To submit an item for the Civic Calendar, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fax the submission to 703-917-0991. Deadline is Thursday at noon two weeks prior to the event. For questions, call Matthew Razak at 703-917-6476.
<cal2>Financial Independence Workshop. Provides help to realize financial goals at 4800 Montgomery Lane, Suite M25. Behtesda at 6:30 p.m. Free. RSVP to 240-482-4000.
Montgomery Green Democrats Meeting at Cedar Lane Unitarian Church, 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda, 7:30 p.m. Speaker: Alex Colvin of Mike Gravel for President 2008 Contact Bill Jacobs at 301-774-3256. All are welcome.
Montgomery County Historic Preservation Commission meeting will be at 7:30 p.m., MRO Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Visit www.mc-mncppc.org/historic. Call 301-563-3400. The Historic Preservation Commissioners consider applications for Historic Area Work Permits, have preliminary consultations with citizens, evaluate properties for possible inclusion in the Montgomery County Master Plan for Historic Preservation and review applications for the Montgomery County Historic Preservation Tax Credit.
<cal2>Chronic Pain Support Group, 1:30-3 PM, Davis Library, 6400 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. Special guest speaker: Kim Thompson, Yoga & Feldenkrais Instructor, sponsored by Pain Connection for anyone with chronic pain, their family and friends. Participants are welcome to bring pillows, mats, ice or hot packs to be comfortable. Call 301-309-2444 or see www.pain-connection.org.
<cal2>Adoption Workshop. International and domestic adoption information at The Barker Foundation, 7979 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, 1st floor, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Ages 21 and up. Free. Call 301-664-9664.
<cal2>Montgomery Green Democrats Meeting at Juanita's, 15883 Redland Road, Rockville. Speaker: Maryland State Senator Mike Lenett. Contact Bill Jacobs at 301-774-3256. All are welcome.