LABOR DAY FUN
Four days of events are planned for the Greenbelt Labor Day Festival, which runs tomorrow through Monday. The schedule includes a community parade, art and photo shows, carnival rides, a roving clown, the Miss Greenbelt pageant, table tennis and horseshoes tournaments, children's games, a talent show, a comedy show, an outdoor performance of "Romeo and Juliet" and musical performances by such artists as Diamond Alley and Shoe Suede Blues, featuring former Monkee Peter Tork. Exhibitions will be at the Greenbelt Community Center (15 Crescent Rd.); most other activities will take place in the Roosevelt Center parking lot on Centerway Road. The full schedule is available by calling 301-397-2208, going to www.greenbelt.com/laborday, or on Greenbelt municipal access Channel 71. Except for food and rides, the festival is free. Vans will run once an hour from Eleanor Roosevelt High School, Greenbelt Elementary School and Green Ridge House from 6 p.m. to midnight tomorrow , 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday and noon to midnight Sunday. Shuttle buses will leave more frequently Monday, the day of the parade, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Swing band King Teddy plans to get the crowd on its feet Sunday at Allen Pond Park's last sunset concert of the season. The four-member group that specializes in swing, rockabilly and jump blues features players on keyboard, guitar, bass and drums, and adds guest saxophonists at each performance. King Teddy will play a free concert from 7 to 8 p.m. at the park, on Northview Drive in Bowie. 301-809-0371.
The language of photography seems to have many different dialects in the Montpelier Cultural Arts Center's latest show. "Dialogue: art.technology.imagery" explores what happens when art, technology and imagery combine, intersect and collide. On display are digital portraits, collages and video imaging by artists including Anni Holm, Marilyn Waligore, Steven H. Silberg, Ann Stoddard and Morgan Schwartz. The show opens Wednesday and runs through Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, at the arts center in Laurel, 12826 Laurel-Bowie Road. Admission is free. 301-953-1993.