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Megan Dominy and Bradley Foster Smith in Imagination Stage’s “From Here to There.”

‘From Here to There’

Imagination Stage brings Natasha Holmes, director and cofounder of Tell Tale Hearts Children’s Touring Theatre Company, from the United Kingdom to mount a new production of “From Here to There”, a play about building bridges, involving puppetry, comedy, live music, and poetry. Using simple boxes, sonic tubes, and construction paper, two actors create a make believe world that bridges together their opposite interests. Performances are followed by a “free play” session, in which the actors invite the children to join them onstage to explore some of the materials and build their own bridges or towers.

From Here to There runs through April 14 at 10:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. Appropriate for ages 2-5, tickets are $10-$12, with a $5 lap seat for children under 12 months. Tickets may be purchased online at www.imaginationstage.org, at the Imagination Stage box office, or at 301-280-1660. Imagination Stage is located at 4908 Auburn Avenue, Bethesda.

Wootton Theater presents ‘Ragtime’

Wootton High School will perform “Ragtime,” the Tony-award winning musical. Ragtime is a portrayal of the social issues in America at the turn of the century set to music. The three ensembles—the people of New Rochelle, Immigrants and Harlem—each have a different story to tell. The New Rochelle Ensemble represent a people who do not welcome the change in their society brought on by immigration and racial diversity. The Immigrant Ensemble is comprised of mostly Eastern Europeans working the lowest wage jobs and struggling for rights and opportunities in America. The Harlem Ensemble is discriminated against most blatantly. They are clearly demonstrated to have a rich culture, society and a tight knit group. The play incorporates historical figures intertwined with the fictional characters including Emma Goldman, Evelyn Nesbit, Harry Houdini, JP Morgan, and Henry Ford. Ragtime will be performed on April 12, 13, 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. and April 14 and 21 at 2 p.m. in the Wootton Center for the Performing Arts auditorium. Order tickets at http://www.schooltix.org/wootton.

Email community entertainment events to almanac@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is Thursday at noon. Photos and artwork encouraged.

Ongoing

Mommy & Me (& Daddy, Too). Third Tuesday each month. 10 a.m. at Rockville Town Square. Meet for a morning out with active learning and creative play with lunch specials, story time, arts and crafts, sing-a-longs, prizes and more. Visit rockvilletownsquare.com/events/mommy-and-me. On the Square: April 16, May 21, June 18, July 16, Aug. 20, Sept. 17 and Oct. 15.

The Puppet Co. at Glen Echo Park has announced its 2012-2013 season. There are favorite fairytale princesses, and a special guest artist with a bilingual twist. 301-634-5380 or www.thepuppetco.org. Jack and the Beanstalk, through April 21, Thursdays and Fridays at 10 and 11:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Cinderella, April 25-June 9, Thursdays and Fridays at 10 and 11:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Art Exhibition. The Art Glass Center Gallery's ongoing exhibitions feature the work of resident artists Diane Cabe, Christine Hekimian, Sue Hill, Michele Rubin, Sherry Selevan, Bev and Zayde Sleph and Janet Wittenberg. Sculpture, vessels, functional art, and jewelry are also for sale. Classes are taught year-round for beginner, intermediate and advanced students. Fridays 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sundays noon-4 p.m. At Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call 301-634-2273 or visit www.artglasscenteratglenecho.org.

Glassworks. Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Glassworks is the D.C. area's first glass school. Classes are taught year-round for both new and advanced students. At Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call 301-634-2280 or visit www.innervisionglassworks.com.

Photoworks. Photoworks is a resource for both student and professional photographers to develop their talents through classes, workshops, and exhibitions. Open Saturdays 1-4 p.m., Sundays 1-8 p.m., and during all scheduled classes and workshops. At Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call 301-634-2274 or visit www.glenechophotoworks.org.

Yellow Barn Studio & Gallery. Saturdays and Sundays, noon-5 p.m. The Yellow Barn Studio & Gallery presents free exhibitions of emerging artists' work. Each weekend features the work of a different artist. Most artwork is for sale. At Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call 301-371-5593 or visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com.

Science & Nature. Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Weekend Nature Programs at Living Classrooms Children’s Museum Living Classrooms Children’s Museum at Glen Echo Park presents engaging science and nature activities for the family. Encounter live animals, take an interpretive hike, explore the indoor anthill and tree slide and more. Free for members/children under 2; $5 for non-members. At Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call 202-488-0627, ext. 242 or visit livingclassroomsdc.org/Site-BasedPrograms.html.

SilverWorks Studio & Gallery. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. SilverWorks Studio & Gallery is a working silversmith studio and includes an ongoing exhibition and sales of the work of artist-in-residence Blair Anderson. At Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Call 301-634-2228 or visit www.silverworksglenechopark.org.

Art Exhibit. See “Pulse: Art and Medicine” at Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Multimedia exhibit investigates medicine as an inspiration for art. Through Saturday, April 13. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100.

Children’s Theater. Imagination Stage and Natasha Holmes, director and cofounder of Tell Tale Hearts Children’s Touring Theatre Company presents “From Here to There,” Tuesdays through Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. at Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. Through Sunday, April 14. Appropriate for ages 2-5. Tickets are $10-$12 with a lap seat for children under 12 months for $5. Visit www.imaginationstage.org or 301-280-1660.

Exhibit. Through Monday, April 22. See “Adding In, Taking Away” at Gallery Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Road. Features works by local artists including Pauline Jakobsberg of Potomac. Each of the processes used by these artists requires that they add in — ink, oil, stone, wood — or take it away. Free. 301-299-7087.

Photography Exhibit. See “Mirror to the World 2013” at Photoworks Gallery through April 28 at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Free. 301-634-2274.

Theater Performance. See “James and the Giant Peach” and “The Magic Finger” at Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. Througn May 26. Best for children ages 4-10. Tickets range between $12-$25. Visit www.imaginationstage.org or 301-280-1660.

Earth Day 2013

Events. Montgomery County will celebrate Earth Day 2013 throughout April, with a variety of events and volunteer opportunities at numerous locations. Several events are approved for student service learning hours for Montgomery County public school students. See the complete list of events and opportunities at www.montgomeryserves.org/earth-day-2013. More information is available from the Montgomery County Volunteer Center at 240-777-2600.

Wednesday/April 10

Music Performance. 7:30 p.m. at the Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. Isabelle De Leon, jazz drummer, will perform. She was on the 2012 season of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” $15. Visit www.strathmore.org for more.

Thursday/April 11

Blues Dance. 8:15 p.m. at Ballroom Annex, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Capital Blues presents blues dancing. $8. Visit www.capitalblues.org for more.

Friday/April 12

Music Performance. Cameron Carpenter will perform on the organ at 8 p.m. at Strathmore. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100 for tickets.

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut St., Gaithersburg. $8/online; $10/door and is good for all three days. Visit www.sugarloafcrafts.com or 800-210-9900.

Theater Performance. 7:30 p.m. in the Wootton Center for the Performing Arts auditorium. See “Ragtime.” $15/reserved; $10/general. Buy tickets at www.schooltix.org/wootton. Strong language.

Lecture. 5:30-7 p.m. at Yellow Barn Studio at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Learn how to understand contemporary oil painting materials. Free. RSVP by e-mailing jjordanbruns@gmail.com. Visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com for more.

Contra Dance. 7-10:30 p.m. at Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Music Glen Echo Open Band. $10; $5/17 and under. Visit www.fridaynightdance.org for more.

Salsa Dance. 8 p.m.-midnight at Ballroom Annex at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $12. Visit www.oohsalsa.com for more.

Music. 7:30 p.m. at Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. Memphis Gold and Bob Israel perform with saxophonist Marshall Keys. $20. Visit www.strathmore.org for more.

Organ Performance. 8 p.m. at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane. Cameron Carpenter performs. $25-$40. Visit www.strathmore.org for more.

April 12 through May 12

Art Exhibit. See “Fletcher Mackey: Arc” at the Gibbs Street Gallery. Free. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200.

Art Exhibit. See “Mixtopias” at the Kaplan Gallery. Free. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200.

Saturday/April 13

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut St., Gaithersburg. $8/online; $10/door and is good for all three days. Visit www.sugarloafcrafts.com or 800-210-9900.

Tiny Tots. 10 a.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Children ages 0-4 can enjoy shows designed for them. 30 minute running time. $5/person. Pre-purchases recommended. Visit www.thepuppetco.org or 301-634-5380.

Theater Performance. 7:30 p.m. in the Wootton Center for the Performing Arts auditorium. See “Ragtime.” $15/reserved; $10/general. Buy tickets at www.schooltix.org/wootton. Strong language.

Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive. Most hardback and large paperback books are $1.00 and all small paperbacks are only $.50. All books are donated by the community and are for the benefit of the library.

Managing Dog’s Behavior. 1:30-3:30 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 6030 Grosvenor Lane. Get a clearer understanding of when training is needed, and if it is, how to make the training more effective. Visit yourdogsfriend.org/blog/free-workshops or 301-983-5913.

Exhibit. Noon-5 p.m. at Yellow Barn Gallery at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. See paintings by Kneelam Shaikh. Free. Visit www.glenechopark.org or 301-371-5593.

Swing Dance. 8 p.m.-midnight in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Live music from Doc Scantlin Palmettos. $15/adult; $12/ages 12-17; $10/age 11 and under. Visit www.americanswing.org for more.

Music. 8 p.m. at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane. Under the Streetlamp is a quartet that performs Motown to early rock and roll. $28-$58. Visit www.strathmore.org for more.

Sunday/April 14

Tiger Trot 5k Run/Walk. Holy Child, 9029 Bradley Blvd., is hosting a fundraiser to benefit the fitness and wellness programs at the school as well as the Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department. There will be a moon bounce and face painting, medals and more. Visitwww.holychild.org/tigertrot to register.

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut St., Gaithersburg. $8/online; $10/door and is good for all three days. Visit www.sugarloafcrafts.com or 800-210-9900.

Theater Performance. 2 p.m. in the Wootton Center for the Performing Arts auditorium. See “Ragtime.” $15/reserved; $10/general. Buy tickets at www.schooltix.org/wootton. Strong language.

Exhibit. Noon-5 p.m. at Yellow Barn Gallery at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. See paintings by Kneelam Shaikh. Free. Visit www.glenechopark.org or 301-371-5593.

Music. 4 p.m. at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane. Maurizio Pollini will perform on the piano. $38-$78. Visit www.strathmore.org for more.

String Festival. 2 p.m. at the University of Maryland Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center Dekelboum Hall. Features more than 200 D.C. metro area string students. See the premiere of “Rocktacular.” Tickets at www.sagwa.org.

Washington Family Dance. 3-5 p.m. above the Post Office in the Glen Echo Town Hall, 6106 Harvard Ave., Glen Echo. The Torch Takers will perform. $5/person over age 4. No dancing experience necessary. Visit www.fsgw.org for more.

Ballroom Tea Dance. 3-6 p.m. in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. All ages welcome. $14. Visit www.hotsociety.net or glenechopark.org for more.

Argentine Tango. 6:30-11 p.m. at Ballroom Annex, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. DJ Rene Davila will mix the music. $15/person; $10/dance only. Visit www.glenechopark.org for more.

Contra Dance. 7-10:30 p.m. at Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Music by The Latter Day Lizards. $13/nonmember; $10/member; $5/17 and under. Visit www.fridaynightdance.org for more.

Monday/April 15

Music of the Scottish Isles. 7 p.m. or 9 p.m. at Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. Julie Fowlis will perform. $30. Visit www.strathmore.org for tickets.

Ballet. 7:30 p.m. in the Coates Auditorium at the Mondzac Performing Center, 6101 Wilson Lane. See the premiere of “Sometimes, Silence.” For tickets visit www.exit12danceco.com.

April 15 through May 27

Art Exhibit. See images of works by William Gudenrath at Partnership Office Gallery at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Free. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Visit www.glenechopark.org for more.

Wednesday/April 17

Tiny Tots. 10 a.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Children ages 0-4 can enjoy shows designed for them. 30 minute running time. $5/person. Pre-purchases recommended. Visit www.thepuppetco.org or 301-634-5380.

Thursday/April 18

Performance. 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane. See off-Broadway stars Voca People perform. For tickets visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100.

Blues Dance. 8:15 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at Ballroom Annex, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Capital Blues presents blues dancing. $8. Visit www.capitalblues.org for more.

Friday/April 19

Performance. See “Peter Pan” at 7:30 p.m. at Churchill High School. $20/adults; $10/senior, child. Purchase tickets at www.wchsarts.com.

Dancing. Lesson from 8-9 p.m. and dancing from 9 p.m.-midnight at Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns will provide the music. $20. Visit www.dclx.org or 301-674-0080.

Bethesda Literary Festival. Meet local and national authors, journalists and poets, as well as writing contests and children’s events. Free. Visit http://www.bethesda.org for a list of events.

Theater Performance. 7:30 p.m. in the Wootton Center for the Performing Arts auditorium. See “Ragtime.” $15/reserved; $10/general. Buy tickets at www.schooltix.org/wootton. Strong language.

Contra Dance. 7:30-11:30 p.m. at Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Music by Sligo Creek Stompers. $10; $5/17 and under. Visit www.fridaynightdance.org for more.

Saturday/April 20

2013 Spring Gala at Strathmore: Michael Feinstein. 9 p.m. The two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award nominee has collected a “S’Wonderful” evening of music celebrating the legacy of George and Ira Gershwin. It promises to be a night that will leave audiences humming immortal Gershwin scores all the way home. The Music Center at Strathmore 5301 Tuckerman Lane. Visit www.strathmore.org.

Performance. See “Peter Pan” at 7:30 p.m. at Churchill High School. $20/adults; $10/senior, child. Purchase tickets at www.wchsarts.com.

Dancing. Lesson from 8-9 p.m. and dancing from 9 p.m.-midnight at Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Bria Skonberg’s Hot Five, Blue Crescent Syncopators, and Boilermaker Jazz Band will provide the music. $20. Visit www.dclx.org or 301-674-0080.

Big Train Celebrity Softball Classic. 7 p.m. at Shirley Povich Field at Cabin John Regional Park. Visit http://bigtrain.org/celebritygame/ for information on celebrities and more.

Performance. The National Philharmonic Singers will give a free concert at 8 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 107 S. Washington St. Donations accepted. Visit www.christchurchrockville.org or 31-762-2191 ext. 3.

Bethesda Literary Festival. Meet local and national authors, journalists and poets, as well as writing contests and children’s events. Free. Visit http://www.bethesda.org for a list of events.

Clara Barton Event. 1 p.m. at Clara Barton National Historic Site, 5801 Oxford Road, Glen Echo. Watch re-enactors perform, hear a talk on emancipation and enjoy junior ranger activities for children. Reservations required for the talk, 301-320-1410. Visit www.nps.clba for more.

Tiny Tots. 10 a.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Children ages 0-4 can enjoy shows designed for them. 30 minute running time. $5/person. Pre-purchases recommended. Visit www.thepuppetco.org or 301-634-5380.

Theater Performance. 7:30 p.m. in the Wootton Center for the Performing Arts auditorium. See “Ragtime.” $15/reserved; $10/general. Buy tickets at www.schooltix.org/wootton. Strong language.

Art Exhibit. See paintings by Barbara McCoy, Gary Phillips and Justin Pyles from noon-5 p.m. at Yellow Barn Studio at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Free. Visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com for more.

Sunday/April 21

Waltz Dance. 2:45 p.m. lessons, 3:30-6 p.m. dancing at Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. $10. Music by Waltz Wizards. Visit www.glenechopark.org or 202-238-0230. No partner necessary.

Bethesda Literary Festival. Meet local and national authors, journalists and poets, as well as writing contests and children’s events. Free. Visit http://www.bethesda.org for a list of events.

Young Artists Competition. 4 p.m. at the Washington Conservatory at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. A free voice recital by soprano Heather Bingham and baritone Jeffrey Grayson Gates, winners of the 2012-13 Vocal Arts DC Young Artists Competition. For all ages.

Tiny Tots. 10 a.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Children ages 0-4 can enjoy shows designed for them. 30 minute running time. $5/person. Pre-purchases recommended. Visit www.thepuppetco.org or 301-634-5380.

Theater Performance. 2 p.m. in the Wootton Center for the Performing Arts auditorium. See “Ragtime.” $15/reserved; $10/general. Buy tickets at www.schooltix.org/wootton. Strong language.

English Country Dancing. 2:30-5:30 p.m. in the Spanish Ballroom Annex at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd.$10/person. 703-992-0752.

Art Exhibit. See paintings by Barbara McCoy, Gary Phillips and Justin Pyles from noon-5 p.m. at Yellow Barn Studio at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Free. Visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com for more.

Wednesday/April 24

Music Performance. 7:30 p.m. at the Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. Isabelle De Leon, jazz drummer, will perform. She was on the 2012 season of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” $15. Visit www.strathmore.org for more.

Thursday/April 25

Label Release and All-Star Concert. 7:30-10 p.m. at Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center. Washington Revels will perform music from their previous cds and perform some new music. $10-23. Visit www.revelsdc.org for more.

Thursday-Friday/April 25-26

Gladys Knight. 8 p.m. Eight-time Grammy winner Gladys Knight has packed many lifetimes into a career that has embraced gold records, sold-out concerts, film performances, and most recently a spin on “Dancing with the Stars.” Order tickets now for the concert, featuring a soul-stirring mix of Gladys Knight’s greatest and newest hits. The Music Center at Strathmore 5301 Tuckerman Lane. Visit www.strathmore.org for more.

Saturday/April 27

Music and Dance. The Tom Cunningham Orchestra presents “The Swingin’ Side of Genius (Duke Ellington, 1920s-1940s)” starting with lessons at 8 p.m. and dancing from 9 p.m.-midnight. $15/adult; $8/child. Visit www.glenechopark.org or tomcunningham.com for more.

Tiny Tots. 10 a.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Children ages 0-4 can enjoy shows designed for them. 30 minute running time. $5/person. Pre-purchases recommended. Visit www.thepuppetco.org or 301-634-5380.

Performance. CityDance presents “Nruthya Manjarie,” featuring several group and solo works. 7:30 p.m. at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. $25/person. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100.

Art Exhibit. Hours are noon-5 p.m. with a reception from 5-7 p.m. at the Yellow Barn Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. See over 40 works in an exhibit titled “Expressions of the Mind” by Vian Shamounki Borchert. 301-371-5593.

Sunday/April 28

Tiny Tots. 10 a.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Children ages 0-4 can enjoy shows designed for them. 30 minute running time. $5/person. Pre-purchases recommended. Visit www.thepuppetco.org or 301-634-5380.

Performance. CityDance presents “Nruthya Manjarie,” featuring the work of several group and solo works. 6 p.m. at Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. $25/person. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100.

Art Exhibit. Hours are noon-5 p.m. at the Yellow Barn Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. See more than 40 works in an exhibit titled “Expressions of the Mind” by Vian Shamounki Borchert. 301-371-5593.

Paws in the Park. Noon-4 p.m. at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm, 506 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg. Enjoy a one-mile walk for dogs and people, pet games, prizes, rescue group, market, food, music and more. Proceeds benefit the Montgomery County Humane Society. $20/individual or $35/family for the walk. To register visit www.firstgiving.com/mchsmd or register the day of the event.

Through April 28

Art Exhibit. See “Mirror to the World” at Photoworks in Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Featurs images from around the world and from the D.C. metropolitan area. Free. Hours are Saturdays 1-4 p.m.; Sundays 1-8 p.m. and during class time. Visit www.glenechophotoworks.org for more.

Thursday/May 2

Spring Auction. 6:15 p.m. at Congregation Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Road. Enjoy cocktails, dinner and bid on items. $80/person. 301-299-4602.

May 3-5

Azalea Garden Festival. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Landon School, 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda. Free. Visit www.landon.net.

Saturday/May 4

F.E.A.S.T. 7-10:30 p.m. at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St. Enjoy a dinner while reviewing a series of project proposals and conversing with the artists behind each idea. $30. Buy tickets at www.visartsatrockville.org/feast.

Dare to Draw: The Watercolor Edition. Children in grades K-2 can enjoy a class at 9:30 a.m., children in grades 3-5 at 11 a.m., can enjoy a class at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200 for pricing and to register.

Sunday/May 5

Fun Fair and Silent Auction. Noon-3 p.m. at 11810 Falls Road. Enjoy carnival rides, live DJ, food, arts and crafts and more. Free, but tickets required for rides, games and food, which can be purchased on site. Visit www.whcecc.org or 301-279-7505.

A Little Night Music Cabaret. 7:30 p.m. at Congregation Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Road. Listen to tenor David Merrill and soprano Melissa Chavez sing selections from opera to Broadway to popular music. $15/advance; $20/door. Register at http://tinyurl.com/MusicCabaret or call 301-765-2083.

Spring Concert. 3 p.m. at Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, 6601 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda. Encore Chorale will give a free concert. Visit encorecreativity.org or 301-261-5747.

Through May 5

Art Exhibit. See “Braugh Morrison: Cap Shots” at the Common Ground Gallery at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Free. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200.

Monday/May 6

Author Talk. 7 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive. Local author Mark Shriver will discuss his book “A Good Man: Rediscovering my Father, Sargent Shriver.” Free.

Wednesday/May 8

Siblings — A Unique Perspective. Parenting a child with special needs can be challenging. The impact on the family, specifically the siblings, can be profound. Ms. White will share her knowledge and provide resources to help you support your children. Call 301-468-9343.

Pizza Night for McPaw. 4-9 p.m. at Potomac Pizza, 9812 Falls Road. Help raise money for a new animal shelter. Tell the server that you want to support them. Visit www.mcpaw.org for more.

Friday/May 10

Bela Fleck and Marcus Roberts Trio. 8 p.m. Fleck brings a brilliant collaboration with one of today’s most lauded jazz ensembles, with Marcus Roberts on piano, Jason Marsalis on drums and Rodney Jordan on bass. The Music Center at Strathmore 5301 Tuckerman Lane. Visit www.strathmore.org.

Saturday/May 11

Bethesda Fine Arts Festival. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in downtown Bethesda. Artists from around the country will showcase painting, drawing, photography and more. Will feature entertainment, children’s activities and more. Visit www.bethesda.org for more information.

Grateful Shred VI. 9 a.m.-noon at Clara Barton Community Center, 7425 MacArthur Blvd., Cabin John. Clean out old files and shred them. $5/box of paper. 240-777-4910.

Sunday/May 12

Bethesda Fine Arts Festival. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in downtown Bethesda. Artists from around the country will showcase painting, drawing, photography and more. Will feature entertainment, children’s activities and more. Visit www.bethesda.org for more information.

Saturday/May 18

Beginning Wheel. 9-10:30 a.m. at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Children in grades 3-5 can learn the basics. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200 for pricing and to register.

Wednesday/May 22

Social Behavior Mapping. At this workshop a variety of social mapping formats will be presented to use with children Pre-K through high school who exhibit social cognitive challenges. Call 301-468-9343.

Saturday/June 29

Reinventing Radio — An Evening with Ira Glass. 8 p.m. Go behind the scenes of the parallel universe that is public radio’s This American Life. In the style that has won millions of radio fans, Ira Glass talks about how it all comes together each week, mixing stories from the show, live onstage, with taped selections of stories, recreating the sound of the show as the audience watches. The Music Center at Strathmore 5301 Tuckerman Lane. Visit www.strathmore.org.