Oracle Band's music of the '70s, '80s, '90s and today will fill the air Fri., July 29, 7-9 p.m., outdoors at Granville Gude Park and Lakehouse, 8300 Mulberry St. Bring a blanket or chair and a picnic, and enjoy this concert in the park with the whole family. Children younger than 13 not permitted without parent or guardian. Sponsored by Laurel Department of Parks and Recreation. http://www.laurel.md.us. 301-725-7800.
"Les Misérables," the summer youth production at Laurel Mill Playhouse opens Fri., July 29 at 8 p.m. at 508 Main St. Performed entirely by students, this school edition is produced and directed by Patti Knazik and musically directed by Stu Knazik. Performances run Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m., through Aug. 21. Special Thursday performances Aug. 11 and 18 at 8 p.m. Play is rated PG-13 for language and content. General admission, $15; youth (18 and under) and seniors (65 and over), $13. Reservations strongly recommended. 301-617-9906, press 2. http://www.LaurelMillPlayhouse.org.