CONCERT -- 8 p.m. Saturday. "Une Celebration de Beaux-Arts," with selections by Silvestre Revueltas, William Walton and Igor Stravinsky, performed by the Prince William Symphony Orchestra. Grace United Methodist Church, 9750 Wellington Rd., Manassas. $21 adults, $18 seniors, $3 students, children 12 and younger free. 703-580-8562 or


"PLAY BALL" -- 8:30 a.m.- 9 p.m. Monday-Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays, through Monday. Manassas native Judy Almond, a fine arts student at Northern Virginia Community College, showcases her love of baseball. Her use of oil paints and palette knife creates scenes she remembers of the baseball fields in the neighborhood where she grew up. Colgan Hall, NVCC, 6901 Sudley Rd., Manassas. Free. 703-257-6532.

"SUNLIGHT AND SHADOWS" -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through April 7. Alexandria artist Bonnie Keyner displays works inspired by her travels to South Korea, and Erwin Straubinger showcases his stained-glass windows, which are custom designed. Artists' Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. Free. 703-494-0584.

FREEDOM MUSEUM -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays. The museum chronicles U.S. military history in the 20th century through pictures, memorabilia, interactive displays and a collection of military vehicles. Manassas Regional Airport, 10400 Terminal Rd., Manassas. Free. 703-393-0660 or 877-393-0660.

MANASSAS MUSEUM -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Two videos, "A Place of Passages" and "A Community at War," accompany the museum's permanent collection of Native American, Colonial, railroad, Civil War and local artifacts. 9101 Prince William St., Old Town Manassas. $3; seniors and children 6-17, $2; 5 and younger, free. 703-368-1873.

MANASSAS-WARRENTON CAMERA CLUB -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, through April 5. A photography exhibition documents the Liberia Plantation. Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. Free. 540-439-0566. Club members also display their photographs during store hours through September, with new works every month, at Jamie's General Bean, 5967 Centreville Crest Lane, Centreville. Free. 703-369-0293.

BUG BOX -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. This insect zoo displays up to 35 live species at any given time. There are hundreds of specimens (dead bugs) lining the hallways, an exhibition on household pests such as termites and ants, live snakes, lizards and a frog pond. Children get an information packet, an insect ring and a puzzle with admission. Bug Box, 12505 Dillingham Sq., Woodbridge. Adults, free; children 2-14, $2. 703-551-0071.

For Children

SHENANIGANS -- 3:30-4:45 p.m. Thursdays through May 8. Children in kindergarten and older learn how to create two papier-mache masks during this 10-week craft program, which will culminate with a performance showcasing their works. Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave., Manassas. Free; registration requested.703-361-8211 or (TTY) 703-361-7572.

WEDNESDAY WONDERS -- 4 p.m. Wednesday. Children 3-8 share stories and sing songs. Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-4800.

SATURDAY STORY TIME -- 11 a.m. Saturday. Stories, songs and finger plays for children of all ages. Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free. 703-792-4500 or 703-792-4524 (TTY).

Lectures and Literature

MYSTERY BOOK CLUB -- 7 p.m. today, for adults. A discussion of "Beauty and the Beast," by Evan Hunter and Ed McBain. Potomac Community Library, 2001 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. Free. 703-494-8126 or 703-494-8129 (TTY).

SCIENCE FICTION BOOK CLUB -- 2:30 p.m. Saturday. "Time Traders," by Andre Norton. Central Community Library, 8601 Ashton Ave., Manassas. Free. 703-361-8211 or 703-361-7572 TTY).


FRIDAY FLICKS -- 10:30 a.m. Friday. "Clean as a Whistle," for children 3-7. Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Prince William. Free. 703-792-4800.

Sports and Recreation

PRINCE WILLIAM FOREST PARK -- dawn-dusk daily (park), 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (visitor's center). Eclectic displays on spy training during World War II, the Civilian Conservation Corps, cemeteries on park property, pyrite mines, bird calls and a "touching table." Videos are available on topics such as beavers and owls. Orienteering and nature hikes can be arranged for groups. Prince William Forest Park, Interstate 95 Exit 150B, Triangle. Free. 703-221-7181.


AGATHA CHRISTIE'S "TEN LITTLE INDIANS" -- 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; 8:30 p.m. Saturdays and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, through March 30. The mystery begins when 10 guests are invited to spend a week in a remote location. Someone starts killing them, one by one, choosing demises associated with an old nursery rhyme. Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre, Route 1 off Interstate 95, Woodbridge. Saturdays, $34.95; other days, $32.95; children 10 and younger, $17. 703-550-7384, 703-494-6311 or

"SWINGTIME CANTEEN" -- 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays, through March 29. A fading movie star attempts to start an all-girl band in war-torn London during World War II. Features music from the 1940s. Performed by Prince William Little Theatre, directed by Susy Moorstein and produced by Janel Manning. Jennie Dean Elementary School, 9601 Prince William St., Manassas. $10-$12. 703-330-7796 or


MODEL RAILROAD CLINICS -- 11 a.m. Saturday. Learn about LED lighting in engines and structures. Hosted by the Prince William Model Railroad Club. Rip Track Train Store, 2885 PS Business Ctr., Woodbridge. Free. 703-878-0692 or 703-590-6901.

HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATION TRAINING -- 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday. The Homeowners Leadership Institute is conducting a training session covering basic information on conducing meetings and HOA responsibilities, sponsored by the Prince William Clean Community Council. $15 county HOAs, $25 non-county HOAs. Breakfast, lunch and workshop materials included; registration required. Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge. 703-792-6272.

TOM CLANCY APPEARANCE -- 7 tonight. The Fredericksburg Area Service League presents "An Evening With Tom Clancy." The best-selling author of such novels as "Patriot Games," "Clear and Present Danger" and "The Sum of All Fears" will discuss his latest book, "Red Rabbit," at a reception. $20-$200. Riverside Dinner Theater, 95 Riverside Pkwy., Fredericksburg. 540-371-6746 or

Plan Ahead

"ANNIE" -- 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 29 and April 5; 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 30 and April 6. The plucky little orphan and her dog, Sandy, charm their way into the heart of Daddy Warbucks in this Pied Piper Theatre musical production, the final show of the Center for the Arts' theater season. Osbourn Park High School, 8909 Euclid Ave., Manassas. $7 in advance, $8 at the door. 703-330-2787.

KIDS EXPO -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 29. This eighth annual event provides an entire day of activities for children and their parents. Exhibitions, contests, food and a chance to check out area summer day camps are among the offerings; sponsored by the Prince William Park Authority. Woodbridge Senior High School, 3001 Old Bridge Rd., Woodbridge. Free. 703-792-7060.

Compiled by Camille Ross

Prince William Extra entertainment calendar lists events as space permits. Mail announcements and photos -- noting date, time, address, cost and phone number -- to Camille Ross, Prince William Entertainment Calendar, The Washington Post, 9420 Battle Street, Manassas, Va., 20110. You also may e-mail announcements to or fax them to 703-392-1406. Deadline is 14 days before publication.