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Romance Scams: How to Recognize and Avoid

02/27/2023 to 02/27/2023

4433 South Park Ave, Village of Friendshup Heights, MD 20815

Monday, Feb. 27, 2023, 2 pm, "Romance Scams Hit A High," talk and book signing, Friendship Village Center, Village of Friendship Heights, 4433 South Park Ave., Chevy Chase, MD 20815 – (301) 656-2797.

Lecture and Q&A on “Never Forget Our People Were Always Free” by Ben Jealous

02/28/2023 to 02/28/2023

6251 Mango Tree Road, Columbia, MD 21044

Join in the community for an evening with Benjamin Jealous, a social entrepreneur, changemaker, and former NAACP president. Jealous will reflect on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through the lens of his work as a civil rights leader, former investigative journalist, and educator. Jealous was one of the youngest presidents in NAACP history. He has also served as president of the Rosenberg Foundation, founding director of Amnesty International’s U.S. Human Rights Program, and executive director of the National Newspaper Publishers Association — the largest trade association of African-American owned newspapers. In Mississippi, Jealous was editor of the Jackson Advocate newspaper and a NAACP community organizer. He started his career in civil rights at age 18, working in the mailroom of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

Deliberate Discussions: Brain & Body Health, Total Wellness W/ AARP

02/28/2023 to 02/28/2023

1700April Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20904

White Oak Senior Center Presents Deliberate Discussions: Brain & Body Health, Total Wellness w/AARP Virtual via Zoom . Join Zoom Meeting :https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86428621491 Meeting ID: 864 2862 1491 Description : Successful aging is built on several pillars: mental, intellectual, physical, spiritual, social and emotional wellness. To achieve a sense of wellbeing, an ability to adjust to age-appropriate transitions and a tranquility of mind, it is important to explore all of these Presenter: Ms Sherl L. Streeter, BSTM, MSNPM Brief Bio of Presenter: Sheri L. Streeter has been the featured speaker at various educational, faith-based, and community events.Upon retirement in 2009 from the Federal Government,as a Senior Executive, Ms Streeter began volunteering with AARP in 2010 and is a Lead Volunteer and spokesperson for AARP Maryland and the AARP Capitol Hill Strike Force in Washington DC where she advocates before State officials and members of Congress for legislation that supports issues favorable to citizens over the age of 50. A native Texan with a master’s degree in Nonprofit Management, she works with local nonprofits on issues related to mental health, aging victoriously, and affordable housing. She is the Editor of The Herald, a quarterly publication, is active with the public school system, and is currently helping to author two books on resilience in relationships. Please register by sending an email to teanna.abraham@montgomerycountymd.gov to reserve your spot! Hosted by The White Oak Senior Center : 240-777-6945

Artists Gallery 2023 Hybrid Juried Show

03/02/2023 to 03/26/2023

8197 Main Street , Elicott City , MD 21042

Artists Gallery will feature our 2023 Hybrid Juried Show in March. Our Call For Artists is now open and the DEADLINE OR ENTRY is February 5, 2023. The show runs from March 2-March 26 , 2023 with a reception and awards presentation on March 5, from 2-5pm with a rain date of March 12, from 2-5pm. Check the gallery website for the prospectus and additional information. Artists’ Gallery in Old Ellicott City is a member-owned gallery. Gallery Hours: Wednesday 11 to 3 PM, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11 to 6 PM and Sunday 11 to 5 PM. Artists’ Gallery, 8197 Main Street Ellicott City, Maryland 21043. 443-325-5936. Website: www.artistsgalleryec.com.

Coding lecture

03/03/2023 to 03/03/2023

1150 Carnation Drive, Rockville, MD 20850

The Rockville Senior Center is providing a course called Compter Coding this March 3. This capability allows one to engage in creative activities on a computer and helps understand computers. The course is free to Rockville Seniors. It requires registration for course 25046 (Computer Coding) at https://secure.rec1.com/MD/city-of-rockville-md/catalog/index. Programing (computer coding) is a beautiful combination of logic and creativity. Logic in the sense that there are a strict set of rules and instructions that define the behavior of a computer program. Creativity in the sense that these rules and instructions can be made to produce an infinite number of behaviors. The Scratch language will be used to show examples. Programming challenges us to think how to get things done. The very act of learning how to program can strengthen your mental faculties.

West Side Story (2021) – ArtScreen Free Film Series

03/10/2023 to 03/10/2023

3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030

West Side Story (2021) - PG-13. An adaptation of the 1957 musical, West Side Story explores forbidden love and the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds. Art Screen is a FREE film series celebrating the Arts and sponsored by the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts. Screenings take place at The Sherwood Center. Doors open at 7:00 pm; Film begins at 7:30 pm. FREE popcorn and refreshments! For more information, please visit: https://www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts