Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Adults' Weekend Guide: July 13th-16th

Opening this weekend at Joe's Movement Emporium!
24 Gloriously Different Ways to Have Fun this Weekend, Route 1!!!  Will it be Think Before You Holla at Joe's Movement Emporium? Dance Dance Party Party at Community Forklift? DA Band at New Deal Cafe?  LUNAFEST Film Festival at the Old Greenbelt Theatre?  The Lotus and Water Lily Festival at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens? Hyattsville's Pizzeria Paradiso's Grand Opening? Latin sounds of Grupo Quimbao at Bladensburg Waterfront Park?  Why not do them all, overachiever?! ;)


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THURSDAY

Riverdale Park Farmers Market
One of my fave farmers markets! Get your fresh and local produce right here! Live music, too! We love strolling around the Riverdale Park Farmers Market, buying some fresh, local produce, grabbing a bite from one of the vendors, absorbing some tunes while the kids frolic around the grounds.
When: 3-7pm
Where: 4650 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale Park
Cost: No entry fee.

Town Center Market - Heavy Seas Brewery Tap Takeover
After the Farmers Market, hop over Town Center Market for this week's tap takeover, featuring Baltimore's Heavy Seas Brewing Company. **TCM and its lovely patio is a kid-friendly biz, even has changing stations in both the men's and women's restrooms. 👊
When: 5-7pm
Where: Town Center Market, 4705 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale Park
Cost: $1 off pints and free tastings

Hot Power Vin
Our steady paced vinyasa plus we'll turn up the thermostat and the speed. You can expect to sweat, get deeper into muscles and tissues in your body, and have a great time flowing with the music and encouragement of your favorite teacher. Perfect for Fearless Yogis. Generally, level 2+ (no beginners) and 85-90 degrees.
When: 7-8pm
Where: Numi Yoga, 4513 College Ave, College Park
Cost: $18 (drop in)

Dance Dance Party Party!
Dance Dance Party Party is a women-only freestyle exercise dance session! Come in your exercise clothes. Burn anywhere from 200-400 calories Dance your heart out to an eclectic mix of music for an hour straight. Make new friends, leave refreshed!
When: 7-8pm
Where: Community Forklift Resource Room, 4671 Tanglewood Dr, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Riverdale Rail w/ Lauren Calve, Domenic Cicala & Annette Wasilik 
It's a house concert in a bookstore.  Come join us for original music from the best local and touring artists! Brownies, snacks, coffee.
When: 8-10pm
Where: Robert Harper Books, 6216 Rhode Island Ave, Riverdale Park
Cost: $15 suggested donation at door 

FRIDAY 

Shakespeare in the Parks' As You Like It  
Make Shakespeare part of your world as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare's poetry and song with your family.  Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a free performance!
When: 7:30pm
Where: Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Cost: Free!

DA Band 
A four piece jam unit, playing classics from the Allmans, Hendrix, the Dead and more!
When: 8:30-11:30pm
Where: New Deal Cafe, 113 Centerway, Roosevelt Center, Greenbelt
Cost: No cover!

Free Friday Wine Tasting
Come on in, get out of the heat, and enjoy our Free Friday Wine Tasting! It will be some favorites and newbies from our collection.
When: 4-7pm
Where: Greenbelt Co-op Supermarket, 121 Centerway, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!

CANCELED - Live Jazz Evening Boat Tour
Enjoy this specialized pontoon boat ride down the scenic Anacostia River. Light refreshments will be provided. Event is weather permitting. Trips depend on sufficient registration; specific registration deadlines may apply.
When: 7-8:30pm
Where: Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Road, Bladensburg
Cost: $10/resident; $13 non-resident

SATURDAY 

Yoga in the Park
Join us for free yoga class in the beautiful outdoors!  Learn basic moves to strengthen your body, increase flexibility and free your mind. Classes for ages 13+. No registration required.  Namaste!
When: 9-10am
Where: Lake Artemesia Natural Area, 8200 55th Ave, Berwyn Heights
Cost: Free!

College Park ParkRun
Head out on for a weekly, free, 5K, timed run. Afterwards, enjoy a post Parkrun coffee in The Board & Brew, 8150 Baltimore Ave, College Park. All ages welcome!
When: Saturdays at 9 a.m.
Where: Paint Branch Trail, 4289 Metzerott Road, College Park
Admission: Free but please register before your first run.

Yoga in University Park
Enjoy this free, 1-hour "flow type" class suitable for all levels. Bring yoga mat, water and bug spray! Meet in grassy area near the heron sculpture (across the path from Kermit). Contact ewhittor@aol.com with questions.
When: 9am
Where: University Park Town Park, 4198 Tennyson Rd, University Park
Cost: Free

Aquatic Garden Festival Bike Tour
Take a guided bike tour of the park trails. Use our bikes and helmets or bring your own. Join us as we pedal down to the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens to enjoy the Lily and Lotus Festival.
When: 10am-1pm
Where: Parking Lot, Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Road, Bladensburg
Cost: $10/residents; $13 nonresidents

2017 Lotus and Lily Festival
Celebrate global culture in the wild wetlands of Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens! See a spectacular display of lotus and water lilies in full bloom! Enjoy gardening workshops & traditional Latin, Asian and African dancing performances! Hands-on activities including face painting, lotus tea tasting and painting demonstrations!  **Tip - They'll have water bottle filling stations so remember to bring yours!  Food available though avoid lines by bringing your own picnic & blankets (for performances).
When: 10am-4pm
Where: Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
Cost: Free!

 LUNAFEST: Short Films by Women - Breast Cancer Benefit 
LUNAFEST is a fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women's issues, highlighting women filmmakers and bringing women together in their communities.
When: 11am-12:30pm
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre, 129 Centerway, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!

Art Works Now & Pizzeria Paradiso Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!
Join the community to celebrate the much-anticipated opening of Pizzeria Paradiso in Hyattsville along with free art activities, including pottery throwing demo, pizzas for peace art project, and outside playtime in the Imagination Playground. Pizzeria Paradiso will serve pizza and drinks.
When: 11am-2pm
Where: Pizzeria Paradiso, 4800 Rhode Island Ave, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Saturday Jam at Archie's Barbershop
Musicians of all skill levels are welcome to join in, and many music-lovers stop by just to listen. Besides being a good time for everyone, Saturdays at the Barbershop allow the young to learn from the old and the Piedmont blues tradition to be passed down to the next generation.
When: 1-5pm
Where: Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation, 4701 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale Park,
Cost: Free!

Summer Saturdays Film Series: Last Night
Each Summer Saturday film screening includes an outdoor screening of a film created by a local filmmaker and a Q & A segment.  Tonight's film, Last Night, is a romantic comedy by Harold Jackson III.  Film trailer here.  DJ & Drinks!
When 6-9pm
Where: Prince George's African American Museum and Cultural Center, 4519 Rhode Island Ave, North Brentwood
Cost: $10 general admission

The New Romanos - Music 
Established more than 50 years ago, this band has built a reputation for mixing the songs you grew up dancing to with today's hits. Bring law chairs and/or blankets to sit comfortably!
When: 7pm
Where: Beltsville Community Center, 3900 Sellman Road, Beltsville
Cost: Free!

**Think Before You Holla 
Generated from true stories via interviews and social media (and part of the Capital Fringe Festival!), Think Before You Holla is a devised piece that examines the patriarchal roots of gender-based street harassment and its overall influence on women’s psyches. It’s time to reclaim our space. Recommended for ages 13+. When: 8-10pm
Where: Joe's Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Rd, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $17 (FREE! --> **Act now/Click here & use discount code "COMMUNITY" to get FREE tickets to tonight's show!  Limited number available.)

Kristin Rebecca Solo in the Listening Room
Kristin is a captivating performer who combines her powerful, angelic voice, unique guitar rhythms and rare harp ability into a show unlike any other. No two of her songs sound alike; they cover life and all its emotions, from flirtation on the dance floor to standing up for what you believe to striving for dreams. 
When: 8pm
Where: Robert Harper Books, 6216 Rhode Island Ave, Riverdale Park
Cost: $15 cover

Rufus Roundtree and the B'more Brass Factory
Infusing the essence of the New Orleans brass band sound that defines the mardi gras experience with a hometown contemporary flare, The B'More Braass Factory Band recreates versions of R&B and hip-hop songs with funk, neo-soul and jazz elements.
When: 8:30-11:30pm
Where: New Deal Cafe, 113 Centerway, Roosevelt Center, Greenbelt
Cost: No cover!

SUNDAY 

Coffee Ride
Our weekly ride to Vigilante Coffee in Hyattsville for caffeinated goodness. Bring cash/cc, lock. Approximately 12 miles round trip, mostly trails, some on-road riding. Helmets required.
When: 10am-12pm
Where: Proteus Bicycles, 9217 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Cost: Free!

Reception - Carol Morgan, The Spirit of the Line 
Join the Hyattsville Community Arts Alliance in this reception to celebrate the Solo Wall exhibition by Carol Morgan.
When: 2-4pm
Where: Prince George's Plaza Community Center, 6600 Adelphi Rd, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Arts at the Waterfront - Music - Grupo Quimbao
Join this Sunday evening as the waterfront springs to life with music and entertainment - this Sunday, featuring the Latin, Salsa sounds of Grupo Quimbao!
When: 6-7:30pm
Where: Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd, Bladensburg
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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