Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Olney

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Meetings around town

Community Conversation, sponsored by the Greater Olney Civic Association, will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the community room of the Buffington RE⁄MAX Building, 3300 Olney-Sandy Spring Road. The meeting provides an informal setting to discuss neighborhood issues. The agenda features a discussion of spring clean-ups and community collections.

Greater Olney Civic Association (GOCA) will meet at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday in the community room of the Buffington RE⁄MAX Building, 3300 Olney-Sandy Spring Road. Call 301-774-4979 or visit www.goca.org. The agenda includes a presentation by the Montgomery County Recycling Center and information on the Intercounty Connector, Olney Days and the upcoming Olney Community Meeting.

Thursday, April 3

Ross Boddy Seniors will meet 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ross Boddy Recreation Center, 18529 Brooke Road, Sandy Spring. Call 301-570-1215.

Preschool Storytime will feature stories, songs, fingerplays and a film10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road. Call 240-773-9545.

Charles E. Wood Men’s Bible Study will meet 7-8 p.m. at Winter Growth Adult Day Care Center, 18110 Prince Philip Drive. Call 301-924-0130.

Friday, April 4

English Conversation Club will meet 3 p.m. at Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road. Call 240-773-9545.

Spring Dance will be held 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. at the Sandy Spring Volunteer Fire Dept. Station 4, 17921 Brooke Road, Sandy Spring. Must be 21 or older. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door and include beer, wine, sodas and snacks. Music by DJ White. Call Gwyn Newcomb at 301-570-0797 or e-mail cathy.hobbs@fda.hhs.gov.

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, April 5

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

Discover Bluebirds in Your Backyard 10-11 a.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. For ages 3 and up. Free. Call 301-946-9071 or visit www.brooksidenature.org.

Daffodil Show will be held 2-5 p.m. at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Free. Call 301-962-1400 or visit www.brooksidegardens.org.

Jewish Community Center Symphony Orchestra will perform 8:30 p.m. at the center, 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville. Tickets are $10-$39. Call 301-348-3872.

Sunday, April 6

Daffodil Show will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Free. Call 301-962-1400 or visit www.brooksidegardens.org.

Second Annual Lego Blitz Build will be held 1-3 p.m. at Westfield Montgomery Mall, 1701 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County and Westfield Montgomery Mall will host teams for a day of Lego building and reflection on the work of Habitat. E-mail diane.weslowski@habitat-mc.org or visit www.habitat-mc.org.

Artists reception for Olney Art Association exhibit will be held 2-4 p.m. at the Sandy Spring Museum, 17901 Bentley Road, Sandy Spring. Cost is $5 for nonmembers, $3 for seniors and children. Visit www.sandyspringmuseum.org.

Chalk Out the Smoke party for high school students will be held 6:30 to 10 p.m. at Orange Ball Billiards, 430 Hungerford Drive. Cost is $3, $2 with canned food donation. Students must attend a Montgomery County high school and have school ID. Call Montgomery County Department of Recreation at 240-777-6985.

Monday, April 7

Longwood Seniors for ages 55 and older will meet 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Longwood Recreation Center, 19300 Georgia Ave., Brookeville. Take a bag lunch. Call 240-777-6920.

Income Tax Preparation help will be available for seniors and middle and low income individuals 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road. Sponsored by AARP. Appointment required. Call 240-777-2577.

English Conversation Club will meet 7 p.m. at Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road. Call 240-773-9545.

Spanish Conversation Club will meet 7 p.m. at Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road. No registration necessary. Call 240-773-9545.

Tuesday, April 8

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

Evening Book Discussion Group will discuss ‘‘Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven” by Fannie Flagg 7 p.m. to at Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road. Call 240-773-9545.

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

Wednesday, April 9

Ross Boddy Seniors will meet 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ross Boddy Recreation Center, 18529 Brooke Road, Sandy Spring. Call 301-570-1215.

Active Seniors group will meet 10 a.m. at People’s Community Baptist Church, 31 Norwood Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-384-2601.

Pre-K Spring Ramble will be held 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Cost is $3. Call 301-946-9071 or visit brooksidenature.org.

Computer Internet Class will meet 1 p.m. at Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road. Call 240-773-9545 for an appointment.

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.

Foreign Filmfest will present ‘‘Beyond Silence,” a film from Germany 6:30 p.m. at Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road. Free. Call 240-773-9410.

Thursday April 10

Ross Boddy Seniors will meet 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ross Boddy Recreation Center, 18529 Brooke Road, Sandy Spring. Call 301-570-1215.

Preschool Storytime will be held 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road. Call 240-773-9545.

Irish Dancing will be presented by the Culkin School 7 p.m. at Twinbrook Library, 202 Meadow Hall Drive. Free. Call 240-777-0240.

A Night of Jazz will be presented 7:30 p.m. at Sherwood High School, 300 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Sandy Spring. Call 301-924-3200.

Ongoing

Sandy Spring Museum’s Olney Art Association exhibit will be on display through June 2 at 17901 Bentley Road, Sandy Spring. Cost is $5 for nonmembers, $3 for seniors and children. Call 301-774-0022 or visit www.sandysspringmuseum.org.

Bad Dates will be performed through April 20 at Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road. Call 301-924-3400 or visit www.olneytheatre.org