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Civic Calendar, July 9-15

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/July, 9

<cal2>Nutrition Workshop. The Wellness Community - Greater Washington, D.C. will present a free nutrition workshop for people with cancer and their loved ones, 7-8 p.m. Led by cancer nutrition specialist, Lynda McIntyre, R.D., L.D., this workshop will provide updates on nutrition from the American Institute for Cancer Research. Location: The Wellness Community- Greater Washington, D.C., 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 100, Bethesda. For reservations call 301-493-5002 or twcdc@thewellnesscommunity.org.

<cal1>Saturday/July 12

<cal2>College Open House. The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) will hold an open house for prospective undergraduate and graduate students. Students can meet with representatives from all nine Maryland public universities offering degree programs from 9 a.m. to noon at Camille Kendall Academic Center, 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville. Interested students can call 301-738-6023 for daytime undergraduate programs or 301-738-6000 for weekend and evening graduate programs.

<cal1>Sunday/July 13

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

<cal1>Monday/July 14

<cal2>College Admissions Workshop. Free one-hour workshop conducted by a staff member from Kaplan, Inc. at the Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac, 7 p.m. Topics covered include factors in college admissions, key terms in the admissions process and the application, essay and interview. Call 240-777-0690.

Adoption Workshop. International and domestic adoption information at the The Barker Foundation, 7979 Old Georgetown Road, 1st floor, Bethesda. 6:30-9 p.m. Ages 21 and up. Free. Call 301-664-9664.

<cal1>Thursday/July 17

<cal2>Montgomery Hospice Workshop: "When Bad Things Happen to Good People," discussion of ways people can support themselves and the good people in their lives who are facing struggles and challenges. 2 – 3:30 p.m., Montgomery Hospice, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville. Free. Registration required: 301-921-4400.

Two of a Kind. Interactive concert featuring reading, books and bugs at the Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac, 10:30 a.m. Pre-register at 240-777-0980.

Child Safety Seat Inspection. A free check of the condition and proper installation of child safety seats, Fitzgerald’s Auto Mall, 5501 Nicholson Lane, Rockville, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

<cal1>Saturday/July 19

<cal2>The Wellness Community - Greater Washington, DC will present "Frankly Speaking About Colorectal Cancer," a free program for people with cancer and their loved ones, led by Joshua Katz, MD, FACS, FASCRS of Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. Attendees will learn about the most current colorectal cancer treatments, symptoms and side-effect management strategies. Location: The Wellness Community- Greater Washington, DC, 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 100, Bethesda, Maryland, 20814. Call 301-493-5002 or twcdc@thewellnesscommunity.org.

<cal1>Wednesday/July 23

<cal2>Montgomery Hospice Workshop: "When Bad Things Happen to Good People," discussion of ways to support those who are facing struggles and challenges, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Montgomery Hospice, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville. Free. Registration required: 301-921-4400.