Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008

Rockville

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Meetings around town

Montgomery County Civic Federation will meet on 7:45 to 10 p.m. Monday at the Council Office Building, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville. County executive’s management aide will introduce the new plan to make county government accountable. Call Sandy Vogelgesang at 301-365-2347 or visitwww.montgomerycivic.org.

Montgomery Green Democrats will meet 7:30 to 9 p.m. Jan. 17 at Juanita’s Bistro, 15883 Redland Road, Derwood. Call Bill Jacobs at 301-774-3256.

Thursday, Jan. 10

Blood Drive will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. Use McKinley Street entrance. Donors must be at least 17 years old. Call 301-896-3295 or e-mail info@suburbanhospital.org.

English Conversation Club will meet 10 a.m. at Twinbrook Library, 202 Meadow Hall Drive, Rockville. Call 240-777-0240.

Senior Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) will provide one-on-one counseling for small businesses 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. Call 240-777-0140.

Rockville Rotary Club will meet at 12:15 p.m. at Greystone Grill, 33 Maryland Ave., Rockville. Visit RockvilleRotary.org.

Fun with Digital Arts Class for Kids will be held 4:30 to 6 p.m. at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. For ages 8-12. Reservations requested. Call Tim Hampton at 301-315-8200 or visit www.visartscenter.org⁄digitallab.html.

Bauer Drive Games Club will meet 6-9 p.m. at Bauer Drive Community Center, 14625 Bauer Drive, Rockville. Call Todd Heidenreich at 301-922-7996.

Friday, Jan 11

English Conversation Club will meet to practice English 10-11 a.m. at Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. Call 240-777-0140.

Rockville Go and Chess Club will meet 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Rockville Pump House Community Center, 401 South Horners Lane. Call John at 301-613-8297.

Bingo will be played 7:30 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church Parish Center, 6701 Muncaster Mill Road, Derwood. Call 301-840-1407.

Saturday, Jan. 12

Super Bingo will be played at noon at American Legion Post 86, 2013 Veirs Mill Road, Rockville. Cost is $35 to $50 and includes lunch. Doors will open at 11 a.m. Call 301-434-4486.

Lucky Clovers 4-H Reading Buddies will read with children in grades kindergarten through 3 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road. Call 240-773-9410.

Cats and kittens will be 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.

Flory Jagoda and Friends will perform Sephardic Music at 8 p.m. at Congregation Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Road, Potomac. Tickets are $18 and up. Call Leon Weintraub at 301-299-7087 or visit www.harshalom.org.

Sunday, Jan. 13

‘‘Leap into Leap Year,” a musical about frogs, the environment and treasuring our planet, will be performed 1-3 p.m. at Mid-County Regional Services Center, 2424 Reedie Drive, Wheaton. Free. Call 240-777-8100.

Vagabond Toastmasters will meet 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Montgomery College Campus Center, Faculty Lounge, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. Visit http:⁄⁄vagabond.freetoasthost.com⁄

Ballroom, Latin and Swing Dance lessons will be given at 7:30 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 917 Montrose Road, Rockville. Cost is $12. Call 301-649-5779 or 301-520-7459.

Monday, Jan. 14

Spanish Conversation Club meets to practice Spanish with native speakers 10 a.m. at Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road. Call 240-773-9410.

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

Book Discussion Group will discuss ‘‘Peace like a River” by Leif Enger at 1 p.m. at Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road. Call 240-773-9410.

Gem, Lapidary and Mineral Society of Montgomery County will meet 7:30 p.m. at the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. Call 301-926-7190.

Tuesday, Jan 15

English Conversation Club for new speakers of English will meet 10 a.m. at Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. Call 240-777-0140.

Senior Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) will provide one-on-one counseling for small businesses 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. Call 240-777-0140.

‘‘Goal Setting” will be offered at 10 a.m. at the Commission for Women, 401 North Washington St., Suite 100, Rockville. Cost is $16. Registration required. Call 240-777-8300 or visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov⁄cfw.

Rockville Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPs) will meet 10 a.m. to noon at Church of Christ at Manor Woods, 5300 Norbeck Road. Moms of children up to age 5 are invited. Call Jean Connelly at 301-897-3863 or e-mail jeanconnelly@comcast.net.

Tuesday Tales for ages 2-6 will be held 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. at Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road. Call 240-773-9410.

Bingo will be played 7 p.m. at Elks Lodge 15, 5 Taft Court, Rockville. Call 301-424-2202.

English Conversation Club to improve English language skills will meet 7 p.m. at Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road. Call 240-773-9410.

Montgomery Central Derwood Lions Club will meet 7 p.m. at Outta the Way Café, 17503 Redland Road, Derwood. Call Paul Hassler at 301-948-4980.

Book Discussion Group will discuss ‘‘March” by Geraldine Brooks 7:30 p.m. at Twinbrook Library, 202 Meadow Hall Drive, Rockville. Call 240-777-0140.

Peace negotiator Dennis Ross will discuss his new book, ‘‘Statecraft, And How to Restore America's Standing in the World,” at 7:30 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville. Admission is $8. Reservations are recommended. Call 301-348-3872.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

English Conversation Club to improve English language skills will meet 10 a.m. at Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road. Call 240-773-9410.

Read to Your Dog at 4 p.m. at Twinbrook Library, 202 Meadow Hall Drive, Rockville. Kindergarten and elementary school-age children will meet Katie, a therapy Dalmatian, and practice reading. Call 240-777-0240.

Bloody Orators Toastmasters Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. at Holland Lab, American Red Cross, 15601 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville. Call Diane Nelson at 301-738-0790 or e-mailBloodyOrators@gmail.com.

Bingo will be played 7 p.m. at Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Dr., Rockville. Cost is $2, which includes hot dog, chips and coffee. Doors will open at 4 p.m. Call 301-309-3025.

An evening of poetry and music in a coffeehouse atmosphere will be held 7:30-9 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockville, 100 Welsh Park Drive. Share a poem, short prose or song. Call Lisa Cote at 301-762-7666 or visit www.uucr.org.

Business-Oriented Toastmasters will meet 8 to 9:30 p.m. at Potomac Valley Nursing Home, 1235 Potomac Valley Road, Rockville. Call Jay Moore at 301-231-9124 or Susan Sharp at 301-762-3337.

Ongoing

‘‘Fiddler on the Roof” will be performed through Sunday at Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney Sandy-Spring Road. Call 301-924-4300 or visit www.olneytheatre.org for show times and tickets.

‘‘From Garden to Canvas,” paintings by Brookside Gardens volunteers, will be on display 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Feb. 15 at Brookside Gardens, 1500 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Call 301-962-1400 or visit www.brooksidegardens.org.