Potomac Bulletin Board 6/27/12

Potomac Bulletin Board 6/27/12

Email announcements to almanac@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is Thursday at noon for the following week’s paper.

Wednesday/July 18

Volunteer Training. JSSA (Jewish Social Service Agency), a non-sectarian community agency, is seeking volunteers who are flexible, friendly and empathetic, who are interesting in assuming leadership roles, and are problem solvers. Experience working with special needs teens is preferred, but not required. Mandatory two-hour training and other requirements must be met. Applications and interviews will be required for those interested in the volunteer training. No walk-ins accepted. The training course is scheduled in Montgomery County Maryland on Wednesday, July 18 from 7-9 p.m. at JSSA's Ina Kay Building, 200 Wood Hill Rd., Rockville, MD. Contact Diane Hays-Earp, Volunteer Coordinator, at 301-816-2639 or dhaysearp@jssa.org, no later than 5 days prior to the start of the session.

Through Aug. 3

Fun All Summer Long. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. $350 for six weeks. Activities are well planned, supervised and cool for hot days. Play with old friends and make new ones. Summer Fun Center keeps things hopping with creative/fun crafts, sports, games, drama, music and special events. At the Clara Barton Summer Fun Center, 7425 MacArthur Blvd., Cabin John. Call 301-229-0010.


Zumba at Village Yoga. An easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health. Classes are Tuesday nights, 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m., and Saturday mornings 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 10154 River Road, Potomac. Call 301-299-1948.

Beginner’s Yoga Classes at Village Yoga. Village Yoga is adding a new Beginner’s Yoga Class, Mondays, 8-9 p.m. Continues our Thursday, 7:30-8:45 p.m. Beginner’s Gentle Flow class as well. 10154 River Road, Potomac. 301-299-1948. Visit www.villageyogayogi.com.

Fenton Street Market. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 27. The market is located in downtown Silver Spring at One Veterans Plaza, intersection of Fenton and Ellsworth streets. It will not be open on Aug. 11, Sept. 8 and Sept. 22.

Members Wanted. The Potomac Area Newcomers Club is a group of more than 200 women who have moved to the Potomac area from all over the United States and around the world. The club offers such activities as bridge, mah jong, book groups, golf, luncheons and museum trips as a way to help newcomers as well as current residents to form new friendships, expand their horizons, and take advantage of the opportunities that are available in the Washington, D.C. area. Visit www.potomacnewcomers.com

Volunteers Wanted

The Bethesda Urban Partnership is looking for fun-loving, upbeat volunteers to help assist with various local festivals including Taste of Bethesda (Oct. 6). This is a great way to immerse yourself into the Bethesda community, while also actively participating in downtown Bethesda's fun-filled events. For more information, e-mail info@bethesda.org.

CANTER-Mid Atlantic to open a racehorse rehabilitation program with donations from Delaware Park and the Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association earmarked to serve Delaware Park trainers and owners. To find an ex-race horse, volunteer, or make a donation, visit www.canterusa.org/midatlantic.

To become a volunteer Bike Patrol member on the C&O Canal, contact Norman Liebow at liebow@comcast.net or 301-714-2218.

The Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross is seeking volunteers to assist its blood collections staff at blood drives and blood donor centers. To register for training, or for more information, call the American Red Cross Volunteer Office at 1-800-272-0094, ext. 1, or e-mail karlofft@usa.redcross.org.

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.