Thursday, Feb. 20

Largo story time, for ages 2-3 10:15 a.m., ages 3-5 11:15 p.m., Largo Kettering Library, 9601 Capital Lane. Free. 301-336-4044.

Temple Hills e-mail basics workshop, create a free Gmail account and learn how to use its features. 9:30 a.m., Hillcrest Heights Library, 2398 Iverson St., Temple Hills. Free, registration required. 301-630-4900.

District Heights story time, for ages 2-3. 10:30 a.m., Spauldings Library, 5811 Old Silver Hill Rd., District Heights. Free. 301-817-3750.

Greenbelt story time, for ages 2-5, stories, songs, rhymes and finger plays. 10:30 a.m., Greenbelt Library, 11 Crescent Rd. Free. 301-345-5800.

Berwyn Heights bird walk, members of the Prince George’s Audubon Society and Patuxent Bird Club host this walk through habitats including open water, wetlands, forests and meadows, with sighting opportunities for woodland and field songbirds, waterfowl and raptors. 3 p.m., meet at the parking lot for the Luther Goldman Birding Trail, Lake Artemesia Natural Area, Berwyn Road and Ballew Avenue, Berwyn Heights. Free. 301-627-7755.

Bladensburg family game night, bring your own or play one of the library’s board games. 5 p.m., Bladensburg Library, 4820 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. Free. 301-927-4916.

Bipolar support group, for those suffering from the mental illness. Sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness. 6-7:30 p.m., Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Rd., Laurel. Free, RSVP requested. Connie Houchens at 410-867-7927.

Eat, Pray, Love ” book talk, a discussion about Elizabeth Gilbert’s novel. 7 p.m., South Bowie Library, 15301 Hall Rd., Bowie. Free. 301-850-0475.

Friday, Feb. 21

Mitchellville business network breakfast, Mike Yakir, chancellor of the Archdiocese of the Military, will be the keynote speaker at the Catholic Business Network of Prince George’s County networking breakfast. New members welcome. 7:30-9 a.m., Country Club at Woodmore, 12320 Pleasant Prospect Rd., Mitchellville. $30, members, $20. RSVP. 202-656-1804 or www.cbnpg.org .

Red Cross blood drive, the American Red Cross Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Blood Services Region will collect all blood types. Donors must be healthy, at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. Noon-7 p.m., City of Bowie Gymnasium, 4100 Northview Dr., Bowie. Free, registration requested. 301-809-2388.

Black history theatrical production, a depiction of black leaders from the Civil Rights era. 7-9 p.m., Indian Queen Recreation Center, 9551 Fort Foote Rd., Fort Washington. $5. 301-839-9597.

Black history trivia, for ages 10-17, games and activities to test knowledge. 7-10 p.m., Kentland Community Center, 2411 Pinebrook Ave., Landover. Free. 301-386-2278.

Saturday, Feb. 22

Glenarden introduction to online searching, a beginner’s class to basic terms, search strategies, evaluating Web sites and how to use library databases. 9:30 a.m., Glenarden Library, 8724 Glenarden Pkwy. Free, registration required. 301-772-5477.

Children’s art drop in, art specialists Aaron Springer and Ann Potter lead this monthly drop-in arts class for ages 3-8 with their parents. 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at College Park Community Center, 5051 Pierce Ave. and 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Old Parish House, 4711 Knox Rd., College Park. Free, donations welcome. www.cpae.org .

District Heights quilting class, learn how to quilt or practice skills. 10 a.m., Spauldings Library, 5811 Old Silver Hill Rd., District Heights. Free. 301-817-3750.

Upper Marlboro live animal show, for age 2 and older, meet animals found at the center and learn about their habits and how they survive in the winter. 10 a.m., Watkins Nature Center, 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro. $2, registration required. 301-218-6760.

Laurel French-English story time, for families. 10:30 a.m., Laurel Library, 507 Seventh St., Laurel. Free. 301-776-6790.

Money smarts for the millennial generation, the Educational Systems Federal Credit Union hosts this workshop on how to manage money, build savings and establish good credit. 10:30 a.m., Oxon Hill Library, 6200 Oxon Hill Rd., Oxon Hill. Free. 301-839-2400.

English-Spanish story time, for ages 3-6 with caregiver, children’s books are read in English and Spanish. 11 a.m., Hyattsville Library, 6532 Adelphi Rd., Hyattsville. Free. 301-985-4690.

Prezi presentations workshop, learn how to use Prezi, a cloud-based presentation software that allows users to spice up slide-show presentations. Teenagers are encouraged to sign up. 11 a.m., Hillcrest Heights Library, 2398 Iverson St., Temple Hills. Free, registration required. 301-630-4900.

Oxon Hill crochet and knitting literacy, an instructor leads an adult class to learn basic techniques. Noon, Oxon Hill Library, 6200 Oxon Hill Rd. Free. 301-839-2400.

Black history gospel tribute and bazaar, the third annual Black History Month celebration features music, poetry, sports and dance. Shop jewelry, clothing, African art, fragrances. 12:30-4 p.m., Stephen Decatur Community Center, 8200 Pinewood Dr, Clinton. Free. 301-297-4648.

Paws and poop, learn to identify common animal tracks, make crafts, then take a guided outdoor walk. 1-2:30 p.m., Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Rd., Lothian. $3, families $10. 410-741-9330.

Temple Hills introduction to Microsoft Excel, learn how to move through and select cells, add worksheets, and use headers and footers. 2 p.m., Hillcrest Heights Library, 2398 Iverson St., Temple Hills. Free, registration required. 301-630-4900.

The Plight of Maryland Bats, learn about bats and how they are threatened by white nose syndrome. 2-3 p.m., Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary, 11704 Fenno Rd., Upper Marlboro. $8. 301-888-1410.

Black history talk, learn about prominent African Americans in technology and recreation, then watch a showcase of local youth accomplishments. 3-5 p.m., Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex, 7007 Bock Rd., Fort Washington. Free. 301-749-4160.

Bowie gospel concert, performances by Vintage Gospel Singers, Lomax Sisters, Queens Chapel Male Chorus and Silent Praise Mime Team. 4-6 p.m., Greater Mount Nebo A.M.E. Church, 1001 Old Mitchellville Rd., Bowie. $15. 202-581-8924.

Black musical explosion, local musicians perform contemporary and traditional songs popular in the black community. 7-9 p.m., Potomac Landing Community Center, 12500 Fort Washington Rd., Fort Washington. $5. 301-292-9191.

Fashion plates workshop, for girls ages 10-17, play dress up with paper dolls and discuss the hottest fashion trends for the spring. 7-10 p.m., Columbia Park Community Center, 1901 Kent Village Dr., Landover. Free. 301-341-3749.

Sunday, Feb. 23

Laurel bird walk, a guided walk to search bird habitats; field guides and binoculars recommended. 8:15-10:15 a.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, North Tract, Route 198 between the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Route 32, Laurel. Free, registration required. 301-497-5887.

Scout wings day, for Girl and Boy Scouts of all levels, explore aviation history and science of flight to meet badge requirements. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr., College Park. $4, registration required. 301-864-6029.

Upper Marlboro yoga for the soul, bring a mat and/or towel and participate. 10-11 a.m., Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary, 11704 Fenno Rd., Upper Marlboro. Free. 301-888-1410.

The Plummers’ Kitchen, members of the kitchen guild prepare recipes popular with 19th century African American families using an open hearth. Noon-3:15 p.m., Riversdale House Museum, 4811 Riverdale Rd., Riverdale Park. $3, seniors $2, ages 5-18 $1, age 4 and younger free. 301-864-0420.

Greenbelt theater auditions, six men and six women ages 20-70 are sought for the production of Alan Bennett’s “Habeas Corpus,” playing May 9-31. Come prepared with headshot, 30-second comedic monologue and British accent. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Monday, Greenbelt Arts Center, 123 Centerway. 301-441-8770.

Howard University Choir, the choral performs as part of the Candlelight Concert series. 4 p.m., St. Barnabus’ Episcopal/Anglican Church, 14111 Oak Grove Rd., Upper Marlboro. Free. 301-249-5001.

Owl prowl, for age 10 and older, a guided hike to look and listen for owls. 5:30-7 p.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, North Tract, Route 198 between the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Route 32, Laurel. Free. 301-497-5887.

Monday, Feb. 24

Fit ’n’ fun cardio, participate in a variety of cardio exercises including dance, boot camp, weights and floor work. Bring weights, water and a mat. 10-11:15 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, through March 14, All Saints Lutheran Church, 16510 Mount Oak Rd., Bowie. $4 per class. 301-604-7772.

Lanham diabetes education and support meeting, a support group to discuss and learn how to manage the disease. 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays, Doctors Community Hospital, Joslin Diabetes Center, North Building, fifth floor, 8100 Good Luck Rd., Lanham. Free, registration required. 301-324-4968.

Hyattsville mental health support group, for those with mental health disorders and their families and caregivers. Sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness. 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays, Hyattsville Library, 6532 Adelphi Rd. Free, registration requested. Thelma Martin at 301-275-3330 or seniors_place@yahoo.com .

Bowie-Crofton camera club meeting, a how-to meeting on model photography with Chip Bulgin. New members and visitors welcome. 7:30 p.m., All Saints Lutheran Church, 16510 Mount Oak Rd., Bowie. Free. 301-604-7772 or www.b-ccc.org .

Tuesday, Feb. 25

Free tax preparation, for county residents with basic income tax returns and maximum household incomes of $52,000. Bring W2’s, Social Security statements, 1099s and other tax documents and receive free electronic filing of state and federal returns. Sponsored by the College’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Appointments available 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, through April 12, Prince George’s Community College, 301 Largo Rd., Largo. Free, by appointment only. 301-583-5254 or www.pgcc.edu/go/vita .

Clinton AARP tax aid, trained and IRS-certified volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aid program perform free tax filing for low-income and senior taxpayers. Bring a copy of last year’s tax return, all W-2’s and 1099 income documents. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, Surratts-Clinton Library, 9400 Piscataway Rd., Clinton. Free, appointments required. 301-292-2188.

Temple Hills story time, for ages 3-5, stories, musical activities, finger plays and more. 10:30 a.m., Hillcrest Heights Library, 2398 Iverson St., Temple Hills. Free. 301-630-4900.

Bladensburg story time, for ages 3-5. 11 a.m., Bladensburg Library, 4820 Annapolis Rd. Free. 301-927-4916.

Upper Marlboro story time, for ages 3-5, enjoy books, songs, crafts and finger plays. 11:15 a.m., Upper Marlboro Library, 14730 Main St. Free. 301-627-9330.

Bowie Black History Month program, Ellen C. Sistare presents a narration on the experiences of slaves who lived on Maryland plantations. Also featuring short poems from the “Women of Plums,” written by D.C. Poet Laureate Delores Kendrick. 12:30 p.m., Bowie Senior Center, 14900 Health Center Dr. Free. 301-809-2300.

Glenarden youth story time, for ages 2-7, drop in for stories, musical activities, finger plays and more. 6:30 p.m., Glenarden Library, 8724 Glenarden Pkwy. Free. 301-772-5477.

Oxon Hill black literature program, a discussion about Gina West’s “Quita’s Daycare Center .” 6:30 p.m., Oxon Hill Library, 6200 Oxon Hill Rd. Free. 301-839-2400.

“Grand Theft Africa: The Original Scramble for a Continent,” historian C.R. Gibbs leads a presentation about African American history and culture. 7 p.m., Greenbelt Library, 11 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt. Free. 301-345-5800.

Black literature talk, a discussion about Solomon Jones’s novel “The Last Confession .” 7 p.m., Spauldings Library, 5811 Old Silver Hill Rd., District Heights. Free. 301-817-3750.

County education budget hearing, a public meeting to discuss the County Board of Education’s fiscal 2015 operating budget and priorities for the 2014-15 school year. 7 p.m., Sasscer Administration Building, 14201 School Lane, Upper Marlboro. Must register by 4:30 p.m. on the day of the hearing to speak for three minutes. 301-952-6115.

Bowie family story time, stories, songs, finger plays and more for the entire family. 7 p.m., South Bowie Library, 15301 Hall Rd., Bowie. Free. 301-850-0475.

Melford Village proposal public hearing, the Bowie Advisory Planning Board hosts this meeting to address the proposed Melford Village. 7-9 p.m., City of Bowie Gymnasium, 4100 Northview Dr. 301-809-3047.

Laurel book talk, a librarian leads a discussion about Toni Morrison’s “Home .” 7:30 p.m., Laurel Library, 507 Seventh St. Free. 301-776-6790.

Bowie S.T.E.A.M. night, families are invited to learn and participate in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math activities. 7:30 p.m., South Bowie Library, 15301 Hall Rd., Bowie. Free, registration required. 301-850-0475.

Wednesday, Feb. 26

Mount Rainier story time, for ages 3-5. 11 a.m., Mount Rainier Library, 3409 Rhode Island Ave. Free. 301-864-8937.

Temple Hills mad science, for ages 6-11, participate in hands-on, fun experiments using scientific principles. 4 p.m., Hillcrest Heights Library, 2398 Iverson St., Temple Hills. Free, registration required. 301-630-4900.

Dine and learn: chocolate, learn about the health benefits of chocolate. 6-8 p.m., Suitland Community Center, 5600 Regency Lane, Forestville. Free. 301-736-3518.

Genealogy 101: Using Maryland State Archives, learn how to use electronic indexes found on the Maryland State Archives’ Web sites to research land, birth, death and marriage records and wills to find family history. 6:30 p.m., Hillcrest Heights Library, 2398 Iverson St., Temple Hills. Free. 301-630-4900.

Learn a language program, find out how to use the computer to learn a language. 6:30 p.m., Oxon Hill Library, 6200 Oxon Hill Rd., Oxon Hill. Free, registration requested. 301-839-2400.

Beltsville garden club, Amy Y. Rossman, Agriculture Department researcher and director of U.S. National Fungus Collections, discusses how fungi can help or hinder plant growth. 7:30 p.m., James E. Duckworth School, multipurpose room, 11201 Evan Trail, Beltsville. Free. 301-890-4733 or www.beltsvillegardenclub.org .

— Compiled by Jillian S. Jarrett

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