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Potomac Bulletin Board: Nov. 28, 2012

Friday/Nov. 30

Admission Open House. 10 a.m. Christ Episcopal School in Rockville will host an Admission Open House for families interested in a family-centered school for children ages 2 through 8th grade. The open house will begin with an overview of the program, including the new LIFT: Learning Integration For Tomorrow curriculum delivery model. LIFT was developed in conjunction with The Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Technology in Education and provides students with the skills necessary to thrive today and in the future. Following the presentation, guests will tour the campus and have the opportunity to see the school in action. Visit www.CESrockville.org or call 301-424-6550.

Tuesday/Dec. 4

Discussion on Grief and Healing. 6:30-8 p.m. For anyone mourning the death of a loved one. Free and open to Montgomery County residents. Montgomery Hospice, 1355 Piccard Drive, Rockville. Registration required by calling 301-921-4400.

Tuesday/Dec. 11

Bereavement Workshop. 1-2:30 p.m. “Winter Blues: Balancing Sorrow and Celebration while grieving.” For anyone grieving the death of a loved one. Free and open to any Montgomery County residents. Montgomery Hospice, 1355 Piccard Drive, Rockville. Registration required by calling 301-921-4400.

Saturday/Dec. 15

Pet Connect Rescue Adoption Cat Event. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. BARK! (Congressional Plaza) 1643 Rockville Pike. Visit www.petconnectrescue.org

Wednesday/Dec. 19

Bereavement Workshop. 6:30-8 p.m. “Winter Blues: Balancing Sorrow and Celebration while grieving.” For anyone grieving the death of a loved one. Free and open to any Montgomery County residents. Montgomery Hospice, 1355 Piccard Drive, Rockville. Registration required by calling 301-921-4400.

Ongoing

Zumba at Village Yoga. An easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party that’s moving 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. 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. 301-299-1948. Visit www.villageyogayogi.com.

Fenton Street Market. 10 a.m. - 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 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

Mondays

Free Parent-Child Playgroup. Every Monday at 9:30 a.m. at the Har Shalom Early Childhood Education Center. Meet new friends as you and your child play with age appropriate toys. Call 301-299-7087.

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). 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.