YMCA Day Camp For the Disabled
The YMCA of Loudoun County will sponsor a week-long day camp for mentally and physically disabled children from Monday through Friday at Festival Lakes in Leesburg. The hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Campers must be at least 7 years old, toilet-trained and walking. The staff-to-camper ratio will be 1 to 3. Call 777-9622.
State Park Activities
This weekend at Sky Meadows State Park: An exhibit by the Shenandoah Valley Art Association from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; a tour of park ponds and streams from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday; and an astronomy watch from 9 to 11 p.m. Saturday.
All events are free, but a $1.50 parking fee is in effect on weekends. Call (703) 592-3556.
Health Care Volunteers
Loudoun Healthcare, the parent company of Loudoun Hospital Center, is seeking volunteers to work at the Countryside Ambulatory Surgery Center, an outpatient surgical center scheduled to open this fall at the Countryside Commercial and Professional Center. Volunteers may work flexible hours on weekdays beginning in October. Call 777-3300, Ext. 2747.
Child Care Network
The Loudoun County Child-Care Providers Network will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Loudoun County Department of Social Services.
The meeting is open to child-care providers, county employees and the public. Call 771-0343 or 771-5879.
The Loudoun Library Foundation needs used books for its third annual book sale. Proceeds from the sale, the foundation's main fund-raiser, benefit county library programs.
Those wishing to donate books may drop them off at any branch library. Mark them for the foundation sale.
The sale will take place Aug. 18 at the Douglass Community Center in Leesburg. Call 777-0368.
Abused Women's Shelter
The Loudoun Abused Women's Shelter has scheduled volunteer training for Saturday and for Aug. 21 and 22.
Volunteers interested in working at the shelter, a private nonprofit organization that helps Loudoun's abused women and their children, are required to attend all three sessions.
The schedule is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 21 and from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 22. Call 777-6552.
The Marymount University Loudoun Center will hold fall registration from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 27 to Sept. 7 at its new location in Countryside. The School of Education and Human Services will hold an orientation program from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16.
The center is at 14 Pidgeon Hill Dr., Suite 220, Countryside. Call 430-7118.
The Countryside recycling program has been extended for at least two weekends beyond its original three-month trial period.
The drop-off site in the Algonkian Elementary School parking lot will open Saturday and again Aug. 25 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The site accepts glass, newspapers, cardboard, metal cans and some plastics. Call 444-2065.
The Fairfield Four will perform this weekend at the Sunday Courthouse Concert. The concert will take place at 7 p.m. Sunday on the courthouse lawn in Leesburg. A $2 donation is requested. Call 777-6306 for more information.
Hearing on Seniors
Thelma Bland, a commissioner of the Virginia Department of the Aging, will hold a public hearing at the Loudoun County Area on Aging from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to hear the views of Loudoun residents on state and local programs for senior citizens. Call 777-0257.
The Loudoun County Department of Recreation is accepting entries for its fall softball leagues. There is a women's league, a coed league, a men's league and a league for men 35 and older. Deadline for registration is tomorrow at 5 p.m. For fees, schedules, application forms and entry information, call 777-0343.