Kids’ Weekend Guide: March 30th-April 1st

Gears and gadgets fun at Diven’s Den! Details below. Tons of kid-friendly fun this weekend, Route One! As many kiddos are off on Friday for Spring Break, I stocked that day up with plenty of options as well as ideas for the weekend! Happy Passover & Happy Easter!  Special thanks to our sponsor of this Weekend Guide! FRIDAY – Happy Passover! Chag Sameach!Gametime @ Board & BrewBoard & Brew is a fun place to check out with your 5+year-old crowd. Why? Read my review here. With over 500 board games including Operation, Perfection, Hungry Hippos, etc., you’ll easily have a […]

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Adults’ Weekend Guide: March 29th-April 1st

David Amoroso’s Un Poco De Todo Amoroso opens this Friday at Green Owl Design! Art by David Amoroso DC Punk Archive Library Show, Opening Reception for David Amoroso’s amazing art, Cabaret Noir, Black Speculative Arts Movement & more – all this weekend!  Happy Passover & Happy Easter!  Special thanks to our sponsor of this Weekend Guide! THURSDAY Free Herbal Check-Ins with ColleenMeet Clinical Herbalist Colleen Zuntag to chat about herbs and receive a free, 5 minute check-in on how herbs may help some of your most important health concerns.When: 1-4pmWhere: Smile Herb Shop, 4908 Berwyn Rd, College Park Cost: Free! Riverdale […]

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Inside Gold’s Gym! (FREE classes thru Saturday, March 31st)

First impression: Me oh my.  Gold’s Gym Riverdale Park is FAAANNNNcy! And huge! And so clean. Kind of like a candy store for fitness buffs (or aspiring ones, ahem….). Since it took me a minute or ten to find the right entrance, going to do you a solid and share an actual picture + coordinates of the entrance: I wasn’t actually planning on checking out Gold’s; I’m a member of another local gym where I pay $25/month, a rate considerably lower than Gold’s introductory rate. And since cash rules everything around me, $25 is about right. (Nas reference, for the […]

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FREE, STEM-inspired Fun at Diven’s Den!

Explored Diven’s Den with the little lady last week. What is “Diven’s Den” might you ask? Well, curious reader, Diven’s Den is a fun, STEM-inspired playroom located in the basement of the Laurel Historical Society, filled with crafts and activities designed to teach the young’ns a bit about the history of Laurel. Before I get into the fun we had there, know that it’s best for ages 2+; they’ll spend about an hour exploring and it’s FREE!   A workstation is filled with crayons, markers, paper, scissors, pipe cleaners, cubes, and little projects to keep wee hands busy. Many of […]

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New Multi-Aged Playground Coming Soon to University Park!

Last Sunday, March 18th, marked the groundbreaking for the new Wells Run playground in University Park. As you can see, looks like work has already begun to bring this new, multi-age playground to life! From what I’ve gathered, they expect for the new playground to be up and ready by the end of May. As a local parent with two children of varying ages who have outgrown the Town’s Tot-Lot, I’m excited for this multi-age playground.

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Kids’ Weekend Guide: March 23rd-25th

Explore Bus is back in town this weekend! Kids’ Passport to Maryland History, Birthday Bash at Patuxent Research Refuge, Garden Party at Community Forklift, Easter Egg hunts galore, Explore! Children’s Museum Mission Mobile Bus, Game of Step Competition and more! Thank you to Community Forklift’s Garden Party for sponsoring this Guide!  Mark your calendar for their party this Saturday! FRIDAY (Supposed to be sunny – enjoy some outdoor recs!) Family Fun: Frogs and Friends It’s mating season for toads and frogs! Come learn about the many different amphibians we have here at Patuxent through hands-on games and activities for all ages. This […]

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Adults’ Weekend Guide: March 22nd-25th

Community Forklift’s Garden Party & Spring Fundraiser is this Saturday! Exciting Weekend Folks! Lineup includes Joe’s Movement’s Night at the Club honoring local visionaries like Margaret & Pamela Boozer-Strother, a DIY Zine Workshop at Pyramid, Pop Punk Galore at MilkBoy ArtHouse, Color Story Creative, Saturday ride to March for Our Lives, Community Forklift’s Garden Party & Spring Fundraiser, CAMPSpace’s Grand Opening & more, all inside Route One Fun’s Adults’ Weekend Guide! *Due to tricky weather, don’t forget to call ahead to confirm events are still going on. Thank you to Community Forklift’s Garden Party for sponsoring this Guide!  Mark your calendar for […]

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Color Story Creative is Bringing Thought-Provoking Pop-Up Art to Route One Communities!

What do you get when you mix three amazingly creative and talented, local businesswomen together with the mission of highlighting the talent of local artists while bringing colorful and thought-provoking pop-up art into local communities?  You get Color Story Creative! Their first show, HER STORY, shines a light on the contributions of some women who live and work here in Hyattsville and opens on Saturday, March 24th. Tickets here and more details below! Color Story Creative is (L-R) Krissi Humbard, Betsy Martin & Bronwyn King📷 by Juliette Fradin Photography So, who are these ladies and why are they on this mission? Here’s a […]

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February Sights Along Route One!

Enjoy peoples, places and general life along Route One? Me, too. Check out these pics of February Sights Along Route One! Maybe you’ll be in one soon! 😊 Spotted Hyattsville’s Clarke Bedford’s amazing creations up in University Park! Look at all that detail! Love spotting and exploring Bedford’s work!  DYK there’s a roller skating rink in Temple Hills? Temple Hills Skate Palace – It’s huge! Ever taken a look at the awesome paintings that adorn the walls inside the Mall at Prince Georges? (Just outside of Target.) In the “Gorgeous Prince George’s Mural Project,” 142 students from 12 high schools […]

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Take a Hike! Greenbelt Park

Exploring the Great Outdoors at Greenbelt Park! When the warmer weather arrives, we’ll all be itching to enjoy the outdoors, amirite?!? Lucky for us, we’ve got a ton of great, local options to do just that, including nearby Greenbelt Park! With nine miles of trails and three picnic areas, it’s a great place to explore the Great Outdoors! There are four different trails you can take to explore the park: Blueberry Trail is 0.8 miles; Dogwood Trail is 1.5 miles; Azalea Trail is 1.2 miles and Perimeter Trail is 5.3 miles. (Word of caution: These trails are not paved; they’re […]

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