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Civic Calendar, April 16-22

To submit an item for the Civic Calendar, e-mail almanac@connectionnewspapers.com 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.

<cal1>Wednesday/April 16

<cal2>Holocaust Commemoration. The Paul Peck Humanities Institute at Montgomery College invites the community to its annual Holocaust Commemoration from 6:30–8:30 p.m., in the Theatre Arts Arena on the College’s Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. The commemoration is free and open to the public. Call 240-567-7417 or visit www.montgomerycollege.edu/humanities.

<cal1>Thursday/April 17

<cal2>The Literacy Council of Montgomery County will hold its 45th Annual Meeting at 6:30 p.m. at St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville. Call 301-610-0030.

<cal1>Friday/April 18

<cal2>DBSA (Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, National Capital Area) Family Support Group, will meet at 7:30 p.m., in the Parish Hall of St. Raphael's Church at 1513 Dunster Road, Rockville. The meeting is for the families and friends of people who have been diagnosed with depression or bipolar illness. Free. Call 301-299-4255 or 301-570-9065, Internet: www.dbsanca-family.org.

<cal1>Friday/April 19

<cal2>Baby Workshop. "Smart Eco-Baby," learn tips for reducing toxins in your baby’s life at Wiggle Room, 4914 Del Ray Ave., Bethesda, 10 a.m. Free. Call 301-656-5995.

<cal1>Tuesday/April 22

<cal2>Book-A-Librarian. Drop into the Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Blvd., Bethesda, any Tuesday morning between 10 and 11 a.m. for individualized help with the library catalog, library databases, one’s library account, or for an introduction to the internet. Call 240-777-0970.

<cal1>Sunday/April 20

<cal2>Li-Ming Toastmaster will have meeting from 10:20 to 11:45 a.m. at County Council building (2nd floor conference room 2F, behind cafeteria) at 100 Maryland Avenue, Rockville. Contact 301-765-1090.

<cal1>Tuesday/April 22

<cal2>Business Expo. Explore marketing opportunities for any business, sponsored by the BCC Chamber of Commerce at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 1 Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda, 7:15 a.m. – 3 p,m. Free. Call 301-652-4900.

<cal1>Saturday/April 26

<cal2>The ASCE Toastmasters Club will meet at the Davis Library, 6400 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda, at 9:20 a.m. Become a better public speaker. Newcomers always welcome. Contact Bernard Gogel (bggogel@hotmail.com) at 703-524-8038 or Kin Wong (wong88us@hotmail.com) at 202-366-0626.

<cal1>Tuesday/April 29

<cal2>Book-A-Librarian. Drop into the Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, any Tuesday morning between 10 and 11 a.m. for individualized help with getting around all the facets of the library. Call 240-777-0970.