Children's Events/Classes

: Family Trivia Afternoon

Join MCPL for a virtual family trivia on all things Star Wars. 4pm. FREE. To register

: 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. To register


: Late-Spring Tai Chi Open House via Zoom

De-stress, boost natural immunity, increase fitness through low-impact exercise! No prior experience necessary. 9:55-10:55am.  Sun & Moon Taiji One at Yong Studios, 4916 Fairmont Ave.  FREE but RSVP required via e-mail ( 


: Encore's 15th Anniversary Concert

Singers from Encore Creativity for Older Adults present an uplifting choral repertoire with live musical accompaniment.  Strathmore Music Center,  5301 Tuckerman Ln. 3pm. All ages. For more information, call  301/261-5747.

: Summer Concert at the Streetery

Please join us on Friday evenings at 6pm this summer for live music at the Streetery on Norfolk Ave. Juliet Lloyd. FREE. For the full schedule, visit here

: Summer Concert at the Streetery

Please join us on Friday evenings at 6pm this summer for live music at the Streetery on Norfolk Ave. The Walkaways. FREE. For the full schedule, visit here


: English Conversation Club

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

- : BCC English Conversation Club

English conversation practice for non-native English speakers in friendly atmosphere. Wednesdays in May from 11am-12:30pm; additional dates May 11, 18, 25.  Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Ln; 2nd floor; Room C. FREE. More information, email

: Poet Dan Rosenberg & Fiction Writer Michael Don

The Writer’s Center and Poet Lore welcome poet Dan Rosenberg (Bassinet) and fiction writer Michael Don (Partners and Strangers) for a reading and discussion of their work. The Writer's Center, 4508 Walsh St. 7pm. FREE. More information

: Mary Bruton Sandifer Reading & Wine Tasting

The Writer’s Center welcomes Mary Bruton Sandifer for a reading and wine tasting to celebrate the release of her new novel, Jeanne: Seeds of Infinity. The Writer's Center, 4508 Walsh St. 6:30pm. FREE. More information

Live Performance/Exhibit

- : Rebirth Exhibit

Featured from April 17, 2022, through May 28, 2022 is the exhibition "Rebirth" showing works by Wanjin Kim. Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East West Hwy. Opening hours: Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 1-5 pm, Friday 4-8 pm.

Special Events

- : Spring Native Plant Sale

Explore the gardens of Locust Grove. and ask the experts about growing low-maintenance and pest-resistant varieties that help attract wildlife to your garden. Shop a unique selection of the highest quality plants and seeds. Free Admission. No Registration Required. 10am-2pm. More information

: Outdoor Marketplace at Glen Echo

This outdoor sale features the work of some of our Glen Echo Park resident artists and local guest artists, as well as one or more live demonstrations from artists in a wide range of artistic media. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. 11am-4pm. More information

: Bethesda Boards 10th Anniversary Event

Celebration of Bethesda Boards' 10th Anniversary and new location.  11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Bethesda Boards, 7900 Woodmont Ave. All ages. FREE. 

- : Bethesda Fine Arts Festival

The festival will feature fine art created by 100+ of the nation's best artists, live entertainment and Bethesda restaurants. Located in Bethesda's Woodmont Triangle, along Norfolk, Auburn & Del Ray Avenues. Admission to the festival is FREE and free parking is available in the public parking garage on Auburn Avenue. This event is held rain or shine. More information, visit here

: Bethesda Weed Warriors

Help keep Bethesda weed free! Bethesda Green and Bethesda Urban Partnership are working together to keep downtown Bethesda beautiful. Join for one (or more!) of the upcoming dates to pull weeds from sidewalks and tree boxes all through Bethesda. For more information, visit here