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Looking Ahead next 6 months

Greenbelt Federal Credit Union (GFCU) Annual Meeting
Thursday March 30
7pm, Community Center, FREE. We’ll have lots of snacks, so bring your appetite! Agenda includes business meeting, election, refreshments & door prizes.
Maker Festival
Saturday April 15
10am–4pm, Roosevelt Center, FREE. Explore more than 50 exhibits and activities that celebrate the Maker Movement. Meet artists who use 3D printers, scientists who develop aquaculture farms, crafters who make their own felt, homeowners who recycle materials into useful tools, and robot engineers with lots of robots!
Electronics Recycling
Saturday April 22
Saturday July 22
9am–12pm, Public Works Department, FREE. City residents can recycle old or unwanted computers, taped batteries, and other electronic items. Please call in advance for more than 10 items, multiple styrofoam pieces, or items over 50 pounds. Questions? Call 240-542-2153.
GHI Annual Meeting
Thursday May 11
7:30pm, Greenbelt Community Center Gym, FREE.
Green Man Festival
Saturday May 13Sunday May 14
Roosevelt Center, FREE.
New Deal Café Annual Meeting
Sunday May 21
1–4pm, New Deal Café, FREE.
Crazy Quilt Music Festival
Saturday June 3
12pm–12am, Roosevelt Center, FREE. A full day of live music outdoors onstage in historic Roosevelt Center, showcasing a variety of musical genres and a sampling of quilts. The music moves into the New Deal Cafe from 8–11pm.
Independence Day
Tuesday July 4
5:30–10pm, Buddy Attick Lake Park, FREE. 5:30–6:45pm Drum Circle; 7:30–8:30pm Greenbelt Concert Band, roughly 9pm Fireworks. In case of rain call 301-474-0646.
Labor Day Festival
Friday September 1Monday September 4
Roosevelt Center, FREE. Greenbelt’s biggest annual festival, with community groups, carnival midway, and Monday’s Labor Day Parade.
Greenbelt Blues Festival
Saturday September 16
Roosevelt Center, FREE.
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Today Tuesday, March 28

Senior Citizen Advisory Committee
3:30pm, Community Center, FREE.
New Deal Laugh In
7–9pm, New Deal Café, FREE. CLaw Comedy Productions presents the New Deal Laugh-In Showcase featuring some of the area's funniest comics performing together for one night only! Parental Guidance Suggested.
Advisory Committee on Trees
7pm, Public Works, FREE.
Advisory Committee on Education
7pm, Municipal Building, FREE.
Advisory Committee on Environmental Sustainability
7:30pm, Community Center, FREE. GreenACES and GREEN Team
A United Kingdom
Old Greenbelt Theatre, Click for showtimes & prices.

Tomorrow Wednesday, March 29

Business breakfast
7:45am, Municipal Building, FREE.
Wine and Food Tasting
4–7pm, Greenbelt Co-Op, FREE. The Greenbelt Co-op Supermarket & Pharmacy will be offering a free wine & food tasting to celebrate Patron Appreciation Day. The food tasting will be a seasonal selection available to purchase or made from ingredients available in the store. Anyone who decides to purchase a tasting wine will receive $1 off the price of each bottle, and all store purchases receive a 5% discount the entire day.
Council Worksession: WMATA (Metro)
7pm, Community Center, FREE.
4ThaGruv
7:30–9:30pm, New Deal Café, FREE. Smooth sounds of Contemporary Jazz with a twist of Funk. This Band of 5 seasoned musicians puts their spin on tunes by artists you know and love, from Jeff Lorber to Hall and Oates, also delivering fresh arrangements of cherished Jazz Standards. Part of Jazz Under The Stars, sponsored by FONDCA.
Advisory Planning Board
7:30pm, Community Center, Room 114, FREE.
Utopia Film Broadcast
8pm, Comcast 77 & Verizon 19, FREE. “Living On Your Feet” (2010), “Souls of Mischief” (2011) & “After the Factory” (2012)
A United Kingdom
Old Greenbelt Theatre, Click for showtimes & prices.

Thursday March 30

Greenbelt Federal Credit Union (GFCU) Annual Meeting
7pm, Community Center, FREE. We’ll have lots of snacks, so bring your appetite! Agenda includes business meeting, election, refreshments & door prizes.
Thrift Store
10am–4pm, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, FREE. Donations of clothing in good condition also welcome. Donation forms available for tax purposes.
Mid-Day Melodies with Amy C Kraft
12–2pm, New Deal Café, FREE.
Open Mic with Tom Gleason
7–10pm, New Deal Café, FREE.
A United Kingdom
Old Greenbelt Theatre, Click for showtimes & prices.

Friday March 31

Jazz & Blues Piano
6:30–8pm, New Deal Café, FREE. by Takoma Park’s own John Guernsey.
Utopia Film Broadcast
8pm, Comcast 77 & Verizon 19, FREE. “Living On Your Feet” (2010), “Souls of Mischief” (2011) & “After the Factory” (2012)
Jennifer Cooper & GroovSpan
8:30–11:30pm, New Deal Café, FREE. Beautiful vocals from a former professional opera singer, and tight melodies from the band. From Duke Ellington to Doobie Brothers, Antonio Jobim to Adele, Bill Withers to Blondie, this eclectic ensemble covers a wide variety of genres, decades, styles and grooves of popular music!

Saturday April 1

Maryland Veterans Creative Arts Festival
1pm, Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, 15200 Annapolis Rd, $10 donation. Art show opening 1pm; Stage Show 2pm.
Bruce Kritt – Classical Guitar
4–6pm, New Deal Café, FREE.
Jazz & Blues Piano
6:30–8pm, New Deal Café, FREE. by Takoma Park’s own John Guernsey.
Contra Dances
7–9:45pm, Community Center Gym, $10 (cash at door). Beginner lesson at 6:30pm. The City of Greenbelt is co-sponsoring Contra Dances with the Folklore Society of Greater Washington (FSGW). Contra Dance is fun, fun, fun! It is danced to live music which can have an array of instruments depending on the band. There is a caller who calls the dance by doing a “walk through” before each dance. At the beginning of each evening dance, there is a 30-minute lesson to go over all the basic steps that will be called. Call 240-542-2054 for info.
IlyAIMY
8:30–11:30pm, New Deal Café, FREE. Live percussive performance, a "combustible attack on the usual singer-songwriter fare"

Sunday April 2

Greenbelt Stream Cleaning
9:45am, Mishkan Torah, FREE. Participants are urged to wear long pants, boots or sturdy shoes and clothes that can get dirty and to bring gloves. Participants are also asked to wear a hat to protect from ticks and to do a tick check afterwards. Co-sponsored by Mishkan Torah Synagogue and the Beaverdam Creek Watershed Watch Group. Please register by clicking above.
Deaf Brunch
10:30am–12pm, New Deal Café, FREE. Deaf and hearing people socialize together using sign language. Newcomers welcome!

Monday April 3

There are no community public events scheduled for Monday.

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