Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Damascus

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Items appropriate forThe Gazette’s Community Calendar can be mailed toThe Damascus⁄Clarksburg Gazette, 1200 Quince Orchard Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878. They can be sent by fax to301-670-7183 or sent by e-mail to ssingerbart@gazette.net. Items are due by 9 a.m. the Thursday before publication.

Thursday, July 26

Representatives from the Office of Human Relations will take complaints of discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Upcounty Regional Services Center, 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown. Walk-ins welcome. Appointments may be made by calling 240-777-8450.

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

National Capital Trolley Museum story and craft time will be held 11:30 a.m. and noon at 1313 Bonifant Road, Layhill. Free. Call 301-384-6088 or visit www.dctrolley.org.

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.

Mel Dyson will lead a discussion of current events at 1 p.m. at Damascus Senior Center, 9701 Main St. Free. Call 240-777-6995.

English Conversation Club will meet to practice English in a small group 7 p. m. at Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave. Call 240-777-0200.

Cancer Prevention and Survival Cooking Class will meet 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, 9901 Medical Center Drive, Rockville. Free. Call 1-800-542-5096 or visit www.CancerProject.org.

Friday, July 27

Senior Celebration Expo will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pooks Hill Road. Free hearing exams, osteoporosis and blood pressure screenings, plus information on issues relevant to seniors. For free transportation, call 1-888-832-2525.

A program about birds for ages 3-6 will be led by naturalist Sandy Staples at 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville. Cost is $5. Call 301-924-4141 or visit www.meadowsidenature.org.

“Thomas the Tank Engine“ movie will be shown 12:10 p.m. at the National Capital Trolley Museum, 1313 Bonifant Road, Layhill. Free. Call 301-384-6088 or visit www.dctrolley.org.

Sing Along with MaryBeth Talamo at 1 p.m. at Damascus Senior Center, 9701 Main St. Call 240-777-6995.

A campfire and firefly program for ages 2 and up will be held 8-9:15 p.m. at Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville. Cost is $4. Call 301-924-4141 or visit www.meadowsidenature.org.

Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre will present “Ragtime“ at 8:15 p.m. at the Rockville campus, 51 Mannakee St. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35.50 for adults, $25.25 for children under 12. Call 240-567-7676 or visit www.montgomerycollege.edu⁄summerdinnertheatre.

Pool party for middle and high school students will be held 8:30 to 11 p.m. at Western County Outdoor Pool, 20151 Fisher Ave., Poolesville. Sponsored by the Montgomery County Recreation Department. School ID required. Cost is $3. Call 240-777-6985.

Saturday, July 28

A walk along the C&O Canal with the 50 Plus Lifelong Fitness Association will start at 7:45 a.m. Meet at the parking lot across from Old Angler’s Inn, 10801 MacArthur Blvd., Bethesda. Free. Call 240-632-8355 or 301-530-5991.

Montgomery County Farm Tour and Harvest Sale will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at farms throughout the county. Call 301-590-2823 or visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov⁄farmtour for details.

A hike along the Underground Railroad Experience Trail with a guide will begin at 10 a.m. at the stone barn at Woodlawn Manor Park, 6501 Norwood Road, Sandy Spring. Free. Call 301-563-3405 or visit www.montgomerytrails.org.

The 132nd Barnesville Picnic will be held noon to 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church and Shrine, 18230 Barnesville Road, Barnesville. Fair features jousting and barbecued chicken dinner. Dinners are $10 for adults, free for children under 10. Call 301-831-6391.

Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County will hold an adoption open house 1-4 p.m. at its No-Kill Shelter, 18959 Bonanza Way, Gaithersburg. Call 301-740-2511.

Harry Potter Party will be held 1:30 to 4 p.m. at Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. For ages 5-18. Call 240-773-9490.

Eastman String Band will perform bluegrass music at 7 p.m. at BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. Free. Call 301-528-2260.

The Olney Big Band will perform at 7 p.m. at City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 South Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. Call 301-258-6350.

Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre will present “Ragtime“ at 8:15 p.m. at the Rockville campus, 51 Mannakee St. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Sunday, July 29

Learn to identify and manage invasive plants 9 a.m. to noon at Wildlife Achievement Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America, 26430 Mullinix Mill Road, Mount Airy. Call 301-604-3736 or e-mail meosotis@verizon.net.

Montgomery County Farm Tour and Harvest Sale will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout the county. Call 301-590-2823 or visit www.montgomery countymd.gov⁄farmtour for specific locations.

Master Gardeners will answer garden questions 1-4 p.m. at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallen Ave., Wheaton. Call 301-962-1400.

Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre will present “Ragtime“ at 2:15 p.m. at the Rockville campus, 51 Mannakee St. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

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, July 30

Australia’s Seona McDowell will perform at 10:30 a.m. at City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 South Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. Call 301-258-6350.

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

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

Tuesday, July 31

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.

Preschool film fest will be held 10:30 a.m. at Damascus Library, 9701 Main St.. Call 240-773-9444.

Laytonsville Historical Center will be open 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Town Hall, 21607 Laytonsville Road. Call Phyllis Sterling at 301-926-2131

Wednesday, August 1

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

Volunteers are needed to knit, crochet or quilt blankets for sick and needy children 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension Office, 18410 Muncaster Road, Derwood. Fabric and yarn will be provided. Call 301-460-5451.

Maryland Science Center will present The Wright Stuff for ages 5 and up at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. at Damascus Library, 9701 Main St. Free. Tickets required. Call 240-773-9444.

Montgomery Singles, Sports and Social Club will meet 5-7 p.m. at The Willow Tree Inn, Montgomery Village Golf Club, 19550 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. Call 301-972-8782.

Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County will hold an adoption open house 6-8 p.m. at its No-Kill Shelter, 18959 Bonanza Way, Gaithersburg. Call 301-740-2511.

American Sign Language Practice Club will meet 7 p.m. at Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave., Rockville. Call 240-777-0001, TTY 240-777-0902.

Movie “Mozart and the Whale“ will be presented by the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center “Science in the Cinema“ at 7 p.m. at 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring. followed by a discussion of Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism. Free. Call 301-495-6720 or visit http:⁄⁄afi.com⁄silver.

Master Gardeners will answer garden questions 7-8:30 p.m. at Germantown Library, 19840 Century Blvd. Call 240-773-9515.

Thursday, August 2

Nature Storytime for ages 3-6 will feature bats 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville. Cost is $5. Call 301-924-4141 or visit www.meadowsidenature.org.

Representatives from the Office of Human Relations will take complaints of discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Upcounty Regional Services Center, 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown. Walk-ins welcome. Appointments may be made by calling 240-777-8450.

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

National Capital Trolley Museum story and craft time will be held 11:30 a.m. and noon at 1313 Bonifant Road, Layhill. Free. Call 301-384-6088 or visit www.dctrolley.org.

Ongoing

Master Gardeners will answer gardening questions 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at Montgomery County Cooperative Extension, 18410 Muncaster Road, Derwood. Call 301-590-9650.

“Brooklyn Boy“ will be performed through July 29 at Olney Theatre Center for the Arts, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road. Call 301-924-3400 for show times and prices.

“Democracy“ will be performed through Aug. 12 at Olney Theatre Center for the Arts, 2100 Olney-Sandy Spring Road. Call for show times and prices. 301-924-3400.