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 Orlando Furioso Greenbelt Winter Youth Musical
A new adaptation of Orlando Furioso written and directed by Chris Cherry
Informational session:Sun, Nov. 15, 3:00 - 4:30pm
First casting rehearsal:Sun, Dec. 13, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road
An open-enrollment program for ages 12-17. Click here for details.

Stagecraft volunteers welcome, ages 13-adult. Have fun collaborating on costumes and props. Work in our studio, and/or check out projects to complete at home. Contact Nicole DeWald, production designer, for more information.

Holiday Tree Lighting
Friday, December 4, 7pm. FREE
Roosevelt Center (new location!)

The Greenbelt Concert Band Brass Choir will herald Santa’s arrival to light the tree. Enjoy complimentary cookie and cocoa and holiday short films at the Old Greenbelt Theatre.


 Brooch 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: brooch by participating artist Stacey Krantz.

Additional Event Information

Crafters: this show is currently full. However, we invite you to apply online for our waitlist. No calls, please. 
dancers New Deal Nut: A Greenbelt Nutcracker
Saturday, December 12, 3-4pm. FREE
Greenbelt Community Center gym, 15 Crescent Road

Set in Greenbelt past and present, New Deal Nut will be performed by dancers ages 5 and up from the Recreation Department’s Greenbelt Dance Studio. The show features diverse dance styles including ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary and more.

Winter 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

painting Community Art Drop-In: Painting Party!
Sunday, January 3. 1-3pm. FREE
Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road
All-ages workshop with Kathy Karlson, Artist in Residence.

Dress accordingly. Also visit the art gallery and museum exhibits.

Greenbelt Museum house at 10-b Crescent Road open for tours ($3), 1-5pm.


Art Exhibition
November 16, 2015 - January 22, 2016
Open daily. FREE
Greenbelt Community Center Art Gallery, 15 Crescent Road

Oriented Strands: Paintings by Chris Zickefoose

lenore straus Greenbelt Museum Exhibition
Ongoing. Open daily. FREE
Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road

The Knowing Hands that Carve this Stone:The New Deal Art of Lenore Thomas Straus

Learn about the artist who created the iconic Mother and Child statue in Roosevelt Center, the bas reliefs on the facade of the Community Center and much more!


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 Nicole DeWald for more information. Apply now for studio space! Available in March. 

At left: participating artist Karen Arrington in her studio.

dancers Contra Dances
Beginner dance lesson: 6:30pm. 
Dancing: 7:00 - 9:45pm.
Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road
$10 per person (cash) at the door for ages 18+. 
$5 for ages 7-17. Free for ages 6 and under. 

Presented with the Greater Washington Folklore Society.
Upcoming dates: February 6 and April 2.