“Schoolhouse Rock Live!” The educational TV cartoon from the 1970s gets a turn on the stage. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m., closes Sunday at 3 p.m. Port Tobacco Players, 508 Charles St., La Plata. 301-932-6819. www.ptplayers.com. $17; seniors, students and military $14.
Robert DiLutis The clarinetist performs works by Brahms and Schumann. 3 p.m. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Gildenhorn Recital Hall, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787. www.claricesmithcenter.umd.edu. Free.
Bowie State Founder’s DaySamuel Myers, former Bowie State president and economics professor, gives the keynote address at the annual celebration of the university’s founding in 1865. 10 a.m.-noon. Bowie State University, Samuel Myers Auditorium, 14000 Jericho Park Rd., Bowie. Freddie Vaughns at 301-860-3460. email@example.com. 301-860-4000. www.bowiestate.edu. Free, RSVP required.
“The Ugly Duckling” The fable about an ostracized duck is presented by Sign Stage on Tour, a group that uses American Sign Language as well as spoken word. 10:15 a.m. and noon. Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. 301-277-1710. arts.pgparks.com. $6, groups of 15 or more $5 per person.
“Origins: From West Africa to Hip Hop” DishiBem performs music and dance from West Africa with step dance and pop rhythms, influences of modern-day hip-hop. 10:30 a.m. Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. 301-203-6040. arts.pgparks.com. $5.
Jim Gill The award-winning children’s musician and author performs an interactive, educational, family-friendly concert. 6:30 p.m. Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park. 301-863-8188. www.stmalib.org. Free.
— Compiled by Jillian S. Sowah from staff reports