Wednesday, Aug. 29, 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. 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 at 10 a.m. Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Tea Dance will be held 1 to 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. Call 301-637-STAR or visit www.shiningstarsschool.com.

Upper County Steppers Inc. will offer team tryouts 6 to 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 at 7 p. m. at Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave. Call 240-777-0200.

Bingo will be held at 7 p.m. at Damascus American Legion Post 171, 10201 Lewis Drive. Call 301-253-0769.

Friday, Aug. 31

English Conversation Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. at Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave. Call 240-773-9490.

Luau will be held at noon at Damascus Senior Center, 9701 Main St. Sign up on the regular lunch list. Call 240-777-6995.

Steve Flynn will sing Sinatra-style tunes at 1 p.m. at Damascus Senior Center, 9701 Main St. Call 240-777-6995.

Saturday, Sept. 1

Flea Market sponsored by the Germantown Historical Society will be held 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the MARC Train parking lot, Route 118 and Bowman Mill Drive, Germantown. Call 301-972-1011.

English Conversation Club will meet at 9 a.m. at Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Monarch Fiesta Day will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Black Hill Visitor Center, Black Hill Regional Park, 20926 Lake Ridge Drive, Boyds. Most activities free. Call 301-916-0220 or visit www.BlackHillNature.org.

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

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

“Learn the Buzz“ about Bees from 11a.m. to noon at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. For ages 3 and up. $4. Reservations required. Call 301-946-9071 or visit www.brooksidenature.org.

“Trolleymen at Work,“ an exhibit showing the work involved in operating a street car system, will be open noon to 5 p.m. at the National Capital Trolley Museum, 1313 Bonifant Road, Layhill. Free. Trolley rides are $3 for children and seniors, $4 for adults. Call 301-384-6352 or visit www.dctrolley.org.

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

Roast marshmallows and watch a movie under the stars from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. For all ages. Free. Call 301-946-9071 or visit www.brooksidenature.org.

Sunday, Sept. 2

“Trolleymen at Work“ will be open noon to 5 p.m. at the National Capital Trolley Museum, 1313 Bonifant Road, Layhill. Free. Trolley rides are $3 for children and seniors, $4 for adults. Call 301-384-6352 or visit www.dctrolley.org.

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, Sept. 3

Orchid Exhibit sponsored by the Brookside Gardens Orchid Club will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Brookside Gardens Visitors Center Atrium, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Call 301-926-1400 or visit www.brooksidegardens.org.

“Trolleymen at Work“ will be open noon to 5 p.m. at the National Capital Trolley Museum, 1313 Bonifant Road, Layhill. Free. Trolley rides are $3 for children and seniors, $4 for adults. Call 301-384-6352 or visit www.dctrolley.org.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

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.

“Lady Bug, Lady Bug“ craft and story time for 3- to 6-year-olds will meet 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville. Cost is $5. Call 301-924-4141 or visit www.meadowsidenature.org.

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.

Butterfly craft and story time for 3- to 6-year-olds will meet 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville. Cost is $5. Call 301-924-4141 or visit www.meadowsidenature.org.

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

Spanish Conversation Club will meet to practice Spanish at 7:30 p.m. at Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave. Call 240-773-9490.

Wednesday, Sept. 5

Learn about hummingbirds with stories and a craft 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville. For 3- to 6-year-olds. $5. Call 301-924-4141 or visit www.meadowsidenature.org.

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

MOMS Club of Neelsville will meet at 10 a.m. at OBA Bank, 20300 Seneca Meadows Parkway, Germantown. Call 301-528-0370.

Doctor Allan Rock will discuss 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.

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

American Sign Language Practice Club will meet 7 to 8:15 p.m. at Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. For all ages. Call 240-777-0001 or e-mail drcinfo@montgomerycountymd.gov.

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

Thursday, Sept. 6

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.

Volunteers are needed to knit, crochet or quilt blankets for sick and needy children 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Extension Office, Montgomery Agricultural Farm Park, 18410 Muncaster Road, Derwood. Donations of acrylic yarn are accepted. Call Pat 301-460-5451.

English Conversation Club will meet to practice English with native speakers at 10 a.m. Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg. Call 240-777-0200.

Tea Dance will be held 1 to 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.

“Starlight Tales,“ stories about the stars and the moon, will be presented 1-2 p.m. at Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville. For 3- to 6-year-olds $5. Call 301-924-4141 or visit www.meadowsidenature.org.

Teen Knitting Club for ages 10 and older will meet at 4:30 p.m. at the Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave. Take needles, yarn and creative ideas. Call 240-773-9490.

Stream Study for children 8-12 will take place 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville. $5. Call 301-924-4141 or visit www.meadowsidenature.org.

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.

Rotary Club of Damascus will meet at 7:15 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Damascus, 8850 Damascus Road. Call Bob Bokma at 301-916-1120.

Ongoing

Montgomery College Art Faculty exhibit “Unity and Diversity“ will be held Aug. 31 through Oct. 2 at Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville. Free. Call 240-314-8822.