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Upcoming Events

Mary Ellen Caplin Theater & Arts Center Lobby

All are welcome, there is open seating. For more information contact the Middle School Office at 202-537-8150 or


Join us for this fun evening celebrating our community's commitment to student financial aid. You'll enjoy student artists, delicious food and an open bar, have the opportunity to purchase a range of SFS events, and make a donation during the Fund-A-Scholar program with master of ceremonies John Dickerson. Register here for this annual school-wide community party! For a quick look at the events available click here - the formal on-line catalog will be available later in April.

Lower School Campus

Bethesda Friends Meeting annual Spring Fling features a reasonably-priced Middle East-themed luncheon buffet, an extensive silent auction, rummage and plant sales, music, and games for children. Spring Fling supports scholarships for students of Ramallah Friends School in Palestine/the West Bank. Since 2005, SFS has hosted a 10th grade exchange student from RFS and for some 40 years, Bethesda Friends has mobilized each Spring to contribute scholarship funds.

Pearson Athletic Center

Join us for a celebration of the students who will be playing NCAA sports next year. Cake and coffee will be served.

Robert L. Smith Meeting Room

Join us for the 36th Annual John Fisher Zeidman '79 Memorial Lecture, featuring Max Baucus former US Ambassador to China at 8:00 p.m. in the Robert L. Smith Meeting Room. Register here. If you already registered there is no need to re-register.

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