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Bulletin Board Jan. 14-20

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 703-917-6407.

Wednesday/Jan. 14

Grief Support Group. For children through teens who have experienced the death of a parent or sibling. Parent group meets at the same time. A six-week group led by Montgomery Hospice counselors. 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Montgomery Hospice, 1355 Piccard Drive, Rockville. Registration required: 301-921-4400.

Support Group – DBSA. 7:30 p.m. at St. Raphael’s Church, 1513 Dunster Road, Rockville. Meeting for families and friends of people diagnosed with depression or bipolar illness. Free. Visit www.dbsanca-family.org or 301-299-4255.

Saturday/Jan. 17

Registration Begins. Register for classes at Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. All ages. Visit www.imaginationtheatre.org or 301-961-6060 for class schedule.

Saturday/Jan. 24

Free SAT, ACT Practice Tests. 9:30-11 a.m. at Winston Churchill High School can take practice tests while parents attend free “Navigating College Admissions” presentation. Visit www.mytutor.com or 1-800-698-8867.

Tuesday/Jan. 27

Afternoon Grief Support Group. For anyone grieving the death of a loved one, a six-week group led by Montgomery Hospice counselors. 1-2:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 11200 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville. Registration required: 301-921-4400.

Support Group. 1:30 p.m. at Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. “Healthy and Economical Convenience Foods.” Free. 301-622-1650.

Wednesday/Feb. 4

Support Group. 7:30 p.m. at St. Raphael’s Church, 1513 Dunster Road, Rockville. Meeting for families and friends of people who have been diagnosed with depression or bipolar illness. Free. Visit www.dbsanca-family.org or 301-299-4255.

Ongoing

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.

Volunteers are needed to assist sexual assault victims and their families through the Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program of the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services. To schedule an interview visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/vasap or 240-777-1355.

JSSA (Jewish Social Service Agency), a non-sectarian community agency, is seeking volunteers over the age of 18 to help enhance the quality of life of individuals and families facing life-threatening or terminal illness. The next training course is scheduled for Mondays, Feb. 23, March 2, March 9, March 23, and March 30, from 5:30-9 p.m. at JSSA’s Montrose Road office, 6123 Montrose Road, Rockville. For more information, contact Amy Kaufman Goott, Volunteer Coordinator for JSSA Hospice and Transitions at 301-816-2650, agoott@jssa.org or visit JSSA on the web at www.jssa.org.