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Hotlines

AIDS/HIV Information
National hotline: 800-448-0440
TTY: 888-480-3739

Alcoholics Anonymous
202-966-9115

Al-Anon/Alateen
202-882-1334

Animal Control and Shelter
301-499-8300

Board of Elections: Voter Registration
301-430-8020

Child Abuse or Neglect
Day: 301-808-5624
Evening: 301-699-8605

Crisis Response Hotline
301-429-2185

Legal
Birth records: 301-324-2938
Death records: 301-324-2940 (if death occurred within the past 30 days)
410-764-3038 (if death occurred more than 30 days ago)
Crime Solvers: 866-411-8477 or 800-673-2777
Social Security Administration: 800-772-1213

Lottery Numbers
410-230-8800

Missing Children
800-843-5678

National Runaway Hotline
800-RUN-AWAY or 800-786-2929

Poison Control
800-222-1222

Property Tax
Business, personal property and real estate: 301-952-4030

Sexual Assaults
301-618-3154

Suicide Prevention
301-864-7130

Tax Information
Federal income tax: 800-829-1040
Automated refund: 800-829-4477

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Fire

Fire and Emergency Services Department
Lawrence H. Sedgwick Jr., Fire chief
Largo Government Center
9201 Basil Ct., Suite 452
Largo 20774
301-883-5200
Fax: 301-883-5212
www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/Government/PublicSafety/Fire-EMS/index.asp

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Law Enforcement

Maryland Department of State Police
Barrack Q
10100 Rhode Island Ave.
College Park 20740
301-345-3101

Maryland Department of State Police
Barrack L
3500 Forestville Rd.
Forestville 20747
301-568-8101
www.mdsp.org

Prince George’s County Police Department
Melvin C. High, Police chief
7600 Barlowe Rd.
Landover 20785
301-772-4740
Police_CustomerService@co.pg.md.us

Sheriff’s Office
Michael Jackson, Sheriff
1601 McCormick Dr.
Largo 20774
301-883-7000
sheriffinfo@co.pg.md.us
www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/Government/JudicialBranch/Sheriff

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Municipal Police Departments

Several municipalities in Prince George's County have their own police departments and also rely on county police for some coverage.

Berwyn Heights Police
Patrick A. Murphy, police chief
5411 Berwyn Rd.
Berwyn Heights 20740
301-474-6554
padraiq@hotmail.com

Bladensburg Police
John Moss, police chief
4910 Tilden Rd.
Bladensburg 20710
301-864-6080
Emergency: 301-864-0400
http://www.bladensburg.net

Capitol Heights Police
Robert Middleton, acting police chief
401 Capitol Heights Blvd.
Capitol Heights 20743
301-420-2444
Fax: 301-420-3187
http://www.law-enforcement.org/capitolheightspd/

Cheverly Police
H. Buddy Robshaw, police chief
6401 Forest Rd.
Cheverly 20785
301-773-8362
http://www.cheverly-md.gov/Pages/CheverlyMD_Police/index

Cottage City Police
Stephen Watkins, police chief
3820 40th Ave.
Cottage City 20722
301-927-9225
http://www.cottagecitypolice.org

District Heights Police
Wayne Simms, acting police chief
2002 Marbury Dr.
District Heights 20747
301-336-1400

Edmonston Police
Jeff Dahn, police chief
5005 52nd Ave.
Edmonston 20781
301-699-8805
http://mysite.verizon.net/vze2zdg7/

Fairmount Heights Police
Peter Jensen, police chief
6100 Jost St.
Fairmount Heights 20743
301-883-9472

Forest Heights Police
Michael Eubanks, police chief
5508 Arapahoe Dr.
Forest Heights 20745
301-839-4040

Glenarden Police
Wade Braithwaite, police chief
8600 Glenarden Pkwy.
Glenarden 20706
301-772-3214

Greenbelt Police
James R. Craze, police chief
550 Crescent Rd.
Greenbelt 20770
301-474-7200

Hyattsville Police
Douglas K. Holland, police chief
4310 Gallatin St.
Hyattsville 20781
301-985-5060
Emergency: 301-985-5050
http://www.hyattsville.org/police/index.cfm

Landover Hills Police
Henry G. Norris Jr., police chief
6904 Taylor St.
Landover Hills 20784
301-773-6400

Laurel Police
David Crawford, police chief
350 Municipal Square
Laurel 20707
301-498-0092
Emergency: 301-725-3000

Mount Rainier Police Department
Michael Scott, police chief
3249 Rhode Island Ave.
Mount Rainier 20712
301-985-6590
Emergency: 301-985-6565

Riverdale Park Police
E. Thomas Parker, police chief
5004 Queensbury Rd.
Riverdale 20737
301-927-4343

Seat Pleasant Police
Elliott S. Taylor Jr., police chief
6264 Central Ave.
Seat Pleasant 20743
301-499-8700
elliott.taylor@seatpleasantmd.gov

University Park Police
Michael Wynnyk, police chief
6724 Baltimore Ave.
University Park 20782
301-277-0050
http://www.upmd.org/services/police.html

Upper Marlboro Police
Michael T. Gonnella, police chief
14211 School Lane
Upper Marlboro 20772
301-627-6905

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Hospitals

Bowie Health Campus
15001 Health Center Dr.
Bowie 20716
301-262-5511
http://www.dimensionshealth.org/bhc.shtml

Children's Hospital
111 Michigan Ave. NW
Washington 20010
202-884-5000
http://www.dcchildrens.com

Dimensions Healthcare System
3001 Hospital Dr., Suite 4000
Cheverly 20785
301-583-4000
http://www.dimensionshealth.org
Dimensions Healthcare System was formed in 1982. It is a nonprofit health-care organization providing services that include prenatal care, behavioral health care and rehabilitation.

Doctors Community Hospital
8118 Good Luck Rd.
Lanham 20706
301-552-8118
http://www.dchweb.org

George Washington University Hospital
900 23rd St. NW
Washington 20037
202-715-4000
888-449-4677
http://www.gwhospital.com

Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Rd. NW
Washington 20007
202-444-2000
http://www.georgetownuniversityhospital.org

Gladys Spellman Specialty Hospital
and Nursing Center
2900 Mercy Lane
Cheverly 20785
301-618-2010
http://www.dimensionshealth.org/website/c/gs

Greater Southeast Community Hospital
1310 Southern Ave. SE
Washington 20032
202-574-6000
webinfo@dc.doctorscommunity.com
http://www.greatersoutheast.org
Howard University Hospital
2041 Georgia Ave. NW
Washington 20060
202-865-6100
http://www.huhosp.org

National Rehabilitation Hospital
102 Irving St. NW
Washington 20010
202-877-1000
http://www.nrhrehab.org

Prince George's Hospital Center
3001 Hospital Dr.
Cheverly 20785
301-618-2000
http://www.dimensionshealth.org/website/c/pghc/
Prince George's Hospital Center was founded in 1944 and is an acute-care teaching hospital and regional referral center. It is a member of Dimensions Healthcare System.

Providence Hospital
1150 Varnum St. NE
Washington 20017
202-269-7000
http://www.provhosp.org

Sibley Memorial Hospital
5255 Loughboro Rd. NW
Washington 20016
202-537-4000
http://www.sibley.org

Southern Maryland Hospital Center
7503 Surratts Rd.
Clinton 20735
301-868-8000
http://www.hospital-charlescounty-princegeorges.com/

Veterans Affairs Medical Center
50 Irving St. NW
Washington 20422
202-745-8000
http://www.washington.med.va.gov

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
6900 Georgia Ave. NW
Washington 20307
202-782-3501
http://www.wramc.amedd.army.mil

Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving St. NW
Washington 20010
202-877-7000
info@whcenter.org
http://www.whcenter.org

Fort Washington Hospital
11711 Livingston Rd.
Fort Washington 20744
301-292-7000
Fax: 301-203-2216
http://www.fortwashington-hospital.com/

Laurel Regional Hospital
7300 Van Dusen Rd.
Laurel 20707
301-725-4300
410-792-2270
http://www.dimensionshealth.org/website/c/lrh

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Libraries


Prince George's County Memorial Library System
Administrative Offices
6532 Adelphi Rd.
Hyattsville 20782
301-699-3500
http://www.pgcmls.info
TTY: 301-808-2061 for all branches.
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.
The Web site listed above is for all branches.

Accokeek
15773 Livingston Rd.
Accokeek 20607
301-292-2880
Hours: 1-9 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays; 10 a.m.-5-p.m. Saturdays.

Baden
13603 Baden-Westwood Rd.
Brandywine 20613
301-888-1152
Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays-Fridays (closed noon-12:30 p.m.); noon-8 p.m. Tuesdays.

Beltsville
4319 Sellman Rd.
Beltsville 20705
301-937-0294
Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.

Bladensburg
4820 Annapolis Rd.
Bladensburg 20710
301-927-4916
Hours: 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.

Bowie
15210 Annapolis Rd.
Bowie 20715
301-262-7000
Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays.

Fairmount Heights
5904 Kolb St.
Fairmount Heights 20743
301-883-2650
Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.

Glenarden
8724 Glenarden Pkwy.
Glenarden 20706
301-772-5477
Hours: noon-8 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.

Greenbelt
11 Crescent Rd.
Greenbelt 20770
301-345-5800
Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.

Hillcrest Heights
2398 Iverson St.
Temple Hills 20748
301-630-4900
Hours: noon-8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.

Hyattsville
6530 Adelphi Rd.
Hyattsville 20782
301-985-4690
Audio Visual Division: 301-985-4697
Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays (September to mid-June).
The branch also houses the library's Audio Visual Division, with the same hours of operation.

Largo-Kettering
9601 Capital Lane
Largo 20774
301-336-4044
Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays.

Laurel
507 Seventh St.
Laurel 20707
301-776-6790
Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays.

Mount Rainier
3409 Rhode Island Ave.
Mount Rainier 20712
301-864-8937
Hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 2:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.

New Carrollton
7414 Riverdale Rd.
New Carrollton 20784
301-459-6900
Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays (September to mid-June).

Oxon Hill
6200 Oxon Hill Rd.
Oxon Hill 20745
301-839-2400
Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays.

Public Documents Reference Library
14741 Gov. Oden Bowie Dr.
County Administration Building, Room 2198
Upper Marlboro 20772
301-952-3904
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.

Spauldings
5811 Old Silver Hill Rd.
District Heights 20747
301-817-3750
Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.

Surratts-Clinton
9400 Piscataway Rd.
Clinton 20735
301-868-9200
Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays (September to mid-June).

Upper Marlboro
14730 Main St.
Upper Marlboro 20772
301-627-9330
Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 1-6 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.

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Child Care

Prince George's Child Resource Center
9475 Lottsford Rd., Suite 202
Largo 20774
301-772-8420
Fax: 301-772-8410
mworshtil@pgcrc.org
pgcrc@mindspring.com
http://www.childresource.org
A nonprofit organization that promotes secure, quality child care and family support services. Offers referrals of licensed child-care providers and centers to parents. The center has training sessions for care providers and parents. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.

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Volunteers

Prince George's Volunteer Center
P.O. Box 187
Hyattsville 20781
301-699-2800
Fax: 301-699-2806
http://www.multimax.com/pg/volunteer
The center links volunteers with more than 400 private, nonprofit and public agencies that serve Prince George's County.

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Seniors

Bowie Senior Center
14900 Health Center Dr.
Bowie 20716
301-809-2300
http://www.bowieseniorcenter.org
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturdays.

Camp Springs Senior Center
6420 Allentown Rd.
Camp Springs 20748
301-449-0490
TTY: 301-203-6030
http://www.pgparks.com/places/seniorctr.html
Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays.

Cora B. Wood Senior Center
3601 Taylor St., second floor
Brentwood 20722
301-699-1238
TTY: 301-445-4512
http://www.pgparks.com/places/seniorctr.html
Hours: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday

Evelyn Cole Senior Center
5720 Addison Rd.
Seat Pleasant 20743
301-386-5525
TTY: 301-218-6768
http://www.pgparks.com/places/seniorctr.html
Hours: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Langley Park Senior Center
1500 Merrimac Dr.
Hyattsville 20783
301-408-4343
TTY: 301-445-4512
http://www.pgparks.com/places/seniorctr.html
Hours: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Phelps Senior Citizens Center
701 Montgomery St.
Laurel 20707
301-776-6168
seniors@laurel.md.us
http://www.laurel.md.us/srserv.htm
Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays.

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Trash

Prince George's County Department of Environmental Resources, Waste Management Division
1220 Caraway Ct.
Suite 1050B
Largo 20774
301-883-5969
301-952-7630
http://www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/Government/AgencyIndex/DER/waste.asp
Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., weekdays.
The division provides residential refuse and bulk trash collection to more than 130,000 homes. Call for trash and recycling collection schedules.

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Utilities

Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.
Baltimore 21201
410-685-0123
800-685-0123
Power outages only: 877-778-2222
www.bge.com

Comcast
9609 Annapolis Rd.
Lanham 20706
301-731-4260
800-266-2278
www.comcast.com
8 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

Pepco
701 Ninth St. NW
Washington 20068
202-872-2000
Customer service: 202-833-7500
Power outages only: 877-737-2662
www.pepco.com
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative
15035 Burnt Store Rd.
Hughesville 20637
888-440-3311
Outages: 877-747-6326
info@smeco.com
www.smeco.coop
The Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) provides electric service to Charles and St. Mary’s counties, all but the northern tip of Calvert County and the southern portion of Prince George’s County. In addition to its headquarters in Hughesville, SMECO has three local offices:

Calvert District
901 Dares Beach Rd.
Prince Frederick, Md. 20678

Charles/Prince George’s District
4415 Crain Hwy.
White Plains, Md. 20695

St. Mary’s District
23365 Hollywood Rd.
Leonardtown, Md. 20650

Verizon
1 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore 21202
301-954-6260
Español: 301-954-6250
www.verizon.com
Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays- Fridays.

Washington Gas
6801 Industrial Rd.
Springfield 22151
Customer care: 703-750-1000
Emergency: 703-750-1400 or 800-752-7520
customersupport@washgas.com
www.washgas.com
Washington Gas provides natural gas service to customers in the Washington area.

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
14501 Sweitzer Lane
Laurel 20707
301-206-8000
800-828-6439
Emergency: 301-206-4002
www.wsscwater.com
7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, customer service.
The WSSC serves Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.

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Animals

City of Bowie Animal Control
2614 Kenhill Dr.
Bowie 20715
301-809-3002
http://www.cityofbowie.org
Officers on duty: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays
At other times, residents may contact the Prince George's County Animal Management Division at 301-499-8300.

City of College Park Animal Control
4601-A Calvert Rd.
College Park 20740
301-864-8877
http://www.ci.college-park.md.us/animal_control.htm
8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays-Fridays.

Prince George's County Animal Management Division
8311 D'Arcy Rd.
Forestville 20747
301-499-8300
http://www.co.pg.md.us/government/agencyindex/der/amd
Public hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
Administrative hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

SPCA/Humane Society of Prince George's County
P.O. Box 925
Bowie 20718
301-262-5625
info@pgspca.org
http://www.pgspca.org

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Business Organizations

Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce
312 Marshall Ave., Suite 104
Laurel 20707
301-725-4000
Fax: 301-725-0776
bwcc@baltwashchamber.org
www.baltwashchamber.org
Founded in 1947, the Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce aims to provide networking, information and growth resources to businesses, institutions, agencies and organizations of all sizes. The group focuses on the area between Washington and Baltimore, primarily Anne Arundel, Howard, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.

Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce
6911 Laurel Bowie Rd., Suite 302
Bowie 20715
301-262-0920
Fax: 301-262-0921
info@bowiechamber.org
www.bowiechamber.org
The Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce represents businesses in the Bowie area in local, county and state matters.

Greater Prince George’s Business Roundtable
4640 Forbes Blvd., Suite 150A
Lanham 20706
301-731-6900
Fax: 301-731-6902
jestepp@bizroundtable.org
jrestepp@bizroundtable.org
www.bizroundtable.org
The organization is a nonprofit, nonpartisan coalition of business executives formed to improve the political, economic and community climate in the county.

Prince George’s Black Chamber of Commerce
6009 Oxon Hill Rd.
Suite 208
Oxon Hill 20745
301-567-9650
Fax: 301-567-9655
www.pgblackchamber.org
The Prince George’s Black Chamber of Commerce directs its efforts toward the economic empowerment of small and minority-owned businesses in Prince George’s County.

Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce
4640 Forbes Blvd., Suite 130
Lanham 20706
301-731-5000
Fax: 301-731-5013
www.pgcoc.org
The chamber has nearly 900 members, representing more than 250,000 employees.

Prince George’s County Conference & Visitors Bureau
9200 Basil Ct., Suite 101
Largo 20774
301-925-8300
888-925-8300
Fax: 301-925-2053
visitorinfo@co.pg.md.us
www.visitprincegeorges.com
The bureau is a nonprofit organization that serves as the county’s official resource for visitors and for travel and tourism information. It also promotes the tourism, sports and meeting industries in the county.

Prince George’s County Board of Trade
8001 Cryden Way
Forestville 20747
301-967-8800
Fax: 301-967-8900
membership@pgcbot.org
www.pgcbot.org
The board represents, promotes and supports small businesses in Prince George’s County.

Prince George’s County Economic Development Corp.
1100 Mercantile Lane, Suite 115A
Largo 20774
301-583-4650
Fax: 301-772-8540
info@pgcedc.com
www.pgcedc.com
Offers assistance to existing businesses as well as to companies considering making Prince George’s County their home. The quasi-public organization offers businesses help in finding an appropriate site and expediting permits and approvals, and provides access to government incentives and workforce development programs.

Prince George’s Business-Education Alliance
P.O. Box 73
College Park 20741
301-277-8042
Fax: 301-864-2977
alliance@pgbea.org
www.pgbea.org
A nonprofit alliance of businesses advocating for education.

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Community Events

April

Student Art Exhibition, now through May 9 at Prince George’s Community College, Marlboro Gallery, 301 Largo Rd., Largo. The exhibition exposes new talent on the gallery art scene. Works include computer graphics and animation as well as traditional drawings, paintings, photographs, sculpture and ceramics. Award winners are chosen by judges from the local art community. Many of the works are for sale. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays. The exhibition closes at noon May 9. 301-322-0965.

Maryland Day: Explore Our World, April 28 at the University of Maryland at College Park. The school’s annual open house celebrates the university’s 150th anniversary and features more than 400 activities, including tours and exhibitions, live performances and sporting events, hands-on demonstrations and workshops, petting zoos and dairy delights. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission and parking are free. 877-868-3777 or www.marylandday.umd.edu.

May

Laurel Lakefest, May 5 at Granville Gude Park and Lake House, 8300 Mulberry St., Laurel. Games, hayrides, music, a police K-9 demonstration and cheerleader, dance and poms performances. Sponsored by the Laurel Department of Parks and Recreation. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free; refreshments will be sold. 301-725-7800.

Spring Farm Festival and Plant Sale, May 5 at Hard Bargain Farm, 2001 Bryan Point Rd., Accokeek. Blacksmithing, sheep shearing and other live demonstrations; handmade arts and crafts for sale, musical performances by the Amazons and Featherbed. Admission and parking are free; refreshments will be sold. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 301-292-5665 or www.fergusonfoundation.org.

Harlem Renaissance Festival, May 5 at Kentland/Columbia Park Community Center, 2411 Pinebrook Ave., Landover. The seventh annual festival includes a performance by Howard Hewitt and other live entertainment, arts and crafts, exhibitions and children’s activities. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Free; refreshments will be sold. 301-386-2278 or www.pghrf.org/festival.

Hillcrest Heights Day Celebration, May 5 at Hillcrest Heights Community Center, 2300 Oxon Hill Dr., Hillcrest Heights. Crafts, music and dance. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 301-505-0896.

Langley Park Day, May 6 at Langley Park Community Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr., Hyattsville. Music, dance and health information. Noon-5 p.m. Free. 301-445-4508.

Marlborough Day, May 12 at Main Street and Governor Oden Bowie Road, Upper Marlboro. The annual event includes a parade on Main Street, crafts, entertainment, games and food. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission and parking are free; food and beverages will be sold. 301-952-9575 or www.marlboroughday.com.

Laurel Main Street Festival, May 12 on Main Street between U.S. Route 1 and Seventh Street, Laurel. The annual festival sponsored by the Laurel Board of Trade. A parade, continuous live entertainment on four stages, crafts and food vendors, children’s activities and more. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission. 301-483-0838.

Children’s Day, May 12 at National Colonial Farm, 3400 Bryan Point Rd., Accokeek. A celebration of 18th-century Colonial life, with hands-on activities including candle-dipping, clay marble making and demonstrations of blacksmithing, woodworking and cooking. Rain or shine; sponsored by the Accokeek Foundation. Noon-4 p.m. $2. 301-283-2113 or www.accokeek.org.

Centenarian Celebration, May 18 at Newton White Mansion, 2708 Enterprise Rd., Mitchellville. The 10th annual celebration in honor of county residents who are 100 years old and older. For age 21 and older. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Reservations required. 301-386-5525 or www.pgparks.com.

Cheverly Day, May 19 at Cheverly Community Center, 6401 Forest Rd., Cheverly. Marks the 76th anniversary of the incorporation of the town. Live entertainment, art exhibition, carnival games, moon bounce, climbing wall, wine tasting, food vendors and fireworks. 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; 5K run starts at 10 a.m. Free. Refreshments will be sold. 301-773-8360 or www.cheverlyday.com.

Beltsville Day Festival, May 20 at Beltsville Community Center, 3900 Sellman Road, Beltsville. Carnival games, rides, food and entertainment. Noon-5 p.m. Free. 301-937-6613. Senior Health and Fitness Day, May 23 at Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex, 8001 Sheriff Rd., Landover. For people 60 and older. Exercises, games, dancing, crafts and health screenings at this 13th annual event. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. 301-218-6700.

June

Bowiefest 2007, June 2 at Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Dr. Annual festival includes entertainment, crafts, concessions, children’s activities and a home and business exposition. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Refreshments will be sold. 301-809-3011 or www.cityofbowie.org.

July

Bowie Fourth of July Celebration, at Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Dr. One of the biggest Fourth of July celebrations in the county. Entertainment; fireworks at dusk. No pets allowed. Free. Refreshments will be sold. 3-10:30 p.m. 301-809-3011 or www.cityofbowie.org.

Allen Iverson Celebrity Summer Classic, July 14 at Prince George’s Stadium, Routes 50 and 301, Bowie. The basketball star and many celebrity friends play softball. Sponsored by the Bowie Baysox. Time and ticket prices to be announced. 301-464-4865 or www.baysox.com.

August

African American Heritage Day, Aug. 4 at National Colonial Farm, 3400 Bryan Point Rd., Accokeek. A culture and history festival, including Colonial and Civil War-period reenactors, museum displays, exhibitions and presentations, storytellers, authors, musical performances and food vendors. Rain or shine. Sponsored by the Accokeek Foundation. Noon-6 p.m. $3. 301-283-2113.

Greenbelt Labor Day Festival, Aug. 31- Sept. 3 at Roosevelt Center parking lot, Centerway Road, Greenbelt. Four days of events including a community parade, art and photo shows, carnival rides, exhibitions, games and more. Admission is free; refreshments will be sold. Free shuttle bus from various locations. Event hours vary. 301-397-2208.

September

Prince George’s County Fair, Sept. 6-9 at Prince George’s Equestrian Center and Show Place Arena, Upper Marlboro. Maryland’s oldest fair includes carnival rides, entertainment, games, displays, animals, antique car show and more. $6; ages 5-16, $5; ages 4 and younger, free; additional charge for rides. 301-579-2598 or www.countyfair.org.

International Street Festival, Sept. 22 at Queens Chapel Town Center, 31st Avenue and Hamilton Street, Hyattsville. Food for sale, live entertainment, rides, clowns, a moon bounce, face-painting and fireworks. 4 p.m. Free. 301-985-5000.

Bluebird Blues Festival, Prince George’s Community College, 301 Largo Rd., Largo. Blues, crafts, children’s activities, food and vendors at this 15th annual event. Date and performers to be announced. Free. Refreshments will be sold. 301-322-0853.

October

Bowie International Festival, Oct. 6 at Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Dr. Performances, international food and craft vendors and children’s activities. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is free; refreshments will be sold. 301-809-3011 or www.cityofbowie.org.

Colonial Day, Oct. 6 at National Colonial Farm, 3400 Bryan Point Rd., Accokeek. Reenactors re-create a busy, 18th-century day on a tobacco farm; includes hands-on activities, demonstrations and musical entertainment. Rain or shine. Sponsored by the Accokeek Foundation. Noon-4 p.m., $2. 301-283-2113. Oktoberfest, Oct. 13 at Hard Bargain Farm, 2301 Bryan Point Rd., Accokeek. A harvest celebration featuring crafts, a hayride and live and silent auctions for gifts, merchandise and trips. Also, German cuisine, German beer, pressed apple cider, pretzels and other refreshments. Sponsored by the Alice Ferguson Foundation.
1-6 p.m. $6; ages 5 and younger, free. 301-292-5665.

Riverfest, Oct. 13 at Riverfront Park, Avondale St., Laurel. A 5K/run-walk, live entertainment, a scarecrow workshop, hayrides, crafts and food vendors. Rain or shine. Sponsored by the Laurel Board of Trade. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission. 301-483-0838.

Mayhem in Marlborough Ghost Walk, Oct. 26-27 at Darnall’s Chance House Museum, 14800 Governor Oden Bowie Dr., Upper Marlboro. A walk through historic Upper Marlborough with a costumed guide to meet ghosts of people who once lived and worked in 18th-century Marlborough. One-hour tours begin at 7 p.m. and run continuously until 9 p.m. The program is not recommended for children younger than 6. Tickets: $6; $4, child. 301-952-8010 or www.pgparks.com.

November

21st Annual Winter Festival of Lights, November through January at Watkins Regional Park, 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro. A drive-through display featuring more than 1 million lights in animated displays. Canned goods requested for donation to food banks. Admission fee for each vehicle. Nightly, 5-9 p.m. Dates to be announced. 301-699-2456 or www.pgparks.com.

Gingerbread House Contest and Show, Nov. 23-Dec. 9 at Darnall’s Chance House Museum, Upper Marlboro. Visitors can vote for the Viewers’ Choice Award. Noon-5 p.m. $1. 301-952-8010 or www.pgparks.com.

December

Winter’s Eve Celebration, Dec. 8 at National Colonial Farm, 3400 Bryan Point Rd., Accokeek. Candlelight tours, music, refreshments and more. Rain or snow showers. Sponsored by the Accokeek Foundation. 5-8 p.m. $2. 301-283-2113.

— Compiled by DIANE POWELL-MILLARD

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Farmers Markets

Bowie Farmers Market
15200 Annapolis Rd.
Bowie
301-809-3076 (Matt Reno)
Hours: 8 a.m.-noon Sundays, May 20-Oct. 28.

College Park Farmers Market
5211 Paint Branch Pkwy. (parking lot for Ellen Linson swimming pool)
College Park
301-345-2583 (Donna Almquist)
Hours: 7 a.m.-noon Saturdays, May 5-Nov. 17.

Hyattsville Farmers Market at Queens Chapel Town Center
Queens Chapel Road and Hamilton Street
Hyattsville
301-627-0977 ( Peggy Campanella)
Hours: 2-6 p.m. Tuesdays,
mid-June-October

Laurel Farmers Market
300 block of Main Street
Laurel
301-854-2917 (Francis Gosman)
Hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, May 24-Oct. 25.

Riverdale Park Farmers Market
MARC station parking lot (Queensbury Road)
Riverdale
301-927-1362 (Pat Gladding)
Producers-only market.
Hours: 3-7 p.m. Thursdays, May 17-November 1.

USDA (Beltsville) Farmers Market
5601 Sunnyside Ave.,
Parking Lot B
Beltsville 20705
301-504-1776 (Carletha McGriss)
Hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, June 14-Oct. 4.

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Shopping Centers

Beltway Plaza Mall
6000 Greenbelt Rd.
Greenbelt 20770
301-345-1500
Fax: 301-474-2683
http://www.beltwayplazamall.com
Hours: 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-6 p.m. Sundays.
Call for holiday hours.

Boulevard at the Capital Centre
Harry S. Truman and Arena Drives
Largo 20774
410-764-3222
Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays. Hours vary based on establishment.

Bowie Town Center
15606 Emerald Way
Bowie 20716
301-860-1818
http://www.bowietowncenter.com
Hours: 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays.

Eastover Shopping Center
5019 Indian Head Hwy.
Oxon Hill 20745
301-749-8700

Free State Shopping Center
15500 Annapolis Rd.
Bowie 20715

Gateway Shopping Plaza
Routes 50 and 301
Bowie 20716

Great Eastern Market
4949 Allentown Rd.
Camp Springs 20748

Iverson Mall
3737 Branch Ave.
Hillcrest Heights 20748
301-423-7400
http://www.iversonmall.com
Hours: 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-6 p.m. Sundays.

Langley Park Plaza
8001 New Hampshire Ave.
Hyattsville 20783
301-445-1171

Largo Town Center
950 Largo Center Dr.
Largo 20774

Laurel Mall
14828 Baltimore Ave.
Laurel 20707
301-953-3300
Customer service: 301-490-7467
http://www.shoplaurelmall.com
Hours: 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays.

Mall at Prince George's
3500 East West Hwy.
Hyattsville 20782
301-559-8844
Fax: 301-559-9424
http://www.princegeorgesplaza.com
Hours: 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-6 p.m. Sundays.

Marlow Heights Shopping Center
3901-A Branch Ave.
Marlow Heights 20748
301-899-6080

Old Branch Crossing/The Market
6337 and 6345 Old Branch Ave.
Camp Springs 20748
301-449-5535
mimitaylor@shopthemarket.com
http://www.shopthemarket.com
The Specialty Shops are at 6345 Old Branch Ave. and are open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
The Flea Market is at 6337 Old Branch Ave. and is open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.

Rivertowne Commons
6045-6235 Oxon Hill Rd.
Oxon Hill 20745
703-227-0880

The Centre at Forestville
3393 Donnell Dr.
Forestville 20747
301-420-4771
Hours: 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-6 p.m. Sundays.

Guide to Selected Shopping Centers and Malls in the Washington Area

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