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Imagination Bethesda: A Children's Street Festival Celebrating The Arts

Kids & Family Event Hosted by Bethesda Urban Partnership

Celebrate children, art, and all things fun at the 24th annual Imagination Bethesda. The festival takes place on Woodmont Avenue and Elm Street in downtown Bethesda. Activity tents line the streets, face painters bring butterflies and pirates to life, a stage of live entertainment will have the whole street dancing, and more! 

Performers:

10:00am – Zig Zag the Magic Man
11:00am – Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance
12:00pm – Urban Artistry
1:00pm – Mr. Jon & Friends
2:00pm - the grandsons, Jr.

Tent Activities: Bethesda businesses and non-profits will feature hands-on creative activites geared for the 12-and-under crowd.

Adventure Theatre MTC
Make your own fairy wings

Be with Me Playseum
Paint handprint on a tile; Make a pretend cupcake out of air dry clay

Bethesda Conservatory of Dance
Music, props, scarves & hula hoops for dance games & coloring

Bethesda Magazine
Photo Booth fun with Bethesda Magazine frame

City Dance
Dance activity

Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture
Make-your-own carousel activity

Imagination Stage
Build a mini kite

Iran Cultural and Educational Center
Display arts/crafts from Iran, face painting, create bookmarks & more 

Joy of Motion
Bead-and-pipe-cleaner dance figurines

Kidville
Make your own door hangers

Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission
Tin-smithing & marble making

Mathnasium
Geoboards & making geometric shapes using fun materials

Montgomery County DOT Pedestrian Safety
Pedestrian safety craft activity and pledge

Montgomery County Recreation
Mini dance demos

Naval Support Activity Bethesda
Visit with McGruff and McGruff coloring books

Plaza Artist Materials
Make book marks with popsicle sticks, googly eyes, pom poms & glitter 

Strathmore
Create your own mini watercolor masterpiece

Washington Conservatory of Music
Musical instrument craft & hands-on instrument demonstrations

Washington Episcopal School
Cookie decorating station

Wonders Early Learning + Extended Day
Make animal & superhero masks with paper plates


Event Date: June 2, 2018

Time: 10 am - 3 pm

Price: FREE


Event Location:  Downtown Bethesda, Woodmont Avenue and Elm Street, Bethesda  MD