Weekend Guide: March 8th – 10th

So many cool things happening along the Route 1 corridor & Washington, DC this weekend! Will it be an International Women’s Day Concert in College Park, Bingo & BBQ in Hyattsville, theatre in Mount Rainier, mixed martial arts style exercise in Cheverly or explore artwork while listening to local bands selected by City Paper’s music editor (& beer tasting) in DC? Why not try to do them – and everything below – all this weekend?!?


Secular Humanistic Shabbat in Mount Rainier
Please join as we transition from the work week to rejoice in friends, community, the gifts of nature and stillness. Rabbi Jeremy Kridel of Machar, the Secular Humanistic Jewish congregation will be leading a kid-friendly Shabbat service at a home in Mount Rainier, followed by a vegan/vegetarian meal.
When: 5:30pm
Where: Contact ayelethines at gmail.com for more info
Cost: Free

Containment Art Opening
Katie Aldworth, Jo-Elle Burgard and Lenora Yerkes have been working peripherally for years. Containment features the work of these three extremely talented female artists living and working locally.
When: 6-9pm
Where: Studio Sohy, Hyattsville
Cost: Free

Misprints Opening Reception
The exhibition features a diverse array of printing techniques, including etching, relief prints, screenprints, and lithographs. Mistakes exhibited are both printing mistakes—like an upside down letter or out of order layers—and process mistakes, such as over-etching a plate.
When: 6:30pm
Where: Pyramid Atlantic, Hyattsville
Cost: Free

Luce Unplugged Community Showcase: Knife Wife & Jax Deluca
Explore some of the three thousand artworks in SAAM’s Luce Center while listening to local bands selected by the Washington City Paper’s arts editor, Matt Cohen. Free beer tastings (21+) from Mustang Sally Brewing Company.
Where: Smithsonian American Art Museum, 800 G Street NW,Washington, DC
Cost: Free

Join this local event organized by local women entrepreneurs for a night of networking, skills-swapping and sharing our expertise in how to get a business started, how to keep it running and how to make it a success.
When: 7pm
Where: 5132 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville
Cost: Free

MilkGirl: International Women’s Day Concert
This special night aims to celebrate the achievements and strides that women have made in the music industry with the hopes to inspire more to fulfill their dreams. All female-lineup (including Sahara, Nalani & Sarina, The OSYX, Megan & Jenna of Terrapin Record Label and Black Folks Don’t Swim? Benefiting Girls Behind the Rock Show.
When: 7pm doors; 8pm show
Where: MilkBoy ArtHouse, College Park
Cost: $10+

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Core de Force
Try Core de Force, a non-contact mixed martial arts style format that is much more than a typical cardio class for FREE at Greenleaf Fitness (see my post here about Greenleaf Fitness!)
When: 8-9am
Where: Greenleaf Fitness, Cheverly
Cost: $12

Bingo & BBQ Night
Join us for our first Bingo and BBQ Night! 250 Texas BBQ will be back serving their excellent smoked brisket, ribs and wings while you play Bingo against your neighbors for fantabulous prizes!
When: 6-10pm
Where: Maryland Meadworks, Hyattsville
Cost: Free (no cover)

Lulu’s Fate Acoustic House Concert in a Bookstore
Trying something new. Come out mix and mingle over chili, topping and soft drinks.  BYOB.
When: 7:30pm
Where: My Dead Aunt’s Books, Hyattsville
Cost: Suggested $20

The Head that Wears the Crown
When high-schoolers mean-spirited plan for revenge goes far out of control, the repercussions of their choices will follow all of them for the rest of their lives.
When: 8-10pm
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Hyattsville
Cost: $25


Check out a spin class at College Park’s own Posh Cycling & Fitness! Read a bit about more about this new spin studio in this Route One Fun post here. After class, walk to nearby MOM’s Organic Market for a post-workout treat. You deserve it! 🙂
When: 9:30am
Where:Posh Cycling & Fitness, College Park
Cost: $15

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

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