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Get your pick of outdoor yoga, movies, film screening, salsa dancing + hoola hooping, coffee rides, free museums all this weekend!
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Yoga in the Parks
Join us for FREE yoga classes in the beautiful outdoors! Learn basic moves to strengthen your body, increase flexibility and free your mind. Classes run Memorial Day through Labor Day and are for ages 13+. No registration is required. Namaste!
Where: Ellen E. Linson Splash Park, 5211 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park
Hyattsville’s Summer Jam Series!
Join us for a Summer Jam like no other! Join for live music by Black Masala, a food truck, BBQ, delicious beer & wine options, our moonbounce and kids’ activities!
Where: City Municipal Bldg, 4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
An Inconvenient Sequel w/ Guest Speaker
Join us at the Old Greenbelt Theatre for a special screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. We’ll have a guest speaker (Dr. Paul Butterworth) and Q&A discussion after the show!
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre, 129 Centerway, Greenbelt
Yoga in the Park
Join us for free yoga class in the beautiful outdoors! Learn basic moves to strengthen your body, increase flexibility and free your mind. Classes for ages 13+. No registration required. Namaste!
Where: Lake Artemesia Natural Area, 8200 55th Ave, Berwyn Heights
The novice to experienced writers are welcome to find your creative voice through writing. Writers share ideas, find inspiration, and participate in the group critiques. All writing genres.
Acoustic Blues Jam
Musicians of all skill levels are welcome to join in, and many music-lovers stop by just to listen. Besides being a good time for everyone, Saturdays at the Barbershop allow the young to learn from the old and the Piedmont blues tradition to be passed down to the next generation.
Where: Archie’s Blues Barbershop, 4701 Queensbury Rd, Riverdale Park
Evening Boat Tour of the Anacostia River
Join us for a pontoon boat ride of the scenic Anacostia River. Routs are open to the public. Boat tour tickets are sold at the park office the day of the tour.
Where: Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd, Bladensburg
Cost: $2 residents; $3 nonresidents
**90th Anniversary Celebration Open House (Free admission for residents to many PG Parks & Rec Community Centers, Driving Rangers and even free boat rentals at two of our Waterfront Parks!
More info here! (Nearby, includes free admission to College Park Aviation Museum, Riversdale House Museum, Watkins Nature Center, free rental of kayaks, canoes, paddleboats and bicycles at Bladensburg Waterfront Park).
Our weekly ride to Vigilante Coffee in Hyattsville for caffeinated goodness. Bring cash/cc, lock. Approximately 12 miles round trip, mostly trails, some on-road riding. Helmets required.
Where: Proteus Bicycles, 9217 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Check out this cool & big farmers market offering produce, pasture-raised meats, sustainable seafood, soaps, crepes, ice cream, breads and baked goods, goat cheese & more! While there, let your ears soak up some Transatlantic Crossing and their fiddle-n tunes (think “toe-tapping Irish and Scottish jigs and reels!”) When done shopping, head to the New Deal Cafe for some nosh and/or a coffee by Vigilante!
Where: 25 Crescent Rd, Greenbelt
Cost: No entry fee
Creation Residency 2017-18: Somi
Dreaming Zenzile is a modern jazz play based on the extraordinary life of late South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba. Written by vocalist & songwriter Somi, the play features both original music and reinterpretations of Makeba’s popular repertoire through the modern jazz idiom and small ensemble arrangements.
Where: UMD’s The Clarice, Kay Theatre
Yoga at Magruder Park
An informal group led by neighborhood instructors Hyattsville’s Magruder Park. Bring a mat – all levels, including those new to yoga are welcome. Questions? Email: email@example.com
Fez Tones Halfa
Join us for an evening of live Middle Eastern music & dance. When: 6pm
Where: New Deal Cafe, 113 Centerway, Greenbelt
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