Friendship United Methodist Church will offer a child-care program for preschoolers from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays from July 6 through Aug. 31. The church is at 3527 Gallows Rd. in the Falls Church area. For more information or to register, call 703-560-5454.

Unity of Fairfax will host writer, editor and television producer Marc Ian Barasch for a workshop on living a compassionate life from 2 to 4 p.m. July 10. Barasch is the author of "Field Notes on the Compassionate Life" and "The Healing Path." The church is at 2854 Hunter Mill Rd., Oakton. For more information, call 703-281-1767.

Fellowship Baptist Church will hold a vacation Bible school for children ages 3-12 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 25-29. The theme is "Jungle Adventure, Discovering God's Love." The church is at 5936 Rolling Rd., Springfield. For more information or to register, call 703-569-5151.

Ox Hill Baptist Church will hold a vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. July 25-29. The program, with the theme, "Ramblin' Road Trip," is for children ages 4-12. The church is at 4101 Elmwood St., Chantilly. For more information, call 703-378-5555 or visit www.oxhillbaptist.org.

-- Compiled by

C. WOODROW IRVIN

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