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Carousel Story Time: A Carousel Tale by Elisa Kleven

Join us as we read "A Carousel Tale" by Elisa Kleven Ernst loves the carousel near his house, and his favorite animal is the dog. When the dog's wooden tail comes loose just before winter, Ernst is given the important job of keeping it safe until springtime. But the tail looks sad sitting on Ernst's […]

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Adventure Theatre Celebrates Mother’s Day

Adventure Theatre

GLEN ECHO: This week, Adventure Theatre MTC’s Sunday free digital production will celebrate Mother’s Day with a digital reading of two plays written and directed by mothers. Local actor and recent Theater Washington Helen Hayes Award winner Regina Aquino joins writer/director/creator Ayesis Clay as they share their unique stories celebrating motherhood, directed by Ali Oliver-Krueger. Adventure Theatre […]

Celebremos Nuestras Historias!

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GLEN ECHO: Tune in this Sunday, May 23, for another episode of Celebremos Nuestras Historias! Host Andrea Sarralde and her special guests read their favorite children’s books with their families as Adventure continues to celebrate Mother’s Day. Andrea will read El Principito with her daughters, followed by the Parra Zeeb family reading El Renacuajo Paseador together, and Teresa Giral […]

Summer Concerts: Mike Surratt and the Eclectic Coalition Band

Bumper Car Pavilion/YouTube 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD, United States

Enjoy an evening of live swing music with Mike Surratt and the Eclectic Coalition Band. The average music lover doesn't listen to only one music genre or style. Why should a band only play one type of music? ECB cannot answer that question. ECB wants you to enjoy a wide spectrum of fun dance music. […]

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Carousel Story Time: Up and Down on the Merry-Go-Round

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Join us online as we read Up and Down on the Merry-Go-Round by Bill Martin Jr. In this rhyming story that's perfect for reading aloud and along, children describe the sights and sounds of riding on the merry-go-round from atop the colorful menagerie of horses, elephants, and giraffes that carry them into imaginative adventures. As […]

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50th Annual Labor Day Art Show

Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd Glen Echo, MD 20812 7300 MacArthur BLVD, Glen Echo, MD, United States

The 50th Annual Labor Day Art Show at Glen Echo Park will be held in the historic Spanish Ballroom. The exhibition features the work of more than 200 artists from the mid-Atlantic region. The show includes works in a wide range of artistic media, including sculpture, painting and drawing, ceramics, glass, jewelry, fiber arts, photography, […]

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Social Dance Showcase

Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd Glen Echo, MD 20812 7300 MacArthur BLVD, Glen Echo, MD, United States

We are pleased to announce that social dances will return in the fall! Join us for a FREE Social Dance Showcase on Sunday, September 5 in the Bumper Car Pavilion, for swing, tango, and waltz dances.

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Summer Concerts: The Lovejoy Group

Bumper Car Pavilion/YouTube 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD, United States

Enjoy an evening of live swing music with The Lovejoy Group. The Lovejoy Group is a versatile ensemble serving up energetic jazz with all your American song book favorites, funky blues and smooth Latin rhythms. Join us every Thursday from July 1 to September 16 for our Summer Concerts. Dancers are always welcome, free parking, […]

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Photoworks Classes at Glen Echo Park

Photoworks at Glen Echo Park

iphone Explored with Sue Bloom   September 14th - October 5th Tuesdays 1pm-3pm ​We will explore the photographic capabilities of the iPhone over 4 consecutive weeks, conducted online via Zoom. We will learn about the native camera app, the pros and cons of various apps, and even the output/printing of your images. Weekly assignments will […]

Carousel Story Time: The Carousel

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Join us online as we read The Carousel by Liz Rosenberg. Two sisters remember their mother saying, "The carousel horses sleep all winter and wake in the spring." But one gray-skied February twilight, as the girls make their way home from school, they hear strange whinnying noises coming from the carousel in the park. Peeking […]

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Carousel 100th Anniversary Final Celebration

Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd Glen Echo, MD 20812 7300 MacArthur BLVD, Glen Echo, MD, United States

Join us as we close out the carousel's 100th anniversary season with a special celebration, including performances, family crafts, carousel rides, and more. The event will also include a Sponsor Hospitality Tent for Carousel 100th Anniversary sponsors. Event activities run through 4pm, but the carousel remains open until 6pm for the final day of the […]

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