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County Recreation Calendar for June

Montgomery County Recreation
RecCalendar
June 2017


June 1:  Summer Camp Registration

Montgomery County Recreation offers a wide variety of exciting summer programs throughout the County with an emphasis on safety, convenience, affordability, and most of all…FUN! We offer over 150 summer programs that are designed to appeal to a variety of campers. With such a large range of programming, experienced and innovative staff, there is something for everyone. Register online at ActiveMONTGOMERY.org

 


June 2: Water Safety Day/ Día de Seguridad en el Agua
Gaithersburg Water Park
512 S Frederick Ave. Gaithersburg, MD 20877
3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Stay safe at the pool this summer. Learn about drowning, proper use of life jackets, water rescue skills, skin cancer prevention, swim lessons (evaluations offered) and presentations every half hour. Food available for purchase. Free swimming/Natación Gratis.
Manténganse seguro en la piscina este verano. Aprenda como prevenir ahogarse, uso apropiado de chalecos de salvavida, habilidades de rescate en el agua, prevención de cáncer de la piel, clases de natación (evaluaciones). Habrá comida para comprar.


June 3: White Oak Day

White Oak Senior Center
1700 April Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20904
240.777.6944
11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, food, games, and fun for all ages. This intergenerational event allows us to bring the community together to serve the purpose of valuing one another. Free/Gratis.


June 5: Live Theater

White Oak Senior Center
1700 April Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20904

240.777.6944
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Come enjoy a live theater performance that will have you laughing and keep you entertained. Free/Gratis.


June 6: Lawton’s Antiques Roadshow
Jane E. Lawton Community Recreation Center
4301 Willow Lane, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
240.777.6855
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Bring your antiques, collectibles, jewelry and heirlooms and receive a general history appraisal of the item. Brief presentation and appraisals by John Caplan Harris of Caplan’s Auction Company. Free/Gratis.


June 7: Keep Kool this Summer

Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center
1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901
240.777.8085
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Presented by the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. Free/Gratis.


June 9: Center Cookout

Damascus Senior Center
9701 Main Street, Damascus, MD 20872
240.777.6995
12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Chef Meegan will provide a meal fit for a wonderful beginning to summer. Contact the center for reservations and menu. Price of the meal for age 55-59: $7, ages 60+ donations requested. At 1 p.m. the First Fruits Gospel Blue Grass Band will play your favorite tunes.


June 12: Home Improvement Scams

Holiday Park Senior Center
3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906
240.777.4999
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. The Consumer Protection Agency will talk about scams targeting homeowners and those who want to age in place, and how to avoid them. Free/Gratis.


June 14: How to Talk to Your Partner or Parents About Driving (or that it is time to stop driving)

Holiday Park Senior Center
3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906
240.777.4999
6:30 p.m. Joi Hileia Seeger from JSSA and Shawn Brennan from HHS will talk about this important, and often life changing, issue. Free/Gratis.


June 14: Motown Dance Party

White Oak Senior Center
1700 April Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20904
240.777.6944
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Come dance, listen or sing to the sweet sounds of Motown. Feel free to “dress the part.” We will all have fun. Free/Gratis.


June 14: Coffee with a Cop

Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center
1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901
240.777.8085
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Presented by the Montgomery County Department of Police. Free/Gratis.


June 14: Underground Railroad

Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center
1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901
240.777.8085
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Presented by Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Free/Gratis.


June 15: Silver Spring Summer Concert Series

Veterans Plaza @ the Silver Spring Civic Building
7-9 p.m. Built for Comfort plays Blues: Free/Gratis

 

 

 

 


June 15: Yes, Brussel Sprouts Do Taste Good – Cooking Demonstration

North Potomac Senior Center
13860 Travilah Road, Rockville, MD 20850
240.773.4805
1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. You will have a professional chef on hand to provide you with an amazing cooking demonstration using only fruits and vegetables. This activity is in celebration of National Fresh Fruit and Veggie Month. Your taste buds will thank you. Free/Gratis.


June 16: Elaine Hughes

Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center
1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901
240.777.8085
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Entertainment. Free/Gratis.


June 20: Senior Scams, Cyber Security and Online Scams
Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center
1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901
240.777.8085
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Presented by the Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection. Free/Gratis.


June 21 or 22: Walking Tour of Arlington National Cemetery

240.777.6870
8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
For 55 and up. Spend a day learning about one of our nation’s most hallowed sites. Plantation, home, museum, strategic military center, burial ground and national cemetery: Arlington has been all of these. Trace two centuries of history while visiting the final resting place of presidents, statesmen, and heroes. Details include the Kennedy Gravesite, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington House, the Old Guard, and more. Along the way, we will examine rituals and symbolic unique facts about this iconic memorial site. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Cameras are permitted but security measures are in place. You will use the National Park Service tram to visit some of the more distant sites. Lunch on your own at Pentagon City Mall Food Court. Cost $55. Register online at ActiveMONTGOMERY.org under activity #31903 or activity #31904.


June 22: Silver Spring Summer Concert Series

Veterans Plaza @ the Silver Spring Civic Building
7-9 p.m. Bobby & the Believers plays Covers: Free/Gratis

 

 

 

 


June 22: Señorita Sunshine’s USO Show
Damascus Senior Center
9701 Main Street, Damascus, MD 20872
240.777.6995
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Señorita Sunshine returns to grace us with a fun variety show with different elements of surprise and intrigue. Free/Gratis.


June 24: Community Day Celebration
Ross Boddy Neighborhood Recreation Center
18529 Brooke Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860
240.777.6839
12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Family event with DJ, line dancing, guest choirs, face painting, moon bounce, kickball and softball, games, food and more. Free/Gratis.


June 28: Beer Tasting

Holiday Park Senior Center
3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906
240.777.4999
6:30 p.m. Join us for a beer tasting evening, presented by Gordon Biersch. Pre-registration required. Cost $9.


June 29: Senior Social Dance

North Potomac Senior Center
13860 Travilah Road, Rockville, MD 20850
240.773.4805
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Come on out and enjoy a festive afternoon moving and grooving. There will be live entertainment to provide your favorite dancing tunes. Free/Gratis.


June 29: Fundamentals of Energy 101

White Oak Senior Center
1700 April Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20904
240.777.6944
1:00 p.m. – 2 p.m. We use energy every day to keep our homes comfortable, to refrigerate and cook our food, and to get from place to place. Energy is a necessity and knowing where our energy comes from is important to help us save energy and money in our homes. This workshop will go through the fundamentals of energy and provide you with tips to save money. Free/Gratis.


June 29: Silver Spring Summer Concert Series

Veterans Plaza @ the Silver Spring Civic Building
7-9 p.m. David Bach plays World Music. Free/Gratis.

 

 


June 29: Cardio ‘n’ Core
Damascus Community Recreation Center
25520 Oak Drive, Damascus, MD 20872
240.777.6870
7 p.m. – 8 p.m. For ages 13 and up. Get fit through movement, stretching, and aerobics for your cardio and core and so much more. One staff to 10 participants. Cost $30. Register online at ActiveMONTGOMERY.org under activity #34776.


June 30: Movie on the Lawn “The Lego Batman Movie”

Clara Barton Community Recreation Center
7425 MacArthur Blvd., Cabin John, MD 20818
240.777.4910
8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Enjoy a family night outdoors on the lawn in front of the big screen located at Cabin John Local Park behind the center. Bring your favorite blanket or chair for a night at the movies under the stars. Free/Gratis.




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Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

About Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Multimedia Bilingual Rec Specialist at Montgomery County Recreation, loves videos, flowers and dogs. Winner of the “Poder Con Ganas” award from the Hispanic Democratic Club of Montgomery County .

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