Prince George’s County village calendar, Sept. 24-30, 2015
September 24, 2015 - garden totes
Preschool open house Tour a hothouse propagandize and kindergarten propagandize and learn about a play-based curriculum for ages 2-5. 9 a.m.-noon, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, College Park Nursery School and Kindergarten, 4512 College Ave., College Park. 301-864-5355. www.cpnsk.com. Free.
Trip to Sideling Hill A naturalist leads a day outing to Western Maryland for a geology and story lesson. Participants can lunch on their possess during Buddy Lou’s Eats Drinks and Antiques. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Watkins Nature Center, 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro. 301-218-6760. www.pgparks.com. $24, residents of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties $20. Reservations required.
STEM for families Children ages 5-12 and their families are invited to dump in for hands-on experiments and activities in science, technology, engineering and math. 4 p.m. Largo-Kettering Library, 9601 Capital Lane, Largo. 301-336-4044. Free.
Bipolar support group Sponsored by a National Alliance on Mental Illness. 6-8 p.m. Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. 410-867-7927. Free, registration required.
Beautification awards ceremony The 20th Annual Beautification Awards Ceremony recognizes Bowie residents, businesses and organizations that keep their spaces attractive. 7 p.m. Bowie City Hall, 15901 Excalibur Rd., Bowie. Free.
Family-to-family preparation course The National Alliance on Mental Illness sponsors this module for those with critical mental illness and their caregivers to learn about a several disorders and caring options. Thursdays from 7-9:30 p.m., by Dec. 17. Classes hold in New Carrollton. Must register for plcae information. 301-429-0970. www.namipgc.org. Free, registration required.
“Forsaken Angels” Wolf Pack Theatre Company closes this adult play that follows a lives of 3 immature people held adult in passionate trafficking. Friday and Saturday during 8 p.m. Closes Sunday during 2 p.m. Greenbelt Arts Center, 123 Centerway, Greenbelt. 301-441-8770. www.greenbeltartscenter.org. $20; seniors, students and infantry $16.
Flu shot clinic For seniors with Medicare Part B. 9 a.m.-noon, Bowie Senior Center, 14900 Health Center Dr., Bowie. 301-262-6200. Free.
The Lightning Thief An educational theatre opening that introduces students in grades 2-6 to a characters from Percy Jackson’s Greek Mythology textbook. Closes Friday. Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. 301-277-1710. arts.pgparks.com. $8.
Green your business workshop Bowie’s Green Team and a Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce unite this eventuality to learn about a Green Bowie Business Certificate program. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Bowie City Hall, Room 243, 15901 Excalibur Rd., Bowie. Free.
Harvest moon hike A guided travel for age 6 and comparison to find nightly creatures. 7-9 p.m. Watkins Nature Center, 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro. 301-218-6760. www.pgparks.com. $3, registration required.
“Once Upon a Mattress” Closing weekend for a remixed chronicle of a classical story of a Princess and a Pea. Friday and Saturday during 8 p.m. Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Dr., Bowie. 301-937-7458. www.pglt.org. $20, seniors and students $15.
Community yard sale Shop new and used electronics, domicile items, furniture, toys, games, clothing, and more. Food also available. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. St. Barnabus Episcopal/Anglican Church, 14111 Oak Grove Rd., Upper Marlboro. 301-249-5708. stbarnabas.net. Free.
Fall plant sale Shop live plants, including natives, perennials and pollinator attracting plants. Proceeds will advantage Bowie schools and other internal programs. 8 a.m.-noon, Bowie Library, parking lot, 15210 Annapolis Rd., Bowie. 301-262-7000. www.pgcmls.info. Free.
Northridge village yard sale Shop kindly used items. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Soccer margin during a dilemma of Quiet Owl Lane and Quill Point Drive, Bowie. 301-922-3440. Free.
Birding in a Americas A guided bird travel and naturalist speak to learn about a journeys of internal birds. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Lake Artemesia Natural Area, Berwyn Road and Ballew Avenue, Berwyn Heights. 301-446-3400. www.pgaudubon.org.
Future of Film conference Participants will learn about film and digital media art and entrepreneurship opportunities accessible in a Gateway Arts District, see a curated muster of internal artists, attend in workshops, and network. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. University of Maryland, Hornbake Library, (use north opening from Courtyard), Campus Drive, College Park. 202-230-7486. futureoffilm2015.eventbrite.com. $35.
Microsoft Word 2010 class Participants will learn to compose, modify, format, save and imitation documents. 9:30 a.m. Hillcrest Heights Library, 2398 Iverson St., Temple Hills. 301-630-4900. www.pgcmls.info. Free, registration required.
National Harbor farmer’s market Last possibility to emporium uninformed produce, baked goods, flowers, and anniversary displays from Miller Farms of Clinton. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closes Sunday. National Harbor, 150 National Plaza, National Harbor. 877-628-5427. www.nationalharbor.com/events. Free.
Prescription drug take behind event Drop off lapsed and neglected over-the-counter and medication drugs for protected disposal. Sponsored by a Bowie Police Department and a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Bowie Police Department, 15901 Excalibur Rd. 301-575-2480. Free.
Quilting class For all ability levels, move half a yard of fabric in dim and light colors. 10 a.m. Surratts-Clinton Library, 9400 Piscataway Rd., Clinton. 301-868-9200. www.pgcmls.info. Free.
Sewing workshop Make a receptacle bag by palm to take home. 10 a.m.-noon, Old Parish House, 4711 Knox Rd., College Park. 301-927-3013. www.cpae.org. $10, registration requested.
Town gymnasium meeting The Prince George’s Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority hosts this row contention on a predicament of internal immature organisation of color. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Prince George’s Community College, Largo Student Center, initial floor, Rennie forum, 301 Largo Rd., Largo. 240-381-0622. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.pgcacdst.org. Free.
Wildflower walk A guided train debate of a retreat with stops to demeanour during late summer blooms. 10 a.m.-noon, Patuxent Research Refuge, North Tract, Route 198 between a Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Route 32, Laurel. 301-497-5887. www.fws.gov/refuge/patuxent. Free, registration required. Donations welcome.
Movin’ and Groovin’ with Bridgette and Dawn A puppet uncover with music, dancing and assembly participation. 11 a.m. Bowie Center for a Performing Arts, 15200 Annapolis Rd., Bowie. 301-805-9566. www.bowiecenter.org. $10.
Celebrate Baden day Live performances, bake and book sales, children’s activities, vendors and more. Noon-5 p.m. Baden Community Center, 13601 Baden-Westwood Rd., Brandywine. 301-888-1500. Free.
Rochambeau’s Mar commemoration Reenactors, kids’ games, 18th-century marketplace, sewing round and story fun. Noon-4 p.m. Belair Mansion, 12207 Tulip Grove Dr., Bowie. 301-809-3089. www.cityofbowie.org/museum. Free.
Instruments of healing Basic instrument instruction, organisation jamming and sing-alongs for those with behavioral health issues. 12:30-3 p.m. On Our Own of Prince George’s County, 10007 Rhode Island Ave., College Park. 301-699-8939. www.onourownpg.org. Free, registration required.
Fighting for Freedom Stories of African Americans who fought on both sides during a War of 1812, including a exile slaves who assimilated a British and gained leisure in Canada. 1-2 p.m. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. 301-779-0371. Free.
Read to Rover A reading module for ages 5-12 to review to a lerned therapy dog. 1:30 p.m. Laurel Library Temporary Branch, 8101 Sandy Spring Rd., Laurel. 301-776-6790. www.pgcmls.info. Free, registration required.
Finding your chronological and ancestral roots The Prince George’s African American Museum Cultural Center sponsors this seminar to offer a step-by-step beam to successfully formulation a family reunion. 2-3:30 p.m. Largo-Kettering Library, 9601 Capital Lane, Largo. 301-809-0440. www.pgaamcc.org. Free, registration required.
In a Hands of a Enemy: POWs in Vietnam Rick Ruth, highbrow during a U.S. Naval Academy, discusses a Vietnam War and a use of infantry that were prisoner by rivalry forces. 2 p.m. Bowie Library, 15210 Annapolis Rd., Bowie. 301-262-7000. www.pgcmls.info. Free.
Intro to Excel Bring a personal laptop and learn how to emanate worksheets regulating Microsoft Excel 2010. 2 p.m. Hillcrest Heights Library, 2398 Iverson St., Temple Hills. 301-630-4900. www.pgcmls.info. Free, registration required.
One Maryland One Book discussion A contention of Daniel James Brown’s “The Boys in a Boat,” an inspirational story about a American rowing group of a 1936 Berlin Olympics. 2 p.m. Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-377-7800. arts.pgparks.com. Free.
Video basics A seminar to learn how to emanate and revise videos. 3 p.m. Fairmont Heights Library, 5904 Kolb St., Fairmont Heights. 301-883-2650. www.pgcmls.info. Free, registration required.
The ’Coupe Club dance Live music, dance lesson, hors d’oeuvres, scavenger hunt, and some-more to applaud 75 years of a Ercoupe, a spin-proof plane. 7:30-11 p.m. College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr., College Park. 301-864-6029. www.fieldoffirsts.com. $45, dual for $80. Reservations required.
Tribute to a Music of Motown A opening by a Brencore Allstars. 8 p.m. Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. 301-277-1710. arts.pgparks.com. $30, seniors and students $25.
Capital Challenge Horse Show The annual equestrian foe facilities inhabitant riders in a accumulation of categories on a outside ring. Through Oct. 4, Prince George’s County Equestrian Center, 14900 Pennsylvania Ave., Upper Marlboro. 301-952-7900. www.capitalchallenge.org. Spectators free.
Harvest Festival The Chesapeake Education, Arts and Research Society horde a 12th annual jubilee of earth and a deteriorate with music, art, mill soup cooking demonstration, and more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Roosevelt Center, 113 Centerway, Greenbelt. 202-664-7572. email@example.com. chears.org. Free, donations welcome.
Kids tram A kid-themed wildlife tram debate to try retreat habitats. 10:30-11:10 a.m. National Wildlife Visitor Center, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel. 301-497-5887. patuxent.fws.gov. Free, reservations required. Donations welcome.
Monarch magic Family-friendly activities to learn about butterflies and their travels. Sunday and Monday, 1-2:30 p.m. National Wildlife Visitor Center, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel. 301-497-5887. patuxent.fws.gov. Free, registration required. Donations welcome.
David Chapman The pianist plays works by Scarlatti, Mozart, Chopin and Prokofiev. 4 p.m. Paint Branch Unitarian Universalist Church, 3215 Powder Mill Rd., Adelphi. 301-937-3666. www.pbuuc.org. Free, donations welcome.
Restored launch party Music, food, massages, makeovers and giveaways to applaud a launch of Restored Natural Body Care, a new line of healthy and organic physique products. 6-9 p.m. 4730 Clifton Rd. Temple Hills 240-351-4204. www.restorednaturalbody.com. Free, reservations requested.
Celebrate life party A DJ spins song from a 1950s-70s during this celebration for age 60 and older. 12:30 p.m. Bowie Senior Center, 14900 Health Center Dr., Bowie. 301-262-6200. Free.
ADHD lecture Staff members from Bowie Youth and Family Services plead a hurdles relatives of children with stress and ADHD face. 7 p.m. Huntington Community Center, 13022 Eighth St., Bowie. 301-464-3725. Free.
Family diversion night Play house games with friends and family. 7 p.m. Accokeek Library, 15773 Livingston Rd., Accokeek. 301-292-2880. www.pgcmls.info. Free.
Camera bar how-to meeting Richard Chomitz will plead how to contention prints and digital images for competitions. Hosted by Bowie-Crofton Camera Club. New members welcome. 7:30 p.m. All Saints Lutheran Church, 16510 Mount Oak Rd., Bowie. 410-827-3369. www.b-ccc.org. Free.
Back to propagandize blastoff! For families to learn ways to implement a library for assistance with school. 3-7 p.m. Hyattsville Library, 6530 Adelphi Rd., Hyattsville. 301-985-4690. www.pgcmls.info. Free.
Crazy 8s An after-school math bar for students in kindergarten by second grade. 4 p.m. Greenbelt Library, 11 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt. 301-345-5800. www.pgcmls.info. Free.
Bird walk Search for birds in several retreat habitats on this guided hike. Field guides and binoculars are recommended. For age 16 and older. 8-10:30 a.m. Patuxent Research Refuge, North Tract, Route 198 between a Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Route 32, Laurel. 301-497-5887. www.fws.gov/refuge/patuxent. Free, registration required. Donations welcome.
Read to rover Ages 5-12 are invited to use skills by holding a favorite book — or selecting one from a stacks — to review to a lerned therapy dog. 4 p.m. Baden Library, 13603 Baden-Westwood Rd., Brandywine. 301-888-1152. Free, registration required.
Beltsville Garden Club meeting Robin Everly leads a display titled, “On Being a Botanical Librarian: Tales From a Stacks,” about her 15 years’ knowledge as a horticultural librarian during a National Arboretum and Smithsonian libraries. New members welcome. 7:30 p.m. James E. Duckworth School, multipurpose room, 11201 Evan Trail, Beltsville. 301-890-4733. www.beltsvillegardenclub.org. Free.
— Compiled by Jillian S. Jarrett
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