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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, May 3, 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, May 3, 2016, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM. COB 100 Maryland Ave. - Rm. 225 Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Commission on Aging-Health and Wellness Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Boards: Commission on Aging. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. 7300 Calhoun Place Conference Room 6C Rockville, Maryland 20850.

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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. Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 10:00 AM. 7th floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

Seniors 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 3, 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 3, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Community Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac, MD 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Tiny Tots

REC-events This program is for 18 months and younger with adult participation required. Program is structured classes and story time and open gym. Program meets every Tuesday and Thursday. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Phone: 240-777-8075. Cost: Free/Gratis. Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Neighborhood Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac Maryland 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

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, May 3, 2016, 1:00 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Bill 13-16, Personnel - Benefits for Domestic Partner of Employee - 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, May 3, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Bill 16-16, Personnel - Benefits for Domestic Partner of Employee - Repeal

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, May 3, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Bill 17-16, Contracts and Procurement - Equal Benefits for Domestic Partner - Repeal

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, May 3, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Cable franchise agreement with Starpower Communications, LLC

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, May 3, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Resolution to adopt Bill 5-16, Tanning Facilities - Amendments as a Board of Health regulation

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, May 3, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue 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 3, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Spring 2016 Informational Open Houses for the MD355 Bus Rapid Transit Study

DOT-RTS The Maryland Department of Transportation, in collaboration with Montgomery County, is conducting a study for developing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along a portion of the MD 355 corridor. Two public Open Houses (same information will be available at each meeting; other Open House was held April 28) will be held to provide information and gather community input about potential BRT service from Bethesda to Clarksburg. At the Open Houses, you will meet the project team and be able to review: * BRT elements - how it works, what it looks like, etc. * The study process and schedule * Existing conditions inventory * Draft preliminary purpose and need. Category: Transportation. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. MidCounty. Rockville. Upcounty. Contact Name: Susan Payne. Contact Phone: 240.777.7196. Contact Email: susan.payne@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: None. Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Gaithersburg High School Cafeteria 101 Education Bv Gaithersburg MD 20877. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

The Faces of Transit--A forum on the importance of transit in our communities

DOT-RTS Transit access is critical to creating places where everyone can thrive. When it comes to transit in Montgomery and Prince George's, what works and what doesn't? The people who rely on transit every day know best. Join us to discuss transit in Montgomery and Prince George's communities the evening of May 3. First, join neighbors who rely on transit every day for a panel discussion.Then, we'll be joined by a panel of experts on what we can expect when the Purple Line and new BRT are up and running. Category: Transportation. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Silver Spring. Contact Name: Pete Tomao. Contact Phone: 202-675-0016. Contact Email: pete@smartergrowth.net. Cost: None. Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Silver Spring Civic Center One Veterans Place Silver Spring, MD 20910. For more info visit www.smartergrowth.net.

Bike to School Day

DOT Events Join schools around the country to celebrate National Bike to School Day 2016 on May 4th. Bike to School Day events raise awareness of the need to create safer routes for bicycling and walking and emphasize the importance of issues such as increasing physical activity among children, bicycle safety, reducing traffic congestion and concern for the environment. The events build connections between families, schools and the broader community. For more information contact Nadji Kirby via email at nadji.Kirby@montgomerycountymd.gov or by phone at 240-777-7169. Category: Transportation. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Name: Nadji Kirby. Contact Phone: 240-777-7169. Contact Email: nadji.kirby@montgomerycountymd.gov. Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Various schools county wide. For more info visit montgomerycountymd.gov.

Mini Trip to National Arboretum

REC-events STOP! It’s time to smells the flowers. Spring has sprung and the azaleas’ are blooming. Join us for a trip to the National Arboretum. You will view the beautiful azalea collection, smell the Herb Garden and meet a 400 year old Bonsai tree slightly taller than your knee. And don not forget to bring a brown bag lunch with you. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Cost: $10 per person. Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 9:45 AM – 2:45 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Bocce Ball

REC-events Enjoy a relaxed but strategic game with an ancient lineage at Bocce courts every Wednesday and Saturday. Beginners welcome. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8085. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center 1000 Forest Glen Road Silver Spring, MD 20901. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

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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. Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 1:00 PM. 7th Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Happy Houseplants

REC-events Join the Masters as they present ways to keep houseplants happy and healthy. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8085. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, May 4, 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.

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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. Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 2:00 PM. 3rd floor Conference Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

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. Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 2:00 PM. 7th floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

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, May 4, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. EOB 101 Monroe Street - 6th Floor Rockville MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Dinner + Movie at the Park “A Walk in the Woods”

REC-events Select your menu and preregister for dinner at the center’s front desk by Monday, May 2, 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 $5.30. Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906. 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, May 4, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

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, May 4, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 7300 Calhoun Place Rockville, MD 20855.

Public Hearing- Metropolitan Branch Trail Project

Transportation Engineering Category: Transportation. Age: Adult. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Name: Gaila Lescinskiene. Contact Phone: 240-777-7241. Contact Email: gaila.lescinskiene@montgomerycountymd.gov. Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 6:30 PM. East Silver Spring Elementary School 631 Silver Spring Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20910.

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, May 4, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 7300 Calhoun Place, Suite 600 - Conf. Rm. 6 Rockville, MD 20855.

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, May 4, 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, May 4, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 3300 Briggs Chaney Road Silver Spring, MD 20904.

Ascension Thursday (Western)

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, May 5, 2016. Montgomery County, MD.

Yom Ha'Shoah

Days of Commemoration Officially entitled “Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day” by the Israeli Knesset, it also marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.  The JCRCGW organizes and sponsors Holocaust Remembrance Commemoration programs in both Montgomery and Fairfax counties to commemorate the more than six million victims of the Holocaust. Category: Holidays. Thursday, May 5, 2016. Montgomery County, MD.

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, May 5, 2016. COB Auditorium 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

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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, May 5, 2016, 9:30 AM. 3rd floor Conference 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, May 5, 2016, 9:30 AM. 7th floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

Seniors 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, May 5, 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.

Cinco De Mayo Luncheon

REC-events Chef Sue prepares a wonderful meal for our annual celebration. The menu is available at the reception desk one month prior to the event. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Cost: Price for the Meal age 55 – 59 is $7.00; 60+ Donations accepted. Thursday, May 5, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Damascus Community Recreation Center 9701 Main Street, Damascus , Maryland. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

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, May 5, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Community Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac, MD 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Tiny Tots

REC-events This program is for 18 months and younger with adult participation required. Program is structured classes and story time and open gym. Program meets every Tuesday and Thursday. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Phone: 240-777-8075. Cost: Free/Gratis. Thursday, May 5, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Neighborhood Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac Maryland 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Getting to Know You: Luxemburg & Slovenia

REC-events This month of Getting to Know You features our Luxemburg & Slovenia friends. Come hear their fascinating stories of these European countries. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8085. Cost: Free/Gratis. Thursday, May 5, 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.

Stroke Awareness Event

REC-events This presentation gives you information on what signs to look for and ways to prevent having a stroke. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: East County. Contact Phone: 240-777-6944. Cost: Free/Gratis. Thursday, May 5, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. White Oak Senior Center 1700 April Lane Silver Spring MD 20904. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

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Council and Committee Meetings 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, May 5, 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, May 5, 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, May 5, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Self Defense Class

Commission for Women Category: Community Events. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Jodi Finkelstein. Contact Phone: 2407778333. Contact Email: jodi.finkelstein@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: $10. Thursday, May 5, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 21 Maryland Ave, First floor meeting room. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

REC-events Señorita Sunshine stars in our celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Luncheon will be provided through the Nutrition Program. Pre-Registration required. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8085. Cost: Price for lunch ages 55-59 is $5.49. Donations requested for 60+. Friday, May 6, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center 1000 Forest Glen Road Silver Spring, MD 20901. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Overnight Camp Out & MINI Jamboree

REC-events For ages 8-12, join us with local camping leaders for a mini jamboree. Learn knot tying, pitching a tent, 4 types of outdoor cooking, telescope star watching, play manhunt and glow in the dark activities. Wake up to a fireside breakfast, followed by a nature walk and letter boxing. Participants will learn camping skills, play games and have fun in scheduled activities. Boys and girls will be in separate tent areas overnight. Bring your tent or tee pee, tarp, sleeping bag, flash light, comb, tooth brush & tooth paste, and a change of clothes. Health forms due by May 3rd. Register under course #20224 on line at ActiveMontgomery.org or at the center’s front desk. Fee $15. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Teens. Area: Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6930. Cost: $15. Friday, May 6, 2016, 7:00 PM – Saturday, May 7, 2016, 10:00 AM. Damascus Community Recreation Center 9701 Main Street, Damascus , Maryland. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Swing Into Spring, "Family Community Fun Night"

REC-events All are welcome. A fun filled evening with games, prices, raffles and activities for all family members to enjoy.  Activities include photo booth, face painting, DJ, carnival games, moon bounce and much, much more.  Light refreshments will be served.  Children under 10 years of age must be accompanied by a parent. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-8077. Cost: Free/Gratis. Friday, May 6, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Upper County Community Recreation Center 8201 Emory Grove Road Gaithersburg, MD 20877. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Unity Festival

REC-events Join us for the Annual Unity Festival and participate in arts & crafts, games, vendors, multicultural food, face painting, moon bounce, celebrity basketball game featuring local celebrities and elected officials competing against our LBAA coaches. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-6995. Cost: Free/Gratis. Saturday, May 7, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Long Branch Community Recreation Center 8700 Piney Branch Road Silver Spring, MD 20901. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Way2GoMaryland College Preparation Event

Events Open to 6th-10th grade Montgomery County students and their parents/guardians. Attend this FREE event bringing together current college students and admissions and financial aid representatives from University System of Maryland (USM) institutions to chat with you about preparing and paying for college. Also hear from the College Savings Plans of Maryland about how to save for college. Register online by May 4, 2016: http://way2gomaryland.org/event/way2gomaryland-montgomery-county-event. Registration can also be done by sending an email to jrose@usmd.edu or by calling 301-445-2756. Category: Educational Class. Age: Teens. Adult. Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Name: Jennifer Rose. Contact Phone: 301-445-2756. Contact Email: jrose@usmd.edu. Cost: Free. Saturday, May 7, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Universities at Shady Grove (USG) 9630 Gudelsky Drive Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit way2gomaryland.org.

Quarry Day Open House at Travilah Quarry

Division of Solid Waste Services Staff will provide information on the economic and environmental benefits of waste reduction, recycling, reuse, buying recycled, grasscycling and composting. Category: Environmental Protection. Recycling. Age: Kids. 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: No charge. Saturday, May 7, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 13900 Piney Meetinghouse Rd. Rockville, MD, 20850. For more info visit quarryearthday.com.

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, May 7, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Seneca Valley High School 19401 Crystal Rock Drive Germantown, MD 20874. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Futsal Tournament

REC-events Enjoy the 4th Annual Unity Day Middle School Futsal Tournament. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Teens. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-6965. Cost: Free/Gratis. Saturday, May 7, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Long Branch Community Recreation Center 8700 Piney Branch Road Silver Spring, MD 20901. 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 7, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Wheaton Library 11701 Georgia Avenue Wheaton, MD 20902.

Akhmedova Ballet Presents Sleeping Beauty

REC-events The award winning Akhmedova Ballet Academy presents “Sleeping Beauty” - Aurora’s Christening and Wedding Acts for a very special Mother’s Day performance. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8085. Cost: Free/Gratis. Saturday, May 7, 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.

Overnight Camp Out & MINI Jamboree

REC-events For ages 8-12, join us with local camping leaders for a mini jamboree. Learn knot tying, pitching a tent, 4 types of outdoor cooking, telescope star watching, play manhunt and glow in the dark activities. Wake up to a fireside breakfast, followed by a nature walk and letter boxing. Participants will learn camping skills, play games and have fun in scheduled activities. Boys and girls will be in separate tent areas overnight. Bring your tent or tee pee, tarp, sleeping bag, flash light, comb, tooth brush & tooth paste, and a change of clothes. Health forms due by May 3rd. Register under course #20224 on line at ActiveMontgomery.org or at the center’s front desk. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Teens. Area: Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6930. Cost: $15. Saturday, May 7, 2016, 7:00 PM – Sunday, May 8, 2016, 11:00 AM. Damascus Community Recreation Center 9701 Main Street, Damascus , Maryland. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Commission on Aging-Communications and Community Outreach Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Boards: Commission on Aging. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Monday, May 9, 2016, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. 7300 Calhoun Place Conference Room 6C Rockville, Maryland.

Adult Summer Basketball League

REC-events We are accepting team registrations for a basketball league from May 9 through June 2. Leagues are offered for men’s starting the second week in June.  The fee includes game officials, staff, game balls, scorebooks, schedules, playoffs, and a great socially and competitive oriented program. All games are played locally in the Silver Spring, Bethesda, Rockville and Germantown areas. Team registration forms and information brochures are available at the Recreation administrative offices, or online at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec. For more information about adult basketball and/or to register, contact Pat Sullivan at 240-777-6893 or email at patrick.sullivan@montgomerycountymd.gov. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Adult. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6893. Contact Email: patrick.sullivan@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: Team registration fee is $595 if teams register before May 27, and $620 from May 28 through June 2. Monday, May 9, 2016, 9:00 AM – Sunday, June 12, 2016, 5:00 PM. 4010 Randolph Rd Silver Spring, MD 20902. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Council Budget Worksession

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. Monday, May 9, 2016, 9:30 AM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Coffeehouse Music Series

REC-events Enjoy the live music performance of Jesse Palidofsky in the café. The center’s café remains open with beverages and snacks for sale to enjoy. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Cost: Free/Gratis. Monday, May 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.

Council Budget Worksession

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. Monday, May 9, 2016, 1:30 PM. Third 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, May 9, 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.

East County Citizens Advisory Board - Planning /Economic Development Committee

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

Quality of Life Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Boards: Upcounty Citizens Advisory Board. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: Upcounty. Age: Adult. Monday, May 9, 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, May 10, 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.

Summer Registration Begins for SOAR program

REC-events Whatta great summer of activities we have planned for our Family Entertainment and Exciting Trips and Senior Outdoor Adventures in Recreation. These popular daytrips include roundtrip coach, event admission and in some cases meals. Summer FEET trips include a boat tour of Chesapeake Bay lighthouses, the Sacred Places tour of four area cathedrals, the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber in Fredericksburg and 12 other trips. SOAR trips feature “Phantom of the Opera” at the Kennedy Center, skipjack boat tour in St. Michaels, canoeing though the Jug Bay wildlife sanctuary and nine other awesome trips. Look for the new SOAR/FEET Guide soon at county facilities and community centers, and online at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec. registration opens May 10. Senior Outdoor Adventures in Recreation is designed for active adults, age 55 and over. Registrations can be made through ActiveMontgomery, by fax 240-777-6818, mail to Registrar to the address above, or in person at any Recreation facility. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-6818. Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM. 4010 Randolph Rd Silver Spring, MD 20902. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Commission on Aging-Aging in Place Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Boards: Commission on Aging. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. 7300 Calhoun Place Conference Room 6C Rockville, Maryland 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, May 10, 2016, 9:30 AM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

Seniors 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 10, 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 10, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Community Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac, MD 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Tiny Tots

REC-events This program is for 18 months and younger with adult participation required. Program is structured classes and story time and open gym. Program meets every Tuesday and Thursday. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Phone: 240-777-8075. Cost: Free/Gratis. Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Neighborhood Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac Maryland 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Expedited Bill 14-16, Taxation - New Jobs Tax Credit and Enhanced New Jobs Tax Credit - Amount of Tax Credit - Term of Credit

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, May 10, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Expedited Bill 15-16, Recordation Tax - Rates - Allocations - 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, May 10, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Community Action Board Forums 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, May 10, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 2424 Reedie Drive, Wheaton.

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, May 10, 2016, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 2424 Reedie Drive, Room 101, Wheaton, MD 20902.

Department of Permitting Services Advisory Board

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: alexia.roundtree@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Alexia Roundtree. Contact Phone: 240-777-6280. Boards: Department of Permitting Services Advisory Committee. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: Rockville. Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. 255 Rockville Pike, 1st floor DEP Conference Room 120 Rockville, MD 20850.

Spring Boy Scout Program Launch

DEP Events DEP will be on hand to discuss environmental programs that area Boy Scout leaders can promote to their scouts and become involved in. Boy Scout Program Launch, May 10, 2016,  7:00 p.m. (Doors open to exhibitors at 5:30 and will run until about 9pm.  , The Program Launch is an opportunity for leaders, parents, friends and others of our community to learn about Scouting and about the Potomac District which is an important part of the National Capital Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.  There are nearly 100 scouting units, including Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, Venture Crews, Explorer Posts and others, registered in the Potomac District—a total of nearly 3500 youth and more than 1000 adult volunteers.   The professional staff of the National Capital Area Council provides support and program resources throughout the year and in many ways. , The Program Launch will be held in the gymnasium of the Potomac Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints, 11700 Falls Road in… Category: Environmental Protection. Contact Name: Leslie Wilcox. Contact Phone: 240-777-7780. Contact Email: leslie.wilcox@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Potomac Chapel 11700 Falls Road Potomac, MD.

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 10, 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, May 10, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 2424 Reedie Drive Silver Spring, Md 20902.

Charter Review Commission

Boards, Committees and Commissions Monthly meeting. Contact Email: charterreview.commission@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Josh Hamlin. Contact Phone: 240-777-7900. Boards: Charter Review Commission. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM. COB 100 Maryland Ave. 6th Floor Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

55+Tech Fair

REC-events Are you savvy? Or are you a tech newbie? Either way, this Fair is for you. Come check us out here at Holiday Park, free demos, exhibitors, giveaways, and more. Café is open for lunch. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

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, May 11, 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.

Airpark Liaison Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: jeff.zyontz@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Jeff Zyontz. Contact Phone: 240 777 7896. Boards: Airpark Liaison Committee. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Council Office Building -5th Floor 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville.

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, May 11, 2016, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Jewish Council for Aging 12320 Parklawn Drive Rockville, MD 20852.

Youth Summit 2 Change a Life

REC-events The County Executive wants to hear from you. Middle and High School students are welcome to share hopes and concerns. Stand up and speak about how young people become disconnected from their community. Share your ideas to make connections and “2Change a Life”. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Teens. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-8080. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Silver Spring Civic Center 1 Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring, MD 20902. 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, May 11, 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, May 11, 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, May 11, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Latin Dance Workshop

REC-events Learn your step and move your body to salsa, cumbia, cha-cha, merengue and many more. Pre-registration required at the front desk. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:25 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

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, May 11, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. HOB 401 Hungerford Drive - Conf. Room 1A Rockville, MD 20850.

Commission on Common Ownership Communities Monthly Meeting

Boards, Committees and Commissions Contact Email: peter.drymalski@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Peter Drymalski. Contact Phone: 2407773716. Boards: Commission on Common Ownership Communities. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. COB Room 225.

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, May 11, 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, May 11, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 21 Maryland Avenue Suite 310 Rockville, MD 20850.

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, May 12, 2016, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM. Discovery Communications One Discovery Place Silver Spring MD 20910. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Commission on Aging-Public Policy Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Boards: Commission on Aging. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Thursday, May 12, 2016, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. 7300 Calhoun Place Conference Room, 6C Rockville, Maryland 20850.

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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, May 12, 2016, 9:30 AM. 3rd floor Conference Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

Seniors 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, May 12, 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.

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, May 12, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Community Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac, MD 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Tiny Tots

REC-events This program is for 18 months and younger with adult participation required. Program is structured classes and story time and open gym. Program meets every Tuesday and Thursday. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Phone: 240-777-8075. Cost: Free/Gratis. Thursday, May 12, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Neighborhood Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac Maryland 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Bi-County meeting with Prince George's County at WSSC Headquarters

Council and Committee Meetings Bi- County meeting at WSSC Headquarters in Laurel. Category: Council and Committee Meetings. Thursday, May 12, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WSSC Headquarters - Auditorium 14501 Sweitzer Lane Laurel, MD.

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, May 12, 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, May 12, 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, May 12, 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, May 12, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 401 Hungerford Dr. Conference Room 1A Rockville, MD 20850.

Mini Trip

REC-events Mini Trip to Liganore Wine cellar and Vineyard. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6995. Cost: $10. Friday, May 13, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Damascus Senior Center 25520 Oak Drive Damascus, MD 20872. 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, May 13, 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.

Wesak or Buddah Day

Days of Commemoration The most important of the Buddhist festivals. It celebrates the Buddha's birthday, and, for some Buddhists, also marks his enlightenment and death. Category: Holidays. Saturday, May 14, 2016. Montgomery County, MD.

Bethesda Fine Arts Festival

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center The 13th annual Bethesda Fine Arts Festival will welcome more than 120 artists from across the country and Canada to showcase and sell their fine art and craft. The two-day event, on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15, will feature fine art, live music and local restaurants. Located in Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle, along Norfolk, Auburn and Del Ray Avenues, artists will sell their original painting, photography, furniture, jewelry, ceramics and more. Admission is free. The festival is located six blocks from the Bethesda Metro station and free parking is available adjacent to the event in the parking garage located on Auburn Avenue. Category: Community Events. Age: Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Laura Foit. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: lfoit@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Saturday, May 14, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Downtown Bethesda, along Norfolk, Auburn, and Del Ray Avenues. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

IT'S YOUR TIME: WOMEN'S HEALTH EVENT

Seniors Need inspiration to get healthy? Attend this fun, informative health event and get motivated to take charge of your health. Participate in health screenings, health lectures and enjoy a seated massage. Great door prizes, giveaways and much more. Refreshments provided. For additional classes, more information or to register, call 301-754-8800 or visit HolyCrossHealth.org. Category: Health. Seniors. Age: Adult. Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 301-754-8800. Cost: FREE. Saturday, May 14, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Professional and Community Education Center at Holy Cross Hospital on the Kevin J. Sexton Campus of Holy Cross Health 1500 Forest Glen Rd. Silver Spring For parking information and fees, visit HolyCrossHealth.org/parking. For more info visit www.holycrosshealth.org.

Audacity of Hoops Tournament

REC-events Girls bracket play at 11 a.m. boys bracket play at 12 p.m. This is a single elimination tournament for high school girls and boys in grades 9-12. Participants will play 3-5 player rosters. Pre-registration required. Follow the tournament @MoCoRec #RecZone for updates. For information contact the Youth Development Team at 240-777-8080. For registration assistance please contact carlos.castro@montgomerycountymd.gov. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Teens. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Name: Carlos Castro. Contact Phone: 240-777-8080. Contact Email: carlos.castro@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: Free/Gratis. Saturday, May 14, 2016, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM. 1 Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring, MD 20902. 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 14, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Wheaton Library 11701 Georgia Avenue Wheaton, MD 20902.

Scotland Fashion Show

REC-events Enjoy with the family the first annual fashion show with a special guest and the Scotland Youth Dancing, Hip Hop Songs and more. Enjoy the display art work and open international style pot luck afterward. Please bring a dish to share. Volunteers are needed to host our guest. Dress to impress. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Phone: 240-777-8075. Cost: Free/Gratis. Saturday, May 14, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Scotland Community Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac, MD 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

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, May 15, 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.

Bethesda Fine Arts Festival

Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center The 13th annual Bethesda Fine Arts Festival will welcome more than 120 artists from across the country and Canada to showcase and sell their fine art and craft. The two-day event, on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15, will feature fine art, live music and local restaurants. Located in Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle, along Norfolk, Auburn and Del Ray Avenues, artists will sell their original painting, photography, furniture, jewelry, ceramics and more. Admission is free. The festival is located six blocks from the Bethesda Metro station and free parking is available adjacent to the event in the parking garage located on Auburn Avenue. Category: Community Events. Age: Family. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Name: Laura Foit. Contact Phone: 3012156660. Contact Email: lfoit@bethesda.org. Cost: FREE. Sunday, May 15, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Downtown Bethesda, along Norfolk, Auburn, and Del Ray Avenues. For more info visit www.bethesda.org.

Taste the World in Fenton Village

Silver Spring Regional Services Center DC Area’s Largest Restaurant Crawl; 6th Year Brings Even More Food Silver Spring, MD, May 15, 2016 – Thousands of DC and Maryland foodies will descend upon Silver Spring for the 6th Annual Taste The World in Fenton Village. The free event draws food lovers throughout the area with the promise of food samples at 35 different restaurants representing international food from every continent, except Australia and Antarctica. Fenton Village Inc. a local non-profit in partnership with Montgomery County, coordinates Taste The World in Fenton Village to promote and highlight local restaurants that show off the diversity of food in the eclectic neighborhood. Great for families and people of all ages, the restaurant crawl invites attendees to explore Fenton Village. Attendees pick up their free event “passport” at one of three port entries. 35 neighborhood restaurants offer tastes of their standard menus for anywhere from $2-5 from 1 PM to 5 PM. Attendees earn a stamp in their “passport” for every “taste” at… Category: Community Events. Age: Adult. Family. Area: Silver Spring. Sunday, May 15, 2016, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Different Point of Enteries @ 8081 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA. For more info visit tastetheworld.fentonvillage.org.

Registration for Summer starts today

REC-events Registration for summer classes, swim lessons begins today. Category: Community Events. 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 16, 2016, 6:30 AM – 2:30 PM. 4010 Randolph Rd Silver Spring, MD 20902. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Council Budget Worksession

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. Monday, May 16, 2016, 9:30 AM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

Seniors 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 16, 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.

Council Budget Worksession

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. Monday, May 16, 2016, 1:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Upcounty Citizens Advisory Board

Boards, Committees and Commissions Boards: Upcounty Citizens Advisory Board. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: Upcounty. Age: Adult. Monday, May 16, 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, May 17, 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, May 17, 2016, 9:30 AM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

Seniors 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 17, 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 17, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Community Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac, MD 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Tiny Tots

REC-events This program is for 18 months and younger with adult participation required. Program is structured classes and story time and open gym. Program meets every Tuesday and Thursday. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Phone: 240-777-8075. Cost: Free/Gratis. Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Neighborhood Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac Maryland 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Ice Cream Social

REC-events Enjoy an Ice Cream Social with all of your favorite toppings. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6995. Cost: Free/Gratis. Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Damascus Senior Center 25520 Oak Drive Damascus, MD 20872. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Jeff Antoniuk and the Jazz Update Trio

REC-events Performance is presented by the Washington Performing Arts. Free/Gratis. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8085. Cost: Free/Gratis. Tuesday, May 17, 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.

Supplement appropriation and CIP amendment - DOT - $1,500,000 for Primary/Arterial Road Resurfacing

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, May 17, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Supplement appropriation and CIP amendment - DOT - $2,315,000 for Residential and Rural Road Rehabilitation

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, May 17, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Supplement appropriation and CIP amendment - DOT - $5,500,000 for Residential/Rural Road Resurfacing

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, May 17, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Live Discussion with County Executive Ike Leggett

Executive Events Welcome to the Live Discussion with County Executive Isiah Leggett. This online interactive forum allows residents in Montgomery County to send questions directly to County Executive Isiah Leggett. You may submit questions anytime, and questions will be answered during the scheduled discussion time. Category: Community Events. County Executive. Media/Press. Age: Adult. Seniors. Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Online. For more info visit www6.montgomerycountymd.gov.

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, May 17, 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.

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 17, 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, May 17, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 2424 Reedie Drive Silver Spring, Md 20902.

Council Budget Worksession

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. Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 9:30 AM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Garden Party Luncheon

REC-events Chef Sue will have a great meal prepared for our Damascus Senior Gardeners. The menu is available at the reception desk. Call the center for reservations. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6995. Cost: Price for the Meal age 55-59 is $7.00. 60+ Donations accepted. Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Damascus Senior Center 25520 Oak Drive Damascus, MD 20872. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Anna Pappas “A Class Act”

REC-events Anna Pappas returns with her friends to perform “A Class Act”. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Upcounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-6995. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906. 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, May 18, 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, May 18, 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.

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, May 18, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Appalachian Trail General Overview and Preparations

REC-events Join Rush Williamson from Appalachian Trail Conservancy and Potomac Appalachian Trail Club and learn all about preparation, equipment, food, ways to hike the trail, and general overview. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Commission on Aging-Executive Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions Boards: Commission on Aging. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Thursday, May 19, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 7300 Calhoun Place Suite #700 Rockville, Maryland 20850.

Council Budget Worksession

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. Thursday, May 19, 2016, 9:30 AM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

Seniors 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, May 19, 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.

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, May 19, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Community Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac, MD 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Tiny Tots

REC-events This program is for 18 months and younger with adult participation required. Program is structured classes and story time and open gym. Program meets every Tuesday and Thursday. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Phone: 240-777-8075. Cost: Free/Gratis. Thursday, May 19, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Neighborhood Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac Maryland 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

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. Thursday, May 19, 2016, 1:00 PM. Office of Human Rights Conference Room and Mediation Center 21 Maryland Avenue, Suite 330 Rockville, MD 20850.

Stormwater Solutions: Conservation Landscapes and Rain Gardens

Rainscapes Stormwater Solutions: Conservation Landscapes and Rain Gardens Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection It is possible to have a landscape that not only absorbs stormwater and uses native plants, but is also beautiful! The Department of Environmental Protection staff will show you how to evaluate your site, design and implement a landscape, and qualify to receive a RainScapes Reward rebate. Course # 14895 Thursday, May 19, 4:00 - 7:00pm Fee: $15, FOBG: $13; registration required Visitors Center Adult Classroom. Category: Educational Class. Environmental Protection. Age: Adult. Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Name: Brookside Gardens. Contact Phone: 301-962-1400. Cost: Fee: $15, FOBG: $13. Thursday, May 19, 2016, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Brookside Gardens 1800 Glenallan Ave. Silver Spring, MD 20902.

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, May 19, 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, May 19, 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, May 19, 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, May 19, 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, May 19, 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.

Sagadawa Duchen

Days of Commemoration Buddha's enlightenment and parinirvana. Category: Holidays. Saturday, May 21, 2016. Montgomery County, MD.

Vesak (Theravada)

Days of Commemoration Buddha's birth, enlightenment, and parinirvana. Category: Holidays. Saturday, May 21, 2016. Montgomery County, MD.

Recycling Volunteer Program Orientation and Training

Recycling Volunteer Program Become a recycling 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. Saturday, May 21, 2016, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Executive Office Building 101 Monroe Street, 6th Floor Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Stormwater Solutions: Conservation Landscapes and Rain Gardens

Rainscapes Stormwater Solutions: Conservation Landscapes and Rain Gardens Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection It is possible to have a landscape that not only absorbs stormwater and uses native plants, but is also beautiful! The Department of Environmental Protection staff will show you how to evaluate your site, design and implement a landscape, and qualify to receive a RainScapes Reward rebate. Course # 14896 Saturday, May 21, 10:00am - 1:00pm Fee: $15, FOBG: $13; registration required Visitors Center Adult Classroom. Category: Educational Class. Environmental Protection. Age: Adult. Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Name: Brookside Gardens. Contact Phone: 301-962-1400. Cost: Fee: $15, FOBG: $13. Saturday, May 21, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Brookside Gardens 1800 Glenallan Ave. Silver Spring, MD 20902.

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 21, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Wheaton Library 11701 Georgia Avenue Wheaton, MD 20902.

Finale of MoCo's Got Talent

REC-events MoCo's Got Talent Finale show is at the Fillmore. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Teens. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8080. Cost: Free/Gratis. Sunday, May 22, 2016, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Fillmore Silver Spring 8656 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Montgomery County Recycling Awareness Week

Division of Solid Waste Services Monday, May 23, 2016 – Friday, May 27, 2016. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

Seniors 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 23, 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.

One-On-One Housing Counseling & Assistance

Gilchrist Center One-on-one counseling on all housing related issues & financial education. Everyone is welcome on a first-come, first-served basis. RSVP is recommended. Category: Community Events. Regional Services. Age: Adult. Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: (301) 760-7636. Contact Email: counseling@aa-hc.org. Cost: Free. Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Asian-American Homeownership Counseling 12320 Parklawn Drive, #239 Rockville, MD 20852. For more info visit www.aa-hc.org.

MCRA Board Meeting

Boards, Committees and Commissions Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Contact Name: Gayle Jamison. Contact Phone: 301-762-9080. Contact Email: gjamison@mcra-md.com. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. 101 Monroe Street, Suite 410 Rockville, MD 20850.

Interviews - Montgomery County Planning Board

Council and Committee Meetings Interviews- Montgomery County Planning Board 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, May 24, 2016, 10:00 AM. 3rd Floor Conference Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Mini-Trip to C&O Canal

REC-events Let’s take a trip to the C&O Canal Lunch is on your own. Please pack a lunch. Pre-Registration required. $10 per person (made payable to ActiveMontgomery) + a $3 park entrance fee (made payable to MSSC). Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-8085. Cost: $13 per person. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center 1000 Forest Glen Road Silver Spring, MD 20901. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

Seniors 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 24, 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 24, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Community Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac, MD 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Tiny Tots

REC-events This program is for 18 months and younger with adult participation required. Program is structured classes and story time and open gym. Program meets every Tuesday and Thursday. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Phone: 240-777-8075. Cost: Free/Gratis. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Neighborhood Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac Maryland 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Rustic Roads Advisory Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions The Rustic Roads Program is overseen by the Rustic Roads Advisory Committee (RRAC) and three agencies. The RRAC is comprised of seven citizen members who are appointed by the County Executive; they review and advise the County Executive, County Council, Planning Board, Department of Transportation, Department of Permitting Services and other county agencies on matters concerning rustic roads. Members review and comment upon roadway classifications, policies, regulations, and promote public awareness of the Rustic Roads Program. Contact Email: michael.knapp@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Michael P KNAPP. Contact Phone: 240-777-6335. Boards: Rustic Roads Advisory Committee. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: Rockville. Age: Kids. Teens. Adult. Seniors. Family. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. County Executive Office Building, 9th floor, Large Conference Room. For more info visit www.montgomeryplanning.org.

Financial Independence for Women

Commission for Women Category: Community Events. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Jodi Finkelstein. Contact Phone: 2407778333. Contact Email: jodi.finkelstein@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: free. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Rockville Memorial Library 21 Maryland Ave. Suite 331 Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit bit.ly.

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 24, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Community Action Awards and Celebration

Boards, Committees and Commissions Celebration of volunteers and organizations serving the low-income community. Contact Email: leah.goldfine@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Leah Goldfine. Contact Phone: 2407771708. Boards: Community Action Board. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Community Events. Volunteers. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Silver Spring Civic Center.

Community Action Awards and Celebration

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, May 24, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Silver Spring Civic Center, 1 Veterans Place.

Community Action Awards and Celebration

Boards, Committees and Commissions Annual event to honor volunteers and organizations addressing poverty in the County. Contact Email: leah.goldfine@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Leah Goldfine. Contact Phone: 2407771708. Boards: Community Action Board. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Silver Spring Civic Center, 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD.

Community Action Awards and Celebration

Boards, Committees and Commissions Annual Awards Celebration to honor volunteers and organizations serving low-income County residents. Contact Email: leah.goldfine@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Leah Goldfine. Contact Phone: 2407771708. Boards: Community Action Board. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 1 Veterans Place Silver Spring, MD.

National Senior Health & Fitness Day Wellness Fair

REC-events Over forty vendors will help you succeed on your way to wellness. Vendors include presentations for stress, skin, and health screenings, body fat analyses, giveaways, mobile dentist, health lectures, food demonstrations, and much more. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: East County. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 240-777-0944. Cost: Free/Gratis. Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. White Oak Senior Center 1700 April Lane Silver Spring MD 20904. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Making Difficult Decisions: Advanced Planning for Funeral and Cemetery Arrangements

Events Discover 4 simple steps to planning your final arrangements. Bring peace of mind to yourself and your family. Opportunity to receive a FREE Personal Planning Guide. Refreshments, conversation and helpful advice. Program is FREE. Registration is required at 240-773-9410 or through the website at http://bit.ly/1RS3DnB. Category: Government. Age: Adult. Seniors. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Robin Pachtman. Contact Phone: 240-773-9410. Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Aspen Hill Library 4407 Aspen Hill Road Rockville, MD 20853.

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, May 25, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Rockville Memorial Library Office of Human Rights Mediation Center 21 Maryland Ave. 3rd Floor Rockville, MD 20850. 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, May 25, 2016, 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Ana G. Mendez University System 11006 Veirs Mill Road Wheaton, MD 20902.

Senior Prom Night with Night and Day Band

REC-events Dinner 5:30-6:30 p.m. Dance 6:30-8:30 p.m. Go back in time and relive your Senior Prom. Dress up for the occasion, bring your date and enjoy a light and dance party. Menu options and fees will be available by calling the center. Pre-registration is required. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Seniors. Age: Seniors. Area: MidCounty. Contact Phone: 240-777-4999. Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906. 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, May 25, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

Cable and Communications Advisory Committee

Boards, Committees and Commissions The Cable and Communications Advisory Committee (CCAC) provides advice and recommendations on the administration of the cable office and any franchise agreement or application. Contact Email: Keith.Watkins@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Name: Keith Watkins. Contact Phone: 240-777-3793. Boards: Cable and Communications Advisory Committee. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Area: Rockville. Age: Adult. Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Council Office Building (COB) 100 Maryland Ave. Room 225 Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

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, May 25, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 7300 Calhoun Place, Suite 600 - Conf. Rm. 6 Rockville, MD 20855.

7th Annual Health & Wellness Expo

HHS Events 7th Annual Health & Wellness Expo Thursday, May 26 at Leisure World Presented by JCC of Greater Washington's Coming of Age in Maryland. Co-sponsored by Jewish Residents of Leisure World Watch for details at jccgw.org and in Center Scene magazine, or call 301.348.3832. Category: Seniors. Age: Adult. Seniors. Area: East County. MidCounty. Rockville. Silver Spring. Contact Phone: 301.348.3832. Thursday, May 26, 2016. Leisure World, Clubhouse 1 Silver Spring, MD. For more info visit jccgw.org.

Commission on Aging Meeting

Boards, Committees and Commissions Boards: Commission on Aging. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions. Thursday, May 26, 2016, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Silver Spring, Maryland 20906.

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. Thursday, May 26, 2016, 9:30 AM. Third Floor Hearing Room 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850.

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

Seniors 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, May 26, 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.

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, May 26, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Community Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac, MD 20854. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Tiny Tots

REC-events This program is for 18 months and younger with adult participation required. Program is structured classes and story time and open gym. Program meets every Tuesday and Thursday. Category: Community Events. Parks & Recreation. Age: Kids. Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase. Contact Phone: 240-777-8075. Cost: Free/Gratis. Thursday, May 26, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Scotland Neighborhood Recreation Center 7700 Scotland Drive Potomac Maryland 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, May 26, 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, May 26, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site 2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220 Wheaton, MD 20902.

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.

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.

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. 4010 Randolph Rd Silver Spring, MD 20902. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.

Self Defense Class

Commission for Women Category: Educational Class. Health. Age: Teens. Adult. Seniors. Area: Rockville. Contact Name: Jodi Finkelstein. Contact Phone: 2407778333. Contact Email: jodi.finkelstein@montgomerycountymd.gov. Cost: $10. Saturday, May 28, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Rockville Memorial Library 21 Maryland Ave. First floor meeting room Rockville, MD 20850. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

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. 4010 Randolph Rd Silver Spring, MD 20902. For more info visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov.