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Cardboard box costume Greenbelt Costume Contest and Parade - FREE!
Friday, October 30. Roosevelt Center; meet in the grassy area across from the Municipal Building. Registration: 4:00 - 4:30pm. Parade begins promptly at 4:30pm. Prizes awarded for youth, family and pet costumes! Afterward, enjoy a performance by magician Benjamin Corey and a short, spooky film in the Old Greenbelt Theatre. In case of inclement weather, call 301-474-0646 for recorded information.
 art tile Community Art Drop-In - FREE!
A mini Artful Afternoon! Sunday, November 1. Free all-ages craft workshop, 1-3pm: create artful collages that can also be used as bookmarks. Led by artist Sherill Anne Gross. See the current Art Gallery exhibit featuring costumes and sculpture by artist Hoesy Corona. Visit the Greenbelt Museum’s exhibit on artist Lenore Thomas Straus at the Community Center (free, ongoing) and tour the house museum at 10-B Crescent Road (1-5pm, $3). 

Sculpture Dedications - Three Sisters Demonstration Gardens
Sponsored by CHEARS and alight dance theater with support from the City of Greenbelt. All are welcome.
Saturday, October 24, 4pm. Schrom Hills Park (during Fall Fest, 2-6pm). Sunday, November 1, 3pm. Community Center (after the Art Drop-In, 1-3pm) Saturday, November 14, 1pm. Springhill Lake Recreation Center (after the Food Forest Community Work Day, 10am-1pm)

 Hand dyed scarf Festival of Lights Juried Art and Craft Fair
Greenbelt Community Center
Shop for original crafts and fine art, direct from local artisans. Also, Greenbelt Museum gifts, books by local authors and the Greenbelt Arts Center benefit cafe!

Saturday, December 5, 10am-5pm
ERHS Dixieland Band, 2:30pm-4:30pm

Sunday, December 6, 10am-4pm

Free workshop- make wrapping paper for any occasion, 1-3pm. Artists' studio open house and sale, 1-pm. 
At left: hand-dyed scarf by participating artist Russ Little.

this show is currently full. However, we invite you to apply online for our waitlist. No calls, please. 
 Boy painting

Fall Activity Guide

Follow this link to explore classes, special events and much more for all ages in the Greenbelt Recreation Department’s online quarterly publication.

All programs are open to both residents and non-residents of Greenbelt.

Karen A- artist

Artist in Residence Program

Greenbelt Community Center

24-hour access. Approximately 10’ X 17’ plus common areas and sink in a room shared with two other artists. $179.45. Write to for more information. Apply now for studio space! At left: participating artist Karen Arrington in her studio.