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Feb
5
Wed
Jewelry-Making Workshop @ CREATE Arts Center @ CREATE Arts Center
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Jewelry-Making Workshop @ CREATE Arts Center @ CREATE Arts Center |  |  |

Learn basic techniques for designing and making your OWN jewelry in this fun and creative introductory workshop. Each student will make a unique necklace or bracelet using beads, wire, jump rings, and chain. Techniques will include open wire loops, working with jump rings, and basic design elements. Tools and supplies will be provided. Experience level: Beginner

Feb
8
Sat
Medical Illustration: Hearts @ National Museum of Health and Medicine
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Medical Illustration: Hearts @ National Museum of Health and Medicine

Join museum staff for an introduction to historic medical illustrations from the museum’s Otis Historical Archives. Then try your hand at making illustrations of heart specimens in honor of Heart Health Month and Valentine’s Day. Supplies will be available but participants are encouraged to bring their own materials. This event is recommended for ages 14 and up. Reservations are required. Call (301) 319-3312 to register or learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2426938260952867/

Feb
11
Tue
Getting Paid to Talk: Intro to Professional Voice Over @ American Inn of Bethesda
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Getting Paid to Talk: Intro to Professional Voice Over @ American Inn of Bethesda |  |  |

While it started as a small community with limited opportunities, today the world of Voice Over has expanded into what might best be described as a Universe of Opportunity. Whether you’ve been told you have a great voice, use effective communication in a current profession, or perhaps you’re eager to start down an exciting road with developing possibilities…this workshop is a great first step for anyone interested in learning about the growing field of voice over. You’ll receive an insider’s take on the pros and cons of the field and you’ll listen to real samples from working professionals. Plus, by the end of this workshop, you’ll be given the opportunity to record and submit a voice sample for personalized feedback from a member of our team. This seminar is fun, realistic, and a great first step for anyone interested in Voice Over.

Feb
13
Thu
Galentine’s Day: Art Salon @ CREATE Arts Center
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Galentine's Day: Art Salon @ CREATE Arts Center |  |  |

Join CREATE for our first Galentine’s Day Art Salon! Grab your best friends and get ready to create… anything! We’ll supply an array of art materials, snacks, and wine. Teaching artists will be on hand to answer questions, give pointers, and help provide inspiration.

Will you try watercolors? Acrylics? Mixed Media? Charcoals? Collage? It’s all up to you!

In addition to what we will provide, you are welcome to bring your own food, beverages, and supplementary art supplies. All participants must be 21 years or older.

Feb
22
Sat
Montgomery County Master Gardeners 20th Annual Spring Conference: Gardening with 20/20 Vision: Focus on the Future @ Agricultural History Farm Park
Feb 22 all-day
Montgomery County Master Gardeners 20th Annual Spring Conference:  Gardening with 20/20 Vision: Focus on the Future @ Agricultural History Farm Park

Our gardening conference focuses on helping you create and maintain sustainable gardens to enjoy now and for years to come. This day-long event is open to the public and offers multiple presentations by Master Gardeners. Your registration includes a continental breakfast, a delicious bag lunch, raffle prizes, networking with other gardeners, and answers to your gardening questions.

Topics include:
• Deer and Your Landscape
• Wildlife Friendly Gardens – From Balconies to Large Gardens
• Vegetable Gardens of the Future
• Gardening with Natives and Guilt Free Non-Natives
• Make (and take home) a Container Herb Garden

Apr
13
Mon
Continuing/Intermediate Bodhran @ Glen Echo Park
Apr 13 @ 5:30 pm – May 18 @ 6:30 pm

At Glen Echo Park. Covers techniques of accompaniment for jigs, reels, hornpipes, etc., with focus on rhythm patterns and constructing chord progressions. Well-known session tunes serve as examples. Also discussed: “session survival,” and playing in an ensemble. Recording device helpful. Must provide own instrument. More info: 703.969.6909 or keithcarr@mac.com. Minimum age 15. 10 sessions.

Apr
16
Thu
Continuing Ukulele @ Washington Conservatory of Music
Apr 16 – Jun 4 all-day

At Glen Echo Park. Take your basic skills to a new level as you learn more picking and some melody playing too, and tackle the songs you really want to play. Beginning Uke or equivalent required. Bring ukulele and notebook. More info: 301.320.2770 or washingtonconservatory.org. Minimum age 13. 8 sessions.

Young Yukes @ Glen Echo Park
Apr 16 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm

At Glen Echo Park. Join this fun class and learn to play the ukulele, a small member of the guitar family. It’s easy to start, and the possibilities are endless! You’ll learn the basics of chords, strumming, fingerpicking, and more so you can play your favorite songs solo or in our ukulele band. Info: 301.320.2770; washingtonconservatory.org. 8 sessions.

Acoustic Guitar for Beginners @ Glen Echo Park
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 4 @ 8:00 pm

At Glen Echo Park. Learn a few chords and strums; you will be playing satisfying versions of your favorite songs in this fun class. You know a lot about music just from years of listening. Use that knowledge and you will be playing by ear in no time at all. Bring guitar and notebook. For more information, contact the instructor at: 301.320.2770 or washingtonconservatory.org. Minimum age 13. 8 sessions.

Intermediate Acoustic Guitar @ Glen Echo Park
Apr 16 @ 8:00 pm – Jun 4 @ 9:00 pm

At Glen Echo Park. So you’ve taken beginning guitar or you’ve been playing for a while and want to get to the next level. Learn some finger picking and other techniques that will make your playing more interesting. Use these skills to play songs you love. Bring guitar and notebook. For more information, call the instructor at 301.320.2770 or go to washingtonconservatory.org. Minimum age 13. 8 sessions.

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