Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Adults' Weekend Guide: Jan. 18th-21st

DuPont Brass Album Release Party is this weekend!
📷 by DuPont Brass

Weekend plans include the hit play "Rabbit Summer" by Ally Theatre Company, Art of Resistance Workshop, Vodou Symbolism, Dance Dance Party Party, Metal v. K-Pop, Riverdale Park Farmers Market...and that's just Thursday's menu! Read on for more great, local things to do this weekend!    

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THURSDAY 

Riverdale Park Farmers Market
One of my fave farmers markets moves indoors for the winter! Get your fresh and local produce right here! We love strolling around the Riverdale Park Farmers Market, buying some fresh, local produce, grabbing a bite from one of the vendors and then heading to Town Center Market for a tasty beverage.
When: 3-7pm
Where: 4650 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale Park
Cost: No entry fee.

Book Signing - Bruce Gewirz
Bruce Gewirz has studied sonnets written over the last 600 years, and has written over a thousand sonnets and a number of other poems to his muses over the last 36 years. He presently resides in Mt. Rainier, Maryland.
When: 4pm
Where: Robert Harper Books, Riverdale Park
Cost: Free

A fun and scholarly perspective on Beyonce's visual album, performances, and imagery with Synatra Smith.
When: 6:30-8:30pm 
Where: Prince George's African American Museum and Cultural Center, North Brentwood
Cost: Free (register behind link)

Join us for a night of screenprinting and discussing current events at our ARTivist workshop. Poster board to make protest art will be supplied. If you'd like to screenprint other items like t-shirts, please bring them. Finished pieces can be used in preparation for upcoming protests scheduled at the end of January. This workshop is taught by artist Natalie Zeitz.
When: 7-9:30pm 
Where: Art Works Now, Hyattsville 
Cost: Free, tickets required. 

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!

From the creators of Disco Isn't Dead, featuring DJ Coconaise
When: 10pm 
Where: MilkBoy ArtHouse, College Park 
Cost: Free / No Cover 

FRIDAY 

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

Join us for our Friday Night Sewcial. Bring a project to work on -- we'll provide the machines, light snacks, and wine. Please keep in mind this is not a lesson per se, but we're also happy to provide any help or advice you need with your project.
When: 6-9pm
Where: Three Little Birds Sewing Company, Hyattsville
Cost: $20

Rabbit Summer 
Check out this world premiere tragicomedy which examines the fracture point of a marriage and a friendship. An exploration - both tragic and comedic - of legacy, gun rights, secrets not well kept, and what it means to "live your truth" in an America built on lies. Mature audiences; explicit language/themes including gun violence. Read my review here!
When: 8pm
Where: Joe's Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $25 general admission; $15 students and veterans 

DuPont Brass: Album Release Party with Deacon Izzy, MK Zulu + more 
DuPont Brass is an eclectic, soulful, brass ensemble hailing from the D.C. Metropolitan Area. Originally composed of five music majors from Howard University trying to raise money for tuition during the Christmas season, DuPont Brass has now grown to a 9-piece ensemble consisting of brass and a rhythm section.
When: Doors at 8pm
Where: MilkBoy ArtHouse, College Park
Cost: Advance $12; General: $15 

SATURDAY 

Vinyasa Yoga
Nurture the harmony of mind and body - work with alignment and awareness, deep stretching and relaxation for a revitalizing experience. (I've taken this class and it's really good, especially for deep stretching.)
When: 9:30-11am
Where: Joe's Movement Emporium, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $13 drop-in

Beginners Pilates 
Learn how to balance all muscle groups' strength and flexibility, with an emphasis on challenging the core muscles with each movement.
When: 10:15-11:15am
Where: Yoga Space, Hyattsville
Cost: $15 drop-in

Rabbit Summer - Matinee & Talkback with Playwright Tracey Conyer Lee 
Check out this world premiere tragicomedy which examines the fracture point of a marriage and a friendship. An exploration - both tragic and comedic - of legacy, gun rights, secrets not well kept, and what it means to "live your truth" in an America built on lies. Mature audiences; explicit language/themes including gun violence. Read my review here!
When: 2-3:30pm
Where: Joe's Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $25 general admission; $15 students and veterans 

Once a month, we host this fun get together where we make a small project and enjoy a glass (or two) of wine! All supplies and refreshments are included. All skill levels are welcome to attend.
When: 6pm
Where: Three Little Birds Sewing Company, Hyattsville 
Cost: $30

The Post with Guest Speaker Kevin Klose
We're honored to host a discussion with storied journalist Kevin Klose after the 8pm screening of THE POST on Saturday, January 20. Don't miss the chance to hear an insider's perspective on the historical events portrayed in the film.
When: 8-10:30pm
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre, 129 Centerway, Greenbelt
Cost: $9

If I need a description, it's probably not your thing. 😉
When: 9pm 
Where: MilkBoy ArtHouse, College Park
Cost: $10


SUNDAY 

Mommies & Mimosas
Back by popular demand! Our second "Mommies and Mimosas" brunch includes raffles, brunch specials, drink specials + more! Must RSVP to 202-465-0350. Hope to see all the Mommies & Godmommies there!
When: 1-4pm
Where: Trinity Grill & Bar, 3010 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville
Cost: No cover

Azalea Trail Walk in the Winter
Come join us for a one mile walk to discover the forest in Winter. Meet at the Sweetgum Picnic Area.When: 1-2pm
Where: Greenbelt National Park, 6565 Greenbelt Rd, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!

Wire Wrap Jewelry Workshop
Learn to make simple wire-wrapped jewelry and go home with something new to wear! You'll learn to make simple bead links, wrapped briolettes, and a few other useful techniques-- everything you need to make necklaces, bracelets, and earrings of your own.
When: 2-5pm
Where: Tanglewood Works, Hyattsville
Cost: $50

Vision Board Party 
CoCo B. Productions and The Prince George's African American Museum and Cultural Center invite you to join us in creating a collage of inspiring images and words to help empower you to turn your vision into a reality in 2018 and beyond!
When: 3-5pm 
Where: Prince George's African American Museum & Cultural Center, North Brentwood
Cost: $40

Songwriter Sundays
Inaugural concert will feature series curator Annette Wasilik along with Nicole Belanus and Kipyn Martin.
When: 5pm (doors at 4:30pm)
Where: MilkBoy ArtHouse, College Park
Cost: $10



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Event information is subject to change or weather cancellation.

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