Thursday, September 6, 2018

Route 1 Adults' Weekend Guide: Sept. 6-9

Paul Hrusa Artist Theen Hyattsville Maryland
"Theen" by local artist Paul Hrusa.

Thursday Night Music Series at Mt. Rainier's Med Cafe returns this Thursday! Community Forklift hosts its final First Friday, Daughters of the Dust & 'All the Stars' Outdoor Dance Party, Opening Celebration Weekend at Streetcar 82, Opening Receptions for local artist Paul Hrusa at Studio SoHy and an opening reception for WHITEWASH by Sheila Crider at Pyramid Atlantic. And would you believe there's even more to explore along the Route One Corridor of Prince George's County this weekend? Well, believe it! 👌

Thank you to this weekend's sponsor!
Emily Jackson Group, Route 1 Corridor Real Estate Agent
THURSDAY 

Bird Walk at Lake Artemesia

Find many species of birds by sight and song, learning from an experienced guide. All skill levels are welcome. Binoculars recommended. No reservations required. Sponsored by the Prince George's Audubon Society and the Patuxent Bird Club, a chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society.
When: 3pm
Where: Meet in parking lot at Berwyn Road and 55th Avenue in Berwyn Heights.
Cost: Free!

Thursday Night Music Series - Alex Martin Trio
Eat some good Mediterranean food, support a local Mt. Rainier restaurant and get down with the Latin-flavored New World jazz vibes of the Alex Martin Trio! Always a fun time and can attest that their falafels, with some special sauce, will make you return for more! When: 7-9pm
Where: Med Cafe, 3237 Rhode Island Ave, Mt. Rainier
Cost: Free (no cover)

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Please let them know you read about it on Route One Fun! here! Thank you! 😍

FRIDAY 

Opening Celebration Weekend - Streetcar 82 Brewing Co. 
Streetcar 82 Brewing Co. is proud to announce our opening Celebration! We're celebrating with food trucks, music, and of course, plenty of beer! Celebrations begin with a ribbon cutting at 4pm on Friday, September 7th, and old time records spun by Hyattsville's own @Todd Dengel. Saturday and Sunday's music will be by DJ PULSE. Featured Food Trucks this weekend will be Jammin Flava, Roaming rooster, A Taste of Aloha, and pizza from our neighbor, Pizzeria Paradiso Hyattsville.When: 3-10pm
Where: Streetcar 82 Brewing Co., Hyattsville
Cost: Up to you and your appetite! :)

Opening Reception: WHITEWASH by Sheila Crider
Sheila Crider's new work explores the nation's historic relationship with people of color through contemporary abstraction. (Openings here are always welcoming and a great way to see new art while meeting new friends & folks in the neighborhood!)
When: 6-9pm
Where: Pyramid Atlantic, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Opening Reception: Land by Paul Hrusa
Local artist Paul Hrusa opens Studio SoHy’s Fall season with Land, an exhibition of recent paintings that contemplates the mutable horizons of expressive landscape.When:6-9pm
Where: Studio SoHy, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Hip Hop Orchestra
UMD’s very own Hip-Hop Orchestra started as two friends performing on the tables of the University of Maryland’s very own dining hall. Now, with myriad performances under their belts, including two at The Kennedy, HHO takes the Grand Pavilion Stage to kick-off the 2018 NextNOW Fest.
When: 6-9pm
Where: UMD's The Clarice, Grand Pavilion
Cost: Free!

Forklift First Friday
Join us for one last Forklift First Friday of the season as we stay open late to throw a party with lively entertainment, fun for all ages, local art, food and craft beer & wine! Read my review of Community Forklift's First Friday here!
When: 6-8pm
Where: Community Forklift, 4671 Tanglewood Dr., Edmonston
Cost: Free!

Daughters of the Dust Film Screening
Join us for an evening of ancestral remembrance and Black excellence in film with an outdoor screening and discussion of Julie Dash's epic independent film Daughters of the Dust.
When: 7-10pm
Where: Prince George's African American Museum and Cultural Center, 4519 Rhode Island Ave, North Brentwood
Cost: Free!

'All the Stars' Outdoor Dance Party
Join us for a dance party under the stars! DJ Stylus spins a special set inspired by motion picture blockbuster The Black Panther and hit single “All the Stars” by Kendrick Lamar + SZA. It will be Afrofuturistic vibes all night across a span of genres for the rest of the night.
When: 10pm-2am
Where: Prince George's African American Museum and Cultural Center, 4519 Rhode Island Ave, North Brentwood
Cost: Free!


SATURDAY 

Ultimate Groove Workout - Open House 
If you want a fun and challenging dance fitness class that burns lots of calories, and builds muscle, come try us!
When: 9-10am
Where: Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Rd, Greenbelt
Cost: Free!

Native Plantings
Join us for a workshop on growing native plants and pollination. Carrie Myers of the UMD's Extension will lead the session. Potluck lunch so bring a dish with food from your garden to share!
When: 10am
Where: Cottage City Community Garden, 4222 Cottage Terrace
Cost: Free!

Opening Celebration Weekend - Streetcar 82 Brewing Co. 
See Friday's listing for details.
When: 12pm-10pm
Where: Streetcar 82 Brewing Co., Hyattsville
Cost: Up to you and your appetite! :)

Open House: Otis Street Art Project
Check out what's been going on at OSAP, including the work of guest artist Lisa Rosenstein,
When: 1:30-4:30pm
Where: Otis Street Art Project, Mt. Rainier
Cost: Free!

Second Saturday Lecture - Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Featuring presentations about our beloved Bay from David Tana (Maryland Outreach Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation) and Maile Neel (Professor, Director, Norton-Brown Herbarium, Department of Entomology, UMD).
When: 5pm
Where: University Park Church of the Brethren, 4413 Tuckerman St, University Park
Cost: Free!

SUNDAY 

Opening Celebration Weekend - Streetcar 82 Brewing Co. 
See Friday's listing for details.
When: Noon - 6pm
Where: Streetcar 82 Brewing Co., Hyattsville
Cost: Up to you and your appetite! :)



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Event information is subject to chance or weather cancellation.


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