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Ongoing - Register for Spring Youth, Teen Sports The city of Gaithersburg is registering youths and teens for its spring sports leagues, clinics and classes.  gaithersburgmd.gov


March 1-27 - Art Show
The Montgomery Art Association (MAA) presents "Colorful Explorations" at the Glenview Mansion in Rockville. The show will feature 80 pieces of art from members of the MAA . montgomeryart.org/events


March 6-7 - Grand Opening
The Flying Buddha Studio in Gaithersburg is holding grand opening celebrations.  flyingbuddhastudio.com


March 7 - Career Fair
Ingleside at King Farm in Rockville is hosting a career fair starting at 10 a.m. The facility is looking for talented culinary and dining room staff to include cooks, dishwashers, servers, bussers, hosts, and store room clerks. Register at: ikfmd.applicantpro.com/jobs


March 6 - Words Out Loud
Arthur Harrison, president of Harrison Instruments that designs and manufactures electronic systems for a wide range of applications, and Bonnie Naradzay, a poet whose work has appeared in numerous publications, are the headliners at Words Out Loud at Glen Echo Park in Glen Echo. glenechopark.org


March 9-April 27 - Choir for Alzheimer's
(Mondays only) Encore Creativity for Older Adults, the nation’s largest choral organization for adults over 55, will offer its second choir for adults diagnosed with early to moderate Alzheimer’s disease and other memory struggles at the Bender Jewish Community Center in Rockville. encorecreativity.org


March 14 - St. Patrick's Day Parade
The city of Gaithersburg's 20th annual St. Patrick's Day parade starts at 10 a.m. on Grand Corner Avenue at Rio. gaithersburgmd.gov


March 15-May 11 - Juried Exhibition
The Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association juried art exhibition returns to the Kentlands Mansion. This year's exhibit was juried by Susan O'Neill, a nationally recognized artist.  gaithersburgfinearts.org


March 21 - Mozart Requiem
The National Philharmonic presents the genius of Mozart found in its last expressions in two works of transcendent beauty and power, each of them an iconic masterpiece in its genre: the Clarinet Concerto and the Requiem. The performance is at Strathmore in North Bethesda. strathmore.org


March 22 - Discovery Day
The Gaithersburg Community Museum invites discoverers of all ages to explore spy codes, computer coding and signal messaging during Discovery Day. The fun runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. gaithersburgmd.gov


Through March 23 - Faces
Arts on the Green in Gaithersburg presents “Faces,” an exhibit featuring works by the North Bethesda Camera Club as juried by studio portrait photographer Jill Bochicchio. It also features three dimensional works by Lilija Lakickaite. gaithersburgmd.gov


March 27-28 - Film Fest
The Bethesda Film Fest returns for its eighth year and features short documentaries by local residents. bethesda.org


March 29 - Peter and the Wolf
Arts on the Green in Gaithersburg presents its "Just for Families" series, featuring Peter and the Wolf in partnership with the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras. gaithersburgmd.gov


March 29 - RespectFest
The county's Family Justice Center is hosting RespectFest 2020 at the Wheaton Community Recreation Center where residents of all ages can learn more about dating violence prevention. montgomerycountymd.gov


March 29 - Museum Jam
Sandy Spring Museum invites you to bring your stringed instrument and join a bluegrass jam at the museum. All ages and abilities are welcome. Registration is required. sandyspringmuseum.org

Through March 30 - Building Bridges
The city of Gaithersburg presents “Building Bridges: Connecting Our Global Roots,” an exhibit at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park that highlights the international diversity of Gaithersburg and the works of Magruder Murray. gaithersburgmd.gov


Through April 10 - Member Show
The Montgomery Art Association (MAA) Member Show at the Oasis Art Gallery features 65 members of MAA exhibiting at the third annual exhibition at the Oasis Gallery at Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda. montgomeryart.org


April 5 - Stories of Immigration
Sandy Spring Museum invites you to join your neighbors as they share personal immigration stories, inspired by "An American Story: Jewish & Muslim Perspectives," an exhibit by members of Jews and Muslims Making Art Together. sandyspringmuseum.org


April 17 - Artisans Tour
The annual Countryside Artisans Tour is a fun day enjoying scenic drives in the country between artists' studios. You can stop in for artisan beverages and meet artists in the beautiful settings that inspire their work every day. sandyspringmuseum.org


April 18 - Fashion Show
The Jubilee Foundation presents its Jubilee Fashion Show at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel in Rockville. The evening includes cocktails, hors d'ouevres, dinner, fashion show, and dancing. jubileemd.org


April 18-26 - Civil Rights Tour
The Maryland Civil Rights Educational Freedom Experience is an inspiration-filled educational experience via bus to explore the birth place of the Civil Rights Movement. montgomerycountymd.gov


April 23-25 - Book Sale
The Gaithersburg Branch of the American Association of University Women holds its annual used book sale at Asbury Methodist Village in
Gaithersburg. It will feature 30,000 books, both fiction and nonfiction, CDs, DVDs and more. 301.840-1258.


April 26 - Paws in the Park
The annual dog walk and festival is back at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg with contests, prizes, music, food, fun zones, and more. gaithersburgmd.gov


May 2 - Tour de Cookie
The annual bike ride through the Agricultural Preserve and other areas benefits the Tree House CAC and is a non-competitive, family-friendly, fun-filled bike ride. Riders can choose routes of 12, 18, 27, or 43 miles respectively. tourdecookie.com


May 3 - SpringFest
BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown celebrates the arrival of spring with the Washington Revels and other local artists with a day of flowers, fun and dancing around the Maypole. blackrockcenter.org


May 15 - Gala
The annual gala at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown features cocktails, silent auction, dinner, live auction, music, and dancing. blackrockcenter.org


May 17 - Taste the World
The largest restaurant crawl in the area is back for a 10th year as Taste the World in Silver Spring's Fenton Village features international cuisine from more than 30 restaurants. The day also features entertainment and family-friendly activities. fentonvillage.org


June 6-7 - Strawberry Festival
Sandy Spring Museum's annual Strawberry Festival draws thousands of attendees every year to its largest event of the year. sandyspringmuseum.org



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