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Arts Program Highlights

Sun catcher

Sunday, August 3: An Artful Afternoon
Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Rd. Most Activities free!
Free sun catcher workshop with Artist in Residence Karen Arrington, 1-3pm. 

Free screening of animated short films by local youth, 1-4pm, courtesy of Greenbelt Access Television. 
Artist in Residence studio open house and sale, 1-4pm, Free.
Show Me a Story- kid-friendly illustration exhibition, closing 8/15, free.
Greenbelt Museum local history exhibit, ongoing. Free. Across the street, tour the Greenbelt Museum's historic home, ($3 or free with membership), 1-5pm. 

Indiana Jones

Moonlit Movies!

Free Saturday night outdoor screenings in front of the Greenbelt Aquatic and Fitness Center,

August 2: Raiders of the Lost Ark, 8:30pm
August 16: The Muppet Movie, 8:30pm

 Flash Gordon

Free Musical Theater Performances

Community Members of all ages are invited to enjoy Creative Kids Camp's final performance of 2014. See talented campers and staff performing an original musical, "Message To Tomorrow" inspired by the Flash Gordon' series of the 1930's. Shows at 10am and 2:15pm on Friday, August 8 at the Greenbelt Arts Center. For free tickets, contact the Greenbelt Community Center business office: 301-397-2208 or .

Circus clown

Greenbelt Youth Circus Performances

See the amazing skills of local youth in our Circus Camp's final performances of 2014. Shows: Friday, 8/8, 7pm; Saturday, 8/9, 3pm & 7pm; Sunday, 8/10, 3pm. Performed at the Greenbelt Community Center. $5 tickets available through the Greenbelt Community Center business office: 301-397-2208 or . Advanced purchase recommended. 


Now on view at the Greenbelt Community Center Art Gallery

Show Me a Story: Works from the Maryland Institute College of Art Illustration Department
Exhibit continues through August 15. Appropriate for all ages.
See artwork created by up-and-coming illustrators for children's books and toy lines, games, films and more. Featured artists include: Lynn Chen, Lisk Feng, Rachel Halper, Megan Jones, Jillian Kaczak, Elizabeth Lilly, Erica Ostrowski, Veta Sherman and Jabari Weathers. 

Art and Craft Show Apply now for the 2014 Festival of Lights Juried Art and Craft Fair
Show dates: December 6 and 7, 2014
Applications due: October 3, 2014 (apply early for best chances)
Open to professional artisans, youth artisans, non-profit groups, writers, musicians and filmmakers! 

No imported crafts or kit crafts, please.

Additional Announcements
Public Art Commission - Request for Qualification (RFQ)

Alight Dance Theater and the Chesapeake Education Arts and Research Society are seeking qualified artists to create works for each of three "living classroom" demonstration gardens in Greenbelt, Maryland. The RFQ will be posted soon at www.alightdancetheater.org