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Calendar March 25-April 1

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Friday/March 27

Contra Dance. 7:30-11:30 p.m. at Spanish Ballroom in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $9/person. Enjoy dancing to live music. E-mail fndcontra@yahoo.com for more.

Swing Dance. 8 p.m.-midnight at Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Visit www.glenechopark.org for cost.

Theater Performance. Wootton High School, 2100 Wootton Parkway, Rockville, presents “Beauty and the Beast” at 7:30 p.m. $10/general; $15/reserved. 301-279-8581 for tickets.

Family Bingo Night. 7 p.m. at Clara Barton Community Center, 7425 MacArthur Blvd., Cabin John. $5/person. Enjoy prizes, pizza, popcorn and more. Proceeds benefit the community center. 301-263-2783.

Saturday/March 28

Dog Demo Day. 2-5 p.m. at Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road. Learn about various dog sports. Free. Registration required, www.yourdogsfriend.info or 301-983-5913.

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.

Paintings. See art by Sarah Olson at Yellow Barn Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo from noon-5 p.m. Free. 301-371-5593. Visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com.

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.

Cajun/Zydeco Dance. 8 p.m.-midnight at Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Visit www.glenechopark.org for cost.

Swing Dance. 8 p.m.-midnight at Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Visit www.glenechopark.org for cost.

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.

Theater Performance. Wootton High School, 2100 Wootton Parkway, Rockville, presents “Beauty and the Beast” at 7:30 p.m. $10/general; $15/reserved. 301-279-8581 for tickets.

Music Performance. 8 p.m. at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Hear Chanticleer perform. $28-$68/person. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100.

Sunday/March 29

Shrimp and Oyster Feast. 1-5 p.m. at Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad, 5020 Battery Lane, Bethesda. Benefits B-CC Rescue Squad. $40/person. Visit www.bccrs.org or 301-977-6634 for tickets.

Paintings. See art by Sarah Olson at Yellow Barn Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo from noon-5 p.m. Free. 301-371-5593. Visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com.

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.

Milonga. 3-6 p.m. at Sapnish Ballroom at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Visit www.glenechopark.org for cost.

Theater Performance. Wootton High School, 2100 Wootton Parkway, Rockville, presents “Beauty and the Beast” at 2 p.m. $10/general; $15/reserved. 301-279-8581 for tickets.

Scrabble Scramble. 6 p.m. at Bolger Center, 9600 Newbridge Drive. Benefits Literary Council programs. $200/group of four. 301-610-0030.

Music Performance. 3 p.m. at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, 4301 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Hear the Symphony of the Potomac. $10/person. Visit symphonypotomac.org.

Author Reading. 2 p.m., visiting poet Richard Blanco, author of “Directions to the Beach of the Dead and City of a Hundred Fires,” will read with Jehanne Dubrow, author of “The Hardship Post,” at The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. Free. 301-654-8664 for details.

Music Performance. 4 p.m. at at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Hear Richard Goode perform on the piano. $27-$77/person. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100.

Music Performance. 3 p.m. at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, 4301 East-West Highway. $10/adult; Visit www.symphonypotomac.org or 301-984-6390.

Tuesday/March 31

Music Performance. 8 p.m. at at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Hear Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All Stars. $25-$52. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100.

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

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.

Music Performance. 7:30 p.m. at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Hear Bebe Neuwirth. $32-$78/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.

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.