Children's Events/Classes

- : The Hula-Hoopin’ Queen

Imagination Stage presents "The Hula-Hoppin' Queen", a story of Kameeka's journey to becoming the next Hula-Hoopin' Queen of 139th street in Harlem. Learn more.

- : Hoodie

Teenagers face a tornado of questions every day. Hoodie examines image and appearance in the vignette style and poses what may be the most difficult question of all – Do I stay in a clump, or do I stand alone? Attend the student performance of Hoodie for ages 11 and up. Purchase tickets.

: Family Storytime

Children of all ages are invited to Family Storytime at Connie Morella from 11:00 to 11:30am, to engage with diverse stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination. Learn more.

- : Sunday Open Explore

Discover all KID Museum has to offer during Sunday Open Explore each week. Maker skills will vary from 3dPrinting, Animation, Art Making, Cardboard Construction, Coding, Digital Design, Electronics, Engineering Design, Laser Cutting, Robotics, Textile/Fiber Arts, and Woodworking. This event is open to all ages. Learn more.


- : 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.

- : Yoga From The Heart - Mondays

This gentle yoga class teaches ways to manage physical, emotional, and spiritual stress following a cardiac event or heart disease diagnosis. Open to all looking for a gentle yoga class on Mondays, March 6 - April 24 from  5:30-6:30 p.m., virtually. Register here.

: Safe Sitter

Join a comprehensive training course on the essentials of babysitting designed for 11- to 13-year-olds from 9am to 3pm at Bethesda Regional Service Center. Register today. 

Community Meetings

: Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group

Shares experience, information, and hope about PN treatments and self-help coping remedies via Zoom from 7-8pm. Register here.


: Live Jazz at Sala Thai Bethesda

Enjoy live jazz by the Karen Gary Trio from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Sala Thai Bethesda on the first Friday of each month.

: Just Fine - Mary J. Blige Tribute Band

Just Fine is the ultimate Mary J. Blige Tribute Band featuring lead vocalist and entertainer Ms.TreJae who delivers the look and sound of her musical idol. See her performance at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club on Saturday, March 11th. More Information.

: The Atlantic Reed Consort

One of the Mid-Atlantic region’s most sought-after chamber music groups, the Atlantic Reed Consort, performs at The Mansion at Strathmore at 6:30pm and 8:30pm. Buy tickets here.

: Sugar Hill Gang with Special Guest Rob Base

Enjoy the sound of the famous Sugar Hill Gang at The Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club with special guest Rob Base. Doors open at 5pm and the shows starts at 7pm. Purchase tickets.

: Holding a Grunge Band

90s grunge lovers, attend Tommy Joe's on Saturday, March 25, and wear your best plaid for some of the DMV's best 90s rock.  The show starts from 7:00-10:00pm. More Information.

: SFJAZZ Collective

Enjoy the all-star ensemble comprising the finest performers/composers at work in jazz today; the SFJAZZ Collective. They’ll perform two shows at 5pm and 8pm at AMP Pike & Rose. Purchase tickets.


- : BCC English Conversation Club

English conversation practice for non-native English speakers in a friendly atmosphere. Wednesdays in March from 11 am-12:30 pm; additional dates include March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Ln;2nd floor; Room C. FREE. For more information, email

: The Writer’s Center LIVE!

Join The Writer's Center at 7:30 pm for a variety show for literature lovers, featuring acclaimed writers E.A. Aymar, Dan Brady, Lena Crown, Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes, and R.E.I.L. Hosted by Amy Freeman and Emily Holland, with music by Zach Powers. Learn more.

: Dominic “Nerd” McDonald Author Reading

Join The Writer’s Center and Poet Lore for a reading and discussion of Dominic “Nerd” McDonald’s new book, I’d Rather Be Called a Nerd, published by the DC-based arts nonprofit Day Eight. More information.

: Local Writer's Showcase: Poetry Contest Winners & Readings

The Bethesda Urban Partnership & The Writer's Center partnered on the 2023 Poetry Contest and will honor local writers and winners on March 9th at 7pm at The Writer's Center, 4508 Walsh Street. All winners and guest poets will read poems. More information.

: Local Writer's Showcase: Essay & Short Story Winners & Readings

The annual Essay and Short Story contest, in partnership with Bethesda Magazine, The Writer's Center, and The Trawick Foundation, Essay & Short Story readings, and winner announcement will be on March 10 at 7pm located at Bethesda Hyatt, 7400 Wisconsin Avenue. More Information.

: LGBTQ+ Writers Affinity Mixer

Writers who identify as LGBTQ+ are invited to The Writer’s center for an informal gathering Center. Enjoy drinks and appetizers. FREE & open to all DMV writers who identify as LGBTQ+. RSVP required.

Live Performance/Exhibit

- : Where I CALL HOME

Waverly Street Gallery presents the " Where I CALL HOME" exhibition by Kevin H. Adams. Opening hours are Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 1:00-5:00pm and Fridays from 4:00-8:00pm. An opening reception and artist talk will be held on Friday, March 10th, from 6:00-8:00pm. More Information.

: Open Mic at The Writer’s Center!

The Writer’s Center welcomes all writers of Prose, poetry, and spoken word to share 4-5 minutes of their latest work. In-person signup starts at 6:45pm, and readings begin promptly at 7pm. Sign up in advance.

- : “Variety Show: A Photo Ensemble”

Gallery B presents “Variety Show:  A Photo Ensemble” by Creative Platform, a photography group featuring nine photographers exhibited from March 9 – April 2, 2023, with an opening reception on Saturday, March 11, 2023, from 5-8pm, and a closing reception on Sunday, April 2 from 3-5pm at Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E, Bethesda, MD. Gallery hours for the show will be Thursday – Saturday, 12-6pm, and Sundays, 11-4pm. More details.

- : I Present Lagos

Attend “I Present Lagos,” a weekend exhibit of six remarkable artists sharing their love for Africa's city of dreams, Lagos, Nigeria. The show will be located at Round House Theatre starting at 5pm. RSVP here.

- : "Art Between The Beltways"

localCOLOR presents "Art Between The Beltways,” an artist showcase including Kelly L. Walker (Mixed Media) and Daniela Godoy (Watercolor) and Montgomery County artists Jill Cantrill (Oil and Acrylics), Jack Rosenberg (Photography) and Shelley Dane (Mosaics). The opening reception is on Friday, March 31st, 2023, from 5-8pm at 5613 Durbin Rd. Bethesda, MD 20814. To RSVP, please get in touch with Shelley Dane at

Special Events

: Italian Happy Hour

Enjoy a drink (Spritz) and chat in Italian with ICS native instructors and staff at The Italian Cultural Society, 4833 Rugby Ave., Suite #201, Bethesda, MD 20814. Happy hour starts at 6:15pm. RSVP here.

: 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 9:00am-1:30pm in March. The market is located at Bethesda Elementary School, 7600 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814. More information.

- : B-CC Used Book Sale

Over 60,000 books in good condition, sorted into categories, including a vast children's section available for sale at B-CC High School, 4301 East-West Hwy, Bethesda. The sale will occur on Saturday, March 11, 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday, March 12, 10 am - 3 pm. Learn more.

: Karaoke

Visit the Bethesda Row Cinema for a screening of the Bolivian film, "Karaoke" with English subtitles on Sunday, March 19, 2023, at 10 a.m. The cost is $15 and includes a light breakfast and post-film discussion. More Information.

- : Bethesda Film Fest

On Friday, March 24, and Saturday, March 25, 2023, the 11th annual Bethesda Film Fest takes place in downtown Bethesda.  View the screening of short documentary films made by selected filmmakers. More information.

: Early Spring Tai Chi Open House

De-stress, boost natural immunity, and increase fitness through low-impact exercise at Sun & Moon Taiji One at Yong Studio's open house from 10:00-11:00am. No prior experience is needed; RSVP here.