Medical Museum Science Café: USU Center for Biotechnology (4D Bio3)—Optimization of Warfighter Health Readiness, and Resilience Through Biotechnology Innovation

Join us Thursday, June 30 from 6-7p.m. to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Uniformed Services University with a presentation by the USU Center for Biotechnology (4D Bio3) to learn about their mission to develop and implement biotechnology solutions for U.S. Warfighters, while highlighting three key programs that integrate bioengineering with military medicine. This science café will be held in … Read More

First Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station Open House in 2 ½ Years! Full Steam Ahead!

Please join us on Saturday, June 4, 2022, between 10 am and 2 pm for an indoor/outdoor event at the Historic Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station, 8100 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring. Enjoy family favorites: “BanTrak,” N gauge modular railroaders, and the “Local Locos,” Live Steamers from WVMGRS with a Garden Railway exhibit set-up Safety Measures: Montgomery Preservation continues to prioritize … Read More

Virtual Medical Museum Science Cafe: Improving Resiliency and Managing Stress the SMART Way

Join us May 24 from 6-7p.m. for a virtual discussion by U.S. Air Force Reserve Col. Stephen Hernandez, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Ph.D. Program Director, University of New Mexico, College of Nursing, to commemorate Mental Health Awareness Month. Hernandez will describe his research, which examined the effectiveness of Stress Management and Resilience Training (SMART) in increasing Air Force healthcare personnel’s … Read More

Independent Living: Safety & Preparedness Workshop

Join us as a young adult or a parent as we discuss: -What to do if there is a fire. -What to do when the power goes out. -How to respond when seeing a neighbor in distress. -Responding to crime. -Internet Safety. -What to do when someone asks you for money in person or online. The first session, for young … Read More

Thurgood Marshall: A Trail-Blazing Civil Rights Victory in Montgomery County – Virtual

Join Ralph Buglass for a look at the impact of Civil Rights attorney, Thurgood Marshall on Montgomery County, seventeen years before the landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education. Civil rights icon Thurgood Marshall delivered an early blow to school segregation right here in Montgomery County—gaining equal pay for the county’s African American teachers in 1937. This little-known … Read More

What’s up with DC weather? Jason Samenow talks climate change.

On the first day of winter, Jason Samenow of the Capital Weather Gang talks climate change and its overall effect on the DC metropolitan area. Has the weather been changing and turning more extreme in the Washington region? What are the latest trends in temperatures, rain and snow? What do the latest climate change simulations project for the future? The … Read More

Parent Education at Nora: The Unlikely Art of Parental Pressure

Hank Weisinger will present themes from his recent book, “The Unlikely Art of Parental Pressure: A Positive Approach to Pushing Your Child to be Their Best Self”. This live, virtual presentation addresses one of the parenting dilemmas: the ‘art” of promoting your family values and goals for your student and at the same time, avoiding stressful results or pushing them … Read More

Presentation for Parents Raising Teens

This live, virtual presentation will focus on how to communicate effectively with children, teens and young adults, bolstering their stress tolerance, motivation and enhancing a happy home. Co-authors Bill Stixrud and Ned Johnson will be presenting based on their newest book, “What Do You Say?”. This virtual presentation is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. RSVP … Read More

Abraca-Animals! with Mike Rose

Join magician Mike Rose as he performs impossible magic tricks and off-the-wall comedy themed around animals, in celebration of Summer Read and Learn’s theme, Tails and Tales. Virtual event. Sponsored by Friends of the Library, Silver Spring Chapter.