Events Calendar

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 vhillman@bethesda.org.

July August

Filter July's Events by:
Concerts/Music | Classes/Workshop | Children's Events/Classes
Discussions/Readings | Live Performance/Exhibit | Special Events

Children's Events/Classes

July 1 - July 31 - Glee Club

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.

July 1 - July 31 - Interactive Music Class

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.

July 1 - July 31 - Music Lessons

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.

July 1 - July 31 - Music & Piano Lessons

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.

July 5 - July 30 - Puppet Performance

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.

July 19 - Reptile Show

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.

July 24 - August 31 - Puppet Performance

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.

July 28 - August 1 - Space Age Music Camp

Experience music & learn about musical stars. International School of Music, 10450 Auto Park Ave. 9am-12pm. Ages 3-6. $299/tuition. 301/365-5888.

Classes/Workshops

July 1 - July 31 - Chinese Language Classes

Call for class times & prices. Chinese Now!, 4903 Montgomery Lane. Ages 5+. 301/785-3892.

July 1 - July 31 - English Classes

Call for class times & prices. English Now!, 4903 Montgomery Lane. Ages 5+. 301/718-3575

July 1 - July 31 - Spanish Classes

Group & private instruction available; call for more information. Spanish Now! 10203 Dickens Ave. 301/530-1200.

July 1 - Art Portfolio Review

Fine arts experts, Harriet Lesser & June Linowitz, evaluate portfolios & provide critique & advice. The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. 7pm. $18. 301/581-5100.

July 10 - How Acupuncture Works, with Jonathan Gilbert

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. 

July 14 - Adoption Workshop

International & domestic policy informational meeting. The Barker Foundation, 7979 Old Georgetown Rd., 1st Fl. 6:30-9pm. Ages 21+. FREE. 301/664-9664.

July 16 - September 17 - Healthy Choices

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.

July 26 - How Acupuncture Works, with Jonathan Gilbert

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. 

Concerts/Music

July 3 - July 31 - Bethesda Summer Concerts

Live music in Veterans Park. Corner of Norfolk & Woodmont Aves. Thurs., 6-8pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/215-6660.

July 11 - August 29 - Friday Night Concerts

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.

July 13 - Concert

Arsis youth handbell ensemble from Estonia performs original pieces and classical music arrangements. Bethesda United Methodist Church, 8300 Old Georgetown Rd. 4pm. FREE.

Discussions/Readings

July 2 - Book Discussion

Discussion of The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz. Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 1pm. Ages 18+. FREE. 240/777-0970.

July 6 - Poetry & Prose Open Mic

The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. Sign-up begins at 1:30pm; Readings begin at 2pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.

July 27 - Author Reading

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.

Live Performance/Exhibit

July 2 - July 26 - Art Exhibit

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.

July 8 - August 2 - Art Exhibit

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.

July 11 - Bethesda's July Art Walk

Galleries & studios open late. Downtown Bethesda. 6-9pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.

Special Events

July 3 - July 25 - Baseball Games

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.

July 4 - Bell Ringing Ceremony

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.

July 18 - Grapeseed Presents a Local Beer Throwdown

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.

July 22 - July 26 - Bethesda's Outdoor Movies

A different blockbuster movie is shown each night. Woodmont Triangle, corner of Norfolk & Auburn Ave. 9pm. FREE. 301/215-6660.


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