Children's Events/Classes

: Family Storytime Virtual

Join MCPL virtually for family storytime. 10:30am. Also available on 5/2/2021 at 10:30am. FREE. To join

: Teen Writer's Club

Join MCPL for the virtual Teen Writer's Club. 7pm. FREE. To join

: Kids Craft and Explore

Join MCPL and craft together! Tune in for an arts crafts session using common items found at home. FREE. 4pm. To join

: English Conversation Club for Kids -Virtual

Join MCPL and practice English conversation in an informal, friendly, and fun setting. New members are always welcome but space is limited. FREE. 4pm. To join


: Virtual English Conversation Club

Join MCPL and practice English conversation in an informal, friendly relaxed setting. New members are always welcome but space is limited. 11:30am. FREE. To join.  

- : Getting Started with Creative Writing

Join The Writer's Center for this basic elements of writing course. $195. 12pm. For more information and to register

: Bone Builders Virtual Exercise Class - Ages 55+

Bone Builders with MCPL is a twice weekly, 1-hour class for seniors 55+ that includes a warm up, balance exercise, arm & leg strengthening exercises, and a cool down. 3:30pm. FREE. To join

: Read to a Dog with MCPL

School-age children are invited to practice reading aloud in 15 minute virtual sessions via Zoom with certified therapy dogs from People Animals Love (PAL). 3pm. FREE. To join

- : Marketing Your Book Virtual Workshop

In this workshop with The Writer's Center you'll focus on over twenty-five book marketing tips from book launches, social media, blogging and podcasting, to writing press releases, creating Amazon Author’s pages, and connecting with publicists. 9:30am. $80. To register


: NatPhil's Brian Ganz Plays Chopin Virtual

Free streamed concert from National Philharmonic 20/21 season. 2-3pm. FREE. To join, visit

: Live from the Spanish Ballroom

Join Glen Echo Park for virtual concerts/dances streamed live from the historic Spanish Ballroom. Waltz Time with live music from Terpischore 7:30pm. To RSVP

Live Performance/Exhibit

- : Gallery B Presents: Spirit of Time

"Spirit of Time" will include paintings by Nihal Kececi (Gallery NK founder), sculptures by Nadia Arditti, paintings by Nancy Arons, digital art by Joseph Bounds and paintings by Frank Korb. Thursday - Saturday, 12-6pm; Sunday, 12-5pm. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave. Suite, E. More information

- : Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up

Round House Theatre presents, Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up. A small farmhouse on a watermelon field may not seem like much, but for one little girl, it’s where magic happens. Streaming on demand May 3 – 30. Digital Access is $32.50 ($30.00 ticket + $2.50 fees). For more information

- : Triangle Art Studios Exhibit

Stop by Triangle Art Studios for an exhibit hosted by Bethesda Historical Society. Gallery Hours: Sat. 11am-3pm. 7711 Old Georgetown Rd. 

Special Events

- : Secret Agent Scavenger Hunt

Join Imagination Stage for an outdoor adventure perfect for families. Complete missions, take pictures and video, and enhance spy skills as you explore your local park, neighborhood, or even a guided walk of downtown Bethesda. For more information, visit here

: Garden Club of Chevy Chase Tour

A Tour of Six Charming Private Gardens in Historic Chevy Chase Village. 12-4pm. Rain or Shine. $37. For more information

: Carousel Story Time

Join Glen Echo Park  for the Carousel 100th Anniversary celebration with Carousel Story Time on Saturday mornings. Presenting six stories that feature wonderful tales of carousels. 9:30am. To join