There’s never a bad time to try something new — and there’s no shortage in Prince George’s of excellent activities to push you out of your comfort zone and into some extra joy. You can experience the wonder of another culture, listen to an inspirational musician, check out a unique art exhibition, and more. Participate in it all and see where these new experiences take you.

Add these 12 must-do March events in Prince George’s to your calendar now:

  1. Listen to captivating R&B music by the Elyscia Jefferson Band, led by a 2021 American Idol finalist, at this Lunchtime Listening event at the Southern Area Aquatic and Recreation Complex in Brandywine on March 6.
  2. Watch eight-time Grammy Award nominee Ledisi take the stage at The Theater at MGM National Harbor on March 8 and 15. Her expressive jazz-influenced music is supported by a large backup band for multi-layered sounds that have graced stages around the country, including at the White House.
  3. Did you miss your chance to see “Barbie” on the big screen? The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System has got you covered. Head to the Beltsville library on March 6, the Laurel library on March 25, and the Glenarden Library on March 27 to watch the popular film. The Beltsville showing will be followed by a discussion.
  4. Bring the kids to the Kids Adventure Fit Challenge event at the Kentland Community Center in Landover on March 12. The Get Fit Mobile is stopping at the center to promote exercise, teamwork, and a sense of accomplishment through activities developed specifically for children.
  5. Author María Alejandra Barrios Vélez is joining the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System and the Prince George’s County Office of Human Rights for a virtual conversation about her book “The Waves Take You Home” on March 14. Hear her discuss her modern story inspired by the resilience and strength of the women in her Colombian family.
  6. Honor Women’s History Month by watching a showing of “On the Basis of Sex” on March 21 at Harmony Hall Arts Center in Fort Washington. The film tells the story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, from her time as a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union to her appointment as a Supreme Court Justice. Stay after for a post-screening discussion. 
  7. If you prefer art as an escape to the natural world, check out the Sharon Hart exhibit, “The Simple News that Nature Told” at the Montpelier Arts Center in Laurel. The show, which also features work inspired by Emily Dickinson’s poetry, kicks off on March 23.
  8. Catch a showcase of intricate footwork, feminine prowess, and life-renewing energy at the Syncopated Ladies: Live shows. On March 23 and 24, you can head to the Prince George’s Publick Playhouse in Hyattsville to see the group tap dance to cutting-edge music and tear-jerking ballads.
  9. Don’t miss Sakura Sunday at the National Harbor’s outdoor event spaces on March 24. Part of the 2024 National Cherry Blossom Festival, the celebration will include an artisanal Japanese marketplace, cultural performance, culinary delights, a sake and beer garden, and more.
  10. Head to the Brentwood Arts Exchange on March 25 to see “Road to Recovery,” an art exhibit from Anna U. Davis that explores her life with breast cancer. Diagnosed at age 37, Davis takes visitors along a powerful personal visual journey through her experience.
  11. Show off your athletic talents and your love of your favorite sports team at the Jersey Skate event on March 29. Wear your favorite jersey for $4 admission to the Herbert Wells Ice Rink in College Park.
  12. Bring the family to the annual Easter Egg Dyeing Egg-stravaganza at the Brentwood Arts Exchange on March 30. Join the free workshop, and you’ll get two eggs to paint and design in bright, colorful patterns.

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