|Bethesda, MD 20814|
The Bethesda Urban Partnership publishes a bi-monthly calendar of events and distributes it free of charge to area residents and businesses. To submit an event to be considered for the print or online calendar, please contact Valerie Hillman at email@example.com.
Stories, rhymes, songs & other early literacy activities. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 10:30am, 11:15am. Ages 0-2, accompanied by adult. FREE; Tickets handed out 30min prior to the program, space limited. 240/777-0970.
Rock City: foundational musical concepts. Bach to Rock, 4819 St. Elmo Ave. Call for times. Ages 3-5. $20/week + $20/materials. 301/913-5757.
Vocal, choreography and performing exercises for children. Bach to Rock, 4819 St. Elmo Ave. Sat., 1pm for ages 12-15; Thurs., 4pm for ages 6-11. $37/week + $35 materials. 301/913-5757.
Tour, demo classes & opportunity to meet teachers. Bach to Rock, 4819 St. Elmo Ave. 11am-1pm. FREE. 301/913-5757.
Singing, dancing, playing instruments, musical games & more. International School of Music, 10450 Auto Park Ave. 9am, 10am & 11am. Ages 3-5. $27. 301/365-5888.
Rapunzel. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Fri. 10am & 11:30am; Sat. & Sun., 11:30am & 1pm. Ages 3-11. $10; group rates available. 301/634-5380.
The Three Billy Goats Gruff. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Thurs & Fri. 10am & 11:30am; Sat. & Sun., 11:30am & 1pm. Ages 3-11. $10; group rates available. 301/634-5380.
Meet live animals, take a night hike, enjoy a campfire, games & more. Locust Grove Nature Center, 7777 Democracy Blvd. 5-8pm. Ages 1+; must register. $5. 301/765-8660.
Italian language program; all levels. Italian Cultural Society, 4827 Rugby Ave., Suite 301. Call for times. Ages 4-18. $290/20 class hours. 301/215-7885
Ninth annual haunted house; fortune telling, refreshments, small gifts for kids. Clara Barton Community Center, 7425 MacArthur Boulevard. 4-6pm. FREE. 240/777-4910.
Learn about cider & apple varieties, sample lesser known apples types & press cider. Locust Grove Nature Center, 7777 Democracy Blvd. Oct. 26, 2-3pm; Nov. 9, 12-1pm. Ages 2+; must register. 301/765-8660.
English conversation practice for non-native English speakers. B-CC Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Ln., 2nd Fl. Wed., 11am-12:30pm. Ages 18+. FREE.
Mixed-level yoga class. Unity Woods Yoga Center, 4853 Cordell Ave., 16th Fl. Fri. 6-7pm (except 7/4). Ages 16+. $8/drop-in fee (cash). 301/656-8992.
Group & private instruction available; call for more information. Spanish Now! 10203 Dickens Ave. Call for times. All ages. $239/8 wk session. 301/530-1200.
Advanced meditation exercises. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm St., Suite 100. Fri., 6:30-9:30pm; Sat., 12-5pm. Ages 18+. $149. 301/986-1090.
International & domestic policy informational meeting. The Barker Foundation, 7979 Old Georgetown Rd., 1st Fl. 9:30am-12pm. Ages 21+. FREE. 301/664-9664.
Yoga class for the family. Unity Woods Yoga Center, 4853 Cordell Ave., Suite PH7. 3-4pm. Ages 7+. $15/person; $50/family of 4+. 301/656-8992.
Learn yoga poses that help relieve tension and tightness in the back & hips. Unity Woods Yoga Center, 4853 Cordell Ave., Ste.PH7. Tues., 12:15-1:30pm. Ages 16+. $80/4-week course; $25/drop-in. 301/656-8992.
Learn the basics of self defense through an interactive session. Sculpt Studio, 4900 Auburn Ave. 7pm. Ages 18+. FREE. 240/600-0730.
Vinyasa flow practice by candlelight. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm St. Ste.100. Thurs., 7:30-8:45pm. $20/advanced purchase; $25/drop-in. 301/986-1090.
Learn to use your own breath to live a stress free, happy life. The Art of Living, 6112 River Rd. Weekdays: 6:30-9:30pm; Weekends: 9:30am-3pm. Call for price. 301/899-7099.
Yoga to create traction in the spine, strengthen & lengthen muscles, etc. Unity Woods Yoga Center, 4853 Cordell Ave., Ste.PH7. Fri., 10-11:30am. Ages 16+. $70/3-week course; $25/drop-in. 301/656-8992.
Yoga with Margarita Reyes. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm St. Ste.100. 12:30-2pm. $40. 301/986-1090.
Italian language program; all levels. Italian Cultural Society, 4827 Rugby Ave., Suite 301. Call for times. Ages 14+. $265/20 class hours. 301/215-7885.
Five week class that teaches safe techniques on how to stay strong and in shape throughout your pregnancy. Capital Wellness , 6701 Democracy Blvd, Ste 102. 6:30pm. $90/5 week series. 240/390-6020.
Learn the art of Paella-making; includes paella, tapas, dessert, glass of wine & sangria. Jaleo, 7271 Woodmont Ave. 6:30-8:30pm. $75. 301/913-0003.
Yoga poses to strengthen muscles affecting upper, middle & lower back. Unity Woods Yoga Center, 4853 Cordell Ave., Ste.PH7. Thurs., 6-7:30pm. Ages 16+. $76/4-week course; $22/drop-in. 301/656-8992.
Founded in 1909, the Whiffenpoofs are the world's oldest and best-known collegiate a cappella group -- one of Yale's most celebrated and hallowed traditions. Landon School, 6101 Wilson Lane. 4pm. $20; Students, $10. http://www.whiffenpoofs.com/tickets/
Bach to Rock and Beat Refinery students showcase their skills on stage. Bethesda Central Farm Market, 7600 Arlington Rd. 9:30am-12:30pm. FREE. 301/913-5757.
Pianist, Edvinas Minkstimas. 1 Westmoreland Circle. 8pm. FREE; donations accepted. 301/320-2770.
Anthony McGill, clarinet & Christopher Shih, piano. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. 4pm. $32. 301/581-5100.
Discussion of Still Life by Louise Penny. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 1pm. Ages 18+. FREE. 240/777-0970.
The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. Sign-up begins at 1:30pm; Readings begin at 2pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.
Meet author Carl Hiaasen who will discuss his new book, Skink No Surrender. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 7pm. Ages 13+. FREE. 240/777-0970.
All the Truth Is Out: Gary Hart and the Week Tabloid Politics Took Over, by Matt Bai. Barnes & Noble, 4801 Bethesda Ave. 7pm. FREE. 301/986-1761.
Readers are invited to lunch with more than 45 romance authors; hosted by The Washington Romance Writers. The Loft Bar & Kitchen, 4935 Cordell Ave. 1-4pm. $25.
Award-winning mystery novelist, Marcia Tally, speaks. Woman’s Club of Bethesda, 5500 Sonoma Rd. 11am. Ages 21+. FREE; reserve space. 301/530-1784.
Discussion of The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 10:30am. Ages 18+. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Making Money, by Tommy Greenwald. Barnes & Noble, 4801 Bethesda Ave. 3pm. FREE. 301/986-1761.
Author readings followed by reception and book signing; call for presentation information. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. Sun., 2pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.
Nixon's Secrets: The Truth About Watergate and the Pardon, by Roger Stone. Barnes & Noble, 4801 Bethesda Ave. 7pm. FREE. 301/986-1761.
Parenting with Courage & UNcommon Sense speak about parenting. Suburban Hospital, 8600 Old Georgetown Rd. 7-9pm. $15/person; $25/couple. 301/896-3939.
Work by Gongsan Kim, Chris Luckman & George Tkabladze. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E. Wed. – Sat., 12-6pm. Reception, Oct.10, 6-9pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.
The Night Fairy; based on a book by Laura Amy Schlitz. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. Sat. & Sun., 1:30pm & 4pm. Oct.25, 7pm. Ages 5-11. $10 and up. 301/280-1660.
Live standup comedy show featuring local comics. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 7400 Wisconsin Ave. Sat., 8-10pm. Ages 18+. $10 (cash). 301/946-1102.
Floral Portraiture: A Photographic Study of Form and Texture; by Carol Leadbetter. Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East West Hwy. Tues.–Sat., 12-6pm. Reception: Oct.10, 6-9pm. FREE. 301/951-9441.
Galleries & studios open late. Downtown Bethesda. 6-9pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.
The Washington Guild of Goldsmiths present Metalwork 2014. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E. Wed. – Sat., 12-6pm. Reception, Nov.14, 6-9pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.
Food & drink specials; dogs welcome. Hosted by Montgomery County Humane Society. Redwood Restaurant, 7121 Bethesda Ln. 5 – 8pm. $20/single; $25/couple. 240/773-5925.
Dance Bethesda, 8227 Woodmont Ave., Ste. 2A. 8-11pm. Ages 18+. $18. Call for more information. 301/951-3660.
Bethesda Elementary School, 7600 Arlington Rd. Sundays, 9am-1pm. FREE.
Meet adoptable pets from Montgomery County Humane Society from 2-5pm. At 5pm bring your pet(s) or a photo of your pet to the Blessing of the Animals. St. John's Episcopal Church, 6701 Wisconsin Ave. FREE. 301/654-7767.
Try special paellas all week. Jaleo, 7271 Woodmont Ave. 11:30am-close. 301/913-0003.
Enjoy unlimited paella, flan & sangria. Jaleo, 7271 Woodmont Ave. 5pm-close. Call for prices & more information. 301/913-0003.
Learn about school programs, meet teachers, observe classes & take a tour. Washington Episcopal School, 5600 Little Falls Pkwy. 9am & 6:30pm; reservations recommended. FREE. 301/652-7878.
Networking, seasonal food, live entertainment & more; hosted by Bethesda Green. Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 6:30-9:30pm. $100. 240/396-2440.
Music, food, moon bounce & more. Christ Lutheran Church of Bethesda, 8011 Old Georgetown Rd. 12:30-3pm. FREE. 301/652-5160.
Fire & rescue squad activities for all ages. B-CC Rescue, 5020 Battery Ln. 11am-4pm. FREE. 301/652-0077.
Refreshments, activities & giveaways. Chevy Chase Fire Department, 8001 Connecticut Ave. 10am-3pm. FREE. 301/652-0707.
Car, truck & motorcycle show & family day. Benefits Children’s Inn at NIH. 7725 Wisconsin Ave. 11am-4pm. FREE. 301/496-5672.
More than 50 restaurants & 5 stages of live entertainment. Woodmont Triangle. 11am-4pm. FREE entry; four tasting tickets for $5. 301/215-6660.
Free bike bells for Capital Crescent Trail users, plus a bike rodeo for kids. Capital Crescent Trail, Landy Lane & River Road. 10am-1pm. FREE. 301/405-7956.
Admissions Open House at The Harbor School, a school serving children ages three through second grade. 7701 Bradley Blvd. 301-365-1100. 10-11:30am. FREE. 301/365-1100.
Vendors with custom jewelry, creative gifts, gourmet food & more. Proceeds go to local charities. Potomac Presbyterian Church, 10301 River Rd. Fri., 5-8pm; Sat., 10am-4pm. FREE. ttp://www.gfwcmd.org/clubs/montgomeryco/ccmoco.html
Fine art & craft for sale by artists; live music & food; rain or shine. Bethesda Row. Sat., 11am-6pm; Sun., 10am-5pm. FREE. 301/637-5684.
Annual gala with an original performance, silent auction & reception. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. 6:30pm. Ages 21+. $250. 301/280-1626.
Moon bounce, fire engines, safety demonstrations, training simulator and more. 5920 Massachusetts Ave. 11am-2pm. All ages. FREE. 301/229-3200.
Parents learn about the Nursery and Kindergarten programs & enjoy story hour with their kids. Washington Episcopal School, 5600 Little Falls Pkwy. 9am; reservations recommended. FREE. 301/652-7878.
Tour, apply for free, eat, drink and win prizes! Don’t miss the chance to fall into your new home! Gallery Bethesda, 4800 Auburn Ave. 2-5pm. Ages 21+. FREE. 301/654-4800.
Fundraiser for B-CC Rescue Squad. All-you-can-eat steamed crabs, fried chicken, potato salad, sides, along with beer and soda. B-CC Rescue Squad, 5020 Battery Lane, 1-5pm. Ages 21+. $50 in advance; $55 at the door. 301-977-6634.
Dance Bethesda, 8227 Woodmont Ave., Ste. 2A. 8-11pm. Ages 18+. $18. Call for more information. 301/951-3660.