Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007

Takoma Park

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Send announcements forthe Community Calendar to:The Gazette, 13501 Virginia Manor Road, Laurel, MD 20707;fax to 240-473-7501; ore-mail to jbrocker@gazette.net.Items must be received the Wednesday prior to publication.

Thursday, Aug. 23

Learn about whooping cranes 10:30 a.m. at Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-681-1255.

Learn ways to prevent falls 10:30 a.m. at Long Branch Senior Center, 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-431-5708.

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

Thursday afternoon at the movies will show “Zathura“ 3:30 p.m. at Silver Spring Library, 8901 Colesville Road. Call 240-773-9420.

Bingo will be held 7 p.m. at St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 11602 Kemp Mill Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-512-2075.

Friday, Aug. 24

Crafts Club will meet 10:30 a.m. at Long Branch Senior Center, 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-431-5708.

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

Friday Flicks will feature “Happy Feet“ 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Hospital Senior Source, 8580 Second Ave., Silver Spring. Call 301-754-8510.

“The Magic of Nightbird“ musical show will be presented 1 p.m. at Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-681-1255.

AARP Widowed Persons Service support group for people widowed fewer than two years will meet 1 p.m. at Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-949-7398 to register.

Dance Club Friday will meet 1:15-3:15 p.m. at Holiday Park Senior Center, 3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton. Cost $5. Call 240-777-4999.

Bingo will be held 7 p.m. at St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 11602 Kemp Mill Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-512-2075.

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

Saturday, Aug. 25

Youth chess championship for grades kindergarten through 12th will begin 9:30 a.m. at Fairland Library, 14910 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville. Call Vaughn Bennet at 202-351-2627.

Master gardeners will answer questions 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Call 301-962-1400.

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.

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

Silver Spring Hepatitis Support Group will meet 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Capital Gastroenterology Consultants, 10801 Lockwood Drive, Suite 200, Silver Spring. Call 301-989-9097 or E-mail weldermom@yahoo.com.

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

Learn about dragonflies for ages 5 to adult 1 p.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Cost $4. To register, call 301-946-9071 or visit www.brooksidenature.org.

Eating Addictions Anonymous will meet 7 p.m. in second-floor dining rooms 1 and 2 at Holy Cross Hospital, 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Call 202-882-6528.

Bingo will be held 7 p.m. at CHI Centers, 10501 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring. Call 301-445-3350.

Sunday, Aug. 26

Common Clay will perform 6 p.m. at The Peach Orchard Christian Retreat Center, 15712 Peach Orchard Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-384-3305 or visit www.peachorchardretreat.org.

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

Monday, Aug. 27

Monday Movies will show “City Slickers“ 1 p.m. at Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-681-1255.

World War II history with Gerald Schneider will focus on The Home Front: “On the Shady Side of the Street“ 1:15 p.m. at Holiday Park Senior Center, 3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton. Free. Call 240-777-4999.

Bedtime storytelling will be held 7 p.m. at Takoma Park Maryland Library, 101 Philadelphia Ave. Call 301-891-7259 to register.

Spanish conversation club will meet 7 p.m. at Wheaton Library, 11701 Georgia Ave., Wheaton. Call 240-777-0678.

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

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Morning book discussion group will meet 10:30 a.m. to discuss “Metamorphosis“ by Franz Kafka at White Oak Library, 11701 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring. Call 240-773-9555.

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.

Fairland chess players will meet 6:30-8 p.m. at Fairland Library, 14910 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville. Call 240-773-9460.

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

Al-Anon meets 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Church of Christ, 100 East Franklin Ave., Silver Spring. Call 202-882-1334.

Fairland Library Literary Salon will meet 7 p.m. to discuss works in progress at the library, 14910 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville. Call 240-773-9460.

Grief Care support group will meet 7-9 p.m. at Washington Adventist Hospital, 7600 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park. Call 301-891-5265 to register.

Bingo will be held 7:15 p.m. at CHI Centers, 10501 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring. Call 301-445-3350.

Emotions Anonymous will meet 8 p.m. in the private dining room at Holy Cross Hospital, 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-593-0390.

A full moon hike for adults will be held 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

Active Seniors group meets 10 a.m. at People’s Community Baptist Church, 31 Norwood Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-384-2601.

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

Homeowners Property Tax Credit Program will be discussed with a representative of the Department of Assessments and Taxation 10:30 a.m. at Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-681-1255.

Latin-American cooking class will feature frijoles negros (black beans) 11 a.m. at Long Branch Senior Center, 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-431-5708.

World War II history will focus on The Home Front: “Right in the Fuehrer’s Face“ 1:15 p.m. at Holiday Park Center, 3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton. Free. Call 240-4999.

English conversation club for new English speakers will meet 7 p.m. at Silver Spring Library, 8901 Colesville Road. Call 240-773-9420.