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 camp encore kids Camp Encore performs Cymbeline
Greenbelt Arts Center, 123 Centerway

Shakespeare’s epic fairy tale features Roman invaders, kidnapped princes, magic potions, and multiple cases of mistaken identity. The fate of Britain hangs in the balance! Performed by actors ages 13-17 accompanied by their counselors. Directed by Kate Magill Robinson. For information about FREE tickets, contact the Greenbelt Community Center at 301-397-2208.

Wednesday, July 11, 1pm.   
Thursday, July 12, 4pm and 7pm.

 magic flower Creative Kids Camp performs Magic in the Attic
Greenbelt Community Center, 
15 Crescent Road

Grandma sends her visiting grandkids on a quest to the attic, where they discover a trunk full of old-fashioned toys that magically come to life. The toys, it turns out, are animated by the most wondrous power of all: 
imagination! Performed by actors ages 6-12 along with their counselors. Written and directed by Christopher Cherry.

Fridays: July 13, July 27 and August 10. 10am and 2pm. 
Pick up FREE tickets at the Community Center business office or welcome desk. 301-397-2208.

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Community Art Drop-In
Greenbelt Community Center,
15 Crescent Road

All ages welcome - FREE

Sunday, August 5, 1-3pm

Make a sock creature!
Instructor: Carol Petrucci. Supplies available, but also feel free to brings socks, buttons, and embellishments that you would like to incorporate. Involves hand-sewing. Recommended for ages 4 to adult.


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Saffron Ice Cream and Other Delights: Illustrations by Rashin Kheiriyeh

Greenbelt Community Center Art Gallery, 15 Crescent Road

July 14 - August 15.
Open daily when not reserved.

M-F, 4pm - 10pm.
Sa, 9am - 10pm.
Su, 9am - 7pm.

Enjoy the artwork of this internationally recognized, award-winning  illustrator/author, animation director and painter who has published seventy children’s books. A native of Iran, Kheiriyeh draws on Persian folk tales and her own childhood memories to create refreshing and beautiful stories for young audiences.

 art share Monthly Art Shares
Greenbelt Community Center, 
15 Crescent Road

Friday, July 20, 7-8pm
Sunday, August 12, 2-3pm

Teens and adults welcome. All experience levels. FREE! Meet up with fellow artists for a constructive, informal discussion of everyone’s work.

Bring 1-3 pieces in any medium. At your option, also bring a snack to share. 

kids at camp Greenbelt Recreation Spring and Summer Camp Guide

Dance, theater, visual art and more. Arts camps available for youth ages 3 1/2 - 17.

Programs are open to both residents and non-residents of Greenbelt.

man on potters wheel  Greenbelt Recreation Department Summer Activity Guide
Find out about activities, events and drop-in facilities for all ages!
New classes starting in June. Programs open now for both residents and non-residents of Greenbelt.
 art social

Art Social - Book a Workshop for your Group!
Greenbelt Community Center,
15 Crescent Road

Creative outings for youth and adults. Make: functional, hand-built ceramics; paintings on canvas; or whimsical soaps with an undersea, gemstone or popsicle and cupcake theme. Art Social workshop information.

artward bound

Artward Bound - Badge Workshops for Scouts!
Greenbelt Community Center, 
15 Crescent Road

Brownies, Juniors, Cadets and Seniors. Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Camp Fire also welcome! Workshops include: comic book artistry, painting, drawing, book making, jewelry, textiles, pottery, music and dance. View the Artward Bound scout workshop brochure.


Ceramics Program: Summer Studio Calendars

Check here to see when the rooms are available for open studio time.
Handbuilding/Glaze Room
Wheel Room
Calendars are subject to change.

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.

 Mary Gawlick's Tile  

Greenbelt Artist in Residence Program
Greenbelt Community Center,
15 Crescent Road

Meet the artists who have studios at the Community Center!



Greenbelt Festival of Lights Juried Art and Craft Fair

Applications are now live for our 2018 fair which will take place on December 1 and 2.

Follow the links below for additional information or to apply:
Professional fine artists and artisans
Youth artists and artisans (ages 18 and under)
Writers, musicians and filmmakers
Non-profit organizations (100% of proceeds going to the organization)

Applications are due by September 28. Admissions will be made on a rolling basis.

At left: tea bowls by Artist in Residence Karen Arrington 


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Greenbelt Museum Programs

Greenbelt Community Center exhibit (ongoing):
The Knowing Hands that Carve this Stone: The New Deal Art of Lenore Thomas Straus

Historic house tours at 10-B Crescent Road
Sundays, 1-5pm. Admission: $5 or less.

More programs and information at Greenbelt Museum

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Greenbelt’s Historic CinemaTheatre Logo
129 Centerway

Discover the
Old Greenbelt Theatre, a single-screen house owned by the City of Greenbelt and operated by Friends of Greenbelt Theatre, a community non-profit organization. Films for all ages. Special series include: Storytime on Screen, Stage on Screen, Monday Matinee Classics and Stranger Origins. Learn more at www.greenbelttheatre.org

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City of Greenbelt arts programs are presented with the support of the
Maryland State Council.

Learn more at www.msac.org

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