Concerts GERMAN FOLK SONGS -- 8 p.m. Saturday. The Washington Sa{dier}ngerbund presents folk songs from German composers. Claridge Room, St. Catherine Laboure{acute} Church, 11801 Claridge Rd., Wheaton. $20; reservations requested. 301-565-9277.

FREDERICK CARILLON RECITALS -- Noon Sundays. Live music. Joseph Dill Baker Carillon, Baker Park, Second Street and Carroll Parkway, Frederick. Free. 301-846-4781.

FLUTE SOLOS -- 4 p.m. Sunday. The Sandy Spring Museum and the Academy of Music present their bimonthly Lyceum Concert Series. This month, "Favorite French Flute Solos," featuring Tim Friedlander (flute) and Hayuru Taima (piano). 3:30 p.m., a talk about the development of the modern flute and flute music. Sandy Spring Museum, 17901 Bentley Rd., Sandy Spring. $18; $8, students. 301-774-0022.

U.S. NAVY BAND -- 11 a.m.-noon Monday. The Gerber Adult Seminars presents the Saxophone Quartet, a component of the U.S. Navy Band. Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville. Free. 301-230-3747.

MUSICAL TRADITIONS -- 8 p.m. Monday. Institute of Musical Traditions presents songs of the Texas tradition by narrative songwriters Eric Taylor, David Olney and Denice Franke. Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring, 10309 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring. $12, advance; $15. 301-754-3611.

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA -- 8 p.m. Tuesday. Classical music featuring violinist Cho-Liang Lin and the National Chamber Orchestra performing works by Beethoven, Dvorak and Lutoslawski. F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. $37-$17, adults; free, ages 6-17. 240-314-8690.

FLANAGAN'S -- 9 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Acoustic and folk music in a pub setting. 7637 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. No cover charge. 301-986-1007.

"ART AFTER HOURS" -- 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. This week, Adult Student Music Forum featuring classical music and Broadway tunes. Strathmore Hall Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Free. 301-530-0540 or

Dance SPANISH BALLROOM -- 7:30-11:30 p.m. Fridays, an hour of lessons followed by contradancing with live callers; 8 p.m.-midnight Saturdays, an hour of lessons followed by a live swing band (zydeco on the second Saturday of every month); 3-6 p.m. Sundays, a half-hour lesson followed by waltzing (only on the first and third Sundays); 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sundays, contra, square and folk dancing for more experienced dancers by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Fridays, $6; Saturdays, $8-$10; Sunday afternoons, $5; Sunday nights, $10. 301-492-6282 or

Exhibits YELLOW BARN ART -- 6-8 p.m. tomorrow; noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; noon-3 p.m. Monday. "Passion, Paperworks and Paintings," artwork by Jane Engle. Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Free. 301-492-6229.

CREATIVE PARTNERS -- Noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Abstract paintings on paper and canvas pertaining to nature, human emotions and behavior. Creative Partners Gallery, 4600 East West Hwy., Bethesda. Free. 301-951-9441.

ARTS BARN -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Works by artist Mamani Mamani, including paintings and sculptures about his native Bolivia. Gaithersburg Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350.

CITY HALL GALLERY -- 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. "It's About Time," paintings and works on paper by contemporary artist Irene Glaser. City Hall Gallery, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350.

"SHAPE OF COLOR" -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. The multimedia exhibition "The Shape of Color," by artists Donna Polseno and Nancy Sansom Reynolds. Art Gallery (second floor), Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. Free. 301-279-5115.

FRASER GALLERY -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. "The Body and Our Time," works by Renee McGinnis. Fraser Gallery, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Free. 301-718-9651 or

ARTS PLACE -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Sculptures by Herb Witenstein. Rockville Arts Place, 100 E. Middle Lane, Rockville. Free. 301-309-6900 or

ART AND DESIGN -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. The Maryland College of Art and Design presents the "MCAD Alumni Exhibition," which celebrates its 45th anniversary. Maryland College of Art and Design, 10500 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Free. 301-619-4454 or

For Children ADVENTURE THEATRE -- 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. "Bunnicula," about household pets that solve the puzzle of vegetables that have mysteriously turned white. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $6, ages 5 and older; group rates available. 301-320-5331.

THE PUPPET CO. -- 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. "Peter and the Wolf." Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $6. 301-320-6668.

Lectures and Literature POET LORE READING -- 2 p.m. Sunday. The Writer's Center celebrates its literary journal, Poet Lore, with a reading by recently published poets. Readers to be announced. $3, members; free, first member guest; $3, additional guests; $5, nonmembers. The Writer's Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. 301-654-8664.

Theater ROUND HOUSE -- 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday; 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. "The Cherry Orchard," set in Russia at the beginning of the 20th century, is about an upper-class family and their servants as they face the impending loss of the family estate. Round House Theatre, 7501 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Call for ticket prices. 240-644-1100 or

OLNEY THEATRE -- 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Sundays; 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. "Driving Miss Daisy," about an elderly woman who does not want to lose her independence even though her son hires a chauffeur because she is no longer fit to drive. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. $15-$35. 301-924-3400 or

QUOTIDIAN -- 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m Sundays. The Quotidian Theatre Company presents "A Doll's House." The Writer's Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. $15; $12, seniors and students. 301-816-1023.

Miscellaneous TEA ROOM -- 1 p.m. Tuesday, Karen Ashbrook and Paul Oorts, hammered dulcimer, flute, guitar. 1 p.m. Wednesday, Robert Wysong, classical guitar. Strathmore Hall, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. $17; reservations required. 301-530-0540.

CLARA BARTON HOUSE -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Guided tours of the building are given on the hour. The building was the first permanent headquarters of the American Red Cross, as well as the last home of its founder, Clara Barton. Groups of 10 or more should make reservations. Clara Barton National Historic Site, MacArthur Boulevard and Goldsboro Road, Glen Echo. Free. 301-492-6245.

-- Mark Jones

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