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 703-917-6451.
Pain Support Group. The Pain Connection Chronic Pain Support Group will meet Dec. 4, 1:30-3 p.m. at the Davis Library, 6400 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. Anyone with chronic pain, family members and interested community residents are welcome. Bring your ice/heat packs, pillows and mats. Call 301-309-2444 or visit www.pain-connection.org.
Meeting. The Montgomery County Civic Federation will meet 7:45-10 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 8 at the County Council Office Building, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville. Hear a talk on the “County Growth Policy.” Free. Visit www.montgomerycivic.org for more.
Talk. 7 p.m., Harold Gans will talk about “Mystery of the Bible Codes: Scientific Research on the Discovery of the Hidden Codes in the Torah.” $18/lecture. Registration required, email@example.com or 301-468-3881. Takes place at JewishROC, 11304 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville. Visit www.jewishroc.org for more.
Blood Drive. Beth Sholom Congregation and Talmud Torah, 11825 Seven Locks Road, Potomac, is sponsoring a blood drive with INOVA from 3-8 p.m. Call 301-279-7010 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a donation.
Montgomery County has launched a new Web site feature called “My Montgomery,” which helps residents locate a variety of County facilities and services. “My Montgomery” can be found at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/mymontgomery and visitors to the site need only type in their address and zip code.