|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.
Baby Bear’s Birthday – March 1; Dragon Babies – March 7; World on a String – March 14; Clowning Around – March 15; The Mother Goose Caboose – March 21; Old McDonald’s Farm – March 25 & 28; Panda-Monium – March 29. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. 10am. Ages 0-4. $5. 301/634-5380.
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 before program. 240/777-0970.
Young art lovers talk about & tour the exhibit; program includes hands-on activity. Strathmore Mansion, 10701 Rockville Pike. 10:15am. $5. 301/581-5108.
Blue. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. Call for times. Ages 1-5. $12. 301/280-1660.
Stories, songs, rhymes & a craft. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 7pm. Ages 3-6, accompanied by adult. FREE; Tickets handed out 30min before program. 240/777-0970.
Stories, rhymes, songs & other early literacy activities. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 10:30am. Ages 2-3, accompanied by adult. FREE; Tickets handed out 30min before program. 240/777-0970.
Jack and the Beanstalk. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Thurs. & Fri., 10am & 11:30am; Sat. & Sun., 11:30am & 1pm. Ages 4-12. $10; group rates available. 301/634-5380.
Yoga class for the family. Unity Woods Yoga Center, 4853 Cordell Ave., Ste.PH7. 3-4pm. Ages 7+. $15/person; $50/family of 4+. 301/656-8992.
Mixed-level yoga class. Unity Woods Yoga Center, 4853 Cordell Ave., 16th Fl. Fri. 6-7pm. Ages 16+. $8/drop-in fee (cash). 301/656-8992.
Italian Cultural Society, 4827 Rugby Ave., Ste.301. Call for more information. 301/215-7885.
Unity Woods Yoga Center, 4853 Cordell Ave., Ste.PH7. Tues., 12:30-1:30pm. Ages 16+. $72/four-week course; $20/drop-in. 301/656-8992.
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. Ages 16+. $8/drop-in fee (cash). 301/656-8992
Award-winning investigative reporter & mystery writer, Hank Phillippi Ryan, speaks about her career. Woman’s Club of Bethesda, 5500 Sonoma Rd. 12:30pm. Ages 21+. FREE. 301/530-1784.
Dr. Erika Gupta speaks about environmental risk factors for development of gastrointestinal cancers & steps for defense. Suburban Hospital, 8600 Old Georgetown Rd. 6:30pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/896-3939.
Core strengthening, breathing & body organization; fitness screening to assess progress. Capital Wellness Center, 6701 Democracy Blvd., Ste.102. 10-10:50am. Ages 18+. $90/five-week session. 240/390-6020.
Lesson about effects of pre/post-pregnancy on the body, changes on ligaments, joints & importance of strong core. Capital Wellness Center, 6701 Democracy Blvd., Ste.102. 9-9:50am. Ages 18+. $115/six-week session. 240/390-6020.
Learn breathing techniques to live a longer healthy life. The Art of Living, 6112 River Rd. Weekday: 6:30-9:30pm; Weekend: 9:30am-3pm. $100 - $395. 240-899-7099.
Explore yoga poses that cultivate balance. Unity Woods Yoga Center, 4853 Cordell Ave., Ste.PH7. 1-3pm. Ages 16+. $38. 301/656-8992.
Ameriprise Financial, 7500 Old Georgetown Rd. 6:30pm. Must call to reserve spot. Ages 21+. FREE. 301/634-5565.
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra with Simone Dinnerstein, piano. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane. 3pm. $9-$27. 301/581-5100.
Concert performed by Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Awards finalists; Grand Prize winner announced at end of show. Bethesda Blues & Jazz, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 8pm. $10; tickets sold in advance. 301/215-6660.
The Maginot Line: Works for Organ. Bradley Hills Church, 6601 Bradley Blvd. 7:30pm. $25/20 adults/seniors at the door; $20/15 in advance. 301-365-2850.
Voices XXI: The Singers' Concert. Chevy Chase United Methodist Church, 7001 Connecticut Ave. 3pm. FREE; donations accepted at the door. 240/643-6563.
Berta Rojas, guitarist from Paraguay. Westmoreland Congregational Church, 1 Westmorland Circle. 8pm. $35; student discounts available. Call for more information. 301/654-6403.
Lizzie Stark reads from Pandora’s DNA; Christopher Goodrich reads from No Texting at the Dinner Table; reception and book signing to follow. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.
Lauren Francis-Sharma reads from ‘Til The Well Runs Dry; Luc Phinney reads from Compass; reception and book signing to follow. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.
Discussion of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 10:30am. Ages 18+. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Elizabeth Rees reads from Every Root a Branch; Lisa Couturier reads from Animals/Bodies; reception and book signing to follow. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.
Discussion of Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 7pm. Ages 18+. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Elissa Washuta reads from My Body Is a Book of Rules; Kristin Battista-Frazee reads from The Pornographer’s Daughter; reception and book signing to follow. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.
Susan Katz Miller reads from Being Both: Embracing Two Religions in One Interfaith Family; Nancy Arbuthnot reads from Spirit Hovering; reception and book signing to follow. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.
Work by Shelva Gallman, Janice Knausenberger, Shelley Lee Marie and Michele Morgan. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Ste.E. Wed. – Sat., 12-6pm. Reception, March 13, 6-9pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.
Live standup comedy show featuring local comics. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 7400 Wisconsin Ave. 8-10pm. Ages 18+. $10 (cash). 301/946-1102.
Transitions: Print & Print Constructions by Barbara Bickley. Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East West Hwy. Tues.–Sat., 12-6pm. Reception: March 13, 6-9pm; Artist talk & demo, March 28, 3-5pm. FREE. 301/951-9441.
Galleries & studios open late. Downtown Bethesda. 6-9pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.
Gala to raise funds for Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless programs; hosted by Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless. Hyatt Regency, 1 Bethesda Metro Center. 6:30pm. Ages 18+. $150. 301/917-6644.
Our resident chefs will pair up with our talented culinary team to prepare favorite dishes from home. Come see what makes The Avenue dining experience the "taste" of the town! Attendees will leave with a complimentary recipe book, full of recipes by Sunrise's talented culinary professionals, including finalists of the Annual Senior Eats® Nutritional Challenge. Sunrise Senior Living, 5111 Connecticut Ave., NW. Thurs., 4-7pm. FREE. RSVP.
Learn Ballroom, Latin & Swing dancing; lessons every ½ hour; demonstrations & special promotions. Dance Bethesda, 8227 Woodmont Ave., Ste.2A. 7pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/951-3660.
Screenings of short documentaries by regional filmmakers. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. 7pm & 9pm. $10; tickets sold in advance. 301/215-6660.
Books, CDs, DVDs; cafe & jazz band. Bethesda Chevy Chase High School, 4301 East West Hwy. Sat., 10am-5pm; Sun., 10am-3pm. FREE.
Guided tour about the history, architecture & personal stories of the Mansion at Strathmore. 10701 Rockville Pike. 11am. Ages 18+. FREE, reservation required. 301/581-5108.
Fundraiser for B-CC Rescue Squad. All-you-can-eat steamed shrimp, fresh shucked and fried oysters, beer, soft drinks, sides. B-CC Rescue Squad, 5020 Battery Lane. 1-5pm. Ages 21+. $45 per person in advance; $50 at the door. 301/442-4136.