When was the last time you got served – playing tennis, of course?! 😉 Whether it’s been awhile or even if you’ve never played tennis before but always wanted to, JTCC’s “Discover Tennis” program will teach you how to play tennis for just $49 (6 lessons). Go from beginner to play in 3 weeks – and bring a friend for FREE!
Looking for the best place to host your child’s birthday party near the Route 1 corridor this year? Route One Fun’s got you covered with our new Birthday Parties Guide! Check out this list of 17 (and counting) local places to host that awesome birthday party for your toddler, preschooler and older kids!
Material Things in North Brentwood is a new maker space by local artists Katie Aldworth, Francisco (Franc) Rosario and Erin Lingle. With a pottery studio, woodworking and metal shop, community space, classroom, CSA and bakery pickup spot – Material Things is a great new addition to the area! Check out more about this sweet new addition to the Route 1 corridor!
There’s a new arts hub opening in Suitland! Creative Suitland takes an arts-based approach to community development, “includ[ing] existing residents and businesses in defining the cultural and creative spirit of greater Suitland area.” Their grand opening event is this weekend and will feature Thrive Market (with dance and fitness demonstrations, live performance, and natural, handmade local products) as well as performances by Substantial (hip hop artist), Deborah Bond (vocalist), Ni Dembaya African Drum & Dance Ensemble, Black Picasso (poet) and Carolyn Malachi (vocalist). More information on Creative Suitland and its grand opening weekend here!
Colette Miller’s Global Angel Wings Project recently landed in Hyattsville, right along Route 1. The art is open and accessible for all to explore, so stop by and tap into your divine being!
Today is International Gruit Day. And yes, autocorrect, I meant to type “gruit” (pronounced GREW IT) and not “fruit” (NOT pronounced FREW IT). Matt Humbard, Hyattsville’s own microbiologist-turned brewer who’ll soon be opening Patent Brewing Company And Laboratories, drops knowledge about this ancient brewing tradition and lets us know where along the Route 1 Corridor we can enjoy this taste of history today.