|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.
Barnes & Noble, 4801 Bethesda Ave. Wed., 10am. FREE. 301/986-1761.
Wonderland: Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. Call for times. Ages 5+. $10+. 301/280-1660.
Fun & creative thematic stories, followed by a free fruit or veggie snack with matching art activities. Playseum, 7000 Wisconsin Ave. Mon.-Fri., 11am, 2pm; Sat., 11am, 2pm, 5pm. $9/admission. 301/807-8028.
Sing-a-Long – Aug. 2 & 5; Magic Toyshop – Aug. 13; Imaginary Friends – Aug. 19; Dragon Babies – Aug. 23 & 27. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. 10am. Ages 2-4. $6. 301/634-5380.
Circus! The Puppet Co. Playhouse, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call for times. Ages 2+. $12; group rates available. 301/634-5380.
Peterrific and Aqualicious by Victoria Kann; activities to follow. Barnes & Noble, 4801 Bethesda Ave. 11am. FREE. 301/986-1761.
Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook. Adventure Theatre MTC, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call for dates & times. All Ages. $19.50. 301/634-2270.
Bring favorite stories to life with drama activities. Aug. 6 – Elephant and Piggie; Aug. 13 – What Makes a Rainbow. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. Call for times & prices. 301/634-5380.
Nothing Rhymes with Orange by Adam Rex; activities to follow. Barnes & Noble, 4801 Bethesda Ave. 11am. FREE. 301/986-1761.
Learn about Italian culture. Italian Language Program-Italian Cultural Society, 4833 Rugby Avenue, Suite 201. 9am-3:30pm. Ages 4-11. Call for prices. 301/215-7885.
English Now!, 4630 Montgomery Ave., Ste. 300. Call for times & prices. All Ages. 301/718-3575.
Enhance balance, flexibility & strength. Sun & Moon Taiji One, 4916 Fairmont Avenue. Call for times & prices. Ages 6+. 301/512-5071.
International & domestic policy informational meeting. The Barker Adoption Foundation, 7979 Old Georgetown Rd., 1st Fl. 9:30am-12pm. Ages 21+. FREE. 301/664-9664.
Become a certified Yoga Teacher. Call for times and pricing. Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm Street, Ste 100. 301/986-1090.
Gentle flow yoga. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm St., Ste. 100. 8-9:30pm. Ages 12+. $20. 301/986-1090.
Tai Chi trial class; no experience necessary. Sun & Moon Taiji One, 4916 Fairmont Ave. 7:35pm. Ages 6+. FREE; RSVP required. 301/512-5071.
A weekend retreat focused on personal awareness and the universal field of awareness. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm St., Ste 100. Aug. 18, 6:30pm-9:30pm & Aug. 19, 12pm-5pm. Ages 12+. $149. 301/986-1090.
Strategies for getting started, writing a first draft, revision & more. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 10am-12:30pm. Ages 16+. $50. 301/654-8664.
Prepare for your trip to Italy. Italian Cultural Society, 4833 Rugby Ave. Suite 201. 9am-5am. $210/16 hours. 301/215-7885.
Chris Murray. Villain & Saint, 7141 Wisconsin Ave. 7pm. $10 - $12. 240/800-4700.
Geno Marriott & The Spirit of Jazz. Bethesda Blues & Jazz, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 8pm. $20. 240/330-4500.
Daymé Arocena; Cuban jazz & soul. AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave. 8pm. $25-$35. 301/581-5100.
Live music on the plaza. 3 Bethesda Metro Center. Fridays, 6pm-9pm. All Ages. FREE. 240/752-9070.
Jeff Weintraub Trio. Villain & Saint, 7141 Wisconsin Ave. 4pm. $10. 240/800-4700.
Selina Albright & Steve Cole. Bethesda Blues & Jazz, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 7:30pm. $30. 240/330-4500.
Shanice. Bethesda Blues & Jazz, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 8pm. $37. 240/330-4500.
Candice Bostwick. Villain & Saint, 7141 Wisconsin Ave. 7pm. $15. 240/800-4700.
Reggie Payne & Tribe. Bethesda Blues & Jazz, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 7:30pm. $20. 240/330-4500.
Donald Illich, CL Bledsoe, Margaret Sessa-Hawkins & others will read. The Writer’s Center at Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Ln. 2-4pm. All ages. FREE. 301/654-8664
Discussion of Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 10:30am. Ages 18+. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Reading by poets who participated in the Mariposa Writer’s Retreat. The Writer’s Center at Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Ln. 2pm-4pm. All ages. FREE. 301/654-8664.
Strengthen your writing with lively, engaging news style. The Writer’s Center at Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Ln. 7pm-9pm. Ages 16+. $50. 301/654-8664.
Night Seasons by Horton Foote, performed by Quotidian Theatre. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. Call for dates & times. $30/standard; $25/seniors; $15/students. 301/816-1023.
Live standup. Positano, 4948 Fairmont Ave. Sat., 8-9:30pm. Ages 18+. $10 (cash). 301/946-1102.
Mike Storck & Jared Stern. AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave. 8pm. $14. 301/581-5100.
Modernism and Abstraction. Marin-Price Galleries, 7022 Wisconsin Ave. Mon.-Sat., 10:30am-7pm; Sun., 12-5pm. FREE. 301/718-0622.
33rd Annual Kiln Club Clearance Sale. Bethesda Elementary School, 7600 Arlington Rd. 9am-1pm. FREE. 301/652-2252.
Bethesda Elementary School, 7600 Arlington Rd. Sun., 9am-1:30pm. FREE.
Coffee & casual worship in the Chapel. Concord - St. Andrews, 5910 Goldsboro Rd. Sundays, 9:45am-11am. All Ages. FREE. 301/229-3383.