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Dulles Town Center, 21100 Dulles Town Circle, Dulles, is holding the 10th Annual Camp and Summer Activities Fair Saturday, Feb. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 8, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. This weekend event features camps from across the Mid-Atlantic region along with hands-on interactive stations, exhibits and live entertainment. The first 100 families to arrive and register on-site will receive a free gift. Free.
Celebration Preschool, located at Ashburn Presbyterian Church, 20962 Ashburn Road, will be holding an open house Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., for parents who are interested in learning more about the preschool for the 2009-2010 school year. Registration for the general public will take place March 2 through noon on March 6. The preschool serves children who are 3 or 4 years old by Sept. 30 of the current school year. All children must be toilet trained. Contact Brenda Shapbell at 703-729-1224.
Congregation Sha'are Shalom's Rosie Uran Jewish Education Center, 19357 Evergreen Mills Road, Leesburg , is now registering students for the 2009-2010 school year. The Center offers a Jewish education in a developmentally appropriate early-childhood setting. Visit www.sha-areshalom.org/edu_rujec.php or call Sheri Brown, Director of RUJEC, at 703-737-0686.
The Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling, has preschool openings for 3- and 4-year-olds. Call 571-258-3500.
The Goddard School, 45091 Research Place, Ashburn, is offering a private kindergarten program. The program offers a balanced full-day program with a small group setting and secure environment. The school also participated in the Trike-A-Thon Jan. 10. The event raised funds for St. Judeâ€™s Childrenâ€™s Research Center. Call 703-724-0601 or visit www.goddardschool.com/Schools/Ashburn-I-VA/Schools.gspx.
Shenandoah University moved its Northern Virginia Campus in December to a newly constructed facility near Landsdowne and Janelia Farm off Route 7 East. The university began spring semester classes in the new location on Monday, Jan. 12. Academic spaces along with administrative offices will occupy the 19,864-square-foot first floor of the new Ashmill Office Building at 44160 Scholar Plaza in Leesburg, more than doubling the 8,600-square-foot space available at the former campus location on Trailview Boulevard in Leesburg.