Entertainment Calendar: Potomac
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Entertainment Calendar: Potomac

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Wednesday/Nov. 13

Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly. 7:30 p.m. At The Music Center at Strathmore. Presenting the Rock ‘N’ Roll Dream Tour for one night accompanied by a live band in a cutting edge holographic performance. For tickets, call 301-581-5100 or visit www.Strathmore.org. Presented by Metropolitan Entertainment and The Birchmere

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Thursday/Nov. 14

Native Plants in the Modern Landscape. 6:30-8 p.m. At Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. John Magee, landscape designer and owner of Magee Design, creator and host of the Native Plant Podcast, will share examples and lessons learned through his award-winning landscape design work while discussing the significance of incorporating the "ecological services" our gardens can provide. While beauty of design is emphasized first, John will discuss the importance of pollinator habitat, storm water runoff and a host of other services that can be provided when homeowners re-think their landscapes. John will offer practical installation tips along with some of his favorite native plant combinations.

Friday/Nov. 15

NAACP Veterans Open house. 1-5 p.m. At Rockville Memorial Library, 211 Maryland Ave., Rockville. The purpose of the Veterans Open House is to acknowledge and honor veterans of Montgomery County. There will be a private screening of the award-winning documentary "The Six Triple Eight" during the 2nd Annual Open House of the Montgomery County NAACP Armed Forces and Veteran Affairs Committee. "The Six Triple Eight" film tells the story of the only African American Women's Battalion of WWII who undertook the heroic assignment to distribute a whopping 17 million pieces of mail to servicemen within six months.

Nov. 15-23

”Legally Blonde The Musical.” At Winston Churchill High School, 11300 Gainsborough Road, Potomac. Show times are Nov. 15, 16, 22, and 23, at 7 p.m.; Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. Winston Churchill High School presents the fabulously fun, award-winning comedy, “Legally Blonde The Musical,” based on the beloved movie, Legally Blonde, starring Reese Witherspoon. Winston Churchill musical productions are known for being consistently entertaining, full of non-stop momentum, and this show promises to be exceedingly enjoyable and full of sass from start to finish. This performance is appropriate for middle school-aged children and up. Visit the website: wchsarts.com.

Saturday/Nov. 16

Mixed Winter Containers. 10-11:30 a.m. At Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Cost is $75/$67. With instructor Joan O’Rourke, create a container garden with plants that can withstand winter's harshest weather while providing you with a beautiful respite from the dull weather. Mix dwarf evergreens with a splash of herbaceous plants for some late season color. Cost covers materials, including a 14-inch container (or bring your own favorite).

Free Remodeling Seminar. 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. At Hopkins & Porter, 12944 Travilah Rd., Suite 204, Potomac. During this seminar you will learn: the latest design trends in kitchens and baths; the 3 levels of kitchen and bath remodeling; realistic kitchen and bath remodeling budgets; what to expect when remodeling; and more. Bring all your questions. Kitchen and bath experts will be available to help you make good decisions when remodeling. RSVP by calling 301-840-9121.

Potomac Conversation Club. 11 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Practice English conversation in a friendly and relaxed setting. New members are always welcome. No registration. Join any time. Call 240-777-0690.

Author Visit: Julie Langsdorf. 1 p.m. At Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Local author Julie Langsdorf will visit the branch to discuss her new hit novel White Elephant. Her satirical debut novel is about a behemoth of a new house in a DC suburb just like Montgomery County. This program is being brought to you by the Friends of the Library-Potomac Chapter.

Sensory-Friendly Storytime. 2:30 p.m. At Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Sensory-friendly storytime is designed for children of all ages who prefer smaller groups due to sensory processing disorders, including those on the autism spectrum, with ADHD, and other special needs. Storytime is followed by social playtime with educational toys and an opportunity for parents to socialize. Participants are encouraged to bring their own noise reduction earmuffs and weighted items. Siblings are welcome. To register for the program, contact Potomac Library, 240-777-0690.

Kassia Music. 7 p.m. At Church of the Redeemer, 6201 Dunrobbin Drive at MacArthur, Bethesda. Classical and neo-classical music. Pre-concert reception at 6 p.m. The Kassia Kids Spot will start at 6:45 p.m., featuring performers from the artists’ studios.

Improbable Comedy. 7:30 p.m. at Temple Shalom, 8401 Grubb Road, Chevy Chase. Comedy as a Second Language brings the hilarious stand-up comedy of immigrant and 1st generation performers: Simone, Yasmin Elhady and Christian Escoto. Laugh with them as they share stories of their upbringing, getting used to a new country, coping with immigrant parenting differences, being bilingual (or not!) and more. This show is presented by Improbable Comedy as part of Temple Shalom's 60th anniversary celebration. This event is open to the public, but tickets must be purchased to attend. The comedy content will be clean, but the comedy is intended for adults. Recommend ages 16+. Tickets: $20 - $35. Visit: https://www.improbablecomedy.com

Sunday/Nov. 17

Waltz Dance. 3:30-6 p.m. At Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Featuring Green Light Karma band. This versatile band will provide a lively mix of folk waltzes with a few other couple dances, including Hambo, Schottische, Swing, Tango, and Polka. The 45-minute dance lesson begins at 2:45 p.m. with a half-hour introductory Waltz workshop and a more advanced move presented the last 15 minutes. Social dancing follows until 6 pm. Admission is $13, $5 full-time students with ID. No partner required.

Monteverdi: The Other Vespers (1641). 5 p.m. At Bradley Hills Church, 6601 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda. Featuring The Thirteen, D.C.’s all-star professional choir. Monteverdi’s 1610 collection, The Monteverdi Vespers, containing a mass, a Vespers service, and motets, has dwarfed his later works. He gathered many of his late compositions in one massive volume: Selva morale e spirituale – “the moral and spiritual wood.” It is from this 1641 publication that The Thirteen has assembled a Vespers of 1641, with the well-loved motet Beatus vir at its core and many fine period instrumentalists in accompaniment. Cost is $30/$25/$15. For tickets, visit https://www.thethirteenchoir.org.

CD Sampler Release Concert. 6:30 p.m. At El Golfo Restaurant, 8739 Flower Ave., Silver Spring. Featuring: Ruthie and the Wranglers, Patty Reese, Little Red and the Renegades, Seth Kibel and Flo Anito, Craig Cummings, Annette Wasilik, Jesse Palidofsky, Bill Starks, plus Karen Collins & the Backroads Band. Tickets are $15 at the door entitles you to a copy of New Roots: Azalea City Recordings Sampler 7. Call 301-608-2121 or -2122 to reserve a table.

Monday/Nov. 18

Dance and Laughter for Total Wellness. 11 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Attention Seniors! Want to stay healthy and happy while having fun? Try Potomac Library's new Dance and Laughter for Total Wellness class. Dance styles include Bollywood, Bhangra, and Zumba, with laughter exercise techniques for warming up and cooling down.

British Gardens Talk. 3 p.m. At Brookside Gardens Visitors Center/Education Building, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. The Silver Spring Garden Club presents a talk on What Can We Learn from British Gardens? Americans have been entranced by British gardens for as long as they’ve been creating their own – but what is it exactly that makes the British garden so revered? Using 10 key concepts gleaned from a lifetime of extensive travel and study in the UK, speaker Marianne Willburn illustrates the reasons why we might want to keep paying attention to our cousins overseas.

Learn Basic Knitting. 4:30 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Knitting is a great way to relax and spend your time. Bring your own needlecrafts or use our limited supplies. For ages 8 and up. All skill levels welcome! Meets once a month (except December). No registration required.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library-Potomac Chapter.

Tuesday/Nov. 19

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 with a certified therapy dog.

Wednesday/Nov. 20

Potomac Adult Book Discussion. 1 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Adult book discussion. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. Ask for the book at the Circulation Desk. No registration needed. New members welcome.

Button Jewelry. 4-5 p.m. At Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Learn how to upcycle buttons and turn them into unique jewelry! All supplies will be provided on a first-come first-served basis. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Call 240-777-0690.

Nov. 20-21

Sophia Loren in Person. 7:30 p.m. At the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville. Ms. Loren will reminisce about her life and career, with a live interview on stage, hosted by Entertainment Tonight’s Bill Harris. Amazing film clips will be shown, and your questions will be answered by Ms. Loren herself. Tickets $100. Call the Box Office: 240-567-5301 or visit www.montgomerycollege.edu/pac.

Thursday/Nov. 21

Mr. Jon & Carrie Lewis. 4:30 p.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Mr. Jon & Carrie make music for kids and their families that inspire fun, laughter, and dancing. They will bring a smile to your face. The program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Potomac Chapter. This is a program for children of all ages and their families.

Fighting Hunger with Empty Bowls. 6-8 p.m. At VisArts, 155 Gibbs Street, Suite 300, Rockville. Empty Bowls is an international grassroots effort to fight hunger. The premise is simple: potters, craftspeople, educators, and others work with the community to create handcrafted bowls. VisArts is donating the clay, kiln time, and glazes, and our ceramics instructors and students are donating their time to creating bowls. Attendees are invited to a simple meal of soup, bread, and dessert. In exchange for the ticket cost, guests keep a bowl as a reminder of all the empty bowls in the world. Early Bird ticket $35; Online ticket $25; At the Door Ticket $30. Visit www.visartscenter.org.

Nov. 22 to Dec. 31

Garden of Lights. At Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Nov. 22 & 23: 5:30-10 p.m.; Nov. 24: 5:30-9 p.m.; Sunday - Thursday: 5:30- 9 p.m.; Friday - Saturday: 5:30 - 10 p.m.; Closed November 25-28 & December 24-25. Step into a magical winter wonderland illuminated with more than one million dazzling colorful lights shaped into hand-crafted, original art forms of flowers, animals and other natural elements. Stroll from garden to garden enjoying twinkling tree forms, sparkling fountains, and whimsical winter scenes. To avoid long lines, consider visiting on a weeknight, when Garden of Lights is less crowded. Admission: $25-$30 per car/van.

Nov. 22-24

Mayfield Market Christmas Bazaar. Friday, Nov. 22 from 6-8 p.m. (Alumnae preview); Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. At Connelly School of the Holy Child, 9029 Bradley Blvd., Potomac. The Mayfield Market is a shopping extravaganza that encourages the community to get a jumpstart on their holiday shopping. More than 60 vendors will be selling their jewelry, clothing, home décor, hostess and children’s gifts, personalized items, holiday decorations, and much more to make your shopping the easiest and best ever. Holy Child’s Fathers’ Club will also be cooking up some food at our new concessions stand this year. Visit www.holychild.org

Saturday/Nov. 23

Potomac Conversation Club. 11 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Practice English conversation in a friendly and relaxed setting. New members are always welcome. No registration. Join any time. Call 240-777-0690.

Al Petteway & Amy White. 7:30 p.m. At Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville. Grammy-Award winning guitarist, Indie-award winning duo with a Celtic and Appalachian acoustic groove celebrating 25 years together. Tickets $20/advance; $25/door. Children and students $15/advance; $20/door. Call 301-960-3655 or visit www.imtfolk.org.

Baikal to Brazil. 8 p.m. At F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, Rockville. The Washington Balalaika Society, a Russian folk orchestra of 60 musicians performing on balalaikas and domras, will present a musical program spanning an amazing geographical area! Concert repertoire will include 'A Tale of Lake Baikal' capturing the mysterious sounds of the frozen waters of Russia's Lake Baikal to the rousing, bustling and rumba sound of 'Brasileira' from Milhaud's Scaramouche Suite. Tickets: Adults $25; Seniors $20; Students $15; Children under 12 free. Visit www.balalaika.org.

Sunday/Nov 24

Normandie Jazz Jam. 2:30-5:30 p.m. At Normandie Farms Restaurant, 10710 Falls Road, Potomac. The seven-piece Conservatory Classic Jazz Band opens and closes with music with a jam session in the middle. All are welcome to sit back and enjoy. Students and jammers free/ $10 for others. Contact Lois Ann Beaver at labeaver1@verizon.net.

Meghan Cary at Focus Rockville. 7:30 p.m. At Tikvat Israel Congregation, 2200 Baltimore Road, Rockville. With masterful storytelling and award-winning songs, Meghan Cary engages audiences on a powerfully personal level, inviting them into and leading them through an experience that has been called healing, inspiring and outrageously joyful. Tickets are $18 in advance at https://www.focusmusic.org/event-3485192 and for members, $20 at the door.

Tuesday/Nov. 26

Thanksgiving Centerpiece. 1-3 p.m. At Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Cost is $60/$54. Add a special touch to your Thanksgiving celebration! Join us to create your own centerpiece from beautiful flowers, foliage, branches, fruits, veggies, herbs and nuts in harvest colors. Bring your own container (12-inch diameter or smaller) or use the one provided for you during the workshop.

Saturday/Nov. 30

Potomac Conversation Club. 11 a.m. at Potomac Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Practice English conversation in a friendly and relaxed setting. New members are always welcome. No registration. Join any time. Call 240-777-0690.

Sunday/Dec. 1

Waltz Dance. 3:30-6 p.m. At Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo. Join in a Waltz Dance in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park featuring the ensemble Jacquelopes. This versatile band will provide a lively mix of folk waltzes with a few other couple dances, including Hambo, Schottische, Swing, Tango, and Polka. The 45-minute dance lesson begins at 2:45 p.m. with a half-hour introductory Waltz workshop and a more advanced move presented the last 15 minutes. Social dancing follows until 6 pm. Admission is $13. No partner required. Call Joan Koury at 202-238-0230 or Glen Echo Park at 301-634-2222, go to www.WaltzTimeDances.org or e-mail info@WaltzTimeDances.org. The Glen Echo National Park is located at 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD 20812.

Saturday/Dec. 7

John O'Conor, Pianist. 8 p.m. At Westmoreland Church, One Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda. The Conservatory Concert Series presents Irish pianist and world-renowned Beethoven expert, John O’Conor in an evening of Beethoven masterpieces -- Pathetique, Moonlight, and Appassionata Sonatas. Free with $20 suggested donation. He has performed with many of the world's leading orchestras including the London Symphony, Royal Philharmonic, Czech Philharmonic, Vienna Symphony, l'Orchestre National de France, the NHK Orchestra in Japan and the Atlanta, Cleveland, San Francisco, Dallas, Montreal and Detroit Symphonies in North America. Guests are invited to attend Wine & Words after the concert for complimentary beverages and an informal Q & A with the performer.

Sunday/Dec. 8

Holiday Market. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. At Silver Spring Civic Center, 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring. The 7th Holiday Market will return to the Silver Spring Civic Center to offer shoppers the opportunity to buy from local, women-owned small businesses. The market will include over 30 local women artisans and food vendors who offer a distinct and diverse selection of beautiful crafts, jewelry, candles, food gifts, fine art, and more.

Clara Barton Holiday Craft Show. 1-5 p.m. At Clara Barton Community Center, 7425 MacArthur Blvd., Cabin John. Admission and parking free. The Holiday Craft Show is presented by the Friends of Clara Barton Community Center www.friendscbcc.org. For more information about the show, contact the CBCC office at 240-777-4910 or Leslie Barden, the Craft Show chairman, at cbcc.craftshow@verizon.net or 301-365-1311.

Sunday/Dec. 15

Waltz Dance. 3:30-6 p.m. At Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo. Join in a Waltz Dance in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park featuring the ensemble Honeysuckle Rose. This versatile band will provide a lively mix of folk waltzes with a few other couple dances, including Hambo, Schottische, Swing, Tango, and Polka. The 45-minute dance lesson begins at 2:45 p.m. with a half-hour introductory Waltz workshop and a more advanced move presented the last 15 minutes. Social dancing follows until 6 pm. Admission is $13. No partner required. Call Joan Koury at 202-238-0230 or Glen Echo Park at 301-634-2222, go to www.WaltzTimeDances.org or e-mail info@WaltzTimeDances.org. The Glen Echo National Park is located at 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD 20812.

Dec. 20-26

”The Nutcracker.” At the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville. Presented by the Maryland Youth Ballet, this year’s production will be new staging and choreography by Artistic Director Olivier Muñoz, newly appointed in 2019. Show times are Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. Dec. 21 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Dec. 22 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Dec. 23 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Dec. 24 at 11 a.m. Dec. 26 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Advance tickets Online - $27 Children/Seniors (12 & under or 65+), $34 Adults, $27 Groups 10+. At-the-Door tickets - $32 Children/Seniors (12 & under or 65+), $38 Adults. Visit www.marylandyouthballet.org.

Sunday/Dec. 29

Waltz Dance. 3:30-6 p.m. At Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo. Join in a Waltz Dance in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park featuring the ensemble Dance du Jour. This versatile band will provide a lively mix of folk waltzes with a few other couple dances, including Hambo, Schottische, Swing, Tango, and Polka. The 45-minute dance lesson begins at 2:45 p.m. with a half-hour introductory Waltz workshop and a more advanced move presented the last 15 minutes. Social dancing follows until 6 pm. Admission is $13. No partner required. Call Joan Koury at 202-238-0230 or Glen Echo Park at 301-634-2222, go to www.WaltzTimeDances.org or e-mail info@WaltzTimeDances.org. The Glen Echo National Park is located at 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD 20812.

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.