Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation

Events and Performances

Saturday, July 8, 7 pm
Teen Theatre Spectacular

Teen Theatre Spectacular Enjoy a family-friendly gathering of musical theater entertainment for all ages. The Teen Performance Ensemble presents Unplug And Play and Prince George’s Children’s Theater presents As Told By Nzingha, two fun and educational plays performed by the County’s finest teen actors.

All ages
Tickets $5/person (FREE for children 5 & under)
Arts/Harmony Regional Center
10701 Livingston Rd, Fort Washington, MD 20744
301-332-8905


Sunday, July 9, 7:30 pm
Fairwood Performance Series: Redfootz presents The Red Sessions

Fairwood Performance Series: Redfootz presents The Red SessionsDon't miss this DC-favorite band fronted by one of the fastest up-and-coming talents in the region. Led by Derek "Redfootz" Freeman, the Red Sessions perform everything from jazz to Top 40 R&B, along with their own original hits.

Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544.

Fairwood Community Park
12700 Fairwood Pkwy, Bowie, MD 20720

Tuesday, July 11, 7:30 pm
Shakespeare in the Parks' AS YOU LIKE IT: Brookside Gardens

Shakespeare in the Parks"All the world's a stage!" Join Rosalind and Celia as they lose themselves in the Forest of Arden, set in 1916 America and featuring music from that era. Disguised as a man, Rosalind explores the forest, searching for her banished father, while encountering shepherds, the simplicity of country life, and sweet romance. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544 or visit arts.pgparks.com.

Brookside Gardens
1800 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton, 20902


Wednesday, July 12, 7:30 pm
Shakespeare in the Parks' AS YOU LIKE IT: Magruder Park

Shakespeare in the Parks"All the world's a stage!" Join Rosalind and Celia as they lose themselves in the Forest of Arden, set in 1916 America and featuring music from that era. Disguised as a man, Rosalind explores the forest, searching for her banished father, while encountering shepherds, the simplicity of country life, and sweet romance. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544 or visit arts.pgparks.com.

Magruder Park
40th Avenue and Hamilton Street, Hyattsville 20782

Rain location: City of Hyattsville Multipurpose Room
4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville 20781


Thursday, July 13, 7:30 am
Shakespeare in the Parks' AS YOU LIKE IT: Emancipation Park

Shakespeare in the Parks"All the world's a stage!" Join Rosalind and Celia as they lose themselves in the Forest of Arden, set in 1916 America and featuring music from that era. Disguised as a man, Rosalind explores the forest, searching for her banished father, while encountering shepherds, the simplicity of country life, and sweet romance. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544 or visit arts.pgparks.com.

Emancipation Park
320 8th Street, Laurel 20707

Rain location: St. Vincent Palotti High School Gymnasium
113 St. Mary's Place, Laurel, 20707


Friday, July 14, 6:30 am
Fairwood Performance Series: JAPA Kids Show

Fairwood Performance Series: JAPA Kids ShowCome see the end-of-semester performance by our summer Junior Academy For The Performing Arts students. Our young stars will show off their musical theatre talent and all the new skills they learned this summer at JAPA.

Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544.

Fairwood Community Park
12700 Fairwood Pkwy, Bowie, MD 20720

Friday, July 14, 7:30 pm
Shakespeare in the Parks' AS YOU LIKE IT: Montpelier Mansion Grounds

Shakespeare in the Parks"All the world's a stage!" Join Rosalind and Celia as they lose themselves in the Forest of Arden, set in 1916 America and featuring music from that era. Disguised as a man, Rosalind explores the forest, searching for her banished father, while encountering shepherds, the simplicity of country life, and sweet romance. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544 or visit arts.pgparks.com.

Montpelier Mansion
9650 Muirkirk Rd, Laurel, MD 20708

Rain location: Deerfield Run Community Center
13000 Laurel Bowie Rd, Laurel, MD 20708

Saturday, July 15, 2 pm
Fairwood Performance Series: JAPA Kids Show

Fairwood Performance Series: JAPA Kids ShowCome see the end-of-semester performance by our summer Junior Academy For The Performing Arts students. Our young stars will show off their musical theatre talent and all the new skills they learned this summer at JAPA.

Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544.

Fairwood Community Park
12700 Fairwood Pkwy, Bowie, MD 20720

Saturday, July 15, 7:30 pm
Shakespeare in the Parks' AS YOU LIKE IT: Hillcrest Heights Community Center

Shakespeare in the Parks"All the world's a stage!" Join Rosalind and Celia as they lose themselves in the Forest of Arden, set in 1916 America and featuring music from that era. Disguised as a man, Rosalind explores the forest, searching for her banished father, while encountering shepherds, the simplicity of country life, and sweet romance. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544 or visit arts.pgparks.com.

Hillcrest Heights Community Center
2300 Oxon Run Dr, Temple Hills, MD 20748

Rain location: Hillcrest Heights Community Center Gym


Sunday, July 16, 3 pm
Shakespeare in the Parks' AS YOU LIKE IT: Bowie Center for the Performing Arts

Shakespeare in the Parks"All the world's a stage!" Join Rosalind and Celia as they lose themselves in the Forest of Arden, set in 1916 America and featuring music from that era. Disguised as a man, Rosalind explores the forest, searching for her banished father, while encountering shepherds, the simplicity of country life, and sweet romance. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544 or visit arts.pgparks.com.

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts
15200 Annapolis Rd, Bowie, MD 20715

Wednesday, July 19, 7:30 pm
Shakespeare in the Parks' AS YOU LIKE IT: Riverdale House Museum

Shakespeare in the Parks"All the world's a stage!" Join Rosalind and Celia as they lose themselves in the Forest of Arden, set in 1916 America and featuring music from that era. Disguised as a man, Rosalind explores the forest, searching for her banished father, while encountering shepherds, the simplicity of country life, and sweet romance. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544 or visit arts.pgparks.com.


Riversdale House Museum
4811 Riverdale Rd, Riverdale, MD 20737

Rain location: Riverdale Elementary School Multipurpose Room
5006 Riverdale Road, Riverdale 20737


Thursday, July 20, 7:30 pm
Shakespeare in the Parks' AS YOU LIKE IT: Watkins Regional Park

Shakespeare in the Parks"All the world's a stage!" Join Rosalind and Celia as they lose themselves in the Forest of Arden, set in 1916 America and featuring music from that era. Disguised as a man, Rosalind explores the forest, searching for her banished father, while encountering shepherds, the simplicity of country life, and sweet romance. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544 or visit arts.pgparks.com.

Watkins Regional Park
301 Watkins Park Dr, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

Rain location: Largo/Kettering/Perrywood Community Center
431 Watkins Park Dr, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

Friday, July 21, 7:30 pm
Shakespeare in the Parks' AS YOU LIKE IT: Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex

Shakespeare in the Parks"All the world's a stage!" Join Rosalind and Celia as they lose themselves in the Forest of Arden, set in 1916 America and featuring music from that era. Disguised as a man, Rosalind explores the forest, searching for her banished father, while encountering shepherds, the simplicity of country life, and sweet romance. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544 or visit arts.pgparks.com.

Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex
7007 Bock Road, Fort Washington 20744


Saturday, July 22, 7:30 pm
Shakespeare in the Parks' AS YOU LIKE IT: Fairwood Community Park

Shakespeare in the Parks"All the world's a stage!" Join Rosalind and Celia as they lose themselves in the Forest of Arden, set in 1916 America and featuring music from that era. Disguised as a man, Rosalind explores the forest, searching for her banished father, while encountering shepherds, the simplicity of country life, and sweet romance. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544 or visit arts.pgparks.com.


Fairwood Community Park
12390 Annapolis Road, Bowie 20720

Rain location: Glenn Dale Community Center
11901 Glenn Dale Blvd, Glenn Dale, MD 20769


Sunday, July 23, 3 pm
Shakespeare in the Parks' AS YOU LIKE IT: Publick Playhouse

Shakespeare in the Parks"All the world's a stage!" Join Rosalind and Celia as they lose themselves in the Forest of Arden, set in 1916 America and featuring music from that era. Disguised as a man, Rosalind explores the forest, searching for her banished father, while encountering shepherds, the simplicity of country life, and sweet romance. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544 or visit arts.pgparks.com.

Publick Playhouse
5445 Landover Rd, Cheverly, MD 20784

Sunday, August 6, 2 pm
Fairwood Performance Series: Anansegromma of Ghana: Stories & Songs of Africa

Fairwood Performance Series: Anansegromma of Ghana: Stories & Songs of AfricaCome join the “royal elders” and musicians of a typical West African village! Native Ghanaians Kofi Dennis and Kwame Ansah-Brew offer an exhilarating and memorable performance of traditional music, storytelling and dance. Through “call and response” songs, games and drum rhythms on authentic instruments, Anansegromma offers an engaging, first-hand exploration of West African cultural traditions.

Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544.

Fairwood Community Park
12700 Fairwood Pkwy, Bowie, MD 20720

Saturday, August 12, 8 pm
The CrossRhodes at Bowie State Fine and Performing Arts Center

The CrossRhodes at Bowie State Fine and Performing Arts CenterRaheem DeVaughn and Wes Felton are movements by themselves, but they are a force when they're together as The CrossRhodes. Both the sons of jazz musicians, Raheem and Wes mesh lush neo-soul crooning with socially conscious hip-hop word flow in their music, such as their recent singles, "Footprints On the Moon" and "Praying Prayers" and The Great Debate: A Country Divided mixtape. With the current state of constant social unrest, The CrossRhodes seeks to be a voice to express valid concerns affecting the Global community especially the plight of the minority community.

Saturday, August 12, 8 p.m. Fine and Performing Arts Center, Bowie State University, $35

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Sunday, August 27, 1 pm
Fairwood Music Festival

Fairwood Music FestivalA day of family fun featuring live performances, food vendors, and children's activities. This year our line-up includes: 4ThaGruv, Charis Jones, Secret Society, Faycez U Know, and The Chuck Brown Band

Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544.

Fairwood Community Park
12700 Fairwood Pkwy, Bowie, MD 20720