AIR FORCE CHAMBER PLAYERS -- 8 p.m. today. The Bolling Air Force Base's Chamber Players will feature duets with Master Sgt. Curt Christensen on trumpet and Tech. Sgt. Adam Green on percussion. John Addison Concert Hall at Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. Free. 301-203-6070.

For Children

ANIMAL SHOW -- 1-2 p.m. today. A naturalist will teach children ages 2-5 about mammals, amphibians, reptiles and raptors. Clearwater Nature Center, 11000 Thrift Rd., Clinton. $2. Reservations, 301-297-4575.

TEEN TURKEY SHOOTOUT -- 7 p.m. tomorrow. Ages 13-17 will use their basketball skills to compete for a turkey. Columbia Park Community Center, 1901 Kent Village Dr., Landover. $3. 301-341-3749.

FAMILY CAMPFIRE -- 7:30-9 p.m. tomorrow. Children 2 and older will listen to nature tales and lore around a campfire. Clearwater Nature Center, 11000 Thrift Rd., Clinton. $3. 301-297-4575.

THANKSGIVING CRAFTS -- 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, for children 11 and younger. Snacks included. Glassmanor Community Center, 1101 Marcy Ave., Oxon Hill. Free. 301-567-6033.

"THE JESTER'S BOX" -- 1 p.m. Saturday. Blue Sky Puppet Theatre stages a tabletop puppet show for all ages. Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. $5. 301-203-6040.

ROLLER-SKATE NIGHT -- 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday. Skating for ages 6-17. Skates and light refreshments included. Deerfield Run Community Center, 13000 Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel. $6. 301-953-7882.


And Literature

KEN HYDE AND PAUL GLENSHAW -- 2 p.m. Sunday. Historians discuss the building of the reproduction of Wright Model B -- the first aircraft model produced in quantity by the Wright brothers -- that sits in the College Park Aviation Museum's gallery. Free with museum admission: $4; seniors, $3; 18 and under, $2. 301-864-6029.

Theater and Dance

STEP SHOW -- 5-8 p.m. Saturday. Step teams perform. Temple Hills Community Center, 5300 Temple Hill Rd., Temple Hills. $3. 301-894-6616.


And Recreation

BIRD AND NATURE WALK: GOVERNOR BRIDGE NATURAL AREA -- 7:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday. A walk around the pond, for ages 6 and older, led by a naturalist. Patuxent River Park, 16000 Croom Airport Rd., Upper Marlboro. Free. 301-627-6074.

FAMILY FUN WALK -- 7-10 p.m. Saturday. An evening walk from Glassmanor Community Center to Hillcrest Heights Community Center to Marlow Heights Community Center. Marlow Heights Community Center, 2800 St. Clair Dr., Marlow Heights. Free. 301-423-0505.

BIRD WATCHING -- 8-10 a.m. Saturday. A walk to locate and identify woodland and water birds along the Anacostia River, led by a naturalist. Beginners and advanced birders are welcome; binoculars will be provided. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. $3. 301-779-0371.

CHESAPEAKE BAY CRITICAL-AREA DRIVING TOUR -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays. A self-guided, four-mile driving tour that includes 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.


"OPTICAL COLORFEAST" -- Through Sunday. Painting by Lisa Green and T.H. Gomillion. Landover Dental Associates, Largo Town Center, 932 Largo Center Dr., Largo. Free. 301-322-8900.

"SUSAN HOWLAND, PAINTING" -- Through Nov. 30. Paintings and drawings by Montpelier resident artist and instructor Susan Howland. Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, 12826 Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-953-1993.

"GETTING OUT THE VOTE: THE POLITICAL SCENE IN THE 1800s" -- Through Nov. 30. Political memorabilia of the era. Surratt House Museum, 9118 Brandywine Rd., Clinton. $3; seniors, $2; ages 5-18, $1. 301-868-1121.

"HORACE CAPRON AT 200: A FOUNDER'S LIFE" -- Through Dec. 31. Photographs, autobiography excerpts and other artifacts chronicle the life of Laurel's founder. The Laurel Museum, 817 Main St., Laurel. Free. 301-725-7975.

"SSS . . . WHEN THE IRON WAS HOT: AFRICAN AMERICAN IRONWORKERS IN LAUREL/MUIRKIRK 1730-1930" -- Through March 31. A celebration of the contribution of black ironworkers in Laurel. Montpelier Mansion, Route 197 and Muirkirk Road, Laurel. $3; seniors, $2, ages 5-18, $1. 301-953-1376.

"LIVING THE HEALTHY LIFE: SPORTS, HEALTH AND FITNESS IN THE NEW DEAL ERA" -- Ongoing. An examination of the evolution of health and fitness awareness during the 1930s and '40s. Greenbelt Museum, 15 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt. Free. 301-507-6582.

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

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


ARTIST RECEPTION -- 5-7 p.m. Saturday. Reception for "A New Day: Most-Recent Works by Artists in Prince George's County," a show of works in two- and three-dimensional media selected by Vincent Verga, picture editor of the Library of Congress. The exhibition runs through Jan. 1. John Addison Concert Hall at Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. Free. 301-203-6070.

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