Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Adults' Weekend Guide: Sept. 14-17th

Pyramid's Anniversary Party is this Saturday!
Mighty fun weekend we have ahead of us, dear buds! Pyramid Atlantic in Hyattsville is celebrating its "paper" anniversary with a Pulp Fiction-inspired soiree, College Park celebrates The Old Parish House's 200th birthday with tons-o-festivities, Hyattsville's Porchfest, Greenbelt's Blues Festival and Mt. Rainier's Live Music Thursdays keep us movin' & groovin' (yep, just wrote that) & you've got your choice of Yogalates, Open Barre, Yoga, Zumba & more! Read on, subscribe and share Route One Fun with any/everyone! 👏  

THURSDAY

Hispanic Heritage Film Series: Maria in Nobody's Land/Maria en tierra de nadie
An unprecedented and intimate look at the illegal and extremely dangerous journey of three Salvadoran women to the US.
When: 6:30pm
Where: Brentwood Art Exchange, 3901 Rhode Island Ave, Brentwood
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!

Live Music Thursdays: Robin Rhodes, bass, with Blake Meister, piano
Eat some good Mediterranean food, support a local Mt. Rainier restaurant and get down with some unexpected takes on jazz standards and originals by Robin and Blake at Live Music Thursdays! Support our local music scene and grab a beer / falafel, maybe both, while you're at it!
When: 7:30-9:30pm
Where: Mediterranean Cafe, 3237 Rhode Island Ave, Mt. Rainier
Cost: Free! (No cover charge)

FRIDAY 


Yogalates
Can't decide between Yoga and Pilates? Then try Yogalates!
When: 10-11:30am
Where: Yoga Space, 4206 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
Cost: $15 (cash or check)

NextNOW Fest 2017 
NextNOW Fest is the University of Maryland’s yearly creative welcome and welcome back for Terps. Experience two evenings of nonstop music, theatre and dance performances, as well as immersive, technology-driven installations by artists from around campus and the country who are at the edge of their craft.
When: 6pm onwards
Where: The Clarice, University Blvd & Stadium Dr, College Park
Cost: Most events are free, no tickets or RSVP required

Outdoor Performance Series
Catch some live music by a local performer in this new public space intended to support the vision of a sustainable, walkable, vibrant top-20 college town.
When: 6-7pm
Where: Little Tavern Park, 7413 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Cost: Free!

Hyattsville's Summer Jam - Finale!
Join us to finish this year's Summer Jam Series on a high note! There'll be live blues-fiddle music from The Roustabouts, good beer from Calvert Brewing, and delicious food from the Healthy Fool food truck. Plus moonbounce and kids' activities!
When: 6:30-8:30pm
Where: City Municipal Bldg, 4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Zumba 
As you settle into back to school routines, don't forget to plan some time for dancin' and shakin'! No experience necessary, just a desire to smile, sweat, and enjoy great international music. Kids are welcome! (I've been to this and it's a really fun time!)
When: 6:30pm
Where: Espaco Cultural Samba Trovao, 4318 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville
Cost: $10 drop in

Old Parish House at 200 - Vintage Dancing & Snacks
The Old Parish House is turning 200 and the City of College Park is celebrating! Tonight, music by Transatlantic Crossing, specializing in fiddle tunes. This fabulous band and their live caller April Blum will keep us all from getting lost on the dance floor. No partner, no experience necessary!
When: 7:30-9:30pm
Where: St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 4512 College Ave, College Park
Cost: Free!

Gregory Cornell at the Listening Room
Check out a show by Gregory Cornell, a singer-songwriter hailing from Brooklyn, is an ambitious roots musician that has crafted vivid music that is reflective of his knowledge and passion for Americana music.
When: 8pm
Where: Brentwood Arts Exchange,
Cost: $15

SATURDAY

NOAA Center for Weather & Climate Prediction Open House
Celebrating its fifth year anniversary with this opportunity for the community to see the wonderful work being done at NOAA. Visitors will meet NOAA weather forecasters, hurricane hunter pilots, participate in tours of the forecast operations floor and more (details behind link).
When: 10am-3pm
Where: 5830 University Research Court, College Park
Cost: Free!

2017 Greenbelt Blues Festival
When: 1:30pm~12am
Where: Roosevelt Center, 131 Centerway, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!

Hyattsville PorchFest 2017
Hosted by the Hyattsville Preservation Association - 13 Porches. 25 performers! Each participating porch is hosting different performers. You can visit one, two or thirteen porches, it's up to you. Download the schedule/map from the HPA website by clicking here!
When: 2-6pm
Where: See map behind link above.
Cost: Free!

Third Saturday Readings
Sid Gold hosts esteemed authors Nancy Naomi Carlson, Clarinda Harriss & Brandon D. Johnson plus your own readings to follow.
When: 2-4 pm
Where: Robert Harper Books, 6216 Rhode Island Ave., Riverdale Park
Cost: Free!

Open Barre - Hurricane Irma Recovery Fundraiser 
Join us for a donation based class for Hurricane Irma recovery efforts! Donations will be split 50:50 beween Miami Foundation's Irma Relief Fund and the United Way Miami's Operation Helping Hands. Register here.
When: 10:15am
Where: Open Barre, 7338 Baltimore Ave, Suite 200, College Park
Cost: Whatever amount you wish to donate to this effort

NextNOW Fest 2017 
NextNOW Fest is the University of Maryland’s yearly creative welcome and welcome back for Terps. Experience two evenings of nonstop music, theatre and dance performances, as well as immersive, technology-driven installations by artists from around campus and the country who are at the edge of their craft.When: 6pm onwards
Where: The Clarice, University Blvd & Stadium Dr, College Park
Cost: Most events are free, no tickets or RSVP required

Old Parish House at 200 - Vintage Music Sing-Along & Ice Cream Social
The Old Parish House is turning 100 and the City of College Park is celebrating! Join a community sing-along featuring your favorite traditional songs. Ice cream favorites from the University of Maryland Dairy.
When: 7:30-9:30pm
Where: Old Parish House, 4711 Knox Road, College Park
Cost: Free!

Pulp Fiction at Pyramid Atlantic: A "Paper" Anniversary! 
Celebrate Pyramid's anniversary with this page-turning evening including music inspired by the cult classic film, photo ops, pulp-to-paper demonstrations, a cash bar with “adrenaline shots,” thematic munchies like “royales with cheese,” a seductive silent auction, and other juicy surprises. Attire is casual or campy.
When: 8-11pm
Where: Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, 4318 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
Cost: $40

SUNDAY

Bake Sweet Love Pop Up Shop
Bake Sweet Love is getting ready for the fall and they're inviting you to preview some of their most popular flavors for the season! You'll be able to sample and purchase. Mmm!
When: 12:15pm
Where: ReCreative Spaces, Perry Street, Mt. Rainier
Cost: Free!

Old Parish House at 200 - OPH History Day
The Old Parish House is turning 100 and the City of College Park is celebrating! Learn about the history of College Park as well as current development by those in the know!
When: 1-4pm
Where: Old Parish House, 4711 Knox Road, College Park
Cost: Free!

Yoga at Magruder Park
An informal group led by neighborhood instructors Hyattsville's Magruder Park. Bring a mat - all levels, including those new to yoga are welcome. Questions? Email: rlgitter@gmail.com
When: 5-6pm
Where: Magruder Park (on left by playground), 3911 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

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Event information is subject to change or weather cancellation.

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