This weekend’s lineup includes the kickoff of Hyattsville’s Summer Jam, local musicians Run come see and Fellow Creatures kickin it at MilkBoy ArtHouse, David C. Driskell exhibit at Frame Savvy, Hyattsville Historic House Tour, Mt. Rainier Day,
Waterfront Arts Festival, Beyoncé Yoga & more!
Explore the work of Sean StarWars. Full of Hillbilly Alligators, Drunken Hot Dogs and more! My review here.
Where: Pyramid Atlantic, Hyattsville
Riverdale Park Farmers Market
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.
Where: 6204 Rhode Island Avenue, Riverdale Park, MD
Cost: No entry fee.
For as long as she can remember, jazz bassist and singer-songwriter Nicole Saphos has always gotten lost in the elegant emotionality of The Great American Songbook. To date, she’s performed at such venerated venues as The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, Strathmore Mansion, and The Kimmel Center, among others. Run come see and Fellow Creatures playing too!
Join other cyclists in this one day each year when our region celebrates and promotes bicycling as a healthy alternative to driving to work. Register here.
When: When the spirit compels you on Friday to start biking to work (for most, 6:30-9:30am)
Where: Find a pit stop here.
Cost: Free (if you’re using your own bike!)
One of the world’s leading authorities on African American Art, David C. Driskell curated the groundbreaking exhibition Two Centuries of Black American Art: 1750-1950 which was foundational in the field of African American art history. At least 30 of Driskell’s works will be on exhibit through June 10th.
We are making changes to our Minecraft worlds, a MakerSpace community built multiverse of unlimited territory to explore, play, and survive. We invite folks, kids and adults, to help us test the new environment. Bring your laptop and/or Minecraft account, or use one of our 20 systems. While it may be raining outside, we have the option to disable weather in Minecraft so leave that umbrella at home.
Diego Nava will play a series of jazz swing tunes, bossa novas, jazz ballads and some up tempo fast tunes with backing tracks.
Where: College Park City Hall, 4500 Knox Rd, College Park
Hyattsville’s Summer Jam Series! (As of 1:30pm, Still happening – now inside Muni Bldg!)
Join us for a Summer Jam like no other! Live music by N2N Band, delicious good, beer and wine garden, our moonbounce and kids’ activities! Can also check out Hyattsville’s Micro Farmers Market!
Where: City Municipal Bldg, 4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
9th Annual Hyattsville Native Plant Sale
Looking to make your garden or yard more beautiful, interesting, and inviting to birds, bees, and butterflies? Do you want to plant fruit-bearing shrubs? Or, maybe you want to replace some English ivy that’s smothering your garden. You can find all the plants you need to make these changes and more at the 9th Annual Hyattsville Native Plant Sale. When: 8am-2pm
Where: Hyattsville Elementary School Gymnasium, 5311 43rd Ave, Hyattsville
Cost: No entry fee
When: 8:30am: Beginners (suitable for all levels); 9:45am: Gentle Yoga (for those with injuries or other limitations)
Where: Old Parish House, 4711 Knox Rd, College Park
Mt. Rainier Day
Where: Springhill Lake Recreation, 6101 Cherrywood Land, Greenbelt
Join us as we provide context and insight for artists to complete options for a design for a mural on the underpass walls for the bridge over the Paint Branch Stream on Baltimore Avenue. The workshop will be facilitated by a mural consultant. Please RSVP to Valerie Woodall, email@example.com or 845-649-2477
This event will be a panel discussion with Chloe Marshall of the Food Justice Coalition 20743 and Margaret Morgan-Hubbard of ECO City Farms. Both will provide context for understanding the way that systemic racism has led to food inequities in Prince George’s County and the DMV area.
Where: Maryland Performing Arts Academy, 3018 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville
Event information is subject to change or weather cancellation.