Columbia Baptist Child Development Center at 103 West Columbia Street announced last week that it will be hosting an open house for its preschool on Thursday, April 16, at 10 a.m. The Center’s teaching practices are inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach which has a deep respect for children’s capacity to imagine, explore, plan and create. Columbia’s Child Development Center has recently launched a new Bi-Lingual (Spanish/English) Half Day Afternoon Program. Registration applications are currently being accepted for the 2015-16 school year. For more information, call 703-534-5739 or visit columbiabaptist.org/cdc.