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Calendar April 2-8

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Wednesday/April 1

Fund-raiser. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. at Whole Foods Market, 5269 River Road, Bethesda. Whole Foods will donate 5 percent of all proceeds to Imagination Stage. Enjoy events by students, faculty and more of Imagination Stage.

Japanese Tea. 1 p.m. at Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. $26/person. Reservations required, 301-581-5108.

Music Performance. 7:30 p.m. at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Hear John Kocur, the artist in residence. $10/person. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100.

Thursday/April 2

Cabaret Act. 8 p.m. at Music Center at Strathmore. See Bebe Neuwirth perform. $32-$78/person. Visit www.strathmore.org for more.

Blues Dance. 8:30 p.m. at Ballroom Annex at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Learn the dances and then enjoy music from a DJ. $8/person.

Music Performance. 7:30 p.m. at Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Hear Geri Allen perform on the piano. $25/person. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100.

Discovery Hike. 10 a.m. at Locust Grove, 7777 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. Children 3-5 can enjoy a rainy celebration. $4/child. Visit www.parkpass.org or 301-299-1990.

Friday/April 3

Contra and Square Dance. 7:30-11:30 p.m. at Spanish Ballroom in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Enjoy live music to dance. $9. Visit www.fsgw.org for more.

Music Performance. 8 p.m. at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Hear the soulful symphony. $25-$55/person. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100.

Peeps in the Night. 7 p.m. at Locust Grove, 7777 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. Children ages 6 and up can learn about animals in the park. Free. Visit www.parkpass.org or 301-299-1990.

Saturday/April 4

Theater Performance. 8 p.m. at the Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. $15/person. Comic plays by Precipice Improv theater. Visit precipiceimprov.com for more.

Park Movie. 4 p.m. at Arcade Building at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Watch a movie documenting the park’s 115-year history. Free. Visit www.nps.gov/glec or 301-320-1400.

Carousel Tours. Noon at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. See how it was made, how it works and more. Free. Visit www.nps.gov/glec or 301-320-1400.

Nature Programs. Enjoy activities, stories, animals, hikes and more from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Free for members and children under 2, $5/non member. Visit www.discoverycreek.org or 202-488-0627.

Lacrosse Day. Lacrosse players of all ages can get free instruction from Gary Gait. Boys time is 4-5 p.m. and girls is 5:30-6:30 p.m. Both at Champions Field House, 40 Southlawn Court. Registration required, www.championsfieldhouse.com for more.

From the Garden to the Bay. 1 p.m. at Bethesda Library, 6400 Arlington Road. All ages can learn about watershed gardening, recycling and more. 240-777-0970.

Watershed Cleanup. 9 a.m.-noon around the Potomac River. Visit www.PotomacCleanup.org or 301-292-5665 to sign up and for locations. Free.

Art Exhibit. Noon-5 p.m. at Yellow Barn Gallery in Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. see paintings by Erik Ramsey. Free. Visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com or 301-371-5593.

Climb Wall Weekend. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the old stables building at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Free for members and $5/nonmember. Visit www.discoverycreek.org or 202-488-0627.

Swing Dance. 8 p.m.-midnight at Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $14/person. Visit www.glenechopark.org for more.

Music Performance. 8 p.m. at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Hear the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. $25-$80/person. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100.

Auditions. 2-4 p.m. at Montgomery College, 20200 Observation Drive, Germantown. Audition for “Jeopardy!” Free. 240-567-5348.

Sunday/April 5

Park Movie. 4 p.m. at Arcade Building at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Watch a movie documenting the park’s 115-year history. Free. Visit www.nps.gov/glec or 301-320-1400.

Carousel Tours. Noon at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. See how it was made, how it works and more. Free. Visit www.nps.gov/glec or 301-320-1400.

Nature Programs. Enjoy activities, stories, animals, hikes and more from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Free for members and children under 2, $5/non member. Visit www.discoverycreek.org or 202-488-0627.

Cinema Art Bethesda. 10 a.m. at Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema, 7235 Woodmont Ave. $15/person. Watch “Roman De Gare.” Visit http://CinemaArtBethesda.org or 301-365-3679.

Music Performance. 7:30 p.m. at Glen Echo Town Hall, 6106 Harvard Ave., Glen Echo. Hear Ed Trickett perform. $15/member; $18/nonmember; $10/student, child. Visit www.fsgw.org or 202-386-8252.

Art Exhibit. Noon-5 p.m. at Yellow Barn Gallery in Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. see paintings by Erik Ramsey. Free. Visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com or 301-371-5593.

Climb Wall Weekend. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the old stables building at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Free for members and $5/nonmember. Visit www.discoverycreek.org or 202-488-0627.

Cajun/Zydeco Dance. 3-6 p.m. at Bumper Car Pavilion in Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Price to be determined.

Waltz Dance. 3-6 p.m. at Spanish Ballroom in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $8/person. Live music. Visit www.glenechopark.org for more.

Contra and Square Dance. 7-10:30 p.m. at Spanish Ballroom in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Enjoy live music to dance. $12/nonmember; $9 to member. Visit www.fsgw.org for more.

Music Performance. 7 p.m. at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Hear Mccoy Tyner Quartet. $25-$68. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100.

Author Reading. 2 p.m. at The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. Richard Currey will read from “Fatal Light.” Free. Visit www.writer.org or 301-654-8664.

Tuesday/April 7

Tiny Tot Tuesdays. 10 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. at Puppet Co. in Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $5/person. Watch “Clowning Around.” Visit www.thepuppetco.org or 301-634-5380.

Teddy Bear Tea. 1 p.m. at Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Children can hear stories, listen to music and enjoy tea with their favorite teddy bear. $26/person. Reservations required, 301-581-5108.

Beastly Buddies. 10 a.m. at Locust Grove, 7777 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. Children 3-12 years can learn about animals through pet rescue and more. $4/child. Bring a towel or blanket for a prize. Visit www.parkpass.org or 301-299-1990.

Wednesday/April 8

Teddy Bear Tea. 1 p.m. at Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Children can hear stories, listen to music and enjoy tea with their favorite teddy bear. $26/person. Reservations required, 301-581-5108.

Music Performance. 8 p.m. at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Hear Krystian Zimerman on the piano. $27-$77. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100.

Thursday/April 9

Blues Dance. 8:30 p.m. at Ballroom Annex at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Learn the dances and then enjoy music from a DJ. $8/person.

Basket Making for Children. 1 p.m. at Locust Grove, 7777 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. Children 7-12 can learn to weave a paper basket out of grocery bags. $6/child. Visit www.parkpass.org or 301-299-1990.

Friday/April 10

Contra and Square Dance. 7:30-11:30 p.m. at Spanish Ballroom in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Enjoy live music to dance. $9. Visit www.fsgw.org for more.

Family Splash. 1 p.m. at Locust Grove, 7777 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. Learn about some underwater animals. Children 6 and up. Registration required. Visit www.parkpass.org or 301-299-1990.

Bethesda Art Walk. 6-9 p.m., meet at Bethesda Metro Center. Free. Browse paintings, sculpture, photography and more. Visit www.bethesda.org or 301-215-6660.

Saturday/April 11

Music Performance. 8 p.m. at Music Center at Strathmore. Violinist Nicolas Kendall will perform with the National Philharmonic. $29-$79/person. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100.

Art Exhibit. Noon-5 p.m. at Yellow Barn Gallery in Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. See paintings by Jessica Rush. Free. Visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com or 301-371-5593.

Park Movie. 4 p.m. at Arcade Building at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Watch a movie documenting the park’s 115-year history. Free. Visit www.nps.gov/glec or 301-320-1400.

Carousel Tours. Noon at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. See how it was made, how it works and more. Free. Visit www.nps.gov/glec or 301-320-1400.

Nature Programs. Enjoy activities, stories, animals, hikes and more from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Free for members and children under 2, $5/non member. Visit www.discoverycreek.org or 202-488-0627.

Swing Dance. 8 p.m.-midnight at Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $18/person. Visit www.glenechopark.org for more.

Music Performance. 8 p.m. at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Hear the National Philharmonic and Nicholas Kendall. $29/adult; child free. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100.

Sunday/April 12

Art Exhibit. Noon-5 p.m. at Yellow Barn Gallery in Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. See paintings by Jessica Rush. Free. Visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com or 301-371-5593.

Park Movie. 4 p.m. at Arcade Building at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Watch a movie documenting the park’s 115-year history. Free. Visit www.nps.gov/glec or 301-320-1400.

Carousel Tours. Noon at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. See how it was made, how it works and more. Free. Visit www.nps.gov/glec or 301-320-1400.

Nature Programs. Enjoy activities, stories, animals, hikes and more from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Free for members and children under 2, $5/non member. Visit www.discoverycreek.org or 202-488-0627.

Contra and Square Dance. 7-10:30 p.m. at Spanish Ballroom in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Enjoy live music to dance. $12/nonmember; $9 to member. Visit www.fsgw.org for more.

Champagne Sunday Brunch. 11 a.m. at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Hear music by the artist in residence while enjoying brunch. $42/person; $15/child. Reservations required, 301-581-5253.

Easter Egg Hunt. 11:45 a.m. at Geneva Presbyterian Church, 11931 Seven Locks Road, Potomac, on the playground behind the church immediately following the 10:30 morning service. There will be three different kinds of Easter Egg hunts in three different areas of the playground for three different age groups of children, from toddlers to teenagers. 301-424-4346.

Monday/April 13

Brownie Try-it: Earth and Sky. 10:30 a.m. at Locust Grove, 7777 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda. Brownies can explore the watershed. $7.50/person. Visit www.parkpass.org or 301-299-1990.

Tuesday/April 14

Afternoon Tea. 1 p.m. at Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. Hear live music and enjoy a tea. $21/person. Reservations required, 301-581-5108.

Wednesday/April 15

Afternoon Tea. 1 p.m. at Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. Hear live music and enjoy a tea. $21/person. Reservations required, 301-581-5108.

Friday/April 17

Contra and Square Dance. 7:30-11:30 p.m. at Spanish Ballroom in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Enjoy live music to dance. $9. Visit www.fsgw.org for more.

Swing Dance. 8 p.m.-midnight at Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Admission to be determined. Visit www.glenechopark.org for more.

Blast From the Past. 7:30 p.m. at Winston Churchill High School, 11300 Gainsborough Road. Enjoy a rock and roll revue. $20/adult; $14/student. Visit www.churchillhs.org or 301-469-1243 for matinee times.

Saturday/April 18

Art Talk. 10 a.m.-noon at St. James Episcopal Church, 11815 Seven Locks Road. Robin Russo will talk about silk. Free. Visit www.potomaccraftsmentguild.org for more.

Art Exhibit. Noon-5 p.m. at Yellow Barn Gallery in Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. See paintings by Pat Liebowitz. Free. Visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com or 301-371-5593.

Park Movie. 4 p.m. at Arcade Building at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Watch a movie documenting the park’s 115-year history. Free. Visit www.nps.gov/glec or 301-320-1400.

Carousel Tours. Noon at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. See how it was made, how it works and more. Free. Visit www.nps.gov/glec or 301-320-1400.

Nature Programs. Enjoy activities, stories, animals, hikes and more from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Free for members and children under 2, $5/non member. Visit www.discoverycreek.org or 202-488-0627.

Tiny Tot. 10 a.m. at Puppet Co. in Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $5/person. Watch “Clowning Around.” Visit www.thepuppetco.org or 301-634-5380.

Swing Dance. 8 p.m.-midnight at Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Admission to be determined. Visit www.glenechopark.org for more.

Blast From the Past. 7:30 p.m. at Winston Churchill High School, 11300 Gainsborough Road. Enjoy a rock and roll revue. $20/adult; $14/student. Visit www.churchillhs.org or 301-469-1243 for matinee times.

StoryTheatre Series. 10:15 a.m. at Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. Watch “Magpie.” $7/person. Visit www.imaginationstage.org or 301-280-1660.

Sunday/April 19

The Language of Dogs. 3-5 p.m. at Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road. Learn about what dogs are saying. Free. Registration required, www.yourdogsfriend.info or 301-983-5913.

Bug Walk. 1 p.m. at River Center at Lockhouse 8, 7906 Riverside Ave., Cabin John. Discover the animals that people can find along the Potomac River. Visit www.potomac.org.

Reception. 6-8 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. “Iconic Glen Echo Park” features Daniel Schreiber's photographs of historic Glen Echo Park. 301-634-2222 or visit www.glenechopark.org.

Art Exhibit. Noon-5 p.m. at Yellow Barn Gallery in Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. See paintings by Pat Liebowitz. Free. Visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com or 301-371-5593.

Critiques and Coffee. 10 a.m. at Photoworks studio in Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Bring a photo and get some critique from peers. Free. Visit www.glenechophotoworks.org or 301-229-7930.

Park Movie. 4 p.m. at Arcade Building at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Watch a movie documenting the park’s 115-year history. Free. Visit www.nps.gov/glec or 301-320-1400.

Carousel Tours. Noon at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. See how it was made, how it works and more. Free. Visit www.nps.gov/glec or 301-320-1400.

Nature Programs. Enjoy activities, stories, animals, hikes and more from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Free for members and children under 2, $5/non member. Visit www.discoverycreek.org or 202-488-0627.

Waltz Dance. 3-6 p.m. at Spanish Ballroom in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $8/person. Live music. Visit www.glenechopark.org for more.

Contra and Square Dance. 7-10:30 p.m. at Spanish Ballroom in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Enjoy live music to dance. $12/nonmember; $9 to member. Visit www.fsgw.org for more.

Monday/April 20

StoryTheatre Series. 10:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. at Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. Watch “Magpie.” $7/person. Visit www.imaginationstage.org or 301-280-1660.

Tuesday/April 21

Tiny Tot Tuesdays. 10 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. at Puppet Co. in Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $5/person. Watch “Teddy Bear’s Picnic.” Visit www.thepuppetco.org or 301-634-5380.

Wednesday/April 22

Music Performance. 7:30 p.m. at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Hear John Kocur, the artist in residence. $10/person. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100.