|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.
The BFG; based on the book by Roald Dahl. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. Call for times. Ages 5-11. $10 and up. 301/280-1660.
Dansez! Dansez! 4907 Rugby Ave. 9am-5pm. Ages 2-13. $365/week or prorated based on schedule chosen. 301/652-2551.
Little Red Riding Hood & the Three Little Pigs. 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.
Reading from popular children's books, tour school, meet teachers & moonbounce. Oneness-Family School, 6701 Wisconsin Ave. 9:30-11am. Ages 2-3. FREE. RSVP: 301/652-7751.
Watch birds & bats, listen to insects & frogs, watch the sunset and enjoy an outdoor film & other activities. Locust Grove Nature Center, 7777 Democracy Blvd. 6:30–9:30pm. Ages 2+; must register. $5. 301/765-8660.
French stories and songs with Madame Jackie. Bonjour Mama, 3786 Howard Ave. 11-11:45am. FREE! RSVP appreciated. 240/383-9163.
Group lessons in all styles; no partner needed. Dushor Dance Studio, 7800 Wisconsin Ave., 2nd Fl. All Ages. Call for more information. 301/656-7434.
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.
Call for class times & prices. English Now! 4903 Montgomery Lane. Ages 5+. 301/718-3575.
Call for class times & prices. Chinese Now! 4903 Montgomery Lane. Ages 5+. 301/785-3892.
International & domestic policy informational meeting. The Barker Foundation, 7979 Old Georgetown Rd., 1st Fl. 9:30am-12pm. Ages 21+. FREE. 301/664-9664.
Latin and international-inspired fitness program; can be done seated or standing. Bethesda Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Ln. 2nd Fl. 1-1:45pm. Ages 55+. $60/6-week session (Wednesdays). 301/896-3939.
Program to help people gain skills to stop smoking. Suburban Hospital, 8600 Old Georgetown Rd. Wed., 7-8:30pm & Fri. Sept. 5. Ages 18+. $95. 301/896-3939.
Four-class course introducing the fundamentals of yoga. Unity Woods Yoga Center, 4853 Cordell Ave. 16th Fl. Sat., 8:15-9:15am. Ages 16+. $68/four-week course; $20/single class. 301/656-8992.
8030 Woodmont Avenue, 3rd Floor. 12pm. FREE. RSVP: 301/685-0230.
Learn about using meditation and mindfulness practices in the therapeutic setting. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm Street. Call for times. Ages 18+. $160. 301/986-1090.
Dance the night away on Friday nights with the great local bands. 3 Bethesda Metro Center. Fri., 5:30-8:30pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/652-4988.
Outdoor concert featuring Cathy Ponton King. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. 7pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/581-5100.
Live music in Veterans Park. Corner of Norfolk & Woodmont Aves. Thurs., 6-8pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/215-6660.
Nobody's Business - blues band. Parker's, 4824 Bethesda Ave. 9pm. Ages 21+. FREE.
Outdoor concert featuring ukulele performances. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. 7pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/581-5100.
10th anniversary tribute concert with Bandhouse Gigs. The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Ln. 8pm. All Ages. $15-$29. 301/581-5100.
Outdoor concert featuring Dakha Brakha. Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. 7pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/581-5100.
"The Wanna Beatles." Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 9pm. $20; $10 students with ID. 240/330-4500.
Brian Gilmore reads from his collection of poems, We Didn’t Know Any Gangsters. He is joined by poets Heather Lynne Davis and Jose Padua; reception and book signing to follow. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.
When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation 1940-1944, by Ronald C. Rosbottom. Barnes & Noble, 4801 Bethesda Ave. 7pm. Ages 16+. FREE. 301/986-1761.
Reading by members of the Federal Poets. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2-4pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.
Discussion of Brewster by Mark Slouka. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 10:30am. Ages 18+. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Reading by poets who have read in the Mariposa reading series and/or poetry retreat; reading followed by reception. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2-4pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.
The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. Sign-up begins at 1:30pm; Readings begin at 2pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.
Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000, by Dav Pilkey. Barnes & Noble, 4801 Bethesda Ave. 6pm. FREE. 301/986-1761.
Live standup comedy show featuring local comics. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 7400 Wisconsin Ave. Sat. 8-10pm. Ages 18+. $10 (cash). 301/946-1102.
Dushor Dance Studio students perform a variety of dances. Dushor Dance Studio, 7800 Wisconsin Ave. 2nd Fl. 1:30pm. $25. 301/656-7434.
Annual ceramic sale by the Kiln Club of Washington. Bethesda Elementary School, 7600 Arlington Rd. 9am-1pm. FREE.
Bethesda Elementary School, 7600 Arlington Rd. 9am-1pm. FREE.
Bach to Rock hosts a Back to School Open House including demos of various class offerings. Bach to Rock, 4819 St Elmo Ave. 11am-1pm; Call for information about time of specific class demonstrations. FREE. 301/913-5757.
Opportunity to learn more about the YMCA and resources in the community. 9401 Old Georgetown Rd. 4-7pm. FREE. 301/530-3725.
Learn about 60+ evening courses offered; courses open to public. FAES Academic Center Terrace, NIH Clinical Center, Bldg. 10. 4-6:30pm. Ages 18+. FREE. 301/496-7976.