Prince George’s and Southern Maryland Going Out Guide, June 26-July 2, 2014


The acoustic rock/folk band ilyAIMY, featuring, from left, Heather Lloyd, Rob Hinkal and Kristen Jones, performs Saturday in Bowie. (JT Photo and Design)
THU 26

Dr. Christmas lecture Author Mary Lipsey speaks on her book, “A Christmas Flight: Aviation Pioneer, Dr. William W. Christmas,” about the American aviation pioneer and inventor. 6 p.m. College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr., College Park. 301-864-6029. www.collegeparkaviationmuseum.com. Free.

Sendy Brown The local jazz vocalist performs at the outdoor “Wind Down Thursdays” concert series.
6:30-8:30 p.m. The Boulevard at the Capital Centre, 900 Capital Centre Blvd., Largo. 301-324-0514. www.shopcapcentre.com. Free.

HydraFX The Southern Maryland cover band plays reggae, rock and soul classics, as well as original music, on the patio. 6:45-8 p.m. College of Southern Maryland, 115 J.W. Williams Rd., Prince Frederick. 443-550-6000. www.csmd.edu/arts. Free.

SuperMagicMan Comedian Reggie Rice’s interactive show is full of magic tricks, music, dance and
family-friendly fun. 7 p.m. Calvert Marine Museum, Harms Gallery, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042. www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. $5.

Timba Street The band performs modern Cuban salsa music outdoors. 7-8:30 p.m. Watkins Regional Park, 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro. 301-218-6700. www.pgparks.com. Free.

Jean Carne The R&B and pop singer performs her classic hits. 6 p.m.Blue Dolphin, 1166 Route 3, Gambrills. 410-721-9081. www.theashleighgroup.com . $40.

FRI 27

“The Monkey on My Back!” Actress Debbi Morgan performs her one-woman show offering an intimate look at her life, including three generations of abuse and how she broke the cycle. Meet the actress and purchase signed copies of her book.
7 p.m. Prince George’s Community College, Hallam Theatre, 301 Largo Rd., Largo. 301-779-2100. www.familycrisiscenter-pgco.org. In advance $40, day of show $45.

Bad Seed Rising The local youth band plays rock-and-roll in the park. 7-9 p.m. Granville Gude Park, 8300 Mulberry St., Laurel. 301-725-7800. www.cityoflaurel.org. Free.

Chaptico open mike The Southern Maryland Traditional Music and Dance HomeSpun Coffee House hosts this open mike night for all music types. 7 p.m. Christ Church, 37497 Zach Fowler Rd., Chaptico. 301-904-4987. garner@wildblue.net www.smtmd.org. $10, performers free.

Blarney Stone Hailing from Stone, Staffordshire, in England, the four-member Irish music band will perform a family-friendly outdoor concert. 7 p.m. O’Donnell Lake Restaurant Park, 10400 O’Donnell Pl., Waldorf. 301-653-4531. www.stcharlesmd.com. Free.

Sea Chanters The U.S. Navy band plays sea chanteys and patriotic music on the west lawn. 7-9 p.m. La Plata Town Hall, 305 Queen Anne St., La Plata. 301-934-8421. www.townoflaplata.org. Free.

I & I Riddim The band performs an outdoor concert of classic reggae, calypso and soca tunes as part of the 36th annual Montpelier Summer Concert Series. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Montpelier Mansion grounds, 9650 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-776-2805. www.southlaurelrecreationcouncil.org. Free.

SAT 28

Great American Backyard Campout An overnight camping trip with nature hikes, animal programs, stargazing, campfire programs and more. Dinner and breakfast will be served. Saturday at 10 a.m.-Sunday at noon. Patuxent River Park, 16000 Croom Airport Rd., Upper Marlboro. 301-627-6074. www.pgparks.com. Families $48, residents of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties $40 per family. Reservations required.

African American genealogy seminar Nathania Miles, author and family research expert, leads a hands-on research session to trace family heritage. Participants should bring laptops. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-377-7817. history.pgparks.com. $3, reservations required.

“A Proper Tea” Attendees will learn how to prepare and serve tea, plus classic finger food recipes and other skills, then try a variety of teas and scones. For age 5 and older. 2-4 p.m. Marietta House Museum, 5626 Bell Station Rd., Glenn Dale. 301-464-5291.history.pgparks.com. $25, reservations required.

St. Nicholas summer festival Live music, water activities, face-painting, crafts, vendors, pet portraits and blessings and more. 3 p.m. St. Nicholas Lutheran Church, North Wing, 1450 Plum Point Rd., Huntingtown. 410-257-5683. www.saintnicholaslutheran.org. Free, donations welcome.

ilyAIMY The acoustic rock/folk band performs an outdoor concert. 4-6 p.m. Town Green Park, 13090 Ninth St., Bowie. 301-809-3078. www.cityofbowie.org. Free.

Pop, rock and patriotic music The U.S. Army band Downrange performs outdoors as art of the Military Summer Concert Series.
6-7:30 p.m. National Harbor, 150 National Plaza, National Harbor. 703-696-3399. www.nationalharbor.com. Free.

Sara Gray Trio The Indian Head singer-songwriter performs an outdoor country music concert accompanied by Dorian Lopes on lead electric guitar and Troy Peterson on acoustic guitar. 6 p.m. Leonardtown Town Square, Washington and Fenwick streets, Leonardtown. 301-475-9791. leonardtown.somd.com . Free.

“84 Charing Cross Road” Off the Quill Productions tells the story of a writer in New York and a bookshop owner in London who become friends over decades of letter writing. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Closes Saturday. Greenbelt Arts Center, 123 Centerway, Greenbelt. 301-441-8770. www.greenbeltartscenter.org. $17; seniors, students and military $14.

SUN 29

“Hello Dolly” 2nd Star Productions closes its staging of the Broadway classic about the adventures of a widowed matchmaker. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Closes Sunday at 3 p.m. Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Dr., Bowie. 301-832-4819. www.2ndstarproductions.com. $22, seniors and students $19.

The Girlfriend’s Gratitude Tea’s All White Affair Candice Camille, owner of the Pure Nuphoria bed and breakfast, will be the guest speaker at the “Healthy in Heels” networking event for female business owners. Dress in all white. Includes music, lunch, vendors and more. Proceeds will benefit the Fashionista Entrepreneur Academy’s Fit and Fabulous summer program. 4-7 p.m. Country Club at Woodmore, 12320 Pleasant Prospect Rd., Mitchellville. 301-485-9824. www.bit.ly/girlfriendwhiteaffair. $50, two for $90.

Sharon Thomas Experience Arts on the Waterfront presents an outdoor concert of jazz, R&B and funk music. 6-7:30 p.m. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. 301-779-0371. www.pgparks.com. Free.

Tent Troupe The traveling theater group performs two plays: Robert Fulghum’s “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten,”on Sunday at 7:30 p.m., and the children’s show “Folktales Fables and Fun,” featuring songs and short stories written and adapted for the troupe by American Girl author Valerie Tripp, Monday at 1:30 p.m. Montpelier Mansion, Grounds, 9650 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 301-588-4363 or 301-367-2644. www.tenttroupe.org. Free, donations welcome.

National Concert Band of America The orchestra performs on the outdoor stage as part of the Sunday Sunset Concert Series. 7-8 p.m. Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Dr., Bowie. 301-809-3078. www.cityofbowie.org. Free.

“Harvey” The Twin Beach Players stage an all-teen production of Mary Chase’s classic comedy about a man and his imaginary six-foot rabbit and his sister who wants him committed. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Closes Sunday at 2 p.m. North Beach Community Center, 4025 Fourth St., North Beach. 410-257-4344. www.twinbeachplayers.com. $10, seniors and students $7.

MON 30

Girls Night Out: Wine and Dish An art workshop to sip wine and create sea-inspired platters out of clay. The platters will be dishwasher- and oven-safe. For age 21 and older. Monday and July 7 6:30-9:30 p.m. Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. 410-326-4640. www.annmariegarden.org. $80, registration required.

“Flying Force: The Prince George’s County Police Aviation Unit” Through large-format images, this exhibition provides a behind-the-scenes look at the unit, its history and its officers. Closes Monday. College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr., College Park. 301-864-6029. ww.collegeparkaviationmuseum.com. $4, seniors $3, age 18 and younger $2.

TUE 01

“A Walk Through the Life of Werner Drewes — Time Line of an Artist (1899-1985)” The BayWoods Art Committee commemorates the life of artist Werner Drewes with this collection of his works from age 24 to his death at 86. This mixed-media exhibit showcases his diverse skills using oils, watercolors, multicolor woodblock techniques and collage. Closes Tuesday. Baywoods of Annapolis Continuing Care Retirement Community, 7101 Bay Front Dr, Annapolis. 301-346-9033. www.baywoodsofannapolis.com. Free.

WED 02

Bay Jazz Project A jazz concert on the lawn. 7 p.m. Riversdale House Museum, 4811 Riverdale Rd., Riverdale Park. 301-864-0420. history.pgparks.com. Free.

— Compiled by Jillian S. Jarrett
from staff reports

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