Ready for your home’s decor to reflect a bit more of the creative cat you really are but reluctant to buy West Elm / Target-type pieces that you know will end up in a landfill sooner than later? Then it’s time to look around and beautifully reinvent what you’ve got with a little custom furniture painting help from Tanglewood Sue! *Sue is generously offering Route One Fun readers FREE pickup AND delivery between now and March for custom furniture clients who live between Mount Rainier up through College Park. So you better act fast!
Route One Fun’s 4th annual Summer Camp Guide features great summer camps for preschoolers all the way up to the teenager crew! Whether you’re looking for a camp for your budding artist, a camp for your energetic superhero or a camp that covers all of the bases, we’ve got you covered. Best of all: With camps in Bladensburg, Mount Rainier, Brentwood, Hyattsville and College Park (& more to come), you won’t have to travel far to make this summer a great one!
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!