Wednesday, Aug. 22, 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, Aug. 23

Representative 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 at 10 a.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

“Wake Up, It’s Nighttime“ puppet show will be performed for children of all ages 11-11:30 a.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Cost is $2. Reservations required. Call 301-946-9071 or visitwww.brooksidenature.org.

Tea Dance will be held 1-3:30 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.

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 be held 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, Aug. 24

Pond study will be held for ages 3-15 from 11 a.m. to noon at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Cost is $4. Reservations required. Call 301-946-9071 or visitwww.brooksidenature.org.

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

Saturday, Aug. 25

Rummage sale to benefit Small Angels Rescue and Voices of Animals will be held 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 22812 Clarkbrooke Drive, Clarksburg. Visit smallangelsrescue.org⁄yardsale.

Solar Car Derby sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection will be held 10 a.m. at Eastern Montgomery County Regional Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Burtonsville. Free. Registration required. Call 240-777-7754.

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

Dragonfly walk will be held for adults 10-11:30 a.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Cost is $6. Call 301-946-9071 or visitwww.brooksidenature.org.

Inova Blood Donor Services blood drive will be held 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gaithersburg Square, 582 North Frederick Ave. Call 1-866-BLOODSAVES.

Shining Stars School of Performing Arts will hold an open house noon to 4 p.m. at 9870 Main St., Damascus. Call 301-637-STAR or visit www.shiningstarsschool.com.

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.

Dragonflies lesson for ages 5 to adult will be held 1-2 p.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Cost is $4. Call 301-946-9071 or visitwww.brooksidenature.org.

Sunday, Aug. 26

Learn about dragonflies and search for them in the park for ages 5 to adult 10-11 a.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Cost is $4. Reservations required. Call 301-946-9071 or visit www.brooksidenature.org.

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

Bingo will be played 4 p.m. at Hyattstown Volunteer Fire Department, 25801 Frederick Road. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. Call 301- 663- 4988.

Monday, Aug. 27

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 7 p.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Tuesday, Aug. 28

“I Wish I Were a Butterfly“ storytime will be held 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 visitwww.meadowsidenature.org.

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.

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.

Long Term Care Seminar will be held 1-3 p.m. at the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension Service, Agricultural History Farm Park, 18410 Muncaster Road, Derwood. Call 301-590-9638.

Poetry Reading will be held at 1 p.m. at Damascus Senior Center, 9701 Main St. Registration required. Call 240-777-6995.

Funding Seminar for nonprofit organizations serving immigrants and refugees will be held 6-8 p.m. at Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. Call 202-331-1400 or visit www.foundationcenter.org.

A full moon hike for adults will be held 8-9 p.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Reservations required. Call 301-946-9071 or visit www.brooksidenature.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

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

Creepy Crawley Hunt for ages 3-5 will be held 10-11 a.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Cost is $4. Reservations required. Call 301-946-9071 or visit www.brooksidenature.org.

Senior Health and Social Services information and assistance will be available 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Damascus Senior Center, 9701 Main St. Call 240-777-6995 for appointment.

Dr. Allan Rock will lead a discussion of spiritual perspectives on aging at 1 p.m. at Damascus Senior Center, 9701 Main St. Call 240-777-6995.

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.

Upper County Steppers Inc. will hold team tryouts 6-7:30 p.m. at the Upper County Community Center, 8201 Emory Grove Road, Gaithersburg. Call 301-528-9697 or e-mail ucs20874@yahoo.com.

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.

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

Literacy tutor training will be held 7:30-9 p.m. at Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. Registration required. Call 301-610-0030 or e-mail info@literacycouncilmcmd.org.

Night fishing until midnight at Black Hill Regional Park, 20930 Lake Ridge Drive, Boyds. Call 301-972-9396.

Thursday, Aug. 30

Representative 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.

Tea Dance will be held 1-3:30 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.

Shining Stars School of Performing Arts will hold an open house 5-8 p.m. at the school, 9870 Main St., Damascus. Call 301-637-STAR or visitwww.shiningstarsschool.com.

Upper County Steppers Inc. will hold team tryouts 6-7:30 p.m. at the Upper County Community Center, 8201 Emory Grove Road, Gaithersburg. Call 301-528-9697 or e-mail ucs20874@yahoo.com.

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.

Ongoing:

“A New Pinocchio“ and ‘‘The Frog Prince“ will be presented by the Damascus Theatre Company, the City of Gaithersburg and The Beale Street Puppets through Aug. 26 at Gaithersburg Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg. Cost is $12. Call 301-258-6394 or visit www.gaithersburgmd.gov.

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.