Children's Events/Classes

: Baby Storytime with MCPL

Join MCPL for virtual baby storytime. 10:30am. FREE. To join

: Teen Writer's Club with MCPL

This is the perfect group for teens who want to hone their creative writing skills and meet other teens who enjoy the same craft. Virtual. 7pm. Free. To join

: Read to a Dog with MCPL

Elementary school children may practice reading to therapy dogs from Pets on Wheels. Sessions are for 15 minutes with Zoom. 4pm. To register

: English Conversation Club for Kids

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

Classes/Workshops

: Plotting Your Novel Workshop

 In this four-week online workshop with The Writer's Center, participants will study the architecture of a novel and devise plans for plotting their novels. 4 weeks. $195. For more information, visit here

: Tai Chi Classes In-Studio/Outdoors/Zoom

Improve posture, balance, flexibility, and strength through Tai Chi, a form of moving meditation and martial art. Ongoing classes. Inquire for details on times and prices.  SunAndMoonTaijiOne@gmail.com.  

 

: English Conversation Club

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

- : Introduction to the Short Story Workshop

This workshop with The Writer's Center invites aspiring writers to consider what makes a good short story. 6 weeks. $270. For more information or to register, visit here

Concerts/Music

: Concert at the Streetery

Please join us on Fridays for live music at the Streetery! Concerts begin at 6pm at the corner of Norfolk & St. Elmo Avenues. This week's band is 8 Ohms Band. For more information, visit here

: Concert at the Streetery

Please join us on Fridays for live music at the Streetery! Concerts begin at 6pm at the corner of Norfolk & St. Elmo Avenues. This week's band is Patrick Alban. For more information, visit here

: Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes

Melding flamenco, rumba, salsa, and pop, the Grammy-winning band behind “Bamboléo” celebrates their own tradition. 8pm. Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Ln.  $51.50—$121.50. All ages. For more information, visit here

: Concert at the Streetery

Please join us on Fridays for live music at the Streetery! Concerts begin at 6pm at the corner of Norfolk & St. Elmo Avenues. This week's band is Sara Jones. For more information, visit here

: Frontiers: Ultimate Journey Tribute Band

Powerhouse lead vocalist Elaine Tuttle channels Steve Perry with stunning accuracy, backed by New York musicians. AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Avenue (4th Floor). 8pm. All ages. $20-$35. For more information and to purchase tickets. 

: Concert at the Streetery

Please join us on Fridays for live music at the Streetery! Concerts begin at 6pm at the corner of Norfolk & St. Elmo Avenues. This week's band is Jay Byrd & The Musical Trust. For more information, visit here

: Postmodern Jukebox

This collective of musicians draws from a pool of over 100 singers, pairing the ideal voice to each creative cover. Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Ln. 8pm. $38-$88. All ages. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit here

: Concert at the Streetery

Please join us on Fridays for live music at the Streetery! Concerts begin at 6pm at the corner of Norfolk & St. Elmo Avenues. This week's band is Moonshine Society. For more information, visit here

Live Performance/Exhibit

- : Waverly Street Gallery Exhibit

Fire and Light exhibit. Fresh perspectives from four new member artists: Bruce Gaber, Barbara Mierau-Klein, Polina Miller and Claire Wright. Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Hwy. Gallery Hours: Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays: 1-5pm; Fridays 4-8pm. For more information, visit

- : Luchadora Production

Adventure Theatre Production by Alvaro Saar Rios. Directed by Ricky Ramon. For more information and for tickets, visit here

- : Gallery B Presents: Paying Attention

A mixed-media show, the exhibit will showcase weavings by Hillary and paintings by Elaine at Gallery B. 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E. Gallery Hours: Thursday – Saturday, 1-6pm and Sunday, 1-5pm. For more information, visit here

Special Events

- : Laugh Riot at Rock Bottom

Live Standup Comedy Show with local DC-area standup comedians.  Rock Bottom Restaurant,  7900 Norfolk Ave. 21+.  8pm-10pm, ongoing weekly on Saturday's. $15. For more information, call  301/946-1102.

: Bethesda School History Program

This richly-illustrated talk, sponsored by Montgomery History and the Bethesda Historical Society, will detail the ways that Bethesda schools set the pace for education in Montgomery County public schools beginning in the early 1900s. 7pm. Virtual.To register

- : Bethesda Row Arts Festival

129 artists from around the country will showcase their original works of painting, drawing, jewelry, photography, sculpture, fabric, glass, ceramics, and other mediums. More info.