Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007

Germantown

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Items appropriate forThe Gazette’s Community Calendar can be mailed to Germantown-Boyds-Poolesville Gazette, 1200 Quince Orchard Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878. They can be sent by fax to301-670-7183 or sent by e-mail to tmurphy@gazette.net. Items are due by 10 a.m. the Thursday before publication.

Thursday, August 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. For appointments, call 240-777-8450.

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.

Preschool films will be shown at 2 p.m. at Poolesville Library, 19633 Fisher Ave., Poolesville. 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 knitting and crocheting group meets at 7 p.m. at A Paca Fun Farm in Comus. E-mail Claudia Segal for directions at jazzi301@msn.com.

English Conversation Club meets at 7 p.m. at Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. Call 240-773-9490.

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

Sign and Stride time for moms and babies will be held at 9 a.m. at the Lakelands Pavilion, 1368 Main St., Gaithersburg. E-mail trish.stone@yahoo.com.

Gaithersburg Area Newcomers Club meets at 12:30 p.m. at Vasilis Mediterranean Grill, 353 Main St., Kentlands. Call 301-330-6197.

Steak Dinner sponsored by Fraternal Order of Eagles 3509 will be held 6-9 p.m. at the club, 5966 Shady Grove Road, lower level, Gaithersburg. $13.95 includes salad bar, roll and potato. Call 301-258-9344.

Overeaters Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at Neelsville Presbyterian Church, 20701 Frederick Road, Germantown. Call Tracy at 301-221-2239.

Saturday, Aug. 25

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

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 take place 10 a.m. at Eastern Montgomery County Regional Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring. Registration required. Call 240-777-7754.

Master Gardeners will answer questions 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Inova Blood Donor Services will hold a blood drive 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gaithersburg Square, 582 N. Frederick Ave. Call 1-866-256-6372.

The Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County will hold an adoption open house 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 1-4 p.m. at the league’s shelter, 18959 Bonanza Way, Gaithersburg. Call 301-740-2511.

Sunday, Aug. 26

Learn dragonfly facts and search for them in the park from 10-11 a.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Ages 5-adult. $4. Reservations required. Call 301-946-9071 or visit www.brooksidenature.org.

Ray Owens will perform at 7 p.m. at Whalen Commons, 19701 Fisher Ave., Poolesville. Free. Call 240-777-6820.

Monday, Aug. 27

Baby Signs Storytime will be held at 10 a.m. at Andy’s Parties, 422 Main St., Kentlands. Free. E-mail trish.stone@yahoo.com.

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

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Storytime: ‘‘I Wish I Were a Butterfly” will be held 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville. $5. Call 301-924-4141 or visit www.meadowsidenature.org.

English conversation club meets at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Germantown Toastmasters Club meets noon to 1 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 20021 Aircraft Drive, Germantown. Call 301-972-5124 ore-mail joe@joegentile.net.

Gaithersburg Rotary Club meets at 12:15 p.m. at the Gaithersburg Hilton Hotel, 620 Perry Parkway. Call John Timberlake at 301-926-8134.

Long-term care seminar will be held 1-3 p.m. at the Cooperative Extension Services, Agricultural History Farm Park, 18410 Muncaster Road, Derwood. Call 301-590-9638.

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

Montgomery Village Kiwanis meets 6-7:30 p.m. at Bowl America, 1101 Clopper Road, Gaithersburg. Call Liz at 301-840-0314.

Chinese book discussion group will meet at 7 p.m. to discuss ‘‘August Snow” by Xingjian Gao at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

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

Town Center Talkers Toastmasters Club meets at 7:15 p.m. at OBA Bank community room, 20300 Seneca Meadows Parkway. Germantown. Call Kathleen at 301-540-7670 or e-mail VisitTCT@towncenter.freetoasthost.info.

Adult book discussion group will meet at 7:30 p.m. to discuss ‘‘Digging to America” by Anne Tyler at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

Montgomery Singles, Sports and Social Club meets 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 have 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.

The Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County will hold an adoption open house 6-8 p.m. at the league’s shelter, 18959 Bonanza Way, Gaithersburg. Call 301-740-2511.

A divorce care recovery class will be held 7-9 p.m. at Poolesville Baptist Church, 17550 W. Willard Road, Poolesville. Call 301-972-8151.

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

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

Ongoing

The City of Gaithersburg, Damascus Theatre Company and The Beale Street Puppets present ‘‘A New Pinocchio” and ‘‘The Frog Prince” through Sunday at Gaithersburg Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg. $10 residents, $12 non residents. Call for times 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.

Empty laser and inkjet printer cartridges and used cell phones will be collected at Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg to benefit Autism Awareness Care and Training. Call 301-536-3185