THE MOONLIGHTERS -- Blues and oldies. 7 p.m. today, Watkins Regional Park, 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro, 301-218-6700. 2 p.m. Saturday, Town Green Park, Ninth Street, Old Town Bowie. 301-809-3078. Free.

U.S. ARMY FIELD BAND, THE VOLUNTEERS -- 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. Bring a picnic, blanket or chair. Montpelier Mansion grounds, Route 197 and Muirkirk Road, Laurel. Free. 301-953-1376.

SWING SPEAK -- 7 p.m. Sunday. Swing jazz. Robert V. Setera Amphitheater, Allen Pond Park, Northview Drive, Bowie. Free. 301-809-3078.

For Children

PETER PAN CLUB -- 10:30 a.m. today. Activities for ages 3-5 include aviation-themed storytelling, crafts and games. College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr., College Park. Free with museum admission: $4; seniors, $3; children, $2. 301-864-6029.

HOLLYWOOD FLYERS, JR. -- 2 p.m. tomorrow. Aviation-themed films for all ages, with popcorn and lemonade. Call for schedule. College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr., College Park. $4; seniors, $3; children, $2. 301-864-6029.

ANIMAL SHOW -- 10 a.m. Tuesday. Ages 2 and older. Clearwater Nature Center, 11000 Thrift Rd., Clinton. $2. Reservations required. 301-297-4575.

GLASSMANOR OLYMPICS -- 3 p.m. Tuesday. Ages 8-12. Outdoor games; ribbons will be awarded. Glassmanor Community Center, 1101 Marcy Ave., Oxon Hill. Free. 301-567-6033.

FOOTBALL CONTEST -- 7 p.m. Tuesday. Ages 6-12. Participants will punt, pass and kick a football for distance and accuracy; prizes will be awarded in various age categories. Reservations required. Seat Pleasant Activity Center, 5720 Addison Road, Seat Pleasant. $5. 301-773-6685.


And Literature

MICHAEL J. BURT -- 7 p.m. tomorrow. The poet reads from his collection "Experience Is Impossible Without a Chance." The Mall at Prince George's, Karibu Books, 3500 East West Hwy., Hyattsville. Free. 301-559-1140.

Theater and Dance

EXPLORING THEATER ARTS/PERFORMING ARTS CAMP PERFORMANCES -- 7:30 p.m. Friday. Short pieces written and acted by summer camp students. Harmony Hall Regional Center/John Addison Concert Hall, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. Free. 301-203-6070.

"THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES" -- 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 27. The Hard Bargain Players present Eve Ensler's play. The Amphitheatre at Hard Bargain Farm, 2001 Bryan Point Rd., Accokeek. $12; students, $10. 301-392-9901.


And Exercise

ANACOSTIA RIVER BOAT TOUR -- Noon today, Saturday and Tuesday. Wildlife observation tour led by a park naturalist. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. Free. 301-779-0371.

DEEP-WATER WALKING -- 7-8 a.m. Mondays-Fridays. A fitness instructor leads a stress-free water workout, for ages 18 and older. Glenarden/Theresa Banks Complex, 8615-A McLain Ave., Glenarden. $6. 301-772-5515.

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

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 wetlands. Patuxent River Park, 16000 Croom Airport Rd., Upper Marlboro. Free. 301-627-6074.

LAKE ARTEMESIA HIKE -- 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. A naturalist leads a walk around the lake. Ages 18 and older. Mount Rainier Nature/Recreation Center, 4701 31st Pl., Mount Rainier. Free. 301-927-2163.


MIKE SHAFFER -- Through Aug. 19. Works from the artist's "Line Paintings" series. Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Library Gallery, 12826 Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-953-1993.

MONTPELIER INVITATIONAL SCULPTURE EXHIBITION -- Through Aug. 19. The 24th annual event showcases work by emerging sculptors. Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Main Gallery, 12826 Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel. Free. 301-953-1993.

"MAN'S BEST FRIENDS: COLONIAL AMERICANS AND THEIR PETS" -- Through Aug. 31. A look at the pets, sometimes unusual, kept by 18th-century Americans. Darnall's Chance House Museum, 14800 Gov. Oden Bowie Dr., Upper Marlboro. $3; seniors, $2; ages 18 and younger, $1. 301-952-8010.

"RAISE THE ROOF" -- Through Sept. 24. The concept of "home" is interpreted by artists, architects, designers and schoolchildren. Harmony Hall Regional Center/John Addison Concert Hall, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. Free. 301-203-6070.

"RUB THE OILS AND STREW THE POWDERS: THE LEGACY OF EUROPEAN HERBS IN EARLY AMERICAN MEDICINE AND CUISINE" -- Through May 2007. Prints from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, as well as a look at how the common dandelion has been regarded through the ages. Montpelier Mansion, Route 197 and Muirkirk Road, Laurel. Adults, $3; seniors, $2; ages 5-18, $1; ages 4 and younger, free. 301-953-1376.

"WISH YOU WERE HERE: POSTCARDS OF LAUREL" -- Ongoing. Examples from the turn of the 20th century to today depict Laurel's history and illustrate 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-1950s, 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.


FREE STATE APPALOOSA HORSE SHOW -- 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. An Appaloosa breed show. Prince George's Equestrian Center, Show Place Arena, 14900 Pennsylvania Ave., Upper Marlboro. Free. 301-952-7999.

FESTIVAL ERITREA 2005 -- Noon Saturday. A celebration of the customs, traditions and people of Eritrea. Show Place Arena, 14900 Pennsylvania Ave., Upper Marlboro. $35. 301-952-7999.

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