Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007

Silver Spring

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Meetings around town

The Takoma Park City Council will meet 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Takoma Park Community Center auditorium, 7500 Maple Ave. Call 301-891-7100.

Thursday, Aug. 30

A magic show will be presented 11 a.m. at Long Branch Senior Center, 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-431-5708.

Bingo will be held 7 p.m. at St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 11602 Kemp Mill Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-512-2075.

Bingo will be held 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Ukrainian Church, 15100 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring. Call 301-384-2407.

Friday, Aug. 31

Marcie Prince will sing and perform 1 p.m. at Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-681-1255.

Dance Club Friday featuring music by Mark Hanak will be held 1:15-3:15 p.m. at Holiday Park Center, 3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton. Cost $4. Call 240-777-4999.

Takoma Park Neighborhood Youth Soccer League will hold signups 6-8 p.m. today and again 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 1 and 6-8 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave. Children from nursery school through high school in Silver Spring and Takoma Park are eligible. Fee is $50. Visit www.takomasoccer.org.

Bingo will be held 7 p.m. at St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 11602 Kemp Mill Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-512-2075.

Saturday, Sept. 1

Farmers market will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Ellsworth Drive between Fenton and Cedar streets in downtown Silver Spring.

Learn to use the Internet and the library databases 9 a.m. at Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., Silver Spring. Call 240-777-0910.

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

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station open house will take place 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the station, 8100 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Free. Call 301-495-4915.

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.

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.

Blood drive sponsored by Inova Blood Donor Services will be held 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Monday at Westfield Wheaton, 11160 Veirs Mill Road, Wheaton. Call 1-866-256-6372.

“Trolleymen at Work,“ an exhibit, will be open noon-5 p.m. today, Sunday and Monday 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.

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.

Roast marshmallows and watch a movie under the stars 7:30 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

Farmers market will be held 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Reedie Drive between Veirs Mill Road and Georgia Avenue, Wheaton.

Farmers market will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Laurel and Carroll avenues, Takoma Park. Visit www.takomaparkmarket.com.

Flea market sponsored by Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the squad, 11435 Grandview Ave. Call 301-949-9673.

“Stream Splash“ for ages 2 and older will be held 11:30 a.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Cost $4. To register, call 301-946-9071 or visit www.brooksidenature.org.

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

Monday, Sept. 3

Orchid Exhibit sponsored by the Brookside Gardens Orchid Club will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Brookside Gardens Visitors Center, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Call 301-962-1400 or visit www.brooksidegardens.org.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

Talk: “Breathing Problems and Solutions“ will be held 11 a.m. at Long Branch Senior Center, 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-431-5708.

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.

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.

Neighbors of Northwest Branch will meet 7:30 p.m. at White Oak Library, 11701 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring. Call 301-946-5599 or visit www.neighborsnwb.org.

Emotions Anonymous will meet 8 p.m. in the private dining room at Holy Cross Hospital, 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-593-0390.

Wednesday, Sept. 5

Interages Open House will be held 10 a.m.-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.

Talk: “Roaring 20’s – The Jazz Age Part 2“ will be held 10:30 a.m. at Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-681-1255.

The study of haiku will be discussed 11 a.m. at Long Branch Senior Center, 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-431-5708.

Crossroads Farmers Market will be held 3-7 p.m. at 7676 New Hampshire Ave., Takoma Park. Visit www.crossroadsfarmersmarket.org.

Silver Spring African American Book Club will meet to discuss “Mirror to America“ by John Hope Franklin 7 p.m. at Silver Spring Library, 8901 Colesville Road. Call 240-773-9420.

Thursday, Sept. 6

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

Woodside Thrift Shop reopens for the season 10 a.m. -3 p.m. at Woodside United Methodist Church, 8900 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Call 301-587-1215.

Musician Nancy Nuttle will perform 10:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. at Silver Spring Library, 8901 Colesville Road, Silver Spring. For newborns through 5 years old. Call 240-773-9420.

Carnival sponsored by the Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department will be held 6:30 p.m. today through Sept. 9 and again Sept. 12-15 at the intersections of Route 29, Fairland Road and Old Columbia Pike. Proceeds from parking and the food tent benefit the department. Call 301-384-8058.

Community forum on therapeutic recreation will be held 7-8:30 p.m. at Bauer Drive Community Center, 14625 Bauer Drive, Rockville. This meeting is to discuss recreation programs for individuals with disabilities. Call 240-777-4925.