|Read to a Dog!|
Tuesday, March 3rd, 4:30 - 5:30 at Potomac Library|
School-age children especially beginners learning to read and those who want to improve their confidence in reading skills are invited to practice reading aloud in short (10-15 minute) semi-private sessions with a certified therapy dog. Sign up begins 15 minutes before program. First-come first-served. Click for details on Library site.
|STRATHMORE CHILDREN’S CHORUS, NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC & MCYO: SUNRISE|
Sunday, March 8th, 4:00 pm at Strathmore Music Center|
Strathmore Children’s Chorus, in collaboration with National Philharmonic and Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras of Strathmore, present the Sunrise Mass by Ola Gjeilo. The groups will also perform other pieces, such as Beethoven’s “Elegischer Gesang” and “Hallelujah” from Christ on the Mount of Olives and Bach’s Mass in B Minor.
Everyone needs a ticket!
All attendees, regardless of age, must have a ticket. This helps us manage attendance and ensures we don't go over our maximum allowed capacity.
|Friends of the Library Book Sale|
Saturday, March 14th, 10:00 am - 1:00 PM at Potomac Library|
Join us for our monthly Potomac Friends of the Library Booksale! Used books, DVDs, and more available for children, teens, and adults. All are welcome.
|Cherry Blossom Festival|
Friday, March 20th to Sunday, April 12th|
The National Cherry Blossom Festival (March 20 – April 12, 2020) is a citywide festival that celebrates the 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry blossom trees to Washington, DC by the mayor of Tokyo. The festival features a range of spectacular events, from its eponymous kite extravaganza on the National Mall to fun cultural experiences like sake tastings. Local restaurants even get into the spirit with the Cherry Picks program. And it all leads up to the main events: Petalpalooza, formerly known as the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, and the storied National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade.
|50+: Vital Living Through Volunteering|
Monday, March 30th, 1:00 - 2:00 pm at Potomac Library|
50+ and looking for the best volunteer fit? Attend this library-sponsored event. You will learn about the Montgomery County Volunteer Center's rich resources for exploring volunteer opportunities.
You will learn about the Montgomery County Volunteer Center's rich resources for exploring volunteer opportunities, the 50+ Volunteer Network that offers personal consultations and guidance in finding an opportunity that's the right fit, and actual volunteer experiences with local nonprofits. Plus, you'll receive the 50+ Vital Living Networker packed with valuable information about local resources. The event is free and no registration is necessary; you may email email@example.com with questions. For deaf and hard-of-hearing services, email MCPL.DeafAccess@montgomerycountymd.gov or contact the Potomac Library at (240) 777-0690 . You may also learn about the Volunteer Center and its resources and programs at www.montgomeryserves.org.