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— A group of food trucks operating in Montgomery County has a website making it easier find out where they will be. Visit MoCofoodtrucks.com, then click on the logo of any food truck to locate it. The site currently lists 16 trucks in the area, several of which have stops in Bethesda.

Rockville's Saturday farmers market is open in Rockville Town Center, 9 am-1 pm. Offerings include farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, bedding plants, cut flowers, preserves, honey herbs, baked goods and more. Rockville's Wednesday farmers market, in Rockville Town Center, is open for the season from 11-2 pm. Visit www.rockvillemd.gov/events/farmers.html

Kensington farmers market, Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon. at Kensington train station parking lot on Howard Avenue. 301-949-2424.

Pike Central farmers market, Saturdays 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 11806 Rockville Pike, Rockville. 301-775-6402.

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: 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 fairytale princesses, and a guest artist with a bilingual twist. 301-634-5380 or www.thepuppetco.org. Cinderella, through 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. Through Monday, June 10, see “Accidental Architecture: Depictions of Demolition,” a photography exhibit by Julie Miller at Photoworks Gallery in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Open Saturdays from 1-4 p.m., Sundays from 1-8 p.m., and whenever a class is in session. Visit www.glenechophotoworks.org for more.

Creative Crafts Council. Through Thursday, June 13, browse a crafty collection featuring works by local artists. Free. At Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. Visit www.strathmore.org for more.

Art Exhibit. Through Thursday, June 16, see “Distinction in Colors” by Nancy Bullough at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Free. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200.

Art Exhibit. Through Thursday, June 16, see “Tethered in the Weather” in the Gibbs Street Gallery at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Eric Smallwood uses video and animaltion to create moments. Free. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200.

Art Exhibit. Through Monday, June 24, see “Working Small,” which includes works by Potomac resident Paulette Baron, at Congregation Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Road. Free. Call for hours, 301-299-7087.

Art Exhibit. Eight painters have been selected as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards. Their works will be on display through Saturday, June 29, at Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, Bethesda. Free. Gallery hours are from noon-6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

Exhibit. See Christine Ferrera’s exhibit “Between You and Me” on display from Friday, June 21 through Sunday, July 7 at Gibbs Street Gallery at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. The exhibit is a collection of performance work that circuitously contemplates art, humor and feminism. Free. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200.

Art Exhibit. Through Saturday, July 27, see “Speed and Pressure” in the Kaplan Gallery at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Free. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200.

Art Exhibit. Leah Cooper presents “Drawing the Undifferentiated” from Friday, June 28 through Saturday, July 27 at Common Ground Gallery at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Free. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200.

Spectacular Saturday Fun. Every saturday through August there will be a new media for a child to try at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Sign up for one or for all, it is not a series. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200 to register for a class.

Group Bike Ride. Thursday nights through September at 7 p.m. enjoy a bike ride. Meet at Freshbikes Bethesda store, 7626 Old Georgetown Road. All abilities welcome. Free. Visit www.freshbikescycling.com for more.

ARTS8 is a group of eight Artists in Residence at the Stone Tower Gallery, Yellow Barn, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Bvld. They can be visited while working and showing their art, during June. Open to the public from Tuesday to Sunday, noon-5 p.m. The eight artists are Carolina Correa, Eliot Feldman, Mariana Kastrinakis, Sarna Marcus, Joan Mazer, Jan Rowland, Felipe Sierra and Jill Spearman. The art runs the gamut from purely abstract to representational. Visit www.glenechopark.org/ARTS8 for more.

Thursday/June 13

Free Thursday Concerts. 6-8 p.m. at Veterans Park, corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues, Bethesda. Hear music by 8 Ohms Band. Visit www.bethesda.org or 301-215-6660.

Blues Dance. 8:15 p.m. lessons start, dancing from 9-11:30 p.m. in the Ballroom Annex, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $8. Capital Blues presents the dances. Visit www.capitalblues.org for more.

Friday/June 14

Opening Reception. 6-9 p.m. Eight painters have been selected as finalists for the Bethesda Painting Awards. Their works will be on display at Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, Bethesda. Free.

Opening Reception. 6-8 p.m. at Popcorn Gallery in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. The exhibit includes works by resident artists and instructors alongside works by their selected students. Free. Visit www.glenechopark.org or 301-634-2222.

Art Walk in the Park. 6-8 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Enjoy open studios, demonstrations and more. Free. Visit www.glenechopark.org for more.

Contra Dance. 7:30 p.m. lessons start; 8:30 -11:30 p.m. dancing at Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. The Glen Echo Open Band provides music. $10/adult; $5/17 and under. Visit www.fridaynightdance.org for more.

Cajun/Zydeco Dance. 8:30 p.m.-midnight at Bumper Car Pavilion, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. All ages welcome. Fee at the door. Visit www.dancingbythebayou.com for more.

Cool Cow Comedy. 9 p.m. in the Buchanan Room, at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Bengt Washburn headlines. $15. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200.

Saturdays and Sundays/June 14 through July 21

Faculty Invitational Exhibition. Noon-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at Popcorn Gallery in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. The exhibit includes works by resident artists and instructors alongside works by their selected students. Free. Visit www.glenechopark.org or 301-634-2222.

Saturday/June 15

Swing Dance. 8 p.m.-midnight at Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Johnny Boyd provides the music. $18. Visit www.americanswing.org for more.

Sunday/June 16

Waltz Dance. 2:45-6 p.m. at Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Dance to live music by Avant Gardeners. $10. Visit www.waltztimedances.org for more.

English Country Dance. 2:30-5:30 p.m. at Ballroom Annex, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. All ages welcome. $10. Visit www.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. $13/nonmember; $10/member; $5/17 and under. Visit www.fridaynightdance.org for more.

Swing Dance. 8-10 p.m. at McGinty’s Public House, 911 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring. DJ Dabe Murphy provides the music. Free. Visit www.gottaswing.com or 703-35-9882.

Dancers in Concert. 7:30 p.m. at Strathmore Music Center’s Concert Hall, 5301 Tuckerman Lane. CityDance Conservatory will present 120 dancers in a 90-minute, multi-genre performance. $20/person. Visit www.strathmore.org or 301-581-5100 for tickets.

Tuesday/June 18

What’s the Matter. 11 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive. Children age 5 and up can learn about science through demonstrations and experiments. Free. Visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/content/libraries or 240-777-0690.

Wednesday/June 19

Music Performance. 7:30 p.m. at Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. Owen Danoff will perform. $15. Visit www.strathmore.org fo tickets.

Adult Book Club. 1 p.m.at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive. Discuss “State of Wonder” by Ann Pratchett. Free. 240-777-0690.

Thursday/June 20

Books are a Blast. 11 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive. Families can enjoy a magic show about reading. Free. Visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/content/libraries or 240-777-0690.

Free Thursday Concerts. 6-8 p.m. at Veterans Park, corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues, Bethesda. Hear music by Blue Funk. Visit www.bethesda.org or 301-215-6660.

Concert. 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Hear music by the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra. Free. 301-634-2222.

Blues Dance. 8:15 p.m. lessons start, dancing from 9-11:30 p.m. in the Ballroom Annex, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $8. Capital Blues presents the dances. Visit www.capitalblues.org for more.

Friday/June 21

Performance. 8 p.m. see Christine Ferrera’s exhibit “Between You and Me” at Gibbs Street Gallery at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. The exhibit is a collection of performance work that circuitously contemplates art, humor and feminism. Free. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200.

Saturday/June 22

Show. 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. at Washington Conservatory at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Enjoy a free performance of “The Story of Babar.” Visit www.glenechopark.org for more.

Art Exhibit. See 15 artists present their work in “Painting Under the Influence of Walt Bartman” at Yellow Barn Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Hours are noon-5 p.m. with a reception from 6-8 p.m. Free. Visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com for more.

Performance. 2 p.m. see Christine Ferrera’s exhibit “Between You and Me” at Gibbs Street Gallery at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. The exhibit is a collection of performance work that circuitously contemplates art, humor and feminism. Free. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200.

Sunday/June 23

Art Exhibit. See 15 artists present their work in “Painting Under the Influence of Walt Bartman” at Yellow Barn Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Hours are noon-5 p.m. Free. Visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com for more.

Performance. 2 p.m. see Christine Ferrera’s exhibit “Between You and Me” at Gibbs Street Gallery at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. The exhibit is a collection of performance work that circuitously contemplates art, humor and feminism. Free. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200.

Monday/June 24

Cartooning Class. 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Children and teens ages 11 and older can take a weeklong class and learn how to create characters, comic strips and more. $195 for the week includes supplies. To register visit www.glenechopark.org or 301-634-2226.

Monday-Sunday/June 24-30

2013 AT&T National. At Congressional Country Club in Bethesda. Features 120 PGA Tour professionals who will compete for a $6.5 million purse. The event raises funds and awareness for the Tiger Woods Foundation while paying tribute to U.S. armed forces. See www.tigerwoodsfoundation.org or www.usga.org.

Wednesday/June 26

Living Places, Living Planet. 11 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive. Children ages 5 and up can enjoy an interactive program and learn about animals and global resources they share with humans. Free. 240-777-0690.

June 26 through Aug. 11

Theater Performance. See “Peter Pan and Wendy” at Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. Best for ages 4-11. Tickets start at $12. ASL performance on Sunday, July 14 at 4 p.m. Visit www.imaginationstage.org for tickets.

Thursday/June 27

Free Thursday Concerts. 6-8 p.m. at Veterans Park, corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues, Bethesda. Hear music by Wes Tucker. Visit www.bethesda.org or 301-215-6660.

Friday/June 28

Performance. 8 p.m. see Christine Ferrera’s exhibit “Between You and Me” at Gibbs Street Gallery at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. The exhibit is a collection of performance work that circuitously contemplates art, humor and feminism. Free. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200.

Opening Reception. 6 p.m. Leah Cooper presents “Drawing the Undifferentiated” from June 28 through July 27 at Common Ground Gallery at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Free. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200.

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.

Heritage Days. Noon-4 p.m. at over 30 sites around Montgomery County, including C&O Canal National Historical Park and Lockhouse 10. All events are free. For detailed information on Heritage Days and The Civil War Comes to Rockville, visit www.HeritageMontgomery.org or call 301-515-0753.

Civil War Comes to Rockville. 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Enjoy lectures at Red Brick Courthouse; concerts at Christ Episcopal Church; re-enactments, crafts, music, stories and more at Beall-Dawson House and other events. It all culminates with a dance in Rockville Town Square. Free. For information visit www.HeritageMontgomery.org or call 301-515-0753.

Performance. 2 p.m. see Christine Ferrera’s exhibit “Between You and Me” at Gibbs Street Gallery at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. The exhibit is a collection of performance work that circuitously contemplates art, humor and feminism. Free. Visit www.visartscenter.org or call 301-315-8200

Sunday/June 30

Heritage Days. Noon-4 p.m. at over 30 sites around Montgomery County, including C&O Canal National Historical Park and Lockhouse 10. All events are free. For detailed information on Heritage Days and The Civil War Comes to Rockville, visit www.HeritageMontgomery.org or call 301-515-0753.

Thursday/July 4

13th Annual Autism Speaks 5K Run-1 Mile Walk. Annual 5K run and one-mile walk to benefit research on autism 8 a.m. at the Potomac Library, 10101 Glendolden Dr. Post race music, food and prizes. http://events.autismspeaks.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1054999

4th of July Fireworks. Starting at 7 p.m. at Montgomery College Rockville Campus. Activities include live music starting at 7 p.m., food, and fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Call 240-314-5022 or visit www.rockvillemd.gov/events/independence-day.htm

July 6 through July 28

Theater Performance. See “Mouse on the Move” at Imagination Stage’s Christopher and Dana Reeve Studio Theater. Performances are 10:30 a.m. or 11:45 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Appropriate for children ages 1-5. $10-$12/person with $5 lap seat for children under 12 months. Purchase tickets at www.imaginationstage.org or 301-280-1660.

Monday/July 8

Cartooning Class. 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Children and teens ages 11 and older can take a weeklong class and learn how to create characters, comic strips and more. $195 for the week includes supplies. To register visit www.glenechopark.org or 301-634-2226.

Thursday/July 11

Free Thursday Concerts. 6-8 p.m. at Veterans Park, corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues, Bethesda. Hear music by 19th Street Band. Visit www.bethesda.org or 301-215-6660.

Saturday/July 13

Family Days. 1-3 p.m. at Lockhouse 25. Families can participate in hands-on programs to learn about the C&O canal. Free. Designed for children in grades K-6.

Thursday/July 18

Free Thursday Concerts. 6-8 p.m. at Veterans Park, corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues, Bethesda. Hear music by Too Many Daves. Visit www.bethesda.org or 301-215-6660.

Monday/July 22

Cartooning Class. 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Children and teens ages 11 and older can take a weeklong class and learn how to create characters, comic strips and more. $195 for the week includes supplies. To register visit www.glenechopark.org or 301-634-2226.

Tuesday-Saturday/July 23-27

Bethesda Outdoor Movies. Annual outdoor movie series at corner of Norfolk and Auburn avenues. Contact 301-215-6660 or visit www.bethesda.org for movie schedule.

Thursday/July 25

Free Thursday Concerts. 6-8 p.m. at Veterans Park, corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues, Bethesda. Hear music by Adrian Duke. Visit www.bethesda.org or 301-215-6660.

Sunday/Aug. 4

Riley’s Rumble Half-Marathon. Visit www.mcrrc.org to register and more.

Aug. 9-17

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair. Visit www.mcagfair.com for times, location and more.

Saturday/Aug. 10

Family Days. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Lockhouse 25. Families can participate in hands-on programs to learn about the C&O canal. Free. Designed for children in grades K-6.

Monday/Aug. 12

Animation Class. 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Children and teens ages 11 and older can take a weeklong class and learn how to make artwork come alive. $275 for the week includes supplies. To register visit www.glenechopark.org or 301-634-2226.