Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Damascus

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Thursday, April 3

Relay for Life Fundraiser will be held all day at Hard Times Cafe, 13032 Middlebrook Road, Germantown. Mention Relay for Life and 20 percent of check will be donated to the American Cancer Society through Congregation Or Chadash’s Damascus Relay for Life team. Eat in or carry out. Call 240-686-0150.

Play Time at the Plex will be held 10 a.m. to noon at Discovery Sports Center, 18031 Central Park Circle, Boyds. Open gym time for children, adult supervision required. Cost is $2. Visit discoverysportscenter.org.

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

Time for Twos Storytime will feature ‘‘Knuffle Bunny” and other stories, songs, rhymes and activities about Bears 10:30 a.m. at Damascus Library, 9701 Main St. Call 240-773-9444.

Tea Dance will be held 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Damascus Senior Center, 9701 Main St. Music provided or take your own. Refreshments served. Fee is $1 for DSCSI sponsors, $2 for others. Call 240-777-6995.

Jane Austen Book Festival will be held 2-3 p.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. ‘‘Emma” will be discussed and English tea will be served. No registration required. Call 240-777-0200.

English Conversation Club will meet 7 p. m. at Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave. Call 240-777-0200.

African American Book Group will discuss ‘‘What I Know for Sure” by Tavis Smiley 7 p.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Bingo will be held 7 p.m. at Damascus American Legion Post 171, 10201 Lewis Drive. Call 301-253-0769.

Holistic Nutrition and Your Health will be presented 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Damascus Community Recreation Center, 25520 Oak Drive Free. Donations will benefit Damascus Relay for Life. Call 301-704-7812 or e-mail kym@kymmartin.com.

Friday, April 4

English Conversation Club will meet 10 a.m. Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Small One-Ders Storytime will feature Outside, Over There! 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. at Damascus Library, 9701 Main St. Rhymes, songs, fingerplays, stories and parenting tips for children newborn to 24 months accompanied by an adult. Call 240-773-9444.

Citizenship Preparation Class for people over 55 will be held 1-3 p.m. at Germantown Community Center, 18095 Kingsview Road. Free. Call 410-580-2756.

Senior Citizen Birthday Party celebrating all April birthdays will be held 1 p.m. at Damascus Senior Center, 9701 Main St. Call 240-777-6995.

Damascus Family and Community Garden Club will meet 7:30 p.m. Deborah Turton will discuss pruning. Call Lori Connor at 301-801-9600 or e-mail Lori@LoriConnor.com to attend.

Saturday, April 5

Germantown Community Flea Market will be held 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the MARC train parking lot, 19311 Mateny Hill Road, at the corner of Route 118 and Bowman Mill Drive. Cost of a table is $15. Call Germantown Historical Society at 301-972-2707.

Upper Patuxent Watershed Cleanup will be held 9 a.m. to noon at the Izaak Walton League Wildlife Achievement Chapter, 26430 Mullinix Mill Road, Mount Airy. Call 301-604-3736 or e-mailmeosotis58@verizon.net.

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

Book Discussion on deaf characters in literature will be held in honor of Deaf History Month 10 a.m. to noon at Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. To request program accommodations call 240-777-0001 or TTY 240-777-0902 or e-mail drcinfo@montgomerycountymd.gov⁄library.

Saturday Morning Storytime will be held at 10 and 10:30 a.m. at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Free. Call 301-962-1400 or visit www.brooksidegardens.org.

Montgomery County Humane Society Mobile Adoption Unit Adoption Day will be held noon to 4 p.m. at Toll Brothers, 12743 York Mill Lane, Clarksburg. Call 240-453-9403 or visit www.mchumane.org.

Tax assistance for individuals whose income is $22,000 or less and families whose incomes total $35,000 or less will be available 1 p.m. at Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. First come, first served basis. Call 240-773-9490.

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.

Fine Wine Tasting for Passover will be held 7:30 to 10 p.m. at Congregation Or Chadash, 24800 Kings Valley Road, Damascus. Cost is $35-$55 at the door. Babysitting and snack tasting will be available for children ages 4-9 at $5 per child. Call 301-482-1025 or e-mail admin@orchadashmd.org.

Sunday, April 6

Community Yard Sale will be held by Damascus Relay for Life Hogan’s Heroes Team 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 21026 Blunt Road, Germantown. Call 301-253-6404 or e-mail shondi2804@verizon.net.

Sunday Storytime will be held 12:30 p.m. at Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave. For children up to age 7 and their families. Call 240-773-9490.

Bingo will be played at 4 p.m. at Hyattstown Volunteer Fire Department, 25801 Frederick Road. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. Call 301- 663- 4988.

Monday, April 7

Time for Twos Storytime will feature stories, flannelboards, fingerplays and songs about ducks 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. No registration required. Call 240-777-0200.

Mother Goose Time for children age 0-24 months with an adult will be held 11 to11:25 a.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Bingo game and raffle will be held to benefit the American Cancer Society 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Damascus Recreation Center, 25520 Oak Drive. Sponsored by all children’s, Knights of Life, Damascus Relay for Life team. Cost is $2 per card. Call Cathy Dortinsky at 301-528-7579 or e-mail cathy@damascusrelay.org.

Ballroom dancing will be held 2 p.m. at Germantown Community Center, 18905 Kingsview Road. Free. Call 301-601-1680.

Reading Friends from the City of Gaithersburg’s Youth Center will read individually with children 4 p.m. at Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave. Call 240-773-9490.

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

Tuesday, April 8

Damascus Y-Women will meet 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 8850 Damascus Road. Babysitting available. Call Kathleen Dehn at 301-253-2968.

English Conversation Club will meet 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Alphabet Adventures Preschool Storytime will feature ‘‘How do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?” and other stories, songs, rhymes and activities about dinosaurs 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. at Damascus Library, 9701 Main St. Call 240-773-9444.

Grandparents Group will meet 11 a.m. at Damascus Senior Center, 9701 Main St. Call 240-777-6995.

The movie ‘‘Glory Road” will be shown 1 p.m. at Damascus Senior Center, 9701 Main St. Call 240-777-6995.

Pro Bono Program Legal Advice Clinic will be held 6 p.m. at the Upcounty Regional Services Center, 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown. Call 424-7651 or visit www.montbar.org.

Middle and high school students are invited to play the gaming craze ‘‘Rock Band!” 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Germantown Library, 19840 Century Blvd. No registration necessary. Call 240-777-0110.

Spanish Conversation Club will meet to practice Spanish 7 p.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Wednesday, April 9

Clarksburg Seniors will meet 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Clarksburg Recreation Center, 22501 Wims Road. Call 301-601-1668.

Dr. Allan Rock will lead a discussion of spiritual perspectives on aging 1 p.m. at Damascus Senior Center, 9701 Main St. Call 240-777-6995.

Internet Basics in Spanish will meet 1 p.m. at Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. Call 240-773-9490.

Alphabet Adventures Preschool Storytime will feature ‘‘How do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?” and other stories, songs, rhymes, and activities about dinosaurs 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. at Damascus Library, 9701 Main St. Call 240-773-9444

Counties Four VFW Post 10076 will serve a baked fish dinner 5-7 p.m. at the post home, 111 S. Main St., Mount Airy. Cost is $7.50. Call 301-829-1682.

Montgomery Singles, Social and Sports Club will meet 5-7 p.m. at The Willow Tree Inn, lower level, Montgomery Village Golf Club, 19550 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. Call 301-330-5566 or 301-817-1513.

Cats and kittens will be 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.

Bingo will be played 7 p.m. at Damascus Volunteer Fire Department Activity Center, 10211 Lewis Drive. Call 301-253-3913.

Mystery Book Club will meet 7 p.m. to discuss ‘‘No Graves as Yet and a Sudden, Fearful Death” by Anne Perry at Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave. Call 240-773-9490.

Opera Club of Gaithersburg Library will meet 7 p.m. at the library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave. Call 240-773-9490.