Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007

Wheaton

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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.

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.

Blood pressure screening will take place noon-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 2-3:30 p.m. at Holiday Park Senior Center, 3950 Ferrara Drive, Silver Spring. Call 240-777-4999.

Thursday afternoon at the movies will show ‘‘Zathora” 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.

English Conversation Club meets 7 p.m. at Wheaton Library, 11701 Georgia Ave., Wheaton. Call 240-777-0678.

Friday, Aug. 24

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

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

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

Common Clay will perform6 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

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.

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

Stoneybrook Civic Association will meet 7 p.m. at Viers Mill Baptist Church, 12221 Veirs Mill Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-942-3210.

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

Listen to Puccini’s one-act operas 1:15 p.m. at Holiday Park Senior Center, 3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton. Call 240-777-4999.

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.

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.

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

Recovery, Inc. mental health support group will meet 7:30 p.m. at Glenmont United Methodist Church, 12901 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Call 301-231-7687 or visit www.recovery-inc.org.

Emotions Anonymous will meet8 p.m. in the private dining roomat Holy Cross Hospital, 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Call301-593-0390.

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

‘‘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.

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.

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

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

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

AARP Widowed Persons Service support group for people widowed fewer than two years will meet 7:30 p.m. at Bauer Drive Community Center, 14625 Bauer Drive, Rockville. Call 301-949-7398 to register.

Training for literacy tutors 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@literacy@councilmcmd.org.