Arts & Entertainment Briefs

Harmonious Art Group
Through June 23, Activity Center at Bohrer Park
Artists exhibit work in traditional and contemporary Chinese styles. Free.

How the Other Half Loves’
Through June 23, 8 p.m. Fri. & Sat., 2 p.m. Sun., Arts Barn in partnership with Montgomery Playhouse
In this 1969 farce, one clandestine affair, two disastrous dinner parties, and three couples encounter matrimonial mayhem
head on. $20 for adults; $18 for students (ages 15-21).

‘Angelic Encounters’
Through June 30, The Framer’s Choice Gallery, 402 Main St.
The world-renowned artist Alexander Anufriev shows original works. Free.

‘Water’ Gallery Exhibition
Through July 14, Arts Barn
See paintings, mixed media, photography and glass. Free.

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

Art Night Out: Van Gogh’s Sunflowers in Acrylic
June 21, 7-9:30 p.m., Arts Barn
Learn about master artist Vincent Van Gogh and paint your version of his iconic sunflowers in acrylic on canvas. Each registration includes a selection of treats and one glass of wine or beer or unlimited refills on soft drinks. $50 for residents; $55 for non-residents.

Movie Night – ‘Home’
June 21, 7-9 p.m., Casey Community Center
Escape the summer heat and enjoy popular family favorite films indoors. Admission is $2.

Zumba in the Park
June 21 & 28, 7-8 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion
Shake it to the Latin rhythms of Zumba, which feature interval dance sessions that combine fast and slow rhythms to maximize fat burning. Free.

Main Street Farmers & Artists Market
June 22 & 29, July 6, 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.

Ask a Master Gardener Plant Clinic
June 22 & 29, July 6, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Quince Orchard Library
Have a gardening question you’d like to ask a Master Gardener? Bring in your plant/soil samples or photos for identification and diagnosis. Get advice on weeds, pruning, vegetable gardening, insects, lawns, trees, etc.

Kentlands Bar Crawl 2019
June 22, 5 p.m., Kentlands
Wear black, white and neon and join local friends and neighbors for food and beverages at local restaurants. You can join anytime: 5 p.m. Coal Fire; 6 p.m. Bonefish; 7 p.m. Grape Escape; 8 p.m. Not Your Average Joe’s; 9 p.m. Vasili’s Kitchen; 10
p.m. Wine Harvest.

Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute Band
June 22, 7-8:30 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion
The Maryland-based Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute Band is a talented and committed group of musicians and vocalists with gospel music roots. Free.

Musica Viva Kentlands
June 23, 6 p.m., Kentlands Mansion lawn (Rain location: Lakelands Middle School)
Maestro Simeone Tartaglione and violin soloist Alessandra Cuffaro perform with a 15-piece string orchestra. Free. Refreshments available for purchase from The Wine Harvest, Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rita’s Italian Ice.

Yoga in the Park
June 25, July 2 & 9, 7 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion
Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket. Free.

Thursday Morning Kids Concert – Cantaré
June 27, 10:30 a.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion
Enjoy Latin American music. Free.

Evenings in Olde Towne – Janeliasoul
June 27, 6 p.m., City Hall Concert Pavilion
Enjoy world music fusion. Free.

Boardwalk Brothers In partnership with SMASH Show Company
June 28-30: 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Arts Barn
The Jersey sound meets the Motown beat as the Boardwalk Brothers, a premier four-part harmony vocal group, perform hits by such musical greats as The Temptations, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and more. Admission is $22 for adults; $18
for students (ages 15-21); and $12 for youth (14 and under).

Montgomery County Heritage Days
June 29 & 30, noon to 4 p.m., Sites throughout Montgomery County
Explore historic houses, schools, churches, railroad stations, banks and mills. See an 1899 observatory, trolleys and trains,
unique farms, art exhibits, archaeology sites and community museums; or stop by the grand opening of a newly restored 1830 C&O Canal lockhouse. All events are free. For a full listing of sites, visit www.heritagemontgomery.org/events/heritage-days.

Gaithersburg Community Museum Open House
June 29, noon – 4 p.m., Gaithersburg Community Museum, 9 Summit Ave.
Enjoy fun activities and vintage-style toys and games in the museum and Olde Towne Plaza. Free.

SummerFest
June 29, 5-11:30 p.m., Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm
Enjoy live music, food, kids’ activities, fireworks and more. And be sure to stay for the SummerGlo After Party. Free admission.

Skywatching – Latitude Observatory Turns 120
June 30, noon – 4 p.m., Observatory Park, 100 DeSellum Avenue
The International Latitude Observatory turns 120. Enjoy birthday cake at 1 p.m. Participate in tours of the park and observatory at 12:30 and 2:30 p.m., part in hands-on activities and more. Free.

‘Ground War’
June 30, 6:15 p.m., Arts Barn
This documentary chronicles a filmmaker’s investigation into his father’s death, which takes him deep into the world of golf, chemical lobbying, citizen activism and the damaging use of intensive, conventional pesticides on recreational spaces. Free but reserve your tickets at bit.ly/groundwarmd.

Inquiring Minds: Big Blocks, Big Games
July 3, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Gaithersburg Community Museum
Children five and older and their adults are invited to get active with a morning of over-sized fun. Free.

Kentlands 4th of July Parade & Carnival
July 4, 8:30-3 p.m., Rachel Carson Elementary, Tschiffely Square Road, Kentlands Clubhouse lawn
After bicycle decorating and a community breakfast at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the parade from Rachel Carson Elementary to the Kentlands Clubhouse kicks off. A carnival, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., features inflatables, lawn games, a
balloon artist, DJ, and live music by Gina’s Soul Party.

4th of July Celebration
July 4, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Lakelands pool and clubhouse lawn
Come to celebrate with fun activities like inflatables, games and a DJ. Food sales will benefit the Lakelands Lionfish.

QOP Summer Celebration
July 6, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Quince Orchard Park Clubhouse
Quince Orchard Park holds its annual neighborhood Summer Celebration. New this year are a big foam pit and a giant blow-up water slide.

‘Sonia and Vanya and Masha and Spike’ by Christopher Durang
In partnership with Sandy Spring Theatre Group, July 5-20: 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, additional performance July 13, 2 p.m., Arts Barn
In this Chekhovian mashup, Vanya and Sonia’s quiet, bucolic life is hilariously upended when their glamorous movie star sister arrives for the weekend with her brawny boy toy in tow. Winner of the 2013 Tony award for best play, this rollicking and touching comedy pays loving homage to Chekhov’s classic themes of loss and longing. Recommended for ages 15 and up. Tickets are $20.

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