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Calendar, March 4-10

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/March 4

<cal2>BABYGARTEN. 10 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Babygarten is a program that focuses on how nursery rhymes, songs and books can enrich children's lives.

Session meets every Wednesday, March 4-April 8. Recommended for ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver. Visit library.loudoun.gov to register.

RHYTHM, RHYME AND TUNE TIME. 11:15 a.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Sing, chant, play instruments and move creatively while exploring the sounds, rhythms and patterns that make up our language. Session runs Wednesdays, March 4-April 8. Recommended for ages 0-4 with a parent or caregiver. Registration, by lottery, is open from Feb. 17-22. Call 703-737-8100.

READING PALS VOLUNTEERS. 4:30 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Volunteer to help children in first–third grades improve their reading skills. Volunteers will be trained and then paired with a child for a six-week program, Wednesdays, March 4-April 15. Recommended for ages 12-18. Call 703-737-8100 to register.

<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.

DR. SEUSS’ BIRTHDAY. 4 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ 104th birthday with books, songs and more. For ages 5-8. Visit library.loudoun.gov, 703-444-3228.

EYE SPY. 9:30-11 a.m. or 12:30-2 p.m., Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal’s Gap Road, Sterling. Ages 3-6. Explore nature, look high and low, for animals and plants that live in the park. Cost: $10.50 child. 571-258-3700.

<cal1>Friday/March 6

<cal2>BABYGARTEN. 10 a.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Session meets every Friday, March 6-April 10. See March 4 item for details.

NATURE BUDDIES. 9:15-10 a.m., Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal’s Gap Road, Sterling. Age 2. Toddlers explore nature with an adult. Discover the trees, birds and ponds of the park relating to insects. No unregistered siblings. Cost: $5.25 per child. 571-258-3700.

NATURE EXPLORERS. 10:30-11:30 a.m., Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal’s Gap Road, Sterling. Ages 3-5. Discover the outdoors with a grown-up friend. Look for tracks, listen for birdcalls, look under logs and more, while focusing on Bug Buddies. Cost: $7 per child. 571-258-3700.

AFTER HOURS TEEN CENTER. 7-10 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. "Duct Tape Design." All teens attending the After Hours Teen Center must have a permission slip, signed by a parent or guardian, on file. Download the permission slip at http://library.loudoun.gov go to Teen Scene>Events>Hanging Out Rocks.

JOSIE BALLATO. 7 p.m., Loudoun Museum, 16 Loudoun St. S.W., Leesburg. Josie Ballato, author of "Along Virginia’s Route 15," will provide insight on collecting, selecting and valuing postcards for historians and hobbyists. She will also discuss her experiences as a novice author using postcard images from her recently published book. Cost: $5. Call 703-777-7427 to register.

TEEN NIGHT. 6:30-9:30 p.m., Claude Moore Recreation Center, 46105 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. Ages 11-14. Teen Night is a weekly, supervised recreational program for middle-school students. Admission covers planned activities, pizza and drinks. Required paperwork can be downloaded from www.loudoun.gov/prcs. Parents must sign for teens upon arrival and departure. Call 571-258-3600 or e-mail sharon.kilpatrick@loudoun.gov. Cost: $5.

<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.

VIDEO STORY TIME. 2 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Story time matinee for 3-6 year olds with stories, songs, a video storybook and a craft. Visit library.loudoun.gov.

SPRING BLING. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Ida Lee Park Recreation Center, 60 Ida Lee Drive, Leesburg. More than 100 vendors will sell jewelry, home décor items, clothing, candles, soaps and more. Free. Call 703-737-7156 or visit www.idalee.org.

STAR-SPANGLED GIRLS. 2 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. The Touring Theatre of North Carolina performs "Star-Spangled Girls," which highlights the experiences and contributions of women veterans of WWII through stories and song. Visit library.loudoun.gov.

<cal1>Sunday/March 8

<cal2>BLUEGRASS JAM. 2:30-4:30 p.m., Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum, 21668 Heritage Farm Lane, Sterling. Join regional musicians for an afternoon of music, meet new people, improve your skills; refreshments provided. Cost: free event for visitors who bring a musical instrument; regular admission $5 adult, $4 senior, $3 child age 2-12. Call 571-258-3800 or visit www.heritagefarmmuseum.org.

<cal1>Monday/March 9

<cal2>BABYGARTEN. 10:30 a.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Babygarten is a program that focuses on how nursery rhymes, songs and books can enrich children's lives. Session meets every Monday, March 9-April 13. Recommended for ages 0-18 months with a parent or caregiver. Visit library.loudoun.gov to register.

BEAVER BRIGADE. 9:30-11 a.m. or 12:30-2 p.m., Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal’s Gap Road, Sterling. Ages 3-6. Search for dams and chewed down trees while discovering the watery life of beavers. Cost: $10.50 per child. 571-258-3700.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE STORY TIME. 10:45 a.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Expose children to other languages through stories and songs. Ages 3 and up. Registration required; call 703-737-8100 or visit library.loudoun.gov.

IRISH DANCING. 4 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. The students of Applause! Applause! Performing Arts Center will perform Irish dances. Visit library.loudoun.gov.

WHEN TOAD CAME HOME. 4 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Celebrate the birthday of Kenneth Grahame, author of "When Toad Came Home." Recommended for ages 6-10. Register at library.loudoun.gov or by phone 703-430-9500.

<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.

BABYGARTEN. 2 p.m. Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Session meets every Tuesday, March 10-April 14. See March 9 item for details.

RHYTHM, RHYME AND TUNE TIME. 10 a.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Sing, chant, play instruments and move creatively while exploring the sounds, rhythms and patterns that make up our language. Session runs Tuesdays, March 10-April 14. Recommended for ages 0-4 years with a parent or caregiver. Call 703-430-9500.

ELLEN SCHREIBER. 7 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Meet Ellen Schreiber, author of "Vampire Kisses" and "Teenage Mermaid" and learn all the facts behind creating the fantastic characters of Alexander and Raven. Books will be available for sale and signing. Visit library.loudoun.gov.

MAD SCIENTISTS’ CLUB. 7 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Children ages 9-11 can explore science topics through recreational activities. Theme is "Geology Rocks!" Registration required; call 703-737-8100 or visit library.loudoun.gov to register.

<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.

RHYTHM, RHYME AND TUNE TIME. 1:30 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Sing, chant, play instruments and move creatively as we explore the sounds, rhythms and patterns that make up our language. Session runs Wednesdays, March 11-April 15. Recommended for ages 18 months-4 years with a parent or caregiver. Call 703-444-3228.

RHYTHM, RHYME AND TUNE TIME. 10 a.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Sing, chant, play instruments and move creatively as we explore the sounds, rhythms and patterns that make up our language. Session runs Wednesdays, March 11-April 15. Recommended for ages 0-4 years with a parent or caregiver. Call 703-430-9500.

NATURE WALK. 3-5 p.m., eastern Loudoun County. Join Mike Hayslett for an exploration of one of eastern Loudoun’s natural areas where vernal pools thrive with wood frogs, spring peepers and salamanders. Hayslett will discuss the lifecycles of the animals that use vernal pools for breeding locations and the importance of the forests that surround them. Preregistration required; contact Nicole Hamilton at nhamilton@loudounwildlife.org or call 540-554-2542.

AMPHIBIANS AFOOT. 7-8:30 p.m., Broadlands Nature Center, 21907 Claiborne Parkway, Broadlands. Join Mike Hayslett for a discussion about vernal pools and their unique attributes. Learn about the diversity of frogs, toads and salamanders and their habitats. E-mail Nicole Hamilton at nhamilton@loudounwildlife.org or call 540-554-2542.

JOINT CHOIR CONCERT. 7:30 p.m., Our Savior's Way Lutheran Church, 43115 Waxpool Road, Ashburn. The Stone Bridge High School Choir will team with the choir from Tennessee Tech University to perform. Visit www.oswlc.org.

<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.

BEAVER BRIGADE. 9:30-11 a.m. or 12:30-2 p.m., Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal’s Gap Road, Sterling. Ages 3-6. Search for dams and chewed down trees while discovering the watery life of beavers. Cost: $10.50 per child. 571-258-3700.

FROGSHACKLE OPEN HOUSE. 2:30-4 p.m., Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal’s Gap Road, Sterling. All ages. Discover a treasure trove of objects from nature. Free, 571-258-3700.

CLUTTER CONTROL. 7 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Professional organizer Pablo Buitrago, will share tips and techniques to keep a home clutter-free. Recommended for adults. Register online at http://library.loudoun.gov or by phone at 703-444-3228.

<cal1>Friday/March 13

<cal2>RHYTHM, RHYME AND TUNE TIME. 10:30 a.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Session runs Wednesdays, March 13-April 17. See March 11 item for details.

AFTER HOURS TEEN CENTER. 7-10 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. "Duct Tape Design." All teens attending the After Hours Teen Center must have a permission slip, signed by a parent or guardian, on file. Download the permission slip at http://library.loudoun.gov go to Teen Scene>Events>Hanging Out Rocks.

TEEN NIGHT. 6:30-9:30 p.m., Claude Moore Recreation Center, 46105 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. Ages 11-14. Teen Night is a weekly, supervised recreational program for middle-school students. Admission covers planned activities, pizza and drinks. Required paperwork can be downloaded from www.loudoun.gov/prcs. Parents must sign for teens upon arrival and departure. Call 571-258-3600 or e-mail sharon.kilpatrick@loudoun.gov. Cost: $5.

POTOMAC JAZZ. 7-10 p.m., Sala Thai, 44640 Waxpool Road, Ashburn. The PJP Duo with Phil Mathieu on guitar will perform live. Call 703-966-9677.

<cal1>Saturday, March 14

<cal2>LANESVILLE OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m.-noon, Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal’s Gap Road, Sterling. All ages. Discover the history of this National Register of Historic Places listed property. An adult must accompany children. Free, 571-258-3700.

BIRDING BANSHEE. 8 a.m., Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, 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.

DINNER THEATER. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Carriage House at Oatlands, Leesburg. A murder mystery, "Murder Most Green," written and developed by Jack Pachuta, directed by Michael Saunders and performed by an ensemble cast. The audience is welcome to assist in solving the mystery. Includes a buffet-style meal and a cash bar; dress is casual. Cost: $45 per person. Contact Oatlands at 703-777-3174, Ext. 110.

GREEN EXPO. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Claude Moore Recreation Center, 46105 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. 2nd Annual Living Healthy Living Green. All ages. Individuals and communities can take part in helping create a healthier and environmentally friendly culture. Talk to the experts, get information and learn from hands-on activities. Call 572-258-3600 for more information. Free.

SOLDIER'S LIFE. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal’s Gap Road, Sterling. All ages. Civil War re-enactors and archeological artifacts bring the soldier’s war to life. "Enlist" at the muster station, explore weapons, military equipment, clothing and more. Free admission with $5 supply fee for ages 5-14. An adult must accompany children. Call 571-258-3700.

MARCH BOOK SWAP. 10 a.m.-noon, Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. All ages. Recycle adult and children's books, audio books, CDs, DVDs and VHS tapes; especially need materials for ages 6-14 and books/magazines in large print. Call 571-258-3500.

<cal1>Sunday/March 15

<cal2> FUNKY FUN ART. 2 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Create cell phone and backpack charms. All materials are provided. For teens. Register online at http://library.loudoun.gov or by phone 703-737-8100.

<cal1>Monday/March 16

<cal2> BARBIE’S BIRTHDAY. 4 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Celebrate Barbie’s birthday. For children ages 4-6. Registration begins two weeks before the program, either online at http://library.loudoun.gov or by phone 703-737-8100.

<cal1>Tuesday/March 17

<cal2> IRISH STORIES. 7 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. Storyteller, Laura Bobrow, will engage and delight with tales of the Emerald Isle in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Recommended for all ages.

KISS THE BLARNEY STONE. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Ages 5 and under. Wear green outfit, play in moon bounce, make a green craft and get picture taken kissing the Blarney Stone. Must register in advance. Call 703-430-9480.

<cal1>Friday/March 20

<cal2>AFTER HOURS TEEN CENTER. 7-10 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. "Gamers’ Night." All teens attending the After Hours Teen Center must have a permission slip, signed by a parent or guardian, on file. Download the permission slip at http://library.loudoun.gov go to Teen Scene>Events>Hanging Out Rocks.

TEEN NIGHT. 6:30-9:30 p.m., Claude Moore Recreation Center, 46105 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. Ages 11-14. Teen Night is a weekly, supervised recreational program for middle-school students. Admission covers planned activities, pizza and drinks. Required paperwork can be downloaded from www.loudoun.gov/prcs. Parents must sign for teens upon arrival and departure. Call 571-258-3600 or e-mail sharon.kilpatrick@loudoun.gov. Cost: $5.

<cal1>Sunday/March 21

<cal2>SUNDAY IN THE PRESERVE. 1 p.m., Banshee Reeks Preserve. 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>Sunday/March 22

<cal2>BLUEGRASS JAM. 2:30-4:30 p.m., Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum, 21668 Heritage Farm Lane, Sterling. Join musicians from the region in an afternoon of music. Refreshments provided. Cost: $5 adults, $4 senior, $3 child age 2-12, free for those who bring a musical instrument. Call 571-258-3800 or visit www.heritagefarmmuseum.org.

<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.

WOOLGATGHERING. 6 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Bring needles and yarn. All levels are welcome. In March, the group will make socks. Ages 12 and up. Visit library.loudun.gov.

DR. SEUSS’ BIRTHDAY. 4 p.m., Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St., Sterling. Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ 104th birthday with books, songs and more. For ages 6-11. Visit library.loudoun.gov.

RHYTHM, RHYME AND TUNE TIME. 11:15 a.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Sing, chant, play instruments and move creatively while exploring the sounds, rhythms and patterns that make up our language. Session runs Mondays, March 2-April 6. Recommended for ages 0-4 with a parent or caregiver. Registration, by lottery, is open from Feb. 17-22. Call 703-737-8100.

<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.

AFTER HOURS TEEN CENTER. 7-10 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. "Gamers’ Night." All teens attending the After Hours Teen Center must have a permission slip, signed by a parent or guardian, on file. Download the permission slip at http://library.loudoun.gov go to Teen Scene>Events>Hanging Out Rocks.

TEEN NIGHT. 6:30-9:30 p.m., Claude Moore Recreation Center, 46105 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. Ages 11-14. Teen Night is a weekly, supervised recreational program for middle-school students. Admission covers planned activities, pizza and drinks. Required paperwork can be downloaded from www.loudoun.gov/prcs. Parents must sign for teens upon arrival and departure. Call 571-258-3600 or e-mail sharon.kilpatrick@loudoun.gov. Cost: $5.

POTOMAC JAZZ. 7-10 p.m., Sala Thai, 44640 Waxpool Road, Ashburn. The PJP Duo with Brian Litz on guitar will perform live. Call 703-966-9677.

<cal1>Saturday/March 28

<cal2>WAR OF 1812. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal's Gap Road, Sterling. Join a recruiting party of the 12th United States Infantry Regiment at the Lanesville House, enlisting civilians to join the army during the War of 1812. The house will be utilized as an "ordinary" and post office as it did in the early 1800s and re-enactors will demonstrate military and civilian life. Cost: $3 person. Call 571-258-3700 or visit www,12thinfantry.org.

PROM WISHES. 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Courtyard Marriott Dulles Town Center, 45500 Majestic Drive, Dulles. The Junior Woman's Club of Loudoun is hosting "Prom Wishes," where all local girls can be outfitted for prom free of charge. Visit www.jwcl.org or e-mail promwishes@jwcl.org.

CHILD CARE AND RESOURCE FAIR. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Ida Lee Park Recreation Center, 60 Ida Lee Drive, Leesburg. This annual event focuses on helping parents find quality child care and family resources in the community. Call the Loudoun Child Care Network at 703-771-5836, the Virginia Cooperative Extension at 703-777-0373 or visit www.loudoun.gov/childcarefair.

<cal1>Friday/April 3

<cal2>AFTER HOURS TEEN CENTER. 7-10 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. "Draw Manga." All teens attending the After Hours Teen Center must have a permission slip, signed by a parent or guardian, on file. Download the permission slip at http://library.loudoun.gov go to Teen Scene>Events>Hanging Out Rocks.

<cal1>Saturday/April 4

<cal2>VIDEO STORY TIME. 2 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Story time matinee for 3-6 year olds with stories, songs, a video storybook and a craft. Visit library.loudoun.gov.

<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.

<cal1>Friday/April 10

<cal2>AFTER HOURS TEEN CENTER. 7-10 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. "Draw Manga." All teens attending the After Hours Teen Center must have a permission slip, signed by a parent or guardian, on file. Download the permission slip at http://library.loudoun.gov go to Teen Scene>Events>Hanging Out Rocks.

<cal1>Tuesday/April 14

<cal2>MAD SCIENTISTS’ CLUB. 7 p.m., Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn. Children ages 9-11 can explore science topics through recreational activities. Theme is "Pollution Solutions and the Recycling Process." Registration required; call 703-737-8100 or visit library.loudoun.gov to register.

<cal1>Friday/April 17

<cal2>AFTER HOURS TEEN CENTER. 7-10 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. "Sculpture with Mixed Media." All teens attending the After Hours Teen Center must have a permission slip, signed by a parent or guardian, on file. Download the permission slip at http://library.loudoun.gov go to Teen Scene>Events>Hanging Out Rocks.

<cal1>Friday/April 24

<cal2>AFTER HOURS TEEN CENTER. 7-10 p.m., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls. "Dance to the DJ’s Tunes." All teens attending the After Hours Teen Center must have a permission slip, signed by a parent or guardian, on file. Download the permission slip at http://library.loudoun.gov go to Teen Scene>Events>Hanging Out Rocks.