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Potomac Bulletin Board: Oct. 24, 2012

Wednesday/Oct. 24

Har Shalom Open House for the 2013-2014 School Year. 10 a.m.-noon. Half Day and Full day options available. Tour the building, observe preschool classes in progress and meet Rabbi Raskin, the ECEC Staff and Current ECEC Parents. Call 310-299-7087.

Parenting Discussion. 7:30-9:30 p.m. “Building Resilience: How to Raise Successful Children and Adolescents” by renowned pediatrican and best-selling author Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg at the Bullis School, 10601 Falls Road. Tickets available through the Parent Encouragement Program at 301-929-8824 or online at www.PEPparent.org.

Saturday/Nov. 3

Pet Connect Rescue Cat Adoption Event. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. White Flint Plaza Petsmart, 5154 Nicholson Lane. Visit www.petconnectrescue.org

Thursday/Nov. 8

Free Remodeling Seminar. 6-8 p.m. Hopkins & Porter, Inc. will be offering "How to Fall in Love with Your Home Again,” a free design and remodeling seminar, including a complimentary supper with opportunity to discuss one's own project with professional staff. Space is limited to 15 participants per session. RSVP by calling 301-840-9121, #17 or emailing Debbie@hopkinsandporter.com. The seminar will take place at the offices of Hopkins & Porter, 12944-C Travilah Rd., #204.

Sunday/Nov. 11

Har Shalom Open House for the 2013-2014 School Year. 9:15-11 a.m. Tour the school, meet with the Rabbi and ECEC teachers and parents of children currently enrolled. Learn more about the Har Shalom community and enjoy a puppet show.

Thursday/Nov. 15

Roller Rink Discussion. 7 p.m. Montgomery County Recreation is seeking public input on a suggestion to modify the existing Potomac Community Center Roller Rink in order to provide a smooth, soft surface play area to provide an accessible sports area to expand adapted sports programming by the Recreation Department and other providers. Open to the public. At the Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Rd. Contact Jeff Bourne at 240-777-6800.

Saturday/Nov. 17

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

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

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.