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E N T E R TA I N M E N T AGRITOURISM Accokeek Foundation National Colonial Farm & Ecosystem Farm 3400 Bryan Point Road Accokeek 20607 301-283-2113 accokeek.org Call or visit website for tours, educational programs and seasonal events.

Alice Ferguson Foundation Hard Bargain Farm Environmental Center

COURTESY OF THE ACCOKEEK FOUNDATION

2001 Bryan Point Road Accokeek 20607 301-292-5665 hardbargainfarm.org Call or visit website for environmental education programs and tour information.

African-American Heritage Day at Accokeek Foundation National Colonial Farm & Ecosystem Farm

Edmonston City Farms

Oxon Hill Farm

4913 Crittenden St. Edmonston 20781 301-288-1125 ecocityfarms.org Call or visit website for class schedule, volunteer and internship opportunities, tour information.

Miller Farms

10140 Piscataway Road Clinton 20735 301-297-9370 (farm market) 301-297-9372 (bakery) millerfarmsclinton.com Call or visit website for market/bakery hours, seasonal events and pick-your-own strawberries.

Montpelier Farms

1720 Crain Highway North Upper Marlboro 20774 410-320-0464 pgcornmaze.com Call or visit website for seasonal events and farmers market.

Old Maryland Farm

301 Watkins Park Drive Upper Marlboro 20774 301-218-6770

pgparks.com Call or visit website for tour information and hours. 6411 Oxon Hill Road Oxon Hill 20745 301-839-1176 nps.gov/oxhi Daily, 8am-4:30pm

Patuxent River 4-H Center

18405 Queen Anne Road Upper Marlboro 20774 301-218-3079 patuxentriver4hcenter.com See website for programs and events.

Patuxent Rural Life Museums

Romano Vineyard & Winery

Golden Leaf Farm, LLC 15715 Bald Eagle School Road Brandywine 20613 301-752-1103 info@romanowinery.com romanowinery.com Tours by appointment only

Tanner’s Enchanted Forest

14300 Baden Westwood Road Brandywine 20613 301-579-2238 tannerstrees.com Weekends, after Thanksgiving until Christmas, 7am-5pm for cut-your-own trees

Villa de Alpacas Farm, LLC

22410 Aquasco Road Aquasco 20608 301-888-2742 marylandalpacafarm.com Visits by appointment

16000 Croom Airport Road Upper Marlboro 20772 301-627-6074 pgparks.com Daily, 8am-dusk; visit website for tours, programs and events.

ART GALLERIES

Queen Anne Farm

39th Street Gallery

18102 Central Ave. Mitchellville 20716 301-249-2427 queenannefarm.com Call or visit website for tours, market hours and seasonal events.

3901 Rhode Island Ave. Second-floor entrance on 39th St. Brentwood 20722 301-864-3860 39thstreetgallery.org Thurs.-Fri., 7-9pm; Sat., 12-4pm

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University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra and Wind Orchestra with Daniel Bernard Roumain. Photo by John Walder, courtesy of the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at UMD. All listings are a sampling of what Prince George’s County offers and may not include every venue or program in each category. All information was gathered by Karen Finucan Clarkson and was deemed current and the time of publication, but is subject to change throughout the year. Please call ahead. 1816580

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E N T E R TA I N M E N T Art at ACP

American Center for Physics One Physics Ellipse College Park 20740 301-209-3000 acp.org/art.html Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm

Bowie State University Art Gallery

City Hall Art Gallery

15 Crescent Road Greenbelt 20770 301-397-2208 www.greenbeltmd.gov/arts Mon.-Sat., 9am-10pm; Sun., 9am-7pm

Brentwood Arts Exchange @ Gateway Arts Center

1214 Cole Student Activities Building University of Maryland College Park 20742 301-314-2615 driskellcenter.umd.edu Mon.-Fri.: 11am-4pm; Wed. until 6pm

c street gallery

David C. Driskell Center

Greenbelt Arts Center Gallery

19 C St. Laurel 20707 cstreetgallery.com Open for events and by appt.

New Deal Café

113 Centerway Greenbelt 20770 301-474-5642 newdealcafe.com Mon., 11am-3pm; Tues.-Thurs., 11am-9pm; Fri.-Sat., 11am-11pm; Sun. 10:30am-8pm

Community Center Gallery

Martin Luther King Communications Building 14000 Jericho Park Road Bowie 20715 301-860-3719 bowiestate.edu Call for hours of operation.

3901 Rhode Island Ave. Brentwood 20722 301-277-2863 arts.pgparks.com Mon.-Fri., 10am-7pm; Sat., 10am-4pm

pgcc.edu Mon.-Thurs., 9am-8pm; Fri. 9am-3pm

Bowie City Hall Building 15901 Excalibur Road Bowie 20715 301-575-5601 cityofbowie.org Mon.-Thur., 8:30am-9:30pm; Fri., 8:30am-5pm; Sat., 9am-12pm

123 Centerway Greenbelt 20768 301-441-8770 greenbeltartscenter.org

Patuxent River 4-H Center Harmony Hall Regional Center Gallery

COURTESY OF PATUXENT RIVER 4-H CENTER

Hollingsworth Art Gallery

10701 Livingston Road Fort Washington 20744 301-203-6070 pgparks.com Mon.-Fri., 8:45am-4:45pm

National Wildlife Visitor Center/Patuxent Research Refuge 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop Laurel 20708 301-497-5763 patuxent.fws.gov

Herman Maril Gallery

Marlboro Gallery

University of Maryland 1309 Art-Sociology Bldg. College Park 20742 301-405-1445 art.umd.edu/hmgallery/info.html Weekdays, 9am-4pm

Prince George’s Community College Marlboro Hall 301 Largo Road Largo 20774 301-322-0965

Prince George’s Arts & Humanities Council

Prince George’s Metro Center 6525 Belcrest Road, Ste. 132 Hyattsville 20782 301-277-1402 princegeorgesartscouncil.org Building hours, Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm for exhibits

Stamp Gallery

1220 Stamp Student Union Adele H. Stamp Student Union University of Maryland College Park 20742 301-314-8493 thestamp.umd.edu Call for exhibits and hours.

The Art Gallery

University of Maryland 1202 Art-Sociology Bldg. College Park 20742 301-405-2763 www.artgallery.umd.edu Mon.-Sat. 11am-4pm

The Montpelier Art Center

9652 Muirkirk Road Laurel 20708 301-377-7800 pgparks.com Daily, 10am-5pm

University of Maryland University College Art Program

UMUC Inn & Conference Center 3501 University Blvd. East Adelphi 20783 301-985-7937 umuc.edu/art Daily, 9am-9pm

WSSC Art Gallery

14501 Sweitzer Lane Laurel 20707 301-206-7123/8953 wsscwater.com Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5pm

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E N T E R TA I N M E N T ATTRACTIONS

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Six Flags America

6505 America Blvd. Hyattsville 20782 301-864-6980 regmovies.com

Bowie 20715 301-809-3089 cityofbowie.org Tues.-Sun., 12-4pm; group tours for 10 or more by appt.

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Billingsley House

National Harbor

Rivertowne Commons Mall 6075 Oxon Hill Road Oxon Hill 20745 301-749-7469 rivertowne12.com

13710 Central Ave. Bowie 20721 301-249-1500 sixflags.com/America

Corporate Offices 137 National Harbor Plaza National Harbor 20745 877-628-5427 nationalharbor.com

MUSEUMS

MOVIE THEATERS

Abraham Hall

Academy Stadium Theaters 6198 Greenbelt Road Greenbelt 20770 301-220-1155 academy8theaters.com

AMC Loews Center Park 8

4001 Powder Mill Road Beltsville 20705 888-262-4386 amcentertainment.com

AMC Magic Johnson Capital Center 12 800 Shoppers Way

COURTESY OF COLLEGE PARK AVIATION MUSEUM

College Park Aviation Museum Largo 20774 301-324-4220 888-262-4386 amcentertainment.com

Hoff Theater

University of Maryland Stamp Student Union College Park 20742

thestamp.umd.edu Visit website for schedule.

P and G Old Greenbelt Theater

129 Centerway Greenbelt 20770 301-474-9744 pandgtheatres.com/greenbelt.asp

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Regal Cinemas Bowie Crossing Stadium 14

15200 Major Lansdale Blvd. Bowie 20716 301-262-9133 regmovies.com

7612 Old Muirkirk Road Beltsville 20705 240-264-3415 pgparks.com Weekdays, 9am-5pm

Belair Mansion

12207 Tulip Grove Drive Bowie 20715 301-809-3089 cityofbowie.org Tues.-Sun., 12-4pm; group tours for 10 or more by appt.

Belair Stable Museum 2835 Belair Drive

6900 Green Landing Road Upper Marlboro 20772 301-627-0730 pgparks.com; pgelegantsettings.com See website for programs, events.

Bowie Heritage and Children’s Museum

Old Town Bowie Welcome Center 8606 Chestnut Ave. Bowie 20715 301-575-2488 cityofbowie.org Tues.-Sun., 10am-4pm

Bowie Train Station Museum

8614 Chestnut Ave. Bowie 20715 301-809-3089 cityofbowie.org Tues.-Sun., 10am-4pm; group tours for 10 or more by appt.

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E N T E R TA I N M E N T College Park Aviation Museum

1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive College Park 20740 301-864-6029 collegeparkaviationmuseum.com Daily, 10am-5pm

Darnall’s Chance House Museum

14800 Governor Oden Bowie Drive Upper Marlboro 20772 301-952-8010 pgparks.com Tues.-Thurs., by appointment; Fri. & Sun., 12-4pm

Dinosaur Park

13200 Mid-Atlantic Blvd. Laurel 20708 301-627-7755 pgparks.com Daily, dawn-dusk; fossil programs, first and third Saturdays of the month, 12-4pm

Dorsey Chapel

10704 Brookland Road Glenn Dale 20769 240-264-3415 pgparks.com Tours by appointment

Fort Washington

13551 Fort Washington Road Fort Washington 20744 301-763-4600 nps.gov/fowa Park open daily, 8am-sunset. Visitor center and historic fort open daily, first Sun. in Apr.-last Sat. in Oct., 9am-5pm; remainder of year, 9am-4:30pm; one Sunday a month Apr.-Oct. features Civil War artillery demonstrations.

Greenbelt Museum

Community Center 15 Crescent Road Film and walking tour by appt. 301-507-6582 (museum exhibits) 240-542-2064 (walking tour) greenbeltmuseum.org

Greenbelt Museum Historic House 10B Crescent Road Greenbelt 20770 301-507-6582 greenbeltmuseum.org Sun., 1-5pm

Howard B. Owens Science Center 9601 Greenbelt Road Lanham 20706

301-918-8750 www1.pgcps.org/howardbowens Planetarium: Second Fri. of each month when schools are in session, 7:30pm; call or check website to confirm monthly second Fri. event and for other programs.

Laurel Museum

817 Main St. Laurel 20707 301-725-7975 laurelmuseum.org Sun.,1-4pm; Wed. & Fri.,10am2pm; John Calder Brennan Research Library, by appointment

Marietta House Museum

5626 Bell Station Road Glenn Dale 20769 301-464-5291 pgparks.com Open by appt.; call for outdoor programs information.

Montpelier Mansion

9650 Muirkirk Road Laurel 20708 301-377-7817 pgparks.com Self-guided tours: Thurs.-Tues., 11am-3pm; guided tours: March-Nov., Sun., on the hour from 12-3pm.

COURTESY OF CITY OF GREENBELT

Greenbelt Museum

Mount Calvert Historical & Archaeological Park

16801 Mount Calvert Road Upper Marlboro 20772 301-627-1286 pgparks.com Museum, Apr.-Oct.: Sat., 10 am4 pm; Sun., 12-4 pm; weekdays by appt. Grounds, year-round: dawn-dusk

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Goddard Visitor Center ICESat Road & Greenbelt Road Greenbelt 20771 301-286-8981 nasa.gov/centers/goddard/ visitor/home/index.html facebook.com/NASAGoddard VisitorCenter Sept.-June: Tues.-Fri.,10am-3pm; Sat.-Sun., 12-4pm; July-Aug., Tues.-Fri., 10am-5pm; Sat.-Sun., 12-4pm

National Agricultural Library

Beltsville Agricultural Research Center 10301 Baltimore Ave. Beltsville 20705 301-504-5755 nal.usda.gov Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-4:30pm; rare and special collections, weekdays, 8:30am-12pm and 1-4pm by appointment

National Archives at College Park

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8601 Adelphi Road College Park 20740 301-837-2000 archives.gov Mon., Tues. & Sat., 9am-5pm; Wed.-Fri., 9am-9pm

National Children’s Museum Launch Zone

Oxon Hill Farm at Oxon Cove Park

National Colonial Farm

Patuxent Rural Life Museums

112 Waterfront St. National Harbor 20745 301-686-0225 ncm.museum Hours change seasonally, call or visit website for details.

6411 Oxon Hill Road Oxon Hill 20745 301-839-1176 nps.gov/oxhi Daily, 8am-4:30pm

3400 Bryan Point Road Accokeek 20607 301-283-2113 accokeek.org Mid-March-mid-Dec.: Tues.-Sun., 10am-4pm; mid-Dec.-mid-March, Sat.-Sun., 10am-4pm; visit website to confirm hours; Ecosystem Farm by appointment

Patuxent River Park 16000 Croom Airport Road Upper Marlboro 20772 301-627-6074 pgparks.com Apr.-Oct., Sat.-Sun., 1-4pm; tours also by appt.

National Museum of Language

7606 Woodyard Road Clinton 20735 301-856-0358 poplarhillonhlk.com Tours by appt.

7100 Baltimore Ave., Ste. 202 College Park 20740 301-864-7071 languagemuseum.org Tues.-Sat., 10am-4 pm; first and third Sun., 1-4 pm

Newton White Mansion

Poplar Hill on His Lordship’s Kindness

Prince George’s African American Museum & Cultural Center

2708 Enterprise Road Mitchellville 20721 301-249-2004 pgparks.com Tours: Mon., 1-4pm; Tues.-Fri., 9am-4pm; appointments advised

3901 Rhode Island Ave. Gallery 110 @ the Gateway Arts Center Brentwood 20722 301-209-0592 pgaamcc.org Tues.-Sat., 10am-5pm

Northampton Plantation Slave Quarters & Archeological Park

Prince George’s Genealogical Library

Lake Overlook Drive, between Water Port Court and Lake Overlook Place Lake Arbor 20721 301-627-1286 pgparks.com Daily, 6am-dusk

12219 Tulip Grove Drive Bowie 20715 301-262-2063 rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdpgcgs First Wed. of month, 10am-1pm; otherwise, Wed., 10am-7pm; last Sat. of month, 1-5 pm by appointment. Free to the public.


E N T E R TA I N M E N T Radio and Television Museum

2608 Mitchellville Road Bowie 20716 301-390-1020 radiohistory.org Fri., 10am-5pm; Sat.-Sun., 1-5pm

Riversdale House Museum

Surratt House Museum

9118 Brandywine Road Clinton 20735 301-868-1121 surratt.org Mid-Jan.-mid-Dec.: Wed.-Fri., 11am-3pm; Sat.-Sun., 12-4pm. Last tour begins 30 minutes before closing.

4811 Riverdale Road Riverdale Park 20737 301-864-0420 pgparks.com Visitor Center and office: Mon.Fri., 9am-5pm; Sun. 12-3:30pm. Tours: Fri.-Sun., every 30 minutes, 12:15-3:15pm; group tours by appointment

University of Maryland College Park 20742 301-405-6555 astro.umd.edu 5th and 20th of each month; Nov.-Apr., 8pm; May-Oct. 9pm

Seabrook Schoolhouse

NIGHTLIFE

6116 Seabrook Road Lanham 20706 301-464-5291 pgparks.com First Fri. of the month, 11am-3pm, and by appt.

Snow Hill Manor

13301 Laurel-Bowie Road Laurel 20708 301-725-6037 pgparks.com Tours by appt.

University of Maryland Observatory

Bobby McKey’s Dueling Piano Bar

172 Fleet St. National Harbor 20745 301-567-1488 bobbymckeys.com

Cadillac Ranch

186 Fleet St. National Harbor 20745 301-839-1100 cadillacranchgroup.com

Calvert House Inn 6211 Baltimore Ave. Riverdale 20737 301-864-5220 calverthouseinn.com

Club Elite

3285 Brinkley Road Temple Hills 20748 301-894-7660 clubelitemd.com

Crossroads Night Club

4103 Baltimore Ave. Bladensburg 20710 301-927-1056 facebook.com/pages/CrossroadsNight-Club/82518039363

Decoy Lounge

7401 Surratts Road Clinton 20735 301-856-4500 colonysouth.com

Half Note Lounge

4881 Glenn Dale Road Bowie 20720 301-809-6683 halfnotelounge.com

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National Children’s Museum Launch Zone

COURTESY OF NATIONAL CHILDREN’S MUSEUM

On Sunday, April 15, at 11:00am, Paul Wilbur in Concert here at the Tabernacle Church. This will be a time of Praise, Worship and dance, featuring the messianic Worship songs of Paul Wilbur. Join us as we sing praises unto the Lord Jesus Christ. Remember to invite and bring your friends to this special event. Everyone is welcome!

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E N T E R TA I N M E N T National Harbor 20745 301-839-0815 mcloonespierhousenh.com

Temple Hills 20748 301-894-3535 thelegendnightclub.com

New Deal Café

Trade Winds

113 Centerway Greenbelt 20770 301-474-5642 newdealcafe.com

Old Bowie Town Grille

8604 Chestnut Ave. Bowie 20715 301-464-8800 oldbowietowngrille.com

Pose Ultra Lounge & Nightclub

Gaylord National 201 Waterfront St. National Harbor 20745 301-965-2000 gaylordhotels.com

Sullivan’s Steakhouse & Beverage Co.

9624 Ft. Meade Road Laurel 20707 301-498-7427 sullivans-steakhouse.com

The Legend Nightclub

3225 Naylor Road

5859 Allentown Way Temple Hills 20748 301-449-1234

PERFORMING ARTS COMPANIES 2nd Star Productions

16500 White Marsh Park Drive Bowie 20715 301-832-4819 2ndstarproductions.com Performances at Bowie Playhouse

Active Cultures Theatre 4411 Underwood St. University Park 20782 301-526-9921 activecultures.org Call or visit website for performance details.

Bowie Community Theatre

P.O. Box 604 Bowie 20718 301-805-0219 bctheatre.com Performances at Bowie Playhouse

Hard Bargain Players

Hard Bargain Farm Amphitheater 2001 Bryan Point Road Accokeek 20706 hbplayersboxoffice@gmail.com hbplayers.org

Laurel Mill Playhouse 508 Main St. Laurel 20707 301-617-9906 laurelmillplayhouse.org

MAD Productions (Music and Drama Club at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center)

Goddard Employee Welfare Association Greenbelt 20771 240-475-8800 madtheater.org Performances at Barney & Bea Recreation Center, 10090 Good Luck Road, Greenbelt 20771

St. Matthew’s Musical Theatre Troupe

14900 Annapolis Road Bowie 20715 facebook.com/pages/StMatthews-Musical-TheatreTroupe/257342279818

Venus Theatre Company 21 C St. Laurel 20707 202-236-4078 venustheatre.org

6016 Princess Garden Parkway New Carrollton 20784 301-937-7458 pglt.org Performances at Bowie Playhouse

16500 White Marsh Park Drive Bowie 20715 301-809-3078 bctheatre.com/playhouse.shtml

Greenbelt Arts Center 123 Centerway Greenbelt 20768 301-441-8770 greenbeltartscenter.org

PERFORMING ARTS FACILITIES Clarice Smith

Performing Arts Center University of Maryland Stadium Drive & Rte. 193 College Park 20742 301-405-7794 claricesmithcenter.umd.edu

15200 Annapolis Road Bowie 20715 301-805-6880 bowiecenter.org

Great performances for the entire family! Saturday, April 14, 11 am GEICO Gecko Series School House Rock Live A pop culture phenomenon comes to the musical stage. Sing along to such beloved School House Rock songs as “Just a Bill,” “Lolly, Lolly, Lolly” and “Conjunction Junction.” Tickets: $6/person; $5/person in groups of 15 or more

9652 Muirkirk Road Laurel 20708 301-377-7800 pgparks.com

Publick Playhouse 5445 Landover Road Cheverly 20784 301-277-1710 pgparks.com

2001 Bryan Point Road Accokeek 20607 301-292-5665 fergusonfoundation.org/hbf/ facilities.shtml#theater

Venus Theatre Play Shack 21 C St. Laurel 20707 202-236-4078 venustheatre.org

Harmony Hall Regional Center

10701 Livingston Road

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RECREATION’S

FRIDAY FAMILY FUN!

Alternating Friday Nights throughout the summer, come on out to Granville Gude Park and enjoy a movie or a concert for the whole family. Bring a blanket or a chair, pack a picnic or grab something at our concession stand and relax for some great lakeside entertainment!

Granville Gude Park Stage 8300 Mulberry Street in Laurel

Children under 13 not admitted without a parent or guardian.

Friday, April 20-Saturday, April 21 Nimbaya! Women Master Drummer of Guinea Dance & Drum Concert, Matinees, and Workshops Formerly called “Amazones,” the world famous women’s drum and dance company return on its first US tour in several years. These brave women break ancient traditions by mastering the arts that for centuries were reserved for men. Tickets: $5-$20. Call 301-277-1710 for performance schedule and ticket prices.

MOVIES AND CONCERTS ARE FREE!

FRIDAY FLICKS OUTDOOR MOVIES - FRIDAYS AT DUSK Refreshments are Available Movies are subject to change prior to viewing date. Call 301-490-3530 or 301-497-NEWS for Movie & Concert schedule/confirmation

JUNE 15 – THE MUPPETS ( PG ) JUNE 29 – THE SMURFS ( PG )

Wednesday, April 25-Sunday April 29 Dallas Black Dance Theatre Dance Concerts, Matinees, Master Classes Celebrating its 35th anniversary, Dallas Black returns to the Publick Playhouse with a fiery new show of contemporary dance. Come and be dazzled by a wondrous mix of modern, jazz, ethnic and spiritual works by famous choreographers. Tickets: $6-$20. Call 301-277-1710 for performance schedule and ticket prices.

JULY 20 – DESPICABLE ME ( PG ) AUGUST 3- PUSS IN BOOTS ( PG )

CONCERTS IN THE PARK Fridays 7:00-9:00p.m.

Enjoy a live band performing on our beautiful covered stage! Be sure to save these dates! JUNE 22: “THE WINSTONS”-LIVE HORN SECTION- 60’S, 70’S, MOTOWN AND DISCO JULY 13: “TOMMY & THE BAHAMAS”- ROCK, BLUES AND BUFFET JULY 27: “LONESOME RYDER” –KICKIN’ COUNTRY ROCK AUGUST 10: “THE ROCKERSONS” -HITS FROM THE 60S, 70S, AND 80S.

Publick Playhouse 5445 Landover Road, Cheverly, MD 20784 1817222

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Joe’s Movement Emporium

3309 Bunker Hill Road Mount Rainier 20712 301-699-1819 joesmovement.org

508 Main St. Laurel 20707 301-617-9906 laurelmillplayhouse.org

Prince George’s Community College Queen Anne Fine Arts Building 301 Largo Road Largo 20774 301-322-0920 pgcc.edu

LAUREL DEPARTMENT

Ft. Washington 20744 301-203-6040 pgparks.com

Laurel Mill Playhouse

Hallam Theatre

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts

Prince George’s Little Theatre

Bowie Playhouse

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RECREATION BASEBALL Bowie Baysox

Prince George’s Stadium 4101 Crain Highway Bowie 20716 301-464-4865 baysox.com

Laurel Golf Center

9801 Ft. Meade Road Laurel 20707 301-725-4646 laurelgolfcenter.com Call or visit website for batting cage hours.

Rocky Gorge Golf Practice Range & Miniature Golf

Route 29 & Old Columbia Road Laurel 20723 301-725-8947 rockygorgegolf.com Batting cages daily, 10am-10pm

BOATING Allen Pond Park

3330 Northview Drive Bowie 20716 301-809-3011 cityofbowie.org Call for details.

Bladensburg Waterfront Park

Queen Anne Canoe Launch

18405 Queen Anne Road Upper Marlboro 20774 pgparks.com 301-627-6074 pgparks.com

4601 Annapolis Road Bladensburg 20710 301-779-0371 pgparks.com Call for summer pontoon boat rides. Daily, sunrise-sunset; visitor’s center, 9am-4pm

BOWLING Capital Plaza Lanes

Clyde Watson Boating Area

17901 Magruder’s Ferry Road Brandywine 20613 301-627-6074 pgparks.com Daily, 8am-dusk

Cosca Regional Park

11000 Thrift Road Clinton 20735 301-868-1397 pgparks.com Daily, 7:30am-sunset Paddle boats, Memorial Day weekend-Nov. 1

Ft. Washington Marina

13600 King Charles Terrace Ft. Washington 20744 301-292-7700 coastal-properties.com/ ftwashington.html

Bowie Baysox baseball

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College Park Lanes

Office: May-Oct: Mon.-Sat., 8:30am-5pm; Sun., 9:30am4:30pm; public ramp always open.

Governor Bridge Natural Area & Canoe Launch 7600 Governor Bridge Road Bowie 20716 301-627-6074 pgparks.com Daily, 8am-dusk

4601 Cooper Lane Hyattsville 20784 301-772-6565 amf.com Mon., 10am-10pm; Tues., 9:30am-10pm; Wed. 10am10pm; Thurs., 10am-10:30pm; Fri., 10am-1am; Sat., 9am-1am; Sun., 10am-10pm

Patuxent River Park

16000 Croom Airport Road Upper Marlboro 20772 301-627-6074 pgparks.com Canoe/kayak rentals at Jug Bay Natural Area, Apr.-Oct., 8:30am3:30pm, reservations required. Park, daily, 8am-dusk; Visitors Center, daily, 8am-4pm

9021 Baltimore Blvd. College Park 20740 301-474-8282 amf.com Mon.-Thurs., 9am-11pm; Fri.Sat., 9am-1am; Sun., 11am-10pm

Laurel Lanes

15013 Baltimore Ave. North Laurel 20707 301-490-6006 amf.com

Mon., 12-11pm; Tues.-Thurs., 9am-11pm; Fri.-Sat., 9am-1am; Sun., 9am-11pm

Marlow Heights Lanes

4717 St. Barnabas Road, SE Temple Hills 20748 301-423-2222 amf.com Mon.-Thurs., 10am-10pm; Fri.-Sat., 10am-1am; Sun., 10am-10pm

Parkland Bowl

5700 Silver Hill Road District Heights 20747 301-735-5800 Call for hours.

Rinaldi’s Riverdale Bowl 6322 Kenilworth Ave. Riverdale 20737 301-864-5940 Call for hours.

CAMPING Cedarville State Forest

10201 Bee Oak Road Brandywine 20613 301-888-1410; 888-432-2267 (camping reservations) dnr.state.md.us Camping, Apr.-Oct.

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DINNER SEVEN NIGHTS A WEEK!

JAPANESE STEAK & SEAFOOD HOUSE

15528 Annapolis Rd.

Bowie, MD

301-352-5939 1815824

3205 Plaza Way

Waldorf, MD

301-870-1666 13487 Baltimore Ave (across from Marlo Furniture)

Laurel, MD

410-813-0044

STRIP STEAK FILET MIGNON CHICKEN SHRIMP SCALLOPS LOBSTER

Sushi Bar Individual Shows At Each Table By Your Own Personal Chef.

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RECREATION Silver Stars Gymnastics

Cherry Hill Park

9800 Cherry Hill Road College Park 20740 301-937-7116 cherryhillpark.com

14201 Woodcliff Ct. Bowie 20720 301-352-5777 gosilverstars.com Open gym: Mon., Tues., & Thurs., 12-1pm & 2-3pm; Wed. & Fri., 10-11am, 12-1pm, 2-3pm. Hours through June 8; call for updated hours.

Cosca Regional Park 11000 Thrift Road Clinton 20735 301-868-1397 pgparks.com

The Little Gym of Clinton 8887 Woodyard Road Clinton 20735 301-877-3002 thelittlegym.com/ClintonMD Call for Friday Parent Survival Nights.

Greenbelt Park

6565 Greenbelt Road Greenbelt 20770 301-344-3948 nps.gov/gree/index.htm

Patuxent River Park

16000 Croom Airport Road Upper Marlboro 20772 301-627-6074 pgparks.com

Watkins Regional Park 301 Watkins Park Drive Upper Marlboro 20774 301-218-6700 pgparks.com

FISHING Allen Pond Park

3330 Northview Drive Bowie 20716 301-809-3011 cityofbowie.org

Bladensburg Waterfront Park

4601 Annapolis Road Bladensburg 20710 301-779-0371 pgparks.com Daily, sunrise-sunset; visitors center, daily, 9 am-4 pm

Cedar Haven Fishing Area

18400 Phyllis Wheatley Blvd. Eagle Harbor 20608 301-627-6074 pgparks.com Daily, 8am-dusk

Cedarville State Forest

10201 Bee Oak Road Brandywine 20613 301-888-1410 dnr.state.md.us Daily, sunrise-sunset

Lake Artemesia

Berwyn Road & 55th Ave. Berwyn Heights 20740 301-627-7755 pgparks.com Daily, sunrise-sunset

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Patuxent Research Refuge 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop Laurel 20708

HORSEBACK RIDING Clay Hill Stables COURTESY OF LAKE PRESIDENTIAL GOLF CLUB

The 8th green at Lake Presidential Golf Club 301-497-5580 patuxent.fws.gov North Tract (Lake Allen, New Marsh, Cattail Pond, Rieve’s Pond, Bailey Bridge Marsh and Little Patuxent River): all year, sunrise-4:30pm. South Tract (Cash Lake): June 10Aug. 31, 6am-8pm; Sept.-Oct., 7am-6:30pm

Queen Anne Fishing Area

18700 Queen Anne Bridge Road Upper Marlboro 20774 301-627-6074 pgparks.com Daily, 8am-dusk

School House Pond

14100 Governor Oden Bowie Drive Upper Marlboro 20772 301-627-7755 pgparks.com Daily, sunrise-sunset

FOOTBALL BSU Bulldogs

Bowie State University 14000 Jericho Park Road Bowie 20715 301-860-4000 bsubulldogs.com

Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex Field House and Outdoor Stadium

8001 Sheriff Road Landover 20785 301-583-2400 pgsportsandlearn.com/track.html Temporarily closed for turf installation; reopening by late April.

University of Maryland Terrapins Byrd Stadium College Park 20742 301-314-7162 umterps.com

Washington Redskins FedEx Field 1600 FedEx Way Landover 20875 301-276-6050 redskins.com

GOLF, MINIATURE Laurel Golf Center

9801 Ft. Meade Road Laurel 20707 301-725-4646 laurelgolfcenter.com Call or visit website for hours.

Rocky Gorge Golf Practice Range & Miniature Golf

Route 29 & Old Columbia Road Laurel 20723 301-725-8947 rockygorgegolf.com Call or visit website for hours.

Watkins Regional Park

301 Watkins Park Drive Upper Marlboro 20774 301-218-6700 pgparks.com May 5-25: Thurs.-Fri., 10am3pm; Sat.-Sun., 12-5pm. May 26-Aug. 26: Tues.-Sat., 10am7pm; Sun. 12-7pm; closed Mon. except May 28 and Sept. 3; closes at 4pm on July 4. Sept. 1-30: Sat., 10am-7pm; Sun., 12-7pm.

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GOLF COURSES, PUBLIC Bowie Golf and Country Club

7420 Laurel-Bowie Road Bowie 20715 301-262-8141 bowiegolf.com Times vary by season. Enterprise Golf Course 2802 Enterprise Road Mitchellville 20721 301-249-2040 pgparks.com Opening time varies by season; closes at dusk.

Glenn Dale Golf Club

11501 Old Prospect Hill Road Glenn Dale 20769 301-262-1166 glenndalegolfclub.com Times vary by season.

Gunpowder Golf Course 14300 Old Gunpowder Road Laurel 20707 301-725-4532 gunpowdergolfcourse.com Times vary by season.

Henson Creek Golf Course

1641 Tucker Road Ft. Washington 20744 301-567-4646 pgparks.com Times vary by season.

Kentland Golf Training Center 2411 Pinebrook Ave. Landover 20785

301-772-2527 pgparks.com Times vary by season.

Lake Presidential Golf Club 3151 Presidential Golf Drive Upper Marlboro 20774 301-298-9999 lakepresidentialgolf.com Times vary by season.

Paint Branch Golf Complex 4690 University Blvd. College Park 20740 301-935-0330 pgparks.com Times vary by season.

University of Maryland Golf Course University Blvd. College Park 20740 301-314-4653 terpgolf.umd.edu Times vary by season.

GYMNASTICS Fairland Sports and Aquatic Complex

13950 Old Gunpowder Road Laurel 20707 301-362-6060 pgparks.com

Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex Gymnastics Center 8001 Sheriff Road Landover 20785 301-583-2400 pgsportsandlearn.com

9911 Old Ardwick-Ardmore Road Springdale 20774 301-773-0444 clayhillstables.com

Hunter Ridge Stables

16301 Mount Calvert Road Upper Marlboro 20772 301-802-1652 hunterridge.biz

Soft Landing Stables LLC

207 Farmington Road Accokeek 20607 703-944-9456 softlandingstables.com

The Show Place Arena and Prince George’s Equestrian Center

14900 Pennsylvania Ave. Upper Marlboro 20772 301-952-7900; 301-952-7999 (events line) showplacearena.com Call or visit website for details.

ICE SKATING Bowie Ice Arena

3330 Northview Drive Bowie 20715 301-809-3090 cityofbowie.org Closed for maintenance May-June; call for hours.

Herbert Wells Ice Rink

5211 Paint Branch Parkway College Park 20740 301-277-3717 pgparks.com /Things_To_Do/Sports/Ice_Skatin g.htm Call for public, freestyle, hockey and broomball session times.


RECREATION Bladensburg Waterfront Park

The Gardens Ice House 13800 Old Gunpowder Road Laurel 20707 301-953-0100 thegardensicehouse. pointstreaksites.com Call for public, freestyle and hockey session times.

4601 Annapolis Road Bladensburg 20710 301-779-0371 pgparks.com Daily, sunrise-sunset; Visitors Center, 9am-4pm

Tucker Road Ice Rink

9020 Commo Road Cheltenham 20623 301-627-7755 pgparks.com Daily, sunrise-sunset

10300 Lemons Bridge Road Bowie 20720 301-627-6074 pgparks.com Daily, 8am-dusk

Governor Bridge Natural Area & Canoe Launch

Piscataway Park

Dinosaur Park

PHOTO COURTESY OF BOWIE STATE SPORTS INFORMATION

Clifton Budd playing for the BSU Bulldogs Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary

11704 Fenno Road Upper Marlboro 20772 301-888-1377 or 301-888-1410 dnr.state.md.us Daily, dawn-dusk. Visitors center: Labor Day-Memorial Day, Sat.Sun., 10am-4pm; Memorial DayLabor Day, daily, 10am-4pm.

Mount Rainier Nature/Recreation Center

4701 31st Place Mount Rainier 20712 301-927-2163 pgparks.com Tues.-Sat., 8:30am-5pm Fields adjacent to nature center are closed for repairs

Patuxent River 4-H Center

7600 Governor Bridge Road Bowie 20716 301-627-6074 pgparks.com Daily, 8am-dusk

18405 Queen Anne Road Upper Marlboro 20774 301-218-3079 pgparks.com Call for hours.

Jug Bay Natural Area

Suitland Bog

Patuxent River Park 16000 Croom Airport Road Upper Marlboro 20772 301-627-6074 pgparks.com Daily, 8am-dusk

16000 Croom Airport Road Upper Marlboro 20772 301-627-6074 pgparks.com Daily, 8am-dusk

Cosca Regional Park

Clearwater Nature Center

6000 Block Suitland Road Suitland 20747 301-627-7755 pgparks.com Call for hours.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Patuxent Research Refuge

National Wildlife Visitor Center 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop Laurel 20708 301-497-5580 patuxent.fws.gov Trails and grounds, daily, sunrise4:30pm; visitor center, daily, 9am-4:30pm; gift shop, daily, 11am-4pm

Watkins Nature Center

301 Watkins Park Drive Upper Marlboro 20774 301-218-6702 pgparks.com Mon.-Sat., 8:30am-5pm; Sun. & holidays, 11am-4pm

PARKS Allen Pond Park

3330 Northview Drive Bowie 20715 301-809-3011 cityofbowie.org

Aquasco Farm

16665 Aquasco Farm Road Aquasco 20608 301-627-6074 pgparks.com Daily, sunrise-sunset

13200 block of Mid-Atlantic Blvd. Laurel 20708 301-627-7755 pgparks.com Daily, sunrise-sunset

Fairland Regional Park

13950 Old Gunpowder Road Laurel 20707 301-953-0222 pgparks.com Daily, sunrise-sunset

3400 Bryan Point Road Accokeek 20607 301-283-2113 nps.gov/pisc Daily, dawn to dusk

Rosaryville State Park

8714 Rosaryville Road Upper Marlboro 20772 301-856-9656 dnr.state.md.us Daily, dawn to dusk

School House Pond

14100 Governor Oden Bowie Drive Upper Marlboro 20772 301-627-7755 pgparks.com Daily, sunrise-sunset

Fort Washington Park

13551 Ft. Washington Road Ft. Washington 20744 301-763-4600 nps.gov/fowa Daily, 8am-sunset

Walker Mill Regional Park

Greenbelt Park

6565 Greenbelt Road Greenbelt 20770 301-344-3948 nps.gov/gree/index.htm Daily, dawn-dusk; ranger station, daily, 8am-3:45pm; park headquarters, Mon.-Fri., 8am-4pm

Lake Artemesia

Berwyn Road & 55th Ave. Berwyn Heights 20740 301-627-7755 pgparks.com Daily, sunrise-sunset

8840 Walker Mill Road District Heights 20747 301-699-2400 pgparks.com Daily, 8am-sunset

Watkins Regional Park 301 Watkins Park Drive Upper Marlboro 20774 301-218-6700 pgparks.com Daily, 8am-sunset

Whitemarsh Park

Mount Calvert Historical and Archaeological Park 16801 Mount Calvert Road Upper Marlboro 20772 301-627-1286

6411 Oxon Hill Road Oxon Hill 20745 301-839-1176 nps.gov/oxhi Daily, 8am-4:30pm

Patuxent River Park

11000 Thrift Road Clinton 20735 301-868-1397 pgparks.com Daily, sunrise-sunset

10201 Bee Oak Road Brandywine 20613 301-888-1410 dnr.state.md.us Daily, sunrise-sunset

Fran Uhler Natural Area

Oxon Cove Park

Cheltenham Wetlands Park

Cedarville State Forest

Colmar Manor Community Park 3700 Bladensburg Road Colmar Manor 20722 301-927-2163 (Mt. Rainier Nature Center) pgparks.com Call for hours.

301 Watkins Park Drive Upper Marlboro 20774 301-218-6770 pgparks.com Tues.-Fri., 9am-4pm; Sat., 9am4:30pm; Sun., 11:30am-4:30pm

10201 Bee Oak Road Brandywine 20613 301-888-1410 dnr.state.md.us

NATURE CENTERS AND NATURAL AREAS

Dueling Creek Natural Area

Old Maryland Farm

Cedarville State Forest

1770 Tucker Road Fort Washington 20744 301-265-1525 pgparks.com /Things_To_Do/Sports/Ice_ Skating.htm Call for public, freestyle, hockey and bumper-car session times.

Cosca Regional Park 11000 Thrift Road Clinton 20735 301-297-4575 pgparks.com Mon.-Sat., 8:30am-5pm; Sun., 11am-4pm. Renovations ongoing; visitors should follow signs to an alternate entrance when main entrance is closed.

pgparks.com Apr.-Oct., Sat., 10am-4pm; Sun., 12-4pm; weekdays by appointment

100 Whitemarsh Park Drive Bowie 20715 301-809-3011 cityofbowie.org

SKATE PARKS Bowie Skate Park

3330 Northview Drive Bowie 20716 301-262-6200 cityofbowie.org Daily, sunrise-sunset for skateboarding and inline skating

Greenbelt Skate Park

99 Centerway Greenbelt 20770 301-397-2200 greenbeltmd.gov Daily, 9am-sunset

Mount Rainier Skate Park

3700 Block 37th St. and Wells Ave. Mount Rainier 20712 301-699-2255 pgparks.com Daily, dawn-dusk

FITNESS CLUBS Allentown Splash, Tennis and Fitness Park 7210 Allentown Road Fort Washington 20744 301-446-6800 pgparks.com Closed as of spring 2012 for renovations.

Anytime Fitness – Brandywine

15904 SE Crain Highway, Ste. D Brandywine 20613 301-782-2240 anytimefitness.com 24-hour access; staff hours: Mon.-Thurs., 9am-1pm and 3-7pm; Fri., 9am-4pm; Sat., 9am-2pm

Anytime Fitness – Clinton 9130 Piscataway Road Clinton 20735 301-868-4560 anytimefitness.com 24-hour access; staff hours: Mon.-Fri., 8am-12pm and 4-8pm; Sat., 9am-1pm

Arena Fitness

5002 Berwyn Road College Park 20740 301-474-3770 arenafitgym.com Call for hours.

LA Fitness Belcrest

2970 Belcrest Center Drive Hyattsville 20782 301-559-5031 lafitness.com Mon.-Thurs., 5:30am-11pm; Fri., 5:30am-10pm; Sat-Sun, 8am-8pm

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RECREATION 301-441-8300 lafitness.com Mon.-Wed., 5:30am-11pm; Thur.-Fri., 5:30am-10pm; Sat.-Sun, 8am-8pm

LA Fitness Hampton Mall 9171 Central Ave. Capitol Heights 20743 301-336-7300 lafitness.com Mon.-Thur., 5:30am-10pm; Fri., 5:30am-8pm; Sat., 8am-6pm; Sun., 8am-5pm

Curves Fort Washington

10737 Indian Head Hwy., Unit 10 Fort Washington 20744 301-203-9200 curves.com Mon.-Fri., 8am-12pm and 4-8pm; Sat., 8am-11am

Curves Glenn Dale

10621 Greenbelt Road, #207 Lanham 20706 301-262-3358 curves.com Mon.-Thur., 7am-12:30pm and 4:30-7:30pm; Fri., 7am-12:30pm and 5-7pm; Sat., 8-11am

Curves Greenbelt

103-A Centerway Greenbelt 20770 301-474-1747 curves.com Mon.-Fri., 6:30am-8pm; Sat., 8am-12pm

Fairland Sports and Aquatic Center

13820/13950 Old Gunpowder Road Laurel 20707 301-362-6060 pgparks.com Mon.-Fri., 6am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 8am-4pm

Fascination Fitness

Suitland Road Plaza 4927 Suitland Road Suitland 20749 301-736-1589 fascinationfitness.com Call for hours.

Fitness 4 Less Bowie

6000 Laurel-Bowie Road Bowie 20715 301-352-0100 fitness4lessgyms.com 24-hour access

Fitness 4 Less Clinton

8821 Woodyard Road Clinton 20735 301-877-4090 fitness4lessgyms.com 24-hour access

Fitness 4 Less Laurel 12647 Laurel-Bowie Road Laurel 20708 301-490-8180 fitness4lessgyms.com 24-hour access

Fitness 4 Less Upper Marlboro 15201 Marlboro Pike Upper Marlboro 20772 301-780-5999 fitness4lessgyms.com 24-hour access

Fitness Evolution

The Mall at Prince Georges 3500 East West Hwy., Ste. 1120 Hyattsville 20782 301-637-6224 fitnessevolution.com Mon.-Thurs., 5am-11pm; Fri., 5am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 7am-7pm

Gold’s Gym Bowie

12510 Fairwood Pkwy. Bowie 20720 301-805-4653 goldsgym.com Mon.-Fri., 5am-11pm; Sat.-Sun., 8am-8pm

Gold’s Gym Greenbelt

6222 Greenbelt Road Greenbelt 20770 301-982-6700 goldsgym.com Mon.-Thurs., 5am-11pm; Fri., 5am-10pm; Sat., 8am-8pm; Sun., 8am-6pm

Gold’s Gym Laurel

3541 Fort Meade Road, Ste. B Laurel 20724 301-490-5050 goldsgym.com Mon.-Fri., 5am-11pm; Sat.-Sun., 8am-8pm

Greenbelt Aquatic and Fitness Center 101 Centerway Greenbelt 20770 301-397-2204 greenbeltmd.gov Mon.-Fri., 6am-10pm; Sat.-Sun., 8am-9pm

No Excuse Workout Fitness Club

5470 St. Barnabas Road Oxon Hill 20745 301-505-2255 noexcuseworkout.net Mon.-Fri., 5am-10pm; Sat., 7am-6pm; Sun., 9am-5pm

Planet Fitness Bowie 6836 Racetrack Road Bowie 20715 301-464-9119 planetfitness.com

Open 24 hours: Mon., 5am-Fri., 9pm; Sat.-Sun., 7am-7pm

Planet Fitness District Heights

5604 Silver Hill Road District Heights 20747 301-278-8004 planetfitness.com Open 24 hours: Mon., 5am-Fri., 9pm; Sat.-Sun., 7am-7pm

Planet Fitness Hyattsville

8509 Landover Road Hyattsville 20785 301-246-2890 planetfitness.com Open 24 hours: Mon., 5am-Fri., 9pm; Sat.-Sun., 7am-7pm

Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex Fitness Center

8001 Sheriff Road Landover 20785 301-583-2400 pgsportsandlearn.com Mon.-Fri., 5am-10pm; Sat., 8am-8pm; Sun., 10am-6pm

Sport Fit Bowie

100 Whitemarsh Park Drive Bowie 20715 301-262-4553 sportfitclubs.com Mon.-Fri., 5am-11pm; Sat.-Sun., 8am-9pm

Sport Fit Laurel Racquet

204 Fort Meade Road Laurel 20707 301-953-1414 sportfitclubs.com Mon.-Fri., 5am-11pm; Sat., 7:30am-7:30pm; Sun., 8:30am-7:30pm

Sport Fit Laurel Fitness and Swim

314 Marshall Ave. Laurel 20707 301-498-3377 sportfitclubs.com Mon.-Thurs., 5:30am-10pm; Fri., 5:30am-9pm; Sat., 8am-5pm; Sun., 9am-5pm

Wellness for Life Fitness Center

The Gardens Ice House, 2nd floor 13800 Old Gunpowder Road Laurel 20707 301-498-6200 wellnessforlifefitnesscenter.com Mon.-Thur., 5am-10pm; Fri., 5am-9pm; Sat., 8am-6pm; Sun., 8am-5pm

World Gym

12746 Old Fort Road Fort Washington 20744 301-292-9000

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worldgym.com Mon.-Thurs., 5-12am; Fri., 5am-10pm; Sat., 6am-6pm; Sun., 8am-3pm

pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/Sports/ Aquatics.htm Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day weekend; call for hours.

YMCA Potomac Overlook

J. Franklyn Bourne (Outdoor) Memorial Pool

10709 Indian Head Hwy. Fort Washington 20744 301-203-2302 ymcadc.org Mon.-Fri., 5:30am-10pm; Sat., 7am-6pm; Sun., 7am-5pm

SWIMMING POOLS, PUBLIC Allentown Splash, Tennis and Fitness Park

6500 Calmos St. Seat Pleasant 20743 301-350-4422 pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/Sports/ Aquatics.htm Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day weekend; call for hours.

Lane Manor Splash Park (Outdoor)

7210 Allentown Road Fort Washington 20744 301-446-6800 pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/Sports/ Aquatics.htm Currently closed for renovations

7601 West Park Drive Hyattsville 20783 301-422-7284 pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/Sports/ Aquatics.htm Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day weekend; call for hours.

Ellen Linson (Outdoor) Swimming Pool

North Barnaby Splash Park (Outdoor)

5211 Paint Branch Pkwy. College Park 20740 301-277-3717 pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/Sports/ Aquatics.htm Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day weekend; call for hours.

Fairland Sports and Aquatic Complex

13820/13950 Old Gunpowder Road Laurel 20707 301-362-6060 pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/Sports/ Aquatics.htm General swim: Mon.-Thurs., 12-6pm and 7:45-9pm; Fri.,12-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 12-4pm. Call or visit website for lap swim and class schedules.

Glenn Dale Splash Park (Outdoor)

11901 Glenn Dale Blvd. Glenn Dale 20769 301-352-8980 pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/Sports/ Aquatics.htm Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day weekend; call for hours.

Greenbelt Aquatic and Fitness Center

101 Centerway Greenbelt 20770 301-397-2204 greenbeltmd.gov Mon.-Fri., 6am-10pm; Sat.-Sun., 8am-9pm

Hamilton Splash Park 3901 Hamilton St. Hyattsville 20781 301-779-8224

5000 Wheeler Road Oxon Hill 20745 301-894-1150 pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/Sports/ Aquatics.htm Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day weekend; call for hours.

Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex Aquatic Center

8001 Sheriff Road Landover 20785 301-583-2400 pgsportsandlearn.com Mon.-Fri., 6am-9pm; Sat., 8am-7pm; Sun., 10am-5pm; call for lap swim, leisure pool, spa and class hours.

Robert I. Bickford Natatorium at Prince George’s Community College

301 Largo Road Largo 20774 301-322-0676 pgcc.edu/visitors/collegeServices/ natatorium Hours vary seasonally; call for lap and general swim hours.

Rollingcrest-Chillum Splash Pool

6122 Sargent Road Chillum 20782 301-853-9115 pgparks.com/ Things_To_Do/Sports/Aquatics.htm General swim: Mon.-Thurs., 4-5:45pm; Fri., 4-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 12-5pm; call for class hours.

Theresa Banks Memorial Pool

Glenarden/Theresa Banks Complex 8615-A McLain Ave. Glenarden 20706 301-772-5515 pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/ Sports/Aquatics.htm Temporarily closed for renovations; call for reopening updates.

TENNIS, PUBLIC Cosca Tennis Bubble

11000 Thrift Road Clinton 20735 301-868-6462 pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/ Sports/Tennis.htm Hours vary by season.

Fairland Tennis Bubble

13950 Old Gunpowder Road Laurel 20707 301-362-6060 pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/ Sports/Tennis.htm Mon.-Fri., 6am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 8am-4pm

Watkins Regional Park Tennis Bubble

301 Watkins Park Drive Upper Marlboro 20774 301-218-6870 pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/ Sports/Tennis.htm Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-11pm; Sat.-Sun., 7am-7pm

TRACK AND FIELD Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex Field House and Outdoor Stadium

8001 Sheriff Road Landover 20785 301-583-2400 pgsportsandlearn.com/track.html Temporarily closed for turf installation; reopening in late April.

TRAP AND SKEET Prince George’s County Trap and Skeet Center

10400 Good Luck Road Glenn Dale 20769 301-577-7178 pgparks.com /Things_To_Do/Sports/Trap_and_ Skeet.htm Fri.-Mon., 10am-5pm; Tues.Thurs., 10am-8:30pm


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Do You Have A Future Fashion Designer at Home? If so, the So, Sew Couture Design Camp is the perfect fit!

INSPIRING THE LOVE OF DANCE Ballet • Tap • Jazz • Modern • Hip Hop • Contemporary Student Performing Company • Preschool thru Adult

SUMMER PROGRAM

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Registration Ongoing Classes Begin In July

Field Trips Weekly workshops Before and after care and Sew much more!

So, Sew Couture Design Camp

Director: Pamela Schrier Artistic Director: Charlene Jackson

13711 Annapolis Road Bowie, MD 20715 Call 202-239-8934 ext. 0100752535 or visit our website at www.sosewcouture.com for more info!

301-249-7430

507 Commerce Dr., Upper Marlboro, MD Only 4 miles south of Walmart

www.danceexpressionsinc.com dance@danceexpressionsinc.com

FULL YEAR PROGRAM Begins in September

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Summer Fun + Summer Learning = Capital Scholars (BEST SUMMER EVER!!!) • Swimming • Exciting Field Trips • Outdoor Fun & Games • Enrichment in Reading, Math & Technology (Computer Lab) • Age-Appropriate Small Group Learning • Well-Trained Educational Staff

Capital Scholars Summer Enrichment Day Camp Offered in two locations:

Bladensburg Community Center 4500 57th Avenue, Bladensburg, MD 20710 301-277-2124; TTY 301-445-4512

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Glenarden Community Center 8615 McLain Avenue, Glenarden, MD 20706 301-772-3151; TTY 301-218-6768

Capital Scholars, Inc. www.capitaIscholars.org

Ages 8 - 14 Three 2 Week Sessions June 18 - June 29 July 2 - July 13 July 16 - July 27

Register online at www.pgparks.com or register in person at Bladensburg or Glenarden Community Centers. (Camp offered in conjunction with the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County.)

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Register for Bishop McNamara Summer Camps Learn - Play - Explore Register today - enrollment is limited! Volleyball Camp Mini Mustang Dance Camp Mustangs Boys Basketball Camp Middle School Mathematicians Camp BMHS Dance Intensive Summer Journalism Camp Speed and Agility Camp Stampede Summer Soccer Camp Lady Mustang Basketball Camp Healthy Living and Nutrition Camp BMHS Dance Team Summer Camp Football Skills Camp Girl’s Lacrosse Camp The Physics of Sports and Superhero’s Mustang Football Camp Financial Education Summer Camp For more information please contact: Bishop McNamara Summer Camps Program Director of Summer Programs: Mike Jones ‘96 301-735-8401 Ext. 211 or jonesm@bmhs.org Or visit our website www.bmhs.org

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www.sugarsuitekids.com 6111 High Bridge Road, Bowie, MD 20720

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HOTELS & BANQUET VENUES BANQUET FACILITIES Adelphi Mill

8402 Riggs Road Adelphi 20783 301-699-2400 pgparks.com/places/ elegantsettings.html

Aloft Washington National Harbor 156 Waterfront St. National Harbor 20745 301-749-9000 aloftnationalharbor.com

Belair Mansion

12207 Tulip Grove Drive Bowie 20715 301-575-2488 cityofbowie.org Not available for rentals until Aug.

Best Western Capital Beltway

5910 Princess Garden Parkway Lanham 20706 301-459-1000 bestwestern.com

Billingsley House Museum 6900 Green Landing Road

Upper Marlboro 20772 301-627-0730 pgparks.com/places/ elegantsettings.html

Bobby McKey’s Dueling Piano Bar

172 Fleet St. National Harbor 20745 301-567-1488 bobbymckeys.com

Bond 45

149 Waterfront St. National Harbor 20745 301-839-1445 bond45.com

Cadillac Ranch

186 Fleet St. National Harbor 20745 301-839-1100 cadillacranchgroup.com

Camelot by Martin’s Inc.

13905 Central Ave. Upper Marlboro 20774 301-249-0411 martinscaterers.com

Cherry Hill Park Conference Center 9800 Cherry Hill Road

Dorsey Chapel

College Park 20740 301-937-7116 cherryhillpark.com

Laurel 20707 301-206-2600 comfortsuites.com

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Courtyard New Carrollton Landover

University of Maryland College Park 20742 301-405-7794 claricesmithcenter.umd.edu

Clarion Inn College Park

8601 Baltimore Ave. College Park 20740 301-474-2800 www.clarionhotel.com

Colony South Hotel & Conference Center 7401 Surratts Road Clinton 20735 301-856-4500 colonysouth.com

Comfort Inn Hotel and Conference Center 4500 Crain Highway Bowie 20716 301-464-0089 bowiemdhotel.com

Comfort Suites Laurel Lakes 14402 Laurel Place

8330 Corporate Drive Landover 20785 301-577-3373 marriott.com

Crescent Cities Jaycees Foundation 6907 Oxon Hill Road Oxon Hill 20745 301-567-7076 jayceesfoundation.org

Cross Creek Golf Club

12800 Bay Hill Drive Beltsville 20705 301-595-8901 crosscreekgolfclub.net

Darnall’s Chance

14800 Governor Oden Bowie Drive Upper Marlboro 20772 301-952-8010 pgparks.com/places/ elegantsettings.html Patio events only

10704 Brookland Road Glenn Dale 20769 240-264-3415 pgparks.com/places/ elegantsettings.html

Fish Market Restaurant 7611 Old Branch Ave. Clinton 20735 301-599-7900 fishmarketmd.com

Foster’s at National Harbor Waterfront National Harbor 20745 877-404-3255 fostersclambakedc.com

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center 201 Waterfront St. National Harbor 20745 301-965-2000 gaylordhotels.com

Greenbelt Marriott 6400 Ivy Lane Greenbelt 20770 301-441-3700 marriott.com

Hampton Inn & Suites National Harbor/Alexandria Area 250 Waterfront St. National Harbor 20745 301-567-3531 hamptoninn.hilton.com

Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/Greenbelt

7810 Walker Drive Greenbelt 20770 301-474-7400 hiltongardeninn.hilton.com

Holiday Inn College Park

10000 Baltimore Ave. College Park 20740 301-345-6700 holidayinn.com

Holiday Inn Laurel-West 15101 Sweitzer Lane Laurel 20707 301-776-5300 holidayinn.com

La Fontaine Bleue 7963 Annapolis Road Lanham 20706 301-731-4333 lafontainebleue.com

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HOTELS & BANQUET VENUES MadlyLiving

11961 Autumnwood Lane Fort Washington 20744 301-292-9008 madlyliving.com

Martin’s Crosswinds

7400 Greenway Center Drive Greenbelt 20770 301-474-8500 martinscaterers.com

McCormick & Schmick’s Harborside at National Harbor 145 National Plaza Oxon Hill 20745 301-567-6925 mccormickandschmicks.com

McLoone’s Pier House 141 National Plaza National Harbor 20745 301-839-0815 mcloonespierhousenh.com

Montpelier Mansion

9650 Muirkirk Road Laurel 20708 301-377-7817 pgparks.com/places/ elegantsettings.html

Mount Airy Mansion Rosaryville State Park 8714 Rosaryville Road Upper Marlboro 20772 301-856-9656 mountairymansion.org

National Golf Club

300 St. Andrews Drive Fort Washington 20744 301-292-1100 nationalgolfclubusa.com

Newton White Mansion

Poplar Hill on His Lordship’s Kindness

Sheraton Washington North Hotel

Prince George’s Ballroom

Snow Hill Manor

7606 Woodyard Road Clinton 20735 301-856-0358 poplarhillonhlk.com 2411 Pinebrook Ave. Landover 20785 301-341-7439 pgparks.com/places/ elegantsettings.html

Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex 8001 Sheriff Road Landover 20785 301-583-2400 pgsportsandlearn.com

Prince George’s Stadium Bowie Baysox Baseball Group Outings 4101 Crain Highway. Bowie 20716 301-805-6000 baysox.com

Public House

199 Fleet St. National Harbor 20745 240-493-6120 publichousenationalharbor.com

Red Sky Steak & Fish House 14707 Baltimore Ave. Laurel 20707 301-604-2144 redskylaurel.com

Residence Inn National Harbor Washington, DC 192 Waterfront St. National Harbor 20745 301-749-4755 marriott.com

2708 Enterprise Road Mitchellville 20721 301-249-2004 pgparks.com/places/ elegantsettings.html

Rip’s Country Inn

Oxon Hill Manor

Riversdale

6901 Oxon Hill Road Oxon Hill 20745 301-839-7782 pgparks.com/places/ elegantsettings.html

Patuxent River 4-H Center

18405 Queen Anne Road Upper Marlboro 20774 301-218-3079 patuxentriver4hcenter.com

Patuxent Greens Golf Club 14415 Greenview Drive Laurel 20708 301-776-5533 patuxentgolf.com

3809 N. Crain Highway. Bowie 20716 301-805-5901 ripscountryvillage.com 4811 Riverdale Road Riverdale Park 20737 301-864-0420 pgparks.com/places/ elegantsettings.html

Rosa Mexicano

153 Waterfront St. National Harbor 20745 301-567-1005 rosamexicano.com

Satin Dolls Banquet Hall 603 Cady Drive Fort Washington 20744 301-248-5479 thesatindollsbanquethall.com

4095 Powder Mill Road Beltsville 20705 301-937-4422 starwoodhotels.com

13301 Laurel-Bowie Road Laurel 20708 301-725-6037 pgparks.com/places/ elegantsettings.html

Thai Pavilion

151 American Way National Harbor 20745 301-749-2022 thaipavilionnationalharbor.com

The Carolina Kitchen Bar & Grill 6501 America Blvd. Hyattsville 20782 301-927-2929 thecarolinakitchen.com

The Lodge at Marlboro

Fraternal Order of Police, Prince George’s County, Lodge 89 2905 Old Largo Road Upper Marlboro 20772 301-952-7684 fop89.org

The Marriott Inn & Conference Center

University of Maryland University College 3501 University Blvd. East Hyattsville 20783 301-985-7300 marriott.com

The Mirage Hall 2

1401 University Blvd. East Hyattsville 20783 301-431-0026 www.maudris.com

The Piers

165 Waterfront St. National Harbor 20745 301-203-4180 thesunsetroomnh.com

The Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center

University of Maryland College Park 20742 301-405-9756 riggs.umd.edu

The Show Place Arena and Prince George’s Equestrian Center 14900 Pennsylvania Ave. Upper Marlboro 20772 301-952-7900 showplacearena.com

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The Sunset Room

137 National Plaza National Harbor 20745 301-203-4180 thesunsetroomnh.com

The Villa

4060 Powder Mill Road Calverton 20705 301-572-7744 cateringbyuptown.com

Treetops

8181 Professional Place Hyattsville 20785 888-334-1535 treetopsmaryland.com

Uniqek Banquet Hall

3130 Branch Ave. Temple Hills 20748 301-630-0772 uniqekentertainment.freeservers.com

University of Maryland Conferences & Visitor Services

4321 Hartwick Road, Ste. 500 College Park 20740 301-314-7884 cvs.umd.edu

Westin Washington National Harbor

171 Waterfront St. National Harbor 20745 301-567-3999 westin.com/NationalHarbor

HOTELS Aloft Washington National Harbor

Colony South Hotel & Conference Center 7401 Surratts Road Clinton 20735 301-856-4500 colonysouth.com

Comfort Inn

6363 Oxon Hill Road Oxon Hill 20745 301-839-0001 comfortinn.com

Comfort Inn Capital Beltway/I-95 North 4050 Powder Mill Road Beltsville 20705 301-572-7100 comfortinn.com

Comfort Inn Hotel and Conference Center

4500 Crain Highway Bowie 20716 301-464-0089 bowiemdhotel.com

Comfort Inn at Joint Base Andrews 7979 Malcolm Road Clinton 20735 301-856-5200 comfortinnclinton.com

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson 4950 Mercedes Blvd. Camp Springs 20746 240-492-1070 countryinns.com

Comfort Inn & Suites Near University of Maryland

Days Inn College Park 9137 Baltimore Blvd. College Park 20740 301-345-5000 daysinn.com

Days Inn and Suites Laurel/Fort Meade 9860 Washington Blvd. Laurel 20723 301-725-0769 daysinn.com

Econo Lodge Andrews AFB

7851 Malcolm Road Clinton 20735 301-856-2800 econolodge.com

Executive Inn & Suites

2901 Crain Highway Upper Marlboro 20774 301-627-3969 executiveinnandsuitesmd.com

Extended Stay America Washington, DC – Landover

9401 Largo Drive W. Landover 20774 301-333-9139 extendedstayamerica.com

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center 201 Waterfront St. National Harbor 20745 301-965-2000 gaylordhotels.com

Greenbelt Courtyard

9020 Baltimore Ave. College Park 20740 301-441-8110 comfortinncollegepark.com

6301 Golden Triangle Drive Greenbelt 20770 301-441-3311 marriott.com

Comfort Suites Laurel Lakes

Greenbelt Marriott

Country Inn & Suites

Hampton Inn Bowie

Budget Inn Temple Hills

8850 Hampton Mall Drive N. Capitol Heights 20743 301-350-8088 countryinns.com

Clarion Hotel

Courtyard New Carrollton Landover

Hampton Inn College Park

Clarion Inn and Fundome – College Park

Days Inn Camp Springs

156 Waterfront St. National Harbor 20745 301-749-9000 aloftnationalharbor.com

Best Western Capital Beltway

5910 Princess Garden Parkway Lanham 20706 301-459-1000 bestwestern.com 3131 Branch Ave. Temple Hills 20748 301-894-3600

6400 Oxon Hill Road Oxon Hill 20745 301-749-9400 clarionhotel.com

8601 Baltimore Blvd. College Park 20740 301-474-2800 collegeparkinn.com

14402 Laurel Place Laurel 20707 301-206-2600 comfortsuites.com

8330 Corporate Drive Landover 20785 301-577-3373 marriott.com 5151 Allentown Road Camp Springs 20746 301-899-7700 daysinn.com

6400 Ivy Lane Greenbelt 20770 301-441-3700 marriott.com

15202 Major Lansdale Blvd. Bowie 20716 301-809-1800 hamptoninn.com

9670 Baltimore Ave. College Park 20740 301-345-2200 hamptoninn.com

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PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY

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HOTELS Knights Inn Laurel

Hampton Inn & Suites National Harbor

3380 Fort Meade Road Laurel 20724 301-498-5553 knightsinn.com

250 Waterfront St. National Harbor 20745 301-567-3531 hamptoninn.hilton.com

The Marriott Inn & Conference Center

Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/Greenbelt

University of Maryland University College 3501 University Blvd. East Hyattsville 20783 301-985-7300 marriott.com

7810 Walker Drive Greenbelt 20770 301-474-7400 hiltongardeninn.hilton.com

Holiday Inn College Park

Marriott TownePlace Suites Clinton at Joint Base Andrews

10000 Baltimore Ave. College Park 20740 301-345-6700 holidayinn.com

Holiday Inn Express – Largo 9101 Basil Ct. Largo 20774 301-636-6090 hiexpress.com

7800 Ferry Ave. Clinton 20735 301-856-2266 marriott.com

Quality Inn

4783 Allentown Road Camp Springs 20746 301-420-2800 qualityinn.com

Holiday Inn Express Washington DC/BW Parkway

Quality Inn & Suites

6205 Annapolis Road Hyattsville 20784 301-322-6000 holidayinn.com

One Second St. Laurel 20707 301-725-8800 qualityinnlaurel.com

Holiday Inn Express Washington DC EastAndrews AFB

Quality Inn & SuitesCollege Park

7200 Baltimore Ave. College Park 20740 301-276-1000 qualityinn.com

5001 Mercedes Blvd. Camp Springs 20746 301-423-2323 hiexpress.com

Radisson Hotel Largo

Holiday Inn Greenbelt

7200 Hanover Drive Greenbelt 20770 301-982-7000 holidayinn.com

9100 Basil Ct. Largo 20774 301-773-0700 radisson.com

Holiday Inn Laurel West

Ramada Limited College Park

15101 Sweitzer Lane Laurel 20707 301-776-5300 holidayinn.com

9113 Baltimore Ave. College Park 20740 301-345-4900 ramada.com

Residence Inn by Marriott Greenbelt

6320 Golden Triangle Drive Greenbelt 20770 301-982-1600 marriott.com

Residence Inn Washington DC-National Harbor

192 Waterfront St. National Harbor 20745 301-749-4755 marriott.com

Sheraton Washington North Hotel 4095 Powder Mill Road Beltsville 20705 301-937-4422 starwoodhotels.com

Sleep Inn & Suites

9400 Marlboro Pike Upper Marlboro 20772 301-599-9400 sleepinn.com

Super 8 Camp Springs/ Andrews AFB DC Area

5151 Allentown Road Camp Springs 20746 301-702-0099 super8.com

TownePlace Suites Bowie Town Center

3700 Town Center Blvd. Bowie 20716 301-262-8045 marriott.com

Westin Washington National Harbor

171 Waterfront St. National Harbor 20745 301-567-3999 starwoodhotels.com

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S PR I N G E V E N T S APRIL Montpelier Spring Jazz Series

Apr. 13 & 20, 8pm Montpelier Arts Center 9652 Muirkirk Road Laurel 20708 301-377-7800 pgparks.com

April Showers Bring Meteor Showers

Montpelier Folk & Blues Series

Fridays, Apr. 27-June 1, 8pm Montpelier Arts Center 9652 Muirkirk Road Laurel 20708 301-377-7800 pgparks.com

75th Anniversary Symposium: Sustaining Greenbelt’s Legacy

Apr. 13, 7:30-9pm Howard B. Owens Science Center 9601 Greenbelt Road Lanham 20706 301-918-8750 www1.pgcps.org/howardbowens

Apr. 27-28, Fri., 9:30am-5:30pm; Sat., 9:30am-12pm Greenbelt Community Center 15 Crescent Road Greenbelt 20770 240-542-2058 greenbeltmd.gov

24th Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

Maryland Day: Explore Our World

Apr. 14, 9am-12pm The Accokeek Foundation 3400 Bryan Point Road Accokeek 20607 301-283-2113 accokeek.org

John Wilkes Booth Escape Route Tours Apr. 14, 21, 28 and May 5, 12-hour tour, 7:30am-7:30pm Surratt House Museum 9118 Brandywine Road Clinton 20735 301-868-1121 pgparks.com

Weed Warrior Invasive Removal

Apr. 20, 1-3pm; ages 13 and up North Tract/Patuxent Research Refuge Bald Eagle Drive Laurel 20708 301-497-5763 patuxent.fws.gov

School Yard Habitat Spring Cleanup

Apr. 21, 9am-12pm; ages 10 and up; bring own gloves National Wildlife Visitor Center/Patuxent Research Refuge 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop Laurel 20708 301-497-5763 patuxent.fws.gov

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Opening Reception: A Night in Bollywood Apr. 26, 7pm Newton White Mansion 2708 Enterprise Road Mitchellville 20721 301-249-2004 pgparks.com

Apr. 28, 10am-4pm University of Maryland College Park 20742 marylandday.umd.edu

16th Annual Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Tea and the Arts Apr. 28, 10am-4pm Montpelier Mansion 9650 Muirkirk Road Laurel 20708 301-377-7817 pgparks.com

MAY Metrodash

May 5 National Harbor Harborview Ave. at Oxon Hill Road National Harbor 20745 1-877-NATL-HBR nationalharbor.com, metrodash.com/washington-dc

Hillcrest/Marlow Heights Community Day

May 5, 9:30am-3pm Hillcrest Heights Community Center 2300 Oxon Run Drive Temple Hills 20748 301-505-0896 pgparks.com

13th Annual Harlem Renaissance Festival

May 5, 10am-7pm The Columbia Park/Kentland Community Center 2411 Pinebrook Ave. Landover 20785 301-386-2278 pghrf.org/festival

Pirate Fest

May 5, 11am-4pm Darnall’s Chance House Museum

14800 Governor Oden Bowie Drive Upper Marlboro 20772 301-952-8010 pgparks.com

Catwalk Classic Fashion Show

May 5, 5pm The Show Place Arena 14900 Pennsylvania Ave. Upper Marlboro 20772 301-952-7999 showplacearena.com

5th Annual Wine & Food Festival

May 5-6, 1-6pm 137 National Plaza National Harbor 20745 1-877-NATL-HBR wineandfoodnh.com; nationalharbor.com

Langley Park Day

May 6, 12-4pm Langley Park Community Center 1500 Merrimac Drive Langley Park 20783 301- 445-4508 pgparks.com

May Festival

May 6, 1-4pm Bostwick 3901 48th St. Bladensburg 20710 301-887-0777 marylandmilestones.org

36th Annual Marlborough Day & Parade May 12, 10am-5pm Main St. & Governor Oden Bowie Drive Upper Marlboro 20774 301-952-9575 marlboroughday.org

Children’s Day at Piscataway Park

May 12, 10am-4pm 3400 Bryan Point Road Accokeek 20607 301-283-2113 accokeek.org

Egg Drop Contest

May 12, 1-3pm, preregistration required College Park Aviation Museum 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Drive College Park 20740 301-864-6029 collegeparkaviationmuseum.com

FLW Fishing Tournament

May 17-19, Takeoff daily at 8am; weigh-in daily at 5:30pm National Harbor Marina National Harbor 20745 301-749-1582 nationalharbor.com,flwoutdoors.com


S PR I N G E V E N T S 7th Annual Rivers to Rockets Bike Rally

May 19, 8:30am-1pm Bladensburg Waterfront Park 4601 Annapolis Road Bladensburg 20710 301-887-0777 marylandmilestones.org

A-MAY-ZING Animal Fest May 19, 12-4pm Bladensburg Waterfront Park 4601 Annapolis Road Bladensburg 20710 301-779-0371 pgparks.com

Joint Services Open House & Air Show

May 18-20, 8am-5pm; Fri.: DOD cardholders and school groups only Joint Base Andrews Camp Springs 20762 240-612-4430 jsoh.org

Festival of Nations

May 20, 12-5pm Tucker Road Athletic Complex 1770 Tucker Road Fort Washington 20774 301-203-6000 pgparks.com

Bowie Heritage Day

May 20, 12-4pm Belair Stable/Belair Mansion 12207 Tulip Grove Drive Bowie 20715 301-809-3089 cityofbowie.org

Friday Night Movies at the Park

May 25, Dusk-9:30pm Bladensburg Waterfront Park 4601 Annapolis Road Bladensburg 20710 301-779-0371 pgparks.com

Free Movies on the Potomac

Fri. (Date Night) & Sun. (Family Night), May 25-Sept. 28, Sunset National Harbor Plaza National Harbor 20745 1-877-NATL-HBR nationalharbor.com

85th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee

May 27-June 1 Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center 201 Waterfront St. National Harbor 20745

301-965-2000 gaylordhotels.com spellingbee.com

JUNE Piscataway Park Paint Out June 2, Dawn-dusk The Accokeek Foundation 3400 Bryan Point Road Accokeek 20607 301-283-2113 accokeek.org

Family Fun Time

1770 Tucker Road Fort Washington 20744 301-627-2828 pgparks.com/Beltway_BBQ

June 10, 4-6pm Montpelier Mansion 9650 Muirkirk Road Laurel 20708 301-377-7817 pgparks.com

Arts on the Waterfront 2012 Summer Concert Series

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

Bowiefest

June 3-Aug. 12, 6-7:30pm Bladensburg Waterfront Park 4601 Annapolis Road Bladensburg 20710 301-779-0371 pgparks.com

Caribbean Heritage Festival

June 9-10, Sat., 11am; Sun., 12pm Riversdale House Museum 4811 Riverdale Road Riverdale Park 20737 301-864-0420 pgparks.com

June 2, 11am-6pm Allen Pond Park 3330 Northview Drive Bowie 20716 301-809-3011 cityofbowie.org June 2, 11am-7pm Bladensburg Waterfront Park 4601 Annapolis Road Bladensburg 20710 301-779-0371 pgparks.com

Beltway BBQ Showdown with Chuck Brown

June 2, 12-5pm Tucker Road Athletic Complex

Rome at Riversdale

Kids’ Fishing Day

June 9, 8:30am-12pm U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Patuxent Research Refuge 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop Laurel 20708 301-497-5580 patuxent.fws.gov

June 15-16, Fri., 6-10pm; Sat., 2-6pm 137 National Plaza National Harbor 20745 877-628-5427 beerandbourbon.com nationalharbor.com

POPS on the Potomac June 16 & 23, 7-9:30pm National Harbor 137 National Plaza National Harbor 20745 1-877-NATL-HBR nationalharbor.com

Festival Latino

June 17, 10:30am-8pm Six Flags America Central Ave. Upper Marlboro 20774 301-249-1500 sixflags.com/America

Father’s Day Tour

June 17, 12:15pm Riversdale House Museum 4811 Riverdale Road Riverdale Park 20737 301-864-0420

Father’s Day Tours

June 17, 12-4pm Darnall’s Chance House Museum 14800 Governor Oden Bowie Drive Upper Marlboro 20772 301-952-8010 pgparks.com

Summer Days at the National Colonial Farm June 26-29, 10am-3pm The Accokeek Foundation 3400 Bryan Point Road Accokeek 20607 301-283-2113 accokeek.org

Uncle Sam Jam

June 30, 2-10pm National Harbor 137 National Plaza National Harbor 20745 1-877-NATL-HBR nationalharbor.com

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