Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Adults' Weekend Guide: March 15th-18th

Blue Plains is playing at MilkBoy ArtHouse this weekend!

Trivia Night in Laurel, Barre at the College Park Aviation Museum, Zine-making workshop in North Brentwood, Community Yoga in Hyattsville, Fez Tones Hafla in Greenbelt & more - all along Route One, all this weekend!

Thank you to Community Forklift's Garden Party for sponsoring this Guide! 
Mark your calendar for their party next Saturday!
THURSDAY 

Free Herbal Check-Ins with Colleen
Meet Clinical Herbalist Colleen Zuntag to chat about herbs and receive a free, 5 minute check-in on how herbs may help some of your most important health concerns.
When: 1-4pm
Where: Smile Herb Shop, 4908 Berwyn Rd, College Park
Cost: Free!

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: 6204 Rhode Island Avenue, Riverdale Park, MD
Cost: No entry fee.

Trivia Night: 80's 
Inspired by the book Ready Player One, teams of 4 will go head to head to test their knowledge of all things 80's! Prizes will be awarded to the top trivia team! Registration Required.
When: 6:30-8pm
Where: Laurel Library, 507 7th Street, Laurel
Cost: Free!

FRIDAY 

Barre at the College Park Aviation Museum
This class is just $5, but for $2 more, you can bring your little one to the kids program that's taking place at the same time! The kids program is for children ages 3 to 6.
When: 2pm
Where: College Park Aviation Museum, College Park
Cost: $5

Beer, Sausage and Corned Beef Tasting
Like meat? Like beer? Then it's your lucky day! Whole Foods Market will be at TCM offering some of their meats and enjoy tasting beer!
When: 6-8pm
Where: Town Center Market, Riverdale Park
Cost: Free! (Space limited; RSVP here.)

St. Patrick's Day Celebration
Music, singing and merriment! Hosted by Paint Branch Creek.
When: 7-10pm
Where: Old Parish House, College Park
Cost: Donations to CPAE appreciated!

The Mojo Priests
Take the Blues, add in a helping of Rock, a dash of R&B and a splash of the Jazz and stir. Voila! You get The Mojo Priests. Winner of The 2014 DC Blues Society Battle of the Bands!
When: 8:30pm
Where: New Deal Cafe, Greenbelt
Cost: No entry fee!

SATURDAY 

Camera Basics
The auto function on cameras is often helpful, but usually another setting will get you the image you really want. This is a beginner workshop for those using DSLR cameras. This class is limited to just
five people. Registration required: 301-497-5887When: 10-11:30am
Where: Patuxent Research Refuge, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel
Cost: Free!

Saturday Social Ride - "Doughnerring" Edition
Do you like to eat doughnuts? Do you like to ride your bike! Then you should go on our "doughneurring ride"!  You only need to love doughnuts (or donuts), have a bike, and a helmet (some money and a lock are a good idea too, and maybe some insulin). Map TBA. Get ready for the most epic Saturday Social ride EVAR! Must RSVP.
When: 10am-3pm
Where: Ride begins at Proteus Bicycles, 9217 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Cost: Free (bring $ for doughnuts!)

Seed Swap & Gardening Info Exchange
This program a free community-based event focused on bringing together community, home and school gardeners from across our county and region to network and share gardening advice and ideas. The workshop will be divided into two separate 30 minute talks (led by Linda Jones of Elements of Nature).
When: 11:30am-3:00pm
Where: Community Forklift, 4671 Tanglewood Dr, Hyattsville
Cost: Free! Donations welcome. Register here.

From the Garden to the Kitchen: Soup's On
Kick off the spring opening of the open hearth kitchen and try something new! Learn tips & tricks from Kitchen Guild members that you can use in your own modern kitchen. Enjoy samples of dishes & chat with Guild members about our volunteer opportunities.
When: 12:15-3:15pm
Where: Riversdale House Museum, 4811 Riverdale Rd, Riverdale Park
Cost: $5

"Not Light but Fire” Zine Making Workshop
Group Zine-Making Workshop, celebrating the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass. Mixed media, collage, creative writing.
When: 1pm-3pm
Where: Prince George's African American Museum & Cultural Center, 4519 Rhode Island Ave, North Brentwood
Cost: Free (tickets here)

Artist Reception: 39th Street Gallery
Join the 39th Street Gallery for the opening reception of our March Exhibitions, Sweet with Rot, Paintings by Brennan Emmett Cox and Coterie, a group exhibition from Passageways Artists’ Studios.
When: 6-8pm
Where: Gateway Arts Center, 3901 Rhode Island Ave, Brentwood
Cost: Free!

St. Paddy's Day Party! with Jouwala Collective and Blue Plains 
Drink specials, jigs and more!
When: 7:30pm doors; 8:30pm show
Where: MilkBoy ArtHouse, 7416 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Cost: $8 advance/$10 day of show



SUNDAY

Book Talk - History of US Route 1

Catch this first book talk for the new US Route 1 history for our region!
When: 2-4pm
Where: Berwyn Heights Town Center, 5700 Berwyn Rd
Cost: Free!

Women in Jazz with Amy Bormet
Celebrate Women's History Month by turning the spotlight on women in jazz, including a panel discussion moderated by WPFW's Katea Stitt. Take this opportunity to look behind the scenes to see how festivals and concert series have been mounted by leading female artists.
When: 2-4pm
Where: Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd, Laurel
Cost: Free!

Songwriter Sundays at MilkBoy ArtHouse: Nathans, Linn, Wasilik 
Join special guest Aaron Nathans, John Linn with your host Annette Wasilik for another night of original music at this exiting new venue in College Park. Doors open at 4:00. Come in early for dinner, drinks and a great seat.
When: 5-7pm
Where: MilkBoy ArtHouse, 7416 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Cost: $10

Community Yoga
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: Hyattsville Municipal Bldg, 4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Join us for an evening of live Middle Eastern music & dance. Musicians will play exotic instruments such as qanun, oud, darbuka, and riq. Amazing performances by the region's best belly dancers.
When: 6-8pm
Where: New Deal Cafe, Greenbelt
Cost: No entry fee!


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