Upcoming Events – Montgomery Blair High School PTSA

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  • ➡️ Please contact event organizers and/or venues prior to attendance for possible ‘event attendance’ limitations, safety/protection requirements, date changes or cancellations due to the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic.
  • ➡️  Events listed are primarily for adults and/or teens. For teen-specific events, enter the term “teens” in the search function. Please review event descriptions and/or contact event organizers for audience details.
  • ➡️ MCPS (Montgomery County Public Schools) schools and buildings will remain closed through the Fall 2020 Semester. Events that were scheduled at MCPS schools and buildings will either be postponed or cancelled.
  • ➡️ ‘Virtual’ Events are events that will be held ONLINE ONLY. Check event details for access information. Note: Some virtual events start at different coast or international times (Pacific, Central, Greenwich Mean, etc.). The virtual event times listed on this website have been converted to New York/Eastern Standard Time.

The Menace of Climate Change And What You Can Do About It (MCPL) – VIRTUAL or PHONE

Climate change can seem too overwhelming to address. But Bruce Davis will present information about what climate change is and what ordinary people can do about it. Bruce Davis is a retired lawyer with a substantial background in physics and chemistry who has been trained by the Climate Reality Project on the topic of climate […]

Teen Life Skills: Vet Science (Baltimore Cty Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Covers the topics of observing and measuring animal behavior, vital signs, disease transmission and risk, and tips for preparing for a career in veterinary medicine. Registration closes one hour before the start of the program. A valid email address is needed at registration to send a Zoom link to the program 30 minutes before scheduled […]

Maryland Legal Aid: Know Your Rights (Baltimore Cty Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Join us on Facebook to learn about your rights and protections during COVID-19 and get your legal questions answered by a lawyer. We address topics such as tenant rights, emergency sick leave, unemployment insurance, family law, debt collections and how to connect with an attorney for help. Presented by lawyers with Maryland Legal Aid. You […]

Fitness for Optimal Aging (MCPL) – VIRTUAL or PHONE

Join us for Five Key Aspects of Fitness Central to Optimal Aging with Andrew Singer, PT, DPT, MHS Join us for Five Key Aspects of Fitness Central to Optimal Aging with Andrew Singer, PT, DPT, MHS. Andrew graduated from Bowdoin College with a Bachelor of Art in Biology, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public […]

Navigating the Job Search during COVID-19 (MCPL) – VIRTUAL or PHONE

Strategies to Overcome Current Challenges & Boost Candidacy Presentation by University of Maryland Career Center Director Kelley Bishop; strategies for overcoming current challenges and boosting your candidacy. The previously favorable job market for college graduates has evaporated as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge across the country.  What are your options now that many employers […]

Quarantine-o-ween (Calvert Library) – VIRTUAL

    Join us to learn a bit about costume making and then use your skills to create a costume on the spot for a Quarantine-O-Ween! Ideas for supplies to have handy (you do not need ALL of these, just gather whatever suits your fancy!): Old clothes, decorative paper, fabric scraps, floral wiring, hot glue, glue, […]

Navigation of the Job Search During COVID-19 (MCPL & Univ. of Maryland) – VIRTUAL or PHONE

Presentation by University of Maryland Career Center Director Kelley Bishop; strategies for overcoming current challenges and boosting your candidacy. The previously favorable job market for college graduates has evaporated as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge across the country.  What are your options now that many employers have suspended hiring or are shedding jobs?  How […]

Teens & Adults: Trivia Night (MCPL) – VIRTUAL or PHONE

Kick off your weekend with some trivia! Join us for a fun hour of trivia provided by two trivia experts. All new categories! For ages teen to adult. Please register as space is limited. Answer: Someone better to usher in a trivia night than two professional librarians? Question: Who is no one, Alex? Have you […]

Legal Concerns Including Expungement and Landlord/Tenant (Calvert Library) – VIRTUAL

Join the Calvert Library and attorneys from Maryland Legal Aid's Community Lawyering Initiative for a virtual civil legal clinic. Topics will include: expungement and landlord/tenant issues. You'll be able to ask general questions via the Zoom Q&A function. Must register here to receive link for the online class. If you need more individualized help, you […]

Visions of the Future: Voting, Activism and Art (Baltimore Cty Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Poet and journalist Celeste Doaks is organizing a lively panel with women of color who discuss their specific involvement with politics through participation, activism and art. Her chapbook, American Herstory, was the first-place winner in Backbone Press’ 2018 chapbook contest; it contains poems about Michelle Obama. Co-hosted with Enoch Pratt Free Library. Join us via […]

Tales For Teens – Greek and Norse Mythology (Enoch Pratt Library) – VIRTUAL

Zeus, Hades, Cerberus (Fluffy!) - let's explore the exciting world of Greek Mythology and see how they have influenced popular series like Harry Potter and Percy Jackson. To Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfDOW252OyjKN7vHysKAPrQlq9U7jC8zZt1FS-tjdp9sw72pg/viewform?usp=sf_link This event is part of Summer Challenge, a Pratt Library reading challenge for all ages. Log your reading, participate in activities, and more!

Library Beats (Baltimore Cty Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Calling all music lovers to beat the heat for a discussion of music both old and new! Come prepared with a favorite song or album to discuss with the group, and chat with us about your favorite artists and genres — find something new to listen to during the dog days of summer. Registration closes […]

Helping Individuals Reach Employment (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Register for a confidential one-on-one appointment! Career Specialists will help you virtually with resumes, online job applications, job research, career exploration and much more. Slots fill up fast! Register today! Looking for resources to help with your job search or career? Take a look at these resources using your library card. Don't have a card right […]

How to Apply for Jobs with Montgomery County Government (MCPL) – VIRTUAL or PHONE

Learn how to apply for Jobs with Montgomery County Government. Find out everything you need to know about applying for jobs with Montgomery County.  A recruiter from the Office of Human Resources will provide an overview of Montgomery County's job application process. Register here. For security reasons, this program session will be locked 5 minutes […]

Segregation in Montgomery County Schools (MCPL) – VIRTUAL or PHONE

Ralph Buglass will discuss segregation in the Montgomery County schools prior to the 1954 Supreme Court decision outlawing segregated schools, and the changes that took place after 1954. This program is being presented in association with the Potomac Community Village (PCV).  PCV is an all-volunteer organization providing services and community support to enable people to […]

Meet with Author of ‘The Better Angels: Five Women Who Changed Civil War America’ (MCPL) – VIRTUAL or PHONE

Historian Robert C. Plumb will discuss his new book “The Better Angels: Five Women Who Changed Civil War America” released in March 2020. In this collective biography, author Robert C. Plumb traces these five remarkable women’s (Harriet Tubman, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Clara Barton, Julia Ward Howe, and Sarah Josepha Hale) awakenings to analyze how their […]

Teen Trivia: Geography (Baltimore Cty Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Have fun exploring every continent, ocean, mountain and landscape at this live virtual trivia game. Registration closes one hour before the start of the program. A valid email address is needed at registration to send a Discord link to the program 30 minutes before scheduled start.​​​​​  Registration for this event begins on 8/24/2020 @ 6 p.m.

Online Midday Teen Yoga Class (Enoch Pratt Library) – VIRTUAL

Have you ever wanted to take a yoga class just for you? Do you want to learn ways to stay calm when feeling anxious or stressed? Join me for a Midday Yoga Class where you will learn ways to move, deal with stressful moments and maybe even laugh through yoga, meditation and a few craft […]

Fashion Design 101 (Enoch Pratt Library) – VIRTUAL

Let's tackle the design process together. Do you want to be a designer but don't know where to start then join the Pratt Teen center as we explore the design process and build a fashion collection along the way. Each session we explore concepts like inspiration, brand, fashion sketching and learn how it will help […]

Fall Into Sewing (Enoch Pratt Library) – VIRTUAL

Learn the basic parts of the sewing machine and how to operate it, including how to thread the bobbin, needle, keeping the tension, and different stitches.  Learn how to cut material using a rotary cutter and mat.    We will create a mask using elastic or ribbon and then create a simple block quilt that […]

Computer Repair (MCPL)

MCPL (Damascus Branch) 9701 Main St, Damascus

  Location: Damascus Library Registration opens: September 12, 2020 Register to bring your own damaged computer or laptop to learn how to repair it from a Microsoft Certified Professional. Space is limited; registration is required starting 2 weeks in advance. Register on this site or call 240-773-9444 for additional information.

Griot Con 2021 (Griot Con)

Silver Spring Civic Building 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring

Description NOTE: Event was originally scheduled for 9/26/2020, but has been rescheduled for 9/25/2021. (Via Eventbrite) Griot Con fuses the excitement and spectacle of a comic convention with the cinematic experience of an independent film festival. (Via Facebook) Afrofuturism Network and MisterDuke Productions, LLC present Griot Con, an all-day, family-friendly event that fuses the excitement […]

$25.00