than 18; free for members of Montgomery
County Road Runners Club. Cabin John
Regional Park, Bethesda. www.mcrrc.org.
$25; $60 for families of three or more;
$20 students and members of the military.
Start/finish line is on Beach Drive at
Connecticut Avenue, Kensington.
Support, Bethesda. Free. 301-634-7500,
RUN FOR THE ANIMALS. Proceeds from
the race support the Poplar Spring Animal
Sanctuary. Runners can choose a 5K, 1-mile
run/walk or 1.7-mile walk that your pet can
join. 8: 30 a.m. $25-$30 in advance; $35
race day. Wheaton Regional Park, Wheaton.
MEMORIAL 4 MILE. The race has a 4-mile
run and a 1-miler for youth. 8 a.m. for 4-mile
race; 8:05 a.m. for 1-mile fun run. $10 ages
18 and older; $5 younger than 18; free
for members of Montgomery County Road
Runners Club. Rock Creek Valley Elementary
School, Rockville. www.mcrrc.org.
RUN FOR ROSES. The 5K is for women
only, and finishers receive a long-stemmed
rose at the end of the race. Kids 12 and
younger can run in a quarter- or half-mile
fun run. 8 a.m. 5K; 7: 45 a.m. for fun runs.
Fun runs are free; see the website for 5K
fees. Wheaton Regional Park, Wheaton.
ACTIVE AGING EXPO. The eighth annual
event will include health and wellness
talks, preventive screenings, facials,
massages and manicures. There will also
be temporary tattoos, a caricature artist
and a photo booth. Sponsored by the City
of Gaithersburg. 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Free; canned-good donations requested for Manna
Food Center. Activity Center at Bohrer Park,
May 2 and 3
COLLEEN’S BA 5K AND 1 MILE FUN
PINK RIBBON PILATES. 12: 30 p.m.
SKIN CANCER SCREENING. Board-certified dermatologists will conduct the
screenings, which are for people who have
not had a screening in the past 12 months.
6-7: 45 p.m. Free. Johns Hopkins Health Care
and Surgery Center, Bethesda. 301-896-
RUN. The run is in memory of Colleen
Mitchel, who was born with liver disease.
Wednesdays. A Pilates instructor helps
breast cancer survivors with strength and
mobility in their shoulders and arms, as
well as improving their energy level and
well-being. Hope Connections for Cancer
Proceeds benefit biliary atresia research in
the pediatric liver center at Johns Hopkins
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Children’s Center in Baltimore. 9 a.m.;
GIRL TALK. Designed for girls ages 8
through 11 and their moms, the class
will cover puberty changes, menstrual
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