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Outdoor Movies on Bethesda Row

Outdoor Movies on Bethesda Row

 

Strathmore Goes for Guinness World Record at UkeFest 2011

Strathmore Goes for Guinness World Record at UkeFest 2011

 

Ukulele players of all ages and experience levels will pluck, pick and strum their way to a Guinness World Record at Strathmore’s third annual UkeFest on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 beginning at 7 p.m. In addition to an evening of live performances by local uke aficionados, Strathmore will attempt to convene more than 851 intrepid uke players and curious community members to use the tiny ukulele to surmount a monumental task – beat the world record for Largest Ukulele Ensemble at its most popular summer concert of the season. 

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 Opens at Two Smithsonian Imax Theaters

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Smithsonian Theaters presents Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2: The Imax Experience, starting July 15 at the National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center’s Airbus Imax Theater in Chantilly, Va., and in 3-D at the National Museum of Natural History’s Johnson Imax Theater, starting July 29.

 

Spectacular Science!

Spectacular Science!

Bubbling potions and cool chemical reactions offer lots of excitement for students interested in science. An incredibly visual and exciting introduction to some basic principles of science. Suitable for children grades K-5. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, Inc. Registration is not required. A summertime program for children and families.

 

Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., Silver Spring at 2 p.m.

 

For more information: (240) 777-0196.

 

Film Festival Comes to Silver Spring!

June 20-26th- Silver Spring, Maryland welcomes Silverdocs, the most talked about documentary festival in the United States at the AFI Silver Theatre. 

Silverdocs encompasses a seven-day international film festival and five-day conference that promotes documentary film as a leading art form. Additionally it supports the work of independent filmmakers and fosters an atmosphere for public dialogue and civic engagement around the issues and ideas explored in the films.

“We are presenting over 100 films this year representing 52 countries. There is a diverse range of films, filmmakers and film subject,” said Festival Director Sky Sitney.

Silverdocs plays host to more than 27,000 attendees from across the globe.

“I’ve come to meet a lot of the filmmakers, to learn as much as I can about the process, and see all the innovative ways documentaries are being made these days,” said AU student Michael Lindley. 

reCYCLE Art of Bike Project

reCYCLE Art of Bike Project

 

The Old Takoma Business Association is pleased to announce the unveiling of the reCYCLE Art of Bike public art exhibit from Saturday, June 18th to October 2nd at B.Y. Morrison Park at the Takoma Junction in Takoma Park, MD (at the intersection of Carroll Avenue and Rt. 410. The sculptures will remain in place until October 3rd, 2011 when they will be auctioned off to the public at the annual Takoma Park Street Festival.