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Students in Jewish Community Center of Washington classes will strut their stuff at a recital today in Rockville.
Students in Jewish Community Center of Washington classes will strut their stuff at a recital today in Rockville. (Jewish Community Center Of Greater Washington)

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Thursday, May 29, 2008

Children and Teens

"CINDERELLA" --10 and 11:30 a.m. today. For ages 5-10; a 45-minute puppet production of the fairy tale set in 17th-century France. Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $8. 301-320-6668.

YOSI LEVIN --10:30 a.m. today. The children's musician performs. Gaithersburg City Hall, Concert Pavillion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350 or http://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/onstage or http://www.mrknickknack.com.

"GOODNIGHT MOON" --7 p.m. tomorrow, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. A musical adaptation of the children's book about a bunny who tries to postpone his bedtime; for age 3 and older. Adventure Theatre, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $15; age 12 and younger, $12. 301-634-2270 or http://www.adventuretheatre.org.

"BELOW THE HORIZON" --7:30 p.m. tomorrow-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. The Speak-Out on Stage Junior Ensemble, a group of actors, from grades four through six, performs a fantasy play that examines the response to an environmental crisis by humans and mermaids and mermen. Imagination Stage, Reeve Studio Theatre, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda. $10. 301-280-1660 or http://www.imaginationstage.org.

"KIDSINGER JIM" --10:30 a.m. Monday. Jim Hossick sings songs as the children's musician Kidsinger Jim, and former Ringling Brothers clown Greg May performs circus acts. Gaithersburg City Hall, Concert Pavillion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350 or http://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/onstage or http://www.mrknickknack.com.

SEAMUS KENNEDY --10:30 a.m. next Thursday. The Irish children's musician performs. Gaithersburg City Hall, Concert Pavillion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350 or http://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/onstage or http://www.mrknickknack.com.

Concerts

"GREATS OF THE ROMANTIC ERA" --8 p.m. Saturday. The National Philharmonic performs classical music of the era, including pieces by Brahm and Mendelssohn. The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. $29-$79. 301-581-5100 or http://www.strathmore.org.

Dance

JCC DANCE RECITAL --6 p.m. and 8 p.m. today. At 6 p.m., the Jewish Community Center School of Dance's kindergarten-teenage students will perform ballet, modern, jazz, tap and hip-hop. At 8 p.m., the older students will perform a second program. Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville. $12; center members, $10. 301-348-3872 or http://www.jccgw.org.

Dancing

CONTRA AND SQUARE DANCING --7-10:30 p.m. Sunday. The Folklore Society of Greater Washington presents an evening of traditional American dancing, with a focus on New England style contra dances, including square dances, waltzes and other couples dances; called with music by Swallowtail. Glen Echo Park, Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $12; society members, $9. 202-518-1299.

Exhibitions

"AN INSTANT OUT OF TIME" --8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, through June 27. Nature photography featuring flora works by Dottie Campbell and fauna works by Richard Weiblinger. Johns Hopkins University/Montgomery County Campus, 9605 Medical Center Dr., Rockville. Free. 301-294-7000.

"WINGS OF FANCY" --10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, through Sept. 21. Asian, Costa Rican and North American butterflies fly freely along tropical flowering nectar plants and visitors as their life cycles continue from tiny eggs to crawling caterpillars to encasement in jewel-like chrysalides and finally to full-grown adults. No strollers permitted. Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. $5; ages 3-12, $4; age 2 and younger, free. 301-962-1453.

"PERSPECTIVES" -- Noon-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through June 29; reception, 4-6 p.m. June 7. Glass sculpture and vessels by Diane Cabe, Christine Hekimian, Zayde and Bev Sleph, Bobbi Vischi and others, presented by the Popcorn Gallery and the Art Glass Center. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Free. 301-634-2222.


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