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Loudoun Park & Rec Events for January

There are plenty of opportunities for good family fun to kick off the New Year.

LUCKETTS BLUEGRASS CONCERT SERIES

The first concert for 2013 features two popular area bands: Dark Hollow and The Virginia Ramblers. Concessions will be available. Call 703-771-5281 or visit www.luckettsbluegrass.org.

Where: Lucketts Elementary School, 14550 James Monroe Highway (U.S. Route 15)

Tickets: $15 at the door

When: 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 (doors open at 6 p.m.)

 

BOX FORTS & BUBBLES      

Children 4 & under can a play experience building cool cardboard structures (boxes provided), blowing bubbles and engaging in bubble wrap activities. Call 703-430-9480 or visit www.loudoun.gov/prcs.

Location: Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling

Price: $5.00

When: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8

 

24-HOUR PROJECT              

The 24-hour theatre project for ages 13 to 18 offers a full experience from script writing to the performance. Script writing begins Friday, casting and rehearsal take place Saturday, and shows are performed Saturday evening. Call 703-430-9480 or email zoe.irwin@loudoun.gov.

Location: Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling

Playwrights Price: $15.00

When: 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11

When: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12

Directors Price:    $15.00

When: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12

Actors Price:         $15.00                 

When: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12

 

THE GREAT DINO HUNT      

(All ages) There’s an invisible Dino loose in the park! Follow clues and help park staff track it down! Call 571-258-3700 or visit www.loudoun.gov/prcs.

Location: Claude Moore Visitor Center, 21544 Old Vestal’s Gap Road, Sterling

Price: $5

When: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12

 

APPRECIATE A DRAGON DAY!           

(Ages 4 & under) January 16th is National Appreciate a Dragon Day. Celebrate by making a pet dragon, trying out an obstacle course and playing games for prizes. Call 703-430-9480 visit www.loudoun.gov/prcs.

Location: Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling

Price: $6

When: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16

 

COCOA AND COOKIES WITH MR. SNOWMAN

(All ages) Enjoy cocoa and cookies, play snowman games and have your picture taken with jolly Mr. Snowman! Call 703-771-5913 or visit www.loudoun.gov/prcs.

Location: Douglass Community Center, 405 E. Market Street, Leesburg

Price: $10

When: Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17

 

PARENT'S NIGHT OUT

(Ages 3-7) Parents can enjoy a night out while their children enjoy pizza, crafts, games, and a family friendly movie. Must pre-register in person at the community center. Call 571-258-3500 or visit www.loudoun.gov/prcs.

Location: Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling

Price: $16/first child, $8/additional child

When: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18

 

MOVIE NIGHT WITH THE FIREFIGHTERS            

(All ages) Come in your comfy PJ's for family movie night with local firefighters. Movie snacks will be provided. Children under 2 are admitted free. Call 540-338-5882 or visit www.loudoun.gov/prcs.

Location: Philomont Community Center, 36592 Jeb Stuart Road, Philomont

Price: $5

When: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18

 

JANUARY BOOK SWAP       

(All ages) Recycle and save money while trading books for more great reading. Books, audio books, music CD's, DVDs and large print books/magazines are all welcome. Call 571-258-3500 or visit www.loudoun.gov/prcs.

Location: Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling

Price: Free

When: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19

 

WINNIE THE POOH DAY      

(Ages 6 & under) Celebrate Winnie the Pooh Day! The community center gymnasium will be turned into the Hundred Acre Woods with moon bounces, Pin-the-Tail on Eeyore, a Winnie the Pooh story corner, and much more! Call 703-430-9480 visit www.loudoun.gov/prcs.

Location: Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling

Price: $6.50

When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19

 

I’M A LITTLE PRINCESS

(Ages 2-8) Once upon a time Loudoun County was full of little princesses! Dress as a princess and enjoy a special princess sundae, decorate your own wand and tiara, and join the princess parade! Each princess will leave with some goodies. Call 703-771-5913 or visit www.loudoun.gov/prcs.

Location: Douglass Community Center, 405 E. Market Street, Purcellville

Price: $15

When: Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19

 

PARENTS’ ESCAPE NIGHT

(Ages 2-12) Head out for a night on the town while the kids are entertained with moon bounces, activities, games, crafts, movies, and more. Pizza and drinks will be served. Kids are separated by age groups for activities. Call 703-430-9480.

Location: Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling

Price: $15

When: 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25

 

SNOWFLAKE BALL

(Ages 3-10) Wear your fanciest princess dress to this Royal Princess Party! The community center will be magically transformed into a castle with special activities including make your own magic fairy dust, princess games, wand and tiara making stations, and more. Light refreshments will be served. Call 540-822-5284 or e-mail LOVCC@loudoun.gov.

Location: Lovettsville Community Center, 57 E. Broad Way, Lovettsville

Price: $11

When: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26

 

DRAW A DINOSAUR DAY   

(Ages 4 & under) Children are invited for some prehistoric fun with Dino activities, games, and moon bounces. The children’s drawings will be submitted to the national Draw a Dinosaur Day website! Call 703-430-9480 visit www.loudoun.gov/prcs.

Location: Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling

Price: $6.50

When: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30

 

CHILI DINNER

(All ages) Come out of the cold and warm up with a delicious bowl of chili at this popular family event. Call 540-687-6375 to register in advance.

Location: Middleburg Community Center, 300 W. Washington Street, Middleburg

Price: $20

When: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31

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