From an art opening in Hyattsville, boot camp in Bladensburg, yoga in College Park, to a film screening and an ‘All the Stars’ Outdoor Dance Party in Brentwood, this weekend is gonna be one for the books!
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Find many species of birds by sight and song, learning from an experienced guide. All skill levels are welcome. Binoculars recommended. No reservations required. Sponsored by the Prince George’s Audubon Society and the Patuxent Bird Club, a chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society.
Summer Body Boot Camp
Fitness in the Parks is a FREE exercise program that brings a variety of fitness opps to parks and natural areas across Prince George’s County!
Where: Bladensburg Waterfront Park (near playground), Bladensburg
The Spice Band
The whole family will enjoy a FREE concert on the Green at beautiful Watkins Regional Park with this hot R&B soul group, The Spice Band! Refreshments will be available for purchase. When: 7-8pm
Where: Watkins Regional Park, Upper Marlboro
Summer Concert Series – Brett Whitson
Come out and see local and talented musician Brett Whitson perform in Bear Square! (We’ve been to this series. It’s lovely to sit by the benches, watch the bees do their thing with the nearby fragrant plants as you listen to music amidst a perfect sun set. 🙂
Where: Riverdale Park Station, 6621 Baltimore Ave, Riverdale Park
Forklift First Friday
Join us as we stay open late to throw a party with lively entertainment (live Motown music from Ron Hicks Project), fun for all ages, local art, food truck(s) and craft beer & wine. Read my review of family-friendly Community Forklift’s First Friday here!
Where: Community Forklift, 4671 Tanglewood Dr., Edmonston
Join us for a dance party under the stars! DJ Stylus spins a special set inspired by motion picture blockbuster The Black Panther and hit single “All the Stars” by Kendrick Lamar + SZA. It will be Afrofuturistic vibes all night across a span of genres for the rest of the night.
Yoga at Lake Artemesia
Where: Lake Artemesia, College Park
First Saturday at the COLLECTIVE
Come check out our new creative space and selection of amazing original art, artisan soaps, upcycled jewelry, clothing featuring beautiful Ankara prints and loads of vintage furniture and decor! Enjoy a 10% discount all day on select brands or stick around for our special “Meet the Maker” happy hour from 2 – 5pmWhen: 11am-6pm
Where: 4303 Rhode Island Ave, Brentwood
Cost: Free (no entry fee)
Come relax with us as we listen to some of our favorite traditional jazz songs by Project Natale! Feel free to bring a lawn chair or blanket to use for outdoor seating.
Where: Beltsville Community Center, 3900 Sellman Rd, Beltsville
Astronomy Star Party!
See the Universe! Visit our observatory, look through club members’ telescopes, or bring your own. Event will be canceled if it’s too cloudy to see any stars. Sponsored by the Astronomical Society of Greenbelt.
Where: Northway Fields Park, Greenbelt (Observatory is at the end of a dirt road)
The City is a pioneering short documentary film from 1939 that contrasts the problems of the contemporary urban environment with the superior social and physical conditions that can be provided in a planned community.When: 1pm
Where: Old Greenbelt Theatre, Greenbelt
Opening Reception for the Audubon Photography Traveling Exhibit
The beautiful bird photos featured in Audubon’s 2017 Photography Awards are coming to Watkins Nature Center. Join for light refreshments and take advantage to talk birding and photography wiht members of the Prince George’s Audubon Society.
Where: Watkins Nature Center, 301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro
An informal group led by neighborhood instructors. Bring a mat – all levels, including those new to yoga are welcome. Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Hyattsville Municipal Building, Hyattsville