Civic Calendar

Civic Calendar

Tuesday, April 1, 7 p.m.

Live call-in program on school preparedness for emergencies will

air on Montgomery County Public Schools cable channel 34. The presentation will include a panel discussion with health professionals and safety and security officials from Montgomery County and Montgomery County Public Schools. Parents and community members are invited to call with their questions at 301-279-3234 or send an email to during the program.

Thursday, April 3

Montgomery County Planning Board hearing on the proposal to build an indoor baseball training facility at Cabin John Park. 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Written comments may be sent to Derick Berlage, Chairman, at the above address.

Saturday, April 5

Potomac River cleanup 9 a.m.- noon, rain or shine. To help with the river cleanup visit to find the names of volunteer coordinators for sites in Potomac. For other areas in the Potomac watershed, visit See story, page 4.

onday April 7

Final date of the Maryland General Assembly session.

Monday, April 7

Good Earth Garden Center is scheduled to appear before the Board of Appeals. The center wants to modify their special exception to allow for the sale of other items and to renovate their facility.

Monday, April 7, 7 p.m.

County-wide Recreation Advisory Board, 12210 Bushey Drive, Silver Spring.

Wednesday, April 9, 8 p.m.

West Montgomery County Citizens Association will meet at Potomac Elementary. Guest speaker, Tina Brown of “Solutions Not Sprawl.”

Thursday, April 10, 7:30 p.m.

Western Area Recreation Advisory Board meets at the Potomac Community Center

Monday, April 14, 6:30 p.m.

Montgomery County’s Department of Public Works will hold a forum to discuss ride-on fare increases. Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville. To testify, register by April 8 at 240-777-5800, or e-mail Written comments may be sent to Carolyn Biggins, Chief of Transit Services, 101 Monroe Street, 5th floor, Rockville, MD, 20850.

Thursday April 24, 7 p.m.

A public hearing will be held on the proposed 2004 budget for the Department of Liquor Control. Individuals may testify or provide written comment. Lobby auditorium of the Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville. Written comment should be sent to Ron Berger, Office of the County Executive, 101 Monroe Street, 2nd Floor, Rockville, MD 20850. Call 240-777-2500.

Saturday April 26, 9 to 11 a.m.

Potomac Clean and Green will meet for their spring community clean up. Meet at the edge of the parking lot near Safeway for assignments. Wear boots or sturdy shoes, long sleeves and gloves. Litter bags will be provided. Call 301-983-1537.