Our list of events sponsored by local nonprofits, arts organizations and performance venues, occurring between June 10 and July 14; all information is current as of June 3. For events and meetings organized by the City of Hyattsville, see the Hyattsville Reporter in the newspaper’s centerfold. 

Please send notices of events that will take place between July 15 and Aug. 11 to kit@hyattsvillelife.com by July 8.

Recurring

Library storytimes are back! 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Monday: ages 0-2, Thursday: ages 2-3; Friday: ages 3-5; Saturday: Spanish-English ages 3-5. Face masks and social distancing required for those over 2. Hyattsville Public Library, 6530 Adelphi Rd. 240.455.5451.

The Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation presents an acoustic blues jam every Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. The jam is open to those who bring proof of vaccination and wear masks when not singing or playing mouth instruments. 4502 Hamilton St. acousticblues.com

Free yoga sessions every Wednesday evening at Bladensburg Waterfront Park. Ages 13+. 7 to 8 p.m. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. 301.779.0371

Busboys and Poets hosts poetry open mic every Thursday from 8 to 10 p.m. $5 cover. 5331 Baltimore Ave. 301.779.2787. busboysandpoets.com 

Riverdale Park Farmers Market is open every Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot near the Riverdale MARC Station, 4650 Queensbury Rd. Live music every week roughly 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. (June 9: Band Brulee; June 16: Mike Elosh; June 23: Rodeo Motel; June 30: Montgomery Fox; July 7: Rick Franklin; July 14: Stormi and the Blue Skies.) Contact rpkfarmmkt@gmail.com or check facebook.com/RPFMarket.

Jazz night at Maryland Meadworks with the Hyattsville Jazz Collective on June 17 and July 8. Limited seating. Proof of vaccination required to sit indoors. Free. 7 to 10 p.m. 4700 Rhode Island Ave., Suite Bee. 201.955.9644 

June 10

Irish fiddler and harpist Seán Heely will play and sing with bouzouki player Beth Patterson.  Limited seating. Proof of vaccination required to sit indoors. Free. 7 to 10 p.m. Meadworks 4700 Rhode Island Ave., Suite Bee. 201.955.9644 

June 11

Meadworks hosts a Q&A panel: Ask Mead Anything: We Left Our Jobs. Jim Groves, Lamont Thompson and Rumi Matsuyama have recently joined the Great Resignation and can answer questions about early retirement, sabbaticals, and starting your own business. Limited seating. Proof of vaccination required to sit indoors. Free. 7 to 10 p.m. 4700 Rhode Island Ave., Suite Bee. 201.955.9644

June 12  

Queer Pop singalong with singer-songwriter Be Steadwell. Reimagine, and sing along to, classic pop, folk and soul tunes. Masks and proof of vaccination or testing required. Pay what you wish, starting at $10. 6 to 7 p.m. Joe’s Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Rd., Mt. Rainier. joesmovement.org

June 14

Wendy Shang, author of the 2022 American Girl Corinne books and The Secret Battle of Evan Pao will share how she uses Chinese American history in her books, and guide participants through a writing exercise using histories for their own characters and stories. Ages 5 to 12. Masks and distancing required. Limited space; first come, first served. 6 to 7pm. Hyattsville Public Library, 6530 Adelphi Rd. 240.455.5451

June 16

On the third Thursday of the month, Jim Groves hosts an acoustic open mic for musicians. Sign up to play a three-song set at the Archie Edwards Blues Foundation. Sound system and mics provided. Open jam at the end if time permits. 7:30 to 10:30p.m. 4502 Hamilton St. acousticblues.com

June 17

The Brooklyn-based Afrobeat band Antibalas (Spanish for bulletproof) will play Publick Playhouse. The band is modeled after Fela Kuti’s Africa 70 band and Eddie Palmieri’s Harlem River Drive Orchestra, and is influenced by jazz, funk, dub, improvised music and traditional drumming from Cuba and West Africa. Purchase tickets through pgparksdirect.com. $30 general admission, $20 seniors and students. 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. 301.277.1710.

June 18

An offshoot of Rock Creek Revival called the DMV Bluegrass Collective brings acoustic bluegrass to Meadworks. Limited seating. Proof of vaccination required to sit indoors. Free. 7 to 10 p.m. 4700 Rhode Island Ave., Suite Bee. 201.955.9644 

June 21

Movement, clowns and music: Head over to a summer solstice moon party, featuring players Patricia Krauss, Annetta Dexter-Sawyer and Kathryn Hamilton-Lodge and musicians Mark Jaster and Steven Lampredi in the premiere of Between the Tides and the Moon. Masks and proof of vaccination or testing required. Pay what you wish, $10 to $30. 9 to 11 p.m. Joe’s Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Rd., Mt. Rainier. joesmovement.org

June 24

Soul music pontoon boat ride. Ages 16+. Register at pgparksdirect.com. $5/$7 county residents/nonresidents. 7 to 8 p.m. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. 301.779.0371

June 24, 25 and 26

A new play entitled “Heartland,” a courtroom and family drama about the limits of free speech, by Patricia Connelly, is coming to Joe’s Movement Emporium. Masks and proof of vaccination or testing required. $20. 7 p.m. June 24 and 25; 3 p.m. June 24. 3309 Bunker Hill Rd., Mt. Rainier. joesmovement.org

June 25

Family Film Day featuring “In the Heights,” the film version of the Broadway musical by Quiara Alegria Hudes and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Purchase tickets through pgparksdirect.com. $3. 4 to 6:30 p.m. Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. 301.277.1710.

Swing 5, a gypsy swing band in the style of Django Reinhardt, plays Maryland Meadworks. Limited seating. Proof of vaccination required to sit indoors. Free. 7 to 10 p.m. 4700 Rhode Island Ave., Suite Bee. 201.955.9644 

June 29  

Bring a picnic, blanket or chair to enjoy jazz on the lawn with vocalist Karen Lovejoy and her band. Free. 7 to 8 p.m. Riversdale House Museum, 4811 Riverdale Rd., Riverdale Park. 301.864.0420