Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation

Events and Programs

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JULY 

Tuesdays, July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 4-6 pm
Xtreme Teens: Open Rec
Hey teens, come rock out with us after school! Enjoy games, music, movies, or just hang out with us.
Ages 10-17; FREE

Thursdays, July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 11 am-12 noon
Toddler Time
Parents and their toddlers can enjoy time at the nature center with hands-on crafts, stories, soft play and much more!
Ages 2 & up; FREE

Fridays, July 4, 11, 18 & 25, 5-9 pm 
Xtreme Teens/Pre-Teens Nights
Enjoy indoor and outdoor recreational activities including games, sports, crafts, music, trips, swimming and more. Additional fees may apply for trips and special events. M-NCPPC Youth ID required.
Ages 10-17; FREE

Saturday, July 5, 10 am-5 pm
Adventure Seekers
Calling all adventure seekers! Enjoy hiking, museums and trips to natural and historical sites. Additional fees may apply for transportation and admission. Trip to Folk Life Festival, Washington, D.C.
Ages 8-12
Fee: Resident $3; Non-Resident $4
SMARTlink #1433418

Friday, July 18, Dusk
Family Movie Night
Bring your family, a blanket, lawn chair, and some snacks to enjoy an outdoor movie with us!
All ages; FREE

Saturday, July 19, 11 am-12 pm
Live Animal Show
Let your child have the ultimate animal show! They can observe, touch and learn about animals through this exciting hands-on program.
Ages 2 & up
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1451018

AUGUST 

Tuesdays, August 5, 12, 19 & 26, 4-6 pm 
Xtreme Open Rec
Hey teens, come rock out with us after school! Enjoy games, music, movies, or just hang out with us.
Ages 10-17; FREE

Thursdays, August 7, 14, 21 & 28, 11 am-12 pm
Toddler Time
Parents and their toddlers can enjoy time at the nature center with hands-on crafts, stories, soft play and much more!
Ages 2 & up; FREE

Saturday, August 2, 10 am-5 pm
Adventure Seekers
Calling all adventure seekers! Enjoy hiking, museums and trips to natural and historical sites. Additional fees may apply for transportation and admission. Trip to canoeing at Bladensburg Waterfront Park, Maryland.
Ages 8-12
Fee: Resident $3; Non-Resident $4
SMARTlink #1433419

Fridays, August 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 5-9 pm
Xtreme Teens/Pre Teens Night
Enjoy indoor and outdoor recreational activities including games, sports, crafts, music, trips, swimming and more. Additional fees may apply for trips and special events. M-NCPPC Youth ID required.
Ages 10-17; FREE

Saturday, August 9 & 23, 10 am-1 pm
Family Naturalist Hike
Put on your water boots to explore the life forms in a local creek with dip nets. Dress to get wet!
Ages 8-12
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1450817

SMARTlink #1450917

Friday, August 15, Dusk
Family Movie Night
Bring your family, a blanket, lawn chair, and some snacks to enjoy an outdoor movie with us!
All ages; FREE

Saturday, August 16, 11 am-12 pm
Live Animal Show
Let your child have the ultimate animal show! They can observe, touch and learn about animals through this exciting hands-on program.
Ages 2 & up
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1451019

Saturday, August 30, 8-9:30 pm
End of Summer S'mores!
Come celebrate the end of the summer by toasting up some marshmallows and make s'mores! Bring your friends and family. All s'mores supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring other "toast-able" items. 
All ages
Fee: Resident $3; Non-Resident $4
SMARTlink #1450717

SEPTEMBER

Tuesdays, September 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 4-6 pm
Xtreme Teens: Open Rec
Hey teens, come rock out with us after school! Enjoy games, music, movies, or just hang out with us.
Ages 10-17; FREE

Thursdays, September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 11 am-12 pm
Toddler Time
Parents and their toddlers can enjoy time at the nature center with hands-on crafts, stories, soft play and much more!
Ages 2 & up; FREE

Fridays, September 5, 12, 19 & 26, 5-9 pm 
Xtreme Teens/Pre-Teens Nights
Enjoy indoor and outdoor recreational activities including games, sports, crafts, music, trips, swimming and more. Additional fees may apply for trips and special events. M-NCPPC Youth ID required.
Ages 10-17; FREE

Saturday, September 6, 10 am-5 pm
Adventure Seekers
Calling all adventure seekers! Enjoy hiking, museums and trips to natural and historical sites. Additional fees may apply for transportation and admission. 
Ages 8-12
Fee: Resident $3; Non-Resident $4
SMARTlink #1517967

Saturday, September 13, 8 am-5 pm 
Outdoor Adventures
Test your skills with outdoor adventures! From hiking, museums, art, carnivals and historic sites, we'll help you challenge yourself in a safe environment. Fees may vary, depending upon trip requirements. 
Ages 18 & up
Fee: Resident $5; Non-Resident $6
SMARTlink #1519067

Friday, September 19, Dusk
Family Movie Night
Bring your family, a blanket, lawn chair, and some snacks to enjoy an outdoor movie with us!
All ages; FREE

Saturday, September 20, 11 am-12 pm
Live Animal Show: Reptile Roll Call
Let your child have the ultimate animal show! They can observe, touch and learn about animals through this exciting hands-on program.
Ages 2 & up
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1518567 

Saturday, September 27, 1-6 pm
Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Come experience Latino culture! Live music and performances, children activities, health fair, food, and arts and crafts vendors at this wonderful celebration. Bring the whole family!! Additional fees for food and craft vendors. 
All ages 

OCTOBER

Tuesdays, October 7, 14, 21 & 28, 4-6 pm
Xtreme Teens: Open Rec
Hey teens, come rock out with us after school! Enjoy games, music, movies, or just hang out with us.
Ages 10-17; FREE

Thursdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 11 am-12 pm
Toddler Time
Parents and their toddlers can enjoy time at the nature center with hands-on crafts, stories, soft play and much more!
Ages 2 & up; FREE

Fridays, October 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 5-9 pm 
Xtreme Teens/Pre-Teens Nights
Enjoy indoor and outdoor recreational activities including games, sports, crafts, music, trips, swimming and more. Additional fees may apply for trips and special events. M-NCPPC Youth ID required.
Ages 10-17; FREE

Saturday, October 4, 10 am-5 pm
Adventure Seekers
Calling all adventure seekers! Enjoy hiking, museums and trips to natural and historical sites. Additional fees may apply for transportation and admission. 
Ages 8-12
Fee: Resident $3; Non-Resident $4
SMARTlink #
1517968

Saturday, October 11, 8 am-5 pm 
Outdoor Adventures
Test your skills with outdoor adventures! From hiking, museums, art, carnivals and historic sites, we'll help you challenge yourself in a safe environment. Fees may vary, depending upon trip requirements. 
Ages 18 & up
Fee: Resident $5; Non-Resident $6
SMARTlink #
1519068

Friday, October 17, Dusk
Family Movie Night
Bring your family, a blanket, lawn chair, and some snacks to enjoy an outdoor movie with us!
All ages; FREE

Saturday, October 18, 11 am-12 pm
Live Animal Show: Amphibian All Around
Let your child have the ultimate animal show! They can observe, touch and learn about animals through this exciting hands-on program.
Ages 2 & up
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #
1518568


Saturday, October 24, 7-8:30 pm

Naturally Fun Campfires
Share stories both funny or scary, learn about nature, and roast marshmallows by the campfire. Marshmallows provided. Bring the whole family for an evening of fun!!
All ages
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1518717

Saturday, October 25, 10 am-1 pm
Family Naturalist Hike
Put on your water boots to explore the life forms in a local creek with dip nets. Dress to get wet!
All ages
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1518317
  


Saturday, October 31, 7-10 pm

Halloween Glow Party 
A glow-in-the-dark party for TEENS and PRE-TEENS! Come in COSTUME for the contest. DJ, dancing, glow lights, refreshments, and candy. 
Ages: 10-17
Fee: Resident $3; Non-Resident $4

NOVEMBER

Tuesdays, November 4, 11, 18 & 25, 4-6 pm
Xtreme Teens: Open Rec
Hey teens, come rock out with us after school! Enjoy games, music, movies, or just hang out with us.
Ages 10-17; FREE

Thursdays, November 6, 13, 20 & 27, 11 am-12 pm
Toddler Time
Parents and their toddlers can enjoy time at the nature center with hands-on crafts, stories, soft play and much more!
Ages 2 & up; FREE

Fridays, November 7, 14, 21 & 28, 5-9 pm 
Xtreme Teens/Pre-Teens Nights
Enjoy indoor and outdoor recreational activities including games, sports, crafts, music, trips, swimming and more. Additional fees may apply for trips and special events. M-NCPPC Youth ID required.
Ages 10-17; FREE

Saturday, November 1, 10 am-5 pm
Adventure Seekers
Calling all adventure seekers! Enjoy hiking, museums and trips to natural and historical sites. Additional fees may apply for transportation and admission. Trip to Great Falls, Maryland. 
Ages 8-12
Fee: Resident $3; Non-Resident $4
SMARTlink #1517969

Saturday, November 8, 8 am-5 pm 
Outdoor Adventures
Test your skills with outdoor adventures! From hiking, museums, art, carnivals and historic sites, we'll help you challenge yourself in a safe environment. Fees may vary, depending upon trip requirements. Trip to Shenandoah National Park, Stanley, Virginia.
Ages 18 & up
Fee: Resident $5; Non-Resident $6
SMARTlink #1519069

Saturday, November 15, 11 am-12 pm
Live Animal Show: Invertebrate Investigations
Let your child have the ultimate animal show! They can observe, touch and learn about animals through this exciting hands-on program.
Ages 2 & up
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1518569

Saturday, November 21, 7-8:30 pm
Naturally Fun Campfires
Share stories both funny or scary, learn about nature, and roast marshmallows by the campfire. Marshmallows provided. Bring the whole family for an evening of fun!!
All ages
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1518718

Saturday, November 29, 10 am-1 pm
Family Naturalist Hike
Put on your water boots to explore the life forms in a local creek with dip nets. Dress to get wet!
Ages 8-12
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1518318

Saturday, November 28, 2:30-7 pm
Xtreme Teens: Rock Climbing Experience
Challenge yourself and learn what means to be a rock climber. Learn terms, ropes, knots, and how to be a great climber. Must register by Wednesday, November 12, 2014. 
Ages: 11-17
Fee: Resident $32; Non-Resident $39
SMARTlink # 1518967