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  • Thursday
    City offices closed
    FREE
  • 10am–2pm
    Sunday
    Producer-only farmers market every Sunday (except Labor Day), May until Thanksgiving.
    Municipal Building Parking Lot
    FREE
  • 10am–4pm
    Thursday
    Donations of clothing in good condition also welcome. Donation forms available for tax purposes.
    Holy Cross Lutheran Church
    FREE
  • 10:30am–12pm
    Sunday
    Deaf and hearing people socialize together using sign language. Newcomers welcome!
    New Deal Café
    FREE

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A capacity crowd enjoyed dessert, speakers and the premiere of Defending Utopia on Thursday, November 16 at the Old Greenbelt Theatre.  Coverage in the paper of November 23.

The Old Greenbelt Theatre Marquee Trumpets the movie premiere of Defending Utopia: The Greenbelt News Review at 80. Photo by Peggy Higgins.

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This is a map of Greenbelt’s North Woods that shows the locations of trees with wide trunks.  Most likely, these trees started growing before Greenbelt was founded in 1937. Only living trees with single trunks are shown on the map. (Data collection and visualization by Owen Kelley, okelley@gmu.edu.)
November 16, 2017
Greenbelt’s North Woods contains a number of trees with particularly wide trunks and several other pieces of evidence suggesting that these trees may predate Greenbelt’s founding in 1937. While exploring the area this summer, the author located several trees of … Read More
The tinman (Marie Nearing), Dorothy (Loraine Hamlett), the scarecrow (Dallas DeFord) and the cowardly lion (Steve Yednock) are off to see the wizard at Greenbelt Arts Center.  Photo by Jon Gardner
November 16, 2017
We’re off to see the wizard. On stage. At the Greenbelt Arts Center. This production of The Wizard of Oz, which runs for 12 performances on weekends from November 24 (the day after Thanksgiving) through December 17, will fill the … Read More
Election Results
November 9, 2017
All precincts reported a modest increase in voter turnout Tuesday morning, comparable to a reported 25 percent increase in early voting, but by mid-afternoon turnout in Greenbelt West had eclipsed most other precincts by a factor of nearly six. Tuesday’s … Read More
Colin Byrd accepts his election to the Greenbelt City Council. Photo by Jill Connor
November 9, 2017
Colin Byrd, 24, will join the six incumbent city council members for the next two years. As the results came in and the gathering did the math of who did and did not make it at the election night event … Read More
November 1, 2017
Once it got revved, the Candidate Forum for a Progressive Greenbelt at the Community Center on October 22 rolled on like a well-oiled machine. With one emcee (resident Lois Rosado), two moderators (June White Dillard, former president of the NAACP … Read More

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