Children's Events/Classes

- : Mr. Poppers Penguins

This musical play, featuring expert puppetry, depicts a wild and witty way to follow your dreams and convictions at Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Avenue. Learn more about show times and tickets here

: Read to a Critter

Bring your book or borrow one of Montgomery Parks to read to our animal ambassadors. Register for a timeslot for your family to read to animals. 30 min per timeslot. Parents included (not a drop-off). Registration fee is $2. To register

: Full Moon Friday with Montgomery Parks

Join Montgomery PArks for the magic of the full moon for a hike and campfire on each Friday nearest the full moon. Feel free to bring your own hot dogs or food to warm over the fire, and they'll provide marshmallows. Please register and pay for adults and children. Ages 6+. To register

: Family Trivia Afternoon with MCPL

Join MCPL for Family Trivia! There are OCEANS of Possibilities! 4pm. Virtual. FREE. To register

: Elementary Chess Tournament - Virtual

Join MCPL monthly for a fun, friendly, virtual chess tournament! 4:30pm. FREE. To register.

Classes/Workshops

: Virtual Craft Chat with Memoirist Ben Shattuck & Editor Elizabeth DeMeo

The Writer’s Center presents a FREE virtual chat about the craft of writing and editing with memoirist Ben Shattuck and editor Elizabeth DeMeo for a discussion of working together on Ben’s debut memoir, Six Walks: In the Footsteps of Henry David Thoreau. FREE. 7pm. RSVP for login information. 

: Tai Chi Classes

Improve posture, balance, flexibility, and strength through Tai Chi, a form of moving meditation and martial art.  Sun & Moon Taiji One at Yong Studios, 4916 Fairmont Ave. 7:45pm.  Inquire for details,  301/512-5071.

: Yoga for Every Body with MCPL

Join MCPL's talented yoga instructor Amy to explore the benefits of movement, breathing and meditation. Virtual. 5:30pm. To join

: Write Like the News

The Writer's Center hosts a workshop on how to Write Like The News where you'll work your way through the workshop booklet, emphasizing reasons, not just rules, for your writing choices. Virtual. 7pm. $50. To register.  

: Late-Summer Tai Chi Open House via Zoom

De-stress, boost natural immunity, increase fitness through low-impact exercise! No prior experience necessary.  Sun & Moon Taiji One at Yong Studios, 4916 Fairmont Ave.  9:55am.  FREE but RSVP required via e-mail (SunAndMoonTaijiOne@gmail.com).

Concerts/Music

- : Glen Echo Park Summer Concerts

Summer concerts at Glen Echo Park. FREE. Every Thursday at 7:30pm. For a full calendar, visit here

: Summer 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 is rescheduled from May 27th. Performing is The Walkaways

Live Performance/Exhibit

- : Gallery B Presents: Oceans

Megan Elizabeth is a fluid and organic painter known for capturing the effects of dappled light, contrasting shadows, and overlapping textures. "Oceans" will be at Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda MD from July 13 through August 6. Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Friday, 1-6pm; Saturday & Sunday, 12 - 5pm. More information