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Bulletin Board, Oct. 1-7

Thursday/Oct. 2

<cal2>BOOK CLUB. 7 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Ashburn Kids book club, includes book discussions, games and refreshments. Books will be available at the children's desk. Ages 8-11, grades third-fifth. Book selection October, "Counting on Grace" by Elizabeth Winthrop. Register online at http://library.loudoun.gov or phone 703-737-8100.

BOOK CLUB. 2:30 p.m., Rust @ Catoctin Library, 34D Catoctin Circle, Leesburg Newbery or Not? children's book club, includes a discussion about Newbery Medal Honor books. Call the library for the title of the month. Ages 9-11. Register online at http://library.loudoun.gov or phone 703-777-0323.

<cal1>Friday/Oct. 3

<cal2>FLU CLINIC. 4-8 p.m., Inova Loudoun Hospital, 44045 Riverside Parkway in Leesburg. Flu shot clinic for adults and children ages 4 and up. Each child has to be accompanied by a legal guardian or parent. Cost: $25 per person for flu shots, $45 for pneumonia shot. Seniors with a valid Medicare card can receive a flu shot for free. Pneumonia shot will be offered to seniors and those with chronic diseases. Call the Inova Mobile Health Services hotline at 703-771-2907.

CLUB MEETING. 10:15 a.m., at the Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. La Leche League of Ashburn will hold its next meeting, topic is "The Advantages of Breastfeeding to Mother and Baby." Pregnant and nursing women and their children welcome. Free. Call La Leche leader at 703-753-3214.

<cal1>Saturday/Oct. 4

<cal2>COUNTRY FIRST RALLY. 2 p.m., Lansdowne Town Center, off Route 7 at Belmont Ridge Road, Leesburg. Virginia Veterans for McCain-Palin Coalition and Loudoun County Republican Committee sponsor a rally featuring special guest speakers Rear Adm. Robert H. Shumaker, USN, retired, former Vietnam War POW; Commander Everett Alvarez, USN, retired, former Vietnam War POW; a POW from the Iraq war; Congressman Frank Wolf (R-10) and keynote speaker Joe McCain. Free parking at Harris Teeter. Contact Charles M. McKinney, Area Coordinator, 10th Congressional District, 703-729-1529 or e-mail VAVets4McCain@aol.com.

30 DAYS OF CHANGE RALLY. 1-3 p.m., patio at O’Faolains Irish Pub and Restaurant in Sterling. Loudoun County Young Democrats and Virginia Veterans for Obama and Warner will welcome Brig. Gen. John Johns, as well as Congressional candidate Judy Feder, state Sen. Mark Herring (D-33) and Del. David Poisson (D-32). Republicans, independents, undecided voters and of course Democrats are welcome. Contact Thom Beres, Col., USAF. Retired, Virginia State co-director, Virginia Veterans for Obama, 703- 430-6599.

<cal1>Sunday/Oct. 5

<cal2>BLOOD DRIVE. 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sterling United Methodist Church, 304 E. Church Road, Sterling. Sterling United Methodist Church will host an Inova Blood Donor Services Blood Drive. Walk-ins welcomed. Call the church office, 703-430-6455 or visit Web site, www.sterlingumc.org.

<cal1>Monday/Oct. 6

<cal2>ADULT BOOK CLUB. 7 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. "Nothing But the Truth" by Avi. Call 703-444-3228.

<cal1>Tuesday/Oct. 7

<cal2>FLU CLINIC. 4-8 p.m., Lowes Island Club House, 47620 Saulty Drive, Sterling. Flu shot clinic for adults. Cost: $25 per person for flu shots, $45 for pneumonia shot. Seniors with a valid Medicare card can receive a flu shot for free. Pneumonia shot will be offered to seniors and those with chronic diseases. Call the Inova Mobile Health Services hotline at 703-771-2907.

<cal1>Wednesday/Oct. 8

<cal2>LEAP MEETING. 7:30 p.m., at the Loudoun County Public Schools Administration Building, 12000 Education Court, Ashburn. Loudoun Education Alliance of Parents (LEAP) monthly meeting; topic: "The Numbers Don’t Lie — But Do They Tell Us All We Need To Know?" Learn about the budget process from a forum of participants from Loudoun County government and LCPS. Members of the community are welcome to attend. E-mail: Leap.news@gmail.com or visit the LEAP Web site, www.loudoun.k12.va.us, go to Parents section and look for LEAP.

<cal1>Friday/Oct. 10

<cal2>CHILDREN'S FLU CLINIC. 4-8 p.m., Inova Loudoun Medical Center Leesburg campus, 224 Cornwall St., on board the Mobile Unit, adjacent to South Lobby. Cost: $25 per person for flu shots, $45 for pneumonia shot. Call 703-771-2907.

<cal1>Saturday/Oct. 11

<cal2>CLUB ANNIVERSARY. 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, 46639 Algonkian Parkway, Potomac Falls. The Cunningham Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians are having its 10th anniversary party. Includes three-entrée dinner, Irish step-dancing and souvenir pint glass with unlimited refills of Guinness, Harp or wine. Cost: $10 each or 3 for $25. Call Ned Woisard at 703-724-0524.