2017 SUMMER PARKS PERFORMANCES CONCERTS CINEMA
he parks are alive with the sounds of music and drama. Enjoy a variety of summer evening concerts including jazz, rock ‘n roll, country, soul, hip-hop, and blues music at parks throughout Prince George’s County. For up-to-date information about summer concerts and movies, visit www.pgparks.com and click on Calendar of Events. Grab a blanket or lawn chairs, pack a picnic dinner and bring your family and friends to relax and enjoy hot fun in the summertime!
39th Annual Montpelier Summer Concert Series
Beltsville Community Center Summer Concerts
Montpelier Mansion Grounds 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel 20708 301-776-2805; 301-953-7882
Beltsville Community Center 3900 Sellman Road, Beltsville 20705 301-937-6613
M-NCPPC and The South Laurel Recreation Council invite you to bring a friend, picnic, blanket and/or chair to enjoy a variety of FREE performances on the west lawn of the mansion grounds. For a taste of theater, attend an evening of Prince George’s Summer Shakespeare Festival’s production of As You Like It. People of all ages will enjoy these FREE concerts and performances.
M-NCPPC & the Beltsville Recreation Council invite you to bring your family and friends to enjoy FREE musical performances. Concerts begin at 7 pm. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets to sit comfortably!
FRIDAY, JUNE 23, (7:30-9:30 PM)
SATURDAY, JULY 15 / The New Romanos established more than 50 years ago, this band has built a reputation for mixing the songs you grew up dancing to with today’s hits.
(Popular music from the 60s-today) FRIDAY, JULY 7, (7:30-9:30 PM)
The Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute Band (Soul, Jazz, Blues)
FRIDAY, JULY 14, (7:30-9:30 PM)
Shakespeare in the Park’s As You Like It
FRIDAY, JULY 21, (7:30-9:30 PM)
Oasis Island Sounds
(Reggae, Calypso, Soca, Latin) FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, (7:30-9:30 PM)
The Classroom Dragons (R&B, Classic Rock, Soul)
Arts At The Waterfront Bladensburg Waterfront Park 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg 20710 SUNDAYS IN JULY (6-7:30 PM) Join us on Sunday evenings in July as the waterfront springs to life with music and entertainment. Sponsored by the Port Towns Shopping Center at Colmar Manor. For more information, call 301-779-0371. JULY 2 / Oasis Island Sounds (Reggae/Calypso) JULY 9 / Country Current, U.S. Navy Band (Country, Bluegrass) JULY 16 / Grupo Quimbao (Latin, Salsa) JULY 23 / Coniece Washington (Jazz, Blues) JULY 30 / Enviro Drum (Percussion, Educational)
SATURDAY, JUNE 24 / Project Natale Established in 1998, Project Natale is a premier, traditional jazz group created by brothers, Joseph and Lou Natale.
Concerts In The Park! On The Green At Watkins Regional Park 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro 20774 Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a FREE concert on the Green at beautiful Watkins Regional Park. In case of inclement weather, concerts are moved to Largo/Kettering/Perrywood CC. Refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, call 301-218-6700. THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 7-8:30 PM Bluesman Tom Larsen - is known across the East Coast as an up tempo, danceable and funky variety of the Blues. This is not business-as-usual Blues; this is a fresh new direction for the blues, featuring original music, outstanding musicianship and a show to go with the performance that folks will be talking about for a long time! THURSDAY, JUNE 29, (7-8:30 PM) The Crawdaddies - are a nationally touring band based out of Baltimore that infuse Cajun, Zydeco, Blues, Roots, Rock and Reggae into an incomparable, groove-laden sound that is unquestionably its own.
THURSDAY, JULY 6, (7-8:30 PM) Shirleta Settles – a native Washingtonian, Shirleta Settles is known as “Not just a voice, but an entertainer!” Well versed in R&B, Jazz, Blues, Pop, and Gospel, she has traveled nationally and internationally sharing her gift of music and storytelling. THURSDAY, JULY 13, (7-8:30 PM)
Nelly’s Echo - Fronted by Nelson
Emokpae who was a finalist from season 3 of “The Voice,” Nelly’s Echo is an adult alternative pop/rock band, inspired by soul music and contemporary singer/ songwriters. THURSDAY, JULY 20, (7:30-9:30 PM)
Shakespeare in the Park’s As You Like It
THURSDAY, JULY 27, (7-8:30 PM) Jazzy Blu - is an extremely versatile, jazzy dance band playing everything from easy listening jazz to “get the party started” dance music! THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, (7-8:30 PM)
DC Fusion - has quickly become one of the area’s most in-demand high-energy dance bands, and it’s easy to see why. No smoke and mirrors here – what you see is what you get: three remarkable vocalists backed by world-class musicians, doing what they love to do.
Jazz On The Lawn Riversdale House Museum 4811 Riverdale Rd., Riverdale Park 20737 WEDNESDAYS, (7-8 PM) Bring a blanket or lawn chair and your picnic basket and enjoy evenings of music. In case of inclement weather, concerts are moved inside the mansion. For more information, call 301-864-0420. All ages; FREE JUNE 21 / Brûlée JULY 5 / Sol Horizonte AUGUST 2 / Gina DeSimone & the Moaners AUGUST 16 / Project Natale
Lunchtime Lawn Concert Darnall’s Chance Museum 14800 Gov. Oden Bowie Dr., Upper Marlboro 20772 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 12 (Noon-1:30 PM) Wander over to the museum on your lunch break and listen to some music. Bring your own brown bag lunch or picnic basket. Some picnic tables will be on-site, but you are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair. For more information, call 301-952-8010.
WEATHER AND EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SERVICE Be prepared for storms and other emergencies this summer. Stay updated and prepared through PGParks Alert, M-NCPPC’s FREE weather and emergency notification service. Sign up for this service today by visiting www.pgparks.com and clicking on the PGParks Alert icon on the left side of the home page. TTY (Text Telephone) for customers who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech disability 301-699-2544.
PRINCE GEORGE’S SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKS 2017
AS YOU LIKE IT
“ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE!” Join Rosalind and Celia as they lose themselves in the Forest of Arden, set in 1916 America and featuring music from that era. Disguised as a man, Rosalind explores the forest, searching for her banished father, while encountering shepherds, the simplicity of country life, and sweet romance. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232 or visit arts.pgparks.com. TUESDAY, JULY 11, 7:30 PM
SUNDAY, JULY 16, 3 PM
1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton 20902
15200 Annapolis Rd., Bowie 20715
WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 7:30 PM
WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 7:30 PM
40th Ave./Hamilton St., Hyattsville 20782 Rain Location: City of Hyattsville Multipurpose Room 4310 Gallatin St., Hyattsville 20781
4811 Riverdale Rd., Riverdale Park 20737 Rain Location: Riverdale ES Multipurpose Room, 5006 Riverdale Rd., Riverdale Park 20737
THURSDAY, JULY 13, 7:30 PM
Watkins Regional Park
Bowie Center for the Performing Arts
Riversdale House Museum
THURSDAY, JULY 20, 7:30 PM
320 8th St., Laurel 20707 Rain Location: St. Vincent Palotti HS Gym, 113 St. Mary’s Pl., Laurel 20707 FRIDAY, JULY 14, 7:30 PM
301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro 20774 Rain Location: Largo/Kettering/ Perrywood CC , 431 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro 20774 FRIDAY, JULY 21, 7:30 PM
Montpelier Mansion Grounds 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel 20708
Rain Location: Deerfield Run CC 13000 Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel 20708 SATURDAY, JULY 15, 7:30 PM
Hillcrest Heights Community Center 2300 Oxon Run Dr., Temple Hills 20748
Rain location: Hillcrest Heights CC Gym
Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex
7007 Bock Rd., Fort Washington 20744 SATURDAY, JULY 22, 7:30 PM
Fairwood Community Park
12390 Annapolis Rd., Bowie 20720 Rain Location: Glenn Dale CC 11901 Glenn Dale Blvd., Glenn Dale 20769 SUNDAY, JULY 23, 3 PM
Concert & Performance Timeline
The Publick Playhouse
5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly 20784
June 7 12 noon Darnall’s Lunchtime Concert
June 11 7:30 pm Fairwood Park Concert
June 16 3 pm Bowie Center for the Performing Arts July 15 7:30 pm Shakespeare in the Park Hillcrest Heights CC
June 22 7 pm Watkins Concerts in the Park June 21 7 pm Riversdale Jazz on the Lawn
June 23 7:30 pm Montpelier Summer Concerts
June 21 7:30 pm Cosca Park Movie Night
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Summer Concerts At Fairwood Community Park FRIDAY JULY 14, 6:30-7:30 PM
Fairwood Community Park 12390 Fairwood Pkwy., Bowie 20720
Performance by the Junior Academy for the Performing Arts
Enjoy FREE summer concerts for all ages! For more information, call 301-446-3232.
SATURDAY JULY 15, 2-3 PM
Performance by the Junior Academy for the Performing Arts
SUNDAY JUNE 11, 6:30-7:15 PM Lorenzo Zo Miller 7:30-8:30 PM Let It Flow Band
SUNDAY AUGUST 5, 2-3:30 PM Anasegromma of Ghana (performance for children)
SUNDAY JULY 9, 7:30-8:30 PM
Redfootz Presents: The Red Sessions
SUNDAY AUGUST 27, 1-6 PM
Fairwood Music Festival featuring Secret Society, Faycez U Know and The Chuck Brown Band-children’s activities and food trucks!
Sunset Music Series: Summer Concerts In The Park Enjoy FREE live entertainment under the setting sun. Delight in the harmony and tunes of the performers as you relax outdoors in the open air. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, call 301-203-6000. All ages; FREE TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 6:30-8:30 PM
WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 6:30-8:30 PM
The Spaniels are an American R&B doo wop group best known for the hit “Goodnight Sweetheart Goodnight”. They were one of the first two artists to sign with Vee-Jay Records: the first large and independent Afro-American owned record label. They continue to perform and receive rave reviews from around the world. Cosca Regional Park 11000 Thrift Rd., Clinton 20735 Rain Location: Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington 20744 WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 6:30-8:30 PM
National Night Out: Let It Flow Band
Celebrate National Night Out with us! Enjoy an evening of fun for the entire community. Live entertainment by Let It Flow Band, will captivate audiences with a stirring mix of contemporary jazz, neo-soul, R&B, hip-hop, and a few “old-school” classics. Also enjoy free food (while supplies last), games, inflatables, face painting, safety information, and more. Take advantage of this FREE event; rain or shine. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chair. For more information, call 301-505-0896. Hillcrest Heights Community Center 2300 Oxon Run Dr., Temple Hills 20748
Rare Essence, has been one of Washington’s premier Go-Go band for more than three decades and has built a devoted fan base that spans multiple generations. Tucker Road Athletic Complex 1770 Tucker Rd., Fort Washington 20744 Rain Location: Southern Regional Technology & Recreation Complex 7007 Bock Rd., Fort Washington 20744
July 6 7 pm Watkins Concerts in the Park
June 29 7 pm Watkins Concerts in the Park
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July 2 6 pm Arts on the Waterfront
July 15 7:30 pm Shakespeare in the Park Hillcrest Hts CC
July 15, (dusk) Watkins Park Movie July 9 7:30 pm Fairwood Park Concert
July 5 6:30 pm Sunset Music Series Cosca Park
July 5 7 pm Riversdale Jazz on the Lawn
July 7 7:30-9:30 pm Montpelier Summer Concert
July 9 6 pm Arts on the Waterfront
July 12 7:30 pm Shakespeare in the Park Magruder Park July 11 5 pm Watkins Terrific Tuesday
July 11 7:30 pm Shakespeare in the Park Brookside
July 14 7:30 pm Shakespeare in the Park Montpelier Mansion
July 13 7:30 pm Shakespeare in the Park Emancipation Park
July 16 3 pm Shakespeare in the Park Bowie CPA
July 15 2 pm Fairwood Park Concert
Jul 14 6:30-7:30 pm Fairwood Park Concert
Jul 16 6 pm Arts on the Waterfront
July 14 7:30 pm Montpelier Summer Concert
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MOVIES 4th Annual Therapeutic Recreation “Family & Friends” Outdoor Movie Night FRIDAY, JULY 21, (DUSK) Watkins Regional Park 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro 20774
Join us as we watch “The Secret Life of Pets”. This is a FREE family and friends event for all ages. Please bring a blanket/chair. You are welcome to bring dinner and snacks too. Parking is located at the Central Area Office. The movie is located on the ballfield accessed via a paved path to the right of the parking area. Please note: Direct supervision/assistance is not provided for this event. For more information, call 301-446-3400.
Summer Cinema In The Parks School is out so, let the summer fun begin! Join us for a FREE night at the movies – weather permitting! Bring a blanket or lawn chair and sit back, relax and enjoy an outdoor movie for the entire family. Refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, call 301-203-6000. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 7:30-9:30 PM
Hidden Figures (PG-13)*
Cosca Regional Park 11000 Thrift Rd., Clinton 20735 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 7:30-9:30 PM
Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG)* Beechtree West Park 2707 Lake Forest Dr., Upper Marlboro 20772
*Movies subject to change. LIGHTS! CAMERAS! ACTION! MOVIES IN THE PARK
Join us for a FREE movie on the Green at Watkins Regional Park. Before the movie, enjoy unlimited train rides, mini golf, carousel rides, and face painting from 6-8 pm. Snacks and refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, call 301-218-6700. Train, Mini Golf, Carousel & Face Painting Fee: Resident $5/person; Non-Resident $6/person; FREE for movie night
SATURDAY, JULY 15, sunset / SING SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, sunset Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
July 21, 7:30 pm Montpelier Summer Concert
July 20 7:30 pm Shakespeare in the Park Watkins Park
July 18 5 pm atkins Terrific Tuesday
July 23, 6 pm Arts on the Waterfront
August 4 5 pm Watkins Fab Fridays
July 22 7:30 pm Shakespeare in the Park Fairwood
July 21, (dusk) Therapeutic Rec Family Movie Night
July 23 3 pm Shakespeare in the Park Publick Playhouse
July 25 5 pm Watkins Terrific Tuesday
July 27 7 pm Watkins Concert in the Park
July 30 6 pm Arts on the Waterfront
July 19 6:30 pm Sunset Music Series Tucker Road AC
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July 19 7:30 pm Shakespeare in the Park Riversdale
Watkins Regional Park 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro 20774
August 4 7:30 pm Montpelier Summer Concert
August 2 7 pm Riversdale Jazz on the Lawn
August 1 6:30 pm Natl Night Out Hillcrest Hts CC
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MORE FUN! Family Fun At Watkins Regional Park
National Night Out: The Fix Hillcrest Heights Community Center 2300 Oxon Run Dr., Temple Hills 20748
Watkins Regional Park 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro 20774
TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 6:30-8:30 PM
Terrific Tuesdays in the Park
TUESDAY EVENINGS IN JULY (EXCEPT FOR JULY 4), 5-8 PM
Fabulous Fridays in August
FRIDAY EVENINGS IN AUGUST, 5-8 PM Come out for an evening of outdoor fun with friends and family! Enjoy unlimited rides on the train and carousel, and rounds of miniature golf for one price per person. The outdoor patio and surrounding grounds are the perfect place to bring and enjoy an outdoor snack or picnic dinner. Subject to change due to inclement weather. For more information, call 301-218-6700. PLEASE NOTE: Advanced sales are not available; purchases are made on site each evening and are good for that date only! Visa, MasterCard and cash are accepted. All ages Resident $5/person; Non-Resident $7/person
August 16 7 pm Riversdale Jazz on the Lawn August 9 7:30 pm Beechtree West Park Movie Night
August 11 5 pm Watkins Fab Fridays
Celebrate an evening of fun for the entire community. Live entertainment by “Let It Flow” will captivate audiences with a stirring mix of contemporary Jazz, Neo-Soul, R&B, Hip-Hop, and a few “old-school” classics. Also, enjoy free food (while supplies last), games, inflatables, face painting, safety information and more. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs! For more information, call 301-203-6000. All ages; FREE
Summer 2017 Amusement Park Tickets Get your discounted amusement park tickets at M-NCPPC facilities in Prince George’s County. Unless otherwise indicated, you may pay with a VISA or MasterCard credit card or cash –no personal checks accepted. All sales are final – no refunds or exchanges. Visit www.pgparks.com for a complete list of amusement parks, ticket prices and ticket sales locations. Please call the location to check ticket availability.
August 27 1 pm Fairwood Park Concert
August 19 (dusk) Watkins Park Movie
August 18 5 pm Watkins Fab Fridays
August 25 5 pm Watkins Fab Fridays
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M-NCPPC is celebrating 90 years of excellence, since 1927! The Department of Parks and Recreation delivers an award winning park system through progressive, innovative leadership and a commitment to the community and the environment in Prince George’s County.
The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities. Register at least a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation. PPC-PR-PAMO5/17
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Attend one of these concerts and pick-up a Whole Foods coupon. On June 22, when you shop at Whole Foods Market Riverdale Park, 5% of their net sales will be donated to the Parks and Recreation Foundation of Prince George’s County! It’s an easy way for you to show your support!
Whole Foods is the official partner of for the following concert series: 39th Annual Montpelier Summer Concert Series Arts on the Waterfront Jazz on the Lawn Shakespeare in the Parks’ As You Like It Summer Concerts at Fairwood Community Park
We have all your grab-n-go needs for any picnic!
Celebrate Summer with Whole Foods Market Riverdale Park!