Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007

Kensington

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Thursday, Aug. 23

Puppet Show, ‘‘Wake Up, It’s Nighttime,” will be performed 11-11:30 a.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. All ages. $2. Reservations required. Call 301-946-9071 or visit www.brooksidenature.org.

Blood Pressure Screening will take place noon to 2 p.m. at Holy Cross Hospital Senior Source, 8580 Second Ave., Silver Spring. Call 301-754-8510.

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.

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 ww.CancerProject.org.

Friday, Aug. 24

Family caregiver support group for spouses will meet at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Cross Hospital, 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-754-7152.

Pond study will take place 11 a.m. to noon at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. For ages 3-15. $4. Reservations required. Call 301-946-9071 or visit www.brooksidenature.org.

Full Circle Interactive dance band will perform from 6-9 p.m. on the plaza at 3 Bethesda Metro Center. Free. Call 301-652-4988.

Community Movie Night will be held with dinner at 6 p.m. and movies at 7 p.m. at North Bethesda United Methodist Church, 10100 Old Georgetown Road. Movies rated PG or lower. Free. Call 301-530-4342.

‘‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [Abridged]” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at the Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. $10. Proceeds benefit the National Center for Children and Families. Call 301-896-0712.

Contra Dance will take place 8:30-11:30 p.m. at the Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $9. Lesson begins at 7:30. Contact info@fridaynightdance.org.

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.

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

Dragonfly Walk will take place 10-11:30 a.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. For adults. $6. Call 301-946-9071 or visit www.brooksidenature.org.

Recovery, Inc. mental health support group will meet at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville. Call 301-949-1327 or visit www.recovery-inc.org.

Montgomery County Humane Society Mobile Adoption Unit will be open from noon to 3 p.m. at MacArthur Pet Shop, 4611 Sangamore Road, Bethesda. Call 240-453-9403 or visit www.mchumane.org.

Enchanted Forest Glen walking tour begins at 1 p.m. off Linden Lane in Silver Spring. Follow signs from the Army warehouse. $5. For detailed directions call 301-654-3924 or visit www.saveourseminary.org.

Learn about dragonflies from 1-2 p.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Ages 5-adult. $4. Call 301-946-9071 or visit www.brooksidenature.org.

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

Lest We Forget: Three Perspectives on Hurricane Katrina art show will be open from 7-11 p.m. at Discovery Too, 7247 Woodmont Ave. E-mail cschwengel@yahoo.com.

Swing Dance with music by The Tom Cunningham Orchestra will take place from 8 p.m. to midnight in the Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $15. Contact www.tomcunningham.com.

Sunday, Aug. 26

Farmers market will be held 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Reedie Drive between Veirs Mill Road and Georgia Avenue, Wheaton.

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.

Block party to honor the International School of Music’s fourth anniversary will be held from 1-4 p.m. in the school parking lot, 5110 Ridgefield Road, Bethesda. Call 301-657-0763 or visit www.ismw.org.

Al-Anon will meet at 2 p.m. at Montgomery Hills Baptist Church, 9727 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Call 202-882-1334.

Bingo will be held at 6:45 p.m. at Wheaton American Legion Post 268, 11225 Fern St. Call 301-946-3268.

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.

Monday, Aug. 27

Family caregiver support group for adult children of aging parents will meet at 6 p.m. at Holy Cross Hospital, 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-754-7152 to register.

Summer Family Concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at Kensington Park Library, 4201 Knowles Ave., Kensington. For ages 5 and up. Call 240-773-9515.

Tuesday, Aug. 28

‘‘Teddy Bear’s Picnic” will be presented at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. at The Puppet Co., Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. For ages 0-4. $5 Call 301-320-6668.

Bloodmobile, sponsored by the Samuel Gompers-Benjamin Franklin Masonic Lodge, will be held 3-7:30 p.m. at Temple Emanuel, 10101 Connecticut Ave., Kensington. Call 301-593-3191.

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.

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

Take a full moon hike 8-9 p.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Adults. Reservations required. Call 301-946-9071 or visit www.brooksidenature.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

Creepy Crawley Hunt will take place 10-11 a.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Ages 3-5. $4. Reservations required. Call 301-946-9071 or visit www.brooksidenature.org.

Kensington Park MOMS Club will meet at 10:15 a.m. at Kensington Park Library, 4201 Knowles Ave., Kensington. Visit www.kensingtonparkmoms.com.

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

Square dancing for singles or couples will be held at 7 p.m. at North Chevy Chase Christian Church, 8814 Kensington Parkway, Chevy Chase. Cost $5. Call 301-718-4217 or 301-933-4165.

L’Tanya Mari’s Quintet will perform 7 p.m. at Wheaton Regional Park, 2000 Shorefield Road, Wheaton. Free. Call 240-777-6820.

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

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@literacycoouncilmcmd.org.

Thursday, Aug. 30

Bethesda MOMS Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. at Bethesda United Methodist Church, 8300 Old Georgetown Road. For information contact Carrie at bethesdamoms@yahoo.com.

Musical story time will be presented at 10:30 a.m. at Kensington Park Library, 4201 Knowles Ave., Kensington. For ages up to two. Call 240-773-9515.

Blood Pressure Screening will take place noon to 2 p.m. at Holy Cross Hospital Senior Source, 8580 Second Ave., Silver Spring. Call 301-754-8510.