This weekend is a busy one in Bethesda and the rest of March offers a number of special events around the area.
Dance Bethesda Studio Night
Participating downtown Bethesda dance studios (see website)
Time: 7:00 p.m. — 10:30 p.m.
Dance Bethesda kicks off the weekend with free lessons and parties at downtown Bethesda dance studios from 7-10:30 p.m., Friday, March 7, 2014. Participants can learn steps and see demonstrations including ballroom, jazz, hip-hop and more dance styles.
America’s ‘Most Super Nanny’ Jo Frost Book Signing
Barnes and Noble (4801 Bethesda Avenue)
Time: 2:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Global parenting expert Jo Frost signs copies of her seventh book “Jo Frost’s Toddler Rules: Your 5-Step Guide to Shaping Proper Behavior”
UnCorked! An Evening of Extraordinary Wines To Benefit The Neediest Kids
Avenel Country Club (10000 Oaklyn Drive)
Time: 7:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m.
The National Center for Children and Families (NCCF) invites you to join us in celebrating our newest program, The Neediest Kids (TNK) – an early intervention program serving 10 school districts in the Greater Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area.
Experience tastings of extraordinary wines from Opus, Justin, Freemark Abbey, Chausser, Lakoya, Penner Ash, and many more!
Meet Chef John Moeller, former Executive White House Chef to Presidents Clinton and Bush. Talk wine with Ben Giliberti, former Washington Post Wine Columnist. Mingle with other wine enthusiasts while sampling superb food and a special treat by Chef Moeller! Bid on a host of donated entertainment, dining, sports and travel items at our Silent Auction.
Dance Bethesda Concert
Round House Theatre (4545 East-West Highway)
Time: 8:00 p.m. — 11:00 p.m.
The 10th annual Dance Bethesda, a weekend celebrating dance, will feature a formal dance concert showcasing area companies at 8 p.m., Saturday, March 8, 2014. The event, produced by Bethesda Urban Partnership and the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District, will take place at Round House Theatre, 4545 East-West Highway in downtown Bethesda. The performers/choreographers include: Agency 9 (hip-hop), Bethany Disque (contemporary), Christopher K. Morgan & Artists (contemporary), Company Danzante (contemporary), Company E (contemporary), Nomad Dancers (inspired by traditions of India, Persia, Central Asia, Middle East, and Turkey) and Word Dance Theater (modern dance). Tickets are available at www.bethesda.org for $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. Remaining tickets will also be available at the door.
The Bachelor Finale Viewing Party
Redwood (7121 Bethesda Lane)
Time: 6:00 p.m. — 10:00 p.m.
Join PerSei Apartments, On Tap Magazine and all the Hits 107.3 on Monday, March 10th to see who Juan Pablo chooses! We’ll be watching the finale on the big screen at Redwood restaurant in Bethesda. The evening includes complimentary appetizers, your first cocktail on us and a PerSei gift bag. Plus a rose for every guest!
The event is free of charge, but you must RSVP as space is limited. Check in begins at 6:00 and the screening begins at 8:00. To RSVP visit www.ontaponline.com/bachelor. You must be 21+ to attend.
St. Patrick’s Day Live on the Plaza!
Chevy Chase Center (5463 Wisconsin Avenue)
Time: 10:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m.
Enjoy St. Patrick’s day live on the plaza with treats, bagpipes, and dancers at Chevy Chase Center.
BCC Chamber of Commerce NextExec Fundraising Pool Tournament
Rock Bottom Brewery (7900 Norfolk Avenue)
Time: 5:30 p.m. — 7:30 p.m.
Join the B-CC Chamber NextExec Committee on March 25th at 5:30pm at Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery for their 2nd annual Pool Tournament! Attendees may choose to participate in the tournament or just come to networking and cheer on the tournament. Players will be paired with a partner to make a team, and prizes will be awarded to winning teams!
As part of the NextExecs commitment to giving back to their community, all proceeds from this event will benefit CollegeTracks.
Cost: $12 / Members: $10