|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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Handmade original jewelry by 30+ local artists. The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. 11am-5pm. FREE. 301/986-8739.
The Nutcracker. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call for dates & times. Ages 5+. $12. 301/634-5380.
Explore a children’s book with your family through song & instruments. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. 10:30-11:15am. Ideal for ages 1-3. $8/person. 301/280-1660.
Activities in science, technology, engineering, arts & math. The Woods Academy, 6801 Greentree Rd., 1st Fl. 10am. Ages 3-10. FREE. 301/365-3080.
Nutcracker Fantasy; call for show dates. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. 10am. Ages 2-4. $6. 301/634-5380.
Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. Call for times. Ages 4+. $15+. 301/280-1660.
Learn about trains, listen to Chris Van Allsburg's classic tale & make a bell necklace. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 6:30pm. Ages 3+. FREE; tickets distributed 30min before. 240/777-0970.
Stories, rhymes, songs & early literacy activities. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 10:30am & 11:15am. Ages 0-2 with an adult. FREE; tickets distributed 30min before. 240/777-0970.
Stories, songs, rhymes & a craft. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 7pm. Ages 3+ with an adult. FREE; tickets distributed 30min before. 240/777-0970.
Families are invited for a viewing of Ice Age Continental Drift (G). Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 10:30am. Elementary School Age. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Discussion of Man & Wife by Wilkie Collins. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 7pm. Ages 18+. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Become a certified instructor through the 200hr training. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm St., Ste. 100. Call for the times & prices. 301/986-1090.
Release tension, calm the mind through gentle flow yoga. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm St. 8-9:30pm. Ages 12+. $20. 301/986-1090.
Improve balance, strength, posture & well-being; no experience necessary. Unity Woods Yoga Center, 4853 Cordell Ave., Ste.PH7. 10-11:30am. Ages 21+. $22/single class. 301/656-8992.
Mix-level yoga class. Unity Woods Yoga Center, 4853 Cordell Ave., 16th Fl, Suite PH7. Fri., 6-7pm. Ages 14+. $8 cash. 301/656-8992.
Yoga with a partner; no experience necessary. Unity Woods Yoga Center, 4853 Cordell Ave., 16th Fl, Suite PH7. 3-5:30pm. Ages 16+. $60/pair. 301/656-8992.
Licensed & registered dietitian teaches how to make food choices that help take control of pre-diabetes. Suburban Hospital 8600 Old Georgetown Rd. 6:30-8pm. Ages 18+. $25. 301/896-3939.
Learn key journalistic writing skills. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 7-9pm. Ages 18+. $50. 301/654-8664.
Gain “how-to” techniques to get results and reduce your stress. Suburban Hospital, 8600 Old Georgetown Rd. 7– 9pm. Ages 18+. $20. 301/896-3939.
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.
Infant & child CPR and choking rescue instruction; life skills refresher including, diapering, swaddling & feeding. OASIS at Macy’s Home Store, 7125 Democracy Blvd. 6-9pm. $45/person or $75/couple. 301/896-3939.
Advanced meditation seminar. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm Street, Suite 100. Dec. 9, 6:30-9:30; Dec. 10, 12-5pm. Ages 16+. $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.
Rising singer-songwriters Justin Jones, Maddy Clark & Jason Byrd perform a Bernard/Ebb Showcase. AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave. 8pm. $23. 301/581-5100.
Strathmore Children’s Chorus: This Shining Night; special guests Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Choirs. Strathmore Music Center, 5301 Tuckerman Lane. 7:30pm. $16. 301/581-5100.
Ramón Tasat, tenor and guitar. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. 7:30pm. $20. 301/581-5100.
Millicent Scarlett, soprano & Frank Conlon, piano, perform opera selections & art songs. Jazz vocalist Karla Chisholm & guitarist Steve Hom perform jazz, pop & holiday favorites. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. 11 am. FREE. 301/365-3479.
NIH Community Orchestra & Chorus. Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, 9601 Cedar Ln. 4pm. FREE. 410/474-8250.
New Orleans based clarinetist Ben Redwine. Theatre of Concord-St. Andrews, 5910 Goldsboro Rd. 7:30-9:30pm. All Ages. $18/adults, $15/seniors, FREE/18 & under. 301/229-3383.
The Clear Harmonies Carolers a capella, Christmas music and sing-along. Church in Bethesda, 5033 Wilson Lane, Bethesda. 7 p.m. Free.
Sing your favorite Christmas Hymns. Sanctuary of Concord-St. Andrews, 5910 Goldsboro Rd. 10am. All Ages. FREE. 301/229-3383.
Deanna Bogart Band. Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 8pm. $30. 240/330-4500.
Michelle Brafman, Bertrand Court & Carolyn Parkhurst, Harmony. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.
Poets Walter Cybulski, Piotr Gwiazda & Caitlin Reid read. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2pm. FREE. 301/654-8664
Share poetry, fiction & nonfiction works. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. Sign-up begins at 1:30pm; reading begin at 2pm. Ages 18+. FREE. 301/654–8664.
Annual Chanukah Menorah Lighting with Chabad of Bethesda. Bethesda Lane. 5:30-7:30pm. FREE. 301/998-8100.
Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley. Round House Theatre, 4545 East West Hwy. Tues. – Thurs., 7:30pm; Fri. & Sat., 8pm; Sat. & Sun., 2pm. Ages 18+. Call for prices. 240/644-1100.
Cadence featuring artwork by Damon Arhos, Kristine DeNinno & Clare Winslow. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E. Wed.–Sat., 12-6pm. Reception: December 9, 6-8pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.
The Holiday Show; gallery artists present a group show. Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East West Hwy. Tues.–Sat., 12-6pm. Reception: Dec.9, 5-9pm. FREE. 301/951-9441.
A 24hr Flying V Fest; readings, performances, podcast recordings, cabarets & more. Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Ln. Open door from Fri., 10pm – Sat., 10pm. FREE; donations accepted.
The Hip Hop Nutcracker; the classic score re-imagined through hip-hop choreography. Strathmore Music Center, 5301 Tuckerman Lane. 8pm. $32-$58. 301/581-5100.
Film screening of Nahid (Iran); discussion to follow. Bethesda Row Cinema, 7235 Woodmont Ave. 10am; doors open 9:30am. $15; includes bagels & coffee. 240/395-0042.
Live ice sculpting, school choral performances, treats & visit from Santa. Veterans Park, corner of Norfolk & Woodmont Aves. 1-4pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.
Local artists, crafters, authors & more. Clara Barton Community Center, 7425 MacArthur Blvd. 1-5pm. FREE. 240/777-4910.
Donate books to the B-CC High School PTSA for the upcoming used book sale. B-CC High School, 4301 East-West Hwy. 12:30-4:30pm.
B-CC Rescue Squad’s Holiday Dance Party & Fundraiser. B-CC Rescue Squad, 5020 Battery Ln. 7-11pm. Ages 18+. $30/person + $10 for dinner. 240/876-1532.
Music, food & entertainment. Women's Club of Bethesda, 5500 Sonoma Rd. 10am-5pm. FREE. email@example.com.