<cal2>"All My Sons" will play at The Writer's Center, 4508 Walsh Street, Downtown Bethesda, June 10-July 10, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. There will be an added matinee Saturday, July 9 at 2 p.m. There will be a silent auction gala and bake sale June 11. Tickets $18, $15 for students and seniors. Call 301-816-1023 or visit www.quotidiantheatre.org.
"Little Red Riding Hood and the 3 Little Pigs," will play at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. from June 8- July 17 Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets are $7, group rates available. Call 301-320-6668 or visit www.thepuppetco.org.
“Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,” at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Performances Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. June, approximately 1 hour. Call 301-320-5331 or visit www.adventuretheatre.org.
The Lester Horton Dance Theater Collection, a collection of black and white photographs taken in Los Angeles from 1937-1956 at the Mansion at Strathmore, Invitational Gallery, 10701 Rockville Pike, through June 30. Call 301-581-5100 or visit www.strathmore.org.
James and the Giant Peach adapted by David Wood from the book by Roald Dahl will play June 25 — Aug. 14, Tuesday-Friday at 10:30 a.m, Saturday at 3:30 p.m., Sunday at 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. at Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Avenue, Bethesda. Tickets are $15 center orchestra, $12 side orchestra, and $10 balcony. Call 301-280-1660 or visit www.ImaginationStage.org.
<hdr15>Groups and Clubs
<cal2>The Glen Echo International Folkdancers meet every Thursday night at Church of the Redeemer, 6201 Dunrobbin Drive. Teaching all levels from 7:30 - 9 p.m., and requests from 9- 10:45 p.m. No partner or experience needed, newcomers always welcome. Admission $5. Call Jamie at 301-320-7099 or visit www.dancingplanetproductions.com.
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), a support group, meets the third Sunday of each month at 2 p.m., at Cedar Lane Unitarian Church, 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda, to discuss the issues that surround coming out. Free. Call 301-439-3524 or visit www.pflag.org.
Beginners Bird Walk. Stroll the grounds of the 40-acre Woodend Sanctuary of the Audubon Naturalist Society and look for resident and migrating birds. The guided walks take place every Saturday at 8 a.m. Bring binoculars if you have them, and dress for the weather. Older children welcome. 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase. Free. 301-652-9188.
Adidam Study Group. Study of the Wisdom Teachings of Avatar Adi Da Samraj. Third Thursday of the month, 7:30-9 p.m. Donation $9. Call 301-656-6277 or visit www.adidam.org/dc. At Adidam Revelation Bookstore & Dharma Arts Center, 7215 Arlington Road, Suite 202, Bethesda.
The Potomac Area Newcomers Club welcomes new residents to the community with monthly meetings. Call the membership chairman for locations and reservations at 301-765-0066. Visit www.geocities.com/potomacnc.
MOMS Club of Potomac offers activities for stay-at-home moms and their children. New calendar and newsletter given out the third Monday of the month. Meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road. Call Gloria at 301-765-7635.
Potomac Seniors gather at Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road, during the week for a variety of activities between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The program includes Tai Chi, entertainment, health screenings and education, chair exercises, crafts, speakers, counseling, theme parties, monthly mini-trips and intergenerational activities. Visit http://www.co.mo.md.us/rec/Seniors/ptmsr.htm, or call 240-777-6960.
Folk Dancing Group. Every Thursday, Church of the Redeemer, Dunrobbin Drive and MacArthur Boulevard. Teaching at all levels, from 7:30-9 p.m., requests from 9-10:45 p.m. No partner or experience needed. Newcomers always welcome. Cost is $5. Call 301-320-7099, or visit www.dancingplanetproductions.com. Co-sponsored by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington.
ASCE Toastmaster Club meets at 9:20 a.m., at the Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road, Potomac, on the second Saturday of each month, and at Davis Library in Bethesda on the fourth Saturday of each month. Newcomers welcome. Call 301-299-2826 for more information.
English Language Conversation Club at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive. Group practice in spoken English on timely and interesting topics taken from the news or daily life. Volunteer discussion leaders needed. Call Nancy Benner at 240-777-0690.
Birders. The Montgomery Bird Club, a chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society, sponsors bird field trips and holds monthly meetings on the third Wednesday of each month at Potomac Presbyterian Church, 10301 River Road, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Visit http://www.mdkinc.com/mccbird/.
30-Plus Happy Hour hosted by the Young Professionals group from the Jewish Community Center for age 30 and above at different clubs in Bethesda. First Tuesday of every month, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Meet new people, and see old friends. Call 301-881-0100.
The Scottish Country Dance Society of Washington invites beginners and experienced dancers to join the dance group. Meetings are Mondays at 8 p.m. at St. Alban's Church, 3001 Wisconsin Ave.. Cost is $3 per session. Call Betty Lee Barne at 202-966-3595 or John MacLeod at 301-622-5945.
Sacred chanting. The healing effects of chanting. First and third Saturdays of the month and first Sunday of the month, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Call 301-656-6277 or visit www.adidam.org/dc. At Adidam Revelation Bookstore & Dharma Arts Center, 7215 Arlington Road, Suite 202, Bethesda.
The Way of Adidam - Introductory. Hear Avatar Adi Da's views on life, death, suffering, truth, reality and more. Tuesdays, 7:30-9 p.m. Call 301-656-6277, or visit www.adidam.org/dc. At Adidam Revelation Bookstore & Dharma Arts Center, 7215 Arlington Road, Suite 202, Bethesda.