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02/28/2018 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Address: 2700 F St NW, Washington, DC 20566

Date: Monday – Friday
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Kennedy Center- Millenium Stage
Details: See link for schedule of performances. Different musicians, actors, singers and dances each night.
Event Type: Performance/Concert
Age Group: All Ages
Cost: FREE
Registration: No Ticket RequiredMILLENIUM STAGE EVENT LINK

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  • 08/16/2018 9:00 AM - 08/16/2018 12:00 PM


    Date: Every Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday

    Time: Doors open 9AM/Movie 9:30AM

    Location: Brandywine Theater

    Details: Enjoy Free movies- See Flier for schedule!

    Cost: FREE

  • 08/16/2018 7:00 PM - 08/16/2018 9:00 PM


    Show Dates

    August 10 – August 19
    Friday and Saturday – 7pm
    Sunday – 3pm

    Details: Every year, the Twin Beach Players host a playwriting competition, open to all school age children in the state of Maryland.

    Please come out and be a part of this wonderful kids’ program or show your support for these talented kids by attending a show!

    Tickets: $7


  • 08/17/2018 7:00 PM - 08/17/2018 9:00 PM

    The Town of La Plata is hosting summer concerts May-September every Friday at 7PM weather permitting. The weekly concerts take place outside on the lawn at La Plata Town Hall; so bring your lawn chairs or blankets for sitting. Feel free to pack a cooler (no alcohol permitted) or enjoy concession from local vendors.  Your little ones will have a ball in the kid’s zone which allows parents to enjoy the concert while keeping an eye on the kiddos. The town provides bubbles, chalk, hula hoops and balls. Don’t forget to bring a bathing suit or extra change of clothes since the splash pad is turned on. With a variety of music styles ranging from oldies to country or jazz to classic rock there is something for everyone. For more details visit: Town of LaPlata link. Check out the 2018 schedule:

    Friday May 25th: 7 PM to 9 PM- Drivin’ Muzzy
    Friday June 1st: 7 PM to 9 PM- Bobby McKey’s Dueling Piano Show
    Friday June 8th: 7 PM to 9 PM- Three Days of Rain
    Friday June 15th: 7 PM to 9 PM- Trilogy
    Friday June 22nd: 7 PM to 9 PM- Bye Felicia
    Friday June 29th: 7 PM – U.S. Air Force Band Max Impact
    Friday July 6th: 7 PM to 9 PM- Ryan Forrester Band
    Friday July 13th: 7 PM- U.S. Navy Band The Commodores
    Friday July 20th: 7 PM to 9 PM- Bucket List 
    Friday July 27th: 7 PM- U.S. Naval Academy Band Superintendent’s Combo
    Friday August 3rd: 7 PM- 257th Army Band
    Friday August 10th: 7 PM to 9 PM- The Muddy Crows
    Friday August 17th: 7 PM to 9 PM- Band of Gold
    Friday August 24th: 7 PM to 9 PM- Southern Maryland Concert Band
    Friday August 31st: 7 PM to 9 PM- BackFin
    Friday September 7th: 7 PM- U.S. Navy Band The Sea Chanters
    Friday September 14th: 7 PM to 9 PM- Funkzilla
    Friday September 21st: 7 PM to 9 PM- Pork Donut
    Friday September 28th: 7 PM to 9 PM- John Luskey Band

  • 08/17/2018 7:00 PM - 08/17/2018 8:00 PM

    There’s nothing more patriotic than spending the evening under the stars listing to the Nations Armed Forces bands over looking the nations capital. Visitors and local residents are invited to enjoy fFREE outdoor musical performances on Saturday nights from 7 to 8 pm. For more information visit

    May 12 – ARMY Downrange
    May 19 – ARMY Downrange
    May 25 – US ARMY Concert Band
    June 2 – US Air Force Singing Sergeants
    June 9 –Airmen of Note
    June 16 – US  Navy Commodores
    June 23 – US Air Force Max Impact
    June 30 – US Navy Sea Chanters
    July 7 – US Air Force Singing Sergeants
    July 14 – Navy Country Current
    July 21 –  US Air Force  Max Impact
    July 28 – US Air Force  Max Impact
    August 4 –  257th Army Band
    August 11 –  Navy Cruisers
    August 18 – US Air Force Singing Sergeants
    August 25 – US Air Force Band Airmen of Note
    Sept 15 – US Air Force Singing Sergeants
    Sept 22 – US ARMY Downrange

  • 08/17/2018 7:30 PM - 08/17/2018 8:30 PM


    Date: Fridays

    Time: 7:30 PM

    Location: Air Force Memorial - 1 Air Force Memorial Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22204

    Details: Relax, bring the family (and a lawn chair) and enjoy one of the 6 ensembles of the U.S. Air Force Band. Each Friday evening starting at 7:30 p.m. will be an exciting musical journey.

    Event Type: Concert

    Age Group: All

    Cost: FREE

    Event Link

  • 08/18/2018 10:00 AM - 08/18/2018 12:00 PM

    Michael's Kids Club
    Dates: Every Saturday June - August 2018
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location: Michael's Craft Store

    Details: Make a Craft at these awesome workshops every Saturday
    Event Type: Craft Club
    Age Group: Ages 4 and up
    Cost: $2
    Registration: Walk-in or Register Online

  • 08/18/2018 1:00 PM - 08/18/2018 4:00 PM

    Date: August 18, 2018

    Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Location: Michael's Craft Store, Waldorf, MD 20603

    Details: Too much glitter? No such thing! Customize your own shimmering slime this Saturday! We'll provide the supplies, including the premade slime.
    Preregistration is not required, first come, first served. Please arrive in enough time to complete project prior to 3 pm.

    Event Type: Craft

    Age Group: Age 3 and up welcome

    Cost: FREE

    Michaels' Craft Store



  • 08/18/2018 8:00 PM - 08/18/2018 10:00 PM

    Movies on the Beach are projected onto a large, inflatable screen in the sand. Bring your beach chair or blanket and get comfy on the beach! In addition to movies on the beach. Don’t miss out on Town a “drive-in” movie in the Fall in the visitor parking. Movies  start at dusk.

    North Beach Schedule:
    May 19- CoCo
    June 16- Pirates of the Caribbean- Dead Men Tell No Tale
    July 21- Jaws
    Aug. 18- Despicable Me 3
    Sept. 15- Thor Ragnarok (Drive-In)
    Oct. 27- The Addams Family (original, Drive-In)

    North Beach Movie Link

  • 08/19/2018 6:00 PM - 08/19/2018 8:00 PM


    Date: Sunday's

    Time: 6:00 PM (Double features begin at 4PM)

    Location: National Harbor

    Details: Movies are free, crab lawn chairs and picnic blankets and watch a movie under the stars.

    LINE UP:

    05.06 CoCo
    05.13 Despicable Me 3
    05.20 Cars 3
    05.27 The Lego Batman Movie

    06.03 Matilda
    06.10 Bolt (National Harbor 10 Year Anniversary Commemorative Giveaway for the first 100 people!)
    06.17 Zookeeper
    06.24 Charlotte’s Web (2006)

    07.01 Enchanted
    07.08 The Little Rascals
    07.15 Alice Through the Looking Glass
    07.22 Holes
    07.29 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    08.05 Maleficent
    08.12 The Little Mermaid
    08.19 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe
    08.26 Annie (2014)

    09.02 A Wrinkle in Time
    09.09 The Wizard of Oz
    09.16 The Wiz (1978)
    09.23 Moana
    09.30 The Lion King

    Event Link

  • 08/21/2018 10:00 AM - 08/21/2018 12:00 PM


    Date: Every Tuesday

    Time: Doors open 10AM

    Location: Lexington RC EXCHANGE

    Details: Enjoy Free movies- See Flier for schedule!

    Cost: FREE

    Event Link

  • 08/21/2018 10:00 AM - 08/21/2018 11:00 AM

    The Town of La Plata will host five summer shows for kids at Town Hall.  The shows are geared towards preschool and elementary age children and are approximately 45 minutes long.  The shows are free and open to the public.  Shows will be held outdoors on the West lawn where the Friday night concerts take place (weather permitting – shows will not be moved indoors).  Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs for sitting.  No concessions will be available, but you are welcome to bring drinks and snacks along.   2018 Schedule:

    For more information about the shows please contact Colleen Wilson, Special Events Coordinator at or at 301-934-8421.  If the show is cancelled due to the weather we will post the announcement on the Town’s website (home page and kids show page), face book page and information will be available by calling Town Hall at 301-934-8421.

  • 08/24/2018 6:00 PM - 08/24/2018 8:00 PM

    During the summer season, FREE concerts are held on the pavilion in North Beach, Maryland. You can hear a wide variety of music including rock and roll, country, jazz and oldies to name a few. Concert goers: grab a bench on the boardwalk, put a chair in the sand or dance on the pavilion to some of the best local musical talent. On the Beach will be held on Friday evenings starting at 6:00 pm. Information for concerts at the beach can be found at Concerts on the Pavilion Link  or Calendar Link . Schedule:

  • 08/25/2018 6:00 PM - 08/25/2018 9:00 PM

    DOWNTOWN TUNES is a concert series that features a variety of music genres including jazz, country, bluegrass, acoustics and rock-n-roll performed by local artists. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the music on the square in Leonardtown. For information visit: Summer Sounds Link. 2018 Schedule:

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