Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008

Olney

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Meetings around town

Olney Town Center Advisory Committee will meet 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday at the Sandy Spring Bank Olney Room, 17801 Georgia Ave., Olney. Call Helene Rosenheim at 240-777-8107.

Thursday, Jan. 17

Ross Boddy Seniors will meet 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ross Boddy Recreation Center, 18529 Brooke Road, Sandy Spring. Meeting will feature a travel introduction to India and Cuba from 1-2 p.m. Call 301-570-1215.

Preschool Storytime will meet 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road. Call 240-773-9545.

A lesson on the food chain will be held for home-schooled students from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave. Wheaton. For ages 4- 12. Cost is $6. Reservations required. Call 301-946-9071 or visit www.parkpass.org.

Charles E. Wood Men’s Bible Study will meet 7–8 p.m. at Winter Growth Adult Day Care Center, 18110 Prince Philip Drive, Olney. Call 301-924-0130.

Montgomery Green Democrats will meet 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Juanita’s Bistro, 15883 Redland Road, Derwood. Call Bill Jacobs at 301-774-3256 or e-mail greendemocrats@gmail.com.

Friday, Jan. 18

Rock-a-Bye-Baby, featuring stories, rhymes and bounces, will meet at 10:15 a.m. at Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road. For babies birth to 12 months. Call 240-773-9545.

English Conversation Club will meet at 3 p.m. at Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road. Call 240-773-9545.

Bingo will be played at 7:30 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church Parish Center, 6701 Muncaster Mill Road, Derwood. Call 301-840-1407.

Saturday, Jan. 19

Kids Cancer Awareness Day will be held 10 a.m. to noon at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Children will learn how they can prevent cancer, how it can affect them and what they can do to join in the fight against cancer. Event will include games, crafts and prizes. Call Nancy Durham at 301-774-7137 or visit www.somocoRelay.org.

Winter Storytime will be held 10 to 10:30 a.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. For ages 6 to adult. Cost is $6. Reservations required. Call 301-946-9071.

Olney Ones and Twos Storytime will meet for songs and stories at 10:15 a.m. at Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road. Call 240-773-9545.

Oldies but Goodies Cocker Spaniel Rescue will hold an adoption open house 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at BARK, 16800 Georgia Ave., Olney. All dogs are spayed and neutered and have all shots. Call 703-533-2373 or visit www.cockerspanielrescue.com.

Cats and kittens will be available for adoption 1-4 p.m. at Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County No-Kill Shelter, 18959 Bonanza Way, Gaithersburg. Call 301-740-2511 or visit www.awlmc.org.

Make a treat for the animals 1-2 p.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. For ages 2-12, those under 8 require adult assistance. Cost is $6. Reservations required. Call 301-946-9071.

Hip Hop Youth Forum will be held 2 to 6 p.m. at Wheaton Community Center, 11711 Georgia Ave. Followed by dinner and a dance until 10:30 p.m. Sponsored by Montgomery County Departments of Police and Recreation. Call Jewell Lyons at 240-777-6921.

Sunday, Jan. 20

Explore a Park program will hike at Woodlawn Manor and the Underground Railroad Experience Trail 9:30 to 11 a.m. Meet at Woodlawn Manor at the intersection of Norwood Road and Layhill⁄Ednor roads. Call Brookside Nature Center at 301-946-9071.

Montgomery County Humane Society Mobile Adoption Unit will be visit noon to 3 p.m. at Rockville Petsmart, 5154 Nicholson Lane, North Bethesda. Call 240-453-9403 or visit www.mchumane.org.

Monday, Jan. 21

‘‘Alternatives to Invasive and Overused Woody Plants” will be discussed at 8 p.m. at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Hosted by the Silver Spring Garden Club. Call 301-588-6894.

Tuesday, Jan. 22

Learn about rocks and minerals and make a collection to take home 3-4 p.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. For ages 6-12. Cost is $6. Reservations required. Call 301-946-9071.

The Pipes, Drums and Dancers of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards and The Band of the Coldstream Guards will perform at 8 p.m. at the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St. Rockville. Tickets are $44 for adults, $42 for seniors and students. Call 240-567-5301.

Wednesday, Jan. 23

Ross Boddy Seniors meet 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ross Boddy Recreation Center, 18529 Brooke Road, Sandy Spring. Steven Gelman will entertain with songs at 1 p.m. Call 301-570-1215.

Active Seniors group will meet 10 a.m. at People’s Community Baptist Church, 31 Norwood Road, Silver Spring. Call 301-384-2601.

Computer internet class will meet at 1 p.m. at Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road. Call 240-773-9545 for an appointment.

Cats and kittens will be available for adoption 6-8 p.m. at Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County No-Kill Shelter, 18959 Bonanza Way, Gaithersburg. Call 301-740-2511 or visit www.awlmc.org.

Teen Coffee House will be held 6-8 p.m. at Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road. Open microphone; take creative works of poetry songs and readings. No registration necessary. Call 240-773-9545.

Thursday, Jan. 24

Ross Boddy Seniors will meet 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ross Boddy Recreation Center, 18529 Brooke Road, Sandy Spring. Remember Martin Luther King, Jr. at 1 p.m. Call 301-570-1215.

Preschool Storytime will meet 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road. Call 240-773-9545.

Winter Pre-K Ramble will look for winter birds 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. For ages 3-5. Cost is $3. Reservations required. Call 301-946-9071.

Ongoing

North Bethesda Camera Club and Montgomery Potters exhibit will be held through March 31 at Sandy Spring Museum, 17901 Bentley Road. The museum is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 301-774-0022.