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Calendar April 15-21

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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.

Music Performance. 7:30 p.m. at Studio Theater, 12901 Town Commons Drive. Hear Bethany and Rufus perform. $22/advance; $27/door. Visit www.blackrockcenter.org for more.

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.

Music Performance. 7 p.m. at Potomac Presbyterian Church, 10301 River Road. Hear music by Out of the Blue, all male a cappella group. $10/adult; $8/student.

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.

Holocaust Commemoration. 6:30 p.m. at Theatre Arts Arena, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. Enjoy a reading, music and more. Free. Visit www.montgomerycollege.edu/humanities or 240-567-7417.

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.

Global Youth Service Day. Noon-3:30 p.m. at Bauer Drive Community Center, 14625 Bauer Drive, Rockville. Middle and high school students can make t-shirts, journals, clean up and more. Free. 240-777-6985.

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.

Yogathon. 1-4 p.m. at Thrive Yoga, 1321 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Anyone with chronic pain. $20/class. Reservations required, 301-309-2444 or www.painconnection.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.

Sunday/May 3

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

Migratory Bird Walk. 7:30 a.m. at Lockhouse 8, 7906 Riverside Ave., Cabin John. Watch for birds along the river. Visit www.potomac.org or 301-608-1188 ext. 211.

Voices of the River. 10:30 a.m. at Lockhouse 8, 7906 Riverside Ave., Cabin John. Hear music by Kensigton Station. Free. Visit www.potomac.org or 301-608-1188 ext. 211.