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The Child Development Center at the Arlington Community Action Program, Inc., 1644 N. McKinley Road, is offering a full-year program for children ages 2-5 in a mixed-age setting. Children participate in a variety of activities in an atmosphere that respects diversity. Children must be potty-trained. Fees include breakfast, lunch and a snack. The center is open from 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday. For more information, call Carolyn Synder at 703-241-2040, Ext. 41.

The Historic Arlington Roundtable is held the first Tuesday of the month for anyone interested in the history, traditions and heritage of Arlington in Room 715 at the Arlington County Building, 2100 Clarendon Blvd. at 12:15 p.m. Bring a lunch and listen to an expert on the month’s topic. The next roundtable is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 6. Contact Constance Ramirez at cwramirez@starpower. net to receive email notices or call Michael Leventhal at 703-228-3831.

The 2002 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics will be held September 14-26. Participants 50 years of age and older can enter in more that 25 indoor and outdoor activities. Events include golf, tennis, swimming, cribbage, cards, pickleball, line dancing, horseshoes, archery, basketball, chess, racquetball and shuffleboard. Events in track and field begin at Falls Church High School at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14. The deadline for registration is Aug. 30. There is a $4 fee and $1 per event entered. Registration forms are available now at all senior centers or by calling 703-228-4403.

Arlington County Cooperative Extension is looking for volunteers, both teen and adult, to serve as docents for its exhibit at the Arlington County Fair on August 15-18 2002 at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center. Volunteers must be 11 years of age or older. Some positions require training. The theme of the Extension exhibit will be “Food, the Story About What You’re Eating.” Call Jennifer Avel at 703-228-6417.

ACE Summer Volunteer Projects will hold the Four Mile Run stream cleanup at Barcroft Park, located at 4100 S. Four Mile Run Drive, on Saturday, July 27 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The organization will also hold a watering and maintenance of riparian plantings at Benjamin Banneker Park, located at 1701 N. Van Buren St., on Wednesday, July 31 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Visit www.arlington environment.org, email office@ arlingtonenvironment.org, or call 703-228-6427.

Community Residences (CR) is recruiting community volunteers to help staff the CR public education booth at the Arlington County Fair at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 Second St., Aug. 15 and 18. Call 703-841-7768, Ext. 240.