Thursday 7

DISTRICT HEIGHTS STORY TIME, for ages 3-5. 10:30 a.m., Spauldings Library, 5811 Old Silver Hill Rd., District Heights. Free. 301-817-3750.

SENIOR CENTER BID WHIST, for ages 55 and older. 12:30-3 p.m., Camp Springs Senior Center, 6420 Allentown Rd., Camp Springs. Free. 301-449-0490.

THE MAGIC OF BOOKS, for ages 6-12, "Books Are a Blast," presented by Thomas Lilly, an interactive program featuring magic, juggling and fire-eating. 2 p.m., Beltsville Library, 4319 Sellman Rd., Beltsville. Free. 301-937-0294.

RIVERDALE AREA FARMERS MARKET, vegetables and fruits, including watermelons, peaches and berries. Also. flowers, baked goods, eggs, jams, baskets and honey. 3-7 p.m., Riverdale Park Town Center, Queensbury Road and Rhode Island Avenue, Riverdale Park. Free. 301-927-6381.

Friday 8

COMPUTER CLASSES FOR SENIORS, for ages 60 and older, finger placement, typing speed and accuracy. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Fridays, through Aug. 26, Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex, 8001 Sheriff Rd., Landover. $40; nonresidents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, $48. Registration required. 301-583-2430 or www.pgsportsandlearn.com.

UPPER MARLBORO CHILDREN'S CRAFTS, for ages 3-8, nature-themed crafts. 10-11 a.m., Watkins Nature Center, 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro. $2; nonresidents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, $3. Registration required. 301-218-6702.

AIR MUSEUM MOVIE, "Fly Away Home" (1996), starring Jeff Daniels and Anna Paquin, about a 13-year-old girl who moves in with her eccentric father after the death of her mother, adopts a flock of orphaned baby geese and teaches them to fly using an ultra-light plane. Popcorn and lemonade. 2 p.m., College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr., College Park. Free with regular museum admission of $4; seniors, $3; ages 2-18, $2; ages 1 and younger, free. 301-864-6029 or www.collegeparkaviationmuseum.com.

HYATTSVILLE SUMMER JAM, folk music by Cletus Kennelly and Lori Kelley, plus games, face-painting, a moon bounce and clowns. Refreshments will be sold. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hyattsville Municipal Building, 4310 Gallatin St. Free. 301-985-5020.

LAUREL OUTDOOR MOVIE, for all ages, "Are We There Yet?" (2005), starring Ice Cube and Nia Long, about a bachelor who tries to make a good impression on the children of his new love interest. 8:30 p.m., Granville Gude Park, 8300 Mulberry St., Laurel. Free. 301-490-3530.

Saturday 9

COLLEGE PARK FARMERS MARKET, fresh fruits and vegetables in an open-air market, sponsored by Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. 7 a.m.-noon, Ellen Linson Swimming Pool parking lot, 5211 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park. Free. 301-277-3717.

HYATTSVILLE STORY TIME, for ages 3-6, in English and Spanish. 10:30 a.m., Hyattsville Library, 6530 Adelphi Rd., Hyattsville. Free. 301-985-4690.

MOUNT RAINIER DOCUMENTARY, "Outfoxed -- Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism," directed by Robert Greenwald, about the Fox News Channel; a discussion follows. 7:30 p.m., Joe's Movement Emporium, 3802 34th St., Mount Rainier. Free. 301-927-1720.

Sunday 10

WILDFLOWER NATURE PROGRAM, for ages 16 and older, the role of wildflowers in the ecosystem and methods of identifying them; participants should bring a field guide, water and a magnifying glass. 8:30-10:30 a.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, North Tract, Route 198, between Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Route 32, Laurel. Free; reservations required. 301-497-5887.

"TOTALLY TURTLES," for ages 3-4, an interactive program of songs and stories about turtles. 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-2 p.m., National Wildlife Visitor Center, Powder Mill Road, between Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Route 197, Laurel. Free; registration required. 301-497-5887.

Monday 11

EXERCISE FOR SENIORS, for ages 60 and older. 8 a.m.-noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex, 8001 Sheriff Rd., Landover. Free; nonresidents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, $8. Pool only for nonresidents, $5. 301-583-2400.

HILLCREST HEIGHTS CHESS CLUB, for all ages and skill levels, with instructor Paul Yates. 6:30 p.m., Hillcrest Heights Library, 2398 Iverson St., Temple Hills. Free. 301-630-4900.

FORT WASHINGTON ADOPTION WORKSHOP, representatives of Adoptions Together discuss the process for adopting a black child age 8 or older and available support services; adoptive parents must be residents of Maryland, Virginia or the District. 7-8:30 p.m., Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. Free. 301-439-2900 or www.adoptionstogether.org.

Tuesday 12

PUPPET SHOW, the Kaydee Puppets in "Roarin' Good Lion Tales" and "Rumpelstiltskin." 10:30 a.m., Bladensburg Library, 4820 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. Free. 301-927-4916.

AVIATION-THEMED CRAFTS, noon-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 30. College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr., College Park. Workshop fee, $2. Regular admission also required: $4; seniors, $3; ages 2-18, $2; ages 1 and younger, free. 301-864-6029 or www.collegeparkaviationmuseum.com.

BADEN FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY, fundraising, volunteering and special projects. 6:30 p.m., Baden Library, 13603 Baden-Westwood Rd. Free. 301-888-1152.

LANDOVER COMPUTER INTRODUCTION, for those 18 and older with little or no personal computer experience. 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays through July 26, Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex, 8001 Sheriff Rd., Landover. $50; nonresidents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, $60. Registration required. 301-583-2430 or www.pgsportsandlearn.com.

Wednesday 13

SENIOR CENTER LINE DANCING, for ages 60 and older. 10 a.m.-noon, Langley Park Senior Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr. Free. 301-408-4343.

GREENBELT PUPPET SHOW, Stevens Puppets performs "The Wizard of Oz." 2 p.m., Greenbelt Library, 11 Crescent Rd. Free. 301-345-5800.

ACCOKEEK EVENING STORY TIME, for ages 3-5. 7 p.m., Accokeek Library, 15773 Livingston Rd. Free. 301-292-2880.

Thursday 14

BOWIE STORY TIME, for ages 3-5. 10:30 a.m., Bowie Library, 15210 Annapolis Rd. Free. 301-262-7000.

"BRAIN BENDERS," for ages 6-12, how to look at everyday objects with a scientific eye; presented by the Maryland Science Center. 2 p.m., New Carrollton Library, 7414 Riverdale Rd. Free. 301-459-6900.

BOWIE OUTDOOR MOVIE, "Annie" (1982), based on the Broadway musical about an orphan searching for her parents. Bring blankets and lawn chairs; refreshments will be sold. 8:45 p.m., Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Dr., Bowie. Free. 301-809-3068.

-- Compiled by LISA MARTIN

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