*Greenbelt Events for December 3 – 12

*Here are the special events, movies, live music, theater, talks, etc coming up in the next 10 days – in Greenbelt Maryland, plus choice events in nearby College Park, Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Bowie, Laurel and Riverdale. All Prince George’s Proud! Friday, December 3 At the New Deal Cafe Mama Moon & the Rump Shakers – 8:30 – 11:30 . Blues fusion ...
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What’s NEW to see on the National Mall

Suddenly there’s lots more to see and do in the tourist center of D.C., a quick trip away from Greenbelt on the Green Line. And boy was it ever great to be back on Metro again, all masked with cars almost empty off-peak. I got off at the Archives – such an easy trip! Smithsonian’s Arts and Industries Building The ...
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*Greenbelt Events November 19 – 28

*Here are the special events, movies, live music, theater, talks, etc coming up in the next 10 days – in Greenbelt Maryland, plus choice events in nearby College Park, Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Bowie, Laurel and Riverdale. All Prince George’s Proud! Friday, November 19 At the Old Greenbelt Theatre “Passing” 5 pm.2021, 1 hr 38 min, PG-13. Cast: Ruth Negga, Tessa Thompson, ...
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24 Trailers for Utopia Film Festival!

The Utopia Film Festival, a beloved Greenbelt tradition now in its 17th year, is BACK IN PERSON (mask and proof of vax required, of course). Now’s a good time to watch some trailer and then get your ticket! Saturday Films “Umoja” 10-noon slot at OGT Umoja Trailer from Justin Brown on Vimeo. Director: Justin R. Brown / USA, 25 min. Documentary ...
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*Greenbelt Events Nov 12 – 21

*Here are the special events, movies, live music, theater, talks, etc coming up in the next 10 days – in Greenbelt Maryland, plus choice events in nearby College Park, Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Bowie, Laurel and Riverdale. All Prince George’s Proud! Friday, November 12 At the Old Greenbelt Theatre  “tick…tick..BOOM” opens. 5 pm. (1 hr 55 min) Lin-Manuel Miranda makes his feature ...
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Golden ID Program Brings Retirees Back to Campus

Editor’s Note: For all the details about UMD’s Golden ID program, see this resource on Greenbelt Online. It was compiled from official UMD sources and many Golden ID students. by Shannon Clark A short bus ride away from their hometown, some Greenbelt residents are taking advantage of the University of Maryland’s (UMD) Golden ID Program, a program built to provide ...
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*Greenbelt Events November 5 – 14

*Here are the special events, movies, live music, theater, talks, etc coming up in the next 10 days – in Greenbelt Maryland, plus choice events in nearby College Park, Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Bowie, Laurel and Riverdale. All Prince George’s Proud! Friday, November 5 ON STAGE at the Greenbelt Arts Center “Cymbeline”  by William Shakespeare opens (its first live performance since March ...
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On the 2021 Greenbelt City Council Election

It was a big night last night for Greenbelt’s candidates, supporters and voters as we awaited results of the City Council election. With early votes and mail-ins to count, the results were 2-3 hours later than usual – but Greenbelt Access TV’s station manager/videographer Phoebe McFarb stayed until the very end – post-midnight – at the Greenbelt Firehouse, where the ...
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*Greenbelt Events for October 29 – November 7

*Here are the special events, movies, live music, theater, talks, etc coming up in the next 10 days – in Greenbelt Maryland, plus choice events in nearby College Park, Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Bowie, Laurel and Riverdale. All Prince George’s Proud! Friday, October 29 In Roosevelt Center 4-6 pm. Kids in costume will get candy from Realty 1 and Generous Joe’s. Outdoor ...
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Collaborating with Greenbelt Access TV, News Review and Museum

Banner of the Greenbelt Maryland YouTube Channel. Some good news about the Greenbelt community… Greenbelt Access TV Sharing Videos GreenbeltOnline has long been associated with video – some that I’ve made myself, but many more that I include on the Greenbelt Maryland YouTube Channel associated with this site. There you can watch curated videos sorted into playlists like Arts and ...
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*Greenbelt Events for October 22 – 31

*Here are the special events, movies, live music, theater, talks, etc coming up in the next 10 days – in Greenbelt Maryland, plus choice events in nearby College Park, Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Bowie, Laurel and Riverdale. All Prince George’s Proud! Friday, October 22 At the Old Greenbelt Theatre “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain” opens! 5 pm and 7:45 pm. The ...
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Kent Island and Kent Narrows are an Easy Day Trip

This Day Trip report covers a little island in the Chesapeake Bay that we drive over after crossing the Bay Bridge on our way to the ocean, but may never stop and explore. Time to change that – because Kent Island and the adjacent Kent Narrows are just about an hour from Greenbelt (at off-peak traffic times). Hiking/Cycling Kent Island ...
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*Greenbelt Events for October 15 – 24

*Here are the special events, movies, live music, theater, talks, etc coming up in the next 10 days – in Greenbelt Maryland, plus choice events in nearby College Park, Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Bowie, Laurel and Riverdale. All Prince George’s Proud! Friday, October 15 At the Old Greenbelt Theatre “I’m Your Man” opens! – 5:00 and 7:45 pm. OC Maria Schrader, director ...
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Delaware Botanic Garden is Worth a Visit

This Day Trip is about 2 hours and 15 minutes away from Greenbelt, but if you’re visiting your favorite Maryland or Delaware Beach, it’s much closer – about 20 minutes west of Bethany Beach. It’s recommended for anyone, but especially gardeners and nature-lovers. DO note the their restricted hours, however – Thursday to Sunday from 9 to 1. Five years ...
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*Greenbelt Events October 8 – 18

*Here are the special events, movies, live music, theater, talks, etc coming up in the next 10 days – in Greenbelt Maryland, plus choice events in nearby College Park, Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Bowie, Laurel and Riverdale. All Prince George’s Proud! Friday, October 8 At the Old Greenbelt Theatre “Dear Evan Hansen” opens! 5 pm. The breathtaking, generation-defining Broadway phenomenon becomes a ...
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Favorite Blues Festival Photos

The Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Ensemble The return of Greenbelt’s Blues Festival in September of 2021 was a HUGE hit with what was possibly the largest crowd ever seen in Roosevelt Center! So with our next outdoor festival coming up this week – the Crazy Quilt Festival with its assortment of music genres – we’re posting our favorite images of ...
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*Greenbelt Events October 1 – 10

*Here are the special events, movies, live music, theater, talks, etc coming up in the next 10 days – in Greenbelt Maryland, plus choice events in nearby College Park, Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Bowie, Laurel and Riverdale. All Prince George’s Proud! Friday, October 1 At the Old Greenbelt Theatre “The Green Knight opens! 8:15 pm. An epic fantasy adventure based on the ...
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Mary Lou Williamson’s Spring Garden – Now on Video!

I recently wrote about the Horticultural Society of Maryland visiting my garden and the gardens of Mary Lou Williamson and Melissa Mackey, including the link to a video of Melissa’s. Well, I’m happy to say I’ve (finally) finished my video of Mary Lou’s garden, filmed just prior and during the April 2021 party in her large lakeside garden. (Mary Lou ...
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*Greenbelt Events September 24 – October 3

*Here are the special events, movies, live music, theater, talks, etc coming up in the next 10 days – in Greenbelt Maryland, plus choice events in nearby College Park, Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Bowie, Laurel and Riverdale. All Prince George’s Proud! Friday, September 24 At the Old Greenbelt Theatre New – Vaccination Requirement! In the interest of public health, OGT now requires ...
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Where Greenbelters go Cycling – Updated, with new App!

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2021, with thanks to ride organizer Dave Whiteman, who also has an awesome app to recommend for cycling routes –  Ride with GPS. Here’s some details Dave provided about it: Most popular routing app with best tools in the industry for creating new routes Both free and paid versions Search for routes of varying lengths from anyplace Turn-by-turn ...
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