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<lst>To have community events listed free in The Potomac Almanac, send mail to 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, Va. 22102, e-mail to almanac@connectionnewspapers.com, or fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is Thursday at noon for the following week’s paper. Photos and artwork encouraged. Unless otherwise noted, all events are in Potomac. If you have any questions, call Matthew Razak at 703-917-6457.

<cal1>Friday/April 25

<cal2>Art Show. The National Center for Children and Families (NCCF) presents the Fifth Annual Art & Soul: Artists and Art Lovers Supporting Children and Families. Guests will mingle to the sounds of Broadway star, Julia Nixon, as they enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, and bid on original artwork, fine jewelry, and unique dining and travel experiences. All proceeds will benefit area charities. Contact Heather Buckman at 301-365-4480 ext. 266 or hbuckman@nccf-cares.org.

Afternoon Tea. Enjoy afternoon tea and live music from local artists at the Mansion at Strathmore, 1 p.m. Cost is $18. Call 301-581-5108 or visit www.strathmore.org.

Focus Music. Maria Dunn will play at O’Brien’s BBQ, 387 East Gude Drive, Rockville, 8 p.m. Tickets $15 general, $12 memebers. Call 301-275-7459.

Time for Two's. Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for two- to three-year-olds at Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, 10:30 a.m. Call 240-777-0970.

Conversation Club. This English language conversation club is conducted by an ESOL teacher and will run from 2-4 p.m. in the Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, meeting room. It is designed for non-native speakers of English at every skill level. This is a drop-in program, pre-registration is not required. Call 240-777-0970.

Storytelling. Ellouise Schoettler will entertain with stories and fun at the Mansion at Strathmore, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5. Call 301-581-5100 or visit www.strathmore.org.

<cal1>Thursday/April 26

<cal2>Storytime for Twos. Join the Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac, for a storytime perfect for active 2-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. A librarian will lead the children through rhymes, fingerplays, and other activities suited for 24-36 month old children. Come prepared to sing and play. Call 240-777-0690.

Strathmore Block Party. Strathmore and its founding partner and resident orchestra, the BSO at Strathmore, are teaming up to throw the first Strathmore Block Party beginning at 6 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore. The Strathmore Block Party is open to the public for a special "thank you" price of $10. Call 301-581-5100 or visit www.strathmore.org.

<cal1>Friday/April 27

<cal2>Spring Auction in the Park. Food, raffle and photos in the park; proceeds go to visual education and outreach. At Photoworks, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., 7:30 p.m. Cost is $100. Call 301-229-4313.

Contra Dance. The Friday Night Dancers presents traditional American dancing including contra dances, square dances, and several waltzes. Contra dance lesson from 7:30-8:15 p.m. Dance from 8:30-11:30 p.m. to the Glen Echo Open Band, $8, in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park. Contact info@fridaynightdance.org, or visit www.fridaynightdance.org.

Spring Dance Concert. The Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville presents the Montgomery College Rockville Dance Company with a program of exciting and original dance, 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 regular, $8 seniors and students. Call 301-279-5301.

<cal1>Saturday/April 28

<cal2>Family Day Festival. Come celebrate the annual opening of the carousel at Glen Echo Park’s Family Day from noon to 4 p.m. Visitors can enjoy entertainment in the Park and learn more about the carousel through tours and photographs. Entrance to the Park and many activities are free. The carousel will operate from noon to 6 p.m., and will re-open that night for the Strauss Ball. Call 301-634-2222 or visit www.glenechopark.org.

Nature Program. Come visit Discovery Creek Children's Museum Forest Tales exhibition at the Stable Glen Echo Park. Spend time with the entire family while participating in engaging science and nature activities, 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. April is Earth Appreciation month, come and give Mother Nature a hug. Members and children under 2: free, nonmembers: $5. Call 202-337-5111 or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

Carousel Tours. 12 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo. Admission is free and the tour is also offered by appointment at 301-492-6229. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Park Tours. Walking tours of Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo begin at 2 p.m. A 60-minute film documentary is shown at 4 p.m. Admission is free and the tour is also offered by appointment at 301-492-6229. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Strauss Waltz Ball. Waltz Time presents the 24th Annual "Evening With Strauss Waltz Ball," an evening of Viennese Waltz in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park. This special benefit dance for Glen Echo Park includes a Viennese Waltz lesson from 8-9 p.m., followed by a program of classical waltzes from 9 p.m. to midnight in the style of "Old Vienna." The restored Dentzel Carousel will be open for dancers to enjoy rides until 11 p.m. No partner required, Cost $15, all net proceeds benefit the Glen Echo Park Partnership. Visit www.waltztimedances.org, call 202.238.0230, or email info@waltztimedances.org.

AIDS Benefit Concert. Jazz and vocalists; co-sponsored by Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church and Bethesda Jewish Congregation, 6601 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda, 7:30 p.m. Cost is $35. Call 301-365-2850, ext. 519.

Opera. Visit the Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac, for an opera workshop presented by the Washington National Opera. Opera highlights and a craft activity will be presented by a teaching artist. Best suited for 8-12 year olds. Call 240-777-0690 to register.

English Language Conversation Club. Join in practicing and improving your spoken English with the help of volunteers leading discussions at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac, 3 p.m. Call 240-777-0690.

AIDS Benefit Concert. A Musical Quilt: AIDS Benefit Concert with internationally acclaimed artists will be held at 6601 Bradley Boulevard, Bethesda, 7:30 p.m. Admission $35, Students $15. Call 301-365-2850 or see www.bradleyhillschurch.org www.bethesdajewish.com.

Hike. The Justice William O. Douglas Memorial Hike will begin at the Paw Paw Tunnel picnic area at mil 155.8 in C&O Canal National Historical Park, 10 a.m. Choice of 5 or 10 mile hike. Visit www.candocanal.org or contact Dorothea Malsbary at 301-942-2528 or dmusgrave@alumni.brown.edu.

Spring Dance Concert. The Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville presents the Montgomery College Rockville Dance Company with a program of exciting and original dance, 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 regular, $8 seniors and students. Call 301-279-5301.

Civil War Encampment. Since the canal was significant as a transportation route during the Civil War, the Federal Government used army units to patrol the vital waterway. Come visit at the Great Falls visitor center, 11710 MacArthur Blvd, Potomac, and get a taste of the lives of Union soldiers who protected the C&O Canal. Call 301-767 3714.

Piano Concert. Pianist Michael Adcock is featured in the free Washington Conservatory Concert for the Nation’s Capital at 8 p.m. at Westmoreland Congregational UCC Church, 1 Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda. Call 301-320-2770 or www.washingtonconservatory.org.

Classical Musc. Soovin Kim will perform with the National Philharmonic at the Music Center at Strathmore, 6301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, 8 p.m. Kids 7-17 are free. Tickets are $25-$79. Call 301-581-5100 or visit www.strathmore.org.

<cal1>Sunday/April 29

<cal2>Nature Program. Come visit Discovery Creek Children's Museum Forest Tales exhibition at the Stable Glen Echo Park. Spend time with the entire family while participating in engaging science and nature activities, 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. April is Earth Appreciation month, come and give Mother Nature a hug. Members and children under 2: free, nonmembers: $5. Call 202-337-5111 or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

Dayhiking. Potomac Conservancy is partnering with the National Park Service to help raise awareness and use of the historic and natural regional treasure that is the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail. They will be leading a day hike to explore different areas of the trail at the River Center at Lockhouse 8 on the C&O Canal. Contact Eliza at cava@potomac.org to RSVP or call 301-608-1188, x213.

Carousel Tours. 12 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo. Admission is free and the tour is also offered by appointment at 301-492-6229. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Park Tours. Walking tours of Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo begin at 2 p.m. A 60-minute film documentary is shown at 4 p.m. Admission is free and the tour is also offered by appointment at 301-492-6229. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

ADI Open House. In honor of National Dance Week, American Dance Institute, 1570 East Jefferson Street in Rockville, is hosting an Angelina Ballerina Open House, where children of all ages will enjoy a free afternoon of dance, crafts, performances and a ballet "petting zoo," from 12-2 p.m. The children will have the unique opportunity to meet and dance with Angelina, who is also the spokes character for National Dance Week. Call 301-984-3003 or visit www.americandance.org.

Italian Wine Tasting. Wine and appetizers sponsored by Centro Restaurant, B-CC Beer & Wine and Bella Italia at Bella Italia, 4844 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda, 6-8 p.m. Ages 21 and up. Call 301-654-2667.

Contra and Square Dance. The Folklore Society of Greater Washington presents traditional American dancing with a focus on New England style contra dances, and including square dances, country mixers, waltzes. Lessons 7 p.m., followed by called dances from 7:30-10:30 p.m. $10 nonmembers/$8 FSGW members, in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park. Call 202-518-1299 or visit www.fsgw.org.

Family Hike. Locust Grove Nature Center, 7777 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda will probe Little Bennett's southern aspect and its rural history 1-4 p.m. Children must be able to walk approximately 3 miles or be carried in a backpack. Meet at the Hyattstown Mill Road parking lot off Clarksburg Road. Ages 1 and up. Cost $4. Call 301-299-1990.

ADI Open House. In honor of National Dance Week, American Dance Institute, 1570 East Jefferson Street, Rockville, is hosting an Angelina Ballerina Open House, where children of all ages will enjoy a free afternoon of dance, crafts, performances and a ballet "petting zoo," from 12 -2 p.m. The children will have the opportunity to meet and dance with Angelina, who is also the spokescharacter for National Dance Week. Call 301-984-3003 or visit www.americandance.org.

Spring Dance Concert. The Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville presents the Montgomery College Rockville Dance Company with a program of exciting and original dance, 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 regular, $8 seniors and students. Call 301-279-5301.

Civil War Encampment. Since the canal was significant as a transportation route during the Civil War, the Federal Government used army units to patrol the vital waterway. Come visit at the Great Falls visitor center, 11710 MacArthur Blvd, Potomac, and get a taste of the lives of Union soldiers who protected the C&O Canal. Call 301-767 3714.

The Robin Hood Project. A screening of Douglas Fairbank’s classic film Robin Hood, with live soundtrack of Renaissance music performed by Hesperus at the Music Center at Strathmore, 2 p.m. Tickets $12. Call 301-581-5100 or visit www.strathmore.org.

<cal1>Monday/April 30

<cal2>Bedtime Storytime. Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for three to five-year-olds at Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, 7:15 p.m. Come in pajamas if you like. Call 240-777-0970.

<cal1>Tuesday/May 1

<cal2>Time for Two's. Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for two- to three-year-olds at Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, 10:30 a.m. Call 240-777-0970.

Work-Out for a Cure. Fitness Express in partnership with the Beverly Farms PTA offers a dynamic, feel the burn work-out, 4:15-5:15 p.m., the Beverly Farms gym. Tax deductible donations to Breast Cancer Research, in lieu of a class fee appreciated. All fitness levels welcome. Call Marilyn at 301-523-1900.

Afternoon Tea. Enjoy afternoon tea and live music from local artists at the Mansion at Strathmore, 1 p.m. Cost is $18. Call 301-581-5108 or visit www.strathmore.org.

<cal1>Wednesday/May 2

<cal2>Conversation Club. This English language conversation club is conducted by an ESOL teacher and will run from 2-4 p.m. in the Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, meeting room. It is designed for non-native speakers of English at every skill level. This is a drop-in program, pre-registration is not required. Call 240-777-0970.

Babies in the Library. Join the Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac, for a storytime program designed for pre-walkers (birth to 12 months), 10:30 a.m. Call 240-777-0690.

Rock Art. Locust Grove Nature Center, 7777 Democracy Blvd, Bethesda will chip and grind to make rock-based pigments and explore the many ways humans have used rocks as art, 3:30-4:30 p.m. For ages 6-12. Cost is $6. To register go to www.parkpass.org or call 301-299-1990.

Afternoon Tea. Enjoy afternoon tea and live music from local artists at the Mansion at Strathmore, 1 p.m. Cost is $18. Call 301-581-5108 or visit www.strathmore.org.

<cal1>Thursday/May 3

<cal2>Time for Two's. Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for two- to three-year-olds at Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, 10:30 a.m. Call 240-777-0970.

Opera Night Live. Entertainment and four course Italian meal at Trattoria Sorrento, 4930 Cordell Ave., from 7-9 p.m. Cost is $48. Call 301-718-0344.

First Thursdays. Recipes and samples for Mother’s Day at Bella Italia, 4844 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Free. Call 301-654-2667.

Born to Read. Stories, songs rhymes and activities for children 0 to 24 months at the Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, 10:30 a.m. Call 240-777-0970.

Puppet Show. "Are You My Mother?" Help Billy Bunny find his mother after he leaves the nest in search of his "lost mommy" at Locust Grove Nature Center, 7777 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda, 10-10:45 a.m. Craft included. Ages 1-5. Cost $4. To register go to www.parkpass.org or call 301-299-1990.

Jigu! Thunder Drums of China. Thunder Drums make their Washington area premiere at the Music Center at Strathmore, 8 p.m. Tickets $21-$40. Call 301-581-5108 or visit www.strathmore.org.

<cal1>Friday/May 4

<cal2>Mother’s Day Craft. Make a special gift for mom, decorate a planter and fill it with a special flower and create a personal Mother's Day Card with Perfect Parties by Terrye at Cabin John Mall Atrium, 11325 Seven Lock Road, Potomac, 9:30 a.m.

Contra Dance. The Friday Night Dancers presents traditional American dancing including contra dances, square dances, and several waltzes. Contra dance lesson from 7:30-8:15 p.m. Dance from 8:30-11:30 p.m. to the Glen Echo Open Band, $8, in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park. Contact info@fridaynightdance.org, or visit www.fridaynightdance.org.

Azalea Festival. The annual Landon School Azalea festival at Landon School, 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda, will feature flowers, fun and gardening tips, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Proceeds go toward student scholarships. Call 301-320-3200.

Barely Used Market. Sporting goods, housewares, clothing, toys, books, jewelry, furniture and more at Landon School's Gym, 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda, 1-5 p.m. Call 301-320-3200.

Growing Green. It's no surprise that there's lots of development upcounty, but what's remarkable is that some of it is green. Locust Grove Nature Center, 7777 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda, will visit the homes at Dayspring and the solar decathlon building at Red Wiggler Farm to examine green construction and conservation technology, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Bring a bag lunch to eat at the farm. Cost is $12. To register go to www.parkpass.org or call 301-299-1990.

Fitness Month Kickoff. My Gym Potomac located in Cabin John Mall at 11325 Seven Locks Rd, Potomac, will hold the "Second Annual Kids For Fitness Challenge" where children can work out and play during a 30-minute fitness program at My Gym, 3:30-6:30 p.m. Children will ask friends and family to sponsor them as they make the pledge to become healthy and fit. Visit www.my-gym.com/potomac or call 301-983-5300.

<cal1>Saturday/May 5

<cal2>Lockhouse 8 Opening. The River Center at Lockhouse 8, C&O Canal National Historical Park, Cabin John, opens to the public for the 2007 visitor season with a new "Backyard to the Bay" exhibit. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the exhibit – with specials guests and refreshments – will take place at 10 a.m. To RSVP for the grand opening celebration, contact Potomac Conservancy at info@potomac.org or call 301-608-1188.

Time for Two's. Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for two- to three-year-olds at Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, 10:30 a.m. Call 240-777-0970.

English Language Conversation Club. Join in practicing and improving your spoken English with the help of volunteers leading discussions at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac, 3 p.m. Call 240-777-0690.

Carousel Tours. 12 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo. Admission is free and the tour is also offered by appointment at 301-492-6229. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Park Tours. Walking tours of Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo begin at 2 p.m. A 60-minute film documentary is shown at 4 p.m. Admission is free and the tour is also offered by appointment at 301-492-6229. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Nature Program. Come visit Discovery Creek Children's Museum Forest Tales exhibition at the Stable Glen Echo Park. Spend time with the entire family while participating in engaging science and nature activities, 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. April is Earth Appreciation month, come and give Mother Nature a hug. Members and children under 2: free, nonmembers: $5. Call 202-337-5111 or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

Azalea Festival. The annual Landon School Azalea festival at Landon School, 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda, will feature flowers, fun and gardening tips, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Proceeds go toward student scholarships. Call 301-320-3200.

Barely Used Market. Sporting goods, housewares, clothing, toys, books, jewelry, furniture and more at Landon School's Gym, 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Call 301-320-3200.

Spring Family Sidewalk Sale. Stories, activities and savings at Del Ray Ave., between Old Georgetown Road and Auburn Ave., 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free. Call 301-656-5995.

Italian Wine Tasting. Wine and appetizers sponsored by Centro Restaurant, B-CC Beer & Wine and Bella Italia at Bella Italia, 4844 Bethesda Ave., 6-8 p.m. Ages 21 and up. Free. Call 301-654-2667.

Chinese Book Discussion. Book discussion in Chinese language at the Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Discuss "Dream of Returning to River Qin." Ask for the book at the Circulation Desk. Call 240-777-0690.

NIH Chamber Singers. The NIH Chamber Singers will present their Spring Concert at the Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac, 2 p.m. Call 240-777-0690.

Climb Wall Weekend. Step into your harness, stretch out your limbs and get ready to climb at Discovery Creek Children’s Museum in Glen Echo Park. Climb Wall activities are included with the price of admission to Discovery Creek. Members and children under 2 are free, $5 for nonmembers. At the Stable at Glen Echo Park, located near the park entrance. Call 202-337-5111 or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

Flea Market. A Flea Market and Community Yard Sale takes place from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road. Call Linda Barlock at 240-777-6960.

<cal1>Sunday/May 6

<cal2>Film Screening. Cinema Art Bethesda will show "Climates," the dissolution of a love affair saddled with chronic loneliness. The doors to the Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema, 7235 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, will open at 9:30 a.m. and the film will begin promptly at 10 a.m. A discussion led by a local film expert will follow the film. Tickets at the door are $14. Visit http://CinemaArtBethesda.org or call 301-365-3679.

Voices of the River. Join the Potomac Conservancy for its first Voices of the River of the 2007 River Center season at Lockhouse 8, C&O Canal National Historical Park, Cabin John, 3-4 p.m. This kick-off will feature old-time banjo with Reed Martin. To RSVP for this free event, contact Judy Welles at welles@potomac.org; 301-608-1188, ext. 212.

Carousel Tours. 12 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo. Admission is free and the tour is also offered by appointment at 301-492-6229. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Park Tours. Walking tours of Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo begin at 2 p.m. A 60-minute film documentary is shown at 4 p.m. Admission is free and the tour is also offered by appointment at 301-492-6229. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Nature Program. Come visit Discovery Creek Children's Museum Forest Tales exhibition at the Stable Glen Echo Park. Spend time with the entire family while participating in engaging science and nature activities, 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. April is Earth Appreciation month, come and give Mother Nature a hug. Members and children under 2: free, nonmembers: $5. Call 202-337-5111 or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

Azalea Festival. The annual Landon School Azalea festival at Landon School, 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda, will feature flowers, fun and gardening tips, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Proceeds go toward student scholarships. Call 301-320-3200.

Barely Used Market. Sporting goods, housewares, clothing, toys, books, jewelry, furniture and more at Landon School's Gym, 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Call 301-320-3200.

Nature Fair. Family festival with live music, activities, crafts and food at the Audubon Naturalist Society’s Woodend Sanctuary, 8940 Jones Mill Road, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Call 301-652-9188.

Climb Wall Weekend. Step into your harness, stretch out your limbs and get ready to climb at Discovery Creek Children’s Museum in Glen Echo Park. Climb Wall activities are included with the price of admission to Discovery Creek. Members and children under 2 are free, $5 for nonmembers. At the Stable at Glen Echo Park, located near the park entrance. Call 202-337-5111 or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

Waltz Dance. Waltz Time presents a beginning Waltz lesson from 3-3:30 p.m., followed by an afternoon of waltzes by Terpsichore. Musicians Elke Baker, Liz Donaldson and Ralph Gordon will charm you with their vibrant and imaginative musical interpretations of different waltzes. The dancing runs from 3:30-6 p.m., and admission for the whole afternoon is only $8. Lesson and dancing in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, no partner required. Visit www.waltztimedances.org.

Blues and Swing Dance. The Glen Echo Park Partnership presents the Ruby Hayes Band for a mostly Blues dance. For dancers who want to learn more about blues dancing, Mike Marcotte and Donna Barker offer an optional blues workshop from 7-8:30 p.m. No partner required. Cost for the lesson and dance is $17, or attend just the dance from 8:30-11:30 p.m. for $12, in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park. Contact dbarker@glenechopark.org or visit www.dancedc.com.

Canal Hike. Meet 10:30 a.m. at Violette’s Lock at the end of Violette’s Lock Road, which is off River Road west of Potomac; hike to Pennyfield Lock with two return options: an easy route on the towpath or a strenuous route via Blockhouse Point Regional Park. Free. Call Pat White at 301-977-5628.

PHC Open House. Enjoy North Potomac community day at the Potomac Horse Center, 14211 Quince Orchard Road, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. A fun filled day for families with hayrides, horse and pony rides, barn tours, horseback riding demonstrations, personalized horseshoes, moon bounce and more. Free. Call 301-208-0200 or visit www.potomachorse.com.