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Free tax preparation assistance program needs volunteers!

11/20/2019 to 11/20/2019

11701 Georgia Avenue #suite 1, Wheaton, MD 20902

Come volunteer with us from January - April 2020! The Senior Corps RSVP/ AARP Tax-Aide program provides free tax preparation assistance for low-to-moderate income taxpayers with special attention to SENIORS. We need volunteers as tax counselors, schedulers and greeters. We run 21 tax preparation sites throughout Montgomery County. All training provided free. Come to a free information session at the new Wheaton Library to learn more. No pre-registration needed. Questions? Contact kathleen.stobie@montgomerycountymd.gov or call 240-777-2612

From Cairo to the Cloud Film Screening

11/21/2019 to 11/21/2019

15 Lloyd St, Baltimore, MD 21202

From Cairo to the Cloud – The World of the Cairo Geniza tells the story of an astonishing collection of ancient manuscripts hidden for centuries in a Cairo synagogue, and their remarkable odyssey to the modern world. Admission: Adult: $10, Senior (65+): $8, Student (13 or older): $6, Child (4-12): $4. http://jewishmuseummd.org/single/from-cairo-to-the-cloud/

Historic Pohick Church Christmas Mart

11/21/2019 to 11/21/2019

9301 Richmond Highway , Lorton, VA 22079

The Annual Pohick Episcopal Church Christmas Mart will take place on Thursday, November 21 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The Parish House and the Vestry House will be transformed into a festive Christmas atmosphere with rooms filled with Attic Treasures, a Consignment Shop, fresh baked goods, homemade candy and apple butter, and frozen casseroles made by the women of Pohick Church. Booths will feature the work of artisans showcasing handmade jewelry, stained glass, Christmas decorations and many other crafts. Colonial-attired ladies will serve luncheon at three sittings—11:00 AM, 12:00 noon and 1:00 PM—the cost is $13.00. The Docent Guild will be leading tours of the historic colonial church and the Golden Dove Gift Shop will be open. Admission to the Christmas Mart is free. Pohick Episcopal Church is located at 9301 Richmond Highway in Lorton, on U.S. Route 1 between Telegraph Road and Pohick Road. For more information see the website at www.pohick.org or call 703-339-6572.

Dancing – Traditional American Dance and Music (TADAMS)

11/23/2019 to 11/23/2019

3421 Hawthorne Avenue, Richmond, VA 23222

Please join us for our 40th year... fun evening....easy to learn...beautiful neighborhood....community-building. Free beginner lesson at 6:30. Details: https://www.facebook.com/tadamsva OR https://tadamsva.org/calendar-for-2019/.........Singles or couples. Live music: Tea & Honey from Maryland. Sophie Chang: cello; Colleen Holroyd: fiddle, foot percussion; Bobby LaRose: piano, mandolin; Rebecca Weiss: fiddle. Caller: Dean Snipes from Charlotte.

The Ritchie Boys

11/24/2019 to 11/24/2019

15 Lloyd St, Baltimore, MD 21202

Bernie Lubran, an authority on The Ritchie Boys and the son of a Ritchie Boy, will give us an extraordinary insight into this important part of WWII history with roots in Maryland. He is the President of the Friends of Camp Ritchie, an educational non-profit organization whose purpose is to educate the public about the importance of Camp Ritchie, MD, and the soldiers who trained there during World War II, and helps Ritchie Boy family members share stories, photos, and memories. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit http://jewishmuseummd.org/single/the-ritchie-boys/

First Generation: Trailblazing a New Life in America

11/24/2019 to 11/24/2019

15 Lloyd St, Baltimore, MD 21202

In this family-friendly presentation, award-winning authors Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace honor the trailblazing new Americans elevating the country today and over the past century. They will focus on several people featured in their book First Generation: Trailblazing a New Life in America. Additionally, the authors will weave in their personal experiences with Sandra touching upon being first generation herself and becoming an American citizen, while Rich highlights the ways they are welcoming newcomers today and becoming trailblazers in their own community. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please visit http://jewishmuseummd.org/single/first-generation/