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Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo. 301-634-
BACKYARD THEATER FOR CHILDREN.
Kid-friendly performers include Secret
Agent 23 Skidoo (July 9), Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer’s Music Party (July 16), Play Date
(July 23) and David Gonzalez’s Aesop Bops
(July 30). 9: 30 and 11: 30 a.m. Thursdays. $8.
Backyard Theater Stage, The Music Center
at Strathmore, North Bethesda. 301-581-
JUNIOR DETECTIVE DAY. Gaithersburg
police officers help participants complete
training exercises focusing on physical fitness. Kids will also see police dog demonstrations, learn about neighborhood safety
and explore a police car. Suitable for kids
ages 5-12. $10. Kentlands Mansion, Gaithersburg. 301-258-6425,
ERIC ENERG Y. The hands-on science
show will touch on matter, air, electricity
and sound, and include audience participation. 4 p.m. Free. Twinbrook Communi-
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ty Recreation Center, Rockville. 240-314-
SCIENCE TELLERS: SUPER HEROES.
Science experiments and storytelling mash
together for a theatrical, educational experience. 3 p.m. Free. Twinbrook Community Recreation Center, Rockville. 240-314-
DINOSAUR DESPERADOS . The Old West
meets the really Old West when dinosaur
wranglers introduce kids to creatures from
the Mesozoic Era. Suitable for kids in pre-kindergarten through third grade. 10 and
11: 30 a.m. Thursday and Friday, and 11: 30
a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $10.
The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo. 301-
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION.
Live music, family activities and stroll-
ing entertainers make for a festive eve-
ning before the fireworks begin at dark. 6
p.m. Free. Montgomery County Agricultural
Fairgrounds, Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350,
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION.
Scheduled performances include The
Nighthawks, Rockville Concert Band and
Fugitive Brass Band. 7 p.m.; fireworks are
scheduled to begin at 9: 15 p.m. Free.
Mattie J. T. Stepanek Park, Rockville. 240-
MON TGOMERY COUN TY AGRICULTURAL FAIR. Ferris wheel, demolition derby,
crafting contests and other scheduled activities and exhibits. 3 p.m. to midnight
Aug. 14, 10 a.m. to midnight Aug. 15-22
(carnival opens at noon). $10; children 11
and younger free. Montgomery County Agricultural Fairgrounds, Gaithersburg. 301-
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