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.

Events

April 17, 2014

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

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 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, 6pm-8pm.

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

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

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 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.

Showcasing the best work by students in the TP/SS Department of Visual Arts and Design. Reception: Thursday, April 3, 6pm-8pm.
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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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Radical Elements: Contemporary Quilts. Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - Friday, May 9, 2014  |  Takoma Park
8 AM to 4 PM

An exhibit of quilts by Studio Art Quilts Associates in conjunction with their national conference being held in Washington, D.C. Reception: Thursday, April 3, 6pm-8pm.

An exhibit of quilts by Studio Art Quilts Associates in conjunction with their national conference being held in Washington, D.C. Reception: Thursday, April 3, 6pm-8pm.
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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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Imagination Stage Spring Break Camps

Monday, April 14, 2014 - Friday, April 18, 2014  |  Bethesda
9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Mornings, afternoons, or full-day camps in drama, acting, dance, filmmaking. Mix and match camps to make it an awesome Spring Break, and get your child's creative juices flowing. It's way…

Mornings, afternoons, or full-day camps in drama, acting, dance, filmmaking. Mix and match camps to make it an awesome Spring Break, and get your child's creative juices flowing. It's way more fun than hanging out at home! After-care available. Pre-K to Grade 8 Morning Session: 9:00-12:00 Afternoon Session: 12:30-3:30
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presented by Imagination Stage

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

Price: 235 to 450

Reserve by: Monday, April 14, 2014

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Spring into Art ( Spring Break Camp)

Monday, April 14, 2014 - Friday, April 18, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Spring is the theme for this fun week at camp. Each day we will experiment with different media as well as recycled material. Come explore many different ways to create…

Spring is the theme for this fun week at camp. Each day we will experiment with different media as well as recycled material. Come explore many different ways to create 2 and 3- dimentional art. wear clothes that can get messy or bring a smaock. there will be an exhibit for family and friends the last day of camp. Campers will need to bring a lunch.Ages 7-11
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presented by Arts Barn

Gaithersburg Arts & Events
311 Kent Square Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Phone: 301-258-6394

Price: $220 to $270

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Around the World (Spring Break Camp)

Monday, April 14, 2014 - Friday, April 18, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Learn about Australian Aboriginal Art, African Masks, Russian Folk Art, Dragons in Japanese culture and Spirit art ( Canadian Inuit srtists). Create your own, original art using different media. There…

Learn about Australian Aboriginal Art, African Masks, Russian Folk Art, Dragons in Japanese culture and Spirit art ( Canadian Inuit srtists). Create your own, original art using different media. There will be an exhibit for family and friends on the last day of camp. Campers will need to bring a lunch. Ages 7-11
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presented by Arts Barn

Gaithersburg Arts & Events
311 Kent Square Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Phone: 301-258-6394

Price: $220 to $270

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Spring Break Camp @ CREATE Arts Center

Monday, April 14, 2014 - Friday, April 18, 2014  |  Silver Spring
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

When school is out, art is in at CREATE! Join us for our exciting Spring Break Camps where students will work on projects including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage and more!…

When school is out, art is in at CREATE! Join us for our exciting Spring Break Camps where students will work on projects including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage and more! We will even go outside for lunch, weather permitting. All camp days begin at 9 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. Before Care is available from 8:30 " 9 a.m. and After Camp Care is from 3 " 6 p.m.
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presented by Lauren

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

Price: $75/day to $275/ week

Reserve by: Friday, April 11, 2014

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Spring Break Camps: Hands-on History!

Monday, April 14, 2014 - Friday, April 18, 2014  |  Sandy Spring
9 AM to 4 PM

Spring Break Camps: Hands-on History! Participate in tons of hands-on activities, games and crafts! Learn about life as a child 100 years ago Recreate historic food recipes Work with real…

Spring Break Camps: Hands-on History! Participate in tons of hands-on activities, games and crafts! Learn about life as a child 100 years ago Recreate historic food recipes Work with real craftspeople on traditional and historic arts Learn traditional and historic games Take a Journey on the Underground Railroad Become an archaeologist for a day March 24-28, 2014 9am-4pm; Aftercare available until 6pm $250 per camper for the week; Contact the museum for partial week or daily rates $80 for aftercare for the week To REGISTER fill out the online registration form Email Kpalich@sandyspringmuseum.org
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presented by Kelly Palich

Sandy Spring Museum
17901 Bentley Rd
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
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Phone: 301-774-0022

Price: 250

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Thursday-Friday Operation

Thursday, March 20, 2014 - Thursday, May 15, 2014  |  COLESVILLE
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Spring Thursday-Friday operation begins at 10:00 a.m. Teachers may schedule field trips with programs tailored for their curricula. Contact Ms. Pinson at educator@dctrolley.org.

Spring Thursday-Friday operation begins at 10:00 a.m. Teachers may schedule field trips with programs tailored for their curricula. Contact Ms. Pinson at educator@dctrolley.org.
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presented by National Capital Trolley Museum

NATIONAL CAPITAL TROLLEY MUSEUM
1313 BONIFANT ROAD
COLESVILLE, MD 20905
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Phone: 301-384-6088

Price: $4 to $5

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Step Lively Please for the Spring Break Special

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Friday, April 18, 2014  |  COLESVILLE
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Step Lively Please for the Spring Break Special features trolley cartoons and story time for children from 10:00 a.m. until1:30 p.m. Museum streetcars operate on the demonstration railway.

Step Lively Please for the Spring Break Special features trolley cartoons and story time for children from 10:00 a.m. until1:30 p.m. Museum streetcars operate on the demonstration railway.
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presented by National Capital Trolley Museum

NATIONAL CAPITAL TROLLEY MUSEUM
1313 BONIFANT ROAD
COLESVILLE, MD 20905
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Phone: 301-384-6088

Price: $5 to $7

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Hansel & Gretel

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 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 by Christopher Piper, who also performs all the live vocal…

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.
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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

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Rockville Annual Student Art Exhibition. Montgomery College, Rockville Campus.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Friday, May 9, 2014  |  Rockville
10 AM to 4 PM

Exhibit. Reception: Tuesday, April, 22, 2014, 5-7pm.

Exhibit. Reception: Tuesday, April, 22, 2014, 5-7pm.
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presented by Sarah Silberman Art Gallery

Montgomery College Arts
Paul Peck Art Building
Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 240-567-5115

Price: FREE

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Spring Break Camp

Thursday, April 17, 2014  |  Rockville
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

This program is open to all 7th " 12th grade students in Montgomery County. Students will have five sessions 10am-4pm each with 6 hours of instruction on the basics of…

This program is open to all 7th " 12th grade students in Montgomery County. Students will have five sessions 10am-4pm each with 6 hours of instruction on the basics of Backpack Journalism. Students will learn to shoot and edit a short news package. Certification will be given upon completion of the project. Class topics will include story composition, shooting and editing. Students will be able to see their segments on MCMs Backpack Beat TV and on mymcmedia.org/training/backpack-journalism-stories.
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presented by Montgomery Community Media

MCM
7548 Standish pl.
Rockville, MD 20855
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Phone: 301-424-1730

Price: $300

Reserve by: Wednesday, April 9, 2014

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Cutting Edge Creations in Glass

Saturday, April 5, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014  |  Glen Echo, MD
4 PM to 4 PM

Opening reception: Saturday, April 5, 4-6 pm at Art Glass Center, Glen Echo Park Cutting Edge, Creations in Glass, showcases the work of 10 Art Glass Center of Glen Echo…

Opening reception: Saturday, April 5, 4-6 pm at Art Glass Center, Glen Echo Park Cutting Edge, Creations in Glass, showcases the work of 10 Art Glass Center of Glen Echo Park studio artists. The artists offer a rich array of unique pieces with fascinating combinations created with kilnformed glass. The work depicts diverse experiences ranging from African travel to dreamscapes. The exhibit opens April 5 and closes April 27. Gallery hours: Fridays, 10-2, Saturdays 10-4, Sundays, noon-4
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presented by Jennifer Carroll

Art Glass Center at Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD, MD 20812
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Phone: 301-634-2273

Price: Varies by

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Art After School in the Studio

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Thursday, April 24, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
4:00 PM to 5:15 PM

Get creative after school Each week we will have a theme for class ( such as historic art period, mater artist, medium, color, etc.) , provide a variety of materials,…

Get creative after school Each week we will have a theme for class ( such as historic art period, mater artist, medium, color, etc.) , provide a variety of materials, and use your imagination and creativity to develop your own artwork related to that theme. It is an opportunity to try out something different or explore some favorite more in-depth. This class is designed the young artist who truly LOVE art and art self motivated. A $10 supply fee due the first class. No class on 4/17. Ages 7-11
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presented by Arts Barn

Gaithersburg Arts & Events
Arts Barn
311 Kent Square RD
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Phone: 301-258-6394

Price: $33 to $38

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Levine: Community Sing

Thursday, April 17, 2014  |  North Bethesda
7:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Singers of all ages can join our joyful Community Sings led by extraordinary Levine artist-in-residence Dr. Ysaye Maria Barnwell of Sweet Honey in the Rock, who will have all attendees singing five-part harmonies within minutes. $5 at the door.

Singers of all ages can join our joyful Community Sings led by extraordinary Levine artist-in-residence Dr. Ysaye Maria Barnwell of Sweet Honey in the Rock, who will have all attendees singing five-part harmonies within minutes. $5 at the door.
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presented by Levine School of Music

Levine Music
Levine School of Music - Music Center at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, MD 20852
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Phone: 301-897-5100

Price: $5

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Third Thursday Poetry

Thursday, April 17, 2014  |  Takoma Park
7:30 PM to 7:30 PM

The popular Third Thursday poetry series, hosted by Martin FitzPatrick, features the work of a wide range of poets from across the region.

The popular Third Thursday poetry series, hosted by Martin FitzPatrick, features the work of a wide range of poets from across the region.
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presented by We Are Takoma

City of Takoma Park
7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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Phone: 301-891-7266

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Gabriel Kahane & Rob Moose Duo

Thursday, April 17, 2014  |  North Bethesda, MD
7:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Gabriel Kahane writes string quartets, musicals and pop songs with heartfelt devotion. His theatrical scores, like the critically-acclaimed February House for the Public Theatre in New York, offer deep insights…

Gabriel Kahane writes string quartets, musicals and pop songs with heartfelt devotion. His theatrical scores, like the critically-acclaimed February House for the Public Theatre in New York, offer deep insights into complex characters. Strathmore welcomes back this extraordinary artist, joined by his recording collaborator Rob Moose (Bon Iver, Sufjan Stevens) for an intimate evening of arrangements that are at once spare, intricate and emotionally direct.
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presented by Strathmore

Strathmore
The Mansion at Strathmore
10701 Rockville Pike
North Bethesda, MD, MD 20852
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Phone: 301-581-5100

Price: 30

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