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Parents Night Out, Sugarloaf Craft Festival, Tour de Cookie and More Near Takoma Park

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

Open Stitch at The Yarn Spot

  • Where: The Yarn Spot, 11406 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring.
  • When: Sunday, April 14, 2 p.m.
  • Description: All are welcome to attend and work with yarn or other crafts at The Yarn Spot.
  • Cost: Free.

Poetry Open Mike

  • Where: Zed's Cafe, 8225 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring.
  • When: Friday, April 12, 6:30 p.m.
  • Description: Poets are welcome to read their works in front of a live audience.
  • Cost: Free.

Campfire and Nature Walk

  • Where: Locust Grove Nature Center, 7777 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda.
  • When: Friday, April 12, 6:30 p.m.
  • Description: Ages 3 and up are invited to enjoy a campfire picnic followed by an evening nature walk. Bring your own hot dogs and rolls.  S’mores ingredients will be provided. Register at ParkPASS.org.
  • Cost: $5.

School House Rock! Live! at The Arts Barn

  • Where: 311 Kent Square Rd., North Potomac.
  • When: Saturday, April 13, 2 p.m.
  • Description: School House Rock Saturday morning cartoons ‘come to life’ at the Arts Barn. 
  • Cost: $18.

Parents Night Out at My Gym Bethesda

  • Where: My Gym Bethesda, 5110 Ridgefield Rd., Bethesda.
  • When: Friday, April 12, 6 p.m.
  • Description: Kids ages 3 and up will have their own party for three hours with supervision, games, sports, crafts and pizza while parents go out and enjoy themselves.
  • Cost: $30.

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

  • Where: 16 Chestnut St., Gaithersburg.
  • When: Friday, April 12, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, April 14, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Description: More than 250 crafts people display and sell their handcrafted items. Music, entertainment and gourmet treats available for purchase.
  • Cost: $8 online or $10 at the door. Click here to buy tickets.

Denim & Diamonds Gala Fundraiser for Wells/Robertson House

  • Where: Hilton Gaithersburg, 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg.
  • When: Friday, April 12, 7 p.m.
  • Description: Participants are invited to wear their favorite jeans and jewels and help heal homelessness and addiction. The event features dinner,dancing and a silent auction, hosted by the Friends of Wells/Robertson House, Inc., for the benefit of Gaithersburg's transitional program for men and women in recovery.
  • Cost: $50.

Tour de Cookie

  • Where: 51 Mannakee St., Rockville.
  • When:  Sunday, April 14, 9 a.m.
  • Description: Tree House invites participants to ride bikes from one bake sale to the next. The distance can be anywhere from 14 to 40 miles. Money raised in this event will go to help abused and neglected children.
  • Cost: $40.

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