Concerts BRASS QUINTET -- 7 p.m. Monday. Concert by the Navy Band specialty group. Surratt-Clinton Library, 9400 Piscataway Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-868-9200.

CHAMBER MUSIC -- 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. The University of Maryland's chamber music ensembles in a two-part recital featuring strings, winds and piano. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University Boulevard and Stadium Drive, College Park. Free. 301-405-2787.

GENE BERTONCINI -- 2 p.m. Wednesday. The guitarist plays jazz, classical, pop and bossa nova styles. Tea served with the concert. Addison Hall, Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. $12; students and seniors, $10. 301-203-6070.

For Children

DROP-IN VOLLEYBALL -- 8:30-10 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, for ages 18 and older. Kettering/Largo Community Center, 431 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro. Free with center ID. 301-390-8390.

BON APPETOTS -- 10-11 a.m. Saturday. Children 3-5 will prepare chicken enchilada soup. Cedar Heights Community Center, 1200 Glen Willow Dr., Seat Pleasant. $4; bi-county residents, $3. 301-773-8881.

STORY TIME -- 11 a.m. Saturday. Reader Tarika Robinson shares some of her favorite stories with children of all ages. Barnes & Noble, Bowie Town Center, 15455 Emerald Way, Bowie. Free. 301-809-1552.

FAMILY ICE-SKATING NIGHT -- 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Up to four children are admitted free with a paying parent. Herbert Wells Ice Rink, 5211 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park. $6; bi-county residents, $5. Skate rental, $4. 301-277-3717.

Sports and Recreation ADULT SWIM -- 8:30-10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Glenarden/Theresa Banks Complex, 8615 McLain Ave., Glenarden. $5; bi-county residents, $4. 301-772-5515.

CHESAPEAKE BAY CRITICAL AREA DRIVING TOUR -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. A self-guided, four-mile driving tour with interpretive stops, an observation tower and a timber bridge over scenic wetlands. Patuxent River Park, 16000 Croom Airport Rd., Upper Marlboro. Free. 301-627-6074.

RIVER ECOLOGY BOAT TOUR -- 2 p.m. Sundays. Pontoon ride with a park naturalist discussing the wildlife and history of the area. Patuxent River Park, 16000 Croom Airport Rd., Upper Marlboro. Free. Reservations, 301-627-6074.

USA FUND BOAT TOUR -- Noon Wednesdays. Interpretive boat tour of the Anacostia River benefits the USA Fund, for families affected by the events of Sept. 11, 2001. Leaves from Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. Donations. 301-799-0371.

Lectures and Literature FRIDAY NIGHT POETRY -- 6:30 p.m. Friday. Poets Hue Man Prophets will perform. Karibu Book Store, 3500 East/West Highway, Hyattsville. Free. 301-559-1140.

Exhibitions "SEEING IS BELIEVING" -- Through Saturday. Maryland photographers put new twists on traditional photography themes. Includes works by Mary Kunianec Skeen, Lynn Silverman, Alan Rutberg, Laura Burns, Ann Zelle, Benjamin Cricchi, James Landry and Christopher Myers. Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Main Gallery, 12826 Laurel-Bowie Road, Laurel. Free. 301-953-1993.

JURIED STUDENT ART EXHIBITION -- Through Dec. 5. Works in all media by students at Prince George's Community College. Marlboro Gallery, 301 Largo Rd., Largo. Free. 301-336-6000.

BRAZILIAN ART -- Through Dec. 27. Contemporary art by Brazilian painters. U.S. District Court, 6500 Cherrywood Lane, Greenbelt. Free. 301-277-1402.

"SEEING RED" -- Through Jan. 11. Juried exhibit featuring art with red as a significant element. Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. Free. 301-454-1450.

RADIO PREMIUMS -- Ongoing. Memorabilia related to the radio serials of the 1930s, '40s and '50s, including "Little Orphan Annie," "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century" and "Captain Midnight." The Radio-Television Museum, 2608 Mitchellville Rd., Bowie. Free. 301-390-1020.

WASHINGTON AND BALTIMORE BROADCAST HISTORY -- Ongoing. Photographs and artifacts from the early days of broadcasting in the two cities. The Radio-Television Museum, 2608 Mitchellville Rd., Bowie. Free. 301-390-1020.

"PICTURING VICTIMS AND PATRIOTS: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE DEPRESSION AND WORLD WAR II" -- Ongoing. Photographs illustrating New Deal social welfare programs. Photographers include Gordon Parks, Walker Evans, Marion Post Wolcott, Russell Lee, Arthur Rothstein and John Vachon. Greenbelt Museum, 15 Crescent Rd. Free. 301-507-6582.

"THE FORGOTTEN WAR REMEMBERED: AMERICA AND THE KOREAN WAR" -- Ongoing. Includes 20 photographs chronicling the war, from the growing tensions during the late 1940s through the signing of the armistice in 1953. National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Rd. Free. 301-713-6800.


GINGERBREAD HOUSE CONTEST AND SHOW -- Noon to 4 p.m. Friday through Dec. 14. The third annual show displays the creativity and talent of local bakers. Visitors help pick the overall grand champions in the adult and child categories. Darnall's Chance House Museum, 14800 Governor Oden Bowie Dr., Upper Marlboro. $1 or three cans of food per person. 301-952-8010.

ARTS AND CRAFTS GIFT MARKET -- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. Handmade gifts, sponsored by the Cora B. Wood Senior Center. Reservations, 3601 Taylor St., Brentwood. Free. 301-699-1238.

AVIATION MUSEUM GUIDED TOURS -- 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday. Forty-five-minute tours of College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr., College Park. Free with museum admission: adults, $4; seniors and groups, $3; students and children, $2. 301-864-6029.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR -- 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Holiday crafts for sale. Potomac Landing Community Center, 12500 Fort Washington Rd., Fort Washington. Free.

Prince George's Extra Weekend section lists events as space permits. Mail notices noting date, time, address, cost and phone number to Weekend Section, The Washington Post, 14402 Old Mill Rd., Upper Marlboro, Md. 20772. Deadline is 10 days before publication date.