|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.
Italian culture & language classes; all levels. Italian Cultural Society, 4833 Rugby Ave., Ste. 201. Call for times & prices. Ages 2-18. 301/215-7885.
Clowning Around – Nov. 8, 12, 15; Nutcracker Fantasy – Nov. 24, 25, 26. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. 10am. Ages 2-4. $6. 301/634-5380.
Cajas! Cajas! Cajas!; bilingual, interactive, live show. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. Sat. & Sun., 10am & 11:15am. Ages 3-5. $14. 301/280-1660.
Frosty the Snowman. Adventure Theatre, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call for times and prices. 301/634-2268.
Charlotte’s Web. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. Sat. & Sun., 1:30pm & 4pm. Ages 3-11. $10+. 301/280-1660.
The Nutcracker. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call for times. Ages 5+. $12; group rates available. 301/634-5380.
Young art lovers discuss & tour the exhibit; includes hands-on art activity. Strathmore Mansion, 10701 Rockville Pike. 10:15am. Ages 7+. $5; reservations required. 301/581-5108.
English conversation practice for non-native English speakers. BCC Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, 2nd Fl., Room C. Wednesdays, 11am-12:30pm. Ages 18+. FREE.
English Now!, 4630 Montgomery Ave., Ste. 300. Call for times & prices. All Ages. 301/718-3575.
Italian language, culture, art & cooking classes. Italian Cultural Society, 4833 Rugby Ave., Ste 201. Call for times & prices. Ages 14+. 301/215-7885.
International & domestic policy informational meeting. The Barker Adoption Foundation, 7979 Old Georgetown Rd., 1st Fl. 6:30pm- 9:00pm. Ages 25+. FREE. 301/664-9664.
Become a certified instructor; 200hr training. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm St., Ste. 100. Ages 12+. Call for times & prices. 301/986-1090.
Gentle flow yoga. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm St., Ste. 100. 8-9:30pm. Ages 12+. $20. 301/986-1090.
Trial Tai Chi Class. Sun & Moon Taiji One, 4916 Fairmont Ave. 10:50-11:50am. All Ages. FREE; RSVP required. 301/512-5071.
Learn about the publishing process. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 12pm. Ages 16+. FREE. 301-654-8664.
Learn how to write screenplays. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh Street. 10am. Ages 18+. $115. 301/654-8664.
The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh Street. 7pm. Ages 18+. $50. 301/654-8664.
Restore balance, calm and well-being. The Mindfulness Center, 4963 Elm St., Ste 100. Nov. 17, 6:30pm-9:30pm & Nov. 18, 12pm-5pm. Ages 12+. $149. 301/986-1090.
Join for an evening of creativity and organizing; create your own journaling system & get some tried-and-true tips on how your journal can help make life a little easier during the busy holiday season. Paper Source, 4805 Bethesda Ave. 7-9pm. $40. Tkts: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/creative-journaling-with-rachel-and-company-paper-source-tickets-39129215537
Brûlée; jazz, indie alt-pop, bossa nova & Americana songwriting. Villain & Saint, 7141 Wisconsin Ave. 8pm. $5 - $8. 240/800-4700.
Lydia Loveless; roots punk & country. AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave. 8pm. $15-$20. 301/581-5100.
Jesse Colin Young and Band; Americana. Bethesda Blues & Jazz, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 8pm. $35-$40. 240/330-4500.
Selina Albright & Steve Cole; R&B/Soul & Jazz. Bethesda Blues & Jazz, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 7:30pm. $30. 240/330-4500.
United States Navy Band “Country Current;” bluegrass Veterans Day tribute. Cedar Lane UU Church, 9601 Cedar Ln. 7:30pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/493-8300.
Dave Kline Band & Veronneau; world jazz & folk. AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave. 8pm. $25-$35. 301/581-5100.
The Claudettes & Big Lazy. Villain & Saint, 7141 Wisconsin Ave. 8pm. $10 - $12. 240/800-4700.
Sonnambula; concert of works by Leonora Duarte. The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. 7:30pm. $30. 301/581-5100.
Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Awards Showcase at AMP by Strathmore; features the 2017 Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Awards Winner Lea Morris & fellow 2017 singer-songwriter finalists. 8pm. AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave. 301/581-5100.
Readings by Washington Writers’ Publishing House fiction & poetry winners. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2pm. Ages 16+. FREE. 301-654-8664.
Readings by Gary Fincke, Annie Finch & J.M. Tyree. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2pm. Ages 16+. FREE. 301-654-8664.
Reading by Sally Mott Freeman, The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family’s Quest to Bring Him Home. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 7pm. Ages 16+. FREE. 301-654-8664.
Readings to celebrate the Delmarva Review 10th anniversary. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2pm. Ages 16+. FREE. 301-654-8664.
Michael Bevel discusses The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy. Hosted by Bethesda Library at Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Ln., Room B. 7pm. Ages 18+. FREE. 240/777-0970.
Live standup comedy. Positano, 4948 Fairmont Ave. Sat., 8-9:30pm. Ages 18+. $10 (cash). 301/946-1102.
Photography & digital art by Bob Bradford, Bob Elliott, Allen Hirsh & Sam Shin. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E. Wed.-Sat., 12-6pm. Reception: Nov. 10, 6-8pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.
Tony Deyo. AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave. 8pm. $14. 301/581-5100.
Film screening of Frantz (France); discussion to follow. Bethesda Row Cinema, 7235 Woodmont Ave. 10am; doors open at 9:30am. $15; includes bagels & coffee. 240/395-0042.
Artwork by Roxie Munro from her children’s book, “Masterpiece Mix;” Exhibit of Modernism & Abstraction by William Woodward, Steven Glucksberg, Jamie Marin-Price & Madelaine Finley. Marin-Price Galleries, 7022 Wisconsin Ave. Mon.-Sat., 10:30am - 7pm, Sun., 12-5pm. FREE. 301/718-0622.
Russian & Eastern European food, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, raffles & more. St. Mark Orthodox Church, 7124 River Rd. Fri. & Sat., 11am-7pm; Sun., 12-4pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/229-6300.
Bethesda Elementary School, 7600 Arlington Rd. Sundays, 9am-1:30pm. FREE.
40+ vendors, jewelry, crafts, bake sale, raffles, food trucks, visit from Santa & more. St. Jane de Chantal School, 9525 Old Georgetown Road. 9am-4pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/530-1221.
Crafts, holiday items, homemade cookies, Czech & Slovak food. River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 6301 River Rd. 12-4pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/229-4064.
Prospective families are invited to learn about the Pre-K-8 programs, tour the school, meet teachers & more. Norwood School, 8821 River Rd. 1-3pm. Ages 3+. FREE. 301/841-2130.
Social meeting & Italian movies. 4833 Rugby Ave., Ste.201. 1-5:30pm. Donations accepted. 301/215-7885.