Wednesday, July 25, 2007

North Potomac

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Meetings Around Town

Montgomery County Young Democrats will hold a forum on mental health issues at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 1 at Montgomery County Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville. E-mail t_henry1@verizon.net.

Thursday, July 26

Family films will be shown at 10:30 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Call 240-777-0690.

Story and craft time will take place at 11:30 a.m. and noon at the National Capital Trolley Museum, 1313 Bonifant Road, Colesville. Call 301-384-6088, or visit www.dctrolley.org.

Potomac Farmers Market will be open from 1-4:30 p.m. behind Potomac Presbyterian Church, 10301 River Road, Potomac. Contact judithlesser@msn.com.

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.

Recycling workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 8011 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. Call 301-652-5160, ext. 8, or e-mail www.creationcare@heartmindsoul.com.

Cancer Prevention and Survival Cooking Class will meet from 7-8:30 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 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda. Free hearing exams, osteoporosis and blood pressure screenings, plus information on issues relevant to seniors. Transportation provided. Call 1-888-832-2525.

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

Cityscape will perform rock, Motown and soul from 6-9 p.m. on the plaza at 3 Bethesda Metro Center. Free. Call 301-652-4988.

Learn about bats and their habits from 7:30-9 p.m. at Locust Grove Nature Center, 7777 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. $2. Registration required. Call 301-299-1990, see www.ParkPASS.org or visit www.locustgrovenature.org.

Contra Dance with the Friday Night Dancers at 8:30 p.m. at the Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $9. Lesson begins at 7:30. Contact info@fridaynightdance.org.

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

Saturday, July 28

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

Car Wash will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at National Center for Children and Families, 6301 Greentree Road, Bethesda. Call 3301-365-4480 ext. 265.

Brookside Gardens will present activities and games from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Red Wiggler Community Farm, 23400 Ridge Road, Germantown. Call 301-962-1400 or visit www.brooksidegardens.org.

Master Gardeners will answer garden questions from10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Dog Wash will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dogtopia, 4920 Wyaconda Road, North Bethesda. Donations will go to K9 Support. Call 240-514-0210 or e-mail alex@dogdaycare.com.

The Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County will hold an adoption open house from 1-4 p.m. at Kentlands PetSmart, 218 Kentlands Blvd., Gaithersburg. Call 301-977-9677.

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

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

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.

Swing Dance with the Tom Cunningham Orchestra from 8 p.m. to midnight in the Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Adults $15, under 13 $8. Contact tom@tomcunningham.com.

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

Sunday, July 29

Master Gardeners will answer garden questions from 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 open 12:30 p.m. Adults $35.50, children under 12 $25.25. Call 240-567-7676 or visit www.montgomerycollege.edu⁄summerdinnertheatre.

Contra and square dance will be held from 7-10:30 p.m. in the Bumper Car Pavilion, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $12 nonmembers, $9 members. Call 202-518-1299 or visit www.fsgw.org.

Blues Dance with live music will take place from 7 p.m. to midnight in the Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $12 or $17 with lesson. Contact dbarker@glenechopark.org.

Monday, July 30

Arthritis Self-Help Program will meet from 10 a.m. to noon at Holy Cross Hospital Senior Source, 8580 Second Ave., Silver Spring. Call 301-754-8800.

Tuesday, July 31

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

Wednesday, Aug. 1

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

Paul Peck Institute for American Culture and Civic Engagement will meet from 2:40-4:30 p.m. to discuss American humor focusing on ‘‘The Celebrated Frog of Calaveras County” by Mark Twain at Student Services Building, Montgomery College, Takoma Park Campus. Registration required. Call 240-567-1385 or e-mail francine.jamin@montgomerycollege.edu.

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

Naturalist Lois Auer will present a show of wild birds at 7 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Registration required. Call 240-777-0690.

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

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

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