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Potomac Calendar April 9-15

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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.

Bunnyland. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Butler’s Orchard, 22200 Davis Mill Road, Germantown. Families can enjoy rides, egg hunts, see live chicks and bunnies and more. $7/child, $5/adult. Bring own basket. Visit www.butlersorchard.com or 301-428-0444.

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.

Bunnyland. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Butler’s Orchard, 22200 Davis Mill Road, Germantown. Families can enjoy rides, egg hunts, see live chicks and bunnies and more. $7/child, $5/adult. Bring own basket. Visit www.butlersorchard.com or 301-428-0444.

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.

Bunnyland. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Butler’s Orchard, 22200 Davis Mill Road, Germantown. Families can enjoy rides, egg hunts, see live chicks and bunnies and more. $7/child, $5/adult. Bring own basket. Visit www.butlersorchard.com or 301-428-0444.

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.

Bunnyland. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Butler’s Orchard, 22200 Davis Mill Road, Germantown. Families can enjoy rides, egg hunts, see live chicks and bunnies and more. $7/child, $5/adult. Bring own basket. Visit www.butlersorchard.com or 301-428-0444.

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.

Thursday/April 16

Author Talk. 7:30 p.m. at Campus Center Building, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. Alice McDermott will read from “After This.” Free.

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.

Bethesda Literary Festival. 7:30 p.m. at The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. Enjoy a reading and discussion with Kimberly Dozier. Visit www.bethesda.org for more.

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.

Bethesda Literary Festival. Noon-9 p.m. at The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St. Meet editors and publishers, enjoy readings and more. Visit www.bethesda.org for more.

Music Performance. 8 p.m. at Westmoreland Congregational UCC Church, One Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda. Hear Irish pianist John O’Conor. For more information: www.washingtonconservatory.org and 301-320-2770.

Bunnyland. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Butler’s Orchard, 22200 Davis Mill Road, Germantown. Families can enjoy rides, egg hunts, see live chicks and bunnies and more. $7/child, $5/adult. Bring own basket. Visit www.butlersorchard.com or 301-428-0444.

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.

Bug Walk. 1 p.m. at Lockhouse 8, 7906 Riverside Ave., Cabin John. Discover the creepy crawlies along the river. Visit www.potomac.org or 301-608-1188 ext. 211.

Holocaust Heroes and Martyrs Day. 2 p.m. at Beth Sholom, 11825 Seven Locks Road. Hear talk by Mark Talisman and more. RSVP for youth program, 301-770-0881.

Bunnyland. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Butler’s Orchard, 22200 Davis Mill Road, Germantown. Families can enjoy rides, egg hunts, see live chicks and bunnies and more. $7/child, $5/adult. Bring own basket. Visit www.butlersorchard.com or 301-428-0444.

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.

Thursday/April 23

Literary Luncheon Series. The Friends of the Montegomery County Library’s 21st annual Literary Luncheon Series continues with Elizabeth Noble, international best-selling author at 11:30 a.m. at Strathmore Hall Arts Center in the Mansion, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Luncheon to follow. $25/lecture and lunch, $20 lecture only. FOLMC members: $22/lunch, $18 lecture only.

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.

Friday/April 24

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.

Cajun/Zydeco Dance. 8 p.m. at Bumper Car Pavilion in Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Price to be determined.

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 25

Living With an Out Of Control Dog. 2-4 p.m. at Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road. Laurie Luck will show how to teach dogs self-control. Free. Registration required, www.yourdogsfriend.info or 301-983-5913.

Art Exhibit. Noon-5 p.m. at Yellow Barn Gallery in Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. See paintings by Nina Bang Jensen. 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 “World on a String.” Visit www.thepuppetco.org or 301-634-5380.

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.

Concert. 7:30 p.m. at Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, 6601 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda. Benefit HIV/AIDS Program. $35/person. Visit www.bradleyhillschurch.org for more.

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 26

Angelina Ballerina Open House. Noon-2 p.m. at American Dance Institute, 1570 E. Jefferson St., Rockville. Partake in story dance, arts and crafts and more. Free. Visit www.americandance.org or 301-984-3003.

Art Exhibit. Noon-5 p.m. at Yellow Barn Gallery in Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. See paintings by Nina Bang Jensen. 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. $15/person. Visit www.glenechopark.org for more.

Monday/April 27

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.