Saturdays, April-Sept. -- Free Walk-In Plant Clinics. Bethesda -- Davis Library, 6400 Democracy Blvd. 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Chevy Chase -- Audubon Naturalist Society, 8940 Jones Mill Rd., 10 a.m.-noon.
1st and 3rd Saturdays, April-Sept. -- Free Walk-In Plant Clinics. Rockville -- Twinbrook Library, 202 Meadow Hall Dr., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
3rd Saturday, April-Oct. -- Free Walk-In Plant Clinics. Silver Spring -- FRESHFARM Market, Ellsworth Dr., between Georgia & Fenton. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Wednesdays and Thursdays, April-Oct. -- Free Walk-In Plant Clinics. Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave.1-4 p.m. Clinics also are held year round at the gardens. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and Sundays, 1- 4 p.m.
Montgomery County Master Gardeners answer questions during the gardening season. Bring your full and intact plant and insect samples, garden problems and questions and get answers. For further information call the Plant Helpline, 301-590-9650, weekday mornings or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wed., Thurs., Sat., April 11, 12 and 14 -- Gilchrist Multicultural Center Registration for Spring Programs. Midcounty Regional Services Center, 2424 Reedie Dr., Wheaton and the Upcounty Regional Services Center, 12900 Middlebrook Rd., Germantown. New this spring, and in partnership with the East County Regional Services Center, is a class called “Connecting With Your Community” to help immigrants better understand how County government works and promote civic participation. For more information about the spring session and registration times at the two centers, or to learn about other classes being offered, including non-registration-based ESL classes and pro bono legal clinics, call Dolores Ustrell-Roig, 240-777-4953.
Tuesday, April 17 -- Voter Registration Volunteer Evening Training Session. Montgomery County Board of Elections, 18753 North Frederick Ave., Suite 210, Gaithersburg. 6:30 - 8 p.m. Anyone who has not taken the training within the last year is encouraged to attend to be updated. Non-Montgomery County residents may take the training. To confirm attendance, contact Pauline G. Johnson at Gemini8855@hotmail.com or call 301-460-7858.
Thursday, April 19 -- “When a Marriage Ends: Financial, Property and Practical Issues Both Wife and Husband Must Consider.” Seminar on the legal process of separation and divorce in Montgomery County. Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave., Suite 330. 7 to 9 p.m. Topics to be covered include grounds for divorce; types of divorce; what to expect in court and alternatives to court; alimony; property division; domestic violence; and role of the attorney. Presented by Montgomery County Commission for Women in partnership with the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Family Law Section; the Montgomery County Women’s Bar Association; and the Montgomery County Divorce Roundtable. $10, pre-registered; $15 at the door. Pre-register at http://divorcelawseminar.eventbrite.com/.
Saturday April 21 -- Celebration of Baisakhi Honoring Sikh Heritage. Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe St., Rockville. 3-5 p.m. Cultural performances, family activities and light refreshments. Baisakhi is one of the most important and transforming events in Sikh history. (Sikhism is the fifth largest faith in the world.) Baisakhi marks the beginning of harvest time in Punjab, northern India and is one of the most joyous and colorful festivals of India. Learn about surrounding communities, nurture ties and enjoy traditional folk performances. The first video in the Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Committee’s “It Takes A Village” movie series, entitled The Cultural Safari, will be shown. RSVP to diane.vu@montgomerycountymd by April 17.
Thursday, April 26 -- “What About the Children?” Seminar on the legal process of separation and divorce in Montgomery County. Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave., Suite 330. 7 to 9 p.m. Topics include parental responsibilities during and after divorce; powers of the court; family property; child custody and support; and tips for divorcing parents. Presented by Montgomery County Commission for Women in partnership with the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Family Law Section; the Montgomery County Women’s Bar Association; and the Montgomery County Divorce Roundtable. $10, pre-registered; $15 at the door. Pre-register at http://divorcelawseminar.eventbrite.com/.
Saturday, April 28 -- 12th Annual Montgomery County Housing Fair and Financial Fitness Day. Bohrer Park Activity Center, Summit Hall Farm, 506 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For County residents with questions about housing resources and programs. There will be loan modifications offered on site, plus free foreclosure prevention counseling, free credit reports and analysis, guidance for people looking for affordable rental properties, information on avoiding housing scams and information on the legal implications of housing problems. Presented by the Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs in partnership with the Montgomery County Housing Fair Committee. For more information, call 240-777-3602 or visit the Housing Fair and Financial Fitness 2012 webpage.
POSTED AT: Thursday, April 12, 2012 | 1:00:00 AM