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MontCo Recreation Hosts Upcoming Events

The following is a list of upcoming events hosted throughout Montgomery County by the Department of Recreation. heart of berries

African American History Film Festival at Plum Gar Community Recreation Center

6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Free) in honor of Black History Month you can appreciate “Community Cornerstones: Historic African American Churches and Communities in Montgomery County, Maryland” and the critically acclaimed docu-series “The African-Americans: Many Rivers to cross.”

February 18:  A more perfect union

February 25:  Roberts Smalls: A daring escape.

Call 240-777-4919 for more information.

February 13:  Cupids & Cupcakes at Potomac Community Recreation Center

12 noon – 1:30 p.m. Course # 403122. Senior Valentine Luncheon includes soup and/or salads, sandwiches and beverages, raffle with prizes.  $10 per person includes live entertainment.  Pre-registration is required to attend this event. Registration must be made in person. Call 240-777-6960 for more information.

February 13:  Healthy Heart Dance White Oak Senior Center

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p m. $1.00 donation. Come socialize, dance, and learn the newest dances. Call 240-777-6944 for more information.

February 19:  Mobil Dental Clinic at Holiday Park Senior Center

Age 55+ no dental insurance and low income. Services offered cleaning, extractions, x-rays, and fillings. Call 240-777-6870 for more information.

February 20:  Soul Line Dance Party at White Oak Senior Center

6:00 – 9:00 p.m. $5.00 per person to dance your socks off. Call 240-777-6944 for more information.

February 20:  Mini Trip to Museum of African American History & Culture

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. $8.00 Transportation fee. Lunch will be on your own. Call 240-777-6944 for more information.

February 20:  Getting Your Financial House In Order at Plum Gar Community Recreation Center

10:00 am – 12:00 p.m. Every month until September 18. Light refreshments served.

February 21:  Chattin’ Up Summer at MCR Headquarters

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Free) to assist you with selecting the perfect summer camp, walk you through registration and answer questions about our hundreds of other recreation programs and activities. Customer Service will be open for full-service, walk-in registration at our offices at 4010 Randolph Road. Or, you don’t have to leave the house, or sofa, or pajamas. Just grab your computer or mobile device, and our customer service staff will be live at your fingertips. To participate in “Chattin’ Up Summer,” send us your questions at: • • Follow and send us your question via Twitter or like us on Facebook to post your questions • Call us at 240-777-6840.

February 20:  Teen Café Carnival Night at Germantown Community Recreation Center

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Free) Ages 13-18, must be a current Middle or HS student, register under course #400607. Enjoy games, raffles, back yard inflatables, DJ, refreshments; win your prizes, art projects. Call 240-777-8095 for more information.

February 26:  Spring Adult Basketball Leagues

Registration will be accepted until March 26. Leagues are offered for men’s, and 55+ seniors starting the week of April 12. For more information call 240-777-6893.

Friday Night Hypes:  6:30 p.m-8:30 p.m. $5 per child each night includes meal. Parents and family are welcome to attend; the meal ticket is $3 for parents and families, this program is for grades 2-5. Enjoy movies, games, music, and food, theme nights, and much more.

February20: Speed Magic Show at East County Community Recreation Center

February 20: It Must Be Magic at Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center

February 20:  Dance & Karaoke Party at Mid-County Community Recreation Center

February 20:  Dance Night at White Oak Community Recreation Center

Club Friday:  Club Friday is filled with fun activities such as: games, sports, movies, DJ, dancing, arts & crafts, theme nights, raffles and special events that every child will enjoy. Come out and join in the fun! Meets October through May. Check specific locations for dates and times. The program is for grades 3-6 and the fee is a one-time payment of $50.

Clara Barton    6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.   #393764          until May 1          240-777-4910

Germantown   7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.   #393766          until March 13     240-777-8095

Longwood       7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.   #393768          until March 13      240-777-6920

Plum Gar         6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   #393765          until April 17         240-777-4919

Potomac          7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.   #393770          until March 13      240-777-6960

Club Rec:  Homework time, sports, and games, arts and crafts, computer access, special events.

3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Cost is $60 per month for the following facilities:

Damascus Community Recreation Center      #391397     240-777-6930              K-8

East County Community Recreation Center    #391400     240-777-8090            K-5

Gwendolyn Coffield Community Recreation Center   #391394 full  240-777-900  K-5

Long Branch Community Recreation Center   #391403    240-777-6965               K-5

Mid County Community Recreation Center      #391406    240-777-6820          K-5

Marilyn Praisner Community Recreation Center    #391412 full    240-777-4970  K-5

Plum Gar Community Recreation Center       #391409     240-777-4919              Grades K-5

Upper County Community Recreation Center#391415       240-777-8077          K-8

White Oak Community Recreation Center     #391418      240-777-6940           K-5

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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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