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:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>. Deadline is Friday, two weeks before the event. Photos/artwork encouraged. For more information, call 703-917-6454.
Northern Virginia Community College’s Loudoun campus presents "College Night in Virginia," a free event that provides college planning advice Monday, Nov. 17, 6-9 p.m. Presentations include choosing the right college or program, understanding the financial aid process, finding scholarships and completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Includes free pizza and soda and a chance to win a $500 scholarship. Visit www.collegenightinva.org.
The Douglass Community Center, 405 E. Market St., Leesburg, has openings in its child-care program for children ages 3-5. Full time, part time and drop-in care offered. Program hours are Mondays-Fridays, 7 a.m.-6:15 p.m. Call 703-771-5910.
The Claude Moore Community Center is offering Fun at Preschool, a class that introduces basic preschool skills each week around a central theme through stories, art, creative movement and play. This class is for 3 1/2-4 1/2 year olds and is on going and will end in June. Call 571-258-3500 for dates, times and fees.
The Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling, is accepting registrations for My First Preschool. Children must be 2 years old. Classes are Monday and Wednesday, 9-10:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday, 9-10:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Preregistration required; call 571-258-3500.
Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling, has openings for 4 year olds in its preschool program. These openings are in both the three-day and five-day classes. Call 571-258-3500.