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Calendar, Feb. 4-10

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Loudoun Ballet Company members Therese Spaseff, Grace Manser and Liv Hutton. The company performs with the Loudoun Symphony Orchestra Feb. 21.

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Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart perform as part of the Shenandoah Coffeehouse Series, Feb. 14, at Unitarian Universalist Church of Loudoun, 20460 Gleedsville Road.

Send announcements or events, which are open to the public at no or minimal cost, to The Loudoun Connection, 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102 or e-mail <a href="mailto:loudoun@connectionnewspapers.com">loudoun@connectionnewspapers.com</a>. Deadline is Friday, two weeks before the event. Photos/artwork encouraged.

<cal1> Wednesday/Feb. 4

<cal2> BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION. 10:45 a.m.-3 p.m., Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, Sterling. Travel to the Thomas Balch Library for a tour of the facility, discussion about black history and lunch at a local restaurant. Registration required, call Erik Onate, 703-430-2397.

<cal1> Thursday/Feb. 5

<cal2> CRIME CAPER MYSTERY. 4 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Children, ages 8-11, can help solve the mystery of a missing item. Registration begins two weeks before the program online at library.loudoun.gov or by phone at 703-444-3228.

PAJAMA TIME. 7:30 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Children ages 3-8 can wear their pajamas and bring a teddy bear to this story time featuring the books of author Sandra Boynton. Registration required; visit library.loudoun.gov or call 703-430-9500.

<cal1> Friday/Feb. 6

<cal2> LED ZEPPELIN. 7 p.m., Ned Devine’s Irish Village, 21800 Town Center Plaza, Sterling. The Paul Green School of Rock Music will play Led Zeppelin’s greatest hits. Cost: $10. Call 703-444-7873 or visit www.irishvillage.neddevines.com.

ARCHEOLOGY. 7 p.m., the Loudoun Museum, 16 Loudoun St. S.W., Leesburg. Tammy L. Bryant, M.A., a senior archeologist at Thunderbird Archeology, will share the results of her archaeological excavations in Loudoun County. Cost: $5 per person. Call 703-777-7427.

SOMEBUNNY TO LOVE. 5-7 p.m., Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. The Loudoun County Animal Shelter and RabbitWise are teaming up to help shelter rabbits find new homes. Visit www.loudoun.gov/animals to see rabbits available for adoption.

<cal1> Saturday/Feb. 7

<cal2> LED ZEPPELIN. 7 p.m., Ned Devine’s Irish Village, 21800 Town Center Plaza, Sterling. The Paul Green School of Rock Music will play Led Zeppelin’s greatest hits. Cost: $10. Call 703-444-7873 or visit See Feb. 6 item for details.

STORY TIME MATINEE. 2 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Stories, songs, a video storybook and a craft. Ages 3-6. Visit library.loudoun.gov.

BRIGID’S FAIRE. 3-11 p.m., Esoterica, 25 S. King St., Leesburg. Brigid's Faire Winter Music Festival features live music throughout the day. Free admission prior to 3 p.m., $5 fee after that.

MUSIC AND DANCE. 2 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Stories of young people of the Civil Rights Movement will be performed by the Smithsonian Associates Discovery Theater on Tour. Visit lilbrary.loudoun.gov.

SATURDAY AT THE SANCTUARY. 9-10:30 a.m., Rust Nature Sanctuary, 802 Childrens Center Road, Leesburg. Learn about winter survival and look for signs of spring. Free. Call 703-737-0021.

ADOPTION AND FOSTER CARE. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Dulles Town Center, Macy’s wing, 21100 Dulles Town Circle, Dulles. Meet international and domestic adoption agencies, foster-care representatives and adoption attorneys. Music and face painting for children. Call 540-454-6480.

CSI. 1-2:30 p.m., Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal’s Gap Road, Sterling. As a Critter Scene Investigator trainee, discover the clues animals leave behind then explore the woods and fields searching for those critters then enjoy hot chocolate and cookies. Cost: $4 per child. An adult must accompany children. Call 571-258-3700.

BIRDING ALGONKIAN PARK. 8 a.m., Algonkian Park, Cascades Parkway, Sterling. Join Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy on a bird walk. Admission to the park is free and comfort stations are available. Meet at the parking lot by the pool. Bring binoculars. Contact Andy Rabin at stylurus@gmail.com or 703-723-6926.

WE LOVE OUR TEACHERS. 10 a.m.-noon, Heritage Farm Museum, 21668 Heritage Farm Lane, Sterling. Ages 18 and up. Opportunity for area teachers to sample education program offerings for 2009 while networking with other education professionals. Refreshments will be served. Call 571-258-3800 to register.

BOOK SWAP. 10 a.m.-noon, Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. Trade adult and children's books, books on tape or CD, music CDs, VHS and DVD movies. Call 571-258-3500.

<cal1> Sunday/Feb. 8

<cal2> BLUEGRASS JAM. 2:30-4:30 p.m., Heritage Farm Museum, 21668 Heritage Farm Lane, Sterling. Join musicians from the region in an afternoon of music. Free to visitors who bring a musical instrument. Refreshments provided. Blue Grass Jams will run the second and fourth Sundays through June. Call 571-258-3800 or visit www.heritagefarmmuseum.org.

<cal1> Monday/Feb. 9

<cal2> BUDDY STORY TIME. 4:30 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Encourage a child’s love of books by pairing him with a teen reading buddy for one-on-one reading time. Recommended for ages 3-6. Visit library.loudoun.gov.

ALL ABOUT ARTHUR. 4 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. A fun-filled time with books about Arthur and his buddies. Recommended for ages 6-11. Register at library.loudoun.gov or 703-430-9500.

SNOWFLAKES. 9:30-11 a.m. or 12:30-2 p.m., Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal’s Gap Road, Sterling. Explore snow, winter cold and how the animals make it through these chilly months. Cost: $10.50 per child. Ages 3-6. Call 571-258-3700.

VALENTINE’S CRAFTS. 3-6 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. The Humanity Institute for Children and Families invites children and teens to create Valentine’s gifts for disadvantaged families, children, seniors and members of the military. Includes prizes and refreshments. Call 703-507-6023 to register.

<cal1> Tuesday/Feb. 10

<cal2> FILM FESTIVAL. 7 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. "The Defiant Ones" will be shown in the second installment of the Sidney Poitier film festival. Visit library.loudoun.gov.

SUSAN CRITES. 7 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Special story time with Susan Crites, Warrenton resident and children's author of "I Love You More Than Rainbows." Call 703-444-3228.

VALENTINE’S CRAFTS. 4 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Children ages 6-11 can make a Valentine craft to take home. Register at library.loudoun.gov or 703-444-3228.

MIROSLAV LONCAR. 7 p.m., Park View High School, 400 W. Laurel Ave., Sterling. Guitarist Miroslav Loncar will give a solo concert. Music books will be available for sale and donations will be accepted for the Aguado Guitar Club Guitar Competition. E-mail mloncar1@verizon.net.

<cal1> Wednesday/Feb. 11

<cal2> VALENTINE’S PARTY/DANCE. 2-4 p.m., Senior Center Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, Sterling. Music provided by disc jockey Sky Dantinne, includes door prizes, light refreshments. Transportation provided afterward. Cost: $3 for members in advance, $5 day of and for nonmembers. Call 703-430-2397.

SUSAN CRITES. 11:15 a.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Special story time with Susan Crites, Warrenton resident and children's author of "I Love You More Than Rainbows." Call 703-430-9500.

COLONIAL KITCHEN. 3:30-5 p.m., Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal’s Gap Road, Sterling. Visit Lanesville House, explore the architecture and learn about cooking in kitchens during the colonial period. Cost: $10.50 per child. Ages 6-10. Call 571-258-3700.

<cal1> Thursday/Feb. 12

<cal2> THEATER TRIP. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, will take a trip to Baltimore, Md., to Toby's Dinner Theatre for the production of "Sophisticated Ladies." Cost: $61 for members, $63 for nonmembers, includes transportation, show, buffet lunch and tip. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure and return times and locations.

CASINO TRIP. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, will take a trip to Charles Town, W.Va. Includes slots and simulcast horse racing; lunch on own. Cost: $8 for members, $10 for nonmembers, includes transportation and $5 cash back, subject to change. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure and return times and locations.

SUSAN CRITES. 11:15 a.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. See Feb. 11 item for details. Call 703-444-3228

<cal1> Friday/Feb. 13

<cal2> SUSAN CRITES. 11 a.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. See Feb. 11 item for details. Call 703-430-9500.

FATHER/DAUGHTER DANCE. 7-9 p.m., Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. All ages. Dress up for a night to remember with a special date. Includes dancing, pictures, refreshments and more. Call 571-258-3500. Cost: $15 per couple, $5 for second child.

<cal1> Saturday/Feb. 14

<cal2> BIRDING BANSHEE. 8 a.m., Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, The Woods Road, Leesburg. Join Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy and the Friends of Banshee Reeks for the monthly bird walk. Bring binoculars. Contact Joe Coleman at 540-554-2542 or jcoleman@loudounwildlife.org.

VALENTINE’S DAY EXTRAVAGANZA. 11 a.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Children, ages 3-10, are invited to a morning of Valentine stories, activities and card making. Registration begins two weeks before the program, either online at http://library.loudoun.gov or by phone on 703-430-9500.

FILM SERIES. 2 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Bring friends and family to watch great books on film, features "Cinderella," rated G. Visit http://library.loudoun.gov or call 703-430-9500.

COFFEEHOUSE SERIES. 8 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Loudoun, 20460 Gleedsville Road. Folk duo Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart perform as part of the monthly Shenandoah Coffeehouse Series. Cost: $12, doors open at 7:30 p.m. Smoke- and alcohol-free event, bring favorite coffee mug. Visit www.shenandoahacoustics.com or call 703-737-7644.

<cal1> Tuesday/Feb. 17

<cal2> ME AND MY WORLD. 4 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Explore books about your favorite dogs at this program called "Big Red Puppy Love." Register at library.loudoun.gov or 703-430-9500.

FILM FESTIVAL. 7 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. "Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner" will be shown in the third installment of the Sidney Poitier film festival. Visit library.loudoun.gov.

<cal1> Wednesday/Feb. 18

<cal2> SENIOR MOVIE. 1:30 p.m., Senior Center at Cascade Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, Sterling. See "Changeling," starring Angelina Jolie and John Malkovich, directed by Clint Eastwood, rated R, running time 141 minutes. Cost: $2, includes popcorn and soda. Call 703-430-2397.

TEEN FUN. 4 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Melt, pour, mold and taste chocolates. Recommended for teens. Registration required; visit library.loudoun.gov or call 703-430-9500.

NEEDLECRAFT NIGHT. 7 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Bring your knitting, needlepoint or other project and get to know your neighbors, sewing-circle style. Recommended for adults. Visit library.loudoun.gov.

<cal1> Thursday/Feb. 19

<cal2> FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT. 7 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Bring the family to watch "Tinkerbell," rated G, on the big screen at the library. Visit library.loudoun.gov.

ERIC CARLE PARTY. 4 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Stories, activities and games celebrating Eric Carle, author of "The Very Hungry Caterpillar." Recommended for ages 3-10. Registration begins two weeks before the program; visit library.loudoun.gov or call 703-430-9500.

<cal1> Friday/Feb. 20

<cal2> ‘80S HAIR METAL. 7 p.m., Ned Devine’s Irish Village, 21800 Town Center Plaza, Sterling. The Paul Green School of Rock Music presents the ‘80s Hair Metal Show, a tribute to Spandex, long hair, guitar shredding and power chords. Cost: $10. Call 703-444-7873 or visit www.irishvillage.neddevines.com.

CHOCOLATES GALORE. 7-11 p.m., West Belmont Place at National Conference Center, 18980 Upper Belmont Place, Leesburg. Sample chocolate, dessert and hors d’oeuvre creations and vote for Best Taste and Best Presentation. Proceeds benefit YMCA Loudoun County. Cost: $60 per person advance; $65 per person at the door. Call 703-777-9622 or visit www.chocolatesgalore.org.

TALENT SHOW. 2 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. All ages can take part in this talent show. Register at the information desk by Feb. 20. Visit library.loudoun.gov.

MARDI GRAS CARNIVAL. 5:30-8:30 p.m., Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. All ages. Celebrate Mardi Gras with carnival games, crafts, magic, prizes for children and a raffle and silent auction for adults. Food will be available from local retailers. Register in person at Claude Moore CC. Call 571-258-3500 or visit mardigrascarnival.org. Snow date Feb. 27. Cost: $1 for adults, $5 for child play all night.

GUITAR HERO JAM SESSION. 6-9 p.m., Douglass Community Center, 405 E. Market St., Leesburg. Ages 6-14. Rock out with friends on the Wii version of Guitar Hero. Snacks and drinks provided. Parents do not need to stay. Call 703-771-5913. Cost: $5.

SOMEBUNNY TO LOVE. 5-7 p.m., Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. The Loudoun County Animal Shelter and RabbitWise are teaming up to help shelter rabbits find new homes. Visit www.loudoun.gov/animals to see rabbits currently available for adoption.

<cal1> Saturday/Feb. 21

<cal2> ‘80S HAIR METAL. 7 p.m., Ned Devine’s Irish Village, 21800 Town Center Plaza, Sterling. The Paul Green School of Rock Music presents the ‘80s Hair Metal Show, a tribute to Spandex, long hair, guitar shredding and power chords. Cost: $10. Call 703-444-7873 or visit See Feb. 20 item for details.

BIRD WALKS. 8-9 a.m., Rust Nature Sanctuary, 802 Childrens Center Road, Leesburg. Learn about bird watching. Free. Call 703-737-0021.

FILM SERIES. 2 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Bring friends and family to watch great books on film, features "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian," rated PG. Visit http://library.loudoun.gov or call 703-430-9500.

HISTORY TOUR. The Mosby Heritage Area Association is offering "Surrounded by Soldiers," a trip to examine the Atoka and Goose Creek battlefields from the perspective of the significant pre-Gettysburg cavalry battles of June 1863 at Aldie, Middleburg and Upperville. Trip will be of general and human interest rather than from that of just the Civil War buff. Visit the Web site www.mosbyheritagearea.org for more information.

MAGDRL MEET AND GREET. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., PetSmart, 46220 Potomac Run Plaza, Sterling. The Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League is hosting a meet and greet to support Great Dane adoption. Call the Sterling PetSmart at 703-444-6500.

FAMILY CONCERT. 4 p.m., at Stone Bridge High School, 43100 Hay Road, Ashburn. The Loudoun Symphony Orchestra’s annual family concert "Pirates and Princesses" and the Loudoun Ballet Company will perform to the music.

<cal1> Sunday/Feb. 22

<cal2> BLUEGRASS JAM. Time TBA, Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum, 21668 Heritage Farm Lane, Sterling. Join musicians from the region in an afternoon of music. Refreshments provided. Cost: free for visitors who bring a musical instrument; $5 per adult, $4 per senior, $3 per child age 2-12. Call 571-258-3800.

SUNDAY IN THE PRESERVE. 1 p.m., Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, The Woods Road, Leesburg. Join the Friends of Banshee Reeks and Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy for a free informal, family walk around the preserve. Call the Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve at 703-669-0316.

<cal1> Monday/Feb. 23

<cal2> BUDDY STORY TIME. 4:30 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Encourage a child’s love of books by pairing him with a teen reading buddy for one-on-one reading time. Recommended for ages 3-6. Visit library.loudoun.gov.

WOOLGATHERING. 6 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Recommended for ages 12 and up. All knitting levels are welcome. Bring needles and yarn. Visit library.loudoun.gov.

FRENCH STORY TIME. 10:45 a.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Introduce children ages 3 and up to the French language through stories and songs. Registration required; visit library.loudoun.gov or call 703-737-8100.

<cal1> Tuesday/Feb. 24

<cal2> FILM FESTIVAL. 7 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. "In the Heat of the Night" will be shown in the fourth and final installment of the Sidney Poitier film festival. Visit library.loudoun.gov.

POETRY READING. 6-8:30 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. The Humanity Institute for Children and Families will hold a poetry reading in honor of Black History Month with the theme Virginia’s Finest. Free admission; reception follows. Call 703-507-6023 to register.

INFORMAL TEA. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. The Humanity Institute for Children and Families’ monthly series: Tea with Me featuring the executive director, Nina Fields-Pourvaranttee. Call 703-507-6023 to register.

<cal1> Wednesday/Feb. 25

<cal2> CASINO TRIP. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, will take a trip to Charles Town, W.Va. Includes slots and simulcast horse racing; lunch on own. Cost: $8 for members, $10 for nonmembers, includes transportation and $5 cash back, subject to change. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure and return times and locations.

SENIOR JEOPARDY. 11 a.m., Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place. Teams of four compete for prizes. Open to all seniors, free. Call 703-430-2397.

<cal1> Thursday/Feb. 26

<cal2> SENIOR TRIP. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, will take a trip to Bingo World, Baltimore, Md. Purchase bingo cards at the door, purchase or bring lunch. Cost: $11 for members, $13 for nonmembers, includes transportation. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure and return times and locations.

<cal1> Saturday/Feb. 28

<cal2> BLUEBIRD NESTBOX MONITORING. 1-3 p.m., Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, The Woods Road, Leesburg. Registration required. Orientation at Banshee Reeks on nestbox monitoring and the protocol used in Loudoun for collecting and reporting data. Sign up online, www.loudounwildlife.org, or call 540-822-5438.

FILM SERIES. 2 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Bring friends and family to watch great books on film, features "Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events," rated PG. Visit http://library.loudoun.gov or call 703-430-9500.

HEROES OF HOPE. Lansdowne Resort, 44050 Woodbridge Parkway, Lansdowne. "Heroes of Hope Monte Carlo Night" to support The Brad Kaminsky Foundation for Brain Tumor Research. Dinner, drinks, gaming and a silent auction will all benefit brain tumor research. Visit www.TBKF.org or call 703-729-9897.

<cal1> Thursday/March 5

<cal2> SENIOR TRIP. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, will take a trip to the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Quantico. Lunch on own at museum. Cost: $8 for members, $10 for nonmembers, includes transportation and free admission. Extensive walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure and return times and locations.

<cal1> Saturday/March 7

<Cal2> VANISHING VERNAL POOLS. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at Rust Nature Sanctuary, 802 Children's Center Road S.W., Leesburg. This program will include an indoor session on vernal pool ecology followed by an outdoor exploration of vernal pool habitats at the Rust Nature Sanctuary and other nearby locations. Cost: Audubon Naturalist Society and Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy members $29; nonmembers $41. Registration required, contact ANS at 301-652-9188, Ext. 16.

<cal1> Tuesday/March 10

<cal2> SENIOR TRIP. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, will take a trip to Alexandria for tours of Carlyle House, a Georgian-Palladian mansion, followed by a tour of the George Washington Masonic Memorial. Lunch on own in downtown Alexandria with time for shopping. Cost: $12 for members, $14 for nonmembers, includes transportation and tours. Extensive walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure and return times and locations.

<cal1> Wednesday/March 11

<cal2> SENIOR TRIP. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, will take a trip to Toby’s Dinner Theatre in Columbia, Md., to see "My Way-A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra." Cost: $58 for members, $60 for nonmembers, includes transportation, show, buffet lunch and tip. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure and return times and locations.

<cal1> Thursday/March 12

<cal2> CASINO TRIP. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, will take a trip to Charles Town, W.Va. Includes slots and simulcast horse racing; lunch on own. Cost: $8 for members, $10 for nonmembers, includes transportation and $5 cash back, subject to change. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure and return times and locations.

<cal1> Tuesday/March 24

<cal2> SENIOR TRIP. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, will take a trip Washington, D.C., to visit the Smithsonian museums. Drop-offs and pick-ups at the American History, Natural History, Gallery of Art, American Indian, Air and Space and African Art/Freer/Hirshhorn/Sakler museums. Lunch on own. Cost: $9 for members, $11 for nonmembers, includes transportation and free admission. Extensive walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure and return times and locations.

<cal1> Wednesday/March 25

<cal2> SENIOR TRIP. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, will take a trip Gettysburg, Pa., to visit the Gettysburg Museum and tour the David Wills House, includes the film, "A New Birth of Freedom" followed by the "Battle of Gettysburg" cyclorama. Lunch on own. Cost: $24 for members, $26 for nonmembers, includes transportation, film/cyclorama, museum and tour. Extensive walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure and return times and locations.

CASINO TRIP. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, will take a trip to Charles Town, W.Va. Includes slots and simulcast horse racing; lunch on own. Cost: $8 for members, $10 for nonmembers, includes transportation and $5 cash back, subject to change. Minimum walking. Call 703-430-2397 for departure and return times and locations.

<cal1> Friday/March 27

<cal2> SENIOR TRIP. The Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace, 21060 Whitfield Place, will take a trip to Washington, D.C., to visit the Washington Navy Yard Museum. Lunch on own. Cost: $8 for members, $10 for nonmembers, includes transportation and free admission. Extensive walking. Photo identification required. Call 703-430-2397 for departure and return times and locations.

<cal1> Wednesday/April 8

<cal2> BUNNY BONANZA. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Heritage Farm Museum, 21668 Heritage Farm Lane, Sterling. Learn about responsible pet ownership from the members of local animal organizations. Live animals, hands-on activities and demonstrations. Free with paid Museum admission. Call 571-258-3800 or visit www.heritagefarmmuseum.org.