Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007

Montgomery Senior Happenings

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The following three events are held in the Holiday Park Center, 3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton. Call 301-777-4999 or visit

Thursday, Aug. 30

Sandy and Gail Cohen present a free travelogue on Sri Lanka at 1:15 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 31

Musician Mark Hanak performs at Dance Club Friday from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. The fee is $4 or $3 with HPSI card.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

The free ‘‘Opera with Irv Nurik” series continues at 1:15 p.m. with the Puccini one-act opera ‘‘Gianni Schicci.”


The following two events are held in the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. Call 240-314-8800 or visit⁄seniorcenter.

Thursday, Sept. 6

Free ‘‘All Day Exercise” program from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. offers the opportunity to preview new exercise classes for the Fall.

Thursday, Sept. 6and Friday, Sept. 7

‘‘Flags of Our Fathers” is the feature film ‘‘At the Movies” at 1 p.m.


The Jewish Council for the Aging hosts a series of six-week computer classes starting in September at Asbury Methodist Village, 409 Russell Ave., Gaithersburg, and Bethesda Vital Living Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda. For times and registration, contact Teresa Simmons, 240-395-0916 or e-mail


For Montgomery County locations and times of Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter Caregiver Support Groups, call Marie, 301-434-1123.


An AARP Widowed Persons support group meets at 11 a.m. at Bedford Court, 3701 International Drive, Aspen Hill. Call 240-777-4999.

Temple Emanuel, 10101 Connecticut Ave., Kensington, holds a senior adult exercise class from 10 to 11 a.m. The fee is $35 for 10 classes. Call Herb Snyder, 301-649-1606.


Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services sponsors a bilingual Senior Nutrition Program hotline. Seniors and caregivers can get answers to diet and nutrition questions from a registered dietician from 9 to 11 a.m. Call 240-777-1100.


The AARP Widowed Persons Service holds free weekly support groups for persons widowed less than two years from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Leland Community Center, 4301 Willow Lane, Chevy Chase. Call 301-949-7398 to register.

An AARP Widowed Persons support group meets from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Holiday Park Senior Center, 3950 Ferrara Drive, Silver Spring. Call 240-777-4999.


The AARP Widowed Persons Service holds free weekly support groups for persons widowed less than two years from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-949-7398 to register.

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