Returning this week to Imagination Stage in Bethesda, “Aquarium” blends beautiful puppetry, relaxing tunes and an immersive, interactive dreamscape designed with children ages 1-5 in mind. Directed by Patrick Lynch and Pietro Chiarenza, as originally developed by Italy’s Lyngo Theatre, the fantastic fun continues until Jan. 26. For more information, visit www.imaginationstage.com.
In Prince George’s County, An Evening of Praise & Worship is scheduled from 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Sharon Bible Fellowship Church in Lanham. Organized by Bowie State University freshman Naomi McIlwain, the music, spoken word and dance event will benefit typhoon relief efforts in the Phillipines following Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated portions of Southeast Asia in early November 2013. Admission is free, but donations will benefit those affected by the deadliest Philippines typhoon on record. For more information, visit www.thirstnomorecorp.org.
In Fairfax, the annual Santa Clauster-f@%! Christmas Spectacular will celebrate its eleventh off-the-cuff holiday hootenanny. Created by singer/songwriter Todd Wright, the event is scheduled for Sunday and Monday evenings, and will benefit 12-year-old Mathias Giordano, of Ashburn, Va., who is battling bone cancer. For more information, visit www.jamminjava.com.