Arts and Entertainment Briefs

‘Water’ Gallery Exhibition
May 17-July 14; Artist Reception June 1, 1-3 p.m. • Arts Barn
See paintings, mixed media, photography and glass. Free.

Harmonious Art Group
Through June 23; Reception May 19 • Activity Center at Bohrer Park
Artists exhibit work in traditional and contemporary Chinese styles. Free.

Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association 33rd Annual Juried Exhibition
Through July 17 • Kentlands Mansion
See the work of GFFA members in this annual juried exhibition. Free.

Main Street Farmers & Artists Market
May 18 & 25, June 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. • Main Street Pavilion
Discover local meats and produce, prepared foods, cut flowers and potted plants, baked goods, arts and crafts and more.

Gaithersburg Book Festival
May 18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. • City Hall grounds
Look for author talks and book signings, writing workshops, story times, crafts, games and more. Free.

UTSAV: A Celebration of India
May 18, 1-2:30 p.m. • Quince Orchard Library
Enjoy an afternoon of beautiful Indian music and colorful dances. Free.

Jewelry Intensive: Basic Knotting
May 19, 1:30-3:30 p.m. • Arts Barn
Create a simple glass beaded necklace or bring your own strand that needs repairing. $12 supply fee. $36 for city residents; $40 for non-residents.

Written Word Sunday: Art and Poetry with Jenny Klein
May 19, 3 p.m. • Arts Barn
Second and third graders read concrete and Haiku poems and discuss the craft of writing poetry. $27 for city residents, $30 for non-residents.

Kentlands Film Society—‘Maudie’
May 19, 7 p.m.; doors open at 6:15 p.m. • Arts Barn
The Canadian film “Maudie” is an inspiring film biography of Canadian folk artist Maud Dowley Lewis (played by Sally Hawkins) and her romance with a fishmonger. Tickets are $9. Reserve by contacting

Yoga in the Park
May 21, 28 & June 4, 7 p.m. • City Hall Concert Pavilion
Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket. Free

Introduction to Oil Pastels Workshop
May 21 & 28, 7-8:30 p.m. • Arts Barn
Learn the basic techniques through exercises and create your own piece. Supplies included in the workshop. $65 for city residents, $75 for non-residents.

Zumba in the Park
May 24 & 31, June 7, 7-8 p.m. • City Hall Concert Pavilion
Shake it to the Latin rhythms. Free.

Flags for Our Heroes
May 25, 11 a.m. opening ceremony; May 27, 4 p.m. closing ceremony • Bohrer Park
Hundreds of American flags will honor members of the military, police, firefighters, teachers, coaches, mentors and community leaders.

Autism/IDD Night Out
May 30, 6-9 p.m. •Montgomery Co. Public Safety Training Academy
Visit with officers, learn about community-based support programs and resources and enjoy fun activities. Free.

Backyard Concert – Late for Summer
May 31, 6-7:30 p.m. • Kelley Park
Enjoy an eclectic selection of well-known favorites. Free.

Rock the Block
June 1, 12-2 p.m. • Kentlands Square
Free family fun.

Jubilation Day Gospel Concert
June 1, 4-8 p.m. • City Hall Concert Pavilion
See Elder Boykin & the Ministers of Praise. Free.

Jon Steele Trio
June 1, 8 p.m. • Arts Barn
Enjoy original jazz compositions and arranged standards. $25 for adults, $15 for youth.

Thursday Morning Kids Concert – The Great Zucchini
June 6, 10:30 a.m. • City Hall Concert Pavilion
Kids will enjoy magic and humor. Free.

Evenings in Olde Towne – Fast Eddie and the Slowpokes
June 6, 6 p.m. • City Hall Concert Pavilion
Enjoy blues and soul music. Free.