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Sherwood Elementary STEM Fair

DEP Events DEP will be presenting to 4th grade students of the Sherwood Elementary School about water quality and how they can make a difference in their community. Category: Environmental Protection. Contact Name: Ryan Zerbe. Contact Phone: 240-777-7744. Contact Email: ryan.zerbe@montgomerycountymd.gov. Friday, May 27, 2016. 1401 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd Sandy Spring, MD.

Montgomery County Recycling Awareness Week

Division of Solid Waste Services Category: Environmental Protection. Recycling. Friday, May 27, 2016. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Memorial Day Weekend - All Centers Closed

REC-events Saturday-Sunday, and Monday, May 28- 30, 2016 No rentals no booking, all centers closed. Category: Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6840. Saturday, May 28, 2016. 4010 Randolph Rd Silver Spring, MD 20902. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Western County Outdoor Pool Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

REC-events Western County Outdoor Pool Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Ribbon Cutting 10 am Free swimming 10:30  to noon Pool will open for the summer season at noon. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6840. Cost: Free/Gratis. Saturday, May 28, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 20151 Fisher Avenue Poolesville, MD. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Intermediate English Conversation Classes

Gilchrist Center Improve your English conversation skills! All conversation classes welcome drop-ins and are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis until full. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Free. Saturday, May 28, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Wheaton Library 11701 Georgia Avenue Wheaton, MD 20902.

All MCR Outdoor Pools Open

REC-events Montgomery County Recreation Outdoor Pools Bethesda, Germantown, Long Branch, Poolesville, Silver Spring, Upper County, Wheaton/Glenmont. They are Convenient, Fun, and Affordable. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6860. Saturday, May 28, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Montgomery County, MD. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Memorial Day Weekend - All Centers Closed

REC-events Saturday-Sunday, and Monday, May 28- 30, 2016 No rentals no booking, all centers closed. Category: Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6840. Sunday, May 29, 2016. 4010 Randolph Rd Silver Spring, MD 20902. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

All MCR Outdoor Pools Open

REC-events Montgomery County Recreation Outdoor Pools Bethesda, Germantown, Long Branch, Poolesville, Silver Spring, Upper County, Wheaton/Glenmont. They are Convenient, Fun, and Affordable. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6860. Sunday, May 29, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Montgomery County, MD. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Memorial Day

County Holidays Memorial Day, also known as Decoration Day, is an official holiday observed in most states of the United States. It is observed on the last Monday in May; historically it was observed on a fixed date, May 30, until 1971 when it was changed for federal employees. All states adopted the change to the last Monday in May except Louisiana. Memorial Day began after the end of World War I when the day was reserved for honoring the dead of all American wars; it eventually included the deceased relatives and friends, military and civilian. Memorial Day is officially marked by the placing of a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery. Montgomery County government will observe this holiday. Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Memorial Day, Monday, May 30: County Offices – closed , Libraries – closed , County Liquor stores – all Country liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. , Recreation – all indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities… Category: Holidays. Monday, May 30, 2016. Montgomery County, MD. For more info visit www2.montgomerycountymd.gov.

CLOSED: Recycling/Trash drop-offs at Transfer Station

Holiday Collection Slides - Recycling/Trash Collections The Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station and the Recycling Center are closed today, May 30, 2016, for Memorial Day. = = = Visit http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sws/holidays/ to - sign up for email or text holiday reminders and recycling/trash collection service changes - see holiday service details We welcome your feedback on these holiday reminders. Please send your comments and suggestions to susanne.wiggins@montgomerycountymd.gov. Category: Environmental Protection. Holidays. Recycling. Monday, May 30, 2016. 16101 Frederick Rd Derwood, MD 20855. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

No recycling/trash pickups on 5/30/2016

Holiday Collection Slides - Recycling/Trash Collections See holiday service details: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sws/holidays/ Sign up for service notifications customized for your address! http://www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/DEPcollectionday/ We welcome your feedback on these holiday reminders. Please send your comments and suggestions to susanne.wiggins@montgomerycountymd.gov. Category: Environmental Protection. Recycling. Collection Day: Monday. Monday, May 30, 2016. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Memorial Day Weekend - All Centers Closed

REC-events Saturday-Sunday, and Monday, May 28- 30, 2016 No rentals no booking, all centers closed. Category: Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6840. Monday, May 30, 2016. 4010 Randolph Rd Silver Spring, MD 20902. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

HHS Events Chronic Disease? YOU CAN MANAGE. A FREE six-week workshop series sponsored by Holy Cross Hospital and Montgomery County DHHS for those who want to learn how to reach your potential even when long-term health condition may require you to alter your activities. Living well means coping with an ongoing health problem such as: arthritis, asthma, cancer, diabetes, pre-diabetes, heart disease, mild depression, weight management, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, etc. Please call 301-754-8800 to register. Online Registration http://www.holycrosshealth.org/classes-events The curriculum for this program is evidence-based and was developed by Stanford University. This program is sponsored by the Community Fitness Program of Holy Cross Hospital. Learn how to be your own healthcare advocate! Category: Health. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Name: Holy Cross Health. Contact Phone: 301-754-8800. Monday, May 30, 2016, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Silver Spring, MD 20906 240-777-4999 (For facility information only). For more info visit www.holycrosshealth.org.

All MCR Outdoor Pools Open

REC-events Montgomery County Recreation Outdoor Pools Bethesda, Germantown, Long Branch, Poolesville, Silver Spring, Upper County, Wheaton/Glenmont. They are Convenient, Fun, and Affordable. Category: Business. Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6860. Monday, May 30, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Montgomery County, MD. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Human Rights Commission Meeting

Events Category: Environmental Protection. Contact Name: James Stowe. Contact Email: james.stowe@montgomerycountymd.gov. Monday, May 30, 2016, 7:00 PM.

Monday's recycling/trash pickups will be made 5/31/2016

Holiday Collection Slides - Recycling/Trash Collections See holiday service details: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sws/holidays/  Sign up for service notifications customized for your address: http://www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/depcollectionday/ We welcome your feedback on these recycling and trash service updates. Please send your comments and suggestions to susanne.wiggins@montgomerycountymd.gov. Category: Environmental Protection. Recycling. Collection Day: Monday. Tuesday, May 31, 2016. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

HHS Events Chronic Disease? YOU CAN MANAGE. A FREE six-week workshop series sponsored by Holy Cross Hospital and Montgomery County DHHS for those who want to learn how to reach your potential even when long-term health condition may require you to alter your activities. Living well means coping with an ongoing health problem such as: arthritis, asthma, cancer, diabetes, pre-diabetes, heart disease, mild depression, weight management, osteoporosis,high blood pressure, etc. The curriculum for this program is evidence-based and was developed by Stanford University. Learn how to be your own healthcare advocate! Please call 301-754-8800 to register or Online Registration http://www.holycrosshealth.org/classes-events. Category: Health. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Upcounty. Contact Name: Holy Cross Health. Contact Phone: 301-754-8800. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Plum Gar Community Center 19561 Scenery Drive Germantown, MD 20876 240-777-4919 (for facility information only). For more info visit www.holycrosshealth.org.

Senior Program

REC-events This program is for seniors who enjoy fitness, nutrition, classes, discussions, walking groups, and exercise sessions.  Program meets every Tuesday and Thursday. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Phone: 240-777-8075. Cost: Free/Gratis. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Community Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac, MD 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

CANCELED - Live Discussion with County Executive Ike Leggett

Executive Events Category: Community Events. County Executive. Media/Press. Age: Adult. Seniors. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Rustic Roads Advisory Committee Monthly Meeting

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: christopher.myers@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Chris Myers. Contact Phone: 240-777-6304. Boards: Rustic Roads Advisory Committee. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Age: Adult. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Executive Office Building 9th Floor Large Conference Room 101 Monroe Street Rockville, MD 20850.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Understanding Separation and Divorce in MD

Commission for Women Please join us as local attorneys walk through the "ins" and "outs" of going through a separation and divorce in Maryland. You will learn about: Methods of Dispute Resolution, When and Where to File, Types of Divorce and Grounds, Financial Statements, Alimony, Property and Equitable Distribution, Role of the Attorney, and Domestic Violence/Orders of Protection.The May 31 event will be presented by Casey Weinberg Florance. Ms. Florance is a principal with with Stein Sperling Bennett De Jong Driscoll, PC. Ms. Florance believes that lawyers have an obligation to serve their community beyond the practice of law. She is an active member of the Bar Association of Montgomery County, and is routinely appointed to leadership positions. Most recently, she has served as co-chair of the New Practitioner’s Section and co-chair of the Association’s annual Special Olympics project, the Inspiration Walk. Currently, she serves as co-chair of the Family Law Section and co-chair of the Leadership Development Committee. She ha… Category: Educational Class. Age: Adult. Seniors. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Jodi Finkelstein. Contact Phone: 2407778333. Contact Email: jodi.finkelstein@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: $10. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 21 Maryland Ave. Rockville, Maryland 20850. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Tuesday's recycling/trash pickups will be made 6/1/2016

Holiday Collection Slides - Recycling/Trash Collections See holiday service details: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sws/holidays/  Sign up for service notifications customized for your address: http://www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/depcollectionday/ We welcome your feedback on these recycling and trash service updates. Please send your comments and suggestions to susanne.wiggins@montgomerycountymd.gov. Category: Environmental Protection. Recycling. Collection Day: Tuesday. Wednesday, June 1, 2016. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Dental Clinic

REC-events Basic dental care for only eligible seniors. Check Front Desk for details. Category: Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

AARP SMART DRIVER PROGRAM

HHS Events Drivers age 50 and older sharpen their driving skills and develop new defensive driving techniques. AARP members:$15 / Nonmembers: $20 For additional classes, more information or to register, call 301-754-8800 or visit HolyCrossHealth.org. Category: Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Holy Cross Senior Source 8580 Second Ave. Silver Spring, MD.

White Oak Day

REC-events Enjoy entertainment, food, games and fun for all ages. This intergenerational event allows us to bring the community together to serve a purpose of valuing one another. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: East County. Contact Phone: 240-777-0944. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. White Oak Senior Center 1700 April Lane Silver Spring MD 20904. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Bethesda Painting Awards

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center Eight painters have been selected as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards, a juried competition and exhibition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. Nearly 300 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work to the tenth annual competition created to exclusively honor regional painters. The work of the eight finalists will be on display at Gallery B from June 1-25, 2016. The artists selected as finalists are: John Aquilino, Rockville, MD Katie Baines, North Chesterfield, VA Amy Chan, Henrico, VA Andy Karnes, Baltimore, MD Richard Levine, Falls Church, VA Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD Amy Sherald, Baltimore, MD Tanja Softic, Richmond, VA The Best in Show winner will be awarded $10,000, second place will be honored with $2,000 and third place will be awarded $1,000. A young artist may also be awarded $1,000. Artists were juried by Dorothy Moss, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery; Dr. David Park Curry, sen… Category: Community Events. Age: Adult. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Valerie Hillman. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: vhillman@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Gallery B 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Suite E Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Ask a Lawyer

REC-events This is a life enrichment program. Jeff A. Hammond provides answers to questions on Estate Planning and Long Term Care. Pre-Registration required. Sign up at the Reception Desk or by calling the center. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8085. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center 1000 Forest Glen Road Silver Spring, MD 20901. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Italian Language/Imparare l'italiano

REC-events Learn the Italian language as you explore its beautiful culture. Participants must have a working knowledge of Italian. Classes are every Wednesday at the same hour. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8085. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center 1000 Forest Glen Road Silver Spring, MD 20901. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Solid Waste Advisory Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Nine (9) Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) General Meetings are scheduled in 2016. With the exception of the March budget meeting, all SWAC meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month.  Meetings with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) are held bi-annually in February.  Next meeting February 2017. Meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville, in the 6th Floor Conference Room.  All meetings are open to the public.  Please note the meeting day and time change. The SWAC does not meet in July or August. Contact Email: tamala.robinson@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Tamala Robinson. Contact Phone: 240-876-3602. Boards: Solid Waste Advisory Committee. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Environmental Protection. Recycling. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. EOB 101 Monroe Street - 6th Floor Rockville MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

CANCELED - Commission on Child Care, Executive Committee, Subcommittee Meeting

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: erin.stillwell@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Erin Stillwell. Contact Phone: 240-777-1716. Boards: Commission on Child Care. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Dinner + Movie at the Park “Eat Pray Love”

REC-events Select your menu and pre-register for dinner at the Front Desk by Friday, May 27, 3:50 pm. Dinner, 5:30 - 6:30 pm. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Cost: Dinner Tickets: $5.30 including taxes. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Commission on Common Ownership Communities

Boards, Committees and Commissions Website: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/ccoc. Contact Email: ccoc@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Peter Drymalski. Contact Phone: 240-777-3636. Boards: Commission on Common Ownership Communities. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: Rockville. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Council Office Building - Room 225 Rockville MD 20850.

East County Citizens Advisory Board

Boards, Committees and Commissions Boards: East County Citizens Advisory Board. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: East County. Age: Adult. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 3300 Briggs Chaney Road Silver Spring, MD 20904.

Board of License Commissioner Hearing

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Name: Debra Rosenberg. Contact Phone: 240 777-1997. Boards: Board of License Commissioners. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Thursday, June 2, 2016. Rockville Library 1st Fl. Meeting Rm. 21 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Wednesday's recycling/trash pickups will be made 6/2/2016

Holiday Collection Slides - Recycling/Trash Collections See holiday service details: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sws/holidays/  Sign up for service notifications customized for your address: http://www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/depcollectionday/ We welcome your feedback on these recycling and trash service updates. Please send your comments and suggestions to susanne.wiggins@montgomerycountymd.gov. Category: Environmental Protection. Recycling. Collection Day: Tuesday. Thursday, June 2, 2016. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

HHS Events Are you living with or caring for someone with diabetes? Enhance your skills and ability to manage your diabetes. JOIN US! Diabetes? YOU CAN MANAGE. A FREE six-week workshop series for those who want to learn how to better manage and maintain an active and fulfilling life with Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes. Caregivers are welcome! Please call 301-754-8800 to register.  Online Registration http://www.holycrosshealth.org/classes-events. Category: Seniors. Age: Adult. Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Name: Holy Cross Health. Contact Phone: 301-754-8800. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. White Oak Senior Center 1700 April Lane Silver Spring, MD 20904 240-777-6944 (for facility information only). For more info visit www.holycrosshealth.org.

Bethesda Painting Awards

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center Eight painters have been selected as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards, a juried competition and exhibition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. Nearly 300 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work to the tenth annual competition created to exclusively honor regional painters. The work of the eight finalists will be on display at Gallery B from June 1-25, 2016. The artists selected as finalists are: John Aquilino, Rockville, MD Katie Baines, North Chesterfield, VA Amy Chan, Henrico, VA Andy Karnes, Baltimore, MD Richard Levine, Falls Church, VA Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD Amy Sherald, Baltimore, MD Tanja Softic, Richmond, VA The Best in Show winner will be awarded $10,000, second place will be honored with $2,000 and third place will be awarded $1,000. A young artist may also be awarded $1,000. Artists were juried by Dorothy Moss, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery; Dr. David Park Curry, sen… Category: Community Events. Age: Adult. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Valerie Hillman. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: vhillman@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Gallery B 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Suite E Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Senior Program

REC-events This program is for seniors who enjoy fitness, nutrition, classes, discussions, walking groups, and exercise sessions.  Program meets every Tuesday and Thursday. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Phone: 240-777-8075. Cost: Free/Gratis. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Community Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac, MD 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Summer Concert Series

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center With warm summer weather approaching, patrons will be able to delight in weekly outdoor concerts in downtown Bethesda. This series, produced by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, will feature free Thursday evening concerts during May, June, and July. The concerts offer a diverse range of music including rock, funk, jazz, swing, and reggae. The concerts begin on May 5 and take place on Thursday evenings, from 6 – 8pm in Veterans Park, located at the corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues. Category: Community Events. Age: Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Brenna Marchant. Contact Phone: 301-215-6660. Contact Email: BMarchant@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Veterans Park Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Thursday's recycling/trash pickups will be made 6/3/2016

Holiday Collection Slides - Recycling/Trash Collections See holiday service details: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sws/holidays/  Sign up for service notifications customized for your address: http://www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/depcollectionday/ We welcome your feedback on these recycling and trash service updates. Please send your comments and suggestions to susanne.wiggins@montgomerycountymd.gov. Category: Environmental Protection. Recycling. Collection Day: Tuesday. Friday, June 3, 2016. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Last Day to Register for Flag Football Showdown Summer Tournament

REC-events Games start at 10 a.m. Round Robin Play June 21-22 Championship June 23 “Summer’s Out, Let’s Play" 7 on 7 Flag Football Competition in the community.  All participants must register with the nearest community center.  Round Robin Pool Play with the top 2 teams from each region advancing to the County Wide Championships. Round Robin Play will be held at Damascus Community Center, Mid County Community Center and Coffield Community Center, June 21 - 22, 2016 and Championships held June 23, 2016 at Bauer Community Center.   2 divisions, Middle School (6th through 8th grade you must be entering 6th, 7th or 8th grade to participate on the middle school level) and High School (9th through 12th, you must be entering 9th, 10th 11th or a  rising senior to participate on the High School level). No graduating seniors will be allowed to participate.  Jerseys provided. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Teens. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6810. Cost: Free/Gratis. Friday, June 3, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Bethesda Painting Awards

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center Eight painters have been selected as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards, a juried competition and exhibition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. Nearly 300 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work to the tenth annual competition created to exclusively honor regional painters. The work of the eight finalists will be on display at Gallery B from June 1-25, 2016. The artists selected as finalists are: John Aquilino, Rockville, MD Katie Baines, North Chesterfield, VA Amy Chan, Henrico, VA Andy Karnes, Baltimore, MD Richard Levine, Falls Church, VA Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD Amy Sherald, Baltimore, MD Tanja Softic, Richmond, VA The Best in Show winner will be awarded $10,000, second place will be honored with $2,000 and third place will be awarded $1,000. A young artist may also be awarded $1,000. Artists were juried by Dorothy Moss, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery; Dr. David Park Curry, sen… Category: Community Events. Age: Adult. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Valerie Hillman. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: vhillman@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Friday, June 3, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Gallery B 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Suite E Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Dance Club Friday

REC-events Live performances almost every Friday. You will enjoy great music, good variety. Dancing in the park never gets old. Meet new friends, create new memories, and then foxtrot, rumba, or swing into your weekend. Check our newsletter for specific dates. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Cost: $6 at the door or $4 with HPSI card. Friday, June 3, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Water Safety Day/Día de Seguridad en el Agua

REC-events Stay safe at the pool this summer. Learn about drowning, proper use of life jackets, water rescue skills, skin cancer prevention, swim lessons (evaluations offered) and presentations every half hour. Food available for purchase. Manténganse seguro en la piscina este verano. Aprenda como prevenir ahogarse, uso apropiado de chalecos de salvavida, habilidades de rescate en el agua, prevención de cancer de la piel, clases de natación (evaluaciones). Habrá comida para comprar. Free swimming/Natación Gratis. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Contact Phone: 240-777-6840. Cost: Free/Gratis. Friday, June 3, 2016, 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Gaithersburg Water Park 512 S. Frederick Ave. Gaithersburg, MD 20887. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

End of School Celebration

REC-events Music, arts and crafts, games, food, and prizes. For 3rd to 8th graders, for registration, call the center or drop by. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Teens. Area: Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-8095. Cost: Free/Gratis. Friday, June 3, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Germantown Community Recreation Center 18905 Kingsview Road Germantown, MD 20874. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Friday's recycling/trash pickups will be made 6/4/2016

Holiday Collection Slides - Recycling/Trash Collections See holiday service details: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sws/holidays/  Sign up for service notifications customized for your address: http://www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/depcollectionday/ We welcome your feedback on these recycling and trash service updates. Please send your comments and suggestions to susanne.wiggins@montgomerycountymd.gov. Category: Environmental Protection. Recycling. Collection Day: Tuesday. Saturday, June 4, 2016. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Imagination Bethesda

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center The 22nd annual Imagination Bethesda, a children’s street festival celebrating children and the arts, is scheduled for Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 10am-3pm. Musical performances and professional children’s entertainers will light up the stage, while hands-on art & craft activities will line the streets along Elm St. and Woodmont Avenue in downtown Bethesda. Organized and managed by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, the festival will host 20 local businesses and arts organizations that will provide a variety of hands-on art and craft activities to entertain and energize the 12-and-under crowd. Additionally, the festival will feature face painters, balloonists, free giveaways and more. Imagination Bethesda is a FREE event produced by the Bethesda Urban Partnership and is sponsored by Bethesda Magazine, MIX 107.3 FM and Washington Parent. The Bethesda Urban Partnership, a nonprofit organization, is the creator and producer of the Taste of Bethesda; Imagination Bethesda; a free Summer Concert Series, the… Category: Community Events. Age: Kids. Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Rockville. Silver Spring. Contact Name: Brenna Marchant. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: BMarchant@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Elm St. & Woodmont Ave. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Computer Classes with Satish

REC-events Niche Satish Shah will teach basic computer classes by appointment only. Participants must pre-register at the center’s front desk. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8085. Cost: Free/Gratis. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center 1000 Forest Glen Road Silver Spring, MD 20901. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Summer Kickoff on White Oak Day

REC-events This is a great event for families and all ages. You will enjoy music, food, sports challenges, prizes, fun with inflatables, and much more. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: East County. Contact Phone: 240-777-6940. Cost: Free/Gratis. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM. White Oak Community Center 1700 April Lane Silver Spring, MD 20904. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Bethesda Painting Awards

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center Eight painters have been selected as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards, a juried competition and exhibition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. Nearly 300 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work to the tenth annual competition created to exclusively honor regional painters. The work of the eight finalists will be on display at Gallery B from June 1-25, 2016. The artists selected as finalists are: John Aquilino, Rockville, MD Katie Baines, North Chesterfield, VA Amy Chan, Henrico, VA Andy Karnes, Baltimore, MD Richard Levine, Falls Church, VA Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD Amy Sherald, Baltimore, MD Tanja Softic, Richmond, VA The Best in Show winner will be awarded $10,000, second place will be honored with $2,000 and third place will be awarded $1,000. A young artist may also be awarded $1,000. Artists were juried by Dorothy Moss, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery; Dr. David Park Curry, sen… Category: Community Events. Age: Adult. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Valerie Hillman. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: vhillman@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Gallery B 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Suite E Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Intermediate English Conversation Classes

Gilchrist Center Improve your English conversation skills! All conversation classes welcome drop-ins and are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis until full. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Free. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Wheaton Library 11701 Georgia Avenue Wheaton, MD 20902.

Taste of Wheaton

MidCounty Regional Services Center Taste of Wheaton highlights the deliciously diverse restaurants in downtown Wheaton. The 21st annual event will take place on Sunday, June 5, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Wheaton Triangle at the corner of Grandview Avenue and Reedie Drive in downtown Wheaton (one block north of the Wheaton Metro station). Download event flyer here. We are now accepting applications for event exhibitors (downtown Wheaton businesses and County agencies only). Non vending exhibitors only. Space is limited. Download the application in PDF or Word. Taste of Wheaton highlights include: Food samples from some of downtown Wheaton’s best restaurants at prices ranging from $1 to $5 per “taste". , Mixology/cocktail demonstrations* , Food and wine pairing/tastings* , Beer garden* , Live music and dance performances , Trio Caliente (Latin), Urban Funk (70's Funk), Dub City Renegades (Reggae), Amaretto (Top 40, R&B) , Kids' rides , Face painting, balloon sculptures and caricature More detailed information coming… Category: Business. Community Events. Age: Family. Area: MidCounty. Sunday, June 5, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Downtown Wheaton. For more info visit wheatonmd.org.

Ramadan: The Islamic Month of Fasting

Days of Commemoration Ramadan, the month of fasting, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is holy because it was during this month that the Holy Quran (Koran) was revealed. Adults fast from dawn until sunset to achieve spiritual and physical purification and self-discipline, abstaining from food, drink and intimate relations. It is a time for feeling a common bond with the poor and needy, and is a time of piety and prayer. It begins on the Islamic lunar calendar date Ramadan 1, 1429. In the United States, the holiday is expected to begin at sundown on June 5, 2016. Category: Holidays. Monday, June 6, 2016 – Tuesday, July 5, 2016. Montgomery County, MD.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

HHS Events Chronic Disease? YOU CAN MANAGE. A FREE six-week workshop series sponsored by Holy Cross Hospital and Montgomery County DHHS for those who want to learn how to reach your potential even when long-term health condition may require you to alter your activities. Living well means coping with an ongoing health problem such as: arthritis, asthma, cancer, diabetes, pre-diabetes, heart disease, mild depression, weight management, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, etc. Please call 301-754-8800 to register. Online Registration http://www.holycrosshealth.org/classes-events The curriculum for this program is evidence-based and was developed by Stanford University. This program is sponsored by the Community Fitness Program of Holy Cross Hospital. Learn how to be your own healthcare advocate! Category: Health. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Name: Holy Cross Health. Contact Phone: 301-754-8800. Monday, June 6, 2016, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Silver Spring, MD 20906 240-777-4999 (For facility information only). For more info visit www.holycrosshealth.org.

Land Use Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Boards: Upcounty Citizens Advisory Board. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: Upcounty. Age: Adult. Monday, June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 12900 Middlebrook Rd. Rm. A Germantown, MD 20874.

Advisory Committee on Consumer Protection

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Name: Sharon Margolis. Contact Phone: 240-777-3636. Boards: Advisory Committee on Consumer Protection. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. COB 100 Maryland Ave. Rm. 255 Rockville, MD 20850.

Board of Registration for Building Contractors

Boards, Committees and Commissions The Board of Registration for Building Contractors generally meets the 1st Tuesday of every month, except for August. Contact Email: kevin.simpson@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Kevin Simpson. Contact Phone: 240-777-3635. Boards: Board of Registration for Building Contractors. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM. COB 100 Maryland Ave. - Rm. 225 Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Smithsonian Museum of Natural History Mini Trip

REC-events Come join us, as we rediscover the many wonders of the natural world at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, the most-visited museum in North America. View the vast collection of more than 126 million plants, animals, minerals, and human cultural artifacts, which are spread throughout dozens of interactive and themed exhibits. Bring your lunch to eat by the mall. Register online at ActiveMontgomery.org under activity #21572. Space is limited. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4919. Cost: $9 per person. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM. Plum Gar Community Recreation Center 19561 Scenery Drive Germantown, MD 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

MEMORY SCREENING

Seniors MEMORY SCREENING - FREE Tuesday, June 7 or August 9 A trained professional provides memory screening, answers questions about memory loss and discusses community resources. For additional classes, more information or to register, call 301-754-8800 or visit HolyCrossHealth.org. Category: Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 301-754-8800. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Holy Cross Senior Source 8580 Second Avenue, Silver Spring, MD.

CHRONIC SHOULDER PAIN

HHS Events Ashok Gowda, MD, Orthopedics, discusses causes, treatments and outcomes. For additional classes, more information or to register, call 301-754-8800 or visit HolyCrossHealth.org. Category: Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 301-754-8800. Cost: Free. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Holy Cross Senior Source 8580 Second Avenue, Silver Spring, MD.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

HHS Events Chronic Disease? YOU CAN MANAGE. A FREE six-week workshop series sponsored by Holy Cross Hospital and Montgomery County DHHS for those who want to learn how to reach your potential even when long-term health condition may require you to alter your activities. Living well means coping with an ongoing health problem such as: arthritis, asthma, cancer, diabetes, pre-diabetes, heart disease, mild depression, weight management, osteoporosis,high blood pressure, etc. The curriculum for this program is evidence-based and was developed by Stanford University. Learn how to be your own healthcare advocate! Please call 301-754-8800 to register or Online Registration http://www.holycrosshealth.org/classes-events. Category: Health. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Upcounty. Contact Name: Holy Cross Health. Contact Phone: 301-754-8800. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Plum Gar Community Center 19561 Scenery Drive Germantown, MD 20876 240-777-4919 (for facility information only). For more info visit www.holycrosshealth.org.

Just Enough Spanish

REC-events Seniors must pre-register with Montgomery College at 240-567-5155. This class will be held if 10 or more participants sign up. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8085. Cost: $109 for seniors. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center 1000 Forest Glen Road Silver Spring, MD 20901. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Community Action Board Executive Committee Meeting

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: leah.goldfine@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Leah Goldfine. Contact Phone: 2407771708. Boards: Community Action Board. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 2424 Reedie Drive, Room 101, Wheaton, MD 20902.

Diabetes Education Classes

HHS Events The African American Health Program presents Diabetes Education Classes Accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators Free Class Series for Diabetes Prevention & Control Choose the 4-week series that works for you! REGISTRATION REQUIRED White Oak Library 11701 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904 Tuesdays - July 5, 12, 19, 26. Category: Seniors. Age: Seniors. Contact Name: Diane. Contact Phone: 240.773.0387. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Gaithersburg Library 18330 Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20879 Tuesdays - June 7, 14, 21, and 28.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

MD355 North BRT Corridor Advisory Committee

DOT-RTS Regular meeting of the advisory committee for the MD355 North portion of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) study of the MD355 corridor. Category: Transportation. Area: MidCounty. Rockville. Upcounty. Contact Name: Susan Payne. Contact Phone: 240.777.7171. Contact Email: susan.payne@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: None. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Executive Office Building Lobby Auditorium, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Early Childhood Coordinating Council Meeting

Boards, Committees and Commissions Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Contact Name: Barbara Andrews. Contact Phone: 240-777-1019. Contact Email: Barbara.Andrews@montgomerycountymd.gov. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 1401 Rockville Pike Rockville, MD 20852. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Business Recycling Seminar

Business Recycling Program Register for our seminar: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sws/sorrt/seminars.html Is your business doing all it can to keep our land, air & water clean? Learn more about changes to the Montgomery County recycling regulations at our Business Recycling Seminar. Category: Business. Educational Class. Environmental Protection. Recycling. Age: Adult. Contact Name: Maria Jimenez. Contact Phone: 301-565-0770, extension 229 or Maryland Relay 7-1-1 (TTY). Contact Email: MJimenez@tmncorp.com. Cost: $10.00. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center 5701 Marinelli Road Bethesda, Maryland 20852. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

AARP SMART DRIVER PROGRAM

HHS Events Drivers age 50 and older sharpen their driving skills and develop new defensive driving techniques. AARP members:$15 / Nonmembers: $20 For additional classes, more information or to register, call 301-754-8800 or visit HolyCrossHealth.org. Category: Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Holy Cross Senior Source 8580 Second Ave. Silver Spring, MD.

Bethesda Painting Awards

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center Eight painters have been selected as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards, a juried competition and exhibition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. Nearly 300 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work to the tenth annual competition created to exclusively honor regional painters. The work of the eight finalists will be on display at Gallery B from June 1-25, 2016. The artists selected as finalists are: John Aquilino, Rockville, MD Katie Baines, North Chesterfield, VA Amy Chan, Henrico, VA Andy Karnes, Baltimore, MD Richard Levine, Falls Church, VA Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD Amy Sherald, Baltimore, MD Tanja Softic, Richmond, VA The Best in Show winner will be awarded $10,000, second place will be honored with $2,000 and third place will be awarded $1,000. A young artist may also be awarded $1,000. Artists were juried by Dorothy Moss, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery; Dr. David Park Curry, sen… Category: Community Events. Age: Adult. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Valerie Hillman. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: vhillman@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Gallery B 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Suite E Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Ecowise drop-off - for registered businesses and organizations

Ecowise Enter the Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station via the  Shady Grove Road entrance. The ECOWISE program provides Montgomery County businesses, or Small Quantity Generators, who generate less than 220 pounds (or 100 kg) of hazardous waste an inexpensive and convenient way of disposing of their hazardous material. Businesses and organizations must be registered with Ecowise before dropping off materials. See Ecowise details. Category: Environmental Protection. Area: Rockville. Cost: See fee schedule at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sws/ecowise/. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station 16101 Frederick Rd Derwood MD 20855. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Afternoon Tea

REC-events What a wonderful way to enjoy an afternoon of scones, tea sandwiches and an array of teas to please any palate.  Pre-registration required. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Cost: $2. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Agree to Disagree

REC-events This is a life enrichment program. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8085. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center 1000 Forest Glen Road Silver Spring, MD 20901. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Italian Language/Imparare l'italiano

REC-events Learn the Italian language as you explore its beautiful culture. Participants must have a working knowledge of Italian. Classes are every Wednesday at the same hour. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8085. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center 1000 Forest Glen Road Silver Spring, MD 20901. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Collaboration Council Board of Directors Meeting

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: Charlotte.gironda@collaborationcouncil.org. Contact Name: Charlotte Gironda. Contact Phone: 301-610-0147. Boards: Local Management Board for Children. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. MCRD 4010 Randolph Road Silver Spring, MD 20902.

Technology Class Twitter 101

REC-events Learn in a 4 weeks class the twitter essentials from beginning to end. Open your own account, and send and read 140 character messages as you like. (Please have your own email account available when registering for the class). Pre-registration required. Class commencement needs minimum six student’s registration. With Yonas Gebremicale. No class July 26. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Cost: $20 or $16 with HPSI Card. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 5:00 PM – 5:55 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Pro Bono (Free) Legal Advice

Gilchrist Center Obtain free legal advice on civil cases. Must be a Montgomery County resident. Offered on the Second and Founth Wednesday of each month, intake starts at 5:30 pm. Please call for more information. Category: Community Events. Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: MidCounty. Contact Name: Montgomery County Bar Foundation. Contact Phone: (301) 424-7651, (301) 424-7652, (301) 424-7633. Cost: Free. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Ana G. Mendez University System 11006 Veirs Mill Road Wheaton, MD 20902.

Commission on People with Disabilities Meeting

Boards, Committees and Commissions Meeting Accessibility Policy: The Commission will make all reasonable good faith efforts to provide accommodations, aides, services, or barrier removal to enable all members and meeting participants’ full inclusion. Accommodations are provided upon request with advance notice. Persons requesting accommodations such as sign language interpreters, Computer Assistive Real Time (CART), accessible format materials (Braille, large print, electronic files, and audio format), or other reasonable accommodations are asked to: • Provide a detailed description of the accommodation needed and contact information; • Make the request as early as possible, at least three (3) full working days in advance of the meeting; • Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fulfill; • Accommodations of persons that conflict with each other such as one person requiring the use of a service animal and another person being allergic to animals will be resolved with the staff person. Taking the steps outlined above… Contact Email: carly.clem@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Carly Clem. Contact Phone: 2407771252. Boards: Commission on People with Disabilities. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe Street, Lobby Level Auditorium, Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

CANCELED - Commission on Children and Youth

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: erin.stillwell@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Erin Stillwell. Contact Phone: 240-777-1716. Boards: Commission on Children and Youth. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Age: Teens. Adult. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

East County Citizens Advisory Board - Quality of Life Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Boards: East County Citizens Advisory Board. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: East County. Age: Adult. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 3300 Briggs Chaney Road Silver Spring, MD 20904.

Library Board Meeting

Boards, Committees and Commissions Montgomery County Library Board Meeting. Contact Email: Regina.holyfield-jewett@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Regina Holyfield-Jewett. Contact Phone: 240-777-0106. Boards: Library Board. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. County Executive. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Age: Adult. Seniors. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 21 Maryland Avenue Suite 310 Rockville, MD 20850.

RainScapes Informational Meeting -Environmentally Friendly Landscapes for Healthy Watersheds

Energy You are invited to learn about the Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) RainScapes Program and how it works with the DEP Green Streets program. The RainScapes Rewards Rebate Program offers rebates to property owners who install RainScapes techniques such as rain gardens, rain barrels, conservation landscaping and other approved projects that help control stormwater. Category: Environmental Protection. Age: Adult. Contact Name: Ann English. Contact Phone: 240-777-7759. Contact Email: Ann.English@montgomerycountymd.gov. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Kensington Library 4201 Knowles Ave Kensington, MD 20895.

Clarksburg Community Forum

REC-events Join in Montgomery County’s process of evaluating information as it plans for the future of the Clarksburg Region’s Community Recreation and Aquatic Center, a Capital Improvements Programs Project (CIP). In order to formally propose a project for approval, the project must be both well-described and cost-estimated. This Community Forum is the earliest preliminary step in developing the project description – LISTENING TO THE COMMUNITY, before any other work is accomplished. Help us define the needs for community and aquatic recreation services for the northern county region. Free/Gratis. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6875. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Rocky Hill Middle School Cafeteria 22401 Brick Haven Way, Clarksburg, MD 20871. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Orthodox Ascension Thursday

Days of Commemoration Religious observance by many Christians, affirming the ascension of Jesus, celebrated on the Thursday in the sixth week following Easter Sunday. Category: Holidays. Thursday, June 9, 2016. Montgomery County, MD.

Silver Spring Transportation Management District Advisory Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: james.carlson@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: James Carlson. Contact Phone: 240-777-8382. Boards: Silver Spring Transportation Management District Advisory Committee. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: Silver Spring. Thursday, June 9, 2016, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM. Discovery Communications One Discovery Place Silver Spring MD 20910. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Green Infrastructure Research & Incentives Workshop

DEP Events Green Infrastructure to date has focused on public, private, and commercial spaces.  The Ecosystems Engineering Lab at the University of Maryland (UMD) is excited to announce a Green Infrastructure Research and Incentives Workshop at WaterShed, UMD's 2011 winning sustainable home for the Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon Competition.  Part I is geared to providing homeowners, regulators, practitioners and other stakeholders an overview of green infrastructure, and research on the performance of WaterShed's systems.  Part II will showcase current incentives offered by local agencies, with a panel discussion of green infrastructure.  Join the DEP Director, Lisa Feldt, and others at this workshop to discuss and learn more about green infrastructure in our area. The day ends with a tour of the WaterShed facility. Category: Environmental Protection. Contact Name: Ryan Zerbe. Contact Phone: 240-777-7744. Contact Email: ryan.zerbe@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: FREE. Thursday, June 9, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Pepco WaterShed Sustainability Center 201 West Gude Drive Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit goo.gl.

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

HHS Events Are you living with or caring for someone with diabetes? Enhance your skills and ability to manage your diabetes. JOIN US! Diabetes? YOU CAN MANAGE. A FREE six-week workshop series for those who want to learn how to better manage and maintain an active and fulfilling life with Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes. Caregivers are welcome! Please call 301-754-8800 to register.  Online Registration http://www.holycrosshealth.org/classes-events. Category: Seniors. Age: Adult. Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Name: Holy Cross Health. Contact Phone: 301-754-8800. Thursday, June 9, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. White Oak Senior Center 1700 April Lane Silver Spring, MD 20904 240-777-6944 (for facility information only). For more info visit www.holycrosshealth.org.

Bethesda Painting Awards

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center Eight painters have been selected as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards, a juried competition and exhibition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. Nearly 300 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work to the tenth annual competition created to exclusively honor regional painters. The work of the eight finalists will be on display at Gallery B from June 1-25, 2016. The artists selected as finalists are: John Aquilino, Rockville, MD Katie Baines, North Chesterfield, VA Amy Chan, Henrico, VA Andy Karnes, Baltimore, MD Richard Levine, Falls Church, VA Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD Amy Sherald, Baltimore, MD Tanja Softic, Richmond, VA The Best in Show winner will be awarded $10,000, second place will be honored with $2,000 and third place will be awarded $1,000. A young artist may also be awarded $1,000. Artists were juried by Dorothy Moss, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery; Dr. David Park Curry, sen… Category: Community Events. Age: Adult. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Valerie Hillman. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: vhillman@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Thursday, June 9, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Gallery B 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Suite E Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Skylark and the Johnny Mercer Songbook

REC-events Christiana Drapkin presents this event. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Cost: $1 at the door or free/gratis with HPSI card. Thursday, June 9, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Advisory Council Prevention & Recovery Committees

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: cynthia.mogel@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Cindy Mogel. Contact Phone: 240.777.4723. Boards: Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Advisory Council. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Age: Adult. Thursday, June 9, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 401 Hungerford Drive 1st Floor Rockville, MD 20850.

Summer Concert Series

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center With warm summer weather approaching, patrons will be able to delight in weekly outdoor concerts in downtown Bethesda. This series, produced by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, will feature free Thursday evening concerts during May, June, and July. The concerts offer a diverse range of music including rock, funk, jazz, swing, and reggae. The concerts begin on May 5 and take place on Thursday evenings, from 6 – 8pm in Veterans Park, located at the corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues. Category: Community Events. Age: Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Brenna Marchant. Contact Phone: 301-215-6660. Contact Email: BMarchant@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Thursday, June 9, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Veterans Park Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Thursday, June 9, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Advisory Council

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: cynthia.mogel@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Cindy Mogel. Contact Phone: 240.777.4723. Boards: Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Advisory Council. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Thursday, June 9, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 401 Hungerford Drive Conference Room 1A.

Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Advisory Council

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: cynthia.mogel@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Cindy Mogel. Contact Phone: 240.777.4723. Boards: Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Advisory Council. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Thursday, June 9, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 401 Hungerford Dr. Conference Room 1A Rockville, MD 20850.

Bethesda Painting Awards

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center Eight painters have been selected as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards, a juried competition and exhibition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. Nearly 300 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work to the tenth annual competition created to exclusively honor regional painters. The work of the eight finalists will be on display at Gallery B from June 1-25, 2016. The artists selected as finalists are: John Aquilino, Rockville, MD Katie Baines, North Chesterfield, VA Amy Chan, Henrico, VA Andy Karnes, Baltimore, MD Richard Levine, Falls Church, VA Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD Amy Sherald, Baltimore, MD Tanja Softic, Richmond, VA The Best in Show winner will be awarded $10,000, second place will be honored with $2,000 and third place will be awarded $1,000. A young artist may also be awarded $1,000. Artists were juried by Dorothy Moss, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery; Dr. David Park Curry, sen… Category: Community Events. Age: Adult. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Valerie Hillman. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: vhillman@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Friday, June 10, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Gallery B 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Suite E Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Center Cookout

REC-events Chef Sue will provide a meal fit for a wonderful beginning to summer. The menu is available at the reception desk. Call the center for a reservation. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6995. Cost: Price for the meal is age 55-59 $7, 60+ donations requested. Friday, June 10, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Damascus Senior Center 25520 Oak Drive Damascus, MD 20872. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

First Fruits Gospel Blue Grass Band

REC-events Enjoy the music of your favorite tunes. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6995. Cost: Free/Gratis. Friday, June 10, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Damascus Senior Center 25520 Oak Drive Damascus, MD 20872. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Chyp and Andi

REC-events Listen, dance, and tap your toes to a variety of musical programs like this one. Chyp Davis is an accomplished songwriter, producer, musician, composer, and performer. Andrea Romero (Andi) has been singing and dancing all her life. Make way for this skillful duo. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8085. Cost: Free/Gratis. Friday, June 10, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center 1000 Forest Glen Road Silver Spring, MD 20901. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Soul Line Dance Party

REC-events Come socialize, dance, and learn the newest dances every 2nd of the month. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: East County. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-0944. Cost: $5 at the door. Friday, June 10, 2016, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. White Oak Senior Center 1700 April Lane Silver Spring MD 20904. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Overnight Camp Out and Mini Jamboree

REC-events Activity for ages 8-12. Join us with local camping leaders for a Mini Jamboree. Your first overnight camp out or a refresher for veteran campers for a great adventure. Learn knot-tying, pitching a tent, “edible” fire building, four types of outdoor cooking, telescope star watching, play manhunt and glow in the dark activities. Wake up to fireside breakfast, followed by a nature walk and letter-boxing. Bring your harmonicas and guitars. Camping checklist will be provided upon registration. Register in person or at ActiveMontgomery.org under activity #20224. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Teens. Area: Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6930. Cost: Cost is $15 for county residents, $40 for non-resident. Friday, June 10, 2016, 7:00 PM – Saturday, June 11, 2016, 11:00 AM. Damascus Community Recreation Center 9701 Main Street, Damascus , Maryland. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Cinema under the Stars

REC-events Bring the family and join us for our version of an old fashioned drive-in (without the car). Don't forget to bring your blankets and chairs and get comfortable for our double-feature of "The Peanuts Movie" followed by "The Good Dinosaur". Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. Pre-registration is required Register in person or in ActiveMontgomery.org under Activity #: 20272 (rain date, June 11). Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: East County. Contact Phone: 240-777-6920. Cost: Free/Gratis. Friday, June 10, 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Longwood Community Recreation Center 19300 Georgia Avenue Brookeville, MD 20833. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Bethesda Painting Awards

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center Eight painters have been selected as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards, a juried competition and exhibition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. Nearly 300 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work to the tenth annual competition created to exclusively honor regional painters. The work of the eight finalists will be on display at Gallery B from June 1-25, 2016. The artists selected as finalists are: John Aquilino, Rockville, MD Katie Baines, North Chesterfield, VA Amy Chan, Henrico, VA Andy Karnes, Baltimore, MD Richard Levine, Falls Church, VA Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD Amy Sherald, Baltimore, MD Tanja Softic, Richmond, VA The Best in Show winner will be awarded $10,000, second place will be honored with $2,000 and third place will be awarded $1,000. A young artist may also be awarded $1,000. Artists were juried by Dorothy Moss, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery; Dr. David Park Curry, sen… Category: Community Events. Age: Adult. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Valerie Hillman. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: vhillman@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 11, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Gallery B 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Suite E Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Intermediate English Conversation Classes

Gilchrist Center Improve your English conversation skills! All conversation classes welcome drop-ins and are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis until full. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Free. Saturday, June 11, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Wheaton Library 11701 Georgia Avenue Wheaton, MD 20902.

Committee on Hate Violence Meeting

Events Committee on Hate Violence starting May 11th and every second Wednesday. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: James Stowe. Contact Email: james.stowe@montgomerycountymd.gov. Saturday, June 11, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Shavuot

Days of Commemoration Shavuot is the Jewish holiday that celebrates the giving of the Torah (the law) to Moses on Mount Sinai. The holiday is one of the Shalosh Regalim, the three Biblical pilgrimage festivals. Shavuot begins at sundown on June 11, 2015. Category: Holidays. Sunday, June 12, 2016. Montgomery County, MD.

HHS

Council and Committee Meetings Health & Human Services Committee Meeting Click to see Current Agenda Packets, Click to see Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Monday, June 13, 2016, 9:30 AM. 7th Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

HHS Events Chronic Disease? YOU CAN MANAGE. A FREE six-week workshop series sponsored by Holy Cross Hospital and Montgomery County DHHS for those who want to learn how to reach your potential even when long-term health condition may require you to alter your activities. Living well means coping with an ongoing health problem such as: arthritis, asthma, cancer, diabetes, pre-diabetes, heart disease, mild depression, weight management, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, etc. Please call 301-754-8800 to register. Online Registration http://www.holycrosshealth.org/classes-events The curriculum for this program is evidence-based and was developed by Stanford University. This program is sponsored by the Community Fitness Program of Holy Cross Hospital. Learn how to be your own healthcare advocate! Category: Health. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Name: Holy Cross Health. Contact Phone: 301-754-8800. Monday, June 13, 2016, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Silver Spring, MD 20906 240-777-4999 (For facility information only). For more info visit www.holycrosshealth.org.

PHED

Council and Committee Meetings Planning, Housing, and Economic Development Committee Meeting Click to see Current Agenda Packets, Click to see Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Monday, June 13, 2016, 2:00 PM. 7th Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Commission on People with Disabilities, Developmental Disability Advisory Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Discuss issues pertaining to people with developmental disabilities. Contact Email: betsy.luecking@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Betsy Luecking. Contact Phone: 240-777-1256. Boards: Commission on People with Disabilities. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Monday, June 13, 2016, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Health and Human Services, Hungerford Office, Building, 401 Hungerford Drive, 1st Floor, Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Quality of Life Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Boards: Upcounty Citizens Advisory Board. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: Upcounty. Age: Adult. Monday, June 13, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 12900 Middlebrook Rd. Rm. A Germantown, MD 20874.

Friendship Heights Transportation Management District Advisory Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: james.carlson@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: James Carlson. Contact Phone: 240-777-8382. Boards: Friendship Heights Transportation Management District Advisory Committee. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Wisconsin Place Community Center 5311 Friendship Boulevard Chevy Chase MD 20815. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Interview -WSSC

Council and Committee Meetings Interview- WSSC Click to see Agenda, Click to see Council Agenda & Analyst Packets (one day prior) . Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 9:30 AM. 3rd Floor Conference Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Council Session

Council and Committee Meetings Council Session Click to see Council Agenda & Analyst Packets (one day prior), Click to see Council Video on Demand. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 10:00 AM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Senior Safety and Technology WEAAD

REC-events Join us for a day of important information and fun: Technology Sessions; speakers, exhibits, workshops, door prizes, and free lunch (supplies limited). Presented by the Montgomery County Elder/ Vulnerable Adult Abuse Task Force. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Cost: Free/Gratis. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Seniors The County holds its 6th annual Elder Event in conjunction with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This event is intended to educate seniors and those who care for them about the types of abuse and scams that target seniors. This year's program features information about financial abuse. There are also exhibits from organizations offering services to seniors. Category: Community Events. Public Safety. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Name: Lucille Baur. Contact Phone: 240-777-6547. Contact Email: Lucille.Baur@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: Free. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906. For more info visit montgomerycountymd.gov.

Brown Bag Lunch meeting with Regional Services Center Directors

Council and Committee Meetings Brown BagLunch meeting with Regional Services Center Directors Click to see Council Agenda & Analyst Packets (one day prior), Click to see Council Video on Demand. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 12:30 PM. 6th floor Conference Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Bill 18-16, Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Program - Amendments

Council Public Hearing Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford. Contact Phone: 240-777-7803. Contact Email: Council.PublicHearing@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Bill 19-16, Health and Sanitation - Strategic Plan to End Food Insecurity

Council Public Hearing Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford. Contact Phone: 240-777-7803. Contact Email: Council.PublicHearing@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Corrective Map Amendment for 5017 Rugby Road, Bethesda

Council Public Hearing Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford. Contact Phone: 240-777-7803. Contact Email: Council.PublicHearing@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Declaration of No Further Need: Disposition of basement floor of Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Avenue, to Gandhi Brigade

Council Public Hearing Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford. Contact Phone: 240-777-7803. Contact Email: Council.PublicHearing@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Montgomery Village Master Plan Sectional Map Amendment

Council Public Hearing Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford. Contact Phone: 240-777-7803. Contact Email: Council.PublicHearing@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Supplemental appropriation - Dept. of Finance - $250,000 for National Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorale of Montgomery County, Inc.

Council Public Hearing Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford. Contact Phone: 240-777-7803. Contact Email: Council.PublicHearing@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Supplemental appropriation - Dept. of Public Libraries - $232,672 for Deaf Culture Digital Library

Council Public Hearing Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford. Contact Phone: 240-777-7803. Contact Email: Council.PublicHearing@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Recycling Volunteer Program Orientation and Training

Recycling Volunteer Program Become a volunteer with DEP's Division of Solid Waste Services Recycling Volunteer Program. . Category: Environmental Protection. Recycling. Volunteers. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Name: Michelle DeVillo. Contact Phone: 240-777-6484. Contact Email: michelle.devillo@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: N/A. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Executive Office Building 101 Monroe Street, 6th Floor Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Diabetes Education Classes

HHS Events The African American Health Program presents Diabetes Education Classes Accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators Free Class Series for Diabetes Prevention & Control Choose the 4-week series that works for you! REGISTRATION REQUIRED White Oak Library 11701 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904 Tuesdays - July 5, 12, 19, 26. Category: Seniors. Age: Seniors. Contact Name: Diane. Contact Phone: 240.773.0387. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Gaithersburg Library 18330 Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20879 Tuesdays - June 7, 14, 21, and 28.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Wheaton Urban District Advisory Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: luisa.montero@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Luisa Montero-Diaz. Contact Phone: 240-777-8101. Boards: Wheaton Urban District Advisory Committee. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: MidCounty. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 2424 Reedie Drive Silver Spring, Md 20902.

MD355 South BRT Corridor Advisory Committee

DOT-RTS Regular meeting of the advisory committee for the MD355 South portion of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) study of the MD355 corridor. Category: Transportation. Age: Adult. Seniors. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. MidCounty. Rockville. Contact Name: Susan Payne. Contact Phone: 240.777.7196. Contact Email: susan.payne@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: None. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Executive Office Building Lobby Auditorium, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Dickerson Area Facilities Implementation Group

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: Godfrey.ampadu@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Godfrey Ampadu. Contact Phone: 240 3720124. Boards: Dickerson Area Facilities Implementation Group. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Gothic Barn 20900 Martinsburg Road Dickerson Md 20842.

Mini-Trip: Us Botanical Gardens

REC-events Join us for a guided tour of these beautiful gardens. Registration required. Please bring a brown bag lunch. Lunch is not included. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Cost: $10 per person for transportation fee. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Getting to Know your Department of Environmental Protection

DEP Events Are you a property manager? Attend free webinars about our environmental resources and incentives. , Let us know how we can help you! , Topics will include: Energy efficiency incentives , Trees and air quality , Sustainable landscaping , Pesticide laws , Solid waste & recycling , Financial incentives , Noise complaints , Stormwater management , Pet waste , We'll share program summaries for each area, what you need to know, and more. Category: Educational Class. Environmental Protection. Recycling. Age: Adult. Contact Name: Audra Lew. Contact Phone: 2407777761. Contact Email: Audra.lew@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: Free. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Webinar. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

AARP SMART DRIVER PROGRAM

HHS Events Drivers age 50 and older sharpen their driving skills and develop new defensive driving techniques. AARP members:$15 / Nonmembers: $20 For additional classes, more information or to register, call 301-754-8800 or visit HolyCrossHealth.org. Category: Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Holy Cross Senior Source 8580 Second Ave. Silver Spring, MD.

Bethesda Painting Awards

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center Eight painters have been selected as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards, a juried competition and exhibition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. Nearly 300 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work to the tenth annual competition created to exclusively honor regional painters. The work of the eight finalists will be on display at Gallery B from June 1-25, 2016. The artists selected as finalists are: John Aquilino, Rockville, MD Katie Baines, North Chesterfield, VA Amy Chan, Henrico, VA Andy Karnes, Baltimore, MD Richard Levine, Falls Church, VA Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD Amy Sherald, Baltimore, MD Tanja Softic, Richmond, VA The Best in Show winner will be awarded $10,000, second place will be honored with $2,000 and third place will be awarded $1,000. A young artist may also be awarded $1,000. Artists were juried by Dorothy Moss, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery; Dr. David Park Curry, sen… Category: Community Events. Age: Adult. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Valerie Hillman. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: vhillman@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Gallery B 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Suite E Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Italian Language/Imparare l'italiano

REC-events Learn the Italian language as you explore its beautiful culture. Participants must have a working knowledge of Italian. Classes are every Wednesday at the same hour. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8085. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center 1000 Forest Glen Road Silver Spring, MD 20901. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Interagency Commission on Homelessness

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: Nili.Soni@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Nili Soni. Contact Phone: 240-777-4595. Boards: Interagency Commission on Homelessness. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Rockville Memorial Library 21 Maryland Ave. 1st Fl. Conf. Rm. Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Cable Compliance Commission

Boards, Committees and Commissions The Cable Compliance Commission (CCC) adjudicates subscriber complaints involving customer cable service or any other product or service. Contact Email: Heather.Elliott@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Heather Elliott. Contact Phone: 240-777-2857. Boards: Cable Compliance Commission. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: Rockville. Age: Adult. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Council Office Building (COB) 100 Maryland Ave. Rm. 114 Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Commission on People with Disabilities Steering Committee Meeting

Boards, Committees and Commissions Meeting Accessibility Policy: The Commission will make all reasonable good faith efforts to provide accommodations, aides, services, or barrier removal to enable all members and meeting participants’ full inclusion. Accommodations are provided upon request with advance notice. Persons requesting accommodations such as sign language interpreters, Computer Assistive Real Time (CART), accessible format materials (Braille, large print, electronic files, and audio format), or other reasonable accommodations are asked to: • Provide a detailed description of the accommodation needed and contact information; • Make the request as early as possible, at least three (3) full working days in advance of the meeting; • Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fulfill; • Accommodations of persons that conflict with each other such as one person requiring the use of a service animal and another person being allergic to animals will be resolved with the staff person. Taking the steps outlined above… Contact Email: carly.clem@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Carly Clem. Contact Phone: 2407771252. Boards: Commission on People with Disabilities. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Health & Human Services Building, 401 Hungerford Drive, 1st Floor 1D Conference Room, Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

13th Annual Men's Health Symposium

HHS Events 6-6:30pm Registration and Refreshments 6:30-8 pm Program Suburban Hospital Auditorium Registration Required; visit events.suburbanhospital.org Taking care of your health should be just as important as caring for your family and home. Make it a top priority by attending this special event. You'll learn about common urological conditions affecting men of all ages. Whether it is low testosterone, erectile dysfunction or for some men, Peyronie's disease, Suburban Hospital urologists will explain what these conditions are and the latest treatment options available. Women are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be provided. This program is generously supported by the Frederick H. Bowis Community Fund. Category: Seniors. Age: Adult. Seniors. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Cost: FREE. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 8600 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Open Mic Night

REC-events Got Talent? Passion? Enough musical flair to toot your own horn? Come express yourself through poetry, music, or comedy at our Open Mic Night. You never know what you are capable of until you try. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

CANCELED - Commission on Child Care

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: erin.stillwell@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Erin Stillwell. Contact Phone: 240-777-1716. Boards: Commission on Child Care. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Board of License Commissioner Hearing

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Name: Debra Rosenberg. Contact Phone: 240 777-1997. Boards: Board of License Commissioners. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Thursday, June 16, 2016. Rockville Library 1st Fl. Meeting Rm, 21 Maryland Ave. Rockville, MD 20850.

GO

Council and Committee Meetings Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee Meeting Click to see Current Agenda Packets, Click to see Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Thursday, June 16, 2016, 9:30 AM. 7th floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

The Interagency Fair Housing Coordinating Group

Events The Interagency Fair Housing Coordinating Group will meet at 10:00 a.m. in the Office of Human Rights Conference Room and Mediation Center, 21 Maryland Avenue, Suite 330, Rockville, MD 20850. Category: Community Events. Age: Kids. Thursday, June 16, 2016, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Office of Human Rights Conference Room and Mediation Center 21 Maryland Avenue, Suite 330 Rockville, MD 20850.

RIDE SMART Travel Training

HHS Events RIDE SMART Free two-day public transit travel training for ages 50+ Go where life takes you! In this two-day workshop, you will learn: How to travel to destinations of your choice , How to read Ride On & Metro bus schedules , How to read the Metro system map and understand fare schedules , How to save money by using a SmarTrip or Senior SmarTrip farecard Don't have a SmarTrip card? You will receive one FREE as part of the training! Day 1- Classroom training 10:00a.m. to 1:30p.m. LUNCH PROVIDED - FREE! Day 2- Group Bus Ride & Metrorail Ride 10:00a.m. to 1p.m. Get familiar with transit options during FREE hands-on practice with fellow riders age 50+ Registration Required - No Walk-ins -Sign Up Today! To reserve your seat, or for more information, call 301.738.3252 Ride Smart is sponsored by JCA and Montgomery County. Category: Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Name: Jewish Council for the Aging. Contact Phone: 301.738.3252. Contact Email: ConnectARide@AccessJCA.org. Thursday, June 16, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Silver Spring, MD.

Bethesda Painting Awards

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center Eight painters have been selected as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards, a juried competition and exhibition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. Nearly 300 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work to the tenth annual competition created to exclusively honor regional painters. The work of the eight finalists will be on display at Gallery B from June 1-25, 2016. The artists selected as finalists are: John Aquilino, Rockville, MD Katie Baines, North Chesterfield, VA Amy Chan, Henrico, VA Andy Karnes, Baltimore, MD Richard Levine, Falls Church, VA Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD Amy Sherald, Baltimore, MD Tanja Softic, Richmond, VA The Best in Show winner will be awarded $10,000, second place will be honored with $2,000 and third place will be awarded $1,000. A young artist may also be awarded $1,000. Artists were juried by Dorothy Moss, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery; Dr. David Park Curry, sen… Category: Community Events. Age: Adult. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Valerie Hillman. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: vhillman@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Thursday, June 16, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Gallery B 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Suite E Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

HHS/ED/PS

Council and Committee Meetings Joint Health and Human Services , Public Safety and Education Committee Meeting Click to see Current Agenda Packets, Click to see Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Thursday, June 16, 2016, 2:00 PM. 7th floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Commission on Health

Boards, Committees and Commissions The Commission on Health does not meet in August. Contact Email: doreen.kelly@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Doreen Kelly. Contact Phone: 240-777-4422. Boards: Commission on Health. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Thursday, June 16, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. HOB 401 Hungerford Drive, Tan Mtg. Rm. Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Summer Concert Series

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center With warm summer weather approaching, patrons will be able to delight in weekly outdoor concerts in downtown Bethesda. This series, produced by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, will feature free Thursday evening concerts during May, June, and July. The concerts offer a diverse range of music including rock, funk, jazz, swing, and reggae. The concerts begin on May 5 and take place on Thursday evenings, from 6 – 8pm in Veterans Park, located at the corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues. Category: Community Events. Age: Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Brenna Marchant. Contact Phone: 301-215-6660. Contact Email: BMarchant@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Thursday, June 16, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Veterans Park Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Thursday, June 16, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Foster Parent Information Meeting

HHS-CYF Interested in learning more about becoming a licensed foster parent in Montgomery County? Plan to attend this meeting to learn more. Category: Community Events. Health. Age: Adult. Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Name: Dana Gardner. Contact Phone: 240-777-1664. Contact Email: dana.gardner@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: FREE. Thursday, June 16, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Montgomery County Health and Human Services 1301 Piccard Drive, 1st floor conference room Rockville, MD. For more info visit montgomerycountymd.gov.

Montgomery County Bicycle Action Group (MCBAG)

Traffic Engineering & Operations The MCBAG is a citizen’s bicycle advisory group sponsored by the MCDOT comprised of representatives from the cycling community whose purpose is to meet, discuss and recommend ways to enhance, improve and promote safe bicycle access in Montgomery County. Visit:  http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dot-dte/bikeways/index.html. Category: Government. Transportation. Contact Name: Patricia Shepherd. Contact Phone: 240-777-7231. Contact Email: patricia.shepherd@montgomerycountymd.gov. Thursday, June 16, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Executive Office Building (EOB) 101 Monroe Street, 9th Floor Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Silver Spring Summer Concert Series, Funk, Blues

REC-events Anthony “Swamp Dog” and the Blues Allstars. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-6840. Cost: Free/Gratis. Thursday, June 16, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Veterans Plaza @ the Civic Building. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Bethesda Painting Awards

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center Eight painters have been selected as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards, a juried competition and exhibition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. Nearly 300 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work to the tenth annual competition created to exclusively honor regional painters. The work of the eight finalists will be on display at Gallery B from June 1-25, 2016. The artists selected as finalists are: John Aquilino, Rockville, MD Katie Baines, North Chesterfield, VA Amy Chan, Henrico, VA Andy Karnes, Baltimore, MD Richard Levine, Falls Church, VA Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD Amy Sherald, Baltimore, MD Tanja Softic, Richmond, VA The Best in Show winner will be awarded $10,000, second place will be honored with $2,000 and third place will be awarded $1,000. A young artist may also be awarded $1,000. Artists were juried by Dorothy Moss, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery; Dr. David Park Curry, sen… Category: Community Events. Age: Adult. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Valerie Hillman. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: vhillman@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Friday, June 17, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Gallery B 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Suite E Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Montgomery County Juneteenth Celebration

Events Category: Community Events. Contact Name: James Stowe. Contact Email: james.stowe@montgomerycountymd.gov. Friday, June 17, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Community Paper Shredding/Recycling and Clothing/Household Item Reuse Collection Event

Paper Shredding and Recycling Events For complete details, visit: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/sws/programs/paper-shredding.html. Category: Environmental Protection. Recycling. Volunteers. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Name: Alan Pultyniewicz. Contact Phone: 240-777-6480. Contact Email: alan.pultyniewicz@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: N/A. Saturday, June 18, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Silver Spring, MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Bethesda Painting Awards

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center Eight painters have been selected as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards, a juried competition and exhibition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. Nearly 300 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work to the tenth annual competition created to exclusively honor regional painters. The work of the eight finalists will be on display at Gallery B from June 1-25, 2016. The artists selected as finalists are: John Aquilino, Rockville, MD Katie Baines, North Chesterfield, VA Amy Chan, Henrico, VA Andy Karnes, Baltimore, MD Richard Levine, Falls Church, VA Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD Amy Sherald, Baltimore, MD Tanja Softic, Richmond, VA The Best in Show winner will be awarded $10,000, second place will be honored with $2,000 and third place will be awarded $1,000. A young artist may also be awarded $1,000. Artists were juried by Dorothy Moss, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery; Dr. David Park Curry, sen… Category: Community Events. Age: Adult. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Valerie Hillman. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: vhillman@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Saturday, June 18, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Gallery B 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Suite E Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Intermediate English Conversation Classes

Gilchrist Center Improve your English conversation skills! All conversation classes welcome drop-ins and are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis until full. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Free. Saturday, June 18, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Wheaton Library 11701 Georgia Avenue Wheaton, MD 20902.

Juneteenth

Days of Commemoration Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a holiday in the United States honoring African American heritage by commemorating the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the State of Texas on June 19, 1865. Category: Holidays. Sunday, June 19, 2016. Montgomery County, MD.

Rabies Vaccination Clinic

Animal Services This is the final rabies clinic of the year. Learn more at: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/animalservices. The fine for failure to vaccinate against rabies is $500. Category: Community Events. Health. Public Safety. Age: Family. Area: Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-773-5900. Cost: Varies. Free with purchase of cat or dog pet license. Sunday, June 19, 2016, 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center 7315 Muncaster Mill Rd. Derwood, MD. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

PS

Council and Committee Meetings Public Safety Committee Meeting Click to see Current Agenda Packets, Click to see Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Monday, June 20, 2016, 9:30 AM. 7th Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

PHED

Council and Committee Meetings Planning, Housing, and Economic Development Committee Meeting Click to see Current Agenda Packets, Click to see Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Monday, June 20, 2016, 2:00 PM. 7th Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Summer Movie Bash

REC-events Enjoy the movie “Hotel Translyvania” with popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones, games, arts and crafts. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Phone: 240-777-8075. Cost: Free/Gratis. Monday, June 20, 2016, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Scotland Neighborhood Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac Maryland 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Fast Pitch Softball Lessons

REC-events Instructional program designed for grades 6th through 12th grades. Six week program for middle school and high school age young ladies to learn the fundamentals of fast pitch softball.  Register online at ActiveMontgomery.org under activity #20472. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Teens. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6870. Cost: $20.00 county resident, $35.00 non-county resident. Monday, June 20, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Layhill Local Park 14901 Layhill Road, Wheaton, MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Upcounty Citizens Advisory Board

Boards, Committees and Commissions Boards: Upcounty Citizens Advisory Board. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: Upcounty. Age: Adult. Monday, June 20, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 12900 Middlebrook Rd. Rm. A Germantown, MD 20874.

Bethesda Urban Partnership, Inc. Board of Directors

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: CLABOY@BETHESDA.ORG. Contact Name: CHIQUI LABOY. Contact Phone: 301.215.6660. Boards: Bethesda Urban Partnership, Inc. Board of Directors. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 7:45 AM – 9:35 AM. 7700 Old Georgetown Road, 1st Floor Bethesda, MD 20814.

Council Session

Council and Committee Meetings Council Session Click to see Council Agenda & Analyst Packets (one day prior), Click to see Council Video on Demand. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 9:30 AM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Flag Football Showdown Summer Tournament

REC-events Round Robin Play June 21-22 Championship June 23 “Summer’s Out, Let’s Play" 7 on 7 Flag Football Competition in the community.  All participants must register with the nearest community center.  Round Robin Pool Play with the top 2 teams from each region advancing to the County Wide Championships. Round Robin Play will be held at Damascus Community Center, Mid County Community Center and Coffield Community Center, June 21 - 22, 2016 and Championships held June 23, 2016 at Bauer Community Center.  2 divisions, Middle School (6th through 8th grade you must be entering 6th, 7th or 8th grade to participate on the middle school level) and High School (9th through 12th, you must be entering 9th, 10th 11th or a  rising senior to participate on the High School level). No graduating seniors will be allowed to participate.  Jerseys provided. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Teens. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6810. Cost: Free/Gratis. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Lunch meeting with MACo

Council and Committee Meetings Lunch meeting with Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Click to see Council Agenda & Analyst Packets (one day prior), Click to see Council Video on Demand. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 12:30 PM. 6th floor Conference Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Bill 20-16, Purchases from Minority Owned Businesses - Enforcement of Subcontracting Plan - Request for Proposals - Amendments

Council Public Hearing Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford. Contact Phone: 240-777-7803. Contact Email: Council.PublicHearing@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Bill 21-16, Property Tax Credit - Burtonsville Enterprise Zone Property - Personal Property

Council Public Hearing Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford. Contact Phone: 240-777-7803. Contact Email: Council.PublicHearing@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Zoning Text Amendment 16-04, Agricultural Reserve (AR) Zone - Transitory Uses

Council Public Hearing Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford. Contact Phone: 240-777-7803. Contact Email: Council.PublicHearing@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Commission on Veterans Affairs Meeting

Boards, Committees and Commissions All meetings are open to the public. Free parking is available in front of building. Rockville metro is one block south of building. Sign language interpreter services will be provided only upon request with notice as far in advance as possible, but no less than 3 full business days advance notice, prior to the day of the event. Alternative formats of this document are available upon request as far in advance as possible. If you need other services or accommodations to participate in this activity, please call Betsy Luecking at 240- 777-1256 (V) or via MD Relay at 711. Or, you may send a request via email to Betsy.Luecking@montgomerycountymd.gov. Taking these steps will help us have sufficient time to best meet your needs. Contact Email: carly.clem@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Carly Clem. Contact Phone: 2407771252. Boards: Commission on Veterans Affairs. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Health & Human Services, 401 Hungerford Drive, 1st Floor 1A Conference Room, Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Diabetes Education Classes

HHS Events The African American Health Program presents Diabetes Education Classes Accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators Free Class Series for Diabetes Prevention & Control Choose the 4-week series that works for you! REGISTRATION REQUIRED White Oak Library 11701 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20904 Tuesdays - July 5, 12, 19, 26. Category: Seniors. Age: Seniors. Contact Name: Diane. Contact Phone: 240.773.0387. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Gaithersburg Library 18330 Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20879 Tuesdays - June 7, 14, 21, and 28.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Mid-County Advisory Board

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: luisa.montero@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Luisa Montero-Diaz. Contact Phone: 240-777-8101. Boards: Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: MidCounty. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Mid County Recreation Center 2004 Queensguard Rd. Silver Spring, Maryland.

Bill 12-16, Human Rights and Civil Liberties - County Minimum Wage - Amount - Annual Adjustment

Council Public Hearing Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford. Contact Phone: 240-777-7803. Contact Email: Council.PublicHearing@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

RIDE SMART- Free public transit travel training for ages 50+

HHS Events Go where life takes you! In this two-day workshop, you will learn: How to travel to destinations of your choice How to read Ride On & Metro bus schedules How to read the Metro system map and understand fare schedules How to save money by using a SmarTrip or Senior SmarTrip farecard. Don't have a SmarTrip card? You will receive one FREE as part of the training! June 22 & 23 Day 1 - Classroom training - 10a.m. to 1:30 p.m. LUNCH PROVIDED - FREE! Day 2 - Group Bus Ride & Metrorail Ride - 10a.m. to 1p.m. Get familiar with transit options during FREE hands-on practice with fellow riders age 50+ Registration Required - No Walk-ins - Sign Up Today! To reserve your seat, or for more information, call 301-738-3252 or email: ConnectARide@AccessJCA.org. Category: Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 301.738.3252. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD.

Flag Football Showdown Summer Tournament

REC-events Round Robin Play June 21-22 Championship June 23 “Summer’s Out, Let’s Play" 7 on 7 Flag Football Competition in the community.  All participants must register with the nearest community center.  Round Robin Pool Play with the top 2 teams from each region advancing to the County Wide Championships. Round Robin Play will be held at Damascus Community Center, Mid County Community Center and Coffield Community Center, June 21 - 22, 2016 and Championships held June 23, 2016 at Bauer Community Center.  2 divisions, Middle School (6th through 8th grade you must be entering 6th, 7th or 8th grade to participate on the middle school level) and High School (9th through 12th, you must be entering 9th, 10th 11th or a  rising senior to participate on the High School level). No graduating seniors will be allowed to participate.  Jerseys provided. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Teens. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6810. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Hairspray at Toby’s Dinner

REC-events Come see the Broadway musical Hairspray at Toby’s Dinner Theater in Columbia, Maryland while enjoying a full course meal. You will not be dissapointed. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: East County. Contact Phone: 240-777-0944. Cost: $48.45 and $12 for the bus. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. White Oak Senior Center 1700 April Lane Silver Spring MD 20904. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

AARP SMART DRIVER PROGRAM

HHS Events Drivers age 50 and older sharpen their driving skills and develop new defensive driving techniques. AARP members:$15 / Nonmembers: $20 For additional classes, more information or to register, call 301-754-8800 or visit HolyCrossHealth.org. Category: Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Holy Cross Senior Source 8580 Second Ave. Silver Spring, MD.

Bethesda Painting Awards

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center Eight painters have been selected as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards, a juried competition and exhibition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. Nearly 300 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work to the tenth annual competition created to exclusively honor regional painters. The work of the eight finalists will be on display at Gallery B from June 1-25, 2016. The artists selected as finalists are: John Aquilino, Rockville, MD Katie Baines, North Chesterfield, VA Amy Chan, Henrico, VA Andy Karnes, Baltimore, MD Richard Levine, Falls Church, VA Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD Amy Sherald, Baltimore, MD Tanja Softic, Richmond, VA The Best in Show winner will be awarded $10,000, second place will be honored with $2,000 and third place will be awarded $1,000. A young artist may also be awarded $1,000. Artists were juried by Dorothy Moss, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery; Dr. David Park Curry, sen… Category: Community Events. Age: Adult. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Valerie Hillman. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: vhillman@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Gallery B 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Suite E Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Italian Language/Imparare l'italiano

REC-events Learn the Italian language as you explore its beautiful culture. Participants must have a working knowledge of Italian. Classes are every Wednesday at the same hour. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8085. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center 1000 Forest Glen Road Silver Spring, MD 20901. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Interagency Commission on Homelessness, Operations Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: Nili.Soni@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Nili Soni. Contact Phone: 240-777-4595. Boards: Interagency Commission on Homelessness. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Rockville Memorial Library Office of Human Rights Mediation Center 21 Maryland Ave. 3rd Fl. Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

West Coast Swing (Beginner II)

REC-events Dance to a variety of music; slow blues and rock and roll. Learn basic patters, dance etiquette and lead and follow technique. No partners needed, open to men and women. With Amanda Stearns (8 weeks) No class July 6, 27 and August 10). Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Cost: $38 or $32 with HPSI card. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Pro Bono (Free) Legal Advice

Gilchrist Center Obtain free legal advice on civil cases. Must be a Montgomery County resident. Offered on the Second and Founth Wednesday of each month, intake starts at 5:30 pm. Please call for more information. Category: Community Events. Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: MidCounty. Contact Name: Montgomery County Bar Foundation. Contact Phone: (301) 424-7651, (301) 424-7652, (301) 424-7633. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Ana G. Mendez University System 11006 Veirs Mill Road Wheaton, MD 20902.

Notice of Public Hearing-New Hampshire Ave. (Tunis Sierra) RPPA

Traffic Engineering & Operations The County Executive or his designee shall conduct a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in the Lobby Level Auditorium, Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville, Maryland, to consider the creation of a new Residential Permit Parking Area in Silver Spring. Category: Transportation. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Name: Thomas Tyree. Contact Phone: 240-777-2190. Contact Email: TrafficOps@montgomerycountymd.gov. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville, MD 20850, Lobby Level Auditorium.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Every Body’s Yoga

REC-events A yoga class that increase flexibility, reduce pain and gives you a sense of energy with guided relaxation with Dr. Linda Smith (8 weeks). No class July 27. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Cost: $38 or $32 with HPSI card. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:35 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Presentation at the Park “Ernest Hemingway”

REC-events Get to know Hemingway; a strong influential fiction author of the 20th century through his life adventures and public image. By Gerald Schneider, Ph.D. American novelist, short story writer and journalist. Pre-registration required. Sign-in sheet available now. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

GO

Council and Committee Meetings Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee Meeting Click to see Current Agenda Packets, Click to see Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Thursday, June 23, 2016, 9:30 AM. 7th floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

T&E

Council and Committee Meetings Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee Meeting Click to see Current Agenda Packets, Click to see Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Thursday, June 23, 2016, 9:30 AM. 3rd floor conference Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Flag Football Showdown Summer Tournament

REC-events Round Robin Play June 21-22 Championship June 23 “Summer’s Out, Let’s Play" 7 on 7 Flag Football Competition in the community.  All participants must register with the nearest community center.  Round Robin Pool Play with the top 2 teams from each region advancing to the County Wide Championships. Round Robin Play will be held at Damascus Community Center, Mid County Community Center and Coffield Community Center, June 21 - 22, 2016 and Championships held June 23, 2016 at Bauer Community Center.  2 divisions, Middle School (6th through 8th grade you must be entering 6th, 7th or 8th grade to participate on the middle school level) and High School (9th through 12th, you must be entering 9th, 10th 11th or a  rising senior to participate on the High School level). No graduating seniors will be allowed to participate.  Jerseys provided. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Teens. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6810. Cost: Free/Gratis. Thursday, June 23, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Bethesda Painting Awards

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center Eight painters have been selected as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards, a juried competition and exhibition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. Nearly 300 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work to the tenth annual competition created to exclusively honor regional painters. The work of the eight finalists will be on display at Gallery B from June 1-25, 2016. The artists selected as finalists are: John Aquilino, Rockville, MD Katie Baines, North Chesterfield, VA Amy Chan, Henrico, VA Andy Karnes, Baltimore, MD Richard Levine, Falls Church, VA Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD Amy Sherald, Baltimore, MD Tanja Softic, Richmond, VA The Best in Show winner will be awarded $10,000, second place will be honored with $2,000 and third place will be awarded $1,000. A young artist may also be awarded $1,000. Artists were juried by Dorothy Moss, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery; Dr. David Park Curry, sen… Category: Community Events. Age: Adult. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Valerie Hillman. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: vhillman@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Thursday, June 23, 2016, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Gallery B 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Suite E Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Señorita Sunshine’s USO Show

REC-events The show returns to grace us with a fun variety show with many different elements of surprises and intrigue. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6995. Cost: Free/Gratis. Thursday, June 23, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Damascus Senior Center 25520 Oak Drive Damascus, MD 20872. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

GO/HHS

Council and Committee Meetings Joint Government Operations and Fiscal Policy and Health and Human Services Committee Meeting Click to see Current Agenda Packets, Click to see Future Committee Agenda. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Contact Name: Legislative Information Services. Contact Phone: 240-777-7910. Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov. Thursday, June 23, 2016, 2:00 PM. 7th floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Summer Concert Series

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center With warm summer weather approaching, patrons will be able to delight in weekly outdoor concerts in downtown Bethesda. This series, produced by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, will feature free Thursday evening concerts during May, June, and July. The concerts offer a diverse range of music including rock, funk, jazz, swing, and reggae. The concerts begin on May 5 and take place on Thursday evenings, from 6 – 8pm in Veterans Park, located at the corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues. Category: Community Events. Age: Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Brenna Marchant. Contact Phone: 301-215-6660. Contact Email: BMarchant@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Thursday, June 23, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Veterans Park Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues Bethesda, MD 20814. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes

Gilchrist Center Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class. Regional Services. Seniors. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940. Cost: Gratis/Free. Thursday, June 23, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Silver Spring Summer Concert Series Motown, Pop

REC-events Bobby & the Believers. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-6840. Cost: Free/Gratis. Thursday, June 23, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Veterans Plaza @ the Civic Building. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.