Upcoming Events – Montgomery Blair High School PTSA

We Are One Blair

  • ➡️  Events listed are primarily for adults, families and teens. Please review event descriptions and/or contact event organizers for details.
  • ➡️  Blair High School, Blair HS PTSA and MCPS events are designated as ‘Featured’ events (have blue vertical line in front of their event listings). For a complete list of the Blair HS PTSA’s meetings and events, you can view our current calendar.
  • ➡️ 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 coronavirus pandemic or other issues.
  • ➡️ ‘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.

⭐ 2021 Gaithersburg Book Festival (VIRTUAL)

The Gaithersburg Book Festival is a celebration of the written word and its power to enrich the human experience. Our mission is to foster an interest in reading, writing and literary conversation. Since its inception in 2010, the Festival has quickly become one of the nation’s top literary events, attracting hundreds of award-winning and best-selling […]

Behind-The-Scenes at The National Cathedral (DC Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Michelle Kayon, Director of Facilities and Preservation, will discuss ongoing and future architectural projects, maintenance, and renovations at this iconic Washington landmark. Watch the conversation live on YouTube. Michelle Kayon joined the Cathedral in 2020 and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Cathedral facilities, as well as major architectural projects, maintenance and renovations […]

How To Apply For Jobs With Montgomery County Government (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Find out everything you need to know about applying for jobs with Montgomery County Government. Don't miss this opportunity to learn what it takes to apply for jobs with Montgomery County. A recruiter from the Office of Human Resources will provide an overview of Montgomery county's job application process. For security reasons, this program session […]

STEM Day: Stop Motion Demo (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Discover a new angle of storytelling through stop motion animation. We'll learn the stop motion app, create storyboards/set, and editing. Click the link below to register. An email with the Zoom login information will be sent the day of the program. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScSPQnK5tTs4Ie9TBHMT-2ZXduUc5xqMXr5lE2cEGxp6hWtTg/viewform?usp=sf_link

⭐ History of Black Power in D.C., 1961-1998 (DC Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Please join George Derek Musgrove, Associate Professor of History at the University of Maryland (Baltimore County) and co-author of Chocolate City:  A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital for a discussion of his new website Black Power in Washington, D.C. 1961-1998. Based on his research for Chocolate City, Musgrove explores the history of Black Power organizing in the nation's capital […]

Meet Award-Winning Actor BD Wong (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

  BD Wong will be in conversation about his career. Award-winning actor BD Wong is one of America’s most versatile performers. BD has been on screens big and small for the last 20 years, appearing in such hits as Law & Order: SVU, Oz, Gotham, Jurassic Park, and Jurassic World.  He received an Emmy nomination for his role as whiterose and Minister Zhang in […]

Teens Write Poetry (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Teens, ages 13 and up, are invited to join us as we write and workshop poetry. It's always more fun to write with friends! If you like to play with ideas, the sounds of words, the way writing looks on a page, join us for the journey as we explore, write and workshop poetry. It's […]

⭐ Meet Justin Fenton, Author of ‘We Own This City’ (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

  Justin Fenton will be in conversation about his book, We Own This City: A True Story of Crime, Cops, and Corruption. In this urgent book, award-winning investigative journalist Justin Fenton distills hundreds of interviews, thousands of court documents, and countless hours of video footage to present the definitive account of the entire scandal of the Gun […]

Community Resiliency And Health Promotion For Asian American Seniors (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Chinatown Home: A conversation with Wah Luck House residents about preserving community connections, affordable housing, health and aging, and combating anti-Asian racism during the global pandemic. In the midst of neighborhood gentrification, D.C.’s Wah Luck House has remained an affordable home and community anchor for generations of Chinatown residents, with ties throughout Montgomery County and […]

Poetry Workshop With Poets Cherrie Woods and Alan King (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Though self-publishing and book promotion are becoming common, poetry remains a niche market. Even bookstores will typically just sell acknowledged classics, academic anthologies, and a few books by today’s most famous poets. How does a poet become successful and increase book sales since poetry has its own unique nuances and requirements for promotion. Cherrie Woods […]

Conversation With Sheila Alexander-Reid, Dir. of DC Mayor’s Office on LGBTQ Affairs (DC Public Library) – VIRTUAL

As we kick off Pride season and celebrate Black Pride, join us for a conversation with Sheila Alexander-Reid, Director of the Mayor's Office on LGBTQ Affairs and founder of Women in the Life. The Library's Kerrie Cotten Williams and David Quick will ask Alexander-Reid about the history of Women in the Life, adding it to the People's Archive and DigDC, and thoughts […]

⭐ Conversation With Saeed Jones, Author of ‘How We Fight For Our Lives’ (DC Public Library) – VIRTUAL

  To celebrate Pride season and kick off Summer Challenge, join us for a discussion with poet and memoirist Saeed Jones. In conversation with the Library's Jordan Johnson, Jones will discuss his memoir How We Fight for Our Lives. We will host the conversation on our Youtube and Facebook pages. Please register here. About the author: Saeed Jones was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and grew […]

Dance & Bmore: FazaFam Family Jam (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Dance Bmore's FazaFam brings together music, dancing, and games that inspire good times for young and old. FazaFam's original music takes you back to old school grooves with new school moves from Pop to R&B, Salsa and Neo Soul. CJay and Team FazaFam create a playful interactive dance party that brings the whole family together […]