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Garfield, The Musical With Cattitude

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, August 02 @ 11:00am Sun, August 02 @ 2:00pm Sun, August 02 @ 4:30pm + 17 more dates and times

Mon, August 03 @ 10:30am Fri, August 07 @ 7:00pm Sat, August 08 @ 11:00am Sat, August 08 @ 2:00pm Sat, August 08 @ 4:30pm Sun, August 09 @ 11:00am Sun, August 09 @ 2:00pm Sun, August 09 @ 4:30pm Mon, August 10 @ 10:30am Sat, August 15 @ 11:00am Sat, August 15 @ 2:00pm Sat, August 15 @ 4:30pm Sun, August 16 @ 11:00am Sun, August 16 @ 2:00pm Sun, August 16 @ 4:30pm Mon, August 17 @ 10:30am Sat, August 22 @ 11:00am - less dates and times

June 19 – August 23, 2015 Based on the characters created by Jim Davis Book by Jim Davis and Michael J. Bobbitt Music and Lyrics by John L. Cornelius, II Directed by Nick Olcott Starring [more+]

 June 19 – August 23, 2015
Based on the characters created by Jim Davis
Book by Jim Davis and Michael J. Bobbitt
Music and Lyrics by John L. Cornelius, II
Directed by Nick Olcott
Starring Evan Casey
Recommended for All Ages

Garfield, a chubby and sarcastic tabby cat fantasizes about having the most amazing birthday in the history of birthdays. He deserves it for being the best cat ever! But, it seems that all his friends – Arlene, Odie, Jon and even his nemesis, Nermal, seem to have forgotten. Feeling rejected, Garfield ventures out to find adventure, but quickly learns that “home is where the heart… and the food is.”

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Snow White & the 7 Dwarves

Presented by the Puppet Co, the Puppet Co Playhouse, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, August 02 @ 11:30am Sun, August 02 @ 1:00pm Thu, August 06 @ 10:00am + 7 more dates and times

Thu, August 06 @ 11:30am Fri, August 07 @ 10:00am Fri, August 07 @ 11:30am Sat, August 08 @ 11:30am Sat, August 08 @ 1:00pm Sun, August 09 @ 11:30am Sun, August 09 @ 1:00pm - less dates and times

When Snow White meets seven vertically challenged bachelors, she discovers that everyone has their own strengths and weaknesses, and that friendship and teamwork make any challenge smaller. Based on the [more+]

When Snow White meets seven vertically challenged bachelors, she discovers that everyone has their own strengths and weaknesses, and that friendship and teamwork make any challenge smaller.  Based on the Grimm fairytale, this production takes the Puppet Co.’s usual sideways view of the popular story, giving it timeliness and humor for adults as well as kids.

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Romeo and Juliet: Love Knows No Age

Presented by Unexpected Stage Company, Randolph Road Theater, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Sun, August 02 @ 2:00pm Thu, August 06 @ 7:30pm Fri, August 07 @ 7:30pm + 3 more dates and times

Sat, August 08 @ 2:00pm Sat, August 08 @ 7:30pm Sun, August 09 @ 2:00pm - less dates and times

Unexpected Stage Company’s production of Romeo and Juliet: Love Knows No Age revisits Shakespeare's most famous play and flips it on its head, as Romeo and Juliet are now septuagenarians [more+]

Unexpected Stage Company’s production of Romeo and Juliet: Love Knows No Age revisits Shakespeare's most famous play and flips it on its head, as Romeo and Juliet are now septuagenarians and the Montagues and Capulets are their adult children. Set in an adult living community, this contemporary interpretation of a classic tragedy explores what happens when Romeo and Juliet fall passionately in love later in life.

The show marks the first Shakespearean production for Unexpected Stage Company—known for staging thought-provoking works such as last year’s critically acclaimed production of Kooman and Dimond's Dani Girl (nominated for three Helen Hayes Awards) and productions such as Alan Bennett's The Lady in the Van (2013) and David Johnston’s Candy and Dorothy (2011), both Helen Hayes Awards recommended.

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES

Free Student Tickets: With funding from the Montgomery County Executive's Ball funds, Unexpected Stage will be providing a limited number of free to student tickets to anyone with a valid student ID. Interested students should call 301-337-8290 or email rachel@unexpectedstage.org to reserve their tickets. Free student tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Pay-What-You-Can: Thursday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m. Reserve tickets online for the Pay-What-You-Can performance through www.unexpectedstage.org/tickets or purchase tickets at the door on the night of the performance.

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Oliver!

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Round House Theatre Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, August 02 @ 2:00pm Sun, August 02 @ 7:00pm Fri, August 07 @ 7:00pm + 9 more dates and times

Sat, August 08 @ 2:00pm Sat, August 08 @ 7:00pm Sun, August 09 @ 2:00pm Sun, August 09 @ 7:00pm Fri, August 14 @ 7:00pm Sat, August 15 @ 2:00pm Sat, August 15 @ 7:00pm Sun, August 16 @ 2:00pm Sun, August 16 @ 7:00pm - less dates and times

July 24 – August 16, 2015 Book, Music & Lyrics by Lionel Bart Directed by Joseph Ritsch Starring Felicia Curry and Rick Hammerly NEW summer family friendly offering! All Performances will be held at Roundhouse [more+]

 July 24 – August 16, 2015
Book, Music & Lyrics by Lionel Bart
Directed by Joseph Ritsch
Starring Felicia Curry and Rick Hammerly

NEW summer family friendly offering!
All Performances will be held at Roundhouse Theatre, Bethesda
Recommended for All Ages

London 1853. A young orphan arrives on the streets of London with no friends, no money and nowhere to live. He meets a cheeky pickpocket who shows him a whole new way of life. But as chance would have it, Oliver stumbles upon a gentleman who might just hold the key to his mysterious past. Packed full of joyful songs, including Consider Yourself, You've Got To Pick a Pocket or Two, Oom-Pah-Pah! and the exuberant Food Glorious Food, this will be the theatrical highlight of your year.

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Performance Dance Camp III: 6th-8th grades

Presented by Joy of Motion Dance Center, Joy of Motion Dance Center - Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Mon, August 03 @ 9:00am Tue, August 04 @ 9:00am Wed, August 05 @ 9:00am + 2 more dates and times

Thu, August 06 @ 9:00am Fri, August 07 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

Students will work with some of our finest instructors in jazz, hip hop, tap, ballet and modern. Students will experience daily technique and choreography classes. Students will also work on [more+]

Students will work with some of our finest instructors in jazz, hip hop, tap, ballet and modern. Students will experience daily technique and choreography classes. Students will also work on performance quality and style in preparation for a Performance Dance Camp Showcase at JOMDC' s own Jack Guidone Theater. Great for the budding performer or individuals who just want to have fun, these 2-week camps allow students to participate in a few weeks or a full summer of fun as each camp will feature different choreography and show pieces. A dance camp counselor will accompany each age group to classes and supervise lunch everyday. Students should bring a bag lunch including a drink, and are welcome to bring a water bottle for use during the day.

$650 Current Students

$675 New Students+ Registration Fee

Tuition includes 2 tickets + DVD of the Performance Dance Camp Showcase!

Performance:

Saturday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jack Guidone Theater

Additional Tickets: $7.00

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Performance Dance Camp III: 9th-12th grades

Presented by Joy of Motion Dance Center, Joy of Motion Dance Center - Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Mon, August 03 @ 9:00am Tue, August 04 @ 9:00am Wed, August 05 @ 9:00am + 2 more dates and times

Thu, August 06 @ 9:00am Fri, August 07 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

Students will work with some of our finest instructors in jazz, hip hop, tap, ballet and modern. Students will experience daily technique and choreography classes. Students will also work on [more+]

Students will work with some of our finest instructors in jazz, hip hop, tap, ballet and modern. Students will experience daily technique and choreography classes. Students will also work on performance quality and style in preparation for a Performance Dance Camp Showcase at JOMDC' s own Jack Guidone Theater. Great for the budding performer or individuals who just want to have fun, these 2-week camps allow students to participate in a few weeks or a full summer of fun as each camp will feature different choreography and show pieces. A dance camp counselor will accompany each age group to classes and supervise lunch everyday. Students should bring a bag lunch including a drink, and are welcome to bring a water bottle for use during the day.

$650 Current Students

$675 New Students+ Registration Fee

Tuition includes 2 tickets + DVD of the Performance Dance Camp Showcase!

Performance: Saturday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jack Guidone Theater

Additional Tickets: $7.00

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Summer Concert Series

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Thu, August 06 @ 7:30pm Thu, August 13 @ 7:30pm Thu, August 20 @ 7:30pm + 1 more dates and times

Thu, August 27 @ 7:30pm - less dates and times

You don’t have to dress up and pay a fortune to hear great music! The Glen Echo Park Partnership offers FREE concerts in the Park’s Bumper Car Pavilion every Thursday [more+]

You don’t have to dress up and pay a fortune to hear great music! The Glen Echo Park Partnership offers FREE concerts in the Park’s Bumper Car Pavilion every Thursday at 7:30pm from June 18 through August 27, with a special Family Jazz Day on Sunday, July 19. Performers range from Clarence “The Blues Man” Turner to QuinTango to folk duo Quiles & Cloud. Make it an evening of dinner and music by bringing a picnic or visiting the Park’s café! For more information, call 301-634-2222 or visit glenechopark.org.

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The Wiz

Presented by Arts on the Green, Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Fri, August 07 @ 8:00pm Sat, August 08 @ 8:00pm Sun, August 09 @ 2:00pm + 6 more dates and times

Fri, August 14 @ 8:00pm Sat, August 15 @ 8:00pm Sun, August 16 @ 2:00pm Fri, August 21 @ 8:00pm Sat, August 22 @ 8:00pm Sun, August 23 @ 2:00pm - less dates and times

The new musical version of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum. Ease on down the Road! Winner of 7 Tony awards, this beloved Broadway musical sets Dorothy's [more+]

The new musical version of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum. Ease on down the Road! Winner of 7 Tony awards, this beloved Broadway musical sets Dorothy's adventures in the Land of Oz to music in a dazzling, lively mixture of rock, gospel, and soul!  Presented by Ankh Repertory Theatre and The Finest Performance Company in partnership with the City of Gaithersburg.

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Hip Hop Boot Camp

Presented by Joy of Motion Dance Center, Joy of Motion Dance Center - Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Mon, August 10 @ 9:00am Tue, August 11 @ 9:00am Wed, August 12 @ 9:00am + 2 more dates and times

Thu, August 13 @ 9:00am Fri, August 14 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

Immerse yourself in the awe inspiring culture of Hip Hop Dance during this jam packed boot camp style intensive. The camp is the only place in town where experienced Hip [more+]

Immerse yourself in the awe inspiring culture of Hip Hop Dance during this jam packed boot camp style intensive. The camp is the only place in town where experienced Hip Hop dancers can take a week of technique classes in various styles of Hip Hop , while also developing skills in freestyle, performance quality, and choreography & composition. Yes! You heard right. This camp not only presents "hot" choreography and essential dance skills, but also gives dancers the opportunity to create their own pieces, as well as develop the confidence and creativity to explore freestyle dancing through sessions and an occasional battle. Dancers will emerge from this intensive week ready to take on the upcoming dance season armed with the skills necessary to excel. All work created during this week will be presented in a performance on the final day of camp. Students should bring a bag lunch including a drink and are welcome to bring a water bottle for use during the day. Class size is limited to 20 participants.

This camp is appropriate for students who have completed 2 full years of Hip Hop Beginning 2 and above. Students who are participating in our Youth Company Program or students who wish to prepare for our youth company program will find this intensive challenging.

Dance Level: Beginning 3 or above. JOMDC recommends at least 2 full years of previous dance training in hip hop.

Grades 6th-12th

$425 Current Students
$450 New Students + Registration Fee

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Fenton Street Market

Presented by Fenton Street Market, Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Sat, August 15 @ 10:00am Sat, August 22 @ 10:00am Sat, August 29 @ 10:00am + 7 more dates and times

Sat, September 05 @ 10:00am Sat, September 19 @ 10:00am Sat, October 03 @ 10:00am Sat, October 10 @ 10:00am Sat, October 17 @ 10:00am Sat, October 24 @ 10:00am Sat, October 31 @ 10:00am - less dates and times

Stop by the hippest market in Montgomery County for shopping, music, yoga & more! Each week, over 50 local artists and makers sell their wares - everything from soap & [more+]

Stop by the hippest market in Montgomery County for shopping, music, yoga & more! Each week, over 50 local artists and makers sell their wares - everything from soap & candles to fine art & ceramics. Buy local & handmade on Veterans Plaza in downtown Silver Spring!

See our website for weekly community programming details (includes free yoga, musical performances, kids crafts, gardening projects & more). 

NOTE: there is no market on July 4, August 8, September 12 & 26. 

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Fall Open House at Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy

Presented by Metropolitan Ballet Theatre, Metropolitan Ballet Theatre, Studio Theater, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Sun, August 16 @ 11:00am
-Celebrating excellence in dance education since 1989! -Free sample classes in many disciplines. (schedule of sample classes will be posted here and atwww.mbtdance.orgsoon!) -Register for fall/winter classes in ballet, jazz, hip hop, tap, [more+]

-Celebrating excellence in dance education since 1989!

-Free sample classes in many disciplines. 
(schedule of sample classes will be posted here and atwww.mbtdance.org soon!)

-Register for fall/winter classes in ballet, jazz, hip hop, tap, modern & more.

-Purchase class leotards, tights and shoes.

-Tour our state-of-the-art facility.

-Light refreshments served, prize drawings.

-Additional open hours will be held on Thursday August 20th & 27th from 5-8pm for tours, registration, and supply purchases.


www.mbtdance.org
301-762-1757
Facebook: www.facebook.com/metropolitanballettheatre
Twitter: @MBTDance

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Jazz Boot Camp: Grades 7th-12th

Presented by Joy of Motion Dance Center, Joy of Motion Dance Center - Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Mon, August 17 @ 9:00am Tue, August 18 @ 9:00am Wed, August 19 @ 9:00am + 2 more dates and times

Thu, August 20 @ 9:00am Fri, August 21 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

Jazz Boot Camp for kids is the ultimate way to focus on multiple styles of jazz technique and training. The camp will include focused clinics on jazz technique including turns, [more+]

Jazz Boot Camp for kids is the ultimate way to focus on multiple styles of jazz technique and training. The camp will include focused clinics on jazz technique including turns, leaps, floor crossings, and challenging combinations. Camp will also include sessions in stretching and strengthening for jazz dancers. Students should bring a bag lunch, including a drink, and are welcome to bring a water bottle for use during the day. Students will present a demonstration of material covered in an informal showing on the final day of the camp. For ages 7th-12th grade. 
Level: At least one year of training in jazz dance required. 
$425 Current Students

$450 New Students + Registration Fee

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Youth Dance Ensemble Auditions (Grades 3-12)

Presented by Joy of Motion Dance Center, Joy of Motion Dance Center - Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, August 23 @ 5:30pm
Since 1976, Joy of Motion Dance Center (JOMDC) has served as a leader in dance education in the greater Washington, DC area. The Youth Dance Ensemble (YDE) is JOMDC's elite [more+]

Since 1976, Joy of Motion Dance Center (JOMDC) has served as a leader in dance education in the greater Washington, DC area. The Youth Dance Ensemble (YDE) is JOMDC's elite program for the developing young dancer, consisting of Senior and Junior level dance companies and preparatory levels for Grades 3 - 12. Admission is by audition only.
 

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Storytime Station

Presented by Gaithersburg Community Museum, Gaithersburg Community Museum, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Tue, August 25 @ 11:00am
A monthly Storytime for children ages 3-6. This month the theme isThings that Go with a lively selection of books. A take-away craft activity continues the fun at home.

A monthly Storytime for children ages 3-6. This month the theme is Things that Go with a lively selection of books. A take-away craft activity continues the fun at home.

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Start of New Year of Classes at MBT!

Presented by Metropolitan Ballet Theatre, Metropolitan Ballet Theatre Studios, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Mon, August 31 @ 3:00pm
The 2015-2016 year will be very exciting at MBT! 2015-2016 registration is open! Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy is a nonprofit arts education organization offering classes in Creative Movement, Early Ballet, Ballet, [more+]

The 2015-2016 year will be very exciting at MBT!

2015-2016 registration is open! 

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy is a nonprofit arts education organization offering classes in Creative Movement, Early Ballet, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Modern and more. Ages 2 through adult.

Please join us for the 2015-2016 Year! 

To register - complete the registration form, then mail, email or bring your form to MBT. Reserve your space in your preferred class today! Classes are filling fast.

MBT's Mission Statement:
"Providing arts opportunities for all through exceptional dance education, community outreach, and 
inspiring performances."

301-762-1757
Website: www.mbtdance.org
Schedule: www.mbtdance.org/schedule.php
Facebook: www.facebook,com/metropolitanballettheatre
Twitter: @MBTDance

Join us for an Open House with free sample classes on August 16th -https://www.facebook.com/events/1157842527574739/.

Nutcracker Auditions - September 12th

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Open House for Classes

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, September 05 @ 12:00pm
Join us for our freeOpen House for Classesand explore the many classes and programs offered at Glen Echo Park. Participate in a free workshop, meet instructors, tour the Park and [more+]

 Join us for our free Open House for Classes and explore the many classes and programs offered at Glen Echo Park. Participate in a free workshop, meet instructors, tour the Park and try something new! Visit Resident Artist studios, view demonstrations, and enjoy theater performances and family programs.

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Trolleymen at Work

Presented by National Capital Trolley Museum, NATIONAL CAPITAL TROLLEY MUSEUM, Colesville
Upcoming Dates: Sat, September 05 @ 12:00pm Sun, September 06 @ 12:00pm Mon, September 07 @ 12:00pm
Trolleymen at Work presents the roles of transit employees through a special exhibit and showings of It’s a Big Job,produced in 1948, at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

Trolleymen at Work presents the roles of transit employees through a special exhibit and showings of It’s a Big Job, produced in 1948,  at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

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Fall Classes at Imagination Stage

Presented by Imagination Stage, Imagination Stage, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Tue, September 15 @ 4:00pm
This Fall, Imagination Stage is offering exciting new 6 and 10-week classes in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance, and Filmmaking.Classes are available for ages 1-18 and begin as early as September [more+]

This Fall, Imagination Stage is offering exciting new 6 and 10-week classes in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance, and Filmmaking. Classes are available for ages 1-18 and begin as early as September 15! Visit www.imaginationstage.org for more information, and to register.

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CAVALCADE OF STREET CARS

Presented by National Capital Trolley Museum, NATIONAL CAPITAL TROLLEY MUSEUM, Colesville
Upcoming Dates: Sun, September 20 @ 12:00pm
Cavalcade of Street Cars features operation of several cars from the collections so patrons may ride different cars in a single visit.

Cavalcade of Street Cars features operation of several cars from the collections so patrons may ride different cars in a single visit.

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Then and Wow! Festival

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, September 27 @ 11:00am
Celebrate the Park's past and present at this annual festival! Take a ride on theDentzelCarousel –- this is the last day of its95thseason in Glen Echo Park before closing for [more+]

Celebrate the Park's past and present at this annual festival! Take a ride on the Dentzel Carousel –- this is the last day of its 95th season in Glen Echo Park before closing for fall and winter –- and enjoy other amusement rides and games for kids. Find out about the Park's current arts programs and be entertained with magic shows, vintage cars, arcade games, and -- new this year -- an inflatable obstacle course for all ages! Share your Glen Echo Park stories and learn about the Park through exhibits and programs. Free and open to the public.

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Garfield, The Musical With Cattitude

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, August 02 @ 11:00am Sun, August 02 @ 2:00pm Sun, August 02 @ 4:30pm + 17 more dates and times

Mon, August 03 @ 10:30am Fri, August 07 @ 7:00pm Sat, August 08 @ 11:00am Sat, August 08 @ 2:00pm Sat, August 08 @ 4:30pm Sun, August 09 @ 11:00am Sun, August 09 @ 2:00pm Sun, August 09 @ 4:30pm Mon, August 10 @ 10:30am Sat, August 15 @ 11:00am Sat, August 15 @ 2:00pm Sat, August 15 @ 4:30pm Sun, August 16 @ 11:00am Sun, August 16 @ 2:00pm Sun, August 16 @ 4:30pm Mon, August 17 @ 10:30am Sat, August 22 @ 11:00am - less dates and times

June 19 – August 23, 2015 Based on the characters created by Jim Davis Book by Jim Davis and Michael J. Bobbitt Music and Lyrics by John L. Cornelius, II Directed by Nick Olcott Starring [more+]

 June 19 – August 23, 2015
Based on the characters created by Jim Davis
Book by Jim Davis and Michael J. Bobbitt
Music and Lyrics by John L. Cornelius, II
Directed by Nick Olcott
Starring Evan Casey
Recommended for All Ages

Garfield, a chubby and sarcastic tabby cat fantasizes about having the most amazing birthday in the history of birthdays. He deserves it for being the best cat ever! But, it seems that all his friends – Arlene, Odie, Jon and even his nemesis, Nermal, seem to have forgotten. Feeling rejected, Garfield ventures out to find adventure, but quickly learns that “home is where the heart… and the food is.”

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Snow White & the 7 Dwarves

Presented by the Puppet Co, the Puppet Co Playhouse, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, August 02 @ 11:30am Sun, August 02 @ 1:00pm Thu, August 06 @ 10:00am + 7 more dates and times

Thu, August 06 @ 11:30am Fri, August 07 @ 10:00am Fri, August 07 @ 11:30am Sat, August 08 @ 11:30am Sat, August 08 @ 1:00pm Sun, August 09 @ 11:30am Sun, August 09 @ 1:00pm - less dates and times

When Snow White meets seven vertically challenged bachelors, she discovers that everyone has their own strengths and weaknesses, and that friendship and teamwork make any challenge smaller. Based on the [more+]

When Snow White meets seven vertically challenged bachelors, she discovers that everyone has their own strengths and weaknesses, and that friendship and teamwork make any challenge smaller.  Based on the Grimm fairytale, this production takes the Puppet Co.’s usual sideways view of the popular story, giving it timeliness and humor for adults as well as kids.

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Romeo and Juliet: Love Knows No Age

Presented by Unexpected Stage Company, Randolph Road Theater, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Sun, August 02 @ 2:00pm Thu, August 06 @ 7:30pm Fri, August 07 @ 7:30pm + 3 more dates and times

Sat, August 08 @ 2:00pm Sat, August 08 @ 7:30pm Sun, August 09 @ 2:00pm - less dates and times

Unexpected Stage Company’s production of Romeo and Juliet: Love Knows No Age revisits Shakespeare's most famous play and flips it on its head, as Romeo and Juliet are now septuagenarians [more+]

Unexpected Stage Company’s production of Romeo and Juliet: Love Knows No Age revisits Shakespeare's most famous play and flips it on its head, as Romeo and Juliet are now septuagenarians and the Montagues and Capulets are their adult children. Set in an adult living community, this contemporary interpretation of a classic tragedy explores what happens when Romeo and Juliet fall passionately in love later in life.

The show marks the first Shakespearean production for Unexpected Stage Company—known for staging thought-provoking works such as last year’s critically acclaimed production of Kooman and Dimond's Dani Girl (nominated for three Helen Hayes Awards) and productions such as Alan Bennett's The Lady in the Van (2013) and David Johnston’s Candy and Dorothy (2011), both Helen Hayes Awards recommended.

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES

Free Student Tickets: With funding from the Montgomery County Executive's Ball funds, Unexpected Stage will be providing a limited number of free to student tickets to anyone with a valid student ID. Interested students should call 301-337-8290 or email rachel@unexpectedstage.org to reserve their tickets. Free student tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Pay-What-You-Can: Thursday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m. Reserve tickets online for the Pay-What-You-Can performance through www.unexpectedstage.org/tickets or purchase tickets at the door on the night of the performance.

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Oliver!

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Round House Theatre Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, August 02 @ 2:00pm Sun, August 02 @ 7:00pm Fri, August 07 @ 7:00pm + 9 more dates and times

Sat, August 08 @ 2:00pm Sat, August 08 @ 7:00pm Sun, August 09 @ 2:00pm Sun, August 09 @ 7:00pm Fri, August 14 @ 7:00pm Sat, August 15 @ 2:00pm Sat, August 15 @ 7:00pm Sun, August 16 @ 2:00pm Sun, August 16 @ 7:00pm - less dates and times

July 24 – August 16, 2015 Book, Music & Lyrics by Lionel Bart Directed by Joseph Ritsch Starring Felicia Curry and Rick Hammerly NEW summer family friendly offering! All Performances will be held at Roundhouse [more+]

 July 24 – August 16, 2015
Book, Music & Lyrics by Lionel Bart
Directed by Joseph Ritsch
Starring Felicia Curry and Rick Hammerly

NEW summer family friendly offering!
All Performances will be held at Roundhouse Theatre, Bethesda
Recommended for All Ages

London 1853. A young orphan arrives on the streets of London with no friends, no money and nowhere to live. He meets a cheeky pickpocket who shows him a whole new way of life. But as chance would have it, Oliver stumbles upon a gentleman who might just hold the key to his mysterious past. Packed full of joyful songs, including Consider Yourself, You've Got To Pick a Pocket or Two, Oom-Pah-Pah! and the exuberant Food Glorious Food, this will be the theatrical highlight of your year.

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Performance Dance Camp III: 6th-8th grades

Presented by Joy of Motion Dance Center, Joy of Motion Dance Center - Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Mon, August 03 @ 9:00am Tue, August 04 @ 9:00am Wed, August 05 @ 9:00am + 2 more dates and times

Thu, August 06 @ 9:00am Fri, August 07 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

Students will work with some of our finest instructors in jazz, hip hop, tap, ballet and modern. Students will experience daily technique and choreography classes. Students will also work on [more+]

Students will work with some of our finest instructors in jazz, hip hop, tap, ballet and modern. Students will experience daily technique and choreography classes. Students will also work on performance quality and style in preparation for a Performance Dance Camp Showcase at JOMDC' s own Jack Guidone Theater. Great for the budding performer or individuals who just want to have fun, these 2-week camps allow students to participate in a few weeks or a full summer of fun as each camp will feature different choreography and show pieces. A dance camp counselor will accompany each age group to classes and supervise lunch everyday. Students should bring a bag lunch including a drink, and are welcome to bring a water bottle for use during the day.

$650 Current Students

$675 New Students+ Registration Fee

Tuition includes 2 tickets + DVD of the Performance Dance Camp Showcase!

Performance:

Saturday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jack Guidone Theater

Additional Tickets: $7.00

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Performance Dance Camp III: 9th-12th grades

Presented by Joy of Motion Dance Center, Joy of Motion Dance Center - Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Mon, August 03 @ 9:00am Tue, August 04 @ 9:00am Wed, August 05 @ 9:00am + 2 more dates and times

Thu, August 06 @ 9:00am Fri, August 07 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

Students will work with some of our finest instructors in jazz, hip hop, tap, ballet and modern. Students will experience daily technique and choreography classes. Students will also work on [more+]

Students will work with some of our finest instructors in jazz, hip hop, tap, ballet and modern. Students will experience daily technique and choreography classes. Students will also work on performance quality and style in preparation for a Performance Dance Camp Showcase at JOMDC' s own Jack Guidone Theater. Great for the budding performer or individuals who just want to have fun, these 2-week camps allow students to participate in a few weeks or a full summer of fun as each camp will feature different choreography and show pieces. A dance camp counselor will accompany each age group to classes and supervise lunch everyday. Students should bring a bag lunch including a drink, and are welcome to bring a water bottle for use during the day.

$650 Current Students

$675 New Students+ Registration Fee

Tuition includes 2 tickets + DVD of the Performance Dance Camp Showcase!

Performance: Saturday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jack Guidone Theater

Additional Tickets: $7.00

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Summer Concert Series

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Thu, August 06 @ 7:30pm Thu, August 13 @ 7:30pm Thu, August 20 @ 7:30pm + 1 more dates and times

Thu, August 27 @ 7:30pm - less dates and times

You don’t have to dress up and pay a fortune to hear great music! The Glen Echo Park Partnership offers FREE concerts in the Park’s Bumper Car Pavilion every Thursday [more+]

You don’t have to dress up and pay a fortune to hear great music! The Glen Echo Park Partnership offers FREE concerts in the Park’s Bumper Car Pavilion every Thursday at 7:30pm from June 18 through August 27, with a special Family Jazz Day on Sunday, July 19. Performers range from Clarence “The Blues Man” Turner to QuinTango to folk duo Quiles & Cloud. Make it an evening of dinner and music by bringing a picnic or visiting the Park’s café! For more information, call 301-634-2222 or visit glenechopark.org.

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The Wiz

Presented by Arts on the Green, Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Fri, August 07 @ 8:00pm Sat, August 08 @ 8:00pm Sun, August 09 @ 2:00pm + 6 more dates and times

Fri, August 14 @ 8:00pm Sat, August 15 @ 8:00pm Sun, August 16 @ 2:00pm Fri, August 21 @ 8:00pm Sat, August 22 @ 8:00pm Sun, August 23 @ 2:00pm - less dates and times

The new musical version of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum. Ease on down the Road! Winner of 7 Tony awards, this beloved Broadway musical sets Dorothy's [more+]

The new musical version of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum. Ease on down the Road! Winner of 7 Tony awards, this beloved Broadway musical sets Dorothy's adventures in the Land of Oz to music in a dazzling, lively mixture of rock, gospel, and soul!  Presented by Ankh Repertory Theatre and The Finest Performance Company in partnership with the City of Gaithersburg.

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Hip Hop Boot Camp

Presented by Joy of Motion Dance Center, Joy of Motion Dance Center - Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Mon, August 10 @ 9:00am Tue, August 11 @ 9:00am Wed, August 12 @ 9:00am + 2 more dates and times

Thu, August 13 @ 9:00am Fri, August 14 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

Immerse yourself in the awe inspiring culture of Hip Hop Dance during this jam packed boot camp style intensive. The camp is the only place in town where experienced Hip [more+]

Immerse yourself in the awe inspiring culture of Hip Hop Dance during this jam packed boot camp style intensive. The camp is the only place in town where experienced Hip Hop dancers can take a week of technique classes in various styles of Hip Hop , while also developing skills in freestyle, performance quality, and choreography & composition. Yes! You heard right. This camp not only presents "hot" choreography and essential dance skills, but also gives dancers the opportunity to create their own pieces, as well as develop the confidence and creativity to explore freestyle dancing through sessions and an occasional battle. Dancers will emerge from this intensive week ready to take on the upcoming dance season armed with the skills necessary to excel. All work created during this week will be presented in a performance on the final day of camp. Students should bring a bag lunch including a drink and are welcome to bring a water bottle for use during the day. Class size is limited to 20 participants.

This camp is appropriate for students who have completed 2 full years of Hip Hop Beginning 2 and above. Students who are participating in our Youth Company Program or students who wish to prepare for our youth company program will find this intensive challenging.

Dance Level: Beginning 3 or above. JOMDC recommends at least 2 full years of previous dance training in hip hop.

Grades 6th-12th

$425 Current Students
$450 New Students + Registration Fee

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Fenton Street Market

Presented by Fenton Street Market, Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Sat, August 15 @ 10:00am Sat, August 22 @ 10:00am Sat, August 29 @ 10:00am + 7 more dates and times

Sat, September 05 @ 10:00am Sat, September 19 @ 10:00am Sat, October 03 @ 10:00am Sat, October 10 @ 10:00am Sat, October 17 @ 10:00am Sat, October 24 @ 10:00am Sat, October 31 @ 10:00am - less dates and times

Stop by the hippest market in Montgomery County for shopping, music, yoga & more! Each week, over 50 local artists and makers sell their wares - everything from soap & [more+]

Stop by the hippest market in Montgomery County for shopping, music, yoga & more! Each week, over 50 local artists and makers sell their wares - everything from soap & candles to fine art & ceramics. Buy local & handmade on Veterans Plaza in downtown Silver Spring!

See our website for weekly community programming details (includes free yoga, musical performances, kids crafts, gardening projects & more). 

NOTE: there is no market on July 4, August 8, September 12 & 26. 

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Fall Open House at Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy

Presented by Metropolitan Ballet Theatre, Metropolitan Ballet Theatre, Studio Theater, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Sun, August 16 @ 11:00am
-Celebrating excellence in dance education since 1989! -Free sample classes in many disciplines. (schedule of sample classes will be posted here and atwww.mbtdance.orgsoon!) -Register for fall/winter classes in ballet, jazz, hip hop, tap, [more+]

-Celebrating excellence in dance education since 1989!

-Free sample classes in many disciplines. 
(schedule of sample classes will be posted here and atwww.mbtdance.org soon!)

-Register for fall/winter classes in ballet, jazz, hip hop, tap, modern & more.

-Purchase class leotards, tights and shoes.

-Tour our state-of-the-art facility.

-Light refreshments served, prize drawings.

-Additional open hours will be held on Thursday August 20th & 27th from 5-8pm for tours, registration, and supply purchases.


www.mbtdance.org
301-762-1757
Facebook: www.facebook.com/metropolitanballettheatre
Twitter: @MBTDance

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Jazz Boot Camp: Grades 7th-12th

Presented by Joy of Motion Dance Center, Joy of Motion Dance Center - Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Mon, August 17 @ 9:00am Tue, August 18 @ 9:00am Wed, August 19 @ 9:00am + 2 more dates and times

Thu, August 20 @ 9:00am Fri, August 21 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

Jazz Boot Camp for kids is the ultimate way to focus on multiple styles of jazz technique and training. The camp will include focused clinics on jazz technique including turns, [more+]

Jazz Boot Camp for kids is the ultimate way to focus on multiple styles of jazz technique and training. The camp will include focused clinics on jazz technique including turns, leaps, floor crossings, and challenging combinations. Camp will also include sessions in stretching and strengthening for jazz dancers. Students should bring a bag lunch, including a drink, and are welcome to bring a water bottle for use during the day. Students will present a demonstration of material covered in an informal showing on the final day of the camp. For ages 7th-12th grade. 
Level: At least one year of training in jazz dance required. 
$425 Current Students

$450 New Students + Registration Fee

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Youth Dance Ensemble Auditions (Grades 3-12)

Presented by Joy of Motion Dance Center, Joy of Motion Dance Center - Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, August 23 @ 5:30pm
Since 1976, Joy of Motion Dance Center (JOMDC) has served as a leader in dance education in the greater Washington, DC area. The Youth Dance Ensemble (YDE) is JOMDC's elite [more+]

Since 1976, Joy of Motion Dance Center (JOMDC) has served as a leader in dance education in the greater Washington, DC area. The Youth Dance Ensemble (YDE) is JOMDC's elite program for the developing young dancer, consisting of Senior and Junior level dance companies and preparatory levels for Grades 3 - 12. Admission is by audition only.
 

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Storytime Station

Presented by Gaithersburg Community Museum, Gaithersburg Community Museum, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Tue, August 25 @ 11:00am
A monthly Storytime for children ages 3-6. This month the theme isThings that Go with a lively selection of books. A take-away craft activity continues the fun at home.

A monthly Storytime for children ages 3-6. This month the theme is Things that Go with a lively selection of books. A take-away craft activity continues the fun at home.

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Start of New Year of Classes at MBT!

Presented by Metropolitan Ballet Theatre, Metropolitan Ballet Theatre Studios, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Mon, August 31 @ 3:00pm
The 2015-2016 year will be very exciting at MBT! 2015-2016 registration is open! Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy is a nonprofit arts education organization offering classes in Creative Movement, Early Ballet, Ballet, [more+]

The 2015-2016 year will be very exciting at MBT!

2015-2016 registration is open! 

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy is a nonprofit arts education organization offering classes in Creative Movement, Early Ballet, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Modern and more. Ages 2 through adult.

Please join us for the 2015-2016 Year! 

To register - complete the registration form, then mail, email or bring your form to MBT. Reserve your space in your preferred class today! Classes are filling fast.

MBT's Mission Statement:
"Providing arts opportunities for all through exceptional dance education, community outreach, and 
inspiring performances."

301-762-1757
Website: www.mbtdance.org
Schedule: www.mbtdance.org/schedule.php
Facebook: www.facebook,com/metropolitanballettheatre
Twitter: @MBTDance

Join us for an Open House with free sample classes on August 16th -https://www.facebook.com/events/1157842527574739/.

Nutcracker Auditions - September 12th

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Open House for Classes

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, September 05 @ 12:00pm
Join us for our freeOpen House for Classesand explore the many classes and programs offered at Glen Echo Park. Participate in a free workshop, meet instructors, tour the Park and [more+]

 Join us for our free Open House for Classes and explore the many classes and programs offered at Glen Echo Park. Participate in a free workshop, meet instructors, tour the Park and try something new! Visit Resident Artist studios, view demonstrations, and enjoy theater performances and family programs.

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Trolleymen at Work

Presented by National Capital Trolley Museum, NATIONAL CAPITAL TROLLEY MUSEUM, Colesville
Upcoming Dates: Sat, September 05 @ 12:00pm Sun, September 06 @ 12:00pm Mon, September 07 @ 12:00pm
Trolleymen at Work presents the roles of transit employees through a special exhibit and showings of It’s a Big Job,produced in 1948, at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

Trolleymen at Work presents the roles of transit employees through a special exhibit and showings of It’s a Big Job, produced in 1948,  at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

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Fall Classes at Imagination Stage

Presented by Imagination Stage, Imagination Stage, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Tue, September 15 @ 4:00pm
This Fall, Imagination Stage is offering exciting new 6 and 10-week classes in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance, and Filmmaking.Classes are available for ages 1-18 and begin as early as September [more+]

This Fall, Imagination Stage is offering exciting new 6 and 10-week classes in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance, and Filmmaking. Classes are available for ages 1-18 and begin as early as September 15! Visit www.imaginationstage.org for more information, and to register.

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CAVALCADE OF STREET CARS

Presented by National Capital Trolley Museum, NATIONAL CAPITAL TROLLEY MUSEUM, Colesville
Upcoming Dates: Sun, September 20 @ 12:00pm
Cavalcade of Street Cars features operation of several cars from the collections so patrons may ride different cars in a single visit.

Cavalcade of Street Cars features operation of several cars from the collections so patrons may ride different cars in a single visit.

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Then and Wow! Festival

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, September 27 @ 11:00am
Celebrate the Park's past and present at this annual festival! Take a ride on theDentzelCarousel –- this is the last day of its95thseason in Glen Echo Park before closing for [more+]

Celebrate the Park's past and present at this annual festival! Take a ride on the Dentzel Carousel –- this is the last day of its 95th season in Glen Echo Park before closing for fall and winter –- and enjoy other amusement rides and games for kids. Find out about the Park's current arts programs and be entertained with magic shows, vintage cars, arcade games, and -- new this year -- an inflatable obstacle course for all ages! Share your Glen Echo Park stories and learn about the Park through exhibits and programs. Free and open to the public.

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Bigger and Better Calendars on APISS

You voted, I listened!On the left hand sidebar the family activities calendar is chock-full of more great activities and events than ever.Also on the left is the brand new school open house calendar. If you'd like your school's open house to be featured, please send me the info.If you'd like a more prominent placement on the website promoting your school or upcoming event, please feel free to contact me about monthly advertising rates. The bargain-basement cost to advertise here in 2008 is available Read more...

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