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 councildistrict6@co.pg.md.us 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.
LakeArborCommunityDay18

SAVE THE DATE  |  2018 Lake Arbor Community Day (June 23, 2018)

It’s that time of the year!  Come out and celebrate the 2018 Lake Arbor Community Day,
sponsored by the Lake Arbor Foundation.

DATE:  
Saturday, June 23, 2018
1:00pm - Dusk

LOCATION:  
1399 Golf Course Drive
Mitchellville, Maryland 20721

The community invites you to come out for some sun and fun for the whole family!!

  • Music!
  • Face painting!
  • Food and merchandise vendors!
  • Moon bounce!
  • Live entertainment!
  • ...and so much more!

Fireworks at dusk!!

Vendors and Volunteers Needed
Merchandise Vendors – contact: merchlacd@thelafi.org
Food Vendors – contact: foodlacd@thelafi.org
Volunteers – contact: Renee Sharp, volunteercoordlacd@thelafi.org

Students can earn community service hours!

For more information, please call 301-333-4630.

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The City of District Heights presents "A Family Health
Fair with Men In Mind" (June 30, 2018, 9:00am-3:00pm)

Join the City of District Heights for its Family Health Fair on Saturday, June 30, 2018!

DATE:
Saturday, June 30, 2018

LOCATION:
District Heights Municipal Center
2000 Marbury Drive
District Heights, Maryland 20747

In collaboration with the American Red Cross, Doctors Community Hospital and Greater Baden Medical Services, this year's health fair is planned with our men in mind!  Come out to participate in some fun activities including Zumba, Yoga and line dancing, along with medical massage.  Attendees can explore a variety of vendors, insurance enrollment options, job and career wellness advice, creative healthy food options.

To volunteer, speak or host a table, please contact the District Heights Youth Services Bureau at (301)336-7600.

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Greater Morningstar Teen Youth Retreat (July 6-8, 2018)

The youth and young adult community is invited to join Greater Morning Star Apostolic Ministries' Young Peoples Auxiliary for its Teen and Youth Retreat!

DATES:
July 6-8th, 2018

LOCATION:
Skycroft Conference Center
9621 Frostown Road
Middletown, MD 21769

AGE RANGE:
Ages 8 years of age and over

Attendees will experience two nights of pure worship, destroying strongholds, power packed seminars, and
team building exercises.  The trip is chaperoned by trained and cleared volunteers from the church and
includes a mix of seminars and worship services, along with paintball, zip lining,
water slides and other activities.  

The cost is $100/person and sponsorships are available for those in financial need.  For more information,
please contact Anthony Davis at anthony_davis01@hotmail.com.

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The Prince George's Cultural Arts Foundation
presents the 9th annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival (July 14th, 2018)

Join jazz and music lovers alike are invited to attend the 9th annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival!
 
DATE:
Saturday, July 14, 2018

LOCATION:
Lake Arbor Community Grounds
10100 Lake Arbor Way
Mitchellville, MD 20721

Now in its 9th year and counted as one of the region’s premier jazz events, the Lake Arbor Jazz Festival
features top flight contemporary and traditional jazz and R&B artists from across Washington, DC and beyond.

Come out for a day jam packed with dynamic jazz talent in a relaxed, carefree setting in the heart of beautiful
Mitchellville, MD.  Festival lineup includes trumpeter Rob Zinn, local all female band Bela Dona,
EWF Tribute Band InGratitude, Founding member of Pieces of a Dream James Lloyd and Grammy Award Winning Guitarist Norman Brown.

Enjoy free parking, over 70 food and merchandise vendors, our beer and wine lounge and live music all day long.

Both general admission and VIP tickets are available. ADVANCE TICKET SALES END THURSDAY, JULY 12TH.  General admission tickets will be sold on-site at $45.00 (cash and credit cards accepted): http://ow.ly/msss30khg1U.

For details on the Lake Arbor Jazz Festival visit www.lakearborjazz.com.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED!  Prince George's County Students Invited
to Register for FAME's Summer Enrichment Programs (June & July, 2018)

FAME - the Foundation of Advancement of Music Education, Inc. presents its Summer Enrichment Music & Enrichment Programs!  FAME’s Summer Music Enrichment Programs take students’ musicianship to new heights and prepare them for greater academic success, college and scholarship eligibility, and job opportunities through:

  • Elevating their listening, performing, improvising, composing, arranging, music reading and notation skills
  • Improved music and software literacy
  • Increased functional knowledge of the language and grammar of music
  • Increased enthusiasm for learning and appreciation of music through individual and group hands-on experiences
  • Training and mentoring by master instructors
  • Building their resumes and portfolios
  • Empowering students academically and socially so they make positive life choices


Beats, Books & Hooks 2018
The broad-based Beats, Books & Hooks (BBH) program gives students a bird’s-eye view of educational and career opportunities in the music industry through an inspirational mix of interactive master classes, guest speakers, and field trip plus an intensive opportunity to take their musicianship to the next level.

As students are introduced to each aspect of the music business, they engage in a real-world exercise to create, build and promote a virtual record label and artist.

Each afternoon, the students’ focus turns to developing and refining their skills and technical proficiency as performing instrumentalists through expert instruction, rehearsals, and critiques. The week-long session culminates in individual and group live performances open to the public.

NEW! Vocal Workshop 2018
The newly implemented Vocal Workshop program will allow students the opportunity to learn many techniques, strengthen and build their vocal capacity, perform sight-reading/sight-singing exercises, collaborate with program participants and/or work independently to create an archival recording of an original composition or cover an existing work(s). Students will learn how to be intentional in their interpretation of lyrics and musical phrasing, creating a polished/refined performance product in the process Improve their execution of performance repertoire in the areas of classical arias/Italian art songs, jazz standards, pop, and theatre. The workshop culminates in live a performance open to the public.

Summer Music Technology 2018
In the technology-rich, creativity-based learning environment of the week-long program students are immersed in music technology as they learn from professional musicians how to compose, mix and master music using industry-standard software and hardware.  Over the course of the week, the students compose popular, classical and jazz music using professional-grade digital audio workstations and notation software, learn how to market music products, and develop finished MP3 files of their own compositions for presentation and future use in college and audition portfolios, as well as on social media and self-publishing websites.  The session culminates in a presentation open to parents and the community.

Registration for all 2018 Summer Music & Enrichment Programs close on June 6, 2018.  To register, please visit the following weblink: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ef2fgx987d1ef68e&oseq=&c=&ch=.  Please note - each registration fee includes a non-refundable registration fee of $50.

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FAME Jazz Band Auditions Open - Rolling Auditions

ATTENTION HIGH/MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS!

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 www.FAMEmusic.org, call 301-805-5358 or send an email to info@FAMEJazzBand.org