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Sep
19
Thu
Capital Arts Collective @ Wilson Plaza at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Capital Arts Collective @ Wilson Plaza at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

Join us at Capital Arts Collective, Downtown DC’s pop–up arts market. Shop the best finds by local creatives and enjoy a curated selection of items – from arts and crafts to jewelry and handmade wares, come out and support homegrown artisans!

Revels After-School Workshops (Grades 4-6) @ Washington Revels
Sep 19 @ 4:30 pm
Revels After-School Workshops (Grades 4-6) @ Washington Revels

“Jesters” Workshop (Grades 4-6)

Give your child a great foundation in the arts this Fall in Washington Revels’ play-based, globally minded after-school workshops. “Revels Kids” develop an inclusive worldview by taking part in traditional songs, dances, games and stories from around the world.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:
-Play-based learning
-Traditional singing, games & movement
-Collaborative storytelling & drama
-Emphasis on World Cultures & Nature
-Scholarships & Before-Care available!

WORKSHOP DETAILS:
-Fall Dates are Thursdays: 4:30-6:00 pm, Sept 19-Nov 7, 2019
-Fall Sharing Date TBA [The final class of each season (the “Sharing”) is a combined workshop where all students come together for a sharing of material with each other and parents.]
-Tuition: $300 ($30/session, 10 sessions)

PARKS, PARTY & PLAY – Bethesda Yappy Hour @ Elm Street Park
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
PARKS, PARTY & PLAY – Bethesda Yappy Hour @ Elm Street Park

In partnership with Montgomery Parks, the Bethesda Urban Partnership will host summer and fall events in downtown Bethesda’s parks. Yappy Hour and the “Pop Up Dog Park” will return on Thursday, September 19 from 6pm-8pm in Elm Street Park. The pop-up dog park will consist of a small dog and a large dog enclosure area for well-socialized dogs. Additionally, to complement the evening, Bethesda restaurants will serve food, wine and beer and entertainment will be provided.

Sep
20
Fri
Experience Culture Fest @ WESTFIELD MONTGOMERY
Sep 20 – Oct 13 all-day
Experience Culture Fest @ WESTFIELD MONTGOMERY

Join us for a cultural celebration. Culture Fest is a family-friendly art exhibit for all to experience and inspire multicultural appreciation and understanding.

Westfield Montgomery will be transformed into a cultural destination offering guests and visitors an arts experience that celebrates the rich diversity of our past. Stamp your passport of selfies as you explore Europe’s fiestas and flavors, and travel through the fun and engaging vignettes that capture the scenes of a grand European tour.

Located: Nordstrom Wing

Countries represented 2019 Culture Fest:

England
France
Germany
Italy
Russia

FREE Movie Night @ The Station (formerly Riverdale Park Station)
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
FREE Movie Night @ The Station (formerly Riverdale Park Station)

Join your local community on September 20th for an outdoor back to school movie night at Riverdale Park Station! Be sure to get here early for DIY superhero masks at 6pm, because at 7:15… its showtime!

Sep
21
Sat
Heroes Weekend at Summers Farm @ Summers Farm
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day
Heroes Weekend at Summers Farm @ Summers Farm

In recognition and appreciation for their service, Summers Farm is offering free admission to active duty members and veterans of the United States Armed Forces and first responders (Firefighters, EMT’s, Police) on September 21 and 22. Immediate family members are admitted at half price. Summers Farm is open 10am-10pm on Saturdays and 10am-7pm on Sundays. For more information about hours, ticket prices, and special events, visit www.summersfarm.com or call 301-620-9316.

Teachers Weekend at Summers Farm @ Summers Farm
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day
Teachers Weekend at Summers Farm @ Summers Farm

On the weekend of September 21-22, Teachers (with a valid school ID) and 1 guest are admitted FREE to Summers Farm. Homeschool teachers must present identification or verification to gain free admission. Fall farm attractions include a gigantic 50th Anniversary NASA-themed cornfield maze, hay rides, pick-your-own pumpkins, pig races, farm animals, apple cider donuts, and more! Summers Farm is open 10am-10pm on Saturdays and 10am-7pm on Sundays. For more information about hours, ticket prices, and special events, visit www.summersfarm.com or call 301-620-9316.

Wags n’ Whiskers Returns to Bethesda Row for its Second Year @ Bethesda Row
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wags n' Whiskers Returns  to Bethesda Row for its Second Year @ Bethesda Row

What: Beloved by two-legged shoppers and their four-legged friends, Bethesda Row’s Wags n’ Whiskers, the region’s biggest and finest pet fest, returns for its 2nd year.

Where: Bethesda Row will transform Bethesda Avenue into a pet-lover’s haven, bringing together some of the area’s best vendors and amenities for animal lovers and their pets, filled with fun for all.

Details:
 Featuring free giveaways, special treats and gifts from more than 30 exhibitors, the festival will also include on-site rescue organizations and pet adoptions.
 Owners can capture the moment by having their pet’s photos taken or posing for a caricature drawing of themselves with their pet ($5 each). Children can enjoy glitter tattoos, balloon twisting and more family friendly activities.
 Live DJ music will set the mood for a day filled with fun, furry festivities.
 Dine with your feline al fresco at Bethesda Row’s restaurants or let your pup lap up water from water stations while you enjoy the specials at participating retailers throughout Bethesda Row.

Annual Children’s Day Festival @ Brookside Gardens
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Annual Children’s Day Festival @ Brookside Gardens

Join us for a fabulous family fun-day! The annual event is held each year to offer the community an active and engaged experience in Montgomery Parks. Focused on children’s games, crafts and education, you can explore Brookside Gardens and participate in numerous different activities throughout the day. With live music, food trucks and plenty of green space, you are sure to enjoy a full day of entertainment. This event is free.

Monarch Fiesta Day @ Black Hill Visitor Center
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Monarch Fiesta Day @ Black Hill Visitor Center

Come celebrate the monarch butterfly’s inspiring metamorphosis and incredible journey. We’ll have exhibits, face painting, storytimes, crafts, movies, monarch tagging, and more! All programs are free and first-come, first-served. No registration required. We’ll post a schedule of events and more information closer to the time of the event on our Facebook page and at www.BlackHillNature.org.

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