Children's Events/Classes

- : Aquarium

Visit Imagination Stage and enter a fantastical island world where fish soar through the air, lemons light up the sky, and sheep go parading by. With gentle music, puppets, and props, actors lead children and caregivers in an interactive exploration of a magical place of play. Get tickets today.

: Snowflakes on Parade

BSO Music Box Concerts presents Snowflakes on Parade. Bring your little ones between the ages of 6 months to 3 years old to engage in an interactive concert featuring an ensemble of BSO musicians performing light-hearted classical and children’s songs to develop your child’s musicality, creativity, coordination, and literacy. The concert starts at 10am and 11:30am at AMP at Pike & Rose, 11810 Grand Park Avenue (4th Floor), North Bethesda, MD 20852. Buy tickets here.

: Amazing Animal Stories

Celebrate the release of new animal-themed books and meet the authors at Amazing Animal Stories. Bring the family on Saturday, January 28 from 3-4pm at Connie Morella Library. More information.


: Tai Chi Classes

Improve posture, balance, flexibility, and strength through Tai Chi, a form of moving meditation and martial arts. Classes are held Sunday mornings, Wednesday evenings, and Fridays at mid-day on Zoom and in-studio at Sun & Moon Taiji One at Yong Studios,4916 Fairmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD. More Information.

: Italian Courses

Begin learning Italian with The Italian Cultural Society of Washington D.C. Classes for adults on January 9, 2023, and for children of all ages on January 6, 2023, at 4833 Rugby Ave., Suite 201, Bethesda, MD 20814. Click here for more details.

: Free Meditation Workshops

Learn a simple method of meditation to re-balance your emotional, physical, and mental states of being with Sahaja Yoga Meditation Center every Saturday from 4-5 pm., 4915 Saint Elmo Avenue, Suite #108, Bethesda, MD. Register here.

- : Using Memory and Color as your Defining Tools

Attend a workshop with painter Loriann Signori and explore the idea of responding to the painting rather than following the photo’s plan for you. Each workshop will take place on January 15th and 16th from 9:00am to 4:00pm at Gallery B. The cost to attend is $225. To register and for more information, contact

: Unclogging Your Brain

Participate in This uplifting workshop at The Writer’s Center, guiding your creative genius to ‘script’ on your feet. Using physical and word prompts to spark memories, characters, and places, into poems, scenes, and stories, to be shared in a judgment-free zone. Lisa Jan Sherman will lead the workshop from 7:00 to 8:30pm. Register today.

: Don’t Fear The Daw, Music Production 101

Participate in a workshop that explores an online-based Digital Audio Workspace (DAW) in which participants can create their compositions with acoustic instruments, digital instruments, and samples. The workshop will be held on January 18th at 7:30 at Strathmore’s Mansion, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD 20852. For more information.


- : Live Music at Caddies

  Join Caddies every Friday and Saturday for live music. Learn more.

: Erin Murphy Snedecor

Visit Strathmore’s AMP at Pike & Rose for the musical sounds of cellist Erin Murphy Snedecor. Enjoy music from her new album on January 11th and 15th at 8 pm. Buy tickets here.

: Vivien Green Live

Enjoy a live performance from R&B singer Vivien Green at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club. Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the show starts at 8:00 pm. Purchase Tickets.



- : BCC English Conversation Club

English conversation practice for non-native English speakers in a friendly atmosphere. Wednesdays in January from 11 am-12:30 pm; additional dates include January 11,18, and 25. Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Ln;2nd floor; Room C. FREE. For more information, email

: Bethesda Reads Book Discussion

Please join Connie Morella Library for a monthly Book Discussion from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. On Tuesday, January 10, they’ll discuss "The Budda in the Attic" by Julie Otsuka. More Information.

: Yvette Neisser Book Launch with Joseph Ross

Join The Writer’s Center to celebrate the release of Yvette Neisser’s new poetry collection, Iron into Flower. Yvette is in conversation with poet Joseph Ross. Book signing to follow. FREE and open to the public, with limited space; registration is required.

Live Performance/Exhibit

- : “The Poetry of Place: Paintings”

Gallery B welcomes the return of  Loriann Signori from December 7, 2022 – January 16, 2023. Understand the transition of color and light through “The Poetry of Place: Paintings” exhibition. Visit the gallery on Thursdays – Sundays from 12:30 to 6:00 pm except December 24, 25, 31, and January 1. Gallery B is located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E, Bethesda, MD. Learn more.

- : Laugh Riot at Rock Bottom-Standup Comedy

Live Standup Comedy with local DC-MD-VA Standup Comedians every Saturday at Rock Bottom from 8-10pm. The show is for ages 18+. Learn more.

- : Texture as Subliminal Experience by Hunt Prothro

Waverly Street Gallery welcomes Hunt Prothro’s exhibit “Textures as Subliminal Experience.” Visit the gallery from January 8th – February 4th on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 1-5pm and Fridays from 4-8pm. Learn more.

Special Events

: New Year's Tai Chi Open House via Zoom

Start your New Year's Resolution to better physical-mental health with Taiji! No prior experience is necessary. Join Sun & Moon Taiji One at Yong Studios from 10:00 to 11:00am on Zoom for FREE, but RSVP is required via e-mail at

- : Bethesda Central Farm Market

The market is one of the largest farmers’ markets in the region, hosting over 100 vendors and artisan food producers year-round. Enjoy music, local Maryland winery and farm brewery tastings, kids club activities, chef demos, and more on Sundays from 9:30am-1:30pm in January and February. The market is located at Bethesda Elementary School, 7600 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814. Learn more.

: The Blue Caftan

Visit the Bethesda Row Cinema for a screening of the Oscar nominee Moroccan film "The Blue Caftan" on Sunday January 8, 2023 from 9:30am-12:00pm. The cost is $15 and includes  a light breakfast and post-film discussion. More Information.

: Summer Dance Camp Open House

Visit Unity Dance and Movement- Triangle Towers for their open house to meet the faculty and register for camps. The open house will be from 1:30pm – 4:30pm at 4853 Triangle Towers Apartment Building (16th floor). More Information.