Community Events

Are you a District 6 community based organization/association hosting a community day, youth conference, seminar or fundraiser?
Promote it here on the District 6 Community Events page!

Submit your event flyers/graphics and verbiage via email to no less than thirty (30) days from the commencement of your event.

PLEASE NOTE:  All events are subject to approval prior to promotion on the District 6 Community Events page.

The Lake Arbor Foundation, Inc. presents a Black History Month Activity for Children (2/16/2019)

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Lake Arbor Foundation
1399 Golf Course Drive
Mitchellville, Maryland 20731-2328

This activity is designed for children 6-12 to participate in table top art, crafts, coloring and a Black History Month Educational Activity featuring books, movies, and Freedom Songs.  Songs and takeaways will be provided.

Volunteers are needed to assist in planning and day of logistics.

Interested residents are asked to RSVP no later than February 9, 2019 via email, or call and leave a
message at (301) 333-4630.  Kindly leave your name, name(s) of the child (children) who will be in attendance and a preferred telephone number.  Please note that all children must be accompanied by an adult.

This event is free and hosted by the Lake Arbor Foundation, Inc.


The Lake Arbor Foundation presents its Black History Month Series (February-March, 2019)

From Africa To America: Black Explorers 2300 B.C. to the Present

Sunday, February 24, 2019

C.R. Gibbs is the author/co-author of six books and a frequent national and international lecturer on an array of historical topics.
He has appeared several times on the History Channel and French and Belgian television. He wrote, researched, and narrated "Sketches in Color" for WHUT-TV, the Howard University television station. “Sketches in Color” is a 13-part companion series to the acclaimed PBS series, "The Civil War." Click for more information.

How To Patent Your Idea - Means and Methods featuring
Samuel Scott, Reviewer/Inspector | U.S. Patent Office (retired)

March 3, 2019

RSVP by February 21, 2019.  Call (301) 333-4630 and leave a message or email with your name and number attending.

These events are free; light refreshments served.

Both events will be held at the Lake Arbor Foundation:
1399 Golf Course Drive
Mitchellville, MD 20721-2328


FAME Jazz Band Auditions Open - Rolling Auditions


FAME - Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education, Inc. is accepting applications for its year-round FAME Jazz Band Program (FJBP)

FJBP was established in 2015 to provide year-round high caliber music and academic support and instruction
to talented middle and high school youth who are serious about music and want to take their skills to a higher level.

In the program, students receive:

  • Tutoring and Mentoring in Science & Math
  • Music Theory Instruction
  • Music Instruction by Expert Musicians
  • High School and College Prep
  • Summer Music Technology & Enrichment Programs at the University of Maryland School of Music
  • Opportunities to Perform on Major Stages
  • And more…

ALL MUSICIANS ARE WELCOMED! You do not need to have a jazz background, nor play in a school band to audition for the program. Home-schooled students are also invited to apply. This program is ideal for youth who want to enjoy a unique opportunity to grow musically and academically, musically and academically, while having fun with other youth musicians.

For more information, visit, call 301-805-5358 or send an email to