The sun is shining. Flowers are blooming. People are out exploring their towns, drinking coffee on patios, and walking through parks. If you’re looking for some meaningful fun this month, look to Prince George’s, Maryland. June is the perfect time to visit the region, where you can enjoy its powerful art, history, nature, and community.


Add these June activities to your calendar:


  1. Explore the grounds of Laurel’s Dinosaur Park, where dinosaur bones have been discovered.  During the open houses on June 1 and 15, you can learn about fossils and the most recent bone findings.
  2. Head to the lunchtime lecture on Queer History at Historic Sites at the Marietta House Museum in Glenn Dale on June 5. Matt Champagne will discuss queer history, with a focus on historical figures like Louisa May Alcott and Ma Rainey.
  3. Listen to an Earth Wind and Fire tribute band play the classics on June 6 and 7 at the Prince George’s Publick Playhouse. They’ll perform popular songs like “Shining Star,” “September,” and “Let’s Groove.”
  4. Catch the 43rd Annual Invitational Sculpture Exhibition at the Montpelier Arts Center. The event will start with a public reception on June 7 and continue throughout the month. This year, the art celebrates women artists in an often male-dominated medium.
  5. Take in a classic film with fellow cinema fans at the Hyattsville library on June 12 for its Coffee and a Classic series. The library will be showing “Arsenic and Old Lace” with Cary Grant.
  6. Join fellow beer lovers for the 10th Anniversary Party Lager Fest at Denizens Brewing Co. in Riverdale. There will be live music, featured beers, swag, and more on June 15.
  7. Join a Kitchen Guild Cooking Demonstration to celebrate Father’s Day at the Riversdale House Museum Historic Site on June 16. You’ll learn about cooking practices of the 19th century at the site’s open hearth. While there, enjoy a free tour and learn about the fathers who lived and labored at Riversdale.
  8. Watch Corrine Bailey Ray perform her greatest hits and new numbers during her Plum Red Lipstick Tour when it stops at The Theater at MGM National Harbor on June 22. The English singer and songwriter, known for “Put Your Records On,” has been nominated for three Grammy Awards.
  9. Enjoy a performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” during the Shakespeare in the Parks at Fairwood Park in Bowie. The first performance is on June 23 and performances continue throughout the rest of the month. Take part in a night of whimsy and wonder under the stars.
  10. Attend the PVDA Ride for Life dressage show, benefiting research at the Johns Hopkins Breast Center around the quality of life for breast cancer patients. The fundraiser will start on June 24 at the Show Place Arena at Prince George’s Equestrian Center.



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