Gaithersburg Green Week, Shades of Spring Art Show, Flower Market and More in Montgomery County this Weekend

Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on around town.

Each week, Patch puts together a list of local activities and events going on in your area this weekend.  Check back weekly and tell us in the comments if you know of any additional activities coming up.

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Earth Day Clean Up

  • Where:  Kentlands Clubhouse, 485 Tschiffely Square Rd, Gaithersburg
  • When:  Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m.
  • Description:  Bags, gloves, trash grabbers and a map of the area are provided.  Any volunteer time spared is appreciated.
  • Cost:  Free

Curry-Oke at Spice Xing

  • Where:  Spice Xing, 100 Gibbs St, Rockville
  • When:  Friday, April 5, 9:30 p.m.
  • Description:  Diners sing along to their favorite tunes from a selection of Hollywood and Bollywood beats. The $10 entrance fee to “Curry-Oke” can be applied to the cost of dinner and drinks that night.
  • Cost:  $10

Rockville High School Mulch Sale

  • Where:  2100 Baltimore Rd, Rockville
  • When:  Saturday, April 6, 8 a.m.
  • Description:  Rockville HS Booster Club Mulch Sale. Proceeds benefit RHS Athletics, Music Programs and Journalism Academy.  Delivery and spreading services also available.
  • Cost: $10

Bread Baking 101

  • Where:  Johns Hopkins University - Montgomery County Campus, 9601 Medical Center Dr, Rockville
  • When:  Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m.
  • Description:   Informative demonstration that will explore the differences among wheat flours and investigate the mystery and science of how bread ingredients work.  Participants will learn about bread kneading and shaping techniques.
  • Cost:  Free

Three Little Birds: A New Reggae Children's Musical

  • Where:  7300 Macarthur Blvd, Glen Echo
  • When:  Saturday, April 6, 11 a.m.
  • Description:  Play for ages 4 and up based on the story by Cedella Marley, music and lyrics by Bob Marley, Adapted for the stage by Michael J. Bobbitt. 
  • Cost: $19

Shades of Spring Art Show and Sale

  • Where:  The Art League of Germantown, 12901 Town Commons Dr, Germantown
  • When: Friday, April 5, Friday Hours: 12 noon – 6 p.m., Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Note: Additional Evening Hours - Saturday, 7 - 9 p.m., Sunday, April 7, 1 - 4 p.m.
  • Description:  The Art League of Germantown presents its Annual Spring Fine Arts and Crafts Show as part of the 30th Anniversary celebrations.
  • Cost: Free

Germantown Community Flea Market

  • Where:  Germantown Rd & Bowman Mill Dr, Germantown
  • When:  Saturday, April 6, 8 a.m.
  • Description:  More than 100 vendors with everything from household goods to jewelry and electronics. Sponsored by the Germantown. Historical Society, The Menare Foundation and Boy Scout Troop 1325.
  • Cost:  Free

Afro Blue & Jazztet

  • Where:  Blackrock Center for The Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr, Germantown
  • When:  Saturday, April 6, 8 p.m.
  • Description:   Howard University’s premier vocal jazz ensemble, Afro Blue, sings music in styles similar to Lambert, Hendricks and Ross; Manhattan Transfer; The New York Voices and Take 6, with their own twist. 
  • Cost: $23

Rainbows and Lollipops Dance Party

  • Where:  Dance Bethesda, 8227 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda
  • When:  Friday, April 5, 8 p.m.
  • Description:  8pm - Newcomer and Intermediate Lessons. 9pm - Dance party - dance to a mix of Latin, swing, and ballroom music. Partner not required. Singles and couples welcome. Refreshments, Drinks, and Prizes.
  • Cost: $15

Dance Like Michael Jackson Workshop

  • Where:  Dance Bethesda, 8227 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda
  • When:  Saturday, April 6, 12 p.m.
  • Description:  8 week workshop to learn to move like Michael Jackson.
  • Cost:  $15

Flower Avenue Outdoor Market

  • Where:  8809 Flower Ave, Silver Spring
  • When:  Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m.
  • Description:  Flower Avenue Holiday Market returns as the Flower Avenue Market on April 7.  Every Saturday through the end of the year and may add Sundays soon. You can find more info at www.floweravenuemarket.com.
  • Cost: Free

Check back next week for more upcoming weekend events. 


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