Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Adults' Weekend Guide: April 19th-22nd

📷 by 1 Mile Radium Project

Weekend menu includes Letitia Vansant in Brentwood, 1 Mile Radius Project in Mt. Rainier, HW-Swap in Hyattsville, Azalea Classic in University Park, Anxiety Awareness Documentary Screening in Greenbelt, Brazilian Music in Laurel & more! Get at it, Route One!
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THURSDAY 

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

Tai Chi
Take it slow and enjoy the movement through the study of Tai Chi Chun long form.
When: 7-8pm
Where: Joe's Movement Emporium, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $13 drop in (or see here for code to try for free!)



FRIDAY 

Brazilian singer-songwriter Cissa Paz shares her diverse cultural experiences with every audience she encounters. She composes and arranges songs that are filled with the rich traditions of Afro-Brazilian and Luso-African concepts.
When: 7-10pm 
Where: Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd, Laurel 
Cost: $25/person

College Park Outdoor Performance Series - Joe Garner & the Produce Section
Hey y'all, we'll be playing some jams from 6 to 7 right by Route One! Some originals, some covers, some jazz improv who knows! Let us know of you want to sing a song or if you have a cover request! We're a four-person indie band featured on the Terrapin Record Label.
When: 6-7pm
Where: Little Tavern Park, 7413 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Cost: Free!

Opening Reception - Southern Fried Woodcuts
Mississippi-based Printmaker and professional Mountain Dew drinker Sean Starwars exhibits over 200 of his famous/ infamous woodblock prints. His distinctive style and prolific work have rendered him one of the top contemporary printmakers in the U.S.
When: 6-9pm
Where: Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

1 Mile Radius Project
The 1 Mile Radius project magnifies the intimate nooks and crevices of seemingly familiar areas. This performance art meet performing arts experience is not to be missed by anyone whose ever lived, worked, shopped or traveled through the city Joe's calls home.When: 7pm
Where: Joe's Movement Emporium, Mt. Rainier
Cost: Pay what you wish! 
Letitia VanSant's lyrics are at once intensely personal and politically relevant. Hailed as one of Baltimore's strongest folk songwriters, her intimate voice is fortified by sparse Americana arrangements. Ben Shannon's songs spring from an acute awareness of the Appalachian region and a first hand experience of the multi-generational effects of a resource extraction economy. Check out my review of BAE here!
When: 8pm 
Where: Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood 
Cost: $15 


SATURDAY 

Azalea Classic 
Join the University Park, MD community for a morning of family-friendly fun and fitness. The Azalea Classic has a race for everyone! Choose from our USATF certified 5K, our 1 Mile Challenge or our 1K Family Fun Run.
When: 8:30am
Where: University Park
Cost: $15+

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 perfect for getting your deep stretching into the workweek!)
When: 9:30-11am
Where: Joe's Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Rd, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $13 drop in (or see here for code to try for free!)

Spring 2018 HY-SWAP
‘Shop’ the HY-Swap to pick up new-to-you infant, children’s & maternity clothing, toys & gear, donated by Hyattsville-area families! They're also collecting diapers and sanitary items for the Greater DC Diaper Bank. (Please note that at this time they are not accepting any more donations - other than big items-high chairs, car seats, cribs, stroller, etc.)
When: 11am-3pm (Doors open at 11am for Hyattsville families and friends; general public at 1pm)
Where: Hyattsville Municipal Building, 4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

ANGST / Free Anxiety Awareness Documentary Screening
Featuring Olympian Michael Phelps, this movie aims to raise awareness about anxiety in children and teens. This topic is timely since students will begin PARCC testing the following week and because schools have seen an increase in bullying over the past few years. Following the movie a brief discussion will be lead by Gretchen Schock, Owner of Bee Yoga Fusion, and Donna Behe, PGCPS Guidance Counselor, where students can ask questions and gain access to additional resources.
When: 11am-12:30pm
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre, Greenbelt
Cost: Free

SUNDAY 

Earth Day Ride and Expo
Celebrate the Earth with a bike ride! Rides of 4 miles, 18 miles and 36 miles. Displays and info on electric cars, bikes and trikes!
When: pre-ride activities at 10am, rides from 11am onwards
Where: College Park Bicycle, 7301 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Cost: Free!

ULTA Grand Opening
The first 100 guests in line receive a Beauty Treat valued at $5-$100 and 10% off your first salon or facial appointment! When: 12pm
Where: Mall at Prince George's, Hyattsville (ULTA's located in JCPenney Court next to DSW)

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!

Mark your calendar: Pizzeria Paradiso's Spring Fest is happening May 12th!
Tickets & information here!

https://www.eatyourpizza.com/fest/


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