Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Throughout the year, Montgomery County’s towns, both large and small, offer special events with something for everyone. From the Sugarloaf Craft Festivals which showcase talented craft designers and fine artists to the annual Taste of Bethesda featuring scrumptious samplings from more than 50 restaurants, Montgomery County is a treasure-trove of fun.

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Apr 27

Shirley Brewer and Barbara Morrison

Sunday, April 27, 2014  |  Bethesda
2 PM to 4 PM

Poet Shirley Brewer reads from After Words. She is joined by memoirist Barbara Morrison, who reads from Innocent: Confessions of… more

Poet Shirley Brewer reads from After Words. She is joined by memoirist Barbara Morrison, who reads from Innocent: Confessions of a Welfare Mother. The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing. Free admission.

presented by The Writer's Center

The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, MD 20815
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Phone: 301-654-8664

Apr 29

F. Scott Fitzgerald Book Club

Tuesday, April 29, 2014  |  Rockville
7 PM to 9 PM

Join scholars Jackson R. Bryer and Eleanor Heginbotham from the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival to discuss Fitzgeralds most autobiographical… more

Join scholars Jackson R. Bryer and Eleanor Heginbotham from the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival to discuss Fitzgeralds most autobiographical novel 'Tender is the Night.' Exchange views and examine aspects of this novel of expatriates on the Riviera in the 1920s historic setting of Glenview Mansion. Refreshments will be served. Sign up at www.rockvillemd.gov/recreation/guide course #46504. Fee $6 resident and $9 non-resident.

presented by City of Rockville Recreation and Parks

Fitzgerald Theatre
Glenview Mansion
603 Edmonston Dr
Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 240-314-8620

Price: $6 to $9

May 4

Author Discussion with David Laskin

Sunday, May 4, 2014  |  Rockville
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

David Laskin, bestselling author, will discuss his book The Family: Three Journeys into the Heart of the Twentieth Century at… more

David Laskin, bestselling author, will discuss his book The Family: Three Journeys into the Heart of the Twentieth Century at The JCC of Greater Washington in Rockville. For more information, contact Debby Goldberg at 301-348-3816 or dgoldberg@jccgw.org. Co-sponsored by the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington.

presented by David Laskin

JCC of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852
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Phone: 301-348-3816

Price: FREE

May 17

Gaithersburg Book Festival

Saturday, May 17, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

The Gaithersburg Book Festival is an annual celebration of great books and great writing that will feature more than 100… more

The Gaithersburg Book Festival is an annual celebration of great books and great writing that will feature more than 100 top authors " including winners of Caldecott, Newbery and National Book Awards, and national best-sellers in fiction, non-fiction, mystery, poetry, childrens and young adult literature. Other activities include a spotlight on local authors, interactive writing workshops, a Childrens Village, book sales and more. Admission and shuttles from Shady Grove Metro and Lakeforest Mall are FREE.

presented by Gaithersburg Book Festival

Gaithersburg Arts & Events
31 S. Summit Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Phone: 301-258-6350

Price: FREE

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Located in the heart of the Rockville-Gaithersburg business district and adjacent to the I-270 Technology Corridor, the two-building, six-story property is within 20 miles of downtown Washington, DC, numerous modes of public transportation, and three international airports. The two brands also share several public amenities including a heated indoor pool, whirlpool, PreCor fitness center, a kids’ entertainment room, and 2,800 square feet of flexible meeting space.

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