Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007

Germantown

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Items appropriate forThe Gazette’s Community Calendar can be mailed to Germantown-Boyds-Poolesville Gazette, 1200 Quince Orchard Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878. They can be sent by fax to301-670-7183 or sent by e-mail to tmurphy@gazette.net. Items are due by 5 p.m. the Wednesday 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. Call 240-777-8450 for appointments.

Leads Club meets noon to 1 p.m. to network with business professionals at OBA Bank community room, 20300 Seneca Meadows Parkway, Germantown. Contact Kathleen Soto Mayer at 301-916-0742, ext. 277.

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

Upper County Steppers, Inc. will have team tryouts 6-7:30 p.m. at the Upper County Community Center, 8201 Emory Grove Road, Gaithersburg. Call 301-528-9697 or e-mail ucs20874@yahoo.com.

Friday, Aug. 31

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

Steak Dinner sponsored by Fraternal Order of Eagles 3509 will be held from 6-9 p.m. at the club headquarters, 5966 Shady Grove Road, lower level, Gaithersburg. $13.95 includes salad bar, roll and potato. Call 301-258-9344.

Overeaters Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at Neelsville Presbyterian Church, 20701 Frederick Road, Germantown. Call Tracy at 301-221-2239.

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.

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.

Montgomery County Humane Society Mobile Adoption Unit will be open from noon to 3 p.m. at Kentlands PetSmart, 220 Kentlands Blvd., Gaithersburg. Call 240-453-9403 or visit www.mchumane.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. This exhibit also runs Sunday and Monday, Sept. 2 and 3.

The Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County will hold an adoption open house 1-4 p.m. at Kentlands PetSmart, 218 Kentlands Blvd., Gaithersburg. Call 301-977-9677.

The Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County will hold an adoption open house 1-4 p.m. at the league’s shelter, 18959 Bonanza Way, Gaithersburg. Call 301-740-2511.

Sunday, Sept. 2

Li-Ming Toastmasters Club meets 10:15-11:45 a.m. at 16039 Comprint Circle, Gaithersburg. Call 301-765-1090 or visit liming.freeoasthost.net.

Doug Bell will perform at 7 p.m. at Whalen Commons, 19701 Fisher Ave., Poolesville. Free. Call 240-777-6820.

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.

Pig Roast and All American Cook Out will be held 4-7 p.m. at Gaithersburg V.F.W. Post 9862, 211 N. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg. $12, children under 5 free. Call 301-977-9455.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) will host a kick-off event 10 a.m. to noon at King of the Nations Christian Fellowship, 10400 Darnestown Road, Rockville. Call 301-251-3719 or e-mail kimberlygenau@yahoo.com.

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.

Toddler storytime will meet 10:30 a.m. at Germantown Library, 19840 Century Blvd., Germantown. Registration required. Call 240-777-0110.

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

Gaithersburg Rotary Club meets at 12:15 p.m. at the Gaithersburg Hilton Hotel, 620 Perry Parkway. Call John Timberlake at 301-926-8134.

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

Montgomery Village Kiwanis meets 6-7:30 p.m. at Bowl America, 1101 Clopper Road, Gaithersburg. Call Liz at 301-840-0314.

Montgomery Central Derwood Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at Outta the Way Café, 17503 Redland Road, Derwood. Call Paul Hassler at 301-948-4980.

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers will conduct classes for beginners 7-8 p.m., and advanced students 8:15-9:30 p.m., at Ridgeview Middle School, 16600 Rock Raven Drive, Gaithersburg. $35 per semester. Call 301-926-6943.

Wednesday, Sept. 5

Learn about hummingbirds with stories and a craft 9:30-10:30 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.

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

Internet basics in Spanish is offered 1-2 p.m. at Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. Call 240-773-9490.

Montgomery Singles, Sports and Social Club meets 5-7 p.m. at The Willow Tree Inn, Montgomery Village Golf Club, 19550 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. Call 301-972-8782.

The Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County will hold an adoption open house 6-8 p.m. at the league’s shelter, 18959 Bonanza Way, Gaithersburg. Call 301-740-2511.

A Divorce Care Recovery class will be held 7-9 p.m. at Poolesville Baptist Church, 17550 W. Willard Road, Poolesville. Call 301-972-8151.

Mid-Montgomery County Kiwanis Club meets 6:30-8 p.m. Bowl America Complex, 1101 Clopper Road, Gaithersburg. Call Tom Masser at 301-924-2200.

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

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

All federal, state and county offices, courts and libraries will be closed Monday. Trash and recycling will be collected one day later. Ride On and Metrobus will operate on a Sunday schedule; Metrorail will be open from 7 a.m. to midnight. Parking at county lots, garages and meters will be free. County liquor stores will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except in Auburn, Cabin John, Diamond Square, Gaithersburg and Twinbrook.