“The Merry Month.” Through May 23, Wednesday-Saturday 12-6 p.m. at Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave. #E, Bethesda. Find colorful artwork from Liliane Blom, Cynthia Ferrell Johnson, Donna McGee, Carol Vorosmarti, Kathryn Wiley and Patricia Zannie. Admission to the gallery is free. Visit www.bethesda.org/bethesda/gallery-b.
“Edge of the Forest.” Through May 24 at Gibbs Street Gallery, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Artist Stephanie Garmey has crafted an exhibit of paper, wood, and glass to explore the solitude of travel and memory of natural environments. Free. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org/galleries/gibbs-street-gallery.
Fiber Art Exhibit. Through May 30. Gallery hours at Friendship Heights Village Center, Friendship Gallery, 4438 S Park Avenue, Chevy Chase. Works by needlepoint artist Penny Bender, felt artist Keira An and other fiber art by members of the G Street Doll Club will have their work displayed. Free. Call 301-656-2797.
“Pot” Luck: The Art of the Table. Through May 31. Saturday and Sunday, 12-6 p.m. at Glen Echo Park’s Popcorn Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo. The Glen Echo Park Partnership is launching an exhibition of teacher and advance student ceramic work. Free. Visit www.glenechopark.org.
“More Than Dessert.” Through May 31. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Glen Echo Park’s Park View Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Artist Jennifer Kahn Barlow’s work will be on display. Free. Visit www.glenechopark.org.
Elizabeth Laurel Korson. Through May 31. Saturday and Sunday, 2-6 p.m. at Glen Echo Park’s Stone Tower Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Korson’s work, inspired by Maine, will be on display alongside her woodblock prints. Free. Visit www.glenechopark.org.
“Mirror to the World.” Through June 1, 1-4 p.m. on Saturdays; 1-8 p.m. on Sundays at Photoworks Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo. Find five picture stories highlighting people from all over the world. Admission is free. Visit wwww.glenechophotoworks.org.
“Rare Plants and Lunatics.” Through June 1. Library hours at Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda. Artist Sandra Perez works with neo-primitive ink to create images of folk tales and magic. Free. Visit http://www.sandraperezramos.com/illustrations/.
“Birds of the Deep Water.” Through June 6. 12-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday at Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Artist Evelyn Jacob has created digital imagery depicting waterfowl in flight and with water. Admission to the gallery is free. Visit www.waverlystreetgallery.com.
Geneva Day School Annual Art Exhibition. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Geneva Day School, 11931 Seven Locks Road, Potomac. Students of Geneva Day School, who are 2-years old up to kindergarten, will have at least two original works of art on display. Free. Call 301-340-7704.
Armed Forces Day Dinner. 6 p.m. at Kenwood Country Club, 5601 River Road., Bethesda. Find an Italian buffet dinner, cocktails, cash bar at this annual celebration of the armed forces and wounded warriors. Capt. Michael P. Cronin (ret), who was a Vietnam POW, will be the keynote speaker. Admission is $50. Visit www.potomackiwanis.org.
Bats are Back Mini-Fest. 7:30 p.m. at Locust Grove Nature Center, 7777 Democracy Blvd. The bats are rising from their winter hibernation. Children 5 and older may celebrate with crafts, activities, a hike and more. Tickets are $5. Register at www.montgomeryparks.org.
The Savoy Ellingtons. 8 p.m. at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. The Savoy Ellingtons are the offspring of jazz legend Duke Ellington. They will perform music reminiscent of the 1940’s. Tickets are $25-35. Visit www.bethesdabluesjazz.com.
Jewelry Making Workshop. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Learn to make hammered and etched cuff bracelets in a single day from instructor Gina Copanzzi. $90. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org.
Writing Workshops. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at City Hall, 31 S Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Gaithersburg Book Festival, The Writer’s Center, and National Novel Writing Month have partnered for a day of adult writing workshop dealing with a variety of writing genres. Free. Visit www.gaithersburgbookfestival.org/gbf-programs/workshops/.
Gaithersburg Book Festival. 10 a.m.-6 p.m at Rachel Carson Pavilion, 8600 Irvington Ave., Bethesda. Author of “The Rose Beyond” Sharon Allen Gilder will be signing books following a short discussion. Workshops and book signings by authors from a wide variety of genres will follow throughout the day. Free. Visit www.gaithersburgbookfestival.org.
“Coming Home to Montgomery County.” 12-4 p.m. at 13025 Riley’s Lock Road, Poolesville. Learn what life was like in Montgomery County as soldiers returned from the Civil War. Free. Visit www.heritagemontgomery.org.
VisArts Family Workshop. 2-4 p.m. at VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Families may work together or separately to create graphic designs on canvas. The fee is $10. 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, donations welcome. Visit www.washingtonconservatory.org or call 301-320-2770 for more.
Pianist/Composer Haskell Small. 8 p.m. at Westmoreland Congregational UCC Church, 1 Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda. Pianist/Composer Haskell Small will perform his own work along with Bach compositions. Tickets are free, but there is a suggested $20 donation. Call 301-320-2770.
Potomac Hunt Races. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at 14401B Partnership Road, Poolesville. the Potomac Hunt Races is an annual tradition, celebrating the sport of steeplechase racing. Also find a variety of other festivities for children and adults. General admission is $40 per vehicle. Visit www.potomachuntraces.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.
“On My Way” Screening. 10 a.m. at Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema, 7235 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda. Cinema Art Bethesda will present a French film detailing the fictional journey of a grandmother and her young grandson across rural France. A discussion and light fare will follow the screening. Tickets are $15. Visit www.cinemaartbethesda.org.
VisArts Family Workshop. 2-4 p.m. at VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Families may work together or separately to create designs on canvas. The fee is $10. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org.