July 23 --U.S. Navy Cruisers, a specialty unit of the United States Navy Band and a high-energy group of eight of the Navy’s most dynamic performers, will provide contemporary rock entertainment. BlackRock Center, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 7 p.m. on the lawn. Free. 301-528-2260.
July 30 --Vocalist, guitarist and songwriter Melanie Mason will perform her soothing sounds of folk and indie-rock. BlackRock Center, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 7 p.m. on the lawn. Free. 301-528-2260.
Daily through September 18 -- “Wings of Fancy” Live Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibit at Brookside Gardens, 1500 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the South Conservatory. Surround yourself with hundreds of African, Asian, Costa Rican and North American species of butterflies flying freely inside the conservatory. Learn about their life cycles and how you can attract native caterpillars and butterflies to your backyard. Adults, $6; ages 3-12, $4. Purchase the Frequent Visitor Pass at Brookside Gardens and enjoy unlimited return visits. Individual, Dual and Family Passes on sale in the gift shops at the gardens. Groups of 15 or more by appointment only, call 301-962-1467 for reservations. For more information, call Wings of Fancy information line: 301-962-1453 or visit www.brooksidegardens.org.
POSTED AT: Friday, July 15, 2011 | 3:57:00 PM