Concerts

LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC FOR SENIORS -- 11 a.m. today. Vocalist Carmen Garcia sings songs from her Dominican Republic homeland and other Latin American countries. Long Branch Senior Center, 8700 Piney Branch Rd., Silver Spring. Free. 301-431-5708.

CLASSIC AND FOLK ROCK -- noon-2 p.m. today. The Patty Reese Duo. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350.

SENIORS VOCAL RECITAL -- 1:15-2:15 p.m. today. Vocalist and pianist Deena Javor. Holiday Park Center, 3950 Ferrara Dr., Wheaton. Free. 301-468-4448.

BLUES -- 7 p.m. today. The Moonlighters. Kentlands Green, 501 Firehouse Lane, Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350.

LATIN MUSIC -- 7 p.m. Saturday. The JB Latin Flavor Band plays salsa, cha-cha and other Latin music for dancing; dance lesson, 6-6:45 p.m. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350.

CAJUN MUSIC -- 7 p.m. Saturday. The Crawdaddies. Blackrock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. Free. 301-528-2260 or www.blackrockcenter.org.

REGGAE CONCERT -- 2 p.m. Sunday. Unity Reggae Band. Rockville Civic Center Park, Glenview Mansion, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. Free. 240-314-8682.

ROCK MUSIC FOR KIDS -- 10:30 a.m. Monday. Mr. Ray. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350.

OPERA EXCERPTS -- 1 p.m. Tuesday. Soprano Tatiyana Abiyakiy performs arias from Italian, French and Russian operas. Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville. Free. 301-881-0100.

FOLK MUSIC -- 8 p.m. Wednesday. Australian singer and songwriter Iain Campbell Smith and singer, songwriter and keyboardist Amilia K. Spicer. O'Brien's Pit Barbecue, 387 E. Gude Dr., Rockville. $15. 301-275-7459 or www.focusmusic.org.

Dancing

CONTRA AND SQUARE DANCING -- 8:30-11:30 p.m. Friday. Live music by the Reel Dealers. Beginner lesson at 7:30 p.m. Glen Echo Park, Bumper Car Pavilion, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $10. 301-634-2222 or www.glenechopark.org.

SALSA DANCING -- 9 p.m.-midnight Friday. Live music. Beginner lesson at 8 p.m. Glen Echo Park, Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $8. 301-634-2222 or www.glenechopark.org.

LATIN DANCING -- 6 p.m. Saturday. Live music by Jose Brown's JB Latin Flavor Band, with demonstrations of the salsa, cha-cha and other Latin dances by the dancers of JB Productions and audience on the lawn. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350 or www.gaithersburgmd.gov.

SWING DANCING -- 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday and Sunday. BG and the Mojo Hands perform tunes for jump blues, Texas blues and swing dancing. Beginner lesson at 8 p.m. Glen Echo Park, Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $12. 301-320-6668.

TEA DANCE -- 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday. Dancing on 7,200 square feet of floating maple flooring. Lunch will be served. Hollywood Ballroom, 2126 Industrial Pkwy., Silver Spring. $12. 301-622-5494.

WALTZ DANCING -- 3:30-6 p.m. Sunday. An introductory waltz workshop from 3 to 3:30 p.m. followed by folk waltzing, the tango, polka, swing, hambo and schottische to music by the Summer Blossoms. Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $8. 301-634-2222.

TRADITIONAL AMERICAN DANCING -- 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sunday. The Folklore Society of Greater Washington's program of contra dances, square dances, country mixers and waltzes with live music. Dance lesson, 7 p.m. Glen Echo Park, Bumper Car Pavilion, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $10. 301-634-2222 or www.glenechopark.org.

CUBAN DANCING LESSONS -- 8 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 15. Choreographer and dancer Olu Yemisi and his dance company teach the salsa and rueda dance forms and discuss their history. All experience levels welcome. 631 Silver Spring Ave., Silver Spring. $15 per class. 301-559-4281.

Exhibits

QUILT EXHIBIT -- 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, through Oct. 2. A collection of contemporary and heirloom quilts showing how their designs contain a family's history, a message or a quilter's story. On display at the Community Museum, 9 S. Summit Ave., and the City Hall Gallery, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6160 or www.gaithersburgmd.gov/museum.

ART RECEPTION -- 5-9 p.m. Saturday. "Train Station Electric," an exhibit of acrylic and pastel paintings by Nancy McLoughlin, and "Ancestors Revisited," a mixed-media collage/installation by Deborah Winram. Gallery open noon-5 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Show continues through Aug. 28. The Artists' Gallery, 4 E. Church St., Frederick. Free. 301-696-8187.

MARYLAND PRINTMAKERS RECEPTION -- 1-4 p.m. Sunday. An exhibit of prints by more than 40 artists. Performance by Unity Reggae Band at 2 p.m. Artist talk at 7:30 p.m. Glenview Mansion, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. Free. 240-314-8682 or www.rockvillemd.gov.

Children

CHILDREN'S WALL CLIMBING -- 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. today and Friday. For ages 4 to 9. Sponsored by Discovery Creek. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $5. 202-337-5111.

THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE PROGRAM -- 11:30 a.m. and noon today. Reading of a Thomas story and craft session. The Trolley Museum, Northwest Branch Park, 1313 Bonifant Rd., Silver Spring. Exhibits, free; trolley rides, $4; seniors and ages 2 to 17, $2. 301-384-6088.

Theater

PLAYS -- 2 and 7:45 p.m. today, 7:45 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday. The Potomac Theatre Project performs Harold Pinter's "One for the Road" and Edward Albee's "The American Dream." Olney Theatre, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney. $10; discounts for seniors and students. 301-924-3400.

"SOMEWHERE IN THE PACIFIC" -- 2 p.m. Friday, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, 7:45 p.m. Sunday. The Potomac Theatre Project performs the Neal Bell drama about sailors and marines sailing to Japan at the end of World War II. Olney Theatre, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney. $10; discounts for seniors and students. 301-924-3400.

"LOVESONG OF THE ELECTRIC BEAR" -- 7:45 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday, 4:30 p.m. Sunday. The Potomac Theatre Project performs the Snoo Wilson drama. Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney. $10; discounts for seniors and students. 301-924-3400.

"GRAND HOTEL" -- 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Wildwood Summer Theatre. Quince Orchard High School, 15800 Quince Orchard Rd., Gaithersburg. $9; seniors and students, $7. 240-396-4397.

"CINDERELLA" MUSICAL -- 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Performance by Rockville Civic Ballet. Rockville Civic Center Park, F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, Baltimore Road and Edmonston Drive, Rockville. $12; seniors 60 and older and ages 12 and younger, $8. 240-314-8690.

STAGED PLAY READING -- 6 p.m. Sunday. Members of the New Play House, a nonprofit theater production company, read Gregory Fletcher's comedy "Bliss," a tale of three generations of women seeking happiness. Paul Mitchell Partner School, Goddess Room, 22-24 W. Church St., Frederick. $5 suggested donation. 301-668-8019 or www.newplayhouse.org.

Miscellaneous

POETRY READING -- 7 p.m. today. Authors Karren LaLonde Alenier, Chris Conlon and Kathi Wolfe read from their works. Bring a favorite poem about a cultural icon to share with others. Mayorga Coffee, 8201 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Free. 301-907-3081.

MAGIC SHOW -- 8 p.m. Friday. A professional magician performs sleight of hand and more. Gaithersburg Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg. $18; Gaithersburg residents, $15. 301-258-6394.

"DOG DAYS OF SUMMER" GALLERY WALK -- 5 p.m. Saturday. Dog contest registration, 5-7 p.m.; judging, 6-8 p.m.; "Yappy Hour," 8 p.m. Two Paws Up, 15 S. Carroll St., Frederick. Also, exhibit openings, guest artists and live entertainment throughout downtown Frederick. Proceeds benefit the Frederick County Humane Society. Free; dog registration fee, $10 for the first dog, $5 for the second dog, free for subsequent dogs. 301-698-4881 or www.downtownfrederick.org.

SYMPOSIUM -- 10:30 a.m.-noon Monday. A theater piece based on Kerry Kennedy's "Voices from Beyond the Dark." Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington. Berman Hebrew Academy, 13300 Arctic Ave., Rockville. $10. 301-881-0100.

HISTORY REENACTOR -- 1:15-2:15 p.m. Wednesday. Actor and historian Mary Ann Jung portrays Margaret Brent, an educated Southern Maryland landowner who sought the right to vote in 1649. Holiday Park Center, 3950 Ferrara Dr., Wheaton. Free. 301-468-4448.

"CASABLANCA" -- 9 p.m. Wednesday. Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Berman and Claude Rains in the 1942 film classic, shown on an outdoor screen. Bring a lawn chair. At the corner of Norfolk and Auburn avenues, Bethesda. Free; free parking in the Auburn/Del Ray Avenue garage. 301-215-6660.

Look Ahead

CLASSIC POP AND ROCK -- noon-2 p.m. Aug. 11. The Tom Blood Band. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350.

"INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM" -- 9 p.m. Aug. 11. Harrison Ford and Kate Capshaw star in this action film, shown on an outdoor screen. Bring a lawn chair. At the corner of Norfolk and Auburn avenues, Bethesda. Free; free parking in the Auburn/Del Ray Avenue garage. 301-215-6660.

CHILDREN'S STORY -- 11:30 a.m. Aug. 11. For ages 3 to 6, "The Trolley That Could!" Northwest Branch Park, 1313 Bonifant Rd., Silver Spring. Exhibits, free; trolley rides, $4; seniors and ages 2 to 17, $2. 301-384-6088.

CHILDREN'S TRAIN VIDEO -- noon Aug. 12. For ages 3 to 6, "The Story of John Henry." Northwest Branch Park, 1313 Bonifant Rd., Silver Spring. Exhibits, free; trolley rides, $4; seniors and ages 2 to 17, $2. 301-384-6088.

CLASSIC AND MODERN ROCK -- 7 p.m. Aug. 12. The Distractions. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. Free. 301-258-6350.

"CHILDREN OF EDEN" -- 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13; 4 p.m. Aug. 14. A Stephen Schwartz musical about the conflicts between parents and their children, based on the Book of Genesis. Rockville Civic Center Park, F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, Musical Theater Center, Baltimore Road and Edmonston Drive, Rockville. $15.50; seniors 60 and older and ages 12 and younger, $13.50. 240-314-8690.

CONTRA DANCING -- 8:30-11:30 p.m. Aug. 12. Live music by the Glen Echo Open Band. Contra lesson, 7:30 p.m. Glen Echo Park, Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $8. 301-634-2222 or www.glenechopark.org.

ART SHOW -- 5-7 p.m. Aug. 13. Paintings on canvas in the style of realism by Andre Greene, Virginia Rice-Greene and Kea Greene. Leland Community Center, 4301 Willow Lane, Chevy Chase. Free. 301-899-3614.

ZYDECO DANCING -- 8:30 p.m.-midnight Aug. 13. Live music by Lil Malcolm and the House Rockers. Zydeco lesson, 7:30 p.m., Glen Echo Park, Bumper Car Pavilion, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $13. 301-634-2222 or www.glenechopark.org.

SWING DANCING -- 9 p.m.-midnight Aug. 13. Live music by Stompy Jones. Beginner lesson, 8 p.m. Glen Echo Park, Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $15. 301-634-2222 or www.glenechopark.org.

TEA DANCE -- 1:30-4:30 p.m. Aug. 14. Dancing on 7,200 square feet of floating maple flooring. Lunch will be served. Hollywood Ballroom, 2126 Industrial Pkwy., Silver Spring. $12. 301-622-5494.

BALLROOM TEA DANCE -- 3:30-6 p.m. Music by the La Salle Dance Orchestra. Beginner lesson, 3 p.m. Glen Echo Park, Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $8. 301-634-2222 or www.glenechopark.org.

MILONGA/ARGENTINE TANGO -- 8-11 p.m. Aug. 14. DJ music. Beginner lesson, 7 p.m., Glen Echo Park, Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. $10. 301-634-2222 or www.glenechopark.org.

TEEN DANCE LESSONS -- 7 p.m. Aug. 15. Hollywood Ballroom, 2126 Industrial Pkwy., Silver Spring. $5. 301-622-5494.

-- Compiled by GERRI MARMER

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