Join Riverdale Park Station this Thursday as we host our second book sale in partnership with Turning The Page, a local education non-profit engaging public school parents for student success. On Thursday, May 9th from 11am-8pm, come shop over 10,000 books, DVD’s and CD’s. Everything will be under $6 and proceeds will directly benefit literacy and family programs in local public schools. This event was a huge hit last time, so please come out again and shop for a cause! Catch local musician Tommy Rothman performing from 5p-8p as well. We can’t wait to see you there!
Mark your calendar! HY-Swap is happening Saturday, April 6th at the Hyattsville Municipal Building from 12:30 to 2pm! For the uninitiated (a/k/a forthcoming spokesperson!), HY-Swap is a FREE exchange of infant, children’s and maternity clothing, gear and toys, presented by a group of local parents in the spring and fall. The items donated are from the local community, for the local community.
Pyramid Atlantic’s “Heartbreaker” HyBall (Hyattsville Ball) is happening this Saturday (2/9) and is full of the type over-the-top fun that will set your sweet or saccharine heart all aflutter! (Like sex advice and getting married by Rabbi Weiss. Read on for the details!) Local Brews, Sexy Silent Auction & More at Pyramid Atlantic’s “Heartbreaker” Hyattsville […]
After publishing yesterday’s post on local resources for furloughed families in Maryland and DC, many local businesses along the Route 1 corridor and DC reached out to tell me about their respective specials and discounts for furloughed federal workers during the shutdown. From Town Center Market to Pizzeria Paradiso, Vigilante Coffee, Maryland Meadworks, Shortcake Bakery, […]
Many families along Route 1 and the DC Metro area are affected by the ongoing federal government shutdown. Route One Fun put together this list of local resources for federal workers – groceries, meals, diapers, period products, pet food, utilities, mortgage and rent assistance and more – to hopefully make this time a little bit […]
Mark your calendar! Auditions for Rock N’ Roll Revival are happening January 23rd – 25th from 4 – 6 pm at Impulse City! Last year’s show was a total hit, with proud parents smiling from ear to ear as they watched their budding superstars belt out tunes from back in the day – all with […]
An adorable visit with Sint Niklaas at Riversdale House Musuem; 📸 by Ethan Kane. Scenes from Breakfast with Sint Niklaas at Riversdale House Museum Enjoyed a lovely, festive time at Breakfast with Sint Niklaas at Riversdale House Museum in Riverdale Park, Maryland this past December weekend. Toddlers, preschoolers and elementary school-aged children (as well as their […]
A number of Route One Fun readers have reached out to me asking for recommendations on places to volunteer during the holiday season. (And yes, we all get that volunteering year-round would be ideal, but let’s welcome any interest as a first step towards that goal.) While I know of a handful, I’d love to […]
📸 source: Operation Warm Does your child need a warm winter coat? ⛄ Then fill out the request form below and return it to Joe’s Movement Emporium in Mount Rainier by Tuesday, October 30th to receive a FREE winter coat for your child! The Rotary Club of College Park has partnered with Joe’s Movement Emporium and […]
Depression Awareness Month October is Depression Awareness Month. And this October, there’s quite a bit going on that could send many into a tailspin. (Perhaps oversharing but I suspect many can relate.) Given the timing of everything, I reached out to my friend, neighbor and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor at A Safe Perch, Orly Jalowski, […]