Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Montomery Village

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Meetings Around Town

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

Thursday, July 26

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

Learn how to make summer salads 12:30-2 p.m. at the Germantown Senior Program at the Germantown Community Center, 18905 Kingsview Road, Germantown. Call 301-601-1685.

Leads Club meets noon to 1 p.m. to network with business professionals at OBA Bank community room, 20300 Seneca Meadows Parkway, Germantown. Contact Kathleen Soto Mayer at 301-916-0742, ext. 277.

Maryland Science Center will present a program of Brain Benders at 2 p.m. at Poolesville Library, 19633 Fisher Ave., Poolesville. For elementary age children. Call 240-773-9550.

Teen Knitting Club for ages 10 and older meets at 4:30 p.m. at the Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. Bring needles, yarn and creative ideas. Call 240-773-9490.

In Stitches group for knitting and crocheting will meet at 7 p.m. at Poolesville Library, 19633 Fisher Ave., Poolesville. E-mail jazzi301@msn.com.

Friday, July 27

Learn about birds with naturalist Sandy Staples 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville. For ages 3-6. $5. Call 301-924-4141 or visit www.meadowsidenature.org.

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

‘‘Dive-In Movies” are 7-10 p.m. at the Germantown Indoor Pool, 18000 Central Park Circle, Boyds. Bring floats or rafts. Adults $3, children $2. Call 240-777-6820.

Enjoy a campfire and learn about fireflies 8-9:15 p.m. at Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville. For ages 2 and up. $4. Call 301-924-4141 or visit www.meadowsidenature.org.

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

Saturday, July 28

Fifty Plus Lifelong Fitness Association will walk along the C&O Canal 7:45 a.m., meeting 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 take place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout the county. Call 301-590-2823 or visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov⁄farmtour for specific locations.

Brookside Gardens will present activities and games 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.

Barbecued chicken dinner and fair will be held noon to 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church, 18230 Barnesville Road, Barnesville. Dinners are $10 for adults, children under 10 free. Call 301-831-6391.

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

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

Teen book club will meet to discuss ‘‘Airborn” by Kenneth Oppel 2-3 p.m. at Germantown Library, 19840 Century Blvd., Germantown. Call 240-777-0110.

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 S. 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 open 6:30 p.m. Adults $35.50, children under 12 $25.25. Call 240-567-7676 or visit www.montgomerycollege.edu⁄summerdinnertheatre.

‘‘Charlotte’s Web” will be shown at 8:30 p.m. at Whalen Commons Pavilion, 19701 Fisher Ave., Poolesville. Free. Call 301-428-8927.

Sunday, July 29

Learn how 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, Damascus. Call 301-604-3736 or e-mail meosotis@verizon.net.

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

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.

Poolesville Memorial United Methodist Church will hold an ecumenical cookout and worship service from 4-8 p.m. at L.M. Stevens Park, 1 Seneca Chase Park Road, Poolesville. Call 301-349-2010 or e-mail Robert.E.Synder@verizon.net.

The Hometown String Band will perform at 7 p.m. at Whalen Park Pavilion, 19701 Fisher Ave., Poolesville. Free. Call 240-777-6820 or visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov⁄rec.

Monday, July 30

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

Knitting circle 12:30-2 p.m. at the Germantown Senior Program at the Germantown Community Center, 18905 Kingsview Road, Germantown. Call 301-601-1685.

Ballroom dancing takes place at 2 p.m. at the Germantown Community Center, 18905 Kingsview Road, Germantown. Free. Call 301-601-1680.

Adult Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss ‘‘No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency” by Alexander McCall Smith at 7:30 p.m. at Poolesville Library, 19633 Fisher Ave., Poolesville. Call 240-773-9550.

Tuesday, July 31

Summer reading sign-ups end at 2 p.m. at Poolesville Library, 19633 Fisher Ave., Poolesville. Call 240-773-9550.

Wednesday, August 1

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 provided. Call 301-460-5451.

MOMS Club of Neelsville will meet 10 a.m. at OBA Bank, 20300 Seneca Meadows Parkway, Germantown. Call 301-528-0370.

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 or visit www.afi.com.

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.