Adults’ Going Out Guide is up! We gots your Yoga, your Farmers Markets, your Dance, Dance Party, a Rowing Clinic, Townwide Yard Sale, Adelphi Strawberry Festival, International Festival, Skatepark’s Anniversary Party, Community Forklift’s First Friday jam & more! See you around Route 1 this weekend!
Riverdale Park Farmers Market
One of my fave farmers markets! Get your fresh and local produce right here! Live music, too! We love strolling around the Riverdale Park Farmers Market, buying some fresh, local produce, grabbing a bite from one of the vendors, absorbing some tunes while the kids frolic around and then we all head to Town Center Market to enjoy a tasty beer or 5 outside.
Where: 4650 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale Park
Cost: No entry fee.
Culture Keepers Opening Reception and Panel Discussion
We are proud to kick off our summer with the Culture Keepers presents “Chocolate Cities: Youth Exhibit” Opening Reception and Panel Discussion, June 1 6-9pm. This youth exhibition group show will feature art works from our after-school teen Culture Keepers program. Our students have been working for seven months to create compelling works of art exploring the history and state of African American urban enclaves in Prince George’s County and Washington DC.When: 6-9pm
Where: Prince George’s African American Museum & Cultural Center, 4519 Rhode Island Ave, North Brentwood
Cost: Suggested donation: $10 per person
Dance Dance Party Party! Freestyle Exercise Dance Session!
Join this women-only freestyle exercise dance session! Come and unwind, stomp away the stress, celebrate and reminisce to the songs that you love to shake your booty to! Attend in exercise clothes.
Where: Colmar Manor Community Center, 3701 Lawrence Street, Colmar Manor
Live Music Thursdays: Rhex
Eat some good Mediterranean food, support a local Mt. Rainier restaurant and mellow out with some live jazz by Rhex at Live Music Thursdays! Always a fun time and can attest that their falafels, with some special sauce, will make you return for more!
Where: Mediterranean Cafe, 3237 Rhode Island Ave, Mt. Rainier
Cost: No cover charge!
Yoga in the Park
Join us for free yoga classes in the beautiful outdoors! Learn basic moves to strengthen your body, increase flexibility and free your mind. Ages 13 and up – no registration required. When: 9-10am
Where: Ellen Linson Splash Park, 5211 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park
Forklift First Friday
Join us as we stay open late to turn the warehouse into a pop-up market with a mystery sale, live music, local art, a local food truck (Spud Nation DC), and craft beer & wine.
Where: Community Forklift, 4671 Tanglewood Dr, Edmonston
Cost: Free admission (tho support yr local artists & small biz by purchasing their wares!)
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Free Learn to Row Clinic
Washington Rowing School is hosting a free learn to row clinic. Come tour our boathouse, pull on a rowing machine, and try out our fun sport in a real eight-person rowing boat.Ages 10 and up. Register here.
Where: Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Road, Bladensburg
Where: College Park City Hall Council Chambers, 4500 Knox Road, College Park
Adelphi Strawberry Festival
Huge rummage sale, plants, clothing, books, silent auction. Cafe, live entertainment, moon bounce, kids games. Quarts and flats of just-picked local strawberries for sale. All profits donated to charity.
Where: 2303 Metzerott Rd, Adelphi
Cost: Free admission
Skatepark 10th Anniversary Celebration
Join us as we celebrate with a skate(board) demo from pro-skaters of The DC Wheels, giveaways from Bethesda Boards Skate Shop and food from Three Brothers. All ages.
Where: Greenbelt Skate Park, 99 Centerway, Greenbelt
Surviving Mommyhood with Essential Oils
Being a M.O.M. (Mother of Multiples – whether it be of children, jobs, or has we wear) it can sometimes feel like a juggling act. Take a break, grab a cup of tea, some aromatherapy and join us as we talk building immunity, sleepless nights, crayons on the wall and more! Walk away with recipes and oily support from other M.O.M.s like you!
Greenbelt Concert Band – Celebrating Greenbelt’s 80th Anniversary
Come celebrate Greenbelt’s birthday with live music provided by the members of our community band!
Where: Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Rd, Greenbelt
Hyattsville International Festival
Celebrate our diversity with International Music, Dance, Food, Drink and Family fun! We’ll have a moonbounce and kids’ activities, food from around the world, beer and wine, and live performances from Samba Trovao, Japanese Taiko drummers, Russian Barynya dancers, and Lesole’s Dance Project.
Where: Heurich Park, 2800 Nicholson St, Hyattsville
4th Annual Mutt Strut
Woof! Woof! Join us for the 4th Annual UP Civic Association Mutt Strut! It will be a fun gathering for our precious dogs and their faithful human friends to take a 1.5 mile stroll through University Park, escorted by the UP Police department. Vendors will also be set up at the field, so please visit even if you’re not walking your mutt!
When: 9-11am Rain or Shine!
Where: University Park Town Field, 6544 Queens Chapel Rd, University Park
Cost: $5.50 per person
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
Artful Afternoon – Happy Birthday Greenbelt!
Celebrate Greenbelt’s 80th Birthday! 1-3pm: Make an Art Deco party hat, inspired by architectural and design motifs from the era of Greenbelt’s founding. Compose a “Message to Tomorrow” letter. Learn about local volunteer opportunities. 1-4pm: Artists in Residence studio open house. 3-4pm Concert performance by the Greenbelt Elementary Chorus, opening for The Chromatics, Greenbelt’s favorite astronomically-correct a cappella vocal band & more!
Where: Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Rd, Greenbelt
Hidden Spaces Tour
Ever wonder what’s behind the doors that say “Staff Only” and “Do Not Enter”? On this tour, Montpelier staff will take you to the areas that are seldom open to the public, including the three cellars, the attic, and walk-in vault.
Where: Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Rd, Laurel
Yoga at Numi
Free community class. All levels Vinyasa Flow!
Where: Numi Yoga, 4513 College Ave, College Park