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Greenbelt Recreation Department Program Guides

Summer Activity Guide: find out about classes, special events and drop-in facilities for all ages.

Summer Camp Brochure: diverse programs for ages 3 1/2 - 17 years. Registration is ongoing. All programs are open to both residents and non-residents of Greenbelt.

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Summer Camp Performances
FREE and open to the public!
Seating is limited; call 301-397-2208 to ensure availability.  

Camp Encore (ages 13-17): Romeo and Juliet. July 12 and 13. 
Circus Camp (ages 8-14). June 30, July 14 and 28, August 11. 
Performance Camp (ages 7-14): I Have a Dream That…A program of dances and monologues. August 18.

For additional information, see page 4 of the Summer Activity Guide.


Independence Day Celebration
Buddy Attick Park, 555 Crescent Road
Tuesday, July 4
All ages welcome - FREE.
Weather hotline: 301-474-0646.

Throughout the day: enjoy the lake trail and playground; bring a picnic!

5:30 - 6:45pm: Community Drum Circle
7:30 - 8:30pm: Greenbelt Concert Band
Approx. 9:00pm: Fireworks

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Contra Dance
Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road

Saturday, August 5. 
Lesson at 6:30. Dancing 7:00 - 9:45pm. 
$10 cash at the door for all dancers.

Presented in partnership with the Folklore Society of Greater Washington.

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Community Art Drop In: DIY Mini Golf

Collaborate to make and play an original course!

Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road
Sunday, August 6, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
All ages welcome - FREE

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Art Gallery Exhibition
Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road

Open daily, August 26 - October 27

A drawing Installation by Amanda Burnham 

In celebration of the city’s 80th anniversary, Burnham creates an original, immersive exhibition inspired by the Greenbelt community and its built environment.

 ceramic studio Ceramics Program: Winter Studio Calendars

Check here to see when the handbuilding studio and the wheel room are available for open studio time.

Gentle reminder: when an adult class is in session, participants may only enter a studio to access their personal shelves. No entry during children's classes. Thank you for your courtesy. 
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Greenbelt Labor Festival
Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road and nearby venues

Hosted by the Greenbelt Labor Day Festival Committee and the City of Greenbelt

September 1 - 4

Participate in all-ages community art and photo shows! Plus live performances, a parade, carnival, and more. Information at www.greenbeltlaborday.com.

Lenore Straus Greenbelt Museum Exhibition
Ongoing. Open daily. FREE
Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road

The Knowing Hands that Carve this Stone:
The New Deal Art of Lenore Thomas Straus

Learn about the artist who created the iconic Mother and Child statue in Roosevelt Center, the bas reliefs on the facade of the Community Center and much more!

The Greenbelt Museum House at 10-B Crescent Rd has reopened for tours! 
Sundays, 1-5pm. Admission: $3 or less.

More info at www.greenbeltmuseum.org.


2017 Festival of Lights Juried Art and Craft Fair: Applications Welcome

Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road

Crafters, fine artists, writers, musicians, filmmakers, youth and non-profit groups: applications for booth space at this year’s show will be considered on a rolling through basis through September 29. Fair takes place December 2 and 3. Information and applications.At left: jewelry by Roussell Family Arts.