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Opera in the Outfield Coming Soon

Opera in the Outfield Coming Soon

From the Kennedy Center:


(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—On Thursday, September 22, Washington National Opera (WNO) will present the fourth-annual Opera in the Outfield, a free, live opera broadcast at Nationals Park. This year WNO will simulcast its season-opening production of Puccini’s classic melodrama Tosca, starring American soprano Patricia Racette. Thousands of “fans” of all ages are expected for this community event. Starting today, members of the public may pre-register online for free, reserved seating sections at OperaintheOutfield.org; pre- registrants will be entered to win season tickets to the Opera.

First Mandarin Immersion Program Comes to Reid Temple Christian Academy


Glenn Dale, MD—Reid Temple Christian Academy will begin offering a partial day Mandarin Immersion program for the 2011-2012 academic school year debuting the first day of school, Monday, August 22, 2011 at Reid Temple Christian Academy 11400 Glenn Dale Blvd., Glenn Dale, MD 20769


First Performance at The Fillmore: Mary J. Blige

First Performance at The Fillmore: Mary J. Blige


The Fillmore Silver Spring will finally open its doors Sept. 15 with a performance from R&B great Mary J. Blige — the first in a handful of concerts the venue is announcing on its website Friday. Tickets for the Blige show go on sale July 29 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster. Other notable acts on the schedule include Black Star, Blondie, Primus, Cheap Trick and Louis Black.

The 2,000-capacity venue is scheduled to open nearly four years after Live Nation, the world’s largest producer of concerts, sealed a deal to build one of its Fillmore venues on Colesville Road, near Georgia Avenue, where a J.C. Penney department store once stood.

Now, after years of construction, the venue is promising big names and a wide variety of entertainment offerings.

A Unique Coalition is Giving Needy Kids the Chance for Summer Camp


This summer from June 27th to August 5th the Summer at Saint Francis camp program is making summer camp possible for needy children from Langley Park.  Eleven different organizations from the Washington area and as far away as Boston and Sacramento are volunteering and providing resources to make camp a reality for these children at St. Camillus Campus of Saint Francis International School,1500 St. Camillus Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20903.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 Opens at Two Smithsonian Imax Theaters

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Smithsonian Theaters presents Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2: The Imax Experience, starting July 15 at the National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center’s Airbus Imax Theater in Chantilly, Va., and in 3-D at the National Museum of Natural History’s Johnson Imax Theater, starting July 29.


Science in the Cinema - The Soloist!

Science in the Cinema - The Soloist!

A free film festival designed to promote public understanding of science, health, and medicine heads to Silver Spring. Films with a medical science theme are screened, and an expert on the subject provides a commentary and leads an audience question-and-answer period. Oon July 13th, the Soloist will be played.  Ticket distribution starts Wednesday, July 13th, at 4:00 p.m. Each person can have up to four tickets.

American Film Institute, 8633 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring

7 pm; (301) 495-6720