Lots of fun, free things to do along Route 1 this weekend! Dig in to the latest Route 1 Weekend Guide!
⭐ Denotes events that are FREE (or discounted) for furloughed federal workers! 👏
⭐ Go for a Swim!
The City of Greenbelt is offering complimentary daily admission to the Greenbelt Aquatic & Fitness Center for furloughed workers (others welcome, too, for full fee), where you can enjoy a work out during your time off! Please show your federal employee/contractor ID and receive free daily admission and bring along up to two guests.
Where: 25 Crescent Rd, Greenbelt
Cost: Free for furloughed workers; $6.25 otherwise
⭐ Make a Lavender Eye Pillow
Three Little Birds Sewing Co is offering a free learn to sew class tomorrow at noon for furloughed workers. Learn how to make your own lavender eye pillow!
Where: Three Little Birds Sewing Co., Hyattsville
Cost: Free for those affected by the shutdown
⭐ Community Acupuncture at Espaco Cultural Samba Trovao
Relieve some stress with free community acupuncture.
Where: Espaco Cultural Samba Trovao, Hyattsville
Cost: Free! (For all!)
⭐ Free Bikram Yoga Class
Check out a free bikram yoga class in Riverdale Park! Noon classes will be free for furloughed employees until the shutdown is over when a valid ID is presented at check-in.
When: Noon – 1:30pm
Where: Bikram Yoga Works, Riverdale Park
Cost: Free for furloughed workers with ID (otherwise, $15)
⭐ Documented: The Community Blackboard
Check out this site-specific, interactive and transformative artwork asking the public to post their family photos, documents and to write their own migration story onto the gallery walls, promoting coexistence, creativity and dialogue beyond borders.
Where: Brentwood Arts Exchange
Cost: Free for all!
36th Annual Choreographers’ Showcase
Check out some cool choreography at the Choreographers’ Showcase – the DMV’s most celebrated exhibitions of established and emerging choreographic talent.
When: 3pm & 8pm
Where: The Clarice, College Park
⭐ Beat the Shutdown Blues! Community Drum Circle
Connect with the community and release the shut down blues by banging on awesome world drums with drum circle facilitator Katy Gaughan. Drumming is proven to release stress, reduce anxiety, lower blood pressure and increase endorphins.
Where: New Deal Cafe, Greenbelt
Cost: Free! (No cover)
⭐ Community Yoga
An informal group led by neighborhood instructors. Bring a mat – all levels, including those new to yoga are welcome. Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Hyattsville City Bldg, 2nd floor, 4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
$10 Weekend Lunch Special
at Hyattsville’s Pizzeria Paradiso!
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☔⛄⛆🌠As always, please call ahead to confirm event’s status before heading out,
especially when inclement weather is in the forecast!