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Calendary, May 21-27

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>Wednesday/May 21

<cal2>French Book Club. Join Madeleine Hage for a discussion of books written in French and discussed in French at the Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, 7:30 p.m. This month the group is reading "L'enfant de sable" by Tahar Ben Jelloun. Call 240-777-0970.

Jazz. 8 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, with John Eaton. To purchase tickets, call 301-348-3872.

<cal1>Thursday/May 22

<cal2>Evening Concert. Thursday Night concerts will take place from 6-8 p.m. in Veterans Park located at the corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues in Bethesda. This week’s performer will be Terry Terrific and the Tornados (Original Rock). Contact 301-215-6660 or visit www.bethesda.org.

<cal1>Friday/May 23

<cal2>Contra Dance. The Friday Night Dancers presents contra dancing as well as some square dances and waltzes in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. There is a Contra dance lesson from 7:30-8:15 p.m. followed by the called dance from 8:30-11:30 p.m. Beginners are always welcome. This week Avant Gardeners performs. Admission: $9. Contact email: info@fridaynightdance.org.

Swing Dance. The Glen Echo Park Partnership presents a Swing Dance with the Boilermaker Jazz Band in the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo. An introductory Swing lesson with Donna Barker and Mike Marcotte from 8 - 9 p.m. is followed by dancing until Midnight. No partner necessary; admission includes the lesson at 8 p.m. Admission: $13. Contact Email: dbarker@glenechopark.org.

Wine Tasting. Enjoy Italian wines at Bella Italia, 4844 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda, 6-8 p.m. Ages 21 and up. Call 301-654-2667.

<cal1>Saturday/May 24

<cal2>Swing Dance. The Tom Cunningham Orchestra will perform in the Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Beginning swing lesson at 8 p.m. is followed by dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. Admission: $15.

Laugh Riot. Enjoy five local comics and have a chance to tell jokes yourself at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 7400 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, 8-10 p.m. Cost $10. Call 301-657-1234.

English 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.

Storytime. Kat Tales featuring Kat and aerobics at Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda, 11 a.m. Call 301-986-1761.

Laugh Riot. Enjoy five local comics and have a chance to tell jokes yourself at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 7400 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, 8-10 p.m. Cost $10. Call 301-657-1234.

Carousel Tours. Carousel tours start at 12 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, and give visitors a closer look at the 1921 Dentzel carousel. Find out how it was made, how it works, and about the rest of the amusement park attractions that were built around it. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Park Tour. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, tours begin at 2 p.m. and lead visitors through a walking tour of the Park to learn about its history and the current programs in arts, dance and children’s activities. Admission is free. Tours begin at the visitor's desk in the Arcade Building..Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Nature Program. Come visit Discovery Creek Children's Museum Forest Tales exhibition at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Spend time with the entire family while participating in engaging science and nature activities. In the former Glen Echo Park stable building, near the park entrance. Open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission is free for members and children under 2, $5 for nonmembers. Call 202-337-5111 to make arrangements or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

<cal1>Sunday/May 25

<cal2>Contra and Square Dance. The Folklore Society of Greater Washington presents traditional American dancing with a focus on New England style contra dances, including square dances, country mixers, waltzes and other couple dances in the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. All dances are taught, and no partner is necessary. The newcomers' welcome lesson is at 7 p.m., followed by called dances with Happy Foot from 7:30 - 10:30 p.m. Admission: $12 nonmembers/$9 FSGW members. Call 202-518-1299.

Voices of the River. Eco-historian Hayden Mathews will give an interactive talk, which will weave regional history, natural history, and geology to interpret the forces and events that shaped both the Potomac River and the people that have lived on its banks at the River Center at Lockhouse 8, C&O Canal National Historical Park, Cabin John, 2-3 p.m. Contact Potomac Conservancy's River Center Coordinator, Bridget Chapin, at chapin@potomac.org or 301-608-1188, x213, or go to www.potomac.org.

Carousel Tours. Carousel tours start at 12 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, and give visitors a closer look at the 1921 Dentzel carousel. Find out how it was made, how it works, and about the rest of the amusement park attractions that were built around it. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Park Tour. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, tours begin at 2 p.m. and lead visitors through a walking tour of the Park to learn about its history and the current programs in arts, dance and children’s activities. Admission is free. Tours begin at the visitor's desk in the Arcade Building..Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Nature Program. Come visit Discovery Creek Children's Museum Forest Tales exhibition at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Spend time with the entire family while participating in engaging science and nature activities. In the former Glen Echo Park stable building, near the park entrance. Open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission is free for members and children under 2, $5 for nonmembers. Call 202-337-5111 to make arrangements or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

<cal1>Monday/May 26

<cal2>Storytime. Monday morning storytime at Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda, 11 a.m. Call 301-986-1761.

<cal1>Wednesday/May 28

<cal2>Focus Music. Focus music will present Randall Williams and other performers as part of the Falcon Ridge Preview Tour at O’Briens BBQ, 387 East Gude Drive, Rockville, 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 general and $12 members. Visit www.focus.org.

Lunchtime Concert. Wednesday lunchtime concerts will take place from 12 – 2 p.m. at the Bethesda Place Plaza located at 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. This weeks performer is Oasis (Reggae). Free. Contact 301-215-6660 or visit www.bethesda.org.

<cal1>Thursday/May 29

<cal2>Square Dance. Join Hot Squares in the Olde Town Tonight for an evening of rocking traditional American square dancing in the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, 8 – 10:30 p.m. Admission: $8. Contact Phone: 301-651-8971 or 410-268-0231.

English Conversation Club. The English Conversation Club is for people who want to practice speaking English in a friendly setting at the Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, 2 p.m. Call 240-777-0970.

Evening Concert. Thursday Night concerts will take place from 6-8 p.m. in Veterans Park located at the corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues in Bethesda. This week’s performer will be 8 Ohms Band (Funk). Contact 301-215-6660 or visit www.bethesda.org.

<cal1>Friday/May 30

<cal2>Contra Dance. The Friday Night Dancers presents contra dancing as well as some square dances and waltzes in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. There is a Contra dance lesson from 7:30-8:15 p.m. followed by the called dance from 8:30-11:30 p.m. Beginners are always welcome. This week Swallowtail performs. Admission: $9. Contact email: info@fridaynightdance.org.

Swingin’ the Blues. The Glen Echo Park Partnership presents another Friday night Swingin' the. Included in the cost of the dance is your choice of either a West Coast Swing lesson with Ken Roesel, or a Slow Blues lesson with Mike & Donna from 8 - 9 p.m. The lesson is followed by music from The Idle Americans. Admission: $13. Contact Email: dbarker@glenechopark.org.

Author Event. Award-winning author Ann Hagedorn reads from and discusses "Savage Peace: Hope and Fear in America, 1919," her account of a dramatic post-war year in American life, at The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh Street, Bethesda. Call 301-654-8664.

<cal1>Saturday/May 31

<cal2>Swing Dance. Join Marc and Ellen for a night of dancing with George Gee & the Jump, Jivin' Wailers from NYC in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. The evening will kick off with a beginning swing lesson taught by Marc Shepanek & Ellen Engle at 8 p.m. At 9 p.m., George Gee & the Jump, Jivin' Wailers will take the stage until Midnight. $15 including lesson; no partner required. Contact Phone: 301-299-8728.

Laugh Riot. Enjoy five local comics and have a chance to tell jokes yourself at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 7400 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, 8-10 p.m. Cost $10. Call 301-657-1234.

Carousel Tours. Carousel tours start at 12 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, and give visitors a closer look at the 1921 Dentzel carousel. Find out how it was made, how it works, and about the rest of the amusement park attractions that were built around it. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Park Tour. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, tours begin at 2 p.m. and lead visitors through a walking tour of the Park to learn about its history and the current programs in arts, dance and children’s activities. Admission is free. Tours begin at the visitor's desk in the Arcade Building..Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Nature Program. Come visit Discovery Creek Children's Museum Forest Tales exhibition at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Spend time with the entire family while participating in engaging science and nature activities. In the former Glen Echo Park stable building, near the park entrance. Open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission is free for members and children under 2, $5 for nonmembers. Call 202-337-5111 to make arrangements or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

Focus Music. Focus music will present Randall Williams and other performers as part of the Falcon Ridge Preview Tour at O’Briens BBQ, 387 East Gude Drive, Rockville, 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 general and $12 members. Visit www.focus.org.

Storytime. Kat Tales featuring Kat and aerobics at Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda, 11 a.m. Call 301-986-1761.

Yard Sale. Members of the Montgomery County Police Victims Assistance Unit are holding a yard sale to include: clothing (children and adult), household items, small furniture, and toys at Rockvile Elks Lodge #15, 5 Taft Court, Rockville, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. All of the proceeds from the sale will be used to provide emergency and holiday assistance to needy crime victims and their families. Call: 240-773-5626.

Rummage/Bake Sale to benefit Bannockburn Nursery School will be held from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Bannockburn Clubhouse, 6314 Bannockburn Drive, Bethesda. Free admission. Clothes, household items, and furniture for all ages will be sold. Call 301-320-4252.

Baseball. Watch the Bethesda Big Trains take on the Mid-Atlantic Rookies at Povich Field, 10600 Westlake Drive in Cabin John Regional Park, Bethesda, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 adults and $3 for kids. Call 301-983-1006 or visit www.bigtrain.org.

<cal1>Sunday/June 1

<cal2>Carousel Tours. Carousel tours start at 12 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, and give visitors a closer look at the 1921 Dentzel carousel. Find out how it was made, how it works, and about the rest of the amusement park attractions that were built around it. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Park Tour. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, tours begin at 2 p.m. and lead visitors through a walking tour of the Park to learn about its history and the current programs in arts, dance and children’s activities. Admission is free. Tours begin at the visitor's desk in the Arcade Building. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Nature Program. Come visit Discovery Creek Children's Museum Forest Tales exhibition at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Spend time with the entire family while participating in engaging science and nature activities. In the former Glen Echo Park stable building, near the park entrance. Open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission is free for members and children under 2, $5 for nonmembers. Call 202-337-5111 to make arrangements or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

Contra and Square Dance. The Folklore Society of Greater Washington presents traditional American dancing with a focus on New England style contra dances, including square dances, country mixers, waltzes and other couple dances in the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. All dances are taught, and no partner is necessary. The newcomers' welcome lesson is at 7 p.m., followed by called dances with Happy Foot from 7:30 - 10:30 p.m. Admission: $12 nonmembers/$9 FSGW members. Call 202-518-1299.

Voices of the River. Come listen to the Glen Echoers "ring a chord" as this barbershop quartet sings at the River Center at Lockhouse 8, C&O Canal National Historical Park, Cabin John, 2-3 p.m. Contact Potomac Conservancy's River Center Coordinator, Bridget Chapin, at chapin@potomac.org or 301-608-1188, x213, or go to www.potomac.org.

Choral Music. At 3 p.m. the Baltimore Men's Chorus is coming to Rockville to perform their spring concert, entitled "Hide and Seek" at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockville, 100 Welsh Park Drive. The program, a benefit concert, will be a mix of Broadway and popular music. The proceeds will go to the Rainbow Youth Alliance. Suggested donation is $10. Contact the church office at 301-762-7666.

Baseball. Watch the Bethesda Big Trains take on the Bethesda Blue Caps at 5 p.m. and the Senators at 7:30 p.m. at Povich Field, 10600 Westlake Drive in Cabin John Regional Park, Bethesda, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 adults and $3 for kids. Call 301-983-1006 or visit www.bigtrain.org.

<cal1>Monday/June 2

<cal2>Storytime. Monday morning storytime at Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda, 11 a.m. Call 301-986-1761.

Author Event. Rick Bragg, author of "The Prince of Frogtown," will be at the Bethesda Library, 4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda at 7:30 p.m. Call 301-986-1761.

Baseball. Watch the Bethesda Big Trains take on the Faris Braves at 5 p.m. at Povich Field, 10600 Westlake Drive in Cabin John Regional Park, Bethesda, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 adults and $3 for kids. Call 301-983-1006 or visit www.bigtrain.org.

<cal1>Tuesday/June 3

<cal2>Author Event. Bill Eppridge, author of "A Time It Was: Bobby Kennedy in the Sixties," will be at Barnes and Noble, 4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda. Call 301-986-1761.

Baseball. Watch the Bethesda Big Trains take on the Rockville Express at 5 p.m. at Povich Field, 10600 Westlake Drive in Cabin John Regional Park, Bethesda, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 adults and $3 for kids. Call 301-983-1006 or visit www.bigtrain.org.

Chinese Book Discussion. A Chinese book discussion in Chinese language at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac, 7 p.m. Ask for the book at the Circulation Desk. Call 240-777-0690.

<cal1>Wednesday/June 4

<cal2>Lunchtime Concert. Wednesday lunchtime concerts will take place from 12 – 2 p.m. at the Bethesda Place Plaza located at 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. This weeks performer is Level 3 (Variety Rock and Pop). Free. Contact 301-215-6660 or visit www.bethesda.org.

Baseball. Watch the Bethesda Big Trains take on the U.S. Military All Starts at 7:30 p.m. at Povich Field, 10600 Westlake Drive in Cabin John Regional Park, Bethesda, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 adults and $3 for kids. Call 301-983-1006 or visit www.bigtrain.org.

English Conversation Club. The English Conversation Club is for people who want to practice speaking English in a friendly setting at the Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, 2 p.m. Call 240-777-0970.

<cal2>Thursday/June 5

<cal1>Evening Concert. Thursday Night concerts will take place from 6-8 p.m. in Veterans Park located at the corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues in Bethesda. This week’s performer will be 8 Jumptown (Swing, Rock and Blues). Contact 301-215-6660 or visit www.bethesda.org.

Author Event. Michael Sokolove, author of "Warrior Girls: Protecting Our Daughters against the Injury Epidemic in Women's Sports," will be at Barnes and Noble, 4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda, 7:30 p.m. Call 301-986-1761.

<cal1>Friday/June 6

<cal2>Contra Dance. The Friday Night Dancers presents contra dancing as well as some square dances and waltzes in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. There is a Contra dance lesson from 7:30-8:15 p.m. followed by the called dance from 8:30-11:30 p.m. Beginners are always welcome. This week Swallowtail performs. Admission: $9. Contact email: info@fridaynightdance.org.

<cal1>Friday/June 6

<cal2>Swing Dance. The Jam Cellar presents a Friday night Swing dance in the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, featuring the Solomon Douglas Orchestra. This evening kicks off their Big Big Event weekend that includes workshops on Saturday and Sunday and another battle of the bands Swing Dance on Saturday in the Spanish Ballroom. The beginner Swing dance lesson starts at 8 p.m., and the dance follows until midnight. Admission: $13. Contact Email: huh@thejamcellar.com.

<cal1>Tuesday/June 4

Baseball. Watch the Bethesda Big Trains take on the Orioles at 7:30 p.m. at Povich Field, 10600 Westlake Drive in Cabin John Regional Park, Bethesda, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 adults and $3 for kids. Call 301-983-1006 or visit www.bigtrain.org.

<cal1>Saturday/June 7

<cal2>Laugh Riot. Enjoy five local comics and have a chance to tell jokes yourself at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 7400 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, 8-10 p.m. Cost $10. Call 301-657-1234.

Carousel Tours. Carousel tours start at 12 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, and give visitors a closer look at the 1921 Dentzel carousel. Find out how it was made, how it works, and about the rest of the amusement park attractions that were built around it. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Park Tour. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, tours begin at 2 p.m. and lead visitors through a walking tour of the Park to learn about its history and the current programs in arts, dance and children’s activities. Admission is free. Tours begin at the visitor's desk in the Arcade Building..Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Nature Program. Come visit Discovery Creek Children's Museum Forest Tales exhibition at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Spend time with the entire family while participating in engaging science and nature activities. In the former Glen Echo Park stable building, near the park entrance. Open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission is free for members and children under 2, $5 for nonmembers. Call 202-337-5111 to make arrangements or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

<cal1>Sunday/June 8

<cal2>Carousel Tours. Carousel tours start at 12 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, and give visitors a closer look at the 1921 Dentzel carousel. Find out how it was made, how it works, and about the rest of the amusement park attractions that were built around it. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Park Tour. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, tours begin at 2 p.m. and lead visitors through a walking tour of the Park to learn about its history and the current programs in arts, dance and children’s activities. Admission is free. Tours begin at the visitor's desk in the Arcade Building..Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Nature Program. Come visit Discovery Creek Children's Museum Forest Tales exhibition at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Spend time with the entire family while participating in engaging science and nature activities. In the former Glen Echo Park stable building, near the park entrance. Open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission is free for members and children under 2, $5 for nonmembers. Call 202-337-5111 to make arrangements or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

<cal1>Saturday/June 14

<cal2>Laugh Riot. Enjoy five local comics and have a chance to tell jokes yourself at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 7400 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, 8-10 p.m. Cost $10. Call 301-657-1234.

Carousel Tours. Carousel tours start at 12 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, and give visitors a closer look at the 1921 Dentzel carousel. Find out how it was made, how it works, and about the rest of the amusement park attractions that were built around it. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Park Tour. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, tours begin at 2 p.m. and lead visitors through a walking tour of the Park to learn about its history and the current programs in arts, dance and children’s activities. Admission is free. Tours begin at the visitor's desk in the Arcade Building..Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Nature Program. Come visit Discovery Creek Children's Museum Forest Tales exhibition at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Spend time with the entire family while participating in engaging science and nature activities. In the former Glen Echo Park stable building, near the park entrance. Open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission is free for members and children under 2, $5 for nonmembers. Call 202-337-5111 to make arrangements or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

<cal1>Sunday/June 15

<cal2>Carousel Tours. Carousel tours start at 12 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, and give visitors a closer look at the 1921 Dentzel carousel. Find out how it was made, how it works, and about the rest of the amusement park attractions that were built around it. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Park Tour. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, tours begin at 2 p.m. and lead visitors through a walking tour of the Park to learn about its history and the current programs in arts, dance and children’s activities. Admission is free. Tours begin at the visitor's desk in the Arcade Building..Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Nature Program. Come visit Discovery Creek Children's Museum Forest Tales exhibition at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Spend time with the entire family while participating in engaging science and nature activities. In the former Glen Echo Park stable building, near the park entrance. Open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission is free for members and children under 2, $5 for nonmembers. Call 202-337-5111 to make arrangements or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

<cal1>Saturday/June 21

<cal2>Laugh Riot. Enjoy five local comics and have a chance to tell jokes yourself at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 7400 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, 8-10 p.m. Cost $10. Call 301-657-1234.

Carousel Tours. Carousel tours start at 12 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, and give visitors a closer look at the 1921 Dentzel carousel. Find out how it was made, how it works, and about the rest of the amusement park attractions that were built around it. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Park Tour. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, tours begin at 2 p.m. and lead visitors through a walking tour of the Park to learn about its history and the current programs in arts, dance and children’s activities. Admission is free. Tours begin at the visitor's desk in the Arcade Building..Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Nature Program. Come visit Discovery Creek Children's Museum Forest Tales exhibition at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Spend time with the entire family while participating in engaging science and nature activities. In the former Glen Echo Park stable building, near the park entrance. Open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission is free for members and children under 2, $5 for nonmembers. Call 202-337-5111 to make arrangements or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

<cal1>Sunday/June 22

<cal2>Carousel Tours. Carousel tours start at 12 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, and give visitors a closer look at the 1921 Dentzel carousel. Find out how it was made, how it works, and about the rest of the amusement park attractions that were built around it. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Park Tour. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, tours begin at 2 p.m. and lead visitors through a walking tour of the Park to learn about its history and the current programs in arts, dance and children’s activities. Admission is free. Tours begin at the visitor's desk in the Arcade Building..Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Nature Program. Come visit Discovery Creek Children's Museum Forest Tales exhibition at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Spend time with the entire family while participating in engaging science and nature activities. In the former Glen Echo Park stable building, near the park entrance. Open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission is free for members and children under 2, $5 for nonmembers. Call 202-337-5111 to make arrangements or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

<cal1>Saturday/June 28

<cal2>Laugh Riot. Enjoy five local comics and have a chance to tell jokes yourself at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 7400 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, 8-10 p.m. Cost $10. Call 301-657-1234.

Carousel Tours. Carousel tours start at 12 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, and give visitors a closer look at the 1921 Dentzel carousel. Find out how it was made, how it works, and about the rest of the amusement park attractions that were built around it. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Park Tour. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, tours begin at 2 p.m. and lead visitors through a walking tour of the Park to learn about its history and the current programs in arts, dance and children’s activities. Admission is free. Tours begin at the visitor's desk in the Arcade Building..Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Nature Program. Come visit Discovery Creek Children's Museum Forest Tales exhibition at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Spend time with the entire family while participating in engaging science and nature activities. In the former Glen Echo Park stable building, near the park entrance. Open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission is free for members and children under 2, $5 for nonmembers. Call 202-337-5111 to make arrangements or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

<cal1>Sunday/June 29

<cal2>Carousel Tours. Carousel tours start at 12 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, and give visitors a closer look at the 1921 Dentzel carousel. Find out how it was made, how it works, and about the rest of the amusement park attractions that were built around it. Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Park Tour. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, tours begin at 2 p.m. and lead visitors through a walking tour of the Park to learn about its history and the current programs in arts, dance and children’s activities. Admission is free. Tours begin at the visitor's desk in the Arcade Building..Visit www.nps.gov/glec.

Nature Program. Visit Discovery Creek Children's Museum Forest Tales exhibition at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Spend time with the entire family while participating in engaging science and nature activities. In the former Glen Echo Park stable building, near the park entrance. Open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission is free for members and children under 2, $5 for nonmembers. Call 202-337-5111 to make arrangements or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

Dance Recital. 6 and 8 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville. Students from the JCC School of Dance will perform. Tickets are $10 for members and $12 for the general public. To purchase tickets, call the box office at 301-348-3872.