Send announcements, which are open to the public at no or minimal cost, to The Loudoun Connection, 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is Friday, two weeks before the event. Photos/artwork encouraged. For more information, call 703-917-6454; for additional listings, visit www.connectionnewspapers.com.
The Douglass Community Center, 405 East Market St., Leesburg, has openings in the child-care program for children ages 3-5. Program hours are 7 a.m.-6:15 p.m., Monday-Friday. Call 703-771-5910.
Registration for the fall 2008 term of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) begins Aug. 20. OLLI is a nonprofit membership organization affiliated with George Mason University, providing academic courses and cultural opportunities for retirees and active older adults eastern Loudoun. Call 703-503-3384, visit www.olli.gmu.edu or e-mail email@example.com to request a catalog.
Congregation Sha'are Shalom is accepting registration for Jewish education preschool at the Rosie Uran Jewish Education Center. Classes are available for children as young as 18 months attending with an adult caregiver. Information is available at http://www.sha-areshalom.org/edu_rujec.php or call Sheri Brown 703-737-0686.
The Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling, is offering Handwriting without Tears summer camp for ages 3-6; Printing Success for ages 6-7; and Get Crackin with Cursive for ages 8 and up, Mondays-Fridays for two hours. Cost: $150 plus $10 supply fee. Call 571-258-3500 for dates and times.