Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Throughout the year, Montgomery County’s towns, both large and small, offer special events with something for everyone. From the Sugarloaf Craft Festivals which showcase talented craft designers and fine artists to the annual Taste of Bethesda featuring scrumptious samplings from more than 50 restaurants, Montgomery County is a treasure-trove of fun.

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Mar 26

Medical Museum Science Café: “Operation Reboot: The Healing Power of Animal Therapy”

Tuesday, March 26, 2013  |  Silver Spring
06:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Warrior Canine Connection (WCC) is a therapeutic service dog training program designed to naturally reduce the symptoms of post-traumatic stress… more

Medical Museum Science Café: “Operation Reboot: The Healing Power of Animal Therapy”

Warrior Canine Connection (WCC) is a therapeutic service dog training program designed to naturally reduce the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury in veterans and service members. WCC is offered at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence on the campus of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. It has been proven that interaction with animals reduces biological and psychological symptoms of depression and stress. Hear more on how the program works and the future promise it holds for treating more than 300,000 Warriors suffering from PTSD. WCC dogs will also be on hand for the program!
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presented by National Museum of Health and Medicine

Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Phone: 301-319-3303

May 18

Civil War Living History at the Medical Museum

Saturday, May 18, 2013  |  Silver Spring
10:00 AM to 05:30 PM

Experience an 1863-era field hospital and Civil War encampment on the grounds of the Museum! Interact with living historians from… more

Civil War Living History at the Medical Museum

Experience an 1863-era field hospital and Civil War encampment on the grounds of the Museum! Interact with living historians from the 28th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Co. B., and the 20th Maine Camp and Hospital Association as they describe Civil War-era medical practices. Infantry from both the 28th Mass. and 20th Maine will be on hand to show uniforms and equipment of the period and perform live firing demonstrations. Inside the Museum, exhibits and demonstrations will feature anatomical, historical and archival collections related to the care of the wounded during the Civil War.
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presented by National Museum of Health and Medicine

National Museum of Health and Medicine
2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(facility is accessible to the disabled)
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Phone: 301-319-3303

Aug 17

Anatomy of Sports

Saturday, August 17, 2013  |  Silver Spring
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Bones and muscles need to work together for optimal performance. Athletes of all ages should know how their body works… more

Anatomy of Sports

Bones and muscles need to work together for optimal performance. Athletes of all ages should know how their body works in order to compete and stay healthy. During Anatomy of Sports, athletes will demonstrate their sport while medical illustrators and physical therapists reveal how muscles and bones work together. Special guest former NFL linebacker Chris Draft will be among the athletes participating in this event. Anatomy of Sports is perfect for families with children playing sports, or for the recreational athlete or the practiced sports enthusiast.
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presented by National Museum of Health and Medicine with support from the Chris Draft Family Foundation

National Museum of Health and Medicine
2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(facility is accessible to the disabled)
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Phone: 301-319-3303

Sep 7

Teddy Bear Clinic

Saturday, September 7, 2013  |  Silver Spring
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Bring your favorite stuffed friend and explore the Teddy Bear Clinic at the National Museum of Health and Medicine with… more

Bring your favorite stuffed friend and explore the Teddy Bear Clinic at the National Museum of Health and Medicine with activities and crafts designed to highlight the body, physical fitness and healthy habits. This program is recommended for children in PreK-2nd grade.

presented by National Museum of Health and Medicine

National Museum of Health and Medicine
2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(facility is accessible to the disabled)
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Phone: 301-319-3303

Mar 6
May 5

Memories Gallery

daily thru Monday, May 5, 2014  |  Takoma Park
12:01 AM to 11:59 PM

Featuring work by Keren Coxe (paintings) Drucilla Litz (wood sculpture) and Denny Arant (painting) Richard Spector (photography) more

Featuring work by Keren Coxe (paintings) Drucilla Litz (wood sculpture) and Denny Arant (painting) Richard Spector (photography)

presented by We Are Takoma

City of Takoma Park
7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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Phone: 301-891-7266

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