Poolesville Area Senior Center (PASC) Events:
Pickleball: Mondays and Fridays: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; Wednesdays: 7:00 p.m. (June 19 will be at Stevens Park)
Game Day: Tuesdays. 1:00 p.m. Poolesville Baptist Church.
Zumba Gold: Every Wednesday in gym, 1:00 p.m. (in Whalen Commons on June 21)
There Is Hope – A Seminar on Substance Abuse and Prevention
Officer Doug Tressler of the Montgomery County Police will discuss the challenges the police and the community face on this matter and how to build bridges of communication between individuals, families, the community, and churches. District Commander Dave Anderson will give a statement on what the MCP recognizes as the problem and how it offers help to the citizens of Montgomery County. Special Investigations Division will give an overview and statistics for the drug problem in Montgomery County and the dangers with opioids. Alejandra Muñoz from the county’s Stop, Triage, Engage, Educate, Rehabilitate (STEER) will introduce a very sobering video and explain the treatment from a case manager/counselor point of view. Megan Westwood, executive director of the Maryland Treatment Center, will present treatment options available.
A question-and-answer period will follow.
June 12 to 17
62nd Annual Carroll Manor Fire Company
Featuring all the best in fireman carnivals. Great food, super bands, fabulous midway rides. Adamstown.
PASC Movie Night
Hidden Figures. Refreshments offered. Poolesville Baptist Church gym. 7:00 p.m.
PASC Special Event
T’ai chi. Poolesville Baptist Church gym. 10:30 a.m.
PASC Special Event
Book club. The Sudden Appearance of Hope (available at library). Maggie Nightingale Library. 7:00 p.m.
Fridays on the Commons
Annual PES Summer Carnival: Loads of fun for the kids and family. Includes games, inflatables, rides, contests, lip sync battle, food and artisan vendors, and more! Benefits PES PTA. Wrist bands: $7.00. Whalen Commons. 4:30 p.m.
June 16 and 17
St. Peter’s Annual Book Sale
Books for all ages and all subjects, including movies, music, and software. Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Volunteer Cleanup Party
For the John Poole Jr. House and the Old Town Hall Bank Museum: Getting our beloved and iconic historic buildings spruced up to showcase for Montgomery County Heritage Days the weekend of June 25. Come help a great cause. Pizza and refreshments served. 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Haiti Fundraiser at Bassett’s
Come help a worthwhile cause. All day, lunch and dinner, dine-in or carryout, ten percent of all food sales donated to support Marisol and Candice’s Haiti Fundraiser. Bassett’s Restaurant. All day.
Fridays on the Commons
Bark in the Park: Dogs, DJ, inflatables, and food trucks. Whalen Commons.
Go Team Therapy Dogs and MCP K9 Demos: 6:30 p.m.
Musical Chairs for Dogs and Parade: 7:00 p.m.
Dog Kissing Contest: 7:15 p.m.
Cutest Dog Contest: 7:30 p.m.
Poolesville Big Flea
Great variety of used items and collectibles. Whalen Commons. 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
11th Annual Poolesville Military Support Group Picnic and Outing for Wounded Troops
10:00 a.m.: Motorcycle escort of more than 100 bikes leads troops to White’s Ferry for picnic, fishing, music, and fellowship. Bring side dish. Donations for Fisher House and Yellow Ribbon Fund gratefully accepted. White’s Ferry. 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
3rd Annual Field and Fiddle Festival
The lineup of fun includes: Kids’ music legend Barry Louis Polisar, America's Got Talent contestant (and Germantown native) Jokgu the piano-playing chicken and her backing band The Flockstars, Justin Trawick and the Common Good, local libations by Waredaca Brewing and Rocklands Winery, and food trucks (Cipolla Rossa Pizza, 3rd Alarm BBQ).
There will be a vaulting demonstration (crazy stunts on horseback) from Great Falls Vaulters, and other equestrian wonders plus a raffle and bake sale!
Benefit for Montgomery Countryside Alliance. Two Farms (19731 Bucklodge Road, Boyds). 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
June 24 and 25
20th Annual Heritage Days Weekend
A countywide festival offering programs and activities appealing to visitors of all ages and interests. Featuring over forty free events all around the county.
Celebrate Heritage Days and explore fascinating sites that make Montgomery County great. A color brochure with driving map is available by googling Montgomery County Heritage Days 2017. This weekend is the perfect time to explore local history, culture, and nature. Sites are open from noon to 4:00 p.m.