Fun In The Sun
Discover The Best of Summer
Here are just a few of the many family-friendly activities taking place this summer.
Teen Fest: Safe Summer Kickoff
Prepare for food, music, swimming and more with the annual Prince George's County parks Teen Fest: Safe Summer Kickoff Saturday, June 24 at Ellen Linson Splash Park. Admission is free! Visit http://www.pgxtremeteens.com/Xtreme_Teens.htm for more information or to register.
Celebrate Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, noon to 5pm Saturday, June 17 at Walmer Mill Regional Park. This event is free, family-friendly, and open to the public. For more information, contact the Black History Program coordinators at firstname.lastname@example.org, the Arts and Cultural Heritage Division at 301-446-3232 ( TTY 301-699-2544), or visit http://www.pgparks.com/Juneteenth.htm#.
Yoga in the Park
Join Prince George's County parks for FREE yoga classes for ages 13 and up throughout the summer! Classes began Memorial Day and will continue through Labor Day. No registration is required. Visit http://www.pgparks.com/page69964.aspx# for more information.
Junior Academy for the Performing Arts
Does your child have have a talent and curiosity for the performing arts? If so, the Junior Academy of the Performing Arts (JAPA) is here to help. JAPA helps its students grow beyond the stage by introducing novice students to musical theater (singing, acting and dance) and strengthens the knowledge and skill level of experienced students. Summer Intensive I takes place June 19-July 15 with performances July 14 and 15. Summer Intensive II takes place July 17-August 12 with performances August 11 and 12. Visit http://arts.pgparks.com/Community_Arts_Services/Junior_Academy_for_the_Performing_Arts/JAPA_Program_Sessions.htm or contact Program Director Monique Midgette at 301-446-3232 or email@example.com. for more information.
Summer Spotlight Exhibition and Reception
TheMontpelier Arts Center will host an art showcase featuring the work its summer programs students from 1-3pm Saturday, August 12. All ages are welcome and the showcase is free. Visit http://arts.pgparks.com/page69624.aspx# or call 301-377-7800 (TTY 301-699-2544) for more information.
Stay cool with ice cream, show off your skills on the basketball court, or take in some culture through musical theater or catch an art show--take your pick or do it all!