Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008

Potomac

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Thursday, Jan. 10

English Conversation Club will meet to practice English with native speakers at 10 a.m. Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Preschool Storytime will meet at 11 a.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. For Children ages 3-5. No registration required. Call 240-777-0200.

Kiwanis Club of Bethesda meets 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Tragara Restaurant, 4935 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. Walter Pincus, Washington Post reporter, will discuss national and homeland security. $18. Call 301-493-6937 or e-mail patriciatiede@comcast.net.

AARP Widowed Persons Service support group will meet from 2-4 p.m. at Leland Community Center, 4301 Willow Lane, Chevy Chase. Call 301-652-2249.

A basic introduction to the potter’s wheel including wedging, centering, throwing and decorating techniques, will be offered at 4 p.m. at Glen Echo Pottery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. For students attending middle and high school. Call Linda A. Johnson 301-229-5585 or visit www.glenechopottery.com.

Chinese Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss ‘‘Ming Emperor’s Tomb in Tsing-Ling” by Nan Yueh at 7 p.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Cancer Prevention and Survival Cooking Course will be held 7-8:30 p.m. at Suburban Hospital, 8600 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. Class will focus on dairy alternatives. Free. Call 202-244-5038 or visit www.CancerProject.org.

The premiere American tour performance of Russia’s Moiseyev Dance Company will be presented at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Call 301-581-5100 or visit www.strathmore.org.

Friday, Jan.11

Family caregiver support group for spouses will meet at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Cross Hospital, 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-754-7152 to register.

English Conversation Club will meet to practice English with native speakers at 10 a.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Contra Dance will be held 8:30-11:30 p.m. in the Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. The Glen Echo Open Band will play. $9 includes workshop from 7:30-8:15 p.m. Call 301-634-2222 or visitwww.fridaynightdance.org.

Russia’s Moiseyev Dance Company will perform at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Call 301-581-5100 or visit www.strathmore.org.

Saturday, Jan. 12

Book Sale will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Sponsored by Friends of the Potomac Library. Call 240-777-0690.

English Conversation Club will meet to practice English with native speakers at 9 a.m. Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Adventure-Based Camp Fair will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hudson Trail Outfitters, 12085 Rockville Pike, Rockville. The fair will showcase day and overnight camps that focus on outdoor adventure activities. Call 301-216-1248 or visit www.calleva.org.

Recovery, Inc. mental health support group will meet at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville. Call 301-949-1327 or visit www.recovery-inc.org.

Cats and kittens are available for adoption 1-4 p.m. at Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County No-Kill Shelter, 18959 Bonanza Way, Gaithersburg. Call 301-740-2511 or visit www.awlmc.org.

English Conversation Club will meet at 3 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Call 240-777-0690.

The Comedy and Mystery Society performs magic and sleight of hand with interactive theater at 8 p.m. at the Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg. E-mail mark@thinairproductions.com or visit www.comedymysterysociety.com.

Sunday, Jan. 13

Montgomery County Humane Society Mobile Adoption Unit will be open from noon to 3 p.m. at Westbard Pet Center, 5428 Westbard Ave., Bethesda. Call 240-453-9403 or visit www.mchumane.org.

Second Sunday Half Price Sale will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Montgomery County Thrift Shop, 7125-27 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. All merchandise half price except consignment items. Profits go to community services in Montgomery County. Call 301-654-0063.

Contra and Square Dance will be held 7-10:30 p.m. in the Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $9 for Folklore Society of Greater Washington members, $12, nonmembers. Call 202-518-1299.

Monday, Jan. 14

Time for Two’s Storytime will meet at 10:15 a.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. This week’s theme will be ‘‘Let It Snow!” Call 240-777-0200.

2’s and 3’s Together, a movement-based story program, will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Call 240-777-0690.

Flower Buds, time for stories, activities and garden walks for children 3-5 will meet 10:30 –11:30 a.m. at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. $3. Registration required. Call 301-962-1400 or visit www.parkpass.org.

Mother Goose Storytime will be held at 11 a.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. For children 0-24 months with a caregiver. Call 240-777-0200.

Family caregiver support group for adult children of aging parents will meet 6 p.m. at Holy Cross Hospital, 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-754-7152 to register.

Spanish Conversation Club will meet to practice Spanish with native speakers 6:30 p.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Bedtime Stories will be told at 7 p.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Children of all ages are invited. Call 240-777-0200.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

English conversation club will meet to practice English at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Ballroom, Latin and Swing Dance lessons will be held 6:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Hospital Resource Center 9805 Dameron Drive, Silver Spring. $10. Call 301-754-8800 or 301-649-5779.

Support Group for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with mental illness will meet 7:30-9 p.m. at Suburban Hospital Room CR 6, 7, 8600 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. Jamesen Goodman, LCPC, will discuss ‘‘SOS: Common Cures for Stress.” Call 301-949-5852 or visit www.namimc.org.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Blood Pressure Screening will be held 10-11:15 a.m. at Clara Barton Seniors, 7425 MacArthur Blvd., Cabin John. Call 301-229-0010.

Book Club will meet to discuss ‘‘Divisadero” by Michael Ondaatje at 1 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. No registration required. Call 240-777-0690.

School Age Storytime will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. For children in kindergarten through fifth grade. No registration required. Call 240-777-0200.

Cats and kittens are available for adoption 6-8 p.m. at Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County No-Kill Shelter, 18959 Bonanza Way, Gaithersburg. Call 301-740-2511 or visit www.awlmc.org.

Montgomery County Chapter of Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets at 7 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 8011 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. Call Richard Lewis 240-401-2764.

Convergences: The meeting of African-American and Jewish Identities will focus on dual identities and stereotypes at 7:30 p.m. at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School, 4301 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington. Reservations required. Call 301-770-0881 or visit www.jcouncil.org