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

July 23, 2014

SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - Friday, August 15, 2014  |  COLESVILLE
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Join us for themed stories, crafts, and video presentations, as well as ride trolleys, every Thursday and Friday from June 19th to August 15th. The Museum is also open Noon to 5:00 p.m. on weekends.

SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Join us for themed stories, crafts, and video presentations, as well as ride trolleys, every Thursday and Friday from June 19th to August 15th. The Museum is also open Noon to 5:00 p.m. on weekends.
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presented by NATIONAL CAPITAL TROLLEY MUSEUM

NATIONAL CAPITAL TROLLEY MUSEUM
1313 BONIFANT ROAD
COLESVILLE, MD 20905
(facility is accessible to the disabled)
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Phone: 301-384-6352

Price: $5 to $7

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Summer Arts Camp @ CREATE Arts Center

Monday, July 14, 2014 - Friday, July 25, 2014  |  Silver Spring
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

When school is out, art is in at CREATE! Join us all summer long for our exciting art camps where students will work on projects including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage…

When school is out, art is in at CREATE! Join us all summer long for our exciting art camps where students will work on projects including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage and more! See below for a list of camp dates. All camp days begin at 9 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. Before and After Camp Care are available from 8:30 " 9 a.m. and 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: $295 / 1 W to $495 / 2 W

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Explorations and Creations in Art

Monday, July 21, 2014 - Friday, July 25, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Each day try your hand at a different media: acrylics, watercolors, pastels, colored pencils, charcoal. Discover the fun of printmaking and use your artwork in projects to create collages, ards,…

Each day try your hand at a different media: acrylics, watercolors, pastels, colored pencils, charcoal. Discover the fun of printmaking and use your artwork in projects to create collages, ards, wrapping paper, bookmarks and matted prints. Campers provide a white T-shirt for a final project. Invite family and friends to an exhibition of your artwork on the last day of camp. Ages 7-12
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presented by Arts Barn

Arts on the Green
311 Kent Square Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Phone: 301-258-6394

Price: $220 to $270

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Adventures in Musical theatre- “The Resuers Down Under”

Monday, July 21, 2014 - Friday, July 25, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Realize that dream of performing scenes from a favorite on stage. Work on singing, acting and movement skills. Perform for family and friends on the last day of camp. Ages 8-14

Realize that dream of performing scenes from a favorite on stage. Work on singing, acting and movement skills. Perform for family and friends on the last day of camp. Ages 8-14
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presented by Arts Barn

Arts on the Green
311 Kent Square Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Phone: 301-258-6394

Price: $220 to $270

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Exploring Eric Carle Stories and Art

Monday, July 21, 2014 - Friday, July 25, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
9:00 AM to 10:15 AM

Create collages based on the stories and artwork of Eric Carle. Each day will include a story, a drawing and a collage. Invite family and friends to an exhibition of your art on the last day. Ages 4-5

Create collages based on the stories and artwork of Eric Carle. Each day will include a story, a drawing and a collage. Invite family and friends to an exhibition of your art on the last day. Ages 4-5
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presented by Arts Barn

Arts on the Green
311 Kent Square Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Phone: 301-258-6394

Price: $55 to $68

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Fibre Arts Mania!

Monday, July 21, 2014 - Friday, July 25, 2014  |  Sandy Spring
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Fiber Arts Maker Mania! Week 1: July 14-18, 2014 1pm-4pm Week 2: July 21-25, 2014 9am-12pm Ages 8-13 If you like to work with your hands, then come join us…

Fiber Arts Maker Mania! Week 1: July 14-18, 2014 1pm-4pm Week 2: July 21-25, 2014 9am-12pm Ages 8-13 If you like to work with your hands, then come join us for two fiber-ific weeks! Campers will have fun experiencing a variety of materials and skills. Week 1: Campers will learn to spin, customize drop spindles, dye wool, sun print t-shirts, create straw bracelets, make paper lanterns, crochet and learn the ancient Japanese art of braiding. Week 2: Campers will learn to knit, make baskets, felt and make their own paper Find out which fiber art is your favorite!
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presented by Sandy Spring Museum

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

Price: $150 Museu to $160 non M

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Music Video Summer Camp

Wednesday, July 23, 2014  |  Silver Spring
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

During our two- week day camp, students will work in teams to create a music video from their favorite artist. Each team will produce, shoot, and edit their music video…

During our two- week day camp, students will work in teams to create a music video from their favorite artist. Each team will produce, shoot, and edit their music video in downtown Silver Spring. A Screening party is planned for the last day of class, Friday July 25. Students will invite their family and friends to watch the final projects. Music Video camp is open to students ages 15 to 18. A maximum of 10 students can participate. Camp starts at 9:00 a.m. and will finish at 4 p.m. weekdays from July 14 " 25. Bring your lunch each day. The cost is $850.00 per student.
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presented by Montgomery Community media

MCM
Docs In Progress
Silver Spring, MD 20901
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Phone: 301-424-1730

Price: $850

Reserve by: Friday, June 27, 2014

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ActDanceSingSummerCamps

Monday, July 21, 2014 - Friday, August 15, 2014  |  Gaithersburg
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Each age group gets voice class, dance class and acting class each morning. Kids help develop the final sharing performance. In the process they receive expert instruction in acting, singing…

Each age group gets voice class, dance class and acting class each morning. Kids help develop the final sharing performance. In the process they receive expert instruction in acting, singing and dance from professional performers/teachers. Afternoon electives include, comic improv, playwriting, original story creation and production, art classes. Afternoon campers also get to have lots of creative input into the final production. ALL kids are equal! No stars or rather, ALL STARS! We don't cast a show with a couple leads and the rest background. Everyone gets equal stage time in voice, dance and acting!
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presented by The Academy of Fine Arts

Academy of Fine Arts
8451 Helgerman Court
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Phone: 301-947-9705

Price: $300 to $530

Reserve by: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - Friday, August 15, 2014  |  COLESVILLE
10:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Join us for themed stories, crafts & video presentations, as well as trolley rides, on Thursdays and Fridays. Complete list by date on website. Museum also open Noon to 5:00p.m. on weekends.

Join us for themed stories, crafts & video presentations, as well as trolley rides, on Thursdays and Fridays. Complete list by date on website. Museum also open Noon to 5:00p.m. on weekends.
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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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The BFG

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - Sunday, August 10, 2014  |  Bethesda
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Little orphan Sophie cant sleep. When she peeks out the window, she is surprised to see a giant. Hes surprised to see her too and whisks Sophie away to his…

Little orphan Sophie cant sleep. When she peeks out the window, she is surprised to see a giant. Hes surprised to see her too and whisks Sophie away to his home in Giant Country. But this is no ordinary giant; Sophies giant is the worlds ONLY friendly giant. He operates in the strictest of secrecy to bring good dreams to the human world. Other giants steal and have a nasty habit of eating children! To save the children of England, Sophie and the Big Friendly Giant (BFG) embark on a magical journey to Buckingham Palace.
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presented by Imagination Stage

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

Price: 10

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Paper Studio Certification

Wednesday, July 23, 2014  |  Silver Spring
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Learn how to properly use the equipment in the paper studio and how to form, press and dry sheets of handmade paper . You will also learn safety procedures and…

Learn how to properly use the equipment in the paper studio and how to form, press and dry sheets of handmade paper . You will also learn safety procedures and proper cleaning of the studio. This certification is required for those who wish to rent the paper studio for projects or independent rental.
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presented by Gretchen Schermerhorn

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
8230 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Phone: 301-608-9101

Price: $50 +$10 m to NA

Reserve by: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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Free Summer Outdoor Concert Series

Wednesday, July 23, 2014  |  North Bethesda
7:00 PM to 7:00 PM

The Free Summer Outdoor Concerts let you travel the world without ever leaving your lawn chair: from Cuba to Ukraine to Israel, from the Tennessee hollers to the city streets…

The Free Summer Outdoor Concerts let you travel the world without ever leaving your lawn chair: from Cuba to Ukraine to Israel, from the Tennessee hollers to the city streets of DC, we offer some of the world's most wonderful musicians in a relaxed summer setting. Join us on the lawn! Don't miss: Ester Rada - July 2; Martha Redbone Roots Project - July 9; The Barefoot Movement - July 16; Conjunto Chappottin - July 23; The Chuck Brown All Star Go-Go Band - July 30; Cathy Ponton King - Aug 16; UkeFest - Aug 13; DakhaBrakha - Aug 20.
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presented by Strathmore

Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, MD 20852
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Phone: 301-581-5100

Price: FREE

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Conjunto Chappottin

Wednesday, July 23, 2014  |  North Bethesda
7:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Sail away to Havana for a night of Cuban "son" music thats steeped in tradition and bursting with Latin jazz and sultry salsa. Conjunto Chappottn traces its roots back to…

Sail away to Havana for a night of Cuban "son" music thats steeped in tradition and bursting with Latin jazz and sultry salsa. Conjunto Chappottn traces its roots back to the 1940s and founder Arsenio Rodriguez, who handed the band down to his trumpet player, Felix Chappottn, whose grandson is at the helm today.
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presented by Strathmore

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

Price: FREE

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Dani Girl

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Sunday, August 10, 2014  |  Silver Spring
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

When Dani, a precocious nine year old, loses her hair to leukemia, she embarks on a magical journey to get it back--along with her imaginary friend Raph and fellow patient…

When Dani, a precocious nine year old, loses her hair to leukemia, she embarks on a magical journey to get it back--along with her imaginary friend Raph and fellow patient Marty. Simultaneously hilarious and heartbreaking, Dani Girl is an inspirational tale of life in the face of death, hope in the face of despair, and the indomitable power of the human imagination. With music by Michael Kooman, and book/lyrics by Christopher Dimond, Dani Girl has been developed at the Kennedy Center, American Conservatory Theater, the Festival of New American Musicals, and the ASCAP/Disney Musical Theatre Workshop.
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presented by Unexpected Stage Company

Unexpected Stage Company
4010 Randolph Road
Randolph Road Theater
Silver Spring, MD 20902
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Phone: 301-337-8290

Price: 10 to 25

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Bethesda Outdoor Movie Series

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - Saturday, July 26, 2014  |  Bethesda
9:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The Bethesda Urban Partnership presents the ninth annual Bethesda Outdoor Movies: Stars on the Avenue from July 22- 26, 2014. Five evenings of major motion pictures in a variety of…

The Bethesda Urban Partnership presents the ninth annual Bethesda Outdoor Movies: Stars on the Avenue from July 22- 26, 2014. Five evenings of major motion pictures in a variety of genres will be showcased. Admission is FREE and show times will begin at 9pm at the corner of Norfolk and Auburn Avenues in Bethesdas Woodmont Triangle. Tuesday, July 22 " Ferris Buellers Day Off Wednesday, July 23 " Moonrise Kingdom Thursday, July 24 " Citizen Kane Friday, July 25 " Pitch Perfect Saturday, July 26 " Top Gun Moviegoers are encouraged to arrive early and bring their own chairs.
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presented by Bethesda Urban Partnership, Inc.

Bethesda Urban Partnership
corner of Norfolk and Auburn Avenues
Bethesdas Woodmont Triangle
Bethesda, MD 20814
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Phone: 301-215-6660

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Featured Business

Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites Rockville Gaithersburg

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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