Museum Trip. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Live and Learn Bethesda will visit the “Van Gogh, Manet and Matisse: The Art of the Flower” exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. $100; includes transportation, admission, tour and lunch. Register at www.liveandlearnbethesda.org.
GreenFest. 11 a.m- 4 p.m. at Jesup Blair Local Park and Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring, 7600 Takoma Avenue, Takoma Park. The festival will feature educational, entertaining and family-friendly activities, exhibits and workshops suitable for all ages. The focus of the event will be the health of the environment and what can be done to improve it. Free. Visit www.montgomerycountygreenfest.org.
Canvas and Craig. 7-10 p.m. at visarts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Adapt the work of local artist Craig English into your own acrylic painting. Meet the artist and enjoy light dinner fare. Tickets are $55. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org.
Washington Conservatory 2014-15 Piano Plus Concerts. 7 p.m. Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ, 1 Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda. Concert series features members of the Washington Conservatory faculty and guest artists. Free (pay-as-you-can, donations welcome). Visit www.washingtonconservatory.org or call 301-320-2770 for more.
Concert. 8 p.m at The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Former child prodigies Haochen Zhang and Piotr Gajewski will perform Rachmaninoff’s 3rd concerto. Children’s admission is free. Tickets are $28. Visit
www.nationalphilharmonic.org or call 301.581.5100.
Seafood Fundraiser. 1-5 p.m. at The Rescue Squad, 5020 Battery Lane, Bethesda. The Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad Alumni Association are hosting their annual all-you-can-eat shrimp and oyster fundraiser. Tickets are $45 in advance or $50 at the door. Call 301-442-4136.
Concert. 3 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Former child prodigies Haochen Zhang and Piotr Gajewski will perform Rachmaninoff’s 3rd concerto. Children’s admission is free. Tickets are $28. Visit www.nationalphilharmonic.org or call 301.581.5100.
Waltz Dance and Workshop. 2:45-3:30 p.m. workshop, 3:30-6 p.m. dance at Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo. A social dancing workshop precedes a Waltz dance. The Waltz Weavers will provide the music for the waltzes and a variety of other couple dances. Admission is $10. See www.WaltzTimeDances.org, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scrabble Scramble. 6-9 p.m. at Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, Rockville. Scrabble Scramble benefitting the Literacy Council of Montgomery County will feature Scrabble, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, auction and raffle. $275 table of four, $150 pair, $75 individual. Visit www.literacycouncilmcmd.org/scrabble-scramble/ to register. Call 301-610-0030, ext. 204.
Book Talk. 7:30 p.m. at Beth Sholom Congregation and Talmud Torah, 11825 Seven Locks Rd, Potomac. Aaron Leibel will discuss his new novel Generations: The Story of a Jewish Family. All are welcome. Free. For further information email email@example.com.
“Clara Barton: Red Cross Angel.” 2 p.m. at Clara Barton National Historic Site, 5801 Oxford Rd., Glen Echo. After an interactive performance by Mary Ann Junh, explore the historic home of the founder of the American Red Cross Clara Barton. Free. Visit www.nps.gov/clba/special-events.htm.
Bach’s “St. John Passion.”8 p.m. at The Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville. The ational Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorale perform Bach’s “St. John Passion” as conducted by Victoria Gau. Tickets start at $28 and free for children ages 7-17.
Horizons 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run. 9:15 a.m at The Norwood School, 8821 River Road, Bethesda. All proceeds from this run will benefit Horizons Greater Washington, a nonprofit organization that develops public-private partnerships between independent and public school communities. Registration is $35. Visit www.imathlete.com/events/Norwood5K.
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. 10 a.m - 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday at The Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut St., Gaithersburg. More than 250 artists will present their crafts for purchase. Visit www.sugarloafcrafts.com.
Copper Jewelry Workshop. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. at VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Participants will be introduced to a non-acid technique to create textures on copper. Tuition is $90. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org.
Washington Conservatory 2014-15 Piano Plus Concerts. 8 p.m. Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ, 1 Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda. Concert series features members of the Washington Conservatory faculty and guest artists. Free (pay-as-you-can, donations welcome). Visit www.washingtonconservatory.org or call 301-320-2770 for more.
“Bach’s Early Voice.” 8 p.m. at Cultural Arts Center in Silver Spring, Montgomery College, 7995 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. The Bach Sinfonia presents “Bach’s Early Voice: The Weimar Cantatas.” $15-$35. Visit www.bachsinfonia.com.
Tom Cunningham Orchestra. 9 p.m. at the Spanish Ballroom in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. The Tom Cunningham Orchestra will be performing a three-hour set of Duke Ellington's music, with special focus on the “Blanton-Webster years.” Tickets are $18. Call 571-572-3356.
Tiger Trot. 8:30 a.m. at Connelly School of the Holy Child, 9029 Bradley Blvd., Potomac. This 5K Run/Walk throught the streets of Potomac will benefit the Holy Child Health and Wellness Programs and The Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department. Registration fees are $35 for adults, $30 for 19 and younger. Online registrations before April 10 will receive a $5 per registrant discount.
Chain Maille Workshop. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. at VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. In this introductory Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop you will learn two different classic weaves that can be applied to a variety of jewelry. Tuition is $95. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org.
Rummage Sale. 9 a.m- 8 p.m. at St. James’ Episcopal Church, 11815 Seven Locks Road, Potomac. Visit http://www.stjamespotomac.org.
Rummage Sale.9 a.m- 8 p.m. at St. James’ Episcopal Church, 11815 Seven Locks Road, Potomac. Visit http://www.stjamespotomac.org.
An Evening with Julie Andrews. 5:30 p.m. at The Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville. “The Sound of Music” actress Julie Andrews will attend the Strathmore’s 10th anniversary Spring Gala. The evening will include a Q&A and discussion. Gala ticket packages can be purchased by contacting The Sorelle Group at 202-248-1930 or Strathmore@sorellegroup.com. Call 301-581-5100 or visit www.strathmore.org.
Paws in the Park. 12-4 p.m. at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm, 506 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg. The 17th annual Paws in the Park event will feature a one-mile dog walk, pet contests, vendors, micro-chipping, rabies shots, food, music, and more. Tickets purchased online are $20 for individuals and $45 for families (3 or more related people). Onsite tickets are $25 and $55. Visit www.mchumane.org/paws15.shtml.
Productive Aging Award Dinner. 5:30 p.m. at Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, Rockville. Actor and director Alan Alda and his wife, photographer and write Arlene Alda are scheduled to be honored with the Sylvia Blajwas Productive Aging Award by the Jewish Council for the Aging. Sylvia Greenberg will also be honored. Tickets start at $300 per individual. Visit www.accessjca.org.