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.

Mar 24
May 3

Plantbok Genetics. Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus.

daily thru Saturday, May 3, 2014  |  Takoma Park
8 AM to 4 PM

Parodies and satirical comments on the practices of biotech companies. Interactive exhibit with plants and robotics. Reception: Thursday, April 3,… more

Parodies and satirical comments on the practices of biotech companies. Interactive exhibit with plants and robotics. Reception: Thursday, April 3, 6pm-8pm.

presented by Open Gallery

Montgomery College Arts
The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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Phone: 240-567-5821

Price: FREE

Mar 24
May 5

Access Puppetry for Grades 5-8

weekly thru Monday, May 5, 2014  |  Bethesda
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

In this exciting new class designed specifically for students with cognitive or developmental disabilities, students combine the genres of visual… more

In this exciting new class designed specifically for students with cognitive or developmental disabilities, students combine the genres of visual arts and drama to explore basic puppet design, construction, and manipulation. Students increase their creativity, self-esteem, and communication skills while learning how specific visual, vocal, and physical choices create meaning and tell a story to their audience. For students in grades 5-8.

presented by Imagination Stage

Imagination Stage
4908 Auburn Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
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Phone: 301-280-1660

Price: $180

Reserve by: Monday, March 24, 2014

Mar 27
Apr 27

Hansel & Gretel

daily thru Sunday, April 27, 2014  |  Glen Echo
10:00 AM to 10:40 AM

Humperdink’s children’s opera, full of magic, music and dazzling special effects. The puppets, lights, music and effects, are all operated… more

Humperdink's children's opera, full of magic, music and dazzling special effects. The puppets, lights, music and effects, are all operated by Christopher Piper, who also performs all the live vocal characterizations. The production has long been a favorite of children and their parents, and is an excellent introduction to musical story for children. Show runs Mar. 27 " Apr. 27, 2014. Times: Thursdays & Fridays at 10 & 11:30 a.m.; Saturdays & Sundays at 11:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. Recommended: K " Grade 6. Running time: 40 min. Call our box office at (301) 634-5380.

presented by the Puppet Co. Playhouse

the Puppet Co.
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812
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Phone: 301-634-5380

Price: $10.00

Mar 31
Apr 21

Adult Pottery Workshop @ CREATE Arts Center

weekly thru Monday, April 21, 2014  |  Silver Spring
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to make something out of clay but never gotten the chance to try? This workshop is… more

Have you ever wanted to make something out of clay but never gotten the chance to try? This workshop is the perfect opportunity to create something permanent, functional, and beautiful. In just 3 sessions, youll learn strategies for clay formation and decoration in order to successfully complete several glazed projects. Youll get step-by-step instruction to create useful and decorative projects, such as mugs, trays, vases, and even birdhouses. Treat yourself to this inspiring, hands-on class, and discover talents you didnt know you had!

presented by Lauren

CREATE Arts Center
816 Thayer Avenue Floor 1
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Phone: 301-588-2787

Price: n/a to $100.00

Apr 1
May 9

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Juried Student Exhibition. Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring C

daily thru Friday, May 9, 2014  |  Takoma Park
8 AM to 4 PM

Showcasing the best work by students in the TP/SS Department of Visual Arts and Design. Reception: Thursday, April 3, 6pm-8pm. more

Showcasing the best work by students in the TP/SS Department of Visual Arts and Design. Reception: Thursday, April 3, 6pm-8pm.

presented by King Street Gallery

Montgomery College Arts
The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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Phone: 240-567-5821

Price: FREE

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