Weekend to Weekend 5/12/17: Farmers Market Opens & Twinbrook Day

Book of Days Presented by Rockville Little Theatre
May 12 & 13 @ 8 PM | May 14 @ 2 PM
F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre,
By Lanford Wilson. Directed by Jeff Mikoni. When murder rocks a small Missouri town, Ruth Hoch begins her own quest to find truth & honesty amid jealousy, religion, greed & lies.
TICKETS: $22 [$20 Senior (62+)/Student]. Group Pricing Available – Call the Box Office for more information

Rockville Farmer’s Market
OPENS Saturday, May 13, 2017, 9 AM – 1 PM
Jury parking lot at E. Jefferson (MD 28) and Monroe street
“This year’s market will include vendors offering farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, plants and flowers, herbs, baked goods, local beer and wine, knife sharpening, meat and coffee. All from regional grower/producers. The market participates in the Maryland Market Money Program. The program helps provide greater access to fresh fruits and vegetables for customers using the Farmers Market Nutrition Program, the Fruit and Vegetable Check Program and the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program. Participants’ benefits are matched up to $5 each week while funds are available. Organizations or individuals can contribute.

Indoor Spring Yard Sale
Saturday, May 13, 2017, 8 AM – 1 PM
Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Dr
Sponsored by Rockville Seniors, Inc., this indoor yard sale will feature a plant sale and refreshments. Food is available for purchase.

Twinbrook Community Day Open House
Saturday, May 13, 2017, 1 – 3 PM
Twinbrook Community Recreation Center and Annex, 12920 Twinbrook Parkway
“Connect, create & celebrate with your neighbors! Fun activities for all ages. Children’s crafts, games & more.”

LEGO Robot Sumo – SUGO!
May 13, 2017, 11 AM – 2 PM
Studio i Makerspace, Rockville Memorial Library
“Form a team of 1-4 Elementary or Middle School age kids (these can be friends, family or even strangers). Register on the Library calendar. Show up at 11AM, then we build like crazy for 2 hours. The goal is to make the best Sumo Lego robot you can, for the knock-down, double-elimination tournament to follow.”

Science Cafe: Beans, Genes & Molecular Markers
Tuesday May 16, 7 PM
Branded ’72 Pit Barbecue, 387 E. Gude Dr
“Come to hear from and talk to Dr. Talo Pastor-Corrales, who conducts research on genetic resistance of the common bean to hyper-variable pathogens, such as those that cause common bean rust, soybean rust,and anthracnose. Come early to get a table and buy some dinner or a drink.”

Legal Trailblazers: Maryland’s First Female Lawyers
Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 6 – 7:30 PM
Montgomery County Circuit Court Law Library, 50 Maryland Avenue
“Peerless Rockville, the Montgomery County Circuit Court Law Library and the Montgomery County Women’s Bar Association present “Legal Trailblazers: Maryland’s First Female Lawyers” from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Montgomery County Circuit Court Law Library. Retired Maryland Court of Appeals judge Lynne A. Battaglia tells the story of women who overcame legal, social and economic obstacles to become pioneers in the law. Free. $5 donation suggested.”

Looking ahead …

Take Apart Bonanza
May 20, 2017, 1 – 4 PM
Studio i Makerspace, Rockville Memorial Library
“Studio i is gathering some interesting stuff; old printers, old computers, a toaster or two, an alarm clock, and other fun items to tear apart. We’ll don safety glasses and get a few safety instructions and then be free to see what’s inside.”

Carmina Burana
Saturday, May 20, 2017, 8 PM
6:45 PM: Associate Conductor Victoria Gau presents a free lecture.
Strathmore’s concert hall, 5301 Tuckerman La
The National Philharmonic Chorale and Orchestra and Strathmore Children’s Chorus, led by Music Director and Conductor Piotr Gajewski, perform Carl Orff’s rousing Carmina Burana. The evening, co-presented with Strathmore, also includes Tchaikovsky’s politically charged 1812 Overture and Andreas Makris’ joyful Alleluia.
TICKETS start at $28 and are free for young people age 7-17 through the All Kids, All Free, All the Time program.

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