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Ganesh Chaturthi
Montgomery County, MD Ongoing through Sunday, September 23, 2018 Pays homage to Lord Ganesha or Lord Vinayaka, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and divine manifestation of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune Category: Holidays

AFI Latin American Film Festival
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center8633 Colesville RoadSilver Spring, MD 20910 Ongoing through Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Come to AFI Silver between September 13October 3 for the annual AFI Latin American Film Festival! Now in its 29th year, the festival is one of North America's largest and long-running showcases of Latin America cinema. With the inclusion of films from Spain and Portugal, the festival celebrates Ibero-American cultural connections during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Early announcements about this year's screenings are available on the AFI website. The complete schedule of approximately 45 films will be announced in September! Tickets available online. Category: Community Events Age: Kids, Teens, Adult, Seniors, Family Area: Silver Spring Contact Name: AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center Contact Phone: 3014956700 Contact Email: tgraham@afi.com

Yom Kippur
Montgomery County, MD Tuesday, September 18 – Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Yom Kippur (Hebrew: ÙÕ¹Ý Û´¼ä¼Õ¼è, IPA: [Èjom kiÈpu], or ÙÕÝ ÔÛÙäÕèÙÝ), also known as Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year for the Jewish people. Its central themes are atonement and repentance. Jewish people traditionally observe this holy day with a 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer, often spending most of the day in synagogue services. Yom Kippur completes the annual period known in Judaism as the High Holy Days or Yamim Nora'im ("Days of Awe"). Yom Kippur begins at sundown on October 11, 2016 Category: Holidays

Dont Become a Statistic - What You Must Know about Cybersecurity -Montgomery County (Offered by Maryland-WBC)
Center: Maryland Women's Business CenterLocation: 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20, Rockville MD 20850-2482 Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 10am – 12pm Did you know 65% of small businesses will suffer some form of cyber attack and of those, 61% will NOT survive. Learn ways to protect your business, yourself, and your dreams from cyber attacks now and in the future. Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of MindSpout, Scott Raba, will alert you to the must-knows of cyber protection. All small businesses need to attend this workshop.. Note our Policy: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. No cash walk-ins (credit cards accepted)in our Rockville location. You must register online at www.marylandwbc.org so that we can save a place for you in the workshop. Category: Business Contact Name: Donna Gallagher Contact Phone: 3013158091 Contact Email: donna@marylandwbc.org Cost: $20.00 More info: mdwbc.ecenterdirect.com&

WSM Money Making from my Smartphone
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, HIRE Training RoomSilver Spring, MD Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 10am – 12pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Camille McKenzie Contact Phone: 202-534-9758 Contact Email: cmckenzie@worksourcemontgomery.com

Adult Lifeguard Training Class
Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 10am – 1pm This class is offered to ages 30+ MCR Facilities: Olney Swim Center Category: Parks & Recreation

Montgomery College Give & Get Help Fair (Rockville Campus)
Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 11am – 2pm The Recycling Volunteer Program will be providing information about recycling volunteer opportunities to students. Category: Recycling Contact Name: Michelle DeVillo Contact Phone: 240-777-6484 Contact Email: michelle.devillo@montgomerycountymd.gov More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Montgomery County Government Toastmasters
Ozone Room Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 12 – 1pm Category: Educational Class

Cable Compliance Commission
Executive Office Building (EOB)101 Monroe Street, 9th Floor Large Conference RoomRockville, MD 20850 Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 4:30 – 6:30pm The Cable Compliance Commission (CCC) adjudicates subscriber complaints involving customer cable service or any other product or service. Contact Email: heather.elliott@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Heather Elliott Contact Phone: 240-777-2857 Boards: Cable Compliance Commission Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

CANCELED - Commission on People with Disabilities Steering Committee Meeting
Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 5:30 – 7pm Contact Email: betsy.luecking@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Betsy Luecking Contact Phone: 240-777-1256 Boards: Commission on People with Disabilities Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions

Commission on Child Care: Full Commission and Committee Meetings
Early Childhood Training Center1401 Rockville Pike (Lobby Level)Rockville, MD 20852 Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 6 – 8:15pm The Commission on Child Care typically meets on the third Wednesday of the month (with exceptions in November, December and April). The Executive Committee meets from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. The Full Commission convenes at 6:00 p.m.and adjourns at 8:15 p.m.Parking is available in the garage on Levels G-1 and G-2. Contact Email: erin.stillwell@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Erin Stillwell Contact Phone: 2407771716 Boards: Commission on Child Care Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Area: Rockville Age: Adult

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes
Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220Wheaton, MD 20902 Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 6 – 8pm Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class, Regional Services, Seniors Age: Teens, Adult, Seniors Area: MidCounty, Silver Spring Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940 Cost: Gratis/Free

Aiming for Zero Waste in Montgomery County - Open House
Regional Services Center-Reg. Svcs. Ctr. B-CC4805 Edgemoor LaneBethesda, MD 20814 Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 7 – 9pm The Countys Department of Environmental Protection is hosting an open house to seek feedback on our future waste management system, as part of our "Aiming for Zero Waste" plan. This plan will provide the blueprint for the sustainable management of waste, including collection, processing and disposal of waste in the County. Project team members will be available during the open house to answer questions. Drop in any time to learn about the options being considered and provide your feedback. Contact Email: marilu.enciso@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Marilu Enciso Contact Phone: 2407776458 Boards: Integrated Waste System Strategic Plan Task Force Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, County Executive, Environmental Protection, Media/Press, Regional Services, Town Hall Meetings Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase, East County, Rockville Age: Adult, Seniors, Family More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Community Open House
Regional Service Center B-CC4805 Edgemoor Ln. Bethesda, MD 20814 Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 7 – 9pm Have your say in the future of solid waste management in Montgomery County and help us on our path forward to zero waste. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, Town Hall Meetings Age: Adult Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase Contact Name: Marilu Enciso Contact Phone: 240-777-6458 Contact Email: marilu.enciso@montgomerycountymd.gov Cost: Free More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting
8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910Auditorium Wednesday, September 19, 7:30pm – Thursday, September 20, 2018, 1:30am Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Bi-weekly meeting typically scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. The HPC meetings for 2018 will be held on the following dates: January 10......................July 11 January 23 - Tuesday.....July 25 February 7......................August 15 February 21....................September 5 March 14.........................September 19 March 28.........................October 10 April 10 - Tuesday...........October 24 April 25............................November 14 May 9..............................December 5 May 23............................December 19 June 13 June 27 Contact Email: mcp-historic@montgomeryplanning.org Contact Phone: (301) 563-3400 Boards: Historic Preservation Commission Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, Government Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase, East County, MidCounty, Rockville, Silver Spring, Upcounty Age: Kids, Teens, Adult, Seniors, Family More info: montgomeryplanning.org&

Board of License Commissioners
EOB Auditorium Thursday, September 20, 2018, 9am – 5pm The Board of License Commissioners issues licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages and may revoke or suspend licenses, or issue fines up to $20,000 for violations. If a license is revoked, Contact Email: jocelyn.rawat@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Jocelyn Rawat Contact Phone: 2407771999 Boards: Board of License Commissioners Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Commission on Aging, Executive Committee
7300 Calhoun PlaceSuite 600, Conf. Rm. 6BRockville, MD 20855 Thursday, September 20, 2018, 9:30 – 11:30am The Commission on Aging (COA) serves as an advocate for the health, safety and well-being of the County's older residents. The Commission supports both safety net services for the frail elderly and programs to meet the interests and needs of older adults who want to age in their communities. The COA identifies significant issues where its voice on the needs of seniors can make a difference. Boards: Commission on Aging Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, Seniors Area: Rockville Age: Seniors More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

PHED
7th Floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Thursday, September 20, 2018, 9:30am Planning, Housing, and Economic Development Committee Meeting View Current Agenda & Staff ReportsView Future Committee Agenda  Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

Ceramics
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 9:30am – 1pm A creative class where bisque and greenware become art! You can purchase pieces or bring your own. This is a drop-in class. Registration is not necessary. MCR Facilities: Schweinhaut Senior Center Category: Parks & Recreation Age: Seniors Area: Silver Spring More info: apm.activecommunities.com&

Writing a Winning Business Plan (Offered by SCORE)
AdvantEdge, 5335 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 640 Metro Center Room Chevy Chase, MD 20015 Thursday, September 20, 2018, 9:30am – 4pm REGISTER FOR ALL WORKSHOPS AT washingtondc.score.org

MC Child Care Provider Class
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, Large Conf. RoomSilver Spring, MD Thursday, September 20, 2018, 10am – 2pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Susan Ucanay Contact Phone: 240-688-7605 Contact Email: susan.ucanay@montgomerycollege.edu

Adult Lifeguard Training Class
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 10am – 1pm This class is offered to ages 30+ MCR Facilities: Olney Swim Center Category: Parks & Recreation

Hispanic Heritage Festival
Holiday Park Senior Center3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906 Thursday, September 20, 2018, 1pm Come and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon with beautiful costumes and traditional dances. Light refreshments will be served. FREE! Pre-registration required. Sign-in sheet available at the Front Desk until Friday, September 14th. Category: Seniors Age: Seniors Contact Name: Holiday Park Senior Center Contact Phone: 240-777-4999 Cost: Free

Interviews - Board of Appeals
Third Floor Conference Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Thursday, September 20, 2018, 2pm Interviews - Board of Appeals View Council Agenda & Staff Reports (one day prior)View Council Video on Demand Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

Tai Chi
Long Branch Library8800 Garland AvenueSilver Spring, MD 20901 Thursday, September 20, 2018, 2 – 3pm Attend programs to enhance your health and well-being. Tai Chi is excellent for mental and physical health and helps prevent falls.  Category: Seniors Age: Seniors Area: East County, Silver Spring Contact Phone: 240-777-0910 or 301-565-7662

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce Annual Picnic, Volunteer Recognition & Non-Profit Showcase
Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc.16407 Riffle Ford RoadGaithersburg, MD 20878 Thursday, September 20, 2018, 5:30 – 7:30pm DEP's Solid Waste Services will highlight the Recycling Volunteer Program at the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce Annual Picnic, Volunteer Recognition & Non-Profit Showcase. Category: Recycling

Yappy Hour
Elm Street Urban Park4600 Elm StreetBethesda, MD 20815 Thursday, September 20, 2018, 6 – 8pm Wind down from the week end enjoy the company of your dog at Yappy Hour in Elm Street Park in downtown Bethesda. Admission to Yappy Hour is free and attendees can enjoy the small or large dog enclosures and live entertainment from local musician Angie Miller & Meg Murray. Smoke BBQ and Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery will be on-site with menu favorites, selected beer and wine. Category: Community Events Age: Family Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase Contact Name: Brenna O'Malley Contact Phone: 3012156660 Contact Email: bomalley@bethesda.org Cost: FREE More info: www.bethesda.org&

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes
Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220Wheaton, MD 20902 Thursday, September 20, 2018, 6 – 8pm Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class, Regional Services, Seniors Age: Teens, Adult, Seniors Area: MidCounty, Silver Spring Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940 Cost: Gratis/Free

Aiming for Zero Waste in Montgomery County - Open House
Gaithersburg Regional Library18330 Montgomery Village AvenueGaithersburg, MD 20879 Thursday, September 20, 2018, 7 – 9pm The Countys Department of Environmental Protection is hosting an open house to seek feedback on our future waste management system, as part of our "Aiming for Zero Waste" plan. This plan will provide the blueprint for the sustainable management of waste, including collection, processing and disposal of waste in the County. Project team members will be available during the open house to answer questions. Drop in any time to learn about the options being considered and provide your feedback. Contact Email: marilu.enciso@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Marilu Enciso Contact Phone: 2407776458 Boards: Integrated Waste System Strategic Plan Task Force Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, Council and Committee Meetings, County Executive, Environmental Protection, Media/Press, Regional Services, Town Hall Meetings Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase, MidCounty, Rockville, Upcounty Age: Adult, Seniors, Family More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Community Open House
Gaithersburg Regional Library18330 Montgomery Village Ave. Gaithersburg, MD 20879 Thursday, September 20, 2018, 7 – 9pm Have your say in the future of solid waste management in Montgomery County and help us on our path forward to zero waste. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, Regional Services Area: East County, MidCounty, Rockville, Upcounty Contact Name: Marilu Enciso Contact Phone: 2407776458 Contact Email: marilu.enciso@montgomerycountymd.gov Cost: Free More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Montgomery County Bicycle Action Group (MCBAG) monthly meeting
EOB 9th Floor Conference Room101 Monroe StreetRockville, MD 20855 Thursday, September 20, 2018, 7 – 8pm Here are the dates: February 15, March 15, April 19, May 17, June 21, July 19, August  NO MEETING September 20, October 18. November 15. Please note, there will be no meeting in August. Thank you. Category: Transportation Age: Adult Area: Rockville Contact Name: Patricia Shepherd Contact Phone: 240-777-7231 Contact Email: Patricia.shepherd@montgomerycountymd.gov Cost: None

GSA 101 (Offered by SCORE)
Arlington Economic Development 1100 N. Glebe Road Suite 1500 Arlington, VA 22201 Friday, September 21, 2018, 9:30am – 12:30pm REGISTER FOR ALL WORKSHOPS AT washingtondc.score.org

Referral Based Marketing - Strategies and Tactics (Offered by SCORE)
Launch Workspaces (RIO)- 9841 Washingtonian Blvd # 200, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 Friday, September 21, 2018, 9:30am – 12:30pm REGISTER FOR ALL WORKSHOPS AT washingtondc.score.org

Develop a Marketing Plan for Small Business -Montgomery County (Offered by Maryland-WBC)
Center: Maryland Women's Business CenterLocation: 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20, Rockville MD 20850-2482 Friday, September 21, 2018, 10am – 12pm Creating a strategic marketing plan that identifies your ideal market, outlines actionable steps to reach that market and researches your competition requires a step-by-step plan. Learn how to identify and implement these critical steps with a plan that moves your business toward sustained success. Note our Policy: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. No walk-ins allowed in our Bowie or Frederick locations. No cash walk-ins allowed (credit cards accepted) in our Rockville location. You must register online at www.marylandwbc.org so that we can save a place for you in the workshop. Category: Business Contact Name: Martha Jimenez Contact Phone: 3013158091 Contact Email: martha@marylandwbc.org Cost: $25.00 More info: mdwbc.ecenterdirect.com&

Emergency Preparedness
Schweinhaut Senior Center1000 Forest Glen RD, Silver Spring, 20901 Friday, September 21, 2018, 1 – 2pm Learn practical information and ideas on improving safety with Joe Corona from the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Category: Parks & Recreation, Public Safety Age: Seniors Area: Silver Spring More info: www.mocorec.com

GilChrist English Languages Class
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, Large Conf. RoomSilver Spring, MD Saturday, September 22, 2018, 9am – 1pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Josephine Garnem Contact Phone: 240-777-8401 Contact Email: josephine.garnem@montgomerycountymd.gov

MC Computer Class - Microsoft Office for Workplace
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, Computer LabSilver Spring, MD Saturday, September 22, 2018, 10am – 12pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Susan Ucanay Contact Phone: 240-688-7605 Contact Email: susan.ucanay@montgomerycollege.edu

Car Free Day "Shop & Play"
Shady Grove Metro Station 15903 Somerville DriveRockville, MD 20855 Saturday, September 22, 2018, 10am – 7pm The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will be participating in Car Free Day on Saturday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. by -- for the first time -- offering FREE rides from the Shady Grove Metro Station to the Germantown Transit Center, Black Hills Regional Park and Clarksburg Premium Outlets. Riders to the Outlets will receive a free VIP Membership and Savings Passport offering discounts up to 65 percent off. At Black Hills Regional Park, riders can enjoy discounts on boat rentals and pontoon rides until 6 p.m. and take part in Monarch Butterfly Fiesta Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Category: Business, Community Events, Educational Class, Environmental Protection, Government, Health, Media/Press, Parks & Recreation, Public Safety, Regional Services, Seniors, Transportation Age: Kids, Teens, Adult, Seniors, Family Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase, East County, MidCounty, Rockville, Silver Spring, Upcounty Contact Name: Paul Gatons Contact Phone: 240-777-7162 Contact Email: paul.gatons@montgomerycountmd.gov Cost: FREE More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Burtonsville Day
Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center14906 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD 20866 Saturday, September 22, 2018, 11am – 3pm Recycling volunteers are needed to provide information on waste reduction, reuse, recycling, buying recycled, grasscycling and composting at Burtonsville Day.  To register, contact Michelle DeVillo at 240-777-6484 or email michelle.devillo@montgomerycountymd.gov. Category: Recycling Contact Name: Michelle DeVillo Contact Phone: 2407776480 Contact Email: michelle.devillo@montgomerycountymd.gov More info: www.burtonsvilleday.org&

Panafest
Silver Spring Civic Building1 Veterans PlazaSilver Spring MD Saturday, September 22, 2018, 12 – 10pm Category: Community Events, Parks & Recreation Age: Kids, Teens, Adult, Seniors, Family Area: Silver Spring More info: www.panafestusa.net

MOOseum's 15th Annual Benefit & Silent Auction
The King Barn Dairy MOOseum18028 Central Park CircleSouth Germantown Recreational ParkBoyds, Maryland Saturday, September 22, 2018, 5 – 8pm Come to the MOOseum's 15th Annual Benefit and Silent Auction. Honorary Chairwoman: The Honorable Constance A. Morella Reservations required by sending check made payable to King Barn Dairy MOOseum ($50 per person/ $95 per couple) MOOsic by The New Southern Cowtippers Directions From I-495 Capital Beltway take I-270 N toward Frederick. Take exit 15B to MD-118 toward South Germantown. Continue for 3.1 miles. Turn right on Germantown Park Drive at the South Germantown Recreation Park entrance. Continue straight through roundabout to 18028 Central Park Circle. The MOOseum Barn and parking will be on your left. Category: Community Events Area: Upcounty Contact Phone: 301-229-4385 Cost: $50 per person or $95 per couple

Sukkot
Montgomery County, MD Sunday, September 23 – Sunday, September 30, 2018 Sukkot begins a seven-day festival in commemoration of the Jewish peoples 40 years of wandering in the desert as well as thanksgiving for the fall harvest. The ancient Hebrews celebrated Sukkot as a festival of thanksgiving and brought sacrifices to the Temple in Jerusalem. Jews still observe the holiday by making joyous parades in synagogues and carrying lulabs (palm branches), etrogs (citrons), and myrtle and willow branches. During Sukkot, traditional Jews live in a hut called a sukkah as a reminder of the temporary dwellings in which their ancestors lived during their wanderings in the wilderness in Biblical times. Ends with Shemini Atzeret, which is observed with memorial services and cycle of Biblical readings and is a supplementary two-day celebration. Category: Holidays

6th Annual Friendship Picnic
Wheaton Regional Park2000 Shorefield RoadWheaton, MD 20902 Sunday, September 23, 2018, 12 – 4pm Registration online is encouraged.  Category: Community Events, Parks & Recreation Age: Kids, Teens, Adult, Seniors, Family Contact Name: James Stowe Contact Email: james.stowe@montgomerycountymd.gov More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

KIDfest
Silver Spring Civic Building Sunday, September 23, 2018, 12 – 5pm KIDfest brings together makers, scientists, artists, community leaders and families for a day of hands-on activities and presentations - all designed to to spark imaginations and inspire the next generation to invent the future with compassion and creativity. Category: Community Events, Parks & Recreation, Regional Services Age: Kids, Teens, Family Area: Silver Spring Contact Name: KID Museum Contact Phone: 301-897-5437 Contact Email: info@kid-museum.org Cost: Free More info: kid-museum.org&

The Leggett Legacy Forward Event
THE MUSIC CENTER AT STRATHMORE5301 TUCKERMAN LANENORTH BETHESDA, MD 20852-3385 Sunday, September 23, 2018, 4 – 7pm The Montgomery College Foundation & Universities at Shady Grove Foundation Present Leggett Legacy Forward For their years of outstanding service to Montgomery County and higher education, Isiah Ike Leggett, Montgomery County Executive, and his wife, Catherine Leggett, will be celebrated at this special event. The event proceeds will fund The Catherine and Isiah Ike Leggett Scholarship, which will benefit the countys underrepresented students in higher education through the Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) program, a partnership of Montgomery County Public Schools, the Universities at Shady Grove, and Montgomery College. This celebration is free and open to the public. Tickets and advance registration are required. Maximum four tickets per order. Category: Community Events, County Executive Age: Adult, Seniors Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase Cost: Reservation of free ticket required More info: www.leggettlegacyforward.org

Pitru Paksh
Montgomery County, MD Monday, September 24 – Monday, October 8, 2018 Period of 16 days dedicated to ancestors. Shraddha is performed on the specific lunar day during the Pitru Paksha, when the ancestorusually a parent or paternal grandparentdied. Category: Holidays

PHED
7th Floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Monday, September 24, 2018, 9:30am Planning, Housing, and Economic Development Committee Meeting View Current Agenda & Staff ReportsView Future Committee Agenda  Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

PS
3rd floor Conference Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Monday, September 24, 2018, 9:30am Public Safety Committee Meeting View Current Agenda & Staff ReportsView Future Committee Agenda  Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

WSM Resume Clinic
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, Training RoomSilver Spring, MD Monday, September 24, 2018, 11am – 1pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Camille McKenzie Contact Phone: 202-534-9758 Contact Email: cmckenzie@worksourcemontgomery.com

Senior Emergency Preparedness Presentation
Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara DriveWheaton, MD 20906 Monday, September 24, 2018, 1 – 2:30pm Category: Community Events, Public Safety Age: Seniors Area: East County Cost: no registration More info: montgomerycountymd.gov&

GO
3rd floor Conference Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Monday, September 24, 2018, 2pm Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee Meeting View Current Agenda & Staff ReportsView Future Committee Agenda  Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

HHS
7th floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Monday, September 24, 2018, 2pm Health & Human Services Committee Meeting View Current Agenda & Staff ReportsView Future Committee Agenda  Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

Board of Electrical Examiners
255 Rockville Pike 2nd Floor - Seneca Conference Rm.Rockville, MD 20850 Monday, September 24, 2018, 4 – 5pm Boards: Board of Electrical Examiners Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions

Human Rights Commission Meeting
Monday, September 24, 2018, 7pm Category: Environmental Protection Contact Name: James Stowe Contact Email: james.stowe@montgomerycountymd.gov

One-On-One Housing Counseling & Assistance
Asian-American Homeownership Counseling12320 Parklawn Drive, #239Rockville, MD 20852 Tuesday, September 25, 2018 One-on-one counseling on all housing related issues & financial education. Everyone is welcome on a first-come, first-served basis. RSVP is recommended. Category: Community Events, Regional Services Age: Adult, Seniors Area: MidCounty Contact Phone: (301) 760-7636 Contact Email: counseling@aa-hc.org Cost: Free More info: www.aa-hc.org

MCRA Board Meeting
EOB, 101 Monroe Street, Suite 410, Rockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 9:30 – 11am Note time change for this meeting from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM Contact Email: gjamison@mcra-md.com Contact Name: Gayle Jamison Contact Phone: 301-762-9080 ext 1002 Boards: Revenue Authority Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions More info: www.mcra-md.com

Council Session
Third Floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 9:30am Council Session View Council Agenda & Staff Reports (one day prior)View Council Video on Demand Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

Ceramics
Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 9:30am – 1pm A creative class where bisque and greenware become art! You can purchase pieces or bring your own. This is a drop-in class. Registration is not necessary. MCR Facilities: Schweinhaut Senior Center Category: Parks & Recreation Age: Seniors Area: Silver Spring More info: apm.activecommunities.com&

MC Child Care Provider Class
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RDSilver Spring, MD Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10am – 2pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Susan Ucanay Contact Phone: 240-688-7605 Contact Email: susan.ucanay@montgomerycollege.edu

Adult Lifeguard Training Class
Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10am – 1pm This class is offered to ages 30+ MCR Facilities: Olney Swim Center Category: Parks & Recreation

Brown Bag Lunch meeting with Regional Services Center Directors
6th floor Potomac River Conference Room #6480100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:30pm Brown Bag Lunch meeting with Regional Services Center Directors View Council Agenda & Staff Reports (one day prior) View Council Video on Demand Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

Avoid Termination Blunders: How to Fire an Employee Legally & Fairly (Offered by SBDC)
Small Business Development Center | 7100 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, MD 20740 Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2 – 3pm Category: Business

BCCC Citizenship Class
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, Large Conf Rm.Silver Spring, MD Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 5:30 – 6:30pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Zainab Hassan Contact Phone: 240-777-8406 Contact Email: zainab.hassan@montgomerycountymd.gov

Commission on Veterans Affairs
Health & Human Services Building, 401 Hungerford Drive, 1st Floor Conference Room, Rockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6 – 8pm Please note date change for this meeting only: from Sept. 18 to Sept. 25 The Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs was established by County legislation in 2008 with the goal of the Commission to provide advice to the Executive and Council on the status of programs and services related to the needs of Veterans. Veterans have made an important contribution to the community by their service in the Armed Forces of this Nation, and Montgomery County is committed to showing its commitment and support for all veterans and their families. All meetings are open to the public. Free parking is available in front of building. Rockville metro is one block south of building. Sign language interpreter services will be provided only upon request with notice as far in advance as possible, but no less than 3 full business days advance notice, prior to the day of the event. Alternative formats of this document are available upon request as far in advance as possible. If you need other services or accommodations to participate in this activity, please call Betsy Luecking at 240- 777-1256 (V) or via MD Relay at 711. Or, you may send a request via email to Betsy.Luecking@montgomerycountymd.gov. Taking these steps will help us have sufficient time to best meet your needs Contact Email: betsy.luecking@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Betsy Luecking Contact Phone: 240-777-1256 Boards: Commission on Veterans Affairs Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Rustic Roads Advisory Committee
Executive Office Building, RockvilleDGS Large Conference Room, 9th Floor Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6 – 8pm The Rustic Roads Program is overseen by the Rustic Roads Advisory Committee (RRAC) and three agencies. The RRAC is comprised of seven citizen members who are appointed by the County Executive; they review and advise the County Executive, County Council, Planning Board, Department of Transportation, Department of Permitting Services and other county agencies on matters concerning rustic roads. Members review and comment upon roadway classifications, policies, regulations, and promote public awareness of the Rustic Roads Program. Contact Name: Michael Knapp Contact Phone: 240-777-6335 Boards: Rustic Roads Advisory Committee Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Area: Rockville More info: montgomeryplanning.org&

MC Computer Class - Microsoft Office for Workplace
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, Computer LabSilver Spring, MD Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6 – 8pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Susan Ucanay Contact Phone: 240-688-7605 Contact Email: susan.ucanay@montgomerycollege.edu

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes
Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220Wheaton, MD 20902 Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6 – 8pm Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class, Regional Services, Seniors Age: Teens, Adult, Seniors Area: MidCounty, Silver Spring Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940 Cost: Gratis/Free

Community Action Board Meeting
1401 Rockville Pike, Room 3603 Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7 – 9pm Contact Email: leah.goldfine@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Leah Goldfine Contact Phone: 2407771697 Boards: Community Action Board Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions

Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board Meeting
Mid-County Community Recreation Center2004 Queensguard Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20906 Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7 – 8:45pm TOPIC: Pedestrian Safety Presenters: Captain Thomas Didone, Director of Traffic - Division of County Police Wade Holland, Analyst - CountyStat and Vision Zero  The Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board  (MCCAB) serves as Montgomery County's bridge to the 220,000 residents and businesses spread throughout the 99 square miles of the Mid-County area of Montgomery County. The Board provides advice and recommendations to the County Executive on policy and budget issues, planning and goal setting procedures, and legislative matters; educates the community on governmental structures and services; and acts as a facilitator to foster solutions to community problems, needs, and issues. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Age: Kids, Teens, Adult, Seniors, Family Area: MidCounty Contact Name: Kevin Jackson Contact Phone: 240-777-8104 Contact Email: kevin.jackson@montgomerycountymd.gov More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Supplemental Appropriation - $73,176 for replacement of roadside trees
Third Floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7 – 8pm Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford Contact Phone: 240-777-7803

Supplemental appropriation to MCPS' FY18 Operating Budget, $4,700,000 for School bus Safety Camera Program
Third Floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7 – 8pm Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford Contact Phone: 240-777-7803

Public Hearing ZTA 18-11 Small Cell Antenna Standards
Council Office Building 100 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7:30 – 9:30pm Public Hearing ZTA 18-11 Small Cell Antenna Standards.  Category: Community Events Age: Adult Area: Rockville More info: montgomerycountymd.gov&

ZTA 18-11, Telecommunications Towers - Approval Standards
Third Floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7:30 – 9:30pm Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford Contact Phone: 240-777-7803

Community Open House
White Oak Community Recreation Center1700 April Ln. Silver Spring, MD 20904 Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6:30 – 8:30am Have your say in the future of solid waste management in Montgomery County and help us on our path forward to zero waste. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, Community Events, Recycling, Regional Services, Town Hall Meetings Age: Adult Area: Silver Spring Contact Name: marilu enciso Contact Phone: 2407776458 Contact Email: marilu.enciso@montgomerycountymd.gov Cost: Free More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Early Childhood Coordinating Council Meeting
1401 Rockville Pike, Lobby Level Training RoomsRockville, Maryland 20850 Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 9am – 12pm Contact Email: Taryn.Billand@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Taryn Billand Contact Phone: 240-777-3904 Boards: Early Childhood Coordinating Council Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Age: Adult More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Tips on Negotiating a Commercial Lease (Offered by SCORE)
AdvantEdge, 5335 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 640 Metro Center Room Chevy Chase, MD 20015 Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 9:30am – 12:30pm

WSM Effective Resume Writing
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, HIRE Training RoomSilver Spring, MD Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10am – 12pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Camille McKenzie Contact Phone: 202-534-9758 Contact Email: cmckenzie@worksourcemontgomery.com

Adult Lifeguard Training Class
Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10am – 1pm This class is offered to ages 30+ MCR Facilities: Olney Swim Center Category: Parks & Recreation

Senior Health Fair
Homecrest House14508 Homecrest RoadSilver Spring, MD Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 10am – 2pm Category: Community Events, Health, Public Safety, Seniors Age: Adult, Seniors, Family Area: Silver Spring

Diabetes Support Group
Holiday Park Senior Center3950 Ferrara Dr.Wheaton, MD 20906 Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 12:30 – 1:30pm Suburban Hospital's Nurse Mary Flynn serves as the Diabetes Support Group facilitator. Come share support, knowledge, and resources. Newcomers welcome.  Category: Health, Seniors Age: Seniors Area: MidCounty, Silver Spring Contact Name: Lena Grayson Contact Phone: 301-942-8523 Cost: Free

WSM Mastering the Interview
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, HIRE Training RoomSilver Spring, MD Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 1 – 3pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Camille McKenzie Contact Phone: 202-534-9758 Contact Email: cmckenzie@worksourcemontgomery.com

Fall Risk Assessment
Schweinhaut Senior Center1000 Forest Glen RD, Silver Spring, 20901 Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 1 – 2:30pm Do you know someone who has fallen recently? Come visit stations run by staff from Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital to receive education about falls and be assessed for your own risk of falls. You will either receive exercises you can do at home or be referred for outpatient physical therapy. Category: Health, Parks & Recreation Age: Seniors More info: www.mocorec.com

Clarksburg Road at MD 355 Intersection Improvements and MD 355-Clarksburg Bike Path Project
Montgomery County Public Headquarters 100 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg, MD1st Floor Conference Room Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 5 – 7pm Public Hearing to present two projects and obtain comments from area residents. Projects are located at Clarksburg Rd at MD 355 and MD 355 Clarksburg Bikepath Project MD 355/Frederick Road between Stringtown Road and Snowden Farm Parkway Category: Transportation Age: Adult, Seniors, Family Area: Upcounty Contact Name: Yasmin Esmaili Contact Phone: 240-777-7226 Contact Email: yasmin.esmaili@montgomerycountymd.gov Cost: N/A

Pro Bono (Free) Legal Advice
Ana G. Mendez University System11006 Veirs Mill RoadWheaton, MD 20902 Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 5:30 – 6pm Obtain free legal advice on civil cases. Must be a Montgomery County resident. Offered on the Second and Founth Wednesday of each month, intake starts at 5:30 pm. Please call for more information. Category: Community Events, Educational Class, Regional Services, Seniors Age: Teens, Adult, Seniors, Family Area: MidCounty Contact Name: Montgomery County Bar Foundation Contact Phone: (301) 424-7651, (301) 424-7652, (301) 424-7633

Farm to Family: A Taste of Small Farm America
Capitol Hill - Washington DC.Meetings with Members All day - schedule your meeting at link below.Reception - 5:30pm - Senate Dirksen Building Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 5:30 – 6:30pm Organized by the Real Food Consumer Coalition, Organic Consumers Association, and partnering groups, A Taste of Small Farm America is a grassroots lobby day and legislative reception focused on removing the barriers of access for direct farmer-to-consumer sales. This event celebrates the abundance of the land and the fruits of our labors. An innovator in the meeting of politics and food, it is a farmers market-style event, including a small-bites reception for our legislators, staffers, and event attendees. This event connects small farmers and consumers with our legislators providing a face and voice to small farms and local foods. Are you thinking about joining us? Please let us know if you would like to attend. Sign up to get updates or to be notified about our lobby and advocacy training calls. Looking forward to seeing you there! Contact Name: Real Food Consumer Coalition Contact Email: info@realfoodcc.com More info: realfoodcc.salsalabs.org&

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes
Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220Wheaton, MD 20902 Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6 – 8pm Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class, Regional Services, Seniors Age: Teens, Adult, Seniors Area: MidCounty, Silver Spring Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940 Cost: Gratis/Free

Community Meeting - Open House
White Oak Community Recreation Center1700 April Lane Silver Spring, MD 20904 Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6:30 – 8:30pm Open house for residents and businesses located in Montgomery County. We want to hear ideas to improve solid waste services and how to improve recycling in Montgomery County Contact Email: marilu.enciso@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: MariluEnciso Contact Phone: 240-777-6458 Boards: Integrated Waste System Strategic Plan Task Force Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, Business, Community Events, Council and Committee Meetings, Environmental Protection Area: MidCounty, Silver Spring Age: Adult, Family More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Multi-Chamber Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Workshop and Breakfast
Manor Country Club14901 Carrolton Road Rockville, MD 20853 Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7:30 – 9:30am Category: Business

Commission on Aging
North Potomac Community Recreation Center13850 Travilah RoadPotomac, MD 20850 Thursday, September 27, 2018, 9am – 12pm The Commission on Aging (COA) serves as an advocate for the health, safety and well-being of the County's older residents. The Commission supports both safety net services for the frail elderly and programs to meet the interests and needs of older adults who want to age in their communities. The COA identifies significant issues where its voice on the needs of seniors can make a difference. Boards: Commission on Aging Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, Seniors Area: Rockville Age: Seniors More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

ED
3rd floor Conference Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Thursday, September 27, 2018, 9:30am Education Committee Meeting View Current Agenda & Staff ReportsView Future Committee Agenda  Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

T&E
7th floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Thursday, September 27, 2018, 9:30am Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee Meeting View Current Agenda & Staff ReportsView Future Committee Agenda  Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

Ceramics
Thursday, September 27, 2018, 9:30am – 1pm A creative class where bisque and greenware become art! You can purchase pieces or bring your own. This is a drop-in class. Registration is not necessary. MCR Facilities: Schweinhaut Senior Center Category: Parks & Recreation Age: Seniors Area: Silver Spring More info: apm.activecommunities.com&

DRIVE NEW BUSINESS WITH SOCIAL MEDIA (Offered by SCORE)
Arlington Economic Development 1100 N. Glebe Road Suite 1500 Arlington, VA 22201 Thursday, September 27, 2018, 9:30am – 12:30pm

Quickbooks for Small Business - Level 1-Montgomery County (Offered by Maryland-WBC)
Center: Maryland Women's Business CenterLocation: 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20, Rockville MD 20850-2482 Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10am – 12pm Get familiar with the various versions of QuickBooks. Learn how to do an initial set up and how to link bank and credit cards accounts as well as how to record data. This is an introductory class. If you have QB on your device, bring it, but not required. Note our Policy: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. No cash walk-ins (credit cards accepted)in our Rockville location. You must register online at www.marylandwbc.org so that we can save a place for you in the workshop. Category: Business Contact Name: Donna Gallagher Contact Phone: 3013158091 Contact Email: donna@marylandwbc.org Cost: $20.00 More info: mdwbc.ecenterdirect.com&

MC Child Care Provider Class
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, Large Conf. RoomSilver Spring, MD Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10am – 2pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Susan Ucanay Contact Phone: 240-688-7605 Contact Email: susan.ucanay@montgomerycollege.edu

WSM Mock Interviews
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, HIRE Training RoomSilver Spring, MD Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10am – 12pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Camille McKenzie Contact Phone: 202-534-9758 Contact Email: cmckenzie@worksourcemontgomery.com

Adult Lifeguard Training Class
Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10am – 1pm This class is offered to ages 30+ MCR Facilities: Olney Swim Center Category: Parks & Recreation

GO
7th floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Thursday, September 27, 2018, 2pm Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee Meeting View Current Agenda & Staff ReportsView Future Committee Agenda  Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

Tai Chi
Long Branch Library8800 Garland AvenueSilver Spring, MD 20901 Thursday, September 27, 2018, 2 – 3pm Attend programs to enhance your health and well-being. Tai Chi is excellent for mental and physical health and helps prevent falls.  Category: Seniors Age: Seniors Area: East County, Silver Spring Contact Phone: 240-777-0910 or 301-565-7662

Audit
7th Floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Thursday, September 27, 2018, 2:30pm Audit  Committee Meeting View Current Agenda & Staff ReportsView Future Committee Agenda  Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes
Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220Wheaton, MD 20902 Thursday, September 27, 2018, 6 – 8pm Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class, Regional Services, Seniors Age: Teens, Adult, Seniors Area: MidCounty, Silver Spring Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940 Cost: Gratis/Free

Cable and Communications Advisory Committee
Council Office Building (COB) 100 Maryland Ave., Rm. 114Rockville, MD 20850 Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7 – 9pm The CCAC provides advice and recommendations on the administration of the cable office and any franchise agreement or application. Contact Email: heather.elliott@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Heather Elliott Contact Phone: 2407772857 Boards: Cable and Communications Advisory Committee Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Area: Rockville Age: Adult More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

PBTSAC Meeting
Highland ES Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7 – 9:30pm PBTSAC Meeting Contact Email: john.hoobler@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: John Hoobler Contact Phone: 2407772192 Boards: Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, Community Events, Public Safety, Transportation Area: Silver Spring

Victim Services Advisory Board Meeting
1301 Piccard Drive1st Floor Conference RoomRockville, MD 20850 Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7 – 9pm VSAB assists the director of the Department of Health and Human Services in the development of the annual victim services and families plan, and acts as a local advocate for victim services programming.The board is to periodically:" review available services and facilities for victims and their families; " determine needs of the victims and family services program; " submit at least one report annually to the county executive and county council on the progress of programs to victims and their families and of the action needed to improve these programs; " make recommendations for appropriate allocation of funds in accordance with agreed upon priorities and consideration of financial resources. Contact Email: Rafiah.Prince@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Rafiah Prince Contact Phone: 240-777-1355 Boards: Victim Services Advisory Board Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Age: Adult More info: www.vasap.org

Committee to Recommend Funding for the Public Election Fund
COB100 Maryland Ave, 6th flPotomac River Conf RmRockville, MD 20850 Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7:30 – 9pm Contact Email: amanda.mihill@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Amanda Mihill Contact Phone: 240-777-7815 Boards: Committee to Recommend Funding for the Public Election Fund Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, Elections, Government More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Committee to Recommend Funding for the Public Election Fund
COB100 Maryland Ave., 6th fl.Potomac River Rm.Rockville, MD 21850 Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7:30 – 9pm Contact Email: amanda.mihill@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Amanda Mihill Contact Phone: 240-777-7815 Boards: Committee to Recommend Funding for the Public Election Fund Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, Elections, Government

Prepare Winning Federal Proposals (Offered by SCORE)
Arlington Economic Development 1100 N. Glebe Road Suite 1500 Arlington, VA 22201 Friday, September 28, 2018, 9:30am – 12:30pm

GilChrist English Languages Class
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, Large Conf. RoomSilver Spring, MD Saturday, September 29, 2018, 9am – 1pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Josephine Garnem Contact Phone: 240-777-8401 Contact Email: josephine.garnem@montgomerycountymd.gov

Montgomery County "Out of the Darkness Community Walk"
Rockville Town Center200 East Middle LaneRockville, MD 20850 Saturday, September 29, 2018, 9:30am – 1:30pm The core of the Out of the Darkness Walks, the Community Walks creates a movement. They give people the courage to open up about their own struggle or loss, and the platform to change our cultures approach to mental health.You will have the option to register as a walker, create a team, volunteer or be a virtual walker. Category: Community Events, Health, Volunteers Age: Kids, Teens, Adult, Seniors, Family Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase, East County, MidCounty, Rockville, Silver Spring, Upcounty Contact Name: Alnicia Gibson, walk chair Contact Phone: 3018521022 Contact Email: montgomerycountyootd@gmail.com Cost: FREE More info: www.afsp.org&

MC Computer Class - Microsoft Office for Workplace
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, Computer LabSilver Spring, MD Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10am – 12pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Susan Ucanay Contact Phone: 240-688-7605 Contact Email: susan.ucanay@montgomerycollege.edu

Ride for the Reserve - Fall Farm Bike Tour
Ride Start/Parking/Staging AreaPoolesville Golf Course16601 West Willard Rd Poolesville, MD 20837 Sunday, September 30, 2018, 9 – 10am Please join Montgomery Countryside Alliance on Sunday, September 30, 2018, for the 11th anniversary of the Montgomery County Farm Tour featuring the family farms and orchards to benefit the Reserve and our quest to protect this special place. Youll enjoy quiet roads, rural landscapes with views of Sugarloaf Mountain, and the Farm Tours signature gourmet picnic. Riders will choose among routes of 10, 18, 26, 28, 40, 58 and 75 miles including quiet, rolling landscapes dotted with the Reserves orchards, red barns and silos. All but the 10, 18 and 26-mile routes offer views of Sugarloaf Mountain. Routes 26, 40, 58, & 75 (see an important note about the 75 mile ride below under "ride description") all have a rest and shopping stop at Rocklands Farm & Winery*. Category: Community Events Age: Family Area: Upcounty Contact Name: Kristina Contact Email: Kristina@mocoalliance.org Cost: See website for details and cost More info: www.mocoalliance.org&

City Cycling Class
John Hopkins University-Montgomery County Campus JHU Parking Lot (next to Building III)9605 Medical Center DriveRockville, MD 20850 Sunday, September 30, 2018, 10am – 1pm City Cycling Class: Riding your bike doesnt have to be stressful. Join us for a morning of skills, confidence, and community building.Well spend some time on a few specific bike handling skills, then go for a short ride and talk about strategies for riding in different road, bike lane, and trail situations. By the time you head home, youll feel more confident, comfortable, and happy on your bike. Category: Community Events, Councilmember Events, Educational Class, Environmental Protection, Health, Parks & Recreation, Public Safety, Regional Services, Seniors, Transportation Age: Adult, Seniors Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase, Rockville, Upcounty Contact Name: Paul Gatons Contact Phone: 240-777-7162 Contact Email: paul.gatons@montgomerycountymd.gov Cost: $10.00 (Free to WABA Members) More info: org.salsalabs.com&

Simchat Torah
Montgomery County, MD Monday, October 1 – Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Simchat Torah, means Rejoicing in the Torah. It is a Jewish festival of rejoicing in the Torah, or Law. Simhat Torah marks the end of the annual cycle of readings from the Torah that take place in the synagogue every week. The cycle begins again on the first Saturday after Simhat Torah. The festival falls on the 23rd day of the Hebrew month of Tishri. Tishri usually occurs in September and October. Jews in Israel and Reform Jews observe the festival on the 22nd day of Tishri. Category: Holidays

PHED
7th Floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Monday, October 1, 2018, 9:30am Planning, Housing, and Economic Development Committee Meeting View Current Agenda & Staff ReportsView Future Committee Agenda  Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

Adult Lifeguard Training Class
Monday, October 1, 2018, 10am – 2pm Class is offered to adults 30 years and older.  MCR Facilities: Martin Luther King Swim Center Category: Parks & Recreation

ED
3rd floor Conference Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Monday, October 1, 2018, 2pm Education Committee Meeting View Current Agenda & Staff ReportsView Future Committee Agenda  Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

T&E
7th floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Monday, October 1, 2018, 2pm Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee Meeting View Current Agenda & Staff ReportsView Future Committee Agenda  Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

County Council Work Group on Meeting the Needs of Residents with Developmental Differences
Health & Human Services Building, 401 Hungerford Drive, 1st Floor, Rockville, MD 20850 Monday, October 1, 2018, 4 – 5:30pm The goal of the work group is to advance the fair and equitable treatment of County residents with developmental differences (also called developmental disabilities). The group includes representatives from major County departments  Health and Human Services, Transportation, Housing and Community Affairs, Recreation, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), and Montgomery College  as well as the Maryland Developmental Differences Administration, community organizations, and the public at large. The County Council Work Group on Meeting the Needs of Residents with Developmental Differences is currently meeting in lieu of DDAC.The Commission will make all reasonable good faith efforts to provide accommodations, aides, services, or barrier removal to enable all members and meeting participants full inclusion. Accommodations are provided upon request with advance notice. Please make your request as early as possible, at least three full working days in advance of the meeting. To make a request, please call 240-777-1246 (V), MD Relay 711 or e-mail DHHSWebsite@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Email: linda.mcmillan@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Linda McMillan Contact Phone: 240-777-7933 Boards: Commission on People with Disabilities Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Write an Effective Business Plan Intensive Series - Montgomery County (Offered by Maryland-WBC)
Center: Maryland Women's Business CenterLocation: 51 Monroe Street, Plaza East 20, Rockville MD 20850-2421 Monday, October 1, 2018, 5:30 – 8:30pm This six-week intensive course, taught by Maria McElhenny runs, October 1 through November 5. You will meet once a week for three hours. The series takes you through the process of developing a strong business plan. You will finish the program with a roadmap and complete plan in hand to guide you through the growth of your business. Series Fee: $199 includes materials must be paid in full prior to start of class. You MUST register by September 26 so we can order materials and save your place. No walk-ins for this series as we must order books ahead of time. Please Note: There are no refunds for workshops not attended. You must register in advance for this workshop so that materials may be prepared for you. Category: Business Contact Name: Maria McElhenny Contact Phone: (301) 315-8096 Contact Email: maria@marylandwbc.org Cost: $199.00 More info: mdwbc.ecenterdirect.com&

Citizen Review Panel Board meetings
1301 Piccard DriveRockville, Maryland 20850 Monday, October 1, 2018, 7 – 8:30pm Examines the policies, procedures and work of the state and local agency focused on child protection standard and State plan and any other criteria that the Panel considers important for the protection of children. Contact Email: lisa.merkin@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Phone: 2407773547 Boards: Citizens Review Panel for Children Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Area: Rockville Age: Adult

UCAB Land Use Committee Meeting
Upcounty Regional Service Center12900 Middlebrook RD, Room AGermantown, MD Monday, October 1, 2018, 7 – 9pm Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, Regional Services Age: Adult Area: Upcounty Contact Name: Linda Cooper Contact Phone: 240-777-8048 Contact Email: linda.cooper@montgomerycountymd.gov

Mehergan
Montgomery County, MD Tuesday, October 2, 2018 This is a fall festival to celebrate the divinity that represents the virtues of friendship, affection and love. It also corresponds to the time of harvest. Both personal and public prayers are recited followed by a feast. Category: Holidays

Advisory Committee on Consumer Protection
1451 Seven Locks Rd.Rockville, MD 20854 Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 8:30 – 9:30am Contact Name: Sharon Margolis Contact Phone: 240-777-3636 Boards: Advisory Committee on Consumer Protection Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions

Board of Registration for Building Contractors
1451 Seven Locks RoadRockville, MD 20854 Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 8:30 – 10:30am Contact Email: lee.glass@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Lee R. Glass Contact Phone: 2407773727 Boards: Board of Registration for Building Contractors Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Area: Rockville

Commission on Aging, Senior Health & Wellness
7300 Calhoun Place, Suite 600, Conf. Rm. 6CRockville, Maryland 20855 Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9 – 10:30am The Commission on Aging (COA) serves as an advocate for the health, safety and well-being of the County's older residents. The Commission supports both safety net services for the frail elderly and programs to meet the interests and needs of older adults who want to age in their communities. The COA identifies significant issues where its voice on the needs of seniors can make a difference. Boards: Commission on Aging Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, Seniors Area: Rockville Age: Seniors More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Council Session
Third Floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9:30am Council Session View Council Agenda & Staff Reports (one day prior)View Council Video on Demand Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

Ceramics
Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9:30am – 1pm A creative class where bisque and greenware become art! You can purchase pieces or bring your own. This is a drop-in class. Registration is not necessary. MCR Facilities: Schweinhaut Senior Center Category: Parks & Recreation Age: Seniors Area: Silver Spring More info: apm.activecommunities.com&

MC Child Care Provider Class
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RDSilver Spring, MD Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 10am – 2pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Susan Ucanay Contact Phone: 240-688-7605 Contact Email: susan.ucanay@montgomerycollege.edu

Adult Lifeguard Training Class
Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 10am – 1pm This class is offered to ages 30+ MCR Facilities: Olney Swim Center Category: Parks & Recreation

Amendments to FY19-24 Capital Improvements Program - Goldsboro Road Sidewalk and Bikeway
Third Floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 1:30 – 2:30pm Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford Contact Phone: 240-777-7803

Amendments to Ten-Year Comp Water Supply and Sewerage Systems, Water and Sewer Category Changes
Third Floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 1:30 – 2:30pm Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford Contact Phone: 240-777-7803

Supplemental Appropriation - $200,000 for Maryland Electronic Courts Data Migration and Testing
Third Floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 1:30 – 2:30pm Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford Contact Phone: 240-777-7803

Supplemental Appropriation - $70,799 for Behavioral Health and Crisis Services for Adult Drug court
Third Floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 1:30 – 2:30pm Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Jackie Hawksford Contact Phone: 240-777-7803

Books & Bulbs
Twinbrook Library202 Meadow Hall Drive, Rockville, MD 20851 Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 5 – 7pm October is National Energy Action Month and were celebrating by hosting 6 Books and Bulbs events at libraries across the County. Books and Bulbs is a FREE event where County residents bring their old light bulbs and swap them for up to 3 LEDs and a reusable bag. Collect your old incandescent or CFL light bulbs and bring them to a Books and Bulbs event near you, and DEP will exchange them for up to 3 new and energy efficient LEDs. The ENERGY STAR®-certified LEDs were giving away offer a warm white light thats equivalent to a 60-watt incandescent bulb. Category: Community Events, Environmental Protection Age: Adult, Seniors, Family Area: Rockville Contact Name: Larissa Johnson Contact Phone: 240-777-7711 Contact Email: larissa.johnson@montgomerycountymd.gov Cost: FREE More info: mygreenmontgomery.org&

MC Computer Class - Microsoft Office for Workplace
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, Computer LabSilver Spring, MD Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 6 – 8pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Susan Ucanay Contact Phone: 240-688-7605 Contact Email: susan.ucanay@montgomerycollege.edu

New Recycling Volunteer Orientation
DEP/Solid Waste Services101 Monroe Street, 6th FloorRockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 6 – 8pm Required training and orientation for the Recycling Volunteer Program.  Registration is required. Please contact Michelle DeVillo at michelle.devillo@montgomerycountymd.gov or call 240-777-6484 to register. To register, contact Gabriela Monzon-Reynolds at gabriela.monzon-reynolds@montgomerycountymd.gov or call 240-777-6484. Category: Environmental Protection, Recycling Contact Name: Michelle DeVillo Contact Phone: 2407776484 Contact Email: michelle.devillo@montgomerycountymd.gov Cost: No charge More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes
Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220Wheaton, MD 20902 Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 6 – 8pm Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class, Regional Services, Seniors Age: Teens, Adult, Seniors Area: MidCounty, Silver Spring Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940 Cost: Gratis/Free

Commission on Landlord-Tenant Affairs > Monthly
1401 Rockville Pike, 4th Fl.Rockville, MD 20852 Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 6:30 – 7:30pm The Commission on Landlord-Tenant Affairs (COLTA) meets the first Tuesday of each month to review cases, decide what will go to hearing, and discuss issues. These meetings are open to the public. Contact Email: Rosie.McCray-Moody@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Rosie McCray-Moody Boards: Commission on Landlord-Tenant Affairs Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Area: Rockville Age: Adult More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Adult Lifeguard Training Class
Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 10am – 2pm Class is offered to adults 30 years and older.  MCR Facilities: Martin Luther King Swim Center Category: Parks & Recreation

Montgomery County Government Toastmasters
Ozone Room Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 12 – 1pm Category: Educational Class

Solid Waste Advisory Committee
EOB 101 Monroe Street - 6th Floor Conference RoomRockville MD 20850 Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 5:30 – 7:30pm Contact Email: willie.wainer@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Willie Wainer Contact Phone: 240-777-6402 Boards: Solid Waste Advisory Committee Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes
Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220Wheaton, MD 20902 Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 6 – 8pm Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class, Regional Services, Seniors Age: Teens, Adult, Seniors Area: MidCounty, Silver Spring Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940 Cost: Gratis/Free

Commission on Common Ownership Communities > Monthly
1401 Rockville Pike, 4th Fl.Rockville, MD 20852 Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 7 – 9pm The Commission on Common Ownership Communities (CCOC) meets the first Wednesday of each month to review cases, decide what will go to hearing, and discuss issues. These meetings are open to the public. Contact Email: Larita.Carney@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Larita Carney Boards: Commission on Common Ownership Communities Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Area: Rockville Age: Adult More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

East County Citizens Advisory Board
East County Regional Services Center3300 Briggs Chaney RoadSilver Spring, MD 20904 Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 7 – 9pm Boards: East County Citizens Advisory Board Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Area: East County Age: Adult

Energy and Air Quality Advisory Committee Monthly Meeting
255 Rockville Pike, Suite 120, Rockville, MD 20850 Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 7 – 9pm The Energy and Air Quality Advisory Committee (EAQAC) is charged with advising the Montgomery County Executive and Council on issues related to energy and air quality. EAQAC was established by Montgomery County Code Chapter 18A-5. The Committee is comprised of 15 County residents appointed by the County Executive and approved by the County Council. EAQAC generally meets on the first Wednesday of every month, from 7-9 p.m., at the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection offices (255 Rockville Pike, Suite 120, Rockville, MD 20850).EAQAC meetings are open to the public. Meetings may be postponed due to holidays, weather, or other factors, so please contact DEP to determine if the Committee is meeting at the designated time and place. Contact Email: lindsey.shaw@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Lindsey Shaw Contact Phone: 2407777754 Boards: Energy and Air Quality Advisory Committee Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Area: Rockville Age: Adult More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

EC Citizen Advisory Board Meeting
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, LCRSilver Spring, MD Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 7 – 9pm Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting
8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910Auditorium Wednesday, October 3, 7:30pm – Thursday, October 4, 2018, 1:30am Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Bi-weekly meeting typically scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. The HPC meetings for 2018 will be held on the following dates: January 10......................July 11 January 23 - Tuesday.....July 25 February 7......................August 15 February 21....................September 5 March 14.........................September 19 March 28.........................October 10 April 10 - Tuesday...........October 24 April 25............................November 14 May 9..............................December 5 May 23............................December 19 June 13 June 27 Contact Email: mcp-historic@montgomeryplanning.org Contact Phone: (301) 563-3400 Boards: Historic Preservation Commission Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, Government Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase, East County, MidCounty, Rockville, Silver Spring, Upcounty Age: Kids, Teens, Adult, Seniors, Family More info: montgomeryplanning.org&

PS
7th floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Thursday, October 4, 2018, 9:30am Public Safety Committee Meeting View Current Agenda & Staff ReportsView Future Committee Agenda  Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

Ceramics
Thursday, October 4, 2018, 9:30am – 1pm A creative class where bisque and greenware become art! You can purchase pieces or bring your own. This is a drop-in class. Registration is not necessary. MCR Facilities: Schweinhaut Senior Center Category: Parks & Recreation Age: Seniors Area: Silver Spring More info: apm.activecommunities.com&

Quickbooks Basics (Online) Offered by SBDC
620 W. Lexington Street Rm., 4-104, Baltimore MD 21201-1508 Thursday, October 4, 2018, 10am – 3pm Category: Business Contact Name: Sandra Conaway

EC Community Partnership Strategy Meeting
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, Board Conf. RoomSilver Spring, MD Thursday, October 4, 2018, 10 – 11:30am Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Linda Cooper Contact Phone: 240-777-8411 Contact Email: linda.cooper@montgomerycountymd.gov

MC Child Care Provider Class
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, Large Conf. RoomSilver Spring, MD Thursday, October 4, 2018, 10am – 2pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Susan Ucanay Contact Phone: 240-688-7605 Contact Email: susan.ucanay@montgomerycollege.edu

Tai Chi
Long Branch Library8800 Garland AvenueSilver Spring, MD 20901 Thursday, October 4, 2018, 2 – 3pm Attend programs to enhance your health and well-being. Tai Chi is excellent for mental and physical health and helps prevent falls.  Category: Seniors Age: Seniors Area: East County, Silver Spring Contact Phone: 240-777-0910 or 301-565-7662

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes
Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220Wheaton, MD 20902 Thursday, October 4, 2018, 6 – 8pm Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class, Regional Services, Seniors Age: Teens, Adult, Seniors Area: MidCounty, Silver Spring Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940 Cost: Gratis/Free

Foster Parent Information Meeting
Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Rd, Olney, MD 20832 Thursday, October 4, 2018, 6:30 – 8:30pm Interested in learning more about becoming a licensed foster parent in Montgomery County? Plan to attend this meeting to learn more. Category: Community Events, Educational Class, Health Age: Adult, Family Area: Rockville Contact Phone: 240-777-1664 Contact Email: fprecruiter@montgomerycountymd.gov Cost: FREE More info: montgomerycountymd.gov&

Mental Health Advisory Committee
401 Hungerford drive, 1st floor conference room, Rockville, MD Thursday, October 4, 2018, 7 – 9pm Contact Email: diane.lininger@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Phone: 2407773317 Boards: Mental Health Advisory Committee Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions

Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board Subcommittee Meeting
Mid-County Community Recreation Center2004 Queensguard Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20906 Thursday, October 4, 2018, 7 – 8:45pm The Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board  (MCCAB) serves as Montgomery County's bridge to the 220,000 residents and businesses spread throughout the 99 square miles of the Mid-County area of Montgomery County. The Board provides advice and recommendations to the County Executive on policy and budget issues, planning and goal setting procedures, and legislative matters; educates the community on governmental structures and services; and acts as a facilitator to foster solutions to community problems, needs, and issues. Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Age: Kids, Teens, Adult, Seniors, Family Area: MidCounty Contact Name: Kevin Jackson Contact Phone: 240-777-8104 Contact Email: kevin.jackson@montgomerycountymd.gov More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Montgomery County Procurement Forum
Silver Spring Civic BuildingOne Veterans PlaceSilver Spring, MD 20910 Friday, October 5, 2018, 9am – 1pm Event Highlights: Find out about procurement opportunities from around the County Meet and learn from procurement experts in the public and private sector Network with your peers and create new connections at the Exhibitor Showcase Acquire the information and tools you need to become more successful Concurrent Session 1: Writing Effective Proposals and Business Development Resources Procurement Opportunities with the County & Partnering Agencies Non-profit Organization: Procurement Opportunities and Processes Concurrent Session 2: Certifications Overview  Which Certification is Right for me? How to Market & Promote Your Business: Elevator Pitch & Social Media Montgomery Countys New Initiatives and Procurement Opportunities Registration is free. RSVP today! Category: Business, Community Events, Educational Class, Government Age: Adult Area: Silver Spring Contact Name: Bethany Manimbo Contact Phone: 240-777-9941 Contact Email: bethany.manimbo@montgomerycountymd.gov Cost: FREE, Register Online More info: mocopro2018.eventbrite.com&

Adult Lifeguard Training Class
Friday, October 5, 2018, 10am – 2pm Class is offered to adults 30 years and older.  MCR Facilities: Martin Luther King Swim Center Category: Parks & Recreation

Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center14715 Good Hope RoadSilver Spring, MD 20905 Saturday, October 6, 2018, 10 – 11am Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett Montgomery County Council Department of General Services Montgomery County Recreation and Montgomery Parks Cordially invite you to the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for the Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center Saturday, October 6, 2018 10 a.m. 14715 Good Hope Road  Silver Spring, Maryland 20905 Sign language interpreter services and other auxiliary aids and services will be provided upon request. If these services are needed to participate in this event, please provide us with as much notice as possible but preferably no fewer than three business days prior to the event. Last minute requests are accepted but may not be possible to fulfill. Call the ADA Compliance Manager at 240-777-6197 (voice) or email adacompliance@montgomerycountymd.gov to request these services. Category: Community Events, Parks & Recreation Age: Kids, Teens, Adult, Seniors, Family Area: East County Contact Phone: 240-777-6507 Cost: FREE for All More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

City Cycling Class
Montgomery Regional Office Parking Lot8787 Georgia AvenueSilver Spring, MD 20910The parking lot is located in back of the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission building. (Georgia Avenue & Spring Street) Saturday, October 6, 2018, 10am – 1pm City Cycling Class: Riding your bike doesnt have to be stressful. Join us for a morning of skills, confidence, and community building.Well spend some time on a few specific bike handling skills, then go for a short ride and talk about strategies for riding in different road, bike lane, and trail situations. By the time you head home, youll feel more confident, comfortable, and happy on your bike. Category: Business, Community Events, Councilmember Events, Educational Class, Environmental Protection, Government, Health, Media/Press, Parks & Recreation, Public Safety, Regional Services, Seniors, Transportation Age: Adult, Seniors Area: East County, MidCounty, Silver Spring Contact Name: Paul Gatons Contact Phone: 240-777-7162 Contact Email: paul.gatons@montgomerycountymd.gov Cost: $10.00 (FREE to WABA members) More info: org.salsalabs.com&

MC Computer Class - Microsoft Office for Workplace
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, Computer LabSilver Spring, MD Saturday, October 6, 2018, 10am – 12pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Susan Ucanay Contact Phone: 240-688-7605 Contact Email: susan.ucanay@montgomerycollege.edu

Good Hope Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center14715 Good Hope RoadSilver Spring, MD 20905 Saturday, October 6, 2018, 10 – 11am Join us in celebrating Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center's grand reopening. The ceremony beings at 10 a.m. and is open to all. Category: Community Events, Parks & Recreation Age: Kids, Teens, Adult, Seniors, Family Area: East County Contact Phone: 240-777-4980 Cost: Free More info: www.mocorec.com

Womens Reentry Support Group
Rockville Library 21 Maryland AveRockville, MD Saturday, October 6, 2018, 10:30am – 12pm Category: Community Events Contact Name: Amy Meldau Contact Phone: (240) 777-8300 Contact Email: Amy.Meldau@montgomerycountymd.gov

Taste of Bethesda
Downtown BethesdaAlong Norfolk, St. Elmo, Cordell, Del Ray and Auburn AvenuesBethesda, MD 20814 Saturday, October 6, 2018, 11am – 4pm Taste of Bethesda returns on Saturday, October 6. 2018 from 11am-4pm and will bring nearly 50 restaurants and five stages of entertainment to Bethesda's Woodmont Triangle. Produced by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, downtown Bethesda's famous food and music festival celebrates 29 years of diverse and delectable cuisine offered by Bethesda's local restaurant community. Admission to Taste of Bethesda is free. Tickets will be sold on-site to "taste" different foods; tickets are $5 for four tickets and food servings cost one to four tickets. Category: Community Events Age: Family Area: Bethesda/Chevy Chase Contact Name: Brenna O'Malley Contact Phone: 301-215-6660 Contact Email: bomalley@bethesda.org Cost: FREE More info: www.bethesda.org&

Harvest Festival
Ag History Farm Park18400 Muncaster RoadDerwood, MD 20855 Saturday, October 6, 2018, 11am – 4pm A fun family event with farm animals, hay rides, history, music, food and more! Backyard compost bins for yard trim will be available for Montgomery County, MD residents on a first come-first serve basis.  Learn how to reduce, reuse, recycle, buy recycled, grasscycle and compost. Category: Community Events Age: Family Area: MidCounty, Rockville, Upcounty Contact Phone: 301-467-8273 Cost: $15 per car More info: aghistoryfarm.org

Farvardegan, Muktad, Gatha Prayers
Montgomery County, MD Sunday, October 7 – Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Prayers for the departed are recited during the period. The last five days of the Parsi (Shahnshahi) calendar are devoted to five Holy Gathas, the divine songs of Prophet Zarathushtra. The final day of the period is Pateti - (from patet meaning confession). In the Greater Washington area, a public prayer service is held invoking the names of deceased persons. Category: Holidays

Adult Lifeguard Training Class
Monday, October 8, 2018, 10am – 2pm Class is offered to adults 30 years and older.  MCR Facilities: Martin Luther King Swim Center Category: Parks & Recreation

GO
7th floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Monday, October 8, 2018, 2pm Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee Meeting View Current Agenda & Staff ReportsView Future Committee Agenda  Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

Board of Electrical Examiners
255 Rockville Pike 2nd Floor - Seneca Conference Rm.Rockville, MD 20850 Monday, October 8, 2018, 4 – 5pm Boards: Board of Electrical Examiners Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions

County Council Work Group on Meeting the Needs of Residents with Developmental Differences
Health & Human Services Building, 401 Hungerford Drive, 1st Floor Conference Room, Rockville, MD 20850 Monday, October 8, 2018, 4 – 5:30pm The goal of the work group is to advance the fair and equitable treatment of County residents with developmental differences (also called developmental disabilities). The group includes representatives from major County departments  Health and Human Services, Transportation, Housing and Community Affairs, Recreation, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), and Montgomery College  as well as the Maryland Developmental Differences Administration, community organizations, and the public at large. The County Council Work Group on Meeting the Needs of Residents with Developmental Differences is currently meeting in lieu of DDAC.The Commission will make all reasonable good faith efforts to provide accommodations, aides, services, or barrier removal to enable all members and meeting participants full inclusion. Accommodations are provided upon request with advance notice. Please make your request as early as possible, at least three full working days in advance of the meeting. To make a request, please call 240-777-1246 (V), MD Relay 711 or e-mail DHHSWebsite@montgomerycountymd.gov. Contact Email: linda.mcmillan@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Linda McMillan Contact Phone: 240-777-7933 Boards: Commission on People with Disabilities Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Olney Community Night
Our Lady of Good Counsel HS17301 Old Vic Blvd.Olney, MD 20832 Monday, October 8, 2018, 4:30 – 8pm Visit staff from DEP's Solid Waste Services to get information on waste reduction, reuse, recycling, buying recycled products, grasscycling and backyard/on-site composting. Category: Recycling Contact Name: Michelle DeVillo Contact Phone: 2407776484 Contact Email: michelle.devillo@montgomerycountymd.gov More info: www.olneymd.org&

Community Economic Development Meeting Hosted by Councilmember Craig Rice
The Universities at Shady Grove9630 Gudelsky Drive - Building IIRockville, MD Monday, October 8, 2018, 5:30 – 8:30pm Councilmember Craig Rice is hosting a Community Economic Development Meeting. This meeting will provide you an opportunity to have your voice heard on enhancing a supportive business environment and productive workforce in Montgomery County. A Business Resource Fair will be held from 5:30pm - 6:30pm during which MC Government & Chambers will be available to answer your business questions. The Economic Development meeting will follow from 6:30pm-8:30pm. The meeting will focus on topics such as: How do you envision economic development in Montgomery County (Attraction - Retention - Support); How can we enhance talent development and career pathways for our residents to be successful in the workplace; What more can be done to help both our businesses and job seekers succeed? Category: Community Events Age: Adult Area: Rockville Contact Name: Sharon Ledner Contact Phone: 240-777-7955 Contact Email: sharon.ledner@montgomerycountymd.gov Cost: Free More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

9th Annual Peacemaker Gala Honoring County Executive Ike Leggett
Visarts155 Gibbs Street, Rockville, MD 20850 Monday, October 8, 2018, 6 – 8:30pm The Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County's annual prominent award celebration honors Peacemaker of the Year, Executive Directors Award and the Volunteer of the Year during October, coinciding with Conflict Resolution Month. The Peacemaker of the year is an individual, someone outside of CRCMC who has made Montgomery County a better place through their peacemaking. We also recognize The Volunteer of the Year, who has made a significant contribution to CRCMCs work. The Peacemaker Gala was introduced in 2010.  Honoring Peacemaker of the Year: County Executive Isiah Ike Leggett Honoring Volunteer of the Year: Gretchen A. Kainz Honoring Volunteer of the Year: Ricardo Gortaire Category: Community Events, County Executive, Media/Press Age: Adult, Seniors Area: Rockville Contact Name: Christopher Page Contact Phone: 3016520717 Contact Email: Info@crcmc.org Cost: $85 More info: crcmc.org&

ECCAB Planning and Economic Development Committee Meeting
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, Large Conf. RoomSilver Spring, MD Monday, October 8, 2018, 7 – 9pm Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions, Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Linda Cooper Contact Phone: 240-777-8411 Contact Email: linda.cooper@montgomerycountymd.gov

8th Annual MFANN Fighting Hunger in Maryland conference!
Maryland State House of Delegates Building6 Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 9am – 4pm As the only statewide anti-hunger conference, Fighting Hunger in Maryland is an important forum that connects leaders from state and local agencies, nonprofits, schools and advocates to inform, engage, and inspire action to promote equity in food access and nutrition in Maryland. This years conference theme, Meals Matter, will examine the root causes of hunger and the structural barriers that produce and entrench communities in cyclical poverty as well as look to the future of policies and practices that are designed to make Maryland a more equitable and food-secure state. Category: Community Events Age: Adult Area: Upcounty Contact Phone: (202) 986-2200 Cost: $20 (advance) $25 at door More info: frac.salsalabs.org&

55+ Transportation Expo
Schweinhaut Senior Center1000 Forest Glen RD, Silver Spring, 20901 Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 9am – 4pm A free Transportation Expo designed for individuals 55 and over. Activities include:  " CarFit Appointments* " AARP Smart DriverTEK* " Ride Sharing Apps Demonstrations " Google Maps Seminars " Transportation Q&A Panels " Transportation Information Fair *Registration and/or fees apply. See back of flyer for details. Category: Community Events, Parks & Recreation, Regional Services, Seniors, Transportation Age: Seniors Area: Silver Spring More info: www.mocorec.com

Commission on Aging, Aging in Place Community
7300 Calhoun PlaceSuite 600, Conf Rm. 6CRockville, MD 20855 Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 9:30 – 11:30am The Commission on Aging (COA) serves as an advocate for the health, safety and well-being of the County's older residents. The Commission supports both safety net services for the frail elderly and programs to meet the interests and needs of older adults who want to age in their communities. The COA identifies significant issues where its voice on the needs of seniors can make a difference. Boards: Commission on Aging Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Age: Seniors More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Council Session
Third Floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 9:30am Council Session View Council Agenda & Staff Reports (one day prior) View Council Video on Demand Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov

Ceramics
Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 9:30am – 1pm A creative class where bisque and greenware become art! You can purchase pieces or bring your own. This is a drop-in class. Registration is not necessary. MCR Facilities: Schweinhaut Senior Center Category: Parks & Recreation Age: Seniors Area: Silver Spring More info: apm.activecommunities.com&

Legal Matters for Small Businesses (Offered by SBDC)
Morgan State University Earls Grave School of Business 4100 Hillen Road, Baltimore MD 21218 Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 10am – 10pm Category: Business Contact Name: Sandra Conaway

MC Child Care Provider Class
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RDSilver Spring, MD Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 10am – 2pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Susan Ucanay Contact Phone: 240-688-7605 Contact Email: susan.ucanay@montgomerycollege.edu

Ready Set Go! The Nuts & Bolts Of Starting A Business (Offered by SBDC)
Silver Spring Library 900 Wayne Ave, Silver Spring MD 20910 Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 1:30 – 4pm Category: Business Contact Name: Sandra Conaway

Commission on Common Ownership Communities > Monthly: Education Committee
1401 Rockville Pike, 4th Fl.Rockville, MD 20852 Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 3 – 5pm The Education Committee of the Commission on Common Ownership Communities (CCOC) meets the second Tuesday of each month. These meetings are not open to the public. Contact Email: Larita.Carney@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Larita Carney Boards: Commission on Common Ownership Communities Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Area: Rockville Age: Adult More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Department of Permitting Services Advisory Board
255 Rockville Pike, 1st Floor Room 120DEP Conference RoomRockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 5 – 6:30pm Advises the Dept. of Permitting Services on the performance of its functions and recommends to the Director, the Executive, and the Council any steps necessary to improve the Department's performance. Contact Email: alexia.roundtree@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Alexia Roundtree Contact Phone: 240-777-6280 Boards: Department of Permitting Services Advisory Committee Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Area: Rockville Age: Adult More info: permittingservices.montgomerycountymd.gov

HOC Workshops - WorkSource Montgomery
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, EC HIRE CenterSilver Spring, MD Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 5 – 7pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Camille McKenzie Contact Phone: 202-534-9758 Contact Email: cmckenzie@worksourcemontgomery.com

Community Action Board Executive Committee Meeting
1401 Rockville Pike, Room 3603 Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 6 – 8pm Contact Email: leah.goldfine@montgomerycountymd.gov Contact Name: Leah Goldfine Contact Phone: 2407771697 Boards: Community Action Board Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions

MC Computer Class - Microsoft Office for Workplace
East County Regional Service Center3300 Briggs Chaney RD, Computer LabSilver Spring, MD Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 6 – 8pm Category: Regional Services Age: Adult Area: East County Contact Name: Susan Ucanay Contact Phone: 240-688-7605 Contact Email: susan.ucanay@montgomerycollege.edu

Alfabetización en Español/ Spanish Literacy Classes
Gilchrist Center at Mid-County RSC Site2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 220Wheaton, MD 20902 Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 6 – 8pm Para registrarse  como nuevo estudiante, asista a la  clase para recibir más información. Para persona que habla español. Por favor, contacte al maestro del curso para recibir más información. Category: Educational Class, Regional Services, Seniors Age: Teens, Adult, Seniors Area: MidCounty, Silver Spring Contact Phone: (240) 777-4940 Cost: Gratis/Free

Wheaton Urban District Advisory Committee (WUDAC) Meeting
Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad, 2400 Arcola Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20902 Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 6:30 – 8pm The Wheaton Urban District Advisory Committee (WUDAC) consists of 11 members appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council to provide advice on all matters affecting the Wheaton Urban District area (downtown). Members represent businesses, the Chamber of Commerce, residents, and the Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board (MCCAB). Category: Boards, Committees & Commissions Age: Kids, Teens, Adult, Seniors, Family Area: MidCounty Contact Name: Kevin Jackson Contact Phone: 240-777-8104 Contact Email: kevin.jackson@montgomerycountymd.gov More info: www.montgomerycountymd.gov&

Public Forum on Community Grants
3rd floor Hearing Room100 Maryland AvenueRockville, MD 20850 Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 7:30pm Public Forum on Community Grants. Category: Council and Committee Meetings Contact Name: Legislative Information Services Contact Phone: 240-777-7910 Contact Email: County.council@montgomerycountymd.gov

Navaratri
Montgomery County, MD Wednesday, October 10 – Friday, October 19, 2018 A nine night celebration of the feminine divine that occurs five times a year (the spring and fall celebrations being amongst the more widely celebrated).  The most popularly worshiped manifestations of the feminine divine include Goddess Durga representing the Mother Goddess and Shakti (Divine Energy), Goddess Saraswati representing knowledge, speech and the arts and Goddess Lakshmi, representing good health, wealth and prosperity.  Many fasts and rituals associated with Navaratri are exclusive to women. Category: Holidays

Adult Lifeguard Training Class
Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 10am – 2pm Class is offered to adults 30 years and older.  MCR Facilities: Martin Luther King Swim Center Category: Parks & Recreation

Books & Bulbs
Connie Morella Library7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 3 – 4pm October is National Energy Action Month and were celebrating by hosting 6 Books and Bulbs events at libraries across the County. Books and Bulbs is a FREE event where County residents bring their old light bulbs and swap them for up to 3 LEDs and a reusable bag. Collect your old incandescent or CFL light bulbs and bring them to a Books and Bulbs event near you, and DEP will exchange them for up to 3 new and energy efficient LEDs. The ENERGY STAR®-certified LEDs were giving away offer a warm white light thats equivalent to a 60-watt incandescent bulb. Category: Community Events, Educational Class, Environmental Protection Age: Adult, Seniors, Family Area: Upcounty Contact Name: Larissa Johnson Contact Phone: 240-777-7711 Contact Email: larissa.johnson@montgomerycountymd.gov Cost: FREE More info: mygreenmontgomery.org&

Books & Bulbs
Connie Morella Library7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 3 – 5pm October is National Energy Action Month and were celebrating by hosting 6 Books and Bulbs events at libraries across the County. Books and Bulbs is a FREE event where County residents bring their old light bulbs and swap them for up to 3 LEDs and a reusable bag. Collect your old incandescent or CFL light bulbs and bring them to a Books and Bulbs event near you, and DEP will exchange them for up to 3 new and energy efficient LEDs. The ENERGY STAR®-certified LEDs were giving away offer a warm white light thats equivalent to a 60-watt incandescent bulb. Category: Community Events, Educational Class, Environmental Protection Age: Adult, Seniors, Family Area: Upcounty Contact Name: Larissa Johnson Contact Phone: 240-777-7711 Contact Email: larissa.johnson@montgomerycountymd.gov Cost: FREE More info: mygreenmontgomery.org&