Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Adults' Weekend Guide: Oct. 26th-29th

Reception and Party, Saturday at ReCreative Spaces!
Art by Steve Artley + Carolyn Belefski
This weekend's lineup proves that Halloween is for all the ages! Come to Final Friday Art Walk in costume (or not!), maybe a Halloween Barre Class? Opening and party for Cartoonists Draw Blood! Hella Scary party and film screening & more, all this weekend.  See you around!

Special thanks to our sponsor of this Weekend Guide!

THURSDAY 

Margie Burns Presents "Firearm Regulations in the Bill of Rights..."
Renowned local freelance journalist Margie Burns presents her revelatory new work, "Firearms Regulation in the Bill of Rights Eighteenth-Century English Language and the U.S. Constitution."
When: 6-7pm
Where: Robert Harper Books, Riverdale Park 
Cost: Not listed

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!


Belarus Free Theatre (U.K. / Belarus)
Featuring Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina in her stage debut, this blazing new contemporary theatre piece from the refugee-led Belarus Free Theater (BFT) draws on the company’s own experience of political oppression and continues their campaign to stand up for artistic freedom and human rights across the globe.
When: 8pm
Where: UMD's The Clarice, Kay Theatre
Cost: $25

ICYMI: Live Music & Porch Hoppin' in Mt. Rainier! 

FRIDAY 

Sprout Film Festival
Experience the films that celebrate difference and create transformational experiences for both the filmmakers and the audience by presenting work by and about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
When: 10:30am & 7:30pm
Where: Publick Playhouse
Cost: Free!

$5 Halloween Barre!
Never tried Open Barre before? Now's your chance. This class is open to everyone who registers - no membership required to sign up. Wear a costume!
When: 6:30pm
Where: Open Barre Studios, 7338 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Cost: $5

Check out the inaugural Final Friday Art Walk - celebrating Hyattsville artists and businesses. Live music, art & more. Curious? Check out my post about it, here
When: 5-7pm
Where: Downtown Hyattsville 
Cost: Free! 

SATURDAY 

Home Security Workshop                     
Join this class to learn how to use smart products to make your home and property more secure. From surveillance systems to smart garage door openers, you'll get an overview of a range of new innovations. When: 10-11:30am
Where: Home Depot
Cost: Free, register.

Cartoonists Draw Blood Anthology - Opening Reception 
View the gallery and check out Bake Sweet Love selling her locally baked treats!
When: 5-7pm
Where: ReCreative Spaces, 3501 Perry Street, Mt. Rainier
Cost: Free!

Eco-Palooza!
A fundraising fiesta to benefit ECO City Farms, our neighborhood sustainable growers! Show your support for sustainable agriculture, community agro-education and healthy community-building. Delicious beer and wine, several bands playing, and catering will be provided by the wonderful Zenful Bites!  Halloween costumes optional.
When:5:30-10pm
Where: 4200 Crittenden St, Hyattsville
Cost: $25-30

Hella Scary: Costumes, Cocktails & Film Screening
Come join us for a Hella Scary Night! Featuring a DJ, 2 short film screenings by Chad Eric Smith and Q & A. 18 and over.
When: 6:30-8:30pm
Where: Prince George's African American Museum & Cultural Center, 4519 Rhode Island Ave, North Brentwood
Cost: Free! Suggested donation: $5

SoulJourners Jazz in the Listening Room
SoulJourners is an Annapolis-based band composed of musicians with many years of experience performing in the DC/Baltimore region.  
When: 8-10pm
Where: Robert Harper Books, Riverdale Park
Cost: $10 cover

Cartoonists Draw Blood - Creepshow!
This is sure to be an awesome party at ReCreative Spaces! Costume contest, live music, games, snacks, 1st drink included and more! Featuring DJ Vinyl Vagabonds. Suggested costume theme is haunted gallery!
When: 8pm-12pmish
Where: ReCreative Spaces, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $15 advance, $20 at door

ICYMI: New, Colorful Mural Adorns Hyattsville's Ballet, Tap and All that Jazz!

SUNDAY 

Arrow Bicycle Sunday Ride
The Sunday ride is a 32-mile, moderately paced ride that emphasizes group riding techniques. Those new to group riding are welcome as we regroup throughout the ride so that nobody is left behind. Ride starts at Arrow Bicycle. Many rides are held subject to weather so it's a good idea to confirm dates, time and any specific requirements, too.
When: 9-11:30 am
Where: Arrow Bicycle, 5108 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Celebrate Home Movie Day
Home Movie Day is a celebration of amateur films and filmmaking held annually at many local venues worldwide. It’s a chance to discover why to care about these films and to learn how best to care for them. We will be showing a documentary made using home movie footage about a boy with down syndrome as well as a selection of home movies from Greenbelt. Guest speaking will be Greenbelt’s very own Kathy Labukas.
When: 1pm
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!

Yoga at Art Works Now
An informal group led by neighborhood instructors. Bring a mat - all levels, including those new to yoga are welcome. Questions? Email: rlgitter@gmail.com
When: 5-6pm
Where: Art Works Now, Hyattsville
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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