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 specific events, topics or audiences  (e.g., teens, Blair High School, Blair PTSA, education, etc.), enter the search term in the search function. Please review event descriptions and/or contact event organizers for details. Note: Blair High School, Blair HS PTSA and MCPS events are designated as ‘Featured’ events.
  • ➡️ 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.

Real World Comics (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

A multicultural comics class that focuses on creating characters that are diverse in color, ethnicity, age, class, ability and body types as well as touching upon social issues and stories that are more true-to-life. We’ll construct and create character designs and arcs that are closer to real life and fair to everyone. For 13-18 years […]

Senior Citizen Scams- Don’t Be a Victim! (MCPL & AARP) – VIRTUAL or PHONE

Con artists are targeting senior citizens more every year. This program, presented by the AARP Fraud Unit, will educate people about various forms of fraud and how to avoid them. For security reasons, this program session will be locked 10 minutes after it begins. Please log in promptly. Join us in Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/97723771213 Or Dial In: 301 […]

Learn About ‘Connect-a-Ride’: Transportation options for the Disabled and 50+ Adults (MCPL) – VIRTUAL or PHONE

Connect-a-Ride is a free information/referral program that helps adults, age 50 or older, and disabled adults of all ages, find the transportation they need, for travel to doctors, shopping, and more. This program will cover information about private, public and subsidized ride programs like the Escorted Transportation Program, Montgomery County Call-n-Ride, MetroAccess, and volunteer driving […]

Our Words, Our Power – Activist Writing for Teens (Boston Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Description Marching and protesting are powerful and necessary ways to promote change, and writing has also been a force for change for centuries across the globe. Learn how to shape your outrage through writing that uncovers, explores, calls out, and spotlights issues that you want to advance in this world to make it better in […]

Job Search Strategies in A Pandemic Job Market (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Learn about best practices for conducting a job search in the current (pandemic) job market. The workshop will cover researching, networking virtually, identifying growth sectors, and utilizing social media platforms in your job search campaign.  Learn how to get clarity on who you are, why you like to work, what you want to do, and […]

⭐ LinkedIn Boot Camp for 45+ Job seekers: Sessions I and II (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

This popular two-session/two-day workshop (two hours *each* on December 15 & 17) focuses on both the mechanics & strategy of using LinkedIn as a tool to conduct a successful job search. Sign up today! The power of LinkedIn as a powerful marketing and networking tool is underutilized and misunderstood particularly by 45+ job seekers despite […]

Getting Started in Genealogy Research (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Experienced librarians demonstrate the steps involved in starting your family history research.  Discover essential research methods and strategies, identify relevant records and how to locate them, and organize your family research information. This class is online. Registration is required.  PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. More Info Class Format: Lecture/demonstration Skill prerequisites: Some computer skills. Audience: Adults

The Many Faces of Genius (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join us as Michael Geselowitz, PhD, Senior Director of the IEEE History Center, explores the meaning of creativity and genius by looking at the lives and work of Edison, Einstein, Ellington and Ernst. Join us for "Edison, Einstein, Ellington, Ernst: The Many Faces of Genius” with Michael Geselowitz, PhD, Senior Director of the IEEE History […]

Online Resources for Families During Distance Learning (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Virtual learning can be difficult to navigate. Let MCPS school library media programs be your guide. Support your children by exploring the many online resources available for students to tap into while learning from home. We will include the fundamentals of the inquiry process of research and how to encourage your child to create and […]

Communicating with Teens (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Do you feel like it’s difficult to communicate with your teen? Are you wondering how to have a real conversation? In this workshop, you will learn helpful and practical skills to encourage communication between you and your teenager and strategies that can help reduce problems. Recommended for families of middle and high school students. Register […]