|Opening this weekend at Joe’s Movement Emporium!|
24 Gloriously Different Ways to Have Fun this Weekend, Route 1!!! Will it be Think Before You Holla at Joe’s Movement Emporium? Dance Dance Party Party at Community Forklift? DA Band at New Deal Cafe? LUNAFEST Film Festival at the Old Greenbelt Theatre? The Lotus and Water Lily Festival at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens? Hyattsville’s Pizzeria Paradiso’s Grand Opening? Latin sounds of Grupo Quimbao at Bladensburg Waterfront Park? Why not do them all, overachiever?! 😉
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 the grounds.
Where: 4650 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale Park
Cost: No entry fee.
Town Center Market – Heavy Seas Brewery Tap Takeover
After the Farmers Market, hop over Town Center Market for this week’s tap takeover, featuring Baltimore’s Heavy Seas Brewing Company. **TCM and its lovely patio is a kid-friendly biz, even has changing stations in both the men’s and women’s restrooms. 👊
Where: Town Center Market, 4705 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale Park
Cost: $1 off pints and free tastings
Hot Power Vin
Our steady paced vinyasa plus we’ll turn up the thermostat and the speed. You can expect to sweat, get deeper into muscles and tissues in your body, and have a great time flowing with the music and encouragement of your favorite teacher. Perfect for Fearless Yogis. Generally, level 2+ (no beginners) and 85-90 degrees.
Where: Numi Yoga, 4513 College Ave, College Park
Cost: $18 (drop in)
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!
Where: Community Forklift Resource Room, 4671 Tanglewood Dr, Hyattsville
Riverdale Rail w/ Lauren Calve, Domenic Cicala & Annette Wasilik
It’s a house concert in a bookstore. Come join us for original music from the best local and touring artists! Brownies, snacks, coffee.
Shakespeare in the Parks’ As You Like It
Make Shakespeare part of your world as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a free performance!
Where: Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
A four piece jam unit, playing classics from the Allmans, Hendrix, the Dead and more!
Where: New Deal Cafe, 113 Centerway, Roosevelt Center, Greenbelt
Cost: No cover!
Free Friday Wine Tasting
Come on in, get out of the heat, and enjoy our Free Friday Wine Tasting! It will be some favorites and newbies from our collection.
Where: Greenbelt Co-op Supermarket, 121 Centerway, Greenbelt
Live Jazz Evening Boat Tour Enjoy this specialized pontoon boat ride down the scenic Anacostia River. Light refreshments will be provided. Event is weather permitting. Trips depend on sufficient registration; specific registration deadlines may apply.
Yoga in the Park
Join us for free yoga class in the beautiful outdoors! Learn basic moves to strengthen your body, increase flexibility and free your mind. Classes for ages 13+. No registration required. Namaste!
Where: Lake Artemesia Natural Area, 8200 55th Ave, Berwyn Heights
College Park ParkRun
Head out on for a weekly, free, 5K, timed run. Afterwards, enjoy a post Parkrun coffee in The Board & Brew, 8150 Baltimore Ave, College Park. All ages welcome!
When: Saturdays at 9 a.m.
Where: Paint Branch Trail, 4289 Metzerott Road, College Park
Admission: Free but please register before your first run.
Yoga in University Park
Enjoy this free, 1-hour “flow type” class suitable for all levels. Bring yoga mat, water and bug spray! Meet in grassy area near the heron sculpture (across the path from Kermit). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Where: University Park Town Park, 4198 Tennyson Rd, University Park
Aquatic Garden Festival Bike Tour
Take a guided bike tour of the park trails. Use our bikes and helmets or bring your own. Join us as we pedal down to the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens to enjoy the Lily and Lotus Festival.
Celebrate global culture in the wild wetlands of Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens! See a spectacular display of lotus and water lilies in full bloom! Enjoy gardening workshops & traditional Latin, Asian and African dancing performances! Hands-on activities including face painting, lotus tea tasting and painting demonstrations! **Tip – They’ll have water bottle filling stations so remember to bring yours! Food available though avoid lines by bringing your own picnic & blankets (for performances).
Where: Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
LUNAFEST: Short Films by Women – Breast Cancer Benefit
LUNAFEST is a fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women’s issues, highlighting women filmmakers and bringing women together in their communities.
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre, 129 Centerway, Greenbelt
Art Works Now & Pizzeria Paradiso Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!
Join the community to celebrate the much-anticipated opening of Pizzeria Paradiso in Hyattsville along with free art activities, including pottery throwing demo, pizzas for peace art project, and outside playtime in the Imagination Playground. Pizzeria Paradiso will serve pizza and drinks.
Where: Pizzeria Paradiso, 4800 Rhode Island Ave, Hyattsville
Saturday Jam at Archie’s Barbershop
Musicians of all skill levels are welcome to join in, and many music-lovers stop by just to listen. Besides being a good time for everyone, Saturdays at the Barbershop allow the young to learn from the old and the Piedmont blues tradition to be passed down to the next generation.
Where: Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation, 4701 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale Park,
Summer Saturdays Film Series: Last Night
Each Summer Saturday film screening includes an outdoor screening of a film created by a local filmmaker and a Q & A segment. Tonight’s film, Last Night, is a romantic comedy by Harold Jackson III. Film trailer here. DJ & Drinks!
Where: Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center, 4519 Rhode Island Ave, North Brentwood
Cost: $10 general admission
The New Romanos – Music
Established more than 50 years ago, this band has built a reputation for mixing the songs you grew up dancing to with today’s hits. Bring law chairs and/or blankets to sit comfortably!
Where: Beltsville Community Center, 3900 Sellman Road, Beltsville
**Think Before You Holla
Generated from true stories via interviews and social media (and part of the Capital Fringe Festival!), Think Before You Holla is a devised piece that examines the patriarchal roots of gender-based street harassment and its overall influence on women’s psyches. It’s time to reclaim our space. Recommended for ages 13+. When: 8-10pm
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Rd, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $17 (FREE! –> **Act now/Click here & use discount code “COMMUNITY” to get FREE tickets to tonight’s show! Limited number available.)
Infusing the essence of the New Orleans brass band sound that defines the mardi gras experience with a hometown contemporary flare, The B’More Braass Factory Band recreates versions of R&B and hip-hop songs with funk, neo-soul and jazz elements.
Where: New Deal Cafe, 113 Centerway, Roosevelt Center, Greenbelt
Cost: No cover!
Our weekly ride to Vigilante Coffee in Hyattsville for caffeinated goodness. Bring cash/cc, lock. Approximately 12 miles round trip, mostly trails, some on-road riding. Helmets required.
Where: Proteus Bicycles, 9217 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Reception – Carol Morgan, The Spirit of the Line
Join the Hyattsville Community Arts Alliance in this reception to celebrate the Solo Wall exhibition by Carol Morgan.
Where: Prince George’s Plaza Community Center, 6600 Adelphi Rd, Hyattsville
Arts at the Waterfront – Music – Grupo Quimbao
Join this Sunday evening as the waterfront springs to life with music and entertainment – this Sunday, featuring the Latin, Salsa sounds of Grupo Quimbao!
Where: Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd, Bladensburg