Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Adults' Weekend Guide: July 20th-23rd

Film Festival at Old Greenbelt Theatre this Weekend!
This weekend's going to be hot.  But not as hawt as all the fun things happening in & around Route 1 this hot weekend.  Read on and catch up! 👊

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.

Learn to Build a Crate End Table 
Join our demo and watch as our Associate shows you how to use wood crates and PVC pipes on the way to creating a functional and fashionable table!
When: 6:30-8:30pm
Where: Home Depot, Hyattsville & College Park
Cost: Free!  Register here.

Outdoor Movie - Love & Basketball
Nothing says summer like an evening under the stars! Pack your chairs, grab food to go from one of our delicious dining establishments, and meet us at the Plaza screen for a FREE date night movie! As movie times/dates may change due to weather, check website for updates.
When: 7pm
Where: Waterfront Street, 165 Waterfront Street, National Harbor
Cost: Free!

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!

FRIDAY 


Please consider remembering Lt. Richard Collins's life and show that hate has no place in our community by shopping at Tanglewood Works this Friday, where 10% of purchases that mention the fundraiser will be donated to the Lt. Richard Collins III Memorial Fund at Bowie State University. 
When: 11am - 8pm
Where:  Tanglewood Works, 5132 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville

Black Magic Woman: The Art of Conjuring 
Conjuring is an art that should be approached with respect and intention. We continue our exploration of art of the spiritual and practical and "making it so" as part of a daily practice.
When: 6-9pm
Where: ReCreative Spaces, 3501 Perry Street, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $22.09

Hyattsville's Summer Jam Series!
Join us for a Summer Jam like no other! Join for live music by Just Us, a food truck, BBQ, delicious beer & wine options, our moonbounce and kids' activities!
When: 6:30-8:30pm
Where: City Municipal Bldg, 4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Come meet the artists of the Hyattsville Community Arts Alliance as they display their latest work. Bring your instrument, your voice, your poetry and share a salon style evening at your favorite books store. 
When: 7-9pm
Where: Robert Harper Books, 6216 Rhode Island Ave, Riverdale Park
Cost: Free

Montpelier Summer Concert Series 
Bring a friend, picnic, blanket and/or chair to enjoy Oasis Island Sounds - Reggae, Calypso, Soca and Latin!
When:  7:30-9:30pm
Where: Montpelier Mansion Grounds, 9652 Muirkirk Rd, Laurel

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. *I was lucky enough to catch this show last weekend and it was so well done, thought-provoking and really entertaining. Support local theatre and check it out! Recommended for ages 13+.
When: 8-10pm
Where: Joe's Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Rd, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $17

SATURDAY 

Bikram Hot Yoga Open House
Come out to explore Bikram Yoga.  Fun, free classes.  Giveaways and refreshments.
When: 9am-12pm
Where: 6202 Rhode Island Ave, Riverdale Park
Cost: Free classes for first-time visitors!

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: 9 a.m.
Where: Paint Branch Trail, 4289 Metzerott Road, College Park
Admission: Free but please register before your first run.

Clang, Clang, Goes the Streetcar Trail Bike Tour
Ride with our historian on the Trolley Trail and Northeast Branch to see where the rivers, roads, and rails have all played a major part in the history of the Heritage Area. This ride does not include food and will require waivers of liability. Riders should be comfortable with some brief on road, side street riding. Route will be about 10 miles, with three or four stops, easy pace.  
When: 10am-12:30pm
Where: Ride leaves from the Maryland Milestones Heritage Center, 4318 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Suggested $10 donation to defray costs

Southside Music & Skateboarding Series
A skateboarding competition event with cash prizes in four competition categories. Live music and DJs. Guest Judges: DC Wheels.
When: 12-4pm (Onsite registration: Noon-12:45pm)
Where: Mt. Rainier Skate Park, 3792 Otis Street, Mt. Rainier
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!

LIMITLESS III: The gala you attend.  The gala that gives back.
Delectable food, signature cocktails, pop-up performances, enticing silent auction, and dancing! Portion of the evening's proceeds will go to support our 2017 designated organization: Duke Ellington School of the Arts - Museum Studies Program.
When: 6:30-10:30pm
Where: ReCreative Spaces, 3501 Perry Street, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $35-50

Sip & Sew - Rope Bowls
Join this fun get together where we'll make rope bowls and enjoy a glass (or two) of wine! All supplies and refreshment are included. All skill levels welcome to attend.
When: 6:30pm
Where: Three Little Birds Sewing Co., 5132 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville
Cost: $28
UMD Summer Chorus: Faure's Requiem! 
UMD's Summer Chorus presents Fauré's contemplative Requiem. Filled with delicate textures and subtle harmonies, Fauré's masterpiece is simple and inspirational music that is quintessentially French.
When: 8pm
Where: The Clarice, Dekelboum Concert Hall
Cost: Free!

SUNDAY 

Got Questions About the Solar Eclipse? Ask a Scientist!
Are you ready for the total solar eclipse on August 21st? Solar scientists Julia Saba and Keith Strong will be available to answer all your eclipse questions and share tips on how to view the sun safely!
When: 1-2pm
Where: Goddard Visitor Center, NASA Goddard Visitor Center, 8800 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!

3x3+ = Local Experimental Filmmakers Who Rock!
Heritage Film Festival, in partnership with The Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council, brings a new program of outstanding films by internationally recognized female filmmakers who create experimental films.
When: 3-5pm
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre, 129 Centerway, Greenbelt 
Cost: Free!

Arts at the Waterfront - Coniece Washington
Join this Sunday evening as the waterfront springs to life with music and entertainment - this Sunday, featuring the jazz and blues sounds of Coniece Washington!
When: 6-7:30pm
Where: Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd, Bladensburg
Cost: Free!

When you go to these awesome events, please do me a solid and let them know 
you saw it on Route One Fun!  Helps me to keep things moving.  Thanks! 

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

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