A Model of Achievement

International supermodel and cosmetics mogul Iman has added another profession to the list -- published author. David Bowie's wife has produced a picture-rich study on makeup and skin care for women of color titled "The Beauty of Color." Iman will discuss and sign her book at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Karibu Books, Bowie Town Center, 15624 Emerald Way, Bowie. Free. 301-352-4110.

D.L.'s Weekend in Laurel

"The Original Kings of Comedy" star D.L. Hughley takes a break from hosting duties at his Comedy Central show, "Weekends at the D.L.," to return to the stage. He performs on three nights, at 8 and 10:30 p.m. tomorrow and 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Jokes on Us Comedy Club, 312 Main St., Laurel. $30-$35. 301-490-1993.

A Look at the Wild Side

It's all about nature at the Patuxent Wildlife Festival. Both National Wildlife Refuge Week and Earth Science Week will be celebrated with exhibitions, behind-the-scenes tours of the wildlife research center, a viewing of whooping cranes, live animal displays and more. The festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Patuxent Research Refuge, National Wildlife Visitor Center, off Powder Mill Road between the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Route 197 south of Laurel. Free. 301-497-5763.

D.L. Hughley, host of Comedy Central's "Weekends at the D.L," comes to Laurel for three nights of live performances at Jokes on Us Comedy Club.