told with rod puppets. Recommended for
children ages 5-9. 11 a.m. Thursdays and
Fridays; 11: 30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays
and Sundays. $12. The Puppet Co., Glen
Echo. 301-634-5380, thepuppetco.org.
March 29-May 26
WINNIE THE POOH. Follow Pooh and Piglet
on their journey to ;nd the Heffalump
and help Eeyore search for his tail in
this performance based on A.A. Milne’s
book. Recommended for all ages. See
website for show times. $20. Adventure
Theatre MTC, Glen Echo. 301-634-2270,
MADELINE & THE BAD HAT. Greg
Gunning’s charming adaptation of Ludwig
Bemelmans’ beloved Madeline series
tells the story of a young Parisian girl
who learns that ;rst impressions aren‘t
everything, after starting off on the wrong
foot with a new neighbor. Recommended
for kids in kindergarten through third
grade. 10 a.m. (sensory-friendly
performance), noon and 3 p.m. Saturday;
noon and 3 p.m. Sunday. $20. Olney
Theatre Center, Olney. 301-924-3400,
ROCKVILLE SCIENCE DAY. The 30th
annual event includes rocket building
and launching, telescope viewing, a
traveling planetarium, robotics, backyard
wildlife and more. Noon- 5 p.m. Free.
Montgomery College, Rockville. 240-386-
SEASONAL AND FESTIVALS
ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE. Sponsored by
the City of Gaithersburg with The Peterson
Cos. and RIO Washingtonian Center, the
19th annual event will feature dozens of
community groups, music and dancing.
10 a.m.-noon. Free. RIO Washingtonian
Center, Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350,
ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION AND TREE
GIVEAWAY. In celebration of its 30th
consecutive year as an Arbor Day
Foundation Tree City USA community,
the City of Rockville will hold a ceremony
celebrating Arbor Day and give away 300
trees. City staff will provide tree planting
demonstrations and offer advice on caring
for the trees. See website for details.
9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Free; advanced signup
is required. Rockville Senior Center,
Rockville. 240-314-8877, rockvillemd.
KENSINGTON DAY OF THE BOOK
FESTIVAL. The 14th annual street festival
is a celebration of books and literature.
Festivities include “meet and greet”
opportunities with authors, illustrators,
publishers and others in the literary/
arts industry, live music, poetry readings,
a children’s stage and food vendors. 11
a.m.- 4 p.m. rain or shine. Free. Old Town
Kensington, Kensington. 301-949-9416,
To submit calendar items, or to see a complete
listing, go to BethesdaMagazine.com.
Home ownership, quality health care, and superior services
in a community where each resident’s voice is heard.
BEST SENIOR LIVING
Ten Years in a Row!
9707 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-530-0500 • www.maplewoodparkplace.com
Get into the Groove
of Senior Living at Maplewood!
SELECT HOMES AVAILABLE!
FINANCING ON SELECT HOMES!
WAITING LIST AVAILABILITY!