Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Rockville

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Items appropriate for theCommunity Calendar can be sent to The Rockville⁄Aspen Hill Gazette, 1200 Quince Orchard Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878,or faxed to 301-670-7182 or301-670-7183 by Wednesdayat 5 p.m. for the following Wednesday’s paper. Please include a telephone numberfor clarification.

Meetings around town

Rockville Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. today at Rockville City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave.

Rockville City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Rockville City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave. The agenda includes a discussion of Rockville Economic Development Inc.’s goals for fiscal 2008 and Citizen’s Forum.

Thursday, July 26

Conversation Club will meet to improve English language skills 10 a.m. at Twinbrook Library, 202 Meadow Hall Drive, Rockville. Call 240-777-0240.

Book Club will meet 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. Call 240-314-8800.

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

Rockville Rotary Club will meet 12:15 p.m. at Greystone Grill, 33 Maryland Ave. Rockville. Visit RockvilleRotary.org.

Bauer Drive Games Club will meet 6-9 p.m. at Bauer Drive Community Center, 14625 Bauer Drive, Aspen Hill. Call Todd Heidenreich at 301-922-7996.

Concerts in the Square will feature the Rick Whitehead Trio 6-8 p.m. at Rockville Town Square, next to the library at 21 Maryland Ave. Call 240-314-8600 or visit www.rockvillemd.gov.

Spanish Conversation Club will meet to practice speaking Spanish 6:30 p.m. at Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. Call 240-777-0001.

‘‘Slaughterhouse Five” by Kurt Vonnegut will be discussed at the Rockville Book Discussion Group at 7 p.m. at Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. Call 240-777-0140.

Local teen bands will perform at 7 p.m. at Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road. Call 240-773-9410.

Friday, July 27

Senior Celebration Expo will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pooks Hill Road. Free screenings and 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 to 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.

English Conversation Club will meet at 10 a.m. at Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. Call 2410-777-0140.

MOMS Club of Rockville-South will meet at 10 a.m. at Twinbrook Recreation Center, 12920 Twinbrook Parkway. Call 301-231-6098 or visit www.momsrockvillesouth.org.

‘‘The Lake House” by James Patterson will be discussed by the Low-Vision Book Discussion Group at 11 a.m. at Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. Call 240-777-0140.

‘‘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.

Bingo will be played 7:30 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 6701 Muncaster Mill Road, Derwood. Call 301-840-1407.

Rockville Chess and Go Group will meet 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Pump House Community Center, 401 South Horner Lane, Rockville. Free. Call John Goon at 301-613-8297.

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

Saturday, July 28

Growers’ Only Farmers’ Market will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the corner of Jefferson and Monroe streets, Rockville. Call 240-314-8600 or visit www.rockvillemd.gov.

Master Gardeners will answer gardening questions at 10 a.m. at Twinbrook Library, 202 Meadow Hall Drive, Rockville. Call 240-777-0240.

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 details.

Montgomery County Humane Society Mobile Adoption Unit will visit noon to 3 p.m. at Rockville Petco, 1507 Rockville Pike. Call 240-773-5967 or visit www.mchumane.org.

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.

Sign Language Adventures for ages 9-12 will be held at 2 p.m. at Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave., Rockville. Call 240-777-0140.

Sunday, July 29

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 details.

Montgomery County Humane Society Mobile Adoption Unit visit noon to 3 p.m. at Pro Feed of Rockville, 5542 Randolph Road. Call 240-773-5967 or visit www.mchumane.org.

Vagabond Toastmasters will meet 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Montgomery College, Campus center, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. Visit vagabond.freetoasthost.com.

Ballroom, Latin and swing dance lessons will be given at 7:30 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 917 Montrose Road, Rockville. Cost is $12. Call 301-649-5779 or 301-520-7459.

Monday, July 30

Spanish Conversation Club to practice Spanish with native speakers will meet 10 a.m. at Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road. Call 240-773-9410.

‘‘A Mongolian Tale” will be featured at the Summer Film Festival for teens and adults at 6:30 p.m. at Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road. Free. Call 240-773-9410.

Bingo will be played 7 p.m. at St. Catherine Laboure Claridge Room, 11811 Claridge Road, Wheaton. Cost is $5. Call 301-946-3636.

Tuesday, July 31

English Conversation Club will meet 10-11 a.m. at Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. Call 240-777-0140.

Preschool films will be shown 10:30 a.m. at Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road. Call 240-773-9410.

Rockville’s Notable Women from the Civil War to modern times will be discussed 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. Cost is $2. Call 240-314-8800.

Magician Mike Rose will perform for ages 6 and up at 2 p.m. at Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. Call 240-777-0140.

Bingo will be played at 7 p.m. at Elks Lodge 15, 5 Taft Court, Rockville. Call 301-424-2202.

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

Nada Brahama will perform world music at 7:30 p.m. at Montrose Park, 451 Congressional Lane, Rockville, Call 240-314-8682.

Wednesday, Aug. 1

English Conversation Club will meet 10 a.m. to noon at Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road. Call 240-773-9410.

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. Call 301-460-5451.

Growers Only Farmers’ Market will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. East Montgomery Avenue between Maryland Avenue and Monroe Street. Call 240-314-8600 or visit www.rockvillemd.gov.

Bloody Orators Toastmasters Club will meet 5:30 p.m. at Holland Lab, American Red Cross, 15601 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville. Call Diane Nelson at 301-738-0790 or e-mail BloodyOrators@gmail.com.

Maryland Science Center will present Science to Amaze at 7 p.m. at Twinbrook Library, 202 Meadow Hall Drive, Rockville. Call 240-777-0240.

Bingo will be played at 7 p.m. at Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive, Rockville. Doors will open at 4 p.m. Call 301-309-3025.

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

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

Business-Oriented Toastmasters will meet 8 to 9:30 p.m. at Potomac Valley Nursing Home, 1235 Potomac Valley Road, Rockville. Call Jay Moore at 301-231-9124 or Susan Sharp at 301-762-3337.