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Tuesday/Feb. 23 Cosy Sheridan. 8 p.m. Folk singer-songwriter performs at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockville, 100 Welsh Park Drive, Rockville. Tickets are $18/door, $15/advance at FocusMusic.org.

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<cal1>Ongoing

<cal2>Senior Tech. Computer and exercise classes for basic to advanced computer skills. At the Jewish Council for the Aging, Bethesda Vital Living Center, 4805 Edgmoor Lane, 2nd floor. For ages 65-plus. Cost is $10 to $65. Call 240-395-0915.

<cal1>Now Through Feb. 21

<cal2>"Rapunzel." Presented by the Puppet Co. Playhouse at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. in Glen Echo. Performances Fridays at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. It is recommended for PreK- Grade 4, and runs 45 minutes. Tickets are $10, with group rates available. Visit www.thepuppetco.org or call 301-634-5380.

<cal1>Now Through March 21

<cal2>"Peter and the Wolf." At Imagination Stage. Performances on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. 4 p.m. Some Saturday 11 a.m. performances as well. Tickets from $10-$21. Visit http://www.imaginationstage.org.

<cal1>Wednesday/Feb. 10

<cal2>Job Tip Workshops. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. Learn how to expand contacts and how to more successfully market oneself in today's job market. Presented by the JSSA Employment and Career Services. At Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave., Rockville. To register, call 301-610-8380.

<cal1>Thursday/Feb. 11

<cal2>Slow Blues and Swing Dance. 9-11:30 p.m. Admission is $8. Slow Blues lesson from 8:15 to 9 p.m. Dancing from 9-11:30 p.m. With DJ Mike Marcotte and Guests. Call Donna Barker at 301-634-2231 or go to info@CapitalBlues.org or www.CapitalBlues.org. At the Back Room, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo.

<cal1>Friday/Feb. 12

<cal2>Super Fiesta Latina Party. 8:15 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $15. Dance is hosted by Fabio and Jennifer Bonini. Lesson from 8:15 to 9 p.m. for Salsa beginners and up. Dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. DJ Fabio Bonini plays the best of Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cha-Cha, Reggaeton and more. At the Ballroom Annex of Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. in Glen Echo. Email: Jennifer@ForeverDancing.com or call 703-798-1071.

Singing Our Hearts Out — A Valentine’s Day Cabaret. 8 p.m. The cast is made up of 10 women who have been principle performers onstage at American Century Theater, Factory 449 Productions, Hexagon, Imagination Stage, Olney Theater Center, Pinky Swear Productions, Studio Theater, Shakespeare Theater Company, Taffety Punk, and Washington Improv Theater. Tickets are $15. At the Bethesda Theater, 7719 Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda, Md. Visit http://www.bethesdatheatre.com/ or call 301-657-7827.

Contra Dance. 7:30-11:30 p.m. Admission is $9. Contra Dance lesson from 7:30-8:15 p.m. called to the Glen Echo Open Band from 8:30-11:30 p.m. At the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. in Glen Echo. Email: fndcontra@yahoo.com.

<cal1>Feb. 12-13

<cal2>Sol Cherrick Memorial Scholar-in-Residence. Free. Friday at 6 p.m. At the Oneg that follows, Dr. Marc Hirshman will speak on "The Battle over the Bible — Jews and Christians in the Second Century and On." On Shabbat morning, his topic will be "The Battle over the Land of Israel: Politics and Theology" at 11 a.m. and on Shabbat afternoon (5 p.m.)his lecture will be titled "Babylonia-A home away from Home." At Beth Sholom Congregation and Talmud Torah, 11825 Seven Locks Road, Potomac. Call 301-279-7010.

<cal1>Saturday/Feb. 13

<cal2>BCC Musical Performance. 1:30 p.m. Woodwind Quintet, Brass Quintet and other ensembles. At the Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. Call 240-777-0970; TTY 301-657-0840.

Piano Recital. 3 p.m. Presented by the Adult Student Music Forum. At the Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. Call 240-777-0970; TTY 301-657-0840.

KayDee puppet show. 2 p.m. Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave. Call 240-777-0140; TTY 240-777-0902.

Used Book Sale. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Most hardbacks and large paperbacks are $1; regular paperbacks are $.50. At Potomac Library, 10101 Glenholden Drive, Potomac.

Great Fiber Art Jackets that Fit: A Trunk Show with Rae Cumbie. 10 a.m. to noon. Free. See the results of a year and a half of jacket making collaborations between quilters, weavers and custom dressmaker Rae Cumbie. Sponsored by Potomac Fiber Arts Guild. At St. James Episcopal Church, 11815 Seven Locks Road, Potomac.

Swing Dance. 8 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $13. Beginning swing lesson from 8-9 p.m. Dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. Live music by Red Dress Ball with the Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra. At the Spanish Ballroom of Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. in Glen Echo. Email: dance@flyingfeet.org.

<cal1>Sunday/Feb. 14

<cal2>Ballroom Tea Dance. 3 to 6 p.m. Admission is $12. Dancers will enjoy foxtrot, two-step, waltz, cha-cha, rumba, swing and more in the Spanish Ballroom. With the Hot Society Orchestra of Washington. Dance lesson at 3 p.m. Live dancing from 3:30-6 p.m. At the Spanish Ballroom of Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. in Glen Echo. Email: dave@hotsociety.net.

Contra and Square Dance. 7-10:30 p.m. Traditional American contra dancing with square dances, mixers, waltzes and other couples dances. Lesson at 7 p.m. followed by dances to live music. Admission is $15. At the Spanish Ballroom of Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. in Glen Echo.

Slow Blues and Swing Dance. 8:30-11 p.m. Slow Blues Workshop from 7-8:30 p.m. With Donna Barker and Mike Marcotte. Admission is $14 for both workshop and dance; $8/dance only. Call Donna Barker at 301-634-2231, Glen Echo Park at 301-634-2222, or go to www.DanceDC.com. At the Back Room, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo.

<cal1>Monday/Feb. 15

<cal2>Sam Weiser CD release with SONiA and Phoebe Hunt. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15/advance, $20/door. At St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville.

Discover Strathmore: The Magic of Strathmore. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Headlining the festival are The Spencers in their production "Theatre of Illusion." At the Music Center and Mansion at Strathmore. Call 301-581-5100 or www.strathmore.orgStrathmore

<cal1>Tuesday/Feb. 16

<cal2>Washington Musica Viva. 7:30 p.m. Performers are Regino Madrid, violin, Derek Smith, viola, and Carl Banner, piano. Will perform Mozart's Sonata in A.K. 525. At the Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum, 10001 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. Call 301-891-6844.

Mardi Gras and Zydeco Dance Party. 8-11 p.m. Admission is $15. Lesson from 7:30-8 p.m. With the bands Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble. At the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park. Call Michael Hart at 301-762-6730 or Glen Echo Park at 301-634-2222, or go to www.DancingbytheBayou.com. The Glen Echo Park is located at 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo.

<cal1>Thursday/Feb. 18

<cal2>Slow Blues and Swing Dance. 9-11:30 p.m. Admission is $8. Slow Blues lesson from 8:15 to 9 p.m. Dancing from 9-11:30 p.m. With DJ Mike Marcotte and Guests. Call Donna Barker at 301-634-2231 or go to info@CapitalBlues.org or www.CapitalBlues.org. At the Back Room, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo.

<cal1>Friday/Feb. 19

<cal2>Hospice Volunteers Needed. Looking for patient care, bereavement care and administrative volunteers. Training from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. At the offices of Montgomery Hospice, 1355 Piccard Drive, Rockville. Call Christiane Wiese at 301-921-4400 or visit www.montgomeryhospice.org.

<cal1>Friday/Feb. 19

<cal2>La Divina Milonga Party. 8:30-midnight. Admission is $15. Two dance lessons from 9-9:30 p.m. One is Argentine Tango beginner and above. The other is absolute beginners. Dancing from 9:30 p.m. with DJ Fabio Bonini playing traditional Tango, Milongas, Waltz and Tango Nuevo. At the Ballroom Annex of Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Email: Jennifer@foreverdancing.com.

Contra Dance. 7:30-11:30 p.m. Admission is $9. Contra dance lesson from 7:30-8:15 p.m. followed by called dance to Perpetual eMotion from 8:30-11:30 p.m. At the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Email: fndcontra@yahoo.com.

<cal1>Saturday/Feb. 20

<cal2>Playhouse Puppetry Slam. 8 to 10 p.m. A "Slam" is a showcase of vignettes presented by amateurs and professionals alike, performing both edgy and provocative works that might not be seen in any other venue. Admission is $15. At The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Call 301-634-5380 or visit: www.thepuppetco.org

Celebrate Year of the Tiger. 10 a.m. Demonstrations and activities showcasing traditional Chinese arts: dance, painting, paper cutting, and calligraphy. Presented by Madison Chinese Dance. All Ages. At the Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Dr., Potomac. Call 240-777-0690.

Swing Dance. 8 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $15. Beginner swing lesson at 8 p.m. Dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight with music by Doc Scantlin's Imperial Palms Orchestra. At the Spanish Ballroom of Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Visit www.americanswing.org.

Dominance in Dog Training: An outdated and dangerous approach. 2-4 p.m. A veterinary behaviorist will discuss the consequences of using dominance to train pets, while also explaining the newest research on how wolves live in the wild and how dogs learn. Free, but register: www.yourdogsfriend.info or 301-983-5913. At the Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Rd. Potomac.

Gan Shabbatt. 11 a.m. An interactive Saturday morning service for young children and their families. Members and non-members welcome. At Congregation Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Road, Potomac.

Lunar New Year. Local restaurants will supply a variety of Asian foods to sample and enjoy. Crafts and activities, such as Chinese character writing, traditional paper folding and clay sculpting techniques will also be featured. Hosted by the Rockville Mayor and Council and the City's Asian Pacific American Task Force. At the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre and Social Hall, 603 Edmonston Drive. Visit www.rockvillemd.gov/events or call 240-314-8316.

"In Their Own Words." 11:30 a.m. The luncheon will feature four prominent Greek-American authors who will reflect on their craft, including George Tenet, George Pelecanos, Stefan Fatsis, and Nick Katsoris. Tickets for the luncheon are $60 and sponsorships are also available. Reservations are required. Sponsored by the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. At the Bethesda Country Club, 7601 Bradley Blvd. in Bethesda. Contact Catherine Sarlis at 301-469-7990. Information may also be obtained by visiting the site www.Philologians.org

<cal1>Sunday/Feb. 21

<cal2>Contra and Square Dance. 7-10:30 p.m. Admission is $12/nonmembers, $9/members. The evening can include square dances, mixers, waltzes and other couple dances. Lesson at 7 p.m. followed by dances called by Sargon de Jesus for Terpsichore from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. At the Spanish Ballroom of Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo.

Waltz Dance. 3-6 p.m. Admission is $8. Beginning waltz lesson from 3-3:30 p.m. Dancing from 3:30-6 p.m. to the music of Waverly Station with Liz Donaldson, Ralph Gordon and Barbara Heitz. At the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Email: info@waltztimedances.org.

Si Kahn in a Farewell to Grassroots Leadership Tour. 7:30 p.m. With friends, John McCutcheon, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 door. Institute of Musical Traditions (IMT) at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville. Call 301-754-3611 and visit www.imtfolk.org.

<cal1>Monday/Feb. 22

<cal2>Beth Sholom Book Club. 8 p.m. Will be reviewing "The Pomegranate Pendant by Dvora Waysman. At Beth Sholom Congregation and Tamud Torah, 11825 Seven Locks Road, Potomac. Contact Tanya Lampert alamp9608@yahoo.com

<cal1>Tuesday/Feb. 23

<cal2>Cosy Sheridan. 8 p.m. Folk singer-songwriter performs at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockville, 100 Welsh Park Drive, Rockville. Tickets are $18/door, $15/advance at FocusMusic.org.

<cal1>Thursday/Feb. 25

<cal2><cal1>Thursday/Feb. 25

Slow Blues and Swing Dance. 9-11:30 p.m. Admission is $8. Slow Blues lesson from 8:15 to 9 p.m. Dancing from 9-11:30 p.m. With DJ Mike Marcotte and Guests. Call Donna Barker at 301-634-2231 or go to info@CapitalBlues.org or www.CapitalBlues.org. At the Back Room, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo.

<cal1>Friday/Feb. 26

<cal2>Contra Dance. 7:30-11:30 p.m. Admission is $9. There is a Contra dance lesson from 7:30 to 8:15 p.m. followed by the called dance to the Love Mongrels live music from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. At the Spanish Ballroom of Glen Echo Park. Email: fndcontra@yahoo.com

Family Bingo Night. 7-9 p.m. One Bingo card will cost $5 (good for the whole night). At the Clara Barton Community Center, 7425 MacArthur Blvd., Cabin John. Sponsored by the Friends of the Clara Barton Community Center. Call Dominique Maggio, 301-263-2783, or the Center, 301-229-0010.

Hospice Volunteers Needed. Looking for patient care, bereavement care and administrative volunteers. Training from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. At the offices of Montgomery Hospice, 1355 Piccard Drive, Rockville. Call Christiane Wiese at 301-921-4400 or visit www.montgomeryhospice.org.

<cal1>Feb. 26-27

<cal2>Dance Bethesda. Friday night will include an evening of social dances and free lessons from four participating downtown dance studios. Saturday’s event will feature a formal dance concert highlighting select area dance companies at Round House theatre, located at 4545 East-West Highway. Sponsored by the Bethesda Urban Partnership Inc. and Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District.

<cal1>Saturday/Feb. 27

<cal2>Swing Dance. 8 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $15. With Tom Cunningham's 16-piece Orchestra. Beginning swing lesson at 8 p.m. is followed by the band from 9 p.m. to midnight. At the Spanish Ballroom of Glen Echo Park. Email: tom@tomcunningham.com

Dance Bethesda Dance Concert. 8 p.m. ClancyWorks Dance Company, Dr. Janaki Rangarajan, Jason Garcia Ignacio, Karen Reedy Dance, Tappers with Attitude and Washington Reflections Dance Company will showcase their finest dancers. At Round House Theatre, 4545 East-West Highway. Tickets are available at www.bethesda.org for $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under.

Celebrating Food. 9 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Les Dames d’Escoffier presents its Seventh Salute to Women in Gastronomy. The $95 fee covers an educational day-long symposium offering 16 sessions, 40 speakers, hands-on cooking classes, a culinary Expo with new products, samples, cookbooks and experts, breakfast, lunch, and dessert & wine finale. At the Universities at Shady Grove, Rockville. Go on line to www.lesdamesdc.org or call 202-973-2168.

The Black hall of Fame Show. An interactive program about contemporary and historic figures in African American culture. Presented by John Taylor, a.k.a. The Kinderman. For ages 6 to 10. At Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Rd. Call 240-777-0970.

Achieving Your Training Goals. Noon to 2 p.m. Tips on achieving your training goals, why dogs do the things they do, and how lifestyle affects training. Speaker: Katalin Kerekes, http://www.SpecialPawsTraining.com Free but register at register@yourdogsfriend.info. At the Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Rd., Potomac.

<cal1>Sunday/Feb. 28

<cal2>Purim Carnival and Play. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Activities include games, rides, and silent auction. Free admission. Food available. At 1 p.m., see a free performance of "My Fair Estie," a new musical written by Bob Kurlantzick based on music by Frederick and directed by Marcy Spiro, for audiences of all ages. Beth Sholom Congregation and Talmud Torah, 11825 Seven Locks Rd, Potomac. Call 301-279-7010.

Contra and Square Dance. 7-10:30 p.m. Traditional American dancing with a focus on New England style contra dances, including square dances, country mixers, waltzes and other couple dances. Welcome lesson is at 7 p.m., followed by called dances with Tori Barone and Floor Play from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $12. At the Spanish Ballroom of Glen Echo Park.

Cajun/Zydeco Dance. 3-6 p.m. Admission is $15. featuring Jesse Lége and Bayou Brewwith wonderful live music. Introductory Cajun dance lesson at 3 p.m. is followed by dancing from 3:30 – 6 p.m. At the Spanish Ballroom of Glen Echo Park. Email: Dancingbythebayou@verizon.net

Third Millinnium Performs. 5 p.m. At the Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum, 10001 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. Tickets at door or call Pam Hilton at 202-316-1646.

<cal1>Monday/March 1

<cal2>Iona and Ocean. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15/advance, $20/door. At IMT at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville. Call 301-754-3611 and visit www.imtfolk.org.

<cal1>Tuesday, March 2

<cal2>Chinese book discussion in Chinese language. 7-9 p.m. "The Moaning Wind" by Yu Xu. Request book at the Circulation Desk. No registration required. Adults. At Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Dr., Potomac. Call 240-777-0690.

<cal1>Wednesday/March 3

<cal2>Storyteller Li Min Mo. 7 p.m. Experienced storyteller Li Min Mo presents imaginative tales from Asian folklore. At Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Dr., Potomac. Call 240-777-0690.

<cal1>Thursday/March 4

<cal2>Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind. Presentation for parents of tweens and teens by author Dr. Michael Bradley. Sponsored by the Parent Encouragement Program (PEP). 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Walter Johnson High School, 6400 Rock Spring Dr., Bethesda. $25/person. Tickets available by visiting www.PEPparent.org or by calling PEP at 301-929-8824.

<cal1>Friday/March 5

<cal2>Parenting Today’s Teen: Surviving Disrespect, Defiance and Risky Behavior. Workshop led by Dr. Michael Bradley, author of "Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!" Will offer insights and advice on the problems most common to contemporary adolescents, including raging anger, sex, drinking, drugs and other antisocial behaviors. Sponsored by the Parent Encouragement Program. 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Temple Emanuel, 10101 Connecticut Ave., Kensington. $40/person. Tickets available by visiting www.PEPparent.org or by calling PEP at 301-929-8824.

<cal1>Sunday/March 7

<cal2>"A Secret." 10 a.m. Cinema Art Bethesda will show "A Secret," a look at the French national shame of the 1940s. In French with English subtitles. At Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema, 7235 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda. Visit http://CinemaArtBethesda.org or call 301-365-3679.

<cal1>Monday/March 8

<cal2>Le Vent du Nord. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20/advance, $25/door. At IMT at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville. Call 301-754-3611, visit www.imtfolk.org.

<cal1>Monday/March 15

<cal2>Patrick Street. 8 p.m. Tickets are $25/advance, $30/door. At the Kreeger auditorium, Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville. Call 301-754-3611 and visit www.imtfolk.org

The President's Own. 8 p.m. U.S. Marine Band presents "Beware the Ides of March: The Force of Destiny." Col. Michael J. Colburn conducting. Free but tickets required. Free tickets. At the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda.

<cal1>Saturday/March 20

<cal2>Gan Shabbatt. 11 a.m. An interactive Saturday morning service for young children and their families. Members and non-members welcome. At Congregation Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Road, Potomac.

Washington Conservatory of Music Concert. 8 p.m. Free. Ronn McFarlane, lute and Ayreheart, and Haskell Small, piano. At Glen Echo Park, South Arcade Building, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. In Glen Echo. Call 301-320-2770 or visit www.washingtonconservatory.org.

<cal1>Monday/March 22

<cal2>John Jorgenson Quintet. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20/advance, $25/door. At IMT at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville. Call 301-754-3611 and visit www.imtfolk.org.

<cal1>Sunday/March 28

<cal2>"Scratch." 10 a.m. Filmed in Polish with English subtitles. Sponsored by Cinema Art Bethesda. At Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema, 7235 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda. Tickets are $15. Visit http://CinemaArtBethesda.org or call 301-365-3679.

<cal1>Wednesday/March 31

<cal2>Violinist David Garrett Performs. 8 p.m. At the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Go to www.Strathmore.org or call 301-581-5100.

<cal1>April 16-18

<cal2>Bethesda Literary Festival. Novelists, poets, journalist, non-fiction writers and children's authors are invited to share their creative processes and published works. Sponsored by the Bethesda Urban Partnership Inc. and Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District.

<cal1>Sunday/April 18

<cal2>Washington Conservatory of Music Concert. 3 p.m. Free. Nancy Almquist, soprano and Jeffery Watson, piano — American songs. At Glen Echo Park, South Arcade Building, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. In Glen Echo. Call 301-320-2770 or visit www.washingtonconservatory.org.

<cal1>Saturday/April 24

<cal2>Gan Shabbatt. 11 a.m. An interactive Saturday morning service for young children and their families. Members and non-members welcome. At Congregation Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Road, Potomac.

<cal1>May 8-9

<cal2>Bethesda Fine Arts Festival. Features fine art and craft for sale from 150 national artists plus live entertainment on Norfolk and Auburn Avenues in Bethesda's Woodmont Triangle. Sponsored by the Bethesda Urban Partnership Inc. and Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District.

<cal1>Saturday/May 22

<cal2>Gan Shabbatt. 11 a.m. An interactive Saturday morning service for young children and their families. Members and non-members welcome. At Congregation Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Road, Potomac.

Washington Conservatory of Music Concert. 7 p.m. Free. Joshua Bayer Jazz Ensemble. At Glen Echo Park, South Arcade Building, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. In Glen Echo. Call 301-320-2770 or visit www.washingtonconservatory.org.

<cal1>Saturday/June 5

<cal2>Imagination Bethesda. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Features hands-on craft activities, international dance troupes, theatre performances, costume characters, face painters and balloon artists for children 12 and under to enjoy. At Woodmont Avenue and Elm Street in downtown Bethesda.

<cal1>June 23-Aug. 15, 2010

<cal2>"How I Became a Pirate." At Imagination Stage. Performances on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. 4 p.m. Some Saturday 11 a.m. performances as well. Tickets from $10-$21. Visit http://www.imaginationstage.org.

<cal1>Saturday/Oct. 2

<cal2>Taste of Bethesda. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Food and music festival featuring 50 restaurants and four stages of entertainment, as well as a children's area. Sponsored by the Bethesda Urban Partnership Inc. and Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District.