Adults’ Weekend Guide: Oct. 4th-7th

The Wild Anacostias
Wild Anacostias (& more) will perform at this weekend at College Park Day!
📸: Wild Anacostia’s Facebook Page

College Park’s College Park Day, Community Forklift’s FunkYard Festival, Hyattsville’s Pyramid Atlantic’s “I believe her” Community Print, Swing Set at Mount Rainier’s Med Cafe, Book Sale in Riverdale Park, “What is America to you?” in College Park, Hit & Stay Screening in Greenbelt & more, all for you fabulous Route One Fun readers this weekend! 😊👏😊

Many thanks to this weekend’s sponsor!

Route 1 Corridor’s Adults’ Weekend Guide


Community Print: I Believe Her
Based on community demand, our presses will be running with posters and postcards that say “I believe her.” Drop in, print with us and take some home!
When: 6-8:30pm
Where: Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville
Cost: $20 suggested donation

Thursday Night Music Series Swing Set
Eat some good Mediterranean food, support a local Mt. Rainier restaurant and get down with Swing Set, a quintet project led by Dara Grabiner and Joe Atkins of local favorites the Wild Anacostias. 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)

Join the Women’s Bar Association’s Prince George’s County Chapter for an evening showing the movie RBG: An intimate portrait of an unlikely rock star: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 
When: 8pm 
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre, 129 Centerway, Greenbelt 
Cost: $5 donation requested for EMILY”s List
This Saturday: Community Forklift’s FunkYard Remix!
Community Forklift FunkYard Festival Hyattsville


Come shop over 10,000 books, DVD’s and CD’s. Everything will be under $5 and proceeds will directly benefit literacy and family programs in local public schools. 
When: 11am-8pm 
Where: Riverdale Park Station, 6621 Baltimore Ave, Riverdale Park 
Cost: Free (no entry fee) 
In conjunction with the Acupuncturists Without Borders of the National Capital Area. 
When: 3-6pm 
Where: Espaco Cultural Samba Trovao, Hyattsville
Cost: Donations accepted. 

Zumba Happy Hour
Ease into the weekend with an awesome Zumba class taught by instructor Chantal Ross – who (I can personally attest!) will have you with a smile on your face as you dance the evening away!
When: 6:30pm
Where: Espaco Cultural Samba Trovao, Hyattsville
Cost: $10

A leading voice among collegiate ensembles in premiering new works for winds, the 10th anniversary season of the University of Maryland Wind Orchestra, led by Dr. Michael Votta, will feature faculty soloists, world premiere performances and masterworks of the 20th and 21st centuries.

When: 8pm 
Where: The Clarice, College Park 
Cost: $25 
This Saturday is College Park Day!
College Park Day 2018


FunkYard Festival 
Reuse. Respect. Remix: a celebration of practical + creative reuse, repairs + repurposing, and old homes + local history. Meet historic preservation experts and tradespeople, get antiques advice, and check out DIY demos. We’ll have artists who create with salvaged materials, live funk music, free face painting, local food and beer, secondhand clothing, a salvage sale, and more!
When: 11am-5pm
Where: Community Forklift, 4671 Tanglewood Drive, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

College Park Day
Join your friends, neighbors and the entire City of College Park community at the 9th Annual College Park Day Festival! We love this festival! Huge bouncy houses, face painting, live music, food and beverages (including the adult kind 😉 for purchase)! Read about our time here!
When: 12-6pm
Where: College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Corporal Frank Scott Dr, College Park
Cost: Free!

Samba Dance with Zezeh
When: 3-4:30pm
Where: Espaco Cultural Samba Trovao, Hyattsville
Cost: $15

International Festival 
Celebrate the diversity that makes our community great with music, dance, food and drink from around the world!
When: 4-8pm
Where: Heurich Park, 2800 Nicholson Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Free! (Admission & entertainment are free.)

This classic sci-fi musical comedy packs a gleefully witty Mowtown/pop-rock score! 
When: 7:30pm 
Where: The Clarice, College Park 
Cost: $25 
High energy, primal 1950’s Rockabilly played without any pretense of modernization or any kind of damn-fool ‘fusion’ of styles.
When: 8:30-11:30pm 
Where: New Deal Cafe, Greenbelt 
Cost: No admission fee (bring $ for delish vegan fare and for beer!)  


National Arboretum
Enjoy a day outside! We love spending time, unwinding and going offline at the National Arboretum. Check out our recent visit (and tips!) here.
When: 8am-5pm
Where: 3501 New York Avenue NE, Washington DC 20002
Cost: Free!

Community Yoga
An informal group led by neighborhood instructors. Bring a mat – all levels, including those new to yoga are welcome. Questions? Email:
When: 5-6pm
Where: Hyattsville City Bldg, 2nd floor, 4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

HIT & STAY, a new documentary film by Joe Tropea and Skizz Cyzyk tells the story of the Catonsville Nine and those who joined them in protesting the Vietnam War.

When: 8-11pm 
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre, 129 Centerway, Greenbelt 
Cost: Free!

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