During the covid-19 crisis, BMAV has moved all of our programming to virtual meetings. We are open for requests for groceries and other needs from Full Service members. Please check our calendar for details or reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
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April 04, 2021 to April 11, 2021March 28, 2021 to April 04, 2021March 21, 2021 to March 28, 2021March 14, 2021 to March 21, 2021March 07, 2021 to March 14, 2021February 28, 2021 to March 07, 2021
Sunday, April 11, 2021 - Sunday, April 18, 2021
April 18, 2021 to April 25, 2021April 25, 2021 to May 02, 2021May 02, 2021 to May 09, 2021May 09, 2021 to May 16, 2021May 16, 2021 to May 23, 2021May 23, 2021 to May 30, 2021
Long-time Edgemoor resident Fred Berner will trace the history of downtown Bethesda and its environs – from an impenetrable forest and narrow trail in the 18th Century to a way station and trolley stop in the 19th Century to a civic center and bedroom community in the 20th Century. Learn how Edgemoor, the first automobile suburb, was created before and during World War I; how Battery Park, Greenwich Forest, and Whitehall Manor were later developed; and how Bradley Hills affected them all. Co-sponsored by Bethesda Metro Area Village and Connie Morella Library. Free and open to the public. Join us in Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/96536066600?pwd=ZGl3YmVwOGVnemZPWHJuU1piT01VQT09
Or Dial In:?301 715 8592; Meeting ID: 965 3606 6600
Let Marilyn know if you would like to join an online bridge game.
More than two months after the inauguration, journalist Steve Roberts will help us take stock of where the new administration and the new Congress are heading. Steve will discuss the surprises (good and bad) so far and the challenges ahead. Sponsored by Northwest Neighbors Village. Registration required here https://nwnv.helpfulvillage.com/events/2190-virtual-speaker-series---an-update-on-the-political-landscape---steve-roberts/event_participations/new by April 12
BMAV has arranged for a volunteer to tutor a small group of members in conversational Spanish.
Join us the second Tuesday of every month at 2 pm to talk tech with BMAV volunteer Tony Mastria. He can answer your questions about computers, smartphones, anything tech-related. Note this will be not be a one-on-one session, but a good way to get advice on general problems and questions. Open to Full and Social members. You can drop in to as many sessions as you‘d like, but an RSVP by the day before with your question will be most helpful to give Tony time to prepare.
Hear from Mike Tidwell, a nationally recognized expert, about how climate change will affectâ€”water, energy, transportation, wildlife, agriculture, ecosystems, and human health in the DMV. Learn what seniors can do personally and as advocates to help mitigate change, so that our children and grandchildren will have a healthy and vibrant planet. Tidwell is director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the impacts and solutions associated with global warming in the DMV.Sponsored by Bradley Hills Village. REGISTRATION Not required. ACCESS: Zoom link:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84018097926?pwd=YWlKSk5LRm1waDZvd0VVcTJOUjdFQT09
Meeting ID: 840 1809 7926 Passcode: 299919
Today we are touring the Hudson River Valley and Litchfield County in the Northeast U.S. Melissa Clark will lead the four-stop itinerary: Innisfree Gardens (Millbrook, NY),
Opus40 Sculpture Park and Museum (Saugerties, NY), Wave Hill (Bronx, NY), and Hollister House Garden (Washington, CT).
Do you have photos from a trip to Mexico that you could share at our next meeting, Wednesday, May 12? As always, Diane Goldman is available to help prepare and present.
on your computer or phone
BMAV members are invited to virtual coffee talk. Hosted by Naomi Collins and Ann Labriola. Contact them or Elizabeth for the link to participate by phone or by your computer screen.
The group chooses movies to watch ahead of time, and then gather to discuss. All are welcome. This month‘s choices are "Nomadsland" and "News of the World." Hosted by Diana Kitt.
Join author Kim Malinowski once each month for a series of writing workshops covering Flash Fiction, Prose Poetry, Flash Memoir, and the Hybrid Short.
Short forms are becoming increasingly popular both to write and to read. Shorts are usually less than 1,000 words, at the most 1,500 words, and include hybrid genres such as Flash Fiction, Prose Poetry, Flash Memoir, and the Hybrid Short. Each of our sessions will begin with a prompt which explores technique. Participants are encouraged to send in a “short” they have written to each session for workshopping. Guidance will be given to assure that all participants learn to critique each other’s work respectfully and in a way that will be helpful to the writer. Kim Malinowski has an M.F.A. from American University. She has numerous magazine publications, a chapbook Death: A Love Story, and a forthcoming book of poetry: Home.
Join us in Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/91247908547
Or Dial In:?301 715 8592; Meeting ID: 912 4790 8547
on your computer or smartphone!
Join in to discuss what you are working on or perhaps be encouraged to start a project. Even if you have not joined in-person before, all are welcome.
We‘ll be gathering by zoom to chat. Contact Elizabeth for the link to participate by phone or computer.
Questions about your plants and garden? Gather them together and join the UMD Master Gardeners of Montgomery County for a question and answer session. Join us in Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/92268951132?pwd=Ry84Rk5ETFNqOHlPL1ZnWmpmS1pGdz09
Or Dial In:?301 715 8592; Meeting ID: 922 6895 1132; Passcode: 227071
Featuring the Make Music Montgomery contest, a panel discussion, and a record-pricing workshop. The Friends of the Library, Montgomery County (FOLMC), Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL), and other sponsors have put the needle back on! Virtual Just for the Record – A Vinyl Day 2021 will be spun in cyberspace on Facebook Live! More info here https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/4871086
Join us for free online chess classes, taught by high school chess expert and tutor, Uday. Sundays, 2 - 3 pm, April 18 - May 26. Attendees will view the class on Zoom and will join chess.com to be able to practice. Owning a chess board is not required.