BlackRock Center for the Arts will host its annual Open House on August 22nd from 10 a.m.-1p.m. The event is free and open to everyone. At the Open House members of the public will get a taste of all BlackRock has to offer, including sample art classes, gallery exhibits, and a family-friendly live performance by local rock group The Grandsons. Parking is free and Ride On offers 15-minute express bus service from Shady Grove Metro (Red Line). BlackRock Center for the Arts is located in Germantown, next to the Germantown Branch Montgomery County Public Library, at 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, MD 20874. For more information please visit blackrockcenter.org or call 301.528.2260.