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AOL Child Development Center, 44825 Prentice Drive, Dulles, VA.  703.265.7940.  mister don performs annually for the summer camp students.

The Beary Best Daycare Center, 10032 Friendship Road, Berlin, MD. mister don provides music programs from 10:30-11:30 am on the third Thursday of every month.

Belmont Country Club, 19661 Belmont Manor Lane, Ashburn, VA. 703.725.5330.  mister don performs several times per year, generally at a summer outdoor pool party, a corporate children's holiday party in December, and at the Club's annual Santa Brunch in December.  Members and guests only.

Berlin Branch Library, 220 North Main Street, Berlin, MD.  410.641.0650.  mister don performs occasional children's music programs.  Free and open to the public, but advance signup recommended.  Next date is Tuesday 07/02/13 from 10:30-11:30 am.

Berlin Coffee House, 17 Jefferson Street, Berlin, MD 21811.  410.629.1073.  Performances on selected Sunday afternoons from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.  No cover charge; tipping encouraged.

Bundles of Joy I Learning Center, 1409 S. Division Street, Salisbury, MD.  mister don is the weeky music teacher on Friday afternoons, alternating weeks between 3 & 4 year olds from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and Kindergarten/School-agers from 4:30 to 5:00 p.m.

Bundles of Joy II Infant & Toddler Learning Center, 207 Milford Street, Salisbury, MD.  mister don teaches music every other Friday afternoon.from 3:30 to 4:00 pm.

Cabin John Shopping Center (in the Atrium), Potomac, MD.  mister don performs on selected Fridays for the Cabin John Kids' Club from 10:30 am-12:00 noon.  2013 dates: 05/03/13, 07/05/13 & 10/18/13. Free.

Carmella's Kids Learning Center, 9028 Worcester Highway, Berlin, MD.  mister don teaches music every Thursday  from 3:00 to 4:00 pm.  $5 per student.

Chesterbrook Academy #804, 20733 Great Falls Plaza, Sterling, VA.  703.404.1333.  mister don performs for the preschool students at their summer camp.

Coco's Funhouse, 337 Civic Avenue, Salisbury, MD.  Moonbounces, games, food & more.  mister don performs occasionally at special events.  Admission fee.

Cox Farms, 15621 Braddock Road, Centreville, VA.  703.475.3170.  mister don plays on Tuesdays from 11:00 am-1:00 pm in October at the outdoor Fall Festival.  Moonbounces, giant slides, hayrides, hay mazes, corn mazes, live farm animals, pumpkins, food, fun, and more!  Admission fee. 2013 dates: 10/01/13, 10/08/13, 10/15/13, 10/22/13 & 10/29/13.

Cozy Critters Child Care Center , 35371 Beaver Dam Road, Frankford, DE.  mister don teaches music every other Wednesday morning from 8:30-9:30 am.

CrossWay Church, 11811 Ocean Gateway, Ocean City, MD.  mister don performed at the 2011 Easter Egg Hunt.

Emeritus at Arlington, 3821 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA.  don played for the residents at this senior assisted living faciity since the beginning of 2006, usually once a month, until schedule and distance made it impossible to continue doing so after mid-2012. Upcoming performance dates include 06/12/13 & 08/14/13.

Fair Hill Shopping Center, 18108 Town Center Drive, Olney, MD 20832.  mister don performs from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon on selected Tuesdays at this free outdoor public venue.  Upcoming dates are: 06/11/13, 07/09/13, 08/27/13 & 09/10/13.

Federal Children's Center, 530 Huntmar Park Drive, Herndon, VA.  703.471.2821.  mister don performs annually for the preschool students.

Friends Forever Learning Center, 11010 Worcester Highway, Berlin, MD.  mister don is the weekly music teacher from 9:00 to 10:00 am on Thursdays.

Horizon Child Development Center, 4600 Holly Avenue, Fairfax, VA.  703.222.0900.  mister don performs at the annual Halloween party in late October.

Jefferson-Houston Elementary School, 1501 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA.  703.626.1266.  mister don performs several sets in the school lobby area on New Year's Eve at the annual First Night Alexandria festivities.  Admission badge required.

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA.  703.537.3086.  Also at Beth El Hebrew Congregation, 3830 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA.  mister don performs annually for the preschool summer camp participants.

Kids' Kingdom Day Care Center, Church of God of Prophecy, 208 Tilghman Road, Salisbury, MD. mister don provides occasional Christian-oriented music programs.

Kindercare #734, 8119 Rolling Road, Springfield, VA.  703.866.3135.  mister don performs annually for the preschool summer camp participants.

Lake Anne Plaza, Reston, VA.  mister don performs rain or shine on Tuesday 6/18/13 from 11:00 to 11:45 am.  Free and open to the public.

Lil' Red Hen Nursery & Pre-School, 400 N. Bi State Blvd., Delmar, DE.  mister don is the weekly music teacher on Mondays from 9:30-11:30 am.

Little Bears & Sunflowers Learning Center, 10311 Old Ocean City Boulevard #A, Berlin, MD.  mister don teaches music on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 10:30-11:30 am.

Little Lambs Learning Center, The Community Church of Ocean Pines, 11227 Racetrack Road, Berlin, MD.  mister don teaches music every Monday from 3:00 to 4:00 or 4:30 pm.

Manassas Mall (J.C. Penney Court), Manassas, VA.  mister don plays on selected 2nd Wednesdays for the Movers and Shakers Kids' Club from 10:00-11:00 am.  Free.  Dates in 2013 are 03/13/13, 06/12/13 & 08/14/13.

The Next Step Learning Center, 2 West Church Street, Selbyville, DE.  mister don is the weekly music teacher every Wednesday from 10:20 am-12:00 noon.

Ocean City Branch Library, 10003 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD.  410.524.1818.  mister don performs from 10:30-11:15 am on selected summer dates.  Free, but advance signup recommended, because seating is limited. Next show is Wednesday 07/13/13.

Ocean Pines Community Center, 239 Ocean Parkway, Berlin, MD.  410.641.7717.  mister don teaches weekly Music and Movement classes for young children (ages 1 through 4) in six-week sessions on Wednesdays from 6:00 to 6:45 pm.  Cost is $30 per six-week session for Ocean Pines residents and $35 for non-residents.  Students must be accompanied by an adult.

Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, VA.  703.476.4503.  mister don performs at the annual Halloween party of the Reston Moms Group.  Members and guests only.

St. John's Lutheran Child Care Center, 5952 Franconia Road, Alexandria, VA.  703.741.2581.  mister don performs occasional special interactive music programs.  Enrolled students only.

SonRise Church, Berlin, MD.  mister don leads the 9:30 am Kingdom Kids children's worship (ages 3-11) every Sunday at Stephen Decatur High School, 9913 Seahawk Way, Berlin, MD; he also led the 2010 Christmas Eve worship service at SDHS and performed at the 2011 Spring Fair held on the church office grounds, 10959 Worcester Highway, Berlin, MD.

Stephen Decatur Park, U.S. Route 113 & Tripoli Street, Berlin, MD.  mister don performed outdoors at the 2012 Spring Fellowship Picnic.

Stonebridge Potomac Town Center, Woodbridge, VA.  mister don has performed outdoors at the Center's annual Spring Festival and will play rain or shine on the 3rd Wednesday of each month during the summer of 2013.  Free and open to the public. 2013 dates are 06/19/13, 0717/13 & 08/21/13.

Training Station Preschool, The. CrossWay Church, 11811 Ocean Gateway, Ocean City, MD. mister don performs for the summer camp students.

Washington Harbour, 3050 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC.  202.997.9552.  mister don's four scheduled free outdoor performances overlooking the Potomac River on Tuesdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon have been canceled due to a change in the property management firm.

Westover Library, 1644 North McKinley Road, Arlington, VA.  703.228.5260.  mister don performs at the annual Westover Village Civic Association's Halloween Toddler Parade.  Residents and guests only.

Wonderland Day Care Center, 9804 Savage Road, Ocean City, MD.  mister don teaches every other Tuesday morning from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

don's recordings:


New mister don childrens recording! mister don's "Delmarva Kids" is now available!  Fourteen songs, co-written by mister don and his students at eight children's centers in Delaware and Maryland's Eastern Shore, featuring the musical talents of Zen Monkeys Suzanna Mallow, Colleen Clark, and Angie Travers, plus Radio King Orchestra big band leader Rick Gordon. Order youir copy today!  Please send a check or money order to: Don Bridges, P.O. Box 1362, Berlin, MD 21811. Kindly enclose $15.00 per CD plus shipping and handling ($2.00 for one CD plus $1.00 for each additional CD ordered). If an autographed copy is desired, please indicate to wholm each CD should be addresses.

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At the current time, no other mister don recordings are being offered for sale.

don's first full-length singer-songwriter CD, "An Ardmore Afternoon," received the 2004 Washington Area Music Association Wammie nomination for Best Contemporary Folk Recording.  The disk contains 13 original songs in a variety of styles: Pop/Country (I Need You & In the Comfort of My Arms), Folk (An Ardmore Afternoon, Under New Construction & A Good Knight Story), Bluegrass (At the Alamo, The Holy Spirit Came & Three-quarter Moon), Smooth Jazz (Maybe You Might), Rock (Anger Junkie Blues & Brown Springs at Night), and Inspirational (Love & Fly Polyphemus).  Over 3 dozen musicians, artists and technicians are involved, including the Washington Area Music Association Producer of the Year Marco Delmar.  You can order your copy now for 15 bucks plus 2 bucks for shipping from don bridges, P.O. Box 511, Falls Church, VA 22040-0511 or by going to