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Date Night in Prince George's County: Movies, Baseball and More

Here are some fun things to do around town this weekend on a date or with the family.

 

Were you couped up with the family this week at home during the power outages? Need some alone time with your spouse or significant other?

Here are some events Prince George's County groups are hosting this weekend perfect for a date or even with the kids.

Date Night at the Diamond (Bowie Vs. Harris)

Where/When: Prince George's Stadium, 4101 Crain Hwy., Bowie, MD 20716, Friday, July 6, 2012, 7:05 p.m.

Why to go:  Enjoy a GREAT night out with your date at the 2nd Annual Baysox Date Night at the Diamond!  Your special night will give you and your date great access to the ballpark and a fun experience to talk about for a long time!

Your special Date Night at the Diamond package includes: 

  • Two (2) Box Seat Tickets!  (Tickets regularly $15 each)
  • Romantic Carousel Ride for 2 in Louie's Kids Park
  • Beautiful Flower for your date
  • Get a special photograph beneath the romantic archway & a Commemorative Date Night at the Diamond Baysox Photo Mat!
  • Post-Game Dates Base Run!
  • Fun & Memories to last a lifetime!

Pricing: $20.00 (Tickets regularly $15.00 each)

 

Performance – Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead

Where/When:  Greenbelt Arts Center, 123 Centerway Greenbelt, MD 20770

Why to go:  Good Grief! This unauthorized parody follows the characters of a familiar childhood comic strip, grown up and going through the deeply emotional trials of use. Drug use, suicide, eating disorders, violence, rebellion, sexual relations and identity are among the issues covered in this drama.

NOTE: This production contains strong language and adult subject matter that may be offensive to some. Not suitable for children under 13.

Pricing: $14-$17.00

 

FREE Date Night Movie: National Lampoon’s European Vacation

Where/When: National Harbor Plaza, MD, 20745, United States, Films begin at dusk (approximately 8:30 p.m.)

Why to go:  Nothing says summer like an evening under the stars—and there’s no better way to enjoy the season than Movies on the Potomac at National Harbor. The 2012 season runs from Friday, May 25 through Sunday, September 28.

Whether it’s Date Night Friday or Family Sunday, pack your picnic and chairs, and meet us at the Plaza’s big screen for a FREE evening of ocean breezes and all-ages fun!

Bring your lawn chairs, but coolers filled with alcohol or food will not be allowed.

Pricing: FREE

 

Helen JoAn King Scholarship 1st All –You-Can-Eat Crabfeast

Where/When:  Refreshing Spring Church of God In Christ, 6200 Riverdale Road Riverdale, MD 20737, Friday, July 6, 2012, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Why to go:  ALL YOU CAN EAT CRABS AND MUCH, MUCH MORE (Fried fish, roast sirloin, corn, seafood salad, hot dogs, crab soup, BBQ beef, BBQ chicken..just to name a few of the items on the all you can eat menu)! $65.00 a ticket
All proceeds go toward scholarships for 2012 High School Graduates.

Pricing: $65.00

 

FREE Family Sundays Movie on the Potomac: Soul Surfer

Where/When: National Harbor Plaza, MD, 20745, United States. Films begin at dusk (approximately 8:30 p.m.)

Why to go:  Nothing says summer like an evening under the stars—and there’s no better way to enjoy the season than Movies on the Potomac at National Harbor. The 2012 season runs from Friday, May 25 through Sunday, September 28.

Whether it’s Date Night Friday or Family Sunday, pack your picnic and chairs, and meet us at the Plaza’s big screen for a FREE evening of ocean breezes and all-ages fun!

Bring your lawn chairs, but coolers filled with alcohol or food will not be allowed.

Pricing: FREE

 

2012 William Kapell International Piano Competition and Festival

Where/When:  Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD 20742

Why to go:  Santiago Rodriguez, first-place winner in the 1975 Kapell International Piano Competition, has been described as "a phenomenal pianist" by The New York Times and "among the finest pianists in the world" by The Baltimore Sun.

Highlights of his lengthy concert career include performances at Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York; at Queen Elizabeth Hall in London; at Schauspielhaus in Berlin; and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. He has performed internationally and throughout the United States with major symphonies and has performed as a chamber musician with the Guarneri Quartet, Ruggiero Ricci, Walter Trampler, Ransom Wilson and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center among many others.

A former member of the UMD School of Music piano faculty and current piano department chair at the University of Miami Frost School of Music, he is serving as chair of the international jury for 2012 Kapell Competition.

Pricing: $30.00 (For ticket information click HERE.)

 

National Children’s Museum: Red, White and Blue

Where/When:  Launch Zone, 112 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD, United States. Friday, July 6 & Saturday, July 7, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Why to go:  Celebrate the Fourth of July throughout the week with the National Children’s Museum. At Red, White and Blue, children will create festive firework art to commemorate America’s independence.

Pricing: FREE

 

POPS on the Potomac with the Chesapeake Orchestra

Where/When:  Launch Zone, 112 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD, United States. Saturday, July, 7, 2012, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  

Why to go:  The Chesapeake Orchestra and National Harbor are proud to announce the creation of a new concert series, “Pops on the Potomac,” to begin Saturday, June 16th.  These concerts are free to the public and will continue through August 25, creating a regular Saturday night concert program on the Potomac at National Harbor.

Pricing: FREE

 

Art on the Waterfront Summer Concert Series: Marcus Young – Jazz/R&B

Where/When:  Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Road, Bladensburg, MD 20710, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Why to go:  Join us as the waterfront springs to life with music and entertainment. Enjoy music, food, crafts, prizes, vendors, movie on the jumbo screen, and much more. Refreshments for sale.

Pricing: FREE 

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