Children's Storytime. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda Listen to employees read modern and classic children’s stories. Free. Visit www.store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/4824850-21.
Adult Single Night. Saturdays, 9 p.m. at at Benny’s Bar & Grill, 7747 Tuckerman Lane, Potomac. Find a DJ, open dance floor, and other singles. No cover charge. Visit www.bennysbargrill.com.
“Informal Expressions.” Through June 28, Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at The Arts Barn Gallery, 311 Kent Square Road. Find Paintings by Michelle Izquierdo, Raya Salman and Jae Shin and figurative metal sculpture by Craig Higgins. Free. Visit www.gaithersburgmd.gov.
“The Wedding Singer.” Through June 28 Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m. at The Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg. Watch the comedy set in the mid-1980s about a wedding singer who is left at the altar and tries to ruin the weddings of other’s. Tickets are $22, $12 for children 14 and under. Visit www.gaithersburgmd.gov.
“Flying V Fights: Heroes & Monsters.” Through June 28 at various times at The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. Flying V Theatre presents a play full of choreographed fight scenes and other feats. Tickets are $15-25. Visit www.flyingvtheatre.com for more.
“A Selection of Artists.” Through June 29 at Washington ArtWorks, 12276 Wilkins Ave., Rockville. Seventeen resident Washington ArtWorks artists will display their work featuring a wide range of media including mosaics, pastels, photography, encaustics, fibers, and more. Free. Visit www.washingtonartworks.com.
“Drawing Upon Experience.” Through June 29 at Washington ArtWorks, 12276 Wilkins Ave., Rockville. ArtWorks Aid showcases the work of military veterans. Free. Visit www.washingtonartworks.com.
“Constructions and Meditations.” Through June 30 during gallery hours at Artists and Makers Studios, 11810 Parklawn Drive, Rockville. Artist Tory Cowles’ exhibit is based in abstract expressionism. Free. Visit www.artistsandmakersstudios.com.
“Dreams of Speed...Supercharged.” Through July 4, Tuesday-Saturday 12-6 p.m. at The Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Artist Tom Kenyon works with collage and block prints to create images interpretting car culture. Free. Visit www.waverlystreetgallery.com for more.
“Sharpened.” Through July 5 during gallery hours at VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Artist Greg Braun explores a fascination with custom motorcycles through drawing, video and sculpture. Admission to the gallery is free. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org.
“Hidden District.” Through July 12, Saturdays 1-4 p.m., Sundays 1-8 p.m. at Photoworks Gallery at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Photo essay by Steven Marks based on his interpretation of the District of Columbia. Admission is free. Visit www.glenechophotoworks.org.
“These Mirrors are Not Boxes.” Through July 12, Gallery hours at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Six local women display their art based on the complexities of contemporary identity. Admission to the gallery is free. Visit www.visartsatrockville.org.
Creative Crafts Council 30th Biennial Exhibit. Through July 26, during gallery hours at The Strathmore Mansion, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. The Creative Crafts Council presents an exhibit of useful art. Free. Visit www.creativecraftscouncil.org.
The Bethesda Big Train. Through August. Shirley Povich Field in Cabin John Regional Park, 10600 Westlake Drive. The collegiate league baseball team The Big Train plays in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League, a wooden-bat collegiate league that has sent athletes to Major League Baseball. Visit www.bigtrain.org for more.
“Garfield, The Musical With Cattitude.” Various times on various days through Aug. 23 at Adventure Theatre, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Garfield the Cat sings and dances in a child-friendly production. Tickets are $19.50 for children 1 and up. Visit www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org.
Friday Night Live. Fridays through Sept. 4, 6:30-9 p.m. at Rockville Town Square. Find diverse music each week. Local restaurants will be selling food outdoors. Free. Visit www.rockvilletownsquare.com for a full schedule.
Nando’s Spicy Saturday Nights. 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Saturdays through Sept. 26 at Fountain Square Plaza. Local bands perform. Free. Visit www.downtownsilverspring.com.
The Platters in Concert. 8 p.m. at Bethesda Blues and Jazz, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. The Platters are comprised of founder and naming member Herb Reed, Tony Williams, Paul Robi, Zola Taylor and David Lynch. $30. Visit www.bethesdabluesjazz.com for more.
Jodeci. 8 p.m. at The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring. American R&B quartet perform. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $54. Visit www.fillmoresilverspring.com
June 26-July 12
“Impossible! A Happenstance Circus.” Various times at The Round House Theatre, 4545 East-West Highway, Bethesda. This show is an homage to classic circus characters and images from the 1930s and 1940s. Tickets are $20, $10 for students. Visit n for more.
“West Side Story.” 7:30 p.m. on Friday, 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 7611 Clarendon Road, Bethesda. The Bethesda Summer Music Festiva promotes opera and musical theater for young local singers. Attend a performance of the classic drama “West Side Story.” There is a $20 suggested donation. Visit www.aamsopera.com/bsmf for more.
AIR Workshop: Rochelle Rice. 10 a.m. at The Mansion at Strathmore,10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Former Afro Blue Jazz band member, Strathmore Artist-in-Residence, and Jazz vocalist Rochelle Rice gives a lecture on the true stories behind iconic songs and songwriters. Free. Visit www.strathmore.org.
Creative Crafts Council 30th Biennial Exhibit Children’s Talk and Tour. 10:15 a.m. at The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. The Creative Crafts Council presents an exhibit of useful art and provides a tour for children about the value of crafts. Free. Visit www.creativecraftscouncil.org.
Native American Trail Dedication. 12-4 p.m. at the Monocacy Aqueduct on the C&O Canal Mouth of Monocacy Road, Dickerson. Silver Spring-based Potomac Conservancy has partnered with the Piscataway Tribe for the dedication of the Sugarloaf Regional Trails’ new Native American Trail which will run along the C&O Canal towpath from Point of Rocks to Seneca. Free. Visit www.potomac.org.
Creative Crafts Council 30th Biennial Exhibit Reception Curator’s Tour. 1 p.m. at The Strathmore Mansion, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda.Take a tour of the exhibit with the curators. Visit www.creativecraftscouncil.org.
Daryl Jr. Cline & The Recliners. 6 p.m. at Bethesda Blues and Jazz, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Jr. Cline and The Recliners return to Bethesda Blues & Jazz with special guest Julia Nixon. Visit www.bethesdabluesjazz.com for more.
Bellydance Showcase. 6 p.m. at Rendezvous Fitness, 11910 Parklawn Drive, Rockville. An evening of live bellydance entertainment. Tickets start at $12. Visit www.leilahmoondances.com/workshop-schedule.html for more.
Avanti Masterwork Festival Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. at Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Pablo Saelzer leads the Masterwork Festival Orchestra in a performance of Shostakovich Symphony No. 5. Free. Call Nan Cooper at 240-567-5209.
Legendary Cloud 9 and Laelo. 7:30 p.m. at The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring. Fusion band perform along with Hip-Hop musician Laelo. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $13. Visit www.fillmoresilverspring.com.
Masterwork Festival Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. at the Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Ensemble will perform Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5. Free. Visit www.metropolitanorchestramc.org for more.
Julia Says, "Bon Appetit! 7:45-8:45 p.m. at the Clara Barton Community Center, 7425 MacArthur Blvd. A one-woman show about Julia Child, television chef and author. Tickets are $20. Visit www.friendscbcc.org/event.html for more.
Robin and Linda Williams. 8 p.m. at the AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda. Folk singer-songwriters perform live. Doors open 90 minutes prior to show. Tickets $35-45. Visit www.ampbystrathmore.com/live-shows.
“West Side Story.” 7:30 p.m. on Friday, 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 7611 Clarendon Road, Bethesda. The Bethesda Summer Music Festival promotes opera and musical theater for young local singers. Attend a performance of the classic drama “West Side Story.” There is a $20 suggested donation. Visit www.aamsopera.com/bsmf for more.
Heritage Days Weekend. 12-4 p.m. at 35 sites in Montgomery County. Find musical performances, history and nature hikes, art exhibits, re-enactments, games & crafts, refreshments and more, in honor of local history. Prices vary. Visit www.heritagemontgomery.org.
Author Reading. 2 p.m. at The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. Tom Glenn and Patricia Validate read from “No-Accounts” and “Where No Man Can Touch”. Free. Email email@example.com for more.
“Best of Serenade!” 4-6 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. As part of the Washington, D.C. Choral Festival the Australian Children’s Choir (Australia), Coro Entrevoces (Cuba), Imbizo (Zimbabwe), Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (USA), Phoenix Girls Chorus (USA), Polonia Choir Society of Edmonton (Canada), Pro Musica - Magnólia (Slovakia), and Transfiguration Choir of Boys & Girls (USA), Women of Note (Australia) will perform. Tickets are $5-10. Visit www.strathmore.org.
Pride in the Sky. 6-10 p.m. at VisArts Rooftop. 155 Gibbs St., Rockville. Celebrate the end of Pride Month with a Keith Haring-themed painting party led by an instructor. Find beer, wine, food, and more. Tickets are $40 Visit www.visartsrockville.org.
The Avon Lucas Project. 7:30 at Bethesda Blues and Jazz, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. The Avon Lucas Project is a Jazz-oriented experience. Tickets are $20. Visit www.bethesdabluesjazz.com for more.