded people. Just bring your own needles and yarn. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

Theater Trip. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace will take a trip see "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at the Toby's Dinner Theater in Baltimore, Md. Cost: $50 members, $52 nonmembers, includes transportation, show, buffet lunch and tip. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure/return times and locations.

<cal1>Thursday/April 17

<cal2>Bilingual Story Time. 4 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. All are welcome to this fun-filled bilingual story time presented by Barbara Davila in her most animated voice. Recommended for ages 2-6. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.

<cal1>Friday/April 18

<cal2>Toddler One and Two. 11 a.m., Rust Library, 34 D Catoctin Circle, Leesburg. Includes stories, rhymes and movement. Parachute play for toddlers on the go. Recommended for ages 12-24 months with parent/caregiver.

Spring Fling Luncheon. Noon, Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place. Includes fashion show, theme flower power. Participants encouraged to wear bright floral patterns or clothing reminiscent of the '60s "mod" style. Lunch donation requested, sign up with regular lunch sign up sheet. Call 703-430-2397.

<cal1>Saturday/April 19

<cal2>Vocal Performance. 3:30-5 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m., Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place. Brydon Brett and the Brett Family Singers of Branson perform. For ages 18 and up. Cost: $5 per person through RecTrac plus a $5 donation at the door for Brett, includes beverages and snacks. Call 703-430-2397.

<cal1>Wednesday/April 23

<cal2>Casino Trip. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace will take a trip to Charles Town, W.Va. Includes slots and simulcast horse racing. Lunch on own. Cost: $7 members, $9 nonmembers, includes transportation and $5 cash back, subject to change. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure/return times and locations.

<cal1>Monday/April 28

<cal2>Zoo Trip. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace will take a trip to Washington, D.C., to visit the Smithsonian National Zoological Park. Bring bag lunch or lunch on own. Cost: $8 members, $10 nonmembers, includes transportation with free admission. Extensive walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure/return times and locations.

<cal1>Sunday/May 4

<cal2>Monthly Breakfast. 8 a.m.-noon, Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company, 20688 Ashburn Road. Breakfast of pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, gravy and biscuits, hash browns, coffee and juices. Features monthly themes and Kids Activity Corner; apparatus bay area is open to children of all ages. Cost: adults $6, ages 3-8 $4, under 3 free and seniors $5. Call 703-729-0006.

<cal1>Thursday/May 8

<cal2>Casino Trip. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace will take a trip to Charles Town, W.Va. Includes slots and simulcast horse racing. Lunch on own. Cost: $7 members, $9 nonmembers, includes transportation and $5 cash back, subject to change. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure/return times and locations.

<cal1>Saturday/May 10

<cal2>Book Swap. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. Claude Moore Community Center holds monthly book swaps throughout the year. Bring your adult and children�s books to trade for something new to enjoy. Call 571-258-3500.

<cal1>Wednesday/May 28

<cal2>Casino Trip. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace will take a trip to Charles Town, W.Va. Includes slots and simulcast horse racing. Lunch on own. Cost: $7 members, $9 nonmembers, includes transportation and $5 cash back, subject to change. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure/return times and locations.

<cal1>Sunday/June 1

<cal2>Monthly Breakfast. 8 a.m.-noon, Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company, 20688 Ashburn Road. Breakfast of pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, gravy and biscuits, hash browns, coffee and juices. Features monthly themes and Kids Activity Corner; apparatus bay area is open to children of all ages. Cost: adults $6, ages 3-8 $4, under 3 free and seniors $5. Call 703-729-0006.

<cal1>Saturday/June 14

<cal2>Book Swap. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. Claude Moore Community Center holds monthly book swaps throughout the year. Bring your adult and children�s books to trade for something new to enjoy. Call 571-258-3500.

<cal1>Sunday/July 13

<cal2>Monthly Breakfast. 8 a.m.-noon, Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company, 20688 Ashburn Road. Breakfast of pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, gravy and biscuits, hash browns, coffee and juices. Features monthly themes and Kids Activity Corner; apparatus bay area is open to children of all ages. Cost: adults $6, ages 3-8 $4, under 3 free and seniors $5. Call 703-729-0006.

<cal1>Sunday/Aug. 3

<cal2>Monthly Breakfast. 8 a.m.-noon, Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company, 20688 Ashburn Road. Breakfast of pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, gravy and biscuits, hash browns, coffee and juices. Features monthly themes and Kids Activity Corner; apparatus bay area is open to children of all ages. Cost: adults $6, ages 3-8 $4, under 3 free and seniors $5. Call 703-729-0006.

<cal1>Sunday/Sept. 7

<cal2>Monthly Breakfast. 8 a.m.-noon, Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company, 20688 Ashburn Road. Breakfast of pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, gravy and biscuits, hash browns, coffee and juices. Features monthly themes and Kids Activity Corner; apparatus bay area is open to children of all ages. Cost: adults $6, ages 3-8 $4, under 3 free and seniors $5. Call 703-729-0006.

<cal1>Sunday/Oct. 5

<cal2>Monthly Breakfast. 8 a.m.-noon, Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company, 20688 Ashburn Road. Breakfast of pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, gravy and biscuits, hash browns, coffee and juices. Features monthly themes and Kids Activity Corner; apparatus bay area is open to children of all ages. Cost: adults $6, ages 3-8 $4, under 3 free and seniors $5. Call 703-729-0006.

<cal1>Sunday/Nov. 2

<cal2>Monthly Breakfast. 8 a.m.-noon, Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company, 20688 Ashburn Road. Breakfast of pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, gravy and biscuits, hash browns, coffee and juices. Features monthly themes and Kids Activity Corner; apparatus bay area is open to children of all ages. Cost: adults $6, ages 3-8 $4, under 3 free and seniors $5. Call 703-729-0006.

<cal1>Sunday/Dec. 7

<cal2>Monthly Breakfast. 8 a.m.-noon, Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company, 20688 Ashburn Road. Breakfast of pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, gravy and biscuits, hash browns, coffee and juices. Features monthly themes and Kids Activity Corner; apparatus bay area is open to children of all ages. Cost: adults $6, ages 3-8 $4, under 3 free and seniors $5. Call 703-729-0006.