|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.
Dragon Babies – Feb. 1 & 5; Snow Show – Feb. 11 & 19; Penguins Playground – Feb. 22 & 25; The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. 10am. Ages 2-4. $6. 301/634-5380.
Acting, musical theatre, dance & filmmaking. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. Call for times & prices. Ages 3+. 301/280-1636.
Italian language program; all levels. Italian Cultural Society, 4827 Rugby Ave., Suite 301. Call for times & prices. Ages 2-18. 301/215-7885.
Goldilocks! The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call for times. Ages 4-9. $12; group rates available. 301/634-5380.
Ella Enchanted. Adventure Theatre MTC, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call for times. All Ages. $19.50. 301/634-2270.
Music making through song, movement, games & more. International School of Music, 10450 Auto Park Ave. 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm. Ages 3-5. FREE trial. 301/365-5888.
The Freshest Snow Whyte. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. Call for times. Ages 5+. $12-$30. 301/280-1660.
Children practice reading in short semi-private sessions with certified therapy dogs. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 4-5pm. Ages 6+. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Mornings of singing, playing & more with jazz musicians. The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. 11am. Ages 3-8. $10 in advance/$12 at the door. 301/581-5100.
Jack and the Beanstalk. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call for times. Ages 5-9. $12; group rates available. 301/634-5380.
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.
Enhance balance, flexibility & strength through Tai Chi. Sun & Moon Taiji One, 4916 Fairmont Avenue. Ages 8+. Call for times & prices. 301/512-5071.
Italian language, culture, travel, cooking, art and Latin classes. Italian Cultural Society, 4827 Rugby Ave., Suite 301. Call for times & prices. Ages 12+. 301/215-7885.
International & domestic policy informational meeting. The Barker Foundation, 7979 Old Georgetown Rd., 1st Fl. 9:30am-12pm. Ages 21+. FREE. 301/664-9664
No experience necessary. Sun & Moon Taiji One, 4916 Fairmont Ave. 9:50-10:50am. Ages 8+. FREE; RSVP required. 301/512-5071.
Become a certified instructor through the 200hr training. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm St., Ste. 100. Call for the times & prices. 301/986-1090.
Gentle flow yoga. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm St. 8-9:30pm. Ages 12+. $20. 301/986-1090.
Elizabeth Hazen & Jessica Anya Blau share their work, discuss the writing process & writing prompts. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh Street. 11am-1pm. Ages 18+. $50. 301/654-8664.
Chef Patrick Vanas demonstrates healthy, delicious desserts. Fitness Generation, 7809 Woodmont Ave., Level C. 6pm. Ages 18+. FREE. 301/312-6301.
Advanced meditation seminar. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm Street, Suite 100. Feb. 17, 6:30-9:30; Feb. 18, 12-5pm. Ages 12+. $149. 301/986-1090.
Doctors discuss the effects stress can have on a woman’s heart. Chevy Chase Club, 6100 Connecticut Ave. 6:30-8pm. Ages 21+. FREE. 301/896-3939.
Four-week series to improve balance, posture & well-being. Unity Woods Yoga Center, 4853 Cordell Ave., Ste.PH7. Sundays, 3-5pm. Ages 21+. $140/series; $38/single class. 301/656-8992.
Bill Laurance. Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 8pm. $25. 240/330-4500.
Joey Antico; percussionist. The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. Wed., 7:30pm. All ages. $17. 301/581-5100.
Syleena Johnson. Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 8pm. $49.50. 240/330-4500.
New Orchestra of Washington. AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave. 8pm. Ages 16+. $30 - $40. 301/581-5100.
International School of Music Faculty Concert. International School of Music, 10450 Auto Park Ave. 7pm. All ages. FREE. 301/365-5888.
Greek Guitarist, Antigoni Goni. Westmoreland Congregational Church, 1 Westmoreland Circle. 8pm. All ages. Adults: $28; Students: $14; Under 18: FREE. 301/799-4028.
Christiana Drapkin Jazz Band. Cedar Lane UU Church, 9601 Cedar Ln. 4pm. All ages. FREE. 301/493-8300.
Discussion of The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 1pm. Ages 18+. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Funny, short stories by ten storytellers who compete to win $100; audience votes. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 7:30-9:30pm. Ages 18+. $10. 301/452-4220.
Jeff Giles (The Edge of Everything) & Kami Garcia (The X-Files Origins: Agent of Chaos) discuss their new works for teens. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 7pm. Ages 12+. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Discussion of My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 10:30am. Ages 18+. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Share poetry, fiction & nonfiction works. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2pm; sign-up begins at 1:30pm. Ages 18+. FREE. 301/654–8664.
Featuring poets published in the Deaf Poets Society; reception to follow. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2-4pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.
Caroline, Or Change. 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.
Sculpture by Caroline Champetier de Ribes, photographs by Mari Matsuri & paintings by Brigitte Zelenko. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E. Wed.-Sat., 12-6pm. Reception: February 10, 6-8pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.–
Live standup comedy show. Positano, 4948 Fairmont Ave. Sat., 8-9:30pm. Ages 18+. $10 (cash). 301/946-1102.
Process and Inspiration. Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East West Hwy. Tues.–Sat., 12-6pm. Reception: February 10, 5-9pm. FREE. 301/951-9441.
Serendipity Labs Presents Paintings by Beth Cartland; refreshments provided. Serendipity Labs, 4500 East-West Hwy; Pearl St. All Ages. FREE. 301/703-9039.
Film screening of A Man Called Ove (Sweden); discussion to follow. Bethesda Row Cinema, 7235 Woodmont Ave. 10am; doors open 9:30am. $15; includes bagels & coffee. 240/395-0042.
Professional theatre companies write, direct & perform original plays in just 24 hrs. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. 8pm. $15; tickets sold in advance. 301/215-6660.
Donate books to the B-CC High School PTSA for the upcoming used book sale. B-CC High School, 4301 East-West Hwy. Feb. 5, 12:30-4:30pm & Feb. 25, 10am-2pm.
Bethesda Elementary School, 7600 Arlington Rd. Sun., 10am-1:30pm. FREE.
Tour Wesley Nursery School & learn more about the programs for ages 2 - Pre-K. Wesley Nursery School, 8300 Old Georgetown Rd. 9:45-10:45am. FREE. 301/654-5285.
Social meeting & Italian movies. Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave. Third Sun. of each month; 1-5:30pm. Ages 4+. Donations accepted. 301/215-7885.
Suburban Hospital, 8600 Old Georgetown Rd. 10am-4pm. Ages 18+. FREE. 301/896-2849.
High-energy indoor team cycling event to raise money for rare cancer research. Equinox Bethesda, 4905 Elm Street. Morning session: 8am - 12pm; Afternoon session: 1pm - 5pm. Registration required: https://www.cycleforsurvival.org/events/bethesda-md