WESLEY CHU -- 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. tomorrow. The 11-year-old pianist performs. Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. $7. 301-277-1710.

T-MODEL FORD -- 8 p.m. tomorrow. Performance by the Mississippi bluesman. Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, 12826 Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel. $20. 301-953-1993.

For Children

LAST-DAY-OF-SCHOOL PARTY -- 4-6 p.m. Friday. Event for children ages 6-12 includes music, dancing, snacks and crafts. College Park Community Center, 5051 Pierce Ave., Bladensburg. Free. 301-441-2647.

FAMILY DAY -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Event for all ages features roller skating and games. North Brentwood Community Center, 4012 Webster St., North Brentwood. Free. 301-864-0756.

NATURE CLUB FOR KIDS -- 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Nature-themed games, crafts and activities for ages 6-12. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. $3. 301-779-0371.

OUTDOOR SKATE-A-THON -- 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday. In-line skating and roller skating competition for ages 4-12; contestants must bring a partner to count laps. Temple Hills Community Center, 5300 Temple Hills Rd., Temple Hills. $3. 301-894-6616.

ANIMAL SHOW -- 10 a.m. Wednesday. Hands-on live animal displays for children 2 and older. Clearwater Nature Center, 11000 Thrift Rd., Clinton. $2. 301-297-4575.


And Literature

DEBORAH SANTANA -- 6:30 p.m. Monday. Discussion with the author of "Space Between the Stars." Karibu Books, the Mall at Prince George's, 3500 East-West Hwy., Hyattsville. Free. 301-559-1140.

Theater and Dance

"LEND ME A TENOR" -- 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through June 11.Laurel Mill Playhouse presents Ken Ludwig's comedy. Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St., Laurel. $12.50; students and seniors $10. 301-617-9906.

"OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS" -- 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through June 25. Greenbelt Arts Center presents a comedy by Joe DiPietro. Greenbelt Arts Center, 123 Centerway, Greenbelt. $12; seniors and students $10. 301-441-8770.

NATIONAL BALLET -- 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The 57th annual student gala performance. Prince George's Community College, Queen Anne Fine Arts Building, Hallam Theatre, 301 Largo Rd., Largo. $20; seniors, $16; children 11 and younger, $15. 301-261-0261.


And Exercise

DROP-IN WATER AEROBICS -- 7:30-8:30 p.m. today and Tuesday. Water exercise class open to those 18 and older. Glenarden/Theresa Banks Complex, 8615-A McLain Ave., Glenarden. $7; seniors, $6. 301-772-5515.

KAYAK LESSONS -- 10 a.m. Saturday, for ages 10 and older. A certified instructor teaches paddling skills; participants 16 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Kayaks, paddles and life jackets provided; bring a brown bag lunch. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. $30. Reservations, 301-779-0371.

RIVER ECOLOGY BOAT TOUR -- 2 p.m. Sunday. A park naturalist leads a pontoon ride down the Patuxent River. Patuxent River Park, 16000 Croom Airport Rd., Upper Marlboro. Free. Reservations, 301-627-6074.

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


CONTEMPORARY CHINESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS -- Through tomorrow. Group show of woodblock prints by Chinese artists. Art Institute of Boston professor Renee Covalucci is the guest curator. Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Main Gallery, 12826 Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-953-1993.

"EMERGING SCULPTORS" -- Opens Wednesday. The Montpelier Cultural Arts Center's 24th annual invitational sculpture exhibition. Main Gallery, 12826 Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-953-1993.

"MORE THAN WORDS" -- Through June 18. New paintings by Ed Bisese. Harmony Hall Regional Center, Main Gallery, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. Free. 301-203-6070.

"WISH YOU WERE HERE: POSTCARDS OF LAUREL" -- Ongoing. Postcards from the turn of the 20th century to today depict Laurel's history as well as the evolution of postcards. The Laurel Museum, 817 Main St., Laurel. Free. 301-725-7975.

"LIVING THE HEALTHY LIFE: SPORTS, HEALTH AND FITNESS IN THE NEW DEAL ERA" -- Ongoing. Chronicle of the evolution of health and fitness awareness during the 1930s and 1940s. 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 the signing of the armistice in 1953. National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Rd. Free. 866-272-6272.


BOWIEFEST -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Bowie's annual community celebration offers rides, demonstrations, performances, crafts and food vendors. Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Dr., Bowie. Free. 301-809-3078.

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