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Potomac Entertainment Calendar March 27

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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. The Library, First Floor: Nov. 19 and Dec. 17. 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.

Theater Performance. Potomac Theatre Company presents “Blithe Spirit” at Blair Family Center for the Arts, Bullis School, 10601 Falls Road. Through March 24. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. $20/adults; $18/students, seniors. 301-299-8571 for reservations.

Exhibit. “Crossing the Distance’ brings together emerging contemporary artists in a cultural exchange. Presents a wide-range of media. Through March 31. Located at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Free. Visit www.visartscenter.org or 301-315-8200.

Exhibit. See B.G. Muhn’s “Accidental Reality” at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Browse his paintings, which float between abstraction and representation, presence and absence. Through March 31. Free. Visit www.visartscenter.org or 301-315-8200.

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.

Wednesday/March 27

Jazz Vocalist. 7:30 p.m. at Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. Inegriti Reeves performs jazz standards with original flare and modern harmonies. $15. Visit www.strathmore.org.

Saturday/March 30

Music Performance. 8 p.m. at the Strathmore Music Center, 5301 Tuckerman Lane. Hear “The Magical Symphony Tour,” music of the Beatles performed with an orchestra. Visit www.strathmore.org for tickets.

Festival of Colors. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at ISKCON of DC, 10310 Oaklyn Drive. Along with the colors there will be a food court, shopping, music and more. Visit www.iskconofdc.org for more.

Sunday/March 31

Waltz. 2:45 p.m. lesson; 3:30 p.m. dance to the music of Honeysuckle Rose in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $10. No partner required. Visit www.waltztimedances.org or 301-634-2222.

April 3 through May 26

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

Wednesday/April 3

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 4

Documentary Photography Class. Sora DeVore will lead a series of projects at Photoworks at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Visit www.glenechophotoworks.org to register.

A Capella Music. 7 p.m. at Potomac Presbyterian Church, 10301 River Road. Out of the Blue is an all male vocal group from Oxford University. Tickets $10-12, available at Toys Unique, 9812 Falls Road or 301-983-3160. Visit ootb.org.uk.

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.

Music Performance. Kristin Lee plays the violin at 7:30 p.m. at Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike. $25/person. Visit www.strathmore.org for tickets.

Friday/April 5

Gymnastic Exhibition. 7 p.m. at the University of Maryland Comcast Center. See the University of Maryland Gymkana Troupe perform a variety of acts including on the trampoline, using everyday objects like chairs and more. $7/student, faculty and staff at University of Maryland; $8/child 12 and under; $9/adult. Visit gymkana.umd.edu for more.

Saturday/April 6

Gymnastic Exhibition. 7 p.m. at the University of Maryland Comcast Center. See the University of Maryland Gymkana Troupe perform a variety of acts including on the trampoline, using everyday objects like chairs and more. $7/student, faculty and staff at University of Maryland; $8/child 12 and under; $9/adult. Visit gymkana.umd.edu for more.

Reception. 4-6 p.m. at Yellow Barn Gallery at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Sam Miller will demonstrate how to turn an idea into a 3-D piece of art. The gallery is open from noon-6 p.m. Free. Visit www.glenechopark.org or 301-371-5593.

Sunday/April 7

Art Demonstration. Noon-5 p.m. at Yellow Barn Gallery at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Sam Miller will demonstrate how to turn an idea into a 3-D piece of art. Free. Visit www.glenechopark.org or 301-371-5593.

Waltz Dance. Lessons at 2:45 p.m. and dancing from 3:30-6 p.m. at Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Music by Green Light Karma. $10. No partner required. Visit www.waltztimedances.org or 301-634-2222.

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.

Friday/April 12

Music Performance. Cameron Carpenter will perform at 8 p.m. at Strathmore. He will play the organ. 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.

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.

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. Visit www.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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.