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NOVA Camp & Summer Fun Expo

Dive into summer fun opportunities for kids of all ages at the Northern Virginia Camp & Summer Fun Expo. The event is free and will take place Saturday and Sunday, February 24 and 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dulles Town Center in Dulles, VA. This two-day event allows families to meet with representatives from local, regional and national programs to explore summer fun destinations – all under one roof! With giveaways, performances and hands-on activities, this is an event for the entire family. Do you know someone interested in being a camp counselor this summer? Information about training opportunities will also be available. More details about the event can be found at washingtonparent.com.

Strategies for all Students – Diamonds in the Rough

If the terms twice exceptional, ADHD, dyslexia, anxiety or autism spectrum disorder are commonplace in your family, save Saturday, March 10 for Diamonds in the Rough. The D.C. area’s special-learning-needs conference brings experts and parents together to help children reach their unique potential. Building executive functioning skills is a special focus. Learn more and register now at diamondsintheroughconference.com

New Campus Building at the Pinecrest School

Pinecrest School has opened a new modern Lower School Building. The new building has classrooms for preschoolers, kindergartners, first graders and Spanish instruction, and it has a library. It completes Pinecrest’s renovated campus, which also includes an Upper School Building for second through sixth graders, a playground and outdoor spaces used for school and summer camp. pinecrestschool.org

Celebrate African American Culture in Baltimore

In honor of Black History Month and the 200^th^ celebration of Frederick Douglass' birth, attend Baltimore's Legends & Legacies Jubilee! Join many of Baltimore's most exciting attractions for an afternoon of free performances and interactive family-friendly activities. Experience exhibits from premier cultural institutions like the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum, the National Aquarium, the Maryland Zoo, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum and more. Event will be on Saturday, February 17 at the Frederick Douglass Isaac-Myers Maritime Park in Baltimore. baltimore.org and livingclassrooms.org

New Ortho Practice

Dr. Emmanuel Skordalakis, D.D.S., provides specialized dentistry for infants, children and adolescents in a "child-friendly" environment. The practice focuses on preventative care to help each child grow a healthy smile that will last a lifetime. Dr. Skordalakis is an active member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Northern Virginia Dental Society. He is a graduate of the Medical College of Virginia, School of Dentistry, and he completed his pediatric dental training at the University of Florida, Gainesville. The new office address is 46950 Jennings Farm Drive, Suite 190, Sterling, Virginia. pediatricdentistryofthefalls.com

Enjoy a fun and Delicious Evening

From its inception, YMCA Chocolates Galore & More is one of the area’s most eagerly anticipated events. Hosted by Lansdowne Resort and Spa in Leesburg, the evening is one of Loudoun County’s finest culinary and social events of the winter season. Friday, February 23, 7 p.m. loudounchocolates.com