Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007

North Potomac

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Thursday, Aug. 30

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

Blood Pressure Screening will take place noon to 2 p.m. at Holy Cross Hospital Senior Source, 8580 Second Ave., Silver Spring. Call 301-754-8510.

Potomac Farmers Market will be open 1-4:30 p.m. behind Potomac Presbyterian Church, 10301 River Road, Potomac. Contact judithlesser@msn.com.

AARP Widowed Persons Service support group will meet from 2-4 p.m. at Leland Community Center, 4301 Willow Lane, Chevy Chase. Call 301-652-2249.

Friday, Aug. 31

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

Gary Henson’s Take Note dance band will perform from 6-9 p.m. on the plaza at 3 Bethesda Metro Center. Free. Call 301-652-4988.

Contra Dance will take place 8:30-11:30 p.m. at the Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $9. Lesson begins at 7:30. Contact info@fridaynightdance.org.

Saturday, Sept. 1

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.

Learn the Buzz about Bees from 11 a.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.

Winnie-the-Pooh will be performed at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Adventure Theatre, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call 301 320-5331. Production will also run Sunday at the same times.

Dinosaur Rock will be performed at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $8. Call 301-320-6668. Production will also be presented Sunday at the same times.

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.

Labor Day Art Show and Open House will be held from noon to 6 p.m. at the Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Irish musicians will perform throughout the show. Call 634-2231. Event will also run Sunday and Monday.

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. Exhibit also runs Sunday and Monday.

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.

A reception to honor the Photoworks Faculty’s ‘‘New World” exhibit will be held 2-5 p.m. at Photoworks, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call 301-634-2226 or visit www.glenechophotoworks.org.

English Conversation Club will meet at 3 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Call 240-777-0690.

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

Swing Dance with music by the Solomon Douglas Big Band will take place from 8 p.m. to midnight in the Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $13. Contact huh@thejamcellar.com or visit www.thejamcellar.com.

Sunday, Sept. 2

Waltz Dance will take place from 3-6 p.m. in the Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 Mac Arthur Blvd. $8. Music by Amber Night. Call 202-238-0230 or E-mail info@waltztimedances.org.

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

Contra and square dance will be held from 7-10:30 p.m. in the Bumper Car Pavilion, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $12 nonmembers, $9 members. Call 202-518-1299 or visit www.fsgw.org.

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.

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.

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

Chinese Book Discussion Group will meet 7-9 p.m. to discuss ‘‘Mei Li Ling Dao” at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Call 240-777-0690.

Wednesday, Sept. 5

Interages Volunteer Open House will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Holiday Park Senior Center, 3950 Ferrara Drive, Silver Spring. Adults over 50 are invited to learn about volunteer opportunities. Call 301-949-3551 ext. 19 or e-mail Cartmill@interagesmd.org.

Bugs Don’t Bug Me insect class for 3-6 year olds will meet from 10-11 a.m. at Locust Grove Nature Center, 7777 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. $5. Call 301-299-1990 or visit www.locustgrovenature.org.

Baby and Toddler story time will meet at 10:30 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Call 240-777-0690.

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group will meet from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, 6601 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda. Call 301-530-3551.

English Conversation Club will meet at 2 p.m. at Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda. Call 240-777-0970.

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

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

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

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) support group will meet at 7:30 p.m. at St. Raphael’s Church Parish Hall, 1513 Dunster Road, Rockville. Call 301-299-4255 or visit www.drada-potomac.org.

Thursday, Sept. 6

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.

Volunteers are needed to knit, crochet or quilt blankets for sick and needy children from 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.

Blood Pressure Screening will take place noon to 2 p.m. at Holy Cross Hospital Senior Source, 8580 Second Ave., Silver Spring. Call 301-754-8510.