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FREE SUMMER KID SHOWS- TOWN OF LA PLATA

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08/21/2018 10:00 AM - 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 cwilson@townoflaplata.org 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.

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  • 09/19/2018 6:00 PM - 09/19/2018 7:00 PM

    FREE PERFORMANCES EVERYDAY- KENNEDY CENTER
    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.
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    Age Group: All Ages
    Cost: FREE
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  • 09/21/2018 7:00 PM - 09/21/2018 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

  • 09/21/2018 7:00 PM - 09/21/2018 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 http://www.nationalharbor.com/events/list/

    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

  • 09/21/2018 7:00 PM - 09/21/2018 9:00 PM

    MOVIE UNDER THE STARS

    Date: September 21, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM

    Location: Greenstreet Garden, Lothian MD

    Details: Join us for our annual outdoor Movie Under the Stars on Friday 9/21 to see The Mighty Ducks! Admission = Canned goods to be donated to our local SCAN Food Pantry at St. James' Parish, Lothian Gates open at 7:00 pm. Bring your own blankets to sit on. Please see our Facebook page for any weather-related changes.

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  • 09/22/2018 10:00 AM - 09/22/2018 12:00 PM

    Michael's Kids Club
    Dates: Every Saturday - September Line-Up
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    Details: Make a Craft at these awesome workshops every Saturday

    Sept 1- Adorable Hedgehog

    Sept 8- Leafy Fun

    Sept 15- Animal Puppet & Props & Fall Slime

    Sept 22- Clay Craft

    Event Type: Craft Club
    Age Group: Ages 4 and up
    Cost: $2
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  • 09/22/2018 10:00 AM - 09/22/2018 5:00 PM

    ARTSFEST

    Date: September 22, 2018

    Time: 10 AM - 5 PM

    Location: Annmarie Garden, Dowell, MD

    Details:

    25th Anniversary!
    Artsfest '18 Fine Arts Festival
    September 15 & 16, 2018
    10:00am - 5:00pm

    Join us for a fabulous festival of the arts with 170 artists booths, 30 performers on three stages, activities for kids, great food, wine & beer, and lots more!

    It's our 25th anniversary! The only festival of its kind in the region! More than 170 artist booths, 30 performers on three stages, activities for kids in the Discovery Tent, Studio School, and the Zany Zone, along with great food, wine & beer, and much more! Street performers, including balloon artists, bubble artists, and strolling artists, will be found throughout the festival! It's a fabulous weekend of visual and performing arts set amidst the backdrop of beautiful Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland.

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  • 09/22/2018 10:00 AM - 09/22/2018 12:00 PM

    SENSORY FRIENDLY FILM
    Date: September Schedule
    Time: Week Day Shows 7:00 PM/Saturday Shows 10:00 AM
    Location: AMC Movie Theater, Waldorf, MD
    Desciption: AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society of America to offer unique movie showings where they turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! Our Sensory Friendly Film program is available on the second and fourth Saturday (family-friendly) and Tuesday evenings (mature audiences) of every month. Please check your local theatre listings for specific showtimes, and don’t forget to share your family fun with #AMCSensoryFriendly.

    September 8, 2018- A.X.L.
    September 11, 2018- Peppermint
    September 22- The House With A Clock In Its Walls
    September 25- Life Itself

    The theaters typical schedule usually has Saturday films at 10 AM and Tuesday films at 7 PM. Keep in mind things can always change when movie releases are pushed back by studios or we are unable to obtain a booking. In those cases the date for the Sensory Friendly showing typically stays the same but the movie shown may change.
    Cost: $
    Registration: Buy tickets online or at the box office
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  • 09/22/2018 10:00 AM - 09/22/2018 2:00 PM

    LETS PLAY CHESS

    Date: September 22, 2018

    Time: 10:00 AM

    Location: AR Workshop- 317 Charles Street, Suite A, La Plata, Maryland 20646

    Details: Join us for a special event. Love to learn how to play chess? Now is your chance to not only get a lesson, but to make your own chess board. This workshop includes the project, the chess pieces, one hour lesson lesson after your done making your board, and pizza!

    Youth and Adults are both welcome to join. We are offering two size projects. Prizes below include everything listed above. This workshop will be from 10am till 2:30pm, and includes a lunch break.

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  • 09/23/2018 6:00 PM - 09/23/2018 8:00 PM

    NATIONAL HARBOR- MOVIE ON THE POTOMAC

    Date: Sunday's

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    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!)
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    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

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    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
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  • 09/25/2018 7:00 PM - 09/25/2018 9:00 PM

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    September 25- Life Itself

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  • 10/01/2018 6:30 PM - 10/01/2018 7:30 PM

    TINY PICASSO

    Date/Time/Location:

    • Somers Oct 1 6:30 PM
    • Stoddert Nov 13 6:30 PM

    Details: Toddlers love getting creative and messy! Explore your toddler’s artistic abilities as they create their own masterpiece. All supplies provided. Adult participation required. Registration strongly recommended.

    Online Registration: http://bit.ly/2OTBlv1

    Age 3-5
    Resident Fee: $12 • Non-Resident: $14

  • 10/03/2018 7:00 PM - 10/03/2018 9:00 PM

    Date and Time of Performances:

    • Wednesday, October 3 @ 7 p.m.
    • Thursday, October 4 @ 7 p.m.
    • Friday, October 5 @ 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, October 6 @ 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
    • Sunday, October 7 @ 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

    Location: Eagle Bank Arena, 4500 Patriot Cir, Fairfax, VA 22030

    Tickets start at:                       $15, opening night. $20, all other shows.

    To order tickets by phone:      (800)-745-3000

    To order tickets online:           www.ticketmaster.com

    *Ticket pricing is subject to change based on market demand. 

    To discover more about Disney On Ice, go to www.disneyonice.com, or visit us on Facebook and YouTube.

  • 10/03/2018 7:00 PM - 10/03/2018 9:00 PM

    Date and Time of Performances:

    • Wednesday, October 3 @ 7 p.m.
    • Thursday, October 4 @ 7 p.m.
    • Friday, October 5 @ 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, October 6 @ 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
    • Sunday, October 7 @ 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

    Location: Eagle Bank Arena, 4500 Patriot Cir, Fairfax, VA 22030

    Tickets start at:                       $15, opening night. $20, all other shows.

    To order tickets by phone:      (800)-745-3000

    To order tickets online:           www.ticketmaster.com

    *Ticket pricing is subject to change based on market demand. 

    To discover more about Disney On Ice, go to www.disneyonice.com, or visit us on Facebook and YouTube.

  • 10/05/2018 10:30 AM - 10/05/2018 12:00 PM

    Date and Time of Performances:

    • Wednesday, October 3 @ 7 p.m.
    • Thursday, October 4 @ 7 p.m.
    • Friday, October 5 @ 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, October 6 @ 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
    • Sunday, October 7 @ 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

    Location: Eagle Bank Arena, 4500 Patriot Cir, Fairfax, VA 22030

    Tickets start at:                       $15, opening night. $20, all other shows.

    To order tickets by phone:      (800)-745-3000

    To order tickets online:           www.ticketmaster.com

    *Ticket pricing is subject to change based on market demand. 

    To discover more about Disney On Ice, go to www.disneyonice.com, or visit us on Facebook and YouTube.

  • 10/06/2018 2:30 PM - 10/06/2018 4:00 PM

    Date and Time of Performances:

    • Wednesday, October 3 @ 7 p.m.
    • Thursday, October 4 @ 7 p.m.
    • Friday, October 5 @ 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, October 6 @ 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
    • Sunday, October 7 @ 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

    Location: Eagle Bank Arena, 4500 Patriot Cir, Fairfax, VA 22030

    Tickets start at:                       $15, opening night. $20, all other shows.

    To order tickets by phone:      (800)-745-3000

    To order tickets online:           www.ticketmaster.com

    *Ticket pricing is subject to change based on market demand. 

    To discover more about Disney On Ice, go to www.disneyonice.com, or visit us on Facebook and YouTube.

  • 10/07/2018 4:30 PM - 10/07/2018 6:00 PM

    Date and Time of Performances:

    • Wednesday, October 3 @ 7 p.m.
    • Thursday, October 4 @ 7 p.m.
    • Friday, October 5 @ 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, October 6 @ 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
    • Sunday, October 7 @ 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

    Location: Eagle Bank Arena, 4500 Patriot Cir, Fairfax, VA 22030

    Tickets start at:                       $15, opening night. $20, all other shows.

    To order tickets by phone:      (800)-745-3000

    To order tickets online:           www.ticketmaster.com

    *Ticket pricing is subject to change based on market demand. 

    To discover more about Disney On Ice, go to www.disneyonice.com, or visit us on Facebook and YouTube.

  • 10/13/2018 11:00 AM - 10/13/2018 12:00 PM

    CREATE YOUR OWN HALLOWEEN DECORATION

    Date: OCTOBER 13, 2018

    Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Location: JcPenny- St. Charles Towne Center, Waldorf, MD

    Details: In store event where littles get to make and take a craft. See flier for more information.

    Event Link

     

  • 10/20/2018 8:00 PM - 10/20/2018 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

  • 10/25/2018 7:00 PM - 10/25/2018 9:00 PM

    CSM Children’s Theatre: “Frankenstein,”

    Dates & Times: 7 p.m., Oct. 25-26; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 27.

    Location: College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata.

    Details: “Frankenstein,” a play by Victor Gialanella, from the novel by Mary Shelley, will be presented. Set in nineteenth-century Switzerland, this classic tale of horror and suspense details the ill-fated experiments of young Dr. Frankenstein as he attempts to fathom the secrets of life and death. $7 adults and seniors, $5 youth of high school age and younger.

    Tickets: bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828,

    www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/theatre-and-dance/childrens--theatre/index.

  • 10/27/2018 2:00 PM - 10/27/2018 4:00 PM

    CSM Children’s Theatre: “Frankenstein,”

    Dates & Times: 7 p.m., Oct. 25-26; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 27.

    Location: College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata.

    Details: “Frankenstein,” a play by Victor Gialanella, from the novel by Mary Shelley, will be presented. Set in nineteenth-century Switzerland, this classic tale of horror and suspense details the ill-fated experiments of young Dr. Frankenstein as he attempts to fathom the secrets of life and death. $7 adults and seniors, $5 youth of high school age and younger.

    Tickets: bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828,

    www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/theatre-and-dance/childrens--theatre/index.

  • 11/13/2018 6:30 PM - 11/13/2018 7:30 PM

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    Date/Time/Location:

    • Somers Oct 1 6:30 PM
    • Stoddert Nov 13 6:30 PM

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    Online Registration: http://bit.ly/2OTBlv1

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