Another great way to show your support for essential workers and give back to our local communities and put some lovely art in your yard = SoHy Co-op’s “Thank You” yard sign! This beautiful collaboration between SoHy Co-op and local artist Clara Cornelius produces a sign that celebrates Maryland flora and thanks for our essential workers all while raising funds for our community via the Hyattsville COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Fund.
Heard about Yard Peeps? It’s a colorful yard sign thanking our essential workers and raising money for local families in need. Mount Rainier’s own Rajni S.L. tells us more about this great effort and how we can get our hands on these colorful signs.
While we were pretty disappointed that the Cash Lake Trail did not actually lead to any cash 🤣, we still highly recommend this mainly flat, 2-miles or so hike that begins at the Patuxent Research Refuge Visitors Center in Laurel.
Feeling like you could use a break from these long days? Why not schedule in some time this weekend for a FREE fitness class you can do in your own living room (or kitchen, as I’ve been doing…)! That’s right: College Park’s Posh Cycling & Fitness is live-streaming three fitness classes and offering them to our Route 1 communities for FREE (yoga, strength and stretch! Of course, if you enjoy the class and want to support this woman-owned small business, you’re welcome to donate whatever amount you can to support Mel and her devoted crew.
The SoHy Co-op is encouraging small business lovers to support SoHy businesses by shopping small online on May 2. Small businesses make up the heart of the SoHy area and they are all being affected by the COVID pandemic. These businesses rely on support from local shoppers.
Many readers have asked Route One Fun for information on local garden centers and nurseries that deliver to Route 1 corridor communities. So far, we’ve found four nurseries in Hyattsville, Bowie, Gaithersburg and DC that delivery to this area (some also offer curbside pickup).