Friday, April 28, 2017

Adults' Weekend Guide! April 28th - 30th

Capoeira Angola at New Brazilian Cultural Center in Hyattsville!
Have a blast at the Greenwood School's Silent Auction, stop by the Gateway Media Arts Lab to learn more about next weekend's Open Studios, head to Hyattsville's Anniversary Carnival, check out a Capoeira Angola class at the new Brazilian Cultural Center, do a bike ride with the Proteus crew to check out the lovely azaleas at the Arboretum.  Whatever your thing may be, tons of options right here!

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FRIDAY 

Beer Tasting - Peak Organic Brewery
Join us as we feature a Beer Tasting showcasing the all organic ales from Peak Organic Brewery of Portland Maine. We will be joined by a brewery representative and will be sampling their new seasonal brew as well as some perennial standards. We will also offer food paired with the beer as well as $1 off all tasting 6 packs.
When: 4-7pm
Where: Greenbelt Co-op, 121 Centerway, Greenbelt 
Cost: Free!

Conversations in Our Community 
Stop by the Gateway Arts Media Lab to meet fellow artists, pick up information about Open Studios, AND make some art while you're here - there's something for everyone!! This week, we're pleased to welcome Rhonda Dallas, Executive Director of Prince George's Arts Council. Learn about opportunities for artists right here in our community! 
When: 6-8pm
Where: Gateway Media Arts Lab, 3311 Rhode Island Ave, Mt. Rainier
Cost: Free!

Capoeira Angola
Check out Espaco Cultural Samba Trovao, a new Brazilian cultural community center in Hyattsville during their opening weekend!  This evening, there's a new special guest teacher Treinel Roque, from Brazil by way of Canada, will teach a 2-hour capoeira angola class!
When: 6:30pm
Where: Espaco Cultural 4318 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville
Cost: $20 donation requested

SATURDAY 

Cold Brew Coffee Tasting
Join us as we sample the new line of Chameleon Cold Brewed Coffee. Cold brew coffee is all the rage for it satisfying rich taste without bitterness. When you brew coffee without heat, all the flavor and none of the bittering oils are extracted, bringing an amazing flavor to coffee. A representative from Chameleon Cold Brew will be on hand with lots of samples, discounts and giveaways.
When: 9am-Noon
Where: Greenbelt Co-op, 121 Centerway, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!

Azalea Ride Reboot
Riding to the Arboretum from Proteus to see whatever is left blooming!  We'll also stop somewhere for food.  Bring lock, cash/cc, snacks/water, helmet required. Approx 25-30 miles RT with some hills and some traffic.
When: 1-am-2pm
Where: Meet at Proteus Bicycles, 9217 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Cost: Free to ride! 

2017 Maryland Day
With over 400 interactive activities andone-day open house featuring family-friendly and interactive events. Live performances, kids' carnival featuring the boot camp obstacle course and inline extreme aid quad jumpers, free samples of ice-cream from the Maryland Dairy. Use the Plan Your Day site to select activities of most interest to you!
When: 10am-4pm
Where: UMD, College Park
Cost: No entry fee

Brazilian Cultural Center - Opening Weekend Fun!
Join us for a day packed with Brazilian culture, starting with an open capoeira roda from 10am-1pm; Frevo Dance Class from 1:30-2:30pm; Samba de Rode de amigos (traga seu instrumento/bring your instrument); Samba Trovao show and dance party at 4pm to close out the evening!
When:See above
Where: Espaco Cultural Samba Trovao, 4318 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Free (food available to purchase in afternoon: $5)

Hyattsville's Anniversary Carnival!
Carnival Amusements for the whole family!  Rides, games and good concessions!  Live music by the Vybe Band, beer and food sales from 6:30-8:30pm.  Mandy the Clown all day Saturday & Sunday! Fireworks at dusk.
When: Noon-10pm (see site for more specific info) 
Where: Magruder Park, 3911 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Purchase tickets for rides and games at Carnival

Greenwood School Silent Auction
Join the Greenwood School for its Silent Auction where you'll have the chance to bid on great items like camps, birthday parties, beauty and wellness, sports memorabilia and more!  All proceeds go towards tuition assistance at Greenwood.  Bottomless food and drinks!  Great food, great people and a great cause! (Can attest - this is a fun time! So well organized, great items and such a great community!) 
When: 5-9pm 
Where: The Greenwood School, 6525 Belcrest Rd, G-90, Hyattsville
Cost: $20 single; $30 couple

SUNDAY  

Basic Wood Milling - Workshop 
Join Jon Moncton of J Moncton Custom Furniture & Cabinetry as he teaches the basics of wood milling. Learn how to properly and safely mill rough lumber into flat, straight, and square stock using a jointer, planer, and table saw. 
When: 11am-2pm
Where: Community Forklift, 4617 Tanglewood Dr, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Life, Animated
For Autism Awareness Month, we are screening this coming of age story about a boy and his family who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into a language to express love, loss, kinship and brotherhood. After the film, there will be a moderated discussion with Rev. Mark Granfors-Hunt, M. Div,. a Special Education Paraprofessional at Prince George’s County Public Schools’ James E. Duckworth Regional School.
When: 1pm
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre
Cost: Free!


Always call or check the event website before heading out; Event information is subject to change or weather cancellation. 

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