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County Recreation Calendar for July

RecCalendar July 2017 – Montgomery County Recreation


July 4: The 4th of July 2017 Mid County Sparkles
Albert Einstein High School
11135 Newport Mill Road, Kensington
240.777.0311
7:30 p.m. Montgomery County celebrates Independence Day with live music featuring Gringo Jingo. Fireworks are at 9:15 p.m. Shuttle bus at Westfield Wheaton North Building. Handicap parking only available at Einstein HS. Food vendors on site. Raindate is July 5 for fireworks only.


 

July 4: The 4th of July 2017 Germantown Glory
South Germantown Recreation Park
18041 Central Park Circle, Boyds
240.777.0311
7 p.m. Montgomery County celebrates Independence Day with Live music featuring Quiet Fire. Fireworks are at 9:15 p.m. Food vendors on site. Raindate is July 5 for fireworks only.


July 4:  All Montgomery County Recreation Pools close at 6 p.m.


 

July 5: 4th of July Barbecue Long Branch Senior Center
8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring
240.777.6975
12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Sing patriotic songs with piano accompaniment. Join us for barbecued burgers and hot dogs, veggies, chips, beverage and dessert. Register in advance at the center’s front desk. $2 per person. Visit the center’s webpage here.

 

 July 5: Fourth of July Hawaiian Barbecue
White Oak Senior Center
1700 April Lane, Silver Spring
240.777.6944
12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Enjoy a catered barbecue lunch and festive Hawaiian entertainment. $2 per person. Visit the center’s webpage here.


July 6: Silver Spring Summer Concert Series
Veterans Plaza @ the Civic Building
7 p.m. – 9 p.m. MoCo’s Got Talent – top five winners! Free/Gratis.

 


July 6: Steffi Phelan Brings Patriotic Music
Holiday Park Senior Center
3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton,
240.777.4999
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Live music. $2 or free with HPSI card. Visit the center’s website here.


July 7: Damascus Day Parade
Damascus Community Recreation Center
25520 Oak Drive, Damascus
240.777.6930
6 p.m. Parade starts at Damascus High School for line up. Road also closes at 6 p.m. Parade travels down Route 27 to Lewis Drive. To register to be in the parade, applications are available at the center. The theme of this year’s parade is HALLOWEEN, celebrating Damascus. Free/Gratis. Visit the center’s website here.


July 8: Damascus Day
Damascus Community Recreation Center
25520 Oak Drive, Damascus
240.777.6930
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Fun for the whole family. Enjoy a car show, children’s car area, hero dogs, entertainment, scout’s demonstrations, a bike race, or catch a ride with our local tour bus. DJ., food vendors, free train rides and ice cream for the kids, raffle prize drawings every half hour. The theme for the 2017 parade is “Halloween in July.” Free/Gratis.


July 10: Appraisal Roadshow Holiday Park Senior Center
3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton
240.777.4999
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Paradigm experts will join us to appraise all those hidden treasures you never knew were so valuable. Free/Gratis.


July 11: Senior Super Power Circle
White Oak Senior Center
1700 April Lane, Silver Spring
240.777.6944
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Seniors now can enjoy relaxation activities, expressive movement, music, storytelling and dancing. Free/Gratis.


July 11: Farmers Market Coupons Long Branch Senior Center
8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring
240.777.6975
Lottery based system. Multiple distribution locations: Rockville Senior Center, Bernard Gaither Center, Holiday Park Senior Center, Elizabeth House, Waverly House, and Long Branch Senior Center. All distribution sites will start distribution at the same time: 10 am. This program is sponsored by HHS—Aging and Disabilities, Senior Nutrition Program. Doors will open at 9:30. There is no benefit to arriving before 9:30. Free/Gratis.


July 13: Silver Spring Summer Concert Series
Veterans Plaza @ the Civic Building
7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Second Wind – 80’s Covers. Free/Gratis.

 

 


July 13: Grandparents and Me, an Intergenerational Midday MatineeNorth Potomac Senior Center
13860 Travilah Road, Rockville
240.773.4805
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Grandparents and their grands are invited to cool off in our center watching a family favorite on the big screen. Refreshments will be served. Free/Gratis.


July 15: Gourmet Night Out – French Chef Dinner
Ross J. Boddy Community Recreation Center
18529 Brooke Rd. Sandy Spring
240.777.8050
6:30 p.m. – 9: 30 p.m. This dinner features recipes from Chef Sheila’s all-time favorite cookbook, The French Chef Cookbook, by the amazing Julia Child. A timbale of spinach custard will serve as the first course, followed by veal stew. A lightly seasoned rice pilaf and an unusual but tasty vegetable preparation, parslied cucumbers, will accompany the main course. Flambéed Crepes Suzette, thin dessert pancakes in orange butter sauce, will complete the meal. Wine paired with the entrée will be served with dinner. This class features take-home recipes as well as plenty to eat, so bring your appetite. $75 per person. For ages 21 and up. Register online at ActiveMontgomery.org under activity #35463.


July 16: Poolesville Pool Rename Western County Outdoor Pool
20151 Fishers Avenue, Poolesville
240.777.6875 for RSVP
Noon – Montgomery County Executive Isaiah Leggett, the Montgomery County Council and the Montgomery County Department of Recreation cordially invite you to a ceremony renaming Wester County Outdoor Pool in honor of Sarah E. Auer. Free/Gratis.

 


July 17: Cloud Storage
White Oak Senior Center
1700 April Lane, Silver Spring
240.777.6944
1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. In this lecture, you will learn the basics of cloud storage – a technology that lets you store documents, images, and other media files remotely while giving you greater accessibility, reliability, and protection for your important data. We will discuss what it is, why it’s the future of data storage, and demonstrate a few of the most popular services currently available to consumers. Free/Gratis.


July 18: Tea on the Terrace with Harpist
North Potomac Senior Center
13860 Travilah Road, Rockville
240.773.4805
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Join us for an afternoon drinking your favorite cup of tea and listening to soothing melodies played on a harp. Free/Gratis.


July 19: Mike Surratt Singer and Entertainer Damascus Senior Center
9701 Main Street, Damascus
240.777.6995
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Singing crooner Mike Surratt returns to perform his summer tunes and hits. Free/Gratis.

 


July 19: Trip to Toby’s Dinner
White Oak Senior Center
1700 April Lane, Silver Spring
240.777.6944
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ride with us to watch “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” This is the Old Testament story of Joseph, his brothers and his amazing coat as it comes to vibrant life through uplifting song and dance. Country, Calypso, Pop, Rock and Roll. Travel down the Nile and see the wonders of ancient Egypt as Joseph discovers that “Any Dream Will Do.” Cost is $64.


July 20: Silver Spring Summer Concert Series  

Veterans Plaza @ the Civic Building
7-9 p.m. Gary and the Groove – 60’s Covers. Free/Gratis.

 

 


July 24: Senior Center closed
Holiday Park Senior Center
3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton
240.777.4999
The center will be closed the week of July 24 through July 30.


July 24: Spa Day Event
White Oak Senior Center
1700 April Lane, Silver Spring
240.777.6944
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. In a partnership with Senior Zone Radio seniors will experience a day being pampered. Free manicures, haircuts and hair styling. All we ask of you is to get a preventative health screening by getting your blood pressure, cholesterol, and BMI checked. We will also have live entertainment while you wait. You don’t want to miss this event. Free/Gratis.


July 26: Trip to the Holocaust Memorial MuseumWhite Oak Senior Center
1700 April Lane, Silver Spring
240.777.6944
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cost is $8 per person. The Museum is fully accessible to visitors who use mobility assistive devices. Elevators are available to access all floors. Ramps are available where there is a change in floor height. Wheelchairs are available, as needed, from the coat check on the main floor of the Museum. Ask the information desk when you arrive. Accessible restrooms are available on every floor of the Permanent Exhibition and on the Museum’s lower level.


July 27: Silver Spring Summer Concert Series
Veterans Plaza @ the Civic Building
7-9 p.m. Rock & Roll Relics – Oldies. Free/Gratis.

 

 


Register online at ActiveMONTGOMERY.org


 

 

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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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