Children's Events/Classes

- : Italian Summer Camp

Italian Summer Camps for kids. The Italian Cultural Society, 4833 Rugby Ave., Suite 201. Mon.-Fri. 9-3:30pm. Ages 4-18. $350/week. 301/215-7885.

- : Italian Summer Camp

Italian Summer Camps for kids and teens. Italian Cultural Society, 4833 Rugby Ave., suite 200. 9am-3:30pm. Ages 4-18. $350/week. 301/215-7885.

- : Performance

The Cat in the Hat. Adventure Theatre MTC, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call for times. All ages. $20. 301/634-2270.

- : Children's Theatre, Music & Dance Camps

Different sessions throughout the month of August. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave. Call for times and prices. 301/961-6060.

: Read to a Dog

Practice reading aloud with certified therapy dogs. Connie Morella Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 4pm. Ages 5-10. FREE. 240/777-0970.

: Read to a Dog

Practice reading aloud with certified therapy dogs. Connie Morella Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 4pm. Ages 5-10. FREE. 240/777-0970.

- : YMCA Camps

Different sessions throughout the month of August. YMCA, 9401 Old Georgetown Rd. Call for camp offerings and price. 301/530-3725.

- : Adventure Theatre Summer Camps

Adventure Theatre MTC, 7300 McArthur Blvd. Mon.-Fri. 9am-4pm. Grades 1-6. $850. 301/251-5766.

Classes/Workshops

- : Ongoing – Triangle Art Studio Classes

Group art and craft classes by Jill Newman, Barbara Siegel and Clare Winslow.  Triangle Art Studios, 7711 Old Georgetown Road. Call for times & prices. 301/633-4714.

- : Language Classes

Language classes and private tutoring for adults and children. International School of Language, 7906 Woodmont Ave. Call for schedule and prices. All ages. 301/312-8847. 

- : Senior Shape: Aerobics/Strength/Stretch

Low impact aerobic exercises to strengthen your CV system, strength & endurance. Band and/or light weights are required. Bethesda Regional Service Center, 4805 Edgemoor Ln. Every Friday. 11:15am. Age 55+. $75. 301/896-3939

- : Ongoing – Language Classes

Language classes and private tutoring for adults and children. ISL International School of Languages, 7906 Woodmont Ave. All ages. Call for times and price. 301/312-8847.

- : World Dance Classes

Mondays - Samba, Tuesdays - Zumba, Wednesdays - Bellydance, Thursdays - Bollywood/Bhangra. Serpentine Dance Studio, 4930 Saint Elmo Ave. 6:30-8:45pm. Ages 18+. Call for price. 301/654-2224.

- : Ongoing – Spanish Language Classes

Learn simple conversations in Spanish and about Latin American culture. Go Spanish Now, 10203 Dickens Ave. Ages 18+. Every Monday, 6:30-8:30pm. First meeting is FREE. 301/530-1200.

- : World Dance Classes

Mondays - Samba, Tuesdays - Zumba, Wednesdays – Belly dance, Thursdays - Bollywood/Bhangra. Serpentine Dance Studio, 4930 St. Elmo Ave. 6:30-8:45pm. Age 18+. Call for prices. 301/654-2224.

- : Senior Shape Aerobics

Low impact aerobic exercises to improve your strength and endurance. Bethesda Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Ln. 11:15am-12pm. 55+. Every Friday. Call for prices. 301/896-3939.

- : Senior Share: Advanced Aerobics

Increase flexibility, balance, strength and CV endurance. Floor work performed. A mat, weights, and band is required. Wisconsin Place Community Center, 5311 Friendship Blvd. Every Tuesday. 10am. Ages 55+. Call for price. 301/896-3939. 

- : Dance Classes

Salsa, Bachata and Kizomba. Ignite Good Health Fitness Studio, 4907 Cordell Ave. 7-10pm. Ages 18+. Call for prices. 301/237-3354. 

- : W/C Swing Lessons and Dance Social

Social community development through dance. Woman’s Club of Bethesda, 5500 Sonoma Rd. 7:30pm -9pm Lessons; 9-11:30pm W/C Swing Dance Social. Ages 15+. Call for prices. 703/282-4187.

: Tai Chi Open House

Join a happy community enjoying fun & myriad of physical-mental benefits. Coles Martial Arts Academy, 4916 Fairmont Ave. 11am. Ages 10+.  FREE. RSVP required. 301/512-5071.

- : Mindfulness Meditation

Guided meditation on the basis of mindfulness, posture, breathing and energy work. Bethesda Regional Service Center, 4805 Edgemoor Ln, 2nd floor. Fridays from 11-11:45am. Ages 18+. $55. 301/896-3939.

- : Pilates for Seniors

Strengthen the core, lengthen the spine, and build muscle in seniors. Bethesda Regional Service Center, 4805 Edgemoor Ln, 2nd floor. Thursdays, 11:15am – 12pm. Ages 50+. $60. 301/896-3939.

Concerts/Music

- : Glen Echo Summer Concerts

Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavillion, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Thursdays, 7:30pm. All ages. FREE. 301/320-2770. 

: Jazz From the Great American Songbook

Saxophonist Marty Nau performs with Robert Redd, piano, and Steve Novosel, acoustic bass. Washington Conservatory at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. 7:30-8:30pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/320-2770.

: Cherish the Ladies

This female supergroup is a traditional Celtic ensemble. AMP, 11810 Grand Park Ave. 3pm & 7pm. Ages 14+. $25-$35. 301/581-5100.

- : Live From the Lawn

Free outdoor concert series. Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Ln. Wednesdays, 7pm. All Ages. FREE. 301/581-5100.

: Tribute to the Music of Aretha Franklin

Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 8pm. $40-$45. 240/330-4500.

: On the Bus

Villian & Saint, 7141 Wisconsin Ave. 8pm. $10-$15. 240/800-4700.

: Let It Flow

A blend of jazz, neo-soul, R&B, modern hip-hop, and old-school grooves. AMP, 11810 Grand Park Ave. 8pm. Ages 18+. $20-$30. 301/581-5100.

Discussions/Readings

: Open Mic

Prose, Poetry and spoken word open mic. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. 2-4pm. FREE. 301/654-8664.

: Book Discussion

Discussion of Warlight by Michael Ondaatje. Connie Morella Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 10:30am. Ages 18+. FREE. 240/777-0970.

: Classics in Context Book Group

Discussion of Scoop, by Evelyn Waugh. Connie Morella Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. 7-8:30pm. Ages 18+. FREE. 240/777-0970.

Live Performance/Exhibit

- : Performance -The Cat in the Hat

Italian Summer Camps for kids and teens. Italian Cultural Society, 4833 Rugby Ave., suite 200. 9am-3:30pm. Ages 4-18. $350/week. 301/215-7885.

- : Quotidian Theatre: The Mollusc

Hubert Henry Davies’ “The Mollusc”. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. Call for times and prices. 301/654-8664. 

- : Laugh Riot at Positano

Live standup comedy show. Positano, 4948 Fairmont Ave. Saturdays, 8-9:30pm. Ages 18+. $15 (cash only). 301/946-1102.  

: Glen Echo Art Show

49th Annual Labor Day Art Show. Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. 7pm. All ages. 12-6pm. FREE. 301/634-2222.

Special Events

- : Trivia Nights

Hosted by District Trivia. Tuesdays at Caddies & World of Beer; Wednesdays at Brickside; Thursdays at Tapp’d; Sundays at World of Beer. 7pm or 7:30pm start time. FREE. Call individual bars for more info.

: Memory Cafe

A way for people living with memory loss and their care partners to get connected through social events. Oasis at Macy’s Home Store, 7125 Democracy Blvd. 2-3:30pm. 18+. FREE. 301/469-4976.  

- : Westfield Central Farm Market

 

Westfield Montgomery, 10435 Westlake Dr. Saturdays, 9:30am-1:30pm. FREE. 301/775-6402.

- : Movies & Culture Events at the ICS

Social Meeting at the Italian Cultural Society. ICS, 4833 Rugby Ave., Suite 201. Sundays 1-5 :30pm. All ages. FREE. 301/215-7885.

- : Bethesda Central Farm Market

Bethesda Elementary School, 7600 Arlington Rd. 9am-1:30pm. FREE. 301/775-6402.

: Community Open House

12-6pm. Free performances, workshops & family activities to celebrate the re-opening of Round House Theatre, 4545 East-West Highway, Bethesda MD. Free. All ages.