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April 2021

The Bard in April

April 24, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Event

Celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday with a look at a magic-filled Macbeth. Join Hyattsvillian Janet Griffin, newly retired artistic producer for the Folger Theatre and actors Kate Eastwood Norris (Lady Macbeth) and Cody Nickell (Macduff) as they revisit the theater's exciting 2008 production of Macbeth, co-directed by the famous magician Teller and Aaron Posner. The sold-out production was later filmed with a live audience. Watch this astonishing Macbeth, available for you to view free through the Folger website, and experience how the staging, faithful…

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May 2021

The Great Caterpillar Factory & Backyard Birds

May 22, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Event

It's May and the great caterpillar factories of eastern North America are in full production. You’ll hear their engines humming as they munch away in woodlots or mature trees. For songbirds, this is a sign the bounty that fuels the mating, nest-building and parenting is going on right now in our backyards. Join science writer and College Park resident Rick Borchelt for a look at some of the common birds that depend on these caterpillar factories in suburban landscapes. (Carolina…

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June 2021

Art Works. It Really Does.

June 26, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Virtual Event

Join artist, educator, and nonprofit leader Barbara Johnson of Hyattsville-based ArtWorks Now on an exploration of the many ways art works to support our well-being. From experiencing art created by others to engaging in the creation of your own artwork, art really does make our lives richer, happier, and even healthier. Come prepared with some blank paper and whatever drawing instrument you have around the house (pencil, pen, marker, paintbrush, and/or paint) to participate in some short experiential artmaking. Click…

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July 2021

Pluto: Planet or Not?

July 24, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Event

Learn about Pluto’s five moons and the 2015 New Horizons flyby from University of Maryland professor Douglas Hamilton. Discovered as the ninth planet in 1930, Pluto was re-classified as a dwarf planet in 2006. The largest of the dwarf plants, the Horizon flyby taught us a lot about our distant neighbor and its moons, four of which were discovered between 2005 and 2012.   Click Here For Information About Other Corridor Conversations Events.  

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August 2021

Scattered Clouds: Finding Poetry In Washington, D.C.

August 28, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Event

Join Reuben Jackson for a reading from his latest collection of poems, Scattered Clouds, and a discussion of how growing up in Washington, D.C., continues to influence his writing. A Hyattsville resident, Jackson curated the Smithsonian’s Duke Ellington Collection and is an archivist at the University of the District of Columbia’s Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives as well as co-host of WPFW‘s “The Sound of Surprise.” His music reviews appear in numerous media outlets, and his poetry has been widely anthologized.

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October 2021

HAP 2021 Annual Meeting

October 19, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Event

Get ready for Hyattsville Aging in Place's 2021 Annual Meeting, Report on Activities, and Election of Board Members and Officers. When: Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 7–8 pm Where: Virtual: Attend from the comfort of your home, using your computer or phone, via Zoom Click here to download a copy of the 2021 Annual Report presentation. All are welcome to attend. Any member in good standing of Hyattsville Aging in Place who has paid 2021 dues may vote in the election.…

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Flour in Her Veins: Holiday Baking

October 23, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Event

Cheryl Harrington says she learned early that she had flour in her veins. She worked in her parents' homestyle bakery in Massachusetts before going to college, and she never lost her love of baking. Even during her career with the Prince George's County Council, Cheryl made wedding cakes, birthday cakes, and other goodies for friends. After years being encouraged to start her own bakery, she opened Shortcake Bakery in Hyattsville in 2011 where she creates baked sweet baked goods, savory…

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November 2021

Diaries and Journals: Tools for Life

November 6, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Event

Award-winning author Mary Amato began keeping a journal at the age of seven and she has used writing as a way to find comfort, insight, and meaning throughout her life. She'll talk about the differences between diaries and journals, share some examples that range from funny to poignant, and share the how, when, why of writing for the self. Mary writes fiction, poetry, and essays. She also teaches songwriting and is the co-founder of Firefly Shadow Theater. In real life,…

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HAP 2021 Franklins Fundraiser

November 29, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Franklins Restaurant, Brewery, and General Store, 5123 Baltimore Avenue
Hyattsville, MD United States
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Franklins will donate 20% of all you eat, drink, buy from the restaurant, store, and brewery — all day! — if you turn in your receipts. Just come eat, shop, or pick up gift certificates or beverages for the Holidays! And be sure to turn in your receipts and say it’s for HAP!

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January 2022

Get Your Movement On!

January 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Event

The new year provides an opportunity to set an intention for our wellness. Embody your goals through a gentle and mindful movement session that combines yoga, dance, and exercise with Brooke Kidd, founder and director of Joe’s Movement Emporium in Mount Rainier. All levels are welcome and modifications will be offered. Learn more about Joe’s programs at www.joesmovement.org and through a short video.

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