Weekend to Weekend 4/14/17: Yoga Improv, Twelfth Night

Yoga – In Our City
Saturday, April 15, 2017, 9 – 10 AM
Rockville Town Square
Bring a mat. Free.

Twelfth Night
Saturday, April 15, 2017, 2 PM & 8 PM
Parilla Performing Arts Center, Montgomery College Rockville
William Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy of gender confusion and mistaken identity.
TICKETS: MC ID/Student: $5, Regular: $10

Wine and Improv
Thursday, April 20, 2017, 7-9:30 PM
Glenview Mansion, Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Dr
“A night of fun and games! Lead by a theater professional, dive into the world of improv theater. No experience needed, so come enjoy a glass or two of wine and an evening of laughs. Must be 21 years of age. Workshop includes one drink ticket; additional wine and beer for sale. ID required. New games and excitement each session. Tickets: $35 per person/$60 per couple

Music of Maritime Canada and Beyond
Thursday, April 20, 2017, 7:30 PM
Montgomery College Rockville, Recital Hall (Room 126), Music Building
Guest artists: Chris Norman, flutes, pipes, vocals; Andy Thurston, guitars, mandola; and Shelley Phillips, harp, oboe, English horn.

Living in a Land of Diversity and How Not to Take it for Granted: The Implications for Peacebuilding
Monday, April 17, 2017, 9-11 AM
Montgomery College: Rockville Campus, Science Center Bldg. Room 152
“The Washington metropolitan area is among the most diverse in the U.S. In fact, Germantown, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, and Rockville are ranked as the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 9th most diverse American cities for their size nationally. But do we take it for granted? Can one live in the lap of diversity and not fully appreciate its benefits? Moreover, what are the implications of diversity in promoting peacebuilding and community? In a lecture and experiential activity, author and trainer David J. Smith will explore these concepts with the audience.” Free and open to the public. It satisfies the Multicultural and diversity training requirement.

Looking ahead …

Rockville Chess Club
April 22, 2017, 11 AM – Noon
Rockville Memorial Library, Large tables near entrance
If you know the rules of chess and would like to play, you’re invited to join a group. The plan is to meet and play every other week (unless there is a demand to play every week). No age requirement but players need to know the rules. Led by Josh Moss.

35th Anniversary Hero Walk
Friday, April 21, 2017, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Rockville Swim and Fitness Center, 355 Martins La
The Senior Center is 35 years old! Happy Anniversary! The Center is inviting members and residents on a free-to-join Hero Walk to honor the local police and fire departments. The Walk is about 2 miles, beginning at the Swim and Fitness Center, and stopping by the police station on West Montgomery Avenue, and fire department on Hungerford Drive to present a thank you card from walkers. Register for the event at the Senior Center’s front desk.

28th Annual Rockville Science Day
Sunday, April 23, 2017, Noon – 5 PM
Montgomery College Rockville campus
Features a variety of science and technology-related exhibits, activities, games and demos. Activities and exhibits over our 27 years have included rocket-building (and firing), telescope viewing, a travelling planetarium, all kinds of robots, backyard wildlife, ship models, microscopes, snakes, oyster farming, botball, stream science, a pigeon release, Civil War medical practice, coding challenges, math puzzles, chemistry in action (flames, explosions & other reactions), electric vehicle demos, quadcopters, archeaology mini-digs, 3D printing, and brain games. We usually have around 100 exhibitors, with a mix of returning favorites and new innovators, and around 3,000 attendees of all ages. Free.

Mardi Gras in April at the Senior Center
Thursday, April 27, 2017, 7-9 PM
Rockville Senior Center
Featuring jazz, wine, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction for charity, also marks the center’s 35th birthday. Dixieland Express will provide the music. Free transportation is available for Rockville residents. Register by April 20. The cost is $20 per person (cash or check only).

15th Annual Spring Festival and Native Plant Sale
Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10 AM-2 PM
Croydon Creek Nature Center, 852 Avery Road
Croydon Creek is 15 years old! Happy Anniversary! During the Festival, the entire family can enjoy hikes, games, crafts, a live animal show, face painting, and the yearly native plant sale. Free.

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