Entertainment Calendar: Potomac
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Entertainment Calendar: Potomac

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Ongoing

Montgomery Agricultural County Fair. Through Saturday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m.-midnight at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Gaithersburg. Fair fun includes rides, food, competitive exhibitions, agricultural education and more. Visit baby animals at the moo-ternity ward. Tickets $12 online, $15 at the gate; 11 and under free. $10 onsite parking; free parking and shuttle from Lakeforest Mall. Visit mcagfair.com for more.

Summer Read and Learn Begins. This year’s theme for The Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) 2019 Summer Read and Learn Program is “A Universe of Stories,” encouraging children of all ages to dream big, believe in themselves, and create their own stories. Space is featured in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Children from newborn to 12 years old and teens, 13-17 years of age, are invited to sign up online or at any branch through Aug. 31. Participants who read and/or take part in fun learning activities can earn prizes (while supplies last); vouchers to a Friends of the Library, Montgomery County (FOLMC) bookstore; or raffle entries. Visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/library.

Wings of Fancy. Exhibit hours through Aug. 31 are 10 a.m.-1 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends. Hours will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily Sept. 1-22 at Brookside Gardens South Conservatory, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. A live butterfly and caterpillar exhibit. Visitors will be surrounded by hundreds of live butterflies from North America, Costa Rica, Africa and Asia. Learn about their metamorphosis, the role butterflies play in healthy ecosystems, and how to ensure these insects thrive. Call 301-962-1400 or visit www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/brookside-gardens.

Thursday/Aug. 15

Baby and Toddler Storytime. 10:30 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. A storytime experience for the youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minute storytimes introduce a diverse collection of books, songs, rhymes and bounces developmentally appropriate. Call 240-777-0694.

Stay and Play. 11 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Open play program at the Potomac Library. Library provides the toys and music, participants bring the smiles. This program is for children aged 0-6 years old along with their families. Call 240-777-0694.

Appetizers and Art. 5:30-8 p.m. Meet at Astro Brewing, 8216 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Learn about Silver Spring’s public art with free artwork tours. Montgomery Planning will provide appetizers for attendees. Drinks and main entrees are available for individual purchase. The art walk is free; however, registration is limited. Visit www.silverspringdowntown.com/art-walk-tour to sign up.

Friday/Aug. 16

Nando’s Fiery Friday Night Concerts. 6:30-8:30 on the Rio Lakefront at 209 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg. Dine al fresco and see i81 live on the Boardwalk Stage (near Union Jack’s). Visit www.riolakefront.com/events/nandos-fiery-friday-night-concerts/ for more.

Saturday/Aug. 17

Kensington Parkrun. 9-10:15 a.m. at Rock Creek Trail at Beach Drive and Cedar Lane. Kensington parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5K run/walk on Rock Creek Trail and is part of the larger parkrun global community of more than 1300 events intended to build healthy and well-connected communities. All ages and abilities welcome. Register before first time. Visit parkrun.us/kensington or email kensingtonoffice@parkrun.com with questions.

31st Annual Great Falls Race. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center, 11710 MacArthur Blvd, Potomac. The Great Falls Race was one of the original extreme whitewater competitions, and more than 30 years later it will still be one of the most challenging. The premiere event of the Potomac Festival is a sub-60 second sprint down through the powerful cataracts dropping nearly 60 vertical feet. Only experts may compete, but the entire paddling community is welcome to watch and volunteer. Racers must register online prior to noon on Friday, Aug. 16. $25 early registration; $35 starting Aug. 12. Visit potomacfestival.org/race.html for more.

Meet a Kangaroo and Wallaby. 11 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Meet a live kangaroo and wallaby. Learn all about what they eat and where and how they live with Roos2U. Tickets will be handed out half an hour before the program; starting at 10:30 a.m., first come, first served. Call 240-777-0694.

Bands on the Boardwalk. 6-9 p.m. on the Rio Lakefront at 209 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg. See Guys in Thin Ties live on the Boardwalk Stage. Live music every Saturday through September. Visit www.riolakefront.com/events/concerts-on-the-boardwalk/ for more.

Sunday/Aug. 18

Waltz Dance. 3:30-6 p.m. at the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Introductory Waltz Workshop from 2:45-3:30 p.m. Featuring the ensemble Waltz Sisters. This versatile band will provide a mix of folk waltzes with a few other couple dances, including Hambo, Schottische, Swing, Tango, and Polka. Admission is $13, $5 for full-time students with student ID. No partner required. Call Joan Koury at 202-238-0230 or Glen Echo Park at 301-634-2222, or visit www.WaltzTimeDances.org.

Wednesday/Aug. 21

Book Discussion Group. 1 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Book discussion for adults – Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford. Ask for the book at the Circulation Desk. No registration needed. New members welcome. Call 240-777-0694.

Anti-gravity Galaxy Bottles. 3 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Come to the Potomac Library and create a mini galaxy in a bottle. Watch the gravity-defying glitter float UP as it settles. First-come, first-served due to limited supplies. Call 240-777-0694.

Friday/Aug. 23

Nando’s Fiery Friday Night Concerts. 6:30-8:30 on the Rio Lakefront at 209 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg. Dine al fresco and see The J.J. Billings Band live on the Boardwalk Stage (near Union Jack’s). Visit www.riolakefront.com/events/nandos-fiery-friday-night-concerts/ for more.

Saturday/Aug. 24

Kensington Parkrun. 9-10:15 a.m. at Rock Creek Trail at Beach Drive and Cedar Lane. Kensington parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5K run/walk on Rock Creek Trail and is part of the larger parkrun global community of more than 1300 events intended to build healthy and well-connected communities. All ages and abilities welcome. Register before first time. Visit parkrun.us/kensington or email kensingtonoffice@parkrun.com with questions.

Ice Cream Social for Charity and Exotic & Classic Car Show. 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on the plaza at Park Potomac Place condos, 12500 Park Potomac Ave. Fun for the whole family. Join neighbors and friends in helping underprivileged children go back to school feeling confident, proud and ready to learn. Bring backpacks to win prizes. Ice cream tickets are $5 in advance (front desk at Park Potomac Place condos), $10 at the event. Visit www.facebook.com/events/2312574535464684/ for more.

Bands on the Boardwalk. 6-9 p.m. on the Rio Lakefront at 209 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg. See Janglebachs live on the Boardwalk Stage. Live music every Saturday through September. Visit www.riolakefront.com/events/concerts-on-the-boardwalk/ for more.

Live Comedy. 8 and 10 p.m. at Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 8110 Fenton St., Silver Spring. Comic Sara Armour (Last Comic Standing) headlines Stand-Up Silver Spring, with Loy Lee, D Lo, and Maddox Pennington in the line-up. $16-$25, at improbablecomedy.com.

Aug. 24-Oct. 20

Maryland Renaissance Festival. Crownsville, Md. The Maryland Renaissance Festival celebrates its 43rd season with nine weekends of thrills, feasting, handmade crafts, entertainment and merriment. The 27-acre Village of Revel Grove comes to life each autumn with more than 200 professional performers on 10 stages in the forests and glades with over 140 artisans exhibiting crafts in their own renaissance shops, five taverns featuring cool libations, and 42 food and beverage emporiums. Tickets Aug. 24-Sept. 8, $9-$20; tickets Sept. 14-Oct. 20, $12-$27. Group and multi-day discounts available. Children under 7, free. Visit www.marylandrenaissancefestival.com for more.

Monday/Aug. 26

Learn Basic Knitting. 4:30 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Knitting is a great way to relax and spend time. Bring a needle craft project in progress or use the library’s limited supplies. For ages 8 and up. All skill levels welcome. Meets once a month (except December). Call 240-777-0694.

Wednesday/Aug. 28

Turning Point: The Quest for a Cure. 6-8:30 p.m. at Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Leadership Montgomery, in partnership with the BrightFocus Foundation, presents a special screening event of the captivating new documentary Turning Point from filmmaker James Keach (Academy AwardⓇ-nominated Glen Campbell...I’ll Be Me). Following the film screening, there will be a panel discussion with local experts to to talk about the film, the latest research and available local resources. A 30-minute reception will be offered before the film begins, light refreshments will be provided. Admission is free but registration is required at www.eventbrite.com.

Saturday/Aug. 31

Kensington Parkrun. 9-10:15 a.m. at Rock Creek Trail at Beach Drive and Cedar Lane. Kensington parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5K run/walk on Rock Creek Trail and is part of the larger parkrun global community of more than 1300 events intended to build healthy and well-connected communities. All ages and abilities welcome. Register before first time. Visit parkrun.us/kensington or email kensingtonoffice@parkrun.com with questions.

Open House for Classes. Noon-4 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Join the free Open House for Classes and explore the many classes and workshops offered at Glen Echo Park. Participate in a free workshop, meet instructors, tour the Park, and try something new. Visit Resident Artists' studios, view demonstrations, and enjoy theater performances and family programs. Visit www.glenechopark.org or call 301-320-1400.

Bands on the Boardwalk. 6-9 p.m. on the Rio Lakefront at 209 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg. See Among the Stars live on the Boardwalk Stage. Live music every Saturday through September. Visit www.riolakefront.com/events/concerts-on-the-boardwalk/ for more.

Saturday/Aug. 31-Monday/Sept. 2

49th Annual Labor Day Art Show. Noon-6 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. The Labor Day Art Show is an annual tradition that brings the community together to appreciate local artists and their work. Original artwork from over 200 artists is on display and for sale, in media including painting, drawing, photography, jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, sculpture, furniture, and works on paper. A member and donor preview will take place in the Ballroom Back Room, Friday, Aug. 30, 6-7:30 p.m. It will be followed by a public reception, 7:30-9 p.m.; light refreshments will be served. Visit www.glenechopark.org or call 301-320-1400.

Sunday/Sept. 1

Waltz Dance. 3:30-6 p.m. at the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Introductory Waltz Workshop from 2:45-3:30 p.m. Featuring the ensemble Latter Day Lizards playing a lively mix of folk waltzes with a few other couple dances, including Hambo, Schottische, Swing, Tango, and Polka. Admission is $13, $5 for full-time students with student ID. No partner required. Call Joan Koury at 202-238-0230 or Glen Echo Park at 301-634-2222, or visit www.WaltzTimeDances.org.

Monday/Sept. 2

Culkin School Dancers. 1-5 p.m. at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Come to Glen Park on Labor Day to enjoy an afternoon of Irish music and dance performances. Presented by the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture and the Irish Inn at Glen Echo, the Irish Music & Dance Showcase features a wide variety of area performers. Free, open to the public.Visit www.glenechopark.org or call 301-320-1400.

Tuesday/Sept. 3

Read to a Dog. 4:30 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. School-age children, especially beginners learning to read and those who want to improve their confidence in reading skills, are invited to practice reading aloud in short (10-15 minute) semi-private sessions. Call 240-777-0694.

Thursday/Sept. 5

Senior Forum and Resource Fair. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Potomac

Community Center, 11315 Falls Road, Potomac. Featuring presentations from experts on wellness and brain fitness, ways to prevent falls, detecting and avoiding financial abuse and more. Service providers to seniors will showcase additional topics

such as fire prevention and public safety, healthy hearing, transportation, lifelong learning and more. Potomac Community Village will staff a table containing information about the organization. A light breakfast will be served. Free and open to all. Call 240-221-1370 or visit www.PotomacCommunityVillage.org for more.

Bilingual Storytime. 10:30 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Bilingual storytime just for toddlers and preschoolers. Stories in Chinese and English, songs and rhymes, too! 25-30 minute programs. Call 240-777-0694.

Stay and Play. 11 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Join for an open play program. The Potomac Library will provide the toys and music – families bring the smiles. This program is for children aged 0-6 years old along with their families. Call 240-777-0694.

Live Music: Marcia Ball. 8 p.m. at AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda. Texas-born, Louisiana-raised pianist, songwriter and vocalist Marcia Ball – the official 2018 Texas State Musician – will perform. $35-$55. Visit www.ampbystrathmore.com or call 301-581-5100.

Friday/Sept. 6

Nando’s Fiery Friday Night Concerts. 6:30-8:30 on the Rio Lakefront at 209 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg. Dine al fresco and see Robert AX Adams and Friends live on the Boardwalk Stage (near Union Jack’s). Visit www.riolakefront.com/events/nandos-fiery-friday-night-concerts/ for more.

Casual Concerts at Glen Echo. 7:30 p.m. at Washington Conservatory of Music at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Bethesda. Mike Kligerman – The Many Moods of the Mighty Ukulele. Each concert date will correspond with an Art Walk in the Park, an evening of open studios and artist talks organized by the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture. Admission is free, and donations are welcome at the door. Visit washingtonconservatory.org or call 301-634-2250.

Saturday/Sept. 7

Kensington Parkrun. 9-10:15 a.m. at Rock Creek Trail at Beach Drive and Cedar Lane. Kensington parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5K run/walk on Rock Creek Trail and is part of the larger parkrun global community of more than 1300 events intended to build healthy and well-connected communities. All ages and abilities welcome. Register before first time. Visit parkrun.us/kensington or email kensingtonoffice@parkrun.com with questions.

Chinese Book Discussion. 10:15 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Adults, seniors. Chinese book discussion in Chinese language – Lost in the Pacific by Qin Zhuang. Ask for the book at the circulation desk. Free. 90 minutes. No registration. Call 240-777-0694.

Pawpaw Festival. Noon-4 p.m. at Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville. Celebrate this native fruit with music, crafts, games, expert advice on pawpaw cultivation, and most importantly a pawpaw tasting station. Pawpaw fruit and trees available for purchase. $5; children ages 2 and under are free. No registration required. Intended for ages 3 and up. No pets. Visit www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/rock-creek-regional-park/meadowside-nature-center/ for more.

Sunday/Sept. 8

Walk for the Ages. 8:30 a.m.-noon at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Celebrate National Grandparents Day. Jewish Council for the Aging invites all to attend their first annual walk and family fun day. Event includes a short walk around Glen Echo Park, a DJ, a photo scavenger hunt, a selfie-booth with props, art activities, corn hole, giant connect-four and more. To walk, raise funds or donate, visit AccessJCA.org/walk. Rain or shine. Contact Micki Gordon at MGordon@AccessJCA.org or 301-255-4231 for more.

Harry Watters Band. 2-5 p.m. at Rosensteel Knights of Columbus of Silver Spring, 9707 Rosensteel Ave., Silver Spring. Harry Watters performs with his All Star Band, with Harry on trombone, Graham Breedlove on trumpet, Henning Hoehne on woodwinds, Bob Boguslaw on piano, Eric Sabo on bass and Randy Jennings on drums. Students free; $25; $22.50 in advance at PRJC.org.

Friday/Sept. 13

Nando’s Fiery Friday Night Concerts. 6:30-8:30 on the Rio Lakefront at 209 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg. Dine al fresco and see The Eclectiks live on the Boardwalk Stage (near Union Jack’s). Visit www.riolakefront.com/events/nandos-fiery-friday-night-concerts/ for more.

Saturday/Sept. 14

Kensington Parkrun. 9-10:15 a.m. at Rock Creek Trail at Beach Drive and Cedar Lane. Kensington parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5K run/walk on Rock Creek Trail and is part of the larger parkrun global community of more than 1300 events intended to build healthy and well-connected communities. All ages and abilities welcome. Register before first time. Visit parkrun.us/kensington or email kensingtonoffice@parkrun.com with questions.

Book Sale. 10 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Monthly Potomac Friends of the Library Book Sale features books, DVDs, and more available for children, teens, and adults. All are welcome. Call 240-777-0694.

Bands on the Boardwalk. 6-9 p.m. on the Rio Lakefront at 209 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg. See Sons of Pirates live on the Boardwalk Stage. Live music every Saturday through September. Visit www.riolakefront.com/events/concerts-on-the-boardwalk/ for more.

Sunday/Sept. 15

Waltz Dance. 3:30-6 p.m. at the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Introductory Waltz Workshop from 2:45-3:30 p.m. Featuring the ensemble Cabaret Sauvignon playing a lively mix of folk waltzes with a few other couple dances, including Hambo, Schottische, Swing, Tango, and Polka. Admission is $13, $5 for full-time students with student ID. No partner required. Call Joan Koury at 202-238-0230 or Glen Echo Park at 301-634-2222, or visit www.WaltzTimeDances.org.

Tuesday/Sept. 17

Read to a Dog. 4:30 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. School-age children, especially beginners learning to read and those who want to improve their confidence in reading skills, are invited to practice reading aloud in short (10-15 minute) semi-private sessions. Call 240-777-0694.

Wednesday/Sept. 18

Book Discussion Group. 1 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Book discussion for adults – Nomadland by Jessica Bruder. Ask for the book at the Circulation Desk. No registration needed. New members welcome. Call 240-777-0694.

Personalize a Journal. 4 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Teens can have some back-to-school fun and come to the Potomac Library to make a custom, personalized journals. Add flair to an ordinary notebook. All supplies will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 240-777-0694.

Friday/Sept. 20

Nando’s Fiery Friday Night Concerts. 6:30-8:30 on the Rio Lakefront at 209 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg. Dine al fresco and see Priceless Advice live on the Boardwalk Stage (near Union Jack’s). Visit www.riolakefront.com/events/nandos-fiery-friday-night-concerts/ for more.

Saturday/Sept. 21

Kensington Parkrun. 9-10:15 a.m. at Rock Creek Trail at Beach Drive and Cedar Lane. Kensington parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5K run/walk on Rock Creek Trail and is part of the larger parkrun global community of more than 1300 events intended to build healthy and well-connected communities. All ages and abilities welcome. Register before first time. Visit parkrun.us/kensington or email kensingtonoffice@parkrun.com with questions.

Bands on the Boardwalk. 6-9 p.m. on the Rio Lakefront at 209 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg. See Film at Eleven live on the Boardwalk Stage. Live music every Saturday through September. Visit www.riolakefront.com/events/concerts-on-the-boardwalk/ for more.

Friday/Sept. 27

Nando’s Fiery Friday Night Concerts. 6:30-8:30 on the Rio Lakefront at 209 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg. Dine al fresco and see Loose Ends live on the Boardwalk Stage (near Union Jack’s). Visit www.riolakefront.com/events/nandos-fiery-friday-night-concerts/ for more.

Saturday/Sept. 28

Kensington Parkrun. 9-10:15 a.m. at Rock Creek Trail at Beach Drive and Cedar Lane. Kensington parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5K run/walk on Rock Creek Trail and is part of the larger parkrun global community of more than 1300 events intended to build healthy and well-connected communities. All ages and abilities welcome. Register before first time. Visit parkrun.us/kensington or email kensingtonoffice@parkrun.com with questions.

Saturday/Oct. 5

Kensington Parkrun. 9-10:15 a.m. at Rock Creek Trail at Beach Drive and Cedar Lane. Kensington parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5K run/walk on Rock Creek Trail and is part of the larger parkrun global community of more than 1300 events intended to build healthy and well-connected communities. All ages and abilities welcome. Register before first time. Visit parkrun.us/kensington or email kensingtonoffice@parkrun.com with questions.

Bands on the Boardwalk. 6-9 p.m. on the Rio Lakefront at 209 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg. See Quiet Fire live on the Boardwalk Stage. Live music every Saturday through September. Visit www.riolakefront.com/events/concerts-on-the-boardwalk/ for more.

Saturday/Oct. 12

Kensington Parkrun. 9-10:15 a.m. at Rock Creek Trail at Beach Drive and Cedar Lane. Kensington parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5K run/walk on Rock Creek Trail and is part of the larger parkrun global community of more than 1300 events intended to build healthy and well-connected communities. All ages and abilities welcome. Register before first time. Visit parkrun.us/kensington or email kensingtonoffice@parkrun.com with questions.

Camps, Classes & Workshops

Art Explorers Open Studio. Every Saturday, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at The Candy Corner Studio, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Art activities for parents and children. Activities change weekly and there is no pre-registration; $10 per child. Visit www.glenechopark.org/saturday-art-explorers for more.

Ceramic Classes. Various dates and times. VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. An opportunity to try the new ceramic workshops. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org/ceramics for a list of class dates, times.

Dancing

Weekly International Folkdancing. Thursdays, 7:30-11 p.m. at Church of the Redeemer, 6201 Dunrobbin Drive, Bethesda. Circle and line dances from Eastern Europe. Lesson at 7:30, followed by requests. Glen Echo Folkdancers welcome beginners of all ages; no partner needed. Wear comfortable shoes. $7. Call 301-466-3018 or visit www.dancingplanetproductions.com.

Thang Ta. Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m. at Sutradhar Institute of Dance and Related Arts, 1525 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring. Learn the ancient art of the sword and spear. $25. Visit www.dancesidra.org.

Weekly Blues Dance. Thursdays 8:15-11:30 p.m. in the Back Room Annex at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Capital Blues presents rotating DJs and instructors with beginner workshop 8:15-9 p.m., no partner necessary. $8 for all. capitalblues.org

Weekly Swing Dance. Saturdays, 8 p.m.-midnight. The DC Lindy Exchange presents a swing dance with live music in the Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Beginner swing dance lesson at 8 p.m., followed by dancing. Admission $16-$18, age 17 and under $12. Visit www.glenechopark.org.

Argentine Tango with Lessons. Most Sundays, 6:30-11 p.m. in the Back Room Annex at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Argentine Tango lessons followed by a Milonga most Sunday evenings. Beginner lesson 6:30-7:30 p.m. and intermediate lesson 7:30-8:30 p.m. Cost is $15/lesson and includes the Milonga. For just the Milonga, cost is $10 and the open dance with DJ runs 8:30-11 p.m. No partner required. www.glenechopark.org, 301-634-2222.

Contra and Square Dance. Fridays and Sundays 7-10:30 p.m. in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. The evening can include square dances, mixers, waltzes and other couple dances. All Contra and Square dances are taught, no partner necessary. Lessons at 7 p.m., followed by the called dance with live music at 7:30. $13 for nonmembers, $10 for FSGW members, $5 ages 17 and under. www.glenechopark.org, 301-634-2222.

Live Music & Dancing. Fridays and Saturdays, 7-11 p.m. in Margery’s Lounge, Normandie Farm Restaurant, 10710 Falls Road, Potomac. Dance to the music of Barry Gurley. Call 301-983-8838 or visit www.popovers.com.

More Ongoing

Pups on the Patio. 4-7 p.m. every Thursday through Sept. 26 at Silver, 7150 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda. Pups on the Patio provides happy hours with menu specials, bar specials including craft cocktails, “pup” associated drinks and pet-friendly giveaways and surprises. Guests can enjoy drinks, appetizers and dinner with their pets outside on Silver’s patio. Visit www.eatatsilver.com for more.

Children's Storytime. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda Listen to employees read children’s stories. Free. Visit www.store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/4824850-21.

VisArts Cocktails and Canvas Class. at VisArts in the Painting & Drawing Studio, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Price $40. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org/cocktails-and-canvas for more.

Drop in Art Activities. Every Saturday 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Candy Corner Studio at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., parents and children can explore a new art form or theme. $10/child, parent combo. Drop-in only. www.pgip.org.

Mommy & Me (& Daddy, Too). Third Tuesday each month. 10 a.m. at Rockville Town Square. Meet for a morning out with active learning and creative play with lunch specials, story time, arts and crafts, sing-a-longs, prizes and more. rockvilletownsquare.com/events/mommy-and-me.

Chocolate Factory Tours. Fridays and Saturdays, 2-5:45 p.m. at SPAGnVOLA Chocolatier, 360 Main St., Gaithersburg. Take a short tour of The Truffle Factory facilities. Free. www.spagnvola.com.

Glen Echo Park Films. Saturdays and Sundays. Arcade Building, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Films about the Park’s history are shown on rotation in the lobby. Free. Visit www.glenechopark.org for more.

SilverWorks Studio & Gallery. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. SilverWorks Studio & Gallery is a working silversmith studio and includes an ongoing exhibition, as well as sales of the work of artist-in-residence Blair Anderson. Free. Visit www.silverworksglenechopark.com.

Art Glass Center at Glen Echo. All day Wednesdays; Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sundays, noon-4 p.m. Art Glass Center, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Ongoing exhibitions feature work of resident artists. Sculpture, vessels, functional art and jewelry for sale. Classes are taught year-round for beginner, intermediate and advanced students. Visit www.artglasscenteratglenecho.org for more.

Yellow Barn Studio & Gallery. Saturdays and Sundays, 12-5 p.m. The Yellow Barn Studio & Gallery presents free exhibitions of emerging artists' work. Each weekend features the work of a different artist. Most artwork is also for sale. www.yellowbarnstudio.com.

Potomac Games Group. Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. at Potomac Community Recreation Center, 11315 Falls Road, Potomac. The world is in the midst of a Golden Age of new board and card games for players of all ages. Free. Contact event host Randy Hoffman at 412-983-5411 or wrandyhoffman@gmail.com.