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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.
Jellybean Circus – July 2-3; Dragon Babies – July 6, 9-10; Winter Wonderland – July 13; Clowning Around – July 23-24; Magic Toyshop – July 27, 30-31. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. 10am. Ages 2-4. $6. 301/634-5380.
Enjoy children's stories. Barnes & Noble, 4801 Bethesda Ave. Wed., 10am. FREE. 301/986-1761.
School-aged children are invited to practice reading aloud in short, semi-private sessions with certified therapy dogs. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 4-5pm. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Stories, songs, rhymes & other early literacy activities. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. July 13 & 16, 10:30am. All Ages. FREE; Tickets handed out 30 min before. 240/777-0970.
Children of all ages are invited to drop in and make some fun crafts. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 2pm. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Description: -- A free, fun-filled community event to prevent summer learning loss in honor of National Summer Learning Day. Veterans Park , Norfolk & Woodmont Aves. 11am-2pm. FREE. Dasrate@useunicorn.com
Families are invited for a viewing of Fantastic Mr. Fox (PG). Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 6:30pm. Elementary School Age. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Peter and the Wolf. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call for times. Ages 3+. $12; group rates available. 301/634-5380.
Join performer Tracey Eldridge for interactive musical activities including sing-alongs & story songs with puppetry. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 11am. Ages 3+. FREE; Tickets handed out 30 min before program. 240/777-0970.
Learn Sun & Moon Taiji One's dynamic approach to Tai Chi as a form of non-impact exercise, moving meditation, performing art & martial art; no prior experience necessary. Sun & Moon Taiji One, 4916 Fairmont Ave. June 5 & July 24,10-11am. Ages 8+. FREE. 301/512-5071.
Prepare to pass the real estate salesperson examination & start a career in real estate. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage School of Real Estate, 7272 Wisconsin Ave., Ste.100. Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 9:30am-4pm. $199. https://www.cvent.com/c/express/4ea56665-637d-4371-9c5f-13929bf92307
New Feature Films Break Screenplay Conventions. Watch, analyze, and discuss recent films that break the mold. The Writer's Center 4508 Walsh St. 10am-5pm. Ages 18+. $115. 301/654-8664.
A Suburban Hospital registered dietician will help you get started on the best way to achieve a healthy body through nutrition, exercise & behavioral skills. Wed., 7-8pm. $145. Ages 18+. 301/896-3939.
Become a certified yoga teacher. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm St. Suite 100. Call for times & prices. 301/986-1090.
Writing with Woolf. A workshop discussing and analyzing the methods of Virginia Woolf. The Writer's Center 4508 Walsh St. 10:30am-4:30pm. Ages 18+. $115. 301/654-8664.
Words and Wine: Use Your Senses to Improve Your Writing. Participants join food writer Aaron Hamburger for an evening of wine tasting at Vino Volo & learn how to maximize the senses in their writing. Register with The Writer’s Center. Ages 21+. 6:30-8pm. $80. 301/654-8664.
Marc Silverstein, from On the Marc Media, will speak about “The Fundamentals of Media and Public Relations: How to Position Your Company in a Positive Spotlight.” Bethesda Green, 4825 Cordell Ave., Ste. 200. 12 -1:30pm. $25; lunch provided. Registration: http://bpt.me/2579882
How to Write and Produce Your Independent Film. The Writer's Center 4508 Walsh St. Ages 18+. 10am-5pm. $115. 301/654-8664.
Discussing Battery Lane water main replacement. Bethesda Chevv Chase Regional Service Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane. 7-9pm. FREE. 410/363-0150.
Live music in Veterans Park. Corner of Norfolk & Woodmont Aves. Thurs., 6-8pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/215-6660.
Shenandoah Run, nine-piece folk ensemble. AMP by Stratmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave. 8pm. $30-$40; portion of the proceeds will benefit Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-Being. 301/581-5100.
Free Friday concerts on the plaza. Old Georgetown Road, Wisconsin Avenue and East-West Highway, just outside Bethesda Metro station. 6-9pm. FREE. www.facebook.com/FridaysonthePlaza
Evermay Chamber soloists partner with the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras of Strathmore. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane.7:30pm. $15. 301/581-5100.
Discussion of Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 1pm. Ages 18+. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Discussion of Killer Angels by Michael Shaara. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 10:30am. Ages 18+. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Share your latest poem, excerpt from your novel or other short piece. The Writer's Center, 4508 Walsh St. Sign-up begins at 1:30pm; Readings begin at 2pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.
Readings by authors including Laura Shovan, Allison Joseph, Jon Tribble, Grace Cavalieri, Michael Gushue & Clarinda Harriss; reception to follow. The Writer's Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2-4pm. Ages 18+. FREE. 301/654-8664.
Learn about the second Novel Year Program; beginning September 15, serious novelists who have completed a draft of their manuscript will have the opportunity to workshop their entire novel over the course of a year. Learn about the structure of the workshop and get to know the teacher. The Writers Center, 4508 Walsh St. 10:30 am-12pm. FREE. 301/654 - 8664.
Live standup comedy show. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 7400 Wisconsin Ave. Sat., 8-10pm. Ages 18+. $10 (cash). 301/946-1102.
Work by Antonio Scott. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E. Wed.-Sat., 12-6pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.
Bethesda Elementary School, 7600 Arlington Rd. Sun., 9am-1:30pm. FREE.
Bethesda Big Train plays. Shirley Povich Field, 10600 Westlake Dr. 7:30pm. $9/adults, $7/seniors (65+) & students, $5/kids ages 6-12. 301/365-1076.
Join Clark Enterprises for an evening of summer fun, including treats and live music at the Bethesda Metro Plaza. 6:30-9pm. FREE. http://www.protectbethesdaopenspace.com/
Join the Mysa School Team to learn more about the new cozy little microschool in the heart of Bethesda! Mysa School is a 21st century version of the one room schoolhouse (for grades 6-12) that emphasizes getting out into the real world to learn. La Madeleine, 7607 Old Georgetown Rd. 10am-12pm. FREE. RSVP: www.mysaschool.org.
Join Clark Enterprises and enjoy an afternoon with you pets; veterinary experts available for questions and answers, snacks & toys provided. Bethesda Metro Plaza. 12-2pm. FREE. http://www.protectbethesdaopenspace.com/
Join Clark Enterprises for a day of fun for the kids; food, games, arts & crafts & more. Bethesda Metro Plaza. 12-4pm. FREE.
A different blockbuster movie is shown each night. Woodmont Triangle, corner of Norfolk & Auburn Ave. 9pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.