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Montgomery County Recreation – Upcoming Events June 2016

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June 7:  Just Enough Spanish

Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center

1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20901

240-777-8085

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Seniors must pre-register with Montgomery College at 240-567-5155. Cost is $109 for seniors. This class will be held if 10 or more participants sign up.

 

June 8:  Afternoon Tea

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906

240-777-4999

1-2 p.m. What a wonderful way to enjoy an afternoon of scones, tea sandwiches and an array of teas to please any palate.  Pre-registration required: $2 fee

 

June 8:  Clarksburg Community Forum

Rocky Hill Middle School Cafeteria

22401 Brick Haven Way, Clarksburg, MD 20871

240-777-6875

7-8:30 p.m. Join in Montgomery County’s process of evaluating information as it plans for the future of the Clarksburg Region’s Community Recreation and Aquatic Center, a Capital Improvements Programs Project. In order to formally propose a project for approval, the project must be both well-described and cost-estimated. This Community Forum is the earliest preliminary step in developing the project description – LISTENING TO THE COMMUNITY, before any other work is accomplished. Help us define the needs for community and aquatic recreation services for the northern county region. Free/Gratis

 

June 8:  Agree to Disagree

Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center

1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20901

240-777-8085

1-2 p.m. This is a life enrichment program. Free/Gratis

 

June 8:  Technology Class Twitter 101

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906

240-777-4999

5-5:55 p.m. Learn in a 4 weeks class the twitter essentials from beginning to end. Open your own account, and send and read 140 character messages as you like. (Please have your own email account available when registering for the class). Pre-registration required. Class commencement needs minimum six student’s registration. With Yonas Gebremicale. No class July 26. Fees: #20 or #16 with HPSI Card.

 

June 9:  Skylark and the Johnny Mercer Songbook

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906

240-777-4999

1-2 p.m. Christiana Drapkin presents this event. Cost $1 at the door or free/gratis with HPSI card.

 

June 10:  Cinema under the Stars

Longwood Community Recreation Center

19300 Georgia Ave., Brookeville, MD 20833

240-777-6920

8-10 p.m.  Bring the family and join us for our version of an old fashioned drive-in (without the car). Don’t forget to bring your blankets and chairs and get comfortable for our double-feature of “The Peanuts Movie” followed by “The Good Dinosaur”. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. Pre-registration is required Register in person or in ActiveMontgomery.org under Activity #: 20272 (rain date, June 11) Free/Gratis

 

June 10:  Chyp and Andi

Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center

1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20901

240-777-8085

1-2 p.m. Listen, dance, and tap your toes to a variety of musical programs like this one. Chyp Davis is an accomplished songwriter, producer, musician, composer, and performer. Andrea Romero (Andi) has been singing and dancing all her life. Make way for this skillful duo. Free/Gratis

 

June 10:  First Fruits Gospel Blue Grass Band

Damascus Senior Center

9701 Main Street, Damascus, MD 20872

240-777-6995

12-2 p.m. Enjoy the music of your favorite tunes. Free/Gratis

 

June 10 and 11:  Overnight Camp Out and Mini Jamboree

Damascus Community Recreation Center

25520 Oak Drive, Damascus, MD 20872

240-777-6930

7 p.m. – 11 a.m. Activity for ages 8-12. Join us with local camping leaders for a Mini Jamboree. Your first overnight camp out or a refresher for veteran campers for a great adventure. Learn knot-tying, pitching a tent, “edible” fire building, four types of outdoor cooking, telescope star watching, play manhunt and glow in the dark activities. Wake up to fireside breakfast, followed by a nature walk and letter-boxing. Bring your harmonicas and guitars. Camping checklist will be provided upon registration. Register in person or at ActiveMontgomery.org under activity #20224. Cost is $15 for county residents, $40 for non-resident.

June 10:  Center Cookout

Damascus Senior Center

9701 Main Street, Damascus, MD 20872

240-777-6995

12-2 p.m. Chef Sue will provide a meal fit for a wonderful beginning to summer. The menu is available at the reception desk. Call the center for a reservation. Price for the meal is age 55-59 $7, 60+ donations requested.

 

June 14:  Senior Safety and Technology WEAAD

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906

240-777-4999

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Join us for a day of important information and fun: Technology sessions; speakers, exhibits, workshops, door prizes, and free lunch (supplies limited). Presented by the Montgomery County

Elder/Vulnerable Adult Abuse Task Force. Free/Gratis

 

June 15:  Open Mic Night

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906

240-777-4999

6:30-8:30 p.m. Got Talent? Passion? Enough musical flair to toot your own horn? Come express yourself through poetry, music, or comedy at our Open Mic Night. You never know what you are capable of until you try. Free/Gratis

 

June 15:  Mini-Trip: Us Botanical Gardens

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906

240-777-4999

9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Join us for a guided tour of these beautiful gardens. Registration required. Please bring a brown bag lunch. Lunch is not included. Cost is $10 per person for transportation fee.

 

June 16:  Silver Spring Summer Concert Series

Veterans Plaza @ the Civic Building

7-9 p.m.  Funk, Blues: Anthony “Swamp Dog” and the Blues Allstars. Free/Gratis

 

Club Rec

September 12 – June 17:  Homework time, sports, games, arts and crafts, special events, and computer access in some centers, weekdays 3 – 6p.m. Cost: $62 per month, Monday through Friday for students K-5.club rec pic

Damascus      240-777-6930

East County    240-777-8090

Coffield           240-777-4900

Long Branch   240-777-6965

Mid-County     240-777-6820

 

Praisner          240-777-4970

Plum Gar        240-777-4919

Upper County  240-777-8077

White Oak      240-777-6940

 

 

 

June 20:  Summer Movie Bash

Scotland Neighborhood Recreation Center

7700 Scotland Drive, Potomac Maryland 20854

240-777-8075

2-6 p.m. Enjoy the movie “Hotel Translyvania” with popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones, games, arts and crafts. Free/Gratis

 

June 20:  Fast Pitch Softball Lessons

Layhill Local Park

14901 Layhill Road, Wheaton, MD 20906

240-777-6870

6-7:30 p.m. Instructional program designed for grades 6th through 12th grades. Six week program for middle school and high school age young ladies to learn the fundamentals of fast pitch softball. $20.00 county resident, $35.00 non-county resident. Register online at ActiveMontgomery.org under activity #20472.

June 22:  Every Body’s Yoga

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906

240-777-4999

6:30-7:35 p.m. A yoga class that increase flexibility, reduce pain and gives you a sense of energy with guided relaxation with Dr. Linda Smith (8 weeks). No class July 27. Fees: $38 or $32 with HPSI card.

 

June 22:  Hairspray at Toby’s Dinner

White Oak Senior Center

1700 April Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20904

240-777-0944

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Come see the Broadway musical Hairspray at Toby’s Dinner Theater in Columbia, Maryland while enjoying a full course meal. Price is $48.45 and $12 for the bus. You will not be disappointed.

 

June 22:  Presentation at the Park “Ernest Hemingway”

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906

240-777-4999

6:30-8:30 p.m. Get to know Hemingway; a strong influential fiction author of the 20th century through his life adventures and public image. By Gerald Schneider, Ph.D. American novelist, short story writer and journalist.

Pre-registration required. Sign-in sheet available now. Free/Gratis

 

June 22:  West Coast Swing (Beginner II)

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906

240-777-4999

7:05-8 p.m. Dance to a variety of music; slow blues and rock and roll. Learn basic patters, dance etiquette and lead and follow technique. No partners needed, open to men and women. With Amanda Stearns (8 weeks)

No class July 6, 27 and August 10) Fees: $38 or $32 with HPSI Card

 

June 23:  Silver Spring Summer Concert Series

Veterans Plaza @ the Civic Building

7-9 p.m.  Motown, Pop: Bobby & the Believers. Free/Gratis

 

June 23:  Señorita Sunshine’s USO Show

Damascus Senior Center

9701 Main Street, Damascus, MD 20872

240-777-6995

1-2 p.m. The show returns to grace us with a fun variety show with many different elements of surprises and intrigue. Free/Gratis

 

June 24:  Dance Club Friday with Gina DeSimone & The Moaners

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906

240-777-4999

1-3 p.m.  Come to a fun summer party to the sounds of Gina and her band but no flip flops allowed. Dance your afternoon away. $6 at the door; $4 with HPSI card.

 

June 25:  Turn the Beat Around

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906

240-777-6870

11-12 p.m. For 13 & up with disabilities. Participants will learn introduction to basic rhythm and movement for social dancing, line and group dance for all occasions. Participants should be able to follow two-step instructions. Activity is one staff to 10 participants. Register on ActiveMontgomery under activity #19961. Cost is $30.

RECREATION SUMMER CAMPS STARTS JUNE 27

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June 29:  Wine Tasting

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906

240-777-4999

6:30-8 p.m. Holiday Park, together with Great Shoals Winery, welcomes you to join a wine tasting evening while learning about the wine from its makers. Enjoy cheese and crackers and sip your wine. Pre-registration is required. Cost $10

 

June 29:  Water Exercise

Long Branch Outdoor Pool

8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring, MD 20912

240-777-6860

11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. This is a 6 weeks class. Multi-level aerobics for ages 12 and up to seniors using water resistance that increases range of motion, strengthens muscles, improves cardiovascular fitness. It is not necessary to get your face wet. Cost is $40 for county residents, $55 for non-county residents. Register online at ActiveMontgomery.org under activity #20201.

 

June 29:  Discover Sri Lanka with Gayathri

Holiday Park Senior Center

3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906

240-777-4999

1-2 p.m.  Join our staff Gayathri to hear about her home country of Sri Lanka. Free/Gratis

 

June 30:  Silver Spring Summer Concert Series

Veterans Plaza @ the Civic Building

7-9 p.m.  80’s, 90’s The Lloys Dobler Effect. Free/Gratis

 

June 30:  Mini-Trip: National Portrait Gallery

Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center

1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20901

240-777-8085

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Take a trip to the National Portrait Gallery. Please pack a lunch or bring money to purchase one. Pre-Registration required. $10 per person made payable to Active Montgomery.

 

 

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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