Events for Saturday, April 21, 2018

Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Beethoven and Friends

Saturday, 04/21/2018 8:00 PM

Virtuoso pianist Jeffrey Siegel closes our season at the Hylton Performing Arts Center with three 18th century musical masters who were contemporaries of each other. In Beethoven and Friends, Jeffrey Siegel performs Haydn's delightful Sonata in D, Mozart's brooding, contemplative Fantasy in D minor, and Beethoven's passionate, stormy Sonata Pathétique, while offering witty and insightful commentary about the music and composers before playing each piece. Piano music enthusiasts and newcomers alike cherish Jeffrey Siegel’s beloved “concerts with commentary” series that makes everyone feel like a classical music insider. An interactive Q&A will conclude this program. Attachments

Open Mic Night

Saturday, 04/21/2018 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join us every Saturday all winter long* for Open Mic Night. Music? Poetry? Comedy? Creatively reading Green Eggs and Ham? We’ve got the stage; you bring the talent! Attachments

Potomac Nationals vs. Lynchburg Hillcats

Saturday, 04/21/2018 6:35 PM

Saturday night baseball at Pfitzner Stadium as the Potomac Nationals play the third game of their 4-game set with the Hillcats (Indians affiliate), and there is a lot going on. Fans in attendance will receive a special limited edition Carolina League card set depicting some of the greatest Carolina League alumni of all time. To show appreciation for first responders, discounted tickets will be offered to EMS, police, firefighters, nurses, doctors, and surgeons. Also, kids will be invited to stay after the game to run the bases. Also, there will be fireworks after the game.  Attachments

Margarita Madness 5k Run

Saturday, 04/21/2018 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

You Must Be 21 & Over To Participate In Event Margarita Madness 5k™ is a unique night 5K fun run focused less on speed and more on Margarita fun with friends and family. Margarita participants come from all different ages, shapes, sizes, and speeds; every participant will get Mad Margaritas™ and have the time of their life. Whether you are an avid runner or a walk around the park walker, the 3 miles of the Margarita Madness 5k™ course will have you beaming and waiting for the next one! Attachments

Free Children's Day

Saturday, 04/21/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for a special Children's Day Program. In recognition of Earth Day, families can help us weed and replant our pollinator garden. Wear clothes you can get dirty in, sunscreen, and bug spray. Nature craft and snack included while supplies last.Attachments

Brentsville Wildflower Walk

Saturday, 04/21/2018 1:00 PM

Take a walk with the Master Gardener and wildflower aficionado, Jeannie Couch, as she describes Virginia's spring wildflowers along a one mile nature trail. Jeannie will provide magnifying loops, and you will receive handouts identifying the flowers. Attachments

History of Cooking with the Pat White Center: Spring on the Farm

Saturday, 04/21/2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Before the creation of grocery stores, families in Virginia had to live off what they could grow and raise from home. Now that spring is here, it is time to start the planting and begin enjoying fresh food again. Make paper pots and plant seedlings to grow a variety of vegetables and learn about how the grounds and dependencies are used. Advance registration is required. Attachments

National Junior Ranger Day

Saturday, 04/21/2018 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

On National Junior Ranger Day, everyone has the opportunity to become a Junior Ranger and be a truly part of your National Parks. Earn the Junior Ranger badge and certificate by completing one of the special activities available on this day. Hike with a park ranger at 10:45 or at 12:15; craft and create with a park volunteer. Recite the junior ranger pledge at a ceremony to recognize your achievements at 11:30 or at 1. Adults as well as children are welcome. All events begin at the Visitor Center. The event takes place from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Attachments

Rippon Lodge Girl Scout Badge Camp

Saturday, 04/21/2018 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Come to Rippon Lodge to earn your Brownie and Junior Girl Scout Badges! There are 2 badges per day. Today's badges are Painting and Drawing. Reservations are required and space is limited. Scout leaders must purchase the badges on their own. Attachments

Farmers Market at Potomac Mills

Saturday, 04/21/2018 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

After a long, brutal winter, are you ready for springtime? What better way to usher in the new season than by coming out to Potomac Mills Mall for opening day of the 2018 farmers market season? Come join us at opening day of Farmer's Market Woodbridge @ Potomac Mills! Lot of fun, events, and local produce. Attachments

National Park Week

Saturday, 04/21/2018 - Sunday, 04/29/2018

For one week each April, we join with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, to celebrate America's treasures. National Park Week is a time to explore amazing places, discover stories of history and culture, help out, and find your park! Get ready to celebrate National Park Week 2018 from April 21 through 29! Park across the country will host special program and events, including for: •April 21: National Junior Ranger Day •April 22: Earth Day •April 29: National Park Rx Day Attachments

Potomac Mills Carnival

Thursday, 04/12/2018 5:00 PM - Sunday, 04/22/2018 11:00 PM

This family-friendly event features circus shows, favorite fair food, midway games and rides for all ages, from delightful kiddie rides to daring thrill rides, and the new Super Cyclone Rollercoaster. There is no charge for carnival parking, admission and Victoria Circus acts, including The Globe of Death motorcycle thrill show inside a 15-foot steel cage. Showtimes are 7 and 9 pm Monday - Friday and 3, 7 and 9 pm Saturday - Sunday. Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches and taller) are $25 Monday - Thursday, $30 Friday - Sunday, or 2 wristbands for $30 online in advance (until 5 pm Thurs., April 12). Ride tickets are $1.50 each, $25 for 20 tickets, or $50 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. Rides take 3 or more tickets each. Visit the website for coupon savings on rides and food. Carnival hours are 5 to 11 pm Monday - Friday and noon to 11 pm Saturday - Sunday. For more information, call 866-666-3247.Attachments

Circalyans:warriors of the untime

Friday, 03/23/2018 - Wednesday, 04/25/2018

Circalyans:warriors of the untime Donnamaria R Jones (On exhibit: March 6 – April 25, 2018) Fascinated by the indomitable spirit defining warriors of times past, present and imagined future, she has created an amalgamated league of conquerors, the Circalyan Warriors of the Untime, that transcend all time periods. The rustic, near life-sized portrait panels evoke the sheer might and domination of the eclectically adorned and armed combatants. Donnamaria R. Jones, a military veteran, is a portrait photographer based in the Washington Metropolitan area, and owns Circa Life Images photography studio in Waldorf, MD. The creative process behind the Circalyan Warriors was practically a full-on production featuring a makeup artist, special effects artist, studio set, custom made costumes, and of course, models - most, if not all, tattooed by Scotte "Bricks" Turner of Bricks Tattoo. But, of course, before the photo shoot, there was the original conception: Although Donnamaria was partially influenced by her martial arts background and her military career, she also acknowledges that the exhibit has some metaphorical significance as well. Donnamaria believes that each one of us deals with inner battles daily, even if not physically visible to those on the outside. The Circalyans could be considered the visual representations of these inner battles that we all experience. The scars, some authentic and some created, are considered the "spoils of victory”, and are often something we hide, rather than expose or celebrate. Meet the Artist April 7, 6-8 pm during our catered reception! Heavy hors d'oeuvres and wine will be served - free and open to the public. For more information about the artist please visit: Attachments


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