|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.
Acting, dancing, visual art, etc. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. Ages 3-15. Call for price & times. 301/280-1660.
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.
Italian language program; all levels. Italian Cultural Society, 4827 Rugby Ave., Suite 301. Call for times. Ages 4-18. $290/20 class hours. 301/215-7885.
Tour, demo classes & opportunity to meet teachers. Bach to Rock, 4819 St. Elmo Ave. 11am-1pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/913-5757.
Circus. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Fri., 10am & 11:30am; Sat. & Sun., 11:30am & 1pm. Ages 4+. $10; group rates available. 301/634-5380.
Penguin’s Playground – Jan.17; Old McDonald’s Farm – Jan.18; Panda-Monium – Jan.24; Mother Goose Caboose – Jan.31. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. 10am. Ages 0-4. $5. 301/634-5380.
Young art lovers talk about & tour the exhibit; program includes hands-on activity. Strathmore Mansion, 10701 Rockville Pike. 10:15am. $5. 301/581-5108.
Bach to Rock musical storytime at Barnes & Noble, 4801 Bethesda Ave. 11am. Ages 3-5. FREE. 301/913-5757.
Intro to strings group class. Chevy Chase Music Lessons home studio. Sat., 1-2pm. Ages 7-9. $400/12 classes, materials included. Call for more information. 646/457-2372.
Class for mom and baby to work out together. Capital Wellness Center, 6701 Democracy Blvd, Ste 102. Tues., 11am. $20/class; $90/5 class pack. 240/390-6020
Italian language, cooking, art & Latin classes. Italian Cultural Society, 4827 Rugby Ave., Suite 301. Mon.-Fri., 10am-8:30pm; Sat., 10am-4:30pm. All Ages. $265/20 class hours. 301/215-7885.
Italian language program; all levels. Italian Cultural Society, 4827 Rugby Ave., Suite 301. Call for times. Ages 14+. $265/20 class hours. 301/215-7885.
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.
Advanced meditation exercises. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm St., Suite 100. Fri., 6:30-9:30pm; Sat., 12-5pm. Ages 18+. $149. 301/986-1090.
International & domestic policy informational meeting. The Barker Foundation, 7979 Old Georgetown Rd., 1st Fl. 6:30-9pm. Ages 21+. FREE. 301/664-9664.
Empowering techniques to improve health & wellness in cancer patients. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm St., Suite 100. 9am-5pm. $159. 301/986-1090.
Yoga Fusion Studio, 4609 Willow Lane. Call for times. FREE. 301/656-8937.
Instructor guides participants & focuses on posture, breathing & energy. Bethesda Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Ln. 2nd Fl. Friday; 10-10:45am. Ages 21+. $45. 301/896-3939.
Jerome Groopman, M.D. and Pamela Hartzband, M.D. reveal that each of us have a “medical mind”, a highly individual approach to weighing the risks and benefits of treatment. NIH Campus, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD, 20852; Building 10, Masur Auditorium. 10-11am. Ages 21+. FREE. 301/275-4769.
Louis Weeks, composer and songwriter. Strathmore Mansion, 10701 Rockville Pike. 8pm. Ages 12+. $15. 301/581-5100.
Alexander Paley, piano; performing work by Chopin & Tchaikovsky. 1 Westmoreland Cir. 8pm. FREE; donations accepted. 301/320-2770.
Delores King Williams, “I Love Being Here With You.” Strathmore Mansion Cabaret, 10701 Rockville Pike. 7:30pm & 9:30pm. Ages 12+. $30. 301/581-5100.
Innovative string quartet reinvent the sound of the string ensemble. Strathmore Mansion, 10701 Rockville Pike. Jan. 14 & 28, 7:30pm. Ages 12+. $17. 301/581-5100.
Cedar Lane Brass Ensemble & Choir present John Rutter’s “Gloria”; benefit for Interfaith Works. 9601 Cedar Ln. 7:30pm. FREE. 301/493-8300 x214.
Zoran Dukic, classical guitarist from Croatia. Westmoreland Congregational Church, 1 Westmoreland Cir. 8pm. Ages 22+: $25; Ages 18-22: $12.50; Under 18: FREE. 301/654-6403.
Enjoy an evening with the 19th Street Band; food & drinks; benefits diabetes research & awareness. Rock Creek Mansion, 5417 Cedar Lane. 7pm-1am. Ages 21+. $50 cover. 301/613-2232.
Bach to Rock’s first annual Bachapalooza; music & festival activities. Bethesda Blues & Jazz, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 7:30am-4pm. All Ages. $7. 301/913-5757.
Vadim Neselovskyi, jazz piano. Strathmore Mansion, 10701 Rockville Pike. 7:30pm. Ages 12+. $25. 301/581-5100.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Ln. 8pm. All Ages. $39-$69. 301/581-5100.
BG Wilma Vaught, USAF, Ret., The Brigadier General will discuss the role of women in the military. Woman’s Club of Bethesda, 5500 Sonoma Rd. 11am. Ages 13+. $15. 301/530-1784.
Live standup comedy show featuring local comics. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 7400 Wisconsin Ave. 8-10pm. Ages 18+. $10 (cash). 301/946-1102.
Journeys: Recent Paintings by Richard Levine. Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East West Hwy. Tues.–Sat., 12-6pm. Reception: Jan.9, 6-9pm; Meet the Artist: Sat. afternoons. FREE. 301/951-9441.
Work by Fran Abrams, Bob Elliott & Eric Garner. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E. Wed. – Sat., 12-6pm. Reception, Jan.9, 6-9pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.
Galleries & studios open late. Downtown Bethesda. 6-9pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.
Performance features six step teams. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Ln. 4pm. All Ages. $25-$35. 301/581-5100.
Guided tour of current collection & discussion about artists & techniques. Strathmore Mansion, 10701 Rockville Pike. 1pm. FREE. 301/581-5108.
Soprano, Tenor serenade guests at tables & take requests. Trattoria Sorrento, 4930 Cordell Ave. First Sunday of each month unless otherwise noted; 6pm. $60. 301/718-0344.
Tour campus, meet staff & attend mini-classes. Norwood School, 8821 River Rd. 1-3pm. FREE. 301/841-2130.
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.
Tour & learn more about classes; Preschool-Grade 8. The Woods Academy, 6801 Greentree Rd. Wed., 9-10:30 am. FREE. 301/222-0776.
Learn about & register for courses open to public. FAES Academic Terrace, NIH, 10 Center Drive. 4-6:30pm. Ages 21+. FREE. 301/496-7976.
Italian cultural activities; hosted by the Italian Cultural Society. Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 South Park Ave. 1-5:30pm. FREE; donations accepted. 301/215-7885.
Italian Cultural Society hosts activities; call for more information. Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave. 1-5:30pm. Donations accepted. 301/215-7885.