|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.
Vocal, choreography & performing exercises. Bach to Rock, 4819 St. Elmo Ave. Sat., 1pm: ages 12-15; Thurs., 4pm: ages 6-11. $37/week + $35 materials. 301/913-5757.
Rock ‘n’ Roll: music and movement class for children & caregivers. Bach to Rock, 4819 St. Elmo Ave. Call for times. Ages 6mos-3. $20/week + $20/materials. 301/913-5757.
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.
Kids ‘n’ Keys: fundamentals of music & piano playing with a group. Bach to Rock, 4819 St. Elmo Ave. Call for times. Ages 5-7. $35/week + $35/materials. 301/913-5757.
Old McDonald’s Farm – July 5; Teddy Bear’s Picnic – July 6; Bunny Business – July 9; Baby Bear’s Birthday – July 12; Old McDonald’s Farm – July 16; Winter Wonderland – July 19; Mother Goose Caboose – July 26; Penguin’s Playground – July 27; Merlin’s Magic – July 30. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. 10am. Ages 0-4. $5. 301/634-5380.
Introduction to reptiles from all over the world. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 3pm. Ages 6-11. FREE; tickets distributed 30 minutes prior to program. 240/777-0970.
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 5-11. $10; group rates available. 301/634-5380.
Experience music & learn about musical stars. International School of Music, 10450 Auto Park Ave. 9am-12pm. Ages 3-6. $299/tuition. 301/365-5888.
Call for class times & prices. Chinese Now!, 4903 Montgomery Lane. Ages 5+. 301/785-3892.
Call for class times & prices. English Now!, 4903 Montgomery Lane. Ages 5+. 301/718-3575
Group & private instruction available; call for more information. Spanish Now! 10203 Dickens Ave. 301/530-1200.
Fine arts experts, Harriet Lesser & June Linowitz, evaluate portfolios & provide critique & advice. The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. 7pm. $18. 301/581-5100.
Learn what acupuncture is, how it is used & how it can help when other treatments fall short. The Gilbert Clinic, Bethesda Crossing - Wisconsin Tower East, 7315 Wisconsin Ave. 7-9pm. FREE. 301/ 215-4177.
International & domestic policy informational meeting. The Barker Foundation, 7979 Old Georgetown Rd., 1st Fl. 6:30-9pm. Ages 21+. FREE. 301/664-9664.
A registered dietician helps attendees achieve a healthy body through nutrition, exercise & behavioral skills. Suburban Hospital, 8600 Old Georgetown Rd. Wed. 7-8pm. Ages 18+. $145/10 wk session. 301/896-3939.
Learn what acupuncture is, how it is used, and how it can help when other treatments fall short. The Gilbert Clinic, Bethesda Crossing - Wisconsin Tower East, 7315 Wisconsin Ave. 10am-12pm. FREE. Registration: 301/215-4177.
Live music in Veterans Park. Corner of Norfolk & Woodmont Aves. Thurs., 6-8pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/215-6660.
Dance the night away with great local bands; call for band description. 3 Bethesda Metro Center. 5:30-8:30pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/652-4988.
Arsis youth handbell ensemble from Estonia performs original pieces and classical music arrangements. Bethesda United Methodist Church, 8300 Old Georgetown Rd. 4pm. FREE.
Discussion of The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz. 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.
Poet Patricia Davis reads from The Water that Broke You. Kyoko Mori reads from Yarn. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.
Exhibition featuring work by Foundry Gallery artists. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E. Wed.-Sat., 12-6pm. Reception: July 11, 6-9pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.
The Beach at High Tide; woodcuts, etchings & drawings by Ann Zahn. Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East West Hwy. Tues.–Sat., 12-6pm. Reception: July 11, 6-9pm; Demonstration: July 12, 4-6pm. FREE. 301/951-9441.
Galleries & studios open late. Downtown Bethesda. 6-9pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.
Baseball & entertainment as you watch Bethesda Big Train of the Cal Ripken League. Shirley Povich Field, 10600 Westlake Dr. 7:30-10pm. All Ages. $10/adult; $7/seniors & military; $5/kids 6 & under. 301/365-1076.
Let Freedom Ring Bell Ringing Ceremony by the Ark and Dove Society and the Maryland Children of the American Revolution. Veterans Park, corner of Norfolk & Woodmont Avenues. 1:30pm. FREE. 703/425-4568.
Port City Brewing Company vs. Flying Dog Brewery with a carefully prepared paired menu by Jeff Heineman. Grapeseed, 4865 Cordell Ave. 6:30pm. Ages 21+. $55. 301/986-9592.
A different blockbuster movie is shown each night. Woodmont Triangle, corner of Norfolk & Auburn Ave. 9pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.